Epic Egypt, Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 19 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-29 yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Cairo, Egypt
  • Ends Tel Aviv, Israel
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • The Pyramids might be hyped, but when you see them you’ll soon be saying oh mummy, I see the point (sorry).
  • Set sail on a felucca cruise along the Nile. Back in the day, these wooden boats had zero facilities, but our new pimpedout boat has westernstyle toilets on board.
  • Our guides are local and know all the best secret and hidden places to check out after a day of sightseeing
  • Only Petra’s Treasury is stunning enough to be the temple of the Holy Grail (well, according to Indiana Jones at least), and you’ll be blown away on a full day exploring the majesty and mystery of this world wonder.
The trip Epic Egypt, Jordan, Israel & The Palestinian Territories starts in Cairo and ends in Tel Aviv. This is an adventure tour that takes 19 days. You will travel through Egypt, Jordan and Israel and visit Petra, Nile Felucca, Tel Aviv and 6 other destinations. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

The Middle East is living, breathing proof the old saying is true: you don’t know until you go. Egypt, Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories – visit the holy land trifecta and have experiences you'll never forget. This trip has all the icons plus tonnes of surprises perfect for the Intrepid traveller. The pyramids and original botched surgery queen (the Sphinx) in Egypt and doing your best astronaut impression in the Dead Sea are awesome, sure, but have you tried your leaders favourite falafel cart in Jerusalem?! 
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT INTREPID TRAVEL
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 100 reviews
CHAU's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
4 - Very Good
  • CHAU
  • From UK
  • On Sep 25 2018
“Our tour is a group of twenty people. Majorities are Australians. We have good atmosphere and co-operations , especially in preparation and after our daily feedings. We have two tour leaders, nice and hard working guys. Niki is excellent cook.
Different landscapes. lakes and Bungle Bungles let you understand more about this wild Kimberley. If you like hiking,
swimming and drinking Champagne at the same time in the
Lake Agryle, go.”
Review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Germany
  • On Nov 17 2018
“I went on this trip with a friend and we really enjoyed it! Tasmania has a lot to offer - rainforests as well as mountains and beaches. We were able to see a lot in just 6 days and our guide was awesome, thanks for this great experience!”
Ago's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
4 - Very Good
  • Ago
  • From Estonia
  • On Feb 10 2020
“Very Good”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Cairo
  • Day 2: Cairo/Pyramids/Sphinx
  • Day 3: Aswan
  • Day 4: Aswan
  • Day 5: Nile Felucca
  • Day 6: Luxor
  • Day 7: Luxor / Valley of the Kings
  • Day 8: Cairo
  • Day 9: Amman
  • Day 10: Wadi Rum
  • Day 11: Wadi Rum
  • Day 12: Petra
  • Day 13: Petra
  • Day 14: Madaba
  • Day 15: Jerusalem
  • Day 16: Jerusalem
  • Day 17: Jerusalem
  • Day 18: Tel Aviv
  • Day 19: Tel Aviv
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (9 nights), Hostel (4 nights) Desert camp (2 nights), Felucca (1 night), Overnight sleeper train (2 nights)
Meals
  • 16 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 7 Dinners
Transport
  • Private vehicle , Felucca , Jeep , Overnight sleeper train , Plane
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Cairo - Pyramids and Sphinx
  • Aswan - Nile River Kayaking
  • Aswan - Orientation walk & bazaar visit
  • Nile - Felucca overnight sailing trip
  • Nile - Dinner and Music Felucca
  • Luxor - Valley of the Kings (3 tombs)
  • Cairo - Khan Al-Khalili Bazaar
  • Amman -Guided Walking Tour
  • Wadi Rum - 4WD jeep safari and desert camp
  • Wadi Rum - Guided trek
  • Petra - Guided tour of Petra
  • Madaba - St Georges Church
  • Jerusalem - Machane Yehuda Market & Bite Card
  • Jerusalem - Walk on the Ramparts of the Old City
  • Jerusalem - Western Wall (Wailing Wall)
  • Jerusalem - Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Dead Sea - Visit and float
  • Masada - Entrance & Cable Car one-way
  • Masada - Snake Path Hike
  • Jaffa - Town Visit
  • Jerusalem - Mount of Olives
  • Bethlehem - Grafitti Walking Tour
  • Bethlehem - Church of the Nativity & Shepherds' Field
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 Epic Egypt, Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Epic 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

A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 23 days before departure. For any departures within 17 December 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Epic 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 Epic 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:
  • You’re the boss! Not just in general, but also on this trip, where there’s free time to do whatever you want, or optional tours to show you the way. Maybe budget a little extra cash for activities and entrance fees that aren’t included.
  • Accommodation in Israel is in dorm rooms with up to 12 travellers. They may not all be fellow Intrepid travellers and your group could be split across different rooms. Where possible (and unless requested otherwise) we will accommodate you in same gender rooms.
  • It’s not all hot desert days in Jordan & Israel, as the winter months (December through to February) can be quite cold. Temperatures in northern parts of the country can drop to freezing overnight. Snowfall around these areas as well as Amman is common. Pack smart so that you’re prepared for varying temperatures especially if travelling during these months.
  • The thing about ancient ruins and other super old sites in the Middle East is that they usually involve walking on rocky and/or steep hillsides. But if you don’t feel up for it on a hot day then you can just sit it out, or wander along at your own pace.
  • Travelling on a felucca is awesome, but it's not for everyone. You will be sharing a sleeping area with your fellow group members for the night and a shared bathroom facility on board
  • Israel & The Palestinian Territories is by no means a cheap destination and you should budget accordingly. The good news is that your expert local leader is on hand to help you uncover the best deals!
  • 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, queue's and private services that prevent us from entering the site. Your trip leader will manage this as best as they can on the day.
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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