The wonders of ancient Egypt on a Nile cruise

The cradle of civilisation. If anywhere has a real claim to that title, it’s the Nile basin. Given enough time, this snake of a river will take you from Cairo right down to Luxor to Aswan, but most people just visit the final two locations.

The Egyptian capital is a bustling city where you can explore the souks and bazaars; but what truly sets the city apart is that the last remaining Wonder of the World, the Great Pyramid of Giza, lies 12 miles away. Giza is a sight like no other to watch the sun coming up and flooding the site of the pyramids with light. There you really can feel a connection to the past that you won’t feel anywhere else. The Sphinx, so majestic, has watched over visitors for thousands of years and by night, a sound and light show make the pyramids shimmy with colours.

Further south, the temples of Luxor – one, the setting for a famous scene in The Spy Who Loved Me – show all the religious grandeur of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs. Huge columns, massive carved stone statues of people and animals. You can walk through these huge buildings – or what’s left of them – and picture the scene as they teemed with people. On the other side of the river is the Valley of the Kings, the burial place of the pharaohs, where you can descend into the chambers and have the stories and hieroglyphs on the wall explained by your guide.

Your last stop is Aswan, an ancient town that begs to be explored. There are more ancient, fascinating tombs to enter, and don’t miss the Philae Temple, which was built 3,000 years ago in honour of the goddess Isis and is just as splendid today as it ever was.

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Family October Half Term – Jerusalem & The Red Sea

Destination: Jerusalem & Eilat
Family October Half Term – Jerusalem & The Red Sea 8 nights on the 20th of October for 2 adults & 2 children (under 12yrs) from £3754.00 including direct flights from Luton and 3 days car hire. 2 Nights in Jerusalem – 4* Rimonim Jerusalem – 1 x standard room on a bed & breakfast basis 6 Nights in Eilat – 4* Prima Music Hotel – 1 x standard room on a bed & breakfast basis Israel is a fascinating destination, rich with history. Walking through Jerusalem is equivalent to wandering through the pages of history, and with monuments sacred to all 3 major monotheistic religions. We tailor a trip for you from Jerusalem to Eliat. This Tour provides excellent opportunity to see part of the country in a short period. On your way to Eilat, on the lowest point on earth you will find The Dead Sea, the saltiest and most mineral rich body of water in the world, make sure to stop by and be soothed by the natural mineral & salt water. The cosmopolitan resort of Eilat nestles between the rugged desert mountains of the Negev Desert, and the clear waters of Red Sea. Eilat is a haven for sun seekers and water sport enthusiasts alike. Try diving or snorkelling with the dolphins, or experience life under the sea without getting your feet wet, at the famous Underwater Observatory. Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Family October Half Term – Jerusalem & Red Sea and for further information.
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Family October Half Term – Jerusalem & The Red Sea
Destination: Jerusalem & Eilat

Family October Half Term – Jerusalem & The Red Sea

8 nights on the 20th of October for 2 adults & 2 children (under 12yrs) from £3754.00 including direct flights from Luton and 3 days car hire.

2 Nights in Jerusalem – 4* Rimonim Jerusalem – 1 x standard room on a bed & breakfast basis

6 Nights in Eilat – 4* Prima Music Hotel – 1 x standard room on a bed & breakfast basis

Israel is a fascinating destination, rich with history. Walking through Jerusalem is equivalent to wandering through the pages of history, and with monuments sacred to all 3 major monotheistic religions.

We tailor a trip for you from Jerusalem to Eliat. This Tour provides excellent opportunity to see part of the country in a short period. On your way to Eilat, on the lowest point on earth you will find The Dead Sea, the saltiest and most mineral rich body of water in the world, make sure to stop by and be soothed by the natural mineral & salt water.

The cosmopolitan resort of Eilat nestles between the rugged desert mountains of the Negev Desert, and the clear waters of Red Sea. Eilat is a haven for sun seekers and water sport enthusiasts alike. Try diving or snorkelling with the dolphins, or experience life under the sea without getting your feet wet, at the famous Underwater Observatory.

Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Family October Half Term – Jerusalem & Red Sea and for further information.

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20 October 2018
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Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Eilat

