Egypt, Jordan & Israel Experience

28 Day Guided Tour & Nile Cruise from Cairo to Tel Aviv with Scenic

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 28 Day Egypt, Jordan & Israel Experience. Travel the length and breadth of Egypt and immerse yourself into the exotic sights and sounds of this fascinating ancient land. From the ancient sandstone structures and magnificent sombre tombs to El Alamein's World War II memorial....read more

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New 2020
New Release
2020 Season
Guided Tour & Nile Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Cairo
Guided Tour & Nile Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Tel Aviv
Accomodation
Accomodation
4.5 - 5 Star
River Ship
Ship Type
River Ship
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
River Cruise
Trip Style
River Cruise
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Egypt, Jordan, Israel
Trip Operated By:
Scenic
Scenic
36 Reviews
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Trip Code:
MRCI-1

Itinerary

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1 Giza (Cairo)
Your journey into wonder begins at Giza with a three night Special Stay with views of the Great Pyramids from your balcony. Please book flights to arrive into Cairo by 2pm. Sundowners: Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the magnificent pyramids. (D)
2 Giza
Be awed by the sheer magnitude of the pyramids and visit the Solar Boat Museum housing the restored cedar wood barge dating back to 2500BC before marvelling at the 20 metre limestone monolith of the Sphinx. Visit the ancient site of Saqqara in the afternoon. At dusk, prepare for an exclusive night of historical discoveries as the doors of the new Grand Museum open just for you, long after they have closed to the general public. (B/L)
3 Giza
Visit the site of one of World War II’s defining battles, El Alamein. (B/L)
4 Giza - Aswan
Fly to Aswan where you will be ensconced in luxury during your two night Special Stay and admire the views over the Nile from the comfort of your balcony. Discover the history of the hotel and follow in the footsteps of icons like Princess Diana, Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie as you enjoy pre dinner drinks at The Terrace, before dining at restaurant 1902. (B/L/D)
5 Aswan
Freechoice: Visit a Nubian village or the beautiful but often-overlooked Kalabsha Temple on the shores of Lake Nasser. Alternatively, take a motorboat ride to the upper reaches of the Nile. (B)
6 Aswan - Nile Cruise
Fly early to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most magnificent monuments, the enormous World Heritage-listed temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam. Embark on your luxurious private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III as you settle into your elegantly appointed cabin. Discover the granite quarries of ancient Egypt, learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. Later, enjoy a traditional felucca cruise on the Nile.  (B/L/D)
7 Nile Cruise
Discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae, then follow the course of the ancient pharaohs’ processions along the Nile as you cruise north. Explore Kom Ombo Temple, perched high on the east bank. A fun night awaits on board with a colourful Galabeyya party with Egyptian delicacies, music and dancing. (B/L/D)
8 Nile Cruise
Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and admire the colourful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. See the impressive monument to Queen Hatshepsut and the well-preserved temple of Ramses III. At the vast temple complex of Karnak, marvel at the enormous pillars as you walk through the impressive Hypostyle Hall. (B/L/D)
9 Nile Cruise
Travel to the temple complex of Dendera to admire the vibrant colours of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s Temple. Disembark and join a walking tour through the local produce markets. Discover the fascinating antiquities housed in the Luxor Museum followed by the treasures of Luxor Temple. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner. (B/L/D)
10 Luxor - Red Sea
Disembark and take a drive through the desert landscape to reach your luxurious resort, set on the shores of the Red Sea, for a two night Special Stay.  (B/L)
11 Red Sea
Relax and enjoy a day at leisure on the sparkling shores of the Red Sea. Your resort features a daily activity program or you can just relax by the pool or beach. Sundowners: Raise your glass as you watch the play of colours across the dramatic desert and seascapes. (B/D)
12 Red Sea - Cairo
Fly to Cairo for your two night stay. Discover the priceless antiquities in the Egyptian Museum including the artefacts recovered from Tutankhamun’s tomb and a selection of Royal Mummies.  (B)
13 Cairo
Discover Islamic Cairo and Khan el Khalili Bazaar and explore Old Cairo and the Hanging Temple of Babylon. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a farewell to Egypt dinner. (B/D)
14 Cairo - Amman
Fly to Amman, where you’ll enjoy a two night stay. This afternoon, walk through the food and produce markets before a welcome to Jordan dinner of local delicacies. (B/D)
15 Amman
Discover the ancient Roman city of Jerash, inhabited since the Bronze Age, and explore the impressive ruins. Freechoice: Visit the Royal Automobile Museum and see the fascinating collection of cars belonging to the Royal Family. Alternatively, experience Jordan’s wine heritage with a wine and food tasting in the Abdali walking district. (B/L)
16 Amman - Wadi Rum
At Madaba, discover the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land and visit the Madaba Institute for Mosaic Art and Restoration. Continue to the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum where you will feel like you have stepped onto the moon during your Special Stay in the luxurious Martian tents of the Sun Camp. Sundowners: Witness the dramatic colours of the desert at sunset over a refreshing drink. (B/L/D)
17 Wadi Rum - Petra
Travel in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia as you discover Wadi Rum. Explore Lawrence Road and marvel at the vistas of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains rising out of the pink and white sands. Continue to the Rose Red City of Petra for your two night stay. An unforgettable sight awaits as you visit the Treasury and chasms lit by candlelight. (B/L)
18 Petra
This magnificent World Heritage-listed city is the legacy of the Nabataeans, who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. The impressive eastern entrance leads through a brilliantly coloured narrow gorge to the imposing Treasury, more than 40 metres high. Designed to impress, the rock-cut facade will take your breath away. (B/D)
19 Petra - Dead Sea
At Bethany Beyond the Jordan, see where Jesus was baptised, then view the memorial to Moses at Mount Nebo. Travel north to your Special Stay resort for the next two nights on the shores of the Dead Sea. Relax and enjoy sweeping views over the Dead Sea and across to Israel from your balcony. (B/L)
20 Dead Sea
Enjoy the facilities of your resort including direct access to the sea. Spoil yourself and allow the staff to lather you in therapeutic mud, or float in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea, while reading a book or newspaper. This evening join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a farewell dinner. Sundowners: Join your Tour Director and toast the end of a wonderful Jordanian journey. (B/D)
21 Dead Sea - Tel Aviv
Fly to Tel Aviv for a two night Special Stay. Later, join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner of modern Israeli cuisine at the George and John Restaurant. (B/D)
22 Tel Aviv

