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12 DAY ISRAEL PETRA EGYPT TOUR
Israel Petra Egypt Tour: 12 Days & 11 Nights
Day 1 Sunday Arrival
Arrival to Tel Aviv Interntional airport. Our representative will meet you after the passport control and escort you to your private transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv.
Day 2 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 3 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 4 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 5 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 6 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 7. Saturday. Acre - Haifa - Tel Aviv - Eilat
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) and transfer to the airport for a short flight to Eilat.
Day 8. Sunday. Eilat - Petra - Aqaba - Eilat
After Breakfast and 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 horse or by foot (optimal carriage) This is a narrow passage through the mountains which has inspired people for centuries. Suddenly the impressive Treasury wonder appears 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 a visit to Moses Spring. Drive to Aqaba for a short city return to Eilat for overnight.
Day 9. Monday. Eilat – Taba – Sinai – Cairo
After breakfast transfer via Sinai Desert to Cairo for overnight.
Day 10. Tuesday. Cairo - Memphis - Sakkara - Giza Great Pyramids
Full day wonders tour in Memphis, Sakkara, visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Valley Temple & the Sphinx. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11. Wednesday. Full day city tour of Cairo
Visiting the Egyptian Museum, the Mosque of Mohamad Ali's Citadel, the old city, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the El Moallakah (hanging) Church. Continue via the City of the Death to Bazaar of Kahn Khalili. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12. 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 $1690||USD $1920||USD $2320||USD $3258|
|Single Room Supplement||USD $650||USD $695||USD $960||USD $1915|
|Supplement for dinners||USD $195||USD $220||USD $380||USD $520|
|High Season Supplement (per tour)||USD $253||USD $253||USD $390||-|
|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||-|
|AREA||3 STARS||4 STARS||5 STARS||5 DELUXE|
|Tel Aviv||Seanet||Metropolitan/ Mercure||Dan Panorama/ Crowne Plaza||Carlton/ David Intercontinental|
|Jerusalem||Jerusalem Tower||Grand Court/ Leonardo
||Dan Panorama/ Crowne Plaza||Mamilla/
|Galilee||Kibbutz Hotel||Kibbutz Hotel||Kibbutz Hotel||Kibbutz Hotel|
|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.
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 at Ben Gurion Airport
- Transfer from Ben Gurion Airport to the hotel in Tel Aviv
- Tour of 12 days and 11 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 (day 7)
- 1 land transfer from Eilat to Cairo (day 9).
- Does not include border taxes and fees when crossing the border, please refer to important notices.
- Transfer from Eilat airport to the hotel in Eilat (day 7)
- 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.
OPTIONAL EILAT TRANSFER:
If you would like Noah Tours to arrange a transfer from the Eilat airport to the hotel we can do so for US $35.00 (1-3 people).
Flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo (instead of land transit): USD $120 per person – Highly recommended
Flight from Cairo back to Tel Aviv (selected days): USD $351 per person, rate and tickets are subject to availability.
Tour to Mt. Sinai, St. Catherine by car including extra overnight: USD $229 per person. Overnight in Sharm El Sheikh or Santa Caterina hotel (on first class category sharing a double room and (on first class category sharing a double room and will make the tour a 13-day tour).
Day Tour to Alexandria from Cario. You will be visiting the Catacomb, PomPei’s Pillar, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the garden. Drive back to Cairo through the desert road. From USD$ 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.
Tour starts on Sunday from Tel Aviv and ends the next Thursday 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.
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.
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 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 $ 32 per person border fees for the Israeli side of the Israel -Egypt Border.
USD $ 15 per person Taba toll road tax.
USD $ 25 per person for the visa to Egypt. To be obtained at the border.
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