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12 Days Egypt - Jordan - Israel
 
Egypt - Jordan - Israel Special
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TOUR DAYS:12 Days Tour Programme
 
Note: All prices are in USD
 
HIGHLIGHTS:
 
Cairo | Sharm El Sheikh | St. Catherine | Nulwba | Aqaba | Petra | Amman | Jerusalem | Galilee | Tel Aviv
 
Visit the grand Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza
Explore Cairo Museum with a certified Egyptologist
Visit St. Catherine Monsatery
Discover the rose city of Petra
Visit Biblical sites in Jerusalem
Relaz on beach in Tel Aviv
 
Behold the ancient pyramids of Giza, laze around on beaches of Red Sea, stargaze on the desert plains with new Bedouin friends, experience coffee bars and teeming bazaars, this tour is essentially Middle East for the veritable traveler.
 
 
* Visit subject to availability
 
TOUR PRICE:
 
Superior
20 Sep 08 - 30 April 09 (Except Peak)
Per person on Twin sharing basis: $ 4054.00 USD
Single person travelling alone: $ 4675.00 USD
10 Dec 08 - 06 Jan 09 (Xmas)
Per person on Twin sharing basis: $ 4100.00 USD
Single person travelling alone: $ 4742.00 USD
01 Apr 09 - 20 Apr 09 (Easter)
Per person on Twin sharing basis: $ 4067.00 USD
Single person travelling alone: $ 4700.00 USD
01 May 09 - 20 Sep 09 (Except Peak)
Per person on Twin sharing basis: $ 4046.00 USD
Single person travelling alone: $ 4704.00 USD
01 July 09 - 31 Aug 09
Per person on Twin sharing basis: $ 4148.00 USD
Single person travelling alone: $ 4816.00 USD
 
 
Deluxe
20 Sep 08 - 30 April 09 (Except Peak)
Per person on Twin sharing basis: $ 4868.00 USD
Single person travelling alone: $ 6430.00 USD
10 Dec 08 - 06 Jan 09 (Xmas)
Per person on Twin sharing basis: $ 4935.00 USD
Single person travelling alone: $ 6550.00 USD
01 Apr 09 - 20 Apr 09 (Easter)
Per person on Twin sharing basis: $ 4935.00 USD
Single person travelling alone: $ 6550.00 USD
01 May 09 - 20 Sep 09 (Except Peak)
Per person on Twin sharing basis: $ 4893.00 USD
Single person travelling alone: $ 6472.00 USD
01 July 10 - 31 Aug 10
Per person on Twin sharing basis: $ 4914.00 USD
Single person travelling alone: $ 6515.00 USD
 
 
PRICE INFO:
- The above quote is subject to change with a proviso that incase of hike in price of fuel/tax, the given quote may vary accordingly.
 
TOUR LODGING INFO: 11 Nights Accommodation
Accommodation will be provided on room with daily buffet breakfast basis. For Lunch and dinner there would be an additional supplement. A hotel list is as follows: --
 
PLACE COVERED NIGHTS SUPERIOR HOTELS DELUXE HOTELS
Cairo 03 Nights Shepherd Hotel Ramses Hilton
St. Katherine 04 Nights Wadi El Raha Wadi El Raha
Aqaba 01 Nights Golden tulip Intercontinental Aqaba
Petra 01 Night Golden tulip Marriott Petra
Amman 02 Nights Days Inn Crowne Plaza
Jerusalem 02 Nights Dan Panorama King David Jerusalem
Tiberias 01 Night Holliday Inn Sheraton Tiberias
 
TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES:
 
Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
Meet & Greet at Cairo airport by Representative.
Arrival & Departure transfers; all sightseeing tours, in private AC chauffeur driven car.
Service of one English-speaking Egyptologist during sightseeing tours.
Entrances at all sight seeing spots.
Transfer by: -Dlx. A/C private Car with English speaking driver for (1-2 Pax)
English speaking local guide in Petra for approximately 4 hrs
English speaking local guide in Jerash for approximately 2 hrs
Entrance fees to the sites mentioned above
Swim and Lunch at Dead Sea SPA 4*
> Short horse ride in Petra – Maximum 10 minutes
Accommodation at the above mentioned hotels on BB basis for a total of 05 nights
Assistance upon arrival and departure by UTA English-speaking staff
Porterage at the airport upon arrival and departure
Excursion by 4x4 AT Wadi Rum for almost 2 Hours
All applicable taxes.
 
