BLACK LONDON/BLACK PARIS & EGYPT TOUR: Oct 16-28th, w/Nile Cruise Extension Oct 28-Nov 3rd

When:
October 16, 2018 – November 3, 2018 all-day
2018-10-16T00:00:00-04:00
2018-11-04T00:00:00-04:00
DR. RUNOKO RASHIDI, HISTORIAN AND LECTURER, PRESENTS:
An Unforgettable Journey          

BLACK LONDON/BLACK PARIS & EGYPT TOUR
October 16 – 28, 2018

With Nile Cruise Extension
October 28  –  November 3, 2018 

(ALSO, EGYPT-ONLY OPTION available – see bottom of itinerary page)
This is the tour that you have been waiting for!

 

DAY 1 – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018 

  • Depart New York Kennedy airport via Delta Airlines flight 401, at 7:30 p.m.

 

DAY 2 – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018

  • Arrival in London Heathrow airport at 7:50 a.m.  Clear immigration, bus transfer to hotel,
  • Driving and walking tour of London, major tourist sites with an African spin whenever possible, including:
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Thutmose III obelisk
    • St. Margaret’s Church
    • London Bridge
    • Buckingham Palace
    • Marcus Garvey’s house
    • Hyde Park.
  • Lunch at an African or Caribbean restaurant.
  • Return to the hotel to relax.
  • Evening at leisure. (Dinner not included.)

Big Ben, in London, UK

Overnight: Park Grand yde ParkHyde Park 4*/ Shaftesbury Premier Hotel 4* (Paddington)     (Lunch)

 

 

DAY 3 – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018

  • Breakfast
  • Morning –  lecture by Dr. Rashidi.
  • Mid-morning (three hours) – tour of British Museum led by Dr. Rashidi.
  • Lunch at an African or Caribbean restaurant.
  • Afternoon walking tour (hour to 90 minutes) of Black London led by local guide.  Dinner on your own.

The British Museum

Overnight:  Park Grand Hyde Park 4*/ Shaftesbury Premier Hotel 4* (Paddington)  (Breakfast/Lunch)

 

DAY 4 – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018

  •  Breakfast
  • Day at leisure to enjoy London.
  • Optional tours (at additional cost) the Petrie Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, the National Gallery, shopping or completely on your own.

National Gallery, London, England

Overnight: Park Grand Hyde Park 4*/ Shaftesbury Premier Hotel 4* (Paddington)  (Breakfast)

 

DAY 5 – SATURDAY, OCTOBER  20, 2018

  • Breakfast
  • Transfer from hotel to train station for your Eurostar train at 7:01 a.m. (2 hours/20 minutes).
  • Arrive Paris at 9:21a.m.
  • You are met and proceed on City tour of Paris with an African spin including:
    • Notre Dame Cathedral
    • Presence Africaine bookstore
    • the Pantheon to place a bouquet of flowers atop the tomb of Alexandre Dumas
    • the Place de la Concorde
    • Eiffel Tower
    • the Arch of Triumph
    • La Madeline Church where Josephine Baker was eulogized.
  • Lunch at an African restaurant.
  • Check-in to hotel

Eiffel Tower

Overnight: Grand Hotel De Champaigne 4* (Latin Quarter) or similar   (Breakfast/Lunch

 

DAY  6 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2018

  • Breakfast
  •  Morning visit (three hours) to the Musee du Louvre led by Dr. Rashidi.
  •  Boat ride on the Seine.
  •  Lunch at an African restaurant.
  •  Afternoon visit to the Black Virgin of Paris in Neuilly led by Dr. Rashidi.
  •  Evening at leisure

The Louvre

Overnight: Grand Hotel De Champaigne 4* (Latin Quarter) or similar  (Breakfast/Lunch )

 

DAY 7 – MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2018

  • Breakfast
  • Morning visit to the Chateau of Versailles.
  • Lunch at an African restaurant.
  • Afternoon walking tour (90 minutes) of Black Paris led by local guide

Chateau of Versailles

Overnight: Grand Hotel De  Champaigne 4* (Latin Quarter) or similar (Breakfast/Lunch)

 

DAY 8 – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018

  • Breakfast
  • Full day to enjoy Paris.
  • Options include the Musee Guimet, Musee du Orsay, shopping or completely on your own.
  • 6:0p.m. Transfer to the airport for departure on Egypt air flight 802 at 10:40p.m. (Breakfast)

wooden ankh with eye of heru

 

 

DAY 9 – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018 

  • Breakfast
  • Arrive Cairo at 3:05 a.m.
  • You are met by the local tour guide and transferred to Le Meredien Hotel or similar for Check-in.
  • 8:00a.m. Breakfast
  • Depart via air conditioned motor coach to visit the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World and over 4500 years old, and the Pyramid ship museum.
  • Optional visit the tomb chamber of the Great Pyramid.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Afternoon shopping at the Bazaar.  Return to hotel.

the pyramids

Overnight:  Le Meredien Hotel 4*/or similar                                ( Breakfast/Lunch)

 

DAY 10 – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018

  • Breakfast
  • Morning lecture by Dr. Rashidi followed by full visit to the Egyptian Museum (three hours) led by Dr. Rashidi.
  • Afternoon at leisure
  • Optional tour of the Coptic Museum to see the Black Christ.
  • Evening: Dinner cruise on the Nile with entertainment.

