UNESCO 8 Sites Tour (Oman)

Package Includes:

  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on board 5 star Nile Cruise cruise on full board basis.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Muscat including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Nizwa including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Wahiba Sand including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Salalah including daily breakfast
  • All sightseeing tours in Egypt & Oman as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to mentioned places
  • Domestic flight ticket: Cairo to Luxor & Aswan to Cairo
  • Domestic flight ticket: Muscat / Salalah / Muscat
  • Meals in hotels, Nile cruise and during tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • A bottle of water during you tours
  • All taxes & service charge
  • 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay in Egypt or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device

Excluded:

  • International Airfare to Egypt & Oman
  • Entry visa to Egypt & Oman
  • Flight from Cairo to Muscat
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping

Notes:

  • This is a private tour package.
  • Price is valid the whole year except Peak periods.

Itinerary

Welcome to Cairo! Our representative will greet you at the airport and assist you through immigration and customs formalities, after you have collected your luggage; our representative will take you in our deluxe vehicle to your Cairo hotel for check in and overnight. Meals: No meals Activities: No activities today
It is said that Egypt is full of Pyramids and after breakfast you will be taken in an air conditioned vehicle to Dahshur where you will see the two pyramids built by the Pharaoh Snefru. Not only will you be able to look at the Red Pyramid, the worlds first true pyramid, you will also have the opportunity to go inside it and gaze at the phenomenal corbelled ceilings in the 3 separate rooms. Next you will be able to stare at the wonder of the "Bent Pyramid", so called due to the change in angle caused by the architect wanting to relieve the weight which was causing it to subside. In the near distance you will also see the Black Pyramid of Amenemhat III, inaccessible due to it being on army land. After lunch, at a local restaurant, you will be taken to Sakkara to see the very first pyramid ever built; the Step Pyramid of Djoser. You will also get the chance to see some fantastic mastabas, including the mastaba of Kagemni, one of the most important tombs of ancient Egypt. You will then be able to marvel at the Pyramid Texts inside the Pyramid of Teti before heading off to the ancient capital of Egypt: Memphis UNESCO site from 1979). The Colossus of Ramses II dominates the museum here; do not forget your camera! After this amazing trip through Egypt's pharaonic past you will be driven back to your hotel. Meals: Breakfast at hotel Activities: Sakkara, Memphis & Dahshur
Breakfast at hotel and check out your hotel in Cairo, then you will be transferred to Cairo airport to board your domestic flight to Luxor. Upon arriving Luxor airport; you will be greeted by our representative who will transfer you by air-conditioned vehicle to your Nile cruise: Your floating hotel for the coming 5 days. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak and Luxor Temple (UNESCO sites from 1979). You’ll have dinner on board the ship and overnight. Meals: Breakfast at Cairo hotel, Lunch & Dinner onboard Activities: East bank of Luxor (Karnak and Luxor temples)
Early breakfast onboard, then head out to visit the West bank of Luxor (UNESCO sites from 1979), the Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom during the 15th century BC. Last stop will be by the Colossi of Memnon. Drive back to your Nile cruise for lunch while the boat sails majestically towards Edfu, enjoy a leisurely dinner on board and overnight. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner onboard Activities: West bank of Luxor ( Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut temple and Memnon Statues)
After breakfast on board; You’ll visit the temple of Edfu by carriage, the best-preserved temple of the ancient world. The structure is dedicated to Horus, the falcon god. You’ll then sail to Kom Ombo, where you’ll encounter the twin temple of Kom Ombo, where you’ll learn about the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus, whose monuments decorate each half of the temple. Return back to your boat for lunch while sailing towards Aswan. Dinner and overnight onboard. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner onboard Activities: Horus temple in Edfu & Sobek temple in Kom Ombo
After your breakfast on the Nile cruise, you will enjoy your day Aswan. First you will visit the High Dam and then visit the beautiful temple of Philae, devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. Drive back to your Nile cruise for lunch, rest of day is free at leisure. Dinner and overnight onboard. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner onboard Activities: High Dam and Philae temple
Early wake up, breakfast box is followed by overland trip to Abu Simble (UNESCO site from 1979) to see this outstanding archaeological area contains such magnificent monuments as the Temples of Ramses II. Drive back to Aswan and direct to the airport for your flight back to Cairo, where you will be met and assisted at the airport by our representative and then transferred to your hotel in Cairo for check in and overnight. Meals: Breakfast onboard Nile cruise Activities: Abu Simble temple
