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Cairo and Nile cruise package


Experience the best classic Cairo and Nile cruise package 8 day 7 night. Explore the pyramids of Giza, the sphinx, Egyptian museum and Khan el Khalili bazaar. And then, fly Cairo to Luxor to embark your 5 star Nile cruise to Aswan. Relax seeing impressive ruins and beautiful scenery as you sail the River Nile upstream in a culture and the mysteries of ancient Egypt, coupled with plenty of free time for relaxing by the pool. Optional: Abu Simbel temple. Lastly, fly Aswan back to Cairo and final departure.

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Day 1: Arrival Cairo, Egypt

Day 1: Arrival Cairo, Egypt

  • Welcome to Cairo, Egypt “Around the clock”.
  • Nile Holiday representative will be waiting for your arrival at Cairo Airport holding a sign with your name written on it, ( – ) to easy recognize him. Who will assist you through the formalities & transfer to your hotel. At hotel, you will be assisted with a smooth check-in and confirm pick-up times for each tour & Overnight.
  • Meals: Welcome Drink
Day 2: Tour The Pyramids, The Sphinx & Cairo City Excursions

Day 2: Tour The Pyramids, The Sphinx & Cairo City Excursions

  • After breakfast, your Egyptologist tour guide will accompany you to visit the Pyramids of Giza. Enjoy a fascinating introduction to the three pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus. Whilst here, you will have time to go inside one of the Pyramids (extra ticket on spot). Then, drive to have a beautiful panorama view for great photos of the three pyramids. Proceed to visit the Valley Temple of king Chephren and the great Sphinx, a mythical creature with a lion’s body and a human head.
  • Move on to visit the famous Egyptian Museum of antiquities, houses 120.000 ancient Egyptian artifacts, but the priceless treasures of boy King Tutankhamon are the highlight. Your expert tour guide will introduce you to the museum’s most important pieces, then you will have free time to explore at leisure.
  • Drive to Islamic Cairo to visit Khan el Khalili bazaar, the oldest Souk in Cairo. You’ll enjoy free time to stroll through the maze of streets. Later on, transfer back to your hotel & overnight in Cairo.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3: Fly Cairo To Luxor – Tour To Karnak And Luxor Temples

Day 3: Fly Cairo To Luxor – Tour To Karnak And Luxor Temples

  • Early morning, you will be picked up and transferred to Cairo airport for your flight Cairo to Luxor. On arrival, meet and transfer to your Nile cruise, check in for 5 days 4 nights.
  • After Lunch on board, your expert tour guide will pick you up to visit Karnak Temple, the largest religious temple complex in Egypt. Karnak temple was dedicated to the Theban triad of gods, consisted of Amun, his consort Mut and their son Khonsu. And then, Drive to visit Luxor temple, once joined to the temple of Karnak by a 3 km long avenue of Sphinx, a portion of which marks the entrance to Luxor temple. The entrance pylon, built and decorated by Ramses II, while Tutankhamen, Amenhotep III and Alexander the great added to the temple’s construction. And then, transfer back to your Nile Cruise and Overnight in Luxor.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Valley Of The Kings Excursions & Sailing To Edfu

Day 4: Valley Of The Kings Excursions & Sailing To Edfu

  • Breakfast on board, then start to visit the Theban Necropolis on Luxor west bank of the Nile River. Where you will visit one of the best ancient sites in all of Egypt, the Valley of the Kings, the burial place of the kings of the ancient Egyptian New Kingdom (1570-1080 BC). You will enjoy visiting 3 of the best preserved tombs. Whilst here, you can visit the tomb of the young Pharaoh Tutankhamen (extra tickets on spot).
  • Proceed to visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsuitat Deir el Bahari. Hatshepsuit was the only female ruler of Egypt, ruled for almost 22 years between 1490-1468 BC. The temple is one of the most striking monuments in Luxor west bank, it has a unique design with 3 terraces following each other.
    Drive to see the two colossi of Memnon. These giant statues, are all that remain of the ancient funerary temple of Amenhotep III (1386 – 1349 BC).
  • Transfer back to your Nile cruise. Lunch on board & Free time. Sail to Edfu via Esna, enjoy your afternoon tea on the Cruise sun deck. Overnight in Edfu.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Edfu And Kom Ombo Excursions

