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EGYPT

Few destinations compare to Egypt. Its vast wealth of antiquities and ancient artefacts make it a haven for avid history buffs. Cruising along the Nile you’ll be mesmerized by the grandeur of its pyramids and the decadence of the royal tombs and breathtaking temples.

Guided by your Local Expert, gaze upon the most recognizable symbols of ancient Egypt in Cairo. See the pyramids of Giza and then the statues of Rameses II and the Alabaster Sphinx in Memphis.

With Insight Vacations gain access to exclusive experiences: • In Giza your Egyptologist will show you the Sphinx and you’ll venture inside one of the pyramids • Gaze upon Tutankhamun’s treasures with an Egyptologist in Cairo.

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Splendours of Egypt

12 days from US$3,450

Egypt’s vast wealth of antiquities take centre stage here. Marvel at Karnak, the Pyramids and Sphinx, Tutankhamun’s treasure, and the ubiquitous hieroglyphics.

Wonders of Egypt

9 days from US$2,825

Incredibly, after gazing upon the illustrious pyramids, this trip only gets better. Further up the Nile, your cruise ship is poised to take you to royal tombs and breathtaking temples.

Travel Tips

When to go: Egypt makes for a great destination all year round. From its hot, sunny days from April through to October, to its cooler, still pleasant winters, you’ll be guaranteed pleasant weather throughout the year.

SPRING

MAR - MAY

sun

28 °C

Avg Temp.

SUMMER

JUN - AUG

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34 °C

Avg Temp.

AUTUMN

SEP - NOV

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29 °C

Avg Temp.

WINTER

DEC - FEB

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20 °C

Avg Temp.

Time Difference

London GMT +2

Currency

Egyptian Pounds (EGP)

Language

Arabic

Population

97.55 million

Capital City

Cairo

Electricity

Standard of 220V, with a frequency of 50Hz.

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