Breakfast at hotel and checl oout, then you will be transferred to Cairo airport for your international flight to Muscat. Meet and greet upon arrival at Muscat International Airport by our representative and assist you to the comforts of our vehicle to your hotel for check-in. This day you can relax and explore the downtown, and be prepared for a magnificent trip on the next day. Meals: Breakfast at Cairo hotel Activities: Free at leisure
Breakfast at hotel and check out. Then your journey starts with a visit to the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, one of the biggest mosques in the Middle East. Later we will drive towards “Al Ayn Ancient Tombs” the 5th UNESCO world heritage site of our tour. The Archaeological Sites of Al-Ayn, along with Bat, and Al-Khutm, are a group of necropolises from the 3rd Millennium BC, located near a palm grove. They were declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1988. You will stop then in Bahla (UNESCO site since 1987) which is famous for its ancient fort and its pottery, a delightful old town that preserved its traditions. The whole site is surrounded by a protective wall of 12 km long which is still standing. After the visit of the famous Pottery Centre and Bahla Fort which was built in the late 17th century, time for lunch at the local restaurant. After lunch, we will head down the mountains towards Misfah Al Abriyeen, which is an ancient village that you can walk through the ancient falaj system (UNESCO sites from 2006) with a pleasant different shade of fruits. We will stop, in Al Hamra village for a short walk in the oasis before reach the hotel. You will stop for the night in a mountain resort near al Hamra (or in Nizwa). Meals: Breakfast at hotel Activities: Muscat, Al Ayn, Bahla, Al Hamra, Misfah Al Abreen
Breakfast in the hotel and check out. In the Morning we will discover Nizwa city by visiting its powerful fort with its massive circular cannon tower, one of the most powerful and impressive forts in Oman. Then you will be strolling through Nizwa Suq. Time for lunch in a local restaurants. Then drive deep into the heart of the desert (Wahiba Sands) just to arrive at your hotel (camp with all the comforts) before sunset to ensure you experience camel riding (at your discretion) and enjoy the sunset from the top of the dunes. Afterward, we will enjoy the dinner in the camp with traditional music (music is provided by the camp and depending on the number of the guests at the camp). Meals: Breakfast at hotel Activities: Nizwa & Wahiba Sands
Breakfast in the hotel and check out. Today in the morning we will drive towards the village of Sur which is an ancient seaport famous for building Arabian dhows in the traditional way. We then have a short stop at Qalhat (UNESCO Site from 2018) where there is the Mausoleum of Bibi Maryam Tomb (This Mausoleum was built for Baha al-Din Ayaz, successor Mahmud b. Ahmad al- Qusi al- Qalhati the founder of the Hormuz Empire which flourished in the 8th/14th century. The mausoleum was built by the wife of Baha al-Din, Maryam, and is thus calling the Bibi Maryam mausoleum). Then drive towards Wadi Tiwi, here following the Wadi you will reach old villages and palm plantations, before reach Muscat. Meals: Breakfast at hotel Activities: Wahiba, Sur, Qalhat, Wadi Tiwi, Muscat
Breakfast in the hotel and check out. After breakfast, you will be met at the hotel with our tour guide for a half day Muscat city tour. We will drive along the picturesque Corniche with a photo stop at Al Alam Palace, the residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos. This palace is surrounded by the 16th century two Portuguese forts Mirani and Jalali. A walk in the Muttrah suq before transfer you to the airport, and domestic flight to Salalah, the second largest city in the Sultanate. Free time in Salalah & overnight. Meals: Breakfast at hotel Activities: Muscat & Salalah
Breakfast in the hotel. This day you will start to visit the Dhofar region that, in the past, saw the flourishing of the frankincense trade route. First stop will be in Mirbat, the ancient capital of Dhofar and the beginning of the Frankincense Trail. You can walk along the beach and through the old city to see the old Omani mud houses. Visit near Mirbat the Bin Ali’s Tomb and its particular long shape. Don’t miss the archaeological site of Sumhuram (Khor Rori) which was once the easternmost outpost of the Khadramaut south Arabian kingdom on the ancient frankincense route between the Mediterranean Sea, the Persian Gulf, and India. To complete this cultural day tour in Salalah and surrounding area, you will visit the Frankincense Museum, that display exhibits illustrating the Region’s and its history, and the archaeological site of Al Balid. Meals: Breakfast at hotel Activities: Salalah, Mirbat, Khor Rori (Sumhuram), Al Balid
Breakfast in the hotel. This day you will continue to discover the Dhofar region. Leave Salalah in the early morning to reach the ancient city of Ubar, an archaeological site discovered in 1992. Archaeologists believe that Ubar has been populated from 2800 BC up to 300 AD until when the city, built over a natural well, collapsed on itself. The city was an important frankincense trading center connecting the interior of the Arabian Peninsula and the coastal villages. After the short visit to the ruins, proceed to Rub Al Khali, and take your lunch over the dunes of the biggest desert in the world. On your way back to Salalah take your time to make some pictures of the frankincense trees in Wadi Dawka (UNESCO site from 2000). Meals: Breakfast at hotel Activities: Ubar, Wadi Dawka, Rub Al Khali, Salalah
Breakfast at hotel and check out then departure to Muscat and connection flight to your original destination. Meals: Breakfast at hotel Activities: No activities

