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Egypt Classic
Egypt Classic
Egypt Classic
Egypt Classic
Egypt Classic
Egypt Classic

Egypt Classic

Saturday, May 6, 2023
14 days / 12 nights


Description

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

Discover Cairo and its pyramids and continue with a cruise on the Nile to discover the treasures of Upper Egypt and the mysteries of the pharaohs. End with, Alexandria, founded by Alexander the Great with its library and catacombs. Treat yourself to a foray into this mythical story.


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 | Hôtel Hyatt Regency Cairo West 5*, ou similaire
  • Croisière | Ms Blue Shadow 5*, ou similaire
  • Assouan | Hôtel Movenpick Aswan 5*, ou similaire
  • Alexandrie | Hôtel Hilton Green Plaza 5*, ou similaire


Detailed program

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

Economy class flight from Montreal 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: Steigenberger pyramids or similar.

Breakfast. Full day visit which included the famous pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus, sphinx (Entrance inside the pyramid is not included). Then visit Memfis and Sakara. Return to the hotel and accommodation : Steigenberger pyramids or similar.

Breakfast. Visit the Citadel of Saladin and Alabaster Mosque. Continues to Islamic Cairo where you will visit the Al Sultan Hassan, Al Refae Mosques. Finally go to Khan el Khalili for strolling and shopping. Return to hotel. Accommodation: Steigenberger pyramids or similar.

Breakfast. Check out from the hotel at then transfer to Cairo Airport to take the flight to Luxor. Arrival then transfer to the boat, boarding formalities. Lunch and Visit the temples of Luxor (dedicated to God Amon-Ra, the sun god) and Karnark, Dinner and overnight on board: Ms Radamis II Nile Cruise or similar.

Breakfast then go out to Visit the Valley of the Kings. Colossi of Memnon also visited, as well as the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Lunch on board. Stay in full board sailing to Edfu, Arrival and overnight on board: Ms Radamis II Nile Cruise or similar.

Breakfast then visit the Temple of Horus (God represented by a hawk) Navigating to kom Ombo. Visit Kom Ombo Temple, only temple dedicated to two gods, Sobek and Haroesis, where there is a Nilometer (old measurement system the level of the Nile) and a mummified crocodile. Navigation and overnight on board: Ms Radamis II Nile Cruise or similar.

Breakfast. Visit the Temple Philae and the High Dam. In the afternoon, a felucca ride around the Elefantina Island and a view of the Agha Khan mausoleum as well as the botanical garden. Return to the cruise and overnight on board: Ms Radamis II Nile Cruise or similar.

Breakfast. Departure to Abu Simbel (around 3h30 drive). Discover this site built by Ramses II around 13th century BC. Then, drive back to Aswan (about 3h30 drive). Visit a Nubian Village, transfer to Aswan accommodation: Movenpick aswan hotel or similar.

Breakfast, transfer to Aswan airport to take your flight to Cairo. Arrival to Cairo and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation: Steigenberger pyramids or similar.

Breakfast. Departure to Alexandria. On arrival, visit to the pillar of Pompeii and the catacombs of Kom, El Shoqafa. Lunch during the visit. Transfer to the hotel for the night: Sheraton Montazah or similar.

Breakfast. Visit Alexandria Library, Citadel of Quitbay (The visit will be outside) and Gardens of Al Montazah Palace and finally return to Cairo and accommodation: Steigenberger pyramids or similar.

Breakfast. Visit of The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, a large museum in the ancient city of Fustat, displaying a collection of 50,000 artefacts, presenting Egyptian civilization from prehistoric times to the present day. Dinner at Nile cruise then return to the hotel and accommodation: Steigenberger pyramids or similar.

Morning transfer to Cairo airport and return flight to Montreal.


Flight itinerary

AC
Montreal ( YUL )
2023-05-06 18:00
Le Caire ( CAI )
2023-05-07 10:05

AC
Le Caire ( CAI )
2023-05-19 11:50
Montreal ( YUL )
2023-05-19 16:50

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.


Rates

Occ. Price Taxes Total
Regular accommodation simple $5,132.00 $767.00 $5,899.00
Regular accommodation double $4,182.00 $767.00 $4,949.00

Visa requirements