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WONDERS OF EGYPT SAFARI

SAFARI HIGHTLIGHTS.

Day 1 - Zoser Partner Hotel - Cairo
Day 2 – Sleeping Train – Cairo to Aswan
Day 3 – Nile Cruise - Aswan
Day 4 - Nile Cruise – Kom Ombo
Day 5 - Nile Cruise
West Bank
Day 6 -
Zoser Partner Hotel - Cairo
Day 7 - Departure.

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN CAIRO, EGYPT, ZOSER PARTNER HOTEL.

Arrival at Cairo International Airport where you will be met by your escort who will assist you with immigration, luggage and customs, and then you will be transferred to your hotel and check-in.

Visit Giza Pyramids to See one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, Giza pyramids built by the IV Dynasty Kings Cheops, Chephren and Mycrinus 2559 B.C. Proceed on tour to see the Valley Temple where they used to mummify the body of the dead King also to see the mysterious Sphinx guarding the cemetery for almost 5000 years. Back to your hotel and overnight.

Overnight at Zoser Partner Hotel – bed and breakfast.

DAY 2 – CAIRO CITY TOUR THEN OVERNIGHT TRAIN.

Check out after breakfast.

Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities housing the largest collection of Egyptian monuments in the world 250,000 items. Also see the jewellery of the famous King Tut Ankh Amun, dates back to 1352 B.C. Also visit Coptic Cairo; Hanging church, Abu Serga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue and then visit the most famous open market in Cairo Khan El Khalili Bazaar

07pm. Transfer to Giza station to take Sleeping Train to Aswan.

Dinner &overnight on board train - fullboard

DAY 3 – ASWAN

Breakfast on board the train.

Meet and greet at Aswan rail way station and then transfer you to your Nile Cruiser for embarkation and then your tour will start with visit to the High Dam and Philae Temple.

Lunch on board.

In the afternoon do Felucca tour around the islands in the Nile.

Dinner &overnight on board the cruise ship – fullboard.

DAY 4 – KOM OMBO AND EDFU

Breakfast on board while sailing to Kom Ombo, visit Kom Ombo, walk to that beautiful unique double Temple of Kom Ombo, which was, dedicated to the two Gods Sobek the Crocodile God. And Horus the Falcon God, This is a Greeco Roman Temple, where you will view the oldest Calendar in history, as well as the surgical instruments used in operations in ancient Egypt.

Lunch on board.

In the afternoon sail to Edfu and visit Edfu Temple.

Dinner and overnight on board the cruise ship – fullboard.

DAY 5 – WEST BANK

Breakfast on board.

Cross the River Nile to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings housing tombs of the Kings of the XVIII Dynasty. Continue on tour to El Dier El Bahari Temple of Queen Hatshipsut one of the strongest women in the Egyptian history that went against the rules and ruled Egypt for more than 18 years. 

On your way back to the East Bank stop by the Colossi of Memnon of King Amenophis III, once stood in front of his Temple.  

Dinner and overnight on board the cruise ship - fullboard.

DAY 6 – LUXOR TO CAIRO (BY FLIGHT), ZOSER PARTNER HOTEL

Breakfast and disembarkation, transfer to Luxor Airport to fly back to Cairo.

Transfer to your hotel.

Overnight at Zoser Parnter Hotel – bed and breakfast. 

DAY 7 – DEPARTURE.

Afternoon check-out, free day at your leisure

Transfer to airport for your international departure flight.

COST:
5 STAR CAIRO ACCOMMODATION AND 5 STAR NILE CRUISE.
SAFIR CAIRO HOTEL OR MERCURE LE SPHINX &  DELUXE NILE CRUISE

COST: USD 970.- PER PERSON

4 STAR CAIRO ACCOMMODATION AND 5 STAR NILE CRUISE
ZOSER OR GRAND PYRAMIDS  DELUXE & SUPERIOR NILE CRUISE

COST: USD 930.- PER PERSON

3 STAR CAIRO ACCOMMODATION AND 5 STAR NILE CRUISE
CATARACT PYRAMIDS RESORT & SUPERIOR NILE CRUISE

COST: USD 890.- PER PERSON


Cost Includes:

  • All sightseeing tours throughout (including entrance fees) with private licensed English speaking guide
  • All airport transfers and ground transportation in a/c vehicle as stated in the program.
  • All meals as indicated above.
  • 02 nights including breakfast in Cairo at Zoser Partner hotel or similar - www.zoserhotel.com.eg  
  • 01 night including dinner and breakfast on sleeper train.
  • 03 nights including all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner as mentioned in the program) on board 5* Cruise
  • Domestic flight: Luxor-Cairo .

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal expenses such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls, etc.
  • Tips
  • International airfare

Cruises schedules
03N/04D Aswan/Luxor (Wednesdays and Fridays)
04N/05D Luxor/Aswan (Saturdays and Mondays)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON EGYPT 

Currency in Egypt:
The Currency in Egypt is the Egyptian pound  and it is divided into 100 piaster. Egyptian pound is referred as LE.

The Egyptian pound is called genaeh in Arabic. Here you will find 25 and 50 piaster notes and various sized coins down to the 5 piaster. At present  1 $ dollars is equivalent to 6.2 Egyptian pounds. In Egypt most of the banks open from Sunday to Thursday, working hours are 8:30 to 2 PM. However, banks at the airport and the majors entry ports are open 24 hours daily. 

Credit Cards.
Most the the major credit card names such as American express, master card,  all euro cards and JCB  are widely accepted in various hotels and shops To use  an ATM  machine, they mostly accept visa master and cirrus cards, if you don't find an ATM machine in your vicinity;  you  can still obtain cash if you go to  any of  Misr Bank braches. Banks are unwillingly to accept US$100 notes issued before 1992. You can use US$ and  English sterling or Euros  to exchange, as they are  accepted in many places and banks.  

Electricity :
The electricity current is 220 volts, 50 Hz, North American travelers are advised to bring a converter, sockets are designed for round pronged plugs, if you are coming from the UK, you will need an adaptor for your plugs.
The power plugs used in Egypt are 220 volts. if you are coming from a country using 110 please don't forget to bring you converter, the socket pins in the wall are the two holes type ! 

Customs at Cairo Airport :
You are allowed to bring 250 grams of tobacco two cartoon of cigarettes  One liter of alcohol and personal stuff.  if you are planning to bring your own pet make sure  you have a veterinary health certificate and it should include a valid rabies certificate.

Tipping
10 to 12 per cent is added to hotel and restaurant bills but an extra tip of 5 per cent is normal. Taxi drivers generally expect 10 per cent. 

Electronic gadgets
Persons traveling with valuable electronic equipment such as cameras, video cameras or computers may be required to list these in their passports to ensure that they will be exported on departure.

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