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Best of Egypt (Winter 2017-18)

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Starting: Jan 12, 2018
Through: Mar 16, 2018
Book By: Mar 12 2018 7:00PM
# of Nights: 7
Supplier:  Insight Vacations
Terms:  Terms & Disclaimers
ID:  5216032
from $2,125.00  (USD)
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Airfare not included, Various departures
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1 Your Journey Begins     
2 Cairo At Leisure     
3 Cairo And The Pyramids Of Giza     
4 Nubian Aswan And Tea On The Terrace     
5 Cruising To Kom Ombo And Edfu     
6 Cruising The Nile To Luxor     
7 The Valley Of The Kings, Karnak And Cairo     
8 Depart Cairo     
Number of Nights: 7
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Best Of Egypt (Winter 2017-18)
While it may be 4,500 years since the Great Pyramid of Giza was built, you can see the best of Egypt in just over a week. Experience all the great temples, tombs, Tutankhamun's treasure and a relaxing Nile cruise with ever-changing scenery.
  • Additional Included Highlights
    Aswan: See the High Dam and ponder why the Unfinished Obelisk has been left in mid-creation for thousands of years.Kom Ombo: Visit the unique temple as it is the only double temple in Egypt.Edu: Visit the temple of Horus.Luxor: Visit the once-forgotten Temple of Luxor.

  • Authentic Regional Flavours
    Nile Cruise: Join the fun at an Egyptian dinner and galabeya party.Aswan: Like Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie before you, enjoy the sunset and high tea in true colonial English-style at Aswan's famous Old Cataract Hotel.Luxor: Visit a working bakery and witness the local artisans making authentic Egyptian bread.Included Quality Dining: 6 Buffet Breakfasts (BB), 1 High Tea (AT) and 1 Welcome Drink (WR). While cruising: 3 Lunches (L), 2 Buffet Dinners (D) and 1 Signature Evening (SE) all with bottled water plus tea or coffee while cruising. Departure on tour for New Year's Eve enjoys a festive Highlight Dinner which will replace an included meal.

  • Signature Experiences
    Giza: Meet the enigmatic Sphinx and venture deep inside one of the pyramids, to the chambers where the pharaohs went to meet their Gods in the afterlife.Cairo: Gaze upon the most recognisable symbols of ancient Egypt: the full-faced funeral mask, gold coffin, gilded throne and precious jewellery - Tutankhamun's treasures.Aswan: On a traditional Nile felucca, meet a sailor and learn the art of sailing this ancient Nile craft.West Bank: Embark on an experience with an Egyptologist to visit the Temple of Hatshepsut and royal tombs, in the Valley of the Kings.Karnak: Stand amid a vast forest of columns, in the largest temple complex known to man.

  • Stay At The Best Addresses
    Cairo: The luxurious Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar El Khayyam Casino is conveniently located on Gezira Island in downtown Cairo. The central section was once the Gezirah Palace built for the Khedive Isma'il Pasha in 1869.Cruising: Cruise the Nile in style, on-board your traditional Nile cruiser with its spacious cabins, bars, shops, lounge, restaurant and swimming pool.

  • Top Rated Highlights
    Giza: If only these walls could talk! Oh, but they do at the audio visual Sound & Light Show at the Great Pyramids.Philae Island: Rising from the waters, on the Island of Philae, is the amazing Temple of Isis. You journey by motorboat to get there.


  • OUR FIVE-STAR SERVICES
    • A professional Insight multilingual Egyptologist/Tour Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend in a foreign land.
    • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned coach with an on-board restroom (alternative coaches and vehicles, without on-board facilities, may be used on occasion).
    • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary (available for groups of 8 or more).
    • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
    • Hotel and restaurant tips are included; you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. Plus, we include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
    • From time to time, your Tour Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish - a local tidbit representing authentic food or beverages unique to the destination.
    • Complimentary airport transfers are available on arrival and departure days, or with additional accommodation booked through Insight Vacations. Scheduled air travel between Cairo/Aswan and Luxor/Cairo included airport transfers. A 4-night Nile cruise on MS Medea/MS Miriam/MS Giselle/MS La Boheme (or similar). Please note that gratuities are not included for the Tour Director, Nile Cruise staff, Drivers and Airport Escorts. Services of Insight's Representative in Egypt.




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Travel Date Range Price From   Information  
Jan 12, 2018 - Mar 16, 2018 $2,125.00   Airfare not included...   View Details
Mar 23, 2018 - Mar 30, 2018 $2,195.00   Airfare not included   View Details
Mar 30, 2018 - Apr 06, 2018 $2,225.00   Airfare not included   View Details
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.