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Cairo, Al Qahirah Egypt

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Cairo, Al Qahirah Egypt

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Cairo, Al Qahirah Egypt

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Cairo, Al Qahirah Egypt

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Marvel at Ancient Pyramids & Sail Along the Nile

Cairo, Al QahirahEgypt

4 Days / 3 Nights
for Member Pricing

Marvel at Ancient Pyramids & Sail Along the Nile

See Cairo by land & water as you set off on a full-day tour of pyramids & priceless treasures before going on an exciting boat ride on the Nile River, complete with entertainment!

About Your Trip

Journey to Cairo, a land of legendary pharaohs and pyramids, to get an inside look at the city’s culture and history. Visitors are attracted to its astonishing cultural monuments, sophisticated cuisine and electrifying atmosphere — it’s a thrilling city, defined equally by its antiquity and modern sensibilities. Wonderful experiences await — and their memories will stay with you long after you return home!

On this exciting DreamTrip, you’ll travel south of the city to the Giza pyramid complex. It’s like time stands still as you view these massive structures arising from the desert. Walk around and get a sense of the enormity of the human endeavor that built them. Then, head to the Egyptian Museum where thousands of artifacts are on exhibit, including the funeral mask of Tutankhamun, mummies of animals and items from the tombs of ancient pharaohs.

Then, take a break from pharaohs and pyramids at the Saladin Citadel of Cairo, part of UNESCO-protected Historic Cairo. This imposing fortification, built in 1183, houses museums and mosques such as the Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha, built in 1848 of alabaster. Continue to an ancient marketplace to get a glimpse into a bazaar that has sold carpets, spices and more since 1382. The next evening, you'll see Cairo from another perspective on a boat ride on the Nile River. Cruise along the shoreline for amazing views, and enjoy entertainment by hypnotic belly dancers and colorful Tanoura dancers.

From your base at gorgeous Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo, you can do as much — or as little — as you like. Relax at the pool or in the lobby lounge, or take to the streets and see all the city has to offer. Check out the Egyptian Textile Museum to see goods such as clothes, cushions and linens. At Manial Palace and Museum, see what royal life was like with its complex of buildings that features art collections, furnishings and hunting trophies. If you like ruins, check out the Babylon Fortress in Coptic Cairo and nearby Hanging Church.

What we love:
• The Giza pyramid complex comprises 3 main pyramids — Great Pyramid of Giza, Pyramid of Menkaure and Pyramid of Khafre — as well as the Great Sphinx of Giza, cemeteries, funerary temples, valley temples and smaller queen pyramids.
• When hunger strikes, you can stop for some koshary — considered the national dish of Egypt, it consists of a hearty serving of rice, lentils, chickpeas and pasta.
• Cairo Opera House hosts operas and ballets in its large performance hall, while its open-air theater is for smaller performances like recitals.
• To maximize your enjoyment, download the DreamTrips™ app to access DreamTrips Local — then earn points on dining, entertainment, spa experiences & more at select spots recommended by DreamTrippers just like you!
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What's Included

Your DreamTrip includes 4 days and 3 nights* in Cairo, Egypt, as well as:
• Full-day tour of Giza and Cairo; includes lunch, entrance fees and transportation.
• Dinner cruise on Nile River; includes dinner, entertainment and transportation.
• Welcome reception at the hotel’s lobby bar with nuts and 1 complimentary glass of wine, juice or soda (1 per person).
• English-speaking guide.
• 3 breakfasts.
•A host, whose goal is to ensure you have a great DreamTrips experience from landing to liftoff — they host a welcome reception on arrival day, attend scheduled activities throughout the trip, notify the group of itinerary updates and more. (Please note: A host will be provided only on trips with bookings of 10 or more adults.)

*Want to stay an extra night or two? Make the most of your trip with our specially negotiated prices for pre- and post-night stays! Click BOOK IT, then select from the options available at the bottom of the “Check Availability” section.



Transportation

Airfare is not included in the trip price! The closest commercial airport to the hotel is Cairo International Airport (CAI), approximately 16 miles (26 kilometers) away. We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for any trip.

Please note: Airport transfers are not included in this trip. Make sure to arrange your own transfers between the airport and your hotel.


 
This trip will close by August 9.

