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Magnificent Eleven Day/Ten Night Egyptian Tour and Nile Cruise
Explore the must-see sights of spectacular Egypt with a truly incredible eleven day/ten night 'Egypt in Style Tour' including a magnificent Nile River cruise, plush accommodation, guided sightseeing and more
Tours conveniently begin and end in spectacular Cairo with departure dates available daily until 30 September 2015 (see the departure period options below)
Enjoy the convenience of a planned getaway giving you an insightful view into the history, culture and beauty of ancient and modern Egypt and relax in style and comfort along the way as you explore Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Esna and more!
No need to worry about getting your preferred dates. The Booking Guarantee means that if you try to make a booking within 14 days from purchase and can't get your preferred dates in the validity period, you can get a full refund
Begin your journey in Egypt's iconic capital Cairo, home to the world-famous Pyramids of Giza, the mysterious Sphinx, and the largest, most famous museum in Egypt - the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, housing some of the world's finest ancient artifacts like Tutankhamon's treasures, sarcophagi and Old Kingdom monuments
Fly to spectacular Luxor, the Nile Valley where you will have the option to explore the charming town by horse-drawn carriage or to enjoy a memorable light show before embarking on a Superior Class four night cruise along the famous Nile River the next morning, while cruising, stop at Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan along the way with full board and guided excursions to the best sights
Unwind in a standard cabin aboard the M/Y Mirage with breathtaking river views, twin single bedding, air conditioning and satellite television plus enjoy onboard facilities including a swimming pool, sundeck and bar, live entertainment like belly dancing and much more
Highlights include visiting the ancient Valley of the Kings where Tutankhamon's Tomb was discovered, majestic monuments including the temples of Horus, Queen Hatshepsut and Karnak, a traditional felucca ride around Kitchener's Island and visiting the Granite Quarries and High Dam in Aswan before flying back to Cairo
Your package also includes:
Premium accommodation staying in four and five star hotels such as the Mercure Le Sphinx, Steingenberger Nile Palace and Basma Hotel (or equivalent)
Select meals including ten breakfasts, six lunches and four dinners (including full board while on the Nile cruise)
All private transfers by minibus/coach/car and assistance throughout the tour including convenient domestic flights from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
Sightseeing with an experienced local English speaking guide with all the insider knowledge on the regions (see 'Itinerary' tab)
Return airport transfers to and from the hotel so you can begin and end your tour in comfort
Departures available through February to September! Choose your perfect travel date:
Tours depart daily between the following travel periods (subject to availability)
Option One: Only $1,499 per person (twin share) for tours departing from 1 February 2015 to 28 March 2015 and 16 April 2015 to 15 May 2015. Valued at $2,188
Option Two: Only $1,699 per person (twin share) for tours departing from 29 March 2015 to 15 April 2015. Valued at $2,589
Option Three: Only $1,399 per person (twin share) for tours departing from 16 May 2015 to 30 September 2015. Valued at $2,019
Single Traveller Option
Prefer to travel solo or have your own room and cabin? Upgrade to the single traveller option for only $1,899 per person for Option One (valued at $2,999); $2,199 per person for Option Two (valued at $3,557); or $1,799 per person for Option Three (valued at $2,770)
How to Book? You can book your escape by contacting the hotel directly (exclusive booking details for the hotel are provided after purchase)
What We Like
Egypt is the ultimate bucket list country – from the Pyramids to Abu Simbel, no destination has such a rich ancient culture awaiting your exploration, and people so ready to welcome you as their guests
Bathed in history, you can discover the beauty of the biblical Nile River, uncover the magic of the great Pyramids (staying as close as you can get), ponder the mystery of the Sphinx and explore ancient history through 4,000 year old relics and the majestic temples of Pharaoh's and Queens
Let our regional specialists at Sun Island Tours take you on an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime journey through this mystical land of Egypt in comfort and style throughout
You can view all the terms and conditions relating to this offer by clicking on the 'Fine Print' tab above
Valid for stays up until 30 September 2015
Important: All bookings must be made by 31 January 2015
Please note, all bookings need to be made by no later than 31 January 2015. If you don't confirm your booking by that time, you will be unable to secure a place on the tour and your money will be refunded to you in full
Daily departure dates applicable to both Twin Share and Single Traveller Packages: Option One is valid for tours from 1 February 2015 to 28 March 2015; and from 16 April 2015 to 15 May 2015. Option Two is valid for tours 29 March 2015 to 15 April 2015. Option Three is valid for tours 16 May 2015 to 30 September 2015. Valid only for departure period selected at checkout only
Booking Guarantee: Make a booking within 14 days from the date of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) we will give you a FULL refund (evidence of attempted booking must be provided to our Support Team via email no more than 2 days after the 14 day period). Refunds are not available if you are unable to secure your preferred dates after the 14 day period (bookings must be made by 31 January 2015)
Strictly subject to availability and please book early to lock in your preferred dates. After the booking guarantee period, bookings for specific dates during the validity period will be accepted on a 'first in, best dressed' basis
Voucher is valid for one person (twin share) when selecting a Twin Share Package - you must purchase and redeem TWO vouchers per booking when selecting a Twin Share package
Voucher is valid for one person (single share) when selecting a Single Traveller Package
Single Travellers will sleep in their own room with single bedding; Twin Share Travellers will sleep in one room on two single beds or a double bed; Please note all bedding is strictly subject to availability, cannot be guaranteed and is available only on request. In addition, the bedding on the four night cruise can only be two single beds
