(Cairo - Aswan - Luxor) 8 days 7 nights with Nile Cruise

(Cairo - Aswan - Luxor) 8 days 7 nights with Nile Cruise

Get excited by our unique family holiday to Egypt where you will enjoy Cairo, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Luxor and Nile Cruise.

Starts From $1100.00 Per Person

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Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Cairo

Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met and assisted by our representative who will help you during passport control, luggage area and customs formalities. Then you will be transferred to your 5-star hotel in Cairo on a private air-conditioned vehicle for check-in. Overnight in Cairo.

Optional night activity: Sound and Light Show Giza Pyramids

 

Day 2: Cairo

After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy an excursion to the Giza Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple belonging to the Pyramids of Chephren. After visiting the pyramids, you will continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background. Here you will also have free time to enter the chambers of the pyramids (optional, for an additional cost); however, your guide is not permitted to enter with you. A short drive to the city side of the plateau finds you standing at the feet of the Sphinx, for thousands of years the enigmatic symbol of Egypt! Also in Giza, you may visit the Solar Boat Museum (optional, for an additional cost), home to the remarkably well-preserved funerary boat of Khufu. After your tour of the Giza Pyramids, you will visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, which exhibits a collection of over 250,000 masterpieces ranging from the Pharaonic era to the Greco-roman period. It includes the amazing Treasures found in the tomb of King Tutankhamen, the child pharaoh. Here you may also visit the “Mummies Room” (optional, for an additional cost) where you will learn about the art of mummification in ancient Egypt. In the evening transfer to railway station taking first class sleeper train to Aswan. Overnight on train.

 

Day 3: Aswan (Nile cruise)

Breakfast onboard sleeper train. Once you arrive in Aswan train station, you will be met and assisted by our representative who will take you to embark your Nile cruise for the next 4 days, 3 nights. Later you will go on an exciting tour of the world famous High Dam, an engineering miracle built in the 1960s. Thereafter, you will to island of Egilka on a motorboat to visit the majestic Philae temple dedicated to the Goddesses Isis. Overnight stay on board your cruise.

 

Day 4: Kom Ombo / Edfu (Nile cruise)

Breakfast on-board your Nile cruise, early morning you will be sailing to Kom Ombo.  You will be escorted by your Egyptology speaking guide to visit Kom Ombo temple, the crocodile-headed God of fertility and creator of the world, then you will take your lunch aboard your cruise with free time at leisure while sailing to Edfu to explore Edfu's Temple of Horus, Continue the cruise down to Luxor. Afternoon tea is served on the sun-deck with dinner and overnight stay onboard cruise


Day 5: Luxor (Nile cruise)

Breakfast onboard the cruise, and then you will be taken to the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two colossal statues (Colossi of Memnon). Following this, you will visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent pharaonic tombs were discovered. Here you will have a chance to visit the tomb of King Tutankhamen (optional, for an additional cost). Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut temple at El Deir El Bahary, dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut. You will head back to your cruise ship for lunch. After having afternoon tea on the ship you will have free time at leisure. Overnight stay on board your cruise.

Optional night activity: Sound and Light show at the Temples of Karnak

 

Day 6: Luxor

After breakfast, you will be accompanied by your guide to visit the Karnak Temples, the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built over more than 2,000 years by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, you will find the great “Hypostyle Hall,” which is an incredible forest of giant pillars. After this, you will be transferred to Luxor temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals dedicated to god Amen. And then you will be transferred to Luxor train terminal take a sleeper train back to Cairo, dinner and overnight stay on board.

 

Day 7: Cairo

Upon arrival at Giza station, you will be driven to your hotel. Check in and Afternoon, Look beyond the pyramids and pharaohs, and discover the Citadel of Salah el Din where Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque stays, then visit the Christian heritage in Coptic Cairo including the hanging church or the suspended church this basilica church was named for its location on top of the south gate of the Fortress of Babylon the church became the center of the Christian Church of Egypt, continuing to Khan el Khalili Bazaars Enjoy free time to stroll through the maze of streets and try your luck bargaining with the shop owners for a souvenir of your trip to Egypt. Overnight in Cairo.

Optional night activity:  Egyptian Cultural Dinner Nile cruise and Show

 

Day 8: Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel and check out, then transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.

 

Tour includes:

 

Meet-and-assist services upon arrival and departure

All transfers on air-conditioned vehicles 

Accommodation in Cairo for 2 nights at 5 star-hotel, including breakfast

Accommodation on first-class sleeper train for 2 nights on half-board basis Accommodation on 5-star deluxe cruise for 3 nights on full-board basis

All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Aswan and Luxor, including Egyptologist guide, entrance fees and transfers

Bottled water during the tours

Portage when needed

All taxes and service charge

 

Tour does not include:

 

Gratuities/Tipping (Recommended). 

nternational airfare

Entry visa to Egypt

Any optional tours and shows not mentioned in the itinerary: Sound and Light show at the Temples of Karnak in Luxor and Egyptian Cultural Dinner Nile cruise and Show in Cairo

Entrance fees to: the Solar Boat Museum, chambers of the pyramids, the Royal Mummies Room, Tutankhamen’s tomb

Meals except where indicated

 

Important notes:

 

 Prices are based on double occupancy. Also, prices are valid around the year except during Christmas, New Year’s Eve & Easter Feasts. Moreover; rates could be changed without prior notice,

shall  the  government increase taxes.

You must have a valid passport to enter Egypt. (You must have at least 06 months of validity beyond your scheduled return date.)