Overton Travel
Overton Travel

egypt


pyramids, pharaohs, and the nile

 

Price: 
Full Package
(including flight from NY-JFK)
$2,799*

Land Only
(no international flights)
$2,199*

Dates:
November 3 - 10, 2019

Duration: 
7 days

Locations Visited: 
Cairo
Luxor
Aswan

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:
$172 per person (Double)
$194 per person (Single)


*Prices per person based on double room occupancy, single rooms are an additional $500.

 

INCLUDES

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

  • Flights Cairo - Aswan and Luxor - 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

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

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt

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

Monday, November 4, 2019

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

  • Remainder of day at leisure.

Hotel:  Conrad International Cairo  

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

King Tut

King Tut

Feluccas on the Nile River

Feluccas on the Nile River

  • 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:  Conrad International Cairo
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

  • Transfer from your hotel to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival you will be escorted to your Nile cruise ship. Accommodations aboard consist of outside cabins with private facilities. You will visit the High Dam, the Granite Alexandria Quarries with the Unfinished Obelisk, and the Temple of Isis at Philae. Sail on board a felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailboat and view Kitchner's Island Botanical Garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. After lunch, sail to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek and Haroeries before arriving to Edfu.

Hotel:  MS Monaco Cruise Ship   
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Temple of Horus

Temple of Horus

Thursday, November 7, 2019

  • Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, the falcon god. Dating from 237 B.C., it is considered the best preserved temple in Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak. Sail to Esna, passing through the Esna Lock, and continue sailing towards Luxor

Hotel:  MS Monaco Cruise Ship
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Pyramids

Pyramids

Friday, November 8, 2019

  • Visit the West Bank necropolis including the Valley of the Kings, the Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Enjoy an optional sound and light show at Karnak Temple this evening.

Hotel:  MS Monaco Cruise Ship   
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Saturday, November 9, 2019

  • After breakfast, visit Karnak and Luxor temples, a centuries old city of pylons, hypostyle halls, colossal statues, shrines and obelisks. Disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo you will be met and escorted to your hotel. This evening enjoy an optional sound and light show at the Pyramid.

Hotel:  InterContinental Cairo Citystars
Meals:  Breakfast

Sunday, November 10, 2019

  • After breakfast at hotel, checkout and transfer to airport

Meals: Breakfast