Overton Travel
Overton Travel

New and Improved for 2019!

“I enjoyed cruising down the Nile River, the Pyramids, Valley of the Kings (going down in the tombs), riding a camel, shopping from the vendors, the food was great.”
-E. Goode

egypt


pyramids, pharaohs, and the nile

 

Price: 
Full Package
(including flight from NY-JFK)
$3,199*

Land Only
(no international flights)
$2,499*

Single Room Supplement:
$650

Dates:
Oct 30 - Nov 6, 2019

Duration: 
7 days

Locations Visited: 
Cairo
Luxor
Aswan
Optional: Hurghada

Accommodations:  
5 Star

Deposit: 
$500 due by
February 28, 2019

Next Payment:
$1,000 due by
May 15, 2019

Final Payment:
Due by July 31, 2019

Travel Protection:
$194 per person (Double)
$242 per person (Single)


*Prices per person based on double room occupancy

 

INCLUDES

  • Round trip flights from New York (JFK) to Cairo
    (Other departure cities available)

  • Flights Cairo - Luxor and Aswan - Cairo

  • 3 nights in hotel accommodations

  • 3 nights on board a Nile River cruise ship

  • English speaking guides throughout

  • All transportation (as noted in itinerary) by modern private air-conditioned vehicles

  • All entrance fees

  • 13 meals

Optional trip to the Red sea

  • Extend your trip to Egypt 4 days with a visit to Hurghada, a beautiful resort town on the Red Sea of Egypt

  • Spend 3 relaxing nights at the luxurious all-inclusive Sheraton Soma Bay Resort. The Sheraton Soma Bay is a unique five-star resort inspired by Luxor’s Karnak Temple. It is situated directly on 800 meters of beautiful beachfront.

  • All meals and drinks are included at the resort

  • Return to Cairo for 1 last night at the InterContinental Cairo Citystars

    Price: 
    $899*

    Single Room Supplement:
    $400

    Dates:
    Nov 6 - 10, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS

  • See the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of Tutankhamen's tomb at the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

  • Marvel at the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and experience Old Cairo, and the Khan El Khalili Bazaar

  • Enjoy a 3-night cruise along the Nile to explore Luxor and the Valley of the Kings, famed for its tombs and royal burial chambers with hieroglyphic writings along the walls

  • Sail on board a traditional Egyptian sailing “felucca” for a view of Kitchner's Island Botanical Garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum

  • Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the best preserved temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus

 

Egypt Trip FAQs

Time Zone:
Eastern European Time Zone UTC+02:00

Money:
Egyptian Pound (EGP)

Weather:
November Average Temp
70 Degrees

Language:
Arabic, English

 

itinerary

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

  • Depart New York - JFK for your non-stop flight to Egypt

Thursday, October 31, 2019

  • Arrive in the Land of Pharaohs. Transfer from Cairo International Airport to hotel with driver and guide.

  • Remainder of day at leisure.

Hotel:  InterContinental Cairo Citystars  

King Tut

King Tut

Feluccas on the Nile River

Feluccas on the Nile River

Friday, November 1, 2019

  • Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities to see the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of Tutankhamen's tomb. Then drive to Old Cairo to visit Al Moallaka Church (Hanging Church) and Ben Ezra Synagogue. In the afternoon, visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx, then proceed to Khan El Khalili, the world's largest 13th century covered oriental bazaar.

Hotel:  InterContinental Cairo Citystars
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

Saturday, November 2, 2019

  • Transfer from your hotel to Cairo International Airport for your morning flight to Luxor. Upon arrival at Luxor Airport, you will be met & assisted and transferred to the Sonesta Moon Goddess cruise ship whe you will spend the next 3 nights. After a leisurely lunch, enjoy a visti to the colossal Temple of Karnak, Egypt’s finest ancient temple. Proceed to Luxor temple via the 2 kilometer long avenue of Sphinxes. See one of the original pairs of the obelisk, the second of which now stands on the Place de la Concorde in Paris.

Hotel:  Sonesta Moon Goddess Cruise Ship   
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Temple of Horus

Temple of Horus

Sunday, November 3, 2019

  • After breakfast, cross over to the West Bank of the Nile, home to the famed Valley of the Kings, where 64 pharaohs and nobles’ tombs are built into the sheer rocks. Explore these beautifully painted tombs. Touring will continue to the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, an architectural wonder rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces. Stop for the photo at the colossi of Memnon, two huge statues of Amenophis II.

Hotel:  Sonesta Moon Goddess Cruise Ship
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Pyramids

Pyramids

Monday, November 4, 2019

  • Today your Egyptologist will guide you to explore the extraordinary Temple of Horus at Edfu, the falconheaded god and the most completely preserved Pharaonic temple. Witness the reliefs that depicts the annual coronation of Horus, the ruler. Enjoy lunch while sailing to Kom Ombo which is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world, and Haroeris or the ancient falcon‐headed Horus. Tonight, enjoy a special Egyptian Galabeya Party. Overnight in Aswan.

Hotel:  Sonesta Moon Goddess Cruise Ship   
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

  • Disembarkation after breakfast, start your tour with a visit to Aswan high dam, an engineering miracle that incorporates huge materials 16 times bigger than than those used in the Great Pyramid at Giza. Proceed to the impressive granite quarries and site of the Unfinished Obelisk. Ride a motorized boat to Philae Temple, World UNESCO heritage. The whole temple was dismantled and moved stone by stone to its current location to avoid the dam flooding. Afterwards, enjoy the peace and tranquility of the felucca Nile sailing ride in Aswan around Kitchener island. Upon completion of all visits, you will be transferred to Aswan Airport for your flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival into Cairo, you will be met at the airport by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Hotel:  InterContinental Cairo Citystars
Meals:  Breakfast

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

  • After breakfast at hotel, checkout and transfer to Cairo Airport for you return trip home.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Optional Trip to the Red Sea

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

  • After breakfast at hotel, checkout and transfer to your resort in Hurghada on the Red Sea. Upon arrival at your resort this afternoon, check in, get settled and enjoy the rest of the day. Spend some time by the pool, on the beach, or just exploring the resort.

Hotel:  TBD 
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Thursday, November 7, 2019

  • Day of leisure at the resort

Hotel:  TBD 
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Friday, November 8, 2019

  • Day of leisure at the resort

Hotel:  TBD 
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Saturday, November 9, 2019

  • Enjoy breakfast at the resort, checkout and transfer by motor coach to Cairo. Do some last minute shopping or sightseeing on your final evening in Egypt.

Hotel:  TBD 
Meals:  Breakfast

Sunday, November 10, 2019

  • After breakfast at hotel, checkout and transfer to Cairo Airport for you return trip home.

Meals:  Breakfast