FIT Introduces Middle East Plans

FORT LEE, N.J. -- Foreign Independent Tours has introduced eight itineraries on its new Middle East program, which offers Egypt as well as Israel and Jordan.

All are based on shared accommodations.

Per-person prices range from $795 for the firm's Suite on the Nile package, covering domestic air and a three-night cruise from Luxor to Aswan on the Queen Nabila, to $3,095 for a 13-night Nile Treasure and Sinai tour, including air from New York to Cairo.

The longer itinerary also features a six-night Nile cruise on the Queen Nabila, four nights at a deluxe hotel in Cairo with breakfast and dinner and three nights' deluxe accommodations in Sharm al-Sheikh with breakfast and dinner.

Included are two full days of sightseeing in Cairo and, when in upper Egypt for the cruise, a private car tour to Denderah and an Abu Simbel air tour from Aswan.

Another tour, Pharaohs & Coral, combines four nights in Cairo, two nights in Luxor and two nights at the Red Sea resort of Hurghada.

Foreign Independent Tours also has planned eight-night familiarization trips to Egypt for travel agents, based on air departures from New York.

The tour features four nights at a deluxe hotel in Cairo and a four-night Nile cruise.

The air-land-cruise cost per person, double, is $1,199, with a spouse supplement of $150 and a companion supplement of $450.

For additional information on programs to Egypt, agents can contact the company at (800) 248-3487 or (201) 585-1549.

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