Destination: Eilat, Petra and Wadi Rum
  Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Eilat is a 4 Night trip with Direct flights from Luton Airport to Eilat (Ovda) from Wednesday to Sunday. We can offer this magical trip on 21 November from £684.00 per person, including flights, first and last night in 3* Hotel in Eilat and 3 Day Petra and Wadi Rum Tour. Other dates are available from end of October 2018 till the end of March 2019. 3 day Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Eilat allows an in-depth visit of the two most iconic wonders in Jordan. After pick up from your hotel in Eilat, you will cross the border into Jordan, and make your way to Petra along the desert highway. You will spend the first day of your tour with a guide, discovering the secrets of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Nabatean city of Petra. Inhabited since prehistoric times, this Nabataean carved-city, situated between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, was an important crossroads between Arabia, Egypt and Syria-Phoenicia. Petra is half-built, half-carved into the rock, and is surrounded by mountains riddled with passages and gorges. It is one of the world’s most famous archaeological sites, where ancient Eastern traditions blend with Hellenistic architecture. Overnight in hotel in Petra including breakfast. The following day is dedicated to an independent exploration of the site: you can return to your favourite place, or hike along one of the trails, such as that to the impressive Monastery. In the evening, enjoy an authentic Jordanian dinner at a Bedouin Campsite in Wadi Rum, out in the open beneath thousands of stars. After an experiential night in the desert, sleeping in tents, wake up to enjoy a Jeep tour in the Wadi Rum Nature Reserve, guided by local Bedouins. Wadi Rum is like a moonscape of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains rising out of the white and pink coloured sands, and offers some of the most spectacular desert scenery you are ever likely to see. Home to the many exploits of the famous T.E. Lawrence during the 1917-1918 Arab Revolt, Wadi Rum was used for the desert shots of the film “Lawrence of Arabia”. After experiencing Wadi Rum, head to the port city of Aqaba for a walk through its traditional Arab markets before crossing back to Israel and ending your tour in Eilat. There is no need to pre-arrange a visa for this tour, as our team will take care of these arrangements as part of the service. Tour Highlights • First Night at 3* Hotel in Eilat, on a bed & breakfast basis. • Pickup from your hotel in Eilat, and cross border to Jordan with border assistance. • Enjoy a fully guided tour of the ‘lost city of Petra’, one of the Seven Wonders of the World • Experience a local lunch at an authentic Jordanian restaurant • Overnight in hotel in Petra including breakfast • With a free day in Petra, go deeper into the site or experience it at sunrise or sunset when less visitors make it less crowded • For departures on Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday, optional visit to the Petra by Night candle-light show. • Stay overnight in a Bedouin campsite in Wadi Rum • Explore the stunning landscape of Wadi Rum with a Jeep tour • Tour the markets of Aqaba • Return to Eilat an overnight at 3* Hotel in Eilat, on a bed & breakfast basis. Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Eilat and for further information.
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Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Eilat
Destination: Eilat, Petra and Wadi Rum

 

Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Eilat is a 4 Night trip with Direct flights from Luton Airport to Eilat (Ovda) from Wednesday to Sunday.

We can offer this magical trip on 21 November from £684.00 per person, including flights, first and last night in 3* Hotel in Eilat and 3 Day Petra and Wadi Rum Tour. Other dates are available from end of October 2018 till the end of March 2019.

3 day Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Eilat allows an in-depth visit of the two most iconic wonders in Jordan. After pick up from your hotel in Eilat, you will cross the border into Jordan, and make your way to Petra along the desert highway. You will spend the first day of your tour with a guide, discovering the secrets of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Nabatean city of Petra. Inhabited since prehistoric times, this Nabataean carved-city, situated between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, was an important crossroads between Arabia, Egypt and Syria-Phoenicia. Petra is half-built, half-carved into the rock, and is surrounded by mountains riddled with passages and gorges. It is one of the world’s most famous archaeological sites, where ancient Eastern traditions blend with Hellenistic architecture. Overnight in hotel in Petra including breakfast.

The following day is dedicated to an independent exploration of the site: you can return to your favourite place, or hike along one of the trails, such as that to the impressive Monastery. In the evening, enjoy an authentic Jordanian dinner at a Bedouin Campsite in Wadi Rum, out in the open beneath thousands of stars. After an experiential night in the desert, sleeping in tents, wake up to enjoy a Jeep tour in the Wadi Rum Nature Reserve, guided by local Bedouins. Wadi Rum is like a moonscape of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains rising out of the white and pink coloured sands, and offers some of the most spectacular desert scenery you are ever likely to see. Home to the many exploits of the famous T.E. Lawrence during the 1917-1918 Arab Revolt, Wadi Rum was used for the desert shots of the film “Lawrence of Arabia”.

After experiencing Wadi Rum, head to the port city of Aqaba for a walk through its traditional Arab markets before crossing back to Israel and ending your tour in Eilat.

There is no need to pre-arrange a visa for this tour, as our team will take care of these arrangements as part of the service.

Tour Highlights
• First Night at 3* Hotel in Eilat, on a bed & breakfast basis.
• Pickup from your hotel in Eilat, and cross border to Jordan with border assistance.
• Enjoy a fully guided tour of the ‘lost city of Petra’, one of the Seven Wonders of the World
• Experience a local lunch at an authentic Jordanian restaurant
• Overnight in hotel in Petra including breakfast
• With a free day in Petra, go deeper into the site or experience it at sunrise or sunset when less visitors make it less crowded
• For departures on Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday, optional visit to the Petra by Night candle-light show.
• Stay overnight in a Bedouin campsite in Wadi Rum
• Explore the stunning landscape of Wadi Rum with a Jeep tour
• Tour the markets of Aqaba
• Return to Eilat an overnight at 3* Hotel in Eilat, on a bed & breakfast basis.

Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Eilat and for further information.

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£684
Mixed Meal Plan
Price From
£684
21 November 2018
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