LEGENDS OF EGYPT

13 DAYS / 12 NIGHTS

Cairo, Nile Cruise, Hurghada beach stay Red Sea

 

 

10000 Lights in citadel and nice ceiling.

 

 

A trip to Egypt is like a voyage back in time. With over 6000 years of history, today, modern Egypt is a melting pot of cultures, each contributing to the marvels and hospitality this country has to offer. After your Nile cruise, enjoy a relaxing beach stay on the Red Sea coast of Hurghada

 

 

INCLUSIONS

  • 8 night accommodation in double occupancy. 4* or 5* hotels/cruise
  • 4 night Nile cruise in double occupancy, 4* or 5*
  • Domestic flights Cairo-Luxor, Aswan-Cairo-Hurghada-Cairo
  • Return airport transfers in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Hughada
  • Sightseeing with air conditioned vehicles
  • English speaking local guides
  • 22 meals: 12 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 4 dinners

Not included · International airfare · Egyptian Visa: approx $30USD · Gratuities to hotel & cruise personnel, guides and drivers, approx: $100 · Beverages · Optional tours.

Minimum 2 passengers required

 

 

 

 

Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment.

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DAY 1 CAIRO (SATURDAY)


Arrive in Cairo. After clearing customs and collecting your luggage, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in the Giza area overlooking the pyramids.
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DAY 2 CAIRO


Today is the day you’ve been waiting for! Visit the magnificent pyramids of Giza and admire the mysterious Sphinx. Spend some time taking photos of these legendary creations. After lunch, visit the site of Memphis, the oldest capital of Egypt and Sakkara, with its step pyramid. (B/L)
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DAY 3 NILE CRUISE, CAIRO-LUXOR MONDAY


Transfer to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, transfer to the pier and board your cruise. In the afternoon, visit the temples of Luxor and Karnak. In Karnak, admire the most imposing sites of prayer ever known to man. Luxor is famous for its immense columns sculpted in the shape of papyrus buds. Return to the ship. (B/L/D)
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DAY 4 NILE CRUISE

Visit the Valley of the Kings with the necropolis of Thebes and the temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir-El-Bahari, one of the most remarkable architectural monuments of the New Empire, and the Colossus of Memnon. Return to the ship and cruise to Edfu. (B/L/D)
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DAY 5 NILE CRUISE

This morning, visit the temple of Horus in Edfu, one of the best preserved Greco-Roman temples in Egypt. Continue to Kom Ombo to visit the only temple in Egypt dedicated to two gods: Sobek, with a crocodile head, and Haroeris with a falcon head. Return to the ship and cruise to Aswan. (B/L/D)
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DAY 6 NILE CRUISE

Today, visits will include the High Dam. Impressive in its dimensions, the dam is among the most spectacular civil works of the 20th century. Board a small boat and transfer to the Philae Temple, dedicated to Isis and to the granite quarries. At sunset, board a “felucca” (sailboat) and sail on the river. Return to the ship and dinner on board. (B/L/D)
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DAY 7 ASWAN-CAIRO-HURGHADA

Disembark and transfer to the airport for your flights to Hurghada. Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the DAY is at leisure. (B)
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DAYS 8- 10 HURGHADA

Three full days at leisure to enjoy the beach or snorkel at one of the best places in the world! (B)
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DAY 11 HURGHADA – CAIRO

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. (B)
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DAY 12 CAIRO

Visit the National Museum of Egyptian Antiquities which displays the most important collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world. Exhibited are over 120,000 objects from the Pharaonic and Graeco-Roman periods. Visit the Citadel, built in 1183, and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Enjoy exploring the famous Khan El Khalili bazaar for some treasures to bring back home! (B/L)
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DAY 13 CAIRO

Transfer to the airport for your flights home. (B)