Prices
– Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip. – Valid the whole year except peak periods.

Children Policy
– Child from 0 – 01.99 Free of Charge
– Child from 2 – 5.99 pays 25% of tour price
– Child from 6 – 11.99 pays 50% of tour price
– Child 12+ pays full tour price as per adult person

Notes: 

– Children policy applied on children who share parent’s room (Maximum 1 Child sharing parent’s room)

– Children policy is not applied on airfare

Payment Policy

– Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday.

– Space on given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price.

– This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare.

– This deposit counts as part of your final payment.

– Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard).

– Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.

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Tipping is a customary attitude for expressing one’s satisfaction with good services rendered to the client by staff on duty with him/her. It’s not obligatory but kind of appreciation.

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01. TOUR PRICE
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We basically quote all-out travel programs based on 5 and 5-star deluxe accommodation.
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03. LATE BOOKINGS
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04. CHANGES BY THE CLIENT
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Whilst every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate changes and additional requests, their availability cannot be guaranteed.
A change of departure date must be requested in writing by the person signing the booking form and must be accompanied by the above administration fee unless the request is within 45 days of departure in which case cancellation fees will be applied as detailed as below.
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If eligible for our Lifetime deposit as detailed in paragraph, and requesting changes from the original booking or requesting a change of departure date more than 60 days prior to travel the administration fee will not be charged.

05. SUBSTITUTION OF CLIENT NAME OR DELAY OF YOUR TRIP
If any number of the Party is prevented from traveling it may be possible to transfer the booking to another suitable person provided that written notice is given at least 45 days prior to departure.
A “suitable person” is one who has completed the booking form and Tour Suitability Form presented travel insurance and obtained approval to travel from the Company.
An administration fee of USD 100, will be charged plus any additional costs that are imposed on the Company. Airlines may impose 100% cancellation charges and the cost of a new ticket.

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The Client may cancel the booking at any time provided that the cancellation is communicated to the Company in writing.
Cancellation charges will be applied as shown below calculated from the day when written notice is received by the Company.
The more notice that the Company receives, the less the Company will charge the Client.
However, in addition to the charges shown below air tickets also incur cancellation charges as detailed below.

If the clients wish to postpone the trip to a later date, then a written notice should be given at least 30 days prior to departure.
An administration fee of USD 100 will be charged plus any additional costs that are imposed on the Company.

06. CANCELLATION BY THE CLIENT
Any cancellation by a Client must be made in writing and be acknowledged by the Company in writing.
The date on which the request to cancel is received by the Company will determine the cancellation fees applicable.
The cancellation charges shown below are those which will apply to our tours.

- From 70-50 days before tour start date – 50% of the total booking cost
- From 50-25 days before tour start date – 80% of the total booking cost
- Less than 25 days before tour start date – 100%

Amendment charges and insurance premiums are not refundable in the event of cancellation.
It is strongly recommended that comprehensive travel insurance is taken out which includes cover against cancellation charges.
Depending on the reason for the cancellation, you may be able to reclaim the cancellation charges (less any applicable excess) under the terms of the insurance policy.
All claims must be made directly to the insurance company. In the event of the cancellation of a booking where the client is liable to pay the Company cancellation charges in excess of the amount already paid to the Company at the time of cancellation, the client cannot transfer or add these charges to another booking or use any amounts paid to us in relation to the cancelled booking by way of part payment for another booking.
Part cancellation of a booking may result in additional costs being payable by the remaining clients.

