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Egypt & Nile River Cruise 12-Day Tour

Tour Code: S50 EGY12
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Mixture of local cuisine & Western buffet
5 star hotel accommodation throughout the tour
Arrange famous Egyptian belly dance performance
To Egyptian Museum: in King Tutankhamun room with large collections of precious artifacts
To Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx to learn more about ancient culture & architecture of Egypt
Include 2 domestic flights: Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo to save long-haul driving time
5 day 4 nights Luxury Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan Nile River Cruise’s accommodation: 2 guests per room
Visit Temple of Abu Simbel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Visit ancient civilization ruins along the Nile: Temple of Abu Simbel, Temple of Kom-Ombo, Temple of Horus, Temple of Philae.
Tour Temple of Luxor, Temple of Amun at Karnak, Valley of Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut & Colossi of Memnon
Take felucca boat ride crossing the Nile, very pleasant & relaxing experience
To Alexandria: Visit Montazah Garden, Qaitbay’s Citadel and Alexandria Library
To Memphis: Visit the oldest pyramid–Step Pyramid
Provide one bottle of water per person per day

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Entrance Fee & Transportation Included

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Itinerary

Day 1

USA / Cairo, Egypt   

<Itinerary>

Today, we will take overnight flight to Cairo, arrive the next day.

Day 2

Cairo

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Upon arrival, transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is free to discover amazing contrasts of ancient and modern Egypt.  A transcontinental country spanning the northeast side of Africa and southwest side of Asia. It also bordered by the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba to the east, Sudan to the south, Libya to the west.  

<Dinner> Local Cuisine 

<Hotel> Le Meridien Pyramids Cairo or Similar

Day 3

Cairo-Pyramids of Giza- Solar Bark Museum

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After breakfast, an amazing experience as we marvel at one of the seven wonders of the world–the Great Pyramids of Giza, and the Sphinx, which casts its enigmatic gaze across the timeless sands of the desert. Continue to visit Solar Bark Museum, 

<Breakfast> American Breakfast                 

<Lunch> Local Cuisine                

<Dinner> Local Cuisine                

<Hotel> Le Meridien Pyramids Cairo or Similar

Day 4

Cairo-Egyptian Museum/Luxor (about 1 hour flight)

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After breakfast, we will visit Egyptian Museum, home of the King Tutankhamun’s priceless treasures, discovered by Howard Carter in the Valley of the Kings, 1922. We then travel by air to Luxor, upon arrival, head to traditional Luxor Bazaar, you may find many Egyptian exquisite handcrafts and enjoy bargain shopping.

<Breakfast> American Breakfast                 

<Lunch> Local Cuisine                

<Dinner> Local Cuisine                

<Hotel> Sheraton Luxor or Similar

Day 5

~Nile River Cruise~  

Luxor-Valley of the Kings-Colossi of Memnon-Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

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After breakfast, travel by coach to explore Valley of the Kings, located on the west bank of the Nile. We will visit Tomb of the Ramses VI and Seti I Tomb.  Later to Colossi of Memnon and Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, a very unique historical site. Overnight on cruise ship.

<Breakfast> American Breakfast                 

<Lunch> Buffet               

<Dinner> Buffet              

<Hotel> Nile River Cruise

Day 6

~Nile River Cruise~  

Luxor-Temple of Luxor-Temple of Karnak~Esna~Edfu

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After breakfast, we will visit grand Temple of Luxor which dominates the town and also visit the gigantic temple complex at Karnak. Explore the mighty temple of Amunat with its mass of obelisks, pylons, colossi and courts, then to Temple of Ramses III, Great Hypostyle Hall and Obelisks of Hatshepsut.  Continue to Edfu via Esna, overnight on cruise ship.

<Breakfast> American Breakfast                 

<Lunch> Buffet             

<Dinner> Buffet              

<Hotel> Nile River Cruise

Day 7

~Nile River Cruise~  

Edfu-70km-Kom Ombo-48km-Aswan

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This morning we will travel to Edfu and visit Temple of Edfu, which dedicated to the falcon god Horus. Shortly, continue to Kom-Ombo and visit the Temple of Kom-Ombo, which is unique with one side dedicated to the God Harosis and the other side to Sobek.  Shortly we will return to cruise and continue to Aswan.

<Breakfast> American Breakfast                 

<Lunch> Buffet             

<Dinner> Buffet               

<Hotel> Nile River Cruise

Day 8

~Nile River Cruise~  

Aswan-289km Temple of Abu Simbel-289km -Aswan

<Itinerary>

After breakfast, followed by excursion tour to the mighty Sun–Temple of Abu Simbel, flanked by four giant stone statues of Ramses II. The Temple was reclaimed from the dam and reconstructed in its present location. Later, we will cross Sahara Desert and return to Aswan. Afternoon, experience a memorable and traditional felucca ride crossing the Nile. The felucca is the traditional craft of Egyptians who have sailed in them for centuries. An awesome sight is dozens of felucca’s sail boats with amazing sunset view.

