Egyptian Voyager 2014

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Felucca Ride on the Nile River, EgyptThe Temple of Horus in Edfu, EgyptThe Great Pyramid of Giza, EgyptThe Great Sphinx of Giza, EgyptThe Sun temple of Abu Simbel, Egypt
Felucca Ride on the Nile River, Egypt
The Temple of Horus in Edfu, Egypt
The Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt
The Great Sphinx of Giza, Egypt
The Sun temple of Abu Simbel, Egypt
  • Duration: 10 Days
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  • Brochure: Europe & Britain 2014
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  • Style: Regional
  • Description: Following the trail of the Nile, the bustle of modern-day Cairo gives way to the mystical ruins of the Temple of Isis, epic Abu Simbel, and the catacombs and ancient acropolis of Alexandria, on a voyage into Egypt’s culture and history.
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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1

    DEPART USA

    Overnight flight to Cairo.

  • Day 2

    ARRIVE CAIRO (2 NIGHTS)

    You are met on arrival at Cairo Airport and transferred to your hotel. Relax and soak up the atmosphere!

    Hotel: Ramses Hilton

    Hotels are subject to change.
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  • Day 3

    CAIRO SIGHTSEEING

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum, home of King Tutankhamun's priceless treasure. View one of the seven wonders of the ancient world − the Great Pyramids at Giza, including the Pyramid of Cheops and the Sphinx.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 4

    CAIRO – ASWAN – NILE CRUISE (3 NIGHTS)

    After your flight to Aswan, visit the impressive High Dam. Travel by motorboat to the Temple of Isis, on the Island of Philae. Board your luxury Nile cruise ship for lunch then, sail in a felucca to see the Botanical Gardens and the Aga Khan Mausoleum.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

    Hotel: MS Miriam, MS Giselle, MS La Bohème or similar

    Hotels are subject to change.
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  • Day 5

    NILE CRUISE: KOM OMBO – EDFU

    Enjoy a relaxing morning or join an excursion to Abu Simbel. This afternoon visit the Temple of Kom-Ombo, dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. This evening, dress up in traditional Egyptian galabeas for a fun-filled Egyptian dinner and cultural experience.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Day 6

    NILE CRUISE: EDFU – LUXOR

    Discover Egypt's best-preserved cult temple at Edfu, dedicated to the falcon god, Horus. On arrival in Luxor, see the ancient Great Temple, which dominates the city.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Day 7

    DISEMBARK – LUXOR – CAIRO

    Explore the extraordinary Valley of the Kings and Deir el-Bahri, a breath-taking complex of mortuary temples and tombs. Admire Queen Hatshepsut's Temple. Marvel at the Colossi of Memnon on the West Bank and the gigantic Karnak Temple Complex before your flight to Cairo.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

    Hotel: Ramses Hilton

    Hotels are subject to change.
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  • Day 8

    CAIRO – ALEXANDRIA

    Visit the Coptic Monasteries at Wadi El Natrun (if open) on the way to Alexandria. Enjoy spectacular views of the Mediterranean this evening during dinner with your fellow travellers at a local restaurant.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

    Hotel: Helnan Alexandria

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  • Day 9

    ALEXANDRIA SIGHTSEEING – CAIRO

    Tour the white marble Roman Amphitheatre and Pompey's Pillar at the ancient acropolis. Visit the Kom el Shoqafa Catacomb and the National Museum. Admire the magnificent El Morsi Abu El Abbas Mosque. Later drive back to Cairo.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

    Hotel: Concorde El Salam

    Hotels are subject to change.
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  • Day 10

    CAIRO – USA

    Today you leave this mysterious, ancient country. Say goodbye to your traveling companions and your Travel Director. Airport transfers are available.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City Tours in Cairo and Luxor.
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the temple of Isis on the island of Philae, the temples at Edfu and Kom-Ombo, the temples of Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon in Luxor and the Coptic Monasteries in Alexandria.
  • Cruise in a felucca across the Nile.
  • View the Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, and the Roman Theatre in Alexandria.

Dining

  • 5 buffet breakfasts.
  • 3 cruise lunches.
  • 4 dinners (including three course dinners and 3 cruise dinner).

Travel Highlights

  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom.
  • First Class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities.
  • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your journey.
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.
  • Audio Headsets provided throughout your trip to enhance your included sightseeing experiences.
  • A travel wallet with your documentation.
  • Flight from Cairo to Aswan.
  • Three-night luxury Nile Cruise.
  • Flight from Luxor to Cairo.
  • Complimentary keepsake photo.

Airport Transfers

  • For full details on transfers, please click here.
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Notes
  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
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