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THE NEW ISRAEL PETRA EGYPT - 11 DAYS

Israel Petra Egypt Tour: 11 Days & 10 Nights

 

 

Day 1 Sunday. Arrival 

 

Arrival to Tel Aviv International Airport. A Noah Tours representative will meet you after passport control and accompany you to your transfer to your hotel.

Day 2 Monday. Jaffa – Caesarea – Haifa – Nazareth – Cana – Galilee

 

After breakfast drive through Jaffa, an ancient port city and the oldest part of Tel Aviv. Continue on to the ancient city of Caesarea that was built by King Herod the Great while driving along the beautiful Mediterranean coast. We will then proceed to Haifa, passing by Mt. Carmel to see the famous Bahai Gardens. From Haifa, we will drive to Nazareth and the Church of Annunciation. Drive to Cana, where the miracle of Jesus turning water into wine took place and visit the “Wedding Church”.  End the day with an overnight in Tiberias/Galilee Sea.

 

Day 3 Tuesday. Galilee – Mt. Beatitudes – Capernaum – Tabgha 

 

Start the day with an exciting boat ride on the Galilee Sea. Continue to see the “Jesus Boat”, the ancient boat found sunk in the Sea of Galilee from the time of Jesus. Ascend up to Mt. Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the “Sermon on the Mount”.  Continue the day in Capernaum, known as “The Town of Jesus”, visit the synagogue and Peter’s house. Take a lunch break with a delicious St. Peters fish lunch. Next, we will visit Tabgha, the place where the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes took place. You will also have the amazing opportunity to see the famous mosaic under the alter of the ancient church of Tabgha. Proceed to the hotel in the Galilee Sea for your overnight.

 

Day 4 Wednesday. Jordan River – Qumran – Masada – Dead Sea

 

Begin the morning driving along the Jordan River to Yardenit Baptismal Site. Visit Qumran and see the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Travel on to Masada where you will take a cable car up to the fortress. The history of the famous Jewish fortification will unfold before your eyes; the palaces built by King Herod, the synagogue and bathhouses used by the Jews. Descend Masada by cable car and drive to the Dead Sea for some relaxation and a dip in the water. Overnight at a Dead Sea hotel and spa where you will be able to take advantage of the spa facilities.

 

Day 5 Thursday. Jerusalem (New City)

 

Take advantage of some extra sleep or an early spa treatment since check out isn’t until 10:00 AM. Drive to Jerusalem where you will visit Israel’s official memorial to the Holocaust, Yad VaShem, located on Mt. Herzl. Drive past The Knesset and the Israeli Supreme Court, on your way to the Israel Museum, Israel’s national museum, where you will see the Dead Sea Scrolls as well as a model of the Second Temple. Overnight in Jerusalem. 

 

Day 6 Friday. Jerusalem (Old City)

 

Today will begin with a tour of the Mt. of Olives, a cemetery that once was covered in olive groves. From here you will have a breathtaking view of the Old City of Jerusalem. Drive down to the foot of the mountain to see the Garden of Gethsemane, the place where Jesus prayed and his disciples slept the night before his crucifixion. Make your way to Mt. Zion where you will visit David’s Tomb and the site of the Last Supper, also known as the “Upper Room”. The day will continue with a trip to The Cardo, what used to be a main street in the Old City during the time when Judea was under Roman rule. Go down to the Western Wall and spend some time in reflection and/or prayer. End the day with a tour of the Old City and an overnight in Jerusalem. 

 

Day 7 Saturday. Jerusalem - Bethlehem - Tel Aviv - Eilat

 

Depart for the Christian Quarter where you will enter the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where Jesus was crucified. From there, walk where Jesus walked and make your way down Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross). Drive to Bethlehem to see the Church of Nativity located at Manger Square. Transfer to Sde Dov Airpot in Tel Aviv and fly to Eilat. Overnight in Eilat.

 

Day 8 Sunday Eilat - Petra - Amman - Cairo

After Breakfast leave Eilat-Israel, cross the Arava border and drive to Petra, through the scenic Jordanian desert, past the Wadi Rum area, where Lawrence of Arabia once lived and fought with the Bedouin. Enter the Red City of Petra through the Siq by foot. This is a narrow passage through the mountains which has inspired people for centuries. The impressive treasury wonder appears suddenly at the end of the gorge, leaving the visitors breath-taken by it's size, color and beauty. Continue into the heart of this ancient city carved into the mountains, passing hundreds of tombs and monuments and a spectacular amphitheatre. Stop for a traditional lunch, followed by transfer to Amman. Fligh to Cairo, transfer to hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Day 9 Tuesday.
Cairo Memphis - Sakkara - Giza Great 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 Giza Plateau. 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. Return to hotel for overnight.


