Wonders of the Pharaohs & Hurghada (EB1)

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13 Days/11 Nights
Toronto (other departure gateways available)
Cities visited: Cairo, Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan & Hurghada
Tour Details

Departure & Return Location

Toronto (please contact us for other departure gateways)

Tour Includes

  • International airfare from Toronto (other departure gateways available)
  • 2 Domestic Flights: Cairo/Hurghada & Aswan/Cairo
  • Licensed Egyptologist Tour Guide
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Cairo based on bed & breakfast
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Hurghada
  • 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
  • Room Service Fees
Itinerary

Day 1 En Route

Flight from Toronto to Cairo.

Day 2Cairo

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

Day 3Cairo

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 4Cairo

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

Day 5Cairo / Hurghada

Today, fly to Hurghada and transfer to your hotel to enjoy time at leisure on the Red Sea. You can try the many water sports or take one of our optional desert safari excursions. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

Day 6Hurghada

Enjoy a day of leisure along the Red Sea. You may like to partake in some of the water or desert activities available. Overnight at the hotel. (B)

Day 7Hurghada

Enjoy a final day of leisure along the Red Sea. Overnight at the hotel. (B)

Day 8Hurghada / Luxor / Nile Cruise

After breakfast drive to Luxor, 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 9Nile 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 10Nile 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 11Nile 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 12Nile Cruise / Aswan / En Route

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 return flight home. (B)

Day 13En Route

Early morning flight to Toronto.

Rates

Pricing available upon request.

Please contact us at 416-751-7190 or complete the enquiry request for a quote.

Accommodations

City

First Class

Deluxe

Cairo

Barcelo Cairo Pyramids

Fairmont Nile City
or Kempinski Nile Hotel

Nile Cruise

M.S. Royal Esadora

Star Goddess

Hurghada

Three Corners Sunny Beach or Rihana

Baron Palace or the Oberoi

Based on availability. Similar accommodations may be used.