The Egyptian Museum

Overnight:  Le Meridien Hotel      Breakfast/Dinner

 

DAY 11 – FRIDAYOCTOBER  26, 2018 

  • Breakfast
  • Morning visit to Sakkara and Memphis.  Lunch and rest of the day at leisure.
  • Sakkara is best known for:
    • the Step Pyramid, the oldest known of Egypt’s 97 pyramids.
    • It was built for King Djoser of the 3rd Dynasty by the architect and genius Imhotep, who designed it and its surrounding complex to be as grand as it was unique and revolutionary
  • Memphis is best known as:
    • Egypt’s ancient capital and administrative center until around 2,200 BC.
    • View the UNESCO-listed sculptures and ruins in its outdoor museum, and behold the star turn: a spectacularly large, fallen statue of Ramses II (Colossus of Ramses II).
  • Evening at leisure

 

Colossus of Ramses II (statute)

Overnight:  Le Meridien Hotel               Breakfast/Lunch

 

DAY 12 – SATURDAY, OCTOBER  27,2018

  • Breakfast
  • Day at leisure
  • 8:00p.m. transfer to the airport for departure to the U.S
  • Air France flight 567 depart Cairo at 1:05 a.m.
  • Arrive Paris at 6:00a.m.
  • Connect on Air France flight 22 depart at 9:05a.m.
  • Arrive New York Kennedy airport at 11:20a.m.

 

OR FLY TO LUXOR – for extended tour
  • Egypt air flight 363 departs Cairo at 8:00a.m.  Arrival in Luxor at 9:10a.m.  You are met and transferred to hotel.
  • Depart with (box lunch)  for visit to Abydos and  Denderah.
  • Visit the Temple of Seti I and Ramses II at Abydos, one of the most holy sites for Ancient Egyptians
  • See the reliefs of the Temple of Denderah, one of the youngest of Ancient Egypt’s temples
  • Admire the famous Flower of Life symbol at Abydos

Abydos_amun-her-kepshef

Overnight: Sonesta Luxor / Steigenberger Luxor   (Breakfast/Box Lunch)

 

DAY 13 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2018           – Cruise

  • Breakfast
  • Embarkation on MS cruise for check-in to your cabin.
  • Enjoy lunch on board
  • Depart for visit on East Bank of the Nile to Karnak.  Luxor museum, Luxor temple and Luxor at night,
  • Return to your Cruise.

Luxor Temple at night

Evening dinner on board with entertainment.          Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

 

DAY 14- MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2018

  • Breakfast
  • Your day’s tour includes:
    • Visit to the West Bank of Nile, Valley of Kings, including King Tutankhamen
    • King Ramses VI his spectacular Temple of Queen Hatshepsut’s temple
    • Ramesseum
    • Colossi of Memnon and
    • Ramses III mortuary temple
  • Return to your cruise liner and continue sailing to Edfu

Queen Hatshepsut's Temple

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

 

DAY 15 – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2018 

  • Sail to Edfu and Kom Ombo
  • Breakfast
  • Visit the great Edfu Temple, Return to Liner and cruise to Kom Ombo Temples
  • Return to the cruise liner sail to Aswan

Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

 

DAY 16- WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 –   Aswan

  • Breakfast
  • Disembark.  Proceed on tour as you visit Aswan High Dam, the granite quarries and the Philae Temple,
  • See the Unfinished Obelisk. Transfer to your hotel
  • Dinner and overnight

Philae Temple

Overnight: Helnan Hotel or similar.

Breakfast/Dinner

 

 

Day 17 – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2O18

  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to the airport for flight to Abu Simbel via Egypt air flight at 9:30a.m.
  • Arrive Abu Simbel at 10:15 a.m.  for tour of the temples
  • Return to Aswan on Egypt air flight 1:15 p.m.  Arrive Aswan at 2:00p.m.
  • Afternoon at leisure

Abu Sembel

Overnight: Helnan Hotel or similar                 

Breakfast/Dinner

 

DAY 18 – FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018

  • Breakfast
  • Morning at leisure
  • Afternoon transfer to the airport for departure on Egyptian flight 398 at 6:55p.m.

