Elegance of Egypt - Royal Suite, Summer 2021

Tour Type: Luxury Gold
Brochure Type: 2021-2022 Worldwide

From the capital city of Cairo travelling along the Nile through many of Egypt's cities and towns you will experience the history and the heart of this amazing country. Travelling in absolute luxury on the River Tosca, with a knowledgeable Egyptologist on hand, lovers of myth and mystery will be enchanted by the sites encountered on this journey.

Exceptional Dining
  • Nile Cruise: Enjoy a Highlight Dinner accompanied by a Nubian folklore show.
  • Aswan: Like Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie before you, enjoy the sunset and afternoon tea in colonial English-style at Aswan's famous Old Cataract Hotel.
  • Nile Cruise: Join the fun at an Egyptian dinner and galabeya party.
  • Dining Summary: 6 Breakfasts (B), 1 Afternoon Tea (AT), 3 Lunches (L), 3 Dinners (D) all with bottled water, tea or coffee.
Journey Highlights
  • Giza: Meet the enigmatic Sphinx and venture deep inside one of the pyramids, to the chambers where the pharaohs went to meet their gods in the afterlife.
  • Cairo: During your visit to the Egyptian Museum with your Local Expert, gaze upon the most recognisable symbols of ancient Egypt: the full-faced funeral mask, gold coffin, gilded throne and precious jewellery - Tutankhamun's treasure.
  • Giza: If only these walls could talk! Oh, but they do at the audio visual Sound & Light Show at the Great Pyramids.
  • Cairo: Board your included flight to reach Aswan.
  • Aswan: During your visit to Aswan High Dam and the granite quarries, witness one of Queen Hatshepsut's unfinished obelisk.
  • Philae Island: Rising from the waters, on the Island of Philae is the amazing Temple of Isis. Board a motorboat to get there.
  • Kitchener's Island: On a traditional Nile felucca, meet a sailor and learn the art of sailing this ancient Nile craft as you cruise around Kitchener's Island.
  • Kom Ombo: Learn about the only temple in Egypt that is dedicated to two gods.
  • Esna: Visit Esna Temple, dedicated to the god of creation, the ram-headed Khnum.
  • Luxor: Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the temple of Luxor and marvel at this ancient monument.
  • West Bank: See the mighty Colossi of Memnon, guarded by two giant seated figures of Amenhotep III.
  • Luxor: Venture to the Necropolis with your Egyptologist and discover where many pharaohs were laid to rest. See the royal tombs and visit the Temple of Hatshepsut; stepped platforms, pillared porticoes, and vibrant reliefs, set against the desert backdrop make it one of the world's most striking architectural masterpieces.
  • Karnak: Stand amid a vast forest of columns in the largest temple complex known to man.
  • Luxor: Visit a family home and witness the making authentic Egyptian sun bread.
  • Luxor: Catch your final glimpse of the Nile onboard your included flight back to Cairo.
Luxury Hotels
  • Giza: As far as hotels go, there are few that compare to the five-star Mena House Hotel. Having welcomed numerous heads of state over the years, you'll have the opportunity to bask in its storied history, while still benefiting from its modern luxury. Wake up to stunning views of the pyramids from the balcony of your decadent room.
  • Luxury Cruising: For the ultimate in luxury and refinement, set sail on the deluxe, all-suite River Tosca. Experience old world elegance, blended with modern amenities and comfort. The spacious suites are tastefully designed with marble bathrooms. Outside on the sun deck, the pool and shaded cabanas offer an oasis of calm to relax and enjoy the ever-changing scenery.
  • Cairo: Perfectly located on the western bank of the Nile, the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence puts you at the heart if it all. Enjoy elegance in both service and style, with rooms featuring stylish colonial decor and an open-air, rooftop pool offering stunning city views.
Inclusive Luxury Gold Services
  • You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges and certified Egyptologist, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • Luxury Gold is proud to offer various modes of transportation, from luxury coach to included flight to overnight river cruise and more, so that you always travel in comfort and experience your journey and destination in the best possible and most appropriate way.
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels. See Notes in the pricing panel for exemptions.
  • From time to time, your Travel Concierge will enchant you with a Luxury Gold Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • Complimentary, private airport transfers are included on start and end dates, when flights are included within the itinerary and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold. Guests will be transferred with fellow Luxury Gold Travellers that arrive on the same flight. Complimentary port transfers are included when cruise travel is included within the itinerary. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city of the itinerary, may be requested but are not guaranteed.

