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					    EGYPT & EASTERN
                            SAVE $1000 pp when
                            deposited by 14 Aug *

DEPARTING 10 April 2010
                           Join Jeanie Lake to one of her favourite destinations – Egypt. Whilst in
                           Cairo visit the famous pyramids, sphinx and Cairo museum. Fly to Luxor
                           and visit the Karnak Temples.

                            We embark on the mv Discovery from Safaga for our 14 night cruise to
                           some amazing places: Aqaba (Jordon), Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt), Port Suez
                           (Suez Canal), Lattakia (Syria), Bodrum (Turkey), Kusadasi (Turkey), before
                           arriving into Istanbul. You have an additional night in Istanbul to further
                           explore this wonderful city.

10 Apr 2010 Depart Adelaide for our international flight to Cairo.

11 Apr 2010 Arrive into Cairo, Egypt

12 Apr 2010 Cairo, Egypt
We will visit museums and pyramids whilst in Cairo. Cairo has a mix of historical and
modern cultural sights. This includes the Pyramids, the Hanging Church, Saladin's
Citadel, the Virgin Mary's Tree, the Sphinx, and Heliopolis, Al-Azhar, the Mosque of
Amr ibn al-A'as, Saqqara, the Cairo Tower, and the Old City. Cairo is nicknamed "The
City of A Thousand Minarets".

13 Apr 2010 Cairo, Egypt to Luxor
Today we fly to Luxor, where you will spend 2 nights to visit Temples and explore this beautiful destination. As the site of the
ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, Luxor has frequently been characterized as the "world's greatest open air museum", as the
ruins of the temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor stand within the modern city. Immediately opposite, across the Nile River,
lie the monuments, temples and tombs on the West Bank Necropolis, which include the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the
Queens. Thousands of international tourists arrive annually to visit these monuments.

14 Apr 2010 Luxor Egypt
Day of leisure.

15 Apr 2010 Luxor Egypt to Safaga, Egypt
Today we drive from Luxor to Safaga and embark on mv DISCOVERY.

16 Apr 2010 Safaga, Egypt
Safaga was for many years a merchant port – now the town, with its wide azure bay, long sandy beaches and pretty islands,
is a favourite sports destination in the Red Sea Riviera.

17 Apr 2010 Aqaba, Jordan
The waterway to the Red Sea - the commercial sea port of Aqaba (Al 'Aqabah) is the only outlet to the Hashimate Kingdom
of Jordan, and is situated at the top of the Gulf of Aqaba. Aqaba brings a refreshing release from the rose-coloured desert to
the North.

18 Apr 2010 Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt
With its unique location, in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt is considered the strategic passageway, the meeting point between
Asia and Africa, and the cradle of great civilizations. With its diverse features of environment that combine together history
and tourism.

19 Apr 2010 Port Suez, Egypt
Suez (El-Suweis) is located on the Southern tip of the Suez Canal, and has been a commercial port since the 7th century. The
spice trade and pilgrimages to Mecca made it prosperous throughout the Middle Ages. It became a navabase in the 15th
century and, in 1869, the opening of the Suez Canal ensured its development as a modern city.
20 Apr 2010 Suez, Egypt (Daytime transit)
Suez is a seaport town in north-eastern Egypt. It is located on the north coast of the Gulf of Suez, near the southern terminus of
the Suez Canal, having the same boundaries as Suez governorate. It has two harbors, Port Ibrahim and Port Tawfiq, and
extensive port facilities. Together they form a metropolitan area.

21 Apr 2010
Cruising the Mediterranean Sea

22 Apr 2010 Lattakia, Syria
Latakia - Is Syria’s main sea-port on the Mediterranean. It is Syria's busiest and most modern seaport located 186 km south west
of Aleppo. Until the fall of Ugarit, the area was part of that kingdom. This was an important ancient Canaanite
urban center and its language has had a marked effect on our knowledge of early religion and literature and Biblical studies.
After the division of Alexander's Empire it fell under the influence of the Seleucids and became a major city and port. Seleucus
Nicator renamed the city to Laodicea, in honor of his mother, and today's name is a corruption of that Greek name.

23 Apr 2010 Antalya, Turkey
Turkey's principal holiday resort in the Mediterranean region (ancient Pamphylia). Antalya is the shining gem of the Turquoise
Riviera with some of the clearest waters and most beautiful coast.

24 Apr 2010 Bodrum, Turkey
Bodrum is a Turkish port in Muğla Province. It is on the Bodrum Peninsula, near the northwest entrance to the Gulf of Gökova,
and faces the Greek island of Kos. It is the ancient Halicarnassus of Caria, renowned for the mausoleum of Maussollos.

