Day 1 Arrival to Cairo
Arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will meet you in the airport then you will be transferred by a private A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2 Cairo
Breakfast. Start your full day visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Visit the Great Pyramids ? Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at Sphinx ? a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren.
Transfers to the train station for your overnight Sleeper train to Luxor. Dinner on the train.
Overnight in Sleeper train
Day 3 Luxor
Breakfast on the train. Arrival Luxor, meet & assist by our local representatives and transfer to the Cruise. Boarding before Lunch. Lunch on board. Visit The Temple of Karnak & the Temple of Luxor. Excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great Proceed by carriage or bus to Karnak, which is a serious of temples, built in different reigns. Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with it?s 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake.
Afternoon tea. Dinner on board & Belly Dance show.
Overnight in Luxor.
Day 4 Edfu
Breakfast. Visit The West Bank ? the Valley of the Kings, the Colossi of Memnon and The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari. Excursion to the Necropolis of Thebes, on the Eastern bank. Crossing the Nile, drive to the Valley of Kings; visit the tombs of various Dynasties, The Temple of Deir El Bahari. On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenophis III facing the Nile. Then visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
Lunch on board. Sail to Esna. Afternoon Tea. Disco Party.
(Optional) Hot Balloon: Should you want to make your stay in Luxor an unforgettable. Drifting peacefully over the Valley of King, Valley of the Queens and the Mountain on the Nobles.
Overnight in Edfu.
Day 5 Kom Ombo
Breakfast on board. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Visit The Temple Shared by the Two Gods Sobek & Haroeies in Kom Ombo. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board & Galabya party
Overnight in Kom Ombo.
Day 6 Aswan
Breakfast on board. Sail to Aswan. Visit The High Dam, The Granite Quarries & the Temple of Philae Lunch on board. Sail on the Nile by felucca around Kitchener?s island and Agha Khan Mausoleum. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board.
Overnight in Aswan..
Day 7 Aswan
Breakfast on board. Disembarkation after breakfast.
(Optional Not included) Departures to Abu Simbel visit the Temple of Abu Simbel back to Aswan, The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments. The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge fa?ade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King?s wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor.
Transfers to the train station for your overnight Sleeper train toCairo. Dinner on the train.
Overnight Sleeper train.
Day 8 Cairo
Breakfast on the train. Arrival, meet & assist by our local representatives and transfer to hotel, check in.
Start your Full day Tour Sakkara is 27-Km Southwest of Cairo. Including a visit to the step Pyramids of Sakkara (The first proper Pyramids built for the king Zoser, it is considered evolution of the Pyramid from the simple Mastaba to the Pyramid in its known form) Followed by a visit to The Pyramids of Unas & Oser-Kaf the Mastaba. Tomb of Mereruka, Ti & Pta-Hotep (carved and painted tombs), Then Memphis the ancient capital of Egypt where Colossal Statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx. Then we visit the Old part of Cairo, as Egypt was one of the first countries to embrace Christianity. We visit The Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, The Hanging Church, and we will also visit The Old Jewish Synagogue Ben Ezra Synagogue.
Overnight stay in Cairo.
Day 9 Departure
Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities
* 2 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
* 4 Nights on Cruise board; Aswan & Luxor full board (sight seeing included).
* 2 Nights Sleeper train on Half Board basis.
* 1 Full day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, the great Pyramids
* 1 Full day tour in Cairo visiting Sakkara, Memphis & Old Cairo
* All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan
* Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide.
* All your tours and excursions are with A/C bus.
* The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
* All your visits include entrance fees.
* Our prices include all taxes and services.
* Visa Entry for Egypt.
* Personal items.
* Any other items not mentioned.
* Any Optional tours.
Hotels / Nile Cruise:
Kindly note that the hotel rating in Egypt is not the same as in USA or Europe, so Luxury or Ultimate Luxury hotel options are always recommended as minimum in Egypt.
Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:
Cairo: Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Pyramisa
Luxor: Steigenberger Nile.
Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara
|3 Stars||4 Stars||5 Stars|
|Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room||1040 $||1050 $||1080 $|
|Solo traveler||1525 $||1550 $||1580 $|
|Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room||1355 $||1375 $||1400 $|
|Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler||1880 $||1905 $||1940 $|
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:
Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids
Luxor: Hilton – Sonesta St. George.
Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.
|All year round||Christmas and Easter|
|Price per person in dbl room||2110 $||2730 $|
|Solo traveller||2920 $||3420 $|
Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency
Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.
Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar
|All year round||Christmas and Easter|
|Price per person in dbl room||3210 $||3610 $|
|Solo traveller||4300 $||4700 $|