2023/24 - Israel Cruises: Tel Aviv To Aqaba, Jordan
An expert Egyptologist on board and on shore will enhance your experience with insights that bring each destination to life for a very well-rounded perspective. Join us during the winter and spring months when you'll enjoy cooler temperatures that will make your exploration of these historical sites and ancient ruins comfortable. Wadi Rum in Jordan, the Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatsepsut Temples in Luxor, the Pyramids in Cairo and more ancient treasures await.
Day By Day
Day 1 - Sunday
TEL AVIV/ASHDOD PORT, ISRAEL
Join us on board at 1.30PM, and get to know your home for the week, as well as our friendly crew and your fellow cabin mates. Settle in, make yourself at home, and we'll depart for our overnight sail to Port Said, Egypt.
Day 2 - Monday
PORT SAID (FOR CAIRO), EGYPT
Think of Egypt and what comes to mind? We're 99% sure it's the Pyramids. Today's your chance to see them up close and personal on our optional full-day excursion to Giza and Cairo. Join us back on board this evening as we set off on our overnight Canal Convoy through the Suez Canal.
Day 3 - Tuesday
SUEZ CANAL CROSSING, EGYPT
Today is also spent crossing the Suez Canal. Yes, it takes a while to pass through (between 12 - 16 hours). Don't worry, our onboard Egyptologist is here to help pass the time with an informative lecture about the ancient history of the country we're exploring. By afternoon we'll exit the canal and sail onwards to our next stop, Hurghada.
Day 4 - Wednesday
SAILING TO HURGHADA, EGYPT -
Day sailing - perfect time to meet the crew and relax! Late afternoon arrival to Hurghada. Overnight in Hurghada port.
Day 5 & 6 - Thursday & Friday
LUXOR - HURGHADA, EGYPT
On days 5 and 6, we head inland to the ancient city of Luxor. The journey takes approximately 4 hours, passing through deserts sprinkled with pockets of fertile soil. This is a 2 day, 1 night excursion with complimentary transfers and luxe hotel accommodation. On-ground excursions in Luxor are optional and include the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Temple of Karnak, and the Luxor Temple. Come afternoon of day 6, we'll head back to Hurghada and re-embark the ship for our overnight journey to Aqaba.
Day 7 - Saturday
AQABA (FOR WADI RUM), JORDAN -
Wadi means valley in Arabic, and Wadi Rum is the largest valley in Jordan. Weather and winds have carved the imposing, towering skyscrapers, made famous in the west by T.E. Lawrence. Yes, that's Lawrence of Arabia. Join our 4x4 tour, or hike the wadi to discover 4000 year old rock drawings, bedouin camps, and the setting of numerous sci-fi movies. The entire area is also a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight in Aqaba port.
Day 8 - Sunday
Aqaba, Jordan (9AM)
It's time to say goodbye, but first a last breakfast together to share stories and contact details. We wish you a safe onward journey and hope to sea you again soon!
Call (321) 632-5610 for more information or to book today! Mention code 17390972
- Cruise Line
- Variety Cruises
- Offer valid through 9/1/2023
- 8 Days
- Cruise Ship
- Harmony V
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|Day 1||Tel Aviv|
|Day 2||Port Said|
|Day 3||Suez Canal Crossing|
|Day 4||Sailing To Hurghada|
- * Cruise Fares
All fares are quoted in US Dollars or Euro and are per person based on double occupancy. US $ cruise fares apply for US and Canadian passport holders and Euro rates apply for all other nationalities.
Shipboard accommodations, ocean transportation all meals and on board entertainment as specified in the cruise program selected.
Fares do not Include:
Port charges, fuel surcharge, travel insurance, transfers, optional air/sea or land programs (unless noted), shore excursions, airport facility charges, taxes/fees, nor do they include items of a personal nature such as alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, gratuities, gift shop purchases, medical services, phone calls, etc. All onboard charges are in Euros.
Port Charges, Fuel Surcharge and Airport Taxes
Port charges and fuel surcharge are in addition to the cruise fares. Payment for port charges must be made at the time the final payment is made.