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Description

Explore the Nile's treasures and see how the great Pharaohs of the past lived in Egypt on your Style Tour. This amazing 11 day vacation includes visits to the Great Pyramid of Giza and the famous Sphinx as well as close encounters with the outdoor bazaars and Nile-side shops where Egyptian trinkets and treasures wait to be uncovered. The Splendors of Egypt vacation package includes 3 nights aboard a luxury cruise ship that glides down the Nile stopping for adventures in Aswan, Edfu and Luxor to tour the temples of the gods, colossal statues and ancient shrines. Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities to learn the history behind the various symbols and gems you will find throughout your vacation in the country steeped in myths and mystery.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • From Cairo, to Luxor, to Abu Simbel, and on to Alexandria, travel in style as you explore the treasures of Egypt
  • See the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of Tutankhamen's tomb at the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
  • Take in the famed sights of Luxor including the Temple of Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, the Colossi of Memnon, and more
  • Board your luxury vessel in Luxor and enjoy a leisurely sailing along the glorious Nile as you delve into astounding antiquities in Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan
  • Sail on board a traditional Egyptian sailing “felucca” for a view of Kitchener's Island Botanical Garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum
  • Marvel at the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Solar Boat Museum, the ancient city of Memphis, and Sakkara’s Step Pyramid


Itinerary

Day 1 - THU I CAIRO

Arrive in the Land of the Pharaohs. Upon completion of immigration and customs formalities at Cairo International Airport, you will be met at the exit by our representative and escorted to your hotel.

Day 2 - FRI I CAIRO

Start your day with a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which includes the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of King Tutankhamen's tomb. Drive to Old Cairo, where early Judaism and Christianity flourished in Egypt. Visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue and Saint Sergius Church. After lunch, drive to the Citadel of Saladin and visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque. Enjoy a walking tour of the largest 13th century covered oriental market, Khan El Khalili Bazaar. (B,L)

Day 3 - SAT I CAIRO I LUXOR

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, transfer to your cruise ship. Accommodations onboard consist of outside cabins with private facilities. Visit the Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple as well as the West Bank, including the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. In the evening, enjoy an optional sound and light show at Karnak Temple. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - SUN I LUXOR I EDFU

Affordable Egypt VacationEarly this morning, you will sail to Edfu via Esna, where you will pass through the Esna Lock. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - MON I EDFU I KOM OMBO I ASWAN

After breakfast, travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, considered the bestpreserved ancient temple in Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak. Back onboard, sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris before continuing to Aswan. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - TUE I ASWAN

 Egypt Holiday ToursThis morning, visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries and the temple of Isis at Philae. Later, sail on board a felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailboat, and view Kitchener's Island Botanical Garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - WED I ASWAN

Disembark this morning and transfer to your hotel in Aswan. Spend the balance of the day at leisure. In the evening, enjoy an optional sound and light show at the Temple of Isis at Philae. (B)

Day 8 - THU I ASWAN I ABU SIMBEL I CAIRO

 Egypt Holiday PackagesAfter breakfast, transfer to Aswan Airport for your flight to Abu Simbel. Visit the Great Temple of Ramses II and the temple of his beloved Queen Nefertari. After visiting this magnificent site, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Cairo. Once there, your representative will assist and transfer you to your deluxe hotel. (B)

Day 9 - FRI I CAIRO I ALEXANDRIA I CAIRO

Start your excursion to Alexandria by air-conditioned private vehicle with an English-speaking Egyptologist as your guide. Visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shugafa and Qait Bay Fort. Stop for lunch and then proceed to the National Museum and the Alexandria Library, “Bibliotheca Alexandrina”. Return to Cairo for the evening. (B,L)

Day 10 - SAT I CAIRO

 Egypt Vacation PackagesBegin your day on a scenic drive to the Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza, which has stood for the last 5,000 years. Complete your visit at Giza with a tour of the Solar Boat Museum. After lunch, continue to the ancient city of Memphis, the first capital of United Upper and Lower Egypt, and then visit Sakkara, site of the Step Pyramid of Zoser. In the evening, see an optional sound and light show at the Pyramids. (B,L)

Day 11 - SUN I CAIRO TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)

Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. (B)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 6 nights
  • 4 nights on board a Nile River cruise ship
  • 21 included meals consisting of:
    - 10 buffet breakfasts
    - 7 lunches
    - 4 dinners
  • Sightseeing, including licensed Egyptologist and all entrance fees, as follows:
    - 2 full days of touring Cairo including: Pyramids, Sphinx, Solar Boat Museum, Memphis and Sakkara, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, and Citadel of Saladin
    - Nile Cruise sightseeing including: Luxor, Esna, Edfu,Kom Ombo, and Aswan
    - Morning tour to Abu Simbel
    - Full day tour to Alexandria via car
  • All transfers and luggage handling within Egypt
  • All hotel taxes and service charges
  • Document holder and luggage tags

Hotels

Aswan

Helnan Aswan Hotel| hotels in Aswan Egypt

Helnan Aswan Hotel

1 Night / First Class
Situated on the Nile River in the downtown, Helnan Aswan Hotel offers beautiful views of the Nile. It features a fully e...

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Cairo

Le Meridien Pyramids| hotels in Cairo Egypt

Le Meridien Pyramids

5 Nights / First Class
This majestic resort hotel is beautifully set in its own landscaped gardens and provides unrivalled views of the Giza Py...

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Excludes

      • Airfare is not included: Call for Rates
      • Airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges 
      • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry) 
      • Tips and Personal items 
      • Travel Insurance 
      • Listed optional Tours are not included in the program prices

Notes

    From prices are per person, based on double occupancy.
    Extra nights and single occupancy are available upon request.
    Rates are not valid during certain holidays and blackout periods.

Departures & Rates

2019 DATES & PRICING
THURSDAY ARRIVALS

 Christmas Week  $2,399
Best Price starting at $1799 (Based on per person in Double Occupancy)

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