Round-trip air from the U.S.
Domestic flights in Egypt
Deluxe accommodations, including daily breakfast
A 4-day Nile cruise with all meals included on board and all shore excursions
Entrance fees to all sights mentioned
Extensive sightseeing visiting the Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Citadel
Camel Ride, Bazaar.
Also included all taxes, port charges and entrance fees.
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:For single occupancy in hotels and on board Nile cruise, please add $369.
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 other sites are available upon request.
Depart U.S.A on a scheduled Wide Body jet to Cairo. All meals and beverages served on board flight.
Arrive Cairo where you will be met by our tour manager who will help with immigration and customs formalities. Transfer to the Cairo Sheraton hotel for an overnight.
Breakfast, then you will be met by your tour guide to start your tour visiting the Pyramids of Giza. Khufu's Pyramid, the largest of the three was built in the 4th dynasty about 2960 B.C., and is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. In the front of the Pyramid of Khephre, we find the Sphinx carved from a single piece of stone, it is a lion's body with a Pharaoh's head thought to be a portrait of the Pharaoh Khephre. Have a camel ride by the pyramids area if you wish, then continue your tour 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 Tutankhamen. Afternoon excursion to old Cairo, visiting the very old Coptic churches and the oldest Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra. Continue your tour to the Citadel of Salah-El-Din, the Mohammed Ali Mosque and the Medieval Bazaars of Khan-El-Khalili where you can bargain for Egyptian goodies including jewelry, hand-tooled leather items and much more. Return to your hotel for an overnight. (B)
Breakfast, then you will be met by your tour manager and transferred to Cairo Airport for your flight to Aswan. Arrive Aswan where you will be met by our representative and transferred to embark your cruise ship. Later visit by "Felucca" the Elephantine island and the Botanical Gardens. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise ship. (Optional trip to Abu Simbel is $219.00 additional) (B, L, D)
Breakfast then visit the High Dam, The Granite Quarries, and the Unfinished Obelisk. 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 Horus. Sail to Edfu. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise ship. (B, L, D)
Breakfast, then visit Edfu to see The Temple of Horus, the best preserved Egyptian temple. Lunch. Sail to Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise ship. (B, L, D)
Breakfast, then cross to the West Bank of the Nile, visit the Valley of the Kings where 64 pharaohs have been discovered - also visit the Valley of the Queen's including The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. See the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch. Afternoon visit the temple of Karnak, which took over 1500 years to build and is considered the world's largest religious complex. Then visit the temple of Luxor, which was started by Amenhotep III and was completed by Ramesses II. 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 Cairo Sheraton for an overnight. (B, L)
Breakfast, then you will be met by our tour manager and transferred to Cairo Airport where you will be helped with your check-in and immigration formalities for your departure flight back to JFK. (B)
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