Sunday, August 5, 2012

Avatar Egypt Christmas Package

DAY 01: FRI Dec 21
Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met and assisted through customs and formalities, then transferred to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 02: SAT Dec 22
You will be transferred to Cairo Airport for your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival at Aswan Airport you will be transferred to your Deluxe Nile Cruise Boat for a 4-day/3-night Nile cruise. Optional Tour: Visit the High Dam, Old Dam, Philae Temple, and the Granite Quarries. Accommodations aboard will consist of an Outside Cabin with private facilities. Sail to Edfu. Overnight on board. (B/L/D)
DAY 03: SUN Dec 23
Optional Tour: Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, the best preserved of all the largeEgyptian Temples. Sail to Luxor. Overnight on board. (B/L/D)
DAY04: MON Dec 24
Cross the Nile to the West Bank. Optional Tour: Visit the Necropolis of Thebes, Colossi of Memnon, Queen Hatshepsut Funerary Temple, and the Valley of the Kings and Queens. Optional Sound and Light Show available this evening. Overnight on board. (B/L/D)
DAY 05: TUE Dec 25
Optional Tour: Visit Luxor Temple dedicated to the god Amon-Ra. It was expanded by Ramses II, who added statues of himself. Visit the magnificent Karnak Temple. After disembarkation, you will be transferred to Luxor Airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo. (B)
DAY 06: WED Dec 26
Optional Tour: Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which houses the world's largest collection of artifacts from the era of the pharaohs including some belonging to King Tut. Tour Old Cairo, where early Judaism and Christianity flourished in Egypt. Visit sites like the Ben Ezra Synagogue, and the Moallaka Church where the Virgin Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus took refuge. Spend the afternoon at the Great Pyramids of Giza built for Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus, and the defending Sphinx. End the day at the bazaar of Khan El Khalili. Optional Sound and Light Show available this evening. Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 07: THU Dec 27
You will be transferred to Cairo Airport for your return flight. (B)

Package Inclusions:

  • Arrival and Departure transfers with local hosting.
  • 3 nights in Cairo, including breakfast.
  • 3night Nile cruise, including all meals.

Not Included:

  • International & Domestic Airfare
  • Entry Visa.

Options For Your Trip:

  • Abu Simbel Excursion. ( $ 240)
  • Cruise Shore Excursions. ( $ 140)
  • Sound and Light Show in Luxor. ($ 35)
  • Full Day Tour of Cairo. ($ 89)
  • Sound and Light Show in Cairo. ($ 35)

And get your complementary bottle of Egyptian Wine upon arrival.

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