Day 1 Sunday. Arrival
Arrival to Tel Aviv International Airport. A Noah Tours representative will meet you after passport control and accompany you to your transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Monday. Jaffa – Caesarea – Haifa – Nazareth – Cana – Galilee
After breakfast drive through Jaffa, an ancient port city and the oldest part of Tel Aviv. Continue on to the ancient city of Caesarea that was built by King Herod the Great while driving along the beautiful Mediterranean coast. We will then proceed to Haifa, passing by Mt. Carmel to see the famous Bahai Gardens. From Haifa, we will drive to Nazareth and the Church of Annunciation. Drive to Cana, where the miracle of Jesus turning water into wine took place and visit the “Wedding Church”. End the day with an overnight in Tiberias/Galilee Sea.
Day 3 Tuesday. Galilee – Mt. Beatitudes – Capernaum – Tabgha - Golan Heights
Start the day with an exciting boat ride on the Galilee Sea. Continue to see the “Jesus Boat”, the ancient boat found sunk in the Sea of Galilee from the time of Jesus. Ascend up to Mt. Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the “Sermon on the Mount”. Continue the day in Capernaum, known as “The Town of Jesus”, visit the synagogue and Peter’s house. Take a lunch break with a delicious St. Peters fish lunch. Next, we will visit Tabgha, the place where the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes took place. You will also have the amazing opportunity to see the famous mosaic under the alter of the ancient church of Tabgha. Proceed to the Golan Heights and have an overview from above. End the day at your hotel in the Galilee Sea for your overnight.
Day 4 Wednesday. Jordan River – Qumran – Masada – Dead Sea
Begin the morning driving along the Jordan River to Yardenit Baptismal Site. Visit Qumran and see the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Travel on to Masada where you will take a cable car up to the fortress. The history of the famous Jewish fortification will unfold before your eyes; the palaces built by King Herod, the synagogue and bathhouses used by the Jews. Descend Masada by cable car and drive to the Dead Sea for some relaxation and a dip in the water. Overnight at a Dead Sea hotel and spa where you will be able to take advantage of the spa facilities.
Day 5 Thursday. Dead Sea - Mt. of Olives - Bethlehem
Take advantage of some extra sleep or an early spa treatment, since check out isn’t until 11:00 AM. Go up to the Mt. of Olives, a cemetery that once was covered in olive groves, where you will have a magnificent panoramic view of Jerusalem. Depart for Bethlehem to see the Church of Nativity located at Manger Square. Overview of the Judean Desert and Shepherd's Field. Finish the day back in Jerusalem for your overnight.
Day 6 Friday. Jerusalem (New City) - Mahane Yehuda Market
The morning will begin with a visit to Israel’s official memorial to the Holocaust, Yad VaShem, located on Mt. Herzl. Drive past The Knesset and the Israeli Supreme Court, on your way to the Israel Museum, Israel’s national museum, where you will see the Dead Sea Scrolls as well as a model of the Second Temple. Continue the day with an exciting tour of the Mahane Yehuda Marketplace (Shuk) and experience life as an Israeli. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 7 Saturday. Jerusalem (Old City) - Tel Aviv - Eilat
Today will begin with a tour of the Garden of Gethsemane, the place where Jesus prayed and his disciples slept the night before his crucifixion. Make your way to Mt. Zion where you will visit David’s Tomb and the site of the Last Supper, also known as the “Upper Room”. We continue to the Christian Quarter where you will enter the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where Jesus was crucified. From there, walk where Jesus walked and make your way down Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross). The day will continue with a trip to The Cardo, what used to be a main street in the Old City during the time when Judea was under Roman rule. Go down to the Western Wall and spend some time in reflection and/or prayer. Transfer to Sde Dov Airpot in Tel Aviv and fly to Eilat. Overnight in Eilat.
After Breakfast and Leave Eilat-Israel, cross the Arava border and drive to Petra, through the scenic Jordanian desert, past the Wadi Rum area, where Lawrence of Arabia once lived and fought with the Bedouin. Enter the Red City of Petra through the Siq, by horse or by foot (optional carriage) This is a narrow passage through the mountains which has inspired people for centuries. Suddenly the impressive Treasury wonder appears at the end of the gorge, leaving the visitors breath-taken by it's size, color and beauty. Continue into the heart of this ancient city carved into the mountains, passing hundreds of tombs and monuments and a spectacular Amphitheatre. Stop for a traditional lunch, followed by a visit to Moses Spring. Pass by Aqaba, return to Eilat for overnight.
