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Egypt, Jordan & Israel Explored

  • Duration
    27 days
  • Tour Type
    Group Tour
  • Tour Style
    Classic
  • Price From
    $16,880pp
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Journey through three incredible countries taking in world-renowned ancient sites, magnificent temples and sailing Earth’s longest river, the Nile. This history-filled tour uncovers the intrigue of the Middle East in one bucket list trip!

  • Fully Inclusive
    Touring with Guides and entrance fees
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 24 , Lunches: 25 , Dinners: 24
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    24 nights in 3+ star accommodation
  • Hassle Free Visa
    Exclusive to Wendy Wu Tours
  • Cruise
    Nile Cruise
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 18
  • Physical Rating 1Learn More
    X A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Highlights

Our Egypt, Jordan & Israel Explored tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

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Authentic Experiences

Our Egypt, Jordan & Israel Tour has been thoughtfully designed and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.

Tour Itinerary

  • Days 1-2
    Fly To Cairo
    DAYS 1-2 : Fly To Cairo

    Fly overnight to Cairo via Dubai. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 3
    Pyramids Of Giza
    DAY 3: Pyramids Of Giza

    An exciting day ahead with a trip to the famous Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx. From here you will visit the Egyptian Museum which houses an extensive collection of statues, mummies and treasures, including Tutankhamun's Tomb. A visit to Egypt is not complete without a stop at the renowned Khan El Khalili Bazaar to interact with the locals and shop for a keepsake souvenir.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 4
    Cairo City Tour
    DAY 4: Cairo City Tour

    This morning, set off to visit Old Cairo churches, the Coptic Museum, which hosts the world's largest collection of Egyptian Christian artefacts, and the ancient burial ground Sakkara. You will have the afternoon at leisure to explore the city, before dinner at Cairo Tower's revolving restaurant.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 5
    Explore Alexandria
    DAY 5: Explore Alexandria

    Depart for the largest city on the Mediterranean, as well as Egypt's main seaport, Alexandria. On arrival you will tour the Roman Amphitheatre, the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa and the Qaitbay Citadel, a defensive fortress located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 6
    El Alamein
    DAY 6: El Alamein

    On the journey back to Cairo you will stop at El Alamein for a guided tour of the military museum and WWII cemeteries. On arrival in Cairo, you will be taken to the train station for your first-class sleeper train to Luxor.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 7
    Cruise The Nile River
    DAY 7: Cruise The Nile River

    Once you reach Luxor, transfer to the port to begin the journey along the Nile. This afternoon, visit Luxor's East Bank including the Temples of Luxor and Karnak, buildings dedicated to the Egyptian pharaohs.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 8
    The West Bank
    DAY 8: The West Bank

    Today explore the West Bank, one of the most stunning landscapes in Egypt. Visit the Colossi of Memnon statues, Temple of Hatshepsut and the Valley of Kings, home to the tombs of ancient Egyptian rulers. Then, sail on to Esna.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 9
    Kom Ombo
    DAY 9: Kom Ombo

    Head to the Temple of Edfu before sailing on to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, famous for its unique twin temples. Sail to Aswan and stay overnight.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 10
    Aswan
    DAY 10: Aswan

    Touring the town of Aswan, stop at the 3,600-metre High Dam, walk around the Unfinished Obelisk and the majestic Temple of Philae. Enjoy a cruise on a felucca passing by the botanical gardens.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 11
    Giza Sound & Light Show
    DAY 11: Giza Sound & Light Show

    This morning is free for you to explore before being transferred to the airport for your return flight to Cairo. Experience the Sound & Light Show at Giza to end your visit to this amazing country.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 12
    Fly To Amman
    DAY 12: Fly To Amman

    Bid farewell to Egypt and fly to Amman. Remainder of the day at leisure.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 13
    Gladiator Show
    DAY 13: Gladiator Show

