13-Day “BEST Tours of Israel, Jordan and Egypt”

Our perfectly structured “BEST Tours of Israel, Jordan and Egypt” is an unforgettable 13-day travel adventure that you will never ever be able to forget. Enjoy private guided tours in Cairo and small group tours during a 5-Star Nile cruise. Fly to Jordan for even more private tours and a day trip to Jerusalem.

Stand before the Great Pyramids and Sphinx; explore the Lost City of Petra and float on the Dead Sea. Visit the Wailing Wall; Temple Mount; Dome of the Rock and so much more. No matter what your tastes are or what your budget is, we have the perfect Egypt and Jordan tours to make your dreams come alive.

From: US$ 2,585

BEST Tours of Israel Jordan and Egypt

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Itinerary

DAY 1 – Arrival in Cairo / “BEST Tours of Israel, Jordan and Egypt” Itinerary Begins

Your tour manager and a drive will be at the airport in Cairo when you arrive. Your tour manager will meet you inside the airport and then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo in one of our deluxe air-conditioned vehicles. After getting you checked-in, your tour manager will review your “BEST Tours of Israel, Jordan and Egypt” itinerary with you. He or she will also confirm collection times for your upcoming tours and then you will have the rest of the day to yourself.

Included – Free Welcome Drink

DAY 2 – Giza and Saqqara Pyramids Tour

After breakfast, your guide and driver will fetch you from your hotel and then take you to see the famous Giza pyramids and the Sphinx. You will also visit the Valley Temple which is located in the same necropolis. There is also a small museum at the site which you can visit if you want to. Visiting the museum is not included in our tour price but a ticket can be purchased at the site.

After your tour of the pyramids, you will be taken for lunch at a nice local restaurant. Once you have eaten, you will then drive to Saqqara. Here you will visit the ancient Saqqara necropolis to see the Step Pyramid. This was the first pyramid built by the Ancient Egyptians. It was built for Pharaoh Djoser who ruled during the Old Kingdom era.
Once you are finished at the Saqqara necropolis, your guide and driver will then transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo.

Meals Included – Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 3 – Cairo Sightseeing and Transfer to Aswan

Today’s tour begins with a visit to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. There are more than 100,000 ancient Egyptian artifacts on display at the museum. These include all those which were found inside King Tutankhamen’s tomb. Those which were found in his tomb are on display in a dedicated area known as the Treasures Room.

There is also a specially designed Mummies Room where visitors can view real mummies. Your Egypt, Jordan, Jerusalem itinerary does not include a ticket for the Mummies Room. Tickets are however available at the museum.
After you are finished at the museum, you will head to a nice local restaurant for some lunch. When you are finished eating, you will then drive to Coptic Cairo to see the Hanging Church and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. From here, you will be taken to Cairo’s famous Khan el Khalili Bazaar.

You will have some time to explore the bazaar and do some shopping if you want to, and then your will be transferred to the airport where you will board a flight to Aswan. One of our tour representatives and a driver will be waiting for you when you arrive, and they will then transfer you to your hotel in Aswan.

Meals Included – Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4 – Abu Simbel Temples Group Tour

Today you will be picked up from your hotel and then you will drive to Abu Simbel to see the famous Abu Simbel Temples. These two massive rock-cut temples are the second-most visited site in Egypt. They were constructed during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II to serve as lasting monuments to him and his wife, Queen Nefertari. They are simply breathtaking. After your tour at the temples, your guide and driver will transfer you back to your hotel in Aswan.

NOTE: The Abu Simbel Temples are about a 3.5-hour drive from Aswan.

Meals Included – Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5 – Nile Cruise Embarkation and Aswan Tour

Today you will check-out from your hotel and you will board your 5-Star Nile cruise. Cruise embarkation will be at about 11h00. After enjoying some lunch on the ship, one of our Egyptologist tour guides will take you to see three attractions in Aswan. During this tour, you will visit the Aswan High Dam, the Temple of Philae, and the Unfinished Obelisk.

