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13 DAY EPIC EXODUS EXPERIENCE
13 day Epic Exodus tour! Enjoy a fascinating tour in Egypt, Petra and Israel, following the footsteps of the israelites!
Day 1. Tuesday Arrival to Cairo
Arrival to Cairo. Meeting and assistance by Noah Tours' representative and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2. Wednesday Pyramids
We begin our day with a tour of the ancient city of Memphis that lies some 12 miles south of Cairo. The ancient city is now an open air museum testifying to the magnificence of its four thousand years history. Serving Memphis lies the necropolis Saqqara a vast, ancient burial ground, featuring numerous pyramids, including the world famous Step pyramid of Djoser. We then proceed to the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx located on the GizaPlateau. The Great Pyramids of Cheops or Khufu; of Khafre or Chephren; and of Menkaure have always loomed large as emblems of ancient Egypt and were listed as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The Valley Temples surrounding the pyramids provide an insight to dominating religious motives of the era. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3. Thursday Museum-The Old City
Start the Cairo city tour by visiting the Egyptian Museum, with its fantastic display of ancient civilization; the Mosque of Mohammad Ali's Citadel; the old city; the Ben Ezra – Geniza Synagogue. Its store room – Geniza – was found to contain over 2000 medieval, manuscripts, a collection known as the Cairo Geniza. The El Mullakah Church (Hanging Church) one of the oldest and most famous Coptic Churches in Egypt. Continue to the City of the Dead. A four mile long grid of tombs and mausoleums where people live and work amongst their dead and ancestors. Many residents live here because they were forced from more crowded areas in Cairo or emigrated from countryside. End at Bazaar of Kahn Khalili and return for overnight at the hotel.
Day 4. Friday Cairo - Santa Catherina
Drive from Cairo to Santa Catherina throught Sinai Desert arriving to Mount Sinai area at the evening in order to rest for the early morning climbing of Mount Sinai.
Day 5. Saturday Santa Catherina - Eilat
Climb up Mt. Sinai with an expert Bedouin guide at sunrise. St. Catherine Monastery is a legendary Greek Orthodox monastery founded in the 4th century. The monastery is believed to stand on the site where Moses saw the burning bush. Above the monastary is the Mt. Sinai. Breakfast and transfer to Eilat for overnight.
Day 6. Sunday Petra Tour
After breakfast transfer to Arava border and drive to Petra through the scenic Jordanian desert and the Wadi Rum area. Enter the Rose City of Petra through the Siq, Continue into the heart of this ancient city carved into the mountains. Stop for a sit-down lunch, followed by a visit to Moses Spring before leaving wadi Moussa - the new town of Petra. Drive to Aqaba for a short city tour, return to the Arava border and evening flight to Tel Aviv for overnight.
Day 7. Monday Jerusalem (Old City)
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then meet your guide in the lobby after check out for today's tour. Drive to Jerusalem, getting to know your group. The first site is the Mt of Olives, a cemetary that once was covered in olive groves. From there you will view the city. Go down into the Old City via one of the gates built by Suleiman. Briefly stop at the Cardo, an ancient Roman market road, but then continue down to the Western Wall. Spend some time in reflection and/or prayer, then continue down the Via Dolorosa. You will end the morning at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. In the afternoon your group will drive to Mt. Zion, where you will visit King David's tomb and the Room of the Last Supper. End the day with an overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 8. Tuesday Jerusalem (New City) - Bethlehem
Begin the day passing by "The Knesset" - Israeli Parliment. Afterwards, drive to the Israel Museum to see the Dead Sea Scrolls with your very own eyes and the model of the second temple. Continue the morning with a visit to Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust museum. In the afternoon, drive to Bethlehem to see the Church of Nativity located at Mangar square with a local guide. Finish the day back in Jerusalem for your overnight.
Day 9. Wednesday Masada - Dead Sea
Take your towel and bathing suit today, but begin with a hat, sunscreen, and water for your tour of Masada. Go up to the fortress by cable car. The history of the famous Jewish fortification will unfold before your eyes: the palaces built by Herod, the synagogue and bathhouses used by the Jews there, and the place the zealots died. Descend Masada by cable car and drive to the Dead Sea for relaxation. Go back to Jerusalem for your overnight.
Day 10. Thursday Jordan Valley - Beith Shean - Nazareth
Check out of your hotel and say goodbye to Jerusalem. Drive through the Jordan Valley to Qasr el Yahud to the place of Jesus' baptism. Continue to Beit Shean, a national park containing the ruins of a Roman city. Visit Nazareth and Cana, known today best for its "Wedding Church". Finish the day with a tour of Tiberias. Proceed to hotel in the Galilee Sea area for overnight.
Day 11. Friday Banias - Golan Heights
After breakfast ascend to Mt Beatitudes for an overlook of the Galilee Sea. Continue up North. Pass by the Banias, also known as Caesarea Phillippi. Then go through the Golan Heights to see the former Syrian fortification from 1967 (the Six Day War). Visit a Druze village, then return to your hotel for overnight.
Day 12. Saturday. Acre - Haifa - Tel Aviv
After breakfast drive towards the Mediterranean coast to visit the Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications of Acre. From Mt Carmel you can admire the panorama of your next stop: Haifa. You will see the Persian garden: the Shrine of Bahais. Then drive along ancient water aqueduct and visit the beautiful Caesarea Maritimes, famous for its Roman Theater and the Crusader fortress. Drive to Tel Aviv for a short walking tour of the Old Jaffa (time permitting).