Call (864) 225-5588 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15114025

Tour Operator
Luxury Gold by Insight
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2020
Duration
7 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CairoCairo at leisure.: Welcome to the timeless land of the pharaohs. On arrival in Cairo, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the evening at leisure as tomorrow you begin your journey into the ancient world. In the evening, get to know your Travelling Concierge and fellow guests over a welcome drink at the hotel.
Mena House Hotel (Pyramid View), Giza.
Day 2CairoCairo sightseeing.: In the morning, join your Travelling Concierge, a knowledgeable Egyptologist, and begin your discovery of this timeless land. Start with a visit to the magnificent Pyramids of Giza, including exploring inside one of these wonders and a visit to the enigmatic Sphinx. Afterwards, visit the Egyptian Museum, to witness the priceless treasures recovered from the Tomb of Tutankhamun. Later, drive to the Pyramids to witness the magical Sound & Light Show, an unforgettable introduction to the world of ancient Egypt. (Breakfast)
Mena House Hotel (Pyramid View), Giza.
Day 3AswanFly to Aswan to join your cruise.: Board your plane for a morning flight across the desert to Aswan. Visit the Aswan High Dam and the granite quarries, where one of Queen Hatshepsut's obelisks lies abandoned in the bedrock. Then cross the Nile by motorboat to the well-preserved Philae temple complex, moved stone-by-stone to its current location following the construction of the High Dam. Next, stretch out on a traditional Nile felucca for a peaceful ride around Kitchener's Island. In the late afternoon, join the likes of Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie before you, with a colonial-style high tea on the terrace of the Old Cataract Hotel. Once on your stylish and spacious cruiser, enjoy a Highlight Dinner, accompanied by a Nubian folklore show and live music. (Breakfast / Lunch / Afternoon Tea / Dinner with Wine)
River Tosca.
Day 4EdfuKom Ombo to Edfu.: The morning is at leisure to relax or explore, or maybe take a Locally Available Experience by air to visit the amazing temples of Abu Simbel? These extraordinary temples were carved out of the cliff side by Rameses II and later transported, in an amazing feat of modern engineering, out of the rising waters of Lake Nasser. At lunchtime, set sail for the temple at Kom Ombo - a glorious sight as you approach by river. Unique in Egypt, it's dedicated to both the falcon-headed Horus and the crocodile god, Sobek. Then, drift past irrigated fields and palm-fringed villages to dock at Edfu. As evening falls, don your galabeyas, which are traditional Egyptian attire, for a fun-filled Egyptian dinner and galabeya party. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
River Tosca.
Day 5LuxorEsna Temple and the Temple of Luxor.: Start with a visit to Esna Temple. Situated in the centre of Esna, this fascinating and highly decorated temple is dedicated to the ram-headed god Khnum, the god of creation. Then, sit back and observe everyday life in rural Egypt, as you float downstream to Luxor. Visit the Temple of Luxor as the sun sets. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
River Tosca.
Day 6CairoLuxor sightseeing and Cairo.: Across the Nile, to the west of the city, lies the necropolis of ancient Thebes. Stop for a photo of the Colossi of Memnon; these two giant seated figures of Amenhotep III once guarded his mortuary temple. In the nearby Valley of the Kings, the Egyptian kings planned to meet their gods in the afterlife. Visit some of their tombs, then continue to the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rare female pharaohs. Next, visit a family home and witness the making of authentic Egyptian sun bread. Return to Luxor for your final highlight, Karnak, the largest temple complex built by man. Walk through the avenue of ram-headed sphinxes, past the statue of Rameses II, to the vast Hypostyle Hall, housing 134 giant decorated columns. Afterwards, transfer to the airport for your flight back to Cairo. (Breakfast)
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence.
Day 7Depart CairoDepart Cairo.: Your journey concludes after breakfast and you will be transferred to Cairo Airport to board your onward flight. (Breakfast)
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
04/07/2021$4,775.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/14/2021$4,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/21/2021$4,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/28/2021$4,675.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/05/2021$4,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/06/2021$4,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/13/2021$4,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/20/2021$4,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/27/2021$4,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
Disclaimer
Notes: Twin prices are per person, based on Pyramid Deck Grand Suites for cruising portion and include port charges. Gratuities are not included for the Travelling Concierge, Drivers, Local Experts, Airport Escorts or Nile Cruise Crew. The above prices include internal economy airfares Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo. Visas: Some passports may require Visas, please speak to your Travel Agent at time of booking to assess your requirements.

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    Tour Type: Luxury GoldBrochure Type: 2021-2022 WorldwideFrom the capital city of Cairo travelling along the Nile through many of Egypt's cities and towns you will experience the history and the heart of this amazing country.

 
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