25 Apr 2010 Kusadasi, Turkey
Meander through the ruins of ancient Ephesus, now known as Kusadasi. Marvel at the famed Library of Celsus, the huge
amphitheater, the marble roads with their chariot marks, the amazing mosaic sidewalks and the superb, rarely opened
Terrace Houses.

26 Apr 2010 Canakkale, Turkey
The province of Canakkale lies on both sides of the Dardanelles which connects the Sea of Marmara to the Aegean Sea. Its
shores touch both Europe and Asia and there are regular ferries between the two sides.

27 Apr 2010 Istanbul, Turkey
With its skyline aglow with the glimmer of domes and minarets, arriving in Istanbul is an unforgettable experience. The labyrinth
of streets. Bustling bazaars. The serenity of the surrounding waters. This city offers one intriguing adventure after another.
Explore Istanbul’s most famous monuments, from the Hippodrome to the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the old city walls.

28 Apr 2010 Istanbul, Turkey
Day of leisure.
With its long history at the center of empires, Istanbul offers a wealth of
historic and religious places to take in. The bulk of these are located in
Sultanahmet-Old City, including the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and the
Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque). Galata has the Galata Tower and the
Galata Whirling Dervish Hall, while the Bosphorus has a number of waterside
palaces where you can admire what money could buy in times gone by.
These places are all on the "must-see" list of Istanbul. Other districts also have a
number of less significant, but interesting nonetheless, sights.

29 Apr 2010 Istanbul to Adelaide via Singapore

30 Apr 2010 Singapore to Adelaide

                                                         TOUR INFORMATION
BOOKING FORMS                    upon booking, you will need to complete both a PHT booking form, statement of fitness form

PASSPORTS                        please provide a clear photocopy of your passport/s to your consultant

CABIN REQUESTS                   specific cabin numbers can be requested at time of booking but no guarantee is given

FINAL PAYMENT DUE                28th December 2009

EXTENSIONS…...after the tour concludes, you may wish to consider extending in Turkey or have a stopover in Singapore.
These can be arranged (additional cost)…...just ask your consultant.
         Save $1000 pp off below prices when
               deposited by 14 Aug!! *
    Twin share prices per person, ex Adelaide
     Cat M Inside                    $ 8,615
     Cat K Outside                    $ 8,870
     Cat I Outside                    $ 9,175
                                                                                                                                                               Cat G Cabin                  Cat M Cabin
     Cat G Outside                    $ 9,585
     Cat D Deluxe Outside             $ 10,645
     Cat II Single Outside            $ 10,905
     Cat GG Single Outside            $ 11,415
    Single Supplement on application

    Business class flights on application * unless withdrawn earlier by cruiseline Cat I Cabin

                  • Fully escorted from Adelaide (with min numbers)                                                                • Port taxes $244 (as at 7 Jul 09)
Tour Inclusions

                  • Return economy class flights as per itinerary                                                                  • Airline taxes $590 (as at 7 Jul 09)
                  • Pre & post stopovers in Istanbul & Singapore with                                                              • Services of professional, local guides
                   sightseeing as per itinerary                                                                                    • Hotel fees & porterage
                  • Meals as per itinerary (B/L/D)                                                                                 • Pre-departure tour notes
                  • Group transfers at your destinations                                                                           • Tour booklet and pre-departure function

 Not Included: Egypt visa charges & courier fees; (allow $99 pp approx); entry fees for Turkey USD20 pp; travel insurance;
 gratuities & tips (drink waiters, tipping whilst ashore, local guides); items of a personal nature eg drinks, laundry, phone calls,
 meals other than those indicated, additional sightseeing; optional shore excursions; extensions/stopovers/amendments (if
 applicable); arrival & departure transfers when not travelling on nominated group flights.

 Reservations                                                                         Minimum Numbers
 A deposit of $1500 per person is required within 7 days of                           Group fares quoted for this tour are subject to a minimum 16 paying passengers
 confirmation of your booking. The balance is due no later than 28                    travelling together. Phil Hoffmann Travel reserve the right to increase the tour
 December 2009. If a booking is made after this date, the full tour price is due      price or cancel the tour should the numbers travelling not meet the required               3 Gordon Street, Glenelg,
 at the time of confirmation. Prices are subject to change at anytime until full      minimum. Tour escort travels when minimum numbers are met. If group
 payment has been received and tickets have been issued.                              numbers are not met, the cruise portion will proceed as independent travel
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 which provide essential information we require to process your booking. Your         A fee of $100, per amendment will be charged for any reservation changes after
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