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Cairo, Aswan, Edfu, Kom Ombo & Luxor      10 Days from $1898.00

Overview

Tour Style

Classic Tours

Tour Length

10 Days/7 Nights

Departs

YYZ - Toronto Pearson Airport, other gateways available

Starts

Thursdays from Toronto

Finishes

Saturday in Toronto

Highlights

Visit the great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Embark on a Nile Cruise. Visit the infamous Luxor temple and temple of Horus. Sail on a felucca. See the Colossi of Memnon. Edfu and Kom Ombo temples guided visit. Temple of Hatshepsut and Valley of the Kings visit.

Included Features

• International roundtrip airfare from Toronto to Cairo*.
• 2 Domestic flights: Cairo/Luxor & Aswan/Cairo.
• 3 Nights accommodation in Cairo.
• 4 Nights Nile cruise based on full board.
• Meals as per itinerary.
• All sightseeing and tour excursions are as detailed in the itinerary, including entrance fees.
• Transfers in Egypt including baggage handling.
• Service of a licensed English speaking guide.

*other departure gateways available.

Additional Information

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Itinerary at a glance

Day 1 - En Route
Day 2 - Cairo
Day 3 - Cairo
Day 4 - Cairo
Day 5 - Cairo / Luxor / Nile Cruise
Day 6 - Nile Cruise
Day 7 - Nile Cruise
Day 8 - Nile Cruise
Day 9 - Nile Cruise / Aswan / Cairo
Day 10 - En Route

Itinerary

Day 1 (Thu) - En Route

An overnight flight from Toronto to Cairo.

Day 2 (Fri) - Cairo

Upon arrival at the Cairo airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight.

Day 3 (Sat) - Cairo

Enjoy a morning of leisure. In the afternoon, visit the great Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven wonders of the world. Nearby is the mysterious Sphinx. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

Day 4 (Sun) - Cairo

Enjoy a day of leisure in Cairo exploring the city on your own. Optional tours are available. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

Day 5 (Mon) - Cairo / Luxor

Transfer to the Cairo airport for a flight to Luxor. The town of Luxor is located in Upper Egypt and lies on the right bank of the Nile. Upon arrival in Luxor, transfer to your Nile cruise for embarkation. In the afternoon, visit the great Luxor Temple. Continue to the magnificent Karnak Temple of Amun with its famous Hypostyle Hall, the Statue of Ramses II, and the Obelisk of Queen Hatsheput. Even in the time of the Pharaohs, this great temple was regarded as the finest creation abounding in architectural accomplishments. Overnight in Luxor aboard your cruise.  (BLD)

Day 6 (Tue) - Nile Cruise

After breakfast, begin sightseeing in Luxor including the West Bank, where some of the richest treasures in the world are located such as the Tomb of Tut Ankh Amun in the Valley of the Kings. Visit some of these tombs as well some of the beautiful tombs in the Valley of the Queens. Continue to visit Hatsheput’s Temple. The temple was built at the beginning of the New Kingdom, in the reign of Queen Hatshepsut. Also see the Colossi of Memnon. Overnight in Luxor aboard your cruise. (BLD)

Day 7 (Wed) - Nile Cruise

Visit the Horus Temple of Edfu, one of the three beautiful temples of the Ptolemaic Period and almost perfectly preserved. Sail to Kom Ombo. The two main gods of Kom Ombo were the crocodile-headed Sobek and the falcon-headed Haroeris. The complex itself was built in a unified plan accommodating two temples in a single building: the right side belonging to Sobek and the left to Haroeris. Visit the complex, which offers beautiful murals and reliefs. Sail to Aswan and overnight on your cruise.  (BLD)

Day 8 (Thu) - Nile Cruise

In Aswan, the Nile parts into many arms divided by immense granite rocks and islands, in particular the island of Elephantine. There is only a small area of fertile land producing what are considered the finest dates in all of Egypt. In the morning, you will visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries and the Philae Temple, dedicated to the Goddess Isis, among other deities.  In the afternoon, you will sail on an Egyptian felucca to view the Elephantine Island, the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener Island and the Aga Khan Mausoleum. Overnight in Aswan aboard your Nile cruise.  (BLD)

Day 9 (Fri) - Nile Cruise / Aswan / Cairo

Disembark from your Nile cruise and transfer to the airport for a flight to Cairo. Continue to your flight to Toronto. (B)

Day 10 (Sat) - En Route

Early morning flight to Toronto.

Prices

Period: 2017

 

Tour E.S. – P.P. in double

First Class

Sep 16 – Dec 09

1898

Dec 10 – Jan 06

2298

Jan 07 – May 31

1898

Jun 01 – Sep 15

2098

Sep 16 – Dec 10

1998

Taxes

489

Single Supplement

599

 

*Price includes airfare from Toronto. For other departure gateways, please contact us for a quote.
Easter & other holidays - supplement applies
Accommodation is subject to availability

 

Accommodation

 

 

City

First Class

Cairo

Barceló Cairo Pyramids

Nile Cruise

M.S. Sherry Boat

 

Accommodation is subject to availability.

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Testimonials 


We wanted to thank you for guiding us throughout your country.  We found it fascinating.  So many sights to see and so little time.  We enjoyed all of it. We felt quite secure with you as well with Karl on the Nile cruise. The security that was offfered was exceptional.
Also, my daughter, as I was, were very pleased with our pendants...


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