2020/21 - Israel, Egypt, Jordan & the Suez Canal: From Tel Aviv to Aqaba
Embrace your wanderlust and discover the world on a deeper level. Cross the Suez Canal, discover Israel, Egypt and Jordan. An expert Egyptologist on board and on shore will enhance your experience with insights that bring each destination to life for a very well-rounded perspective. Join us during the winter and spring months when you'll enjoy cooler temperatures that will make your exploration of these historical sites and ancient ruins comfortable. Wadi Rum in Jordan, the Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatsepsut Temples in Luxor, the Pyramids in Cairo and more ancient treasures await.
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 - Sunday
Tel Aviv/Herzliya Marina, Israel
Embarkation at 13:30. Welcome dinner and briefing. Departure to Port Said and overnight at sea.
Day 2 - Monday
Port Said, Egypt
Morning arrival in Port Said. Optional all-day excursion to Cairo. Return to the ship by 22:00 for the ship to join the Canal Convoy at 22:30. Overnight crossing the Suez Canal.
Day 3 - Tuesday
Suez Canal Crossing, Egypt
Day crossing the Suez Canal. Enjoy reading a good book, mingle with your fellow travelers, and relax at the Upper deck lounge area, gazing at the passing scenery. Afternoon canal exit in Suez. Overnight at sea to Hurghada.
Day 4 - Wednesday
Gubal islands or El Gouna - Hurghada, Egypt
Mid-day arrival in Gubail or El Gouna. Swim stop and deck BBQ. Late evening arrival in Hurghada. Overnight in port.
Day 5 - Thursday
Hurghada - Luxor Egypt
A1-night/2-day excursion to Luxor. Overnight at Luxor hotel. Optional Luxor excursion: Morning bus transfer to Luxor for a 2-day/1-night land tour to this magnificent Ancient City. The complimentary trip includes transfer to Luxor and overnight at a deluxe hotel, but not the excursions which are optional. In the afternoon, after checking in, optional excursion to Karnak and Luxor Temples. Overnight in Luxor hotel.
Day 6 - Friday
Luxor - Hurghada, Egypt
Morning optional excursion in Luxor to discover the Valley of the Kings, the Hatschepsut Temple, dedicated to the only ever female Pharaoh and to the Colossi of Memnon. Afternoon return to Hurghada to re-embark the ship. Overnight at sea to Aqaba.
Day 7 - Saturday
Mid-day arrival in Aqaba - Optional WADI RUM excursion. The dessert of Wadi Ramm, translated either as "Valley of light sand" or as "Roman Valley" (the latter due to the propensity of Roman architecture in the area), known also as "Valley of the Moon", is the largest desert valley (wadi) in Jordan. This cut into the sandstone and granite rock desert valley has been used as a background setting of extra terrace planets surface in numerous science-fiction films and since 2005 has become one of UNESCO's protected World Heritage Sites. Overnight in port.
Day 8 - Sunday
Disembarkation at 09:00 am after breakfast. Optional transfer to back to Tel Aviv, Israel. Take an optional all day excursion transfer to Tel Aviv or Jerusalem on day which includes a stop in Masada and lunch. Or, take an optional Jordan land Tour ending in Amman or in Tel Aviv - a transfer is possible to be organized between Amman and Tel Aviv.
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- Cruise Line
- Variety Cruises
- Offer valid through 9/30/2020
- 8 Days
- Cruise Ship
- Harmony G
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|Day 1||Tel Aviv/Herzliya Marina|
|Day 2||Port Said|
|Day 3||Suez Canal Crossing|
- * Cruise Fares
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Port charges, fuel surcharge, travel insurance, transfers, optional air/sea or land programs (unless noted), shore excursions, airport facility charges, taxes/fees, nor do they include items of a personal nature such as alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, gratuities, gift shop purchases, medical services, phone calls, etc. All onboard charges are in Euros.
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Port charges and fuel surcharge are in addition to the cruise fares. Payment for port charges must be made at the time the final payment is made.