Arrive Cairo at 8:20p.m.       Breakfast  

 

DAY 19 – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018

  • Connect on Air France flight 567 at 1:05a.m.  Arrive Charles du Gaulle airport at
  • 6:00a.m. Connect on Air France flight 22 AT 9:10 a.m.
  • Arrive New York Kennedy airport at 1:20p.m.

 

TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Roundtrip air transportation via Delta Airlines/Air France from New York
  • Airfare from Charles du Galle airport to Cairo via Egypt air
  • Domestic airfare – Cairo-Luxor-Aswan Cairo
  • Domestic airfare – Aswan – Abu Simbel – Aswan
  • One way train fare from London to Paris
  • Travel overland via air conditioned motor coach
  • Experienced English speaking local tour guides in each city
  • Daily orientation/Lectures by Dr. Runoko Rashidi
  • Hotel accommodation:
    • 3 nights in Park Grand Hotel 4* or similar, Hyde Park London
    •  3 nights Grand Hotel De Champaigne, Paris
    •  4 nights Le Meridien Hotel, Cairo
    • Hotel taxes and service fees
  • Meals as outlined  B= Breakfast    L = Lunch   D = Dinner
  • All tours and entrance fee where applicable
  • Departure taxes(subject to change)

 

EGYPT EXTENSION OCT. 28 – NOV 4, 2018

  • 1 night Sonesta Hotel,  Luxor
  • 4 Days/3 night cruise  Luxor to Aswan with 3 meals daily
  • All tours on the cruise as outlined in itinerary
  • 2 nights Helnan Hotel, Aswan
  • All tours during  cruise
  • Full day tour to Abydos and Denderah
  • Domestic flights – Cairo/Luxor/Abu Simbel/Aswan/Cairo

 

TOUR RATES

Rates quoted are net per person, based on double occupancy (subject to change)

All terms and conditions are applicable to the quote

London/Paris/Cairo – $4,663.00 per person sharing

Single room supplement = $984.00

Extension to Luxor, with 4 day cruise – $1,663.00 per person

Single room supplement for extension = $340.00

 

TOUR FOR EGYPT ONLY PORTION   OCT. 23 – NOV. 3, 2018 

$3,191.00 per person sharing a twin room

$425.00 single room supplement

 

DAY 1 – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018  

  • Depart New York Kennedy airport TERMINAL 4 via EGYPT AIRLINES flight 986 at 6:30p.m.
  • Check in at 3:00p.m.

 

DAY 2 – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018 

  • Arrive Cairo airport at 11:15a.m.  You are met and transferred to the Le Meridien Hotel,
  • Join Dr. Runoko Rashidi and group for lunch
  • Depart via air conditioned motor coach to visit the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World and over 4500 years old, and the Pyramid ship museum.
  • Optional visit the tomb chamber of the Great Pyramid.
  • Afternoon shopping at the Bazaar.  Return to hotel.

Overnight:  Le Meredien Hotel 4*/or similar                                ( Breakfast/Lunch)

 

DAY 3 – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018 

  • Breakfast
  • Morning lecture by Dr. Rashidi followed by full visit to the Egyptian Museum (three hours) led by Dr. Rashidi.
  • Afternoon at leisure
  • Evening: Dinner cruise on the Nile with entertainment.

Overnight:  Le Meridien Hotel      Breakfast/Dinner

 

DAY 4 – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018  

  • Breakfast
  • Morning visit to Sakkara and Memphis.  Lunch and rest of the day at leisure.
  • Sakkara is best known for:
    • the Step Pyramid, the oldest known of Egypt’s 97 pyramids.
    • It was built for King Djoser of the 3rd Dynasty by the architect and genius Imhotep,
    • who designed it and its surrounding complex to be as grand as it was unique and revolutionary
  • Memphis is best known as,
    • Egypt’s ancient capital and administrative center until around 2,200 BC.
    • View the UNESCO-listed sculptures and ruins in its outdoor museum, and behold the star turn: a spectacularly large, fallen statue of Ramses II.
  • Evening at leisure

Overnight:  Le Meridien Hotel               Breakfast/Lunch

 

DAY 5 – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2018 

  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to the airport for Egypt air flight 363 departs Cairo at 8:00a.m.
  • Arrival in Luxor at 9:10a.m.  You are met and transferred to hotel
  • Depart with (box lunch) for visit to Abydos and Denderah.
  • Visit the Temple of Seti I at Abydos, one of the most holy sites for Ancient Egyptians
  • See the reliefs of the Temple of Denderah, one of the youngest of Ancient Egypt’s temples
  • Admire the famous Flower of Life symbol at Abydos

Overnight: Sonesta Luxor / Steigenberger Luxor   (Breakfast/Box Lunch)

 

DAY 6 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2018           – Cruise 

  • Breakfast
  • Embarkation on MS cruise for check-in to your cabin.
  • Enjoy lunch on board
  • Depart for visit on East Bank of the Nile to Karnak.  Luxor museum, Luxor temple and Luxor at night.
  • Return to your Cruise
  • Evening dinner on board with entertainment.

