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10 days / 9 nights

Included in the tour:

9 nights accommodations.
Sightseeing: mentioned below in the programme.
Admissions to:
mentioned below in the programme.
Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach throughout.
Multilingual escort throughout tour.

Note:
in Israel , tours of holy sites require modest dress
(no shorts or sleeveless shirts for men or women), head covering passports required for entrance into the Knesset, Which might be closed without prior notice . on Fridays there is no entrance to the temple mount, or passing through Jericho.
on Saturday or Jewish holidays no entrance to Rachel's tomb.

ISRAEL (TEL AVIV & JERUSALEM)

Day 1

Arrival Ben Gurion International Airport, meeting and assistance you through customs.
Board your motorcoach to transfer eastwards Jerusalem, the rest of the day is free to explore this holyland city.
Overnight: The Hotel

JERUSALEM / BETLEHEM / JERUSALEM

Day 2

Morning, a walking tour through the Old City, which includes the recently restored Jewish Quarter, visit the ' Cardo ' and the Western Wall, the only remnat left of the outer wall of the Second Temple. Proceed to the Temple Mount, visit the Dome of the Rock and El-Aksa Mosque. Walk the 14 Stations of the way of the Cross (Via Dolorosa), through the Moslem and the Christian Quarters, to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Enjoy a magnificent view of the Old City from the Mount of Olives, visit King David's Tomb, the Dormition Abbey and the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion.
Then Proceed to Betlehem, visit the Church of the Nativity, tour the site marking the birthplace of Jesus.
Visit Rachel's Tomb on the way back to Jerusalem.
Overnight: The Hotel.

JERUSALEM / MASSADA / EIN GEDI / JERICHO / JERUSALEM

Day 3

Morning, drive via Judean Desert eastwards the Dead Sea, about 400 meters below sea level (lowest spot on Earth ).
Visit Massada, remains of the fortress built by Herod the Great, and last strong hold of the Zealots.
Take a chance for a unique bathing experience in the Dead Sea. Continue through the desert oasis of Ein Gedi, then via Jericho, the lowest and oldest
city in the world, back to Jerusalem.
Overnight: The Hotel

JERUSALEM / RAFAH BORDER / CAIRO

Day 4

Morning, check out and drive in a visit to Jerusalem( the New City ).
Visit the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset, passing the President's Monsion.
On to the Bible Lands Museum, which houses fascinating collections depicting the cultures and civilizations of the ancient lands of the Bible .
Continue for a visit to "Yad Vashem", memorial to the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. Then drive back to Rafah Border, cross it to Sinai Peninsula, then cross the Suez Canal to arrive Cairo by night, where you check in your hotel.
Overnight: The Hotel

CAIRO

Day 5

Morning departure to Giza, visiting one of the seven wonders of the world "The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus".
Not far from the Pyramids, you explore and photograph "The Great Sphinx of Giza", that large statue which is the one of most famous monuments in the whole world. Then visit the capital of Upper and Lower Egypt some 5000 years ago, "Memphis". We continue to visit the first pyramid has been built in ancient Egypt "Sakkara".
Through this historic route you visit the factories of handmade carpets and papyrus and parfumes institutes.
Overnight: The Hotel

 

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

 

 
       
 

CAIRO

Day 6

Starting our tour by visiting the Egyptian Museum, which offers visitors a chance to aquaint themselves with Egypt's ancient history over a period of 50 centuries. Afterward ,we begin a sightseeing tour of Old Cairo, visiting the Citadel, its construc-
tion was initiated in 1776, and visit the Alabaster Mosque.
Facing the Citadel is the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, perhaps the most majestic monument of Arab architecture in Egypt.
The tour also includes a visit to Khan el Khalili, a famous Cairo bazzar, dating back to the late 14th century.
Overnight: The Hotel

CAIRO / ALEXANDIRA

Day 7

This morning, board your motorcoach north westward to Alexandria,"the Pearl of the Mediterranean".
On the way to the hotel we tour the city along the intriguing coastal route.
This evening is free to enjoy the many thrills Alexandria offers.
Overnight: The Hotel.

ALEXANDRIA

Day 8

This morning, we begin our tour by visiting the Graeco Roman Museum, where is around 40.000 invaluable relics.
Near the Port, we visit "The Catacombs", which consist of three tiers hewn out of the rock at a depth of 100 ft. A brief visit of "Pompey's, Pillar" a huge granite pillar dating back to 297A.D.
This afternoon you have an overlooking of the most exquisite beach on the eastern tip of Alexandria, surrounded by an extremely large garden, unique in its harmonious combinations of flowers with wood.
This is El- Montaza Park, the summer residence of the ex- royai family. Enjoy the day at your hotel and the fantastic night life.
Overinght: The Hotel.

ALEXANDRIA / CAIRO

Day 9

Today it's back to CAIRO enjoying bus travel. Entire day at leisure.
Overnight: The Hotel

CAIRO

DAY 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
       
 

Check out of the hotel, board your motorcoach, to airport for final departure and ending the tour.
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Miles
Kilometres
Jerusalem - Rafah Border
173
280
Rafah Bordre - Cairo
244
395
Cairo Centre - Pyramids of Giza
6
10
Cairo Centre - Memphis & Sakkara
15
24
Cairo - Alexandria
134
217
Cairo Centre - Airport
14
22

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