Israel, Jordan and Egypt Nile Jewels - ENGMARKET

Duración

20 Días

Condición física

Moderado

Ciudad de inicio

Tel Aviv

Disponible

Abril 2020 / Marzo 2021

Ciudades a visitar: Tel Aviv; Cesarea; Haifa; Acre; Nazaret; Monte Bienaventuranzas; Tabgha; Cafarnaum, Cafarnaum; Rio Jordan; Jerusalen; Puente Sheik Hussein; Jerash; Aman; Madaba; Betania; Mar Muerto; Shobak; Petra; Uadi Rum; Al Aqaba; El Cairo; Luxor; Esna; Edfu; Kom Ombo, Gobernación De Asuán; Aswan

Descripción detallada día a día

Introducción

Estimado viajero: ¡Gracias por habernos elegido para realizar este circuito! Esperamos que disfrute de su viaje.

Le damos aquí una orientación sobre su tour con la información que consideramos puede ser de su interés. La información es ORIENTATIVA, pudiendo existir variaciones sobre los horarios señalados.

TRASLADOS desde el aeropuerto, si lo tiene incluido o comprado. Nuestro trasladista lo estara esperando con un cartel con el nombre de Europamundo o su nombre a la salida de aduanas (despues de recoger su equipaje).

IMPORTANTE: Si usted tuvo NOCHES ADICIONALES a su llegada al hotel tendrá su reserva realizada, pero el guía de su viaje normalmente no se encontrará hasta la noche anterior al inicio del tour. Su tiempo por tanto hasta ese momento es libre.

En el HOTEL le podrán ayudar con toda la información que precise sobre la ciudad. En la recepción podrá encontrar un CARTEL INFORMATIVO de Europamundo donde figurarán las actividades y los horarios establecidos para su grupo. Lea el cartel informativo.

Dia

Llegada al aeropuerto, asistencia y traslado al hotel. Alojamiento. 

NOTA:  Aconsejamos tomar una noche adicional al inicio para poder realizar opcionalmente el tour de Massada y Mar Muerto.

Desayuno. PICK UP EN LA RECEPCIÓN DEL HOTEL ENTRE LAS 07:45 HORAS(AM) Y LAS 08:00 HORAS(AM). Salida de la ciudad de Tel Aviv bordeando el Mar Mediterráneo hasta llegar a Yaffo, antiguo puerto de Israel, hoy barrio de artistas. Visita de la Iglesia de San Pedro. Continuación por la costa hacia CESAREA Marítima, antigua capital Romana, donde visitaremos su Teatro, la Muralla de la Fortaleza de los Cruzados y el Acueducto Romano. Seguiremos nuestro viaje hacia la ciudad de HAIFA, subiremos al Monte Carmelo, donde se encuentra la Gruta del Profeta Elías y contemplaremos el Templo Bahai y sus Jardines Persas, y tendremos una vista panorámica de la ciudad y el puerto. Continuación a SAN JUANDE ACRE, capital de los Cruzados, visitando las fortalezas medievales. Llegada a NAZARETH/ TIBERIADES. Cena incluida. Alojamiento. 

Desayuno. Comenzaremos el día con la visita de Nazareth donde conoceremos la Iglesia de la Anunciación, la Carpintería de San José y la Fuente de la Virgen. Continuación hacia el Monte del Precipicio, desde donde podremos admirar una hermosa vista panorámica de Nazareth y sus alrededores, proseguimos hacía el MONTE TABOR donde tuvo lugar la transfiguración de Jesús, frente a Moisés y Elías. Regreso a Nazareth. Terminamos la visita de Cana de Galilea, donde tuvo lugar el primer milagro de  Jesús. Cena Incluida. Alojamiento.

Desayuno. Comenzaremos el día con una travesía en barco por el Mar de Galilea. Más tarde, visitaremos el Monte de las Bienaventuranzas, donde tuvo lugar “El Sermón de la Montaña”, TABGHA, lugar de Multiplicación de los panes y los peces, y CAPERNAUM, donde se encuentra la casa de San Pedro y las ruinas de la antigua sinagoga. Por la tarde, salida hacia Jerusalem por el Valle del rio Jordán, bordeando el oasis de Jericó, donde disfrutaremos de una panorámica del Monte de la Tentación y del Mar Muerto. Ascenso por el desierto de Judea y entrada a Jerusalén, ciudad mensajera de la paz, cuna de las tres grandes religiones monoteístas. Alojamiento.