Day 10 Wednesday.
Full day city tour of Cairo

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. Overnight in Cairo.


Day 11 Thursday.
Breakfast and departure

Have breakfast, and then transfer to the airport for departure. 


Room type - Regular tourist first superior deluxe
Per Person in Double Room USD $1905 USD $2135 USD $2545 USD $3473
Single Room Supplement USD $650 USD $695 USD $960 USD $1915
Supplement for dinners USD $170 USD $193 USD $333 USD $455
High Season Supplement (per tour) USD $113 USD $113 USD $225 USD $450
Double Room Peak Season Supplement (per night) USD $33 USD $35 USD $45 -
Single Room Peak Season Supplement (per night) USD $40 USD $40 USD $47 -
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HOTELS
AREA 3 STARS 4 STARS 5 STARS 5 DELUXE
Tel Aviv Seanet Metropolitan/ Mercure Dan Panorama/ Crowne Plaza Carlton/ David Intercontinental
Galilee Kibbutz Hotel Kibbutz Hotel Kibbutz Hotel Kibbutz Hotel
Dead Sea Oasis Oasis David Resort David Resort
Jerusalem Jerusalem Tower Grand Court/ Leonardo
Dan Panorama/ Crowne Plaza Mamilla
Inbal
Eilat Adi Prima Music Dan Panorama   Dan Eilat/ Herods
Cairo Paraoh's Dokki / Horizon Pyramids Oasis Hilton Ramses Marriot Cairo

 All tours may be operated as private tours at additional cost. 

Contact us for more information & for a quotation!

 

Season Periods:

PEAK & HIGH SEASONS 2017:

 

High Season 

  • 22 Dec 2016 - 3 January 2017  (Christmas and New Years) 
  • 01 July - 28 August 2017 (Summer holiday Period ) 

 

Peak Season

  • 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)

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PEAK & HIGH SEASONS 2018:


High Season

  • 22 Dec 2017 - 3 January 2018  (Christmas and New Years) 
  • 01 July - 28 August 2018 (Summer holiday Period )

 

Peak Season

  • 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)

 

REGULAR SEASON:

  • Dates that do not appear in high & peak season.

Including

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport
  • Transfer from Ben Gurion Airport to the hotel in Tel Aviv
  • Tour of 11 days and 10 nights
  • Hotels with breakfast
  • English speaking guide for 9 days
  • A/C tourist Van/Minibus/Bus during touring days
  • Entrance fees
  • 1 flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat
  • 1 flight Amman to Cairo

Excluding

  • Does not include border taxes and fees when crossing the border, please refer to important notices.
  • Visa to Jordan and Egypt
  • Jordan and Egypt Border fees
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Traveler's medical and baggage insurance
  • Beverages with meals
  • Supplement for private transfers
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the "rate includes" section above.

OPTIONALS

 

 

OPTIONAL FLIGHTS:

 

  • Flight from Cairo back to Tel Aviv (selected days): USD $351 per person, rate and tickets are subject to availability.

 

OPTIONAL TOURS:

  • 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 13-day tour.

  • Day Tour to Luxor including 2 flights from/toCairo. From USD$ 395 per person. Not including an overnight in Cairo (please contact us for rates). This will make the tour a 13-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.

Important Notes

GENERAL NOTES:

  • Tour starts on Sunday from Tel Aviv and ends the next Wednesday in Cairo.

  • The tour may start on Wednesday from Cairo with similar itinerary.

  • During August, the tour Deluxe category is upon availability only in Israel.
  • Dead Sea hotel is upon availiability.
  • During High Season & Peak Season, please contact us for rates and availability.

  • There are a few options for extension tours in Egypt.

  • In case of non availability of a Kibbutz Hotel, a hotel in the Galilee will be designated.
  • Dead Sea hotel is upon availiability.
  • 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.

  • Kindly make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months at the time of your travels.

  • 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 7 dinners starting from the second night (4 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)

Jordan:

  • USD $32 per person for the border taxes, fees and tips.  To be paid at the border.

  • USD $60 for visa to Jordan. To be obtained at the border.

Egypt: 

  • USD $ 25 per person for the visa to Egypt. To be obtained at the border.

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CONTACT INFORMATION
Main Office Address: 
Noah Tours Ltd.
Communication Centre Neve Ilan 
Harey Yehuda 90850,Israel
email:sales@noahtours.com
ISR:  + 972-2-566-6601 
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