Egypt, Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 22 days
  • tour type Group
  • tour_type Group tour
  • age requirement 15+ years old
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  • Starts Cairo, Egypt
  • Ends Tel Aviv, Israel
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Be amazed by the beautiful scenery as you cruise down the Nile on a felucca.
  • Explore vibrant Cairo with its bustling markets and colourful streets.
  • Experience the feeling of weightlessness as you float in the supersalty Dead Sea.
  • Spend the night trying to count the billions of stars or chat with the locals at our Bedouin camp in Wadi Rum.
The trip Egypt, Jordan, Israel & The Palestinian Territories starts in Cairo and ends in Tel Aviv. This is an explorer trip that takes 22 days. You will travel through Israel, Egypt and Jordan and visit Luxor, Petra, Aswan and 7 other destinations. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Egypt, Jordan, Israel and Palestine are ancient lands that conjure images of river valleys, powerful Pharaohs, pilgrims and cities carved from stone. Dive headfirst into Cairo, sail up the Nile on a felucca, party in Tel Aviv, take a jeep safari across Wadi Rum and experience more World Heritage Sites than you can shake a stick at: Battir; Petra; the Old Cities of Cairo, Acre and Jerusalem; the Church of the Nativity… it goes on – and so will you as you trek, swim, explore, photograph and taste your way across the best of the Middle East. This adventure will leave you with a greater appreciation for life here and a hands-on experience of some of the most significant religious and human history in this part of the world.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT INTREPID TRAVEL
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Ryann's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Ryann
  • From Canada
  • On Oct 28 2019
“Excellent”
Cindy's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
4 - Very Good
  • Cindy
  • From USA
  • On Nov 23 2018
“Morocco encompasses give you a great introduction to the Morocco country. You will learn and experience the wonder of Morocco have to offer. What made our tour geat is we have good tour guide Samir. He is native Morrocan and make the tour fun and provide authentic experience with the local. He will give you tips, infomaton, and safety recommendation when we our on our own to see city during our tour. I recommend this tour to see and experience Morocco.”
Karolina's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Karolina
  • From Poland
  • On Nov 25 2019
“Excellent”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Cairo
  • Day 2: Cairo
  • Day 3: Aswan
  • Day 4: Aswan
  • Day 5: Nile Felucca
  • Day 6: Luxor
  • Day 7: Luxor
  • Day 8: Amman
  • Day 9: Wadi Rum
  • Day 10: Wadi Rum
  • Day 11: Petra
  • Day 12: Petra
  • Day 13: Madaba
  • Day 14: Madaba / Jerash
  • Day 15: Jerusalem
  • Day 16: Jerusalem
  • Day 17: Jerusalem
  • Day 18: Jericho
  • Day 19: Haifa
  • Day 20: Haifa
  • Day 21: Tel Aviv
  • Day 22: Tel Aviv
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (15 nights), Desert camp (2 nights), Eco-Lodge (1 night) Felucca (1 night), Overnight sleeper train (2 nights)
Meals
  • 21 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 8 Dinners
Transport
  • Private vehicle , Felucca , Jeep , Overnight sleeper train , Plane
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Cairo - Khan al-Khalili bazaar visit
  • Cairo - Pyramids and Sphinx
  • Cairo - Camel ride at the Pyramids
  • Cairo - The Egyptian Museum Guided Visit
  • Cairo - The Egyptian Museum headset
  • Aswan - Nubian Village Visit and Dinner
  • Nile - Felucca overnight sailing trip
  • Luxor - Karnak Temple -Entry Fee
  • Luxor - Colossi of Memnon
  • Luxor - Valley of the Kings (3 tombs)
  • Wadi Rum - 4WD jeep safari and desert camp
  • Wadi Rum - Guided trek
  • Petra - Guided tour of Petra
  • Petra - Second day entrance (no guide)
  • Kerak - Kerak Castle
  • Mt Nebo - Mt Nebo visit
  • Dead Sea - Dead Sea visit
  • Jerash - Roman ruins
  • Madaba - St Georges Church
  • Jerusalem - Guided tour of Old City
  • Bethlehem - Grafitti Walking Tour
  • Jerusalem - Yad Yashem Jewish Holocaust Memorial
  • Jerusalem - Mount of Olives
  • Dead Sea - Visit and float
  • Masada - Masada visit
  • Akko - Knights Fortress Visit
  • Rosh Hanikra - Cable Car & Grottoes
  • Caesarea - Roman Amphitheatre & Aqueduct
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Cairo and from Tel Aviv are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Egypt, Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Egypt, Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories tour. You can cancel the tour up to 24 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 23 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 09 February 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 09 February 2021, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 23 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Egypt, Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Egypt, Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you:
  • We use a variety of accommodation on this trip, including shared accommodation on a felucca and in a desert camp. 
  • Walking around the ruins can be uneven, dusty and rocky, bring comfortable walking shoes. In places like Petra you can expect to be walking in the elements for most of the day.
  • Some hotels may not have lifts. Please be aware you may need to climb stairs with your luggage to reach your hotel room for the night.
  • Sites can get congested during peak travel periods with coaches of large pilgrim groups. We do our best to plan our visits around these times but sometimes it is unavoidable. There may be delays, queues and private services that prevent us from entering the site. Your trip leader will manage this as best as they can on the day.
  • The temperatures in the region can be extreme – from very hot to very cold (snow in some places) during the year. Please be prepared for the season you wish to travel in.
  • Before booking on this trip we recommend that you read the ‘Safety’ section in the Essential Trip Information regarding special safety considerations for Middle East trips.
  • Accommodation aboard the overnight train is in two-berth cabins which convert to bunk beds. All bedding is provided on board and western-style toilets are located in each carriage. Keep in mind general train cleanliness may not be to the same standards you are accustomed to.
  • Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories are by no means cheap destinations and you should budget accordingly. The good news is that you will have expert local leaders to help uncover the best deals!
  • Known as 'baksheesh' in the Middle East, tipping is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry. If you are satisfied with the services provided a tip – though not compulsory – is appropriate and always appreciated. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels. Don’t be taken back if this tipping culture is even more apparent in Israel.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Departures will be limited to an average group size of 10 travellers to ensure COVID-19 safety for all travellers.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this tour. Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing, physical distancing is highly encouraged, and frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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