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Egypt: Sphinx, Pyramids and Nile

Saturday, March 12, 2022
14 days / 12 nights

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Description

Please note that this tour will be escorted by a French-speaking guide.

Who has not dreamed of Egypt scenery? This fabulous tour offers both cultural visits, cruising and calm of the beaches of the Red Sea. In addition to visiting the temples and remains of the pharaohs, let yourself be lulled by the waves of the Nile on a river cruise. Watch the sunset over the Pyramids of the Giza Plateau. Let yourself be steeped in a unique history by visiting the prestigious archaeological sites of Abu Simbel and the Valley of the Kings. You will be charmed by a felucca ride and a Galabia evening. Finally, you can live to the rhythm of the inhabitants of the big cities of Cairo and Alexandria. It is all the Egyptian culture that will be present.


Here are the highlights of our tour:

  • You will see the legendary pyramids of Cheops, Khafre and Menkaure as well as the Sphinx who watches over them.
  • Visit of Memphis and Saqqara
  • You will see Abu Simbel with its Temple representing gigantic statues carved in the rock.
  • Visit the Great Dam of Aswan and the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae
  • Enjoy a seaside holiday in Hurghada
  • You will do most of your trips on a Nile cruise
  • You will spend an evening in Galabia, traditional Egyptian dress
  • Visit several mythical temples such as Edfu and Queen Hatshepsut
  • Enjoy a ride on the Nile in a felucca, a traditional Egyptian boat
  • You will see the mythical Valley of the Kings
  • Visit of the Karnak Temple
  • Witness the greatness of the city of Alexandria with its famous library


The name of the French guide is not yet available on this departure.


IMPORTANT:

  • The availability and price of single occupancy rooms will be confirmed within 48 business hours of booking.
  • The destination country could require the traveler to be vaccinated for COVID-19.



Hotel:

  • Le Caire | Barceló Pyramids ou similaire
  • Aswan| Tolip Aswan ou similaire
  • Croisère | MS Crown Empress ou similaire
  • Hurghada | Palm beach ou similaire


Detailed program

Legend: B: Breakfast / L: Lunch / D: Dinner Moderate pace
Pace: Moderate

Welcome at Montreal airport by your Objectif Monde guide. Flight to Cairo.

Reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel for check-in, then the rest of the day at leisure. Night at the hotel. Accommodation: Barceló Pyramids or similar.

Breakfast. The day begins with a visit to the famous pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus. (Entrance to the pyramids is not included). The discovery of the impressive Sphinx carved in the rock will follow. Then, set off to visit the sites of Memphis and Saqqara. Return transfer and overnight at the hotel. Accommodation: Barcelo Pyramids or similar.

Breakfast. Morning departure to Alexandria. Upon arrival, visit to the famous Alexandria Library, Pompeii Pillar and Kom Catacombs, El Shoqafa. Dinner during the visit. Afterwards, return to Cairo. Night at the hotel. Accommodation: Barcelo Pyramids or similar.

Breakfast. Pick up at the hotel to visit The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, a large museum in the ancient city of Fustat which brings together a collection of 50,000 objects, it presents Egyptian civilization from prehistoric times to the present day. Then Visit of the Mosque of Sultan Hassan and Rafaei. Return to hotel and accommodation: Barcelo Pyramids or similar.

Breakfast. Early departure to the airport for the flight to Aswan. On arrival, visit the Dam and Temple of Philae. Overnight at the hotel. Hosting: Tolip Aswan or similar.

Breakfast. Departure to Abu Simbel (about 3 hours drive). Discover this site built by Ramses II around the 13th century BC. Afterwards, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Finally, drive back to Aswan (about 3 hours drive). Transfer to the boat for a cruise on the Nile. Overnight aboard MS Crown Empress or similar.

Breakfast. Navigation to Kom Ombo for the visit of his temple. Afterwards, return on board for dinner. Navigation resumes in the direction of Edfou. On arrival, disembarkation to visit the temple of Edfu. Then, back on board and the rest of the day free. Dinner, you will participate in a "Galabia" evening, named after the traditional Egyptian dress. Overnight on board. Accommodation: MS Crown Empress ship or similar.

After breakfast, visit the Temple of Horus. (God represented by a falcon) towards Luxor. Meet on the east bank of the Nile where they visit the temples of Karnak and Luxor. Accommodation: MS Crown Empress ship or similar.

Breakfast. The cruise is coming to an end. Visit of the west bank, followed by the discovery of the Valley of the Kings. Visit of the site where the Colossus of Memnon is located and finally the temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Disembark from the cruise ship for the bus transfer to Hurghada with several stops on the way. After the timeless landscapes of the Nile River, inspiring calm, you will reach the shores of the Red Sea and its white sand beaches in Hurghada, famous for the richness of its seabed. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and then rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Accommodation: Palm Beach or similar.

Free day to enjoy the hotel facilities. Full board stay. Accommodation: Palm Beach or similar.

Breakfast. Free day to enjoy the Stunning coral reefs and turquoise waters. Accommodation: Palm Beach or similar.

Breakfast. Transfer to Hurghada airport for flight to Cairo. On arrival, transfer to the hotel for installation and then the rest of the day at leisure. Night at the hotel. Accommodation: Barcelo Pyramids or similar.

Night transfer to Cairo airport and return flight to Montreal.


Flight itinerary

OS
Montreal ( YUL )
2022-03-12 18:35
Vienne ( VIE )
2022-03-13 08:45

OS
Vienne ( VIE )
2022-03-13 13:45
Le Caire ( CAI )
2022-03-13 18:10

LH
Le Caire ( CAI )
2022-03-25 07:00
Munich ( MUC )
2022-03-25 10:10

LH
Munich ( MUC )
2022-03-25 15:50
Montreal ( YUL )
2022-03-25 19:20

Please note that the flight schedule is subject to change without notice.
For full details on baggage allowance and applicable fees, please visit the airline's website.


Occupation

Occ.

Price

Taxes

Total

Regular accommodation simple

$4,391.00

$808.00

$5,199.00

Regular accommodation double

$3,591.00

$808.00

$4,399.00