Land of the Pharaohs

Land of the Pharaohs

June 15 - 30,  2019

June 15 - 30, 2019

 2 Seats Left 

Last Orientation Discussion will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 12:30pm.  Our discussion will include a special presentation by the Group Leader of the Land of the Pharaohs March 2019 Tour.  RSVP:  kntcontact@kolanut.com.  Please indicate in the subject - Land of the Pharaohs.  See you there.

Visiting Cairo - Luxor - Aswan - Nubian Village - Alexandria - Dubai - Abu Dhabi 

LAX - $3899.00    JFK - $3799.00  Single Supplements:  Add $600.00 *

*Pricing based on current air tariffs and subject to change without notice.

Join Kola Nut Travel as we travel through the Land of the Pharaohs in 2019.  Tour highlights in Kemet, the Land of the Pharaohs, will include the Giza Pyramids, Memphis, Citadel of Saladin, Karnak Temple, the Valley of the Kings, Temples of Horus and Sobek, Aswan, an overnight stay in a Nubian village.  Dubai will include city tours, Desert Safari,  New City Tours and Abu Dhabi.  The rates are based on current pricing and are subject to change without notice.  All participants are notified of any cost increase Egypt will highlight the historical contributions of the Nubian Civilizations with the tour ending up in Aswan with two nights at a Nubian Village.  Dubai will emphasize the modern era of development as well as the earlier communities in Dubai.  The official air carrier for this program will be Emirates Airlines.

What's Included

 

Egypt

Round Trip Economy Air from LAX or JFK

Domestic Air from Cairo to Luxor and from Aswan and Cairo

3 Nights in Cairo at Ramsess Hilton 5* or similar 

4 Nights on Deluxe 5* Nile cruiser

2 Nights in Nubian village

Camel ride at the Pyramids

Breakfast Daily and Lunch while on Tour

Cruise Ship serves three meals per day

Round Trip transportation between hotels and tour sites

Dubai

4 Nights at JW Marriot Marquis 5* (3 Nights in Dubai for March 11 Departure)

Round Trip Transfers from Airport and Hotel

Independent Tour of Dubai

Abu Dhabi Full Day Tour

Desert Barbeque and Safari

Breakfast Daily

Lunch on Desert Safari

Hotel Taxes*

*Upon check out Dubai requires each guest room pay a special government fee of approximately $6 per night.  This  is not included in the cost of the tour.  

 

Meals:  12 Breakfasts/10 Lunches/4 Dinners

Egyptologist

English Speaking Guides 

All Entrance Fees to tours in program

Hotels Taxes

What's Not  Included

 

  • Egyptian Visa
  • Travel Immunizations, if required
  • Guest Room Government Fee in the amount of approximately $6 per night per room.
  • Travel Insurance (Highly Recommended)
  • Passport Fees
  • Items of a Personal Nature  

Hotels

 

 JWMarriott

JW Marriott Marquis or Similar (Dubai)

Ramsesshiltonext

Ramsess Hilton in Cairo or Similar

 

Itinerary

Departure from Home City
Day 1 - June 15 - Saturday

This afternoon you will depart on your Emirates flight headed to Dubai.  Enjoy the meal service and the 3,000+ chances of entertainment.

 

 

 

Inflight Services  of Emirates Airlines

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Dubai
Day 2 - June 16 - Sunday

Welcome to Dubai!  Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, Known for its stellar skycrapers, it is one of the seven emirates that make up the the UAE.  Dubai is a global city and a business hub of the Middle East.  You will arrive in the early evening and be transferred to your hotel.

O/N JW Marriott Hotel or Similar

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Dubai
Day 3 - June 17 - Monday

You will be met in the lobby of your hotel early today to start your Modern Day Dubai Tour.  Your agenda for the day includes the sites of the many landmarks that make up the city’s futuristic skyline. From The Palm, Jumeirah and Dubai Marina to Downtown Dubai and the Dubai Mall. upi will be breathtaken by this relatively young development.    Your Modern Day Dubai Tour will drive to the Dubai Marina for a 20-minute boat ride, you will also see the famous Palm island, Jumeirah and the Atlantis, stopping at the Burj Al Arab for a photo stop.  Your tour will end at the Mall where you will have the opportunity to see Burj Khalifa, an incredible site and experience to zooming up the elevator to the top.  Burj Khalifa has 163 floors and is the tallest building in the world. The Modern City Tour ends at the Mall.  .  You will need to arrange a taxi ride back to the hotel

O/N  JW Marriott Hotel or Similar   Meals:  BD

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Dubai
Day 4 - June 18 - Tuesday

Later this afternoon be ready for your exciting Desert Safari Tour with a Barbeque Dinner.  Many opportunities for photos, how about a camel ride?  Riding through the sand on a 4 x 4 is just the beginning of this memorable tour.  In the evening you will return to your hotel.

