THE WAYS OF KING SOLOMON
15 Days | 14 Nights
THE WAYS OF KING SOLOMON - 15 DAYS
Would you like to discover two of the oldest and most important civilizations in the world? With this 16-day trip to Egypt and Israel, you will be able to visit the pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Kings, Petra, the Dead Sea and Jerusalem.
The wonders of the middle east.
On this trip, you will be able to explore the history, culture and religion of these two civilizations. You will visit the impressive pyramids of Giza, the ancient temples and tombs of the Valley of the Kings, the pink city of Petra, the Dead Sea and the holy city of Jerusalem.
Day 01: “(SUNDAY) CAIRO”
Arrival at Cairo airport. Assistance in the airport y transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 02: “(MONDAY) CAIRO”
Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure to visit the three Pyramids of Giza, the eternal Sphinx and the Valley Temple (entrance to the interior of the Pyramids is not included). Free afternoon, you can make an optional visit to the Sakkara necropolis and the city of Memphis, capital of the ancient empire. At night, also optionally, you can attend a light and sound show at the pyramids. Back to the hotel. Accommodation
Day 03: “(TUESDAY) CAIRO”
Breakfast at the hotel.
Day off. Possibility of making an optional visit to the city of Cairo: the Museum of Pharaonic Art, the Saladin Citadel with its Alabaster Mosque, the Khan el Khalili Bazaar and the Coptic Quarter. In the evening you can take an optional dinner and show visit on a boat on the Nile River. Accommodation.
Day 04: “(WEDNESDAY) CAIRO-ASWAN (FLANCE)”
Transfer to Cairo International Airport and domestic flight to Aswan. Arrival and transfer to the boat. Departure to visit the Philae Temple and the Aswan High Dam. In the afternoon, a ride on a Felucca along the Nile River (typical Egyptian sailboats) from where we can admire and enjoy a panoramic visit to the Agha Khan Mausoleum, Elephantine Island and the Botanical Garden. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board.
Day 05: “(THURSDAY) ASWAN-KOM OMBO-EDF”
Full board on the boat. Possibility of taking an optional excursion to the famous Abu Simbel Temples. Navigation towards Kom Ombo. Arrival at Kom Ombo and visit the Kom Ombo Temple, the only one dedicated to two divinities: The crocodile-headed god Sobek and the falcon-headed god Haroeris. Navigation towards Edfu. Night on board.
Day 06: “(FRIDAY) EDFU-ESNA-LUXOR”
Full board on the boat. Arrival in Edfu and visit the Edfu Temple dedicated to the god Horus. Navigation towards Esna. We will cross the Esna Lock and continue sailing towards Luxor. Night on board.
Day 07: “(SATURDAY) LUXOR-CAIRO (FLANCE)”
Breakfast and disembarkation. In the morning, visit the West Bank in Luxor, the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings, the Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut known as El-Deir El-Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. In the afternoon, visit the East Bank in Luxor; to the Temples of Luxor and Karnak. Transfer to the airport to leave for Cairo. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 08: “(SUNDAY) CAIRO-TEL AVIV (FLANCE)”
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to fly to Tel Aviv (air ticket not included). Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 09: “(MONDAY) TEL AVIV”
Free day with the possibility of taking the optional excursion to Masada, cable car ascent, the last fortification of the Jews in their fight against the Romans, with a visit to the excavations, Herod's palace and the Synagogue. Panoramic view of the Roman Field and the Dead Sea. If time and climate permit, you will have free time to bathe in the salty waters of the Dead Sea. Accommodation.
Day 10: “(TUESDAY) TEL AVIV-CAESAREA-GALILEE”
Departure bordering the Mediterranean Sea until reaching Yaffo, an ancient port of Israel, today an artists' neighborhood. Visit of the Church of San Pedro. Continuation along the coast to Caesarea Maritima, ancient Roman capital, where we will visit its Theater, the Crusader Fortress and the Roman Aqueduct. We will continue our trip to the city of Haifa, we will climb Mount Carmel, where the Grotto of the Prophet Elijah is located and we will contemplate the Bahai Temple and its Persian Gardens, and we will have a panoramic view of the city and the port. Continue to Acre to visit the old Crusader Fortress. We continue towards Galilee. Dinner and accommodation.
