Abu Simbel Temples in Egypt
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Egypt, Jordan and Israel Discovery

AFE03: 14 Days Cairo - Aswan - Abu Simbel - Kom Ombo - Edfu - Luxor - Cairo - Amman - Jerash - Petra - Allenby Bridge - Jerusalem - Bethlehem - Tel Aviv

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized

Departure: Every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car

Accommodation: 4 to 5-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice

Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Cairo
Great welcome to Cairo! After your walking across the customs and claiming the baggage, our local representative will wait for you holding a board with your name on it! Then, we will transfer you to the already booked hotel and help you check in. The remainder time of the day is at leisure.

Accommodation: InterContinental Cairo Semiramis (5 stars) or similar

Day 2: Cairo Pyramid Tour
After breakfast, we will start this Egypt Jordan Israel tour with a full day pyramid themed trip. We will first set out for the Great Pyramids of Giza and the nearby Great Sphinx. Renowned as one of the Eight Wonders of the World, Great Pyramids of Giza consists of Pyramid of Khufu, Pyramid of Khafre, Pyramid of Menkaure, among which Pyramid of Khufu is the largest and most well-known. After visiting the royal mausoleums for ancient Egyptian pharaohs, we will step onward to view the Great Sphinx, a mottled stone sculpture with human-like face and lion’s body. Then a visit to the oldest Step Pyramid of Sakkara will follow. After that, we will round off the Cairo day trip at the Egyptian Museum, which houses many treasurable historic relics, such as the pharaohs’ golden mask, mummies, jewelries, etc.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: InterContinental Cairo Semiramis (5 stars) or similar

  • Great Sphinx, Egypt
    The mysterious Great Sphinx
  • Step Pyramid in Sakkara
    The oldest Step Pyramid
Day 3: Cairo City Tour
The full day is dedicated to a deep exploration of Cairo. First, we will continue our Egypt Israel and Jordan tour to the grandiose Salah El Din Citadel encircled with a 2-meter-wide (2-yard) city wall. Inside the citadel, we will show respect to the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, whose tall minaret rises from the huge dome. Then, we will be guide to wander through the old Coptic area and later get to the beauteous Hanging Church, an iconic Coptic church ornamented with many murals and paintings. The following stop at the Ben Ezra Synagogue will allow us know more about Jewish daily life in the 11th and 12th centuries. Afterwards, we may spend some leisure time at the Khan El Khalili Market, the oldest and most famous bazaars in Egypt. In the late afternoon, we specially arrange a traditional felucca for you to cruise along the Nile and appreciate picturesque scenery of both banks.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: InterContinental Cairo Semiramis (5 stars) or similar

Day 4: Cairo - Aswan
After a hearty breakfast, we will drive to the airport and see you off for your flight to Aswan. When the flight lands, your guide will pick you up and the drive you to downtown. At around 12:00, your guide will assist you board the deluxe Nile Cruise.

After lunch, we will head to visit Aswan High Dam, the largest hydropower dam of the nation. Later, we will head for the Temple of Philae to unveil the legendary story of Isis - the goddess of Love. The next stop is the Unfinished Obelisk, which would be the most gigantic one if the project completed. After the visit, you will be transferred back to your cruise and stay on the ship for overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: M/S Concerto Nile cruise (5 stars)

  • Temple of Philae
    The magnificent Temple of Philae embossed with ancient myths
Day 5: Aswan - Abu Simbel - Kom Ombo
In the early morning, we will drive 3 hours to visit the Abu Simbel, one of the most impressive monuments in Egypt, you will visit the Temple of Abu Simbel and the small Temple of his wife Nefertari,catch a glimpse of the huge sculptures of Ramses II, exquisite stone columns, archs and serene palatial temples. Afterwards, we are going to drive back to Aswan and re-embark the Nile Cruise. As the ship cruises downstream, we will go ashore to visit Kom Ombo Temple, a unique double temple dedicated to Eagle god of Horus and Crocodile god of Horus. In the later afternoon, we will stop at Edfu and stay overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: M/S Concerto Nile cruise (5 stars)

Day 6: Nile Cruise: Edfu - Luxor (East Bank)
After breakfast, we willvisit the Temple of Horus, also known as the Temple of Edfu, which is thesecond largest temple in Egypt. After then, the ship will cruise to the east bank of Luxor, where you will be guided to visit two temples: the Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple. As the oldest and largest temple, Temple of Karnak boasts vast historic relics, such as stone statues with lion’s body and goat’s face, 134 huge columns and more than 20 temples. Luxor temple is situated in the city center, and it outshines other temples for its night scenery with light effects.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: M/S Concerto Nile cruise (5 stars)

