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EGYPTLuxorKom OmboAswanBahariyya Oasis1Desert Camp1DakhlaOasis1Abu Simbel1NO. OF NIGHTS STAYDAY STOPISRAELJORDANSAUDIARABIA1 overnighttrainCairostart/finish2 overnightfeluccaDates & Prices 2012/13EGYPTPlus see pg. 216StartFinish13May1225May1227May1208Jun1210Jun1222Jun1224Jun1206Jul1208Jul1220Jul1222Jul1203Aug1205Aug1217Aug1219Aug1231Aug1202Sep1214Sep1216Sep1228Sep1230Sep1212Oct1214Oct1226Oct1228Oct1209Nov1211Nov1223Nov1225Nov1207Dec1209Dec1221Dec1223Dec1204Jan1306Jan1318Jan1320Jan1301Feb1303Feb1315Feb1317Feb1301Mar1303Mar1315Mar1317Mar1329Mar1331Mar1312Apr1314Apr1326Apr1328Apr1310May13Go to topdeck.travel/Nile-Beyond for more info.|17What's Included»»12 breakfasts (B), 4 lunches (L), 4 dinners (D)»»4 nights twin share in 4? hotels, 2 nights twin share in 3? hotels, 2 nights twin share in tourist class hotels, 1 night in a desert camp, 2 nights on board a felucca, 1 night first class overnight train between Luxor and Cairo (recliner seat)»»Arrival transfer from airport to hotel »»Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus and felucca as per the itinerary»»Excursion to the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara, Abu Simbel, Kom Ombo Temple, Valley of the Kings and Karnak 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. Arrive at Cairo International Airport - a transfer to the hotel is included. Day 2 Cairo. In the morning we visit the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx at Giza Plateau. Then we continue to Saqqara. (B) Day 3 Cairo - Bahariyya Oasis. We travel by air-conditioned coach to the beautiful Bahariyya Oasis. (B,D)Day 4 Bahariyya Oasis - White Desert. We continue by 4x4 towards our camp in the White Desert. On our way we visit the Temple of Alexander the Great. Tonight we sleep under the stars in tents. (B,L,D)Day 5 White Desert - Dakhla Oasis. We travel to the Farafra Oasis and then continue to Dakhla Oasis by air-conditioned coach. We view the medieval covered city of Al Qasr, then head out to Al-Muzawaka Tombs and Deir Al-haggar. (B) Day 6 Dakhla Oasis - Luxor. This morning our journey continues to the Kharga Oasis. We see the Temple of Hibis, the rambling 4th century necropolis of Al-Bagawat and the Temple ruins of Deir Al-Kashef. We then transfer to Luxor. (B,L) Day 7 Luxor - Aswan. After breakfast we transfer to Aswan by air-conditioned coach. There is an option to visit the Temple of Philae by motorboat and a Nubian village experience to learn about their culture. (B) Day 8 Aswan. Early start to see Abu Simbel before our felucca trip along the incredible Nile River begins. (B,L,D) Day 9 Felucca. Watch life on the banks of the Nile as we sail along. We also visit Kom Ombo Temple. (B,L,D) Day 10 Felucca - Luxor. Today we say goodbye to our felucca and crew, as we transfer by air-conditioned coach to Luxor. (B) Day 11 Luxor - Cairo. This morning we see the Valley of the Kings and the Temple Of Queen Hatshepsut. Then we transfer for our 1st class train journey (recliner seat) to Cairo. (B) Day 12 Cairo. This morning we have a guided visit of the Egyptian Museum after which the rest of the day is free to explore. (B) Day 13. Our trip finishes today after breakfast. (B) TRIP CODE: HTNAB13 Day Nile & BeyondDakhla Oasis, White Desert National ParkSLEEPING BAG REQUIREDFELUCCA SAILINGUSD13 Days from $925 per personTrip price of $925 + $240 Local PaymentTrip price of $995 + $240 Local Payment

EGYPTLuxorAswanAbu SimbelDahab512ISRAELJORDANSAUDIARABIASt Catherine1 overnighttrain1 overnighttrainCairostart/finishNO. OF NIGHTS STAYDAY STOPARABIA1 Dates & Prices 2012/13EGYPTPlus see pg. 2Go to topdeck.travel/Egypt-Explored for more info.What's Included»»13 breakfasts (B)»»8 nights in twin share 4? hotels, 3 nights in twin share 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 and Khan el Khalili Market, Abu Simbel, Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple and 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. Arrive at Cairo International Airport where a transfer from the airport to the hotel is included. Day 2 Cairo - Aswan. This morning accompanied by an English-speaking Egyptologist we visit the Egyptian Museum. We then travel to the Great Pyramid of Giza before boarding a 1st class overnight train to Aswan. (B) Day 3 Aswan. 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. Early morning departure to Abu Simbel to visit the incredible temple built by Ramses II. We also view the Temple of Hathor. This evening, there is an option to dine on the banks of the Nile. (B) Day 5 Aswan - Luxor. We take a trip by air-conditioned minibus to the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor, discovering the magnificence of the old capital of Egypt. (B) Day 6 Luxor - Cairo. A guided tour of the Valley of the Kings awaits. 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 - Dahab. We depart this morning for Dahab, one of the Sinai's most treasured diving destinations. (B) Days 9-12 Dahab. Swimming, snorkelling and water sports are all on hand. On land, experience the thrill of a desert safari on quad bikes or camel. There is the option to climb to the top of Mt Sinai. We then return back to the beaches of Dahab. (B) (B) (B) (B)Day 13 Dahab - Cairo. This morning we set off into the mountains of the Sinai Peninsula on our way back to Cairo. (B) Day 14 Cairo. The trip ends at the hotel after breakfast. (B)TRIP CODE: HTEEX14 Day Egypt ExploredTraditional Nubian meal, AswanSunrise over Mt SinaiStartFinish06May1219May1220May1202Jun1203Jun1216Jun1217Jun1230Jun1201Jul1214Jul1215Jul1228Jul1229Jul1211Aug1212Aug1225Aug1226Aug1208Sep1209Sep1222Sep1223Sep1206Oct1207Oct1220Oct1221Oct1203Nov1204Nov1217Nov1218Nov1201Dec1202Dec1215Dec1216Dec1229Dec1230Dec1212Jan1313Jan1326Jan1327Jan1309Feb1310Feb1323Feb1324Feb1309Mar1310Mar1323Mar1324Mar1306Apr1307Apr1320Apr1321Apr1304May13USD14 Days from $850 per personTrip price of $850 + $270 Local PaymentTrip price of $990 + $270 Local Payment