LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Maupintour introduced two Egypt tours, in
cooperation with British Airways.
Each Maupintour Egypt tour carries with it an Egyptologist tour
manager who accompanies the group throughout the trip, offering
insights into Egyptian culture and history while handling all
accommodations. It also includes most meal arrangements,
transportation, luggage handling, sightseeing and tipping.
The longer of the tours is the 15-night Egypt & the Nile
program, including a six-night river cruise aboard the deluxe
Oberoi Philae, priced from $4,500 per person, double. The price
includes roundtrip air from New York via London. Departures are
scheduled monthly, except for April and August.
Tour members will spend five nights in Cairo and two nights in
Alexandria, before flying to Luxor. There they will board the Nile
cruise, which includes visits to Dendera; the Valley of the Kings
and Queen, as well as Karnak in Luxor; Edfu; Kom Ombo, and Abu
Simbel. Travelers will overnight in Aswan before returning to Cairo
for a farewell dinner.
In addition to international and domestic air, the tour cost
includes deluxe hotel accommodations (both Mena House and Conrad
International in Cairo) and 37 meals, as well as such special
features as a camel ride to the pyramids.
A shorter eight-night tour includes a four-night Nile cruise
aboard the Nile Beauty, as well as three nights in Cairo at the
start of the trip and one night at the end.
Priced from $2,985 per person, double, the tour includes air
from New York and domestic flights, cruise, top hotels and
Phone: (800) 255-4266 or (785) 331-1000
Fax: (785) 331-1057