Best of Egypt 2015

Best of Egypt 2015


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Egypt

Cities Visited

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

Tour Itinerary

A cruise from Luxor to Aswan and horse-drawn buggy at Edfu are just two of the ways your Egyptologist unveils the secrets of an ancient culture, in this in-depth passage into Egypt.

Day 1 - DEPART HOME
Overnight flight to Cairo.

Day 2 - ARRIVE CAIRO
Welcome to Cairo! You are met at Cairo Airport and transferred to your hotel. Wander through ancient, bustling streets in the City of a Thousand Minarets or simply relax after your journey.
Fairmont Heliopolis

Day 3 - CAIRO - LUXOR - NILE CRUISE (4 NIGHTS)
Fly to Luxor and on arrival, visit the enormous temple complex at Karnak, featuring the Temple of Amun and the amazing Avenue of the Sphinx. Board your luxury cruise ship in time for lunch. Later visit the Grand Temple of Luxor before returning to your cruise ship for dinner.Buffet Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 4 - NILE CRUISE: LUXOR - EDFU
Discover the Valley of the Kings in the Theban Hills west of the Nile, where tombs were built for the powerful nobles of the New Kingdom. Visit the Temple of Medinet Habou, the mortuary temple of Ramses III. Admire Queen Hatshepsut's impressive temple at Deir el-Bahri. View the Colossi of Memnon, carved from quartzite sandstone. Later, sail to Edfu.Buffet Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 5 - NILE CRUISE: EDFU - KOM-OMBO
Visit Egypt's best-preserved cult temple at Edfu, dedicated to the falcon god Horus. Relax and admire the scenery as you sail upstream to Kom-Ombo − little has changed in a thousand years! This evening, dress up in traditional clothing and experience a fun filled Egyptian Dinner and Galabea Party.Buffet Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 6 - NILE CRUISE: KOM-OMBO - ASWAN
Tour the Temple of Kom-Ombo, dedicated to the crocodile-headed god, Sobek. Later, in Aswan sail in a traditional felucca across the Nile to see the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island. A blood-red sunset is common in Aswan, all the more breathtaking with the silhouette of dozens of feluccas set against it.Buffet Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 7 - DISEMBARK - ASWAN - CAIRO (3 NIGHTS)
Disembark in Aswan to explore the High Dam. Visit the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae. See the Unfinished Obelisk. Later consider an optional experience to the mighty Sun Temple of Abu Simbel − a once in a lifetime opportunity − where four giant stone statues of Ramses II guard the temple's entrance. This afternoon fly back to Cairo from Aswan.Buffet Breakfast
Ramses Hilton

Day 8 - CAIRO SIGHTSEEING
Thousands of years of history are brought to life during your full day of sightseeing. See the ancient Citadel, built to protect the city from the Crusaders. Marvel at the Alabaster Mosque's ornate interior and the Sultan Hassan Mosque, one of the masterpieces of Mamluk architecture. Visit the Hanging Church of St. Mary in Old Cairo and see Tutankhamun's priceless treasures at the Egyptian Museum, discovered by Howard Carter in the Valley of the Kings in 1922. Spend the evening as you wish.Buffet Breakfast

Day 9 - CAIRO - PYRAMID EXCURSION
See the limestone Colossus of Ramses II and the giant Alabaster Sphinx at Memphis. Admire the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, which heralded the beginning of the pyramid age. Marvel at the Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. See the enigmatic Great Sphinx − the oldest monumental sculpture in the world. The evening is yours to do as you please. Perhaps complete your Cairo experience with a romantic dinner cruise on the Nile.Buffet Breakfast

Day 10 - CAIRO - RETURN HOME
Today you leave this mysterious, ancient country. Say goodbye to your traveling companions and your Travel Director as you prepare for your trip home. Airport transfers are available. Cruise: Itineraries on the Nile may vary occasionally according to seasonal circumstances. Visits to sights and highlights will not be affected.  Buffet Breakfast

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Inclusions

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Luxor and Cairo
  • Cruise in a felucca across the Nile
  • See the Ramses II statue and Alabaster Sphinx in Memphis, 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 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, the temple of Isis on the island of Philae and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

Dining Highlights

  • 8 breakfasts (including 4 buffets and 4 cruise breakfasts).
  • 4 cruise dinners.
  • 4 cruise lunches.

First class travel Highlights

  • Four-night luxury Nile Cruise.
  • Flight from Aswan to Cairo.
  • Flight from Cairo to Luxor.
  • The services of a professional English speaking Egyptologist / Travel Director throughout your journey.
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Hand-picked 4 or 5 star accommodation
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

General Note
Nile Cruise: At certain times, a similar cruise ship of the same category as MS Miriam, MS Giselle or MS La Bohème may be used. Note: Ships or cruise itineraries on the Nile may vary occasionally according to seasonal circumstance. Visits to sights and highlights will not be affected. Room Share: Guaranteed Room Share is available on this trip. Internal Airfares: The above prices include internal airfares and are accurate as of July 2014. Important Visa information: Visas will be required for this trip. Please check with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your requirements. Single Deals: Departures on 21 May, 05 June, 02 July and 07 July 2015 include 50-100% discount on our standard single supplement.

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