Egypt, Jordan & Israel Overview

Set out on a Middle Eastern journey that takes in the famous landmark attractions of Egypt, the gracious hospitality of Jordan and the fascinating history of Israel.

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      USD $5,540
      CAD $5,895
      AUD $6,125
      EUR €4,260
      GBP £3,665
      NZD $7,260
      ZAR R55,750
      CHF FR5,250
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  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Embark on a comfort-style adventure through Egypt, Jordan and Israel

Myth, religion and wonder come together on this adventure holiday across the timeless terrains of Egypt, Jordan and Israel. Discover ancient sites galore and be awed by the mysteries of the Sphinx, the mysticism of Mt Sinai and the sublime stone structures of Petra. Travel on a felucca down the Nile River, explore chaotic Cairo city, stay on a secluded stretch of Red Sea coast and spend a night with Bedouin hosts amid the dunes of the Wadi Rum desert – these are just some of the highlights that make this adventure across the sands of time truly memorable.

** Please note this trip is operating on an alternative itinerary until 1 September 2014. Please see trip notes for further details ***

  • Climb Mt Sinai and visit St Catherine's Monastery
  • Cruise down the Nile River on a traditional felucca
  • Float in the Dead Sea
  • Laze by the Red Sea
  • Marvel at the wondrous Pyramids of Giza
  • Ponder the riddles of the Sphinx
  • Travel across the Gulf of Aqaba by ferry
  • Walk in the Valley of the Kings near Luxor

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Amman, Jordan
  • Finish:

    Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    21 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 12 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Cruise ship (4 nts), Desert camp (1 nt), Hotel (15 nts), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Plane
  • Included activities:

    Edfu Temple, Egyptian Museum, Hatshepsut Temple, Karnak Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Philae Temple, St Catherine's Monastery, Valley of the Kings (3 tombs)

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    1154kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip. 2. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking, or at a minimum 15 days prior to travel. 3. Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.

  • Total price from

    USD $5,540
    CAD $5,895
    AUD $6,125
    EUR €4,260
    GBP £3,665
    NZD $7,260
    ZAR R55,750
    CHF FR5,250
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  • Per day from:

    USD $251
    CAD $267
    AUD $278
    EUR €193
    GBP £166
    NZD $330
    ZAR R2,534
    CHF FR238
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Egypt, Jordan & Israel Summary

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Days 1-2 Cairo

Get up close to Cairo's spectacular Pyramids with a local guide and ponder the enigmatic Great Sphinx.

Day 3 Luxor

Relax in a horse-drawn carriage and explore the Karnak temple complex.

Days 4-5 Nile Cruise

Visit the Valley of the Kings and see the two 17-metre high statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III guarding Thebes. Then set sail along the Nile to Edfu.

Days 6-7 Aswan

Hit up the bazaars and explore the temple of Isis and the Nubia Museum to better understand this region's history.

Day 8 Cairo

Arrive back in Egypt's energetic capital. Spend some time exploring the labyrinthine alleys of Khan al-Khalili Bazaar.

Day 9 Dahab

Take a short flight to Sharm-El-Sheik before travelling to Dahab, where the Red Sea awaits.

Day 10 Dahab

Head out across the desert to Mt Sinai, embarking on an afternoon hike to reach the summit for sunset.

Day 11 Nuweiba

Explore the revered St Catherine's Monastery before driving to Nuweiba and crossing the Gulf of Aqaba to Jordan.

Day 12 Wadi Rum

Drive into spellbinding Wadi Rum, a land of sandstone mountains and ochre desert floors. Saddle up on a camel ride to a traditional Bedouin camp site and enjoy a night beneath the desert sky.

Days 13-14 Petra

Tour the architectural marvels of the 'Rose City'. Climb to the Monastery and discover the secrets of this incredible fortress.

Days 15-16 Amman

Visit Shobak Castle before viewing the ancient mosaic map in St George's Church. Head to Amman's Archaeological Museum to see some of the Dead Sea Scrolls, then travel to the Dead Sea the next day.

Days 17-19 Jerusalem

Travel to Jerusalem via Masada, Qumran and Jericho. Visit the Mount of Olives, Temple Mount, the Dome of the Rock and the Al Aqsa Mosque. The next day we explore the holy city of Bethlehem.

Day 20 Tiberias

Marvel at the basilica of the Annunciation, pass through Tiberias and sail across the Sea of Galilee.

Days 21-22 Tel Aviv

Head to the spectacular Baha'i Gardens before continuing on to lively Tel Aviv.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $5,540
      CAD $5,895
      AUD $6,125
      EUR €4,260
      GBP £3,665
      NZD $7,260
      ZAR R55,750
      CHF FR5,250
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