MyTripJournal - Personal Travel Blogs
Imagine: Standing in front of one of the original wonders of the world, the Great Pyramid, a building never equaled even with today's technology.

Imagine, staring into the face of a creature that has fascinated travelers for thousands of years, the sentential of Giza, the Great Sphinx.

Imagine, marveling at the ingenuity of the builders of these impressive monuments and the other temples along the river of eternity, the Nile.

Imagine, traveling by van, camel, sailboat, train, ship, donkey and even your feet while guided through 7,000 years of history.
May 27, 2004 - 8:25 AM -- Air Tran Flight 360 ATL to LGA arrives at 10:40AM. Tour NY City after checking into the Marriott East Side. Buy Hop On and Hop Off Bus Tickets with Harbor Tour.
May 28, 2004 - Take Harbor Tour and then go to Ellis Island. Arrive at JFK for 6:30pm flight to Cairo. MS 986 28 MAY JFK/CAI 1830 1130* (the following day)
May 29, 2004 - Arrive in Cairo MS 986 at 11:30AM. Get met by tour company with transportation to the hotel. Day of rest from the flight. Evening -- Michael to Light Show at the Pyrmids at Giza.
May 30, 2004 - Enjoy a full day tour to Memphis, Sakkara and Dahshur. Visit a carpet factory in between stops to learn how carpets are made.
May 31, 2004 - Enjoy our tour to the Pyramids at Giza and the Sphinx. Visit the Pharoah's boat at the pyramids and take a camle ride. After lunch go to a perfume factory. Finish the day with a visit to the Museum of Antiquities (featuring King Tut's treasures). In the evening staff will transfer you to the...  (more...)
Jun 1, 2004 - Arrive by train in Aswan and transfer to Hotel. Visit Abu Simbel temples by road escorted by police convoy. After visit return to Aswan Basma Hotel. O/N Aswan (B)
Jun 2, 2004 - Staff transfers you to board your Nile cruiser The Presidential Nile cruise before 8:00AM. Visit the high dam and the Temple of Philae. Sail to Kom Ombo. Visit the Temple shared by the two gods, Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu and overnight. Evening entertainment. O/N cruise(B,L,D)
Jun 3, 2004 - Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu then sail to Esna and cross the river lock. Sail on to Luxor. Evening entertainment. O/N cruise (B,L,D)
Jun 4, 2004 - Cross to the west bank and visit the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Afternoon visit karnak & Luxor Temples. Evening entertainment. O/N Luxor (B,L,D)
Jun 5, 2004 - (Saturday) Disembark the cruise, staff transfers you to the Sheraton Luxor Hotel for overnight stay. (B) Michael -- Visit Dendare with guide in the morning. Hire a cab and travel to see the museums in Luxor. Take a horse draw carriage ride in town. See the light show at Karnak temple complex.
Jun 6, 2004 - Staff tranfers you to the airport, assists with checking in and you fly to Cairo. Arriving, staff transfers you to your hotel the Flamenco where you will enjoy a superior room. Proceed with visit to Old Cairo & the Citadel plus the Khan el Khalili bazaar where travelers have been finding bargains...  (more...)
Jun 7, 2004 - Overday trip to Alexandria visiting the main sites including Pompeii's Pilar, the tombs, the amphitheater. Spend time at the Greco-Roman Museum, harbor, and site of the Ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria. Tour of Alexandria including the hotel where Churchill and Montgomery met. Lunch in town....  (more...)
Jun 8, 2004 - Transfer to Airport for Flight to JFK. MS 985 08 JUN CAI/JFK 1000 1515.
Delta-Song Flight 2527 to ATL 7:05pm from JFK arrives 9:39pm