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Globus Egyptian Escape With Nile Cruise(KQFX)

9 Day Tour from Cairo to Cairo 
If you’ve dreamed of standing at the foot of the great pyramids, now is the time to escape to Egypt. Peruse the treasures of King Tutankhamun in Cairo, and answer the riddle of the Sphinx at the Great Pyramids of Giza. Fly to Luxor and embark on a Nile River cruise. You’ll visit the Karnak and Luxor Temples, and join in guided sightseeing at the Valley of the Kings and Queens on the Nile’s West Bank—site of noble crypts where the pharaohs rest in splendor in the cliff sides. Visit the Temple of Horus with its menacing black stone falcon statue, built 2,000 years ago during the age of Cleopatra. You’ll see fascinating sights before your Nile River cruise is complete, including a bluff-top temple to worship crocodile and falcon gods, the unfinished obelisk of the granite quarries of Aswan, and the Temple of Isis recovered from the submerged island of Philae. Take an excursion on a Felucca sailboat for a view of Kitchener’s Island and the mausoleum of Aga Khan. Fly back to Cairo and conclude your vacation with a farewell dinner to celebrate your guided tour of Egypt.
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Globus Highlights & Sightseeing

Welcome and farewell dinners; guided sightseeing, visit the Egyptian Museum

See the Sphinx and the Great Pyramids

By air

Guided sightseeing, visit the Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings and Queens and Deir El-Bahri

Guided visit of Temple of Horus

Guided visit of the temple

Guided sightseeing, visit the High Dam, granite quarries, the unfinished obelisk, and the Philae Temple of Isis; [LF] Felucca sail around Kitchener’s Island and the Mausoleum of Aga Khan

By air

Itinerary (2021)

 Welcome to Cairo! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
 Guided sightseeing in and around Africa’s largest metropolis starts at the EGYPTIAN MUSEUM. See Tutankhamun’s fabulous treasures, an exciting first encounter with the splendor of three millennia of Egyptian civilization. Next, depart for GIZA. Take a close-up look at the enigmatic SPHINX and the daunting Great Pyramids. Cheops, with an original height of 496 feet, is the most colossal pyramid ever built. (B)
 Board your flight to Luxor, where you will embark your cruise ship to enjoy lunch. In the afternoon, guided sightseeing features visits to KARNAK TEMPLE and LUXOR TEMPLE. (B,L,D)
 This morning, guided sightseeing focuses on the VALLEY OF KINGS & QUEENS on the West Bank of the Nile, where generations of pharaohs and nobles were buried in great splendor in crypts cut into the cliffs. 62 royal tombs have been uncovered so far, of which only the tomb of Tutankhamun was nearly inviolated when discovered in 1922. Visit DEIR EL-BAHRI, Queen Hatshepsut’s monumental rock temple, before returning to your ship where a Captain’s welcome cocktail party awaits you. Sail to Edfu. (B,L,D)
 In Edfu, visit the TEMPLE OF HORUS with its menacing black stone statue of the falcon god. Built in the time of Cleopatra about 2,000 years ago, it is recent by Egyptian standards and beautifully preserved. Have lunch on board and continue your leisurely cruise down Egypt’s river of destiny. Dock at Kom Ombo for a short walk to visit its bluff-top TEMPLE dedicated to the crocodile and falcon gods. You can haggle for bargains in the local market. This evening, enjoy a Galabeya party on board. (B,L,D)
 Marvel at the gigantic Aswan HIGH DAM, completed in 1970. Next, stop at the ancient GRANITE QUARRIES to see the famous unfinished obelisk and visit the PHILAE TEMPLE OF ISIS, transplanted from the submerged island of Philae. Highlight is [LF] a FELUCCA SAIL around Kitchener’s Island and the Mausoleum of Aga Khan. A Nubian Folklore Show is the perfect way to celebrate your Nile Cruise. (B,L,D)
 After disembarkation, enjoy some free time in Aswan. An optional excursion to stunning Abu Simbel is available. (B)
 Board your flight to Cairo. This evening, a farewell dinner awaits at your hotel. (B,D)
 Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Included Globus Meals

Full buffet breakfast daily; 2 three-course dinners, plus all meals on board daily featuring full à la carte breakfasts, lunches, and dinners

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Globus Pricing Details

Dates & Prices do not include air travel.
Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Globus, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $280. Required intra-vacation air segments are: Cairo/Luxor; Aswan/Cario. Air prices were effective on March 13, 2019 and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.

Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy.

The single supplement waiver and single room capacity is limited, please call for availability.

All Escapes by Globus tours and departures are excluded from the following Globus discounts: Book Early & Save, Welcome Back Credit, Second Tour discount and Small Group discount.

Extra nights per person in Cairo:
in single room $224, in twin $134, in triple $130

January - April 2020 Travel

Globus Notes

  • Hotels listed may occasionally be substituted with alternative hotels of equivalent standard.
  • Please ask your Travel Consultant for cruise ship details. The ship scheduled to depart for the cruise portion of your vacation is the MS Mayfair.

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Guaranteed Departure 01/09/2021 $1,519.00
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Guaranteed Departure 03/27/2021 $1,619.00
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