Israel Jewish Heritage Tour with Jordan and Egypt 12 Days

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Jewish heritage Tour of 3 historic countries Israel,Jordan & Egypt in 12 days & 11 nights. The tour starts every Sunday year round!
Starting from $ 3555
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The Tour Itinerary

Follow in the footsteps of the Jewish Nation and explore the historical and beautiful sites of Israel with an adventurous 12 Days Tour. The perfect tour for families!

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. Caesarea - Haifa - Acre - Rosh HaNikra

Drive North to Caesarea, what once was the Roman capital of the region. See the excavations of the Crusaders' City, the aqueduct and amphitheater that has been restored as a concert venue. Proceed to Haifa for a panoramic view from Mount Carmel and. Drive to Acre; walk along the old harbor and local market. Continue to the northernmost point of Israel, Rosh Hanikra. Descend by cable car into the limestone grottoes. Overnight in a Kibbutz Hotel.

Day 3. Tuesday. Safed - Tel Hai - Banias - ATV Tour in Golan Heights 

Drive to Safed, center of the Kabballah movement; visit the Joseph Caro and Ha’Ari synagogues, the most important synagogues in the city and stroll through the Artist’s Quarter. After that, proceed to an exciting ATV tour in the beautiful Golan Heights. From there, ascend Mt. Bental, a captivating dormant volcano and hear some geopolitical insight on the region. Stop at an observation point over the city of Kuneitra and the Syrian territory. Next, walk along the alluring Banias Springs and watch the splendid waterfalls. End the day with an overnight in the Kibbutz Hotel.  

Day 4. Wednesday. Jordan Valley - Beit Shean – Bet Alpha - Gan Hashlosha - Jerusalem

Start the morning with a drive to the Jordan Valley and get inspired by the view; proceed to Beit Shean, the biggest archeological park in Israel with beautiful excavations from the Roman and Byzantine periods. Stop at Beit Alpha to see the beautiful mosaic floor of a synagogue from the Byzantine period. Onto Gan Hashlosha, (Sachne) where you will have an opportunity to enjoy the water springs located at the foot of the Gilboa mountain, the famous mountain on which King Saul was killed in the battle against the Philistines. Continue via the Jordan valley to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 5. Thursday. Mt. Olives - Western Wall and Tunnels - Sephardic Synagogues 

At the start of the morning, drive to the crest of the Mt. of Olives where you will get a magnificent view of the entire city of Jerusalem. Visit at the Western Wall for some time to pray and/or reflect. Walk along the Cardo, the ancient Roman road; visit the four Sephardic synagogues restored after the 1967 war in the Jewish quarter. Tour through the Western Wall Tunnels to go back in history. Overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 6. Friday. Transfer to Yad VaShem – Free Time – Transfer to Mount Herzl – Free Time

Start the day with a transfer to Yad VaShem where you will have time to walk through the museum at your own pace and see what life was like for Jews during the Holocaust. Be transferred to Mount Herzl, Israel’s military cemetery, and visit the graves of soldiers from Israel and around the world who gave their lives protecting this great country. Overnight in Jerusalem. (While transfers to sites are included, the day is self-guided).

Day 7. Saturday. Jerusalem Free Day – Arava Border – Aqaba

Enjoy the your free day of Shabbat to rest in the hotel or explore the beautiful city with its beautiful colors and lights. Walk to the Great Synagogue or the Western Wall for prayer. Visit the Israel Museum, where the Dead Sea scrolls are currently housed. Transfer to Arava Border where a Noah Tours representative will meet you on the other side and transfer you to the beautiful city of Aqaba. Overnight in Aqaba. 

Day 8. Sunday. Aqaba – Petra – Fly from Amman to Cairo

Drive to Petra through the scenic Jordanian desert and the Wadi Rum area. Enter the Rose City of Petra through the Siq, a narrow passage through the mountains that has inspired people for centuries. Travel up to the treasury which suddenly appears at the end of the gorge, leaving the visitors breath-taken by its 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, which once held 3,000 spectators. Stop for a sit-down lunch before leaving Wadi Mussa - the new town of Petra. Transfer to Amman airport for your flight to Cairo.

