Best of Egypt FAM trip for travel agents & guests

9 Days

Overview

What makes this tour different? A kaleidoscope of coral reefs that adorn miles and miles of golden sand beach on the Red Sea in the resort town of Hurgada, make this 9-day tour of Egypt even more special. You’ll visit the Pyramids of Giza and all the must-see places in Cairo, before heading to Upper Egypt for a 3-night Nile River cruise between Aswan and Luxor. Here, along the Nile, behold the ancient Hieroglyphics lining the passageways that lead deep into the famous burial chambers of the ancient kings and queens. Every airport transfer, 23 meals, an overnight sleeper train experience, 5-star hotel in Cairo, a deluxe Nile River cruise, an all-inclusive resort on the beach and land transportation from Luxor to Hurgada is included.

Tour starts every Saturday for travel through September 2024!

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Itinerary

Arrive in Cairo. After customs and immigration, our representatives will meet and greet you, assist with your luggage and transfer you to the Radisson Blu Hotel in Cairo.

In the afternoon you will visit the famous Egyptian Museum where archaeological pieces dating as far back as 3000 BC are in exhibit; you will see the famous treasure of King Tutankhamun. You will also visit the Alabaster Mosque, the Coptic District, and the Ancient Citadel which was built in 1176.

Dinner

Today, you will have a full day excursion with lunch, visiting the Pyramids & Great Sphinx of Giza. You will drive around the Pyramid of Chephren, the Pyramid of Cheops (also known as the Great Pyramid or Khufu), and the Pyramid of Mykerinos. You will have time to walk around Cheops, and take pictures.Then visit the Sphinx, the colossal one-piece sandstone man-headed lion-bodied statue. Then continue to Memphis, the capital of Old Kingdom; and then Sakkara, to visit the Step Pyramid, the first monumental stone structure in Ancient Egypt. 

Evening transfer to railway station for F/C Sleeper (overnight) train to Aswan.

Breakfast & dinner included, lunch included in optional full day excursion.

Breakfast, Dinner

Today, you will have choice to visit Abu Simbel in our optional excursion including round trip air for $299. Abu Simbel is considered to be one of the most impressive sites in Egypt. Here you will visit the two temples built by Ramses II as a high-architect before he became a Pharaoh.

Note: Clients taking the Abu Simbel excursion will spend Tuesday night in Cairo and fly from Cairo early morning to Abu Simbel then to Aswan to join the Cruise (Round Trip local Egypt flights are not included).  

The 100 foot high Great Temple is world famous, which features 4 statues of Ramses II and his wife Queen Nefertari, each 65 feet high. Next to that Great Temple is the temple dedicated to Queen Nefertari. Both temples were originally carved in a mountain. In 1965 they were moved 600 feet and raised 65 feet, thanks to an international project to save them from the flooding caused by the construction of the High Dam.

Transfer to Aswan for an unforgettable 3 night Nile Cruise.

Upon arrival, you can stay and relax on the boat, or if you purchased our optional excursion package visit the Aswan Philae Temple, Aswan Dam; unfinished Obelisk and sail around Elephantine Island.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast we will continue our cruise the Nile to Kom Ombo, if you purchased our optional excursion package $299 PP you get guided visits to the temples at Kom Ombo.

Continue sailing to Edfu, upon arrival, if you purchased our optional excursions package visit the Temples of Isis and Osiris a fun excursion begins in Edfu visiting the Edfu Temples.

Later in the afternoon, we will cross the locks on the Nile in Esna providing a fun and small scale canal crossing experience. Dinner and lunch on board the cruise boat.

In the evening continue to sail north to Luxor.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In Luxor, if you purchased optional excursion package transfer to the West Bank of the Nile with Thebes, Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut Temple.

Dinner and overnight on board cruise at Luxor.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

If you purchased the optional excursion package transfer to Luxor & Karnak Temples.

In the afternoon, you leave the cruise and transfer by car to Prima Life Makadi Resort in Hurghada.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional submarine reef exploration $80 per person. A fantastic underwater trip for 90 minutes to discover the wonderful marine life of the Red Sea.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Check out and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo (flight not included). Upon arrival transfer to Radisson Blu Hotel in Cairo.

Rest of the day is handled at your leisure.

Breakfast, Dinner

Transfer to Cairo airport for flight back home to the U.S.

