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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.
The Great Pyramids of Giza and the buzzing atmosphere of Cairo mark the start of a journey of discovery into Ancient Egypt, as you cruise from the mysterious temples of Luxor and the epic Valley of the Kings to the Aswan High Dam, before returning to the capital.
Day 1 - Arrive Cairo (2 Nights)
You are met on arrival at Cairo Airport and transferred to your hotel. Relax and soak up the atmosphere in this ancient city.
Le Meridian Pyramids Hotel
Day 2 - Cairo – Pyramids Excursion
See the limestone Colossus of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx at Memphis. Visit Sakkara and see the Step Pyramid. Marvel at the Great Pyramid of Giza and see the Sphinx. Enjoy a view of the pyramids at night and an unforgettable Sound and Light Show.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3 - Cairo – Nile Cruise: Luxor – Dendera (7 Nights)
Fly to Luxor for a guided tour of the Karnak Temple complex. Board your cruise ship in time for lunch, and set sail for Dendera in the north.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
MS Giselle or MS Miriam or similar
Day 4 - Nile Cruise: Dendera – Luxor
Explore the Dendera Temple, dedicated to the Goddess Hathor, before cruising back to Luxor to visit the Grand Temple.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 - Nile Cruise: Luxor – Edfu
This morning, discover Luxor's West Bank, a complex of mortuary temples and tombs. See Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Visit the Valley of the Kings before cruising through the Esna Lock to Edfu.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 - Nile Cruise: Edfu – Aswan
Visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon god Horus. Tonight, dress up in galabeas and enjoy some Egyptian culture and cuisine.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 - Nile Cruise: Aswan
View the Unfinished Obelisk and visit the impressive High Dam in Aswan. Visit the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae. Sail in a felucca on the Nile to view the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 - Nile Cruise: Aswan – Kom-Ombo – Edfu
Consider joining an excursion to Abu Simbel. Later, visit the roofless Temple of Kom-Ombo, dedicated to the falcon and crocodile gods.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9 - Nile Cruise: Edfu – Luxor
Enjoy a full day cruising on the Nile. Take advantage of the onboard facilities. Enjoy the unique scenery as you cruise to Luxor.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10 - Disembark Luxor – Cairo (2 Nights)
Fly to Cairo. This evening consider an evening meal on board a floating restaurant with some lively Egyptian entertainment.Buffet Breakfast
Day 11 - Cairo Sightseeing
Visit the Alabaster and Sultan Hassan Mosques and the Hanging Church of St. Mary in Old Cairo. View thousands of artefacts during your visit to the Egyptian Museum.Buffet Breakfast
Day 12 - Depart Cairo
Say goodbye to this unforgettable country. Airport transfers are available, conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
First class travel Highlights
A once in a lifetime experience! Enjoy this four-hour optional experience including flights to Abu Simbel, site of the Temple of Ramses II with its four great statues of the pharaoh himself. Also see statues of his queen, Nefertari, on the facade of the Temple of Hathor.
Ships or cruise itineraries on the Nile may vary occasionally according to seasonal circumstance. Visits to sights and highlights will not be affected.
The highlight of your vacation is the cruise along the legendary River Nile on board the most luxurious of ships, the MS Miriam, MS Giselle or MS La Bohème* 5-star features of the MS Miriam, MS Giselle or MS La Bohème are fully air-conditioned, luxury two-berth cabins with en-suite bathroom, full size bath, shower and toilet. On-board facilities include a plunge pool, two bars, restaurant and two gift shops. *Note: At certain times, a similar cruise ship of the same category as MS Miriam, MS Giselle or MS La Bohème may be used.
The above prices include internal airfares and are accurate as of July 2015. For up-to-date pricing, please visit our website.
Room Share: Guaranteed Room Share is available on this trip.
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