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 Historic & Cultural Tour of Egypt and Ghana

Two Options Available May 2020

 
 
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Walk in the footsteps of ancient kings and queens of Egypt and explore the rich history and culture of Ghana

 Begin your journey with a private tour of Egypt. Immersed in history and culture you’ll learn about the history of the ancient Egyptian civilization. Next, our journey will take us to Ghana where you’ll discover the extraordinary culture and lifestyle of the Ghanian people.


 
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Egypt & Ghana with Nile Cruise

Nile Cruise, Accra, Kumasi and Gold Coast

May 16, 2020 – May 30, 2020
Option 1


Egypt & Ghana

Cairo, Accra, Kumasi, and Gold Coast

May 22, 2020 – May 30, 2020
Option 2


 
 

Join us as we immerse ourselves in this fascinating culture of Ancient Egypt.

Walk in the footsteps of ancient kings and queens on this private tour of Egypt. Cairo is Egypt’s capital and is considered by many Egyptians to be the “Mother of all Cities”.  Join us as we immerse ourselves in this fascinating culture and learn about the civilization of Ancient Egypt and the importance of the Nile to the Egyptian people.  Then we embark on our journey to Ghana. 


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Optional: Nile Cruise

You have the option of adding a Nile cruise. Enjoy your cruise down the Nile with the MS Movenpick Royal Lily. The ship offers stylish and comfortable suites, an elegant dining room, a spacious sundeck and swimming pool and other amenities. Live the magic of the past and explore the wonders of the Nile by visiting Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the High Dam, Philae Temple & Unfinished Obelisk, Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples.


Explore the rich history and culture of Ghana during our visit.Discover the extraordinary indigenous culture and traditional lifestyles of the Ghanaian people.You will experience the contrast of Accra with the coastal lands of Elmina, the Cape Coast, and the Elmina Castles and Fort.Get captivated by the legendary history and extraordinary culture of the Ashanti Kingdom during our visit to Kumasi – the Capital of the Ashanti region.Shop at the Kejeta Market – one of the largest open air markets in West Africa.You will have the opportunity to explore and learn about Ghana’s Historic Slave Trade where you will view the “slave river” and the “door of no return.”Don’t miss this opportunity to visit both Egypt and Ghana on this once in a lifetime amazing journey! Make your reservation today.Reservations are limited

 
 
 
 
 

What’s Included

Accomodations, Meals, and Tours

 
 
 
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  • Transportation in private motor coach

  • Experienced local tour guide

  • Tour Escort from the USA

  • Admission to listed sites and events

  • Hotels as indicated in the itinerary

  • Breakfast daily, 2 lunches, 8 dinners

  • Guide assistance at arrival + departure

  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers

 

 

Not Included

  • Cost of visa – information will be provided

  • Travel insurance (will be provided)

  • Gratuity to driver, guide and hotel staff

 
 

Accomodations

Hotels Inlcluded in Package

 
 
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Egypt

  • Nile Cruise (May 18 – 22) – Movenpick Lilly (5 days/4 nights)

  • Cairo (May 22 – 25) – Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa (4 days/3 nights)

Ghana

  • Accra (May 25 – 26) – Labadi Beach Hotel (2 days/1 night)

  • Kumasi (May 26 -28) Kumasi – Golden Tulip (3 days/2 nights)

  • Gold Coast (May 28 – 30) – Coconut Grove Beach Resort (3 days/2 nights)

 
 
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Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa

Cairo May 22 – 25 | 4 days/3 nights

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Movenpick Lilly


Nile Cruise May 18 – 22 | 5 days/4 nights

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Labadi Beach Hotel

Accra May 25 – 26 | 2 days/1 night

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Coconut Grove Beach Resort

Gold Coast May 28 – 30 | 3 days/2 nights

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Golden Tulip, Kumasi

Kumasi May 26 -28 | 3 days/2 nights

 
 
 

Mövenpick MS Royal Lily

May 18 – 22 | 5 days/4 nights

Mövenpick MS Royal Lily offers spacious and luxuriously furnished accommodation and public areas that enable its guests to experience a fascinating way to travel and relax at the same time.

