The New Israel, Petra & Egypt Tour - 12 Days

Tour of 3 historic countries Israel, Jordan & Egypt in 12 days & 11 nights. The tour starts every Sunday year round!
Starting from USD $ 1955

The Tour Itinerary

Discover the Highlights of Israel, Petra and Egypt with an exciting 12 Day Tour! 

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 - Aqaba

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. Transfer from Eilat Airport to Arava border where a Noah Tours representative will meet you at the other side and transfer you to the beautiful city of Aqaba. Overnight in Aqaba. 

Day 8 Sunday. Aqaba - Petra - Amman Airport - Cairo

After Breakfast, 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 its 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. Transfer to Amman airport for your flight to Cairo.

Day 9 Monday. Cairo - Memphis - Sakkara - Giza Great Pyramids

We begin our day with a tour of the ancient city of Memphis that lies some 12 miles south of Cairo. The ancient city is now an open air museum testifying to the magnificence of its four thousand years history. Serving Memphis lies the necropolis Saqqara a vast, ancient burial ground, featuring numerous pyramids, including the world famous Step pyramid of Djoser. We then proceed to the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx located on the Giza Plateau. The Great Pyramids of Cheops or Khufu; of Khafre or Chephren; and of Menkaure have always loomed large as emblems of ancient Egypt and were listed as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The Valley Temples surrounding the pyramids provide an insight to dominating religious motives of the era. Return to hotel for overnight.

Day 10 Tuesday. Full day city tour of Cairo

Start the Cairo city tour by visiting the Egyptian Museum, with its fantastic display of ancient civilization; the Mosque of Mohammad Ali's Citadel; the old city; the Ben Ezra – Geniza Synagogue. Its store room – Geniza – was found to contain over 2000 medieval, manuscripts, a collection known as the Cairo Geniza. The El Mullakah Church (Hanging Church) one of the oldest and most famous Coptic Churches in Egypt. Continue to the City of the Dead a four mile long grid of tombs and mausoleums where people live and work amongst their dead and ancestors. Many residents live here because they were forced from more crowded areas in Cairo or emigrated from countryside. End at Bazaar of Kahn Khalili. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 11 Wednesday. Cairo Free Day

After breakfast enjoy a free day on your on in Cairo (Optional Alexandria or Luxor Day Tour)

Day 12 Thursday. Breakfast and departure

Have breakfast, and then transfer to the airport for departure. 


Rates

Room type - Regular Tourist First Superior Deluxe Executive
Per Person in Double Room USD $1955 USD $2185 USD $2595 USD $3523 USD $5723
Single Room Supplement USD $650 USD $695 USD $960 USD $1915 USD $2200
Supplement for dinners - USD $220 USD $380 - -
High Season Supplement (per tour - single pay double) USD $113 USD $113 USD $225 USD $450 USD $675
Double Room Peak Season Supplement (per night) USD $53 USD $65 USD $75 USD $0 -
Single Room Peak Season Supplement (per night) USD $40 USD $40 USD $47 - -

  
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Hotels

HOTELS
Hotel Area Tourist  First Superior  Deluxe  Executive
Tel Aviv Seanet BY 14 Dan Panorama  Carlton Hilton
Galilee Kibbutz Hotel Kibbutz Hotel Kibbutz Hotel

Kibbutz Hotel

Scots

Dead Sea Oasis Oasis David Resort

David Resort

Herods

Jerusalem Jerusalem Tower Grand Court Dan Panorama

Mamilla

King David 

Aqaba Gulf / My Hotel Double Tree/ Marina Plaza Radisson Blu Mövenpick Kempinski
Cairo Horizon Pyramids Barcelo Hilton Ramses Marriot Cairo Four Seasons

 

 

Family Plan

Tourist & First Class: Child (2-12) sharing parents' room - reduction of 20%. 

Superior: Child up to age 18 sharing parents’ room – reduction of 30%.

Including

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport
  • All transfers
  • Tour of 12 days and 11 nights
  • Hotels with breakfast
  • English speaking guide for 9 days
  • A/C tourist Van/Minibus/Bus during touring days
  • Entrance fees
  • 1 flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat
  • 1 flight Amman to Cairo

Excluding

  • Does not include border taxes and fees when crossing the border, please refer to important notices.
  • Visa to Jordan and Egypt
  • Jordan and Egypt Border fees
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Traveler's medical and baggage insurance
  • Beverages with meals
  • Supplement for private transfers
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the "rate includes" section above.

OPTIONALS

OPTIONAL FLIGHTS:

  • Flight from Cairo back to Tel Aviv (selected days): USD $351 per person, rate and tickets are subject to availability.

OPTIONAL TOURS:

  • 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$ 170 per person including 1 additional overnight (First Class). 

  • Day Tour to Luxor including 2 flights from/toCairo. From USD$ 375 per person. Not including an overnight in Cairo (please contact us for rates).

 

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.

Important Notes

  • 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.

  • In case of non availability of a Kibbutz Hotel, a hotel in the Galilee will be designated.

  • Dead Sea hotel is upon availiability.

  • All rooms are standard rooms. Optional room upgrades are available upon request for a supplement fee.

  • All categories of hotel class stay in the same Kibbutz Hotel in the Galilee no matter which hotel class was booked, except Executive.

  • Option for Superior and Deluxe class to upgrade to a non-Kibbutz Hotel for a supplement fee.

  • In case the hotels mentioned in the table are not available, a similar hotel from the same category will be booked.

  • Dead Sea Hotel is upon availability.

  • 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)

Jordan:

  • USD $32 per person for the border taxes to be paid at the border.

  • USD $60 for visa to Jordan. To be obtained at the border.

Egypt: 

  • USD $ 25 per person for the visa to Egypt. To be obtained at the border.

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