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.
|April 23, 2023||from $6,544 CAD (Compared to $7,699)||Per Person|
|1||Sun Apr 23||Cairo|
|2||Mon Apr 24||Cairo/Aswān|
|3||Tue Apr 25||Aswān|
|4||Wed Apr 26||Aswān|
|5||Thu Apr 27||Aswān/Kom Ombo|
|6||Fri Apr 28||Kom Ombo/Luxor|
|7||Sat Apr 29||Luxor|
|8||Sun Apr 30||Luxor/Amman|
|9||Mon May 1||Amman/Jerash/Dead Sea/Amman|
|10||Tue May 2||Amman/Karak/Petra|
|11||Wed May 3||Petra|
|12||Thu May 4||Petra/Wadi Rum|
|13||Fri May 5||Wadi Rum/Aqaba|
|14||Sat May 6||Aqaba/Amman|
|15||Sun May 7||Amman/Tel Aviv|
|16||Mon May 8||Tel Aviv/Haifa|
|17||Tue May 9||Haifa/Nazareth/Galilee|
|18||Wed May 10||Galilee/Jericho|
|19||Thu May 11||Masada/Dead Sea/Jerusalem|
|20||Fri May 12||Jerusalem|
|21||Sat May 13||Jerusalem|
|22||Sun May 14||Jerusalem|
Day 1 Cairo
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Day 2 Cairo/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.
Day 3 Aswān
Opt to explore the busy Aswan market or visit the beautiful Philae Temple,
Day 4 Aswān
Spend the day exploring Aswan.
Day 5 Aswān/Kom Ombo
Sail the Nile on a traditional felucca. Sleep onboard under the stars.
Board the felucca and spend the rest of the day out on the river and a night under the stars.
Day 6 Kom Ombo/Luxor
Enjoy a guided visit Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the Temple of Karnak.
Day 7 Luxor
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.
Day 8 Luxor/Amman
Take a flight from Luxor to Cairo, then transfer to a connecting flight to Amman, Jordan. Free time to explore Amman on arrival.
Day 9 Amman/Jerash/Dead Sea/Amman
Guided visit to the ancient Roman town of Jerash followed by a visit to the Dead Sea.
Day 10 Amman/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.
Day 11 Petra
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.
Day 12 Petra/Wadi Rum
Opt to visit Little Petra in the morning before continuing to Wadi Rum. Head out for a 4×4 excursion during the day before a traditional dinner and overnight at a Bedouin desert camp.
Day 13 Wadi Rum/Aqaba
Journey to the red sea, where you can explore your surroundings or relax on the beach.
Day 14 Aqaba/Amman
Journey back to Amman. En route stop at a G Adventures- supported community cafe for lunch.
Day 15 Amman/Tel Aviv
Cross the border into Israel and make your way to Tel Aviv. Take a free night to explore.
Day 16 Tel 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.
Day 17 Haifa/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.
Day 18 Galilee/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.
Day 19 Masada/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.
Day 20 Jerusalem
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.
Day 21 Jerusalem
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.
Day 22 Jerusalem
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