Elegance of Egypt - Royal Suite, Jan to Mar 2020

Tour Type: Luxury Gold
Brochure Type: 2019 Worldwide

Lovers of myth and mystery will be enchanted by the sites encountered on this journey. Many of Egypt's cities and towns developed along the Nile, so a luxurious cruise on-board the River Tosca is like a window to the heart and soul of this amazing country.

Exceptional Dining
  • Aswan: Like Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie before you, enjoy the sunset and afternoon tea in colonial English-style at Aswan's famous Old Cataract Hotel.
  • Nile Cruise: Enjoy a Highlight Dinner accompanied by a Nubian folklore show.
  • Nile Cruise: Join the fun at an Egyptian dinner and galabeya party.
  • Luxor: Visit a working bakery and witness the local artisans making authentic Egyptian bread.
  • Dining Summary: 6 Breakfasts (B), 1 Afternoon Tea (AT), 3 Lunches (L), 3 Dinners (D) all with bottled water, tea or coffee.
Journey Highlights
  • Giza: 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: During your visit to the Egyptian Museum, gaze upon the most recognisable symbols of ancient Egypt: the full-faced funeral mask, gold coffin, gilded throne and precious jewellery - Tutankhamun's treasure.
  • Giza: If only these walls could talk! Oh, but they do at the audio visual Sound & Light Show at the Great Pyramids.
  • Cairo: Board your included flight to reach Aswan.
  • Aswan: During your visit to Aswan High Dam and the granite quarries, witness one of Queen Hatshepsut's unfinished obelisk.
  • Philae Island: Rising from the waters, on the Island of Philae is the amazing Temple of Isis. Board a motorboat to get there.
  • Kitchener's Island: On a traditional Nile felucca, meet a sailor and learn the art of sailing this ancient Nile craft as your cruise around Kitchener's Island.
  • Kom Ombo: Learn about the only temple in Egypt that is dedicated to two gods.
  • Esna: Visit Esna Temple, dedicated to the God of creation, and Esna Lock.
  • Luxor: Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the temple of Luxor and marvel at this ancient monument.
  • West Bank: See the might Colossi of Memnon, guarded by two giant seated figures of Amenhotep III.
  • Valley of the Kings: Embark on an experience with an Egyptologist as you venture to the Necropolis where many Pharaohs were laid to rest. See the royal tombs and visit the Temple of Hatshepsut.
  • Karnak: Stand amid a vast forest of columns in the largest temple complex known to man.
  • Luxor: Catch your final glimpse of the Nile onboard your included flight back to Cairo.
Luxury Hotels
  • Cairo: Overlooking the magnificent River Nile, the Conrad Cairo is centrally located and offers premium rooms, elegant dining and 24-hour entertainment with a glamorous International Casino.
  • Cruising: For the ultimate in luxury and refinement, set sail aboard the deluxe all-suite River Tosca. Experience old world elegance, blended with modern amenities and comfort. The spacious suites are tastefully designed with marble bathrooms. Outside on the sun deck, the pool and shaded cabanas offer an oasis of calm to relax and enjoy the ever-changing scenery.
Inclusive Luxury Gold Services
  • You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas. See booking conditions for exemptions.
  • Enjoy the comfort of Luxury Gold's air-conditioned coach with onboard restroom. See Notes in the pricing panel for exemptions.
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels. See Notes in the pricing panel for exemptions.
  • From time to time, your Travel Concierge will enchant you with a Luxury Gold Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • Complimentary, private airport transfers are included on start and end dates, when flights are included within the itinerary and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold.

