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Egypt  2023

October 23 – October 31, 2023 

Cairo, Aswan & Luxor

Journey to the Beginning of Civilization

Join us in 2023 our Egypt Excursion is a once-in-a-lifetime tour of the gold-imbued temples, physics-defying ancient pyramids and the rich, blue waters of the Nile. With this trip you can explore one of the most history-rich destinations in the world… Egypt. 
 

  • Marvel at the oldest structure of the “seven wonders of the ancient world” the Great Pyramid of Giza

  • View the world-famous Aswan High Dam, an engineering miracle, built in the 1960s

  • Discover the Temple of Philae dedicated to the goddess Isis with its beautiful island location

  • Enjoy a 3-day cruise on the Nile and savor the spectacular scenery of the Nile Valley

  • Explore the imposing Greco-Roman Temple of Kom Ombo

  • Tour the stunning Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, built in the Ptolemaic period

  • Visit the magnificent Temples of Karnak, dating back over 3,000 years

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The Four Seasons First Residence - Cairo

Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence. A gracious sanctuary on the west bank of the Nile, with impressive views of the Great Pyramids over the old-growth canopy of Cairo`s ancient Zoological and Botanical Gardens, the Hotel is at the center of the prestigious new First Residence apartments and shops.

MS Sonesta St. George Nile Cruise

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EXPERIENCE THE BEAUTY AND HISTORY OF THE NILE

Sail the majestic Nile River between Luxor and Aswan in the comfort and modern luxury of the MS Sonesta St. George Nile cruise ship.


Sonesta’s fleet of Nile River cruise ships offer 3-, 4-, and 7-night trips between Aswan and Luxor, exploring the landmark temples, tombs and ruins in the region. Guided excursions with Egyptologists highlight each day and are followed by delightful leisure activities on the ships.


Enjoy upscale hospitality and watch 5,000 years of history unfold before you on an unforgettable journey through ancient Egypt.

Guest Cabins & Suites

The Sonesta St. George I offers luxurious accommodations that provide the ultimate in comfort, elegance and design. With 47 Deluxe Cabins, 9 Presidential Suites and one Royal Suite, St. George I features the highest quality furnishings and most upscale amenities.

All accommodations feature:

 

  • LED 43 inches TV, equipped with the latest technology and featuring a live sailing channel

  • Double-glass panoramic french windows that open to bring in fresh breezes from the Nile

  • Internet access

  • Direct-dial telephone

  • Individual climate control

  • Electronic door locks

  • Mini-bar

  • Safe

  • Hair dryer

  • Bathrooms equipped with spa unit; including steam bath, Jacuzzi and water massage

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Main Dining Room
Located on the lower deck, our Main Dining Room, designed with sophistication and style, serves breakfast and lunch buffets as well as à la carte dinners. Dress code for dinner is smart casual.

 

Sun Deck Bar
Surrounded by breathtaking views of the Nile, the Sun Deck serves refreshing cocktails and beverages.

 

Lounge 
Unique classical motifs decorate the walls and ceiling of the Lounge, which features a dance floor and stages nightly entertainment. A full-service bar serves a wide range of cocktails and beverages.

 

Panoramic Lounge
Adorned with elegant décor, the Panoramic Lounge, located on Deck 4, offers panoramic views of the Nile and is available for special functions and meetings.

 

Piano Bar
Elegant and sophisticated, the Piano Bar is lit by a dramatic, handmade chandelier and serves a variety of cocktails and beverages.  

Full Package Includes:

 

  • 3 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.

  • 3 Nights Cruise on the Nile; Aswan & Luxor full board (Sightseeing included).

  • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Great Pyramids, Sphinx.

  • Camel ride at the pyramids (optional).

  • Egyptian Party on the Nile (Egyptian Attire Requested)

  • All transfers as mentioned.

  • English speaking tour guide “Egyptologist”.

  • Entrance fees for sightseeing per itinerary.

  • Taxes and service charges.

  • Travel-Rite Host On-Site

Additional Information

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:

  • Meals other than specified.

  • Optional Tour cost is extra.

  • All items of a personal nature (telephone calls, Laundry, room service, etc).

  • Visa Upon arrival at Cairo airport - Cost $ 25.

  • City Tax (Client has to be paid directly at the hotel).

