Complete Classical Egypt, Jordan & Israel Tour

16 Days Classical Journey to Israel, Egypt and Jordan

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Complete Land Package: $3,255 Includes deposit, taxes & fees

The Complete Classical Israel Tour is a nondenominational tour that will lead you through the land of Israel. Travelers on this wonderful journey will become acquainted with Israel, Egypt. and Jordan’s most important cultural, biblical and historical sites.

What’s unique about our classical journeys?
  • We tour all day! (Some tour companies include only half day touring)
  • All Sightseeing and entrance fees are included. Everything is taken care of!
  • Private transfer from Ben Gurion International Airport to your Hotel.
  • Tour historical and archeological sites important to Jewish and Christians travelers
  • Our licensed guides are the most experienced in the industry.
  • We provide life-changing tour experiences at the most affordable rate.

This 3-Country Tour consists of a private tour in Egypt, a 1-day tour to Petra in Jordan, and the Complete Classical Israel tour. Please be advised that during your free days you will not be provided with a Tour Guide. All transfers are included at borders.

1Saturday | Departure
  • Our journey starts today as we depart on our flight to Egypt – to the land of the Pharaohs.
  • Sit back, relax and enjoy your flight, and prepare yourself for a life-changing experience.
Meals included: On board
On Board
2Sunday | Welcome to Egypt
“Ahlan Wa Sahlan” – Welcome to Egypt – the Land of Pharaohs
  • Upon arrival in Cairo and after passport control, you will be met by our Cairo representative.
  • A private transfer is included from the airport to your hotel.
  • Our hotel is conveniently located only 1.5 miles away from one of the Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramids of Giza.
  • Check in at the hotel, unpack and rest. In the evening we will meet our Egyptologist tour guide-escort and traveling companions for a welcome dinner and orientation meeting.
  • Evening activity: Optional Pyramids Sound & Light Show ($40 pp)
Private arrival transfer included: Complimentary by America Israel Tours
Meals included: Full Buffet Dinner
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa

*Pyramids Sound and Light show should be reserved and paid for directly in Egypt

3Monday | Discovering Egypt’s Ancient Civilization
Pyramids / Camel Ride / Egyptian Museum / Old Cairo
  • After breakfast, meet our Egyptologist tour guide to start our touring day in Egypt.
  • Our first stop will be at the Pyramids of Giza.
  • A visit to the three Giza Pyramids is on every world traveler’s must-see list. Cheops Pyramid, the largest of the three, was built in the 3rd dynasty about 2690 B.C. and is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
  • In front of the Pyramids of Chephren, we will find the colossal statue of the Great Sphinx, which has stood guard over the pyramids for more than 4,500 years.
  • The Sphinx carved from a single piece of stone; it is a lion with a Pharaoh’s head, thought to be a portrait of the Pharaoh Chephren.
  • We will have the privilege to go inside the Great Pyramid to discover the burial chamber. The burial chamber consists of an empty Sarcophagus (7.3 ft by 3.75 ft) with smooth walls and a polished ceiling. The floor is made with blocks of pink granite, which covers 50 sq meters.
  • During our Pyramids visit you will have a chance to ride a camel near the pyramids (complimentary by America Israel Tours). This is your opportunity to have your postcard photo riding a camel with the pyramids in the background.
  • Next, we will drive into Old Cairo to explore the city’s cultural landmarks that span over three millennium of Egyptian history.
  • Discover the greatest collection of Pharanoiac treasures in the world at the famous Egyptian Museum.
  • See the unique collection of Pharanoiac art, starting with the Old Kingdom Collection, followed by the Middle and New Kingdom galleries and Greco-Roman periods and the famous Tut-Ankh-Amon treasures.
  • As we stroll along, we will come to the recently restored Synagogue of Ben Ezra, which marks the place where Moses was saved by the water girl of the Pharaoh. This is the oldest Jewish synagogue in Egypt, built in 882 AC.
  • We will return to our hotel for dinner.
  • Evening activity: Optional Nile Dinner Cruise with Show ($55 pp including transfers)
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner
Le Meridien Hotel, Pyramids

