Best of Egypt Winter 2018/19

Best of Egypt Winter 2018/19


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Egypt , Jordan

Cities Visited

Aswan, Cairo, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Luxor, Nile River

Tour Itinerary

Awaken your inner explorer on this expedition through the lush river valleys and golden desert landscapes of Egypt. Cruise the Nile past the pharaonic temples of Luxor to the Nubian treasures of Aswan. Your voyage will also take you to the mystical Pyramids of Giza, Tomb of the Nobles and the Sphinx.

Day 1 - Arrive Cairo
Find your groove in the cacophony of Cairo's bustling streets - the hum of busy traffic, calls of haggling merchants and the call to prayer your constant companion as you amble through its narrow alleyways and souks in search of treasures around every turn. Enjoy your first day in Egypt at your leisure after being transferred to your hotel. Soak up Cairo's beguiling attitude or relax in preparation for your discovery of Egypt, fully guided with a professional English-speaking Egyptologist / Travel Director.
Accommodation: Hilton Heliopolis

Day 2 - Cairo --- Luxor --- Nile Cruise (4 Nights)
We leave the hum of Cairo behind and fly to Luxor for a journey into antiquity. Wander through the ruins of Karnak, past colossal columns whose ancient artwork reveals a world of pharaohs and gods. Visit the Temple of Amun and the imposing Avenue of the Sphinx before boarding your luxury cruise ship in time for lunch. This afternoon we pay tribute to the vision of famous pharaohs who contributed in their own way to the creation of the Grand Temple of Luxor, before returning to our cruise ship for dinner. Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Nile Cruise
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 3 - Nile Cruise: Luxor --- Edfu
Enjoy an excursion to the Valley of the Kings where the powerful nobles of the New Kingdom were once laid to rest. Pay tribute to Ramses III at the Temple of Medinet Habou, admire Queen Hatshepsut's impressive temple at Deir el-Bahri and view the formidable Colossi of Memnon gazing east towards the Nile. Our exploration of the ancients continues as we set sail for Edfu this afternoon. Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 4 - Nile Cruise: Edfu --- Kom-Ombo
Walk through Ptolemy XII's mammoth pylon and into the house of Horus, the beloved falcon god who was worshipped at the Temple of Edfu. Sail upstream to Kom-Ombo, imagining life along the mighty river as it was centuries ago - the lifeblood of a desert landscape. Come face-to-face with the ancient gods of Horus and Sobek in the dual Temple of Kom-Ombo - the tributes of Ptolemy VI and his people are immortalised in the temple's fa''ades. This evening, we don traditional clothes and enjoy a festive Egyptian Dinner and Galabea Party against the shimmering horizon beyond the Nile. Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 5 - Nile Cruise: Kom-Ombo --- Aswan
We sail to Aswan and board a traditional felucca, crossing the Nile to see the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island. We'll visit the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae, see the Unfinished Obelisk, set within the bedrock from which it was once carved, and explore the High Dam that has given life to the Nile Valley for decades. This evening, as the blood-red sun sets against the backdrop of dozens of feluccas, think back to a time of ancient dynasties that once ruled this land.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 6 - Disembark --- Aswan --- Cairo (3 Nights)
Consider an Optional Experience to the mighty Sun Temple of Abu Simbel, where four giant stone statues of Ramses II guard the temple's entrance. We return to Cairo this afternoon, flying from Aswan.Buffet Breakfast
Accommodation: Ramses Hilton
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

Day 7 - Cairo Sightseeing
Delve into thousands of years of history during your full-day of sightseeing through hypnotic Cairo. We'll see the ancient hilltop Citadel, built to protect the city from the Crusaders in the 12th century. The Alabaster Mosque is our next stop where we'll admire its ornate interior before witnessing the Mamluk masterpiece that is the Sultan Hassan Mosque. We'll visit the Hanging Church of St. Mary in Old Cairo and see Tutankhamun's priceless treasures at the Egyptian Museum. This evening, the enchanting cityscape is yours to explore. Enjoy a shisha and people watch, admire the ancient fa''ades along Moez street, or shop up a storm in Khan el Khalili. Buffet Breakfast
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

Day 8 - Cairo --- Pyramid Excursion
Our encounter with Egypt's antiquities continues today as we travel to Memphis, stopping to see the limestone Colossus of Ramses II and giant Alabaster Sphinx. We admire the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, which heralded the beginning of the pyramid age, before arriving at the Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Witness the other-worldly structures rising up from the dusty desert plateau and pay tribute to the enigmatic Great Sphinx ''' the oldest monumental sculpture in the world. Enjoy your last evening in Cairo on your own terms. Consider attending a suffi dance display or boarding a dinner cruise on the Nile - the choice is yours. Buffet Breakfast
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

Day 9 - Depart Cairo
We say a sad farewell to Egypt and our newfound friends today as we prepare for our trip home. Airport transfers are available. Buffet Breakfast
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

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Inclusions

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Luxor and Cairo
  • Sail in a felucca across the Nile
  • See the Ramses II statue and Alabaster Sphinx in Memphis and the Step Pyramid in Sakkara
  • View the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, the Citadel, Alabaster and Sultan Hassan Mosques in Cairo and the Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the temples of Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon in Luxor, the Temples at Edfu and Kom-Ombo and the temple of Isis on the island of Philae

Dining Highlights

  • 8 buffet breakfasts
  • 4 cruise lunches
  • 4 cruise dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Four-night luxury Nile Cruise
  • Flight from Aswan to Cairo
  • Flight from Cairo to Luxor
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • The services of a professional English speaking Egyptologist / Travel Director throughout your journey
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Notes

Room Type: Triple rooms are not available on this trip.Important Visa Information: Visas will be required for this trip. Please check with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your requirements.

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Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.


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