Day 11: “(WEDNESDAY) | TIBERIADES-TABGHA-CAFARNAUM”
Departure to the Sea of Galilee for an exciting boat trip, as was done in the time of Jesus. We continue towards Magdala, birthplace of Mary Magdalene and where we will see remains of the town and its Synagogue. We continue towards the Mount of Beatitudes, the scene of the Sermon on the Mount. Visit Tabgha, place of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes and Capernaum, where the Old Synagogue and House of Saint Peter are located. We continue bordering the Sea of Galilee. Dinner and accommodation.
Day 12: “(THURSDAY) YARDENIT-NAZARETH-JERUSALEM”
Departure to Yardenit, traditional baptism place in the Jordan River. We will head towards Nazareth via Cana of Galilee, where Jesus performed his first miracle. We continue towards the Mount of the Precipice, where we can have a beautiful view of Nazaré and its surroundings. Visit the Basilica of the Annunciation and Joseph's Carpentry. In the afternoon departure to Jerusalem. We continue bordering the oasis of Jericho, where we will enjoy a panoramic view of the Mount of Temptation and the Dead Sea. Ascent through the Judean Desert and entry to Jerusalem. Accommodation.
Day 13: “(FRIDAY) JERUSALEM-BETHLEHEM-JERUSALEM”
Breakfast at the hotel
Breakfast. Departure to the Sanctuary of the Book at the Israel Museum, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are exhibited, and where the Model of Jerusalem in the time of Jesus is located. Visit of the Ein Karen neighborhood where the Church of Saint John the Baptist is located, and visit Yad Vashem, Holocaust Museum and Memorial. In the afternoon visit to Bethlehem, where entering through the Door of Humility to the Church of the Nativity, we see the Manger Grotto and the 14-pointed Star (place of Jesus' birth). We continue for a view of the Shepherd's Field. Return to Jerusalem. Accommodation.
Day 14: “(SATURDAY) JERUSALEM ANCIENT CITY”
Departure to the Mount of Olives to appreciate a magnificent view of the city. Finally we will visit the Garden of Gethsemane and the Basilica of the Agony. We will continue towards the Ancient City, visit the Wailing Wall. Next, we will walk the Via Dolorosa to reach the place of Jesus' crucifixion and the Holy Sepulcher. Visit of Mount Zion where the Tomb of King David, the Cenacle (place of the Last Supper "The Eucharist" and "Pentecost") and the Abbey of the Dormition-Assumption of Mary are located. Accommodation.
Day 15: “(SUNDAY) JERUSALEM”
Breakfast. At the indicated time transfer to Ben Gurion airport.
END OF SERVICES.
- Transfers to and from the airport, hotels and borders with English-speaking driver
- Visits and entrances to the sites mentioned in the Program.
- Bus, minibus, van, with air conditioning and guide in Spanish.
- Daily breakfast.
- 2 prices.
- Full board during the cruise.
- Domestic flights Cairo/Aswan - Luxor/Cairo (flight schedules depend on confirmed visits and availability).
- Price per person in American USD.
- Price not valid for triple.
- We do not carry out the requirements procedures when entering the country.
- The order of the schedule can vary without affecting its content.
- Not valid for holidays in the destination.
- In the month of Ramadan, border crossings take longer than usual.
- Visa procedures, minimum two weeks before arrival.
- The order of the itinerary/visits may vary without prior notice.
- Entry to Yad Vashem (Holocaust Memorial) is not allowed for children under 10 years of age.
- 1 suitcase and one handbag per person allowed.
- Flights arriving in Israel between 11:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m. will have a supplement.
- Optional excursions must be reserved and paid for in advance.
- Does not include Cairo-Tel Aviv air ticket.
- Mandatory payment at destination: Taxes and Visas to Egypt. On the Cruise $80 per person.
- Payment at destination recommended to take into account. Tips to guides $4 and drivers $3 per day per person.