Tours

Splendors of Egypt: In the Footsteps of Moses, Joseph & the Holy Family 2021

11 days
Egypt
Starting from $3998* Taxes & Fees Apply

Join us on the Splendors of Egypt in the Footsteps of Moses, Joseph & the Holy Family tour in 2021. On this tour, you will see sites like the Great Sphinx of Giza, the Temple of Luxor, the Nile River, and many more! This tour starts at $3,998* from New York. Dates of Departure to choose from are February 2, 2021 or November 2, 2021.

*All prices reflect a 4% cash discount. 

What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Breakfast and Dinner Daily
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • First Class Hotels
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Guided Tours
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Live Audio Headsets
  • Study Guide

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 Depart USA

Depart the USA on an overnight flight.

Day 2 Arrive in Cairo

You will be welcomed at the Cairo airport by our representative and transferred to your hotel to enjoy dinner before retiring for the night.

Day 3 Cairo

After breakfast, head to the Egyptian Museum. The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, commonly known as the Egyptian Museum, is home to an extensive collection. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display. Later, visit the Pyramids of Giza, one of the only existing Wonders of the Ancient World. Nearby, view the Great Sphinx of Giza, the largest and most well-known Sphinx.

Day 4 Fly to Aswan – Cruise Embarkation

Following breakfast, board your flight destined for Aswan. Embark on your Nile Cruise prior to lunch. This afternoon tour the Aswan High Dam, the pride of modern Egypt. Visit the Aga Khan Mausoleum, the Granite Quarries to see the unfinished obelisk, and finally to the Temples of Philae where you will visit the Great Temples of Isis and Hathor.

Day 5 Kom Ombo

Today sail to Kom Ombo to visit the only temple dedicated to two contrasting gods: Sobek, crocodile-headed god of the underworld, and Haroeris, the winged god of the sky. Return to the ship and cruise to Edfu.

Day 6 Temple of Horus and Luxor

This morning you will visit one of the best preserved temples of Egypt located at Edfu. This temple was dedicated to the god Horus, the principal of resurrection. He is depicted in his role as avenger of his father, Osiris, who was murdered by his brother, Seth. Continue sailing to Esna and cross the Nile Locks on your way to Luxor. Visit the magnificent Temple of Luxor with its avenue of sphinx statues and mighty monumental columns. Continue to the Karnak Temple which was built over 2000 years and is the largest religious building ever constructed. See the famed Hypostyle Hall, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon, the Granite Scarabeus and the Sacred Lake.

Day 7 Disembarkation – Valley of the Kings and Queens

In Luxor, visit the vast burial city called the Necropolis of Thebes, located on the West Bank of the Nile. Your visit will take you to the Colossi of Memnon, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari, the Valley of the Kings, and the nearby Valley of the Queens. This afternoon board your flight en route to Sharm el Sheikh.

Day 8 Sharm el Sheikh

Today is yours to relax and explore Sharm el Sheikh on your own.

Day 9 St. Catherine’s

Travel to Mt. Sinai and St. Catherine’s Monastery, built in the 6th century to protect what was believed to be the “Burning Bush.” Enjoy a short hike of Mt. Sinai and later enjoy a traditional Bedouin dinner.

Day 10 Exodus Route to Cairo

Travel to Cairo via the route of the Exodus. Overnight in Cairo and prepare for your flights home.

Day 11 Return to USA or enjoy an Extension

Return home with memories that will last a lifetime or enhance your experience with an extension!

Enhance Your Journey

Wonders of Petra & the Dead Sea Starting from $1198

Fly to Amman
Fly to Amman in the morning. Enjoy a tour of the city, then transfer to your Dead Sea hotel.

Petra
Begin your journey south towards Petra today. Explore the city of Petra. Its entrance passes through a long, narrow gorge known as the Siq and can only be accessed by carriage, horseback or on foot. Once inside the city, marvel at the intricate detail of a city that was cut into the cliff sides of rose-colored rock. Travel to your hotel at the Dead Sea for dinner and overnight.

Madaba & Mt. Nebo
Travel to Madaba, the City of Mosaics, to visit the Church of Saint George with its sixth-century, Byzantine, mosaic map showing Jerusalem and other holy sites. Continue to Mount Nebo, where Moses caught a glimpse of the Promised Land (Deut. 34). On a clear day, you can see all the way across the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, to the rooftops of Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Return to Amman and prepare for your overnight flight.

Return to USA

*All prices reflect a 4% cash discount. 
Guests taking an extension may be on a different flight than their group and/or traveling companion.

 

Departure Dates

  1. Tuesday, February 2, 2021
    From $3998* Register Now!
  2. Tuesday, November 2, 2021
    From $3998* Register Now!
*Prices reflect a 4% cash discount