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Gems of Egypt & The Nile River

The Pyramids & Great Sphinx of Giza

Gems of Egypt & The Nile River

Enjoy four nights aboard the MS Tulip on a 10-day Nile River adventure with imagination-sparking stops along the way that reveal some of the world’s greatest wonders and fascinating ancient history.

The Holiday Advantage
Airfare Included
Airfare Included
Exceptional Accommodations with Baggage Handling
Exceptional Accommodations with Baggage Handling
Premier Attractions
Premier Attractions
Professional Tour Directors
Professional Tour Directors
Motorcoach & Professional Driver
Motorcoach & Professional Driver
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
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Day 1 : Fly to Egypt

Take an overnight flight to mystical Egypt.

Day 2 : Arrive in Cairo

When you arrive in Cairo, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers. Enjoy getting to know one another on our way to our comfortable accommodations.

Day 3 : Pyramids & the Great Sphinx

Today we discover some of Egypt’s most mysterious monuments with a visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza featuring the Pyramid of Khufu and the iconic Great Sphinx of Giza. Later we drive to Memphis, once a thriving metropolis and capital of the Old Kingdom. We stop to see Saqqara, the legendary step pyramid, built during the Third Egyptian Dynasty.

Breakfast

Day 4 : Cairo Sightseeing

Explore the ancient city of Cairo filled with fascinations at the new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization as well as Khan el Khalili Bazar, Old Cairo, and the Citadel of Cairo featuring the Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

Breakfast

Day 5 : The Temples of Luxor & Karnak

We fly to Luxor and board the MS Tulip, our home for the next four nights as we cruise the storied Nile River. This afternoon, tour the Karnak and Luxor temples. Then enjoy dinner onboard.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 : Valley of the Kings

Today we cross the Nile over the west bank and into Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. Continuing on to Esna, we arrive at a temple dedicated to the ram-headed god Khnum.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 : Edfu & Kom Ombo

A brief horse-drawn carriage ride is a delightful way to start the day, traveling to a temple dedicated to the falcon-head god, Horus. We then cruise to Kom Ombo.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 : Aswan

This morning, discover the Ptolemaic Temple of Kom Ombo before cruising to Aswan. We see the High Dam, Old Dam, Granite Quarries, and Temple of Philae.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 : Return to Cairo

Start the day with sightseeing by felucca, a wooden sailboat. We sail around the botanical gardens on Kitchener Island. Later, we fly back to Cairo where we board an overnight flight back to the U.S.

Breakfast

Day 10 : Return Home

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All airfare
  • All fuel surcharges, government fees, airport & departure taxes
  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director
  • Motorcoach & professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 Loyalty Credit for a future tour

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 3 nights in Cairo
  • 1 night in Heliopolis

Attractions & Highlights

  • The Pyramids & Great Sphinx of Giza
  • Memphis & Sakkara
  • Cairo Sightseeing Tour
    • National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
    • Citadel of Cairo
    • Mosque of Muhammad Ali
  • Ports of call: Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan
  • Luxor Temple
  • West Bank Valley of the Kings & Valley of the Queens
  • Temple of Khnum in Esna
  • Edfu and Kom Ombo
  • Temple of Philae in Aswan
  • Sightseeing tour of Aswan by felucca
  • Daily guided tours with private Egyptologist

Exclusive Cruise Ship Benefits

  • 4-night Nile River cruise aboard the MS Tulip

Tour Dates & Pricing

Occupancy

Price Per Person

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Double

$4999

Single

$5799

Final Payment Date: 11/14/2021

Occupancy

Price Per Person

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Double

$4999

Single

$5799

Final Payment Date: 11/28/2021

Occupancy

Price Per Person

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Double

$4999

Single

$5799

Final Payment Date: 07/17/2022

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