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Majestic 11-day Cairo, Petra and Jerusalem Holy Land tour. Embark on an 11-day journey through the heart of the Middle East, exploring the rich history and spirituality of Cairo, Petra, and Jerusalem. This tour offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the ancient wonders of the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, connect with the vibrant cultures of Cairo and Amman. You will also have the chance to visit the legendary city of Petra, carved into the red rock cliffs by the Nabataeans over 2,000 years ago, and to experience the spiritual significance of Jerusalem, including the Western Wall, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. From the bustling Cairo to the serene waters of the Dead Sea, this tour offers a diverse and unforgettable journey through the holy land. Join us for an experience that will leave you with a deeper understanding and appreciation of this fascinating region and its people.
2100 USD per person in a twin/double room (2-16 people)
3570 USD for a single traveler (traveling alone)
N.B: This tour can be started in Egypt or Israel dependent on your international flights.
It’s also important to note that this itinerary involves border crossings and travel between countries, so it’s important to come prepared with appropriate documentation.
Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist by our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations” who will help you through the arrival and visa regulations. Transfer to your hotel and the beginning of your 11-day Holy Land Tour. (no meals)
Today you will visit one of the most important tourist sites in Egypt, here we will explore the wonderous Giza Plateau and marvel at the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure along with the mysterious Sphinx which is believed to guard them.
You will then proceed to Saqqara the site of the Step Pyramid, the first proper pyramid built by the architect Imhotep for King Djoser in the 27th Century B.C. (Breakfast only)
Today, you will visit the most important religious buildings in Cairo. You will visit Saint Virgin Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church also known as the Hanging Church, which is one of the oldest churches in Egypt, the history of a church on this site dates to the third century. Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church also known as Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Egypt, dating back to the 4th century. The Ben Ezra Synagogue is situated in Old Cairo and the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As also called the Mosque of Amr, which was originally built in 641–642 AD. The original structure was the first mosque ever built in Egypt and the whole of Africa. (Breakfast only)
Transfer to Cairo Airport for your connection flight to Amman. You will be met upon arrival at Amman airport by one of our representatives and transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay. (Breakfast only)
Today you will commence you tour to the ancient city of Gadara (Umm Qais) boasting spectacular views of the Yarmouk Valley, the Golan Heights, and the Sea of Galilee. Gadara is known for its Roman theatres, fountains, underground water wells and more. The site of Gadara was also an important stop during the Ottoman era and was inhabited by locals until 1989. We will then visit the ruined city of Jerash, Jordan’s largest and most interesting Roman site. The imposing ceremonial gates, colonnaded avenues, temples and theatres all speak to the time when this was an important imperial centre. Finally you will stop to see Ajloun Castle, a superb example of Arab-Islamic military architecture which has stood for centuries retaining significance since the time of the Crusades built originally by Salah al Din in 1184/1185. Overnight in Amman. (Breakfast & lunch)
Your tour today commences with a visit to Bethany, the site of John the Baptist’s settlement at Bethany where Jesus was baptized. The Bethany area sites formed part of the early Christian pilgrimage route between Jerusalem, the Jordan River, and Mount Nebo. You tour will then visit Saint George’s Church, this 19th-century Greek Orthodox church houses a treasure of early Christianity. Found on this site was a stunning mosaic map, crafted in 560 AD. The map represents the oldest map of Palestine in existence it has 157 captions (in Greek) depicting all the major biblical sites of the Middle East, from Egypt to Palestine. Following this you will visit Mount Nebo where Moses is said to have stood and overlooked the Holy Land and where according to Christian tradition Moses was buried. Overnight in Amman. (Breakfast & lunch)
Today, you have a full day exploring Petra known as the Rose Red City. This remarkable city of temples and houses was carved out of the sheer rock some 2,000 years ago by a nomadic people called the Nabataeans. From this stone stronghold, they were able to control the ancient trade routes of Arabia, establishing a kingdom that became known for its exquisite architecture and refined culture. Making your way on foot through a slim fissure in the rock of the ‘Siq’ mountains you will encounter the dramatic treasury plus the Street of Facades, the Court House and the Amphitheatre. If there is time you can even climb the 1,200 steps to the Monastery. Following your tour, you will then be driven back to your hotel in Amman. (Breakfast & Lunch)
After checking out of your hotel, you will drive via the border crossing (Allenby Bridge/King Hussein Border) then drive to Jerusalem via the Judean Desert. On arrival at the Holy City, you will be driven directly to your hotel for check in (Breakfast only).
You tour today will start with a visit to the Mount of Olives before walking the short distance to the Wailing Wall which is one of the holiest sites in Judaism. This is followed by a visit to the Via Dolorosa through the Stations of the Cross, to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre which is believed to be the site where Jesus was crucified and later buried. You will then drive to Bethlehem the city where Christianity began, and Jesus was born. You will visit the Church of the Nativity and the Grotto of the Manger. Finally, you will drive back to Jerusalem and your hotel. (Breakfast & Lunch)
Your tour commences today with a journey to Masada where you will take a cable car ride to the top of the mountain to see the remnants of an ancient fortress built by King Herod. After exploring the ruins you will take drive along the shoreline to the Dead Sea lies in the Jordan Valley at the lowest point on earth. It has attracted visitors from around the Mediterranean Basin for thousands of years. As one of the world’s first health resorts Herod the Great was said to have bathed here. Here you can spend your time sunbathing, relaxing and floating in the water before we drive back to your hotel. (Breakfast & Lunch)
It is the end of your 11-day Holy Land Tour, following breakfast in the hotel our representative will assist in transferring to the airport for final departure.