  • Any beverage not mentioned in tour program description.

  • Gratuities for Driver and Egyptologist (suggested $10 per day for guide and $5 per day for driver)

  • Travel Insurance

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TRAVEL INSURANCE:

Missing a vacation is bad enough. Losing the money you paid for your vacation is even worse. Trip insurance is therefore highly recommended. Your premium is related to your trip cost, so you don’t have to worry about being over-insured.

 

FLIGHT SCHEDULE:
Will be posted 90 days before scheduled trip.

Dining & Entertainment

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Travel Notes

  • Visa required. Single-entry visas valid for 30 days may be purchased upon arrival. Cost is $25 and payable only in cash. Exact change required. No credit cards accepted. Upon arrival, proceed to one of the bank kiosks in the Immigration Hall to obtain a self-adhesive visa sticker. Apply the sticker to a blank page of your passport and proceed to the immigration desks.  Passport must be valid for at least eight months after the travel date. Please make sure your passport does not expire on or before July 1, 2024.

  • All prices are based on the rates of exchange in effect at the time of price quotation. In the event that the US dollar devalues, Travel-Rite Tours and Travel reserve the right to increase prices accordingly. Your final invoice will reflect increases resulting from currency devaluation.

  • Please note that our group flight leaves JFK on October 23, 2023, and arrive in Cairo on October 24, 2023. Check-in at the hotel begins on October 24, 2023.

  • Please be mindful that we suggest and recommend all attendees arrive into JFK at least 4 hours before the group’s flight time. For peace of mind, you should additionally consider flying into JFK on October 22, 2023 and stay one night at a nearby hotel.  Contact us if you need assistance locating or booking pre-trip accommodations.

Terms & Conditions

  • Making reservations for this package signifies your acceptance of our Terms and Conditions.

  • All payments to Travel-Rite Tours and Travel, LLC are non-refundable and non-transferable. This is because Travel-Rite Tours and Travel, LLC has contractual agreements with hotels, airlines and other vendors that will not allow us to obtain any refunds. This way we can keep our package prices low and allow you to make monthly payments on your vacation.

  • Passengers are responsible for ensuring that they have the proper travel documents and MUST CHECK with the respective consulate(s) or visa agency to determine whether any visas or passports are required. Passports are required to be valid for at least 8 months after the date of travel. Some countries require a full blank “VISA” page in the passport for stamping purposes. Any information provided on travel description pertains to US citizens only. Non-US citizens should check with the respective consulate of the country(s) to be visited for current entry requirements.

  • Reservations must be made in your FULL NAME as it appears on your passport. Your name on your invoice MUST match your passport.

  • Missing a vacation is bad enough. Losing the money you paid for your vacation is even worse. Therefore, we recommend Travel Protection that helps provide coverage for Trip Cancellation, Interruption, Baggage Loss or Delay, Medical Expenses and more.  Seat assignments ARE at the discretion of airlines. Seats for this group tour are only located in economy class.

  • Prices are subject to change without notice. Please make your reservations today at this price to be locked in.

  • If you agree to the installment plan you are agreeing to stay on the agreed upon installment schedule. There will be a $20.00 “late fee” assessed for all late payments after the payment is fifteen (15) days past due to everyone agreeing to these “terms and conditions”. Any trip not paid off in full by the final payment date will be subject to cancellation or at best a $50.00 late fee. If a reservation is canceled, there are no refunds nor transfers issued.
  • Monthly payments are required to keep your reservations current. Your invoice will clearly note your payment plan. We suggest you put this payment plan on your personal calendar.
  • You must ensure your roommate, if applicable, is also making timely monthly payments.

  • Name changes are allowed with a $150 name change fee up until the final payment date and $250 + any vendor’s fees after the final payment date on your payment plan.

  • Late payment of $250 per person is required after final due date listed on your payment plan. Late payment fees are automatically added to your reservations the day after your final due date.

  • All late payment requests must be approved by management before the final payment deadline on your account

 Full payment for this trip is due by August 5, 2023

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Reserve Your Trip Now

 

FULL PACKAGE WITH AIRFARE FROM JFK


SINGLE: $3954 per person

DOUBLE: $3354 per person


BOOK NOW DEPOSIT ONLY $300

**Prices are subject to change until booked

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