Cairo

Tour Departs on: Tuesday
Tour Includes:
  • Escorted by Egyptologist-Guide
  • Deluxe Hotel in Cairo
  • Deluxe 4 Day/3 Night Nile Cruise
  • All Transfers as indicated
  • Sightseeing & Shore Excursions by Exclusive IsramBeyond Services
  • All Entrance Fees to Sites as indicated
  • Flights within Egypt as per Itinerary
  • Visa for Egypt (USA & Canadian passports only)
Meals:
  • Buffet Breakfast Daily
  • 1 Lunch
  • All Meals on Cruise
Highlights:
  • Entrance to one of the Great Pyramids
  • Visit the Solar Boat Museum
  • Camel Ride by the Pyramids
  • Visit King Tut’s Treasures & enter the Mummy Room at the Egyptian Museum
  • Tour the vast Karnak Temple complex
  • Optional Escorted Air Excursion to Abu Simbel
City Nights Deluxe Hotels & Nile Cruise
Cairo 2 Kempinski Nile Hotel – Deluxe Nile View Room
Nile Cruise 3 Sonesta St. George
Cairo 1 Kempinski Nile Hotel – Deluxe Nile View Room

Tuesday: En Route

Depart the U.S.A. on your flight to Cairo, Egypt.

Wednesday: Cairo

Arrival Cairo; meeting, assistance and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

Thursday:  Cairo

Morning drive to Giza to see the Three Great Pyramids, the oldest surviving structures built by man; enter one of the Pyramids. Visit the astonishing Solar Boat Museum, housing the oldest known ship in the world buried for over 4500 years. Stand in awe at the magnificent Sphinx carved out of a single piece of stone, guarding the Giza plateau. Try a camel ride before continuing to the unique Karnak Bazaar for refreshments and some fantastic buys. After lunch, continue to the world famous Egyptian Museum with objects covering 5,000 years of ancient Egyptian civilization; see Tutankhamun’s treasures and enter the fascinating Mummy Room. Overnight in Cairo.  (B.L)

Friday:  Cairo / Aswan

NILE CRUISE 

Early morning fly from Cairo to the Aswan, Egypt’s southernmost city. An optional tour to Abu Simbel may be arrange.* Upon arrival, transfer to Nile Cruiser for a 4 Day/3 Night Cruise. After lunch, visit to the Aswan High Dam. View the gigantic, unfinished Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut.  Continue by motorboat to the beautiful island of Philae to see the exquisite, gleaming white Temple of Isis.  Join your Captain for a welcome cocktail before dinner, and enjoy a Nubian Show this evening. Overnight in Aswan. (B.L.D)

Saturday:  Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Esna

NILE CRUISE

Sail to Kom Ombo, a hill town overlooking the banks of the Nile; visit the Greco-Roman Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to Horus, the Sun God and to Sobek, the Crocodile God. Sail to Edfu to visit the Temple of Horus, the best preserved of all large Egyptian temples. Spend the afternoon relaxing as the boat sails along the Nile to Esna for overnight. This evening, a traditional fun-filled Galabeya party. (B.L.D)

Sunday:  Esna / Luxor

NILE CRUISE

This morning the cruise sails to Luxor.  Begin the day with a visit to the imposing Valley of the Kings containing the secretive tombs of New Kingdom Pharaohs. Visit the beautifully terraced Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Pass the famed Colossi of Memnon, standing nearly 70 feet tall; before returning to your ship. Evening enjoy on board entertainment featuring belly dancing. Overnight in Luxor.  (B.L.D)

Monday: Luxor / Cairo

After morning disembarkation, tour the vast Karnak Temple-Complex, by generations of Pharaohs over a 2000-yearperiod. Continue to the Avenue of the Sphinxes and the imposing Temple of Luxor with its grand colonnades, standing alone in the heart of town. (Note: Flight scheduling may necessitate programming this half-day tour on Monday afternoon). Then, transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo for overnight. Evening: Optional Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids (See details on Page 23; please reserve at time of booking).  (B)

Tuesday: En Route

Transfer to Cairo Airport for your departure flight; or extend your journey to Israel, Jordan or Dubai, please inquire.  (B)

Please Note: The cruise line reserves the right to alter the sailing schedule.

 

LAND PRICES PER PERSON (USD) Jan – Dec 2020
Tuesday Departures Twin Single
Jan 7 thru Mar 31, Apr 14 & Apr 21 $2670 $3830
Apr 7 3085 4495
Apr 28 thru Jun 2 2490 3545
Jun 9^ & Jun 16^ 2490 3545
Jun 23 thru Sep 22 2490 3545
Sep 29 thru Dec 15 2800 3995
Dec 22 & Dec 29 3350 4930
^During Dry Dock period for Sonesta St. George Cruise, cruise will be performed by Farah Nile Cruise.
Nile Cruise embarks in Aswan – Friday Sailings.
All tours conducted by professional Egyptologist Guides utilizing Exclusive IsramBeyond vehicles and services throughout.
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