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Highlights of Egypt & Israel

5
(25 Reviews)
From $6,459 AUD
  • 15 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Cairo, Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan, Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Muhraka, Megiddo, Acre, Galilee, Lake Tiberias, Capernaum, Tabgha, Banias, Golan Heights, Cana, Nazareth, Beit Shean, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea

    Age Range:
    5 to 99
    Languages: English
    Type: Cruising with Land, Egypt Nile Cruises, Multi Country Trips, Package, Partially Guided Tours

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Tour at a Glance

Tour at a Glance

Discover adventures along the Nile & explore historic towns of Jerusalem & Nazareth

  • Sail along the Nile from Luxor to Aswan
  • Licensed and private English speaking Egyptologist
  • Visit Valley of Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut & Colossi of Memnon
  • Discover the Pyramids at Giza, the last Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Experience both Old & New Jerusalem
  • Visit the moving and poignant Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial
  • Encounter the many biblical sites of Nazareth, Bethlehem and beyond
  • Stay in a traditional Hewbrew Kibbutz community
  • Swim in the salty waters of the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth
  • Start Point:
  • End Point:
  • Stops:
  • Map is an indication of destinations visited and may not depict the exact route taken.

Itinerary

On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Luxor (flight included). Transfer to cruise vessel. Afternoon tour of the East Bank of Luxor and the Karnak Temples. Overnight onboard.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Morning visit to the West Bank including the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Sail across the river Nile, reach Esna Lock. Cross the lock and continue sailing to Edfu.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In Edfu, visit the Temple of Horus. Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the temples of Sobek and Horus. Continue sailing to Aswan.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tour Aswan with the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple. Experience a short adventure trip on the Nile by a Felucca (small boat).

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Disembark the vessel and transfer to Aswan airport for a  flight to Cairo (flight included). Transfer to your hotel.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Full day tour of Cairo. Visit the famous Egyptian Museum and the Giza plateau to see the Pyramids and the Sphinx.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Transfer to Cairo airport for your flight to Tel Aviv (flight included). Transfer to your hotel.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Drive to Caesarea. Visit the excavations of the ancient Roman city. Proceed to Muhraka. Enjoy the view of the Jezreel Valley and the lower Galilee. Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of the Armageddon. Drive to Acre to visit the underground Crusader city. Overnight in a Kibbutz Hotel.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Short tour of Tiberias, with a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Visit the Yigal Alon centre where the “Jesus Boat” is displayed. Continue to Capernaum. Visit the remains of the 2nd century Synagogue. Proceed to Tabgha and visit the Church of the Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Continue to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and tour the Golan Heights. Stay overnight in a Kibbutz hotel.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church where Jesus turned water into wine. Continue to Nazareth. Visit the Church of the Annunciation, St Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s Well. Drive to the baptismal site of Yardenit. Continue to Beit Shean and visit the Roman amphitheatre. Drive to Jerusalem.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Visit the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Visit King David’s Tomb and the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion. Enter the Old City; walk through the Cardo, view the Temple Mount, walk along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation. Proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed. Proceed to Bethlehem to visit the Church of Nativity. Return to Jerusalem.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Visit the ancient city of Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Drive to Masada and ascend by cable car to visit the ancient site. Continue to the Dead Sea for a float in the salty water. Return to Jerusalem.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Transfer to Tel Aviv Airport. End of services.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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What’s included?

3 nights accommodation in Cairo

4 nights accommodation on Nile cruise

  • Standard and Superior Class:
    • M/S Semiramis I, M/S Semiramis II or the M/S Esmeralda
  • Deluxe and Platinum:
    • TUE – Steigenberger Minerva or Amwaj Living Stone

1 night accommodation in Tel Aviv

2 nights accommodation in a Kibbutz Hotel

4 nights accommodation in Jerusalem

Touring with English speak guide

Tours as per itinerary

14 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 11 Dinners

Transportation by air conditioned vehicle

Nile cruise Luxor to Aswan

Flight from Cairo to Luxor

Flight from Aswan to Cairo

Flight from Cairo to Tel Aviv

Optional tour to Abu Simbel on day 7 of the itinerary

Entrance fees to sites listed in the itinerary

Local taxes on days 9-14 of itinerary

Border tax and entry visa in Israel & Jordan

Passport or visa fees

Any beverages or food not listed in itinerary

Baggage and personal insurance of any kind

Hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling

Any items of a personal nature

Pricing & Availability

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All rates are based on twin/double share. Please enquire for single and triple rates. Rates are based on AUD. Availability is conditional on final confirmation from the supplier and is subject to change.

