Ancient Treasures of the Middle East: Israel, Jordan and Egypt

Dive head first into history with expert instructors as you explore the hidden gems of Israel, Egypt and Jordan to learn about magnificent architectural landmarks and unique cultures.
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Program No. 15860RJ
17 days
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At a Glance

From the Old City of Jerusalem and the Sea of Galilee to the tip of the Great Pyramids of Giza, the hidden gems of Israel, Jordan and Egypt offer critical insight into the Persian Empire and the Greco-Roman world. For 5,000 years, adventurers have flocked to these lands to discover the archaeological riches, resulting in a beautiful melting pot of cultures. Uncover these important landmarks and learn about their creation from fascinating locals who will show you the secrets of their homeland. By the end of this comprehensive learning adventure, leave with a deeper understanding of the Middle East that will help you answer the age-old question: “Does history shape culture, or does culture shape history?”
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking up to three miles per day over uneven terrain in hot conditions with little to no shade. In Petra, participants will need to walk up to five miles in hot conditions with no shade.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore Jerusalem, a holy city to all three Abrahamic faiths, and discover important cultural landmarks such as the Western Wall and the Holocaust Memorial.
  • Discover one of the seven wonders of the modern world, Petra, as you learn about this stunning city cut from rose-red rock by the ancient Nabataean people of Jordan.
  • Spend three nights on the Nile River with an expert Egyptologist who will show you ancient temples, the Valley of the Kings and more important historical sites.
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