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Egyptian Voyager

9 Days 1 Country 4 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, MS Medea, MS Miriam, MS Nile Sapphire* 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: Prices include internal airfares and are accurate as of March 2019.
    • Room Type: Triple rooms are not available on this trip.
    • Important Visa Information: Visas are 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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, 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, MS Medea, MS Miriam, MS Nile Sapphire* 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: Prices include internal airfares and are accurate as of March 2019.
      • Room Type: Triple rooms are not available on this trip.
      • Important Visa Information: Visas are 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: EGVO

      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 TOUR in Cairo and Luxor

        • VISIT the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the Temple of Isis on the island of Philae, the Temple of Kom-Ombo, the temples of Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, Luxor Museum, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon in Luxor and the Coptic Monasteries in Alexandria

        • VIEW the Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan and the Roman Theatre in Alexandria.

        • CRUISE in a felucca across the Nile


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 8 buffet breakfasts

        • 3 cruise lunches

        • 4 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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

        • Three-night luxury Nile Cruise

        • Flight from Cairo to Aswan

        • Flight from Luxor to Cairo

        • Hand-picked hotels, lodges and luxury safari camps

        • Hand-picked Trip Highlights

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director, Driver Guide or Trafalgar Representative

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

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


      1. Arrive Cairo (2 Nights)

      Your encounter with Egypt's ancient past begins in its capital, Cairo. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for a day at leisure.

      Hotel
      Ramses Hilton

      2. Cairo Sightseeing

      Discover the antiquities that reveal Egypt's intriguing history during today's visit to the Museum of Egypt. This afternoon, we encounter treasures of a different kind at the Great Pyramids of 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$42.00

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

      We leave the cacophony of Cairo behind and board an early flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, perhaps join an optional experience to see the amazing Temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel. Later, we’ll visit the 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.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Lunch
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Nile Cruise MS Medea, MS Miriam, MS Nile Sapphire or similar

      Optional Experiences

      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$42.00

      4. Nile Cruise: Kom-Ombo – Edfu

      This morning relax on your Nile cruise or consider joining an Optional Experience to see the amazing Temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel. This afternoon, we'll visit the Temple of Kom-Ombo, dedicated to two gods, before returning to our boat for an evening celebration of Egypt's culture and cuisine.

      Meal(s)
      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

      5. Nile Cruise: Edfu – Luxor

      Set sail early for Luxor and its ancient Great Temple on the banks of the Nile. Here you’ll have time to visit the Luxor Museum and see an astounding collection of archaeological treasures, including items from Tutankhamun’s tomb.

      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$42.00

      6. Disembark – Luxor – Cairo

      Ancient Thebes takes centre stage today as you explore its iconic Valley of the Kings and Luxor's West Bank, a complex of mortuary temples and tombs. Marvel at the Colossi of Memnon, the Karnak Temple Complex and Queen Hatshepsut's Temple before your flight to Cairo.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Ramses Hilton

      7. Cairo – Alexandria

      Journey to the port city of Alexandria, stopping en route at the Coptic Monasteries at Wadi el Natrun (if open). Dinner this evening is at a local restaurant, serving local dishes in an unforgettable seaside setting.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Helnan Palestine

      8. Alexandria Sightseeing – Cairo

      Delve into the treasures of Alexander the Great's once-prosperous Mediterranean city. Tour the Roman Amphitheatre and Pompey's Pillar at the ancient acropolis. Visit the Kom El Shoqafa Catacomb and the National Museum, then drive back to Cairo.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Hilton Heliopolis

      9. Depart Cairo

      We say a fond farewell to Egypt and transfer to the airport at the end of our journey.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

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      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/en-za/tours/egyptian-voyager?season=summer%202020&tripcode=egvo for the latest discounts & departure information.

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • CITY TOUR in Cairo and Luxor

        • VISIT the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the Temple of Isis on the island of Philae, the Temple of Kom-Ombo, the temples of Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, Luxor Museum, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon in Luxor and the Coptic Monasteries in Alexandria

        • VIEW the Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan and the Roman Theatre in Alexandria.

        • CRUISE in a felucca across the Nile


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 8 buffet breakfasts

        • 3 cruise lunches

        • 4 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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

        • Three-night luxury Nile Cruise

        • Flight from Cairo to Aswan

        • Flight from Luxor to Cairo

        • Hand-picked hotels, lodges and luxury safari camps

        • Hand-picked Trip Highlights

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director, Driver Guide or Trafalgar Representative

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

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


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