Holy Land, Suez Canal & the Red Sea

11 Days
Limassol to Aqaba
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$ 5,931
Dates & Pricing

2023 Limassol > Aqaba

Journey from Limassol in Cyprus to Haifa on the north slope of Mount Carmel, before exploring Ashdod, renowned for its part in biblical history. Onwards to Alexandria, home to a lighthouse once considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Sail along the Suez Canal, uncover Ain Sokhna and conclude in the Jordanian port city of Aqaba.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
E02P
Duration:
11 days
Departure City:
Limassol
Return City:
Aqaba

11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Limassol, Cyprus

    Your luxurious cruise concludes in the Cypriot city of Limassol, where you’ll embark your superyacht. 

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    City tour of Limassol (extra expense, must be pre-booked)*

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Haifa,Israel

    Described as ‘Israel’s San Francisco’, Haifa is home to breath-taking scenery and fascinating culture. Set on the foothills of Mount Carmel, the country’s third-largest city features the Bah’ai Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a pilgrimage for those of Bah’ai faith.

    Included Excursion

    Haifa city tour

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Ashdod

    Ashdod is awash with religious monuments such as Giv’at Yonah, the highest point in the city and believed to be the burial site of the prophet Jonah. 

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    The best of Jerusalem and Bethlehem (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

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    Masada Fortress and the Dead Sea (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Ashdod

    The coastal city of Ashdod plays a major role in the teachings of the Bible. Its where the Philistines were said to have captured the Ark of the Covenant, and today it still marks the starting point for pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

    Included Excursion

    A walking tour of Jaffa and highlights of Tel Aviv

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Alexandria

    Immerse yourself in the culture of the ‘Pearl of the Mediterranean’. Dating back to the 15th century, Qaitbay Citadel is recognised as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and is said to contain remnants of Alexandria’s original 3rd century BC lighthouse.

    Included Excursion

    Panoramic Alexandria city tour with visit to Montazah Gardens

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Transit Suez Canal

    It is a sea-level waterway running across the Isthmus of Suez in Egypt to connect the Mediterranean and the Red seas.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Transit Suez Canal - Ain Sokhna

    Continuing the Transit through the Suez Canal before arriving at Ain Sokhna.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Ain Sokhna

    Ain Sokhna means “Hot Spring” in Arabic and the area gets its name from the bubbling springs in the close by Ataka Mountain. It is our jumping point to visit the Great Pyramids.

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    The Great Pyramids of Giza and Felucca cruise on the Nile

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - At Sea

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Hurghada, Egypt

    Stretching for over 40km along Egypt’s Red Sea coast and renowned for its stunning coral reefs and scuba diving, Hurghada is a lively beach resort town, enjoying a wealth of restaurants, bars and coffee shops.

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    Bedouin Experience (extra expense)

    For guests concluding their journey with our Jordan land tour, this option is already included on Day 11

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Aqaba, Jordan

    Your luxurious yacht cruise comes to an end in Aqaba, where you’ll bid farewell to the crew and your fellow passengers before disembarking. You’ll be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

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    Wadi Rum desert tour (extra expense, must be pre-booked)*

    *This DiscoverMORE is only available in conjunction with pre or post cruise accommodation. For guests not staying at our preferred hotel, own arrangements will need to be made to reach the meeting point of the DiscoverMORE.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Emerald Cruises cannot guarantee the cruise will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

YOUR CRUISE INCLUDES
  • 10 nights on board your superyacht
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Tour Manager
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • Haifa city tour
  • A walking tour of Jaffa and highlights of Tel Aviv
  • Panoramic Alexandria city tour with visit to Montazah Gardens

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  • The Great Pyramids of Giza and Felucca cruise on the Nile

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 29 superb meals including 10 Breakfasts (B), 9 Lunches (L), 10 Dinners (D)
  • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board

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