TOUR PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Meals at hotels except those listed in above inclusions.
Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc.
International Flight charges if any.
Optional tours.
Obligatory Gala dinner during Christmas, New Year, Easter etc
Carriage ride at Petra
Visas
 
TOUR ITINERARY:
 
DAY 1: ARRIVE CAIRO
 
Arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. From the airport you will be transferred by a private A/C car to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
 
DAY 2: CAIRO
 
Breakfast. Start your full day visiting the great pyramids - Cheops, Chephren &Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at the sphinx - a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren. Then visit the Step pyramid in Sakkara (Visit Sakkara &Memphis).Overnight at your hotel in Cairo. (Optional) Dinner Cruise including transportation, dinner, Belly Dancer, Tanura Show, Horse show.
 
DAY 3: CAIRO
 
Breakfast. Start your full day visiting the Egyptian museum of antiquities. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tut-Ankh-Amon collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Then visit the renowned Saladin Citadel that was built by Saladin in the 12 th Century and was the seat of power for the following 700 years. On the premises is the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali, one of the landmarks in Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of the city. The Mohammed Ali mosque was built in Turkish style, very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey. Then start your visit to Khan El Khalili Bazaars. Shops in this district are legendary for fine brassware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques and more!  At the end of the day we will transfer you back to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo. (Optional) Sound & Light laser show
 
DAY 4: CAIRO – SHARM EL SHEIKH – ST. CATHERINE
 
Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport for your departure to Sharm El Sheikh (You have choice) departure by plane or by air-conditioned bus (6 hours desert road). Arrival, meet & assist by our representatives. Then Transfer by air-conditioned bus to your hotel. in St. Catherine.
 
DAY 5: ST. CATHERINE - NUIWBA
 
Monastery of Saint Catherine :
Early  The Monastery, which is, located about 220 km to the North. Arrive to the monastery at 10:00 to start the visit and then participants can visit The Wells of Moses, Basilica of Justina, and Gallery of the Icons.
After the visit lunch at a near restaurant.
 
Mount Moses & Monastery of Saint Catherine:
Start to climb the mountain either on foot or by camels for about 7 km holding torch batteries. Reaching the steps (700 steps) then to The Mountain Peak, this is about 2200m above sea level. Waiting for Sun Rise to shoot some photos. After that start to go down to the Monastery back to start the visit of The Monastery at 09:30, then drive to Nuiwba , by ferry to Aqaba/Jordan  , over night in aqaba ..
 
DAY 6: AQABA - PETRA
 
After breakfast drive to W.Rum("the moon valley" is the most awe inspiring mountain desert in the world .It brings to mind a dramatic moonscape of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains rising out of the pink and white sand), for 2 hours jeep tour to visit the high lights of W.Rum , continue to Petra the Siq(a narrow stunning gorge in the rock),AlKazna("the treasury" the most impressive monument),the Royal Tomb the silk tomb, theater, colonnaded street, the museum , monastery ... Petra, O/N .
 
DAY 7: PETRA - AMMAN
 
Breakfast , via King's high way to Kerak,visit Kerak castle (the hugest Crusader castle)- , Dead sea for swim and lunch , Mt.Nebo(the legendary burial place of Moses), Amman O/N.
 
DAY 8: AMMAN
 
Breakfast , visit Jerash (the most preserved and complete Imperial Greco-Roman city )-continue to Ajlon (a12thc castle built by the Salah Adeen againest crusaders)- UmQais “ Gadara”( a Greco- Roman city and the biblical site of the Gadarene swine story )-back to Amman O/N.
 
