Tour Extensions
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Museum Tours is happy to offer its customers extensions to our regular tours

These 5 in-Egypt extensions, plus Petra, can be added before or after your tour enabling you to see even more of this amazing part of the world.

Notes and Prices related to Museum Tours' Extensions follow the itineraries
A historic type  Dahabeya sailing vessel on the Nile river, Egypt

Historic Alexandria

Day 1
From Cairo, you will board your van for the drive to drive to Alexandria. Upon your arrival you will check into the Historic Cecil Hotel, on the Mediterranean. If time permits you will begin your sightseeing today.
O/N (Overnight) - Cecil Hotel, Alexandria
Day 2
Today you will enjoy a full tour of Alexandria, including the Greco-Roman Museum, Kayet Bay Fortress, Pompey's Pillar, the Royal Jewelry Museum, the Catacombs, Montazah Palace Gardens, the Roman Amphitheatre and the new Alexandria Library.
O/N - Cecil Hotel, Alexandria
Day 3
You will complete your sightseeing before heading South. Arriving back in Cairo you will check into your hotel and have the rest of the day free.
O/N - Cairo
Day 4
You will either transfer to the airport for your flight home or join your tour.

Notes Regarding Historic Alexandria:
1. Historic Alexandria can be scheduled to run either before or after any of our regularly scheduled or custom tours.
2. There is a $ 250 fee if you want a guarantee that you will have a private tour.
3. There may be a holiday surcharge of $100 per person from December 15 to January 7 and Spring Break (normally during the month of April). We will notify you at the time of your reservation if this surcharge applies to your tour.

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Map and photos of Amarna area in Egypt

The Royal City of Amarna

Day 1
From Cairo, you will board your van for the drive to Minia. If time permits you may stop along the way to see the pyramids at Dashur and Meidum. Upon arrival in Minia you will check into the Aten Hotel, on the Nile River.
O/N (Overnight) - Aten Hotel, Minia.
Day 2
After breakfast and a 90 minute drive, you will spend the entire day at Tel el Amarna, site of the heretic King Akenaten's city of Aketaten (Horizon of the Aten). Visit the Southern Tombs with the Tomb of the High Priest Ay (later King Ay), the main town, the central palace, the Small Aten Temple and the Great Aten Temple. After a snack lunch, on your own, you will be taken along the new road up the Royal Wadi to visit the Tomb of Akhenaten. Return to Minia for dinner and the night.
O/N - Aten Hotel, Minia
Day 3
In the morning you will visit the cliff-faced, Middle Kingdom tombs at Beni Hassan. Several of the best-preserved tombs are open to visitors and the view of the Nile is spectacular. If time permits you might be able to squeeze in a visit to Speos Artemidos, a rock cut chapel built by King Hatshepsut. You will then return to Cairo, where you will check into your Hotel.
O/N - Cairo
Day 4
You will either transfer to the airport for your flight home or join your tour.

Notes Regarding The Royal City of Amarna:.
1. The Royal City of Amarna can be scheduled to run either before or after any of our regularly scheduled or custom tours.
2. There is a $ 250 fee if you want to guarantee that you will have a private tour.
3. There may be a holiday surcharge of $100 per person from December 15 to January 7 and Spring Break (normally during the month of April). We will notify you at the time of your reservation if this surcharge applies to your tour.

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map and photo of a golden mummy, and the white desert in Egypt

Baharia Oasis & the Golden Mummies

Day 1
From Cairo you will be driven by private van to the Oasis where you will see the Sulfur springs, the Mountains of Deset and El Magrafa, the 19th century British House, and the ancient Egyptian and Libyan graffiti at El Zabw.
O/N (Overnight) - Hot Spring Hotel
Day 2
Today you will visit the archeological sites at the Oasis including the tombs dating back to the 26th dynasty, the Greco-Roman monuments and the ruins of the temple of Alexander the Great. You will also visit the tomb of Amenhotep-Hewy, governor during the late 18th Dynasty. The highlight will be a visit to the museum housing some of the mummies from the "Valley of the Golden Mummies." Drive through the Black Desert, enjoy the Crystal Mountain and plant fossils, the White Desert, and an Egyptian style, outdoor BBQ.
O/N - Badawiyah Hotel
Day 3
After a sunrise breakfast you start your short Safari Tour of the White Desert where you will visit the Magical Spring and explore the surrounding area. After your return to Cairo, the remainder of the day is free.
O/N - Cairo
Day 4
You will either transfer to the airport for your flight home or join your tour.

Notes Regarding Baharia Oasis & the Golden Mummies:
1. Baharia Oasis & the Golden Mummies can be scheduled to run either before or after any of our regularly scheduled or custom tours.
2. There is a $ 250 fee if you want to guarantee that you will have a private tour.
3. There may be a holiday surcharge of $100 per person from December 15 to January 7 and Spring Break (normally during the month of April). We will notify you at the time of your reservation if this surcharge applies to your tour.

