Timeless Egypt & The Red Sea - Nov 2012 & Jan/Feb 2013

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Timeless Egypt & the Red Sea

15 Days / 13 Nights - Cairo, Hurghada, Luxor, Edfu, Esna, Kom Ombo, & Aswan
 

Tour features:


•    International round-trip flights from Toronto* to Cairo via Europe.
•    5 Nights accommodation in a Cairo hotel.
•    3 Nights accommodation in Hurghada.
•    4 Nights, 5 Days Nile Cruise based on full board.
•    Domestic flight: Cairo/Hurghada.
•    1 Night sleeper train: Aswan/Cairo.
•    Service of an English speaking licensed Egyptologist guide.
•    All sightseeing and tour excursions are as detailed in the itinerary, including entrance fees.
•    All transfers in Egypt include baggage and handling.
•    Meals as per itinerary.


*For other departure gateways, please contact us for a quote.

 

Departure dates: Nov 10, 24, Jan 12, & Feb 02.

 

Starting at CAD 1899.00 + taxes 549.00 per passenger
Single Supplement CAD 499.00.

 

 

Itinerary


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Day 1 Saturday 24 November – En Route
An overnight flight from Toronto to Cairo via Europe.

Day 2 Sunday 25 November –
Cairo  
Upon arrival at the Cairo airport, you will be met by our representative, assisted through formalities, and transferred to your hotel.

Day 3 Monday 26 November –
Cairo
Enjoy a morning of leisure in Cairo. 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. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

Day 4 Tuesday 27 November –
Cairo
Enjoy a day of leisure in Cairo. Optional tours available. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

Day 5 Wednesday 28 November – Cairo / Hurghada
Transfer in the morning to Cairo airport for a short flight to Hurghada. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a day of leisure on the Red Sea.  Overnight at your hotel. (BD)

Day 6 Thursday 29 November – Hurghada
Enjoy a day of leisure on the Red Sea.  Overnight at your hotel. (BD)


Day 7 Friday 30 November – Hurghada
Enjoy a day of leisure on the Red Sea.  Overnight at your hotel. (BD)

 

Day 8 Saturday 01 December Hurghada / Luxor / Nile Cruise
In the morning, you will transfer from Hurghada by road to Luxor. Arrive in Luxor and transfer to your Nile cruise for embarkation.  In the afternoon, 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 Hatsheput’s and the Scared Lake.  Overnight in Luxor.  (BLD)


Day 9 Sunday 02 November – Nile Cruise
In the morning, you will visit West Bank (Thebes) where you will visit some on the tombs in the Valley of Kings and Queens, Hatshepsut’s Temple at Dier El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon.  Sail through the locks of Esna to Edfu and overnight.  (BLD)


Day 10 Monday 03 December Nile 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, offering beautiful murals and reliefs.  Sail to Aswan and overnight.  (BLD)


Day 11 Tuesday 04 December Nile Cruise
In the morning, you will visit the High Dam, and 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 12 Wednesday 05
December Aswan / Train
Disembark in the morning from your cruise. Transfer in the afternoon to Aswan Train Station for your overnight sleeper train trip to Cairo. (BD)


Day 13 Thursday 06
December Cairo
Arrive in Cairo and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

 

Day 14 Friday 07 December Cairo
Enjoy a day of leisure in Cairo. Optional tours available. Overnight at your hotel. (B) 

 

Day 15 Saturday 08 December - En Route
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Toronto with a connection in Europe. (B)

 


Meal codes:

(B) - Breakfast
(L) – Lunch        
(D) – Dinner

 

 

Prices


 
Prices and Dates 

 

Departure Dates (2012/13)
Rate (CAD) based on double

24 Nov-8 Dec & Jan 12-26

& Feb 02-16

$ 1899.00
Taxes $ 549.00
 Total  $ 2448.00
 Single Supplement

 $ 499.00

 Supplement for Nov 10-24 departure
 $ 200.00

 

 Cost includes roundtrip air from Toronto and is quoted per person.
*For different departure and arrival locations, please contact us for a quote.
 
To confirm your spot, please fill out the booking request form or call us directly at (416) 751-7025. Space is limited.

 

  Accommodation Guide

 

 City  Hotel
 Cairo Oasis Hotel or similar
Hurghada Desert Rose Hotel or similar
Nile Cruise
 M.S. Lady Diana or similar

 

 

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