Timeless Egypt 1 - 1999.00

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11 Days / 8 Nights – Cairo, Aswan, Edfu, Kom Ombo & Luxor – including 4 Day Nile Cruise

 

Tour Features:
• International Air from Toronto to Cairo. For other departure gateways, please contact us for a quote.
• 5 Nights accommodation in a Cairo hotel based on bed and breakfast.
• 4 Days, 3 Nights Nile Cruise Based on full board.
• Domestic Air between Cairo / Aswan and Luxor Cairo
• All sightseeing and tour excursions are as detailed in the itinerary, including entrance fees.
• Service of an English speaking Egyptologist guide.
• All transfers in Egypt include baggage and handling.

 

 

Itinerary


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Day 1 Monday – En Route
An overnight flight from Toronto to Cairo.

Day 2 Friday – Cairo
Upon arrival at the airport in Cairo, you will be met by our representative, assisted through formalities and transferred to your hotel.

Day 3 Wednesday – Cairo
Day of leisure in Cairo. Overnight at your hotel. (B)
 
Day 4 Thursday – Cairo / Giza
After breakfast, visit Memphis, the city of the God Ptah and the capital of the oldest kingdom in the world where the Alabaster Sphinx and the statue of Ramses II resides, Saqqara where the famous Unas Pyramid is located, King Zoser Step Pyramid, Mastaba Tomb of TI, and the Tomb of Ptahotep. In the afternoon, you will visit the great Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Nearby is the mysterious Sphinx, a colossal lion with a pharaoh’s head. Return to hotel. (B)

Day 5 Friday – Cairo / Aswan / Nile Cruise / Edfu

Transfer to the airport for a short flight to Aswan. Optional tours to Abu Simbel available. Upon arrival, transfer to your Nile cruise for embarkation. You will sail on an Egyptian felucca passing by the Elephantine Island; view the Botanical Gardens on the Kitchener Island with its exotic and rare plants and trees and the Aga Khan Mausoleum. After lunch, visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries to the Philae Temple. Sail to Kom Ombo. Enjoy fine views of the immortal Nile until arrival for a visit to Sobek Temple offering beautiful murals and reliefs. Sail to Edfu for overnight aboard your cruise. (BLD)

Day 6 Saturday – Nile Cruise / Edfu / Luxor
After breakfast, visit the Horus Temple, one of the three beautiful Ptolemaic periods. Sail through the locks of Esna. Stay overnight aboard your Nile Cruise in Luxor. (BLD)

Day 7 Sunday – Nile Cruise / Luxor
Your sightseeing in Luxor will include the West Bank (Thebes) where there are some of the richest treasures in the world: the Tomb of Tut Ankh Amun and other royal tombs including Ramses VI in the Valley of the Kings. You will be able to visit some of these tombs as well some of the beautifully coloured tombs of the Valley of the Queens. You will continue to visit Hatshepsut’s funerary temple at Dier El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, you will visit the great Luxor Temple and the magnificent Karnak Temple of Amon with its famous Hypostyle hall and the 134 huge columns, the statue of Ramses II, the Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut and the Sacred Lake. Stay overnight on board the cruise in Luxor. (BLD)
 
Day 8 Monday – Luxor / Cairo

Disembark from the cruise in the morning and enjoy some time of leisure in Luxor. Transfer to the airport in Luxor for a flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for overnight. (B)
 
Day 9 Tuesday – Cairo

Enjoy a day of leisure in Cairo. Optional tours available. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

Day 10 Wednesday - Cairo
Enjoy an additional day of leisure in Cairo. Transfer in the evening to the airport in Cairo in time for your departure to Toronto. (B)

Day 11 Thursday - En Route
Early morning flight to Toronto. 

 

Prices


 

Rates

P.P. In Double
First Class
 Deluxe  
 1 Jun 14 - 31 Aug 14
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1 Sep 14 - 12 Dec 14
1999.00
2299.00
13 Dec 15 - 08 Jan 15
2499.00
2799.00
9 Jan 15 - 31 May 15
2099.00
2599.00
1 Jun 15 - 31 Aug 15
2199.00
2799.00
Single Supplement
499.00
699.00
Taxes
525.00
525.00
A supplement will apply for Christmas, Easter & March Break 
  Cost includes roundtrip air from Toronto and is quoted per person.
*For different departure and arrival locations, please contact us for a quote.
 
Accommodation
 
 
  Hotels 
First Class
Deluxe
Cairo
Barcelo Cairo Pyramids Hotel
Fairmont Nile City Hotel
Cruise
M.S. Lady Diana
M.S. Monaco

  Accommodation is subject to avaiability. Similar hotels may be used.

 

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