*Nile Dinner Cruise should be reserved and paid for directly in Egypt

4Tuesday | Flight
Flight to Sharm El-Sheikh
  • After a late breakfast and some free to time to relax, you will be transferred to the airport for a short domestic flight to the beautiful resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh, the most popular destination on the Red Sea.
  • The remainder of the day will spent at leisure.
  • Relax at the beautiful beach front Resort Hotel or join one of the optional tours that we offer.
  • Optional activities: Option 1 - Glass Bottom Boat Tour, Option 2 – Submarine Ride, Option 3 - Dolphin Show
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast and dinner
Sharm El-Sheikh (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
5Wednesday | Red Sea
Travel north along the beautiful Red Sea to the Taba Border
  • After breakfast, we will travel north, following the very scenic Red Sea, arriving at the Taba Border.
  • We will leave Egypt and enter Israel here at the Taba border crossing.
  • Here we will say good-bye to our Egyptian tour guide and bus driver.
  • You will be picked up on the Israeli side of the border by our representative and transferred to your hotel in Eilat. Shalom!
  • We will arrive in Eilat – the beautiful resort city on the shores of the Red Sea- and drive to our hotel.
Meals included: Full Israeli Buffet Breakfast
Eilat (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
6Thursday | Petra
Full day Petra Tour
  • Tour to Petra is operated by Eilat local operator.
  • After breakfast, take a full day tour to the city of Petra.
  • You will be transferred from your hotel to the Arava border point with Jordan, cross into Jordan and visit Petra, Jordan.
  • You will be met by our Jordanian tour guide and bus driver who will drive you to Petra to visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the ancient Nabatean city of Petra. The Rose Red City, as it is also known, was carved by the Nabataeans out of solid rock, and played an important role as a trading post on the “Silk Route”. A visit to Petra is one of the true highlights of any tour to the Middle East. For hundreds of years, Petra was forgotten until it was rediscovered in 1812. The entire city is carved into the sides of a deep gorge, which is entered on foot or by horse-drawn carriages.
  • In the late afternoon we will cross the border back to Israel.
  • Our representative will return you back to your hotel in Eilat.
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast
Eilat (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
7Friday | Free day
Free Day in Eilat / Fly to Tel Aviv
  • Enjoying a free day in Eilat, the beautiful resort city on the shores of the Red Sea. Stroll the beaches and swim in the chilly water of the Red Sea.
  • Enjoy some of the various water sport activities and exciting attractions such as the underwater observatory and aquarium, the Dolphin Reef, Camel tours, ATV & Jeep desert tours, Yacht sailing and much more.
  • Return to the hotel in the mid-afternoon to pick up your luggage and be ready for your transfer to the Eilat Airport.
  • You will fly to Tel Aviv where you will meet our representative who will then transfer you to your hotel in Tel Aviv.
  • Enjoy Shabbat in this lively city!
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast
Tel Aviv (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
8Saturday | Free day
Free day in Tel Aviv
  • Enjoy your free day in Tel Aviv, Israel’s largest city on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Tel Aviv, also known as the “city that never sleeps”, is a truly cosmopolitan city with world class museums, concert halls, theaters, shopping and great restaurants.
  • You can just relax and enjoy Shabbat or take in the many sights the city offers.
Meals included: Full Israeli Buffet Breakfast
Tel Aviv (please refer to the 4 hotels categories offered)
9Sunday | Caesarea
Caesarea / Megiddo / Druze Villages / Haifa
  • Drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans.
  • See the excavations of the Crusader city, Roman port, aqueduct and the amphitheater that has been restored to its former glory as a concert venue.
  • Proceed to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; visit the archaeological excavations including the well preserved water supply system.
  • Continue to Daliat El Carmel, a Druze village and enjoy a late lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Proceed via Mount Carmel to Haifa for a panoramic view of the Haifa Bay and Golden domed Bahai shrine and Gardens.
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Galilee, Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
10Monday | Wine
Safed / Golan Heights / Winery
  • Drive to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism, where you will visit the ancient synagogues and artists' colony.
  • Continue to the Golan Heights to see the former Syrian bunkers, Kuneitra and the new Israeli town of Katzrin.
  • Stop at the Golan Winery for a tour and wine tasting;
  • Proceed to Kessem Hagolan, a multimedia presentation of the area and its history.
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast, Wine Tasting, and Dinner
Galilee, Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
11Tuesday | Nazareth
Sea of Galilee / Nazareth
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast
Jerusalem (please refer to the 4 hotels categories offered)
12Wednesday | Jerusalem
Jerusalem: Old City
  • Start the day with a magnificent panoramique view from Mount of Olives.
  • Drive to the Old City; Visit the tomb of King David and the room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion.
  • Enter the walled city and walk through the newly restored Jewish quarter.
  • Visit the Roman Cardo, the Herodian quarter and continue to the Western Wall.
  • Walk along the Via Dolorosa to the church of the Holy Sepulcher.
  • Continue to Bethlehem*; view Rachel's Tomb and proceed to visit the Church of Nativity and Manger's Square.
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast
Jerusalem (please refer to the 4 hotels categories offered)
13Thursday | The New
Jerusalem: New City
  • Drive to the Israel Museum;
  • Visit the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period;
  • Proceed for a tour at the Knesset, Israel's parliament.
  • Continue to visit Mount Hertzel cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust.
  • Visit Mea Shearim , the ultra orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem and learn about their unique lifestyle.
  • In the evening enjoy a middle eastern dinner followed by the spectacular "sound & light" show* at the Tower of David museum (weather conditions permitting) .
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner in a Middle Eastern Restaurant
Jerusalem (please refer to the 4 hotels categories offered)
14Friday | Dead Sea
Qumran / Massada / Dead Sea
  • Drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, almost 1300 feet (400 meters) below sea level.
  • Stop at Qumran to visit the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
  • Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada.
  • Ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans before committing mass suicide in 73 A.D.
  • Descend by cable car
  • Continue to the Dead Sea;
  • Cover yourself with the mineral rich mud and experience a swim in the Dead Sea* that many believe has its therapeutic effects (*weather permitting).
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast
Jerusalem (please refer to the 4 hotels categories offered)
15Saturday | Free Day
Free day in Jerusalem
  • Today is a free day to enjoy the special atmosphere of Shabbat in Jerusalem. You may want to discover some museums and re-visit the Old City.
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast
Jerusalem (please refer to the 4 hotels categories offered)
16Sunday | Departure
Departure from Israel / Fly home
  • After breakfast you will be transferred to Ben Gurion International Airport for your transatlantic flight back to the USA. Take home your fond memories of Israel that will last a lifetime, and start planning your next trip!

