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Egypt Experience

Suitable for Family, Group, Senior

OVERVIEW

Egypt holds a mythological place in Jewish history, from the era of the Pharaohs all the way to the departure of most of the community after the creation of the state of Israel. Take a boat down the Nile river and see the famous pyramids of Giza. On a Jewish heritage trip to Egypt, Climb Mt. Sinai, the biblical birthplace of the Jewish people. See the temple of Hatshepsut, the only female pharaoh who dressed and ruled as if she were a king.

Wander through narrow marketplaces and synagogues in old Cairo, marvel at ancient temples and hieroglyphics. Sail a felucca around the islands of Aswan. The ancient and modern comes together on this unforgettable Jewish tour to Egypt.

Highlights*

  • Take a tour of the hidden synagogues of Cairo and learn about Egyptian Jewish life on a Jewish walking tour of Egypt
  • Visit the Musa bin Maymon, the Maimonides Synagogue, to really gain an understanding of the long Jewish community presence in Cairo.
  • See the synagogue of Ben Ezra where the Cairo Geniza, documenting information about the life of past Jews in Egypt, was found.
  • Visit the Alexandria synagogue, a 14th century synagogue that boasts violet and green stained-glass windows and towering marble columns.
  • Climb Mt. Sinai, the biblical birthplace of the Jewish people

*Some experiences are subject to minimum group size

Day by Day Suggested Program

Day 1
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You will be met by our rep upon arrival in Cairo International airport to assist inside & take you to the hotel to check in.

From there, enjoy the sound & light show in the Pyramids before dinner.

Overnight Cairo

Day 2
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After Breakfast , visit the great Pyramids & Sphinx, followed by a tour of the Egyptian Museum

Overnight Cairo

Day 3
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After breakfast, check out and transfer to Cairo airport to take the domestic flight to Aswan. Upon arrival our rep will be waiting & transfer you to The Nile cruise to check in.

From there, you visit Aswan starting with Philae temple & the high Dam & the unfinished Obelisk.

Overnight Aswan

Day 4
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Early morning is a visit to the Great temple of Ramses the second in Abu Simble.

After breakfast , tour the Nile with the felucca to visit the elephant Island , the boat star the navigation from Aswan to Kom Ombo & visit the Kom Ombo temple.

Continue sailing to Edfu temple.

Overnight Edfu

Day 5
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After Breakfast, visit the Edfu temple by the horse cars & continue sailing to Esna city crossing Esna Lock to going to Luxor city.

Upon arrival in Luxor, visit the east Bank and see the Karnak & Luxor temples .

Overnight Luxor

Day 6
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After breakfast, visit the west bank to see the Valley of Kings & the Valley of queens. See the Hatshepsut temple & the two statues of Memnon. After lunch transfer to Luxor airport to take the domestic flight to Cairo.

Overnight Cairo

Day 7
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After Breakfast , visit Old Cairo including the Ben Ezra Synagogue. After lunch enjoy a visit to the “ The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization ´followed by free time to visit Khan El Khalily market.

Overnight Cairo

Day 8
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After breakfast , transfer the group to Cairo international airport for final departure.

Accommodation

*Star rating standards vary from country to country.

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