Plus see pg. 228|29What's Included»»19 breakfasts, 1 dinner»»10 nights 4? hotels, 6 nights 3? hotels, 1 night Bedouin tent, 2 nights aboard first class train (recliner seat) »»Airport transfer on arrival»»Transfers - Eilat to Jerusalem, Jordan border to Amman, and Niewba port to Cairo»»Transportation in air-conditioned coaches or minibus as per itinerary »»Excursions as per itinerary. (Entrance fees not included in Egypt but are included in Israel and Jordan) »»Services of fully trained Trip Leaders in Egypt, Israel and Jordan20 Day Egypt, Jordan & IsraelWadi Rum desert campDid you know?Wadi Rum was used as the surface of Mars in the 2000 film, Red Planet.
EGYPTSYRIAAmmanPetraJerusalemWadi RumEGYPTLuxorAswanAbu SimbelDahab121 overnighttrain1 overnighttrainCairostart/finishNO. OF NIGHTS STAYDAY STOPSAUDI ARABIAJORDANISRAEL21215Dates & Prices 2012/13Go to topdeck.travel/Egypt-Jordan-Israel for more info.EGYPTDAY 1 Cairo. Arrive at Cairo International Airport where a transfer from the airport to the hotel is included. DAY 2 Cairo - Aswan. This morning accompanied by an English-speaking Egyptologist we visit the Egyptian Museum. We then travel to the Great Pyramid of Giza before boarding a 1st class overnight train to Aswan. (B) DAY 3 Aswan. This afternoon we experience a traditional felucca sailboat before we set off to the Nubian village by motor boat, passing the Elephantine and Kitchener Islands, viewing the Nilometer, the Aga Khan Mausoleum, and the Tombs of the Nobles. At the Nubian village we learn more about their language and culture. (B)DAY 4 Aswan. Early morning departure to Abu Simbel to visit the incredible temple built by Ramses II. We also view the Temple of Hathor. This evening, there is an option to dine on the banks of the Nile. (B) DAY 5 Aswan - Luxor. In the morning we take an air-conditioned coach to Luxor. We visit the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor, discovering the magnificence of the old capital of Egypt. (B)DAY 6 Luxor - Cairo. A guided tour of the Valley of the Kings awaits. This evening we board a train for an overnight journey to Cairo. (B) DAY 7 Cairo. Arriving in Cairo mid-morning the rest of the day is ours to explore the city. In the afternoon we take time to visit the vibrant Khan el Khallili Market. (B) DAY 8 Cairo - Dahab. We depart this morning for Dahab, one of the Sinai's most treasured diving destinations. (B) DAYS 9-12 Dahab. Swimming, snorkelling and water sports are all on hand. On land, experience the thrill of a desert safari on quad bikes, horses or camels. There is the option to climb to the top of Mt Sinai. We then return back to the beaches of Dahab. (B) (B) (B) (B) DAY 13 Dahab - Jerusalem. This morning we say goodbye to Egypt and our Egyptian Trip Leader as we cross the border into Israel at Eilat. Here we meet our Driver who takes us up through the changing countryside to Jerusalem. The evening is free for us to explore. (B) DAY 14 Jerusalem. After breakfast, we take a walking tour inside the Old City of Jerusalem. We'll visit the Wailing Wall - the Jewish most sacred place on earth and see the Aqsa Mosque and Dome of the Rock. Then we will head through the Old City up to the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre to visit the Golgotha. Next up we'll head for Mount Zion to visit the Upper Room, King David's Tomb and the Dormition Abbey. The rest of the day is free to visit the museums or shop. (B)DAY 15 Jerusalem - Amman. After breakfast we head to the Mount of Olives to have a breathtaking Panoramic view over Jerusalem. From here we visit the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations. Then we travel the short distance to Bethlehem - the birthplace of Jesus, to visit the Nativity Church and the Shepherds Field. No visit to the area is complete without a visit to the Dead Sea and we spend some time here, floating, a very strange sensation. Saying farewell to Israel, we cross into Jordan. Here we meet our transfer Driver as we head for Amman. (B)DAY 16 Amman - Petra. After breakfast we transfer along the Kingsway road, visiting en-route Madaba, Mt. Nebo, Mujeb Valley, reaching Karak for a visit, and then continuing to Petra for the night. (B) DAY 17 Petra. We have a whole day here to experience the magic that is Petra. Our guide really brings the history to life. There is plenty of time to explore by ourselves after the guided tour. (B) DAY 18 Petra - Wadi Rum. Heading south we visit Little Petra before we arrive at the stunning landscape in Wadi Rum. We transfer to jeeps to get into the desert for our stay in Bedouin tents. Dinner here is cooked in the traditional way. (B,D)DAY 19 Wadi Rum - Cairo. After breakfast transfer to Aqaba Port to catch the ferry back to Egypt. Once we land in Egypt we are met by our driver to transfer us back to Cairo. (B)DAY 20 Cairo. The trip ends at the hotel after breakfast. (B)TRIP CODE: HTEJIJerusalem markets, IsraelStartFinish06May1225May1220May1208Jun1203Jun1222Jun1217Jun1206Jul1201Jul1220Jul1215Jul1203Aug1229Jul1217Aug1212Aug1231Aug1226Aug1214Sep1209Sep1228Sep1223Sep1212Oct1207Oct1226Oct1221Oct1209Nov1204Nov1223Nov1218Nov1207Dec1202Dec1221Dec1216Dec1204Jan1230Dec1218Jan1313Jan1301Feb1327Jan1315Feb1310Feb1301Mar1324Feb1315Mar1310Mar1329Mar1324Mar1312Apr1307Apr1326Apr1321Apr1310May13Topdeck's 4 Star Resort in Dahab20 Days from $2765 per personTrip price of $2765 + $345 Local Payment Trip price of $2915 + $345 Local PaymentUSD