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Adventures Afloat: Beyond the Pharaohs: Egypt Past and Present

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Program #12778RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 33 total, 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 10 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Mercure Le Sphinx Cairo: Giza, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Mercure Le Sphinx Cairo combines an exciting location & good service This hotel offers its guests a unique opportunity to explore the historical surroundings in total comfort & convenience. Located in a magnificent park at the foot of the Giza Pyramids & the Sphinx, 35 km from Cairo international airport.

Contact info:
1 Alexandria Desert Rd.
P.O. Box 16 Pyramids
Giza, 12556 Egypt
phone: + 20 233 776 444
web: www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-1789-mercure-cairo-le-sphinx/index.shtml

Room amenities: A/C, Satellite TV, direct dial phone, minibar, safe, broadband internet connection, hairdryer,

Facility amenities: Concierge, dry cleaning service, currency exchange, gift shop, fitness center, jacuzzi, massage, outdoor heated pool, sauna, restaurants, 24 hour room service, bar.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Available upon request
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and reservations.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Sofitel Cecil Hotel: Alexandria, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Sofitel Cecil is located along the Historic harbor front and next to a charming park in the center of Alexandria. The hotel offer large comfortable rooms all in a historic setting. The Cecil is one of Egypt’s great historic hotels and from it you can easily and safely walk around the merchant streets or enjoy a horse and buggy ride departing from the park across from the hotel.

Contact info:
16 Saad Zagloul Square
Raml Station
Alexandria, 1726 Egypt
phone: +20 3 48 771 73
web: www.sofitel.com/gb/hotel-1726-sofitel-cecil-alexandria/index.shtml

Room amenities: A/C, TV, 220/240 Volt Electricity, Safe, Hairdryer, Minibar, Phone, High Speed Internet Access,

Facility amenities: 2 Restaurants, Bar, Cafe, Concierge, Gift Shop, Room Service, Wi-Fi, ATM Machine, Currency Exchange, Dry Cleaning Service,

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Sofitel El Gezirah Cairo: Cairo, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Sofitel El Gezirah is the luxury hotel of Cairo, located on the Nile River, in the heart of the city. French contemporary and elegant hotel with an Oriental inspiration and is the only Cairo hotel with a direct and private access to a quiet and peaceful promenade on the Nile River.

Contact info:
3 El Thawra Council St. Zamalek
PO Box 732 El Orman Giza
Cairo, 11518 Egypt
phone: +20 2 27 37 3737
web: www.sofitel.com/gb/hotel-5307-sofitel-el-gezirah-cairo/index.shtml

Room amenities: Wireless Internet connection, LCD cable television, 2 direct telephone lines, 110/120 V AC, 220/240 V AC, air conditioning, safe in room, minibar, hairdryer, 24 hour room service.

Facility amenities: Outdoor heated swimming pool, 5 restaurants, bars, fitness center, jacuzzi, wi-fi wireless internet access, concierge, dry cleaning service, currency exchange, business center

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

ms Concerto: ms Concerto, 4 nights
Type: Riverboat

Description: M/S Concerto has 63 cabins + 4 suites with most luxury facilities found in the floating hotels. M/S Concerto is classified to a New Norm (N/N) which is a new level of classification defined by the Egyptian Tourism Ministry to match the international luxury levels.

Ship Information: LONG 72 M. LARGE 14.20 M. NUMBER OF DECKS 4.

Contact info:
56 El Nozha St.
Heliopolis
Cairo, Egypt
phone: +20-2-241-54317
web: www.extensiongroup.com.eg/concerto.htm

Room amenities: Mini Bar, LCD SAT, DVD, Internet, Telephone, International Music System, Individually-controlled air conditioning, safety deposit box, Large Panaromic Window (Openable), Bathroom with bathtub, hair dryer and telephone.

Facility amenities: Retaurant, Bar, Sun Deck, Gym, Shop, Clinic, Hair dresser, marine satellite, swimming pool

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Holiday Inn Cairo Citystars: Cairo, 1 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The 311 room Holiday Inn Cairo Citystars offers guests an intimate and sophisticated venue for both business and leisure. It is all the services and amenities guests want and the value they expect.

Contact info:
Golden Pyramids Plaza S.A.E., 2 Aly Rashid St.
Star Capital 2, P.O. Box 5112 Heliopolis West
Heliopolis-Cairo, 11771 Egypt
phone: +202 24 800 500
web: www.citystars.com.eg/citystars/holidayinn/

Room amenities: Coffeemakers, hairdryers and irons, flat LCD TV screens, direct dial IP telephone,

Facility amenities: Four restaurants and bars, 24-hour Business Centre, fitness center, pool, free high-speed wireless internet throughout the hotel.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact the Program Provider
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The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
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12 nights of accommodations
33 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 10 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
2 Flights during the program

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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