All of our special rates reflect a 3% discounted rate for cash and check payments.

Hotels on Tour

hotel level # of nights First Class Superior first class 5-star Deluxe Super deluxe
Cairo 2 Le Meridien Pyramids Le Meridien Pyramids Le Meridien Pyramids Le Meridien Pyramids
Eilat 2 Prima Music Dan Panorama Royal Beach Eliat Dan Eilat
Tel Aviv 2 Prima Dan Panorama Carlton Dan Panorama
Galilee 2 Kibbutz Lavi Standard Rooms: (Hod Wing) Kibbutz Lavi Upgraded Rooms: (Hod Wing) Kibbutz Lavi Dlx Rooms: (Hod Wing) Kibbutz Lavi Dlx Rooms: (Hadar Wing)
Jerusalem 5 Prima Kings Dan Panorama Inbal King David

Land package prices listed are per person in U.S. dollars. Rates are based on double occupancy and inclusive of all taxes.

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Join America Israel Tours' exciting and life-changing tours of Israel. Our classical tours include breakfasts and dinners every day at your hotels, all entrance fees, private sightseeing, escorted transfers and much more.

Included in your tour package:

  • Private transfer from Cairo International Airport to your hotel in Giza and from the hotel in Jerusalem to the Airport.
  • 14 nights hotel accommodation (4 hotel levels to choose from)
  • Full day Petra tour
  • 8 full days touring with top professional, government licensed, English speaking tour guides
  • Israeli style buffet breakfast daily at the hotels
  • Lunch at a Dead Sea Hotel
  • Lunch in a Druze Village
  • Wine tasting in the Golan Heights
  • All dinners in Egypt
  • 2 dinners at the hotel in Kibutz Lavi in Galilee
  • 1 dinner in a Middle Eastern Restaurant in Jerusalem
  • Cable car ride to the mountain fortress of Masada
  • Transportation – in deluxe air-conditioned vehicle
  • All entrance fees as per itinerary
  • All service charges & local taxes

Not Included:

  • International flights: please call us toll free at (877) 248-8687 to arrange your flights
  • Extra expenses of personal nature
  • Tips to guide/driver and Hotel staff
  • Lunches and dinners not mentioned on the “Included” section
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)

Please Note:

  • Rates are for land package only
  • We do sell air tickets; please contact us at 877- America Israel Tours-TOUR (248-8687) to arrange your air travel
  • Inquire about a discount for reservations of 6 passengers and above
  • Extension tours to Eilat and/or Egypt & Jordan are available upon request
  • Extension tours to our other destinations are available upon request

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance package to protect your travel investment.

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance package to protect your travel investment.

Journey Highlights:

  • Ride a camel by the Great Pyramids
  • Visit the famous Egyptian Museum
  • See the spectacular entrance of the city of Petra
  • Bask in the sun at the Red Sea resort town of EIlat
  • Explore the excavations of Caesarea
  • Have lunch in a Druze Village
  • Enjoy wine tasting in the Golan Heights
  • Eat dinner at a Middle Eastern Restaurant in Jerusalem
  • Take in a Sound and Light show at the Tower of David in Old City Jerusalem
  • Visit the Israel Museum, Shrine of the Book, and Yad Vashem
  • Float in the Dead Sea
  • Ascend by cable car to the mountain fortress of Masada

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