Triple room accommodation is available on request for three adults also. Please enquire at time of booking
Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this voucher
Please note the sequence of the tours may vary depending on arrival day and may require extra nights. Accommodation and cruises as listed above or similar
Accommodation throughout the tour will be in four and five star hotels, please note the accommodation and cruise will be as listed above or similar rated
The minimum group size required for the tour to depart is two people. Please note if your tour is cancelled due to low numbers or circumstances outside of Sun Island Tours' control, an attempt at rescheduling will be made before offering a full refund
Sun Island Tours' cancellation and change of date policy applies
Participant of any age can join the tour
Please note tipping is not included in the rate however it is customary and expected in the featured country
Please be advised that Sun Island Tours reserve the right to alternate the order of the itinerary on the rare occasion that it is required
Airport transfers are ONLY available on the start and end date of tour
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations
Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) international flights to Egypt are not included with this voucher (unless otherwise stated)
Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas
A visa may be required to the countries you are visiting and transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you are holding a current visa. Please take the time to visit our preferred vendor website at www.visasdirect.com.au/luxescapes to assist you with any visa application requirements and processes
Package cannot be split
Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays
Value has been determined based on the Sun Island Tours' published tour rates provided and the value of inclusions
All activities and services are subject to availability
All surcharges are payable directly to Sun Island Tours
Redemption instructions can be found on your voucher
How to get there
Getting to Egypt for your tour is simple. The tour starts and ends in Cairo - flights depart from most Australian capital cities to Cairo (usually via Kuala Lumpur, Qatar or Abu Dhabi) with Qantas, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways
If you're already planning a trip overseas to Europe or Asia, consider adding Egypt into your journey while you're there for cheaper flights!
Book your flight through us. Booking a flight is a quick, easy process. First, confirm your hotel booking dates. Then, you can call us on 1300 88 99 00 and speak to an expert Flight Consultant or visit the following link and fill out a Flight Contact Form:http://luxuryescapes.com/flight-contact-form We will be in touch within 24 business hours with a quote at the lowest rate possible, with no booking fee to you!
Sun Island Tours
Sun Island Tours
Our Booking Guarantee is our commitment to you to ensure that you get to travel when you want to travel and not when you have to travel.
And why do we offer this?
Well it's quite simple, we love to travel just as much as you do and we understand that it's hard to find dates to suit your work, family and personal commitments, so we guarantee you that if you can't get the dates you want we will give you a full refund. Yes, that's right...a 100% money back guarantee if you aren't able to book the dates that you want! It can't get much better than that!
How does it work?
It's very simple - make your booking request within 14 days of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) you will receive a FULL Refund. If you aren't able to get your preferred dates you'll get a refund directly back to your credit card (or PayPal account). Please note, if you get your preferred dates and later change your mind on when you want to travel, the Booking Guarantee will not apply to your request for a change of dates.
What do I need to do?
Simply make your booking with the hotel(s) by e-mail within 14 days of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates simply contact our support team via email with evidence of your attempted booking - within 16 days from purchase to get a full refund.
Minimal effort for maximum peace of mind! Purchase with confidence and assurance.
Egypt in Style
Day 1: Cairo. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Cairo.
Day 2: Cairo. Today our tour will take you to Memphis to see the statue of Ramses II and the Step Pyramid in Sakkara. At Giza you will see
the Great Pyramid of Cheops and the Sphinx. Overnight Cairo. (B,L)
Day 3: Cairo. Your day will start with a tour of the Egyptian Museum housing the famous treasures of King Tutankhamun. After lunch visit the Citadel of Salah El Din with the Mohamed Ali Mosque followed by Khan El Khalil Bazaar. Overnight Cairo. (B,L)
Day 4: Cairo – Luxor. Morning transfer to airport for flight to Luxor (flight included). On arrival your afternoon is at leisure. Explore the charming town by horse-drawn carriage or take the opportunity to enjoy the memorable Sound and Light Show. Overnight Luxor. (B)
Day 5: Luxor. Transfer to port for embarkation on cruise. Afternoon visit the awe-inspiring temples of Karnak and Luxor. Overnight onboard. (B,L,D)
Day 6: Luxor – Esna. Today’s sightseeing includes the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank, Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Relax on board while cruising to Esna. Overnight onboard. (B,L,D)
Day 7: Edfu – Kom Ombo – Aswan. Visit the temple of Horus in Edfu then sail to Kom Ombo and see the temple of Sobek and Haroeris. Continue cruising to Aswan. Overnight onboard. (B,L,D)
Day 8: Aswan. Visit the legendary Philae Temple, High Dam of Aswan and Granite Quarries. Sail by traditional felucca boats around Kitchener’s Island to the Agha Khan Mausoleum (no inside visit permitted). Overnight onboard. (B,L,D)
Day 9: Aswan. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to your hotel. Day free to explore Aswan. Suggest an optional excursion to Abu Simbel to see the giant monuments of Ramses II. In the evening enjoy the atmosphere of the Old Cataract Hotel, visited by notables such as Agatha Christie and Winston Churchill. Overnight Aswan. (B)
Day 10: Aswan – Cairo. Transfer to airport for flight to Cairo (flight included). On arrival transfer to your hotel. In the evening we suggest an optional Egyptian Folkloric Show. Taste local cuisine whilst watching exotic dancing and traditional music being performed. Overnight Cairo. (B)
Day 11: Cairo. After breakfast transfer to Cairo