A 13 day tour to Israel, Jordan, and Egypt Luxury VIP Private Itinerary
A private luxury tour designed just for you. Tour 3 countries in 12 days, including a Nile cruise. All transportation is included. A private guide and driver will accompany you on all of the tours. Stay in the best 5 star hotels wherever you go. This tour can be tailored to your needs, days added or subtracted.
Day1: Arrival in Israel
From your arrival at the Ben Gurion airport, a driver will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Tel Aviv. Overnight Tel Aviv.
Day 2: Nazareth and Sea of Galilee.
Eat breakfast in the morning, and start your day driving towards Nazareth with a view of Megiddo. When arriving in Nazareth stop at the Mount of Precipitation. Drive to the Church of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph. Pass by Cana and continue on to Mount Beatitude and Capernaum, where we will tour the Benedictine Church. Stop at the Sea of Galilee, if you wish there will be a chance to be baptized in the Jordan River, at Yardenit. On the return journey pass Mount Tabor. Overnight Tel Aviv.
Day 3: Caesarea, Acre, and Haifa.
After breakfast drive along the Mediterranean Coast and arrive in Caesarea. Tour the Roman Theater and the Hippodrome. Continue on to tour the remains of a Roman Temple. Arrive in Haifa to tour the Baha’i gardens and shrine. Continue north and stop at Rosh Hanikra, to descend in a cable car to the grottos, and stroll through the caverns. Our final stop for the day will be Acre. Tour the crusader city and the Turkish prison. Overnight in Tel Aviv.
Day 4: Jerusalem and Bethlehem
Drive to Jerusalem after breakfast, and arrive for a view of the Old City before you. See the Mount of Olives, the Church of all Nations, and the Garden of Gethsemane. Enter the Old City by the Zion gate, pass the Armenian Quarter, to arrive at the Byzantine Cardo. Walk through the Jewish Quarter and stop at the Western Wall. Stroll along the Via Dolorosa, and follow the Stations of the Cross, to finally arrive at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Walk along the Old City market before departing for Bethlehem. When arriving in Bethlehem walk across Manger Square to start the tour of the Church of Nativity. As we are leaving see the field of Ruth. Overnight Tel Aviv.
Day 5: Masada and the Dead Sea
Start the day with a drive through the Desert to arrive at Masada. Take a cable car to the top, all the while your guide will explain your surroundings. When arriving at the top start touring the palaces, the beautiful restored bath house, Roman barracks, and ancient synagogue, and more. After touring Masada continue on to the Dead Sea. At the Dead Sea, go for a swim or a mud bath. Overnight Tel Aviv.
Day 6: Petra
Early in the morning catch a flight to Eilat from the Sde Dov airport in Tel Aviv. A driver will be waiting for you at 08:15, and transfer you to the Arava border. After the border proceedings a driver will take you to Petra (about a 2 hour drive). Tour Petra with your private guide to see the amazing Treasury, the tombs, a Roman Theater, temples, and more. After the tour you have an option to stay overnight in Petra, or to stay in Wadi Rum.
Day 7: Wadi Rum
After breakfast go for a 4 hour jeep tour in the desert. Tour the desert of Wadi Rum to see how the Bedouins live. There are sandstone paintings on the side of the mountains that are thousands of years old. After the tour head back to the Arava border. Take a short ride to the Taba border, cross the border and proceed to Sharm, Egypt. An Egyptian driver will take you to your hotel in Sharm for overnight.
Day 8: Cairo
Take an early flight from Sharm to Cairo. A driver will be waiting for you in the Cairo airport. Tour the pyramids and the Sphinx. Shop in the famous Khan el Khalili Bazaar, where they sell everything. Continue on to tour the Egyptian Museum, with the largest collection of ancient artifacts in the world. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 9: Cairo
After breakfast tour the Saakara Valley to see the most famous pyramids like the Djoser pyramid. Drive and tour the Old City of Cairo, the fortifications, Churches, and Mosques. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 10: Check in to Cruise- Philae Temple-High Dam-Felucca
Get on an early morning plane to Aswan. Check into the cruise ship. There will be a representative waiting to take you to the ship. In the afternoon take a tour of Aswan, one of the most beautiful cities in Egypt. Tour the High Dam, and enjoy a motor boat ride to Philae Island and tour the Temple of the Goddess Isis. Enjoy Felucca around the Islands. Return to the ship for dinner. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 11: Kom Ombo Temple- Edfu temple- Sail to Esna
Breakfast on board. Sail to Kom Ombo. Start the touring day and visit the temple that is shared by 2 gods Sobek and Harored. Continue on to sail to Edfu and tour the Temple of Hours, which is the most well preserved temple in Egypt. Sail to Luxor and overnight.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
Day 12: West Bank- Valley of the Kings- Hatshepsut- Memnon
Breakfast and visit Thebes Necropolis, where the Valley of the Kings is located. Enter 3 royal tombs in the area. Return back to the ship for lunch. In the evening there is an optional sound and light show at Karnak temples, upon request. There will also be night entertainment on the ship.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
Day 13: Karnak and Luxor temples.
Breakfast and check out from the cruise. Tour the East Bank, the Karnak temple is the largest complex that was constructed in the world. It covers an area of over 100 acres and is very impressive. Continue on to tour Luxor temple. After the tour your will be transferred to the Luxor airport for departure to Cairo.
From here you can leave on your international flight from Cairo. Or you can contact us for different departure city.
General Conditions for the Nile Cruise:
All the rates include all accommodation for 5 star deluxe Nile Cruises.
- 3 nights’ 5 star accommodation on the Nile Cruise on the basis of full board.
- 7 nights 5 star hotel on B/B basis
- 3 internal flights
- All sightseeing tours with a private guide, and driver.
- Guide during excursions in Luxor and Aswan
- All transfers
- All breakfasts and lunches
- 8 days guided touring + 4 days touring on the cruise.
- Entrance fees to all of the main attractions mentioned
- Entry visa to Egypt (we provide the visa on the spot $50)
- Visa, Jordan, we provide it for you at the border for a fee of $75 per person.
- International flights
- Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, and bar bills.
- All tips to guide, drivers, etc.
- Other services not mentioned under the including items.
- Departure tax ($65 for each border) per person
- Some dinners and lunches.
- Personal expenses and private insurance.
- Other languages available for an extra fee.
- We recommend that you have cash money available for border fees and tips.
- Single supplement (if there are an odd number of people traveling) $250 per night.
Minimum 2 persons
(The price of the tour that you see here is for this tour only, if you would like to change something the price will be adjusted accordingly.)
What you need to know:
- Have a valid passport and landing card.
- Voucher and visa/tax/tip money in cash only (payable in U.S dollars, Euro, Pound Sterling or Israeli Shekel).
- Very warm clothing in Winter, cool comfortable clothing and head covering in Summer.
- Good walking shoes.
- Personal insurance is not included. Please note: No insurance company insures any accident from a horse or any other animal.