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Move over feluccas: Why your next Egypt sell needs to be a Nile cruise

Are you ready to sell a new perspective of Egypt? Here’s all you need to know about cruising the Nile River.

Traditionally, tours of the Nile River are taken by felucca – but if your clients are looking for something a little more cosy, cruising the river with Gate 1 Travel could be a great option.

On Gate 1 Travel’s tour of Egypt, clients will enjoy first class hospitality, all-inclusive hotel and cruise porterage, and a seven-night Nile River cruise on the four-star MS A’Sara!

Here’s a glimpse Gate 1 Travel’s itinerary for the 12 Day Classic Egypt with 7 Day Nile Cruise:

Marvel at one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramid of Giza

Pyramids of Giza at Sunset
The comfortable tour also takes in all the icons of ancient Egypt, as well as grassroots, contemporary and modern cuisine.

Discover the Temple of Philae dedicated to the goddess Isis with its beautiful island location

Tourist photographing the Temple of Philae in Aswan, Egypt.
With entry costs covered per itinerary by Gate 1 Travel, your clients won’t have to fuss about any extra costs on their tour.

Enjoy a 7-day cruise on the Nile and savour the spectacular scenery of the Nile Valley

On bridge across the Nile, Cairo, Egypt
Clients can enjoy 10 nights of first-class accommodation, with three nights in Cairo and a seven-night Nile Cruise on the MS A’Sara!

Tour the stunning Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, built in the Ptolemaic period

Naos of Nectanebo II - Horus Temple in Edfu
Kick back and relax: your clients’ round trip flights from Sydney-Cairo and Cairo-Sydney are covered by Gate 1 Travel!

Enrich your knowledge of ancient Egypt while attending the Luxor Museum

Ancient ruins of Karnak temple in Luxor. Egypt
All intra-flights between Cairo-Aswan and Aswan-Cairo are also covered.

Admire the two colossal statues of Ramses II at the entrance to the ancient Luxor Temple

Pharaoh Ramses II, Luxor, Egypt
In 12 days, your clients will have 25 meals covered: 10 breakfasts, seven lunches and eight dinners!

Visit the magnificent Temples of Karnak, dating back over 3,000 years

An Incredible Trip To Egypt
Forget about airline taxes and fuel surcharges: Gate 1 Travel has you covered for any hidden costs.

Explore the imposing Greco-Roman Temple of Kom Ombo

Temple Of Kom Ombo
While touring the best of Egypt, all attractions are offered with English-speaking guides.

For more information on Gate 1 Travel’s Egypt tour options, click here.

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