  • Cruise through ancient Egyptian history

  • Spacious cabins

  • Relaxing spa

  • Swiss-quality service


 

Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa

Cairo May 22 – 25 | 4 days/3 nights

Located less than 1 Kilometer from the Great Pyramids of Giza, Sole survivors of the seven wonders of the World & Only 20 minutes from the Cairo, Egypt's city center, Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa is a majestic resort hotel that brings you the World right at the Heart of Cairo.


 

Labadi Beach Hotel

Accra May 25 – 26 | 2 days/1 night

With a stay at Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra (Labadi), you'll be a 1-minute drive from Labadi Beach and 6 minutes from U.S. Embassy. This 5-star hotel is 7.5 mi (12 km) from Accra Mall and 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from University of Ghana. Make yourself at home in one of the 164 air-conditioned rooms featuring free minibar items and LED televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.

 

Coconut Grove Beach Resort

Gold Coast May 28 – 30 | 3 days/2 nights

Coconut Grove Beach Resort and Conference Center is located on a sandy beach in the Historic Town of Elmina. Guests have access to an 18 hole Golf Course, Horse back riding and can swim in the Pool and in the ocean. Also available are Board games, table and lawn tennis, beach volley and soccer as well as a fully equipped gymnasium. We have an animal sanctuary with crocodiles, peacocks, rabbits, parrots and other wild life. We have a variety of rooms to suit honeymooners, families or groups as well as kids play areas, kids paddle pool and kids activities. Our Conference Halls can host from 15 Guests to 400 for a meeting or event. We are located within 5 minutes drive of the Elmina Castle, a world heritage sit, and 45 minutes from Kakum walkway

 

Golden Tulip Kumasi

Kumasi May 26 -28 | 3 days/2 nights

At the 4-star Golden Tulip Kumasi City hotel, you’ll find intricately woven modernity into cultural heritage. Set in lush tropical gardens in the heart of historic Ashanti, Regional Capital of Kumasi, you have an assurance of a dynamic experience in luxury.


 
 
 

Travel Requirements

Visa and Passport Requirements & Additional Travel Info

 

 

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Visa and Passport Requirement for Travel


US citizens must have a valid passport and a visa to travel to Ghana.  In addition to a visa, travelers to Ghana should make sure their passports have 6 months of validity after the planned date of departure from Ghana and a blank visa page for the entry and exit stamp. The cost of the visa is $160. 

U.S. citizens must have a visa to enter Egypt. U.S. citizens can obtain a renewable single-entry 30-day tourist visa on arrival at Egyptian airports for a 25 USD fee. A multiple entry visa is also obtainable for 60 USD.


Additional information regarding passports and visa’s is available in our resource center at www.colesvilletravel.com/passport-and-visa


Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is highly reccomended. A travel insurance quote will be provided once your registration form and deposit are received.

Learn more about how travel insurance protects your trip in our resource center at www.colesvilletravel.com/travel-insurance-101

 
 

 Package Pricing

Rate and Deposit Information

 
 
 
 
 

 
 

Deposits and Payments

$300 due by 9/1/2019 or upon booking to confirm hotel and tours. Deposits accepted until sold out.

Balance due:  3/1/20.  Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.  Deposits can be made in any amounts as long as balance is paid on time.  Suggested payment schedule: $500 per month.  Insurance quote will be provided once registration form is received. Make checks payable to Colesville Travel.  MasterCard, Visa accepted.  Returned checks will be charged a $30 fee.


Not included: tips for drivers and tour guides, items of a personal nature. Passport, yellow fever immunization and visa required. Passport must be valid for 6 months past departure date. 

Airfare

Airfare and land package rates from Washington Dulles (IAD):  Approximately $1500 per person and will be added when available.

  • Washington Dulles (IAD) to Cairo, Egypt

  • Cairo, Egypt to Accra, Ghana

  • Accra, Ghana to Washington Dulles

    (Airfare from other cities can be arranged)


All Travel Arrangements

Cynthia Amin-Hall
P.O. Box 4844
Silver Spring, MD  20914
Phone:  301.989.1654
Fax:  301.989-8473


Email:  cindy@colesvilletravel.com
Website:  www.colesvilletravel.com