Follow in the footsteps of mighty pharaohs and biblical prophets as you uncover this unique part of the world. Visit an ancient market in Cairo.
- Airfare to Cairo
- 4 nights hotel in Cairo
- Deluxe 4 night all-inclusive river cruise aboard MS Hamees
- 1 night hotel in Aswan
- internal air flights Cairo to Luxor, Aswan to Cairo
- 19 meals – 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
- Airport transfers to and from ship and hotels
- Prepaid gratuities
- It’s Amazing What’s also Included:
- Boutique contemporary hotel feel, with spectacular on board pool and lounge
- Cruise Director services throughout your cruise
- On-board entertainment
- Tea & coffee facilities in all cabins
- Bottled water restocked daily in your cabin
- Spacious, comfortable accommodations with oversized picture window in staterooms
- Gourmet all-included on board meals and highlight dinner events
- 2 drinks per guest with lunch and dinner on-board
- Enjoy in depth cultural experiences with EmeraldPlus and EmeraldActive
- 13 included excursions with complimentary bottled water
- 3 EmeraldPLUS activities, including home-hosted dinners in both Cairo and Amman
- Complimentary on board Wi-Fi
Please read the Documentation and Advisories to ensure this tour is right for you.
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Guests must make their own enquiries regarding safety and government warnings in relation to the destinations they are traveling to. Official warnings change quite regularly and can be found from the Government of Canada’s official source: Travel Advice and Advisories – https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/advisories. (NOTE: insurance restrictions apply due to government warning)
Health *When travelling outside Canada, you may be at risk for a number of vaccine preventable illnesses. You should consult a health care provider or visit a travel health clinic preferably six weeks before you travel. Due to limited supply of selected vaccines, consider visiting earlier. Some countries require proof of immunization in order to enter. It is prudent to assess your personal health status with a travel clinic or your family doctor before booking vacation, some immunizations have restrictions.
Weather and Climate Information
Temperatures in Egypt are generally high, particularly during the summer months from May to August. It is perfectly fine to visit Egypt at these times of year with the heat more dry than humid.
Bedding configuration on the MS Hamees Emerald Waterways will endeavour to accommodate our guest’s preferences.
Cruise itineraries may be varied due to high or low water levels, flooding, lock closures, unscheduled vessel maintenance or for any other circumstances beyond our control.
1.Health & Fitness: Emerald Waterways requires guests to have a good level of health and fitness. Tours/Journeys in Egypt and Jordan include walking on steps, uneven ground and surfaces whilst visiting monuments and antiquities for lengths of between 1-5kms and full mobility may be required. Please ensure you select a suitable holiday for your level of fitness as walking and getting on/off transport is required in many areas and good mobility is needed. Emerald Waterways strongly recommends a visit to your doctor and dentist before your trip. Destinations in these regions do not have facilities to accommodate wheelchairs or guests with limited mobility.
2.Pre-existing Medical Conditions: It is your responsibility to advise Emerald Waterways of any pre-existing medical conditions that might reasonably be expected to increase the risk of you requiring medical attention, or that might affect the normal conduct of a Tour/Journey and the enjoyment of other Tour/Journey members.
3. Nile Cruise – Nile ships do not have elevators and are not wheelchair accessible.
A muslim religious period, falls between May and June 2019 and 2020 and is observed by all Muslim countries. Operational hours of shops, markets and some attractions are reduced during Ramadan.
Travelling in Ramadan is a culturally exciting time to share in some of the festivities that take place each day. At this time of year services will be slower, opening hours reduced and traffic chaotic but it is likely that you will witness and often experience the true hospitality, generosity and kindness that the holy month of Ramadan brings to the nation
INTERNAL FLIGHT INFORMATION
Flights are included within Egypt once the tour commences as specified in your itinerary. Please note flight schedules, prices and taxes are correct as of April 2018 and are SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Final price will be confirmed when full payment is due.
Flight schedules to and from Luxor, Aswan or Abu Simbel are either early morning or late afternoon. Please be prepared for an early start when flying to or from these destinations.
Single Accommodation – Single rooms are designed for one bed and as such in some locations are smaller than twin rooms.
Double Rooms – We cannot guarantee that clients will receive a Double Bed at all properties due to limited availability with this configuration, and in some cases, our guests may be accommodated in twin bedded rooms.
If your flight arrives before noon at the city where your tour starts, the hotel may not have your room available until mid-late afternoon (standard check-in time). If you would like to guarantee access to your room when you arrive, you will need to reserve a pre-tour night.
As Visa regulations are subject to change at short notice, Emerald Waterways recommends that you contact the relevant consulates for the latest information on visa and entry requirements.
For all other nationalities – please contact the relevant Consulates, or your travel agent, for the latest information on visa requirements and costs.
The following is correct at the time of printing:
Canadians must be in possession of a visa to visit Egypt. You may purchase a tourist visa at the airport on arrival. However, you should obtain your visa from an Egyptian embassy or consulate before arrival to avoid lengthy delays or the possibility of being refused entry.
For your convenience Scenic recommends Visa Central at: http://scenic.visacentral.com to obtain your visa at the best negotiated rates. Please allow sufficient time for visa processing, and note if you leave and re-enter a country that requires a visa you may need to obtain a double entry for that country.