$2.740,00
Cairo

Legends Of Egypt, Jordan and Israel  15 Day Tour .

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$2.740,00

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo:
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo:

Arrival at the Cairo international airport, where you will be received by our representative who will receive you and assist you. Transfer to the hotel by private air-conditioned tourist car accompanied by our representative. Arrival at the hotel and accommodation.

Day 2: Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx and the Valley Temple - Museum of Egypt:
Day 2: Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx and the Valley Temple - Museum of Egypt:

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer for a tour of the famous Pyramids of Giza : that of Cheops, which is the oldest and the only one that still remains of the Seven Wonders of the World, in addition to being the largest of the pyramids, it was ordered to be built by the pharaoh of the fourth Cheops dynasty of Ancient Egypt, the architect of this work was Hemiunu, that of Kefren, brother of Cheops, which dates back to the XXVI century BC. C and that of Menkaure, pharaoh of Dynasty IV, who was known in his time as "The Divine Pyramid"; the great sphinx , a marvelous statue with the head of a pharaoh and the body of a lion; and the Temple of the Valley. Lunch in a typical restaurant.

Visit to the Cairo Museum that contains many pharaonic monuments in addition to the magnificent collection of the young King Tutankhamun . The Museum also includes the chamber of the mummies that has a separate entrance. Back to the hotel. Accommodation in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Flight to Aswan - Aswan High Dam - Unfinished Obelisk - Philae Temple - Boarding:
Day 3: Flight to Aswan - Aswan High Dam - Unfinished Obelisk - Philae Temple - Boarding:

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Cairo airport to take your flight to Aswan. Arrival and assistance at Aswan airport. Transfer for a tour of the Aswan High Dam , built in 1960 to protect Egypt from the annual flooding of the Nile River.

Visit the Unfinished Obelisk , famous for its red granite. Most famously this obelisk is due to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the kings who ruled Egypt in the 18th dynasty, wife of King Tuthmosis II and the first woman in the entire history of Egypt who ruled the country. Others believe that this obelisk is due to Queen Nefertiti, wife of Akhenaten.

Excursion to visit the Temple of Philae , dedicated to the goddess Isis and located on the Island of Filé, eleven kilometers from Aswan. Transfer to the cruise ship by private air-conditioned tourist car. Lunch on board. Dinner and accommodation on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Optional Temples of Abu Simbel - Temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu:
Day 4: Optional Temples of Abu Simbel - Temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu:

Breakfast on board. Optional tour of the Abu Simbel Temples . Sailing to Kom Ombo . Excursion to visit the Temple of Sobek, an unusual building, completely symmetrical, with two entrances, two hypostyle halls and two shrines. This is because it is dedicated to two gods: the left side to the falcon god Haroeris (Horus the old or the great) and the right to Sobek, a local crocodile-headed deity. Lunch on board. Sailing to Edfu.

Carriage transfer to visit the Temple of Horus , dedicated to Horus, it is the best preserved in Egypt and was called Mesen, "The place of the harpoon", "The House of Ra". Sailing to Luxor. Dinner and accommodation on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Temples of Karnak and Luxor:
Day 5: Temples of Karnak and Luxor:

Breakfast on board. Lunch on board. Visit to the Temple of Luxor that was made during the New Kingdom. It was linked to the Karnak temple by an avenue (dromos) flanked by sphinxes. It was built mainly by two pharaohs, Amenhotep III (who built the inner area) and Ramses II, who finished the temple.

Excursion to visit the Temple of Karnak , in ancient Egypt especially during the New Kingdom, it was the most influential religious center. The main temple was dedicated to the worship of the god Amun, but as in other Egyptian temples, other deities were also venerated. Dinner and accommodation on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Disembarkation - Valley of the Kings - Deir El Bahari - Colossi of Memnon - Courtesy visit to Medinat Habu - Hotel in Luxor:
Day 6: Disembarkation - Valley of the Kings - Deir El Bahari - Colossi of Memnon - Courtesy visit to Medinat Habu - Hotel in Luxor:

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation. Visit to the Valley of the Kings, which was the place, during the New Kingdom, where the pharaohs were buried in hypogea. Here the kings of the 18th, 19th and 20th dynasties were buried, as well as some queens, princes, nobles and even animals.

Transfer for a tour of the Temple of Hatshepsut , the unique temple of Queen Hatshepsut (18th dynasty), the most monumental of those built in the valley and the only one of its kind in all of Egypt.

Excursion to visit the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic stone statues representing the pharaoh Amenhotep III located on the west bank of the Nile, near Medinet Habu and south of the great Theban necropolis. Transfer to your hotel. Accommodation in Luxor.

