Europe & the Middle East 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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uncover oman crumbling portuguese forts and tranquil fishing villages line secluded shores desert dunes mottle the interior and traditionally garbed bedouins drift through the spice-filled souqs get a taste of old-world arabia in oman a modern nation with an ancient soul for more info enter elso on jerusalem israel niswa oman christophe cappelli discover israel 7 days jerusalem to tel aviv journey to the village of taybeh in the west bank and enjoy a beer from the first microbrewery in the middle east nazareth tay beh tel aviv jerusalem bethlehem explore the famous towns of jericho bethlehem and nazareth and witness daily life playing out on the streets of jerusalem days 1-4 jerusalem welcome to jerusalem a city steeped in spirituality and legend drive out to the mount of olives which overlooks jerusalem’s old city and enter the garden of gethsemane see the church of the nativity in bethlehem and take a walking tour of the city head south to masada stopping in at the shrine of nabi musa and monastery of st george of koziba en route take a dip in the dead sea and call in at a pioneering microbrewery in the west bank conclude your time in jerusalem with a visit to yad vashem – the israel holocaust museum days 5-6 nazareth visit the ancient walled port-city of acre explore the secret tunnel of the templars and view the immaculate bahaii gardens travel to the western shores of the sea of galilee and tiberias stop in the jordan valley along the way to visit the ancient fishing village of capernaum day 7 tel aviv journey along the coast and visit caesarea then farewell this trip on arrival in tel aviv tiberias akko haifa nabi musa dead sea isr a e l original ensi maximum group size 12 hotel 6 nts 6 breakfasts view dates and prices minibus explore egypt jordan israel 21 days cairo to tel aviv is rael tel aviv days 1-2 cairo visit the sphinx and pyramids of giza days 3-5 aswan/nile felucca join a nubian family for dinner then set off down the nile by felucca there is also time for an optional day trip to the fascinating temples of abu simbel days 6-7 luxor see the temples of karnak and enter the valley of the kings to see three of egypt’s bestpreserved tombs day 8 amman fly to the capital of jordan days 9-10 wadi run see the amazing rock formations carved by the elements then share dinner and stories with bedouin hosts days 11-12 petra uncover the world’s most spectacular lost city days 13-14 madaba visit crusader castles swim in the dead sea see madaba’s mosaics and the ruins of jerash days 15-18 jerusalem take a few days to truly get a grip on this holiest of cities explore the old city mount of olives the fortress of masada and the west bank town of taybeh days 19-20 nazareth discover tiberias safad and acre’s templar tunnels day 21 tel aviv end this middle eastern adventure in tel aviv amman cairo petra wadi rum a felucca sailing trip not only means experiencing unsurpassed nubian hospitality but is the perfect way to take in the nile and its gorgeous surrounds look down on one of the world’s most amazing city skylines from jerusalem’s mount of olives nazereth jerusalem jo rdan luxor e gyp t original nile felucca aswan xesic maximum group size 12 hotel 15 nts overnight sleeper train 2 nts felucca 1 nt desert camp 2 nts 20 breakfasts 4 lunches 6 dinners view dates and prices 70 discover more trips and detailed information about this destination at plane van overnight sleeper train felucca jeep ferry