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Destination

While Cairo was established in 939, the area has been continuously inhabited for 4,000 years with the ancient settlement of Memphis just southwest of the city. It’s in Saqqara that the first pyramid, the Pyramid of Djoser, was built. Later, in 2,500 B.C.E., on a plateau on the west bank of the Nile, the Giza pyramids began construction as tombs for the remains of Pharaohs as well as items they may need in the afterlife. The Great Pyramid took 20 years, 2 million blocks of stone and 20,000 workers to complete — although this theory, and other speculations about the pyramids, are highly debated among scholars.

Today, Cairo is the largest city in the Arab world with a population of 20 million people. Set on the banks of the Nile, it contains hundreds of registered historic monuments and the oldest university on the planet, Al-Azhar Mosque located in Islamic Cairo.
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Platinum Inclusions

On top of other exciting excursions, Platinum Members will be treated to an exclusive, per-person tour of Saqqara and Memphis on Day 3. Transfer to the outskirts of Cairo to the ancient city of Memphis, part of a UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s the home to the famous Pyramid of Djoser within the Saqqara necropolis and an open-air museum, featuring the massive statue of King Ramses II and other important archaeological finds. Step into the past as you walk around and see an alabaster Sphinx, sarcophagus monuments and more relics of Memphis.

Day 3: Platinum half-day tour of Saqqara and Memphis; includes lunch and transportation.
• 8 a.m.: Depart from the hotel.
• See the necropolis of Saqqara.
• Visit the open-air Museum of Memphis.
• Noon: Lunch at a local restaurant.
• Return to the hotel.

Life is great when you’re a Platinum Member!
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Itinerary

Day 1

Check into the hotel at any time after 3 p.m.
1-6 p.m.: Visit the welcome table in the hotel lobby.
7-8 p.m.: Welcome reception at the hotel’s lobby bar with nuts and 1 complimentary glass of wine*, juice or soda (1 per person).
The rest of the evening at your leisure. Dinner is at your own expense.

Day 2

7-7:45 a.m.: Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Full-day tour of Giza and Cairo; includes lunch, entrance fees and transportation.
• 8 a.m.: Depart from the hotel.
• See the Giza complex of pyramids, including the Great Sphinx of Giza and Valley Temple of Khafre that faces the Sphinx.
• 11 a.m.: Visit Egyptian Museum that features several items related to King Tutankhamun.
• 1 p.m.: Transfer to Cairo city center.
• See Saladin Citadel of Cairo and Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha.
• 2:45 p.m.: Lunch at a local restaurant.
• Explore Old Egypt.
• 5 p.m.: Transfer to Khan el-Khalili souk.
• 6 p.m.: Return to the hotel.
The rest of the evening at your leisure. Dinner is at your own expense.

Day 3

7-9 a.m.: Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
A day at your leisure. Lunch is at your own expense.
6:30-11 p.m.: Dinner cruise on Nile River; includes dinner, entertainment and transportation.
• 6:30 p.m.: Depart from the hotel.
• 8 p.m.: Enjoy sailing on the Nile River.
• While onboard, watch Tanoura and belly dancing performances.
• 10 p.m.: Return to the hotel.
• 11 p.m.: Arrive back at the hotel.

Day 4

7-9 a.m.: Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
The rest of the morning at your leisure until checkout and your flight.
Check out of the hotel by noon.

*The minimum age to consume alcohol is 18 years. Age is determined at the time of travel.

Itinerary is subject to change.
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Hotel Details

Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo is in Cairo Governorate, offering views of the Nile River. Its location in the city center provides the perfect base for exploring. Nearby attractions include Egyptian Museum, El Tahrir Square and Koshary Abou Tarek.

Hotel features:
• 1 restaurant, 1 lobby bar, 1 poolside bar and 24-hour room service.
• 1 outdoor pool.
• Spa with sauna and massage rooms (at an additional cost).
• Fitness center.
• Within walking distance of Cairo Tower, Qasr el-Nil Bridge and Abdeen Palace.
• Nearby Sadat Metro Station.

Superior City View Room accommodations with:
• 1 double bed. Please note: Bedding type is subject to hotel availability. Child pricing is based on sharing existing bed(s). No extra bed available.
• Maximum occupancy 3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child.
• Minimum occupancy 1 adult.
• Air conditioning.
• Ceiling fan.
• Soundproof walls.
• Private entrance.
• Seating area.
• Closet.
• Private bathroom with shower and toilet.
• Complimentary toiletries.
• Hairdryer.
• Bathrobe and slippers to use during your stay.
• Iron and ironing board.
• Flat-screen television with satellite channels.
• Telephone.
• Safe deposit box.
• Coffee- and tea-making facilities.
• Electric kettle.
• Minibar (contents vary and may be at an additional cost).

