Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Tour Egypt and Ghana with Runoko Rashidi

 
RUNOKO RASHIDI & CASABLANCA TRAVEL TOURS PRESENT

SPLENDORS OF THE NILE: AN AFRICAN HERITAGE EDUCATIONAL
TOUR

ESCORTED BY DR. RUNOKO RASHIDI

July 5 - 19, 2008

$3195.00 double occupancy from New York City

A $300.00 non-refundable deposit reserves your space

TOUR ITINERARY

Saturday July 5 -- Evening departure on Egypt Air to
Cairo, Egypt.

Sunday July 6 -- Afternoon arrival at Cairo
International Airport and transfer to our five star
hotel. Group orientation, then the balance of the day
devoted to shopping and relaxation.

Monday, July 7 -- Dr. Rashidi's first lecture and
than a ull day on the Giza Plateau visiting the
exciting Giza Pyramids and Great Sphinx, the Solar
Boat, optional camel ride. Dinner at restaurant.
Overnight in hotel.

Tuesday July 8 -- Second lecture by Dr. Rashidi. After
breakfast transfer to the pyramid fields and temples
of Sakkara, Egypt. Visit the Step
Pyramid designed by multi-genius Imhotep, Zoser's
Pyramid Enclosure, King Teti's pyramid chamber, the
Tomb of Ptah Hotep and the Imhotep Museum. Transfer
to the ancient city of Memphis and see the enormous
statues of Ramses the Great. Enjoy lunch in Sakkara
and then visit a carpet school.

Wednesday July 9 -- Morning lecture by Dr. Rashidi
then transfer to the fabulous Egyptian Museum. After
the Egyptian Museum visit the perfume bazaar and then
lunch. Afternoon visit to Old Cairo. Take the night
train to Luxor, Egypt. Dinner aboard the train.

Thursday July 10 -- Early morning arrival in Luxor, in
Upper Egypt, then transfer to our five star hotel.
Morning orientation and lecture by Dr. Rashidi then
transfer to the Valley the Queens, Tombs of the
Nobles, the Medinet Habu mortuary temple complex, and
the Ramesseum mortuary temple. Lunch and then an
afternoon visit to the Luxor Museum. Dinner and
overnight at hotel in Luxor. Luxor is Dr. Rashidi's
favorite place in Egypt and contains an estimated
eighty percent of the all of the monuments of Ancient
Egypt!

Friday July 11 -- Full day drive through the
Egyptian countryside to visit the exquisite temples of
Hathor at Dendera and Seti I and Ramses II at Abydos.
Dinner and overnight in hotel in Luxor.

Saturday July 12 -- Morning lecture by Dr. Rashidi
then check into our cruise ship for four exciting days
and nights on the Nile! All meals served on board
ship. Proceed to the east bank of the Nile for a
never to be forgotten tour of the Luxor and Karnak
temples. Overnight aboard cruise ship.

Sunday July 13 -- After breakfast proceed to the west
bank of the Nile. Visit the Valley of the Kings and
Hatshepsut's splendid mortuary temple. Visit an
alabaster factory. Visit the Colossi of Memnon. Sail
to Edfu. Lunch and dinner aboard the ship.

Monday July 14 -- Breakfast aboard cruise ship then
visit the temple of Horus at Edfu and sail to Kom
Ombo. Lunch during cruise and then visit the Kom Ombo
temple before sailing to Aswan. Overnight and dinner
aboard cruise ship.

Tuesday July 15 -- Breakfast, lecture by Dr. Rashidi
and then visit the High Dam and the Unfinished
Obelisk. Balance the day at leisure.

Wednesday July 16 -- After breakfast check out of our
cruise ship and check into our five star hotel in
Aswan. Visit the magnificent temples on Philae Island
and take a boat ride on the Nile.

Thursday July 17 -- Early morning bus ride south to
the stupendous temples at Abu Simbel and then visit
the Nubian Museum in Aswan. Take the night train from
Aswan to Cairo.

Friday July 18 -- Early morning arrival at Cairo
rail station and transfer for a full day of sight
seeing in Alexandria. Return to Giza to our five star
hotel. Evening farewell dinner.

Saturday July 19 -- Early morning transfer to airport
and departure to JFK. End of a joyous trip!

Contact and make checks payable to:

Casablanca Travel and Tours
Phone: 202-337 0800
Fax: 202 318 1088
1-800 - MAGHREB
1-800 - 624 - 4732

Address in USA:

Casablanca Travel and Tours
3029 M Street NW Suite # 202
Washington DC 20007

Email:
info@casablancatravelandtours.travel

Runoko Rashidi
(210) 337-4405
email:
Runoko@yahoo.com

Come to the Nile Valley with us!

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