2023 Proctor Egypt Tour with Nile Cruise

Dates April 18-28, 2023
Destination Cairo; Nile River; Aswan; United States
Duration 11 days 10 nights
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Come join Meridian Magazine's Scot and Maurine Proctor on an unforgettable journey to Egypt.  Now is the perfect time to explore this ancient and see its most important sites on a 11 day tour from Cairo to Aswan and Luxor with a Nile cruise and 5-star accommodations.

You can slip into the historic tombs and temples of the Nile valley as you see the sights by bus, boat and horse-drawn carriage. You can walk the necropolis at Saqqara and the Giza Plateau, see Cairo’s religious landmarks, and visit the remains of the Kingdom of Upper Egypt. On the cruise from Aswan to Luxor you can disembark to see monuments along the East and West Banks of the Nile.

While other companies take 2 and 3 buses on their tours, ours has a 1 bus guarantee that ensures you have an intimate experience at the sites as well as your educator. It allows your group to bond as a family and makes fast friends with those you traveling with. You will not come home wishing you had more.

*While the physical activity on this tour (walking distances) is not great, the days are full with touring from breakfast to dinner time with "down-time" only in the evening.

To complete the experience be sure to add on the Egypt pre-tour to visit the ancient pyramids of Cairo (2000 years old when the boy Jesus visited) and the ancient temples of Luxor!

Highlights of the Tour:

  • 1 tour-bus experience for the whole tour!
  • Morris Murdock LDS tour Director for the whole trip along with local guides
  • Licensed,  insured, and bonded travel agency with 60 years of experience!!  IT MATTERS!

Tour ID # 9223D18

A CASH DISCOUNT of $75.00 applies for all payments made by check or ACH AFTER deposit

To Book This Tour, Contact your favorite Morris Columbus Travel advisor or the Group Tour Manager listed below:

Sarah Wangsgard, Tour Manager
Tel: (801) 483-6473

Email - swangsgard@morrismurdock.com

Day 1: Tuesday April 18th, 2023

Home city to Cairo

Today you will depart the U.S. for your international flight to Cairo. 

Day 2: Wednesay, April 19, 2023

Cairo

Welcome to Egypt! Upon arrival, you will be taken to your hotel to rest from your travels. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Thursday, April 20, 2023

Cairo to Luxor--Nile Cruise

Early wakeup call and check out before heading to Cairo airport and taking the flight to Luxor and start our tour to the Valley of the Kings and admire the magnificence of the the grandeur of architecture which was used for many kings' burial sites. You will visit 3 of the famous tombs of kings, excluding the tomb of Tut Ankh Amen (a supplement must be paid by guests if they wish to visit this one.)

Next you will just pass by the temple built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, just for the outer photo. Embark our Nile cruise, stay on the cruise for 4 nights on full board basis (3 meals a day are included.) For those looking for something else this evening, you can do an optional fascinating tour around the city of Luxor by night on horse buggies. 

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Friday, April 21, 2023

 Nile Cruise

Today we will visit Karnak Temple, the greatest example of worship history, dedicated to the god, Aman, his wife, Mut, and their son, Khonsu. We will then head back to the ship and have lunch on board as we sail to Edfu via Esna. Dinner on board and overnight. 

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Saturday, April 22, 2023

Nile Cruise

Today we will visit the Horus Temple in Edfu, the most complete temple in Egypt. We will make our way back to the ship and sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board and then we will visit the only double temple in Egypt which is dedicated to Horus the falcon and Sobek the crocodile. Then sailing to Aswan. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6: Sunday, April 23, 2023

Nile Cruise -  Valley of the Kings

Today we will visit the famous High Dam which was built to save Egypt from the wild Nile flood. Then we will drive to visit one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt--Philae Temple, ISIS temple, goddess of magic and maternity. To access this temple we will ride a motor boat for about 10 minutes.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7: Monday, April 24, 2023

Cairo - Alexandria

Today we will disembark the cruise ship and take our flight to Cairo. We will make our way to Alexandria and check into our hotel & overnight.  

Meals : Breakfast
Day 8: Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Alexandria - Cairo

Today we will visit the catacombs of Kom El Shokafa, and we will have a chance to take a photo from outside for the Pompey’s Pillar, next we visit the roman amphitheater & the famous bibliotheca. We will have a stop for lunch and head back to Cairo & overnight.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9: Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Cairo

Today we shall do our touring to the world famous Egyptian museum the most important depository of Egyptian antiquities in the world. Also today we will enjoy visiting the pyramids area to discover the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World,

including 1 hour long safari on camels or horse buggy, and the mysterious Sphinx that was carved out of a solid natural rock around 2500 B.C. This tour will take 4 hours there and this kind of visit is a new brand that we invented recently to

ensure complete covering of the secrets of this area and to get utmost fun as well. A chance for visiting Papyrus institute to see how it gets made, you can pick nice paintings on papyrus as well.

Check in your hotel in Cairo & overnight.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Day 10: Thursday, April 27, 2023

Cairo

Open buffet breakfast, Going to the area of Sakkara, located south of Cairo. Which is one part of the great necropolis of Memphis; it was the capital of the Old Kingdom. Sakkara is probably best known as the location of King Zoser's step Pyramid. Your excursion will proceed to the old capital of Memphis. You will see the ruins of the Temple of Ptah, and the gigantic colossi of king Ramses the second. You will also be fascinated by visiting the carpet school around, where you will get to see live how handmade rugs are made and you can do valuable and well worth the money shopping. A stop for Lunch. Back to your hotel & overnight. 

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Day 11: Friday April 28, 2023

Transfer to Cairo Airport to take our flight to back to the US.

Meals : Breakfast

 TOUR includes:

  • Meet and Assist upon arrival
  • Entry Visa
  • Accommodation in a 5 star hotel in Cairo for 3 nights on Bed & Breakfast basis
  • Accommodation in Luxor and Aswan for 4 nights on a 5 star Nile Cruise on full board basis
  • Transportation during the program by private A/C vehicles
  • Private English speaking Tour leader guide accompanying the Group all the way through
  • Round trip flight ticket (Cairo-Luxor//Aswan-Cairo)- economy class
  • Entry fees to the mentioned sightseeing
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary
  • 2 small bottles of mineral water daily

Not Included:

  • Additional transfers when not arriving or departing with group
  • Drinks, Mineral Water and Beverages
  • Tips all over the trip and personal expenses
  • Round-trip air from your home city. *Group air from Salt Lake City will be available- price TBA
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance *Call for quote
  • Meals not specified in itinerary

Pricing:

Final Payment due January 18th, 2023

  • Double Occupancy- $3149 per person
  • Single Occupancy-  $3999 per person

Payment Terms:

  • $500 deposit is due at the time of booking
  • Cash Discount- $75 when paying final payment with check
  • A minimum of 30 passengers is needed for the advertised tour price. If enrollment falls under an additional supplement may apply if the tour is operated