 Day 9. Monday. Cairo - Memphis - Saqqara - The Great Pyramids of Giza 

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 of history. Near Memphis lies the necropolis of 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 Giza are considered 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. Tuesday. Alexandria City Tour 

With an early morning drive from Cairo to Alexandria, start by visiting Catacomb Kom El Shoqafa, the largest and most important burial site in Egypt. Next, Pompey's Pillar, a memorial column made out of red Aswan granite erected by the Roman ruler of Egypt in honor of Emperor Diocletian. Conclude at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a major library and cultural center located on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It is a commemoration of the ancient Library of Alexandria that was destroyed centuries ago. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 11. Wednesday. Cairo City Tour

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 12. Thursday. Departure

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

Rates

Rates for Regular Season Tourist Comfort Superior Deluxe Executive
Per Person in Double Room - - $3555 $4985 $6035
Single Room Supplement - - $1650 $2530 $3630
Supplement for dinners - - - - -
High Season Supplement (per tour - single pay double) - - $653 $868 $950
Double Room Peak Season Supplement (per night) - - $60 $92 $132
Single Room Peak Season Supplement (per night) - - $120 $184 $264
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Hotels

HOTELS
Hotel Area Superior  Deluxe  Executive
Tel Aviv Dan Panorama  Carlton Hilton
Galilee Kibbutz Hotel

Kibbutz Hotel

Kibbutz Hotel

Jerusalem Dan Panorama

Mamilla

King David 

Aqaba Radisson Blu Mövenpick Kempinski
Petra Old Village Mövenpick Resort Mövenpick 
Cairo Hilton Ramses Marriot Cairo Four Seasons

 

Family Plan

Superior, Deluxe and Executive Class: Child up to age 18 sharing parents’ room – reduction of 30%.

Season Periods:

  

PEAK & HIGH SEASONS 2020:

 

High Season

  • 22 Dec 2020 - 3 January 2021  (Christmas and New Years) 
  • 01 July - 31 August 2020 (Summer holiday Period )


Peak Season

  • 7 – 18 April 2020 : Passover (Jewish holiday)
  • 28 – 30 May 2020 : Shavuot (Jewish holiday)
  • 18 - 20 September 2020 : Rosh Hashana (Jewish holiday)
  • 27 – 28 September 2020 : Yom Kippur - Not possible for touring
  • 2 – 12 October 2020 : Succoth (Jewish holiday)

 

REGULAR SEASON:

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


 

PEAK & HIGH SEASONS 2021:

 

 


High Season

  • 01 July - 31 August 2020 (Summer holiday Period )
  • 22 December 2020 - 3 January 2021  (Christmas and New Years) 

Peak Season

  • 26 March - 5 April 2021 : Passover (Jewish holiday)
  • 16 – 18 May 2021 : Shavuot (Jewish holiday)
  • 6 - 8 September 2021 : Rosh Hashana (Jewish holiday)
  • 15 – 16 September 2021 : Yom Kippur - Not possible for touring
  • 20 – 30 September 2021 : Succoth (Jewish holiday)

 

REGULAR SEASON:

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

Including

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport
  • All transfers
  • 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
  • Domestic flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat
  • International flight Amman to Cairo
  • Free Visa to Jordan (with a minimum of 2 nights in Jordan)
  • 8 days sightseeing in a modern air-conditioned motor-coach

Excluding

  • Border taxes and fees when crossing the border, please refer to important notices.
  • Visa to 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.

Important Notes

  • The tour departs Sundays with transfer from airport to hotel.
  • Check in time is no earlier than 15:00 pm.
  • Check out time is no later than 10:00 am.
  • All rooms are standard rooms. Optional room upgrades are available upon request for a supplement fee.
  • All categories of hotel class stay in the same Kibbutz Hotel in the Galilee no matter which hotel class was booked.
  • Option to upgrade to a non-Kibbutz Hotel for a supplement fee.
  • In case the hotels mentioned in the table are not available, a similar hotel from the same category will be booked.
  • Kibbutz Hotel is upon availability. In case of no availability, the overnight will be in Tiberias.
  • It is possible to book additional nights at hotels if arriving before or departing after the tour dates.
  • In the case where the client books an extra night before the tour with their own arrangements, the transfer to the hotel is not included in the package.
  • Please ensure that your passport is valid for at least 7 months at the time of your tour.
  • The sequence of the tour, hotels used, and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances.
  • Tours of holy sites require modest dress (should cover shoulders, no short sleeves, short skirts or shorts).
  • Rates are for regular season (excludes Jewish & Christian holidays, July and August).
  • We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express & bank transfers.
  • A third adult sharing a double room receives a 5% discount from the double room rate.
  • Each participant is entitled to bring 1 carry-on suitcase, 1 knapsack/purse and 1 full size suitcase (50 lbs./23 kg.)
  • This program is joining a group tour and will have other participants on the tour.
  • To confirm a place on this tour a deposit of USD $500 per person is required.
  • The program can be extended and tailor-made for groups or private tours.
  • Noah Tours may change the sequence of the tour as long as we include all the sightseeing as in the tours program.
  • Free Wi-Fi is available at most hotels but cannot be guaranteed.
  • This offer is valid for 7 days.
  • For more information, please see our terms and conditions
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