Multi-Day Tour

Best of Egypt, Jordan and Israel (22 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Cairo, Egypt To Tel Aviv, Israel

Valid for Departures: 25 Jan 2019 - 29 Nov 2019

Best of Egypt, Jordan and Israel (22 days)

Day 6

Kom Ombo/Luxor

Day 18

Negev Desert/Dead Sea

Day 19

Dead Sea/Galilee

Day 20

Galilee/Nazareth

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Cairo, Egypt
None None
Day 1 Cairo: There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Additional Notes: If this is your first visit to Cairo, we highly recommend that you book an airport transfer. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Cairo, Egypt
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 2 Cairo/Aswan: Head straight to the pyramids and soak in the history of these majestic structures. Later, visit the Egyptian Museum to see more ancient artifacts. In the evening, board an overnight train to Aswan. Included Activities: Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx Tour Egyptian Museum Visit Transport: Overnight train (beds)
Day 3
Aswan, Egypt
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Aswan: Enjoy some free time in the morning to browse the souk or walk along the Nile. Later, board a felucca (local boat) to reach Elephantine Island and visit a Nubian village. Walk around the small community, then enjoy a traditional dinner at a local home. Included Activities: Felucca Sail to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal
Day 4
Aswan, Egypt
None Breakfast
Day 4 Aswan: One of the most fascinating sights in the area is the Temple of Abu Simbel. Later, opt for a half-day tour of the Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam, and Philae Temple. Visit the modern Nubian Museum to learn more about Aswan's local people.
Day 5
Aswan, Egypt
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Aswan/Kom Ombo: Board the felucca and spend the rest of the day out on the river and a night under the stars. Included Activities: Felucca Overnight Sailing Excursion
Day 6
TBD
None Breakfast
Day 6 Kom Ombo/Luxor: Enjoy a guided visit Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the Temple of Karnak. Included Activities: Kom Ombo Temple Visit Karnak Temple Visit Transport: Stop en route to visit the Karnak Temple. Private Vehicle
Day 7
Luxor, Egypt
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Luxor: Cross to the West Bank. Visit the massive 18m (59ft)-high Colossi of Memnon, which is all that remains of an ancient temple. Descend down the narrow corridors and check out the tombs of the pharaohs at the Valley of the Kings. The Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut literally seems to rise out of the surrounding limestone outcrops. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West bank of the Nile and then explore Luxor at your own pace. Included Activities: Colossi of Memnon Visit Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, and Colossi of Memnon Visit Lunch with a Local Family Transport: None
Day 8
Luxor, Egypt
None Breakfast
Day 8 Luxor/Amman: Take a flight from Luxor to Cairo, then transfer to a connecting flight to Amman, Jordan. Free time to explore Amman on arrival. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Egypt - Jordan) Transport: Flight Flight
Day 9
Amman, Jordan
None Breakfast
Day 9 Amman/Jerash/Dead Sea/Amman: Set off on a half-day trip to Jerash, a fascinating site and one of the largest and most well-preserved Roman ruins outside Italy. Continue on to the Dead Sea. Known for its high salinity, opt to bob like a cork in the healing waters. Relax on the shores or cover yourself in therapeutic mud. Included Activities: Jerash Guided Visit Dead Sea Visit Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Day 10
Amman, Jordan
None Breakfast
Day 10 Amman/Karak/Petra: Depart early for the first stop, Mt Nebo. Learn the ancient history of this spot and check out the views. Continue on to Madaba to see the famous Byzantine mosaics, dating back to the sixth century. After, visit Karak Castle, built during the Crusades. Arrive in the early evening to Wadi Musa, the town just outside Petra. Included Activities: Mt Nebo Visit Madaba Mosaics Guided Tour Karak Castle Guided Visit Transport: Including stops along the way. Private Vehicle
Day 11
Petra, Jordan
None Breakfast
Day 11 Petra: Walk through the narrow canyon that forms the dramatic entrance to the city (the Siq), round the final corner and lay eyes on the dramatic façade of the Treasury building. Learn a brief history of the city and walk approx 25 km to cover the entire site. Return to Wadi Musá in the late afternoon, or continue exploring on your own. Included Activities: Petra Guided Tour
Day 12
Petra, Jordan
