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Egyptian Voyager Winter

9 days with Trafalgar  Rating: First Class

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River Cruise Itinerary
DAY 1. ARRIVE CAIRO (2 NIGHTS)
You are met on arrival at Cairo Airport and transferred to your hotel. Relax and soak up the atmosphere.
 
DAY 2. CAIRO SIGHTSEEING
Enjoy a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum, home of King Tutankhamun's priceless treasures. View one of the seven wonders of the ancient world − the Great Pyramids at Giza, including the Pyramid of Cheops and the Sphinx. (Buffet Breakfast)
 
DAY 3. CAIRO – ASWAN – NILE CRUISE (3 NIGHTS)
After your flight to Aswan, visit the impressive High Dam. Travel by motorboat to the Temple of Isis, on the Island of Philae. Board your luxury Nile cruise ship for lunch then sail in a felucca to see the Botanical Gardens and the Aga Khan Mausoleum. (Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
DAY 4. NILE CRUISE: KOM-OMBO – EDFU
Enjoy a relaxing morning or join an Optional Experience to Abu Simbel. This afternoon visit the Temple of Kom-Ombo, dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. This evening, dress up in traditional Egyptian galabeas for a fun-filled Egyptian dinner and cultural experience.
 
DAY 5. NILE CRUISE: EDFU – LUXOR
Discover Egypt's best-preserved cult temple at Edfu, dedicated to the falcon god, Horus. On arrival in Luxor, see the ancient Great Temple, which dominates the city. (Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
DAY 6. DISEMBARK – LUXOR – CAIRO
Explore the extraordinary Valley of the Kings and Luxor's West Bank, a breathtaking complex of mortuary temples and tombs. Admire Queen Hatshepsut's Temple. And marvel at the Colossi of Memnon. Visit the gigantic Karnak Temple Complex before your flight to Cairo. (Buffet Breakfast)
 
DAY 7. CAIRO – ALEXANDRIA
Visit the Coptic Monasteries at Wadi El Natrun (if open) on the way to Alexandria. Enjoy spectacular views of the Mediterranean this evening during dinner with your fellow travellers at a local restaurant. (Buffet Breakfast, Dinner)
 
DAY 8. ALEXANDRIA SIGHTSEEING – CAIRO
Tour the white marble Roman Amphitheatre and Pompey's Pillar at the ancient acropolis. Visit the Kom el Shoqafa Catacomb and the National Museum. Admire the magnificent El Morsi Abu El Abbas Mosque before your drive back to Cairo. (Buffet Breakfast)
 
DAY 9. DEPART CAIRO
Say goodbye to Egypt, your fellow travellers and Travel Director after the trip of a lifetime. Airport transfers are available, conditions apply. (Buffet Breakfast)
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
The Trafalgar Difference
  • Cultural Insights Visit a traditional Egyptian perfumery that uses Egyptian plants to produce their fragrances.
  • Hidden Treasures Hidden Treasures Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.
Sightseeing Highlights
  • City Tours in Cairo and Luxor.
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the Temple of Isis on the island of Philae, the temples at Edfu and Kom-Ombo, the temples of Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon in Luxor and the Coptic Monasteries in Alexandria.
  • Cruise in a felucca across the Nile.
  • View the Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, and the Roman Theatre in Alexandria.
All This Included
Following the trail of the Nile, the bustle of modern-day Cairo gives way to the mystical ruins of the Temple of Isis, epic Abu Simbel, and the catacombs and ancient acropolis of Alexandria, on a voyage into Egypt's culture and history.
 
Dining
  • 5 buffet breakfasts.
  • 3 cruise lunches.
  • 4 dinners.
Travel Highlights
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • Porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Flight from Cairo to Aswan
  • Three-night luxury Nile Cruise
  • Flight from Luxor to Cairo
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
Accommodations on this Tour
Cairo: Ramses Hilton
Nile Cruise: Cabin onboard MS Miriam, MS Giselle or La Boheme or similar
Cairo: Ramses Hilton
Alexandria: Helnan Palestine
Cairo: Concorde El Salam
Notes
  • Internal Airfares: The above prices include internal airfares and are accurate as of July 2016
  • Shared Rooming: Room Share is available on this trip.
  • Important Visa Information: Visas will be required for this trip. Please check with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your requirements.
  • Ships or cruise itineraries on the Nile may vary occasionally according to seasonal circumstance. Visits to sights and highlights will not be affected.
  • The highlight of your holiday is the cruise along the legendary River Nile on board the most luxurious of ships, the MS Miriam, MS Giselle or MS La Bohème* 5-star features of the MS Miriam, MS Giselle or MS La Bohème are fully air-conditioned, luxury two-berth cabins with en-suite bathroom, full size bath, shower and toilet. On-board facilities include a plunge pool, two bars, restaurant and two gift shops. *Note: At certain times, a similar cruise ship of the same category as MS Miriam, MS Giselle or MS La Bohème may be used.
  • A once in a lifetime experience. Enjoy this four-hour optional experience including flights to Abu Simbel, site of the Temple of Ramses II with its four great statues of the pharaoh himself. Also see statues of his queen, Nefertari, on the facade of the Temple of Hathor.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* 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. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.



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