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Splendid Egypt

Welcome to Egypt, The Middle East!

ROUTE: Cairo, Aswan, Edfu, Luxor, Cairo

DURATION: 7 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visits to historical sites and monuments
  • Cairo Full Day Tour, including visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx
  • Cruise Ship, 3 night Nile cruise
  • Sightseeing Aswan – Kom Ombo
  • Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus
  • Full Day Luxor
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Cairo: Pyramisa Cairo Hotel
  • Cruise: M/S Admiral or Renovated Classic Boats Cruise
DELUXE:
  • Cairo: Cairo Marriott Hotel
  • Cruise: Mayfair Cruise
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

Included:,

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local 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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Additional information

LocationEgypt, The Middle East
Duration11 Days
1

Day 1 Arrive Cairo

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

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.

Overnight: Cairo

2

Day 2 Cairo Full Day Tour

Activities:

  • Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which includes: 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.
  • Stop for lunch, afternoon visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx, then proceed to Khan El Khalili, the world’s largest 13th century covered oriental bazaar.

Overnight: Cairo – (B, L)

3

Day 3 Cairo to Aswan

Activities:

  • Transfer to Cairo domestic airport for morning flight to Aswan.
  • Upon arrival you will be escorted to your cruise ship where you will spend the next 3 nights. Aswan – Kom Ombo – Edfu
  • You will visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries with the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae; view of Kitchener’s Island Botanical garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum by felucca.
  • After lunch, sail to Kom Ombo where you will visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek and Haroeries.
  • Then sail to Edfu.

Overnight: Cruise Ship – (B, L, D)

4

Day 4 Edfu - Luxor

Activities:

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

Overnight: Cruise Ship – (B, L, D)

5

Day 5 Full Day Luxor

Activities:

  • 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.

Optional Activities:  Evening, optional Sound & Light Show at The Karnak Temple.

Overnight: Cruise Ship – (B, L, D)

6

Day 6 Luxor - Cairo

Activities:

  • After breakfast, visit Karnak and Luxor Temples, a centuries-old city of pylons, hypostyle halls, colossal statues, shrines and obelisks.
  • Disembarkation and transfer to Luxor airport for your flight to Cairo.
  • Upon arrival in Cairo you will be met and escorted to your hotel.

Optional Activities:  Evening, optional Sound & Light show at the Pyramids.

Overnight: Cairo – (B)

7

Day 7 Depart Cairo

Departure: Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. – (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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