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a map, picture od a colorful fish along a reef and a beach scene in sharm el sheik, Egypt

Sharm el Sheik and the Red Sea

Day 1
This morning you'll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Sharm el Sheik where you will transfer to your hotel on the Red Sea.
O/N (Overnight) - Sharm el Sheik Marriott
Day 2
Begin your three (3) full days of diving, consisting of 2 dives/day for 3 days for a total of 6 dives. All equipment is included in the optional dive package.
O/N - Sharm el Sheik Marriott
Day 3
You will continue diving today with one dive in the morning and one in the afternoon.
O/N - Sharm el Sheik Marriott
Day 4
Your last day of diving will consist of one dive in the morning and one in the afternoon.
O/N - Sharm el Sheik Marriott
Day 5
After waiting a minimum of 18 hours for safety, you will catch a late afternoon flight to Cairo.
O/N - Cairo.
Day 6
You will either transfer to the airport for your flight home or join your tour.

Notes Regarding Sharm el Sheik & the Red Sea:
1. Realizing that there might be people in your party that do not want to dive, the dive package, including equipment, is priced separately at $210 per person.
2. Sharm el Sheik & the Red Sea can be scheduled to run either before or after any of our regularly scheduled or custom tours.
3. There is a $ 250 fee if you want to guarantee that you will have a private tour extension.
4. There may be a holiday surcharge of $200 per person from December 15 to January 7 and Spring Break (normally during the month of April). We will notify you at the time of your reservation if this surcharge applies to your tour.

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A map and picture of St Catherine's monastery in the Sinai of Egypt

St Catherine's Monastery and Sinai

Day 1
From Cairo you will fly to Sharm el Sheik where you will transfer to your hotel on the Red Sea. Your day is free after your arrival.
O/N (Overnight) - Sharm el Sheik Marriott
Day 2
Drive to St. Catherine's Monastery and overnight at St. Catherine Plaza. You will need to go to bed early because of a very early morning tomorrow.
O/N - St. Catherine's Plaza
Day 3
This morning you will rise at about midnight and hike up Mt. Moses to visit the spot where it is said that God gave Moses the Ten Commandments. After your descent you will visit the monastery at the base of the mountain before driving back to Sharm el Sheik.
O/N - Sharm el Sheik Marriott
Day 4
You are free to enjoy the beauty of Sharm el Sheik until your evening flight back to Cairo.
O/N - Cairo
Day 5
You will either transfer to the airport for your flight home or join your tour.

Notes Regarding Sinai & St. Catherine's Monastery:
1. Sinai & St. Catherine's can be scheduled to run either before or after any of our regularly scheduled or custom tours.
2. There is a $ 250 fee if you want to guarantee that you will have a private tour extension.
3. There may be a holiday surcharge of $200 per person from December 15 to January 7 and Spring Break (normally during the month of April). We will notify you at the time of your reservation if this surcharge applies to your tour.

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A map and pictures of Petra and its treasury and amphitheater.

Timeless Jordan & Petra

Day 1
This morning you'll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Jordan, where you'll be met and transferred to your private car. Head for Petra traveling the crusader route, along the way visit the Crusader fortress and other points of interest. Upon your arrival, check into your hotel located directly outside the entrance to the Rose Red City of Petra.
O/N (Overnight) - Movenpick, Petra
Day 2
Petra can be reached only by passing through a narrow gorge. This morning you will begin to explore. Besides the Treasury, you will have the opportunity to visit the High Place, Monastery, Amphitheater, Roman-style palace Tomb, and other sights that this amazing city has to offer.
O/N - Movenpick, Petra
Day 3
You will continue to explore Petra, spending all day in the "Rose Red City" visiting the sites you were unable to see yesterday.
O/N - Movenpick, Petra
Day 4
T
oday you will drive back to Amman where you will make an excursion to Jerash, the beautifully preserved and restored Greco-Roman provincial city. Jerash, only a 30-minute drive from Amman, has three amphitheaters, two Roman baths, a hippodrome and several temples. There are still the remains of shops which sold silk, jewelry, wine and spices. You will catch a late afternoon flight to Cairo.
O/N - Cairo
Day 5
You will either transfer to the airport for your flight home or join your tour.

Notes Regarding Timeless Jordan & Petra
1. Timeless Jordan can be scheduled to run either before or after any of our regularly scheduled or custom tours.
2. There is a $ 500 fee if you want to guarantee that you will have a private tour.
3. There may be a holiday surcharge of $250 per person from December 15 to January 7 and Spring Break (normally during the month of April). We will notify you at the time of your reservation if this surcharge applies to your tour.

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