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Israel - Egypt Tour
Two Countries with fascinating archeological and religious sites, combined make for the trip of a lifetime. Some of the included feature sites in Israel are: Tel Aviv one of the most known beach sites in Israel, Jaffa, Galilee, Haifa and Acre are a must see stops in any Israel tour. Also visit all the biblical sights in Jerusalem. In Egypt some of the highlights are the Pyramids of Giza one of Egypt's wonders of the ancient world, explore the Nile River on a Nile Cruise, one of the most popular journeys in Egypt. To book call us: 1-800-842-6943, or email us: mytravel@platinumholidays.com.
Israel - Egypt Tour

Azrieli Towers



Church of the Multiplication



Church of the Annunciation



Israel Western Wall



Church of the Nativity Bethlehem



Israel Museum



Statue of Ramses



Karnak Temple



Colossi of Memnon



Kom Ombo Temple



River Nile Felucca



Muhammad Ali Mosque
Extended Customized Tours
DAY 1
International Overnight Flight. Departures from most major Cities.

DAY 2
Todays Tour:
Tel Aviv. The second largest City in Israel, enjoy a walk on their beach boardwalk, lined with beach, stores and restaurants. Visit Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv the main place for public gatherings. Get a fantastic view of this mediterranean City from the Azriely lookout a top of the Azriely towers.
Jaffa. One of the oldest ports in world, with it's ancient stone alleyways, where medieval pilgrims started their journey to Jerusalem.
Overnight in Tel Aviv. Breakfasts and Dinner included.

DAY 3
Today you will visit:
Caesarea Galilee, Explore the ruins of this ancient Roman Capital, the long aqueduct, the ancient amphitheatre and the Roman statues.
Haifa. Israels third largest City 90 km from Tel Aviv, a must see here the Bahai gardens on the slopes of Mount Carmel within the complex of the main center for the Bahai faith, also views of the City's bay from the summit of Mt Carmel.
Acre. An UNESCO declared Heritage site City, visit the well preserved subterranean crusader City dating from 1104, Capital of the crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem.
Breakfast, Lunch, Kibbutz Dinner. Overnight in Acre.

DAY 4
Highlights of the day:
Capernaum. On the Northen side of the sea of Galilee, now mainly and archeological Park, it's main site attraction the Ancient Synagogue believe to date from the time of Jesus.
Tabgha, on the north western shore of the sea of Galilee, is the traditional site of the Church of the Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes also known as the Church of the Multiplication.
Mount Beatitudes. On a small hill overlooking the sea of Galilee. The mount overlooks the place where Jesus delivered his most famous sermon that contains a passage known as the beatitudes.
Enjoy the peaceful gardens walk thru the Church with stained glass windows depicting the beatitudes.
Breakfast, Kibbutz Dinner. Overnight in Tabgha.

DAY 5
Today's Tour:
On your way to Jerusalem a quick visit to the dea sea for a dip in the Buoyant Dead Sea waters.
Yardenit. Visit this Holy baptismal site on the Jordan river, at the point where the Jordan River flows in to the dead sea.
Cana. Situated in the Northern part of Nazareth, visit the Church constructed at the site were Jesus perfomed his first miracle of turning water in to wine.
Nazareth. Visit the Church of the Anunciation, were the Angel Gabriel announced Jesus birth to the Virgin Mary, also visit Joseph's workshop.Continue on to Jerusalem.
Breakfast and dinner included, Overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 6
Today you will visit:
Tomb of King David. Located on Mount Zion Jerusalem, Tomb of the second king of Israel, a holy place for Muslims, Christians and Jews.
Last Super Hall. On Mount Zion, built on the second floor above the Tomb Of King David. The Holy place were Jesus shared the Last Supper with his disciples.
Old City Of Jerusalem. A 220 acre walled City within the City of Jerusalem, home to many holy sites shared by muslims christians and Jews, declared a Unesco World Heritage Site.
The Western Wall, in the Old City of Jerusalem, the only wall that remained standing after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 C.E. A Holy site for prayer and jewish pilgrimage.
Via Dolorosa. Follow the route that Jesus walked carrying his cross to his crucifixion.
Church of the Holy Sepulchre, In the Old City, A church built on the site of the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus.
Mt Scopus. Enjoy great views of the Old City of Jerusalem and the Dead Sea from a lookout.
Mount Of Olives. Considered holy ground since Jesus once stood there delivering his Prophecies. Offers great views of the Old City and the cementery down below.
Church of the Nativity Bethlehem. Marks the site of the birthplace of Jesus, one of the oldest churches still practising and the oldest church in the Christian World.
Breakfast and Lunch included. Overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 7
Hightlights of your day:
Visit the Abbel Synagogue at Hadassah Medical Center to view the twelve famous stained glass windows donated by Marc Chagall in 1962.
Scale Model of Jerusalem, At the Israel Museum, a fascinating replica of Jerusalem from the period of the Second Temple, before its destruction by the Romans.
Dead Sea Scrolls. Visit the Israel Museum to view the collection of ancient biblical documents discovered near the dead sea in 1940.
Breakfast included. Overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 8
Transfer and assisted for your flight to Cairo. Where our Representative will transfer you to your Hotel in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.

