THE EGYPT | JORDAN | ISRAEL PROGRAM
A Trip of a Lifetime — Egypt, Jordan, and Israel
2024 dates to be announced
This Trip is Open to All of Your Friends and Family — All Trip Planning Handled for You — A Trip of a Lifetime
Why Egypt? - Egypt is a word with a thousand meanings. On this special program unique among university global programs, you will experience one of the largest cities in the world, Cairo, whose antiquity and modernity will advance your knowledge of civilization. Riding camels by the Great Pyramids of Giza and entering the pyramid to see the burial chamber of the pharaoh is among the great events of a lifetime. Traveling to Luxor and walking the tombs in the Valley of the Kings where King Tut is buried will be the envy of your friends—so bring them with you. The program's itinerary below will inspire you to return to world travel, to learn from the past, to see the present and to add global competitiveness to your future.
Why Israel? - We are including Israel as the final destination in this epic trip to showcase antiquity and modernity in one of the most dynamic, complex and entrepreneurial countries in the world. We will see the modern startup culture in Tel Aviv, one of the coolest cities in the Mediterranean, and experience the ancient city of Jerusalem with all of its cultural heritage.
To bring you to the heart of antiquity and to get Egypt, Jordan, and Israel on your resume to strengthen your global readiness.
Program Requires Little Planning
Simply a decision and a funding plan. No special visas, no travel restrictions, no Covid restrictions — let's get you there.
Who Can Participate
The program is open to the UCR community: UCR undergraduate & graduate students and their families and friends.
Program Overview (2023): Saturday, Aug 26: Fly Los Angeles-Cairo Sunday, Aug 27: Arrival Cairo. Visit Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square Monday, Aug 28: Visit Giza Pyramids & Sphinx Tuesday, Aug 29: Visit Old Cairo. Fly to Luxor Wednesday, Aug 30: Visit Valley of Kings Thursday, Aug 31: Visit Karnak & Luxor Temples. Fly to Amman Friday, Sep 1: Visit Petra, travel to Jerusalem Saturday, Sep 2: Visit Jerusalem Sunday, Sep 3: Visit Jerusalem Monday, Sep 4: Travel to Tel Aviv Tuesday, Sep 5: Return to Los Angeles
Contact Dr. Sean Jasso for the program's travel details and deadlines.