Treasures of Egypt
with Optional 3-Night Jordan Post Tour Extension
2021 Dates to be announced
Highlights: Giza, Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara, Grand Egyptian Museum, Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Deluxe 4-Night Nile River Cruise, Temple of Karnak, Kom Ombo
Day 1 : Step back in time and explore thousands of year of history, legend and lore as you view Egypt's timeless wonders.
Day 2 : Cairo, Egypt - Begin your journey in Cairo, an ancient city with an intriguing past.
Day 3 : Cairo-Giza-Sakkara-Memphis - This morning we travel to nearby Giza where we'll meet a local archaeologist who will lead us on a visit
to the Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. Marvel at the Great Sphinx, one of the largest monuments in the world. Then travel south to Sakkara and explore the site of ancient Memphis and the 40-foot statue of Ramses II. This evening, enjoy a special welcome dinner overlooking the banks of the Nile. (B.D.)
Day 4 : Cairo - Luxor - Spend the morning discovering the remarkable collections of the Grand Egyptian Museum, including the tomb of Tutankhamun himself. Later, we transfer to the airport for our flight to Luxor. (B)
Day 5 : Luxor - Cross over to the West Bank of the Nile to begin your day in ancient Thebes. Explore the Valley of the Kings and Queens, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari, and the Colossi of Mannon. Return to the East Bank and behold the Luxor Temple. (B)
Day 6 : Luxor - Cruise Ship - We return to the West Bank this morning and head to the tombs in the Valley of Nobles and the well-preserved temple complex of Medinet Habu. This afternoon, board your cruise ship and begin your adventure on the Nile River. (B,L,D)
Day 7 : Luxor -Esna - Edfu - This morning explore the expansive Karnak Temple. Then we begin our sail down the Nile towards Esna on your way to Edfu. This evening dress up and enjoy the fun during a traditional galabaya party. (B,L,D)
Day 8 : Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan - Step into another world at the well-preserved Temple of Horus at Edfu. After lunch, set sail for Kom Ombo and continue to Aswan, the Nubian City. Following dinner, enjoy a folkloric show. (B,L,D)
Day 9 : Aswan - Discover the Philae Temple. Relocated and preserved by a special UNESCO project. Free afternoon to enjoy Aswan. (B,L,D)
Day 10: Aswan - Abu Simbel - Disembark the ship this morning in Aswan. Visit the sun temple of Abu Simbel, built by Ramses II the the height of his New Kingdom reign. The temples were dismantled and moved in 1968 to save them from the flooding of the Aswan Dam. The temple is fronted by four colossal figures of Ramsas II seated with the gods and attended by his Queen and daughters. The smaller temple is dedicated to Queen Nefertari, who appears as Hathor, the godess of love, joy and fertility. (B,D)
Day 11: Aswan - Cairo - Return to Cairo. After admiring the magnificence of the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx in the bright desert sun, return and see them at an evening sound and light show. Later, a wonderful meal of Egyptian delicacies is yours to enjoy at a popular local restaurant. (B,D)
Day 12: Cairo - Venture to the Citadel, a medieval fortification resting on a hill overlooking the city. Learn about the city's rich history on a walking tour of Old Cairo before enjoying some free time to shop in the world-famous souk of Khan el Khalil. Join your fellow travelers this evening for a farewell dinner. (B,D)
Day 13: Tour Ends -Your epic adventure comes to a close today. Return home with a new understanding of this mystical land. (B)
Experience It! Luxor
Home to a vast majority of Egypt's antiquities, Luxor is often referred to as the world's greatest open-air museum. This city, parted by the Nile,
has been visited by travelers for centuries. Its immense number of monuments is incredible. There's the famous Valley of the Kings which boasts 63 royal tombs and Karnak, a vast complex of temples and gigantic statues including the Temple of Amun, know to be the largest religious building ever constructed. Luxor will bring you back to ancient times while you are awed by the wealth of its leaders and the skill of its people.
Enjoy a special welcome dinner
overlooking the banks of the Nile.
Embark on a leisurely 4-night cruise
and discover secrets of the Nile.
Explore the Karnak Temple
Visit the Pyramids of Giza
Explore the Valley of the Kings
Day 2,3 Kempinski Nile Hotel
Garden City, Cairo
Days 4,5 Sonesta St. George
Days 6-9 Movenpick Royal Lotus
Day 10 Movenpick Resort, Aswan
Days 11,12 Intercontinental Citystars
Book Now & Save $200 Per Person:
Double $5,199 Double $4,999* Single $5,899 Single $5,699
For booking made after April 22, 2020 call for rates
Included in price: Round trip air from Logan Intl Airport,
Inter-flights from Cairo, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges,
Hotel Transfers, Abu Simbel Day, 23 Meals: 11 Breakfasts,
4 Lunches, 8 Dinners
Not Included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance
of $399 per person.
*All rates are per person and subject to change, based on
air inclusive package from BOS.
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Passports and an Egyptian visa is required for this tour. You
must obtain your own visa upon your arrival in Egypt. Visas
can be obtained at the airport and payment of 25 US Dollars
should be made in cash.
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