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Gods, Kings & Pharaohs Aboard the M/Y Harmony V

Embark on a journey through three countries steeped in ancient history and mysticism. Begin in Israel, the ancient holy land and pilgrimage site for Jews, Christians and Muslims alike. Cruise through the Mediterranean to Egypt, home of enduring monuments, long-dead pharaohs, and legendary gods. Par take in an optional excursion to visit Cairo, Egypt’s capital city, as well as, optional excursion to discover the Temple of Hatshepsut, the longest reigning female Pharaoh; and spend a night in Luxor, the southern section of the ancient capital of Thebes. Finish in Jordan, the historically welcoming city that has offered sanctuary to innumerable refugees. Discover the unparalleled wonders that await amidst the sun scorched dunes and man made oases.

Included in package: 
· 7 nights aboard the M/Y Harmony V & 1 night at a Luxor Hotel
   in a double or twin cabins/room with private SH/WC & Air Conditioning
·  Full-board on ship and Luxor Hotel: Buffet breakfast and two meals daily,
    including a Welcome Cocktail and dinner, Egyptian Evening,
    fun BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner
·  Regular (filter) coffee, tea and  drinking water free all day
·  English-Speaking Cruise Coordinator Egyptologist – Lecturer on board

Not included:
· Crew tips
· Passenger personal expenses such as Beverages (except those mentioned above)
· Laundry
· Wi-Fi (available at charge)
· Single supplement
· Travel Insurance

 

Gods, Kings & Pharaohs Aboard the M/Y Harmony V

Day by Day Itinerary

DAY 1 – SATURDAY

Herzliya/ Tel Aviv , Israel: 3: 00 to 4:00 PM – Embarkation. Late evening sailing to Egypt . Overnight at Sea to Port Said, Egypt.

DAY 2 – SUNDAY

Port Said, Egypt: Early afternoon arrival in Port Said. Optional excursion in Port Said, the gateway city to the Suez Canal. Late night canal crossing with a convoy. Overnight cruising on the Canal.

DAY 3 – MONDAY

Suez Canal Transit – Suez Egypt: Canal transit until 2 pm. Lecture on the Suez Canal during the transit. Afternoon arrival in Suez. Optional afternoon excursion in Suez . Overnight in port.

DAY 4 – TUESDAY

Suez – Suez , Egypt- All day optional excursion to Cairo. Return to the ship in the afternoon and sailing to Hurghada.

DAY 5 – WEDNESDAY

Hurghada, Egypt: Late afternoon arrival in Hurghada . Cocktails and Bedouin Evening with live music. Overnight in port.

DAY 6 – THURSDAY

Hurghada (For Luxor), Egypt: Morning bus transfer to Luxor for a two day land trip to this magnificent Ancient City. The trip includes transfers to Luxor and overnight at a deluxe hotel, but not the excursions which are optional. In the afternoon after checking in, our optional excursion will allow us to discover the Karnak and Luxor Temples. Overnight in Luxor hotel.

DAY 7 – FRIDAY

Hurghada (For Luxor), Egypt: Early morning Optional excursion to West Bank section of Luxor to discover the Valley of the Kings, the Hatscheput Temple, dedicated to the only ever female Pharaoh and to the Colossi of Memnon. Afternoon return to the ship in Hurghada. Overnight at sea to Aqaba.

DAY 8 – SATURDAY

Aqaba, Jordan : Late morning arrival in Aqaba. Cabin checkout at 9.30 am and Disembarkation at 11.30 am.

Accommodation

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Ports of Call

8 Day Gods, Kings & Pharaohs Adventure Aboard the M/Y Harmony V

  1. Herzliya/Tel Aviv, Israel

  2. Port Said, Egypt

  3. Suez Canal Transit - Suez, Egypt

  4. Hurghada

  5. Aqaba, Jordan

Vessels

The Harmony V is a modern elegant yacht with a sleek high-tech look very similar to the private yachts to be found in the famous ports of the world. The 56 meter long/8.4 meter wide Mega-Yacht was launched in June 2009 and complies with Eurosolas safety regulations while its powerful engines, generators and state of the art twin stabilizers will allow for safe and comfortable cruising.

A spacious lounge with classy seating and an American Bar leads into a dining area decorated with warm colors. Both areas offer large windows providing for the most beautiful views of all destinations the ship cruises to. The 200 m2 sundeck offers a shaded outdoor area for all day dining and a bar as well as sun chairs and loungers. The swimming platform on Harmony V stern will allow for easy access to the ship and for a wide range of sea related activities.

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