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Egypt, Exclusively Yours

Egypt

9 days from $6,795 per person

* Prices are in US dollars, based on double occupancy.

3 Nights Cairo 1 Night Luxor 4 Nights Nile River Cruise

The Highlights Egypt, Exclusively Yours

The mysterious world of Egypt’s pharaohs and pantheon of gods comes alive on this journey through “the cradle of ancient civilization.” Explore Cairo and the pyramids and cruise the Nile River, visiting the Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Aswan.


Highlights

Explore the twin temples of Ramses II and his queen, Nefertari, at Abu Simbel.

Discover authentic Egypt as your private Egyptologist guide breathes life into your sightseeing with personal insights and remarkable details.

Experience the magnificence of the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Enjoy elegant suite accommodations as you sail aboard the luxurious River Tosca.

Accommodations

1. Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence

Egypt, Cairo

The hotel takes full advantage of its setting overlooking a range of lovely vistas from the Great pyramids and the Nile to the Botanical Gardens. The luxury accommodations feature soothing interiors with en-suite marble bathrooms. Advanced in-room technology includes wired or wireless Internet access, dual-line telephones with voice mail and satellite television. Additional amenities include a mini bar, complimentary newspaper with breakfast, hair dryer and an in room safe. Stirring views of the Nile form the backdrop to your dining experience, whether you are craving traditional Italian dishes or contemporary Lebanese, the hotel has something for everyone. Also for your enjoyment is the Tea Lounge and the club-like Library Bar which serves a full selection of beverages. The Spa and Wellness Centre include a full-service spa and extensive exercise facilities. A beauty salon and juice bar are conveniently located within the spa. Guests have direct access to the swimming pool from the Spa and Wellness Centre.

2. Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa

Egypt, Luxor

Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa is located in the village of Karnak on the east bank of the lush River Nile. The spacious guest rooms are fresh, bright and beautifully decorated. Each air-conditioned room is equipped with mini bar, television and high-speed internet access. The hotel offers a tempting range of exquisite dining and bar experiences, from exotic Eastern cuisine to Mediterranean snacks fresh from the grill. Sip a cocktail at the Sunset Bar and Terrace or drink traditional Arabic tea while smoking shisha and admiring the Nile views. Inspired by Egypt's ancient culture and tranquil beauty, the Spa provides a haven from everyday stress. The resort also has a library and gym.

3. River Tosca

Egypt, Nile River

Lavishly adorned with original artwork, marble floors and rich, warm, wood paneling throughout, the River Tosca sets a new standard of luxury on the Nile. Old world elegance and sophistication blend in perfect harmony with modern amenities and comforts aboard the ultra-luxurious River Tosca. Each of the suites has balconies for incredible Nile River views and custom-made beds draped with the finest bed linens. Added conveniences include a vanity, make-up mirror, generous built-in closets, a hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat for air conditioning, direct-dial telephone, iPod® docking station, and flat-screen television with satellite channels. The bathrooms have both a bathtub and shower. The ship offers a lounge with full-service bar, cozy library, elegant restaurant, sun deck with cabanas and a swimming pool, fully equipped gym and massage room, boutique for gifts and sundries, and wireless Internet access in public areas. Meals are a delicious fusion of quality, creativity and flavors inspired by the local region.

4. Fairmont Towers, Heliopolis

Egypt, Cairo

The Fairmont Towers, Heliopolis lies in the heart of Cairo’s diplomatic and presidential neighborhood, and only a few minutes away from Cairo International Airport. The hotel’s design comprises a unique mix of contemporary art and authentic décor that echoes modern Cairo along with the distinct Egyptian heritage. Every detail accentuates the interaction of light, water, and natural living elements, from the mesmerizing day-lighted atrium to the water passages in the restaurants. All rooms feature panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows, air conditioning, in room safe, mini bar, tea & coffee making facilities, flat screen TV and bathrooms with deluxe toiletries and hair dryer. Free wireless high-speed internet access is also available. Dining choices are truly endless. Savor cuisine in diverse ambiances that range from impressively luxurious to pleasingly casual at The Fairmont Heliopolis & Towers. The hotel features a variety of recreational activities that include three swimming pools, squash, tennis, beach-volley courts, and a fully-equipped health club.

