There on the deck of our Cruiser, looking out towards the land, it took me back into history to imagine how hard the people had toiled to reach this point in history. It was a wonderfully humbling experience.
GLENDALE, Cali. (PRWEB) February 02, 2015
Avoid throngs of tourists and outrageous lines in your 2015 travel destination by considering a primeval land that has been off the tourist radar for awhile … a magical, historic place like Egypt. With a renewed sense of stability and a recovering tourism industry, 2015 is a great time to visit this kingdom of pharaohs before it makes the “hot list” once again. Great Safaris is offering an all-inclusive, 13-day Egyptian tour de force with your very own Egyptologist, who will make the history of this ancient world come alive throughout your tour.
The tour begins in Cairo, where you’ll meet up with your private Egyptologist and explore many ancient wonders of the world, including the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Cairo Museum and Khan el Khalili Bazaar. Then fly to Luxor where you will walk through the awe-inspiring Temples of Karnak and the Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple before descending into brilliantly colored tombs in the Valley of the Kings.
Next up, enjoy a four-night cruise along the timeless Nile River from Luxor to Aswan, with stops at Edfu and Kom Ombo to see the Temples of Horus and Sobek. Disembark at Aswan for a visit to the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk before winging your way to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel. Last but not least, you’ll fly to Alexandria for a two-night stay in “The Pearl of the Mediterranean”. Stroll through Cleopatra’s city and make sure to visit the Greco-Roman Museum, Pompeii’s Pillar and Alexandria’s famous fish market.
Great Safaris’ Great Egyptian Discovery (http://www.greatsafaris.com/great-egyptian-discovery.html) package takes all-inclusive to the next level, adding a full-time private Egyptologist escort to the standard inclusions when you book a travel group of four or more during 2015. Pricing for the Great Egyptian Discovery starts at $3,995 per person based on double occupancy; guests have three accommodation levels to choose from.
If you would like to spend more time on the Nile River, consider Great Safaris’ 12-day Cruise Egypt: Gift of the Nile (http://www.greatsafaris.com/gift-of-the-nile.html) tour, where you will enjoy seven nights cruising from Luxor to Aswan, disembarking each day to discover ancient, storied sites. SPECIAL: Book the Cruise Egypt tour and your companion travels at 50 percent off the regular land rate! This offer is valid throughout 2015 and is not combinable with any other offers.
For more information on these great Egypt tours and other Great Safaris’ tours, visit http://www.greatsafaris.com or call a safari expert at 800-409-7755.
For travelers who have a little more time, Great Safaris offers a dizzying variety of pre- and post-travel extension options in Southern Africa, Eastern Africa, Egypt and now in Abu Dhabi. These options are from some of our most popular tours and can be added to most itineraries - the Southern blue sky is the limit. Just ask! Visit http://www.greatsafaris.com/pre-and-post-extensions.php for more details.
About Great Safaris:
Great Safaris is an award-winning luxury African safari outfitter offering the convenience of a US booking office coupled with seven fully-staffed, on-site offices in Africa. Destinations include Botswana, Egypt, Jordan, Kenya, Uganda, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, the Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Great Safaris earned a 5-Star ranking by Safari Bookings. Great Safaris offers luxury programs to help adventurous travelers explore Africa and create enriching life experiences. For more information please visit Great Safaris’ web site at http://www.greatsafaris.com. Great Safaris is a recipient of National Geographic Traveler’s 50 Tours of a Lifetime award, and a proud member of the United States Tour Operators Association, ASTA Tops, and ARC.