Egyptian Tourist Authority Press Release - Grand Prize for the Millennium

Press Release
Egyptian Tourist Authority

October 25th, 1999

Egypt Announces Grand Prize for the Millennium

The Egyptian Tourist Authority, in collaboration with Abercrombie & Kent, is glad to announce a "grand prize" for the Millennium.

The grand prize is a "Millennium Pharaonic Wedding Program" which will take place in Egypt between December 23, 1999, and January 2, 2000. The prize is all-inclusive, including two round-trip tickets, as well as free accommodations in deluxe hotels and Nile cruises. Contestants should be recently-married couples, ages between 25 and 40.

Deadline for prize drawing is November 20, 1999. Those who would like to join the contest may click here to submit their name, address and telephone number. So hurry and join, as this will be one celebration of a kind.

Millennium Pharaonic Wedding Program
December 23, 1999 - January 2, 2000
3 nights Cairo, 2 nights Aswan, 4 nights Luxor, 1 night Cairo

Day 01: Thu 12-23-1999

  • Arrival at Cairo Airport

  • Transfer and check-in to Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel

  • Dinner in hotel

  • Sound and Light Show

  • Overnight in Cairo

Day 02: Fri 12-24-1999

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Tour of Memphis and Sakkara

  • Lunch at Mena House Hotel

  • Tour of the Pyramids and Sphinx

  • Return to hotel

  • Dinner at Falafel Restaurant (with show)

  • Caleche ride return to your hotel

  • Overnight in Cairo

Day 03: Sat 12-25-1999

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Tour of the Egyptian Museum

  • Tour of Islamic Cairo

  • Lunch at Naguib Mahfouz Restaurant in the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar

  • Tour of Khan El-Khalili Bazaar

  • Return to your hotel

  • Gala dinner at the Marriott Hotel

  • Overnight in Cairo

Day 04: Sun 12-26-1999

  • Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and check-out

  • Transfer to Cairo Domestic Airport

  • Flight to Aswan

  • Transfer and check-in at the Old Cataract Hotel

  • Lunch

  • Felucca ride

  • Dinner at your hotel

  • Overnight in Aswan

Day 05: Mon 12-27-1999

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Tour of High Dam, Philae Temple and Unfinished Obelisk

  • Lunch at your hotel in Aswan

  • Tour of spice market

  • Return to hotel

  • Gala dinner at the 1902 Restaurant (Cataract Hotel)

  • Overnight in Aswan

Day 06: Tue 12-28-1999

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Transfer to Aswan airport

  • Flight to Luxor

  • Transfer and check-in at the Hilton Hotel

  • Tour of Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple

  • Lunch at your hotel in Luxor

  • Tour of Luxor Museum

  • Dinner

  • Overnight in Luxor

Day 07: Wed 12-29-1999

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Wedding Ceremony rehearsals (lunch basket)

  • Dinner at your hotel

  • Caleche ride to Karnak Temple

  • Sound & Light at Karnak Temple

  • Overnight in Luxor

Day 08: Thu 12-30-1999

  • Breakfast at your hotel or optional ballooning breakfast

  • Tour of Valley of the Kings, Valley of Queens, Temple of Queen Hatshepshut and Colossi of Memnon

  • Return to hotel

  • Terrace lunch

  • Dinner on board a cruising boat on the Nile in Luxor

Day 09: Fri 12-31-1999

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Tour of Ramesseum, Tombs of the Nobles, and Medinet Habu Temple

  • Lunch at your hotel

  • Wedding party

  • Return to hotel

  • Overnight in Luxor

Day 10: Sat 1-1-2000

  • Breakfast at your hotel and check-out

  • Transfer to Luxor Hotel

  • Flight to Cairo

  • Transfer and check-in at the Heliopolis Sheraton Hotel

  • Lunch

  • Afternoon leisure

  • Farewell dinner at the Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel

  • Overnight in Cairo

Day 11: Sun 1-2-2000

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Transfer to Cairo airport

  • Board on your return flight home

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