Egypt Travel- Webinar Slide Show (June 2009)

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Travel the Nile in comfort aboard of our luxurious, small-ship cruise ship. Learn about our itineraries and get a "behind the scenes" guide to the land of the pharaos.

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Egypt Travel- Webinar Slide Show (June 2009)

  1. 1. Lindblad Expeditions’ EGYPT Egypt Online Webinar Monday, June 15 — 8:00 p.m. (ET) For audio, either use your computer’s speakers or dial 773-945-1010. (After dialing, please enter access code 453-785-451.)
  2. 2. Egypt Welcome to Lindblad Expeditions’ Egypt Online Webinar — thank you for joining us. 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  3. 3. Egypt SPECIAL 2009-2010 Savings Opportunity  Receive up to 25% off select departures.  Limited availability and new bookings only. Plus, ask about a special offer for Webinar participants only. 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  4. 4. Egypt The Lindblad Legacy Lars-Eric Lindblad, the pioneer of expedition travel. Led first groups of expedition travelers in the 1950’s, and led his first journey to Egypt in 1961. Understanding, appreciating & conserving — a model we adhere to today.
  5. 5. Egypt The Lindblad Legacy Dedication to exploring in depth, with the best expedition team. Decades of experience in Egypt. 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  6. 6. The Best Team of Egyptologist Guides Egypt They seemingly know everything, and have a wonderful way of conveying their knowledge. Excellent staff-to- guest ratio: two guides for a maximum of 42 guests. 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  7. 7. Egypt “Egypt is the gift of the Nile… there is no country that possesses so many wonders, nor any that has such a number of works which defy description.” -- Herodotus 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  8. 8. Egypt The Nile flows north through the desert, and gives life to Egypt. Rises in East Africa; White and Blue Nile join in Sudan. Terminates at the Nile Delta, at the Mediterranean. 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  9. 9. Egypt Two Lindblad Itineraries: Passage Through Egypt: 15 days, including 6 nights aboard Triton. Exploring Egypt: 10 days, including 4 nights aboard Triton 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  10. 10. Egypt Cairo: one of the great cities of the world
  11. 11. Egypt Your first stay in Cairo: exploring the heart of the city The Egyptian Museum holds some of the greatest masterworks ever created. 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  12. 12. Egypt The Egyptian Museum The pharaoh Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti before the life-giving rays of the sun. 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  13. 13. Egypt Tutankhamen’s mask, in the Egyptian Museum 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  14. 14. Egypt Tutankhamen’s treasures, in the Egyptian Museum 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  15. 15. Egypt Islamic Cairo: a millennium of great art and architecture (Sultan Hassan Mosque, begun 1356) 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or tact your travel agent.
  16. 16. The Mohamed Ali Mosque (built Egypt 1828-1848), atop the Citadel (fortified by Saladin 1176-1183).
  17. 17. Egypt The Khan al Khalily — a bazaar used by Egyptians and visitors alike
  18. 18. Egypt Coptic Cairo (on our Passage Through Egypt itinerary)
  19. 19. Egypt Ben Ezra Synagogue, 9th century (on Passage Through Egypt)
  20. 20. Egypt Our hotel for our first stay in Cairo: the Four Seasons at the First Residence.
  21. 21. Egypt Private charter flights take us Cairo/Luxor and Aswan/Abu Simbel/Cairo — a tremendous convenience.
  22. 22. Egypt Luxor (ancient Thebes): capital of the New Kingdom — perhaps the world’s greatest collection of antiquities. Karnak Temple — begun in the 16th century BC, added to by 30 pharaohs over almost 2,000 years. 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  23. 23. Karnak Temple Egypt — Great Hypostyle Hall
  24. 24. Karnak Temple Egypt Sound & Light
  25. 25. Egypt Luxor Temple
  26. 26. The superb M/S Triton: 20 Junior Suites Egypt + 1 Bridge Suite
  27. 27. Egypt M/S Triton: Spacious and beautifully furnished staterooms