 

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Cairo, Egypt

With a warm "Marhaban," you are welcomed and transported to your luxurious hotel. Unwind from your travels and immerse yourself in the captivating vistas of the pyramids and the Nile.

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence

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Day 2. Cairo

Today's tour starts with the Egyptian Museum, the country’s richest collection of antiquities, and its renowned mummy room. Explore bustling Cairo with visits to the Citadel, the Hanging Church and the Alabaster Mosque. Stroll through its labyrinth of alleys of the Khan El-Khalili bazaar. (BLD)

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence

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Day 3. Cairo

Today's sites include the ancient capital of Memphis, Alabaster Sphinx and the Colossus of Ramses II. Continue to Sakkara and its sprawling necropolis. Visit the Step Pyramid, the Great Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza. Wrap up your sightseeing at the Solar Boat Museum, site of Cheops' huge funerary boat. (BL)

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence

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Day 4. Cairo / Luxor

Fly to Luxor, site of ancient Egypt’s capital city of Thebes. This afternoon visit the temples at Abydos. (BL)

Hilton Luxor Resort

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Day 5. Nile River Cruise

Board the elegant River Tosca. After lunch, explore the fascinating Karnak Temple and its great Hypostyle Hall. Savor a leisurely afternoon as your ship travels north to Dendera. (BLD)

River Tosca

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Day 6. Nile River Cruise

Explore the wonderfully-preserved Temple of Hathor, the horned cow goddess of love. Return to your ship for lunch, then, cruise back to Luxor where you’ll disembark to view its magnificent temple. (BLD)

River Tosca

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Day 7. Nile River Cruise

Venture into the Valley of the Kings, which contains 63 tombs, including that of King Tutankhamun. (King Tut’s tomb at an additional cost.) Visit the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt’s first female ruler. You can’t miss the colossal remains of the two statues of Pharaoh Amenohotep III. Tonight, don traditional Egyptian dress for a festive Galabeya party. (BLD)

River Tosca

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Day 8. Nile River Cruise

The dual Temple of Kom Ombo is dedicated to the falcon god Horus and the crocodile god Sobek. Cruise to Aswan and the High Dam built in 1960. Visit the granite quarries and see the Unfinished Obelisk. Explore the Philae Temple, which was dismantled and rebuilt on higher ground. Cap the afternoon with a sail on a traditional felucca. (BLD)

River Tosca

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Day 9. Aswan / Abu Simbel / Depart

Disembark your floating hotel and fly to Abu Simbel, site of the twin Temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari. This UNESCO-designated site was dismantled and rebuilt, saving the 3,500-year-old temples from the rising waters of Lake Nasser. Later, transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Enjoy a day room and a farewell dinner, before your transfer to the airport. (BLD)

Fairmont Heliopolis

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Pricing

Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates Sep 1, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017
Share Twin/Double From $6,795
Single Room Supplement From $2,295
Departure Dates Oct 1, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017
Share Twin/Double From $7,095
Single Room Supplement From $2,495
Departure Dates Nov 1, 2017 - Dec 19, 2017
Share Twin/Double From $8,195
Single Room Supplement From $3,895
Departure Dates Jan 5, 2018 - Apr 30, 2018
Share Twin/Double From $7,575
Single Room Supplement From $3,495
Departure Dates May 1, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
Share Twin/Double From $6,795
Single Room Supplement From $2,295
Departure Dates Oct 1, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018
Share Twin/Double From $7,095
Single Room Supplement From $2,495
Departure Dates Nov 1, 2018 - Dec 19, 2018
Share Twin/Double From $8,195
Single Room Supplement From $3,895

**Surcharges Apply Jan 01-04, Mar 20-Apr 02, Dec 20-31.

Air Arrangements (Internal Airfare)

Internal air included in land arrangements.

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