Bathed in Mediterranean sunshine, hummus-infused aromas, and Bauhaus-era buildings, Tel Aviv is a vibrant metropolis that is quick to charm. Take an enlightening tour with an expert art-historian guide who will bowl you over with tales about the 4,000-year-old port city of Jaffa, and explore the archaeological ruins and winding alleyways. Browse through the curios of Nahalat Binyamin street market and be enthralled by World Heritage-listed Bauhaus buildings of the White City quarter, then visit scenic Tel Aviv port.

Freechoice: Learn the secrets of Israeli cuisine during a cooking class in a picturesque 200-year-old house, or learn the fundamentals of traditional Ethiopian drumming in an interactive workshop. Alternatively, discover the Ilana Goor Museum, distinct in its dual purpose as both an art gallery and private home of the artist. Sundowners: This evening enjoy beverages and dinner at Alma Beach, Tel Aviv’s coolest stretch of sand. (B/D)

23 Tel Aviv - Sea of Galilee
Discover the intriguing history of Israel’s mountainous region as you drive to Caesarea, the Roman capital of Judea. You will have the chance to view the archaeological discoveries of the Crusader city and the Roman port, including a restored amphitheatre and aqueduct. Later, proceed to your two night Special Stay, overlooking the Sea of Galilee in Tiberias. This evening enjoy seasonal local ingredients in dishes that pay homage to the Christian-Arab cuisine of the region at Magdalena. (B/D)
24 Sea of Galilee
Your first look at the scenic region of Galilee will be on a tranquil boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Continue to the biblical village of Capernaum, and then proceed to the place of the miracle of multiplication of the loaves and fishes, Tabgha. On Galilee’s north-western shores, visit the Mount of Beatitudes. Continue to Kibbutz Ein Gev and learn about the unique kibbutz community. Return to your hotel, stopping en route at a local winery for a tour and wine tasting. (B)
25 Sea of Galilee - Jerusalem
In Nazareth, you’ll visit the Basilica of the Annunciation. In Beit She’an, discover the archaeological excavations that uncovered precious relics, and trace Israel’s incredibly long and rich history that dates back 5,000 years. Ascend the Judean Mountains to Jerusalem, and your home for the next three nights. (B)
26 Jerusalem

A Holy City for three of the world’s great religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam – Jerusalem occupies a unique place in humanity. Enrich: Get a holistic perspective on the past, present and future of Jerusalem through a unique dual narrative experience with your two tour guides – one Jewish Israeli and one Palestinian. Witness the revered sites of the Old City through their eyes, consider recent tensions, and ponder the city’s future.

