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Grand Hotels Chain - Long Stay Special
Book minimum 4 nights and enjoy special discount!
Utopia Orchid Park – Central Israel
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Tomcars Merom Golan - Upper Galilee
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Herbert Samuel Hotel - Jerusalem
Click here to read about the Herbert Samuel Hotel, which is located in the heart of Jerusalem and surrounded by historic centers and dynamic cultural institutions.
Naama Ester : Performance Artist - All Over Israel
Click here to read about Naama Ester, a performance artist of traditional and well known Israeli songs.
Special Blacksmith’s workshop – Mattat : Upper Galilee
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Unique Kibbutz Tours – Ramat Rachel: Jerusalem
Choose a tour of interest to you. Agricultural, archeological and farm tours on offer. Click here for further information.
New Boutique Spa Hotel - Sea Life : Naharia
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New Sea rooms – Ein Gev Resort: Galilee
Click here to read about the new luxurious rooms in Ein Gev Resort: the Sea Rooms.
Naftali Tours Guides – Effi Yaacobi
Naftali Tours is proud to introduce Effi Yaacobi – Licensed Tour Guide.
New tour - Busters Apple Cider Factory in the Elah Valley
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Changes to Daylight Saving Time in Israel 2016
Israel is moving to Daylight Savings Time on 24 March 2016
The Marzipan Museum
Visit the Marzipan Museum, a unique place which provides a colourful and delicious experience.
Sandboarding and Jeep tours in the Negev Desert
Enjoy private jeep tours in the Israeli desert and sandboarding on the Negev dunes.
Adir Visitor’s centre – Galilee
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Kibbutz Lotan – where spirit and earth meet
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Israeli Folk Dancing workshops: All over Israel
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Bike riding tours in the Judean lowlands
Here are some amazing pictures of our Winter tours (Photos taken by Illan Beagan). Click for more information.
By the rivers of Babylon – Jerusalem
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New presentation – Mitzpe Hayamim
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Weekly Tours – Early Bird Specials
Discounts on selected tours for any departure date in 2016.
De Karina Chocolatier - Golan Heights
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Accessible tourism in Israel
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Olea Essence visitors Centre – Galilee
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Golan Heights Winery : Professional Wine Tour - Galilee
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Naftali Tours Guides – Murray Allon
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The cradle of Christianity : A new tour at the Israel Museum - Jerusalem
The Israel Museum invites the Christian community to explore its new and exciting tour: the cradle of Christianity – see in real life what you’ve read in scriptures.
An inspiring moment from Yardenit baptismal site - Galilee
Visit the Yardenit Baptism in the Jordan River site. Here you are able to once again plunge into the atmosphere of spirituality and connect with the Holy Land.
Invitation to The Year of Mercy : Holy Door - Jerusalem
On December 8, 2015, Pope Francis inaugurated the Jubilee Year of Mercy in the Papal Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican.
Wine Workshops - All over Israel
Enjoy a time to focus on the beautiful things in life and end your day in the best way with a fun wine workshop.
Ruppin Apartments - Tel Aviv
Enjoy a stay at one of the luxurious apartments in the Ruppin Apartment Hotel located at the heart of Tel Aviv.
Paamonim Apartment Hotel - Jerusalem
The Paamonim hotel is a modern luxurious apartment hotel located at the heart of Jerusalem next to the city’s shopping and entertainment areas, facing the magnificent view of the Old City.
Jewish Orthodox Hospitality – Jerusalem
Learn about the traditional lifestyle. A unique and fascinating opportunity to spend an evening in an orthodox Jewish family home. Click for brochure and video.
Naftali Tours Guides - David Schoenfeld
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A Tour and lunch at Nes Ammim Village – Galilee
Enjoy a tour at the Nes Ammim Village and a kosher lunch at the Ness Ammim Restaurant.
Christmas and New Year's Dinners at The American Colony Hotel - Jerusalem
The American Colony Hotel invites you to enjoy a wonderful Christmas Eve dinner, Christmas buffet & New Year’s Eve dinner and party at the legendary Arabesque restaurant. Click to read PDF brochures.
City of David : New tours in the ancient city - Old Jerusalem
Click to read PDF about a variety of fascinating tours in the ancient city from walking tours, riding on a Segway to an archaeological excavation.
Agricultural Tours in Southern Arava - Jordan Valley
Click to read the PDF about interesting agricultural tours in Southern Arava.
New Jordan Visa Regulations - Arava Border
Arava Border will no longer be giving entry visas to Jordan of all kind January 1st 2016 . Please click to read a brief about the new regulations.
Egypt

Tour F1 – Classic Egypt Tour (by plane)