Check-in: 2 p.m.
Checkout: Noon.
Minimum check-in age is 18.

2 Kasr Al Nile Bridge
Ismailia, Qasr an Nile, Cairo Governorate, Egypt



Pricing for children for this hotel may differ from (and be greater than) pricing for adults. Click BOOK IT to check. If the pricing for children differs from the pricing for adults, refer to the Policies section for further details.



Hotel Check-in Requirements

By booking this DreamTrip I understand that the hotel may request a credit card upon check-in. The hotel may request the credit card in order to: a) place a monetary hold of US$50-200; or b) hold for incidental, security or other charges. By booking, I acknowledge having received notice of this potential charge and accept that Rovia™ recommends a credit card rather than a debit or bank card be used in the event the hotel requests the card. I understand that any such request made by the hotel is outside of the control of Rovia and is strictly a hotel policy. Should I have questions concerning the hotel’s policy, I accept responsibility for contacting the hotel independent of Rovia.
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Additional Information

Please contact Travel Support if you have special requests regarding bedding, meals or medical needs, or any other questions about this trip.

Please note: A host is provided only on trips with bookings of 10 or more adults.

Please note: At the time of booking, you will see a page with your order number and trip cost. This is your confirmation. Please retain and bring this information with you on your trip.

Gratuities are not included. We suggest providing gratuities at your own discretion.

Please be aware that children’s pricing is based on hotel rates, excursion costs and other inclusions.

Don’t forget to check out DT Local on the DreamTrips app for suggestions from our membership community on participating restaurants, spas, entertainment options and other activities near you.
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Policies

Cancellation Policy*: If you cancel 91 days or more before the start date of your trip, you’ll get a refund of the amount you paid for the trip less a fee of US$50. If you cancel between 46 and 90 days before the start date of your trip, you’ll get a refund less a fee of US$100. If you cancel within 45 days of the start date of your trip, your trip will not be refunded. All fees are applicable on a per-person basis.

*This cancellation policy is subject to rules and regulations in applicable jurisdictions in which our travel supplier is based. Therefore, in the event of conflict between the cancellation policy displayed here and cancellation terms in supplier booking terms, the provisions of the booking terms will prevail.

Name Change Policy: Name changes must be done no later than August 9 and are subject to a US$50 name change fee. Name changes after this date are not allowed.

Members can’t combine DreamTrips Points. Your membership level determines the maximum amount of DreamTrips Points you can use. If you have more than 50 Rovia Bucks, you can apply them in the checkout process.

Hotel/resort credits and/or discounts cannot be converted to cash, and any not used during your stay will expire immediately upon your departure. Member is responsible for paying any taxes that may be added to items purchased with hotel/resort credit.

In the unfortunate event that an activity or excursion is no longer available, we will substitute a similar activity of equal or greater value.

Make sure that your passport and visa, if applicable, are up-to-date before you leave!
It’s important to double check that you have all the identification and other documentation required by the specific country you’re traveling to. In many countries, passports and visas must be valid for 6 months or longer after the trip end date. If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this DreamTrip will apply.

Make sure that you request a name change or room change at least 31 or more days before the 1st day of your trip. Due to contractual supplier policies, we may not be able to confirm requested name or room changes to existing bookings for trips that are scheduled to travel within 30 days of your request.

Each individual, including each child, who is coming along with you on your DreamTrip is required to have a booking prior to the commencement of the trip. If you do not book and pay for each such person in advance of the trip, you will be charged the hotel’s then-current rate, not the trip price, for each such person at the time of your check-in.

Pricing for children is based on their age at the time of travel and may be subject to additional terms and conditions of individual hotels and all-inclusive resorts. Also, pricing for children can vary, and may be higher than pricing for adults. Therefore, before you book any travel, please check the relevant hotel or resort website for applicable terms and conditions as well as details regarding their pricing structure.

Pricing shown is for each person, and is based on 2 adults per room.

Please don’t consider your change requests official until you receive a confirmation email from us.
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