Tour 156 Egypt with Nile Cruise 11 days  
Memphis, Sakkara, Giza, Alexandria, Cairo, Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan

 

YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:
crossbullet Round-trip airfare from your desired Airport
         *book without airfare (land only option)

bulet All airport taxes & fuel surcharges
bulet 9 nights at centrally located first class hotels as follows: (or similar)
           ~ 4 nights: Radisson Blu, Cairo, Egypt
           ~ 4 nights: Sonesta Movenpick Cruise Ships
           ~ 1 night : Radisson Blu, Cairo, Egypt
bulet Transfers as per itinerary
bulet Buffet breakfast at your hotels

bulet Dinner daily at your hotels or local restaurants
bulet Transportation by air-conditioned motor coach

bulet Free Wi-Fi on motor coach in The Holy Land
bulet Assistance of a professional local Catholic guide(s)
bulet Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary
bulet Catholic Priest available for Spiritual Direction
bulet Mass daily & Spiritual activities

bulet Luggage handling (1 piece per person)
bulet Egypt Visa fee of $15.00 (U.S. Citizens: Visas will be obtained at the border. Non-U.S. citizens: please contact the Egyptian Embassy)
bulet Flight bag & portfolio of all travel documents



Sonesta Movenpick Luxury Cruise Ship
 

Not Included: Lunches. Travel Insurance optional (www.206tours.com/insurance), Cancel for Any Reason Protection Plan @ $299 (www.206tours.com/cancellationprotection), Tips to Guides and Drivers ($11-$12 per person per day). Items of a personal nature.


*Sample Day-by-Day Itinerary:

Day 1 - USA - Cairo
Begin your spiritual journey as we depart for the overnight flights to Cairo.

 

Day 2 - Arrive Cairo
Upon our arrival in Cairo Airport we are greeted by our guide and transferred to our hotel. Enjoy free time to refresh before dinner and overnight.

 

Day 3 - Cairo: Memphis, Sakkara, Great Pyramids of Giza, SphinxCairo
Travel as Abraham did to Memphis (Biblical Noph) and on to Sakkara where you will see the Step Pyramid, the world's oldest stone structure. Next, we visit the Great Pyramids and their inscrutable protector, the Sphinx. If time permits we will visit a Papyrus institute.

 

Day 4 - Excursion to Alexandria
After an early breakfast we depart for Alexandria, famous for its Roman remains. Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 312 B.C., and was the capital of Graeco-Roman Egypt. We will visit the catacombs of Kom ash-Shuqqafa, we descend below ground to visit the tomb and Caracalla Hall, Pompey's Pillar, Roman amphitheater, and the famous Alexandria Library. We return to Cairo for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 5 - Cairo: Egyptian Museum, Coptic Cairo and the Holy Family
This morning we will go to the center of Cairo by the Nile to admire the ancient treasures of the Egyptian Museum. Afterwards we head towards Old Cairo to follow the flight of the Holy Family into Egypt as you explore the Coptic Hanging Church, Coptic Museum and Ben Ezra Synagogue. We visit the miraculous St. Simoen’s Monastery that is carved in the mountain. If time permits, we visit Virgin Mary’s church that witnessed the apparition of Virgin Mary in 1968 BD.


Day 6 - Cairo - Luxor: Begin Nile Cruise
After breakfast we make our way to Cairo Airport for our short flight to Luxor. We will be greeted by our driver who will escort us to the port where we will board our cruise ship. We enjoy lunch before stopping to visit the Karnak and Luxor temple. This evening we will enjoy an authentic belly dance show before dinner. Overnight on board your Cruise Ship.


Day 7 - Luxor - Esna
After breakfast we we visit the Valley of the Kings & Queens and Hatshepsut. We enjoy lunch as we sail to Esna. Enjoy views of this nile treasure. Tonight we enjoy the captain's cocktail party before dinner. Overnight on board your Cruise Ship.


Day 8 - Esna - Edfu - Kom Ombo
After breakfast we visit Edfu Temple. After lunch we will visit Kom Ombo Temple. Tonight we enjoy a Galabya party following dinner. Overnight on board your Cruise Ship.


Day 9 - Kom Ombo - Aswan
After breakfast we visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries and the Temple of Philae. We enjoy lunch as we sail on the Nile by Felucca around Kitchener's Island. After dinner we enjoy a Nubian Folkloric Show. Overnight on board your Cruise Ship.


Day 10 - End of Cruise: Aswan - Cairo
After breakfast we disembark and transfer to the airport for our short flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo we transfer to our hotel where you will enjoy a free afternoon to rest, relax or shop. Dinner and overnight in Cairo.


Day 11 -Cairo - USA
Early morning departure form Cairo Airport for our return flights to the USA.




Additional Information & Travel Tips

 

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First Class available upon request
Children's discounts for children under 12 upon request
Clergy Discount 20%

 

 

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Cobra Figures & the Step Pyramid
Sakkara, Egypt
  Castle
Alexandria, Egypt
     
 
Temple
Luxor, Egypt
  Sacred Boat, Temple of Horus
Edfu, Egypt


Abu Simbel Temple
Aswan, Egypt


 
Pilgrimage to Egypt with Nile Cruise Map
Pilgrimage to Egypt with Nile Cruise Map


The Great Sphinx
Cario, Egypt


Sunrise
Cairo, Egypt


Egyptian Pharaoh Psarcophagus, Egyptian Museum
Cairo, Egypt


Egyptian Hieroglyphics
Cairo, Egypt

Giant Pharaoh Statue
Memphis, Egypt


Columns, Temple of Khnum
Esna, Egypt


Temple of Sobek & Horus
Kom Ombo, Egypt
 
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