The ancient temple of Philae was originally built on a small island which now lies beneath the surface of Lake Nasser. When the Aswan High Dam was being built, the temple was moved to its current location to prevent it from being lost.

After your visit to the Unfinished Obelisk at the ancient stone quarries, you will return to your cruise ship. Once back on board, you will have the rest of the day to yourself.

NOTE: All tours during your Nile cruise are small group tours that you share will some of our other clients.

Meals Included – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6 – Kom Ombo Temple, Edfu Temple and Overnight at Esna

Today you will have breakfast out on the river while you are sailing to Kom Ombo. Once your cruise ship docks, your guide will accompany you on a visit to the ancient Kom Ombo Temple complex. This unique temple was dedicated to two gods: Horus and Sobek.

After your visit to the temple, you will return to the ship and then you will start sailing to Edfu. Enjoy your lunch out on the river while you are sailing. When you get to Edfu your cruise ship will dock again and your guide accompany on a visit to Edfu Temple. This is the best-preserved ancient temple in Egypt.

Once everyone is back on the cruise ship, it will leave for Esna where it will dock for the night. There are no other excursions on this day of your Egypt, Jordan, Israel itinerary.

Meals Included – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7 – Luxor West Bank Monuments Tour

Your cruise ship will leave Esna in the morning and it will sail to Luxor. When the ship arrives in Luxor, your guide will take you to see three monuments on the West Bank. First you will the Valley of Kings, an ancient royal burial ground that is home to 62 tombs. The most famous tomb being the tomb of King Tutankhamen.

After your tour at the tombs you will visit the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut. This amazing rock-cut temple dates back to the 15th century BC. Once you are finished at the temple you will visit the Colossi of Memnon and then you will return to the cruise ship.

There are no other excursions scheduled for today so once you get back to the ship you will have the rest of the day to yourself.

Meals Included – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8 – Cruise Disembarkation, East Bank Monuments and Return to Cairo

After breakfast you will check-out and disembark from your cruise and then you will be taken for a short tour on the East Bank. During this tour you will visit Luxor Temple and also the huge Karnak Temple. Today you will be flying back to Cairo, so after your tour, you will be transferred to the airport in time for your flight.

Your tour manager will once again meet you at the airport in Cairo and then you will be transferred to your hotel. There are no other tours scheduled for this day of your Egypt, Jordan, Israel tour.

Meals Included – Breakfast

DAY 9 – Fly from Cairo to Amman, Jordan

Today you will be flying to Amman in Jordan, so at the appropriate time, you will need to check-out from your hotel in Cairo. Your tour manager and one of our drivers will then transfer you to the airport in time for your flight. One of our Jordanian tour representatives will meet you when you land in Amman and then transfer you to your hotel. He will get you checked-in and also confirm pick-up times for your tours in Jordan. After that, you will have the rest of the day to yourself.

Meals Included – Breakfast

DAY 10 – Ruins of Jerash and Dead Sea Visit

After breakfast, your driver and an English-speaking assistant will meet you at your hotel. You will then drive to Jerash to see the remains of an ancient Roman provincial city. This site represents the best example of ancient Roman architecture outside of Italy. When you arrive at the site, you will meet up with a local tour guide who will then give you a guided tour of the area. Your Jerash tour will last for about one hour.

After your tour, you will drive to the Dead Sea and you will have the afternoon free for relaxing and for floating on the water. Later in the day, your driver will drive you back to your hotel in Amman.

Meals Included – Breakfast

DAY 11 – Guided Tour at Lost City of Petra

Today is going to be one of the most memorable days of your Egypt, Jordan, Israel itinerary. After breakfast, you will be picked up as usual, and then you will drive to Petra. The drive to Petra takes about 2.5 hours. When you reach Petra, your driver will take you directly to Jordan’s most famous attraction: the Lost City of Petra.

