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Egyptian Highlights

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 15 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 12 people
Destination(s): Egypt  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1830 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2389 US Dollar (USD)

Day 1: Arrive in Cairo:
Meet and greet and transfer to Hotel.

Day 2: Cairo:
Visit to the Pyramids/Sphinx/Valley Temple, later we visit a Papyrus Institute and a Perfumery crafts for the days of the Pharaohs. (B,L)

Day 3: Cairo - Sakkara/Memphis:
Today we visit the step Pyramid Complex at Sakkara, then onto Memphis to see the Alabaster Sphinx and a huge Statue of Ramses the II. On return to Cairo we stop to see local children weaving carpets at a carpet school - opportunity for souvenirs of carpets and wall hangings of all kinds. Lunch at a local countryside restaurant. (B,L)

Optional Evening Light and Sound Show at Giza $45 US per person.

Day 4: Cairo - Alexandria:
An early start after Breakfast for Alexandria where we visit the National
Museum/Roman Amphitheater/Catacombs the Bibliotheca (new Library) and Citadel. Return to Cairo.(3 Hours drive each way).(B,L)

Day 5: Cairo - Fayyoum Oasis:
Travel to the Fayyoum Oasis, natural lakes, springs, water wheels,greenery - an oasis in the middle of the desert. (B,L,)

Day 6: Cairo:
Visit The Egyptian Museum and Islamic & Coptic Cairo - The Citadel/the Mohammed Ali and Green Mosques/ Palace/Coptic Christian Churches/Khan el Khalili Bazaar - overnight sleeper train to Aswan. (B,L,D) (Flight & HotelUpgrade $215 US per person one way)

Day 7: Aswan:
After Breakfast on the Train we arrive in Aswan and start our sightseeing with a Felucca (small sailing boat) or Launch ride to the botanical gardens,on Elephantine Island.. Check into our Cruise Ship for Lunch. Later we visit the High Dam and the Philae Temple. Evening at leisure to stroll the quaintstreets and the local spices market of Aswan.(B,L,D)

Day 8: Aswan - Abu Simbul:
An early departure by road (3 hours each way) for Abu Simbul and the greattemple of Ramses and Nefertari. On return we sail for Luxor with a stop at Kom Ombo temple.(B,L,D)

Day 9: Nile Cruise:
Relaxing day sailing along the fertile Nile Valley with a stop at Edfu Temple.(B,L,D)

Day 10: Luxor:
Today we arrive in Luxor and start our sightseeing of the West Bank - The Colossi of Memnon/Valley of the Kings (3 tombs)/Temple of Queen Hatshipsuit. Later take the time to walk around this quaint city. (B,L,D)

Optional Evening Karnak Light and Sound Show $45 US per person

Day 11: Luxor - Hurghada:
Today we visit the Luxor and Karnak Temples, after lunch we leave by air-conditioned vehicle for Hurghada. (3 hours drive) .(B,L)

Day 12/13: Hurghada:
At leisure in Hurghada - options for sightseeing and water sports. (B)

Day 14: Hurghada - Cairo:
Early morning departure for Cairo. (7 hours drive - flight upgrade $195 US per person). (B)

Day 15: Cairo - Home:
Airport Transfer. (B)

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Includes: Not Included:
- Meet and Assist at the airport - Items of a personal nature
- All transfers - Entry Visas
- Baggage Transfers - Gratuities for Driver and Guide
- Deluxe A/C transport throughout - Incidental Tips Housekeeping etc.
- Hotels with Breakfast, Hotel taxes and service - Meals not mentioned
- Lunches & dinners as indicated (L,D)
- Drinks of any kind
- Felucca/Launch Ride - Any additional requests
- Abu Simbul with sightseeing - Optional Evening Nile Dinner Cruise $48 US per person

- Sightseeing with entry fees as mentioned - Optional 2 Light and Sound Shows at Karnak & Giza $45 US per person per show

- Services of an English Guide/Egyptologist

- Nile Cruise with Full Board

- Lunches & dinners as indicated (L,D)

- Sleeper Train Cairo/Aswan on H/B Basis

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Based on double occupancy land only, price varies on departure date and accommodations

About This Supplier
Location: Canada
Joined InfoHub: Feb 1999
Client Request Served: 1358

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