    Explore Al Salt before continuing to Jerash to experience one of the most favoured Roman pastimes, a gladiator show and chariot race. Drive to Ajloun to visit the fortress of Qal'at ar-Rabad, overlooking the Jordan Valley.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 14
    AMMAN CITY TOUR
    DAY 14: AMMAN CITY TOUR

    Take a city tour through Amman, exploring the Citadel and Roman Amphitheatre, before visiting some of Jordan's Desert Castles on the outskirts where examples of early Islamic art and architecture are on display. A Nai-making workshop, under the tutelage of a local expert, ends this day of exploring.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 15
    Mount Nebo
    DAY 15: Mount Nebo

    A busy day as you will be visiting Mount Nebo, the site of Moses' Tomb, Madaba to see the Orthodox Church of St George, and the Madaba Mosaic Map, the oldest surviving depiction of the Holy Land. Travel to Petra where you will stay overnight.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 16
    Petra By Day & Night
    DAY 16: Petra By Day & Night

    Start today visiting Petra's many caves and tombs. Surrounded by imposing mountains and accessible through a deep, narrow cleft, Petra is a unique and unforgettable place. You have the afternoon to yourself before your evening tour of Petra where you'll see it lit up by candlelight.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 17
    Wadi Rum Desert
    DAY 17: Wadi Rum Desert

    Enjoy a short stop at Little Petra before driving to Wadi Rum, the Valley of the Moon. Explore Lawrence's Road, visiting the most spectacular sights and drive among sand dunes to get a sense of what Wadi Rum has to offer. This evening you will stay in a unique desert camp.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 18
    The Dead Sea
    DAY 18: The Dead Sea

    Travel north along the Jordanian/Israeli border to the Dead Sea - the lowest point on earth. After lunch enjoy some free time to finish off your Jordan experience.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 19
    Travel To Tel Aviv
    DAY 19: Travel To Tel Aviv

    Make your way by road to Tel Aviv. On arrival you will check in to your hotel and take the opportunity to relax before your explorations begin tomorrow.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 20
    Travel To Galilee
    DAY 20: Travel To Galilee

    Explore Jaffa, the world's oldest active harbour before continuing to Caesarea to view the fascinating Roman ruins. Visit the Druze Villages on the slopes of Mount Carmel before a stop at the street bazaars to interact with the local community, then drive to Mukhraga for a view of the Holy Land. Finish the day in Tiberias, on the shores of the famous Sea of Galilee.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 21
    Tiberias
    DAY 21: Tiberias

    Visit Kibbutz Degania B to learn about its development before continuing to Tabgha, the site of the miracle of the Loaves and Fishes. Head to Capernaum to visit the Ancient Synagogue and House of St Peter.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 22
    The Dead Sea
    DAY 22: The Dead Sea

    Drive through the scenic Jordan Valley, into Palestinian Territory, to Qasr El Yahud the original site of Jesus' baptism. Continue to Jericho where you will visit Quarental monastery. After lunch drive to the Dead Sea, where floating in the mineral-rich waters is the perfect end to this day.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 23
    Bethlehem
    DAY 23: Bethlehem

    Drive to Masada and take a cable car to the top of Masada Fortress, where as well as the wonderful view, you will learn of the last stand by Jewish rebels against the Romans. Drive to Qumran for lunch and a visit to where the Dead Sea scrolls were discovered. Continue your journey to Bethlehem, in Palestinian Territory, for a one night stay. Enjoy a Palestinian dancing show during dinner this evening.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 24
    Garden Of Gethsemane
    DAY 24: Garden Of Gethsemane

    This morning visit the Church of Nativity and then drive to Mount Zion where you will visit the Cenacle, King David's Tomb and Dormition Abbey. After lunch continue to Mount of Olives to visit Pater Noster Church and the Church of Ascension. Visit the garden of Gethsemane before venturing into Western Jerusalem to see the Hebrew University, Parliament House and the Supreme Court.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 25
    Jerusalem
    DAY 25: Jerusalem

