After your buffet breakfast meet your Egyptologist guide to start our Where it all Began Tour, and visit one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient World, the three Pyramids of Giza.
The oldest and largest of the three is the Cheops Pyramid built 3rd dynasty about 2690 B. Next is the Pyramids of Chefren and visit the majestic Great Sphinx, which is the largest single block sculpture located at the foot of the grand Pyramid Chefren.
Our drive through the Sinai Peninsula and the biblical Land of Goshen to the Mount Sinai area (233 miles) takes about 6 hours. After crossing meet our Israeli representative and welcome to Israel.
Marah by the Red Sea the desert springs along the shore of the Red Sea where the children of Israel found the water bitter. We will take short city tour in Eilat Israel’s southernmost town on the Red Sea.
In the area of the Pyramids making for a great picture take an opportunity to ride a camel with the Pyramids in the background.
Continue to visit the famous Egyptian Museum, here we shall provide you with a brief, but colorful insight into the five thousand years history of Egypt's fascinating land.
From the entrance to the Siq there is a 1,250 meters walk to the 1st monument “The treasury”.
Throughout most of the day we will explore Petra’s incredible structures; the treasury, the field of tombs, the obelisks and the altar, and much more.
To help you take advantage of an optional extra day in Cairo, we include private transfers from Cairo International airport to your hotel, one night stay at The Ramses Hilton including meals (breakfast and dinner) for 0.00 per person in double room, and 0.00 in single room or select the Barceló Cairo Pyramids including meals (breakfast and dinner) for .00 per person in double room, and 0.00 in single room.
When booking the tour, please advice us whether you would like to book the optional pre-arrival extra day in Cairo, and one of our agents will be happy to confirm the extra day.
Afterwards we visit Old Cairo, and the City’s cultural landmarks that span three millennium of Egyptian history.
We begin with Coptic Church, where you will visit the Hanging Church, dating to the late 4th and early 5th century. This basilica is built on the cave in which the Holy Family stayed and is regarded by visitors as a source of blessing. At day break, those who desire and are physically capable, will climb-up Mount Sinai Jabal Musa (6,900 ft) climb to the summit (750 steps) walking the Footsteps of Moses and enjoy a time of praise and incredible views of the Sinai wilderness, we read from the Book of Genesis God revealed himself to Moses in the Burning Bush and where he received the Ten Commandments.
We will arrive to the hotel near Mt Sinai and St Catherine’s Monastery. Overnight hotel in Petra- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.