• Treasures of Egypt Trip Presentation

    Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce and Collette Vacations 
    Treasures of Egypt
    April 22 – May 4, 2010
    Presentation & Registration for Treasures of Egypt will be held on April 2, 2019 at Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 120 Water Street, Exeter at 6:00 pm.
    Trip includes: 
    Round-trip airfare from Logan Airport, transportation to and from Airport, Air taxes, hotel transfers, hotels, 22 meals (11 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches & 7 Dinners), experienced tour guides and all scheduled tourist attractions.  Double:  $4249 per person, based on double occupancy Single: $5249 per person. 
    Highlights: Giza, Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara, Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Luxor, Valle of the Kings, Deluxe 4-Night Nile River Cruise, Temple of Karnak, Lom Ombo, Aswan, and Old Cairo.
    Enjoy a Special Welcome Dinner overlooking the banks of the Nile.  Embark on a leisurely paced 4-night cruise and discover the secrets of the Nile, the world’s longest river.  Dress up and join the fun during a traditional galabaya party. Take in a sound and light show at Karnak Temple.
    Explore the expansive Karnak Temple, dating back to 2000 B.C.  Visit the Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven ancient wonders of the world and explore the Valley of the Kings.

    Step back in time and explore thousands of years of history, legend and lore as you view Egypt’s timeless wonders.  Begin your journey in Cairo, an ancient city with an intriguing past.  Fulfill a lifelong dream at Giza where you’ll meet a local archaeologist who will lead you on a visit to the Pyramids of Giza. Marvel at the iconic Great Sphinx, one of the oldest and largest monuments in the world.  Travel south to Sakkara and explore the site of ancient Memphis, home to a nearly 40-foot statue of Rames II, and stand before the oldest of all pyramids, the Step Pyramid.

    Discover the remarkable collections of the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.  See the statues, reliefs, sarcophagi and the treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamun himself.  Cross over to the West Bank of the Nile to begin your day in ancient Thebes. Explore the sights of the Valley of the Kings and Queens, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari, and the Colossi of Mennon.  

    Head to the tombs in the Valley of Nobles and the well-preserved temple complex of Medinet Habu. Then board your cruise ship and begin your adventure on the Nile River. As you begin this journey explore the expansive Karnak Temple, dating back to 2000 B.C.  Step into another world at the well-preserved Temple of Horus at Edfu.  Peruse the endless carvings of scenes depicting the power and grandeur of the pharaohs.  Then sail to Kom Ombo and Aswan, the Nubian City.

    Discover Philae Temple. Relocated and preserved by a special UNESCO project, this structure remains an architectural wonder.   Return to Cairo and venture to the Citadel, a medieval fortification resting on a hill overlooking the city.  It’s a perfect place to take in grand views. 
    As your adventure comes to an end, learn about the city’s rich history on a walking tour of Old Cairo before shopping in the world-famous souk of Khan el Khalil, or perhaps stop for a traditional cup of tea.   Return home with a new understand of this mystical land.
    For more information contact:  Bobbi Vandenbulcke at 603-772-2411 x3 or bobbi@exeterarea.org