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LuxorAswanAbu SimbelCairostart/finish1 overnighttrain1 overnighttrainEGYPTISRAELJORDANSAUDIARABIANO. OF NIGHTS STAYDAY STOPKom OmboEdfu2overnightcruise boat1Dates & Prices 2012/13EGYPTDeluxe see pg. 2StartFinish06May1213May1213May1220May1227May1203Jun1203Jun1210Jun1217Jun1224Jun1224Jun1201Jul1208Jul1215Jul1215Jul1222Jul1229Jul1205Aug1212Aug1219Aug1219Aug1226Aug1202Sep1209Sep1216Sep1223Sep1223Sep1230Sep1230Sep1207Oct1214Oct1221Oct1221Oct1228Oct1228Oct1204Nov1211Nov1218Nov1218Nov1225Nov1225Nov1202Dec1209Dec1216Dec1223Dec1230Dec1230Dec1206Jan1306Jan1313Jan1320Jan1327Jan1303Feb1310Feb1317Feb1324Feb1324Feb1303Mar1303Mar1310Mar1317Mar1324Mar1324Mar1331Mar1331Mar1307Apr1314Apr1321Apr1328Apr1305May13Go to topdeck.travel/Nile-Discovery for more info.What's Included»»7 breakfasts (B) , 3 lunches (L), 3 dinners (D)»»2 nights twin share in 4? hotels, 3 nights 5? cruise boat in cabin accommodation, 2 nights aboard first class overnight train between Cairo and Aswan, Luxor and Cairo (recliner seat)»»Arrival transfer from airport to hotel »»Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus and cruise boat as per the itinerary»»Excursion to the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara, Coptic Churches, Khan El Khalili, Abu Simbel, Kom Ombo Temple, Edfu Temple, Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple and Luxor Temples (entrance fees not included)»»Fully guided tours with Egyptologist at all major sites»»Services of a fully trained English speaking Trip LeaderTRIP CODE: HTNIDDay 1 Cairo. Arrive at Cairo International Airport. An arrival transfer from the airport to the hotel is included. Day 2 Cairo - Aswan. 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 King Tutankhamun. We then see the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx. In the evening we board the first class overnight train to Aswan. (B) Day 3 Aswan - Cruise Boat. After freshening up in our cruise boat cabins 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,L,D) Day 4 Cruise Boat. It's an early start this morning as we visit Abu Simbel to see the incredible temple built by Ramses II. When we return lunch is on board the panoramic decks of our cruise boat. On the way we pass via Kom Ombo and stop to visit the temple. (B,L,D) Day 5 Cruise Boat. Our journey continues to the town of Edfu where we gaze at the temple dedicated to the falcon headed sky god, Horus. We travel by horse and carriage to the almost fully-intact Temple of Edfu. (B,L,D) Day 6 Cruise Boat - Luxor. We continue along the river arriving at the ancient capital of Thebes. A highlight for all visitors to Egypt is our guided tour of the Valley of the Kings. We also visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Our guide then introduces us to the amazing Temple of Karnak and we take a trip by air-conditioned minibus to explore the Temple of Luxor. In the evening we board the overnight first class train to return to the capital. (B) Day 7 Cairo. Arriving in Cairo we transfer to the hotel to freshen up. The rest of the day is spent further exploring Cairo. We see the necropolis of Saqqara, including the Step Pyramid of King Zoser. Returning to the city we visit 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 Khallili market. (B)Day 8 Cairo. Our trip ends at the hotel after breakfast. (B)8 Day Nile DiscoveryKom OmboKarnak Temple, Luxor22|235-star Nile cruise boatUSD8 Days from $740 per personTrip price of $740 + $210 Local PaymentTrip price of $860 + $210 Local Payment

LuxorHurghadaAswanAbuSimbel121Cairostart/finish1 overnighttrainEGYPTISRAELJORDANSAUDIARABIANO. OF NIGHTS STAYDAY STOPKom OmboEdfu2overnightcruise boatDates & Prices 2012/13EGYPTDeluxe see pg. 2StartFinish06May1215May1213May1222May1227May1205Jun1203Jun1212Jun1217Jun1226Jun1224Jun1203Jul1208Jul1217Jul1215Jul1224Jul1229Jul1207Aug1212Aug1221Aug1219Aug1228Aug1202Sep1211Sep1216Sep1225Sep1223Sep1202Oct1230Sep1209Oct1214Oct1223Oct1221Oct1230Oct1228Oct1206Nov1211Nov1220Nov1218Nov1227Nov1225Nov1204Dec1209Dec1218Dec1223Dec1201Jan1330Dec1208Jan1306Jan1315Jan1320Jan1329Jan1303Feb1312Feb1317Feb1326Feb1324Feb1305Mar1303Mar1312Mar1317Mar1326Mar1324Mar1302Apr1331Mar1309Apr1314Apr1323Apr1328Apr1307May13Go to topdeck.travel/Spirit-of-Egypt for more info.What's Included»»9 breakfasts (B), 3 lunches (L), 5 dinners (D)»»5 nights twin share in 4? hotels, 3 nights in 5? cruise boat (cabin), 1 night aboard first class overnight train between Cairo and Aswan (recliner seat)»»Arrival transfer from airport to hotel »»Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus as per the itinerary»»Excursions to the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx, Abu Simbel, Kom Ombo Temple, Edfu Temple, Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Luxor Temples (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 from the airport to the hotel is included. Join our fellow Topdeckers and Trip Leader in the evening to learn more about the trip. Day 2 Cairo - Aswan. In the morning accompanied by an English speaking Egyptologist, we visit the Egyptian Museum housing over 100,000 relics including the magnificent treasures of King Tutankhamun. We then head to the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx. This evening we board a first class overnight train to Aswan. (B) Day 3 Aswan - Cruise Boat. We arrive in the morning and transfer to our cruise boat on the banks of the Nile. 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,L,D) Day 4 Cruise Boat. It's an early start this morning as we visit Abu Simbel to see the incredible temple built by Ramses II. In the afternoon our cruise boat departs and we watch life on the banks of the Nile from the decks. On the way we pass via Kom Ombo and stop to visit the temple. (B,L,D) Day 5 Edfu - Luxor. The journey continues to the town of Edfu where we see the temple dedicated to the sky god, Horus. (B,L,D) Day 6 Luxor. We continue along the river arriving at the ancient capital of Thebes followed by a guided tour of the Valley of the Kings. Our guide introduces us to the amazing Temple of Karnak and Temple of Luxor. Our tour of the East Bank discovers the magnificence of what once was the capital of Egypt. There is also time to shop amongst the colourful gold and silver markets of Luxor. (B) Days 7-8 Hurghada. This morning we head across the desert to Hurghada on the beautiful coast of the Red Sea. The days are free to enjoy the beach and facilities. Optional activities include snorkelling, boat tours and desert safaris. (B,D) (B,D)Day 9 Hurghada - Cairo. After breakfast we depart back to Cairo. (B) Day 10 Cairo. All good things must come to an end and the trip finishes at the hotel after breakfast. (B)TRIP CODE: HTCCH10 Day Spirit of EgyptThe Great Sphinx of Giza, CairoRelaxing aboard the 5-star Nile cruise boatUSD10 Days from $895 per personTrip price of $895 + $270 Local Payment Trip price of $1065 + $270 Local Payment