Enchanting Egypt adventure with a full board Nile cruise - Refundable holiday

Cairo, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu & Luxor

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Great Sphinx

Pyramids of Giza

Ramses Hilton, Cairo

Ramses Hilton, Cairo

Ramses Hilton, Cairo

Cairo

Pyramids of Giza

Aswan

Kom Ombo

Temple of Horus, Edfu

Temple of Hatshepsut, West Bank

The River Nile

Chateau Lafayatte

Chateau Lafayatte

Chateau Lafayatte

Chateau Lafayatte

Temple of Hatshepsut, West Bank

Temple of Hatshepsut, West Bank

Abu Simbel

Heiroglyphics

Mercure Luxor Karnak, Luxor

Mercure Luxor Karnak, Luxor

Mercure Luxor Karnak, Luxor

Egypt

Temple of Ramses III, Luxor

Temple of Karnak, Luxor

Temple of Luxor

Epic Egypt: Great Pyramids and Nile cruising- 2021 availability

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Up to -43% supplier's online rate ?
You'll start your holiday with three nights in a Standard double room at Ramses Hilton, Cairo, including breakfast.

Then, you'll spend three nights in a Standard double room on Chateau Lafayatte Nile Cruise on a full board basis.

Finally, you'll spend one night in a Standard double room at Mercure Luxor Karnak, Luxor, including breakfast.

Please note that if the advertised hotel is unavailable for your selected dates, it will be replaced with one of similar standards. Please visit our supplier Exoticca's website for more information.

There are a range of optional excursions available on this tour for an additional cost; please call Exoticca directly on 0203 695 9677 to arrange these before booking on the website. Additional tours must be confirmed before your final payment. Please note your final payment is due 60 days before your departure. More information can be found on our supplier's website.

Return flights are included from your selected departure airport to Cairo, Egypt. One piece of hand luggage and one piece of hold luggage allowance per person is included, as per the airline terms and conditions.

If you select a flight without included luggage, you can add luggage by contacting the airline directly after receiving the flight information.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

The total amount of nights in the confirmation email may differ from the duration that appears on the website, as it includes accommodation nights and nights spent travelling.

Please be aware that our supplier, Exoticca, will require a copy of the valid passports in order to process the reservation.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 43% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate.

The discount stated above was checked on 13/8/2020.

Refundable holidays: request a cancellation and we'll refund 100% of the price paid for your trip (applies to all bookings made before 31st August 2020, with departure dates before December 31, 2021). Free cancellations need to be requested more than 60 days before your departure date.

Between 15 and 59 days before departure, 50% of the booking is chargeable). This cancellation policy is valid between the member and Exoticca. To cancel any booking please contact Exoticca directly. For more information, please visit Exoticca's website - https://www.exoticca.co.uk/terms-and-conditions#cancellation

This holiday is supplied by Exoticca and is ATOL protected (ATOL 11248).

Admire Egypt’s iconic pyramids from a Nile-side Cairo base, then cruise along the river to visit unbelievable historic sights - includes a full-board cruise, excursions and all travel. Refundable holiday - book with confidence

Day 1: UK - Cairo

Fly from the UK to Cairo, Egypt’s chaotic yet captivating capital. You’ll touch down and transfer to your hotel overlooking the Nile. Spend the rest of your day at leisure, starting to explore, then opt to attend a Pyramids sound and light show in the evening (£45 per person). (Meals: none)

Day 2: Cairo

Today you’ll get to know the city, starting it off with a bang at the Great Pyramids, Egypt’s World Wonder and one of the world’s most famous ancient sights. Walk in the footsteps of the pharaohs with your guide, then visit the Great Sphinx and Temple of the Valley before getting your fill of history at the Egyptian Museum. End the day with a walk through the bustling Khan el Khalili neighbourhood. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 3: Cairo - Aswan

Take a short flight to Aswan this morning, which has been Egypt’s commercial gateway since antiquity. You’ll head down to the river for a cruise on a traditional felucca boat to see the Nile Falls, Granite Quarry and High Dam of Aswan, then transfer to the port to meet your crew and cruise ship, home for the next three nights. Get settled in and watch the goings-on, or opt to visit Philae, an island with a rich history, home to the Temple of Isis (£47 per person). (Meals: full board)

Day 4: Aswan - Kom Ombo

This morning you can opt to visit Abu Simbel, full of temples carved for Rameses II, including the statue of Amon Ra and the Temple of Nefertiti (£100 per person). Later in the day, your boat will sail for Kom Ombo, where you will visit the temples of Haroeris and Sobek, see the Nileometer and visit a museum full of mummified crocodiles. (Meals: full board)

Day 5: Kom Ombo - Edfu - Luxor

Dock in Edfu this morning, where you’ll leave your cruise behind and return to land to ride in a traditional Egyptian carriage to the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to Horus. Visit Luxor, where you’ll visit the Temple of Luxor, an incredible sight constructed by two great pharaohs, Amenhotep II and Rameses II. (Meals: full board)

Day 6: Luxor

Continue your discovery of ancient Thebes with a visit to the iconic Valley of the Kings, where Tutankhamun was discovered in all his glory. After witnessing the wealth of the Pharaohs, visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, before returning to modern-day Luxor and spending the rest of your day at leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Luxor - Cairo

Enjoy breakfast, then set off early to the Karnak Temple Complex, your last experience of ancient Egypt. Afterwards, transfer to the airport for a flight back to Cairo. On arrival, you can explore at leisure or opt to visit the Saladin Citadel, which dates back to the 12th century and is an important site in the country’s Islamic Heritage (£55 per person). (Meals: full board)

Day 8: Cairo - UK

Transfer to the airport for a flight back to the UK. (Meals: breakfast)

Accommodation:

We are working with hotels to ensure that they comply with the public health regulations regarding COVID-19.

