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Pyramids of Giza

Luxor Temple

River Lock at Esna

Unfinished Obelisk

Abu Simbel

Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

Roman Amphitheatre in Alexandria

Khan el Khalili Bazaar

Memphis Gardens

Bent Pyramid at Dahshur

Catacombs in Alexandria

Alexandria Library

Step Pyramid at Sakkara

Grand Tour of Egypt

Cairo / Luxor / Aswan / Alexandria
Fully Escorted
15 days/ 14 nights featuring an 8 day/ 7 night Deluxe Nile cruise

Weekly departures year round

TOUR INCLUDES ALL MEALS FROM ARRIVAL TO CAIRO UNTIL DEPARTURE
(not including beverages)
* porterage for two bags
* Fully escorted from arrival to Cairo until departure from Egypt

The Program:

Day 01 (Friday): Arrive Cairo, clear immigration and customs then staff will transfer you to the Le Meridien Pyramids hotel. Welcome Dinner (based on your flight arriving no later than 6PM). Overnight Cairo (D)

Visas: All travelers to Egypt must have a visa. Citizens of most countries can obtain one on arrival. Please let us know what passport you are traveling with and we will confirm whether you can get your’s on arrival.

Day 02 (Saturday): International buffet breakfast, Visit Memphis (the ancient capital), Sakkarra with the Stepped Pyramid and Dahshur with it's famous Bent and Red Pyramids plus the new Imhotep museum. Lunch at a local restaurant. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight Cairo (B,L,D)

Day 03 (Sunday): Enjoy an international buffet breakfast and check out before starting the day at the Pyramids at Giza, home of the 7th wonder of the world, the Great Pyramid. Visit the inscrutable Sphinx. Staff transfers you to the airport, assists with checking in and you fly to Luxor. Arriving staff transfers you to the Sonesta Luxor Hotel. Overnight Luxor (B,L,D)
Optional sound and light show at Karnak Temple $40 per person

Day 04 (Monday): Buffet breakfast, check out, staff transfers you to board the M/S Amarco or the M/S Moon Dance. Check in and have lunch. Afternoon free to enjoy Luxor. Dinner. Overnight Luxor (B,L,D)
Optional Excursions:
Dendara and Abydos Temples: $120 per person

Day 05 (Tuesday): Breakfast then visit the Temples of Karnak and Luxor. Sail to Esna while having Lunch. Dinner. Overnight Esna. (B,L,D)

Day 06 (Wednesday): Breakfast, Lunch while sailing to Edfu. Visit the Horus Temple in Edfu. Dinner while sailing to Kom Ombo. Overnight Kom Ombo (B,L,D)

Day 07 (Thursday): Breakfast while sailing to Aswan. Arriving visit the High Dam, the Pharaoh’s granite quarries with the Unfinished Obelisk plus the Temple of Philae. Return to the ship for Lunch. Free time to enjoy Aswan. Dinner. Overnight Aswan. (B,L,D)

Day 08 (Friday): Breakfast while sailing to Esna. Cross the lock and continue sailing to Luxor. Lunch while sailing. Dinner and evening entertainment. Overnight Luxor (B,L,D)

Day 09 (Saturday): Breakfast while sailing to Kom Ombo. Visit the Kom Ombo Temple. Lunch while sailing to Edfu. Continue to Esna, cross the river lock and sail to Luxor. Dinner. Overnight Luxor (B,L,D)

Day 10 (Sunday): Breakfast then visit the West Bank of Luxor including the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi Memnon. After the visit return to the ship for lunch. Afternoon free to enjoy Luxor. Dinner. Overnight Luxor (B,L,D)
Optional Tour of West bank sites not included in cruise: $95 per person (includes the Valley of the Queens, the tombs of the nobles and artisans, Medinet Habu, Ramessium, temple of Seti 1)

Day 11 (Monday): After breakfast, disembark, staff transfers you to the airport, assists with checking in and you fly to Cairo. Arriving transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to Alexandria, the city Alexander the Great built and Cleopatra made famous. Enjoy the comfort of the Maritim Jolie Ville Hotel, right on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. Overnight Alexandria (B on the ship, Lunch en route to Alexandria, Dinner in Alexandria at the hotel)

Day 12 (Tuesday): Breakfast, A full day touring the wonders of Alexandria including the catacombs, the museums, the Greco-roman sites and the new library. Lunch at a local restaurant, Dinner at the hotel. Overnight Alexandria (B,L,D)

Day 13 (Wednesday): Breakfast, check out and return to Cairo. Lunch at a local restaurant. Tour the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities featuring King Tut’s treasures before transferring to the Marriott hotel. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight Cairo (B,L,D)

