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Egyptian Delight

4 Nights Cairo, Memphis, 4-Night Nile Cruise, Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan

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TOUR OVERVIEW

Enchantment abounds in Egypt, the land of the Pharaohs. Have an intimate look at Pharaoh Cheops’ Great Pyramid. Behold the mighty Sphinx, protector of the Pharaohs. Visit the famous Karnak Temple, built by generations of Pharaohs 4500 years ago. Walk amongst kings on the Avenue of Sphinxes. In Cairo, tour the Egyptian Museum, housing the largest collection of antiquities from the Pharaonic period, and wander through the Khan El Khalili bazaar whose vendors offer an array of goods, from soap to semiprecious stones. Cultural wonders abound. The Nile Cruise will sail back in time to when Pharaohs ruled and Kings and Queens established valleys in their names. A mesmerizing light show at the Pyramids in Cairo tops off this royal adventure.

Itinerary

Egyptian Delight starts in Cairo on Saturdays.
  • DAY 1, SAT

    CAIRO

    Arrival in Cairo. A Homeric Tours representative welcomes you to Egypt and transfers you to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
  • DAY 2, SUN

    CAIRO

    After breakfast depart for your full day tour. Admire the Great Pyramid of Pharoh Cheops, built 4500 years ago. Sneak a peak at the inner of Pharoh Chephren's pyramid, son of Cheops, and beware of the Sphinx, protector of the Pharohs. After lunch drive to Memphis, Ancient Egypt's first capital, where you will discover Sakkara, the necropolis of this city and site of Djoser's step Pyramid.
    Breakfast and Lunch Included
  • DAY 3, MON

    CAIRO / LUXOR / NILE CRUISE

    After breakfast transfer to the airport for the flight to Luxor. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your cruise ship. Visit the East bank of the Nile to see the famous Karnak Temple-Complex, built by generations of Pharaohs over a 2000 year period. Continue to the Avenue of the Sphinxes and the Exquisite Temple of Luxor with its grand colonnades. Dinner and overnight on board.
    Breakfast ,Lunch and Dinner Included
  • DAY 4, TUE

    NILE CRUISE

    Today visit the most important area of the Nile by crossing to West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings and Queens where the tombs of the Great Pharaohs with exquisite colors on walls still visible from thousand of years ago. Then proceed to the Valley of the Queen to visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon, before returning to the cruise ship.
    Breakfast ,Lunch and Dinner Included
  • DAY 5, WED

    NILE CRUISE

    Sail to Edfu, where you will visit the 2000 year old and well preserved Temple of Horus. Return to the ship and sail to Kom Ombo.
    Breakfast ,Lunch and Dinner Included
  • DAY 6, THU

    NILE CRUISE

    This morning visit the Kom Ombo Temple built for Gods Sobek & Haeronis and sail to Aswan. Visit the High Dam, the granite Quarries, the temple of Philae and the unfinished Obelisk. In the afternoon sail on the Nile by felucca around Kitchener's Island.
    Breakfast ,Lunch and Dinner Included
  • DAY 7, FRI

    NILE CRUISE / ASWAN / CAIRO

    After breakfast disembark in Aswan and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at your hotel.
    Breakfast Included
  • DAY 8, SAT

    CAIRO

    After breakfast begin a full day tour visiting the Egyptian Museum, containing the largest collection from the Pharaonic period. Afternoon tour of the Citadel of Saladin, the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, Old Cairo's Coptic Church and the century-old ben Ezra Synagogue, followed by a visit to Khan El Khalili bazaar. Tonight you will attend the spectacular Sound & Light show at the Pyramids in Cairo.
    Breakfast Included
  • DAY 9, SUN

    CAIRO

    After breakfast begin a full day tour visiting the Egyptian Museum, containing the largest collection from the Pharaonic period. Afternoon tour of the Citadel of Saladin, the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, Old Cairo's Coptic Church and the century-old ben Ezra Synagogue, followed by a visit to Khan El Khalili bazaar. Tonight you will attend the spectacular Sound & Light show at the Pyramids in Cairo.
    Breakfast Included

Package Includes

  • All flights within Egypt
  • 4-night hotel accommodations in Cairo
  • Breakfast daily in Cairo
  • 2 full days of sightseeing in Cairo, including all entrance fees and one lunch. Included Sites: Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis & Sakkara, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Citadel, Mohammed Ali Mosque and Khan El Khalili Bzaar
  • Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids area in Cairo
  • The service of an English speaking guide during the tours
  • 4-night Nile cruise with all meals included
  • Sightseeing in Luxor, Aswan, and all shore excursions, as per cruise itinerary
  • All transfers as per itinerary with an English speaking escort
  • Baggage handling
  • Hotel and cruise taxes and service charges
  • 24 hour "Emergency" Hotline
  • USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program.

