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EGYPTJORDANSAUDIARABIALuxorAswanAbu SimbelCairostart/finish121 overnighttrain1 overnighttrainNO. OF NIGHTS STAYDAY STOPISRAELDates & Prices 2012/13EGYPTPlus see pg. 2StartFinish06May1213May1213May1220May1220May1227May1227May1203Jun1203Jun1210Jun1210Jun1217Jun1217Jun1224Jun1224Jun1201Jul1201Jul1208Jul1208Jul1215Jul1215Jul1222Jul1222Jul1229Jul1229Jul1205Aug1205Aug1212Aug1212Aug1219Aug1219Aug1226Aug1226Aug1202Sep1202Sep1209Sep1209Sep1216Sep1216Sep1223Sep1223Sep1230Sep1230Sep1207Oct1207Oct1214Oct1214Oct1221Oct1221Oct1228Oct1228Oct1204Nov1204Nov1211Nov1211Nov1218Nov1218Nov1225Nov1225Nov1202Dec1202Dec1209Dec1209Dec1216Dec1216Dec1223Dec1223Dec1230Dec1230Dec1206Jan1306Jan1313Jan1313Jan1320Jan1320Jan1327Jan1327Jan1303Feb1303Feb1310Feb1310Feb1317Feb1317Feb1324Feb1324Feb1303Mar1303Mar1310Mar1310Mar1317Mar1317Mar1324Mar1324Mar1331Mar1331Mar1307Apr1307Apr1314Apr1314Apr1321Apr1321Apr1328Apr1328Apr1305May13Go to topdeck.travel/Essential-Egypt for more info.What's Included»»7 breakfasts (B)»»4 nights twin share in 4? hotels, 1 night twin share in 3? hotels, 2 nights aboard first class overnight train between Cairo and Aswan and Luxor and Cairo (recliner seat)»»Arrival transfer from airport to hotel »»Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus as per the itinerary»»Excursions to Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara, Coptic Churches, Khan el Khalili Market, Abu Simbel, Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple & the Luxor Temple (entrance fees not included)»»Fully guided tours with Egyptologist at all major sites»»Services of a fully trained English speaking Trip LeaderDay 1 Cairo. Upon arrival, a transfer from Cairo International Airport to the hotel is included. Join your fellow passengers and Trip Leader in the evening to learn more about the trip. Day 2 Cairo - Aswan. Accompanied by a qualified, English speaking Egyptologist, we visit the Egyptian Museum housing over 100,000 relics including the treasures of King Tut. We then travel to the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx before boarding a first class overnight train to Aswan. (B) Day 3 Aswan. We arrive in Aswan and transfer to our hotel. This afternoon we experience a traditional felucca sailboat before we set off to the Nubian village by motor boat, passing the Elephantine and Kitchener Islands, viewing the Nilometer, the Aga Khan Mausoleum, and the Tombs of the Nobles. At the Nubian village we learn more about their language and culture. (B) Day 4 Aswan. We depart for Abu Simbel to visit the incredible temple built by Ramses II. We also visit the Temple of Hathor, built in honour of the goddess of love and music and Ramses' wife, Queen Nefertari. The afternoon is free to enjoy a drink by the pool or shop in the colourful bazaars. This evening, there is an option to dine on the banks of the Nile. (B) Day 5 Aswan - Luxor. We transfer from Aswan to Luxor by coach, then take a trip by air-conditioned minibus to the Temple of Karnak. We also explore the Temple of Luxor. (B) Day 6 Luxor - Cairo. A guided tour of the Valley of the Kings, one of the most famous sites in Egypt. This magnificent necropolis houses the tomb of King Tutankhamun. We then return to Luxor where there is also time to visit the gold and silver markets. This evening we board a train for an overnight journey to Cairo. (B) Day 7 Cairo. Arriving in Cairo mid-morning the rest of the day is ours to explore the city. We visit the necropolis of Saqqara and the Step Pyramid of King Zoser. Returning to the city we view Coptic Cairo and some of the oldest churches in the history of Christianity. In the afternoon we take time to visit the vibrant Khan el Khalili market. (B) Day 8 Cairo. The trip ends at the hotel after breakfast. (B)TRIP CODE: HTEEG8 Day Essential EgyptThe Great Pyramids of Giza, CairoA delicious Nubian village dinner, Aswan12|13USD8 Days from $555 per personTrip price of $555 + $180 Local Payment Trip price of $655 + $180 Local Payment

EGYPTDahabCairo5ISRAELJORDANSAUDIARABIASt Catherinestart/finishNO. OF NIGHTS STAYDAY STOPDates & Prices 2012/13EGYPTPlus see pg. 2StartFinish05May1213May1212May1220May1226May1203Jun1209Jun1217Jun1223Jun1201Jul1207Jul1215Jul1221Jul1229Jul1204Aug1212Aug1218Aug1226Aug1201Sep1209Sep1215Sep1223Sep1229Sep1207Oct1213Oct1221Oct1227Oct1204Nov1210Nov1218Nov1224Nov1202Dec1208Dec1216Dec1222Dec1230Dec1205Jan1313Jan1319Jan1327Jan1302Feb1310Feb1316Feb1324Feb1302Mar1310Mar1316Mar1324Mar1330Mar1307Apr1313Apr1321Apr1327Apr1305May13Go to topdeck.travel/Sinai-Horizons for more info.What's Included»»8 breakfasts (B)»»8 nights twin share in 4? hotels »»Arrival transfer from airport to hotel»»Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus as per the itinerary»»Excursion to the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids and the Sphinx (entrance fees not included)»»Fully guided tours with Egyptologist at all major sites»»Services of a fully trained English speaking Trip LeaderDay 1 Cairo. Arrive at Cairo International airport. An arrival transfer from the airport to the hotel is included. Join your fellow passengers and Trip Leader in the evening for a group meeting to learn more about the trip. Day 2 Cairo - Dahab. We depart this morning for the Sinai stopping en route for lunch. We arrive and check into our hotel, our home for the next four days. (B)Days 3-6 Dahab. Four days lie ahead to enjoy at leisure. Swimming, snorkelling, water sports and relaxation are all on hand. Also the local diving centre can help you with any equipment or to locate the best dive spots in the Red Sea. On land, experience the thrill of a desert safari on quad bikes or camels. At night the fire lit seafood eateries are tempting for dinner. Why not take advantage of the optional trip to climb to the top of Mt Sinai, where as the night ends, you can witness the spectacular sunrise, which blankets the surrounding peaks in colours of gold and unveils one of the most unforgettable views in Egypt. In the morning after descending to the valley floor, we visit the Monastery of St Catherine, which has been the base of the Monastic Order since the 4th century. We then return back to the beach at Dahab. (B) (B) (B) (B)Day 7 Dahab - Cairo. This morning we reluctantly say goodbye to the town of Dahab and set off into the mountains of the Sinai Peninsula on our way back to Cairo. (B) Day 8 Cairo. In the morning, accompanied by a qualified, English speaking Egyptologist, we visit the Egyptian Museum housing over 100,000 relics including the magnificent treasures of Tutankhamun. We then travel to the Great Pyramid of Giza, which is one of the surviving 'Seven Ancient Wonders of the World' and the Sphinx. (B) Day 9 Cairo. The trip ends at the hotel after breakfast. (B)TRIP CODE: HTESF9 Day Sinai HorizonsClimbing Mt SinaiCamel ride, DahabSt Catherine MonasteryUSD9 Days from $455 per personTrip price of $455 + $130 Local PaymentTrip price of $515 + $130 Local Payment