$8,195

per person, twin share

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10 Nights | The Treasures of Egypt

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Highlights

The explorer in you will rejoice over what is arguably the biggest concentration of ancient wonders in the world. Pyramids, tombs and temples – Egypt’s glorious past is yours to discover.

At Giza Plateau gaze upon the marvels of the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx, then in Luxor stand amongst ancient temples, tombs and monuments. Travel in the footsteps of the pharaohs on a luxury cruise along the Nile, Egypt’s lifeblood, and discover monumental temples before relaxing in iconic luxury at Aswan. Stand in awe before the extraordinary temples of Abu Simbel, relics of ancient times and a legacy to modern engineering feats, and uncover the treasures of the Egyptian Museum in bustling Cairo.

What's Included

Smaller group sizes with a maximum of 34 guests
1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience
2 Scenic Sundowners events
Your choice of 6 Scenic Freechoice activities
3 memorable Scenic Special Stays
26 meals – 10 breakfasts (B), 8 lunches (L) and 8 dinners (D)
Fully escorted by a handpicked Scenic Tour Director, expert Egyptologist and knowledgeable local guides
All internal flights
Return airport transfers
All tipping and gratuities

 

Departure Date
8 May 2020

Extra/Bonus:

Helloworld Exclusive Offer
Save up to $150* per person discount

Scenic savings of up to $250* per person discount

 

Offer Ends:

30/09/2019

unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

Room/Cabin Information:

Twin Share/Double

Itinerary:
Tour:

Day 1 - Giza (Cairo)
Highlights: Scenic Sundowners
Your journey into wonder begins at Giza with a two night special stay. You’ll be able to soak up the magnificent view of the Great Pyramids right from your balcony.
Sundowners
Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the magnificent Pyramids.
Meals included: Dinner

Day 2 – Giza
Highlights: Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
Be awed by the sheer magnitude of the Pyramids and visit the Solar Boat Museum housing the restored cedar wood barge dating back to 2500BC before marvelling at the 20 metre limestone monolith of the Sphinx. This evening watch the laser light display and entertaining show at the Pyramids.
Be awed by the sheer magnitude of the Pyramids and visit the Solar Boat Museum housing the restored cedar wood barge dating back to 2500BC before marvelling at the 20 metre limestone monolith of the Sphinx. This evening watch the laser light display and entertaining show at the Pyramids.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3 - Giza > Luxor
Highlights: Luxor Museum
Fly to Luxor and relax in the beautiful gardens of your hotel, your Special Stay for tonight. Discover the antiquities housed in the Luxor Museum followed by a walk through the colourful local markets.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Luxor > Nile Cruise

Highlights: Valley of the Kings and Karnak Temple, Embark Nile cruise
            Optional Balloon Flight - Choose to add an optional hot air balloon flight for a fascinating bird’s-eye view of the ancient sites. Additional cost, please book on tour.
Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and be astounded by the well-preserved, colourful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. See the impressive monument to Queen Hatshepsut, then admire the well-preserved temple of Ramses III. Return to Luxor and embark on your luxurious private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III and settle into your elegantly appointed cabin. Late afternoon tour the vast open-air temple complex of Karnak, and be awed by the enormity of the pillars as you walk through the impressive Hypostyle Hall.
Sundowners
Raise your glass and toast the start of your Nile cruise with drinks and canapés.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Nile Cruise

Highlights: Temple of Hathor at Dendera
Today travel to Dendera. Marvel at the vibrant colours of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s temple before returning to Luxor and visiting the impressive Luxor temple. This evening’s entertainment will delight with the colours of the whirling dervishes and the mesmerising moves of a Nubian dancing performance.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - Nile Cruise
Highlights: Kom Ombo Temple
Follow the course of the ancient Pharaohs’ processions along the Nile as you cruise south where villages and majestic temples line the banks of the river against the backdrop of the desert. This afternoon explore Kom Ombo temple, perched high on the east bank and dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god.
A fun night awaits on board with a lively and colourful Galabeyya party with Egyptian delicacies,
music and dancing.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Nile Cruise
Highlights: Philae Temple
Cruise south to reach charming Aswan, the home of the Nubian people. Discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae, then visit the stone quarries to learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. A leisurely afternoon awaits as you savour your last moments on board and take a felucca cruise on the Nile. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 - Nile Cruise > Aswan

Highlights: Scenic Enrich – Dinner at The Terrace Freechoice
  
Visit a traditional Nubian village or take a motorboat to the upper reaches of the Nile. Alternatively, discover the vibrant botanical gardens.
Be ensconced in luxury during your Special Stay, admire the sweeping views over the Nile from the comfort of your balcony.
Enrich
Discover the history and famous faces of the hotel before picturing yourself as Agatha Christie, pen in hand, as you enjoy pre dinner drinks at The Terrace, followed by an elegant dinner at restaurant 1902
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 - Aswan > Cairo
Highlights: Temples of Abu Simbel
Fly to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most magnificent monuments, the enormous World Heritage-listed temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam. Later, fly to bustling Cairo for your two night stay.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10 - Cairo
Highlights: Egyptian Museum and Mummies Room, Scenic Freechoice Discover the priceless antiquities in the Egyptian Museum including the artefacts recovered from Tutankhamun’s tomb and a selection of Royal Mummies.
Freechoice
Discover Islamic Cairo or explore Old Cairo. Alternatively, visit the ancient site of Saqqara.
This evening join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner.
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11 - Cairo
Highlights: Farewell
Say farewell as you transfer to Cairo airport.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Terms & Conditions

*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 19 August 2019 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Valid for new bookings only until 30 September 2019.  Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Offer applicable for new bookings only. All savings are included in the advertised price. Airfares are not included.  Valid for new bookings only and are not combinable. From price includes Scenic savings of up to $250 per person when booked by 31 December 2019 and Helloworld exclusive of up to $150 per person discount when booked by 30 September 2019. Price is based on The Treasures of Egypt MEEE080520.  Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Scenic and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.

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