IS2 Israel & Egypt

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

Vibrant Tel Aviv; Historic Nazareth; Floating in the Dead Sea; Masada fortress; Jerusalem: Old City tour; The Great Pyramids & Sphinx; Museum of Egyptian Antiquities; Massive Karnak Temple; Donkey trek into Valley of the Kings; Deluxe Nile River cruise

Trip Information


Inclusions

Breakfast and dinner are included daily; all meals on the cruise. All transport, accommodation, sightseeing and entrance fees for sites noted as 'visited' in the detailed itinerary. Gratuities for drivers, restaurant staff, porters, local guides. Airport transfers for land & air customers arriving / departing on tour dates.

Exclusions

Tour Leader gratuities, most lunches, drinks, personal items (phone, laundry, etc), international (if applicable) and domestic air taxes, visa fees, and any excursions referenced as 'optional'. Airport transfers for Land Only customers. Optional trip cancellation insurance. Our post-reservation trip notes offer further guidance on shopping, not included meals, and visas.

Seasonality and Weather

This tour is offered in spring when temperatures are the most pleasant. Spring is green season in Israel; Egypt is dry year-round.

Transport and Travel Conditions

Over two weeks we travel by bus, felucca sailboat, luxury cruise boat, horse carriage, plane, donkey, and camel. Distances covered are not great and roads are good. The tour is not strenuous though it is busy; you must be steady on your feet and be able to endure some heat and some extensive archaeological sites.

Accommodation

Hotel accommodation used on tour is on average, 3-star in Israel, and 4-star (some 5-star) in Egypt. Most properties have outdoor swimming pools. Single rooms are limited and possibly smaller than twins. The cruise vessel is very comfortable with full air-conditioning, twin-berth, outside cabins with en suite bath / toilet.

Staff and Support

Tour Leader throughout, local drivers, local guides at various locations.

Group Size

10-21 plus Tour Leader