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6 nights from R 10 148 pps

 

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Highlights

Pyramids
Sphinx
Bazaar

Includes

Share twin accommodation with breakfast
Three nights in Cairo
Three nights Nile Cruise on full board including sightseeing
Transfers
Tour to visit Pyramids, Sphinx & Bazaar

Excludes

Airfares, visa, insurance, tips & personal items

Validity Dates ZAR Price
Valid from 01 OCT 16 till 30 APR 17 R 10 148
Valid from 20 DEC 16 till 05 JAN 17 R 11 017

Itinerary

Day 1:

Arrive Cairo, Meet, assist and transfer to Cairo Hotel, then tour to visit The Pyramids of Giza: Are the most famous monuments of ancient Egypt. These massive stone structures were built around 4500 years ago on a rocky desert plateau close to the Nile. The Pharaohs, the rulers of Egypt, built the pyramids as tombs for themselves. The Pharaohs built all the pyramids during the Old Kingdom, so that the greatest remains of Ancient Egypt are also some of the earliest to have been built. Also will visit The Great Sphinx of Giza: is an immense stone sculpture of a creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human. The greatest monumental sculpture in the ancient world, it is carved out of a single ridge of limestone 240 feet (73 meters) long and 66 feet (20 meters) high. Then Overnight at hotel.

Day 2:

Breakfast day at leisure, Overnight at hotel.

Day 3:

Breakfast day at leisure, Overnight at hotel.

Day 4:

Breakfast then Transfer from Cairo Hotel to Airport to fly to Aswan: is a city on the Nile River, has been southern Egypt’s strategic and commercial gateway since antiquity. It contains significant archaeological sites like the Temple of Philae, on Agilkia Island near the landmark Aswan Dam. Philae’s ruins include the columned Temple of Isis, dating to the 4th century B.C. Downriver, Elephantine Island holds the Temple of Khnum, from the Third Dynasty., Arrive Aswan Meet, assist and transfer from Aswan Airport to Nile cruise at 5* Cruise then Tour to Visit the temple of Philae: The Ancient Egyptians built a beautiful and magnificent Temple on this island for the Goddess Isis, but the Temple became submerged after the first Aswan dam was built in 1906, and it was not until the seventies that many nations attempted to save the Temple. All these countries, together with UNESCO, selected a suitable place, but they had to wait until the completion of the High Dam, in 1971, which would stabilize the level of the water around their chosen island. Lunch, Dinner Overnight at the Cruise .

Day 5:

Breakfast then tour to visit the temple of Horus in Edfu: Edfu is located 60Km to the north of Aswan. It was the 2nd Nome of Upper Egypt and the centre of the cult of a triad of Gods, which consisted of Horus of Behdet, Hathor, and their son, Hor-Sama-Tawy. In the old Greek documents, Edfu was known as “Apollopolis Magna” because the Greeks identified Horus with their God Apollo. Lunch & Dinner. Overnight at the Cruise.

Day 6:

Breakfast then tour to visit East Bank in Luxor “Luxor Temple: The New Kingdom Temple was found by Amenophis III and is located near the waterfront and the bazaar. At night the place is illuminated with green lights & Karnak Temple: One of the greatest monuments in Egypt, and it’s said that the Luxor and Karnak temples were constructed by an avenue of some 2000 sphinxes.( Lunch & Dinner) Overnight at the Cruise.

Day 7:

Disembarkation after breakfast then transfer from Luxor Cruise to Luxor Airport to return to Cairo for final departure.

    Name Date Description Price Capacity Choose amount
    Egypt - Nile Cruise Adventure October 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017 R 10148 0
    24-hour front desk
    Bar/lounge
    Casino
    Convention Center
    Dry cleaning/laundry service
    Elevator/lift
    Fireplace in lobby
    Free breakfast
    Free Wi-Fi
    Front desk hours
    Indoor Pool
    Newspapers in lobby
    Shopping

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