Day 5: Edfu And Kom Ombo Excursions

  • After breakfast on Board, you will enjoy a return way Horse and Carriage ride to visit Edfu temple dedicated to the sun god Horus, the Temple of Edfu is one of the best preserved in Egypt and one of the few with its roof still in place, making it much easier to feel what atmosphere of the inner sanctuaries must have been like thousands of years ago.
  • Return to your Nile Cruise and start sailing for almost 6 hours to Kom Ombo. On arrival, you will visit the Nile side Greco-Roman period temple of Kom ombo built between 190 BC – 219 AD. You will also explore the crocodile museum where there are some 300 crocodile mummies are displayed. Back to the Nile Cruise and continue sailing to Aswan.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise Excursions

Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise Excursions

  • Breakfast on Board, start to visit the unfinished obelisk lie in the ancient stone quarry, where most of the famous obelisks were cut. Then drive to see Aswan high dam, a rock-fill dam built across the Nile River in Aswan, the High dam was constructed between 1960- 70, it yields enormous benefits to the economy of Egypt.
  • Enjoy a romantic motorboat ride to visit Philae Temple Island, located in the Nile River between the old Aswan Dam and the High Dam, the island was sacred to the goddess Isis mother of Horus and wife of Osiris. Your tour guide will take you on a walking tour through the temple and then enjoy free time to explore at leisure.
  • Lunch on board and then enjoy the peace and tranquility of the felucca ride on the Nile, weather permits!
  • Note: Optional tour to Abu Simbel temple available and can be placed on day 6 and Aswan tour will be on day 7 before flight from Aswan to Cairo.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7: Fly Aswan to Cairo

Day 7: Fly Aswan to Cairo

  • Disembarkation after Breakfast, then transfer to Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo where you will be assisted and transfer to your hotel & overnight in Cairo.
  • Meals: Breakfast
Day 8: Final Departure

Day 8: Final Departure

  • Breakfast, free time before your flight & check out, you will be transferred to Cairo airport for your departure flight.
  • Meals: Breakfast
Accommodations Plan: A

Accommodations Plan: A

  • Cairo Hotel: Four Seasons at The First Residence & Kempinski Nile Hotel Or Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah
  • Nile Cruise: 5* Luxury Nile Cruise
  • Total tour cost:-
  • ♥ US$1350 Per person in Double Room
  • US$1865 Per person in Single Room
  • US$2119 Per Solo Traveler
Accommodations Plan: B

Accommodations Plan: B

  • Cairo Hotel: Le Meridien Pyramids hotel OR Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo & Grand Nile Tower Hotel
  • Nile Cruise: 5 stars Superior Nile Cruise
  • Total tour cost:-
  • ♣ US$985 Per person in Double Room
  • US$1215 Per person in Single Room
  • US$1470 Per Solo Traveler
Accommodations Plan: C

Accommodations Plan: C

  • Cairo Hotel: Le Meridien Pyramids hotel OR Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo & Grand Nile Tower Hotel
  • Nile Cruise: 5 stars Deluxe Nile Cruise
  • Total Tour Cost: -
  • US$885 Per person in Double Room
  • US$1055 Per person in Single Room
  • US$1310 Per Solo Traveler
Accommodations Plan: D

Accommodations Plan: D

  • Cairo Hotel: Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel, Cairo Pyramids Hotel OR Barcelo Cairo Pyramids
  • Nile Cruise: 5 stars Deluxe Nile Cruise

Total Tour Cost:-

  • US$835 Per person in Double Room
  • US$985 Per person in Single Room
  • US$1239 Per Solo Traveler
N.B: The Triple room is a Double Room + extra bed or Sofa bed
Note: Above prices are not available During Christmas or New year (Traveling during this time will be subject to extra cost)
  • Cairo and Nile Cruise Package 8 Days 7 Nights
  • If you would like to request this tour itinerary or create a Tailor Made Holiday click here to inquire

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Tour Price Included: –

  • Meet and Assist service by our representatives at airports
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned Modern vehicle
  • Domestic flight ticket from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
  • 3 Nights accommodation at hotel in Cairo including breakfast
  • 4 Nights accommodation on 5 stars Nile Cruise on full board
  • Full day tour to the Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Museum and bazaar
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as indicated on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • Lunch during Cairo tour at a good quality local restaurant
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled water during the tours
  • Qualified Egyptologist tour guide
  • Portage when needed
  • All service charges and taxes

Tour Price Excludes : –

  • International airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Gratuities (Tipping)
  • Entry inside the Pyramids, the Solar boat, the royal Mummy room in the Egyptian Museum & Tutankhamen, Seti 1 & Ramses 5&6 tombs in the Valley of the Kings etc (Payable on spot)

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