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11-Day Cairo, Petra & Jerusalem Holy Land Tour

Majestic 11-day Cairo, Petra and Jerusalem Holy Land tour. Embark on an 11-day journey through the heart of the Middle East. Explore 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. 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.

Price from:

2290 USD per person in a triple room (Group tour)

2399 USD per person in a twin/double room (Group tour)

4080 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.

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 5-star standard hotel in Jordan on a Bed and Breakfast basis for 04 nights
  • 5-star standard hotel in Cairo on a Bed and Breakfast basis for 03 nights
  • 5-star standard hotel in Israel on a bed and breakfast basis for 03 nights
  • 15 meals: 10 breakfasts, and 05 lunches
  • Flight from Egypt to Jordan or vice versa
  • Domestic flights in Egypt
  • All Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Licensed tour guides in Egypt, Jordan & Israel
  • All service charges and local taxes.

Price Excludes

  • International flights (from home to Egypt, Jordan or Israel)
  • Arrival visas to Egypt, Jordan and Israel
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks and meals when not included
  • Any optional tour

Children Policy

  • Children from 0 – 2 years get 70% off
  • Children from 3 – 5 years get 60% off
  • Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
  • Children from 12 years are considered adults
Highlights of this 11-Day Cairo, Petra & Jerusalem Holy Land Tour
  • Explore the ancient pyramids of Giza and the Coptic Cairo area
  • Visit Petra, the iconic ancient city in Jordan that is carved into the rock face and is one of the Seven Wonders of the World
  • Explore the Old City of Jerusalem, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Enjoy a swim in the salty waters of the Dead Sea, which is known for its unique healing properties
Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

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 Cairo Petra Jerusalem Tour.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Get ready for an incredible journey through ancient Egyptian history! Today we embark on a thrilling adventure to two of Egypt’s most captivating landmarks.

First stop: the awe-inspiring Giza Plateau. Here, you’ll stand in the shadow of the legendary Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure. These colossal structures are a testament to the ingenuity and power of ancient Egypt. Prepare to be mesmerized by the enigmatic Sphinx, the guardian who stands watch over these timeless wonders.

Next, we travel to Saqqara, an open-air museum teeming with archaeological treasures. Here, you’ll witness the revolutionary Step Pyramid, a pioneering structure designed by the brilliant architect Imhotep for King Djoser in the 27th century BC. This marvel of engineering marked a turning point in pyramid construction, paving the way for the iconic pyramids we know today.

Day 3Spiritual Cairo

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. Continue to Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church also known as Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Egypt, dating back to the 4th century.  

Proceed to the Ben Ezra Synagogue, one of the oldest and largest synagogues in Egypt. Return back to your hotel.

Day 4Cairo - Amman

Transfer to Cairo Airport for your connection flight to Amman, for the second leg of your 11-day Cairo Petra and Jerusalem tour. You will be met upon arrival at Amman Airport by one of our representatives and transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 5Gadara, Jerash & Ajloun Castle

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.

You 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 center. 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. 

Day 6Bethany, Madaba & Mount Nebo

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. 

Day 7Lost City of Petra

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. 

Day 8Jordan to Israel

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 for the final leg of your 11-day Cairo Petra and Jerusalem tour. On arrival at the Holy City, you will be driven directly to your hotel for check in.

Day 9Jerusalem and Bethlehem

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 transfer 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 transfer back to Jerusalem and your hotel.

Day 10Masada and Dead Sea

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 transfer you back to your hotel.

Day 11End of your 11-day Cairo, Petra and Jerusalem tour

It is the end of your 11-day Cairo Petra and Jerusalem Tour, following breakfast in the hotel our representative will assist in transferring to the airport for final departure.

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