Desayuno. PICK UP EN LA RECEPCIÓN DEL HOTEL  ENTRE LAS 07:45 HORAS (AM) Y 08:00 HORAS (AM).  Salida para conocer la Ciudad Nueva de Jerusalem. Conoceremos el Santuario del Libro en el Museo de Israel, donde están expuestos los manuscritos del Mar Muerto y la maqueta que representa la ciudad de Jerusalem en tiempos de Jesús. Pasamos por la Universidad Hebrea de Jerusalem, prosiguiendo hacia Ein Karen, pintoresco barrio de las afueras de la ciudad para visitar el Santuario de San Juan Bautista. También conocemos Yad Vashem, Museo y memorial del Holocausto. Por la tarde viajamos a BELEN, situada tras el muro construido en los últimos años para separar las dos comunidades. Con un guía palestino conoceremos la Iglesia de la Natividad, la gruta del pesebre así como el Campo de los Pastores. Regreso a Jerusalem y alojamiento.

Incluimos visita de la  ciudad antigua de Jerusalén. Salida vía Monte Scopus hacia el Monte de los Olivos. Desde lo alto se contempla una extraordinaria vista de la Ciudad Santa amurallada. Continuación hacia Getsemaní, Basílica de la Agonía. Salida hacia la Ciudad Antigua. Visita del Muro Occidental (Muro de los Lamentos). Continuaremos a través de  la Vía Dolorosa para acercarnos hasta el Gólgota, lugar de la crucifixión de Jesús y conocer la Iglesia del Santo Sepulcro. Después seguimos hacia el Monte Sion para visitar la Tumba del Rey David, el Cenáculo (Sala de la Última Cena) y la Abadía de la Dormición. Alojamiento en Jerusalem.

Breakfast. early departure to border of israel and jordan. arrival at sheik hussein bridge to complete border and visa procedures. welcome to jordan! we explore the fortress of ajlun, an imposing castle dating back to the 12th century. in this area, muslims and orthodox christians have always lived together. we visit the historic church of saint sergius. shall we all pray for peace? lunch included. we continue to jerash to visit its impressive roman archaeological site. we then travel to amman. arrival and accommodation.   


note: the sheik hussein border must be crossed on a special bus for this purpose. this costs around $3 per person, which must be paid directly by the passengers themselves.   
fees: each country requires an entry/exit fee that passengers must pay directly at their destination. for guidance purposes, these are the fees/visa fees that may apply (prices subject to change without notice): israel: $32 (departure fee to jordan); jordan: 40 dinars/$60 (sheik hussein border visa).

We will depart towards the castles of the desert, built between the 7th and 8th centuries. we will visit qasr kharana, with its imposing structure of thick walls and the qusayr amra world heritage site, notable for its remarkable frescoes. then, we travel to madaba, lunch is included. we will visit the madaba archaeological park, which we cross via an ancient roman road, and the church of st. george, with its fantastic 6th century mosaic representing the oldest known map of the holy land. we continue to mount nebo, where moses stopped to look over the promised land. return to amman. arrival and free time.

We leave for bethany on the banks of the river jordan, a unesco world heritage site; this is where john the baptist baptised jesus. then we visit the dead sea museum, which an impressive panorama complex. lunch is included. arriving at our hotel at the dead sea, do not forget to take a dip in the saltiest sea and lowest altitude on earth. dinner and accommodation included.

Exciting section in the heart of jordan. following the dead sea, we visit lot’s cave, discovered in 1991, with its old byzantine church from the 6th century. then we ascend into the mountains to dana, a small picturesque town of stone houses on a huge cliff. lunch is included. we continue along the king´s route to shobak, where we take photographs (outside only) of the great crusader castle. we continue to wadi musa (the site around petra). we will explore the moses spring, where moses is said to have tapped the rock with his rod and the water gushed out, and the petra museum, an excellent exhibition that enables us to learn about the history of the nabateans and to see magnificent pieces found in the area. dinner and accommodation. any travellers who wish can go to an old turkish bath or see a light and sound show in petra.

