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15 Days Egypt, Jordan & Israel Christian Tour

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Pass By: John F. Kennedy International Airport, Queens, NY 11430, USA

Embark on your flight to Cairo from any airport around the United States.

Pass By: Oruba، Cairo International Airport (CAI), Road، El Nozha, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Arrive at Cairo International Airport in Cairo, Egypt. Transfer to Le Meridien Hotel

Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt

Stand in awe of one of the 7 Wonders of the World, the Pyramids of Giza and see the Great Sphinx. Take the opportunity to go inside the Great Pyramid to explore the burial chamber. Ride a camel with the pyramids as a backdrop. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Grand Egyptian Museum, El Remayah Sq, Cairo-Alex. Road Pyramids, Giza Egypt

Explore Old Cairo and visit the Egyptian Museum, which houses the greatest collection of Pharaonic treasures in the world. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Coptic Cairo, Cairo Egypt

Visit Coptic Cairo and the famous Suspended Church, the Church of St. Sergius, and the Synagogue of Ben Ezra. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Marah, Sidi Beshr Bahri, Qesm Al Montazah, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

Stop at Marah, the desert spring where the children of Israel found the water bitter. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mount Sinai, Saint Catherine 46512 Egypt

Visit the desert oasis of Elim and Wadi Feiran, where you will see Mount Serbal, the possible site where Moses held his arms up for victory. Enjoy an authentic Bedouin dinner in a Bedouin tent.

Optional Night Activity: Climb Mt. Sinai and experience a stunning sunrise view. Those who choose to climb Mt. Sinai, please bring warm clothing and comfortable walking shoes. An optional camel ride is available for up to 1/3 of the mountain and can be arranged with your tour guide for $25 per person. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Catherine's Monastery, At the Foot of Mount Horeb, Saint Catherine Egypt

Tour the beautiful Monastery of St. Catherine and learn about its exceptional history. It is the only continuously used church building in the world. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Eilat Marina, Northwestern Coast, Eilat Israel

Cross the Taba Border and enter into Israel. Enjoy a drive thru' Eilat, Israel’s southernmost town located on the Red Sea. Cross the Arava Border and enter in Jordan and travel to Aqaba.

Stop At: Petra - Wadi Musa 77110 Jordan

Drive along the King's Highway to Wadi Musa before entering into Petra, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Explore Petra and see "The Treasury", the field of tombs, the obelisks, the altar, and more. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dead Sea, Israel

Enjoy a free morning at the Dead Sea resort. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Madaba Mosaic Map, Inside St. George's Church, Madaba Jordan

Visit Madaba, a Jordanian town known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Church of Saint George, Madaba Jordan

See the Greek Orthadox Church of St. George where you will view the earliest original map of the Holy Land. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mount Nebo, Madaba Jordan

Visit Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land. This is also believed to be the site of Moses’ tomb. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Bethany Jordan River Baptism Site of Jesus, Qasr el Yahud, Al Jubaihah Jordan

Drive by Bethany Beyond the Jordan, which is believed to be the site of Jesus’ baptism by John the Baptist.

Stop At: Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Cross the border and enter Israel. Drive to Tel Aviv on the Mediterranean coast. Check in at our beachfront hotel. After dinner visit Old Jaffa, the oldest port city in the world. Here you will see St. Peter Church and enjoy a view of Tel Aviv Shoreline from Jaffa's Hilltop. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Caesarea National Park, Route 2 Near Aqiva, Caesarea Israel

Enjoy a relaxing drive along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Visit Caesarea Maritima, the center of early Christianity. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Carmel Mountain National Park, Haifa, Israel

Stop at Mount Carmel (Muhraka), where Elijah challenged the false prophets. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Megiddo National Park - גן לאומי תל מגידו, Megiddo, 18230, Israel

See Tel Megiddo and the Valley of Armageddon, the site where the Battle of Armageddon will be fought according to Revelation 16:16. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Church of the Annunciation, Casa Nova Street רחוב קזנובה, Nazareth Israel

Visit Jesus' boyhood town of Nazareth and the Church of the Annunciation, the traditional location of the angel Gabriel's appearance to Mary. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mt. of Precipice Lookout Point, Entrance to the city on Hwy 60, Nazareth Israel

Take in a view of Nazareth from Mt. Precipice, where it is believed to have been the site of the rejection of Jesus. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Cana, Nazareth Israel

Drive by Cana of Galilee, where Jesus performed the miracle of turning water into wine at a wedding feast.

