EXTENSION TO EGYPT
What to Expect
This morning we head south to cross the border between Israel & Egypt. (will take us around 6 Hours from Bethlehem – Drive, Borders and Visa-). We continue to our hotel in St. Catherine for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, we visit St. Catherine Monastery. Set beneath the mountain where Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments. Saint Catherine Monastery has been one of the world’s great centers of religious pilgrimage for over fifteen centuries. Within its imposing walls rests, a citadel like no other, incredibly rich in important religious and historical structures. Among its treasures is a library of ancient manuscripts and icons second only to the Vatican.
Continue our way to Cairo for a Dinner and Overnight (5:30 Hours)
Today we visit the Egyptian Museum. This is a place of true discovery and without doubts one of the greatest collections of all time. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tut-Ankh-Amon collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was excavated. We then visit the great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at the Sphinx. Dinner and Overnight in Cairo.
This morning we start our day by visiting the Citadel and Mohamed Ali mosque. We then visit Abu Sergha Church. Later we travel to Khan Bazaars. The Khan El-Khalili is one of the most interesting bazaars, not only in Egypt, but also in the whole Middle East.
Today, our motor coach will take us the Airport to catch our flight and fly back home with unforgettable memories.
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