OAK BROOK, Ill. -- Clients traveling with Abercombie & Kent to
Egypt will find two new programs that feature Nile cruises aboard
the Sun Boat IV and Sun Boat III.
The Splendors of the Nile, a 10-night program, spends three days
and nights in Cairo before flying guests south to Abu Simbel to see
the temple of Ramses.
Continuing to Aswan by air, clients will board the Sun Boat IV
to begin a six-day cruise to the temples at Kom Ombo, Edfu, Isna
Karnak and Luxor are cruise highlights as are the temple of
Hatshepsut (Egypt's only female pharaoh) and the Valley of the
Kings (resting place of Tutankhamen).
Departures are monthly from August through December, and the
land-cruise cost per person, double occupancy, starts at
A&K also introduced a Family Holiday tour, showcasing the best
of Egypt without taxing younger attention spans with a program that
includes activities and amenities designed for children.
This nine-night tour includes a five-day cruise between Luxor
and Aswan as well as the sites and antiquities of Cairo, nearby
Memphis and Abu Simbel.
Prices start at $2,430 per person for adults and $2,065 for
children under age 12. The tour's departure date is Dec. 16.
Other programs include the following:Pharaohs and Pyramids is a 12-night tour with an eight-day
cruise between Aswan and Luxor (plus Dendera, Cairo and Abu Simbel)
aboard the 40-passenger Sun Boat III. The lead cruise-tour cost is
$3,735 per person, double.The Nile Explorer is a nine-night introduction to the treasures
of Egypt with a Sun Boat IV cruise. Prices start at $2,495 per
person, double. International and domestic air fares are additional
on all programs.
Abercrombie & Kent
Phone: (800) 323-7308