FAM Trips available

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Trips available to Egypt, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Sicily, Spain,  Tunisia, Turkey, and UAE

EGYPT / ISRAEL
LAND ONLY
2018 - 2019

12 days

for travel agent and spouse / companions

You will be traveling with regular passengers but paying travel agent rates

Tour begins every MONDAY 
JERUSALEM / JORDAN VALLEY / TIBERIAS / SEA OF GALILEE /
GOLAN HEIGHTS / NAZARETH / CANA / SAFED / ACRE / TEL AVIV / CAIRO

 Day 1, Monday     Jerusalem
WELCOME to ISRAEL !!!
After you arrive, clear customs and pick up your luggage you will be met by our representative.  That person will be holding a sign with your name on it.  From the airport you will be transferred to your hotel.

Afternoon at leisure.
     Overnight GRAND COURT HOTEL, Jerusalem

Day 2, Tuesday     Jerusalem (New City) Bethlehem
Drive to Mt. Scopus for view of Jerusalem, then to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony. Drive to Mt. Zion for a visit to the tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. 

Sightseeing in the new city including the Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book, with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, new Supreme Court building. Proceed to Mt’ Herzl and Yad Vashem (the memorial to the six million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust).

Then visit the model of the Heordian city of Jerusalem dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Visit the synagogue with Marc Chagall stained glass windows at the Hadassah Medical Center, then via Ein Karem (the birth place of John the Baptist). Return to Hotel.    
        Overnight GRAND COURT HOTEL, Jerusalem

Day 3, Wednesday     Jerusalem (Old City) Bethlehem
Walk through the Jaffa Gate to the City: the renewed Jewish Quarter, the Western Wall, the Temple area, then colorful bazaars, Via Dolorosa, and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

Continue to Bethlehem to visit Rachel’s Tomb and the Church of the Nativity and return to Jerusalem for overnight.
        Overnight GRAND COURT HOTEL, Jerusalem

Day 4, Thursday      Beit Shean-Tiberias-Galilee
Leave Jerusalem and drive north via Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Then through the Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean. Visit the excavations of this beautiful Roman Decapolis city. Proceed to Tiberias, the old center of Jewish learning.

Drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue. Continue to a Kibbutz hotel for overnight. 
        Overnight GALILEE KIBBUTZ, KFAR GILADI, Galilee

Day 5, Friday     Upper Galilee and Golan Heights Nazareth
Drive to the Golan Heights. Visit the former Syrian fortifications, Birkat Ram, and the Druze Drive to the Golan Heights.  Via Banias, source of the Jordan River proceed to Kiryat Shmone and the Hula Valley to Safed.

Continue to City of the Kabbalah, to visit the old synagogue and artists’ colony and then to Nazareth to visit the Christian holy sites. Return to the Kibbutz hotel for overnight.
      Overnight GALILEE KIBBUTZ, KFAR GILADI, Galilee

Day 6, Saturday     Acre/Haifa/ Tel Aviv
Leave the Kibbutz hotel for Acre to visit the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa, including the Bahai Shrine.  Persian Garden and Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city.

Proceed southwards to Caesarea to visit the Roman theater and the Crusader fortress. Drive via Natanya to Tel Aviv.
     Overnight GRAND BEACH HOTEL, Tel Aviv

Day 7, Sunday     Tel Aviv
Day at leisure in Tel Aviv.
OPTIONAL $120.00 MASSADA and DEAD SEA TOUR available.  
     Overnight GRAND BEACH HOTEL, Tel Aviv

Day 8, Monday     Tel Aviv /Cairo
Transfer to the airport for departure to Cairo     WELCOME TO EGYPT !!!
After you arrive, clear customs and pick up your luggage you will be met by our representative.  That person will be holding a sign with your name on it.  From the airport you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo.

Afternoon at leisure.
   Overnight SEMIRAMIS INTERCONTINENTAL, Cairo

Day 9, Tuesday     Cairo
After breakfast begin full day tour first to one of Egypt’s earliest pyramid sites, the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, proceed to the early capital, Memphis, with its massive reclining statue of Ramses II.

Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza, for a guided visit of the site.
    Overnight SEMIRAMIS INTERCONTINENTAL, Cairo   

Day 10, Wednesday     Cairo
Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and the King Tut Collection. Continue to the Citadel for a fine view over the city and a visit to the Mohammed Ali Mosque. End the morning with a guided visit to Cairo’s famous Khan el Khalili Bazaar.

Afternoon free time.
    Overnight SEMIRAMIS INTERCONTINENTAL, Cairo

Day 11, Thursday     Cairo
Day at leisure
or
OPTIONAL        $520.00 per person      full day tour to Luxor
Transfer from the hotel to the airport for flight to Luxor.
Meet at the airport and transfer to begin tours.

Morning tour of Luxor’s famous West Bank will include the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari and the Colossi Memnon.

Afternoon visit to Karnak and Luxor Temples.

Transfer to the airport for flight to Cairo. Transfer back to your hotel.
or  
Additional $50.00 per person  Half day tour of Old Cairo including the Coptic Museum.
    Overnight SEMIRAMIS INTERCONTINENTAL, Cairo

Day 12, Friday     Cairo/USA
Transfer from the airport your flight

INCLUSIVE FEATURES
- All transfers, and multilingual sightseeing by motor coach in Israel
- In Egypt, all transfers, and multilingual sightseeing by private car
- In Israel breakfast and dinner daily (except Monday night in Israel no dinner)
- All 4 star hotels (or similar) as per itinerary
- All taxes and service char

 COST PER PERSON – LAND ONLY  
Low Season
Based on double occupancy

Travel agents             from  $2250.00
Companions              from  $2350.00
Single supplement from  $ 600,00

High Season  MONDAYS
December 23-29
Additional $100.00 per person

CONTACT US REGARDING 2019 departures and rates

EXTENSIONS and UPGRADES available

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