Day 9 Monday. Eilat – Taba – Sinai – Cairo
After breakfast transfer via Sinai Desert to Cairo for overnight.
Day 10 Tuesday. Cairo - Memphis - Sakkara - Giza Great Pyramids
Full day wonders tour in Memphis, Sakkara, visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Valley Temple & the Sphinx. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 Wednesday. Full day city tour of Cairo
Visiting the Egyptian Museum, the Mosque of Mohamad Ali's Citadel, the old city, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the El Moallakah (hanging) Church. Continue via the City of the Death to Bazaar of Kahn Khalili. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12. Thursday Breakfast and departure
Have breakfast, and then transfer to the airport for departure.
|Room type - Regular||Tourist||First||Superior||Deluxe|
|Per Person in Double Room||USD $1705||USD $1935||USD $2335||USD $3273|
|Single Room Supplement||USD $650||USD $695||USD $960||USD $1915|
|Supplement for dinners||-||USD $220||USD $380||-|
|High Season Supplement (per tour - single pay double)||USD $113||USD $113||USD $225||USD $450|
|Double Room Peak Season Supplement (per night)||USD $53||USD $65||USD $75||USD $130|
|Single Room Peak Season Supplement (per night)||USD $40||USD $40||USD $47||-|
|Tel Aviv||Seanet||Mercure||Dan Panorama||Carlton||Hilton|
|Galilee||Kibbutz Hotel||Kibbutz Hotel||Kibbutz Hotel||
|Dead Sea||Oasis||Oasis||David Resort||
|Jerusalem||Jerusalem Tower||Grand Court||Dan Panorama||
King David / Waldorf Astoria
|Eilat||Adi||Prima Music||Dan Panorama||Herods Palace/ Dan||Herods Vitalis|
|Cairo||Horizon Pyramids||Barcelo||Hilton Ramses||Marriot Cairo||Four Seasons|
Tourist & First Class: Child (2-12) sharing parents' room - reduction of 20%.
Superior: Child up to age 18 sharing parents’ room – reduction of 30%.
PEAK & HIGH SEASONS 2017:
PEAK & HIGH SEASONS 2018:
Flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo (instead of land transit): USD $120 per person – Highly recommended
Flight from Cairo back to Tel Aviv (selected days): USD $351 per person, rate and tickets are subject to availability.
Tour to Mt. Sinai, St. Catherine by car including extra overnight: USD $229 per person. Overnight in Santa Caterina hotel or monestory (on tourist class category sharing a double room bb basis ). This option will add another day and will make the tour a 13-day tour.
Day Tour to Alexandria from Cario. You will be visiting the Catacomb, PomPei’s Pillar, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the garden. Drive back to Cairo through the desert road. From USD$ 190 per person including 1 additional overnight (First Class). This option will add another day and will make the tour a 13-day tour.
The above rates are for a minimum of 2 people. In case of a single traveller, a supplement must be paid. Please contact us for details and rates.
Tour starts on Sunday from Tel Aviv and ends the next Thursday in Cairo.
The tour may start on Wednesday from Cairo with similar itinerary.
During August, the tour Deluxe category is upon availability only in Israel.
During High Season & Peak Season, please contact us for rates and availability.
There are a few options for extension tours in Egypt.
For single travellers, kindly contact us.
All tours may be operated as a private tours at an additional cost.
In order to pre-issue visas to Jordan and Egypt, we require a scanned copy of the all clients' passports.
Kindly make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months at the time of your travels.
Noah Tours may be operating this tour with other tour operators.
Noah Tours Ltd. advises all participants to insure themselves and their belongings.
Dinner supplement is 8 dinners starting from the second night (5 dinners in Israel & 3 dinners in Egypt)
We work with many different hotels however the hotels on the list are the ones we are most likely to use.
For further details please see our Terms and Conditions.
BORDER AND VISA FEES: (NOT INCLUDED)
USD $65 per person for the border taxes, fees and tips. To be paid at the border.
USD $ 32 per person border fees for the Israeli side of the Israel -Egypt Border.
USD $ 15 per person Taba toll road tax.
USD $ 25 per person for the visa to Egypt. To be obtained at the border.