Stop At: Tiberias Israel

Our drive will end at our hotel on the Sea of Galilee in Tiberias. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sea of Galilee, Tiberias Israel

Board a wooden boat and sail on the Sea of Galilee before visiting the "Ancient Jesus Boat"- the remains of a 2,000 year old fishing boat that would have been the type used by Jesus' apostles. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Magdala, Tzomet Migdal N/n, Migdal 14950 Israel

Visit Magdala, best known as the home of Mary Magdalene. Walk through the ruins of a first century Jewish town where a synagogue from the time of Christ's ministry was found. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mount of Beatitudes, Har Nahum, Capernaum Israel

Visit the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount of Matthew 5:8. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Banias Waterfall, Ein Panias Rout 99, Qiryat Shemona Israel

Visit the Banias Spring in ancient Caesaria Philippi. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tabgha Church of the Loaves and Fish, Israel

See Tagbha, where Jesus fed the 5,000 with only five loaves of bread and 2 fish. Here you will visit the Church of Multiplication and enjoy its remarkable 4th century Byzantine mosaic floor. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kfar Nahum (Capernaum) National Park, Road 87, Tiberias Israel

End the day by visiting the 2,000 year old remains at Capernaum and stand in the synagogue remains, where Jesus ministered. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Yardenit, Kibbutz Kinneret Jordan Valley, Kinneret 1511800 Israel

Visit the baptismal site of Yardenit. The site on the River Jordan where it is believed that the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist took place. Those who visit this site today can be baptized in the river. A nearby Visitors Center allows travelers to obtain white robes and shower. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Beit She'an in general ', בית שאן ב' שיכון ד`, שיכון ד`, Beit She'an, Israel

Enjoy travelling in the Beit She'an Valley and visit the archaeological site of Beit She'an, which is now protected as an Israeli National Park. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dead Sea, Israel

Drive through the Jordanian Valley. Relax and float in the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Masada National Park, Some 18 km south of Ein Gedi or 12 km from Ein Bokek to the cable car on the east side., Masada 8698000 Israel

Climb by cable car to the mountaintop stronghold of Masada and explore the ancient sites while learning about the Jewish rebellion against the Romans. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Ein Gedi Spa, Ein Gedi 8698000 Israel

Drive by the oasis of Ein Gedi where David wrote many of his Palms as he hid from Saul.

Stop At: Qumran Caves, Wadi Qumran Palestinian Territories

Visit the ancient Essene Community of Qumran where the ancient biblical texts known as the Dead Sea Scrolls were found in 1947. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mount of Olives Information Center, דרך יריחו، 52، ירושלים

Stand on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem and reflect on the Lord's ascension into heaven. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Church of the Pater Noster, Mount of Olives, Jerusalem Israel

Pass by Pater Noster Church and visit Dominus Flevit.

Stop At: Garden of Gethsemane, Jericho Rd, Jerusalem Israel

Take the Palm Sunday Road and visit the Garden of Gethsemane. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Saint Peter in Gallicantu, מלאכי השלום, ירושלים

End the day with a visit to St. Peter of Galicantu - commemorating Christ's prophesy that Peter would deny him three times "before the cock crows". Galli-cantu means cockcrow in Latin.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Old City of Jerusalem, Jerusalem Israel

Explore the Old City of Jerusalem via the Dung Gate.Visit the Western Wall and surrounding Plaza in the Jewish quarter, including Robinson's Arch. Visit The Davidson Center Museum and the Southern Temple Mount archaeological excavations. Visit Bethlehem, where you will visit the Church of the Nativity and Shepherd's Field. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Old City of Jerusalem, Jerusalem Israel

Enter the Christian Quarter of the Old City via the Lion's Gate and walk along the Via Dolorosa, also known as the Stations of the Cross, which is the route that Jesus walked from the prison to the crucifixion. Along the way you will visit: The Judgment Hall of Pilate, St. Anne's Church and the Pool of Bethesda. Take time for reflection at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Walk through the historic Christian & Jewish quarters of the Old City. Take a break and shop at the bazaars. Visit Mt. Zion, where the Tomb of King David and the Upper Room of the Last Supper are located. Celebrate the resurrection with prayer and communion at the Garden Tomb. Meet together to say goodbye at our conclusion meeting and farewell dinner! (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Old City of Jerusalem, Jerusalem Israel

Check-out and store your luggage by noon. Enjoy a free day in Jerusalem. Attend church service, shop, dine or revisit any of your favorite sites. Return to the hotel in the early evening to gather your luggage four our departure transfer back to the airport. (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: John F. Kennedy International Airport, Queens, NY 11430, USA

Today you will arrive back and start planning your next trip to the Holy Land… (Times at the sites may vary)

