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Treasures of Egypt

Welcome to Egypt, The Middle East!

ROUTE: Cairo, Luxor, Edfu, Aswan, Cairo

DURATION: 9 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visits to historical sites and monuments
  • Full Day Cairo City Tour
  • Luxury cruise ship, 4 night Nile cruise
  • Luxor sightseeing
  • Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus
  • Aswan sightseeing
  • Cairo Pyramids Tour
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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LocationEgypt, The Middle East
Duration9 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 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)

3

Day 3 Cairo - Luxor

Activities:

  • After breakfast, transfer to Cairo domestic airport for your flight to Luxor.
  • Upon arrival, transfer to your luxury cruise ship for 4 nights Nile cruise.
  • Visit The Temple of Karnak & 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)

4

Day 4 Luxor - Edfu

Activities:

  • Early morning sail to Edfu via Esna.

Overnight: Cruise Ship – (B, L, D)

5

Day 5 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; visit Temple of Sobek and Haroeries.
  • Sail onward to Aswan.

Overnight: Cruise Ship – (B, L, D)

6

Day 6 Aswan

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.

Optional Activities:  OPTIONAL SOUND & LIGHT SHOW AT PHILAE TEMPLE.

Overnight: Cruise Ship – (B, L, D)

7

Day 7 Aswan - Cairo

Activities:

  • After breakfast, disembarkation, transfer to Aswan airport for your flight back to Cairo.
  • Transfer back to the airport for your flight to Cairo.
  • Upon arrival in Cairo you are transferred to hotel.

Optional Activities:  You may participate in an optional tour to Abu Simbel (Contact us for prices) 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 Cairo Pyramids Tour

Activities:

  • After breakfast; a scenic drive will take you to the Pyramids & Sphinx of Giza, which has 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:  Evening, Optional return to the Pyramids area for a Sound & Light Show.

Overnight: Cairo – (B, L)

9

Day 9 Depart Cairo

Departure: Transfer to Cairo 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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