Egypt

Egypt Tour Details

4 Departure Dates

November 11-18, 2024        January 10-17, 2025

February 7 – 14, 2025     March 14-21, 2025

The Land of the Pharaohs is one of Earth’s most romantic, sacred, and majestic destinations.  This is truly a land of enchantment dating back thousands of years.   See firsthand the artifacts discovered by archeologists, visit the ancient tombs and monuments, and ride a horse or camel in Giza around the pyramids. Shop for 18kt gold items and perfumed oils, and relax on the Nile River as you visit several ancient sites.  This Friends & Family Tour will accommodate as few as six people traveling together.  If you haven’t been yet, now is the time to secure your date.  You won’t be disappointed.  If you haven’t been to the new Grand Museum in Giza, come for another visit.  Pricing is based on the month that you travel. Contact us for additional informaiton,

8 Days

7+ Age

Cairo

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Day 1: Land of the Pharaohs Arrival

Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs.  You will be met by your Kola Nut Travel Representative and taken to your hotel.  Your evening is free for personal pursuits.

 

Day 2: Pyramids and the Grand Egyptian Museum

After Breakfast you are off to see the Pyramids and the Sphinx.  Camels and horses will be available for riding at an additional cost.  Later you will be able to visit the Papyrus, and perfumed oil shops in Giza.

You might consider an optional tour back to Gize for the Sound and Light Show.  A beautiful hour long production that includes narrative and slights that bounce off of the monuments. 

Meal:  B/L/D

Day 3 City Tour and Memphis/Sakkara

Today you will see famous mosques, Khan Elkhalili Bazaar, take a short drive to Memphis and Sakkara.   Ramses II and a small museum will be in Memphis, and the Pyramid Djoser in Sakkara.

Later your will return to your hotel, to prepare for your flight to meet your cruise.

 

Meals:  B/L

Day 4: Flight to Luxor - East Bank

Upon arrival at Luxor airport or station, our representative will transfer you to your Nile Cruise by a private A/C van. Embarkation before 12:00 PM. Afternoon, you will discover the East bank of Luxor including Karnak Temples Complex, which are the largest structures ever build in the history of the mankind. The principal building is that of god Amun Ra, since it was considered the house of god on the earth, the earlier structure date back to the middle kingdom, but there are some references which refer to the earlier buildings as old as the 3rd dynasty. Later on, you will proceed to visit Temple of Luxor, which was built by one of the kings of the 12th dynasty and completed by the well know king Ramses II. This temple was located in the heart of ancient Thebes and, like Karnak, was dedicated to the main/chief god NwAmun Re.

Meals:  B/L/D

 

Day 5: Luxor West Bank

Breakfast on the Nile cruise. After that you will start your magical tour in Thebes, the sacred land by exploring the west bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, which considers as the royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, and the place where our Pharaohs were buried. After that, you will proceed to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. This temple is considered as one of the most wonderful examples of the Architecture in ancient Egypt, because it was totally carved inside the mountain.  II.

Meals:  B/L/D

Day 6: Edfu - Kom Ombo

Breakfast on board your Nile cruise. Then your tour guide will take you in a mysterious journey to land of secrets. This guided tour of today begins by visiting one of the most wonderful temples in Egypt, Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is considered to be one of the most well preserved temples in Egypt. After that, you will revert back to your ship. Lunch will be served on board during sailing to the city of Kom Ombo.

Afternoon, you will proceed to explore Temple of Kom Ombo, where the two gods Sobek & Haroeris were worshipped for a while. Get back to your ship and enjoy your lunch.

Meals:  B/L/D

Day 7: Aswan City Tour

Breakfast will be served on board your ship. Later on, you will join your Egyptologist tour guide to discover the great city of Aswan, including The High Dam, which has been erected by the Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1960 AD to protect Egypt from the Nile flood. After that you will enjoy sailing on the Nile River by a motor boat till reach Agilika Island, where you will visit Temple of Philae, which was erected during the Gaeco-Roman period and was dedicated to goddess Isis (mother of god Horus). Finally you will be escorted to visit one of the marvelous sightseeing in Aswan, The Unfinished Obelisk, which was made out of red granite and was dedicated to god Amun Ra. After finishing your day tour, you will get back to your ship.

Meals:  B/L/D

Day 8: Departure

Check out after breakfast. Then our representative will accompany you to Aswan airport – station to take your flight to Cairo (Breakfast) **

Optional Tour: Excursion to Abu Simble temples either by private coach or by domestic flight: you will be met with our English-speaking tour guide in Aswan who will transfer you by private A-C van to Abu Simbel, lies south of Aswan on the western bank of the Nile, 180 miles south of the First Cataract in what was Nubia. The site was known as Meha in ancient times and was first documented in the 18th Dynasty, when Ay and Horemheb had rock-cut chapels hewn in the hills to the south. 

Meals:  B

Tour Review Scores And Score Breakdown

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Accommodation
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Destination
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Foods
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Transport
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Value for Money
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