Duration: 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
Duration
15 days
Inclusions
  • 12 nights excellent 5 Stars hotel accommodations: 2 nights Cairo, Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa 1 night Mt. Sinai, Moregen Land Village 1 night Aqaba Mövenpick Resort 1 night Amman Le Méridien 1 night Tel Aviv: Herods Hotel 2 nights Sea of Galilee: Leonardo Plaza Tiberias (former Sheraton Tiberias) 1 night Herods, Dead Sea 3 nights Jerusalem: Leonardo Plaza (former Sheraton Plaza Jerusalem) In the rare event that a hotel is overbooked, the group will be provided with an equivalent level hotel or higher.
  • 24 meals: 12 buffet breakfasts and 12 buffet dinners throughout the tour
  • 11 full days of touring and sightseeing with top professional, government-licensed, English speaking tour guide
  • Meet & assist at all airports and all borders
  • Private transportation in deluxe air-conditioned coach
  • Arrival transfer from the airport to your Giza hotel (please check below for transfer remarks)
  • Departure transfer from Jerusalem to the airport (please check below for transfer remarks)
  • Porter fees at all hotels
  • All land service and local taxes
  • Taba Border fees
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
  • Entry/Admission - The Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Coptic Cairo
  • Entry/Admission - Marah
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Sinai
  • Entry/Admission - St. Catherine's Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Petra
  • Entry/Admission - Dead Sea
  • Entry/Admission - Madaba Mosaic Map
  • Entry/Admission - The Church of Saint George
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Nebo
  • Entry/Admission - Tel Aviv
  • Entry/Admission - Caesarea National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Carmel Mountain National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Megiddo National Park - גן לאומי תל מגידו
  • Entry/Admission - The Church of the Annunciation
  • Entry/Admission - Mt. of Precipice Lookout Point
  • Entry/Admission - Tiberias
  • Entry/Admission - Sea of Galilee
  • Entry/Admission - Magdala
  • Entry/Admission - Mount of Beatitudes
  • Entry/Admission - Banias Waterfall
  • Entry/Admission - Tabgha Church of the Loaves and Fish
  • Entry/Admission - Kfar Nahum (Capernaum) National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Yardenit
  • Entry/Admission - Beit She'an in general '
  • Entry/Admission - Masada National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Qumran Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Mount of Olives Information Center
  • Entry/Admission - Garden of Gethsemane
  • Entry/Admission - Saint Peter in Gallicantu
  • Entry/Admission - Old City of Jerusalem
Exclusions
  • International flights: please call us to arrange your flights
  • 25 per person entry visa to Egypt – (for U.S Citizens – obtainable at the Cairo airport upon arrival)
  • 80 per person Israel & Jordan border fees and border assistance
  • Tips to tour guide, bus driver and hotel staff ($120 total tips per passenger)
  • Lunches daily and last night dinner in Jerusalem on your free day before departure
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended- please call us for travel insurance info
  • Please note that the above visa and border taxes and fees apply for U.S citizens only. If you are not a U.S citizen, please check with your local consulate/embassy for visa requirements & fees. It is the responsibility of the traveler to confirm with the consulate of each country visited, about any necessary travel documentation and/or visas required to enter these countries. We will hold no responsibility for travelers from any country other than the U.S who fail to fulfill these requirements.
  • Please note: Visas’ fees and border taxes are subject to change
  • We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance package to protect your travel investment.
  • Entry/Admission - John F. Kennedy International Airport
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Transfer Remarks
  • Arrival transfers are provided FREE for travelers arriving in Cairo International Airport on all flights arriving Tuesday (or Monday for those taking the extra day).
  • Departure transfers from Jerusalem to the Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport are provided for departure flights on the ending day of the tour (Sunday) and for travelers flying on night flights ONLY: United, US Airways, ELAL, and Delta
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Our tours require 3 to 5 miles of walking a day, between getting on and off our bus. The sites are ancient and not accessible.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

America Israel Tours planned and executed a wonderful trip for our private group. Flights, hotels, guides, bus drivers, escorts, border transitions, activities, meals, and every other detail were just perfect. Support personnel took care of our schedule and traveler needs with care and precision. Sam...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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americaisraeltours, General Manager at America Israel Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Debbie for your kind words, it was a pleasure hosting your group. We're so happy that you had a great time! See you soon!

Reviewed 13 June 2019

It has truly been the best tour I have been on, really good guides. They made Egypt and Jordan such an amazing stay, currently in the middle of the Isreal portion. The Sea of Galilee is so wonderful, if you have not come you really...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank esisk01
Reviewed 12 June 2019

The Egypt trip was great. Sam the guide was very knowledge. Only thing i didn't like was the places he took us that were not necessary "TOUR" related such as some of the "special shopping" places that were not souvenir places but seemed to be...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Janet O
Reviewed 11 June 2019

Completed the Egypt part of the trip and currently on the Israel part. It has been a fabulous experience!!! Egypt was AMAZING!!!! Our guide Sam along with Yesmeen, the bus driver made the trip outstanding. Yesmeen took care of all details of getting us back...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank HEmadeaway
Reviewed 11 June 2019

We didn't think we could have had a better guide than Yasser Hussein in Egypt who was extremely personable and knowledgeable and who made the Egyptian portion of our trip memorable. Then we were introduced to our Israeli guide, Barak Berkovich, someone whom you don't...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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We did the same tour as the other responder, American Israel Tour, into the promise land. It was an incredible tour. We usually don't go on tours and so were hesitate to go this route but are so grateful we went through this... More
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No visa's ahead of your travel are necessary--you get them at the border. Of course we used America Israel Tours (AIT) so they did it for us--simple and smooth! We had no border issues, but then we did have excellent guides... More
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