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Wonders of Egypt (Winter 2017-18)

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Starting: Apr 01, 2018
Through: Apr 10, 2018
Book By: Mar 28 2018 7:00PM
# of Nights: 9
Supplier:  Insight Vacations
Terms:  Terms & Disclaimers
ID:  4963931
from $2,525.00  (USD)
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Day Destination
1 00 Your Journey Begins     
2 Welcome To Cairo     
3 The Egyptian Museum And Citadel     
4 The Great Pyramids Of Giza     
5 Fly To Luxor, Cruise The Nile     
6 Valley Of The Kings To Edfu     
7 From The Temple Of Horus To Aswan     
8 Aswan's High Dam And Nile Felucca     
9 Free Time In Aswan And Back To Cairo     
10 Depart Cairo     
Number of Nights: 9
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Wonders Of Egypt (Winter 2017-18)
After gazing upon the illustrious pyramids, your Nile cruise ship will be poised to take you to royal tombs and breathtaking temples. Be it autumn, winter or spring, the wonders of Egypt are truly captivating.
  • Additional Included Highlights
    Cairo: Sightseeing includes sweeping vies over the city from the Citadel and a visit to the Great Alabaster Mosque.Memphis: See the statue of Rameses II along with the Alabaster Sphinx.Sakkara: View the oldest pyramid in the world, the Step Pyramid of Zoser I, existing for over 4,500 years.Karnak: Walk the avenue of ram-headed sphinxes, see the of Rameses II and the Hypostyle Hall.Edfu: Explore the Temple of Horus.Aswan: visit the High Dam and Granite Quarries.

  • Authentic Regional Flavours
    Nile Cruise: Dress in traditional attire and join the fun at an Egyptian dinner and galabeya party.Luxor: Visit a working bakery and witness the local artisans making authentic Egyptian bread.Aswan: In true tradition, just like Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie before you, enjoy high tea in true colonial English-style at Aswan's famous Old Cataract Hotel, as the sun begins to set.Included Quality Dining: 8 Buffet Breakfasts (BB), 1 High Tea (AT) and 1 Welcome Drink (WR). While Cruising: 4 Lunches (L), 3 Buffet Dinners (D) and 1 Signature Evening (SE) all with bottled water, tea or coffee. Departure on tour for New Year's Eve will enjoy a festive Highlight Dinner which will replace an included meal.

  • Signature Experiences
    Cairo: Guided by your Local Expert, gaze upon the most recognisable symbols of ancient Egypt: the full-faced funeral mask, gold coffin, gilded throne and precious jewellery - Tutankhamun's treasures.Giza: With your Egyptologist, meet the enigmatic Sphinx and venture deep inside one of the pyramids, to the chambers where the pharaohs went to meet their Gods in the afterlife.Karnak: Stand amid a vast forest of columns in the largest temple complex known to man, as your Egyptologist explains the significance behind it.West Bank: Embark on an experience with an Egyptologist to visit the Temple Hatshepsut and royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings.Aswan: On a traditional Nile felucca, meet a sailor and learn the art of sailing this ancient Nile craft.

  • Stay At The Best Addresses
    Cruising: Cruise the Nile in style, on-board your traditional Nile cruiser with its spacious cabins, bars, shops, lounge, restaurant and swimming pool.Cairo: TThe luxurious Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar El Khayyam Casino is conveniently located on Gezira Island in downtown Cairo. The central section was once the Gezirah Palace built for the Khedive Isma'il Pasha in 1869.

  • Top Rated Highlights
    Giza: If only these walls could talk! Oh, but they do at the audio visual Sound & Light Show at the Great Pyramids.Kom Ombo: Visit the unique temple as it is the only double temple in Egypt.Philae Island: Rising from the waters, on the Island of Philae, is the amazing Temple of Isis. You will journey by motorboat to get there.


  • OUR FIVE-STAR SERVICES
    • An expert Insight professional, multilingual Egyptologist/Tour Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend in a foreign land.
    • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned coach with and on-board restroom (alternative coaches and vehicles, without on-board facilities, may be used on occasion).
    • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary (available for groups of 8 or more).
    • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
    • Hotel and restaurant tips are included; you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. Plus, we include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
    • From time to time, your Tour Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish - a local tidbit representing authentic food or beverages unique to the destination.
    • Complimentary airport transfers are available from and to Cairo Airport on arrival and departure days, or when additional accommodation has been booked through Insight Vacations. Scheduled air travel between Cairo/Luxor and Aswan/Cairo with included airport transfers. A 4-night Nile cruise on MS Medea/MS Miriam/MS Giselle/MS La Boheme (or similar). Please note that gratuities are not included for the Tour Director, Nile Cruise staff, Drivers and Airport Escorts. Services of Insight's Representative in Egypt.




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Dec 31, 2017 - Jan 09, 2018 $2,525.00   Airfare not included   View Details
Jan 07, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018 $2,450.00   Airfare not included...   View Details
Mar 18, 2018 - Mar 27, 2018 $2,475.00   Airfare not included   View Details
Mar 25, 2018 - Apr 03, 2018 $2,550.00   Airfare not included   View Details
Apr 01, 2018 - Apr 10, 2018 $2,525.00   Airfare not included   View Details
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.