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OCT 28-NOV 8, 2024

$3895/person double occupancy; $1255 single supplement (cancellation fee is $125 for cancellations received 120+ days prior to departure) 

$500/person deposit for the land portion only

Final payment (balance) due August 30, 2024

Land portion is inclusive of: breakfast and dinner daily, 4 1/2-5* hotels, tour guide, assistance at the airport, transportation, porter fees and gratuities

Not included:

  • Roundtrip international airfare

  • Daily lunches

  • Travel insurance is optional but highly recommended

Tour Highlights


  • Stand in awe at the incredible carved entrance of the city of Petra

  • Visit the impressive Caesarea Maritima, built in honor of Augustus Caesar by Herod the Great

  • Take a breathtaking panoramic view of Nazareth from the top of Mt. Precipice

  • Visit Cana of Galilee, where Jesus performed his first miracle, the turning of water into wine at a wedding feast.

  • Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at our Dead Sea Resort hotel, where you can enjoy the famous Dead Sea and/or spa treatments

  • Experience a breathtaking panoramic view from the Mount of Olives toward Old City Jerusalem

  • Explore the Southern Temple Mount archaeological excavations and Davidson Center Museum


Day 1: Welcome to Egypt the Land of the Nile & the Pyramids

Upon arrival to Egypt, staff will assist the group with finishing all formalities and transfer the group to the hotel.  After check-in, the group will enjoy a Welcome Dinner at the hotel.  Overnight in Cairo.


Day 2: Discover the Great Pyramids of Giza & Sakkara & Memphis (B, L, D)

After breakfast, take a day tour to the great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx, enjoy a camel ride at the desert of the Pyramids.  Enjoy lunch and then continue visiting Sakkara Pyramids tombs, visit the Step Pyramid of King Zoser, the oldest pyramid in Egypt, and many tombs of ancient Egyptian Nobles then move to the oldest capital of Egypt, Memphis, to see the huge statue of King Ramses, the great.  Transfer back to the hotel.  Overnight in Cairo.


Day 3: Exploring Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo and Bazaar (B, L)

After breakfast, take a day trip to the Egyptian Museum of Cairo, where you will enjoy the treasure of King Tutankhamun, many artifacts and more than 120,000 pieces of art.  Visit the oldest churches in the world, visit the Alabaster Mosque and the citadel of Salah El din then visit the oldest churches in Coptic, Cairo, and the place that blessed the holy family when thy visited Egypt as it is mentioned in the Holy Bible; visit the hanging church and St. Sergius and more. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, and shop at the Bazaar.  Transfer back to the hotel.  Overnight in Cairo.


Day 4: Cruising the Nile from Luxor Visit the Impressive Temples (B, L, D)

After breakfast, fly to Luxor (airfare included).  Upon arrival to Luxor, you will tour the East Bank for a visit to the Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.   Return to the cruise ship to enjoy lunch and dinner.   Prepare to stay four nights on the cruise ship.  Overnight on Nile cruise ship.


Day 5: Discover Luxor-Valley of the Kings, Temples and Tombs (B, L, D)

A new day full of adventure in Egypt from your Nile cruise ship.  Visit the Valley of the Kings at the west bank of Luxor, the burial place of the ancient Pharaohs.  Visit the colorful tombs of the great Pharaohs then visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsut and Memnon statues.  Return to the cruise ship for lunch, and then continue your trip to the Karnak Temple, the largest temple in the world that dedicated to God Amun.  End the day visiting the Luxor Temple and return to cruise ship for dinner.   Overnight on Nile cruise ship.


Day 6: Visit Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples (B, L, D)

Today’s adventure on the Nile, is sailing to Edfu.  A city that has the best-preserved temple in Egypt, the temple of God Horus.  Return to the Nile cruise ship for lunch.  After lunch, arrive at Kom Ombo at sunset.  Visit the temple of Kom Ombo and the Museum of the Crocodile and return to the cruise ship for dinner.  Overnight on Nile cruise ship.


Day 7: Aswan Sightseeing - Temples of the Nile (B, L, D)

Visit Aswan, where the temple of Goddess of Love, Isis, enjoys a beautiful island on the Nile. This temple is one of the best preserved temples of ancient Egypt.  Arrive at the temple by Nubian motorboat and visit the High Dam and Aswan school.  Return to the cruise ship to relax for the remainder of the day.  Enjoy dinner on the Nile cruise ship and a Belly Dance show.  Overnight on Nile cruise ship.


Day 8: Aswan to Cairo (B)

After breakfast, fly to Cairo (air included) from the Aswan airport.  Upon arrival, return to Cairo hotel.  Remainder of the day at your leisure.  Overnight in Cairo.


Day 9: Optional Tour to Alexandria (B)

After breakfast, spend the day in Alexandria at the beach with no scheduled tours.  Overnight in Cairo.


Day 10: From Cairo to Dubai (B, D)

After breakfast, check out of Cairo flight.  Staff will escort group to airport for flight to Dubai.  Upon arrival, Dubai staff will assist as necessary and transfer to Dubai hotel.  Remainder of the day at your leisure.  In the evening, enjoy a dinner cruise in Dubai.  Overnight in Dubai.


Day 11: Half Day Best of Dubai City Tour (B)

After breakfast, enjoy a Dubai city tour.  The following are places you will pass by and visit during your Dubai city tour: Dubai Creek, Gold Souk, Spice Souk, Dubai Museum, Jumeirah Mosque, Jumeirah Beach Saga World, Burj Al Arab, Madinat Jumeirah and end the tour at Dubai Mall with an optional tour of the Burj Khalifa.  Overnight in Dubai.


Day 12: Day in Abu Dhabi (B)

After breakfast, depart for Abu Dhabi.  Enjoy the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, pass by the Emirates Palace and spend some time at the Ferrari Museum.  Overnight in Dubai.


Day 13: Dubai Desert Safari Dune Bashing & BBQ & Belly Dance Show (B, D)

After breakfast, the morning and early afternoon are at your leisure.  At approximately 3 or 3:30 pm, pick up from hotel to enjoy an evening sunset Dubai desert safari tour with thrilling dune bashing and camel riding.  Enjoy a BBQ dinner with live Belly Dance & Fire Show. The Dubai Desert Safari is a thrilling adventure that gives you a memorable evening in the desert of Dubai.  Overnight in Dubai.


Day 14: Final Departure from Dubai (B)

After breakfast staff will escort you to Dubai International Airport for the departure to the USA.


  • International and Domestic flights;

  • Five nights in 5-star Cairo hotel;

  • Four nights on luxury Nile Cruise;

  • Four nights in 5-star Dubai hotel;

  • Qualified Egyptologist and local tour guides;

  • Entry fees for sightseeing;

  • All pick-up & drop off transportation in private vehicle;

  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary and all taxes.


  • Personal expenses.

  • Cost of personal travel insurance.

  • Transportation of heavy baggage in excess of applicable allowance.  Amtrak allows two checked baggage.

  • Gratuity for baggage handling, coach driver and tour guides.  A suggested guideline of $100.00 per passenger to be paid in advance.  Getaway With Joy management does not accept gratuities.  All gratuities go to tour guides, bus drivers and others who assist passengers.

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