The city was founded by a tribe of nomadic Nabatean Arabs during the 6th century BC. When they decided to settle in the area, they set about carving their city out of the walls of a 1,200-meter-long rock gorge/canyon. This site is quite simply beyond words.

When you arrive at the visitor center you will meet up with a specialist local English-speaking guide for your tour of the city. There is a 700-meter walk from the visitor center to the Siq (canyon entrance). You will cover this distance on horseback. The horse ride is included in the Egypt, Jordan, Israel itinerary price.

Your tour will last for two to three hours. It will include visiting the site’s most impressive features, including the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs, the Pharaohs Palace and the Treasury. The canyon itself is about 1,200 meters in length so we highly recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes for this tour. After your tour is over, your driver will then drive you back to your hotel in Amman.

Meals Included – Breakfast

DAY 12 – Holy Sites of Jerusalem Tour

Today your driver will fetch you from your hotel at 07h00 and then drive you to the Allenby Bridge/King Hussein Border crossing. Your guide will meet you and then you will drive to Jerusalem. Your Jerusalem tour begins at the Mount of Olives where you will be able to enjoy spectacular views. From here, you will walk down to the Garden of Gethsemane and the famous Church of All Nations.

You will also visit the Wailing Wall, and if Temple Mount is open to visitors at the time, then you will be taken to see the Dome of the Rock as well. After visiting the Dome of the Rock you will move on to the Via Doloroso which will lead you to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. This church marks the spot where Jesus is believed to have been crucified.

After your tour, your guide will transfer you back to the border. Your driver from Jordan will meet you, and then you will be driven back to your hotel in Amman.

Meals Included – Breakfast

DAY 13 – Egypt, Jordan, Jerusalem Itinerary Ends / Final Departure

Your Egypt, Jordan, Israel itinerary ends today. At the appropriate time, our tour representative will arrive at your hotel and he will get you checked-out. Once you have checked-out, you will be transferred to Queen Alia International Airport in time for your flight out of Jordan. You can board your flight knowing that you have well and truly experience the very best Egypt, Jordan and Israel intinerary.

Meals Included – Breakfast

Included

Included in your “BEST Tours of Israel, Jordan and Egypt” Itinerary

  • Meet and greet service at all arrival and departure points
  • Customer service assistance throughout your stay
  • All transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles (unless otherwise stated)
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo (includes breakfasts)
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Aswan (includes breakfasts)
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on 5-Star Nile Cruise (full board)
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Amman (includes breakfasts)
  • All sightseeing tours listed in the Egypt, Jordan And Israel Tours itinerary ( tours during Nile cruise are group tours)
  • Entrance fees to all sites listed in the Egypt, Jordan And Israel Tours itinerary
  • Local English speaking guide in Petra for about 2-3 hours
  • Local English speaking guide in Jerash for about an hour
  • English speaking guide in Jerusalem
  • Domestic flights (Cairo-Aswan and Luxor-Cairo)
  • Horse ride in Petra
  • All service charges and taxes

Excluded

Not Included in your “BEST Tours of Israel, Jordan and Egypt” Itinerary

  • International airfare
  • Entry visa for Egypt, Israel and Jordan
  • Optional tours not listed in the Egypt, Jordan And Israel Tours itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping Kitty
  • Israeli departure taxes at King Hussein Border

Accommodation Plan

Gold Plan

  • Corp Amman Hotel (4-Star)
  • Hilton Pyramids Golf Hotel (5-Star)
  • Tolip Hotel Aswan (5-Star)
  • MS Salacia Cruise (Suite) (5-Star)

Diamond Plan

  • Grand Hyatt Amman Hotel (5-Star)
  • Le Riad Hotel de Charme Cairo (5-Star)
  • MS Salacia Cruise (Upper Suite) (5-Star)
  • Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise (5-Star)

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Prices for our "BEST Tours of Israel, Jordan and Egypt" itinerary are quoted per person in US$ and are valid until the 30th of September 2022, except during the Easter, Christmas and New Year holidays. Discounted rates for children. Contact us for an exact price quote.

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