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Kenya
13-East African Explorer
11-Day Kenya & Tanzania Highlights
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8-Day Kenya in Luxury
8-Day Family Friendly Journey - Kenya Safari
7-Day Masai Footsteps
7-Day Samburu & Mara Fly-in Safari
4-Day Simba Safari
4-Day Mombasa
   
Tanzania
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8-Day Best of Tanzania
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14-Day South Africa: A World in One Country
12-Day Splendors of Africa
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10-Day South Africa: Wine & Wildlife
7-Day Simply South Africa
7-Day or 10-Day South Africa Safari in Luxury
7-Day Cape Explorer
3-Day Mpumalanga
3-Day Johannesburg
   
Egypt
8-Day Egypt: Land of Pharaohs
   
Ethiopia
8-Day Ethiopian Experience
   
Uganda
11-Day Uganda & Rwanda in Depth
8-Day Uganda Wildlife Safari
6-Day Uganda Gorilla Trek
   
Rwanda
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3-Day Rwanda Gorilla Trek
   
Zambia
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5-Day South Luangwa Experience
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3-Day Victoria Falls & Livingstone
   
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4-Day Etosha Safari
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Jordan
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4-Day Petra Express
   
Turkey
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Morocco
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UAE
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4-Day Dubai
4-Day Abu Dhabi
   
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5-Day Qatar Adventure
 
 

8 Days: Cairo, Aswan, Nile River Cruise, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Luxor

PhotoTour Overview
Egypt is a nation of epic history. Enjoy this land as the pictures you’ve seen in books come to life before your eyes. Walk down the paths of pharaohs in Cairo, stand in the shadow of gargantuan pyramids in Giza, and fly to Aswan for your cruise down the mystical Nile River.

Day 1 - Arrive Cairo
Arrive to Cairo, Egypt, where you are met and escorted to your hotel.

Day 2 – Cairo - Pyramids / Memphis / Saqqara
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, including the Pyramid of Khufu and the Sphinx. Enjoy a visit to the Solar Boat Museum before we drive to Memphis, once a vast metropolis and capital of the Old Kingdom. Continue to Saqqara, the oldest stone complex in the world, to see the towering Step Pyramid of Djoser, the earliest of all pyramids. (BL)

Day 3 – Cairo - Cairo Sightseeing
Explore the ancient city of Cairo, including the Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, the Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali and the colorful Khan el Khalili Bazaar. (BL)

Day 4 - Cairo / Aswan - Nile River Cruise
Fly to Aswan to board the cruise ship, your home for the next three nights as you cruise the majestic and mystical Nile River. This afternoon visit the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple. (BLD)

Day 5 – Nile River Cruise – Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu
Today we set sail to Kom Ombo. Visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Kom Ombo, then continue to Edfu. (BLD)

Day 6 - Nile Cruise – Edfu / Luxor
At Edfu, a short horse-drawn carriage ride takes you to the temple dedicated to the falcon-headed god, Horus. Afternoon sail to Luxor. Afternoon visit the Karnak and Luxor temples. (BLD)

Day 7 - Nile Cruise / Luxor / Cairo
Morning disembark. Cross the Nile to the West Bank and visit the Valley of the Kings, Colossi’s of Memnon and Hatchepsut Temple. Afternoon fly back to Cairo. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner and folk show, complete with belly dancer. (BD)

Day 8 - Depart Cairo
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

                       
    2017                  
                       
    FIRST CLASS                  
    Departs Sundays, minimum 2 passengers                
                       
    Departs Sundays Double Occ Single Occ              
    May 1 to Sep 30 $1,875 $2,525              
    Oct 1 to Dec 19 $1,975 $2,650              
                       
    Solo Traveler Supplement on request              
                       
    DELUXE                  
    Departs Tuesdays, minimum 2 passengers                
                       
    Departs Tuesdays Double Occ Single Occ              
    May 1 to Sep 30 $3,300 $4,800              
    Oct 1 to Dec 19 $3,575 $5,150              
                       
    Solo Traveler Supplement on request              
                       
    Hotels                  
                       
    Cairo                  
    Conrad Hotel (F)              
    Four Seasons First Residence Hotel, Zoo view room (D)              
                       
    Nile River Cruise                  
    MS Tamar Henna (F)                  
    MS Sonesta Star Cruise (D)                  
                       
    Cairo                  
    Fairmont Heliopolis (F, D)                  
                       
    2018                  
                       
    FIRST CLASS                  
    Departs Sundays, minimum 2 passengers                
                       
    Departs Sundays Double Occ Single Occ              
    Jan 1 to 10 $2,455 $3,465              
    Jan 11 to Mar 21 $2,095 $2,795              
    Mar 22 to Apr 5 $2,455 $3,465              
    Apr 6 to 30 $2,095 $2,795              
    May 1 to Sep 30 $1,995 $2,645              
    Oct 1 to Dec 19 $2,095 $2,795              
                       
    Solo Traveler Supplement on request              
                       
    DELUXE                  
    Departs Tuesdays, minimum 2 passengers                
                       
    Departs Tuesdays Double Occ Single Occ              
    Jan 1 to 10 $4,225 $6,200              
    Jan 11 to Mar 21 $3,700 $5,450              
    Mar 22 to Apr 5 $4,225 $6,200              
    Apr 6 to 30 $3,700 $5,450              
    May 1 to Sep 30 $3,475 $5,025              
    Oct 1 to Dec 19 $3,775 $5,400              
                       
    Solo Traveler Supplement on request              
                       
    Hotels                  
                       
    Cairo                  
    Conrad Hotel (F)              
    Four Seasons First Residence Hotel, Zoo view room (D)              
                       
    Nile River Cruise                  
    MS Tamar Henna (F)                  
    MS Sonesta Star Cruise (D)                  
                       
    Cairo                  
    Fairmont Heliopolis (F, D)                  
                       
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Inclusions & Highlights
• Accommodation in first class or deluxe hotels and Nile cruise
• 7 breakfast, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
• Arrival and departure airport transfers
• Entrance fees
• Local guides
• Internal flights – Cairo/Aswan & Luxor/Cairo
• Pyramids tour including Solar Boat Museum
• Egyptian Museum
• 3-night Nile Cruise
• Scheduled departure tour
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