  28. 28. Egypt M/S Triton: Lots of public space.
  29. 29. M/S Triton: Food is a key part Egypt of the experience.
  30. 30. The West Bank of the Nile: Egypt Valley of the Kings
  31. 31. The Valley of the Kings: Egypt Tutankhamen’s tomb The only intact pharaoh’s tomb ever found — discovered in 1923 by Howard Carter. 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  32. 32. Egypt The Valley of the Kings: a choice of additional tombs to visit. Shown here: Ramses VI.
  33. 33. The Valley of the Queens Egypt (on Passage Through Egypt).
  34. 34. The West Bank of the Nile: Egypt Hatshepsut’s Temple
  35. 35. Egypt The West Bank of the Nile: Tombs of the Nobles
  36. 36. Egypt The West Bank of the Nile: Ramesseum (on Passage Through Egypt). 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  37. 37. Egypt Dendera (on Passage Through Egypt).
  38. 38. Along the Nile: Temple Egypt of Horus at Edfu
  39. 39. Egypt The Temple of Kom Ombo
  40. 40. Aswan Egypt
  41. 41. Egypt Aswan: Philae Temple & Unfinished Obelisk
  42. 42. Abu Simbel: Egypt Temple of Ramses II
  43. 43. Egypt Abu Simbel: Temple of Ramses II
  44. 44. Abu Simbel: Temple of Nefertari Egypt
  45. 45. Egypt Cairo: the Mena House Oberoi Your room faces the Pyramids.
  46. 46. The Pyramids Egypt
  47. 47. Egypt The Pyramids & Solar Boat
  48. 48. Egypt The Sphinx
  49. 49. Saqqara: Step Pyramid Egypt
  50. 50. Egypt Dahshur Pyramid Complex (on Passage Through Egypt)
  51. 51. Egypt Pyramids Sound & Light 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  52. 52. Egypt Why travel with Lindblad Expeditions in Egypt? -- our Egyptologist guides are tops in their field. -- Triton: a superb, appropriately sized ship. -- remarkable hotel accommodations. -- private charter flights within Egypt. -- small groups, with a low ratio of guests to guides. -- carefully crafted itineraries. -- Lindblad makes it easy for you.
  53. 53. Egypt Two itineraries to choose: Passage Through Egypt: Exploring Egypt: -- 15 days -- 10 days -- 6 nights aboard Triton -- 4 nights aboard Triton -- includes Coptic Cairo; more -- all of Egypt’s highlights time in Luxor; Dendera; Dahshur -- more in depth Both include: -- all your excursions -- arrival and departure transfers; Egypt visa -- almost all meals -- gratuities except to ship’s crew and Egyptologist guides
  54. 54. Egypt Alexandria Pre-Extension (3 Days) -- 2 nights in Alexandria at the Helnan Palestine Hotel -- see the new Alexandria Library, the National Museum, the catacombs and a host of other sites in this Mediterranean city. -- explore Alexandria with a wonderful guide.
  55. 55. Egypt Jordan Extension (4 Days)
  56. 56. Egypt Jordan Extension (4 Days) -- 1 night in Amman, 2 nights at Petra and 1 night at the Dead Sea. -- tour Amman, visit the great Greco-Roman city of Jerash, spend a full day exploring Petra, see the 6th-century map at Madaba, and enjoy the Dead Sea. -- travel with an outstanding guide and stay in superb hotels.
  57. 57. Egypt SPECIAL 2009-2010 Savings Opportunity  Receive up to 25% off select departures.  Limited availability and new bookings only.  Plus a special offer to Webinar participants only if you book by June 22, 2009. 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Or contact your travel agent.
  58. 58. Egypt Some questions: 1. What’s the best time of year to travel? What’s the weather like? 2. Should I be concerned about security? 3. How strenuous is it, and how fit do I need to be? 4. What do I need to pack? For reservations, contact your travel agent or call 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com
  59. 59. Egypt For reservations, contact your travel agent or call 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Lynda Prono LyndaP@expeditions.com
  60. 60. Egypt For reservations, contact your travel agent or call 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Lynda Prono LyndaP@expeditions.com Phone Reservation Hours: Monday – Friday 9am - 8pm ET Saturday & Sunday 10am - 5pm ET
  61. 61. Egypt Egypt with Lindblad Expeditions Thank you! For reservations, contact your travel agent or call 1-800-EXPEDITION (1-800-397-3348) www.expeditions.com Lynda Prono LyndaP@expeditions.com Phone Reservation Hours: Monday – Friday 9am - 8pm ET Saturday & Sunday 10am - 5pm ET

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