Hotel List (or similar)

Oasis Hotel Pyramids Cairo
Begining، Cairo - Alexandria Desert Rd, Pyramids، 12556, Egypt
Tel: +20 2 38387666
Rating
3.5
Oasis Hotel Pyramids Cairo
Grand Beach Hotel Tel Aviv
HaYarkon St 250, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Tel: +972 3-543-3333
Rating
3.5
Grand Beach Hotel Tel Aviv
Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
Lavi, 1526700, Israel
Tel: +972 4-679-9450
Rating
4
Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
Prima Park Jerusalem
Ze'ev Vilnai St 2, Jerusalem, Israel
Tel: +972 2-658-2222
Rating
4
Prima Park Jerusalem
Cairo Pyramids - Steigenberger Hotel
Cairo - Alexandria Desert Rd, Kafr Nassar, Pyramids, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Tel: +20 2 33772555
Rating
3.5
Cairo Pyramids - Steigenberger Hotel
Grand Beach Hotel Tel Aviv
HaYarkon St 250, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Tel: +972 3-543-3333
Rating
3.5
Grand Beach Hotel Tel Aviv
Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
Lavi, 1526700, Israel
Tel: +972 4-679-9450
Rating
4
Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
Grand Court Hotel Jerusalem
St George St 15, Jerusalem
Tel: +972 2-591-7777
Rating
3.5
Grand Court Hotel Jerusalem
Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo
12 Ahmed Ragheb, Qasr El Nil, Cairo Governorate 11519, Egypt
Tel: +20 2 27980000
Rating
4.5
Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo
Dan Panorama Tel Aviv
Kaufmann St 10, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Tel: +972 3-519-0190
Rating
4
Dan Panorama Tel Aviv
Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
Lavi, 1526700, Israel
Tel: +972 4-679-9450
Rating
4
Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
Dan Panorama Jerusalem
Keren HaYesod St 39, Jerusalem, Israel
Tel: +972 2-569-5695
Rating
4.5
Dan Panorama Jerusalem

