2023 Grand Capitals of the Middle East

Egypt + Jordan + Israel GRAND CAPITALS OF THE MIDDLE EAST Journeys Without A Crowd

Contact your Travel Advisor or visit AlexanderRoberts.com GRAND CAPITALS OF THE MIDDLE EAST By Land to Egypt + Jordan + Israel 14 DAYS + from$11,099 +Small Groups of Never More than 16 Guests or Travel Privately Our Distinctive A+R Style + Thrill to the gems of the ancient world in a single land journey. + Relax in the nest hotels and explore by day with our expert, native guides. + Visit Cairo’s ancient sites ... the pyramids of Giza, Memphis, Sakkara and the new Grand Egyptian Museum when it opens. + Marvel at Abu Simbel, the Valley of the Kings, as well as the temples of Edfu, Luxor and Karnak. + Explore the King’s Way from Amman to Petra, Wadi Rum and cross the Jordan to Jerusalem. + Delight with four nights in Jerusalem to explore the Old City, Galilee, Masada and Tel Aviv. + Extend on, if you like, to an exclusive resort in the Arabian Desert, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Aswan, be chauffeured to the Temple of Horus at Edfu and on to Luxor.   + DAY 4 | Valley of theKings + Queens +Karnak + Luxor Before any crowds, we cross the Nile to visit the fabled Valley of the Kings and itsmost elaborate tombs, as well as that of Queen Hatshebsut. Later, we enter the massive Karnak Temple , and walk the Avenue of the Sphinxes to the magni cent Temple of Luxor .   + DAY 5 | Return toCairo We’ll return to Cairo in time for an atmospheric lunch before returning to the Four Seasons Residence.   + OUR JOURNEY See UNESCOWorld Heritage sites DAYS 1 + 2 | Cairo + The Pyramids + EgyptianMuseum We greet you inside Passport Control and chau eur you to the Four Seasons at the First Residence. The next morning, it’s the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx with our Egyptologist, and a visit to the Egyptian Museum, the traditional one or the new one when it opens.   + + DAY 3 | The Temples of Abu Simbel + Edfu Fly to Abu Simbel and the Temples of Ramses II, masterpieces of the ancient world. Fly on to WesternWall, Jersusalem TheSiqat Petra KarnakTemple, Luxor

DAY 6 | Antiquity aroundCairo In Memphis , Egypt’s ancient capital, marvel at the giant Colossus of Ramses II and in nearby Sakkara, we’ll explore the Step Pyramid of King Zoser , the world’s oldest stone structure.   + DAY 7 | TheKing’s Highway to Petra After an hour ight to Amman, our expert Jordanian guide takes you south to Petra stopping at Madaba to see the oldest map of the ancient Middle East. Enjoy a homecooked lunch in an old residence and ascend Mt. Nebo, Moses attributed burial place, for expansive views. Our introduction to Petra will be tonight by candelight.   + DAY 8 | Aday in Petra Built , -years-ago by the Nabateans, tribal merchants who ammassed great wealth, we’ll be guided through the Siq on a three-hour orientation. Then, explore Petra at your own pace... we’ve arranged that you can return to the convenient Moevenpick and re-enter the city at will. Tonight, we’ll go to the Petra Kitchen for a hands-on culinary experience alongside local villagers.   + Amman Jerash Wadi Rum Petra JORDAN Sinai Peninsula Cairo Aswan Luxor Edfu Abu Simbel E G Y P T I SRAEL Lake Nasser Nile R. RED SEA MEDITERRANEAN SEA Suez Canal 4 2 2 1 JORDAN ISRAEL Tel Aviv Masada Capernaum Jerusalem 4 DEAD SEA SEA OF GALILEE 4 DAY 9 | Wadi Rum Venture deep intoWadi Rum by X and thrill to pristine desert sands, sheer-sided mountains, even a camel ride if you wish and a simple lunch with Bedouins.   + DAYS 10 | Across the Jordan to Jerusalem Stopping rst at Jerash, a well-preserved Roman military city, we’ll cross the Jordan River by bridge with special VIP services and travel through theWest Bank to Jerusalem.   + + DAY 1 1 | The Sea of Galilee We head north this morning to beautiful Galilee , visiting Capernaum, Tabgha, the Mount of Beatitudes and a lovely boat ride across the Sea of Galilee.   + DAY 12 | Masada and theDead Sea East of Jerusalem, you’ll visit the Qumran Caves, famous for the Dead Sea Scrolls. At Masada , ascend by cable car to King Herod’s mountaintop fortress, where the Jewish Zealots made a last stand to the Romans, before lunch and a dip in the Dead Sea.   + All internal flights included. AbuSimbel DAY 13 | Exploring Jerusalem We begin at theWesternWall, part of the Second Temple destroyed by the Romans. Above is Temple Mount which we’ll next visit, subject to o cial permission, the site of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, the oldest building in Islam. We’ll explore the Jewish Quarter, the Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and King David’s tomb, also Gethsemane and the Mount of Olives.   + + DAY 14 | Tel Aviv +BenGurionAirport Today begins in Ja a, Tel Aviv’s ancient port, and continues through theWhite City , the largest ’s Bauhaus district in the world, and then to our onward ights.   Float in the DeadSea Jerash

