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Young travelers must be under the age of 18 years on the date of departure, and must be accompanied by an adult (limit of one Young Traveler Discount per room). Please see below for a detailed breakdown of age groups for individual brochures. Asia 5 - 11, At Leisure 5 - 18 (5 -15 for Australia and New Zealand), Australia and New Zealand 5 - 15, CostSaver 5 - 17, Europe and Britain 5 -17, Family Experiences 5 - 17, Hidden Journeys 5 - 18 (5 - 11 for Asia), South America 5 - 17, trips to Costa Rica and Panama 5 - 12, trips to Mexico 5 - 12, USA and Canada 5 - 17.
Triple room reductions are based on sharing a twin or a double bedroom with an extra bed, which may be a roll-away. Discount may not apply to all itineraries, countries, regions or travel types, ask your travel consultant for full details. Additional restrictions may apply.
Please note that there is no guarantee roommates will be of a similar age group. If you are unable to be matched, you will be provided a single room at no extra cost. This service does not apply to City Breaks, extra nights' accommodation and all Eastern Mediterranean vacations - with the exception of Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) and the Best of Turkey. Additional restrictions may apply.
Only one credit is available per person. Not available on extra night stays, airfares, taxes and fees, flights supplements and surcharges and airport transfers. Conditions apply.
Please note that vacations must be booked at the same time. The discount is per person only and does not apply to City Breaks, extra nights' accommodation, extensions and airfares, taxes and fees, and airport transfers. Europe - excludes all Eastern Mediterranean vacations except the Greek Island Hopper, the Best of Greece (without cruise), the Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) and the Best of Turkey. Autumn, Winter and Spring Europe - excludes Real Britain, Jordan, Egypt and Israel. Asia - excludes Highlights of China and the Yangtze, and China Tibet and the Yangtze.
Not applicable to Hidden Journeys, Israel, vacations with trains, Greek Island Hopper, Solo Traveler Discount and extra nights’ accommodations. Discount is combinable with Triple room and Young Traveler discounts. Discount limited to one group per coach.
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.
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
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
First class travel Highlights
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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