Israel, Egypt & Jordan - Mediterranean
Red Sea Diving & Land Safari (12-day)
This 12-day sample tour focuses on the diving sites of the shore of the Mediterranean and Red Seas, including 3 countries - Israel, Jordan and Egypt. Combine Red Sea dive sites, unique Mediterranean Ship Wrecks and archeological dive locations. In addition, the tour invites travelers to explore the on-ground treasures of these 3 ancient countries including ancient cities, bustling markets, diverse populations and immense landscapes where past and present meet.
Arrive at Tel Aviv, and enjoy the "The City that Never Sleeps". Visit Neve-Tsedek, Nachalat Binyamin, Hayarkon St. and more. Ovenight in Tel Aviv.
Drive north to the ancient port of Caesarea. Dive to the remarkable 2000-year old underwater archeological park and wonder at the Roman architecture underwater. Overnight in Haifa.
Leave early to the bay of Haifa, for a day of shipwrecks. First dive - the Italian flagship submarine "Scire" sunk in 1943, and a second dive on an early 20th century steamboat. Spend the evening strolling the beautifully lit boulevards of Haifa. Overnight in Haifa.
A remarkable cavern dive to the underwater grottoes of "Rosh Hanikra". Our second dive - an Israeli Navy shipwreck. It serves as an underwater memorial site for 12 Israeli Marine Commandos killed in combat. A visit to the ancient fishing town of Akko. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Enjoy the biblical and historical sites of Jerusalem, such as Mount of Olives and the Church of Gethsemane. Explore the City of David, the Temple Mount, the Western Wall and the Underground Tunnels. Follow the Stations of the Cross to the Holy Sepulcher. Continue to the Jewish and Muslim Quarters, and shop at the oriental bazaar. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Cross the Judean Desert to Masada - King Herod’s desert fortress, and reach the lowest place on earth - the Dead Sea, to float on the water and spoil your skin. Overnight in Eilat.
Morning dive at the Coral Beach Nature Reserve. Then, swim and dive with dolphins, followed by night dive to end a perfect diving day in the Red Sea. Enjoy the best nightlife Israel has to offer. Overnight in Eilat.
Cross the border into the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Board a yacht to "The Coral Island" and spend the morning diving at this unique island. The second part of our day includes diving the deep wall of Ras-Abu-Galum. Overnight on the yacht.
Arrive at the desert town of Dahab (Gold in Arabic), dive the famous "Blue Hole" and the “Canyon”. Overnight on the yacht.
Explore and dive the virgin reefs and coast of the Sinai Peninsula. The walls of Ras Mamlach and Gaber el Bint. Return to Eilat, Israel. Overnight in Eilat.
Cross the border into Jordan and visit the lost city of Petra. Overnight in Eilat.
Fly to Tel-Aviv, and enjoy the rest of the day in the city. Visit the ancient port town of Jaffa. Drive to the airport - Shalom and goodbye from Israel!
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