Today we have the most exciting day of the trip: first, we visit the impressive archaeological site of petra, which is accessed through a narrow canyon, and discover the temples and tombs excavated on the cliffs in this city that was founded 300 years before christ. after lunch (included) we leave for the impressive desert of wadi rum. at the visitor centre we board 4x4 vehicles to visit some of the most impressive landscapes. we stop in the town of rum to visit the ruins of the nabatean temple. we include a 45-minute camel ride through the desert. we will also visit the khazali canyon. in this spectacular place, we will see the engravings that reveal the origins of the arabic language. dinner and accommodation included in a desert camp.

After breakfast we will leave for aqaba, jordan’s second city. we will visit jordan’s second city, a modern, commercial port city. afternoon free to enjoy the hotel-resort and the warm waters of the red sea!

After breakfast we will depart via “the desert road” to the amman airport. arrival. we will take a flight to egypt for a little over an hour. arrival at cairo. border procedures and transfer to the hotel. free time.   


note: depending on the number of travellers, the trip from aqaba to amman airport may be made by regular vip coach.

Full day visit where we explore the famous pyramids of cheops, kefren and micerinos (tickets to go inside the pyramids are not included), and also the impressive sphinx, which is sculpted from rock. visit to the egyptian museum with its ancient art and where the treasure of the lost tomb of tutankhamen is kept. lunch included. citadel of saladin and the alabaster mosque. we will take a walk through the coptic neighbourhood where we visit the hanging church built above a roman fortress.

Breakfast. transfer to the airport departing by regular flight (flight included) to luxor. arrival and transfer to the cruise, boarding and accommodation. full board on board. visit impressive set of temples of luxor and karnark. accommodation on board.

Today you will be able to admire the necropolis of thebes, visiting the famous valley of the kings, where are hidden the tombs of the main pharaohs. composed of several rooms and corridors that lead to the burial chambers, are among others, ramses iii, seti i and amenhotep ii. you will also visit the colossae of memnon, two impressive statues of amenophis ii, as well as the temple of queen hatsepsut (deir el bahari) and the temple of medinet habu. during this day we can enjoy the beauty of the nile riverbanks. you could do different activities on the boat and at evening enjoy the music at the disco. full board. night on board, navigating to esna.

Arrival to edfu and visit the temple of horus (god represented by a falcon), which in the past was partially covered by lime during the periodic flooding of the river nile. the rescue and restoration work complete, we now have one of the most beautiful temples of ptolemaic times, in an exceptional state of preservation. navigation to kom ombo. visit the temple of kom ombo, the only temple dedicated to two gods, sobek and haroesis, where we find a nilometer (former system for measuring the level of the nile river) and a mummified crocodile. during the evening you will be able to enjoy the chilaba’s party, local typical outfit (on route you could economically acquire them at local markets). full board. accommodation on board, navigating to aswan.

Arrival to aswan. possibility of getting the optional tour to abu simbel (visit not included in the itinerary), located two hundred and eighty kilometers from aswam, visit the western desert and the temples carved on the  cliff by ramses ii during the twelfth century bc, with 20 meters high statues, dedicated to the god amon ra, and the temple of nefertari, dedicated to the goddess hathor. visit the red granite quarry where is the famous 41 meters high unfinished obelisk. we will also visit the aswan dam, one of the largest in the world, which created lake nasser with a length of more than 500 km. in the afternoon, a felucca cruise on the nile, typical sailing boats in the area, heading to the island of kitchener where the botanical garden is located. full board. accommodation on board.

Breakfast. transfer to the airport to take the plane to cairo (flight included). arrival to el cairo airport and transfer to the hotel. during the evening, visit the light and sound show at the pyramids of giza. accomodation.

transfers to the airport and the end of our services.  if you have time, we recommend that you purchase an additional night and take a trip to memphis and sakkara.


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