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The Nile Revealed
|from $7,395* per person||12 Days||September-March|
|Comfort accommodations||Exertion level: 3|
|Operator: Travcoa||24 people max|
- Cairo, egypt
- Active & Adventure trips
Egypt, Africa, Middle East
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- This is a custom departure, meaning this trip is offered on dates that you arrange privately with the provider. Additionally, you need to form your own private group for this trip. The itinerary and price here is just a sample. Contact the provider for detailed pricing, minimum group size, and scheduling information. For most providers, the larger the group you are traveling with, the lower the per-person cost will be.
DAYS 1 – 4
Upon arrival in Cairo on
Day 2, settle into a Pyramid-view room at the Four Seasons Hotel at the
First Residence. Explore the treasures of the Egyptian Museum,
including the stupendous Tutankhamen collection and the Mummies Room.
Explore the famous Khan El Khalili Souq, largely unchanged since the
14th century, and wander through small, narrow alleys lined with old
shops. Visit the Citadel, Mohammed Ali Mosque and Sultan Hassan Mosque.
Enjoy an authentic dinner in the home of an Egyptian family. You will
return home with treasured memories of this grand journey into the past.
Four Seasons Hotel at the First Residence, Cairo
DAYS 5 – 8
Aswan, Abu Simbel & Nile Cruise
to Aswan and Abu Simbel to explore a 3,300-year-old temple built by
Ramesses II. Originally carved into a hillside facing the Nile, the
imposing monument was famously rescued from the rising waters of the
Aswan Dam. Settle into your luxurious Presidential Suite aboard the MS
Sonesta St. George I for an unforgettable four-day cruise through the
glories of ancient Egypt. Enjoy a boat excursion to the island temple of
Philae, and take in a spectacular sound and light show. In Luxor,
you’ll have the chance to visit the Valley of the Kings & Queens,
famous for its royal tombs. For over five hundred years, the kings of
the New Kingdom were buried in this valley, making it the world’s most
magnificent burial ground.
Mövenpick Hotel, Aswan & MS Sonesta St. George I
After disembarking in Luxor, take a
horse carriage ride to visit the incredible Luxor Museum. Your
accommodations are in the elegant Sonesta St. George Hotel in deluxe
rooms overlooking the Nile.
Sonesta St. George Hotel, Luxor
DAYS 10 – 12
Cairo, Giza, Memphis & Sakkara
final stop on this magical journey, Cairo, is a fusion of old and new —
where modern skyscrapers and ancient monuments stand side-by-side with
features of Islamic, Christian, Coptic and Jewish cultures. Stay at the
Mena House Oberoi, a historic palace resort situated in the shadows of
the Great Pyramids, in a Pyramid-view room. Visit Memphis, the capital
of ancient Egypt and the Necropolis of Sakkara. Admire the Sphinx and
the Great Pyramid of Giza, the last survivor of the Seven Wonders of the
Ancient World. Enjoy prime seating at the Pyramids Sound and Light
Show, which reenacts the history and the glory of the Pharaohs.
Mena House Oberoi, Cairo