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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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Egyptian Voyager

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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 Medea or MS La Travaita* 5-star features of the ships: 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.
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    • Flights: The above prices include internal airfares and are accurate as of July 2017.
    • Room Type: Triple rooms are not available on this trip.
    • Important Visa Information: Visas will be required for this trip. Please check with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your requirements.
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    • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia 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 Medea or MS La Travaita* 5-star features of the ships: 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.
      • Flights: The above prices include internal airfares and are accurate as of July 2017.
      • Room Type: Triple rooms are not available on this trip.
      • 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, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia 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: WEGV

      8 Nights

      accommodation

      15 Meals
      • 8 buffet breakfasts

      • 3 cruise lunches

      • 4 dinners

      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

        • 8 buffet breakfasts

        • 3 cruise lunches

        • 4 dinners


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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 Cairo to Aswan

        • Flight from Luxor to Cairo

        • 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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      Cairo Sightseeing

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      Cairo – Aswan – Nile Cruise (3 Nights)

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      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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      Day 1

      Arrive Cairo (2 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive Cairo (2 Nights)

      Embrace the whirlwind energy of Cairo - a city unashamedly noisy, chaotic and fearless. On arrival, you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure settling into the frenetic pace of the city of a thousand minarets.

      Hotel

      Ramses Hilton

      Meals

      Hotel

      Ramses Hilton

      Meals

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Cairo Sightseeing Day 2 - Cairo Sightseeing

      Journey into antiquity and to a time of Tutankhamun whose priceless treasures, among those from other famous pharaohs, remain on display at the Egyptian Museum which you will have an opportunity to visit on a guided tour. We journey to the dusty landscapes of Giza to see the extraordinary Great Pyramids, including the Pyramid of Cheops and the imposing Sphinx, returning to Cairo this evening for some time at leisure. Spend your evening soaking up the shisha atmosphere of Moez Street or shop up a storm at Khan al Khalili - the choice is yours.

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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$42.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 2

      Day 3

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

      We leave the cacophony of Cairo behind and board a flight to Aswan to visit its impressive High Dam in whose midst lies the Temple of Isis perched on the Island of Philae. Later, we'll board a luxury Nile cruise ship in time for lunch, before setting sail in a traditional felucca to see Lord Kitchener's exotic palm collection at the Aswan Botanical Gardens and the Aga Khan Mausoleum.

      Hotel

      Nile Cruise

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Nile Cruise

      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. This price is subject to Airline fluctuations, hence the recent increase.

      Adult Price: US$324.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 3

      Day 4

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

      A leisurely morning on the Nile could see you gain insight into how this mighty river has been the region's life source over millennia, or consider an Optional Experience to the imposing sun temple of Abu Simbel, hewn from a solid cliff. This afternoon, we visit the Temple of Kom-Ombo, paying tribute to the gods of Horus and Sobek, before donning traditional Egyptian galabeas for a fun-filled Egyptian dinner and cultural experience.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Day 4

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      Nile Cruise: Edfu – Luxor Day 5 - Nile Cruise: Edfu – Luxor

      Walk through Ptolemy XII's mammoth pylon and into the house of Horus, the beloved falcon god who was worshipped at the Temple of Edfu. Later we arrive in Luxor, the gateway to the Valley of Kings and the Valley of Queens, where we'll visit the ancient Great Temple of Luxor which dominates the city.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

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

      Delve into the treasures of ancient dynasties, exploring the extraordinary Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of pharaohs over centuries. Admire Queen Hatshepsut's Temple telling the tale of the divine birth of the first female pharaoh, and marvel at the Colossi of Memnon. Our last stop before boarding our flight to Cairo, is the gigantic Karnak Temple Complex with its colossal columns clad in intricate hieroglyphs.

      Hotel

      Ramses Hilton

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Ramses Hilton

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Cairo – Alexandria Day 7 - Cairo – Alexandria

      Explore Wadi El Natrun (if open), once a refuge for early Christians fleeing Roman persecution, and see its 4th century Coptic Monasteries before journeying to the legendary city of Alexandria. Imagine the ancient seaside settlement in all its splendour during the time of Alexander the Great and Cleopatra as you enjoy spectacular views of the Mediterranean 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

      In centuries past, Alexandria's famous Lighthouse and Great Library were beacons for travellers and scholars, and today they remain as a testament to the city's great history, which we'll have an opportunity to explore. We'll tour the ancient acropolis, admiring the white marble Roman Amphitheatre and Pompey's Pillar. Our next stop is at the Kom el Shoqafa Catacomb and the National Museum, tracing the story of Egypt. The intricate domes of El Morsi Abu El Abbas Mosque are our last view of Alexandria's great attractions before we return to Cairo this evening.

      Hotel

      Hilton Heliopolis

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Hilton Heliopolis

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Day 9

      Depart Cairo Day 9 - Depart Cairo

      For now, it's time to bid Egypt and our newfound friends a fond farewell before we prepare to depart after the trip of a lifetime. Airport transfers are available, conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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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

        • 8 buffet breakfasts

        • 3 cruise lunches

        • 4 dinners


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      What's Included

      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 Cairo to Aswan

        • Flight from Luxor to Cairo

        • 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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