Day 13. Sunday Departure
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for departure.
|Room type - Regular||tourist||first||superior||deluxe|
|Per Person in Double Room||USD $1975||USD $2175||USD $2675||USD $3558|
|Single Room Supplement||USD $710||USD $760||USD $1047||USD $2090|
|Supplement for dinners||USD $210||USD $242||USD $418||-|
|High Season Supplement (per tour)||USD $276||USD $276||USD $425||-|
|Double Room Peak Season Supplement (per night)||USD $33||USD $35||USD $35||-|
|Single Room Peak Season Supplement (per night)||USD $40||USD $40||USD $47||-|
|Hotel Area||Tourist Class||First Class||Superior Class||Deluxe Class|
|Cairo||Barcelo/ Oasis||Barcelo/ Oasis||Hilton Ramses||Marriot Cairo|
|Eilat||Adi||Prima Music||Dan Panorama||Dan Eilat/ Herods|
|Tel Aviv||Seanet||Mercure/ Metropolitan||Dan Panorama||David Intercontinental/ Carlton|
|Jerusalem||Jerusalem Tower||Grand Court/ Leonardo||Dan Panorama||Mamilla/ Inbal|
|Galilee||Kibbutz Hotel||Kibbutz Hotel||Kibbutz Hotel||Kibbutz Hotel|
All tours can be operated as a private tour upon request. Please contact us for details.
PEAK & HIGH SEASONS 2017:
- 22 Dec 2016 - 3 January 2017 ( Christmas and New Years)
- 01 July - 28 August 2017 ( Summer holiday Period )
- 10 – 18 April 2017 : Passover (Jewish holiday)
- 30 May - 1 June 2017: Shavuot ( jewish Holiday)
- 21 - 22 Sep 2017 : Rosh Hashana (Jewish holiday)
- 29 – 30 Sep 2017 : Yom Kippur - Not possible for touring
- 4 – 13 Oct 2017 : Succoth (Jewish holiday)
PEAK & HIGH SEASONS 2018:
- 22 Dec 2017 - 3 January 2018 ( Christmas and New Years)
- 01 July - 28 August 2018 ( Summer holiday Period )
- 30 Mar – 7 April 2018 : Passover (Jewish holiday)
- 19 – 21 May 2018 : Shavuot (Jewish holiday)
- 10 - 11 Sep 2018 : Rosh Hashana (Jewish holiday)
- 18 – 19 Sep 2018 : Yom Kippur - Not possible for touring
- 23 Sep– 2 Oct 2018 : Succoth (Jewish holiday)
- Dates that do not appear in high & peak season.
- Meeting and assistance upon arrival
- 2 Transfers from/ to the airport/ hotel
- 10 Days sightseeing in A/C vehicles
- All entrance fees according to the itinerary
- Professional licensed English speaking guide on tour
- Climbing Sinai Mountain with expert Bedouin guide
- 12 Nights Hotel Accommodation including daily breakfasts
- 1 Transfer from Cairo to Santa Catherina.
- 1 night at Morgan Land Hotel on HB basis (dinner included).
- 1 transfer from Santa Catherina to Eilat.
- 1 Lunch in Petra tour. 1 flight from Eilat to Tel Aviv. All that is mentioned in the itinerary
- Does not include border taxes and fees when crossing the border, please refer to important notices.
- Visa to Egypt and Jordan
- Border fees and taxes.
- Tips to guide, driver, hotel staff, etc.
- Traveler's medical & baggage insurance
- Beverages with meals
- Supplement for private transfers
- Anything not mentioned in the "rate includes" section
Flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo (instead of land transit): USD $120 per person – Highly recommended
Flight from Tel Aviv to Cairo (selected days): USD $351 per person, rate and tickets are subject to availability.
Day Tour to Alexandria from Cario. You will be visiting the Catacomb, PomPei’s Pillar, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the garden. Drive back to Cairo through the desert road. From USD$ 190 per person including 1 additional overnight (First Class). This will make the tour a 14-day tour.
- Day Tour to Luxor. From USD$ 395 per person, including 2 fights. Not including flights . You will require an additional overnight in Cairo, the rate for this is not included (please contact us for rates). This will make the tour a 14-day tour.
The above rates are for a minimum of 2 people. In case of a single traveller, a supplement must be paid. Please contact us for details and rates.
Tour starts on Tuesday from Cairo and ends in Tel Aviv.
The tour may start on Sunday from Tel Aviv with similar itinerary.
During August, the tour Deluxe category is upon availability only in Israel.
During High Season & Peak Season, please contact us for rates and availability.
There are a few options for extension tours in Egypt.
The Tour has guaranteed departure with a minimum of 2 participants.
For single travellers, kindly contact us.
All tours may be operated as a private tours at an additional cost.
In order to pre-issue visas to Jordan and Egypt, we require a scanned copy of the all clients' passports.
Please make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months at the time of your tour.
Noah Tours may be operating this tour with other tour operators.
Noah Tours Ltd. advises all participants to insure themselves and their belongings.
Dinner supplement is 8 dinners starting from the second night (5 dinners in Israel & 3 dinners in Egypt)
We work with many different hotels however the hotels on the list are the ones we are most likely to use.
For further details please see our Terms and Conditions.
BORDER AND VISA FEES: (NOT INCLUDED)
USD $65 per person for the border taxes, fees and tips. To be paid at the border.
- USD $65 for visa to Jordan. To be obtained at the border.
USD $ 15 per person Taba toll road tax.
USD $ 25 per person for the visa to Egypt. To be obtained at the airport upon arrival.
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