Splendours of Egypt
Get face-to-face with Egypt’s most iconic antiquities, including Karnak, the Pyramids and Sphinx, Tutankhamun’s treasure, and the ubiquitous hieroglyphics.
Classic group tour starting at $5,250* CAD per person, based on double occupancy
12 Days – Cairo to Cairo
Activity level: Leisurely
ASWAN: On a traditional Nile felucca, meet a sailor and learn the art of sailing this ancient Nile craft. Visit the High Dam and Granite Quarries.
LUXOR: Enjoy listening to stories of village life from local residents, when you visit a family home for a tasting of authentic Egyptian sun bread.
GIZA: With your Egyptologist, meet the enigmatic Sphinx and venture deep inside one of the pyramids, to the chambers where the pharaohs went to meet their Gods in the afterlife.
CAIRO: With your Egyptologist, gaze upon Tutankhamun’s treasures at the Egyptian Musuem, gaze upon the most recognisable symbols of ancient Egypt: the full-faced funeral mask, gold coffin, gilded throne and precious jewellery – all treasures of Tutankhamun.
Top rated highlights
KARNAK: Stand amid a vast forest of columns in the largest temple complex known to man, as your Egyptologist explains the significance behind it. Walk the avenue of ram-headed sphinxes, see the of Rameses II and the Hypostyle Hall.
DENDERA: At the Temple of Hathor, see a rare depiction of Cleopatra and Caesarian.
ASWAN: See Aswan’s High Dam and ponder why the Unfinished Obelisk has been left in mid-creation for thousands of years.
PHILAE ISLAND: Travel by motorboat to Philae Island and witness the majestic Temple of Isis rising from the waters.
KOM OMBO: Visit the unique temple as it is the only double temple in Egypt.
WEST BANK: Explore with an Egyptologist the Valley of the Kings which is home to the magnificent tombs of Egypt’s Pharaohs.
LUXOR: Enjoy your short flight returning to Cairo.
MEMPHIS: Visit this famous capital of the ancient world to see the statue of Ramses II and the Great Alabaster Sphinx.
SAKKARA: View the oldest pyramid in the world, the Step Pyramid of Zoser I, existing for over 4,500 years.
CAIRO: Guided by your Local Expert, gaze upon the most recognisable symbols of ancient Egypt: the full-faced funeral mask, gold coffin, gilded throne and precious jewellery – Tutankhamun’s treasures. Sightseeing includes sweeping vies over the city from the Citadel and a visit to the Great Alabaster Mosque.
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*Prices are per person, based on double occupancy and subject to change and availability.