07. TRAVEL INSURANCE
The Client MUST take out suitable travel insurance in order to take part in a tour organized by the Company.
Clients are wholly responsible for arranging their own insurance. A suitable insurance policy should provide adequate cover for medical expenses arising from illness or accident prior to or during the holiday and loss of holiday monies through cancellation and curtailment of the holiday for insurable reasons.
Clients making their own arrangements should ensure that there are no exclusion clauses limiting protection for the type of activities in their tour.
Clients should satisfy themselves that any travel insurance arranged by the Company is what they require and should arrange supplementary insurance if need be.

08. CHANGES BY THE COMPANY:
The Company’s aim is to operate all tours as advertised but by entering into the Contract the Client accepts that it may prove necessary or advisable to vary or modify a tour itinerary or its contents due to prevailing local conditions or any other reason.
The Company reserves the right at any time to cancel or change any of the facilities, services or prices described in our brochure or website (including transportation costs, fuel costs, dues, taxes, fees such as landing taxes or embarkation/disembarkation fees at ports/airports and exchange rates) and to substitute alternative arrangements of comparable monetary value or charge a supplement locally if alternative arrangements cannot be made, without compensation to the Client and accepts no liability to the Client whatsoever for costs or loss of enjoyment as a result of these changes.
Where a major change is made prior to departure the Client will have the choice of either: (i) accepting another tour of equivalent or superior standard; or (ii) a choice of specified travel arrangements of a lower standard to those previously booked together with a refund of the difference in price; or (iii) cancelling the tour and obtaining a full refund.
‘The definition of “major change” is a change that is reasonably required but will depend on the individual tour and circumstances.’Examples of minor changes include alteration of the Client’s outward/return flights by less than 12 hours, changes to aircraft/transportation type, re-routing of journeys and a change of accommodation to another commensurate to the standard as advertised within the brochure, for the specific tour as confirmed by the client.
Provided that the major change, prior to departure is because of “Force Majeure” or “Low Bookings” compensation will be limited to USD 80 per person traveling.
“Force Majeure” includes war, a threat of war, riot, civil strife, terrorist activity, natural or nuclear disaster, fire or adverse weather conditions, technical or maintenance problems with transport, closures or congestion at airports or ports, or other similar events beyond the control of the Company.
“Low Bookings” is where the minimum number of passengers to run a package tour or optional tour and make it viable, as set out in the Company’s documentation, is not achieved.
Please note that the prices detailed in the Company's brochures or online may be subject to change, for reasons beyond the control of the Company.

09. CANCELLATION BY THE COMPANY
The Company reserves the right to cancel a tour in any circumstances but will not cancel a tour less than 40 days before departure, except for Force Majeure, Low Bookings or the Client’s failure to pay the final balance.
Unless the Client fails to pay the final balance, the Company will, upon cancellation, return all monies paid excluding payment for nonrefundable domestic flight.
No compensation will be paid to the Client if cancellation is because of Force Majeure or Low Bookings.

10. SURCHARGES:
The Company reserves the right to increase the tour cost to take account of the following: government action, currency exchange rates, transportation costs (including the cost of fuel), overflying charges, airport charges, local taxes and increase in scheduled airfares.
If the surcharge results in an increase of more than 10% of the tour cost excluding insurance premiums & amendment charges, the Company must notify the Client as quickly as possible in order to enable him to take appropriate decisions, and the Client may then cancel the booking within 7 days of being notified of the surcharge and obtain a full refund.
If the client decides to cancel, the Company will consider an appropriate refund of insurance premiums paid if the Client can show that he is unable to transfer or re-use his policy.
Should he decide to cancel for this reason, he must exercise his right to do so within 14 days from the issue date printed on his final invoice. No surcharge will be imposed within 30 days of departure.

11. BOOKING TRANSFER
If a client is unable to travel, in circumstances which the Company considers reasonable, the booking or that client's place on the booking may be transferred to another suitable person (introduced by you).
However, the tour arrangements must remain the same as originally booked. If a transfer can be made, an administration charge of $100 per person together with any costs or charges incurred by us or incurred or imposed by any supplier(s) in making the transfer must be paid before the transfer can be made.
Any overdue balance payment must also be received. For flight inclusive bookings, you must pay the charges levied by the airline concerned.
As most airlines do not permit name changes after tickets have been issued for any reason, these charges are likely to be the full cost of the flight / an alternative flight.

12. TRAVEL AND CANCELLATION INSURANCE
Travel Insurance is mandatory for all clients whilst on a tour organized by the Company. Clients together with their personal property including baggage are at all times solely at their own risk.
Clients are wholly responsible for arranging their own insurance. Clients should ensure that their travel insurance doesn't have exclusion clauses limiting or excluding protection for the type of activities included in our tour.
Clients should satisfy themselves that all travel insurance purchased meets their particular requirements and should arrange supplementary insurance if need be.