Courtesy visit to Medinat Habu

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Flight back to Cairo - Cairo City Tour:
Day 7: Flight back to Cairo - Cairo City Tour:

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Luxor airport to take your flight back to Cairo. Arrival and assistance at the Cairo airport.

Transfer to visit the Saladin Citadel which is located on a small mountain, Muqqattam. It was the refuge of all the rulers from Saladin in the 12th century to Mohamed Ali in the 19th century. Visit to the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque that was built in 1824, completing its construction in 1848. Its height makes it easily distinguishable from any corner of the city, giving it a feeling of certain political power. Lunch in a typical restaurant.

Tour of the area of ​​Old Cairo called the Coptic neighborhood, where the three religions converge and are the Hanging Church , Abu Serga and the Ben Izra Synagogue .

Tour of the Great Bazaar of Khan El Khalili . Transfer to your hotel. Accommodation in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8: Depart Egypt - Arrival in Jordan:
Day 8: Depart Egypt - Arrival in Jordan:

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Cairo airport to take your flight to Amman. Arrival and assistance at Amman airport. Transfer to your hotel. Accommodation in Amman.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Amman City Tour - Madaba - Mt. Nebo:
Day 9: Amman City Tour - Madaba - Mt. Nebo:

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to visit Madaba, where the famous 6th century mosaic map of Palestine is located in the church of St. George. Drive to Mt. Nebo, Place where Prophet Moses contemplated the Promised Land before dying. Visit to the Ancient Monastery and panoramic view of the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and other parts of the Holy Land. It continues to Petra. Arrival at the hotel. Accommodation in Petra.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Visit to Petra:
Day 10: Visit to Petra:

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Petra, an ancient Nabatean city excavated in the Pink Rock and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. The Nabataean Arabs carved magnificent buildings out of the sandstones more than 2,000 years ago. You reach the Siq, a narrow canyon, on horseback or on foot, then walk 1.2 km until you reach the Treasury (El Khazine), the most interesting monument. It continues to Facades street, the Royal Tombs and the Pharaoh's Castle. Free time to explore Petra. Back to the hotel. Accommodation in Petra.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Wadi Rum - Dead Sea:
Day 11: Wadi Rum - Dead Sea:

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to visit the protected area of ​​Wadi Rum. 4x4 jeep tour to enjoy the most impressive desert landscape in the world. Transfer to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on the planet. Opportunity to enjoy the beaches of the Dead Sea. Accommodation at the Dead Sea.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: Depart Jordan - Arrival in Israel:
Day 12: Depart Jordan - Arrival in Israel:

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Allenby Bridge border to go to Israel. "You take the shuttle bus on your own." A representative receives you on the Israeli side. Transfer to your hotel. Accommodation in Jerusalem.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 13: Old City
Day 13: Old City

Breakfast buffet. We begin with an introduction to the city from the top of Mount Olives. We continue to the Basilica of Agony and Gethsemane with the Garden of Olives. We will visit the Tomb of King David, the Cenacle (Room of the Last Supper of Jesus) and the tomb of Oskar Schindler, famous for the Steven Spielberg film, is buried just outside the Zion Gate. It is one of the unexpected events that makes Jerusalem so interesting to explore. We will enter the Old City through the Zion Gate and stroll through the narrow streets of the Jewish Quarter, brimming with historical sites and archaeological treasures. Stop at the Wailing Wall, the last vestige of the Herodian Temple Mount destroyed by the Romans nearly 2,000 years ago. The visit of the Wall Tunnels is organized upon request to the Western Wall Heritage Foundation. We continue in the footsteps of Jesus along the stations of the Via Dolorosa, we visit the Church of the Sacred Sepulcher, where we will see the Hill of Calvary (Golgotha) and the empty Tomb of Jesus. Return to your hotel. Accommodation in Jerusalem.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 14: Half day Belén
Day 14: Half day Belén

Breakfast buffet. We meet with our driver and we drive to Bethlehem, to meet our Spanish-speaking Palestinian guide, where we first visit the old Church of the Nativity, where we can really touch the very place where Jesus was born. Built by Saint Helena in the 4th century, it has been an active church and has never been destroyed since. Here San. Jerome wrote the first Latin translation of the Bible - the "Volgata". We will also visit the "Grotto of the milk" and the "Fields of the Shepherds". Return to your hotel. FREE AFTERNOON to explore the city on your own. Accommodation in Jerusalem.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 15: Depart Israel:
Day 15: Depart Israel:

Breakfast buffet. Meeting with our driver and transfer to Ben Gurion airport to take your flight out of Israel.

Meals: Breakfast

Durations

15 Days 14 Nights

Languages

English

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