Journey to Egypt, a special part of the Holy Land, where Abraham, Joseph, Moses and the Holy Family walked. Discover the ancient Egyptian Civilization and visit the iconic Giza Pyramids dating back to 1,000 years before the life of Abraham Follow the steps of Moses who led the Exodus of the Israelites out of Egypt and across the Red Sea, stop at Marah, Amalekites and Mount Sinai, where Moses received the Ten Commandments, enjoy an overnight at Taba city before crossing the border to Israel
We arrive in the land of the Pharaohs, Jacob, Joseph and Israel during the famine. Upon arrival Cairo Airport, our Royal Way representative will meet and assist you crossing the customs hall, then transfer to your hotel for check-in and overnight.
We begin our touring today with some sights of ancient Egypt - some of which date back to 1000+ years prior to Abraham. Visit the impressive 3 Pyramids of Kings Cheops, Chephren, and Menkaure which are guarded by the rock-cut statue (The Sphinx) a large half-human, half-lion statue. The Great Pyramid of King Cheops is the only standing wonder from the ancient world, although it is 2,000 years older than any other wonder on the list.
Then you will proceed to visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces ranges from Pre-dynastic era, Pharonic era to the Greco-Roman period in Egypt including the treasures of the child King Tutankhamen, Pharaonic Gods and Goddess, with option visit to the mummies room at the Egyptian Museum where you may learn about the Great Egyptian civilization and the mummification art in ancient Egypt. Overnight Cairo.
After Breakfast, we cross the Red Sea and enter the wilderness. We traverse the desert till we get to Elim the place of the twelve springs. After taking some spiritual water, we gather enough energy to go deeper into the desert up to Sin, (Exodus 16), the scene of Manna & Quail. Our next stop is Rephidim, where the Israelites fought the Amalekites. Whenever Moses put his arms up the Israelites won, and whenever he put his hands down, the Israelites lost.
Drive to St Catherine where you will check into the hotel. Dinner and overnight at St Catherine.
Early in the morning start the climb of Mt. Sinai where the Ten Commandments were revealed. After such a wonderful mountain trip and a magnificent view, we start our journey descending. On this day, we visit sites in St. Catherine which is the place where Moses climbed up the mountain to receive the Ten Commandments. In the same area, there is the famous Greek Orthodox Monastery which is built around the Burning Bush and the well where Moses met his wife Zebura (daughter of Jethro, the priest of Median). We will also visit the place where the Israelites camped when Moses went to receive the Ten Commandments, then will be transferred to Taba city overlooking the red sea, free time at leisure on the beach overlooking the Aqaba Gulf. Overnight Taba
Breakfast at hotel, free time before crossing Taba border to Israel