14 DAYS $1 1,599 $1 1,099 + Comprehensive sightseeing with our expert Egyptologists and Guides + meals: breakfasts, lunches and dinners with wine + nights in our luxury hotels + All internal ights, all on-tour transportation, and chau eured transfers + VIP airport services throughout and across the Allenby Bridge between Jordan and Israel + All entry fees, all luggage handling, and hotel taxes + All gratuities are included, except for your Egyptologists and guides + or more guests save each + Solo guests enjoy double occupancy accommodations throughout SOLO O DOUBLE SUPPLEMENT From , , O From , , Travel Privately Any Day Save up to$1,000 per couple| $500 solo when you pay in full at time of booking SOLO O DOUBLE SUPPLEMENT Feb , Mar , Apr Jun , Sep , Oct Nov , , O Jan , , Feb , Mar , Apr , , Never More than 16 Guests 2O23 - 2O24 RatesLAND ONLY PER PERSON OUR ORIGINAL JOURNEY Value CAIRO – FOUR SEASONS AT THE FIRST RESIDENCE With the largest rooms in Cairo, this intimate Four Seasons is on the Nile by the Botanical Gardens. LUXOR – STEIGENBERGER NILE HOTEL Your Executive Room in this deluxe hotel o ers extensive views of the Nile from your own private terrace. AMMAN – THE FAIRMONT HOTEL World-class -star luxury hotel with welldesigned spacious accommodations, located near the diplomatic section of this inviting capital. PETRA –MÖVENPICKHOTEL The most highly sought deluxe hotel due to its unbeatable location across fromthe visitors’ entrance to the Lost City. JERUSALEM – KING DAVID HOTEL Overlooking the Old City, a luxury historical landmark with comfortable rooms, modern amenities, ne services and extensive dining. Classic Elegance of the Middle East Finish in the United Arab Emirates 6 days including airfare from Jerusalem DAY 14 | Fly toAbuDhabi Fly non-stop to Abu Dhabi, the rst route between Israel and the U.A.E., arriving in the early evening. We’ll overnight at the St. Regis Hotel.   + DAY 15 | Capital of theUnitedArab Emirates Starting at the new Louvre Abu Dhabi for a guided tour, we move on to the opulent Presidential Palace, the Qasr al-Watan, just opened to visitors in . We’ll enjoy a delightful lunch at The Emirates Palace. Next, we’ll be guided through the astonishing Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world’s most stunning new landmarks. Then we’re o to the secluded Qasr al-Sarab Resort with our trip leader for two nights.   + DAY 16 | In the EmptyQuarter of the ArabianDesert Today is free for you to enjoy the luxury of this resort, surrounded by towering dunes and recognized in as the nest in the Middle East by Conde Nast Traveler. Relax on your private terrace with panoramic views of the in nite desert. Our trip leader can assist with activities.   DAY 17 | Welcome toDubai We’ll depart mid-day for Dubai and we’ll see man-made Palm Island and the iconic Burj al Arab before arrival at the -star Ra es Dubai, an oasis of calmand charm.   DAY 18 | Exploring Dubai We’ll walk through the Gold and Spice Souk, the Textile Market, the Al Fahidi Historic District with its graceful wind towers, and the Dubai Museum. Lunch is at the Sheikh Mohammed Center and then to the top of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest structure. There’s time for the Dubai Mall before tonight’s farewell dinner.   + + DAY 19 | Depart Dubai You’ll be escorted to the airport at the right time for your departure.   6 days from $5,599