Dates & Prices

Egyptian Delight - DOUBLE PRICES (Land Only)

CairoRamses Hilton Semiramis Intercontinental /
Sofitel El Gizerah
Four Seasons Nile Plaza /
Four Seasons First Residence/Ritz Carlton
Nile CruiseMovenpick Royal Lily/
Movenpick Royal Lotus
Sonesta St. Geroge 1Sonesta Sun Goddess (Pres. suite w/balcony)
OCT 7 - DEC 9, 2021$2,310$3,564$4,442
DEC 16 - DEC 30, 2021$2,851$3,736$4,574
JAN 6 - APR 28, 2022 $2,851$3,736$4,574
MAY 5 - SEP 29, 2022 $2,416 $3,373 $4,033
OCT 6 - DEC 15, 2022 $2,471 $3,514 $4,752

Egyptian Delight - SINGLE PRICES (Land Only)

CairoRamses Hilton Semiramis Intercontinental /
Sofitel El Gizerah
Four Seasons Nile Plaza /
Four Seasons First Residence / Ritz Carlton
Nile CruiseMovenpick Royal Lily / Movenpick Royal LotusSonesta St. George 1Sonesta Sun Goddess (Pres. suite w/Balcony)
OCT 7 - DEC 9, 2021$3,291$4,732$6,877
DEC 16 - DEC 30, 2021$3,742$4,904$7,009
JAN 6 - APR 28, 2022 $3,742$4,904$7,009
MAY 5 - SEP 29, 2022$3,201 $4,382 $6,468
OCT 6 - DEC 15, 2022 $3,227 $5,062 $7,356

HOTELS

Cairo

Ramses Hilton★ ★ ★ ★
Set on the banks of the River Nile, the Ramses Hilton hotel is the perfect base for exploring all that Egypt's capital has to offer. The hotel is steps from the famous Egyptian Museum and a short drive to the Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Enjoy a wealth of activities at the hotel including a casino, billiards hall, and a galleria of 250 shops. Soak up the sun at the pool along the riverfront, and indulge in international cuisines at the various restaurants.

Cairo

Semiramis Intercontinental★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Standing on the site of the historic Semiramis Hotel, Semiramis Intercontinental Cairo is a symbol of modern style. Located in the heart of the city center, facing the Nile River, the hotel is close to the Egyptian Museum, the Cairo Opera House and the Cairo Tower. The Citadel, Old Cairo, downtown shops and commercial center are nearby. The Giza Pyramids and Cairo International Airport are just 16 miles away.
  • Hotel Address:Corniche El Nil, Cairo, 11511 Egypt
    Phone:+2 02 27988000,

Cairo

Movenpick Royal Lily★ ★ ★ ★ ★
The Mövenpick MS Royal Lily sends you on a trip connecting both land and water. Enjoy luxurious on-board travel while exploring the mysteries of 7,000 years of Egyptian civilisation. The Nile is one of the world’s most famous and beautiful rivers. Experience a fascinating way to travel and relax at the same time. This flagship cruiser comprises 56 cabins of approximately 22 sqm and 4 magnificent Royal Suites. These come equipped with a Jacuzzi and spacious facilities, ensuring you travel in style. Cruises leave from either Luxor or Aswan.

Cairo

Movenpick Royal Lotus★ ★ ★ ★ ★
The Mövenpick MS Royal Lotus offers a great chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the banks of the Nile. See the temples and tombs of the ancient world as you cruise by in a relaxed setting.This flagship cruiser comprises 60 cabins of approximately 22 sqm and 2 magnificent Royal Suites. Embarking from Luxor or Aswan, we make your holiday one to remember. Cruises leave from either Aswan or Luxor.

Luxor

Sonesta St. George 1★ ★ ★ ★ ★
The Sonesta St. George 1 is a French-style 5-star, state-of-the-art River Nile cruise ship that sails between Luxor and Aswan. It has 5 docks, it contains 47 deluxe cabins, 9 presidential suites and 1 royal suite. All cabins have French-sliding windows. The cruise sails Mondays from Luxor to Aswan for 4 nights and Fridays from Aswan to Luxor for 3 nights.

Cairo

Four Seasons First Residence★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Cairo

Four Seasons Nile Plaza★ ★ ★ ★ ★
The Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza stands high within the capital’s rich history. With today’s must-visit modern Cairo, the hotel is minutes away from the Egyptian Museum, Cairo Opera House, Cairo Tower and the Great Pyramids. Four Seasons is a destination within itself with 360 degrees view of the city, nine stellar dining experiences, the most authentic spa in the city. With friendly and personalized service, Four Seasons Cairo Nile Plaza transforms the sophisticated hotel experience in the Egyptian capital. The hotel has undergone a soft renovation in 2018.