Departs daily
Guaranteed departure for 1 pax                                        

Day Detail o/n
1 Airport meeting assistance  
  Transfer to Cairo Cairo
2 Memphis / Sakkara / Pyramids Cairo
3 Egypt Museum / Old Cairo Aswan
Aswan cruise
Kom Ombo (optional Abu Simbel) cruise
Luxor cruise
Valley of Kings Cairo
8 Transfer to airport
 

 

 

 

 

Tour length - 8 days
          

ITINERARY

Day 1 - Arrival
Arrival Cairo International airport with meet and assist through visa and customs procedures. Transfer to hotel. o/n Cairo

Day 2 - Pyramids
Enjoy a tour in the morning to Sakkara to see the Step Pyramids of Zoser, the world's oldest major stone structure. After that transfer to Memphis, the center of rule and culture for over 3000 years and the first capital of Egypt. See the magnificent Statue of Ramses II. In the afternoon return for a fascinating tour of the great Pyramids at Giza, the 7th wonder of the world.  See the magnificent Sphinx from close up. Venture inside a pyramid and have the opportunity to view the ancient burial tomb of the Pharaohs.
o/n Cairo (B)

Day 3 - Old Cairo
Guided tour of the world famous Egyptian Museum which houses the treasures of the “Boy King” – Tutankhamun; the mummy of Ramses II as well as some of the most famous ancient art pieces in the world. Enjoy the remainder of the day exploring Old Cairo and stroll through the bazaars of Khan el Khalili. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Aswan and onto your hotel.
o/n Aswan (B)

Day 4 -  Aswan
Upon arrival in Aswan in the morning, take a tour to the High Dam, an engineering miracle built in 1960 protecting Egypt from annual floods from the Nile. Proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks. Then onto the majestic Philae Temple which was built on the honor of goddess Isis the chief deity of the island. Embark your Nile cruise ship for lunch, and enjoy a felucca ride around the Agha Khan mausoleum in the afternoon.
o/n on board cruise (B, L, D)

Day 5 - Kom Ombo
Enjoy a free morning OR
(Optional tour - Board for a morning flight to Abu Simbel. Visit the temples of Nefertari and Ramses - the masterpieces of ancient Egypt reflecting the glory and grandeur of the new Kingdom. Fly back to Aswan for lunch)
In the afternoon sail to Kom Umbo and visit the temple of Kom Umbo which stands on high ground overlooking the River Nile. Sail onto Edfu.
Overnight: on board (B, L, D)

Day 6 - Luxor
Visit the the majestic temple of Edfu dedicated to Horus - considered by most to be the best preserved cult temple in Egypt. Sail to Luxor via the Esna lock. Enjoy lunch on board. Arrive at Luxor and visit the temples of Karnak and Luxor. See the spectacular Temple of Luxor by night.
Overnight: on board (B, L, D)
 
Day 7 -  Valley of the Kings
Tour the West bank of the Nile River including the Valley of the Kings, the Deir el Bahari at the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Memnon Colossi. Disembark and visit the Temple of Karnak. Transfer to Luxor airport for an evening flight back to Cairo. Arrive in Cairo and transfer to hotel.
Overnight: Cairo (B)

Day 8 -  Departure
Departure transfer to the airport for departure flight (B)


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Giza Camel Ride

HOTELS 

 

4 star

5 star

Cairo

Oasis / Grand Pyramids / Horizon
Novotel EL Borg (Cairo City Centre)

Meridien / Sofitel

Aswan

Basma

Movenpick Island

Alexandria

Paradise Inn

Sheraton

Cruise 5 Star 

Movenpick Radamis I / Radamis II / Alyessa or similar


Hotels and cruise are subject to change depending on availability.
If necessary, hotels and / or cruise of a similar standard will be provided.
Peak Season supplement will apply for Christmas and Easter periods
 


INCLUSIONS

The above tour packages include the following:
1. Meeting assistance
2. All touring and transfers as per the itinerary
3.  Professional English Speaking guide for all touring (private touring in Cairo / group  
     touring on cruise)
4. Twin room accommodation in chosen class of hotels on Bed and Breakfast basis
5. 3 nights on 5 star cruise on Full Board basis
6. Entrance fees for the above mentioned sites
7. Taxes and service charges

The above mentioned does not include:  
1. Domestic flights Cairo / Aswan // Luxor / Cairo (priced separately)
2. Optional Abu Simbel tour (priced separately)
3. Any extra meals or beverages or hotel extras.
4. Tips for guides & drivers
5. Any personal expenses
6. Passport, visa and border crossing fees
7. Travel insurance.
8. Anything not mentioned in Inclusions 

 

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