Egypt Special 2021

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12 Days/9 Nights
Availability : Jan 2021 - May 2021
Departure: Toronto (other options available)
Cities visited: Cairo, Luxor & Aswan
Tour Details

Departure & Return Location

Toronto (please contact us for other departure gateways)

Tour Includes

  • International airfare from Toronto (other departure gateways available)
  • Domestic Flights: Cairo/Luxor & Aswan/Cairo
  • Licensed Egyptologist Tour Guide
  • 5 Nights accommodation in Cairo based on bed & breakfast
  • 4 Nights Nile Cruise based on full board
  • All sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary, including entrance fees.
  • Meals as per itinerary (as described by: B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)
  • All transportation as per itinerary

Tour Excludes

  • Visitor's Visa
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Gratuities to driver, guide, porters, cruise, etc.
Itinerary

Day 1 Thursday En Route

Flight from Toronto to Cairo.

Day 2 FridayCairo

Upon arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met by our representative, assisted through formalities and transferred to your hotel.

Day 3 SaturdayCairo

Visit Saqqara where the famous Unas Pyramid is located, King Zoser Step Pyramid, Mastaba Tomb of TI. In the afternoon, you will visit the great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, a colossal lion with a pharaoh’s head. Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day 4 SundayCairo

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

Day 5 MondayCairo / Luxor / Nile Cruise

Transfer to Cairo airport for a flight to Luxor. The town of Luxor is located in Upper Egypt and lies on the right bank of the Nile. Upon arrival in Luxor, 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, the Statue of Ramses II, the Obelisk of Queen Hatsheput. Even in the time of the Pharaohs, this great temple was regarded as the finest creation of an abounding in architectural accomplishments. Overnight in Luxor aboard your cruise. (BLD)

Day 6 TuesdayNile Cruise: Luxor

After breakfast, begin sightseeing in Luxor including the West Bank, where some of the richest treasures in the world are located such as the Tomb of Tut Ankh Amun in the Valley of the Kings. Visit some of these tombs. Continue to visit Hatsheput’s Temple. The temple was built at the beginning of the New Kingdom, in the reign of Queen Hatshepsut. Also see the Colossi of Memnon. Overnight in Luxor aboard your cruise. (BLD)

Day 7 WednesdayNile Cruise: Edfu / Kom Ombo / Aswan

Visit the Horus Temple of Edfu, one of the three beautiful temples of the Ptolemaic Period and almost perfectly preserved. Sail to Kom Ombo. The two main gods of Kom Ombo were the crocodile-headed Sobek and the falcon-headed Haroeris. The complex itself was built in a unified plan accommodating two temples in a single building: the right side belonging to Sobek and the left to Haroeris. Visit this site offering beautiful murals and reliefs. Sail to Aswan and overnight on your cruise. (BLD)

Day 8 ThursdayNile Cruise: Aswan

In Aswan, the Nile parts into many arms divided by immense granite rocks and islands, in particular the island of Elephantine. There is only a small area of fertile land producing what are considered the finest dates in all of Egypt.
In the morning, you will visit the High Dam and the Philae Temple, dedicated to the Goddess Isis, among other deities. In the afternoon, you will sail on an Egyptian felucca to view the Elephantine Island, the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener Island and the Aga Khan Mausoleum. Overnight in Aswan aboard your Nile cruise. (BLD)

Day 9 FridayNile Cruise / Aswan / Cairo

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 for your flight to Cairo. Transfer to your hotel. (B)

Day 10 SaturdayCairo

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

Day 11 SundayCairo / En Route

Hotel check-out. Enjoy some time at leisure before your transfer in the evening to Cairo Airport for your return flight to Toronto. (B)

Day 12 MondayEn Route

Early morning flight to Toronto.

Rates

P.P. based on double occupancy

Rate in CAD (incl. taxes)

 Total Per Person for 2021 Dates

 2498.00

Single Supplement

598.00

A supplement for Easter & March Break may apply.

 

Cost includes roundtrip economy air from Toronto and is quoted per person.
For other departure gateways, please view below rates.

Flight Add-Ons (subject to availability)

CityRate (CAD/per person)
MontrealFrom $199.00
OttawaFrom $299.00
Winnepeg / HalifaxFrom $499.00
Regina / SaskatoonFrom $629.00
Vancouver / Calgary / EdmontonFrom $499.00

Accommodations
Cairo
Nile Cruise
Barcelo Cairo Pyramids (or similar)

The Barceló Cairo Pyramids**** hotel is situated in the legendary city of Cairo, only 4 km from the mythical Giza Plateau; declared a World Heritage Site and home to the famous pyramids of Cheops, Khafre and Menkaure.

A modern, comfortable hotel with 236 spacious rooms and a fantastic heated outdoor swimming pool, situated in Sharia Al Haram, one of the most famous avenues in Egypt, also known as pyramid street. All the rooms have air conditioning and replicas of modern art, and some enjoy impressive views of the Giza pyramid complex.

The hotel has 3 restaurants and 3 bars, where you can enjoy various gastronomic options, whether from the à la carte menu, buffet, or cocktails, etc. The perfect place to sample the best local and international cuisine.

Relaxing and enjoying the sunset while admiring the wonderful views of the pyramids from the panoramic terrace on the 12th floor of the hotel is an unbeatable experience.

MS Royal Esadora (or similar)

This 5* deluxe Nile cruise boat offers superior levels of accommodation with its elegant and contemporary design and large public areas creating a stylish environment from which to enjoy your cruise experience.

The ship has five decks with a host of on board facilities to make your cruising adventure as enjoyable as possible including large sun deck with bar, two restaurants, the main one serving international buffet cuisine and second smaller one serving a la carte meals. The large modern lounge bar with its panoramic window makes a great place to watch the Nile float by and enjoy the evening entertainment.
The deluxe cabins all have panoramic windows with Juliette balcony and are furnished in a modern minimalist style with TV, mini fridge and direct dial telephone. The en-suites are finished in marble with bathtub/shower and hairdryer.

Accommodations are based on availability. Similar accommodations may be used.

Dates
Departure DateArrival Date
7-Jan-2118-Jan-21
21-Jan-211-Feb-21
4-Feb-2115-Feb-21
18-Feb-211-Mar-21
4-Mar-2115-Mar-21
18-Mar-2129-Mar-21
1-Apr-2112-Apr-21
15-Apr-2126-Apr-21
29-Apr-2110-May-21
13-May-2124-May-21
27-May-217-Jun-21
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