The Highlights of Egypt
8 Days/6 nights with A 4-Day Nile Cruise!!
Only $2649 per person
based on double occupancy
Roundtrip air from the
Deluxe accommodations, including daily breakfast
A4-day Nile cruise with all meals included on board and all shore excursions
Entrance fees to all sights mentioned
Guaranteed Weekly Departure
Depart JFK on
a scheduled Wide Body jet to Cairo. All meals and beverages served on board flight.
where you will be met by our representative who will help with immigration and customs
formalities. Transfer to Cairo Sheraton for an overnight.
Then you will be met by your tour guide to start your tour visiting the Pyramids of Giza.
Khufu's Pyramid, the largest of the three was built in the 4th dynasty about 2960 B.C.,
and is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. In the front of the Pyramid of
Khephre, we find the Sphinx carved from a single piece of stone, it is a lion's body with
a Pharaoh's head thought to be a portrait of the Pharaoh Khephre. Have a camel ride by the
pyramids area if you wish, then continue 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 Tutankhamen. Afternoon excursion to old Cairo,
visiting the very old Coptic churches and the oldest Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra.
Continue your tour to the Citadel of Salah-El-Din and the Mohammed Ali Mosque and the
Medieval Bazaars of Khan-El-Khalili where you can bargain for Egyptian goodies including
jewelry, hand-tooled leather items and much more. Return to your hotel for an overnight.
will be met and Transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Aswan. Then you will be met by our
representative and embark on cruise ship. Later you will visit by "Felucca" the
Elephantine island, the Mausoleum of Agha Khan and the Botanical Gardens. Lunch, dinner
and overnight on board ship. (Optional trip to Abu Simbel is $219.00 additional) (B, L, D)
visit the High Dam, The Granite Quarries, and the Unfinished Obelisk. Lunch and then
cruise to Kom Umbo. Visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Kom Umbo, which was dedicated to two
gods: the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon-headed god Horus. Sail to Edfu. Dinner and
overnight on board. (B, L, D)
Visit Edfu to see The Temple of Horus, the best preserved Egyptian temple. Lunch. Sail to
Esna and visit the Temple of God Khnum, also a Ptolemaic period temple. Continue to Luxor.
Dinner and overnight on board. (B, L, D)
Breakfast. Cross to the West
Bank. Visit the Valley of the Kings where 64 pharaohs have been discovered - also visit
the Valley of the Queen's including The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. See
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 was completed by Ramesses II.
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 transfer to
your hotel, the Cairo Sheraton for an overnight. (B, L)
will be met by our representative and Transfer to Cairo Airport where you will be helped
for check-in and immigration formalities for your flight back home to JFK, which departs
at 8:00 a.m. and arrives same day early afternoon around 1:13 p.m. (B)
Also Included: All
transfers within Egypt, personalized sight-seeing as mentioned in itinerary in a private
car with a tour guide and driver. Entrance fees to all sights mentioned, and the services
of a professional English speaking guide. Service charges imposed by hotels, porterage,
cruise port charges, meeting and assistance at airports, hotels and docks are also
If airfare from the U.S.A. is not
required, please deduct $920 from posted rate.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: For single occupancy in hotels
and on board cruise, please add $369.
EXTENSIONS & OPTIONAL TOURS: Extra days and
optional tours to sites are available upon request.