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Best of Egypt, Jordan and Israel

22 days, Cairo to Jerusalem

Explore ancient sights and lost cities in a region that has seen centuries of human history. In Egypt, discover what adventures lie along the Nile, like the Great Pyramids of Giza. Head to Jordan to overnight in a Bedouin tent amidst dramatic desert scenery. See ancient Petra and relax in the Dead Sea. Explore the historic towns of Jerusalem and Nazareth, then check out modern and bustling Tel Aviv. Thousands of incredible moments, one comprehensive trip.

22 days

Cairo to Jerusalem

From$27455HKD
was $34319
Valid on Jul 8 2022
Trip Code: DPCT

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Explore ancient sights and lost cities in a region that has seen centuries of human history. In Egypt, discover what adventures lie along the Nile, like the Great Pyramids of Giza. Head to Jordan to overnight in a Bedouin tent amidst dramatic desert scenery. See ancient Petra and relax in the Dead Sea. Explore the historic towns of Jerusalem and Nazareth, then check out modern and bustling Tel Aviv. Thousands of incredible moments, one comprehensive trip.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 15, avg 10

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

22 days

Cairo to Jerusalem

From$27455HKD
was $34319
Valid on Jul 8 2022
Trip Code: DPCT

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Special Offers

Expires on Jun 01, 2022 03:59 UTC
Promo Code G22GAV020ADV09

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Places visited

Itinerary Notes

Please note that during Ramadan, the museum, and Egyptian pyramids will close at 3PM this year, and so we will follow the below order, and schedule on Day 2.

Visit the museum from 9 - 11
Visit Pyramids from 11:30 - 14:30
Lunch from 15:00 - 16:00 before heading to the train station

Itinerary

Day 1Cairo

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Cairo/Aswān

Enjoy a visit to the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx before a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum. Catch an overnight train to Aswan.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 3Aswān

Opt to explore the busy Aswan market or visit the beautiful Philae Temple, before visiting a Nubian village and enjoying a home-cooked dinner with a local family.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Local Living Moment Boat ride to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 4Aswān

Spend the day exploring Aswan.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 5Aswān/Kom Ombo

Sail the Nile on a traditional felucca. Sleep onboard under the stars.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6Kom Ombo/Luxor

Enjoy a guided visit Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the Temple of Karnak.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 7Luxor

Enjoy a guided visit to the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Local Living Moment Lunch with a Local Family

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 8Luxor/Amman

Take a flight from Luxor to Cairo, then transfer to a connecting flight to Amman, Jordan. Free time to explore Amman on arrival.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 9Amman/Jerash/Dead Sea/Amman

Guided visit to the ancient Roman town of Jerash followed by a visit to the Dead Sea.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 10Amman/Karak/Petra

Start the day with a guided visit to the intricate Madaba mosaics, enjoying the panoramic views from Mt Nebo and a visit to the crusader castle at Karak. Continue to Wadi Musa for the evening.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 11Petra

Start early to visit iconic Petra. Enjoy a guided walking tour with your CEO, then opt to hike up to the top of the treasury or explore on your own. This evening, opt to visit a Turkish bath or visit Petra by night.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 12Petra/Wadi Rum

Opt to visit Little Petra in the morning before continuing to Wadi Rum. Head out for a 4x4 excursion during the day before a traditional dinner and overnight at a Bedouin desert camp.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Local Living Moment Bedouin Camp Overnight

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 13Wadi Rum/Aqaba

Journey to the red sea, where you can explore your surroundings or relax on the beach.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 14Aqaba/Amman

Journey back to Amman. En route stop at a G Adventures- supported community cafe for lunch.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your G for Good Moment Al Safi Community Lunch

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 15Amman/Tel Aviv

Cross the border into Israel and make your way to Tel Aviv. Take a free night to explore.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 16Tel Aviv/Haifa

This morning explore vibrant Tel Aviv. Enjoy an orientation walk in historic Jaffa before driving up the coast to a Druze community for a local lunch. After, continue to Haifa, beautifully set on the slopes of Mount Carmel facing the Mediterranean Sea.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Local Living Moment Druze Village Visit and Traditional Lunch

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 17Haifa/Nazareth/Galilee

Visit Akko and explore its colourful markets and old city. After, travel to Nazareth where we visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, one of the largest churches in the Middle East. Continue to the Sea of Galilee for the evening.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 18Galilee/Jericho

Tour the Sea of Galilee area, including the Church of Transfiguration and the ruins of Capernaum. Also visit a local Kibbutz to learn about this interesting communal lifestyle. Continue to Jericho for the night.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 19Masada/Dead Sea/Jerusalem