O/N  JW Marriott Hotel or Similar   Meals:  BD

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Dubai/Abu Dhabi/Dubai
Day 5 - June 19-Wednesday

This morning you will have an early departure from your hotel lobby.     This is your day to explore the sights and landmarks of the capital of the UAE  Your tour to Abu Dhabi will include a tour of the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Heritage Village, and a stop at Marina Mall for lunch at one of the eateries.  You will drive to the Louvre, stopping for a photo opportunity. This is a full day tour, returning at approximately 8:00 pm in the evening.

  • O/N  JW Marriott Hotel  or Similar.   Meals:  B
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Dubai/Cairo
Day 6 - June 20 - Thursday

Your hotel will prepare a boxed breakfast for you because of your early morning departure to the airport.  Your next adventure takes you to the Land of the Pharaohs. Cairo is the capital of Egypt and sits on the Nile River. It is one of the largest metropolitan cities on the continent of Africa and the largest city in the Middle East. You will be met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel   Your evening will be free for personal pursuits.

O/N  Ramses Hilton   Meals:  B

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Cairo
Day 7- June 21 - Friday

After breakfast, you will begin a full day tour to the great 3 Pyramids of Egypt.  You will marvel at the view of Pyramids Menkaure, Khafra and Khufu and their guardian the Sphinx.  Later you will visit Ramses II in Memphis and the old tombs of Sakkara, stopping for lunch at a local resort.  You return to your hotel.

 O/N Ramses Hilton  Meals:  BL

 

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Cairo
Day 8 - June 22 - Saturday

This morning you will visit the Egypt Museum that houses the treasures of the Pharaohs.  Before visiting the Citadel of Saladin and Mohamed Ali Mosque, you will stop for lunch at a local restaurant.  One of the many highlights will be a visit to Khan Khalily Bazaar. You will return to your hotel.  

O/N  Ramses Hilton  Meals:  BL

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Cairo/Luxor
Day 9 - June 23 - Sunday

After an early breakfast, you will take an one hour flight to Luxor.  Luxor is located on the East Bank of the Nile River in Southern U upon arrival you will board your floating hotel on the Nile River.  After lunch, you meet with your Egyptologist who will escort you to visit the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor.  Later you will return to your cruise.

O/N  Royal Ruby Nile Sun Cruise  or Similar  Meals:  BLD  

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Luxor
Day 10 - June 24 - Monday

Enjoy breakfast on board before crossing the Nile to the West Bank, to visit the Valley of Kings, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon, returning to the ship for lunch.  You will begin your sail  towards Edfu City and arrive in Edfuand for overnight.  

O/N Royal Ruby Nile Sun Cruise or Similar  Meals:  BLD

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Edfu/Aswan
Day 11 -June 25 - Tuesday

Enjoy your breakfast and later visit the temple of Horus in Edfu.  Returning to the ship you will sail towards Kom Ombo city, and visit the Temple of Sobek.  You will complete your day arriving in Aswan (Nubia Land)..  

O/N  Royal Ruby  Nile Sun Cruise or Similar   Meals:  BLD

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Aswan
Day 12 - June 26 - Wednesday

Enjou your breakfast on the Nile and get ready for your tour to the Temple of Philae, the High Dam, the uncompleted Obelisk.  At the end  of your tour you will return to your ship for lunch. The rest of your day belongs to you.

O/N  Royal Ruby Nile Sun Cruise  or Similar Meals:  BLD 

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Aswan - Nubian Village
Day 13 - June 27 - Thursday

This morning after breakfast you will disembark your vessel and  transfer to a  a Nubian Village Guest House.  The rest of the day is for you to explore the Nubian community.

O/N Aswan Ekadolli Nubian Guest House  or Similar Meals:  BD

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Aswan - Nubian Village
Day 14 - June 28 - Friday

After a leisurely breakfast at your Nubian village guest house, Enjoy the warm sands or explore Aswan independently.  There are also optional tours at an additional costs, if you are interested.  

O/N Aswan Ekadolli Nubian Guest House  or Similar  Meals:  BD

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Aswan/Cairo
Day 15 - June 29/June 30- Saturday

After Breakfast, you will take a return flight from Aswan to Cairo.  You will be transferred to the Ramses Hilton, where you may use the facilities of the hotel.  In the late evening you will be picked up for your return to the airport.

