Following a succesfull cooperation with an agent in Jordan and in Egypt (Isn’t great we made peace! 🙂 ), I can also offer a special BIG tour of Israel, the West Bank, Jordan and Egypt!
Here is an outline of the itinerary –
Day 1 – Mount of Olives
WELCOME TO ISRAEL!
Day 2 – Jerusalem
Our first day in the “Holy Land” will be devoted to an expoloration of the old city of Jerusalem and its vicinity. We will start with a visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre , and continue along parts of the “Stations of the Cross” (Via Dolorosa ) in the Christian Quarter .
Day 3 – Bethlehem
This day is devoted to a sample of the sites in the West Bank. We start with a visit to the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem , as well as the Shepherds’ Field , and continue to the Herodian fortress at Herodium .
After lunch we drive down to the city of Jericho , assesing possible finds relating to the conquest of the city bu Joshuah (Joshua 6).
Day 4 – Dead Sea
Today we head to the lowest dry place in the world – the Dead Sea!. We pass by the site where the Famous Dead Sea Scrolls were found (Qumran ) as well as the oasis of Ein Gedi , and ascend by cable car to the top of famed Masada .
After a lunch break we go for a unique floating and black mud experience at the Dead Sea .
Day 5 – Haifa and Akko
Day 6 – Golan Heights
We could also go for an ATV tour along the Syrian Border , as well as visit one of the local wineries in the region.
After lunch we visit Gamla , a Jewish stronghold against the Romans, some 2000 years ago.
Day 7 – Sea of Galilee
On our last day in the north we could explore Holy Christian sites around the Sea of Galilee, such as Capernaum , Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes , Mount of Beatitudes , and Magdala , and then drive to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation and S. Joseph Church .
Day 8 – Eilat
A morning transfer to the airport will enable you to fly above Jerusalem and the Dead Sea down to Eilat , where you could have an experience of Scuba Diving at the Red Sea . In the evening you can also enjoy the night life of the city.
Day 9 – Wadi Rum
Crossing the border in the morning, a representative of “Jordan Inspiration Tours” will be waiting for you, and take you to a short tour of Aqaba , and then head up to Wadi Rum for an authentic Bedouin Lunch , followed by a Jeep Tour or by ATV in the unique and majestic landscape of Wadi Rum .
Day 10 – Petra
O/N: Ma’in Hot Springs.
Day 11 – Madaba
A 30 minutes drive will get us to Madaba where we can sample some of the ancient mosaic floors, and especially the famous “Madaba Map” mosaic floor.
Day 12 – Cairo
A morning flight from Amman to Cairo , will get to the capital of Egypt, where a representative of “Egypt Tailor Made Tours” will meet you and take you straight to the The Egyptian Museum , to appreciate its vast display of Pharonic antiquities, and especially the treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamun .
Day 13 – Saqqara
Day 14 – Coptic Cairo
At the end of the day we head to Alexandria (4 hours drive).
Day 15 – Alexandria
Day 16 – Farewell