Platinum Egypt FAM trip for travel agents & guests

9 Days

Overview

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The Egypt Platinum FAM is our most classic package. Explore Cairo with 2 days of comprehensive touring to all the must see places. Ancient Egypt comes alive with guided visits to The Pyramids of Giza, The Spinx and Memphis, Sakkara and of course the Egyptian Museum. Travel to Upper Egypt and back thousands of years on your Nile River Cruise visiting Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan. Five star deluxe hotels in Cairo plus outside stateroom cabins with panoramic windows on the Nile Cruise make for a comfortable stay.

If you have never been to Egypt before, this FAM is a must!

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Bring up to 16 companions!

Trip route

Itinerary

The following itinerary represents the tour sequence based on a Monday Cairo arrival. Tour sequence may vary depending on the arrival day.

Welcome to the Egyptian Capital. After customs and immigration our representatives will meet and greet you and assist with your luggage and transfer you to the Radisson Blu Hotel in Cairo. Cairo is not only the largest city in the country and the Middle East but also the second largest in Africa. Located close to the Nile Delta, its history dates back to CE 989. Locals call it Umm al-Dunya — the mother of the world.

Dinner

Today, you will have a full day excursion with lunch, visiting the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx.You will drive around the Pyramid of Chephren, the Pyramid of Cheops (also known as the Great Pyramid or Khufu), and the Pyramid of Menkaure. 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. Later continue to Memphis, the capital of Old Kingdom; and then Sakkara, to visit the Step Pyramid, the first monumental stone structure in Ancient Egypt. In the afternoon, return to your hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You will have a full day excursion with lunch, visiting the famous Egyptian Museum where archaeological pieces dating as far back as 3000 BC are in exhibit; where 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. You will visit jewelry and ornament wholesalers. In the afternoon, return to your hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today check out and transfer to the Cairo Airport for the flight to Luxor (roundtrip local Egypt flights are not included in package price). On arrival in Luxor, you will be met & transferred directly to our cruise boat M/S Carnival. Features air-conditioned comfortable cabins all with panoramic windows. This afternoon, if you purchased the optional Nile Cruise shore excursions package, we will start by visiting the Luxor temple. The temple founded in 1400 BC and built from sandstone blocks brought from the south western portion of Egypt. Next, visit the Karnak temple which features a vast mix of decayed temples and chapels. Moreover, the temple also features pylons and other buildings. Return to the cruise. Tonight, your tour guide will hold an information meeting to walk you through the program. You will spend the night aboard the ship docked in Luxor.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

If you purchased the optional Nile Cruise shore excursions package, your excursions today include visits to Luxor’s West bank where lies Thebes, Valley of Kings and the Collossi of Memnon.
The West Bank of Luxor contains one of the largest collections of archaeological treasures in the world. This is where you will find the famous Valley of the Kings, the breathtaking tomb of Queen Nefertari, the mortuary temples of ancient Egyptian pharaohs, and an astounding number of tombs
Later, return to the boat to wind down, we will start sailing to Esna this afternoon.
In Esna you will pass through the locks on the River Nile, for many a fun and small-scale canal-crossing experience.
Tonight, we will dock in Esna for overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

As you are having breakfast aboard the boat, you will sail up the Nile to Edfu.
Upon arrival in Edfu, your optional shore excursions package will have you enjoying guided visits to Edfu Temple, the beautiful preserved Horus temple. In fact, it is the best preserved of all Egyptian temples which built by the Ptolemy’s.

It’s back to cruise for lunch, while sailing to Kom Ombo. The optional shore excursions package includes a visit to the temple of Sobek the crocodile god which situated on the riverbank. Return back to the cruise which sails to Aswan, known as the land of gold.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

For many,Aswan is one of the most mesmerizing towns on the Nile.
Upon arrival in Aswan, your shore excursions package includes a full day excursion starting with visits to the Temple of Philae, High Dam, and the Unfinished Obelisk and ending with a Felucca Sailing on the Nile River along the shores of Elephantine Island.
Return to the cruise for your last night on the Nile.

Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, we depart in time for the flight to Cairo.
Check in for the flight back to Cairo {not included in the package price) Upon arrival in the Egyptian capital, a short transfer brings you back to your deluxe hotel, Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort. Check-in, dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Dinner

Transfer to the airport in time for the required check in for your international departure flight.

Breakfast

Includes:

  • 4 nights Nile cruise aboard the deluxe MS Carnival
  • 4 nights at the 5-Star Radisson Blu Hotel in Cairo including breakfast and dinner daily
  • Guided full day tour of Memphis, Sakkara, Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx with lunch
  • Guided full day tour of Cairo, The Egyptian Museum and Citadel with lunch
  • Round trip transfers from Cairo International Airport
  • 22 meals; 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 8 dinners

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

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 are not included. Please call for discounted airfares.
  • Local Egypt flights
  • Optional excursions & activities
  • Egypt visa ($25) and cruise tips of $35 per person payable in Egypt

Optional:

Abu Simbel Excursion
$299 PP

Cruise shore excursion package
$299 PP

Floating dinner
$120 PP

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.

  • 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. Maximum 16 guests at companion rate.

  • $400 per person nonrefundable deposit required to book
  • Nonrefundable final payment due 60 days prior trip date
  • Option insurance highly recommended / cancel for any reason* policy available (purchase within days of initial invoice date) see https://www.Trawickinternational.Com/?Agent=10230
  • Advertised accommodations may be subject to change based on availability.
  • 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
  • Supplement to operate single is $725 added cost to the advertised rate
  • Christmas week supplement $400 per person
  • Easter week supplement $200 per person

Important Notes

  • If you will be purchasing your International air and need to purchase the optional $399 local Egypt Flights per person with us there is an added cost for these round trip local Egypt flights: Cairo to Luxor & Aswan to Cairo or vice versa.

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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Platinum Egypt FAM trip for travel agents & guests
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