Breakfast

Includes:

  • 3 nights Deluxe Nile Cruise M/S Carnival (Aswan to Luxor)
  • 2 nights Cairo 5-Star Radisson Blu Resort
  • 2 nights Hurghada at the Prima Life Makadi Resort All Inclusive Resort
  • 1 night first class sleeper train Cairo to Aswan
  • Guided full day tour of Memphis, Sakkara, Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx with lunch
  • Guided half day tour of Cairo, The Egyptian Museum and Citadel
  • Round trip airport transfers from Cairo International Airport
    Transportation Luxor to Hurgada
  • Total of 23 meals; 08 breakfasts, 07 lunches, 08 dinners

High season travel supplement $200 per person for travel period October 01 – March 31

Advertised rate is for Low season travel period April 1 – September 30, 2024 and 2025  (Excluding Easter & Event Blackout dates)

Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Local Egypt flights(Hurgada/Cairo)
  • Optional excursions & activities
  • Egypt visa ($25) and cruise tips of $35 per person payable in Egypt.

Hurgada :  Hotel Prima Life Makadi

Radisson Blu Resort

To enjoy style, comfort, and our exceptional services, choose Radisson Blu Hotel, Cairo Heliopolis, just 3 kilometers from Cairo International Airport. Unwind in one of our elegant rooms or suites with thoughtful amenities including air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. To dine in style, discover our incredible all-day restaurants and bars with delicious dishes served at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. From our hotel, immerse yourself in the city’s history at sites like the Great Pyramid of Giza or explore the vibrant nearby shopping, dining, and entertainment.

   
Day#Locations & ActivitiesPrice
   
   
3
Abu Simbel excursion $299 PP
   
3,4,5,6Nile Cruise shore excursion package$299 PP
   
7Red Sea submarine reef exploration
$80 PP

Every excursion is handled by our multi lingual tour guides, for your utmost enjoyment.

CONDITIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • ELIGIBILITY: INSIDE & HOME BASED TRAVEL AGENTS/INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, AIRLINE EMPLOYEES, TRAVEL WRITERS/BLOGGERS
  • PROOF OF QUALIFICATION: IATAN ID CARD, IATAN LIST, CLIA ID CARD, TRUE ID, AGENCY LETTER, / AIRLINE INTERLINE ID OR PROFESSIONAL PROFILE KIT FOR WRITERS.
  • ALL RATES ARE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE OCCUPANCY ON LAND/CRUISE ONLY BASIS. ONE AGENT/INTERLINER REQUIRED PER ROOM. COMPANION WELCOME (SEE COMPANION SUPPLEMENT) MINIMUM 2 PASSENGERS REQUIRED. ADDITIONAL COMPANIONS WELCOME AT COMPANION RATE.
  • A VALID US PASSPORT WITH MINIMUM 7 MONTHS VALIDITY PAST THE DATE OF ENTRY IS REQUIRED TO TRAVEL.
  • CANCELLATION: PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. UNUSED TOUR FEATURES ARE NEITHER REFUNDABLE NOR EXCHANGEABLE ONCE THE TOUR IS IN PROGRESS.

SUPPLEMENTS

  • COMPANION SUPPLEMENT IS $400
  • SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, ADD 80%.
  • CHRISTMAS & EASTER WEEK SUPPLEMENT $200 PER PERSON

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • IF YOU WILL BE PURCHASING YOUR INTERNATIONAL AIR, MAKE SURE IT INCLUDES YOUR FLIGHT HURGADA TO CAIRO.

(The cost to purchase this Flight from us is $199 non refundable and must be paid with your initial deposit.)

High season travel supplement $200 per person for travel period October 01 – March 31

Advertised rate is for Low season travel period April 1 – September 30, 2024 and 2025  (Excluding Easter & Event Blackout dates)

MS Carnival

5 Star Deluxe Class Cruise

Built in 1999 and recently refurbished, the M/S Nile Carnival is our newest introduction to cruising on the Nile…

The M/S Nile Carnival is a modern cruise vessel with 4 suites and 68 comfortable deluxe cabins 215 sq.ft each, and 2 single cabins 145 sq.ft each. Each cabin has a Mini-bar, TV, telephone, hair dryer, individually controlled Air conditioning, and mirrors.

Our international cuisine restaurant serves all our guests in one sitting. Breakfast is always buffet, lunches are set menu, and some dinners are served as set menu and some as buffet. Quantity and quality of the food is found excellent by most of our passengers. Our chefs who earned the French National Symbol for Excellence in Food and Hospitality Services from “Les Cuisiniers et Hoteliers de Metier” provides cooking courses. Carnival has a modern lounge-bar and a sundeck with its own bar, where one can enjoy the scenery and enjoy the sun.

We have nightly entertainment on board including Belly-dancer Shows, Nubian Parties, Gallabeya (traditional Arab men’s dress wear) themes, Treasure hunts and others. But if there is any guest who does not care to participate in these social activities they can enjoy our sundeck for the night’s view or stroll in the streets of the port of calls. Located on the sun-deck, Carnival’s swimming pool is surrounded by two Jacuzzi, and we also have two whirlpools for our guests’ use.

The M/S Carnival sails from Luxor every Thursday for a 4-night cruise and from Aswan every Monday for a 3-night Nile River cruise

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