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Our superb Egyptologists, attentive Cairo-based team, Nile-view hotel and luxury ship make this voyage truly special.
5-Day Pre-Tour Extension from $1,999
Discover Jordan’s sites of antiquity! We include 2 nights in Amman, a journey along the King’s Way, 2 nights in Petra and extensive private sightseeing every day including an exciting 4x4 excursion into the desert landscapes of Wadi Rum.
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5 Day FreeStyle Extension from $1,399
The tiny, friendly Kingdom of Jordan is a must for lovers of antiquity, and we’ve included all the significant sites on this efficient 5-day trip; it’s the perfect pre-tour extension to enhance your Nile voyage. With our expert guide leading the way, your small group of travelers will leave no (ancient) stone unturned - from Jerash and along the Kings Way to Petra!
Ancient Pathways to Petra 2013
Discover Israel & Jordan 2013
The Holy Land 2013
With a privileged location on the eastern bank of the Nile River, the intimate Kempinski Nile Hotel is a luxurious oasis in the heart of Cairo; it’s situated just around the corner from the US and British Embassies and close to Tahrir Square. Beautifully styled with contemporary furnishings, spacious guest rooms offer spectacular views over historic Cairo or the Nile. Guests will enjoy High Definition LCD TV, free Internet, complimentary soft drinks in the mini bar, tea & coffee throughout the day, Butler service and Kempinski’s signature Pillow Concierge.
This palatial hotel in the shadow of the Great Pyramids in Cairo has enchanted guests for decades with its jasmine-scented gardens, luxurious décor, and long list of amenities for its guests to enjoy. A swimming pool, fitness center, jogging track, 18-hole golf course, horseback riding stable, and tennis courts all provide guests with entertainment onsite. 5 restaurants and 1 nightclub offer an array of culinary choices, including both international and Egyptian fare. Each of the hotel’s 523 guest rooms have AC, satellite TV, safe, mini-bar, and high-speed internet connection; many rooms are available with stunning Pyramid or Garden views.
The intimate Alexander the Great is one of the most distinctive luxury vessels on the Nile. With only 30 outside suites, our boutique-style ship promises attentive personalized service and a tranquil shipboard ambience of simplicity, elegance and understated sophistication.
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3 Day FreeStyle Travel Package
Our 3-day FreeStyle Travel package includes your choice of deluxe or luxury hotel, daily breakfast, roundtrip airport transfers and city sightseeing.
3 Day FreeStyle Travel
Our 3-day FreeStyle Travel package includes your choice of deluxe or luxury hotel, daily breakfast, roundtrip private transfers from Cairo, and in-depth sightseeing with your own personal car, driver and guide
4 Day FreeStyle Travel Package
Our 4-day FreeStyle Travel package includes our handpicked 5-star resort, daily breakfast, private car airport transfers and in-depth sightseeing with your own personal car, driver and guide.
(6 Traveler Reviews)
my husband paul and i recently returned from this tour. we had a wonderful time!! from our arrival at the cairo airport til the end with our return to cairo airport, everything was top notch. we were greeted at the airport by Tark, who walked isthru the visa process, filed the missing baggage claim for us (our luggage did not make the istanbul connection, but did make it on the next flight), and followed up on it, until it arrived at the Kempinski. the kempinski hotel was very elegant. the spa... Read More »
my travel mate was ill with bronchitis. the egypt overall leader rafee(don't know the spelling) called almost daily to make sure he was taken care of. we received excellent care... Read More »
My "River of the Pharaohs"Tour was a great success. The Kempinski Nile Hotel and its staff were top of the line, as were the Alexander the Great and its staff. I would like to thank them for making me feel welcomed and safe during my stay there. The staff of General Tours Cairo were very professional and pleasant to deal with. The tour manager Mr.Raouf Shoukry did an exceptional job in making sure we were enjoying our trip. Ahmed our tour guide was very knowledgeable about Egyptian... Read More »
The sights were truly awesome and not to be missed! Our guide was highly knowledgeable (a college grad in Egyptology) and was willing to spend hours discussing Egypt culture, customs, etc. Extremely helpul local agent. The cruise was enjoyable. Read More »
The antiquities were wonderful. The Nile float was very relaxing and enjoyable. Read More »
Great personnel on land & onboard Alexander the Great, accommodations, meals & dining experiences, guides throughout, chances to see everyday life & traffic. Read More »
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