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11 Days with A 5-Day Nile Cruise!!
Only $3895 per person
based on double occupancy
|Oct. 9, 2001
from New York (JFK) airport, all meals and beverages served on board flight.
|Oct. 10, 2001
where you will be met by our representative, who will help you with your immigration and
custom formalities, then you will be transferred to your hotel, the luxurious Mena House
Oberoi for an overnight.
Pyramids at Nightfall: Mena House
Oberoi Hotel in the background
|Oct. 11, 2001
then drive to Memphis on the edge of the western desert, the capital of the ancient
kingdom, and one of the most important cities throughout the history of ancient Egypt.
From here we drive to Sakkara, the vast necropolis of ancient Memphis. P.M. drive to the
pyramids of Giza. Cheops pyramid, the largest of the three, was built in the 3rd dynasty
about 2690 B.C., and is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Enjoy a camel ride
by the pyramids area if you wish. In front of the pyramids of Chephren, we find the
sphinx carved from a single piece of stone, it is a lion with a pharaoh's head thought to
be a portrait of the pharaoh Chephren. Return to your hotel for an overnight.(B)
Pyramids Of Giza during the Sound and Light Performance
|Oct. 12, 2001
start your tour visiting the Egyptian Museum, famous for its antiquities from Egypt's
Pharaonic period, which dates back some 50 centuries and includes the fabulous treasures
of King Tut-Ankh-Amon. Afternoon excursion to Old Cairo, visiting the very old
Coptic churches and the oldest Jewish synagogue of Beni Ezra. Continue your visit to
a mosque and the medieval bazaars of Khan-El-Khalili, where you can bargain for you
jewelry and hand-tooled leather items. Return to you hotel. In the evening, you
will be met and transferred to attend the superior performance of the opera Giuseppe
Verdi's "Aida" performed with the magnificent
Pyramids of Giza as the backdrop. The cast in the opera performance will be as
Tickets to the performance are included in the package price and
are based on category "A" tickets which are the best seats in the house.
Later, after the performance is over, you will be met and transferred back to your
hotel for an overnight.(B)
|Oct. 13, 2001
then you will be met and transferred to Cairo airport for your flight to Aswan. Upon
arrival at Aswan airport, you will be met and transferred to embark on your cruise ship.
Later, you will visit the "Felucca," the Elephantine Island, the
Mausoleum of Agha Khan and the Botanical Gardens. Lunch, dinner and overnight on
|Oct. 14, 2001
then visit the Unfinished Obelisk in the ancient Granite Quarries, and the High Dam.
Lunch, then cruise to Kom-Ombo. Visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Kom-Ombo, which
was dedicated to two gods: the Crocodile god, Sobek and the Flacon-headed god, Haroeris.
Sail to Edfu. Dinner and overnight on board.(B,L,D)
then visit the Temples of Horus, (237 B.C.) the best preserved Egyptian temple in
existence. Lunch. Sail to Esna and visit the Temple of Khnum. Continue to
Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board ship.(B,L,D)
|Oct. 16, 2001
cross the Nile to visit the Necropolis of Ancient Thebes. Explore the Valleys of the
Kings and Queens where tombs of 64 Pharaohs and 57 Queens have been discovered, and enter
some of the most important burials. Visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the
Colossi of Memnon. Lunch. Afternoon, visit the Temple of Karnak, which took
over 1500 years to build and is considered the world's largest religious complex.
Then visit the Temple of Luxor, which was started by Amenhotep III and completed by
Ramses II. Dinner on board ship.(B,L,D)
|Oct. 17, 2001
then disembark your cruise ship, where you will be met and transferred to Luxor airport
for your flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met and
transferred to your hotel, the Ramses Hilton for overnight. (B)
|Oct. 18, 2001
Breakfast and a day at leisure for
last minute shopping or just relaxing by your hotel pool. (B)
|Oct. 19, 2001
then you will be met by our representative and transferred to Cairo airport, where you
will be helped with your check-in and immigration formalities for your flight back home.
Arrive back into New York (JFK) the same day. (B)
|Also Included: All transfers within
Egypt. Included as well is the service charge imposed by hotels, port charges, portage,
meeting and assistance at airport, hotels and docks.
If airfare from the U.S.A. is not required,
please deduct $920 from posted rate.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: For single occupancy, in hotels
and cruise ship, please add $488. Departures from Chicago please add $259. Departures from
L.A. please add $488.
EXTENSIONS & OPTIONAL TOURS: Extra days and
optional tours to sites are available upon request.
If you need a different package, we
will customize it for you.
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