|RED SEA & MOUNT SINAI: We departed
Jerusalem and traveled southward to the Red Sea resort city of Eilat for
lunch. We retraced the route of the Exodus across the Sinai and learned
of the terrain and the history of this region en-route. Arriving in the
late afternoon to the hotel at the St Catherine Monastery.
SINAI, SUEZ CANAL, RIVER NILE & CAIRO:
A westward route through the wilderness of the Sinai brought us to the
Suez Canal and then into Cairo and crossed the Nile. We enjoyed a brief
city tour and free time at the famous Bazaar before settling in to our
PYRAMIDS & MUSEUM: Spent an entire
day of exploring the ancient treasures of Egypt. We spent time at one of
the seven wonders of the world- the pyramids. Cheops, with an original
height of 496 feet, is the most colossal pyramid ever built. We saw the
Sphinx and toured the Egyptian Museum , location of Tutankhamon's treasures
and ancient remains.