Mosques of Sultan Hassan and Al-Rifai, Cairo

Mosques of Sultan Hassan and Al-Rifai, Cairo

Description

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover awe-inspiring pyramids...Golden-clad tombs buried with astounding treasures...myths, mysteries, and more
  • See the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of Tutankhamen's tomb at the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
  • Marvel at the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, experience Old Cairo and the Khan El Khalili Bazaar
  • Enjoy a 3-night cruise along the Nile to explore Luxor and the Valley of the Kings, famed for its tombs and royal burial chambers with hieroglyphic writings along the walls
  • Sail on board a traditional Egyptian sailing “felucca” for a view of Kitchener's Island Botanical Garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum
  • Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the best preserved temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus


Itinerary

Day 1 - MON 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 - TUE I CAIRO

Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities to see the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of Tutankhamen's tomb. Then drive to Old Cairo to visit Al Moallaka Church (Hanging Church) and Ben Ezra Synagogue. In the afternoon, visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx, then proceed to Khan El Khalili, the world's largest 13th century covered oriental bazaar. (B,L)

Day 3 - WED I CAIRO I ASWAN I KOM OMBO I EDFU

Transfer from your hotel to Cairo International Airport for your morning flight to Aswan. Upon arrival you will be escorted to your Nile cruise ship. You will visit the High Dam, the Granite Alexandria Quarries with the Unfinished Obelisk, and the Temple of Isis at Philae. Sail on board a felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailboat and view Kitchener's Island Botanical Garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. After lunch, sail to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek and Haroeris before arriving in Edfu. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - THU I EDFU I LUXOR

Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, the falcon god. Dating from 237 B.C., it is considered the best preserved temple in Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak. Sail to Esna, passing through the Esna Lock, and continue sailing towards Luxor. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - FRI I LUXOR

Visit the West Bank necropolis including the Valley of the Kings, the Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Enjoy an optional sound and light show at Karnak Temple this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - SAT I LUXOR I CAIRO

After breakfast, visit Karnak and Luxor temples, a centuries old city of pylons, hypostyle halls, colossal statues, shrines and obelisks. Disembark and transfer to the airport for your afternoon flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo you will be met and escorted to your hotel. This evening enjoy an optional sound and light show at the Pyramid. (B)

Day 7 - SUN I CAIRO TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. (B)

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Includes

  • 3 nights on board a Nile River cruise ship
  • 13 included meals consisting of:
    - 6 buffet breakfasts
    - 4 lunches
    - 3 dinners
  • Sightseeing, including licensed Egyptologist and all entrance fees, as follows:
    - Cairo tour including: Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo and Khan El Khalili Bazaar
    - Nile Cruise sightseeing including: Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Esna and Luxor
  • All transfers and luggage handling within Egypt
  • All hotel taxes and service charge
  • Document holder and luggage tags

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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
MONDAY ARRIVALS

 Christmas Week  $1,599
Best Price starting at 9 (Based on per person in Double Occupancy)

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