<Breakfast> Breakfast Box                          

<Lunch> Buffet             

<Dinner> Buffet              

<Hotel> Nile River Cruise

Day 9

Aswan/ Cairo (about 1 hour flight) 

<Itinerary>

After disembark from cruise ship, we will visit High Dam Then, to Temple of Isis on the Island of Agilkia, then to visit the Unfinished Obelisk.   We will take evening flight to Cairo.

<Breakfast> American Breakfast                 

<Lunch> Local Cuisine                

<Dinner> Western Cuisine at hotel             

<Hotel> Le Meridien Pyramids Cairo or Similar

Day 10

Cairo-218km- Alexandria -218km-Cairo

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After breakfast, travel along coastline to Alexandria. We will visit Summer Royal Palace and tour Pompey’s Pillar, also known as the Knight’s Pillar. Later, to world’s 2nd largest library– Alexandria Library, continue to Fort of Qaytbay, built in 15th century on Pharos lighthouse, once was world's seven wonders. Continue to Alexandria Library, return to Cairo in the afternoon, brief stop at Khalili Bazaar for great shopping. 

<Breakfast> American Breakfast                 

<Lunch> Local Cuisine                

<Dinner> Local Cuisine                

<Hotel> Le Meridien Pyramids Cairo or Similar

Day 11

Cairo-38km-Dahshur-9km-Saqqara-7km-Memphis-31km-Cairo

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After breakfast, depart for Dahshur, 35 km south of Cairo. We will visit Red PyramidEgypt’s oldest pyramid. Continue to Saqqara, we will visit Step Pyramid, built by Pharaoh Djoser in 2611 BC After lunch, depart for Memphis, we will visit Memphis Museum and Statue of Ramses II.  Later, return to Cairo. This evening, enjoy a traditional Egyptian belly dance show.

<Breakfast> American Breakfast                 

<Lunch> Local Cuisine                

<Dinner> Local Cuisine + Belly Dance               

<Hotel> Le Meridien Pyramids Cairo or Similar

Day 12

Cairo-USA (You can extend 2 nights to Dubai or 4 nights to Jordan)

<Itinerary>

Early morning, transfer to airport for homebound flight to US and ends this unforgettable journey.

<Breakfast> American Breakfast                 

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Pricing

Departure Date

04

APR

2019

Adult: $2,099
Child: $1,799
Single Supplement: $700

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APR

2019

Adult: $2,099
Child: $1,799
Single Supplement: $700

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02

MAY

2019

Adult: $2,099
Child: $1,799
Single Supplement: $700

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16

MAY

2019

Adult: $2,099
Child: $1,799
Single Supplement: $700

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06

JUN

2019

Adult: $2,099
Child: $1,799
Single Supplement: $700

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20

JUN

2019

Adult: $2,099
Child: $1,799
Single Supplement: $700

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04

JUL

2019

Adult: $2,099
Child: $1,799
Single Supplement: $700

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18

JUL

2019

Adult: $2,099
Child: $1,799
Single Supplement: $700

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01

AUG

2019

Adult: $2,099
Child: $1,799
Single Supplement: $700

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15

AUG

2019

Adult: $2,099
Child: $1,799
Single Supplement: $700

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AUG

2019

Adult: $2,099
Child: $1,799
Single Supplement: $700

Departure Date

05

SEPT

2019

Adult: $2,099
Child: $1,799
Single Supplement: $700

Departure Date

19

SEPT

2019

Adult: $2,099
Child: $1,799
Single Supplement: $700

• Minimum Group Size: 2 people
• If group size 10 people or more, tour is conducted in Mandarin

Tour fare include:  5-star hotel, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Transportation, Entrance Fee & Domestic airfare (Cairo/Luxor, Aswan/Cairo)

Tour Fair excludes: Airfare, Personal expense, any expense not included in our itinerary, Tips (tour leader, guide and driver: USD$10 per day), Visa Fee (US citizen, Visa Fee: $40 per person), Travel Insurance (If full payment paid 60 days prior to departure date, we offer medical travel insurance for US residents only)

** If you purchase air ticket on your own, your arrival time to the first destination and your departure time from last destination to U.S. must be the same as our group. If not the same, you must arrange your own transportation to meet group and to aiport on the last day **

*Child Fee: 2-11 years old share bed with parents, otherwise will be count as adult fare
* Tour fare, airfare, airport tax and fuel surcharge are subject to change based on fluctuation in price, please contact us for more info

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