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EGYPT + 7 NIGHT NILE CRUISE

 

JAN 30 - FEB 12
14 DAYS
$4795 + $684

1. Depart Vancouver for Cairo

2. Arrive at Cairo Airport and transfer to your hotel. Relax and soak up the atmosphere in this ancient city. Hotel Le Meridian Pyramids

3. Cairo – Pyramids Excursion
See the limestone Colossus of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx at Memphis. Visit Sakkara and see the Step Pyramid. Marvel at the Great Pyramid of Giza and see the Sphinx. Enjoy a view of the pyramids at night and an unforgettable Sound and Light Show. BB

4. Cairo – Nile Cruise: Luxor – Dendera (7 Nights)
Fly to Luxor for a guided tour of the Karnak Temple complex. Board your cruise ship in time for lunch, and set sail for Dendera in the north. BLD
Ship MS Giselle or MS Miriam or similar

5. Nile Cruise: Dendera – Luxor
Explore the Dendera Temple, dedicated to the Goddess Hathor, before cruising back
to Luxor to visit the Grand Temple. BLD

6. Nile Cruise: Luxor – Edfu
This morning, discover Luxor's West Bank, a complex of mortuary temples and tombs. See Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Visit the Valley of the Kings before cruising through the Esna Lock to Edfu. BLD

7. Nile Cruise: Edfu – Aswan
Visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon god Horus. Tonight, dress up in galabeas and enjoy some Egyptian culture and cuisine. BLD

8. Nile Cruise: Aswan
View the Unfinished Obelisk and visit the impressive High Dam in Aswan. Visit the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae. Sail in a felucca on the Nile to view the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island. BLD

9. Nile Cruise: Aswan – Kom-Ombo – Edfu
Consider joining an excursion to Abu Simbel. Later, visit the roofless Temple of
Kom-Ombo, dedicated to the falcon and crocodile gods. BLD

10. Nile Cruise: Edfu – Luxor
Enjoy a full day cruising on the Nile. Take advantage of the onboard facilities. Enjoy the unique scenery as you cruise to Luxor. BLD

11. Disembark Luxor – Cairo (2 Nights)
Fly to Cairo. This evening consider an evening meal on board a floating restaurant with some lively Egyptian entertainment. Hotel Ramses Hilton B

12. Cairo Sightseeing
Visit the Alabaster and Sultan Hassan Mosques and the Hanging Church of St. Mary in Old Cairo. View thousands of artefacts during your visit to the Egyptian Museum. B

13. Depart Cairo for Vancouver
Say goodbye to this unforgettable country. Airport transfers are available, conditions apply. Flight to Vancouver B


 

 

 
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