Day 14 (Thursday): After your buffet breakfast enjoy a tour of Old Cairo with it's famous churches and synagogue. Lunch at a local restaurant. Visit the Citadel of Salah el Din, bane of the crusaders and the Alabaster Mosque then end the day with a visit to the Khan el Khalili bazaar where travelers have been finding bargains since the middle ages. Overnight Cairo (B,L,D)

Day 15 (Friday): Staff will transfer you to the airport, assist with exit formalities and checking in for your international departure. (meals on the flight)

Tours Include: OPERATES WITH NO MINIMUM AND A MAXIMUM OF 16 TRAVELERS. Domestic flights in Egypt in coach (economy) class. All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle relating to the tour program starting with arrival to Cairo. Baggage handling of no more than 1 piece of luggage per person however baggage and personal effects are at the owner's risk at all time during the tour (baggage handling does NOT include tips for bellmen, porters, etc.). Hotels (based on double occupancy). 5 star Deluxe Nile cruise with outside Nile view cabin, private bath, individual climate control. Meals as outlined by B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner. Included meals are in hotel or cruise main dining room and are buffet or set menus at local restaurants. Fees for visiting antiquity sites and museums. Services of an English speaking licensed Egyptologist. Service charges and taxes.
NOTE: During any of our small group tours people may join or leave at various times, however at no time would any group be larger than 16 travelers. We can provide private tours with an additional supplement. The cost depends on the tour chosen.

NOT included are: Items of a personal nature such as tips for Egyptologist, entry visa (available at the airport on entry for USA citizens. Other nationalities should check with the nearest Egyptian consulate), phone calls, laundry, drinks with meals, meals in any hotel or cruise speciality restaurant, any items not specifically covered in the included items.

PRICE

Grand Tour of Egypt PP/Double PP/Single
Low (Jun, Jul, Aug) $3,245 $4,225
Shoulder (May and Sept*) $3,425 $4,395
Peak (Oct-Apr) $3,595 $4,575
Holiday (Christmas, New Year, Easter) $4,175 $5,395
* September tours must end no later than September 30 to get the shoulder season rate.

Holiday Events: Most hotels and cruises in Egypt have special Christmas and New Year festivities. In most cases these are mandatory for all guests.
As an example the prices generally are from $75 to $150 per person however we do not know the actual price until a month or so before the holiday.
THESE ARE NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR INVOICE.
You pay them at the location on check out.

Tours must be booked at least 45 days prior to arrival.
Prices and itinerary subject to change without notice.

Single Price is for Single occupancy hotel rooms and cruise cabins based on a minimum of two travelers. Single travelers (one person on the tour) would have additional cost.

Frequent Travelers: You are welcome to arrange your own international air or we can assist. Also if you are a member of any hotel chain frequent traveler program you are welcome to use your points for hotel rooms and the cost of the tour will be reduced accordingly OR if you want to accumulate points plus take advantage of membership hotel room upgrades let us know which program you want to use.

We contract with every major hotel chain including:

Egypt:
Basma: Aswan
El Salamlek Palace: Alexandria
Fairmont: Cairo (Heliopolis & Nile Plaza)
Helnan: Cairo (Shepheard), Fayoum (Auberge)
Hilton: Cairo (Dreamland, Ramses, Conrad), Nuweiba
Hyatt: Cairo, Sharm
Intercontinental: Cairo (City Stars & Pyramids Park Resort)
J.W. Marriott: Cairo
Le Méridien: Cairo (Pyramids)
Maritim: Luxor, Sharm (Jolie Ville Resort/Casino, Royal Peninsula, Jolie Ville Golf/Resort)
Marriott: Cairo, Sharm
Movenpick: Aswan
Oberoi: Cairo (Mena House)
Renaissance: Alexandria
Ritz-Carlton: Sharm
Sheraton: Cairo (Towers & Casino, Dreamland), Luxor, Sharm, Alexandria, Hurghada (Soma Bay)
Sofitel: Cairo (El Gezirah), Luxor (Old Winter Palace), Aswan (Old Cataract)
Sonesta: Cairo, Luxor, Sharm, Hurghada, Taba
Steigenberger: Luxor, El Gouna
St. Catherine's Plaza: Sinai

Prices are based on using the hotels shown. If you change hotels the tour price may change.

Reservations
 


Sphinx

Solar Boat

Queen of Hansa Nile Cruiser

Karnak Temple

Temple of Horus at Edfu

Temple of Philae

Temple of Kom Ombo

Camel Ride

Colossi of Memnon

Alexandria

Alexandria Museum

Alabaster Mosque in Cairo

Red Pyramid at Dahshur

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