NEW YEAR 8 Days in EGYPT

 Code  E02
 Category  EGYPT
 Duration  8 days 7 nights

 

Visit Egypt in the best way...

Day 1 WED DEC 28 Arrival:

Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to the four-star Oasis Giza hotel or similar. Afternoon at leisure.

Overnight at Le Meriden Heliopolis Hotel.

Day 2 THUR DEC 29 Cairo/Luxor/Cruise: (B, L, D)

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your five-star Mirage Nile cruiser or similar. Cross the Nile to visit the West Bank (Valley of the Kings and Queens, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi Memon). After lunch, you will visit the Karnak and Luxor Temples.

Overnight: Luxor on board of the cruise vessel.

Day 3 FRI DEC 30 Cruise/Esna: (B, L, D)

Sail to Esna and cross the lock, arriving at Edfu tonight.

Overnight: Edfu on board of the cruise vessel.

Day 4 SAT DEC 31 Cruise/Edfu/Kom Ombo: (B, L, D)

Today you will ride in a horse-drawn carriage which brings you through the town of Edfuto thetemple of Horus, the best preserved temple on the Nile. Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the twin temples of Horus the falcon god and Sobek the crocodile god. Sail to Aswan and dock for the night.

Overnight: Aswan on board of the cruise vessel.

Day 5 SUN JAN 01 Cruise/Aswan: (B, L, D)

Today you will visit the beautiful Philae Temple, the Aswan Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk. After lunch, sail in a traditional felucca among the islands in the Nile.

Overnight: Aswan on board of the cruise vessel.

Day 6 MON JAN 02 Cruise/Aswan/ Cairo: (B)

After breakfast, check out of the cruise and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. (Optional excursion to Abu Simbel where you will see the fascinating

temples of Ramses II and his Queen Nefertari. Then, fly back to Cairo via Aswan). Rest of day at leisure.

Day 7 TUE JAN 03 (B,  L)

After breakfast at your hotel, start the day by visiting the fascinating collections of antiquities at the Egyptian Museum, including King Tut’s treasures. Then, you will drive to Old Cairo, to visit the Church of St. Sergius and Ben Ezra Synagogue near the spot where pharaoh’s soldiers found the infant Moses. After lunch, you will drive to Giza and visit the world-renowned Great Pyramids and the Sphinx. (Optional Sound & Light show or camel ride; available at an additional cost)

DAY 8 WED Jan 04 (B)

Transfer to the Cairo International Airport for your onward flight.

INCLUDED:

• All transfers as per above itinerary in Egypt

• 1 night hotel accommodation in Cairo at the five star Le Meridien Heliopolis Hotel including tax, service charge and buffet breakfast.

• Two nights hotel accommodations in Cairo at the five star RAMSES HILTON , including tax, service charge and buffet breakfast.

• Four night/five day on board of the five star deluxe AMWAJ LIVING STONE CRUISE or similar, including all meals and shore excursions.

• Sightseeing as per itinerary, including all entry fees and English-speaking Egyptology guide.

NOT INCLUDED:

• International Air; competitive rates available upon request.

• Domestic Air: (CAI/LXR--ASW/CAI) estimated at $250.00/person including taxes and fees. 

• Optional excursion to Abu-Simbel: $325.00 per person, including flights (ASW/ABS/ASW), transfers, entrance fees and an English-speaking guide.

• Any services not mentioned in the itinerary or inclusions.

• Visa, obtained upon arrival ($25 /person).

• Tipping.