May 17th, 2019 – Is Egypt on your bucket list for an adventurous getaway? With tourism to Egypt rising, it’s stressful to plan out when to go, where to stay and what you’ll be doing in this wondrous, ancient country. By choosing Insight Vacations, a leader in premium escorted journeys, you can relax and leave the planning to us with our premium guided trips to Egypt this summer.
“On a personal note, having just returned from Egypt, I can say that Insight Vacations was one of the very best trips that I’ve ever taken – rich in culture and history, with fantastic service, a wonderful Travel Director (they are all Egyptologists) and delicious food,” said Claire Hanney, Head of Travel Experiences with Insight Vacations. “I have not stopped talking about the trip since I got back and quite a few of my family and friends all booking on it.”
Both exceptional trips below include an unforgettable cruise on the Nile River on-board a traditional Nile cruiser with its spacious cabins, bars, shops, lounge, restaurant and swimming pool.
Wonders of Egypt (9-days): This journey includes exclusive experiences such as meeting an Egyptologist in Giza to see the enigmatic Sphinx and venture deep inside one of the pyramids, to the chambers where the pharaohs went to meet their Gods in the afterlife. Guests will also be guided by a local expert to the most recognizable symbols of ancient Egypt: the full-faced funeral mask, gold coffin, gilded throne and precious jewelry – Tutankhamun’s treasures. Sightseeing includes sweeping vies over the city from the Citadel and a visit to the Great Alabaster Mosque. In Aswan, guests will go on a traditional Nile felucca, meet a sailor and learn the art of sailing this ancient Nile craft, will visit the High Dam and Granite Quarries and enjoy high tea in true colonial English-style at Aswan’s famous Old Cataract Hotel, as the sun begins to set. (From $2,800 a person)
Splendors of Egypt (12-days): On this journey, guests will meet an Egyptologist in Cairo to gaze upon Tutankhamun’s treasures at the Egyptian Museum—exploring the most recognizable symbols of ancient Egypt: the full-faced funeral mask, gold coffin, gilded throne and precious jeweler – all treasures of Tutankhamun. In Giza, travelers will get to enjoy the Sound & Light Show at the Great Pyramids. In Luxor, they’ll enjoy listening to stories of village life from its residents while visiting a family home for a tasting of authentic Egyptian sun bread. A top highlight is traveling by motorboat to Philae Island to witness the majestic Temple of Isis rising from the waters. While cruising the Nile River, they can join the fun at an Egyptian dinner and galabeya party, dressed in traditional Egyptian attire. (from $3,500 a person)
For reservations, contact your favorite travel agent,
call Insight Vacations at 1-888-680-1241, or visit www.insightvacations.co