DAY 9: AMMAN - JERUSALEM
 
Breakfast , transfer to Sheik Hussein bridge , meet and assist with our representative , transfer to your hotel in Jerusalem , then  start the  tour with a panoramic view of the holy city, Jerusalem, from the Mount of Olives. A leisurely walk takes us down, through the holy Jewish cemetery, to the " Garden of Gethsemane" with its " Church of all Nations" and ancient Olive trees, almost 2000 years old! We continue to the "Wailing Wall", the last remnants of the holy Jewish Temple, and, conditions permitting, visit the Temple Mount itself, where we can see the Muslim Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa Mosque. Then we walk through the colorful "Suq" (Bazaar) and follow the different stations of the "Via Dolorosa", the "Way of the Cross" according to Christian tradition. The Way of the Cross ends at the "Church of the Holy Sepulcre", built traditionally on the site where Jesus was crucified and buried. In the afternoon we visit Mt. Zion with King David's Tomb and the Place of the Last Supper. O/N Jerusalem.
 
DAY 10: JERUSALEM
 
This day is dedicated to the New City of Jerusalem. We visit the Model of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period, located in the Israel Museum. This is a 1:50 scale model of the city, as it was during one of it's most important periods, when Judaism and Christianity, as we know them today, started to evolve. The model is built from the original materials, and is updated according to the most recent archaeological researches. We also visit Yad Vashem, the memorial of the holocaust, the famous "Menorah" (Candelabre) located in front of the "Knesset"-Building, housing Israel's Parliament, and the "Shrine of the Book", where the "Dead Sea Scrolls" are exhibited. In the afternoon we take a leisurely stroll through the picturesque village Ein Karem, where according to local tradition John the Baptist was born. O/N Jerusalem.
 
DAY 11: GALILEE
 
Today we leave Jerusalem and drive along the Jordan Valley to the Land of Galilee . On the " Mt. of Beatitudes" we can enjoy the special church built by the Italian architect Berluzzi, as well as the wide view over the Sea of Galilee. We also visit the archaeological excavations of Capernaum, "The Town of Jesus", and its well-known Synagogue. We drive up to the Golan Hights, and visit the reconstructed Talmudic village in Katzrin. We also drive up to the top of Har (Mt.) Bental. From the summit of this mountain, a non-active volcano, there is a wide view over the area, that allows us to understand the geographical and political uniqueness of the Golan. O/N Galilee.
 
DAY 12: GALILEE – TEL AVIV - DEPARTURE
 
Transfer to Ben-Gurion Airport by Tel Aviv for departure
 
TOUR CANCELLATION POLICY:
 
You may cancel your booking at any time prior to commencement of the tour by notifying us in writing, which must be signed by the person that signed the Reservation Form. If you cancel on or before 30 days before the first day of the tour, we will retain your deposit to cover our costs. In addition, if the cancellation notification is received less than 30 days prior to the first day of the tour, additional cancellation charges shall be as follows:
 
Amount of Cancellation Charges:

          45-30 Days before the first day of the tour - 50%
          29-15 Days before the first day of the tour - 75%
          Less than 14 Days before arrival 100%*

(Cancellation conditions for Maldives may differ)
 
CHANGES BY YOU:
If you request any changes to your travel arrangements once we have confirmed a booking, all out of pocket charges, including charges imposed by our suppliers, will be payable by you, plus an amendment fee of $ 50.00 per revision per booking. If after the commencement of your tour you request any changes to your travel arrangements, we will do our best to implement them, but we cannot guarantee that it will be possible. In the event of such change(s) being made, you will be liable for any cancellation charges that may be levied for the previously booked service and for any costs incurred by us and our suppliers in attempting to secure any revised arrangements. Any name changes must be provided to us in writing and are subject to any airline fees or penalties.
 
HOW TO BOOK:
If you are happy with the arrangements outlined within this itinerary and would like to book, please forward your completed booking form and the deposit. If you would like to revise the itinerary, feel free to contact us and we can prepare another version which will hopefully match your requirements. The deposit is 25% of the total cost, plus any applicable insurance premiums and can be paid by cheque, bank transfer or credit / debit card.
 
PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD:
Please note, we do not charge a credit card fee on deposits, however, a credit card fee is charged on the balance of the price of your current trip or if full payment is made. Credit card fees are detailed within the enclosed information booklet. Please note we charge a credit card fee due to the high fees charged to tour operators by the credit card companies. We have chosen to make this transparent rather than including it within the trip price. You may therefore wish to pay the balance by bank transfer, debit card or personal cheque.