DAY 9
Today's tour:
- Visit the majestic Pyramids of Giza, Cheops also called the great Pyramid, Chephren and Mykerinus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, to the south of the great Pyramid the legendary Sphinx a mysterious creature with a lion's body and a human face.
- Memphis and Sakkara. Memphis Capital of Egypt in ancient times, the must see here is the larger than life statue Colossi of Ramses II, the king lies on his back on a special pavillion. Sakkara. Here you will find the first pyramid or Step Pyramid as it's known and surrounding enclosure of Zoser King of Egypt in 2667 B.C.
- Alabaster Sphinx. 13 feet high, 26 feet long and carved of single peace stone.
- Optional Tour: In the evening return for a Sound and Light Show at the Giza Plateau. See the Pyramids and Sphinx illuminated at night while listening to their magical history.
Breakfast, Lunch, Included. Overnight in Cairo.

DAY 10
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Our Representative will meet and assist you. Board your 5* Nile Cruiser.
Today you will visit:
- Luxor and Karnak Temples. The best introduction to greatness of Upper Egypt.
- Karnak the largest and most imposing Temple complex ever built, it was the Center of Egypt were the Pharaos lived,dedicated to Sun God Amon.
- Luxor. This temple seats right beside the Nile, surrounded by the now modern town of Luxor, starts by an avenue of Sphinxes wich originally went all to way to Karnak 2 km to the North.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included. Overnight in Luxor.

DAY 11
Todays hightlights:
- Valley of the Kings. Burial place of many of the new Kingdom Pharaos, including Tutankhamun and Ramses the Great, here you can venture in to some of the tombs.
- Temple of Hatshepsut, the only woman Pharao to rule ancient egypt, this temple blends beautifully in a bay of cliffs knowns as Deir El Bahri.
- Valley of the Queens. Burial place for Royal brides, princes,and princesses, only a handful of tombs are open to the public, the most famous that of Nefertari Ramses favourite wife.
- Colossi of Memnon. Two giant seated figures that is all that remains of the Great Temple of Amenhotep III, although damaged they are impressive.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included. Overnight on board while sailing to Esna and Edfu.

DAY 12
Today's tour:
- Esna. On the west bank of the Nile, it's main attraction the Temple of Khnum and the crossing of the Lock, a small but very interesting crossing to watch from the deck of your boat.
- Edfu. Travel by horse drawn carriage between the Temple of Horus one of the best preserved Temples of ancient Egypt, the Temple of Edfu is located some distance inland.
- Kom Ombo. Beautiful waterfront Temple dedicated to the Cocodrile God Sobek ,and Haroeris with a Falcon Head, it was completed during Roman times.
Breakfast, Lunch included. Tonight enjoy an Egyptian Galabya Dinner Party, a fun filled evenig.
Overnight on board, sail to Aswan.

DAY 13
Today you will visit:
- Aswan High Dam. Just north of the border with Sudan, a huge rock filled dam, wich captures the world's largest river: the Nile, and its reservoir: Lake Nasser.
- The Unfinished Obelisk. Perfectly shaped but still attached to the rock, left there after discovering a crack, it would have been the biggest ever erected.
- Philae Temple. Located on a Island, one of the most romantic sites, dedicated to the Goddess Isis. This Temple was reconstructed on the Island of Aglika, from it's original Philae Island, due to the construction of the High Dam.
- At sunset board a traditional Nile "Felucca" and sail on the river arround Aswan's botanical gardens.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included. Overnight on board in Aswan.

DAY 14
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Our representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

DAY 15
Today's tour:
- The Egyptian Museum In Cairo, houses more than 120,000 items of antiquity, a fascinating Museum dedicated to the legacy of the Pharaos and life in ancient Egypt. Not to be missed the Mummy's room and the Tutankhamun Galleries.
- The Citadel built in 1183, offers breathtaking views of the City, with the most visible monument in Cairo the Muhammad Ali Mosque.
- Khan Al Khalili, One of the world's oldest shopping districts, here you will find great souvenirs, antiques, jewerly, food street vendors, spices perfumes, a place to put your bargaining skills to use.
Breakfast, Lunch Included. Overnight in Cairo.

DAY 16
Tour Ends. Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
Your tour includes:
  • International Flight
  • Domestic Flights
  • Meet and assist at all destinations.
  • Transfers by A/C car
  • All meals as per Itinerary
  • All Hotels 4* minimum
  • 5* Nile Cruise
  • Services of an Egyptologyst
  • All excursions as per itinerary
  • All entrance fees (except to the Mummy room)
Flights for most major cities


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