Any time a country or region imposes any sort of visa stipulation - even if it’s a waiver - the travel industry sighs a collective groan, knowing the obstacles and headaches to come.
TORONTO — NARAT is now accepting application forms for its Ultimate Egypt deluxe fam, scheduled for May 17 – 28, 2019.
The land and cruise fam will take agents “back in time through Ancient Egypt in a discovery of civilization and learn about Egypt’s top selling destinations,” says the tour operator.
The 12-day specialty educational program includes the ancient Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Valley of the Kings and the historic locations of Aswan, Karnak, Luxor, Abu Simbel and the Sahara Desert.
Participants can also extend their fam program with a visit to the Red Sea, along with many other world-famous Egypt historic sites.
Other fam activities involve seeing the Egyptian Museum in Cairo to view Egyptian artifacts and mummies, a visit to a Papyrus Institute and traversing age-old bazaars that go back to the Middle Ages.
The fam also includes a sail down the iconic Nile. Agents will spend 5 days experiencing one of the world’s top-voted river cruises.
Included in the fam is international airfare from Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, domestic flights in Egypt and combines deluxe hotel and cruise accommodations, 11-day touring program including entrance fees and most meals. The program is escorted throughout by a Canadian tour director.
Agents are also provided the opportunity to stay at Mena House with immediate views of the pyramids. The fam also includes a three day visit to the Red Sea with an opportunity to stay at the Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh Resort.
Cost is US$1,950 per agent plus flight taxes totaling $760. Seating and single supplement is subject to availability. Connecting flights for agents travelling from other cities are available on request. One companion per agent is allowed.
To request an itinerary and application form agents are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org.