  • Nile River cruise
    Enjoying a Nile River cruise
  • Temple of Luxor
    Luxor Temple with stone pillar ruins
Day 7: Luxor (West Bank) - Cairo
This morning, you will check out cruise at about 08:00 after breakfast. Then your local guide will lead you to continue this Egypt Jordan Israel tour to the west bank of Luxor, and enjoy an onshore exploration to the Valley of the Kings, which is actually a large scale mausoleums for pharaohs. Later, we have a chance to know more about the great female leader of ancient Egyptian at the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. After that, we will visit the Temple of Medinat Habu. Finally view two massive stone sculptures of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III at Colossi of Memnon. After finishing the tour, we will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, you will be picked up by our experienced driver and then transferred to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: InterContinental Cairo Semiramis (5 stars) or similar

Day 8: Cairo - Amman - Jerash - Amman
In the morning, we will send you to airport and see you off for the flight to Amman in Jordan. Upon arrival, we will meet you outside the customs and then transfer you to the hotel. After a short break, we will set out for Jerash, where the best-preserved Roman ruins awaits you. After that, we will drive back to the hotel in Amman.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Grand Hyatt Hotel (5 stars) or similar

  • Roman Ruins of Jerash
    Roman Ruins of Jerash, the best preserved ancient Roman city in Jordan
Day 9: Amman - Mt. Nebo - Madaba - Petra
In the morning, we will start Egypt Israel and Jordan tour with a private drive to Petra. In order not to miss some highlighted attractions, we will make several stops along the road. We will first drive past the Mt. Nebo followed with a stop at Madaba to view the old Byzantine mosaics. The last stop en route is the Karak Castle for the immense fortifications and delightful mazy tunnels. Upon reaching Petra, we will assist you get lodged at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Moevenpick Resort Petra (5 stars) or similar

Day 10: Petra
The morning is dedicated to exploring Petra accompanied with our professional local guide. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Petra get the nickname of Rose city for the pink appearance carved out of red sandstone. Our guide will show you the best of Petra and tell you the long history of the city. In addition, Transformers 4 and Raiders of the Lost Ark have been shot here. The whole afternoon is at leisure for your private arrangements. Meet your driver guide at the entrance at the appointed time, transfer back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Moevenpick Resort Petra (5 stars) or similar

  • Petra Ancient Town
    Mysterious Petra Ancient Town
  • Petra alley
    Petra alley
Day 11: Petra - Allenby Bridge Border - Jerusalem
In the morning, we will transfer you to the Allenby Bridge, where you are expected to pass through the border on your own. Our local driver will meet you at the Israel side and take you to the hotel in Jerusalem. The rest of the day is at your leisure pace.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Grand Court Hotel (4 stars) or similar

Day 12: Jerusalem Old City Tour
As the holy center for Christianity, Islam and Judaism, Jerusalem Old city will be the core scenic spot for today’s holy land tour Egypt Israel Jordan. We will first set out for The Mount of Olives, from which we can get a panoramic view of the holy city. Then a visit to Gethsemane will follow. Next is to show respect to the Wailing Wall, aka the Western Wall, where the devout worshippers always murmur their prayers facing to the wall. Afterwards, we will head for the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus Christ was murdered, buried, and resurrected and the Al Aqsa Mosque. Later, we will conclude at King David's Tomb.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Grand Court Hotel (4 stars) or similar

  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre
    The large fresco in Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Day 13: Bethlehem & Jerusalem New City Tour
After breakfast, we will drive southward to Bethlehem. When we arrive, our guide will lead you to the Church of the Nativity, the birthplace of Jesus and recorded as a World Heritage Site. Later, we will visit the Manger Square equipped with benches and white-tinged marble fountains. It usually serve as a gathering place for locals and pilgrims. Before driving back to Jerusalem, we will also visit the Shepherds Field.

When we return Jerusalem, our guide will take you to the Israel Museum with pure white appearance, mainly displaying different Bible scripts throughout all ages. Then, we will head to the Holocaust Memorial of Yad Vashem, which record the cruel massacre of Jewish people during the World War II.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Grand Court Hotel (4 stars) or similar

Day 14: Jerusalem - Tel Aviv & Departure
Today, this Egypt and Jordan tours with Israel is drawing to an end. After breakfast, your driver will send you to the airport and help you board your homeward flight! We wish you have spent an enjoyable journey with us!

Meals: Breakfast

What's Included
  • Economy class airfare of Cairo - Aswan; Luxor - Cairo - Amman.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of English speaking guides per itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into Egypt and out Israel.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Visa Fees.
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