Join this 12-night sojourn exploring ancient treasures and engineering marvels of Jordan, Egypt and Greece. Spend three nights in Amman, one night outside Petra and eights nights cruising from Aqaba, Jordan, to Athens, Greece, through the Suez Canal aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Bougainville. Visit Luxor, the Great Pyramids, and Santorini.
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- Trip Type
- Group Travel Tour, International Ocean & Sea Voyages
- Departure Dates
- May 5, 2020 - May 18, 2020
Oct 29, 2020 - Nov 11, 2020
Classical Greece Athens/Delphi
On this fascinating Pre-Program Option, experience Athens, the ancient city unmatched in its contributions to the foundation of the Western world. Tour the monumental Acropolis—
a UNESCO World Heritage Site—and the perfectly proportioned Parthenon, a graceful example of Doric architecture; see its archaeological treasures in the Acropolis Museum. Explore colorful Plaka, Athens’s oldest neighborhood, at leisure. Enjoy a full-day excursion to the mystical UNESCO World Heritage Site of Delphi and its Archaeological Museum.
Accommodations are for two nights in the deluxe Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel.
The Holy Land – Jerusalem/Masada/Sea of Galilee
Further expand your exploration of great civilizations on this comprehensive Post-Program Option of captivating biblical, historical and cultural sites in and around Jerusalem and Tiberias and on the Sea of Galilee. In fascinating Jerusalem, a holy city for three of the world’s major religions, walk in the footsteps of Jesus, see evocative religious sites and visit the poignant Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. Tour UNESCO World Heritage-designated Masada, see where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found nearby, visit Bethlehem and enjoy an unforgettable float in the Dead Sea. Visit Nazareth, Cana, the Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum and the Ancient Boat Museum. Enjoy a cruise on the Sea of Galilee (weather permitting), a stop beside the Jordan River at the Yardenit Baptismal Site and a tour of a traditional rural kibbutz with lunch. Deluxe accommodations are for four nights in Jerusalem and two nights in Tiberias.
Pre- and Post-Program Options are available at additional cost. Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation.
- day 1
Depart the U.S.
- day 2
Athens, Greece/Embark Le Bougainville
- day 3
- day 4
Cruising the Mediterranean Sea
- day 5
- day 6
Transit the legendary Suez Canal
- day 7
Ain Sokhna for the Great Pyramids at Giza/ Cairo and the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
- day 8
Hurghada for Ancient Thebes/ Luxor and Karnak Temple Complexes
- day 9
Necropolis at Luxor for the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens /Safaga
- day 10
Aqaba, Jordan/Disembark ship/Wadi Rum / Petra
- day 11
- day 12
- day 13
- day 14
Amman/Return to the U.S.
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