What's Included

  • First Class Hotels
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  • Select Meals on Itinerary

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 May 4 – Depart USA or Arrive in Egypt

Arrival transfer Information for Fay Ferguson Flight: AA 7024 050423 LHR 0415P CAI 1015P 050423 Hotel: Marriott Mena House

Day 2 May 5 – Arrive in Egypt

Fly and to Cairo and clear customs. Check in to your hotel in Cairo for dinner and overnight. Arrival Time for James & Rachel Holmes: Flight: DL 8622 050523 CDG 0650P CAI 1105P 050423 Hotel: Marriott Mena House

Day 3 May 6 – The Great Pyramids

Travel to Giza and the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Cheophreh, and Mykerinos, guarded by the colossal Sphinx monument which is symbolic of Egypt throughout the ages. Hotel: Marriott Mena House (start tour around Noon since they will be arriving late on the 5th)

Day 4 May 7 – Memphis

Your full day of sightseeing begins with a visit to Memphis, the first capital of ancient Egypt which was destroyed by Emperor Theodosis. Continue to the Step Pyramid of Sakkara, designed by the innovative architect Imhotep, and forerunner of the pyramids. The tomb of King Zoser is over 200 feet high and resembles a giant set of stairs. Hotel: Marriott Mena House

Day 5 May 8 – Egyptian Museum Day

Today’s sightseeing begins with a visit to the Grand Egyptian Museum to view the unique collection of Pharaonic art and antiquities. Explore New Cairo and then relax at your hotel. If you are continuing to Israel depart this evening. (They would like to have time to visit local art gallery/market in the area - ok with cutting time at Museum.) Hotel: Marriott Mena House

Day 6 May 9 – Free Day in Cairo / Depart Cairo

Explore Cairo on your own today and prepare for your return flight or your flight to Israel this afternoon.

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May 9 – Fly to Israel Enjoy a free morning at your hotel in Cairo. Fly to Tel Aviv this afternoon. Transfer from Ben Gurion Airport to your hotel in Jerusalem. Hotel: King David Hotel Arrival Flight for both guests: MS 0593 050923 CAI 0425P TLV 0650P 050923 May 10 – Bethlehem & Jerusalem
In Bethlehem, visit the cave revered as Jesus’ birthplace and see the Church of the Nativity constructed over the site (Matthew 1:18-25). Gaze out over Shepherds’ Field before returning to Jerusalem to walk the Palm Sunday Road and pray in the Garden of Gethsemane and envision the scenes of the night before Jesus’ crucifixion (Matthew 26:36 - 44). Continue to Mount Zion to visit the House of the High Priest Caiaphas, where Jesus was questioned the night of His betrayal (Matthew 26:57). Meditate on the events of the Last Supper as you visit the traditional location of the Upper Room (Mark 14:12-26). Explore the Western Wall Tunnel and see Wilson's Arch, the Western Stone, Warren's Gate, Memluk Hall and a recently uncovered Roman theatre. Return to your hotel in Jerusalem. Hotel: King David Hotel

May 11 – Jerusalem Explore ancient Jerusalem at the Teaching Steps and the Western Wall. View the Pool of Bethesda where Jesus performed the Sabbath miracle (John 5:1-18). Sing a hymn in the Church of St. Anne and experience its rich acoustics. Visit Herod’s Antonia Fortress, where Jesus appeared before Pontius Pilate (Luke 23:1), and follow in Christ’s steps on the Via Dolorosa (“the Way of the Cross”). At the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, take time to reflect on His sacrificial love. Visit the Garden Tomb for a time of reflection. Visit the Shrine of the Book to see the Dead Sea Scrolls. Transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv. Hotel: The Jaffa, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Tel Aviv 2 Louis Pasteur Street Tel Aviv-Jaffa 6803602 Israel

May 12 – Depart Israel
Early transfer to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport for your return flight home. Departure Flights: Fay Ferguson AA 7026 051223 TLV 0750A LHR 1030A 051223 Rachel Holmes AF 0795 051223 TLV 0750A CDG 1140A 051223

Departure Dates

  1. Wednesday, May 3, 2023
    From $675
*A 3.5% surcharge will be added to all credit card transactions
Tour: AE23 Code: M