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Egyptian Voyager

9 Days from $2,150 per person

Style: First Class | Pace: Active

A tale of a great emperor and beautiful queen are the highlights of this journey past temples, tombs and antiquities, cruising the mighty river Nile from Luxor to Aswan. Follow the frenetic pace of Cairo, and imagine Alexander the Great and Cleopatra's great Alexandria, today Egypt's cultural capital.

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Overview

A tale of a great emperor and beautiful queen are the highlights of this journey past temples, tombs and antiquities, cruising the mighty river Nile from Luxor to Aswan. Follow the frenetic pace of Cairo, and imagine Alexander the Great and Cleopatra's great Alexandria, today Egypt's cultural capital.

  1. Your encounter with Egypt's ancient past begins in its capital, Cairo. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for a day at leisure.

    hotel:Ramses Hilton
  2. Discover the antiquities that reveal Egypt's intriguing history during today's visit to the Museum of Egypt. This afternoon, we encounter treasures of a different kind at the Great Pyramids of Giza, including the Pyramid of Cheops and the Sphinx.

    meal(s):Buffet Breakfast
  3. We fly to Aswan this morning, where we'll have an opportunity to visit the High Dam before traveling by motorboat to the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae. For a more leisurely encounter with the Nile, we board a felucca and sail to the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island and Aga Khan Mausoleum.

    meal(s):Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    hotel:Nile Cruise MS Medea, MS Miriam, MS Nile Sapphire or similar
  4. Spend the morning relaxing on your Nile cruise or consider joining an Optional Experience. This afternoon, we'll visit the Temple of Kom-Ombo, dedicated to two gods, before returning to our boat for an evening celebration of Egypt's culture and cuisine. 

    meal(s):Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  5. We'll visit one of Egypt's most beautiful temples this morning – the cult temple at Edfu, then continue to Luxor for a visit to its Great Temple on the banks of the Nile.

    meal(s):Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Ancient Thebes takes center stage today as you explore its iconic Valley of the Kings and Luxor's West Bank, a complex of mortuary temples and tombs. Marvel at the Colossi of Memnon, the Karnak Temple Complex and Queen Hatshepsut's Temple before your flight to Cairo.

    meal(s):Buffet Breakfast
    hotel:Ramses Hilton
  7. Journey to the port city of Alexandria, stopping en route at the Coptic Monasteries at Wadi el Natrun (if open). Dinner this evening is at a local restaurant, serving local dishes in an unforgettable seaside setting.

    meal(s):Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel:Helnan Palestine
  8. Delve into the treasures of Alexander the Great's once-prosperous Mediterranean city. Tour the Roman Amphitheater and Pompey's Pillar at the ancient acropolis. Visit the Korn el Shoqafa Catacomb and the National Museum, then drive back to Cairo.

    meal(s):Buffet Breakfast
    hotel:Hilton Heliopolis
  9. We say a fond farewell to Egypt and transfer to the airport at the end of our journey.

    meal(s):Buffet Breakfast
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    Visas are required for this trip. Please speak to your Travel Specialist at time of booking to assess your specific requirements. Visas cannot be issued upon entry to the country.

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The above prices include internal airfares.

Triple rooms are not available on this trip.

Airport transfers will be provided for guests who have provided their flight details and are staying in a Cairo hotel.

Visas are required for this trip. Please check with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your requirements.

A Fabulous Nile Cruise is included:
The highlight of your vacation is the cruise along the legendary River Nile on board the most luxurious of ships, MS Medea, MS Miriam, MS Nile Sapphire*

5-star features of the ships: fully air-conditioned, luxury two-berth cabins with en-suite bathroom, full-size bath, shower and toilet. Onboard facilities include a plunge pool, two bars, restaurant and two gift shops.
Note: At certain times, a similar cruise ship of the same category may be used.
Note: Ships or cruise itineraries on the Nile may vary occasionally according to seasonal circumstance. Visits to sights and highlights will not be affected.

Optional Abu Simbel Experience:
A once in a lifetime experience. Enjoy this four-hour optional experience including flights to Abu Simbel, site of the Temple of Ramses II with its four great statues of the pharaoh himself. Also see statues of his queen, Nefertari, on the facade of the Temple of Hathor.

