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Egyptian Voyager

9 Days 1 Country 6 Cities

Experience Cairo, the Temple of Isis, Alexandria and more as you follow the trail of the Nile on this 9-day voyage.

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    • The highlight of your holiday is the cruise along the legendary River Nile on board the most luxurious of ships, the MS Miriam, MS Giselle or MS La Bohème* 5-star features of the MS Miriam, MS Giselle or MS La Bohème are fully air-conditioned, luxury two-berth cabins with en-suite bathroom, full size bath, shower and toilet. On-board facilities include a plunge pool, two bars, restaurant and two gift shops. *Note: At certain times, a similar cruise ship of the same category as MS Miriam, MS Giselle or MS La Bohème may be used.
    • Ships or cruise itineraries on the Nile may vary occasionally according to seasonal circumstance. Visits to sights and highlights will not be affected.
    • Special Rate Solo Rooming: Departures 02 December, 09 December 2017 and 13 January 2018 include 25-100% discount on our standard single supplement.
    • Flights: The above prices include internal airfares and are accurate as of July 2016. For up-to-date pricing, please visit our website.
    • Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip.
    • A once in a lifetime experience. Enjoy this four-hour optional experience including flights to Abu Simbel, site of the Temple of Ramses II with its four great statues of the pharaoh himself. Also see statues of his queen, Nefertari, on the facade of the Temple of Hathor.
    • Important Visa Information: Visas will be required for this trip. Please check with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your requirements.
    • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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    • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
    • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, 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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      • The highlight of your holiday is the cruise along the legendary River Nile on board the most luxurious of ships, the MS Miriam, MS Giselle or MS La Bohème* 5-star features of the MS Miriam, MS Giselle or MS La Bohème are fully air-conditioned, luxury two-berth cabins with en-suite bathroom, full size bath, shower and toilet. On-board facilities include a plunge pool, two bars, restaurant and two gift shops. *Note: At certain times, a similar cruise ship of the same category as MS Miriam, MS Giselle or MS La Bohème may be used.
      • Ships or cruise itineraries on the Nile may vary occasionally according to seasonal circumstance. Visits to sights and highlights will not be affected.
      • Special Rate Solo Rooming: Departures 02 December, 09 December 2017 and 13 January 2018 include 25-100% discount on our standard single supplement.
      • Flights: The above prices include internal airfares and are accurate as of July 2016. For up-to-date pricing, please visit our website.
      • Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip.
      • A once in a lifetime experience. Enjoy this four-hour optional experience including flights to Abu Simbel, site of the Temple of Ramses II with its four great statues of the pharaoh himself. Also see statues of his queen, Nefertari, on the facade of the Temple of Hathor.
      • Important Visa Information: Visas will be required for this trip. Please check with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your requirements.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, 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. 

      About this trip

      A tale of a great emperor and beautiful queen are the highlights of this journey past temples, tombs and antiquities, cruising the mighty river Nile from Luxor to Aswan. Follow the frenetic pace of Cairo, and imagine Alexander the Great and Cleopatra's great Alexandria, today Egypt's cultural capital.


      Trip type: Country Explorer i

      Trip code: EGVO

      8 Nights

      accommodation

      12 Meals
      • 5 buffet breakfasts

      • 4 dinners

      • 3 cruise lunches

      On-trip Transport

      All transport shown.

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City Tours in Cairo and Luxor

        • 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.

        • 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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 5 buffet breakfasts

        • 4 dinners

        • 3 cruise lunches


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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Three-night luxury Nile Cruise

        • Flight from Luxor to Cairo

        • Flight from Cairo to Aswan

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Your Itinerary

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      Day 1

      Arrive Cairo (2 Nights)

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      Day 2

      Cairo Sightseeing

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      Day 3

      Cairo – Aswan – Nile Cruise (3 Nights)

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      Day 4

      Nile Cruise: Kom-Ombo – Edfu

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      Nile Cruise: Edfu – Luxor

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      Disembark – Luxor – Cairo

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      Cairo – Alexandria

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      Alexandria Sightseeing – Cairo

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      Depart Cairo

      Day 1

      Arrive Cairo (2 Nights) Day 1 - 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

      Meals

      Hotel

      Ramses Hilton

      Meals

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      Day 2

      Cairo Sightseeing Day 2 - Cairo Sightseeing

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

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Dinner, Belly Dancing And Nile Cruise

      Join us for a two hour cruise along the Nile river on a luxurious ship. You’ll be treated to dinner onboard and be entertained with a belly dancing show. During Ramadan there will be no alcohol or belly dancers.

