Timeless Egypt 2 - 1999.00

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10 Days / 7 Nights - Cairo, Luxor, Kom Ombo, Efu & Aswan – including 5 Days Nile Cruise

 

Category: timeless series

 

Tour Features:

• International air from Toronto to Cairo. For other departure gateways, please contact us for a quote.
• 3 Nights accommodation in a Cairo hotel based on bed and breakfast.
• 5 Days, 4 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 Thursday – En Route
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 Saturday – 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 your hotel. (B)

Day 4 Sunday – Cairo
Enjoy a day of leisure in Cairo. Optional Tours available. Overnight at your hotel. (B)


Day 5 Monday – Cairo / Luxor / Cruise
Transfer to Cairo airport for your short flight to Luxor. Arrive in Luxor and transfer to your Nile cruise for embarkation. In the afternoon, you will visit the great Luxor Temple and the magnificent Karnak Temple of Amun with its famous Hypostyle Hall and the 134 huge columns, the Statue of Ramses II, the Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut and the Scared Lake. Overnight in Luxor. (BLD)

Day 6 Tuesday – Cruise
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. Overnight on board the cruise in Luxor. (BLD)

Day 7 Wednesday – Cruise
In the morning, visit the Horus Temple of Edfu, one of the three beautiful temples of the Ptolemaic Period. Sail to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the Sobek Temple, dedicated to the two gods, which offers beautiful murals and reliefs. Sail to Aswan where you will stay overnight. (BLD)

Day 8 Thursday – Cruise
In the morning, you will visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries, and the Philae Temple. In the afternoon, you will sail on the Egyptian felucca to view the Elephantine Island, the Botanical Gardens on Kitchen Island and the Aga Khan Mausoleum. Overnight in Aswan. (BLD)

Day 9 Friday – Aswan
Disembark from the cruise in the morning, and enjoy some time of leisure in Aswan. Optional tours to Abu Simbel available. Transfer to the airport in Aswan for your short flight to Cairo. Arrival Cairo in time for your flight to Toronto. (B)

Day 10 Saturday – En Route  
Early morning flight to Toronto.  

 

Prices


 

Rates

P.P. In Double
First Class
Deluxe
 1 Jun 15 - 31 Aug 15  Call us!
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1 Sep 15 - 12 Dec 15
1999.00
2299.00
13 Dec 15 - 08 Jan 16
2599.00
2799.00
9 Jan 16 - 31 May 16
2199.00
2399.00
1 Jun 16 - 31 Aug 16
2599.00
2799.00
Single Supplement
599.00
799.00
Taxes
525.00
525.00
A supplement for Christmas, Easter & March Break will apply
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
Fairmont Nile City Hotel
Cruise
MS Lady Diana
MS Monaco

Hotels are based on availability. Similar hotels may be used. 

 

 

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