Romance of Egypt Tour

Egyptian Papyrus and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
Romance of Egypt Tour

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13 Days / 12 Nights
Starting at $2,695 per person, double occupancy

Cairo / Alexandria / Luxor / Aswan

THIS PRIVATE TOUR Highlights Include:
Guaranteed weekly departures year round
Guided Tours to the "A" list of sites in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and the city Cleopatra made famous, Alexandria
International buffet breakfast daily plus lunches and dinners while on the cruise
Fully escorted from arrival to Cairo

The Romance of Egypt tour provides the opportunity to immerse yourself in ancient egypt with guides who have the ability to bring to life over 5000 years of history. Whether you are celebrating your recent marriage or renewing vows made decades ago this Travel Egypt tour offers a combination of luxury, entertainment and educational experiences in a setting like none other on Earth. Travel Egypt's Romance of Egypt is an upscale tour featuring highly rated luxury 5* hotels with deluxe or superior view rooms and a deluxe 5* Nile cruise with an upper decks, panoramic Nile view cabin. Egypt tourism should be relaxing. Travel Egypt Egypt tours are fully escorted from your arrival to Cairo, giving you the opportunity to enjoy the experience carefree.

Antiquity tour highlights include visits to the Giza plateau, featuring the Great Pyramid and Sphinx. The Egyptian Museum of antiquities where you will marvel at King Tut's treasures. Temples along the Nile from Luxor to Aswan, the Necropolis of Thebes featuring the Valley of the Kings and the city Alexander the Great founded but Cleopatra made famous. All costs associated with these visits including transportation, entry fees, guide, service charges and taxes are already included in the tour price.

Included meals are giant international buffets with breakfast daily plus ala carte and buffet lunches and dinners while on the cruise.


Mena House Hotel

Day 01: (Monday) ARRIVAL
Arriving clear immigration and customs then staff will transfer you to the Mena House hotel, where you will enjoy a Pyramid view room with private balcony. Overnight Cairo

VISAS: All travelers to Egypt are required to obtain a visa for entry. Citizens of certain countries can currently obtain one on arrival however this is subject to change without notice.


Great Sphinx

Day 02: (Tuesday) SAQQARA, DAHSHUR, MEMPHIS
A full day tour of Saqqara with it's famous Stepped Pyramid including entry to the elaborate tombs of Mereruka (vizier to king Teti) and the recently opened tomb of Maia (King Tut's wet nurse and maybe half sister). Dahshur with it's famous Bent and Red Pyramids plus the new Imhotep museum. Visit the ruins of Memphis, the ancient capital. Overnight Cairo
Meals: Buffet Breakfast

Day 03: (Wednesday) GREAT PYRAMID, SPHINX, SOLAR BOAT MUSEUM, PYRAMIDS OF THE QUEENS, TOMBS OF THE NOBLES, CAMEL RIDE
Tour of the Giza plateau where you will marvel at the seventh wonder of the world, the Great Pyramid. Stare into the face of the inscrutable Sphinx. Visit the Solar Boat museum and the pyramids of the Queens plus the tombs of the nobles. Enjoy a photo op camel ride. Overnight Cairo
Meals: Buffet Breakfast
OPTIONAL Tours:
Pyramids sound and light show $40 per person
Sunrise camel ride at the Pyramids: Cost: $65 per person (minimum of 2)

Mask of King Tutankhamun

Day 04: (Thursday) EGYPTIAN MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITIES, KHAN EL KHALILI BAZAAR
Enjoy a tour of the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, featuring King Tut's treasures. Visit the Royal Mummies room. Then it's off to the famous Khan el Khalili bazaar where travelers have been finding bargains since the middle ages. Overnight Cairo
Meals: Buffet Breakfast

Day 05: (Friday) CAIRO TO ALEXANDRIA
Depart Cairo by air-conditioned vehicle for Alexandria. The city Alexander the Great built and Cleopatra made famous. Arriving enjoy the comfort of a sea view room at the beautiful Hilton Alexandria Corniche Hotel right on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. Overnight Alexandria
Meals: Buffet Breakfast