 

Meals:  B

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Homeward Bound
Day 16 - June 30 - Sunday

At 12:45am you will board your Emirates Airline flight back to the US with a change of aircraft in Dubai.  

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Flights

Date Flight No. City Departure time City Arrival Time
June 15 Emirates 216 LAX 04:40pm Dubai 07:30pm (6/16)
June 20 Emirates 923 Dubai 03:00pm Cairo 04:50pm
June 30 Emirates 926 Cairo 01:25am Dubai 07:10am
June 30 Emirates 215 Dubai 08:55am LAX 01:55pm

DXB = Dubai   CAI = Cairo, Egypt

Cancellation and Tour Policies

 

Please read this prior to reserving your space.  Kola Nut Travel does offer AIG/Travel Guard Insurance to all tour participants and it is important to purchase this insurance.  Click Here for Insurance Information

PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY 

Payment

All credit card transactions through will be the electronic portal owned and operated by PayPal in the name of Kola Nut Travel, Inc.

All payments are due upon receipt. If payment is not received or payment method is declined or charged back, the buyer forfeits the ownership of any items purchased.

Any Optional tours such as mummies room at Egyptian museum, entry inside any of the pyramids, Tutankhamen tomb is an additional cost to be paid onsite in Egypt.  Unless otherwise stated and added on during the booking process and if the customer decided to do any of those optional visits then the required tickets will be paid by the Customer 

Cancellation Policy 

Any Cancellation must be in writing by fax or email.  If a tour participant cancels the following fees will be applied:

  • Between 75 and 60 days before your arrival date, 50% of the entire tour price is nonrefundable.  Keep in mind your initial deposit is nonrefundable.  If your airline ticket has been purchased and issued, the amount of the airline ticket will become nonrefundable.  Any funds that are eligible for return is by funds not transferred internationally.  
  • Between 59 and 40 days before the arrival date, 75% of the entire tour price becomes nonrefundable.
  • Between 39 and 30 days before your arrival date, 85% of the entire tour price becomes nonrefundable.
  • Between 30 and 1 days before your arrival date, 100% of the entire tour price is nonrefundable.

Note:  Airline tickets issued become nonrefundable, based on the policy of the air carrier.  If you are interested in a fully refundable airfare, advise Kola Nut Travel as soon as you sign up for the trip.  Any funds wired out of the country to Africa or Cuba, they will be nonrefundable.  Purchase travel insurance to protect all your funds in the event of illness.  There is also coverage available for cancel for any reason as well.

REFUNDS:

A refund received electronically by PayPal will be refunded back to the same credit card used at the time of purchase.

No refunds are possible for No-Show

TIPPING KITTY:

Tips: Is a customary attitude for expressing one's satisfaction with good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great – if not, you are not obliged to do it.

COMPLAINTS:

If you have a concern while you are in Egypt. Please notify your tour guide immediately.  If your problem continues, contact us directly by email at kntcontact@kolanut.com

ACCEPTANCE OF THE AGREEMENT:

The Contract constituted by Kola Nut Travel (The Company), Inc. is subject to these Booking Conditions and constitute the entire agreement between the Client and the Company.  The payment of a deposit or final payment by bank transfer, check or credit card indicates that tour participants have read and accepted all terms and conditions and agree to abide by them.

Accommodation:

Unless otherwise stated, generally it is based on two persons sharing a room (twin sharing). Rooms for the single travelers are available for an additional rate.  Hotel and lodge identification is an indication/guide of category and rooms that will be reserved at similar establishments. Published prices are based on tariff and other costs prevailing at the time of printing, and are subject to change without notice.

Payment Plan

 

June Departure Payment Plan: 

Deposit $800.00 per person

Monthly Payments due on the 1st of each month of $500.00 per person

Balance Due:  May 1, 2019

You may at any time pay your program in full.  

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:  Kola Nut Travel, Inc. - 6080 Center Drive - Suite 600 - Los Angeles, Ca 90045

You may also use PayPal or Zelle.  Zelle does not charge a transaction fee.  Contact your bank for Zelle information. Contact us for our Zelle Account information.

Cancellations and Penalties:

Deposit is Non -Refundable

 

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance purchased within 14 days after the initial deposit or payment will include for a pre-existing health challenge or treatment.  This does not mean that you can no longer purchase insurance, it means that the policy will not cover any preexisting illness if the reason for cancellation is based on this prior illness.  You may also consider an additional coverage of Cancel for Any Reason as an add-on.  Please be aware that this coverage only covers 50% of the total amount. paid. The policies and rates are listed here.

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1.  Fax it to 310.684.3091

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