13 DAYS – 12 NIGHTS SUNDAY DEPARTURES MAY to SEPTEMBER
DAY 1: EN ROUTE – Depart New York via overnight jet flight to Cairo Egypt. Meals and refreshments served on board. (D)
DAY 2: CAIRO – On arrival at Cairo airport your Pharos travel hast will meet and assist you through arrival formalities and escort you to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo. (B)
DAY 3: CAIRO – Breakfast at the hotel. City tour begins with a visit to the famous Museum of Antiquities, see the treasures of Tutankhamen In the afternoon visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, the lionheaaed image of Pharaoh Chephren, guardian of the Pyramids. Over night in Cairo. (B)
DAY 4: CAIRO – LUXOR – CRUSING – Early flight to Luxor to board your Nile cruise ship. Visit the Temple of Luxar an the vast Karnak Temple complex. Overnight in Luxar an baard the cruise ship. (B L D(
DAY 5: CRUISING- NAG -HAMDI – ABYDOS – QENA – Sailing from Luxar to Nag Hamadi where by a short ride you visit Abydas the site of the Seti I Temple one of the finest examples of Egyptian funerary art Arrive in Qena far overnight. (B L D)
DAY 6: CRUISING – DENDERAH – LUXOR – In Denderah visit the Temple of Hathor the gaddess of love beauty and fertility. Sal in the afternoon to Luxar far overnight. (B L D)
DAY 7: CRUISING LUXOR – EDFU – Morning tour visits include the Valley of the Kings Valley of the Oueens the Hatshepsut Temple and the famed Colossi of Memnon. Tonight sail on to Edfu. (B L D)
DAY 8: CRUISING EDFU – KOM OMBO – In Edfu travel by carriage to the Temple of Horus then sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Greco-Roman Temple of Kom Ombo dedicat ed to Horus and Sobek. Overnight in Kom Ombo. (BED)
DAY 9: CRUISING – ASWAN – Sail to Aswan visit the Aswan High Damand the granite quarries. Visit the unfin ished Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut. Continue by motorcoach to the island of Philae to see the Temple of Isis. Afternoon sailing continues with a felucca ride see Elephantine Island the Botanical gardens and the Ago Khan Mausoleum. (B,L D)
DAY 10: ABUSIMBEL – CAIRO – Em-bark on air excursion to Abs Simbel site of the Monumental Temple of Ramses II then fly to Cairo for overnight. (B)
DAY 11: CAIRO – In the morning visit the Citadel of Salah El Din with its Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed AIi then on to the renowned and bustling Khan El Khalili Bazaar for shopping. Balance of the day at leisure. Overnight in Cairo. (B)
DAY 12: AIRO – Free day to explore this exotic and fasci nating city. (B)
DAY 13: CAIRO – DEPARTURE – After breakfast escorted to the airport for return flight to New York. (Extensions to either Greece or Cyprus.) (B L 5)
NILE VOYAGER TOUR FEATURES
Round trip airfare to Cairo from NYC (Add-ons available for the city of your choice)
Five nights hotel accommodation in Cairo.
Seven day/six night – Nile cruise.
Air tour to Abu Simbel.
Full day tour of Cairo including the Museum & afternoon visit of Pyramids and the Sphinx.
Morning tour of the Citadel and the El Khalili Bazaar.
Buffet breakfast in Cairo.
All meals while cruising.
All shore excursions while cruising.
All transfers, meeting and assistance by our local Pharos personnel.
Luxurious air-conditioned motorcoaches with English speaking guides, while touring.
All taxes, services and site entrance fees.
Pharos Tour document wallet.
|May l – June15|
|June l6 – JuIy 3O|
|Aug 1 – Aug 31|
|Sept 1 – Sept 22|