      Adult Price: US$73.00

      Sound And Light Amongst The Pyramids

      Take an unforgettable trip to the marvellous site of the Pyramids and Sphinx, illuminated against the night sky, where you'll hear the story of the ancient days of the Pharaohs accompanied by a haunting musical score.

      Adult Price: US$38.00

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Cairo – Aswan – Nile Cruise (3 Nights) Day 3 - 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.

      Hotel

      Nile Cruise MS Miriam, MS Giselle or La Boheme or Similar

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Nile Cruise MS Miriam, MS Giselle or La Boheme or Similar

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Abu Simbel Adventure

      This four-hour excursion includes a flight to Abu Simbel, site of the Temple of Ramses II with his four great statues. You’ll also see statues of Queen Nefertari on the facade of the Temple of Hathor. 75 minutes will be spent at Abu Simbel - the remainder will be travel time.

      Adult Price: US$295.00

      Traditional Nubian Village Visit

      We'll take a motorboat along the Nile, passing by rocky formations and islands which are nature reserves. Arriving at a riverside Nubian Village, you'll see the traditional way of life and visit one of the typical houses.

      Adult Price: US$27.00

      Philae Temple Sound And Light Performance

      Join us for a short boat ride to Philae Island, located between the old and new Aswan Dams, where you’ll have a short tour. We’ll then seat you in a Roman style theatre for a retelling of the perennial Nile flood, and of the goddesses Isis and Hathor, to whose worship the temple was originally dedicated. Approx 50 mins.

      Adult Price: US$38.00

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Nile Cruise: Kom-Ombo – Edfu Day 4 - Nile Cruise: Kom-Ombo – Edfu

      Enjoy a relaxing morning or join an Optional Experience 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.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Nile Cruise: Edfu – Luxor Day 5 - 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.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Sound And Light Show At Karnak Temple

      Listen to voices of ancient kings, queens and gods as they share stories about the places you’ll see in the Temple during a walking tour, followed by a show around the Divine Lake. This show is operated in Karnak Temple in Luxor during the evening, lasting for just under an hour.

      Adult Price: US$38.00

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Disembark – Luxor – Cairo Day 6 - Disembark – Luxor – Cairo

      Explore the extraordinary Valley of the Kings and Luxor's West Bank, a breathtaking complex of mortuary temples and tombs. Admire Queen Hatshepsut's Temple. And marvel at the Colossi of Memnon. Visit the gigantic Karnak Temple Complex before your flight to Cairo.

      Hotel

      Ramses Hilton

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Ramses Hilton

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Cairo – Alexandria Day 7 - 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.

      Hotel

      Helnan Palestine

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Helnan Palestine

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Alexandria Sightseeing – Cairo Day 8 - 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 before your drive back to Cairo.

      Hotel

      Concorde El Salam

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Concorde El Salam

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Depart Cairo Day 9 - Depart Cairo

      Say goodbye to Egypt, your fellow travellers and Travel Director after the trip of a lifetime. Airport transfers are available, conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 9

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      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City Tours in Cairo and Luxor

        • 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.

        • 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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 5 buffet breakfasts

        • 4 dinners

        • 3 cruise lunches


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Three-night luxury Nile Cruise

        • Flight from Luxor to Cairo

        • Flight from Cairo to Aswan

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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        Service rating : Great places to lay my head, feed my belly, and sights to see. Guide was fantastic.Product : Exhausting at times, but I wouldn't change it. Might be a little too much for someone with ambulatory problems.

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        Service rating : We had the best tour guide. Ask for Mohamed Abd Alla. He took care of each of the nine people in our tour group. Loves Egypt. It’s in his heart and soul. Now Egypt is in mine.Product : We visited all the major sites. Highlight was the balloon ride which was an added extra. You

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        Service rating : From the moment I stepped off of the plane and was greeted by a Trafalgar guide, to the moment when another guide walked me through departure, the trip was absolutely amazing! The service is second to none. Our tour guide was fantastic as were all of the guides who worked with

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        Service rating : Great Trafalgar tour, well paced, nice hotels. Mohamed was a great guide who really went out of his way to show us what we wanted to see and accommodate all of us. Did a great job with one difficult tour member.Product : Really happy with the shopping stops we had. Not too many

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        Service rating : Just returned from the Egyptian Voyager and it was fantastic ! I felt very safe.My tour director was excellent.Product : I got to see everything I wanted to see in Egypt and more !

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