Ship Details

  • Length: 72 m
  • Breadth: 15 m
  • Cabins: 70
  • Swimming Pool
  • Massage Room
  • Gym
  • Billiard Room
  • Library corner
  • Sun Deck
Standard Cabin
  • Bedding: King/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 22
Junior Suite
  • Bedding: Double
  • Size(sqm): 33
Royal Suite
  • Bedding: Double
  • Size(sqm): 38
  • Window: Yes
  • To Open: Yes
  • SAT HD/LED TV
  • WiFi (free)
  • Internal Telephone
  • Safe Box
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Hairdryer
  • Magnifying Mirror
  • Bathroom with shower/bathtub
  • Length: 72 m
  • Breadth: 15 m
  • Cabins: 70
  • Swimming Pool
  • Massage Room
  • Gym
  • Billiard Room
  • Library corner
  • Sun Deck
Standard Cabin
  • Bedding: King/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 22
Junior Suite
  • Bedding: Double
  • Size(sqm): 33
Royal Suite
  • Bedding: Double
  • Size(sqm): 38
  • Window: Yes
  • To Open: Yes
  • SAT HD/LED TV
  • WiFi (free)
  • Internal Telephone
  • Safe Box
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Hairdryer
  • Magnifying Mirror
  • Bathroom with shower/bathtub
  • Length: 72 m
  • Breadth: 12.5 m
  • Cabins: 60
  • Voltage: 220 v
  • Spa-steam and sauna with aromatherapy and massage
  • Swimming pool with bar and jacuzzi
  • Salon
  • Library
Executive Cabin
  • Bedding:
  • Size(sqm): 25
Presidential Suite
  • Bedding:
  • Size(sqm): 40
  • Bathroom with bath tub
  • Hairdryer
  • Large panoramic balcony
  • LED TV sets satellite channels
  • Telephone with international direct dial
  • Internet connection
  • Safe box
  • Minibar
  • In house movie program and music system
  • Panoramic camera to watch the sailing from cabin
  • Launched:
  • Length: 72 m
  • Breadth: 14 m
  • Cabins: 77
  • Spacious cabins
  • Restaurant, lounge and bar
  • Souvenir shop
  • Conference area
  • Extensive sun deck
  • Pool with pool bar
  • Fitness gym
  • Beauty salon
Double
  • Bedding:
  • Size(sqm): 19
Single
  • Bedding:
  • Size(sqm): 16
Suite
  • Bedding:
  • Size(sqm): 39
  • Air-conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Shower and hairdryer in the bathrooms
  • Balcony and sliding doors on the main and upper decks
  • Internet access
  • Satellite TV
  • In house video channels
  • Music system
  • Phone and Fax
  • Launched: 2014
  • Length: 73 m
  • Breadth: 15 m
  • Speed: 22 km/h
  • Passengers: 124
  • Cabins: 62
  • Main dining room restaurant
  • Lounge
  • Lounge bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Sun deck with sun beds and parasol
  • Swimming pool with open air jacuzzi
  • Massage, Steam Bath and Sauna
  • Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Concierge services
  • Gift Shop
  • Spa
Deck 1, 2 & 3
  • Cabin: Standard
  • Bedding: King/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 20
  • Window: Yes
Deck 3
  • Cabin: Junior Suite
  • Bedding: King/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 30
Deck 3 - Main
  • Cabin: Presidential Suite
  • Bedding: King/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 40
Deck 3 - Upper
  • Cabin: Royal Suite
  • Bedding: King/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 50
  • Panoramic Windows
  • International Dial Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Air-conditioning
  • LCD/Plasma TV Screen
  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Linen Change
  • Dressing Table
  • Sitting Area

Important things to note

Cruise itineraries and cruise vessels are subject to change without notice.

Excursions on the cruise vessel are not private and are with a group.

Escorted tour portion can be a combination of different regular tours and therefore coach changes may be required. Some tours do not operate during special event periods.

*Bethlehem is under the Palestinian Authority Jurisdiction and therefore the visit is subject to confirmation on the day.

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Reviews for Highlights of Egypt & Israel

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Lewis
Thank you Sun Island Tours

Review for: Highlights of Egypt & Jordan

Thank you Sun Island Tours. We enjoyed a tour throughout Egypt & Jordan. Good tour guides, Great hotels. Overall great time.
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Scott
Awesome experience

Review for: Egypt in Style

We had an Awesome experience! Extremely well co-ordinated tour. Very friendly staff. Great hotels. Special Thanks to our tour guide who went above and beyond, He made our trip a memorable one. We would highly recommend Sun Island Tours to anyone who needs a hassle free and amazing experience.
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Greg
The Only Tour Company To Book With In Egypt!

Review for: Classical Egypt

This tour company made me and my friends first trip to Egypt absolutely incredible! We spent a total of 8 days in Egypt and continued on to Jordan for the rest of our vacation (Which was also booked through Sun Island Tours). From the booking of it, to the knowledgeable Egyptologists, the five star accommodations, the new/air conditioned company vehicles, the scheduling to see many different parts of Egypt/see the most important historical landmarks, and on top of everything all communications with the company were always wit the utmost professionalism. Everyday of the trip was scheduled and planned so we had to worry about nothing. I don’t things could be more seamless! I felt the prices were a value for all that was included. If your going to Egypt- Sun Island Tours is the only company to use!

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Highlights of Egypt & Israel

5
(25 Reviews)
From $6,459 AUD
  • 15 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Cairo, Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan, Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Muhraka, Megiddo, Acre, Galilee, Lake Tiberias, Capernaum, Tabgha, Banias, Golan Heights, Cana, Nazareth, Beit Shean, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea

    Age Range:
    5 to 99
    Languages: English
    Travel Style: Cruising with Land, Egypt Nile Cruises, Multi Country Trips, Package, Partially Guided Tours

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