Discover the ancient treasures housed within Cairo's Egyptian Museum including the royal mummy room.
Explore Jerusalem's Jewish Quarter, Wailing Wall, Dome of the Rock and Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Wander along the walkways of Mount Zion in seach of the tomb of King David and the room of the last supper.
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Welcome to Cairo. We will meet you at the airport and take you directly to your luxurious hotel. Enjoy a welcome dinner this evening.
Stay: Two Nights, Cairo, Four Seasons Nile PlazaDaily :
Be granted special access to the heavily- guarded Royal Mummy Rooms at Cairo’s Egyptian Museum. Here you will come face to face with the priceless remains of former pharaohs including Ramesses I and Ramesses the Great
Perhaps learn more about the city’s religious diversity with a visit to the Citadel of Salah-el-Din or a wander through the streets of Coptic Cairo; or visit the Gayer Anderson Museum of art and design. Whichever experience you choose, you’ll finish your day like a local, taking in the colours and bustle of Khan Al Khalili Grand Bazaar or the Tent Makers Bazaar.
An Aladdin’s cave of Egypt’s treasures are housed in Cairo’s Egyptian Museum. Come face to face with Tutankhamun’s death mask and enter the Royal mummy rooms. Later, choose your Freedom of Choice option.Daily :
Bid a temporary farewell to Cairo to continue your Egyptian explorations further south. Fly across the Nubian Desert to the town of Abu Simbel. Here, carved into a soaring mountainside, you’ll discover the World Heritage-Listed temples dedicated to Ramesses II and his beloved Nefertari which date back to the 13th century BC. Continue on to the laidback southern city of Aswan where tonight’s accommodation is the legendary Old Cataract Hotel. The grounds of this restored 19th century Victorian Palace, set between the pink-granite of the edge of the desert and a magnificent blue-expanse of the Nile is the perfect place to watch the sunset.
Stay: Aswan, Sofitel Old Cataract HotelDaily :
Your river ship is docked and waiting for you at the port in Aswan. After settling in and enjoying lunch in the dining room, perhaps venture off board to discover more about this region and its culture and traditions. A motor boat is available to take you to the impressive Nubian Museum complex which is located on a towering clifftop. This evening enjoy a special cocktail reception and dinner on board.
Stay: Four Nights: Oberoi Philae Nile River CruiseDaily :
You’ll be tempted to wake early this morning to witness an authentic Egyptian dawn as the rising sun casts a shimmering glow on the Nile. The modern world of engineering feats beckons with a visit to Aswan High Dam, the biggest in Egypt, which collects water from Lake Nasser, one of the world’s largest artificial lakes. Along the banks of the Nile, remnants of ancient civilisations blur the lines between the past and the present. Immerse yourself back in ancient times on the charming island of Agilika where you pay homage to the goddess Isis at the relocated Philae Temple. Later visit the twin temples of Kom Ombo shared by the gods Sobek and Horus.Daily :
This morning visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to Horus the falcon god and regarded as the best preserved temple of the ancient world. This afternoon your ship sails on to the ancient city of Essna, crossing the Essna lock. Time on board can be as luxurious and relaxing as you like. From tea in the club lounge, to drinks on deck, spa treatments, or delicious dining, a view of the mighty Nile is never more than a glance away. This evening your ship will dock in the ancient city of Luxor.Daily :
Today’s exciting adventures will see you delve deep into Egyptology. On the West Bank and the Valley of the Kings, you’ll explore tombs constructed for notable pharaohs including Tutankhamun and Ramesses VI. Later, visit the magnificent memorial temple of Medinet Habu and the massive stone Colossus of Memnon. Later, explore the East Bank, an area that has been home to three different religions over the centuries. There are temples to each still standing on the riverbanks. The dedication to faith of Luxor’s earliest residents is revealed at the fascinating ancient archaeological sites of Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.
Today you’ll fly back to Cairo and check in to your hotel. A special treat is on the agenda this evening with the spectacular Sound and Light show projected onto the pyramids.
Stay: Two Nights: Cairo, Four Seasons First ResidenceDaily :
An incredible salute to all things Egyptian is yours to be enjoyed today. At the Giza pyramid complex, the known intricacies of the oldest remaining Seven Wonders of the World will be revealed. You’ll be able to touch and explore the Great Pyramid of Giza and get incredible views of the Sphinx. Later, wander through the ruins of Memphis, the ancient capital, and Sakkara, an early burial site, and see the world’s oldest stone pyramid. After an impressive day seeing these magnificent sites, we finish our Egyptian adventure with a farewell dinnerDaily :
Today you’ll fly to the Jordanian capital, Amman. Enjoy a welcome dinner at your hotel this evening.
Stay: Two Nights, Grand Hyatt AmmanDaily :
Today comb through the sprawling ruins of Jerash, one of the best-preserved Roman provincial cities in the Middle East. Afterwards, it’s time to explore the bustling centre of Amman on a guided walking tour.Daily :
Visit Mount Nebo, with its spectacular views over the Jordan Valley and see the mosaics of Madaba, before arriving into Petra.
Stay: Two Nights, Movenpick Resort PetraDaily :
Today you’ll explore the legendary lost city of Petra, walking along the Siq and visiting The Treasury and The Monastery, a huge carved temple reached by 800 steps.Daily :
Spend the night at a luxury camp, where you can finish the evening star gazing in the desert sky.
Set off towards Little Petra before arriving in Wadi Rum where you’ll join a Jeep ride with a local Bedouin.
Stay: Wadi Rum, Memories Aicha Luxury CampDaily :
Travel to the Dead Sea, one of the world’s first ever health resort areas, it has attracted visitors for thousands of years.
Stay: Two Nights, Dead Sea, Kempinski Hotel IshtarDaily :
Today is yours to relax and rejuvenate at your beautiful Dead Sea resort. Perhaps, join in the fun and read the paper or sip a drink whilst effortlessly floating in the buoyant water.Daily :
Today you’ll cross into neighbouring Israel Following the Jordan Valley, the road takes us to Jericho, thought to be the oldest city in the world and visit the Mount of Temptations.
Stay: Four Nights, Orient Hotel, JerusalemDaily :
Discover the religious significance of Jerusalem, a holy city of high importance to people of Christian, Jewish and Islamic faiths. This afternoon you’ll see where Jesus was born in the nearby town of Bethlehem with its famous Church of the Nativity.Daily :
Today take a step back from Christianity and explore the city’s Jewish quarter. Visit the holiest site in Judaism, the infamous Western (or Wailing) Wall. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to descend into the limestone tunnels built beneath the old city. Later wander around, the Machane Yehuda marketplace, known locally as ‘the Shuk’.Daily :
Today visit the National Memorial of the Holocaust and the Israeli Museum where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed.Daily :
This morning a coach will transfer you back to Amman Airport for your onward flight.Daily :
Spend a day in the spectacular scenery of the Golan Heights with a chef's lunch at one of the top wineries.
In Wadi Rum spend a night at a luxury camp. The lunar-like desert landscape provides a perfect backdrop for stargazing.
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