13. PASSPORTS, VISAS, AND VACCINATIONS
Clients are responsible for arranging and must be in possession of, a valid, acceptable passport and any visas (if required) and vaccination certificates if required for the whole of their journey and tour.
Information about these matters or related items (climate, clothing, baggage, personal gear etc) is given in good faith but without responsibility on the part of the Company.

14. TOUR PARTICIPATION AND CLIENT RESPONSIBILITY
Clients agree to accept the authority and decisions of the Company's employees and tour leaders whilst on tour with the Company.
If in the opinion of any such person(s) or any other person in a position of authority (such as, for example, an airline pilot or hotel manager), the health, level of fitness or conduct of a client at any time before or during a tour is endangering or appears likely to endanger the health or wellbeing of the client or any third party (including any other clients of the Company) or the safe, comfortable or happy progress of the tour, the client may be excluded from all or part of the tour without refund or recompense.
Where a client is excluded, the Company will have no further responsibility towards them (including any return travel arrangements) and we will not meet any expenses or costs incurred as a result of the exclusion.
In the case of ill health, the Company may make such arrangements as it sees fit and recovers the costs thereof from the client. If a client commits an illegal act (including, for example, causing any damage) the client may be excluded from the tour and the Company shall cease to have the responsibility to/for them as above.
No refund will be given for any unused services. When you book with us, you accept responsibility for any damage or loss caused by you or any member of your party.
Full payment for any such damage or loss (reasonably estimated if not precisely known) must be made directly to the accommodation owner or manager or other supplier or to us as soon as possible.
If the actual cost of the loss or damage exceeds the amount paid where estimated, you must pay the difference once known. If the actual cost is less than the amount paid, the difference will be refunded.
You will also be responsible for meeting any claims subsequently made against us and all costs incurred by us (including our own and the other party's full legal costs) as a result of your actions.
You should ensure you have appropriate travel insurance to protect you if this situation arises.

If you have any medical condition or disability which may affect your active participation in your tour or the tour arrangements of any other person or have any special requirements as a result of any medical condition or disability (including any which affect the booking process), please tell us before you confirm your booking so that we can assist you in considering the suitability of the proposed tour and/or making the booking.
In any event, you must give us full details at the time of booking and whenever any change in the condition or disability occurs. You must also promptly advise us if any medical condition or disability which may affect your active participation in your tour or the tour arrangements of any other person develops after your booking has been confirmed.

Please note that if you choose for any reason not to participate in any part of the tour itinerary once on the tour, there will be NO refund for these services, as they are prepaid based on the number participating.
If you miss part of the tour due to medical reasons your Insurance should cover this portion if pre-purchased.

15. TOUR CANCELLATION BY US:
The Company reserves the right to cancel a tour in any circumstances but will not cancel a tour less than 8 weeks before the start of the tour except for force majeure or any political disturbances, or the client's failure to make all payments (including the final balance and any surcharge) when due.
Please note our tours require a minimum number of participants to enable us to operate them.
If any tour does not have the minimum number of participants required to make it commercially viable, we are entitled to cancel it.
We will notify you of cancellation for this reason not less than 8 weeks before the start of your tour.
If we have to cancel, we will tell you as soon as possible. If there is time to do so before departure and the cancellation does not result from your failure to pay, we will offer you the choice of purchasing an alternative tour offered as a result of consolidation or another available tour from the Company (in either case, paying or receiving a refund in respect of any difference in price) or receiving a full refund of all monies paid to us.
We regret we cannot meet any visa, vaccination or similar costs in the event of any change or cancellation by us. Similarly, as you are advised only to book fully flexible transport and other arrangements which can be cancelled or changed without charge, we cannot pay any cancellation, amendment or other charges you may incur in relation to any transport or other arrangements which you have to change or cancel as a result of the cancellation of your tour.