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

 

DAY 7- MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2018 

  • Breakfast
  • Your day’s tour includes:
    • Visit to the West Bank of Nile, Valley of Kings, including King Tutankhamen
    • King Ramses VI his spectacular Temple of Queen Hatshepsut’s temple
    • Ramesseum
    • Colossi of Memnon and
    • Ramses III mortuary temple
  • Return to your cruise liner and continue sailing to Edfu

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

 

DAY 8 – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2018      –Sail Edfu to Kom Ombo 

  • Breakfast
  • Visit the great   Edfu Temple, Return to Liner and cruise to Kom Ombo Temples
  • Return to the cruise liner sail to Aswan

Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

 

DAY 9- WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 –   Aswan 

  • Breakfast
  • Disembark.  Proceed on tour as you visit Aswan High Dam, the granite quarries and the Philae Temple,
  • See the Unfinished Obelisk. Transfer to your hotel
  • Dinner and overnight

Overnight: Helnan Hotel or similar  l Aswan      Breakfast/Dinner

 

Day 10 – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018 

  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to the airport for flight to Abu Simbel via Egypt air flight at 9:30a.m.
  • Arrive Abu Simbel at 10:15 a.m.  for tour of the temples
  • Return to Aswan on Egypt air flight 1:15 p.m.  Arrive Aswan at 2:00p.m.
  • Afternoon at leisure

Overnight: Helnan Hotel or similar                 Breakfast/Dinner:

 

DAY 11 – FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018 

  • Breakfast
  • Morning at leisure
  • Afternoon transfer to the airport for departure on Egyptian flight 398 at 6:55p.m.
  • Arrive Cairo at 8:20p.m.    You are met and transferred to Le Meridien Hotel for dinner and overnight

Overnight:  Le Meridien Hotel                                    Breakfast/Dinner

 

DAY 12 – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018 

  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to the Cairo airport fort Egypt Airlines flight 985 at 10:15.m.
  • Arrive New York Kennedy airport at 3:15p.m.

 

TOUR INCLUDES: (EGYPT ONLY)

  • Roundtrip air transportation via Egypt Airlines from New York
  • Domestic airfare – Cairo-Luxor-Aswan -Cairo
  • Domestic airfare – Aswan – Abu Simbel – Aswan
  • Travel overland via air conditioned motor coach
  • Experienced English speaking local tour guide
  • Daily orientation/Lectures by Dr. Runoko Rashidi
  • Hotel accommodation:
    • 3 nights Le Meridien Hotel, Cairo
    • 1 night airport hotel Cairo
    • 2 nights Helnan Hotel,  Aswan
    • 1 night Sonesta Hotel,  Luxor
    • 4 Days/3 night cruise  Luxor to Aswan with 3 meals daily
  • All tours  as outlined in itinerary
  • All tours during  cruise
  • Full day tour to Abydos and Denderah
  • Hotel taxes and service fees
  • Meals as outlined  B= Breakfast    L = Lunch   D = Dinner

 

Not Included

  • Passport or visa fee of $30.00 (payable on arrival in Cairo), excess luggage, travel insurance,
  • Items of personal nature, meals not included in itinerary,  tips to driver/guide
  • Tour Rate
  • The rates quoted are net per person based on double occupancy.  All of the terms and conditions are applicable to this quote

$3,191.00 per person based on double occupancy

$425.00 single room supplement

RESERVATION FORM

PROF. RUNOKO RASHIDI

TOUR TO BLACK LONDON, PARIS AND EGYPT

WITH  NILE CRUSE EXTENSION  – OCT. 27 – NOV. 3, 2018

 

PLEASE BOOK MY RESERVATION TO JOIN PROF. RASHIDI’S TOUR TO  LONDON, PARIS AND EGYPT – ,

Oct.16 – 27, 2018

 

[   ] $4.663.00 per person based on double occupancy

[   ] $984.00 Single Room Supplement

 

[  ]YES, PLEASE BOOK ME ON THE EGYPT EXTENSION Oct. 27 – Nov. 3, 2018.

[   ] $1,663.00 land only for Luxor – cruise, Aswan and Luxor

[  ] $340.00 Single room supplement

 

[  ] YES, IWILL TAKE THE EGYPT PORTION ONLY FROM NEW YORK

( ) $3,191.00 PER PERSON SHARING A ROOM

(  )$425.00 Single room supplement

 

[   ] I WISH TO SHARE A ROOM WITH [   ] I REQUIRE SINGLE OCCUPANCY                                     ______________________________

Single room applicable if no room mate

 

ENCLOSED IS MY (NONREFUNDABLE) DEPOSIT OF $250.00 PER PERSON.  FINAL PAYMENT DUE

AUGUST 16, 2018 .

 

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