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Enchanting Egypt River Cruise
Explore enchanting Egypt with an exciting 8-night cruise tour! Begin in the capital of Cairo before landing in Luxor for your Nile River cruise aboard the fabulous MS Farah, featuring all river-view cabins. On this illustrious itinerary you'll see the Sphinx, the prominent pyramids and, of course, the treasures of King Tutankhamun's tomb. From archaic artifacts to papyrus paintings, floating feluccas, boutique bazaars and belly dances, too, this route will take you through time to observe remnants of an astounding ancient civilization while providing the very best comforts and commodities of the modern age. Scroll below for details, dates, and rates starting at only $1699pp!
Day 1 Cairo
On arrival, pass through customs and meet our representative who will transfer you to your 5* deluxe hotel. Due to various arrival times, no activities are planned for today. Meals are on your own.
Overnight at Le Meridien Pyramid Hotel or similar
Day 2 CairoMeals: Breakfast / Dinner
After a sumptuous buffet breakfast, depart on your full day tour which will include stops at the famous pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus as well as the impressive Sphinx carved in rock. After a break for lunch (on own), visit the Papyrus Institution which contains the largest collection of papyrus reproductions of all the famous paintings of ancient Egypt. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 Cairo - LuxorMeals: Breakfast / Dinner
After breakfast, visit the fabulous Egyptian Museum with its ancient art and the treasures of the Tomb of Tutankhamun, before transfering to Cairo Airport for your short afternoon flight to Luxor. Upon arrival you with be met by our representative for the transfer to your hotel. Check in is followed by dinner and overnight accommodation.
After breakfast, check-out of your hotel and embark on your tour of the East Bank and the fabulous Luxor and Karnak Temples. Then, transfer directly to your 5 * ship for check-in and lunch on board. The afternoon is free for you to explore your floating hotel or the vibrant markets located dock-side. Dinner on board.
Day 5 Esna - EdfuOn Board the M/S Farah
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
After breakfast, depart on your tour of the West Bank, the âValley of the Kingsâ where 64 of Egyptâs Pharaohs have their resting places. Continue to visit the palatial Temple of Queen Hatchepsut and stop at the humongous Collossi of Memnon. Return to the ship for lunch as you sail on via the Esna Lock toward Edfu. An evening welcome drink will precede dinner followed by a Disco party!.
Day 6 Kom OmboOn Board the M/S Farah
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
After breakfast in Edfu, a carriage ride will take you to the superbly preserved Temple of Horus dedicated to the Falcon God. Return to the ship for lunch and sail on to Kom Ombo. On arrival, tour the Temples of Kom Ombo dedicated to two deities; the crocodile headed âSobekâ and the âHaroerisâ the double headed sparrow/hawk. On board lectures and other activities will be available on board â or just sit back on the sun deck with a cool drink and enjoy the passing vistas. Tonight prepare for the Galabya (Toga) party!
After breakfast, begin your exploration of gorgeous Aswan with a tour of the Unfinished Obelisk, the High Dam, ending with a delightful sail aboard the local feluccas. Return to your ship for lunch. The afternoon is free to explore Aswanâs many markets. Dinner on board will be followed by a Belly Dance show!.
After breakfast, the morning is free to give you time to explore Aswan or to take the optional air excursion to the fantastic Temples of Abu Simbel. Then bid your crew goodbye as you transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. On arrival, stop at the El Khalili bazaar for last minute souvenir shopping before transferring to your hotel for a final dinner and overnight.
Day 9 CairoOn Board the M/S Farah
As all good things must come to an end, so does your Egypt adventure as you pack away your memories and transfer to the airport for your flights home!
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