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Egypt Extension Option

Israel

Israel

Dead Sea

Tel Aviv Waterfront

Israel
4 Nights
DEPART CAIRO FOR ISRAEL FOLLOWING THE CORE ITINERARY
FEBRUARY 15 - 19, 2022
$3,199/person/double occupancy

Day 1 TEL AVIV
Fly from Cairo, Egypt to Tel Aviv, Israel in the morning. On arrival, you’ll be greeted by an AmaWaterways representative and taken on a tour of Tel Aviv, including a visit to Old Jaffa. Later in the day, you’ll transfer to Jerusalem to check into your hotel. Flight included. Breakfast and Lunch

Day 2 JERUSALEM
Take a short drive to the West Bank to visit Bethlehem, King David’s hometown and Jesus’ birthplace. You’ll tour Manger Square and the UNESCO-designated Church of the Nativity, built above the cave where Jesus was born. The tour continues underground to the Gihon Spring, the major water source of Jerusalem for over 1,000 years and crucial to the city’s survival. From here, tour the Jewish quarter and visit the Byzantine Cardo. Not far from here, lies the Western Wall, which surrounds the Temple Mount, the holiest site for Jews. Follow Via Dolorosa, the path where Jesus walked to his crucifixion, arriving at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus was crucified. Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 JERUSALEM
Embark on a colorful culinary journey to Machne Yehuda Market, also called the shuk, the largest, most beautiful and busiest market in Israel. Then, visit the Israel Museum which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest biblical manuscripts in the world as well as rare early medieval biblical manuscripts. Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 JERUSALEM
Drive through the Judean Desert to Masada. You will take a cable car to the top of the mountain where you will explore the ancient ruins of Herod’s 2,055-year-old palace fortress. In the afternoon, you’ll visit the Dead Sea where you can enjoy swimming and lunch. Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 JERUSALEM
After breakfast, continue to the airport for your flight home. Breakfast. **We kindly ask that you please do not schedule your homebound flights to depart before 10:00 am. Airport transfer included.