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Egyptian Voyager

9 Days 1 Country 5 Cities

Experience Cairo, the Temple of Isis, Alexandria and more as you follow the trail of the Nile on this 10-day voyage.

"The travel experience was outstanding"

Bernice

About this trip

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.


Trip type: Regional

Trip code: EGVO

8 Nights

accommodation

12 Meals
  • 5 buffet breakfasts.

  • 3 cruise lunches.

  • 4 dinners.

On-trip Transport

All transport shown. All transfers shown.

Egyptian Voyager

Your Itinerary

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

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.

Meal(s)
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

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.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Hotel
MS Miriam, MS Giselle or La Boheme or similar

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

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.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

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.

Meal(s)
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

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.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast
Hotel
Ramses Hilton

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.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast
Dinner
Hotel
Helnan Palestine

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.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast
Hotel
Concorde El Salam

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.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast

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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.


What's Included

Dining

    • 5 buffet breakfasts.

    • 3 cruise lunches.

    • 4 dinners.


What's Included

Travel Highlights

    • Flight from Cairo to Aswan

    • Three-night luxury Nile Cruise

    • Flight from Luxor to Cairo

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

    • Hand-picked 4 and 5 star accommodation

    • 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

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing


    Airport Transfers

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


Why Trafalgar?

The Trafalgar Experience

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Enjoy

Enjoy the wonder of travel, crisscrossing the globe through the seasons. On effortless adventures in breathtaking new horizons, forge lifelong friendships and memories. Our lovingly crafted itineraries are a fascinating mosaic of cultures, flavours, festivals and local stories. We’re with you all the way, guiding you and ensuring you experience the real thing: the sheer love of travel, entirely hassle-free.


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Taste

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Guest Reviews and Ratings

  • Guest Service Rating from 8 Reviews

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    Service:

    Service rating : Best of Turkey. Absolutely brilliant tour. Ahmed was a truly great guide and just had so much knowledge to share with us. Unfortunately I became unwell in Konya where Ahmed took charge and arranged a visit to the local hospital, without him to translate I would have been in real

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    Service:

    Service rating : Generally very good, Excellent hotel location. Very knowledgeable tour director.Product : Abu Simbel was a very worthwhile trip. Unfortunately our tour director was not allowed to accompany us and we had to follow another guide from a different Trafalgar tour group. It came as

  • Trip:

    Service:

    Service rating : The service was great from beginning to end.Product : The tour guide was great. The tours were great (though I would have loved to see more pyramids of Egypt). Would recommend to anyone!

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    Service rating : Very Good Service.Product : A Marvellous adventure not to be forgotten.

  • Trip:

    Service:

    Service rating : The service was good for where we traveled. It would have been better to have had the same guide for all the trip as the second was not as professional and informed as the first. Cost was the reason given.Product : The itinerary was memorable

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    • Ships or cruise itineraries on the Nile may vary occasionally according to seasonal circumstance. Visits to sights and highlights will not be affected.
    • 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.
    • 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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