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 12 Petra/Wadi Rum: Drive to Wadi Rum, a vast, silent landscape of ancient riverbeds and the largest and most magnificent of Jordan's desert landscapes. Head deep into the desert by 4x4 stopping at famous landmarks along the way. Arrive to the tented camp in time for a traditional meal. Learn more about this ancient culture. Additional Notes: Accommodation in the desert is in one large goat-hair tent divided into "rooms" with curtains. Basic linens are provided but many travellers prefer to bring a sleep sheet for extra comfort. There are shared, unisex facilities. For religious reasons, no alcohol is permitted at the camp. Included Activities: Wadi Rum 4x4 Excursion Bedouin Camp Overnight Transport: Drive time doesn't include stops in the gorgeous desert along the way. Private Vehicle
Day 13
Wadi Rum, Palestine
None Breakfast
Day 13 Wadi Rum/Aqaba: Drive to the Red Sea resort city of Aqaba. Enjoy free time to enjoy the beach, go snorkelling or check out the city. Make sure to try some fresh seafood for dinner. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 14
Aqaba, Jordan
None Breakfast
Day 14 Aqaba/Amman: The morning is flexible. Spend a little more time at the beach or head back early. Reach Amman by way of the Desert Highway. Enjoy a final night out in the city. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 15
Amman, Jordan
None Breakfast
Day 15 Amman/Jerusalem: Cross the border into Israel and make your way to Jerusalem. Take a free night to explore. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Jordan - Israel) Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Day 16
Jerusalem, Israel
None Breakfast
Day 16 Jerusalem: Visit the four quarters of the Old City on a guided walk: the Christian, Jewish, Armenian, and Muslim quarters. After, walk the 14 stations of the Dolorosa, ending at the Holy Sepulchre Church, and visit the Western Wall. Spend some free time exploring in the afternoon. Included Activities: Old Jerusalem Walking Tour
Day 17
Jerusalem, Israel
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 17 Jerusalem/Negev Desert: Travel to biblical Bethlehem and visit the Church of the Nativity before heading to Duhaishe Camp for Palestinian refugees. The camp has become something of a permanent town. Learn more about the situation of the Palestinians in Israel and what life in the camp is all about. Included Activities: Bethlehem Visit Duhaishe Palestinian Refugee Camp Bedouin Camp Overnight Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 18
TBD
None Breakfast
Day 18 Negev Desert/Dead Sea: Travel to Masada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit the famous rock fortress. Opt to hike (or ride) to the top and learn more about this ancient place. Continue on to the fascinating Dead Sea. Cover yourself in the healing mud, bob like a cork in very salty water, or enjoy a little sunbathing on the shore. Spend the night in Jericho. Included Activities: Masada Guided Tour Dead Sea Visit (Israel) Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 19
Dead Sea/Galilee
None Breakfast
Day 19 Dead Sea/Galilee: Travel to Golan Heights and learn more about this history of the area. Visit the Sea of Galilee, including sights like the Church of Transfiguration and the Mount of Beatitudes. Later, travel to a kibbutz for the night. Learn about this unique communal way of life unique to Israel. Included Activities: Golan Heights Visit Sea of Galilee Area Tour Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 20
TBD
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 20 Galilee/Nazareth: Travel to Nazareth. Make a unique visit to a Druze village and enjoy a lunch with a local family. Included Activities: Druze Village Visit and Traditional Lunch Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 21
Nazareth, Israel
None Breakfast
Day 21 Nazareth/Tel Aviv: Visit Akko and its colourful markets and mosque before continuing to historic Jaffa. Complete the day with an driving tour of Israel's vibrant capital, Tel Aviv. Included Activities: Akko City Tour Tel Aviv Orientation Drive and Jaffa Port Tour Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 22
Tel Aviv, Israel
None Breakfast
Day 22 Tel Aviv: Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day

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Explore ancient sights and lost cities in a region that has seen centuries of human history. In Egypt, discover what adventures lie along the Nile, like the Great Pyramids of Giza. Head to Jordan to overnight in a Bedouin tent amidst dramatic desert scenery. See ancient Petra and relax in the Dead Sea. Explore the historic towns of Jerusalem and Nazareth, then check out modern and bustling Tel Aviv. Thousands of incredible moments, one comprehensive trip.

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