16. OPTIONAL TOURS (TRIP ADD-ON)
We and our tour guides /representatives may provide you with information (before departure and/or when you are on holiday) about optional activities and tours which do not form part of your pre-booked holiday arrangements and which are available in the area you are visiting.
We have no involvement in any such activities or excursions which are not run, supervised or controlled in any way by us.
They are provided by local operators or other providers who are entirely independent of us and they may or may not have their own public liability insurance.
They do not form any part of your contract with us even where we suggest particular operators/providers and/or assist you in booking such activities or excursions in any way.
Where a tour leader collects payment for or otherwise assists in booking any such activity or excursion for you, we and the tour leader act solely as booking agent for the local operator/provider of the activity or excursion with whom you will have a contract.
The local operator/provider's terms and conditions will apply. We cannot accept any liability on any basis in relation to such activities or excursions and the acceptance of liability contained in the clause of our booking conditions will not apply to them.
We do not, however, exclude liability for the negligence of ourselves or our employees resulting in your death or personal injury.

We do not guarantee that any optional activity or excursion mentioned in our brochure, on our website or elsewhere will be available to book during your holiday and/or will operate as advertised as these services do not form part of our contract and are not under our control.
They may not be available for various reasons. Any prices given in advance are indicative only. We will not be liable if you cannot, for whatever reason, book any such activity or excursion or if the activity or excursion does not operate as advertised.

17. BROCHURE ADVERTISING MATERIAL ACCURACY
The information contained in our brochures, on our website, and in our other advertising material is believed correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of printing or publication.
However, errors may occasionally occur and information may subsequently change. You must, therefore, ensure you check all details of your chosen tour (including the price) with us at the time of booking.

18. FLIGHTS
Please note that a flight described as “direct” will not necessarily be non-stop.
All departure/arrival times are provided by the airline concerned and are estimates only.
They may change due to air traffic control restrictions, weather conditions, operational/maintenance requirements and the requirement for passengers to check in on time.
The Company is not liable if there is any change to a departure/arrival time previously given to the Client or shown on the Client’s ticket.
The Company is not responsible for any losses suffered if the Client is delayed and misses any flights - these matters are at the sole discretion of the airline concerned.

19. RESPONSIBILITY
We act as an agent for the owners and contractors providing transportation, hotel or other services.
We make every effort to ensure that all travel arrangements and services, connected with the tour, will be carried out as specified.
However, in some instances, we do not have direct control over the provision of services by suppliers and we do not accept liability for errors and omissions of such suppliers.

20. COMPLAINTS
If a client has a complaint about any of his/her tour arrangements, the client must inform the company at the time.
It is only if the company know about problems that there will be the opportunity to put things right.
Failure to complain on the spot may result in the client's ability to claim compensation, if applicable, from the Company being extinguished or at least reduced.
If the client's complaint cannot be resolved on tour they should notify the company in writing within 28 days of their return from tour.
Please contact the head office customers ( AT ) egypttravelconsultant.com or check our contact details on our website.

21. PRIVACY POLICY
In order to process your booking, the Company needs to collect certain personal details from you.
These details will usually include the names and addresses of party members, or other payment details and special requirements such as those relating to any disability or medical condition that may affect the holiday arrangements.
We take full responsibility for ensuring that proper security measures are in place to protect your information.

We must pass some information on to the relevant suppliers of your travel arrangements (airlines, hotels, transport companies etc.).
The information may also be provided to security or credit checking companies, public authorities such as customs/immigration if required by them, or as required by law.
Except where expressly permitted by the Data Protection Act 1998, the Company will only deal with the personal details you give to the Company as set out above unless you agree otherwise.
We may make contact with you or members of your holiday party by post, e-mail, or telephone for the purposes set out.
We will also use your information to inform you of offers in the future or to send you brochures.
If you do not wish to receive such approaches in the future then please let us know as soon as possible by telephone, letter or e-mail us at info@egypttravelconsultant.com
If we do contact you by e-mail about our new brochures or special offers, you will also be able to unsubscribe yourself from our database at this time.

22. IMAGES:
Hotel images featured in our brochures and website are used for illustration purposes only.
Your specific hotel (where hotel accommodation is included as part of your chosen tour) may differ from the representation provided.
Clients agree that any images taken of their likeness whilst a participant on tours provided by the Company or through the supply of image(s) by fellow clients can be used in any form of media for the Company.

23. IMAGE COPYRIGHTS
Some images on this website are not a property of Egypt Travel Consultant but for the copyright owners.
We respect the intellectual property rights of the owners and if you believe that infringement of your copyrights has occurred by our use of the images and would like to have them altered or removed then please do not hesitate to contact us.
We will take whatever action necessary for the removal or alteration of the challenged images on our website.

Emergency Contact Numbers:

Please call our tour booking managers in any case of emergency if your tour guide is unavailable.
Toll free: +1(877) 5446564
Tel: +16464624182
Email:bookings (at) egypttravelconsultant.com