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Spectacular Egypt

Welcome to Egypt, The Middle East!

ROUTE: Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Cairo

DURATION: 11 Days Egypt

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Luxury cruise ship, 4 night Nile cruise
  • Visits to historical sites and monuments
  • Luxor sightseeing
  • Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus
  • Aswan Sightseeing
  • Full Day Alexandria Tour
  • Full Day Cairo City Tour
  • Pyramids & Sphinx Giza Tour
  • Visit to Solar Boat Museum
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Cairo: Pyramisa Cairo / Basma Aswan Hotel
  • Cruise: M/S Admiral or Renovated Classic Boats Cruise
DELUXE:
  • Cairo: Cairo Marriott Hotel / Movenpick Aswan
  • Cruise: Mayfair Cruise
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

Included:,

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides / safari guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

For additional information or reservations please complete QUOTE REQUEST form in side bar of this page or contact us directly to speak to one of our Destination Experts.


We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 416-690-6996 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.


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LocationEgypt, The Middle East
Duration11 Days
1

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo

Upon arrival at airport in Egypt, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Welcome to Egypt, the birth of civilization. Purchase your Egyptian Visa then clear customs and immigration.

Overnight: Cairo

2

Day 2 Cairo - Luxor

Activities:

  • After breakfast, transfer to Cairo domestic airport for your flight to Luxor.
  • Upon arrival in Luxor, transfer to your luxury cruise ship for a 4 night Nile cruise.
  • Luxor sightseeing – visit to The Temple of Karnak and The Temple of Luxor.
  • Visit the West Bank including Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon.

Optional Activities: Optional Sound & Light Show at the Karnak Temple.

Overnight: Cruise Ship – (B, L, D)

3

Day 3 Luxor - Esna - Edfu

Activities:

  • Enjoy an early morning sail to Edfu via Esna.

Overnight: Cruise Ship – (B, L, D)

4

Day 4 Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan

Activities:

  • Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, considered the best-preserved ancient temple in Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak.
  • Sail to Kom Ombo; and visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeries.
  • Sail onward to Aswan.

Overnight: Cruise Ship – (B, L, D)

5

Day 5 Aswan Sightseeing

Activities:

  • Visit the Aswan High Dam, the Granite Quarries & Philae Temple view of Kitchener’s Island Botanical garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum by felucca.

Overnight: Cruise Ship – (B, L, D)

6

Day 6 Aswan

Activities:

  • Disembark from Nile cruise and transfer to your luxury hotel in Aswan.
  • Relax and enjoy the facilities of your hotel.

Optional Activities:  Evening Optional Sound & Light Show at Philae Temple.

Overnight: Aswan – (B)

7

Day 7 Aswan - Abu Simbel (Optional) - Cairo

Activities:

  • After breakfast, transfer to Aswan airport for your flight back to Cairo.
  • Transfer back to the airport for your flight to Cairo.

Optional Activities:  Or you may participate in an optional tour to Abu Simbel by air: visit the colossal Temple of Ramses II and the temple of his beloved Queen Nefertari, both temples carved out of a hillside beside the Nile in the 13th century BC.

Overnight: Cairo – (B)

8

Day 8 Full Day Alexandria Tour

Activities:

  • Early Breakfast, then start your day to Alexandria by private car & guide, visit Catacombs of Kom El Shukafa, Quait Bay Fort.
  • Stop for lunch, and then proceed to Abu El Abas Mosque, Alexandria Library and return back to Cairo.

Overnight: Cairo – (B, L)

9

Day 9 Full Day Cairo City Tour

Activities:

  • Start your day with a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum where you will find artifacts of the Pharaonic era 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.

Overnight: Cairo – (B, L)

10

Day 10 Cairo - Pyramids & Sphinx Giza Tour

Activities:

  • After breakfast, a scenic drive will take you to the Pyramids & Sphinx of Giza, which have stood for the last 5000 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.

Optional Activities:  Optional: Return to the Pyramids area in the evening for a Sound & Light Show.

Overnight: Cairo – (B, L)

11

Day 11 Cairo - Transfer to Cairo Airport

Departure: Transfer to Cairo international airport for your flight home. – (B)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 416-690-6996 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.

Location Name: Egypt, Africa
Area (SQ KM): 1,001,450
Population: 88,487,396
Capital: Cairo
Language(s): Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes
Religion: Islam (mostly Sunni), Coptic, Christian
Currency: Egyptian pound – EGP
Time Zone: UTC + 2
Electricity: 220 V
Phone Country Code to Call (Egypt, Africa): 20


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