Call 1 (801) 455-0947 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14608469

Tour Operator
Luxury Gold by Insight
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2019
Duration
7 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CairoCairo at leisure.: Your complimentary, private transfer takes you to your local departure airport. Welcome to the timeless land of the pharaohs. On arrival in Cairo, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Conrad Cairo.
Day 2CairoCairo sightseeing.: Begin your discovery of this timeless land with a visit to the magnificent Pyramids of Giza and enigmatic Sphinx. Walk in the footsteps of Julius Caesar and Napoleon as you enter inside one of these extraordinary creations. Afterwards, visit the Egyptian Museum, to witness the priceless treasures recovered from the Tomb of Tutankhamun. In the evening, get to know your Travelling Concierge and fellow guests over a Welcome Drink at the hotel. Later, drive to the pyramids to witness the magical Sound & Light Show, an unforgettable introduction to the world of ancient Egypt. (Breakfast)
Conrad, Cairo.
Day 3AswanFly to Aswan to join your cruise.: Board your plane for a morning flight across the desert to Aswan. Visit the Aswan High Dam and the granite quarries, where one of Queen Hatshepsut's obelisks lies abandoned in the bedrock. Then cross the Nile by motorboat to the well-preserved Philae temple complex, moved stone-by-stone to its current location following the construction of the High Dam. Next, stretch out on a traditional Nile felucca for a peaceful ride around Kitchener's Island. In the late afternoon, join the likes of Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie before you, with a colonial-style high tea on the terraces of the Old Cataract Hotel. Once on board your stylish and spacious cruiser, enjoy a Highlight Dinner accompanied by a Nubian folklore show and live music. (Breakfast / Lunch / Afternoon Tea / Dinner)
River Tosca.
Day 4EdfuKom Ombo to Edfu.: The morning is at leisure to relax or explore, or maybe take an Bespoke Experience by air to visit the amazing temples of Abu Simbel? At lunchtime, set sail for the temple at Kom Ombo - a glorious sight as you approach by river. Unique in Egypt, it's dedicated to both the falcon-headed Horus and the crocodile god, Sobek. Then, drift past irrigated fields and palm-fringed villages to dock at Edfu. As evening falls, don your galabeyas, which are traditional Egyptian attire, for a fun-filled Egyptian dinner and galabeya party. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
River Tosca.
Day 5Esna Temple and the Temple of LuxorEsna Temple and the Temple of Luxor.: Start with a visit to Esna Temple. Situated in the centre of Esna, this fascinating and highly decorated temple is dedicated to the ram-headed God Khnum, the God of creation. Then visit Esna Lock before sitting back and observing everyday life in rural Egypt as you float down-stream to Luxor. On arrival, visit the Temple of Luxor, lost for centuries beneath the streets of the town. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
River Tosca.
Day 6CairoLuxor sightseeing and Cairo.: Across the Nile, to the west of the city, lies the necropolis of ancient Thebes. Stop for a photo of the Colossi of Memnon; these two giant seated figures of Amenhotep III once guarded his mortuary temple. In the nearby Valley of the Kings, the Egyptian kings planned to meet their Gods in the afterlife. Visit some of their tombs, then continue to the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rare female pharaohs. Next, visit a working bakery and witness the local artisans creating authentic Egyptian bread. Return to Luxor for your final highlight, Karnak, the largest temple complex ever built by man. Walk through the avenue of ram-headed sphinxes, past the statue of Rameses II, to the vast Hypostyle Hall, housing 134 giant decorated columns. Afterwards, transfer to the airport for your flight back to Cairo. (Breakfast)
Conrad Cairo.
Day 7CairoDepart Cairo.: Your trip concludes after breakfast and you will be transferred to Cairo Airport to board your onward flight. On arrival at your home airport, your driver will greet and escort you to your waiting car for your private transfer home. (Breakfast)
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
01/08/2020$4,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
01/15/2020$4,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
01/22/2020$4,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
01/29/2020$4,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
02/05/2020$4,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
02/12/2020$4,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
02/19/2020$4,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
02/26/2020$4,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
03/04/2020$4,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
03/11/2020$4,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
03/18/2020$4,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
03/25/2020$4,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
Disclaimer
Notes: Twin prices are per person, based on Grand Suite for cruising portion and include port charges. Gratuities are not included for the Travelling Concierge, Drivers, Airport Escorts or Nile Cruise Crew. The above prices include internal economy airfares Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo. Visas: Some passports may require Visas, please speak to your Travel Agent at time of booking to assess your requirements.

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- Hotel Class Key: D: Deluxe SF: Superior First Class F: First Class

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