RETURN TO THE NILE
Oct 28:Depart from New York JFK airport to Cairo on Egypt Air
Oct 29:Arrive in Cairo. Meet and greet at airport. Assistance with entry visa, passport control, immigration, luggage claim and customs. Transfer to the Mena House hotel and enjoy dinner.
Oct 30:Visit the Pyramids of Giza, Giza Plateau, tombs of Ido & Kar and the Solar boat. Enjoy a Panoramic view of the Giza Plateau, visit the Sphinx and Valley temple.
Oct 31: Visit the Egyptian Museums and Old Cairo (Hanging Church, Abu Serga Chuch, Ben Azra Synagogue and Amr Ibn el Aas Mosque.
Nov 1:Visit Saqqara and Dahsure. Enjoy a home hosted Egyptian dinner at the Fayed home.
Nov 2:Fly to Luxor and overnight in Luxor hotel.
Nov 3:Visit the temples of Abydos and Dendara.
Nov 4:Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut’s mortuary temple, Valley of Queens, including Nefertari’s Tomb.
Nov 5:Check out of hotel and visit Karnack temples. Check in Nile Cruise and enjoy lunch. In the evening visit Luxor temple. Sail to Edfu.
Nov 6: Visit Edfu temple and sail to Kom Ombo. Visit Kom Ombo temple and sail to Aswan.
Nov 7:Visit Philae temple and unfinished Obelisk. Enjoy a long Felucca (sail boat) ride on the Nile.
Nov 8:Checkout of Nile Cruise and fly to Abu Simbel. Visit the temples of Abu Simbel and fly to Cairo. Overnight in a hotel near the airport.
Nov 9:Visit the perfume factory and have lunch at a local restaurant. In the evening a private visit to the Great Pyramid.
Nov 10:Fly back to New York, or enjoy an optional trip to Alexandria to see catacombs, new library, and site of Pharos light house.
$5,600 all inclusive, including airfare from New York and flights within Egypt. Transportation, lodging, Luxury Nile cruise, admissions, transfers, and one of Egypt’s top guides are included. ($160 discount if paying by check).
Optional Tour to Alexandria, Egypt
Nov 10: Drive from Cairo to Alexandria and visit the Catacombs, Pompay’s Pillar and the Alexandria national Museum. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Alexandria hotel: Sheraton Alexandria Montaza Hotel.
Nov 11:Visit the Roman Amphitheater and the library of Alexandria. Relax by the Mediterranean Sea and Qait Bay’s Citadel before heading back to Cairo. Check in a hotel near the airport. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Nov 12: Transfer to Cairo international airport for final departure. Breakfast
$500 per personall inclusive (double occupancy).