Cairo

Sofitel El Gezirah*****
Overlooking the River Nile, this upscale hotel in the Zamalek district is a 9-minute walk from Opera metro station and 2 km from the Egyptian Museum. Relaxed rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screens, minibars, and tea and coffeemakers. Club rooms include butler service and access to a private lounge. Suites add sitting areas and iPod docks; some have kitchenettes. All have full or partial river views. There are 6 restaurants, including fine-dining, Italian and Indian options, and 4 bars (1 poolside); some on floating decks. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a gym, and a spa with a hammam, a hot tub and a sauna. Parking is available (fee).
  • Hotel Address:3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek Downtown, El Orman Giza, Cairo Governorate 11518, Egypt
    Phone:+20 2 27373737,

Cairo

Ritz Carlton *****
Opposite the Nile River, this upscale hotel is 1 km from the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and the Cairo Opera House. The elegant rooms with fine linens and marble bathrooms also feature balconies with city or river views, plus flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers and minibars. Suites add separate sitting areas; some have formal dining rooms and access to a private lounge with free breakfast. Room service and Wi-Fi are available. There are 4 restaurants, 3 bars, 2 lounges and a pastry shop. Other amenities include a spa, a fitness center, a kids' club and an outdoor pool.
  • Hotel Address:1113 Corniche El Nil, Ismailia, Qasr El Nil
    Phone: +20 2 25778899,

Luxor

Sonesta Sun Goddess★ ★ ★ ★ ★
The Sonesta Sun Goddess sails between Luxor and Aswan for 3- , 4- and 7-night cruises. The five-deck ship offers 58 standard cabins, 2 Senator Suites, 1 Presidential Suite and 1 Royal Suite with private lounge. All cabins feature panoramic windows, direct-dial telephone, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, music system, individual climate control, television and movie program and bathroom with full-size bathtub. Facilities and services include conference room for up to 16 people, restaurant, lounge, room service, nightly entertainment, outdoor swimming pool with bar service, billiards, massage and spa treatments and daily guided excursions to renowned Egyptian temples, tombs and ruins.

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Important Tour Info

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Prepare for the Unexpected

Homeric Tours highly recommends that all our passengers purchase travel insurance. We offer a cost-effective, comprehensive insurance plan that protects you in cases such as having to cancel your trip for medical reasons, leaving your trip early due to an emergency, getting reimbursed in case your baggage arrives late, and so on.

We offer two separate plans: one for passengers who purchase only air tickets from us and the other for passengers who purchase land-only services (hotels, cruises, transfers, etc.) or land-and-air packages.

PACKAGE RULES – EGYPTIAN DELIGHT

  • Homeric Tours can provide competitive airfares from USA in conjuction with your tour request.
  • Land-Only prices are per person based on double/triple occupancy.
  • Business class upgrades are available upon request.
  • Package prices do not include international air travel.
  • A supplement of $325.00 will apply to one passenger traveling alone, in addition to the single supplement.

 

 

ITINERARY INFO – EGYPTIAN DELIGHT

Egyptian Delight starts in Cairo on Saturdays.
The sequence of the Nile cruise itinerary may vary slightly depending on the cruise ship.

The above itinerary is based on the Movenpick Hamees, the Movenpick Royal Lily, and Royal Lotus, Sonesta St. George 1 and Sonesta Star Goddess sailing from Luxor on Mondays.

Passengers sailing on the Sonesta Moon Goddess will begin the cruise on Tuesday from Aswan. The cruise itienrary will operate in reverse. The full day Cairo tour will be given on Monday prior to the cruise.

In the event of Esna Lock closing the sightseeing to Luxor will be operated by motor coach.

INCLUDED FEATURES INFO – EGYPTIAN DELIGHT

TRAVEL TIPS – EGYPT

EGYPT

PASSPORT/VISA: (It is recommended that your passport has at least six (6) months of validity whenever you travel abroad to avoid unintended travel disruptions. Because rules and regulations frequently change, please inquire about passports validity and visas from the consulate of the foreign country you will visit. Participants with a valid U.S. passport must also obtain a visa from the Egyptian Consulate or upon arrival in Egypt. If you hold a passport of a foreign country, please contact the Egyptian Consulate in your area for information on whether or not you need a visa. Important: Passengers requiring a Schengen Visa must have a multi-entry Schengen Visa if visiting more than one country.) 
CURRENCY: (The local currency is the Egyptian Pound (L.E.) Exchange your money at banks or at the exchange counter at your hotel.) 
BANKING HOURS: (Banks are open 8:30am to 1:00pm every day except Sunday, when hours are 10:00am to 12 noon. Banks close on Friday and Saturday.) 
WHAT TO PACK: (Summer months: Lightweight clothing. A sweater for cool Cairo evenings. At all times: Modesty in clothing should be observed; wear bathing suits and shorts at the beach or swimming pools only. A good rule is to cover your back and shoulders outside of the hotel area. Women should cover their arms when visiting mosques. Bring comfortable shoes for sightseeing.) 
HEALTH PRECAUTIONS: (Drink only bottled water with no ice. Eat in the hotel restaurants or in well-known leading restaurants.) 
ELECTRICITY: (The current is 200 volts, 50 cycles in Cairo and most areas. Wall plugs are the round, two-pronged European type.) 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS: (Make long distance calls from the hotel. Collect calls cannot be made from Egypt.) 
SHOPPING: (Cairo is a shopping adventure! Buy brass, copper, inlaid wooden articles, silver and gold jewelry, leather shoes, bags and belt, cotton goods or perfumes. You should be able to bargain up to two thirds off the price originally quoted to you.) 
SHOPS: (Shops are open from 9am to 1pm and from 4:30pm to 7:30pm. Shops close on Sundays)

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