Egypt Tour with Nile Cruise

12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS

Egypt Tour with Nile Cruise

Alexandria - Aswan - Cairo - Edfu - Esna - Hurghada - Luxor - Wadi Al-Natrun
Starting from $1,300 (Land Only)

Egypt Tour with Nile Cruise

April 19-29, 2017

INCLUDES
  • Roundtrip airfare on EGYPTAIR from JFK including all airport taxes & fuel surcharges. (for Air & Land)
  • Roundtrip transfers within Egypt by Luxury Air conditioned Bus throughout thetour.
  • Domestic Flights Cairo / Aswan – Hurghada / Cairo.
  • April 19-20 Fairmont Heliopolis 5* Hotel in Cairo based on Half Board (Dinner & breakfast)
  • April 20-23 Emilio 5* Nile Cruise from Aswan based on full board with all shore excursions.(B, L, D)
  • April 23-26 Hilton Plaza (Sea View Room) 5* Hotel in Hurghada based on all inclusive. (B, L, D)
  • April 26-29 Kimpinski 5* Hotel in Cairo based on bed & breakfast.
  • April 20-23 All Cruise Sightseeing from Aswan to Luxor as per itinerary.
  • April 23 Visit EL Shayeb Monastery and Mazar Anba Wanas
  • April 23 Transfer from Luxor to Hurghada (3 hours with Police Convoy)
  • April 24 Visit St. Antonios & St. Pavli Red Sea Monasteries (Optional)
  • April 27 Full Day Cairo Tour including Lunch.
  • April 28 Visit Wadi El Natroun Monasteries.
  • April 28 Farewell Dinner Cruise.
  • Touring with fully air-conditioned bus.
  • Service of Professional English /Arabic Speaking Guide all throughout.
  • All Entrance fees as per program.
  • All Hotel Taxes & entrance fees.
EXCLUDES
  • Travel insurance. (Recommended)
  • Tips & gratuities: guide, driver and hotel personnel.
  • Personal expenses.
ITINERARY
Tuesday April 18: Departure from JFK on board EGYPTAIR flight (For Air & Land option)

Today you will board yournonstop EGYPTAIR MS 986international flight to start your Journey towards the Land of the Pharaohs. (For participants who booked the Air & Land package)



Wednesday April 19: Cairo – Arrival Cairo

Upon your arrival to Cairo you will be met by our representative and transferred to your Hotel for check in.

Rest of the day at leisure for independent activities.

Welcome Dinner & Overnight at the hotel. (D)



Thursday April 20: Cairo - Aswan - Cruise

Morning flight to Aswan. Upon arrival you will be met &escorted to your cruise ship where you will spend the next 3 nights / 4 days on 5* Emilio Nile Cruise. Accommodation aboard your cruise ship will consist of outside junior suite cabin with private facilities. You will visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries with the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae. View Kitchener’s Island botanical garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum by felucca (Entrance is not PERMITTED). Sail to Kom Ombo and overnight. (B, L, D)



Friday April 21: KOMOMBO - EDFU - ESNA - LUXOR

Visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek&Haroeries. Then sail to Edfu. Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, the falcon-god, (237 B.C.) considered the best-preserved temple in Ancient Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak. Sail to Esna, passing through the Esna Lock, and continue sailing towards Luxor and overnight. (B, L, D)



Saturday April 22: LUXOR

Visit the West Bank necropolis including the Valley of the Kings, the Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Overnight in Luxor.(B, L, D)



Sunday April 23: Luxor - Hurghada

After breakfast, visit Karnak and Luxor Temples, a centuries-old city of pylons, hypostyle halls, colossal statues, shrines and obelisks.
After disembarkation, you will visit the Shayeb Monastery and Mazar El AnbaWanas.
Later, you will be transferred by private air conditioned vehicle to Hurghada
Upon arrival to your hotel, check in and overnight (B, D)



Monday April 24: Hurghada (Optional Red Sea Monasteries Visit)

This day is free at leisure at the hotel or to do some option excursions
Overnight at the hotel. (B, L, D)



Tuesday April 25: Hurghada

This day is free at leisure at the hotel or to do some option excursions
Overnight at the hotel. (B, L, D)



Wednesday April 26: Hurghada – Red Sea Monasteries – Cairo (Optional extension to Alexandrtia)

After breakfast, transfer to Red Sea monasteries.
Visit Monasteries of St. Antonios & St. Pavli

Transfer to Hurghada airport for your flight back to Cairo.
Upon arrival to Cairo airport, you will be assisted and transferred to yourHotel & Overnight. (B)
(Optional Extension to Alexandria)



Thursday April 27: Full Day Old Cairo & Khan El Khalili Bazaar

After breakfast, start exploring ancient Egypt with a visit to Old Coptic Cairo (Abu Sefien church, Hanging Church, Abu Serga Church & Ben Ezra Synagogue).
Stop for lunch at a local restaurant than proceed to Khan El Khalili bazaar. (Stop at St. Mary Tree in Matareya and Samaan El Kharaz cave if time permits)
After the tour, return back to the hotel and overnight. (B, L)



Friday April 28 : Wadi El Natroun Monasteries - Cairo

After breakfast, transfer to Wadi El Natroun.
Arrive to Wadi El Natroun and visit Monasteries El Baramous, El Syrian &AnbaBishoy.

Farewell dinner on Pharaoh Nile Cruise in Cairo including Folkloric Show.
Back to Cairo hotel & overnight (B, D)



Saturday April 29: Departure (For Air & Land option)

After breakfast at the hotel, check out and you will be transferred to Cairo International airport for your return flighton MS 985 EGYPTAIR flight to JFK (B) (For participants who booked the Air & Land package)



DEPARTURE & RATES

Gold Plan

Land Only
Dates Price
April 18 2017 $1300
Single Supplement
Dates Price
April 18 2017 $300
Notes

Booking Terms:

  • Copy of Passport & Registration forms at the time of booking.
  • Final payment due 60 days prior to departure.

Cancellation Policy:

  • $350 deposit non-refundable.
  • 90-31 days prior to departure: 50% of tour Cost
  • Less than 30 days prior to departure to no show: 100% of cost

All checks payable to: Travel Plan Tours
Mailing address: 2 Eagle Ridge Lane,
West Creek, NJ 08092

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