Alexandria Library

Day 06: (Saturday) ALEXANDRIA RETURN TO CAIRO
Tour Alexandria including the Greco-Roman sites, the museums and the new world famous library. Return to Cairo in the evening and the comfort of the Concorde al Salam hotel or Le Meridien Airport hotel.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast

Day 07: (Sunday) FLY TO LUXOR, KARNAK SOUND AND LIGHT SHOW
Staff transfers you to the airport, assists with checking in and you fly to Luxor. Arriving staff transfers you to the Sonesta St. George hotel or the Maritim Kings Island Resort where you will have a Nile view room. In the evening attend the Karnak Temple sound and light show. Overnight Luxor
Meals: Buffet Breakfast
Optional tours:
Dendara Temple: $70 per person based on a minimum of two persons

Temple of Luxor

Day 08: (Monday) BOARD CRUISE, TEMPLES OF KARNAK AND LUXOR
Staff will transfer you to your Five Star Deluxe Nile Cruiser, the M/S Amarco I or the Premier cruiser, M/S Saint George*. Lunch on board. Following lunch visit Luxor's East Bank Temple of Karnak and Temple of Luxor. Return to the ship for dinner followed by evening entertainment (please check with reception for the program schedule). Overnight Cruise / Luxor
Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional Tour:
West bank Necropolis sites not included in cruise: $95 per person (includes the Valley of the Queens, the tombs of the nobles and artisans, Medinet Habu, Ramessium)

Colossi of Memnon

Day 09: (Tuesday) NECROPOLIS OF THEBES, CRUISE TO ESNA
Tour Luxor's West Bank including the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. After touring return to the ship for lunch. Cruise to Esna. Dinner. Evening entertainment. Overnight Cruise / Esna
Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner



Day 10:
(Wednesday) TEMPLE OF HORUS AT EDFU, CRUISE TO KOM OMBO
Cruise to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus, the best preserved of all the Nile temples. Cruise to Kom Ombo where you will dock for the evening. Dinner and evening entertainment. Overnight Cruise / Kom Ombo
Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Temple of Kom Ombo

Day 11: (Thursday) TEMPLE OF TWO GODS, CRUISE TO ASWAN, TEMPLE OF PHILAE, UNFINISHED OBELISK, HIGH DAM
Enjoy a tour of the Temple of two gods. The temple is unique because its double design means that there are courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two gods, Sobek and Haroeris. Cruise to Aswan. Lunch on board before visiting the Aswan High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae. Dinner followed by evening entertainment. Overnight Cruise / Aswan
Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Abu Simbel

Day 12: (Friday) FLY TO CAIRO (OPTIONAL EXCURSION TO ABU SIMBEL
Breakfast on board before disembarking. Staff transfers you to the airport, assists with checking in and you fly to Cairo. Arriving staff transfers you to either the Concorde el Salam or Le Meridien Airport hotel. Overnight Cairo
Meals: Buffet Breakfast
Optional excursion to Abu Simbel

Day 13: (Saturday) INTERNATIONAL DEPARTURE
Staff will transfer you to the airport, assist with exit formalities and checking in for your international departure. (meals on the flight)

Tours Include:
Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle relating to the tour program starting with arrival to Cairo. Baggage handling of no more than 1 piece of luggage per person however baggage and personal effects are at the owner's risk at all time during the tour (baggage handling does NOT include tips for bellmen, porters, etc.). Hotels (based on double occupancy). 5 star Deluxe Nile cruise with outside Nile view cabin, private bath, individual climate control. Meals as noted. Included meals are in the main dining room, no speciality restaurants or room service. Fees for visiting antiquity sites and museums. Services of an English speaking licensed Egyptologist. Service charges and taxes.

Not included:
AIR, Air ticket taxes, fuel surcharges, items of a personal nature such as tips (tipping guide), entry visa, phone calls, laundry, beveragesof any nature at any time, any items not specifically covered in the included items.

Guaranteed Weekly Departures

Tour Price:
Starting at $2,695 per person, double occupancy


Tours must be booked at least 45 days prior to arrival.
Prices and itinerary subject to change without notice.

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