NEW YORK -- Park East Tours added South Africa and Egypt itineraries to its escorted-tour roster.

Distinctive South Africa is an 11-night trip visiting various sites in South Africa, including Cape Town, the Cape of Good Hope, Phinda Game Reserve, Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, Pretoria and Victoria Falls.

The itinerary is priced from $8,595, including all flights within Africa, all accommodations and most meals.

Park East's second new itinerary is the Distinctive Egypt trip, a 14-night program. It includes a four-night Nile cruise, a trip to Cairo and visits to Nubian temples in Egypt's southern desert.

Other highlights include Aswan, Abu Simbel, Luxor and the Valley of the Kings, where the secret tombs of 64 pharaohs, including King Tutankhamun, are found.

Prices start at $4,195 per person, double, and include accommodations, most meals, sightseeing and entry fees.

For more information, call Park East at (800) 223-6078 or visit its Web site at

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