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Egypt, Jordan and Israel Explored

  • Duration
    25 days
  • Tour Type
    Group Tour
  • Tour Style
    Classic
  • Price From
    £6,990pp
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Journey through three incredible countries taking in world-renowned ancient sites, magnificent temples and sailing Earth’s longest river, the Nile. This history-filled tour uncovers the intrigue of the Middle East in one bucket list trip!

  • Fully Inclusive
    Touring with Guides and entrance fees
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 24 , Lunches: 23 , Dinners: 24
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    24 nights in 3+/4 star accommodation
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 18
  • Physical Rating 1Learn More
    X A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Highlights

Our Egypt, Jordan and Israel Explored tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Fly to Cairo

    Day 1: Fly to Cairo

    Fly to Cairo, arriving late the same day. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel for your overnight stay.

    • Dinner
  • Day 2

    Pyramids of Giza

    Day 2: Pyramids of Giza

    An exciting day ahead with a trip to the famous Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum which houses an extensive collection of statues, mummies and treasures, including Tutankhamun’s Tomb.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 3

    Cairo City Tour

    Day 3: Cairo City Tour

    Visit Old Cairo churches, the Coptic Museum, which hosts the world’s largest collection of Egyptian Christian artefacts, and the ancient burial ground Sakkara. You will have the afternoon at leisure to explore the city, before dinner at Cairo Tower’s revolving restaurant.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 4

    Explore Alexandria

    Day 4: Explore Alexandria

    Depart for the largest city on the Mediterranean, as well as Egypt’s main seaport, Alexandria. Once here see the Roman Amphitheater, the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa and the Qaitbay Citadel, a defensive fortress located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 5

    El Alamein

    Day 5: El Alamein

    On the journey back to Cairo you will stop at El Alamein for a guided tour of the military museum and WWII cemeteries. Once in Cairo, take the overnight train to Luxor.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 6

    Cruise the River Nile

    Day 6: Cruise the River Nile

    On reaching Luxor begin your journey along the Nile. This afternoon, visit Luxor’s East Bank including the Temples of Luxor and Karnak, buildings dedicated to the Egyptian pharaohs.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 7

    The West Bank

    Day 7: The West Bank

    Today explore the West Bank, one of the most stunning landscapes in Egypt. Visit the Colossi of Memnon statues, Temple of Hatshepsut and the Valley of Kings, home to the tombs of ancient Egyptian rulers. Then, sail on to Esna.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 8

    Kom Ombo

    Day 8: Kom Ombo

    Head to the Temple of Edfu before sailing further to the Temple of Kom Ombo, famous for its unique twin temples. Sail to Aswan and stay overnight.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 9

    Aswan

    Day 9: Aswan

    Touring the town of Aswan, you will stop at the 3,600-metre High Dam, walk around the Unfinished Obelisk and the majestic Temple of Philae. Enjoy a felucca tour viewing and the botanical gardens.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 10

    Giza sound and light show

    Day 10: Giza sound and light show

    This morning is free for you to explore before being transferred to the airport for your return flight to Cairo. Experience the Sound & Light Show at Giza to end your visit to this amazing country.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 11

    Fly to Amman

    Day 11: Fly to Amman

    After breakfast you will transfer to the airport for your flight to Amman where you will have the day at leisure.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 12

    Gladiator Show

    Day 12: Gladiator Show

    Today you visit As-Salt for a city tour, driving to Jerash to experience one of the most favoured Roman pastimes, a gladiator show and chariot race. Drive to Ajloun to visit the fortress of Qa'lat Al Rabad, overlooking the Jordan Valley.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 13

    Amman City Tour

    Day 13: Amman City Tour

    Take a city tour through Amman, exploring the Citadel and Roman Amphitheatre, before visiting some of Jordan's Desert Castles. A Nai-making workshop, under the tutelage of a local expert, ends this day of exploring.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 14

    Mount Nebo

    Day 14: Mount Nebo

    A busy day as you visit Mount Nebo, the site of Moses' Tomb, Madaba to see the Orthodox Church of St. George, and the Madaba Mosaic Map, the oldest surviving depiction of the Holy Land. Travel to Petra where you will stay overnight.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 15

    Petra by day & night

    Day 15: Petra by day & night

    Visit Petra’s many caves and tombs. Surrounded by imposing mountains and accessible through a deep, narrow cleft, Petra is a unique and unforgettable place. You have the afternoon to yourself before your evening tour of Petra where you’ll see it lit up by candlelight.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 16

    Wadi Rum Desert

    Day 16: Wadi Rum Desert

    Enjoy a short stop at Little Petra before driving to Wadi Rum, the Valley of the Moon. Explore Lawrence’s Road, visiting the most spectacular sights and drive among sand dunes to get a sense of what Wadi Rum has to offer.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 17

    The Dead Sea

    Day 17: The Dead Sea

    Travel north along the Jordanian/Israeli border to the Dead Sea - the lowest point on earth. After lunch, enjoy some free time to finish off your Jordan experience floating in its super-buoyant waters.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 18

    Tel Aviv

    Day 18: Tel Aviv

    Make your way by road to Tel Aviv. On arrival why not take the opportunity to relax before your explorations begin tomorrow.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 19

    Sea of Galilee

    Day 19: Sea of Galilee

    The first stop is Jaffa, the world's oldest active harbour, before continuing to Caesarea to view the fascinating Roman ruins. A Druze Village stop with local interaction before finishing the day on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 20

    Tiberias

    Day 20: Tiberias

    Depart for Tabgha, the site of the miracle of the Loaves and Fishes. From here, you will travel to Mount of Beatitudes and visit a hilltop town rich in Jewish heritage, before returning to Tiberias this afternoon.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 21

    Jordan Valley

    Day 21: Jordan Valley

    After breakfast, head to Kibbutz Degania Bet, Israel's first Kibbutz, touring the community before you drive through the scenic Jordan Valley into Palestinian territory to Qasr El Yahud. Take a cable car to the Quarantal Monastery on Mount of Temptations in Jericho, then continuing to the Dead Sea to end your day by floating in its rich waters.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 22

    Bethlehem

    Day 22: Bethlehem

    Qumran, famous for being the area where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered is your 1st stop today. Travel by cable car to the top of Masada Fortress and then continue onto Bethlehem - Palestine, and enjoy a Palestinian dancing show during dinner this evening.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 23

    Mount of Olives

    Day 23: Mount of Olives

    Visit the Church of Nativity this morning before seeing the Western Tunnels in Jerusalem. At Mount Zion you will visit the Cenacle, King David's Tomb and the Dormition Abbey. Venture into Western Jerusalem to visit the Hebrew University, Parliament House and the Supreme Court.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 24

    Jerusalem

    Day 24: Jerusalem

    From the Mount of Olives you will descend into Josaphat Valley to the Garden of Gethsemane. The Old City is where you will visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and finish this amazing tour with an authentic Shabbat dinner prepared by a local Rabbi.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 25

    Depart Tel Aviv

    Day 25: Depart Tel Aviv

    Transfer to the airport in Tel Aviv for your departure flight.

    • Breakfast

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