Insight Vacations 25D Land of the Prophets

  • Cultural
  • Land Tours

Insight Vacations 25D Land of the Prophets

from
USD 9,775
per person
Insight Vacations 25D Land of the Prophets
from
USD 9,775
per person
  • Cruise the Sea of Galilee, swim in the Dead Sea, ride a cable car to the fortress of Masada, join a Jeep safari in Wadi Rum.
  • Visit Roman and Crusader ruins of Caesarea, Church of Annunciation in Nazareth, Capernaum Synagogue in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem Museum, Israel Museum, Jerash Ruins, Crusader Fortress of Shobek, Petra the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Karnak Temple Complex, Temple of Hathor in Dendera, Luxor Temple and Luxor Museum, High Dam and Granite Quarries of Aswan, Philae Island, Kom Ombo Temple, Valley of the Kings and Temple Hatshepsut on the West Bank, one of Giza's pyramids. 
  • City tours of Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Jerusalem, Amman, Petra and Cairo, all with Local Experts.

DAY 1: WELCOME TO TEL AVIV
You are transferred to the hotel from the airport. At 19:30 meet your Travel Director for a Welcome Reception.

DAY 2: RELAXED START | EXPLORING VIBRANT TEL AVIV
See Rabin Square and Carmel Market. Visit Jaffa and explore the artists' quarter. Savour a falafel lunch at the local market. Enjoy a traditional Shabbat dinner. (Breakfast, Lunch)

DAY 3: CAESAREA TO GALILEE
Visit the Church of Annunciation. Later, learn about life on a Kibbutz. Experience a Dine-at-home lunch. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 4: TO THE DEAD SEA.
Cruise on the Sea of Galilee. Visit Capernaum and see the Synagogue where Jesus taught. (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 5: MASADA AND THE HOLY CITY OF JERUSALEM.
See where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. In Jerusalem, visit the Room of the Last Supper and see the Wailing Wall. (Breakfast)

DAY 6: EXPLORING JERUSALEM
Visit Yad Vashem. Visit Israel Museum and the Shrine of the Book wing which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls. (Breakfast)

DAY 7: RELAXED START | OPTIONAL BETHLEHEM EXPERIENCE
Perhaps visit Bethlehem? Later, continue a guided exploration of Jerusalem. Savour a hearty Highlight Dinner with wine. (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 8: FROM JERUSALEM TO AMMAN
Travel through the Judaean Desert to the border of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. You are met on the other side to journey through a landscape that has changed little in the last 2,000 years. Once at your Amman hotel, relax and settle in before joining your Jordanian Travel Director for drinks and dinner. (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 9: EXPLORING AMMAN
Visit training and work opportunities for women in the region. Journey to Jerash.

DAYS 10 - 11: RED CITY OF PETRA
Visit Mount Nebo, Madaba and Shobak. Then head south to Petra. Explore the 'rose-red' city and visit the magnificent Treasury and the Roman Amphitheatre. Tonight, dine with locals at the Ammarin Camp. (2 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners)

DAY 12: DESERT WADI RUM
Enjoy a jeep safari. Dine with locals under the stars at a desert camp. (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 13: AMMAN
In Amman, visit the Citadel, Archaeological Museum and Grand Roman Ampitheatre.

DAY 14: AMMAN TO CAIRO
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Take some time to relax before joining your Travel Director, a professionally trained Egyptologist, as well as fellow guests for a Welcome Drink.

DAYS 15 - 21: CRUISE THE NILE
Visit Luxor Temple and the Temple of Hathor in Dendera. Venture to Aswan's High Dam and Granite Quarries to see the enormous Obelisk and explore the Temple of Isis. In Kom Ombo, visit the only temple in Egypt dedicated to two gods. Whilst on board in Aswan, enjoy a Victorianstyle high tea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAYS 22 - 24: EXPLORE LUXOR AND FLY TO CAIRO
On the west bank visit the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Valley of the Kings. See the Colossi of Memnon, the statue of Ramesses II, the Great Alabaster Sphinx and the Step Pyramid of King Zoser. Visit a family home and witness the making of authentic Egyptian sun bread. You’ll be able to find out more about local life in the village and why baking this delicacy is so important to the family. Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Cairo. Spend the last 3 days of your adventures exploring the city, including a visit to the Egyptian Museum with your Egyptologist, and step inside a pyramid. (Breakfast)

DAY 25: RELAXED START | DEPART CAIRO
It's time to say goodbye to your fellow travellers as your journey comes to an end. A transfer will take you to Cairo International airport for your onward flights. (Breakfast)

Insight Experiences

  • Amman: Visit the Iraq-Al-Amir Women’s Co-op supported by the Tread Right Foundation and engage in one of the many handicraft activities. 
  • Visit a Druze village in Israel, A family home in Luxor.
  • Ride a traditional Nile felucca.

Authentic Dining:

  • Friday Shabbat dinner in Tel Aviv
  • Home- Hosted Lunch in with a Druze village
  • Traditional Jordanian lunch in Jerash
  • Dine with local Bedouins at the Ammarin Camp in Petra
  • Traditional Jordanian Barbecue dinner in Wadi Rum
  • Colonial style high tea in Aswan
  • Taste traditional Egyptian bread.
Insight Vacations 25D Land of the Prophets
from
USD 9,775
per person

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