(PRWeb UK) June 1, 2010
Escorted tour operator The Travel Department has launched its new Autumn 2010 range of Egypt tours.
The 9 Night Egypt tour will give holidaymakers the chance to experience several cultural and historical highlights of Egypt led by experienced tour guides.
Prices start from £775 (+ taxes and charges) and include 4* accommodation and escorted tours including Cairo, Valley of the Kings and Hurghada. The holiday also features a 5* Nile cruise and direct return flights from London Heathrow, Edinburgh and Belfast.
The Egypt tour itinerary includes:
Cairo: 1 Night 4 **** hotel accommodation and half day excursions to the Pyramids of Giza
Overnight train journey to Aswan
Aswan: guided sightseeing tour of the Temple of Philae and the High Dam
Nile Cruise: 3 nights aboard a 5 ***** Nile Cruise on a full board basis, including sailboat excursion around Elephantine Island
Full day excursion including visits to the riverside temple at Kom Ombo and the Temple of Horus.
Full day excursion to visit the Valley of the Kings, The Temple of the Queen Hatshepsut, Colossus of Memnon and the Temple of Karnak.
Hurghada: 2 nights 4 **** villa accommodation at the Hilton Hurghada Resort on a half board basis
Cairo: 2 nights 4 **** hotel accommodation
Half day excursion to the Egyptian Museum
*Includes all internal transfers and return flights.
The Travel Department is a leading operator of escorted holidays worldwide. The tour operator’s holidays range from popular city breaks, European touring holidays, Mediterranean cruises and long-haul packages to Asia, America and Africa.
Full details of all UK departures information are available at http://www.thetraveldepartment.co.uk or by calling 028 9099 8620 (Belfast) / 0207 0999 665 (London)