BTM will be heading back to Egypt again in 2018 for our 2nd annual Egyptian Odyssey Tour. Join us as we dine, relax and party at the Four Seasons then sail down the Nile River. We’ll climb inside a pyramid for a surreal experience, visit the Egyptian museum, see King “Tut” Tutankhamun’s findings, hot air balloon over the Valley of Kings at sunrise, and view actual mummified pharaohs & powerful nobles including the famous King Tut.
Visit some of the most amazing tombs ever encountered such as the Temple of Ramesses II and the Temple of Nefertari while viewing our history through the writings on the walls. Spend four days cruising down the Nile River while stopping to visit many of Egypt’s most fascinating sites. Dine on a variety of Egypt’s finest culinary delights prepared by some of the greatest chefs in the region. Attend themed parties onboard and relax on the upper deck by the pool or lounge under the canopy.
Tour Date: September 1-9 2018
Day 1: Sept 1st
Today your journey begins with our arrival to Cairo where you’ll be greeted then transported to the luxurious Four Seasons, where the rooms and suites are among the largest in the city and designed with elegance and relaxation in mind. Take the rest of the day to get acclimated or take advantage of the fabulous hotel amenities which houses the largest spa and wellness centre in the city, is the perfect place to unwind after a long flight. Tonight we’ll have our welcome dinner then relax around the pool.
Day 2: Sept 2nd
After breakfast, you’ll be met at the hotel by a private guide and driver for a full day tour of the Cheops(Giza) pyramids and the Sphinx including lunch.
Day 3: Sept 3rd
After an early morning flight to Luxor, visit the age-old temples of Karnak on a 4 hour private tour to enjoy an awesome collection of temples and halls dating back 3000 yrs. After dinner on the cruise, enjoy night caps on the upper deck
Day 4: Sept 4th
Today be enthralled by the magnificent architecture of the Valley of the Kings and visit the tomb where King Tut’s mummy resides. Then visit the temple of Hatshepsut, the only female ruler of Ancient Egypt. The optional Sunrise Hot Air Balloon ride over this massive archaeological site is a must!
Day 5: Sept 5th
Today’s excursion to Dendera includes a visit to one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt, Ptolemaic , which was dedicated to Horus at Edfu then we will continue our journey sailing down the Nile to Aswan.
TBD – Themed party night onboard cruise
Day 6: Sept 6th
Sightseeing in Aswan with a journey to the Temple of Philae and discover its pylons, towers, and engravings featuring beautiful scenes of mythological times.
Day 7: Sept 7th
Learn the stories behind Abu Simbel’s detailed bas-reliefs and hieroglyphs when we explore the great sun temple of Ramses II then take in the unusual dedications to Queen Nefertari upon entering her own exquisite temple before heading back to Cairo
Day 8: Sept 8th
Enjoy a visit to the Egyptian Museum, which host actual treasures from King Tutankhamen’s (Tut) tomb and displays a rare collection of over 250,000 rare artifacts and visit the mummy’s room to view actual climate controlled mummies.
Day 9: Sept 9th
After breakfast we’ll be taken to Cairo international Airport for final departure.
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