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Egypt: Land of Pharaohs

8 days with SITA World Tours   Rating: First Class

Itinerary
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Day 1 - Arrival Cairo 
Arrive to Cairo, Egypt, where you are met and escorted to your hotel.
 
Day 2 - Cairo - Pyramids / Memphis / Saqqara
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, including the Pyramid of Khufu and the Sphinx. Enjoy a visit to the Solar Boat Museum before we drive to Memphis, once a vast metropolis and capital of the Old Kingdom. Continue to Saqqara, the oldest stone complex in the world, to see the towering Step Pyramid of Djoser, the earliest of all pyramids. This evening enjoy a welcome dinner cruise on the Nile River. (BLD)
 
Day 3 - Cairo - Cairo Sightseeing
Explore the ancient city of Cairo, including the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali and the colorful Khan el Khalili Bazaar. (BL)
 
Day 4 - Cairo / Aswan - Nile River Cruise
Fly to Aswan to board the cruise ship, your home for the next three nights as you cruise the majestic and mystical Nile River. This afternoon visit the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple. (BLD)
 
Day 5 - Nile River Cruise – Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu
Today we set sail to Kom Ombo. Visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Kom Ombo, then continue to Edfu. (BLD)
 
Day 6 - Nile Cruise – Edfu / Luxor
At Edfu, a short horse-drawn carriage ride takes you to the temple dedicated to the falcon-headed god, Horus. In the afternoon sail to Luxor and visit the Karnak and Luxor temples. (BLD)
 
Day 7 - Nile Cruise / Luxor / Cairo
This morning disembark your cruise followed by a visit of the Valley of the Kings, Colossis of Memnon and the Temple of Hatchepsut. In the afternoon fly back to Cairo. (B)
 
Day 8 - Depart Cairo
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. (B)
Map
All This Included
Egypt is a nation of epic history. Enjoy this land as the pictures you’ve seen in books come to life before your eyes. Walk down the paths of pharaohs in Cairo, stand in the shadow of gargantuan pyramids in Giza, and fly to Aswan for your cruise down the mystical Nile River.
  • Accommodation in first class or deluxe hotels and Nile cruise
  • 7 breakfast, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Entrance fees
  • Local guides
  • Internal flights – Cairo/Aswan & Luxor/Cairo
  • Pyramids tour including Solar Boat Museum
  • Egyptian Museum
  • 3-night Nile Cruise
  • Scheduled departure tour
Accommodations
Cairo: Conrad Hotel
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Tulip
Cairo: Hilton Heliopolis
Notes
  • Hotel and Cabin upgrades are available (Tuesday departures only).
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.