9 Day Classic Egypt with 3 Day Nile Cruise - Gate 1 Travel
Open to all - must be fully vaccinated
October 17 - 25, 2022
Double Occupancy starting at $2869 pp
Single Occupancy Starting at $3669
$400 deposit per reservation, final due August 18, 2022
Escorted Package Includes:
Round trip flights New York-Cairo, Cairo-New York
Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
All intra-flights: Cairo-Aswan & Luxor-Cairo
7 nights First Class accommodations
3 nights Cairo
1 night Aswan
3 nights Nile Cruise on the Queen of Hansa
Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
Hotel & cruise porterage
15 meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
Entrance fees per itinerary
This active program covers a good amount of ground each day. The pace is moderate, however, you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes. This trip includes several different modes of transportation, including motorcoach, motorboat, and horse-drawn carriage, which require agility to embark and disembark.
DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Egypt
Depart for Egypt
DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Cairo
Arrive in Cairo and transfer to your hotel with the remainder of the day at leisure.
DAY 3, Wednesday - The Pyramids & Sphinx of Giza
Get a close-up view of the Great Pyramid as well as the Pyramids of Khafre and Menkaure. Not far from the Pyramids, see the great Sphinx of Giza. Leisure time this afternoon, or join the optional tour of the Egyptian Museum.
DAY 4, Thursday - Flight to Aswan, Aswan High Dam, Philae Temple
Upon arrival, take a tour to the spectacular Aswan High Dam, a tour to Philae Temple dedicated to the goddess Isis. Afternoon at leisure, or join the optional Aswan Felucca Ride
DAY 5, Friday - Nile Cruise Embarkation
Spend the morning at leisure, or join the optional to Abu Simbel temples. Later, embark on your ship for an unforgettable cruise on the legendary Nile River.
DAY 6, Saturday - Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples, Cruise to Luxor
This morning, tour the imposing Greco-Roman Temple of Kom Ombo. Later, visit the stunning Temple of Horus in Edfu.
DAY 7, Sunday - Temples of Karnak & Luxor
View the magnificence of the Luxor West Bank on this morning's optional tour that includes the Valley of the Kings & Temple of Hatshepsut along with Colossi of Memnon. In the afternoon, take a sightseeing tour of the East Bank of Luxor. Visit the magnificent Temples of Karnak, walk along the avenue of the Sphinxes and head to Luxor Temple to admire the colossal statues of the great pharaoh Ramses II
DAY 8, Monday - Disembarkation, Flight to Cairo
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo with remainder of the afternoon at leisure or join the optional Half Day Coptic Cairo with lunch.
DAY 9, Tuesday - Depart Egypt
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight