Lifestyle Tours presents…

Treasures of Egypt

with Optional 3-Night Jordan Post Tour Extension

March 25 – April 6, 2020

13 Days ● 22 Meals: 11 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 7 Dinners

Book by Sept 26, 2019, & Save $250 Per Person:

Double $4,849; Double $4,599*

Single $5,849; Single $5,599

For bookings made after Sep 26, 2019 call for rates.

Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Evansville Regional Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers

**Alternate gateways are available upon request

Not included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $385 per person

* All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change, based on air-inclusive package from EVV

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Additional rate of Business Class $5,290

† Refer to the reservation form to choose your upgrade option

IMPORTANT CONDITIONS: Your price is subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Your price is not subject to increase after you make full payment, except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes or fees. Once deposited, you have 7 days to send us written consumer consent or withdraw consent and receive a full refund. (See registration form for consent.)

Exploring the Rivers of the World: Collette’s River Cruises are a slower, more intimate way to explore the world. These adventures, on small 4-star vessels, are an easy way to travel through the world’s beautiful waterways. Plus, when you step off your ship with a Tour Manager by your side, you’ll truly come to know the people and places along the river.

Collette’s Flagship: Collette’s tours open the door to a world of amazing destinations. Marvel at must-see sights, sample regional cuisine, stay in centrally located hotels and connect with new and captivating cultures.

These itineraries offer an inspiring and easy way to experience the world, where an expert guide takes care of all the details.

Culinary Inclusions

  • Enjoy a special welcome dinner overlooking the banks of the Nile.

Collette Experiences

  • Embark on a leisurely paced 4-night cruise and discover the secrets of the Nile, the world’s longest river.
  • Dress up and join the fun during a traditional galabiya party.
  • Take in a sound and light show at Karnak Temple.

Must-See Inclusions

  • Explore the expansive Karnak Temple, dating back to 2000 B.C.
  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven ancient wonders of the world.
  • Explore the Valley of the Kings

Highlights: Giza, Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara, Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Deluxe 4-Night Nile River Cruise, Temple of Karnak, Kom Ombo, Aswan, Choice on Tour, Old Cairo

Day 1: Wednesday, March 25, 2020, Overnight Flight Step back in time and explore thousands of years of history, legend and lore as you view Egypt’s timeless wonders.

Day 2: Thursday, March 26, 2020, Cairo, Egypt - Tour Begins Begin your journey in Cairo, an ancient city with an intriguing past.

Day 3: Friday, March 27, 2020, Cairo - Giza - Sakkara - Memphis - Cairo Fulfill a lifelong dream! This morning we travel to nearby Giza where we’ll meet a local archaeologist who will lead us on a visit to the Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. Marvel at the iconic Great Sphinx, one of the oldest and largest monuments in the world.

This afternoon, travel south to Sakkara. Explore the site of ancient Memphis, home to a nearly 40-foot statue of Ramses II, and stand before the oldest of all pyramids, the Step Pyramid. This evening, enjoy a special welcome dinner overlooking the banks of the Nile. (B, D)

Day 4: Saturday, March 28, 2020, Cairo - Luxor Spend the morning discovering the remarkable collections of the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. See the statues, reliefs, sarcophagi and the treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamun himself. Later, we transfer to the airport for our flight to Luxor. (B)

Day 5: Sunday, March 29, 2020, Luxor Travel thousands of years into the past. Cross over to the West Bank of the Nile to begin your day in ancient Thebes. Explore its remarkable sights – the Valley of the Kings and Queens, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari, and the Colossi of Mennon. This afternoon, return to the East Bank and behold the Luxor Temple, a creation of kings Amenhotep III and Ramses II. (B)

Day 6: Monday, March 30, 2020, Luxor - Board Cruise Ship We return to the West Bank this morning and head to the tombs in the Valley of Nobles and the well-preserved temple complex of Medinet Habu. This afternoon, board your cruise ship and begin your adventure on the Nile River. This evening, enjoy the sound and light show at the Karnak Temple. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Tuesday, March 31, 2020, Luxor - Esna - Edfu This morning, explore the expansive Karnak Temple, dating back to 2000 B.C. Then we begin our sail down the Nile towards Esna on your way to Edfu. This evening, dress up and join the fun during a traditional galabiya party. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Wednesday, April 1, 2020, Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan Step into another world at the well-preserved Temple of Horus at Edfu. Peruse the endless carvings of scenes depicting the power and grandeur of the pharaohs. After lunch, set sail for Kom Ombo and continue to Aswan, the Nubian City. Following dinner, enjoy a folkloric show featuring a belly dancing performance. (B, L, D)

Day 9: Thursday, April 2, 2020, Aswan Discover the Philae Temple. Relocated and preserved by a special UNESCO project, this structure remains an architectural wonder. Later, enjoy a free afternoon to explore Aswan. (B, L, D)

Day 10: Friday, April 3, 2020, Aswan - Disembark Cruise Ship - Abu Simbel Optional Tour Disembark the ship this morning in Aswan. You may choose to partake in an optional tour to Abu Simbel* and see the extraordinary temples of Ramses II relocated here during the construction of the High Dam. It’s your choice!

You may choose to board a felucca (wooden sailboat) and sail to the lush oasis of Kitchener Island for a short stroll through the botanical garden - OR- perhaps you would prefer to experience Nubian culture past and present during a visit to a fascinating museum. (B, D)

Day 11: Saturday, April 4, 2020, Aswan - Cairo Return to Cairo. After our flight, the remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 12: Sunday, April 5, 2020, Cairo Venture to the Citadel, a medieval fortification resting on a hill overlooking the city. It’s the perfect place to take in grand views. Learn about the city’s rich history on a walking tour of Old Cairo before enjoying some free time to shop in the world-famous souk of Khan el Khalil. Perhaps you’ll stop for a traditional cup of tea. Join your fellow travelers this evening for a farewell dinner. (B, D)

Day 13: Monday, April 6, 2020, Cairo - Tour Ends Your epic adventure comes to a close today. Return home with a new understanding of this mystical land. (B)

Itinerary at a glance

Day 1 Overnight Flight

Days 2, 3 Fairmont Nile City Hotel, Cairo

Days 4, 5 Sonesta St. George, Luxor

Days 6 – 9 Movenpick Royal Lily, Cairo

Day 10 Movenpick Resort, Aswan

Days 11, 12 Intercontinental Citystars, Cairo

On some dates, alternate hotels may be used.

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