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Egyptian Voyager Winter 2019-2020

9 days with Trafalgar  Rating: First Class

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River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Cairo (2 Nights)
Your encounter with Egypt's ancient past begins in its capital, Cairo. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for a day at leisure.

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. (Breakfast)

Day 3 Cairo – Aswan – Nile Cruise (3 Nights)
We leave the cacophony of Cairo behind and board an early flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, perhaps join an optional experience to see the amazing Temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel. Later, we’ll visit the impressive High Dam in whose midst lies the Temple of Isis perched on the Island of Philae. Later, we'll board a luxury Nile cruise ship in time for lunch, before setting sail in a traditional felucca to see Lord Kitchener's exotic palm collection at the Aswan Botanical Gardens and the Aga Khan Mausoleum. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 4 Nile Cruise: Kom-Ombo
This morning relax on your Nile cruise or consider joining an Optional Experience to see the amazing Temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel. This afternoon, we'll visit the Temple of Kom-Ombo, dedicated to two gods, before returning to our boat for an evening celebration of Egypt's culture and cuisine. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Nile Cruise to Luxor
Set sail early for Luxor on the banks of the Nile. Here you’ll have time to visit the Luxor Museum and see an astounding collection of archaeological treasures, including items from Tutankhamun’s tomb. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Disembark – Luxor – Cairo
Visit Luxor's Great Temple before ancient Thebes takes centre stage today as you explore its iconic Valley of the Kings and Luxor's West Bank, a complex of mortuary temples and tombs. Marvel at the Colossi of Memnon, the Karnak Temple Complex and Queen Hatshepsut's Temple before your flight to Cairo. (Breakfast)

Day 7 Cairo – Alexandria
Journey to the port city of Alexandria, stopping at the Coptic Monasteries at Wadi el Natrun (if open). Dinner this evening is at a local restaurant. (Breakfast, Regional Dinner)

Day 8 Alexandria Sightseeing – Cairo
Delve into the treasures of Alexander the Great's once-prosperous Mediterranean city. Tour the Roman Amphitheatre and Pompey's Pillar at the ancient acropolis. Visit the Kom El Shoqafa Catacomb and the National Museum, then drive back to Cairo. (Breakfast)

Day 9 Depart Cairo
We say a fond farewell to Egypt and transfer to the airport at the end of our journey. (Breakfast)

Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City Tours in Cairo and Luxor
  • 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.
  • 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
All This Included
A tale of a great emperor and beautiful queen are the highlights of this journey past temples, tombs and antiquities, cruising the mighty river Nile from Luxor to Aswan. Follow the frenetic pace of Cairo, and imagine Alexander the Great and Cleopatra's great Alexandria, today Egypt's cultural capital.

Dining Highlights

  • 5 buffet breakfasts
  • 3 cruise lunches
  • 4 dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Three-night luxury Nile Cruise
  • Flight from Cairo to Aswan
  • Flight from Luxor to Cairo
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • 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

Included in the price

  • Intra Tour Air Luxor to Cairo
  • Intra Tour Air Tax Luxor to Cairo
  • Intra Tour Air Cairo to Aswan
  • Intra Tour Air Tax Cairo to Aswan
Accommodations on this Tour
Cairo: Ramses Hilton
Cruising: Standard cabin onboard MS MiriamMS Medea or MS La Travaita or Similar
Alexandria: Helnan Palestine
Cairo: Hilton Heliopolis
Notes
  • Internal flights: Passport Name is required at least 45 days prior to departure. Luggage allowance on internal flights is 1 suitcase pp at maximum of 23Kg and 1 hand luggage pp at maximum of 7Kg.
  • Trafalgar trips to Egypt operates with a small group size of a few or more.
  • Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who have provided Trafalgar with their flight details and are staying at a hotel booked by Trafalgar.
  • Day 5: Guests will no longer visit the Temple of Horus at Edfu and will visit the Luxor Museum instead.
  • 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. 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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