10 days irresistible egypt with all airfare $, Cairo, Egypt
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10 Day Irresistible Egypt
Featuring the Oberoi Mena House and m/s Radamis I Three Departures Only
DAY 01: FRI - Depart to Egypt today.
DAY 02: SAT - Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met and assisted through customs and formalities, then transferred to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure.
Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 03: SUN - Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which houses the world's largest collection of artifacts from the era of the pharaohs including some belonging to King Tut. Tour Old Cairo, where early Judaism and Christianity flourished in Egypt. Visit sites like the Ben Ezra Synagogue and the Moallaka Church, where the Virgin Mary, Joseph, and the baby Jesus took refuge. Spend the afternoon at the Great Pyramids of Giza and the defending Sphinx. End the day at the bazaar of Khan El Khalili. Optional Sound and Light Show available this evening. Overnight in Cairo. (B/L)
DAY 04: MON - Upon arrival at Luxor Airport, you will be transferred to your Nile Cruise Boat for a 5-day/4-night Nile cruise. Accommodations aboard will consist of an Outside Cabin with private facilities. Cross the Nile to the West Bank. Visit the Necropolis of Thebes, Colossi of Memnon, Queen Hatshepsut Funerary Temple, and the Valley of the Kings and Queens. Optional Sound and Light Show available this evening. Overnight on board. (B/L/D) DAY 05: TUE - Visit Luxor Temple dedicated to the god Amon-Ra. It was expanded by Ramses II, who added statues of himself. Visit the magnificent Karnak Temple. Sail to Edfu. Overnight on board. (B/L/D) DAY 06: WED - Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, the best preserved of all the large Egyptian Temples. Sail to Kom Ombo. Visit Kom Ombo Temple. Sail to Aswan. Overnight on board. (B/L/D) DAY 07: THU - This morning, sail by felucca to view Elephantine Island and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Continue with visits to the Aswan High Dam, the granite quarries and the unfinished Obelisk, and Philae's Temple of Isis. Overnight on board. (B/L/D) DAY 08: FRI - Disembark the cruise and transfer to the airport for your flight back to Cairo. Optional excursion to Abu Simbel available. (Fly from Aswan to Abu Simbel. Visit the Great Temples of Ramses II. Stand before the colossal statue of the Pharaoh with smaller statues of his wife Nefertari and daughters at his feet. After this visit, fly back to Aswan.) (B) DAY 09: SAT - This day is at leisure. Optional Excursion to Alexandria available today. (Morning drive to Alexandria across the desert road where you will visit the Catacomb of Kom El Shukafa, Alexandria National Museum, the Library at Alexandria and more. Late afternoon drive back to Cairo.) Overnight in Cairo. (B)
DAY 10: SUN - You will be transferred to Cairo Airport for your return flight. (B)
Roundtrip Air between New York (JFK) and Cairo, including all airline taxes, fees, and fuel surcharges.
Local airport transfers.
4 nights in Cairo at the Oberoi Mena House Hotel, Mena Garden Room, including breakfast.
4 nights between Luxor and Aswan on the m/s Radamis I, Outside Cabin, including all meals.
All Shore Excursions.
Full Day Sightseeing of Cairo with lunch.
All Hotel Taxes and Entrance Fees.
Entry Visa ($25) Paid Locally.
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