8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

EGYPTIAN HISTORY

Aswan - Cairo - Edfu - Esna - Kom Ombo - Luxor
Starting from $1,070 (Land Only)

EGYPTIAN HISTORY

This Egypt tour Package offers you the possibility to discover Egypt's vibrant and rich history in an 8 day unforgettable trip around Cairo and its famous historical highlights. Tour the Tahrir square where the 18-day revolt centered, led by the young people and later joined by Egyptians of all ages, genders and classes who succeeded in expelling the regime. You will visit the Egyptian museum and the great pyramids, Edfu - the huge temple dedicated to the God Horus and many more historical sites on your Vacation in Egypt.

INCLUDES
  • Roundtrip transfers within Egypt by private A/C car including handling & porterage
  • 03 night accommodation at Mercure Le Sphinx or similar in Cairo (5*) based on bed & breakfast
  • 03 nights accommodation on board 5 Stars Nile Cruise based on Full board with all shore excursions
  • 13 Meals: 6 Buffet Breakfasts, 4 Lunches and 3 Dinners
  • Domestic airfare within Egypt: Cairo / Aswan - Luxor / Cairo
  • Full day visit to Pyramids of Giza, Old Cairo including Ben Ezra Synagogue, Hanging church, St. Sergius church, Citadel of Saladin, Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali and Khan El Khalili Bazaar including lunch at an oriental restaurant
  • Private shore sightseeing including all sites in your itinerary: Philae temple, unfinished Obelisk, High Dam & felucca sailing around the island in Aswan Kom Embo & Edfu temples while sailing Valley of the Kings, El Dier El Bahry & Memnon colossi on the w
  • All transportation provided by Deluxe air-conditioned motor coach or private car
  • All sightseeing in Egypt guided by a licensed Egyptologist
  • Entrance fees as per Itinerary
  • All Hotel taxes and service charge
EXCLUDES
  • Tips and Personal items
  • Travel insurance
  • International Airfare (Please contact us for details)
  • Any optional tours mentioned.
ITINERARY
Day 1 - (WED): DEPART USA

Board your international flight to Cairo and begin your journey back in time to this charming, ancient land.


Day 2 - (THU) : ARRIVAL CAIRO

Arrival at the Land of the Pharaohs. Upon completion of immigration & customs formalities at Cairo International Airport, you will be met at the exit by our representative and escorted to your hotel.


Day 3 - (FRI): CAIRO – ASWAN – NILE CRUISE

Morning flight to Aswan. Upon arrival you will be escorted to your Nile cruise ship where you will spend the next 3 nights/4 days. 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. Sail on board a Felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailboat, and view of Kitchner's Island botanical garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum (entrance is not permitted). Sail to Kom Ombo. Overnight in Komombo. Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 4 - (SAT): KOMOMBO, EDFU, LUXOR

Visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek & Haroeries. 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. Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 5 - (SUN): LUXOR (OPTIONAL SOUND & LIGHT - KARNAK TEMPLE)

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. (In the evening, optional Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple). Overnight in Luxor. Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 6 - (MON): LUXOR, CAIRO (OPTIONAL SOUND & LIGHT - PYRAMIDS)

After breakfast, visit Karnak and Luxor Temples, a centuries-old city of pylons, hypostyle halls, colossal statues, shrines and obelisks. Disembarkation and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo you will be met and escorted to your hotel. (In the evening, optional Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids). Meals: Breakfast


Day 7 - (TUE): FULL DAY TOUR IN CAIRO

Full day guided tour to visit the Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Coptic region and Khan El Khalili bazaars with lunch in an oriental restaurant. Drive back to the hotel & overnight in Cairo Meals: Breakfast - Lunch


Day 8 - (WED): FINAL DEPARTURE

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. Meals: Breakfast


DEPARTURE & RATES

Gold Plan

Land Only
Dates Price
From October 31 2016 to October 31 2018 $1070
Single Supplement
Dates Price
From October 31 2016 to October 31 2018 $185
Notes
  • Upgrade to the Fairmont Hotel in Cairo & Sonesta Nile Goddess Cruise is available for this package upon request. Please contact us for more details.
  • MINIMUM 02 PAX.
  • To operate with 1 private passenger only, please contact us at info@travelplantours.com or 1-800-407-2096
  • OBLIGATORY CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR GALA DINNERS TO BE ADDED TO PACKAGE. At Movenpick Pyramids, OBLIGATORY CHRISTMAS GALA DINNER ON Dec 24 for $100 per person. OBLIGATORY NEW YEAR GALA DINNER ON Dec 31 for $150 per person

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