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Egypt, Jordan & Israel Overview
- 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 ***
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Get up close to Cairo's spectacular Pyramids with a local guide and ponder the enigmatic Great Sphinx.
Relax in a horse-drawn carriage and explore the Karnak temple complex.
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.
Hit up the bazaars and explore the temple of Isis and the Nubia Museum to better understand this region's history.
Arrive back in Egypt's energetic capital. Spend some time exploring the labyrinthine alleys of Khan al-Khalili Bazaar.
Take a short flight to Sharm-El-Sheik before travelling to Dahab, where the Red Sea awaits.
Head out across the desert to Mt Sinai, embarking on an afternoon hike to reach the summit for sunset.
Explore the revered St Catherine's Monastery before driving to Nuweiba and crossing the Gulf of Aqaba to Jordan.
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.
Tour the architectural marvels of the 'Rose City'. Climb to the Monastery and discover the secrets of this incredible fortress.
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.
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.
Marvel at the basilica of the Annunciation, pass through Tiberias and sail across the Sea of Galilee.
Head to the spectacular Baha'i Gardens before continuing on to lively Tel Aviv.
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