Visit the fortress of Masada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After, relax at the Dead Sea with time to swim before continuing to Jerusalem for the night.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 20Jerusalem

Take a guided walk through the Old City starting at the Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa mosque courtyard. After, walk along the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Explore the winding alleyways and quarters and continue on to the western wall. This afternoon is free to explore on your own, or opt to visit the Israel museum then stroll through the Yehuds Market walk with beer tasting.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 21Jerusalem

Visit Bethlehem, the Church of the Nativity and the Duhaishe Camp for Palestinian refugees. Return to Jerusalem and visit the Domari Society of Gypsies for lunch and time to get to know the non profit working toward higher literacy rates and employment for women in the community. Then, opt to visit museums or explore on your own.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your G for Good Moment Domari Society Visit

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 22Jerusalem

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Al Safi Community Lunch, Jordan Valley
  • Your G for Good Moment: Domari Society Visit, Jerusalem
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Local Living Moment: Boat ride to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal, Aswān
  • Your Discover Moment: Aswān
  • Your Local Living Moment: Lunch with a Local Family, Luxor
  • Your Local Living Moment: Bedouin Camp Overnight, Wadi Rum
  • Your Local Living Moment: Druze Village Visit and Traditional Lunch , Isfiya Druze Village
  • Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx tour
  • Egyptian Museum guided tour
  • Felucca Overnight Sailing Excursion with support boat for toilet/showers
  • Kom Ombo and Karnak Temples visit
  • Colossi of Memnon Visit
  • Temple of Hatshepsut and Valley of the Kings visit
  • Tel Aviv Old Port of Jaffa tour
  • Akko, Nazareth and Bethlehem visits
  • Sea of Galilee tour
  • Guided tour of Masada
  • Jerusalem Old City walking tour
  • Jerash guided tour
  • Dead Sea visit
  • Madaba mosaics guided tour
  • Mt Nebo
  • Karak Castle guided tour
  • Petra guided tour
  • Wadi Rum jeep excursion
  • All entrance fees to included monuments
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (18 nts), sleeper train (1 nt), felucca with support boat for toilet/showers (1 nt), bedouin-style desert camp (1 nt)

Meals

21 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Allow USD520-680 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private air-con van, train, felucca, donkey, plane, 4x4, pickup truck, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

Aqaba Boat Trip with Snorkelling - From $389.00

Looking for a perfect day trip to make the most of your time in this seaside town? Board a boat and enjoy a relaxing day on the waters of the Red Sea. Enjoy lunch aboard and join a snorkelling guide to spot marine life beneath the surface. If snorkelling isn't your thing, sit back and enjoy the view of Aqaba.

Islamic and Coptic Cairo Tour - From $469.00

Explore Cairo’s fascinating architectural, cultural, and historical contrasts on a tour of Coptic and Islamic Cairo. Visit of the iconic Citadel of Saladin, the Mohamed Ali Mosque, the Hanging Church, St. Sergius Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue.

Israel museum, Yehuda Market walk & beer tasting - From $1089.00

Visit the famed Israel Museum and view the Dead Sea Scrolls, housed in the Shrine of the Book. Continue on to the Mahane Yehuda Market, often referred to as "The Shuk," a vibrant local market full of the sights, sounds, and flavours of the Middle East. A popular spot for locals and visitors, as Jerusalem's largest market, it features fruits, vegetables, speciality food stalls, and numerous spots for food and drink. Wander through the maze of laneways and sample some local treats. Afterwards, stop in at a local establishment for a tasting of craft beers.

Philae Temple Visit - From $389.00

Sail across the Nile to the beautiful island of Agilkia and explore the Greco Roman history of the Temple of Philae, built as a dedication to the Goddess Isis. This temple complex was moved from its original location on the Island of Philae after the flooding of Lake Nasser, the word "philae" meaning "the end" in reference to this island's placement on what was once the southernmost border of Egypt.

Temple of Abu Simbel Visit - From $969.00

Part historic monument and part modern marvel, Abu Simbel is one of Egypt’s grandest temples. Built during the rule of Ramses the II this structure was almost swallowed by the Nile, but now stands safe and sound thanks to some crafty archaeologists and UNESCO. Travel through Egypt’s rugged landscapes and the towering figures of Ramses himself, Ra-Horakhty, Amun, and Ptah will all be waiting to welcome you.

My Own Room - From $11189.00

If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.

Make it a private tour

Book this tour as a private departure - with your own CEO and all the benefits of a G Adventures group tour - for any group, big or small (even just one traveller).

Best of Egypt, Jordan and Israel

| 22 days - Cairo to Jerusalem - from $27455 HKD