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Best of Egypt

Join Maritime Travel on an Exclusive and Customized hosted trip of a lifetime tour in Egypt.

Hosted by our very own Christina Chysyk


  • 14 breakfasts, 7 lunches & 10 dinners
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Hotel porterage of 1 bag per person.
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver.
  • Hotel tips, restaurant tips for included meals, and local taxes.
  • A group airport transfer on the first and last day of your guided holiday.
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted (Hotels listed to be used as a guide only and are subject to availability. If the quoted hotel is unavailable, we will secure another hotel in the
    same category).
  • 7 Nights Nile Cruise
  • Return Internal Flights from Cairo to Luxor

To book or for more information contact:

Legrow’s Travel – White Rock
Unit 105-2429-152nd Street
Surrey, British Columbia
Phone: 604.531.3307


April 3 – 17, 2024

$7,139 CAD
Per person, Twin Share
$3,595 Single Supplement

Travel: 15 Days, 14 Nights
Accommodations: 7 Nights Nile Cruise, Cherry-picked hotels
Meals: 14 breakfasts, 7 lunches & 10 dinners


  • Visit the Pyramid in Giza with Egyptologist
  • Visit Egyptian Museum and Great Mosque in Cairo
  • Visit National Museum and Catacombs in Alexandria


Arrive in Cairo
Welcome to Egypt – a mystical and timeless land, where the ancient and modern world live side by side. On arrival in Cairo, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel for the next two nights. Having welcomed numerous heads of state over the years, you’ll be treated to the same luxuries. Freshen up before joining your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Drink at the hotel.
Meal(s): Welcome Dinner.
Hotel(s): Cairo Marriott or Similar

Fly to Luxor, Cruise the Nile
In the morning, fly to Luxor and visit the huge temple complex of Karnak. Walk through the avenue of ram-headed sphinxes to stand among the columns of the Hypostyle Hall. Later, transfer to your cruise ship, your home for the next seven nights. After lunch on board, take a walk through the Luxor Museum, witness ancient artefacts. In the evening, get to know your Travel Director, a professionally trained Egyptologist, as well as fellow guests over a Welcome Drink followed by dinner. The rest of the evening is yours at leisure.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine.
Hotel(s): MS Medea or MS Miriam (or similar)

Exploring Dendera and on to Edfu
A day of legend and history awaits you today as you begin with a morning visit to the Temple of Hathor in Dendera. One of the best-preserved temples in Egypt, it contains a rare depiction of Cleopatra and her son Caesarian, whose father was Julius Caesar. At lunchtime return to your ship and enjoy a scenic journey via the Esna Lock to Edfu.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine.

Edfu to Aswan
You will start the day with breakfast, as you cruise along the Nile to Kom Ombo before continuing on to the city of Aswan. Famous for its archaeological sites, such as the Philae Temple Complex and the Temple of Isis, Aswan is a vibrant destination that portray an agreeable mix of ancient and contemporary Egypt. In the evening, enjoy a fun-filled Egyptian dinner and galabeya party.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine.

Aswan’s High Dam & Temple of Isis
Today’s sightseeing includes a visit to Aswan’s High Dam and granite quarries, to see the enormous unfinished obelisk. Travel by motorboat to the Temple of Isis, rising from the waters of the Nile on the Island of Philae. The rest of the day is free to relax and enjoy the facilities on your cruise ship. Ask your Travel Director for recommendations on things to do onboard or perhaps ask for more insights into Egypt’s fascinating history?
Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine.

Feluccas and High Tea
Throughout your journey you’ll have seen many feluccas sailing along the Nile. Now it’s your time to explore one for yourself. On this traditional vessel, you’ll meet a local sailor who will teach you about the ancient art of sailing. As the sun starts to fade, enjoy high tea at the historic Old Cataract Hotel, just like Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie once did before you. The hotel is rumoured to be where Christie wrote her bestselling novel, “Death on the Nile.”
Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine.

Free Time and on to Kom Ombo
With the morning free, perhaps join an Optional Experience to Abu Simbel? These temples overlook Lake Nasser and are made up of the Great Temple of Ramesses II and the Temple of Hathor. Later, sail to Kom Ombo to visit the only double temple of Egypt, dedicated to two gods: the crocodileheaded Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus the Elder.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine.

Cruising the Nile to Luxor
Your cruise continues along the bustling waters of the Nile. Enjoy the facilities on board and have your cameras at the ready for the sights, as you leisurely make your way to Luxor. In the evening, visit Luxor Temple, where you dock for the night.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine.

Explore Luxor and fly to Cairo (3)
This morning, disembark from your cruise and travel by coach to the west bank of the Nile. See the Colossi of Memnon and visit both the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Valley of the Kings, where many pharaohs were buried, including Hatshepsut, Amenhotep I and Tutankhamun. Experience the renowned local hospitality of Egyptians, during a visit to the village of Geziret Bahirat. Connect with the community and share bread with the Bahirat family, whilst they regale guests with their fascinating stories of daily life. Later, transfer to the airport for your return flight to Cairo.
Meal(s): Breakfast.
Hotel(s): Cairo Marriott hotel or similar

Cairo and the Pyramids of Giza
Today you’ll head to Memphis, the famous capital of the ancient world. See the colossal statue of Ramses II and the Great Alabaster Sphinx. Continue to Sakkara to see the Step Pyramid of King Zoser, the oldest pyramid in the world, dating back to 2700 B.C. In the afternoon, it’s on to Giza to explore the magnificent pyramids. Here you’ll come face-to-face with the enigmatic Sphinx. During your visit, venture inside one of these ancient wonders to see the chambers where the pharaohs were sent to meet their gods in the afterlife.
Meal(s): Breakfast.