Please note that some dining and leisure facilities may be closed. Please call the hotel before you travel to find out if facilities have reopened.

Ramses Hilton, Cairo (two nights, then one night)

Overlooking the Nile from its outdoor terrace and tranquil pool, Ramses Hilton shows off Cairo’s best bits. All the usual Hilton bells and whistles will provide a comfortable stay, from bright, modern rooms with city views to a lounge and bar with panoramic views of the Nile.

Amenities: restaurant, panoramic bar and lounge, terrace, swimming pool, currency exchange, Wi-Fi

Chateau Lafayette Nile Cruise (three nights)

Cruise along the Nile in style on this well-equipped and grandly-decorated ship. 55 comfortable cabins are spread over four decks, while the upper decks hold the lounge, restaurant, and bar. You’ll also find a swimming pool, Jacuzzi and sauna, a gift shop and a beauty salon open twice a week.

Amenities: restaurant, bar, lounge, sauna, Jacuzzi, sundeck, swimming pool, on-board clinic, gift shop, beauty salon (open in Luxor and Aswan)

Mercure Luxor Karnak (one night)

In classic and classy Mercure style, this Nile-side hotel is shaded by swaying palms and situated in lush gardens. Cool off in the pool while gazing out at the Nile, and dine in the restaurant, designed to look like a Pharaonic temple.

Amenities: two restaurants, two bars, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, solarium, massages, fitness centre, tennis, room service, Wi-Fi 

Luxury accommodation:

Day 1 - 2: Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino, Cairo
Day 3 - 5: Esmerelda Nile Cruises
Day 6: Jolie Ville Hotel & Spa, Luxor
Day 7: Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino, Cairo

Good to know

There are a range of optional excursions available on this tour for an additional cost; please call Exoticca directly on 0203 695 9677 to arrange these before booking on the website. Additional tours must be confirmed before your final payment. Please note your final payment is due 60 days before your departure. More information can be found on our supplier's website.

Fuss-free cancellations: request a cancellation and we’ll refund 100% of the price paid for your trip. As simple as that. (Applies to all bookings made from March 10, 2020, until March 31, 2020, with departure dates before October 31, 2020. In order to apply for the free cancellation, it needs to be requested more than 30 days before the departure date.)

Refundable holiday: Please note that a free cancellation policy is available with this holiday. This applies to all bookings made from 31 July 2020, with departure dates before 31 December 2021. If you request a cancellation, it must be more than 60 days before the departure date. Please see 'Offer details' for more information.

We cannot guarantee access to hotel facilities (e.g restaurant or spa), as these are subject to change due to COVID-19. We advise you check with the hotel before your trip.

Due to COVID-19, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination, which may change at short notice. Please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before departure via your government's foreign advice service.
Ramses Hilton, 1115 Nile Corniche, Sharkas, Bulaq, Cairo Governorate, Egypt (your first and last destination)

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Return flights are included from your selected departure airport to Cairo, Egipt. Exoticca operates flights with all airlines, and will select the most cost effective fare at the time of booking. Please note all airlines are subject to change.

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email from the tour operator, Exoticca. This includes departure times, as well as flight numbers.

Please note that your outbound and inbound flight may be indirect and include a stopover. Your flights may also be overnight, so please bear this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for.

If you need any further information about flights before booking, please call Exoticca on 0203 695 9677 or contact via sales@exoticca.com.

Please check the luggage rules in the booking confirmation. More information can be found on the airline's website.
Please note that the prices of the tour operator are daily adjusted according to the exchange rate and may vary from the stated price.

If you select a flight without included luggage, you can add luggage by contacting the airline directly after receiving the flight information.

At the time of booking, Exoticca will book the best available airfare for the selected date.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Exoticca, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation.

The total amount of nights in the confirmation email may differ from the duration that appears on the website, as it includes accommodation nights and nights spent travelling.

For comprehensive travel, visa and health advice, please visit FCO Travel Advice

We source flights from all major scheduled and low cost airlines to offer you a full choice of airlines, departure airports and flight times.

You can choose to add a flight to this hotel. Just select the dates you want to book your stay from the calendar and choose ‘Hotel + Flights’

On the next page you can choose the departure airport, time and airline and price that is convenient to you

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If you wish to make a flight only booking, or add a flight to an existing hotel booking with us, call our reservations team on 0343 227 0007 (Mon-Fri 9-6, Saturday 10-5, Sun closed)

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