Travel to Egypt and the Holy Land for this special trip. You will also go on a Nile River Cruise. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- All Inclusive Pricing
- Breakfast and Dinner Daily
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Deluxe Hotels
- Entrance and Program Fees
- Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
- Guided Tours
- International Airfare
Day 1 Day 1 – Depart U.S.A
Enjoy the flight.
Day 2 Day 2 – Arrive Cairo
Get rest for tomorrow.
Day 3 Day 3 – Cairo - Churches - Pyramids
This morning we visit the Church of Our Lady in Zeitoun where the Blessed Mother appeared several times. Then we visit Abu Serga Church built over the cave which provided refuge for the Holy Family. In the afternoon, we will stop at the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.
Day 4 Day 4 – Cairo - Luxor
Fly from Cairo to Luxor. Our tour begins with a visit to the vast Karnak Temple-Complex, Avenue of the Sphinx and the imposing Temple of Luxor. Explore the mighty temple of Amun with its mass of obelisks and colossi.
Day 5 Day 5 – Luxor - Esna - Nile Cruise
Today, visit the astounding Valley of the Kings secluded in the Theban Hills and the astonishing Tomb of Tutankhamun. Continue to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Pass the imposing and famed Colossus of Memnon.
Day 6 Day 6 – Edfu - Kom Ombo - Nile Cruise
Sail to Edfu. Arrive and visit the Temple of Horus. Then, continue our tranquil cruise seeing primitive villages, nestled on the banks of the river. Arrive at Kom Ombo; visit the Greco-Roman Temple, dedicated to Horus, the sun god and Sobek, the crocodile god.
Day 7 Day 7 – Aswan - Nile Cruise
Visit the Aswan High Dam and the granite quarries where the stone for the ancient monuments were cut. View the gigantic, un nished Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut. Motorboat to the beautiful island of Philae to see the exquisite, sandstone temple of Isis. Then sail on a typical Egyptian “felucca” which guides along the Nile, passing Elephantine Island, Lord Kitchener’s Botanical Garden and Agha Khan Mausoleum.
Day 8 Day 8 – Aswan - Cairo - Mount Sinai
Morning disembarkation. Transfer to Aswan Airport to take our flight back to Cairo. We depart Cairo by bus to Sinai.
Day 9 Day 9 – Mount Sinai - St. Catherine - Taba Resort
A wake-up call at 2:00am to make the four-hour climb to the top of Mount Sinai, which is believed to be the location where Moses received the Ten Commandments. Down to St. Catherine Monastery, built in the sixth century to protect what was believed to be the Burning Bush. Continue to Taba.
Day 10 Day 10 – Taba - Dead Sea - River Jordan - Jericho - Nazareth
This morning we cross the borders into Israel. We stop by the Dead Sea, and the baptismal site on the River Jordan. In Jericho, we will view the Mount of Temptation, the ruins of Old Jericho and then continue our drive to Nazareth.
Day 11 Day 11 – Galilee - Capernaum - Mount Beatitudes
Today we will explore the sites along the Sea of Galilee. Visit Capernaum where Jesus preached in the Synagogue, St. Peter’s House, Mount of Beatitudes, and Tabgha where Jesus multiplied the loaves of bread and fish and later, we will also enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee.
Day 12 Day 12 – Cana - Nazareth - Mt. Tabor - Haifa - Caesarea - Jerusalem
Today we stop in Cana, the traditional site where Jesus performed His firrst public miracle. Then to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation, and the Church of St. Joseph. Afterwards we drive to Mt. Tabor, the traditional site of Jesus’ transfiguration. Continue to Haifa and Mount Carmel to visit the Carmelite Monastery and the church of the Prophet Elijah. On our way to Jerusalem we stop in Caesarea to see the Roman aqueduct.
Day 13 Day 13 – Mt. Of Olives - Gethsemane - Bethlehem - Ein Karem
We start our day with the Mount of Olives; Church of Pater Noster, down to Dominus Flevit and the Garden of Gethsemane. On to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity, Holy Manger, and then the Shepherds’ Field. On the way back to Jerusalem, we stop in Ein Karem to visit the Church of the Visitation.
Day 14 Day 14 – Jerusalem - Old City - Mount Zion
Our visit of the Old City starts at St. Anne’s Church, Pools of Bethesda, the Way of the Cross, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the Western Wall, Mount Zion and the Church of St. Peter In Gallicantu.
Day 15 Day 15 – Return to USA
Enjoy the flight.