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Always included in your GET vacation

  • Professional Travel Director Professional Travel Director
  • Expertly Selected Hotels Expertly Selected Hotels
  • WIFI on Coach and in Hotels WIFI on Coach and in Hotels
  • VIP Access VIP Access
  • Cultural Enrichment Cultural Enrichment
  • All Gratuities All Gratuities
  • Sightseeing with Local Experts Sightseeing with Local Experts
  • Hotel Tips Hotel Tips

Meal Summary

15 meals: 8 buffet breakfasts, 3 cruise lunches, 4 dinners. 

Insider Experiences

  • Dive into Culture: The scents of almond, lotus and roses will fill the air on your visit to a traditional Egyptian perfumery that uses Egyptian plants to produce their fragrances. (Day 4)

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Luxor, Cairo
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the Temple of Isis on the island of Philae, the temples at Edfu and Kom-Ombo, the temples of Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon in Luxor, the Coptic Monasteries in Alexandria
  • Cruise in a felucca across the Nile
  • View the Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, the Roman Theater in Alexandria
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    We promise you’ll enjoy a stress-free travel experience from the minute you start your vacation planning or we’ll refund your deposit. Make your reservation with a $350 deposit. If you change your mind for any reason within 30 days of booking, we’ll offer you a full refund.

  • Add air to your reservation

    Let our Air Specialists handle your air reservations. We have direct access to the most current airfare routes and prices, so you’ll get the best value available when we book your flights. We never charge a booking fee and you’ll enjoy the flexibility to pay for air 60-90 days prior to departure.

  • Important Visa Information

    Visas are required for this trip. Please speak to your Travel Specialist at time of booking to assess your specific requirements. Visas cannot be issued upon entry to the country.

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  • 30 Day Refund Guarantee

    We promise you’ll enjoy a stress-free travel experience from the minute you start your vacation planning or we’ll refund your deposit. Make your reservation with a $350 deposit. If you change your mind for any reason within 30 days of booking, we’ll offer you a full refund.

  • Add air to your reservation

    Let our Air Specialists handle your air reservations. We have direct access to the most current airfare routes and prices, so you’ll get the best value available when we book your flights. We never charge a booking fee and you’ll enjoy the flexibility to pay for air 60-90 days prior to departure.

  • Important Visa Information

    Visas are required for this trip. Please speak to your Travel Specialist at time of booking to assess your specific requirements. Visas cannot be issued upon entry to the country.

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  • U.S. citizens traveling to Egypt must have a current passport that is valid for six months beyond the conclusion of their trip. You can find information on how to apply for a passport here, and how to renew a passport here. U.S. citizens visiting Egypt will also need an entry visa.  We will send you application forms to complete to obtain your visa prior to departure. Visa costs and entry requirements can change at any time. Please visit travel.state.gov to learn more.

  • The currency in Egypt is the Egyptian Pound. We suggest bringing a combination of credit and debit cards on your trip. The most convenient way to obtain cash is to use your ATM or debit card to withdraw Egyptian pounds at local banks in Egypt.  It is important that you inform your financial institutions of your travel plans before you leave home so they don’t flag your purchases as fraudulent charges.

  • We suggest bringing a variety of comfortable, lightweight clothing that can be layered. Sturdy walking shoes are important for sightseeing excursions. Insect repellent and sunscreen may come in handy, as well as a light jacket and shawl or scarf.  Keep in mind that your shoulders and legs should be covered at religious sites. For more helpful information please refer to our Packing Tips & Packing List.

  • We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 24 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.

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  • 30 Day Refund Guarantee

    We promise you’ll enjoy a stress-free travel experience from the minute you start your vacation planning or we’ll refund your deposit. Make your reservation with a $350 deposit. If you change your mind for any reason within 30 days of booking, we’ll offer you a full refund.

  • Add air to your reservation

    Let our Air Specialists handle your air reservations. We have direct access to the most current airfare routes and prices, so you’ll get the best value available when we book your flights. We never charge a booking fee and you’ll enjoy the flexibility to pay for air 60-90 days prior to departure.

  • Important Visa Information

    Visas are required for this trip. Please speak to your Travel Specialist at time of booking to assess your specific requirements. Visas cannot be issued upon entry to the country.

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