Round trip air from the U.S.
Domestic flights in Egypt
All transfers and sightseeing
operated by private cars and guides
5-day Nile cruise
King Tut Tomb in Luxor
Pyramids and Sphinx
Solar Boat Museum
Memphis and Sakkara
Mohammed Ali Mosque
Sound and Light Cairo
Camel ride at the Pyramids
Deluxe and 5 star hotels as indicated
All entrance fees, guidance and taxes
Also Included: All transfers within Egypt, personalized sight-seeing as mentioned in itinerary in a private car with a tour guide and driver. Entrance fees to all sights mentioned, and the services of a professional English speaking guide. Service charges imposed by hotels, porterage, cruise port charges, meeting and assistance at airports, hotels and docks are also included.
If airfare from the USA is not required,
please deduct $920 from posted rate. SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: Please add a peak season supplement of $449 per person if traveling between Dec. 09th to Jan. 14th or from Mar. 19th to
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT:For single occupancy in hotels and on board Nile cruise ship, please add $459.
Please add a peak season supplement of $449 per person if traveling between Dec. 09th to Jan. 14th or from Mar. 19th to Apr. 23rd.
Departure from other gateway cities is available as follows: Departure out of Boston, please add $169. Departure out of Washington, DC, add $189. Departure out of Chicago, add $259. Departure out of Los Angeles, add $369, or call for your city.
EXTENSIONS & OPTIONAL TOURS:
Extra days and optional tours to additional sites are available upon request. If you need a different tour package of Egypt, we will customize it for you.
If you need a different tour package of Egypt, we will customize it for you.
Pyramids at Nightfall: Mena House Oberoi Hotel in the background
Pyramids Of Giza during the Sound and Light Performance
Your Nile Cruise Ship
Ramses Hilton Hotel
Depart U.S.A. from New York (JFK) on a scheduled flight to Cairo. All meals and beverages served on board flight.
Arrive Cairo where you will be met by your tour manager, who will help you with your immigration and custom formalities, then you will be transferred to your hotel, the historical Mena House Oberoi Hotel for an overnight
Breakfast, then drive to Memphis at the edge of the Western Desert, the Capital of the Ancient Kingdom, and among the cities of greatest importance in the history of Ancient Egypt. From here we drive to Sakkara, the vast Necropolis of Ancient Memphis. Then an afternoon drive to the Pyramids of Giza. Cheops (Khufu) Pyramid, the largest of the three Pyramids, was built in the 4th dynasty about 2690 B.C., and is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Enjoy a camel ride by the Pyramids area if you wish. In front of the Pyramid of Chephren (Khafre), there stands the Sphinx carved from a single piece of stone. It is a lion with a Pharaoh's head thought to be a portrait of the Pharaoh Chephren (Khafre). Continue your tour to the solar boat museum where a dismantled river barge of King Cheops (Khufu) was found and has been masterfully re-assembled. Return to your hotel. in the evening you will be met and transferred by our tour escort to the Giza Plateau, to attend the magnificent Sound and Light show. Later transfer back to your hotel for an overnight. (B)
Breakfast, then you will be met and transferred to Cairo Airport for your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival at Aswan Airport, you will be met and transferred to embark your cruise ship. Later you will visit by "Felucca" the Elephantine Island, the Botanical Gardens and the Philae Temple. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise ship. (B,L,D)
Breakfast, then visit the Unfinished Obelisk at the Ancient Granite Quarries, and the High Dam. Lunch, then cruise to Kom-Ombo. Visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Kom-Ombo, which was dedicated to two gods: The Crocodile god Sobek and the Falcon-headed god Haroeris. Sail to Edfu. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise ship. (B,L,D)
Breakfast, then visit the Temple of Horus (237 B.C.), the best preserved Egyptian temple in existence. Lunch. Sail to Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise ship. (B,L,D)
Breakfast, then cross the Nile to visit the Necropolis of Ancient Thebes. Explore the valleys of the Kings and Queens where tombs of 64 Pharaohs and 57 Queens have been discovered, and enter some of the most remarkable burials. Visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch. Afternoon visit the Temple of Karnak, which took over 1500 years to build and is considered to be the world's largest religious complex. Then visit the Temple of Luxor, which was started by Amenhotep III, and completed by Ramses II. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise ship. (B,L,D)
Breakfast, then disembark your cruise ship where you will be met and transferred to Luxor airport for your flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The Ramses Hilton Hotel for an overnight. (B).
Breakfast, then start your tour by visiting the Egyptian Museum, famous for its antiquities from Egypt's Pharaonic period, which dates back some 50 centuries and includes the fabulous treasures of King Tut-Ankh-Amon. Afternoon excursion to old Cairo, visiting the Old Coptic Churches and the oldest Jewish Synagogue of Beni Ezra. Continue your visit to Mohamed Ali Mosque and the Medieval Bazaars of Khan-El-Khalili, where you can bargain for your jewelry and hand-tooled leather items. Return to your hotel for an overnight. (B)
Breakfast, then you will be met by your tour manager and transferred to Cairo Airport where you will be helped with your check-in and immigration formalities for your flight back home. (B)
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