    Explore Jerusalem and visit the Temple Mount, the famous building of the Dome of the Rock and the Al Aksa Mosque. Continue to the Western Wall, the holiest place of Judaism, and Tunnel, taking a journey back in time walking the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. End the day with a Shabbat dinner prepared by a local Rabbi.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 26
    – 27 Fly To Australia
    DAYS 26 – 27 : Fly To Australia

    This morning travel overland from Tel Aviv to Amman, Jordan in time to connect with overnight flights to Australia.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Amman
  • 8°c
  • 63mm
  • Petra
  • 8°c
  • 113mm
  • Tiberias
  • 13°c
  • 97mm
  • Bethlehem
  • -2°c
  • 77mm
  • Jerusalem
  • 9°c
  • 133mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Amman
  • 9°c
  • 62mm
  • Petra
  • 8°c
  • 90mm
  • Tiberias
  • 14°c
  • 71mm
  • Bethlehem
  • -1°c
  • 71mm
  • Jerusalem
  • 10°c
  • 118mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Amman
  • 12°c
  • 43mm
  • Petra
  • 10°c
  • 70mm
  • Tiberias
  • 16°c
  • 57mm
  • Bethlehem
  • 4°c
  • 86mm
  • Jerusalem
  • 12°c
  • 93mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Amman
  • 16°c
  • 14mm
  • Petra
  • 14°c
  • 44mm
  • Tiberias
  • 20°c
  • 29mm
  • Bethlehem
  • 10°c
  • 90mm
  • Jerusalem
  • 17°c
  • 24mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Amman
  • 21°c
  • 3mm
  • Petra
  • 18°c
  • 30mm
  • Tiberias
  • 23°c
  • 5mm
  • Bethlehem
  • 16°c
  • 105mm
  • Jerusalem
  • 20°c
  • 3mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Amman
  • 24°c
  • 0mm
  • Petra
  • 22°c
  • 13mm
  • Tiberias
  • 26°c
  • 0mm
  • Bethlehem
  • 21°c
  • 110mm
  • Jerusalem
  • 23°c
  • 0mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Amman
  • 25°c
  • 0mm
  • Petra
  • 24°c
  • 8mm
  • Tiberias
  • 28°c
  • 0mm
  • Bethlehem
  • 23°c
  • 126mm
  • Jerusalem
  • 24°c
  • 0mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Amman
  • 26°c
  • 0mm
  • Petra
  • 24°c
  • 7mm
  • Tiberias
  • 29°c
  • 0mm
  • Bethlehem
  • 22°c
  • 94mm
  • Jerusalem
  • 24°c
  • 0mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Amman
  • 24°c
  • 0mm
  • Petra
  • 20°c
  • 19mm
  • Tiberias
  • 28°c
  • 0mm
  • Bethlehem
  • 18°c
  • 117mm
  • Jerusalem
  • 23°c
  • 0mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Amman
  • 20°c
  • 7mm
  • Petra
  • 16°c
  • 37mm
  • Tiberias
  • 24°c
  • 15mm
  • Bethlehem
  • 11°c
  • 99mm
  • Jerusalem
  • 21°c
  • 15mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Amman
  • 15°c
  • 28mm
  • Petra
  • 12°c
  • 86mm
  • Tiberias
  • 19°c
  • 50mm
  • Bethlehem
  • 6°c
  • 89mm
  • Jerusalem
  • 16°c
  • 61mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Amman
  • 10°c
  • 49mm
  • Petra
  • 10°c
  • 129mm
  • Tiberias
  • 14°c
  • 89mm
  • Bethlehem
  • 0°c
  • 91mm
  • Jerusalem
  • 11°c
  • 106mm
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Egypt, Jordan & Israel Explored map

Places Visited: Cairo (3N +1N) - Alexandria (1N) - Overnight Train (1N) - Luxor - Nile Cruise (4N) - Aswan - Amman (3N) - Petra (2N) - Wadi Rum (1N) - Dead Sea (1N+1N) - Tel Aviv (1N) - Tiberias (2N) - Bethlehem (1N) - Jerusalem (2N)

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