Best of Egypt & Israel

Best of Egypt & Israel


Tour Egypt & Israel


Tour Features

  • 4 Nights in Cairo at the 5-star Ramses Hilton hotel or similar. (4-star Safir or similar).

  • 5 days/4 nights on board of a 5-star Nile cruise presidential or similar in outside cabins with three meals daily and all shore excursions ( 4-star Romantica or similar). ( Cruise commence from Luxor or Aswan)

  • 4 Nights in Jerusalem at the 5-star Renissance hotel or similar (4-star Park Plaza or similar)

  • 24 Meals ( 14 breakfast, 6 lunches & 4 dinners).

  • All sightseeing with entrance fees and transfers as per itinerary.

  • Service of professional Egyptologists tour guides and field coordinators.

  • Domestic flights on Egypt Air Cairo/Aswan - Luxor/Cairo or v.v.

  • International flights on Egypt Air via New York

Best of Egypt & Israel

Day 1 : Friday - Depart Canada/USA

Departure from Toronto, Montreal or New York on our overnight flight to Cairo. (In-flight meals)

Algonquin, Canada     

Day 2 : Saturday - Cairo

Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport we will be met and assisted through immigration and customs then transferred to our hotel.

Cairo, Egypt     

Day 3 : Sunday - Cairo

Today we visit the great Pyramids of Giza and their guardian Sphinx, Memphis - first capital of the ancient kingdom to see the statue of Ramses II then to Sakkara to see the Step pyramid. Overnight at our hotel (BL)

Cairo, Egypt     

Day 4 : Monday - Cairo

This morning we visit the Egyptian Museum which houses the treasures of King Tut then to the Citadel of Salah Eldien and Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Overnight at our hotel. (BL)

Cairo, Egypt     

Day 5 : Tuesday - Aswan

This morning we are transferred to Cairo Airport for our flight to Aswan. (Optional trip by air to Abu Simbel *). Then we will be escorted to embark on the Nile cruise ship-our floating hotel for the next five days. After lunch, we sail by \'felucca\' a traditional Nile sailing boat, to view Kitchener Island and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Overnight in Aswan. (BLD)

Aswan, Egypt     

Day 6 : Wednesday - Kom Ombo / Edfo

Today we visit the impressive Aswan High Dam and its huge lake, and the Temple of Philae. Then we cruise to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple shared by the Gods Sobek & Haroeris. Tonight we enjoy a special costume party featuring Native Egyptian and pharaonic style. Overnight in Edfo. (BLD)

Kom Ombo, Egypt      Edfu, Egypt     

Day 7 : Thursday - Esna / Luxor

This morning we explore the Temple of Horus, the falcon god. Then we sail to Esna and continue sailing to Luxor. Overnight in Luxor. (BLD)

Esna, Egypt      Luxor, Egypt     

Day 8 : Friday - Luxor

Today we explore the wondrous Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut\'s Temple, and the Colossi of Memnon. This afternoon we visit Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Overnight in Luxor. (BLD)

Luxor, Egypt     

Day 9 : Saturday - Luxor / Cairo

Today we will be transferred to the airport for our flight back to Cairo. (Optional Day-Tour Alexandria) Overnight in Cairo. (B)

Cairo, Egypt      Luxor, Egypt     

Day 10 : Sunday - Cairo / Tel Aviv

Today we will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for our flight to Tel Aviv. Upon arrival, we will be met and assisted though customs and transferred to our hotel in Jerusalem. (B)

Cairo, Egypt      Tel Aviv, Israel     

Day 11 : Monday - Jerusalem & Bethlehem

Today we tour the old city and enter through the Jaffa gate to the Jewish quarter to the Wailing Wall. Next admire the Dome of the Rock, a splendid mosque on the Temple Mount. Follow the 14 Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa to Golgotha and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre erected over the site of the crucifixion. Leave the old city for lunch on your own. Continue for a visit to Yad Vashem; on to the menorah by the Knesset then drive to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus Christ. View Shepherds field and visit the Church of Nativity the oldest church in the world and Manger Square. Then we drive back to Jerusalem for overnight. (B)

Jerusalem      Bethlehem, Israel     

Day 12 : Tuesday - Jerusalem

Today is free at leisure, perhaps join an optional tour to MASADA- DEAD SEA- EIN GEDI. Overnight in Jerusalem. (B)


Day 13 : Wednesday - Nazareth / Capernaum / Tiberias

Today we drive through the Jordan Valley to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation. Continue via Can of Galilee the site of Jesus\' first miracle where Jesus turned the water into wine, on to Capernaum, visiting the ancient Jewish synagogue of the temple period where Jesus began his ministry. Visit Tabgha, site of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish, and mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered his Sermon on the Mount. Continue to Tiberias for lunch on your own at the Lido and then enjoy a cruise on the Sea of Galilee, then we proceed to Yardenit the pilgrim Baptismal site on the Jordan River. We drive back to Jerusalem for overnight. (B)

Nazareth, Israel      Capernaum, Israel      Tiberias - Galilee (area), Israel     

Day 14 : Thursday - Jerusalem / Cairo

Today we will be transferred to the airport for our flight to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo. (B)

Cairo, Egypt      Jerusalem     

Day 15 : Friday - Depart Cairo

Today we will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for our flight back home. (B & in-flight meals)

Cairo, Egypt