Stand before the Western Wall, famously called the ‘Wailing Wall’, and soak in the aura of the holiest of Jerusalem’s Jewish sites. Continue along the winding streets of the Jewish Quarter to visit the historic Hurva Synagogue. This evening, experience the uplifting songs that distinguish the Jewish faith and Israeli culture at a Yiddish Klezmer club. Savour local tapas as the band provides a spirited soundtrack. (B/D)

27 Jerusalem

Freechoice: Explore the colourful Mahane Yehuda Market and engage with friendly vendors, and mingle with the city’s rich mosaic of residents as our guide shares insight into Israel’s modern food scene and enduring traditions. Alternatively, discover the stories and survivor testimonies at Yad Vashem – the Holocaust Memorial – with a specialist historian, or enjoy wine tasting at Flam Winery with artisanal cheese and breads.

Later, explore 5000 years of cultural treasures at the Israel Museum Jerusalem with an experienced historian, including the Billy Rose Art Garden designed by the Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi. Enrich: This evening, enjoy an unforgettable gourmet experience with a chef-prepared traditional Shabbat dinner at an elegant home of American immigrants to Israel. (B/D)

28 Jerusalem - Tel Aviv
This morning, venture to Bethlehem. Immerse yourself into the history and spirituality as you explore the sites of Manger Square and the Church of the Nativity, and the monasteries of the Shepherds’ Fields. Bid farewell to Jerusalem as you transfer to Ben Gurion airport, Tel Aviv for your onward flight home. Please book flights to depart after 5pm. (B)

Scenic Inclusions

Scenic Luxury Experience
Scenic Luxury Experience
At Scenic, we've combined the ease of luxury travel with a selection of journeys that offer you a true insight into the wonders of the Middle East. Read more
Scenic Freechoice
Scenic Freechoice
You can choose between a vast range of activities and sightseeing experiences to ensure you only see what you want to see, at a tempo that suits you. Read more
Scenic Special Stays
Scenic Special Stays
Throughout your journey, you'll stay in the most unforgettable accommodation. Our selection of handpicked luxury hotels will ensure that your holiday becomes just that little bit more extraordinary. Read more
Scenic Enrich
Scenic Enrich
Scenic's seasoned Journey Designers have handpicked and created a range of unique experiences that will be among the highlights of your journey. Read more
Scenic Nile Cruising
Nile Cruising
Cruise the majestic Nile River on our exclusive private charter on board Sanctuary Sun Boat III between Luxor and Aswan, catering to just 36 guests. Read more
The nth Degree
The nth Degree
When you travel with Scenic you can be confident that we’ll go a little further to ensure that every aspect of your journey has been considered. Read more

Deck Plans

Luxury Cabin
Nile Deck (Level 1)

Cabin Types

Luxury Cabin
Luxury Cabin  

Luxury cabins are all beautifully appointed with old fashioned four poster beds, draped with Egyptian linens. The shutters are the traditional focal point of the cabin and are a striking design element. The warm colours of the cabin and traditional tones evoke the glamour of the 1930s.

  • Stateroom size 17 sq m
  • Swimming pool on the Sun Deck
  • Individual CD player and LCD television with satellite and in-house movies
  • Fully air-conditioned with individual controls
  • Built-in bathtub and spacious wardrobe
  • Spacious ensuite with shower and hairdryer
  • A well-stocked minibar and safe deposit box
  • International telephone access is available through the reception

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Wednesday 03 Feb 2021 Tuesday 02 Mar 2021 774per person 27,026per person Enquire
Wednesday 31 Mar 2021 Tuesday 27 Apr 2021 1,562per person 26,638per person Enquire
Wednesday 20 Oct 2021 Tuesday 16 Nov 2021 1,562per person 26,638per person Enquire
Wednesday 03 Feb 2021 Tuesday 02 Mar 2021 1,038solo traveller 35,562solo traveller Enquire
Wednesday 31 Mar 2021 Tuesday 27 Apr 2021 1,055solo traveller 36,095solo traveller Enquire
Wednesday 20 Oct 2021 Tuesday 16 Nov 2021 1,057solo traveller 36,183solo traveller Enquire
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