Cairo Sightseeing
This morning, ascend to the Citadel, for breathtaking views over the city. While here visit the Alabaster Mosque, otherwise known as the Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha, regarded as the founder of modern Egypt. Continue to Tahrir Square, the focal point of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, and the Egyptian Museum*. Among the many exhibits found here, are the fabulous artefacts recovered from the tomb of King Tutankhamun. Later, see history come to life on the pyramids as you witness the magical Sound & Light Show – an unforgettable introduction to the world of Ancient Egypt.
Meal(s): Breakfast.

Cairo – Alexandria (2)
Journey to the port city of Alexandria, stopping en route at the Coptic Monasteries at Wadi el Natrun (if open). Dinner this evening is at a local restaurant, serving local dishes in an unforgettable seaside setting.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner with Wine.
Hotel(s): Helnan Palestine hotel or similar

This morning we take in a sightseeing tour including a visit to the National Museum featuring many artifacts that tell the story of Alexandria. Afterwards we visit the Catacombs of Kom Shoqafa, considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. Later, we see the ruins of the Roman Theatre and Pompeys Pillar. The rest of the day is free to explore the city further.
Meal(s): Breakfast.

Alexandria – Cairo
Today we make our way back to Cairo where the afternoon is at leisure. In the evening we enjoy a celebration dinner.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner with Wine.
Hotel(s): Cairo Marriott hotel or similar

Depart Cairo
It’s time to say goodbye to your fellow travelers, as you wake early for your transfer to Cairo Airport
Meal(s): Breakfast.


Terms & Conditions:

Price reflects all applicable savings and is subject to availability at time of booking. Price is in Canadian dollars, per person twin share. A nonrefundable deposit of $750.00 per person is required within 3 days of booking. The balance of monies due for the trip must be paid by 90 days prior to departure.
Offer may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Terms and conditions apply.


What’s Not Included: Airfares (unless otherwise stated), passports and applicable visa fees, charges imposed by third parties, laundry, phone calls, items of a personal nature, beverages, meals and sightseeing not detailed on the itinerary, excess baggage, travel insurance. Travel Insurance is required. Ask your Travel Agent or Group Leader for further details.

Price: The advertised price is in Canadian dollars, per person twin share.
Deposit: A non-refundable deposit of $750.00 per person is required within 3 days of booking.
Final Payment: The balance of monies due for the trip must be paid by 90 days prior to departure. Payments after this date may incur a late fee payment. Cancellation Fees: In the event you have to cancel your booking, cancellation fees will apply. For full details of cancellation fees, contact your Travel Agent or Group Leader.
Refunds: No refund is available if cancellations occur after the trip has commenced or in respect of any sightseeing, accommodation, meals or any other services not utilized.
Itinerary Changes & Trip Cancellation: Prices are based on costs, charges, tariffs, taxes, levies and exchange rates at the time of publication. In the event that such fluctuations affect the price to be paid for services, Insight Vacations reserves the right to adjust the price as necessary at any time. Insight Vacations reserves the right to vary itineraries should circumstances dictate, as well as cancel or reschedule any trip departure in accordance with operating y g requirements, or circumstances beyond its control. The advertised trip requires minimum numbers to depart. Should these not be met, Insight Vacations reserves the right to alter or cancel arrangements.
Passport and Visas: You must have a valid passport with 6 months validity from date of return. For Visa requirements, contact your Travel Agent or Group Leader.
Hotels: The hotels listed in the itinerary are listed as a guide only and are subject to change. Porterage: for one suitcase is included in the trip price on arrival and departure from each trip hotel. Refer to the Insight website for details of luggage allowances.
Transfers: Your Travel Agent or Group Leader can provide details of arrival and departure transfers. Documentation: Documentation will be provided to your travel agent approximately 2 weeks prior to departure from Canada. Additional terms and conditions: Apply to this special departure. Full terms and conditions are available from Insight Vacations. Refer also to the Insight Vacations website at

INSURANCE: Manulife Travel Insurance for The Travel Corporation. Underwritten by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company and First North American Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Manulife and offered by Insight Vacations. If you have any questions y g y y regarding Manulife Travel Insurance for The Travel Corporation or to request a copy of the policy, please call 1-866-298-2722. Manulife is a trademark of The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company and are used by it, and by its affiliates under license. Travel insurance is required for all guests covering all applicable dates of travel with Insight Vacations. This insurance must cover; trip interruption, personal injury, medical expenses, evacuation and repatriation cover including during pandemic events. The choice of insurer is yours. The availability of travel insurance and extent of cover is constantly changing, please refer to our website for the most up to date information or talk to your travel agent or group leader. Insight Vacations may receive a commission for introducing you to a travel insurance provider. Insight Vacations will not be held liable for any costs incurred by the guest resulting from their failure to obtain adequate travel insurance.

ROOMING ARRANGEMENTS: All pricing is based on twin share accommodation. If a single room is required, the appropriate single supplement will need to be paid. Single rooms are subject to availability. Triple rooms may be available on request.
COACH USE: In most cases individual guests will travel with your group on this trip. Please refer to Insight

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