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LAKE NASSER AND THE NILE TOUR


Experience Luxury Lake Nasser and the Nile tour 12 days 11 nights. Tour the pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo. And then, fly to Luxor to embark your Nile Cruise up stream to Aswan in one of the most popular classic holidays of the world. And then travel to Abu Simbel, and take additional 3 night cruise on Lake Nasser to visit the lesser known temples including the great temple of Abu Simbel

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Day 1: Arrive Cairo

Day 1: Arrive Cairo

  • Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around the Clock), Nile Holiday representative will meet and assist you through the formalities. Then transfer to your hotel, where you will assist with smooth check-in and confirm pick up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: Welcome Drink
Day 2: Pyramids Excursions

Day 2: Pyramids Excursions

  • Breakfast at your Hotel, Nile Holiday Egyptologist tour guide will escort you to visit the Giza Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus. Move on to enjoy the Pyramids panoramic view and camel ride at your leisure. Continue to visit the Valley Temple of Chephren and the Sphinx.
  • Drive to visit Memphis, located 20 km south of Cairo, Memphis was the first capital of the united Egypt, founded by the pharaoh Menes around 3100 B.C. Today, you will see an open-air museum that offers a variety of interesting artifacts like the colossus of Ramses II, the alabaster sphinx and etc
  • Drive to Saqqara home to the oldest complete stone building complex known in history, the step pyramid of King Djoser. Another 16 Egyptian kings built pyramids at Saqqara, while high officials added private funeral monuments during the pharaonic period. Saqqara remained an important complex for non-royal burials and cult ceremonies for more than 3,000 years, well into Ptolemaic and Roman times. After finished, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: B.L
Day 3: Cairo City Tours

Day 3: Cairo City Tours

  • Breakfast at your hotel and then start to visit the Egyptian Museum, home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities 120,000 items of the ancient Egyptian artifacts. You can also see the furnerary collection of the young pharaoh Tutankhamon. whilst here, you can visit the royal mummy room inside the museum and enjoy free time to explore at your leisure
  • Proceed to visit Muhammad Ali alabaster Mosque in the citadel of Saladin, where you will learn more about Islamic Cairo. Move on to old Cairo to see the hanging church, Saints Sergius Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Drive to visit Khan el Khalili Bazaar, the oldest souq in Cairo and the middle east. Transfer to your hotel & overnight
  • Meals: B.L
Day 4: Fly Cairo to Luxor / Nile Cruise Tours

Day 4: Fly Cairo to Luxor / Nile Cruise Tours

  • Early in the morning, you will be transferred to Cairo airport to take your flight to Luxor. On arrival meet and transfer to your Nile cruise, check-in for 5 days. After Lunch on board, you will start to visit Karnak temple, the largest religious site ever built in Egypt, dedicated to the Theben Traid of Amun-Re, his consort Mut and Their son Khonsu. Move on to visit Luxor temple located in the city center in Luxor east bank. After finished, transfer back to your Nile Cruise. Overnight in Luxor
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 5: Luxor West Bank tours / Edfu

Day 5: Luxor West Bank tours / Edfu

  • After breakfast on baord, you will start to visit the Valley of the Kings in the Luxor west bank. The Valley was used as the burial place of the kings of Thebes for 500 years during the New Kingdom of ancient Egypt (1550 – 1080 BC). You can visit 3 tombs of the most famous pharaohs of Egypt. Whilst here, you can also visit the tomb of Tutankhamon and Ramses VI (extra cost on sport)
  • Drive on to visit the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, The temple is unique in its design by the three level following each other. Move on to visit the two colossi of Memnon, once stood infront of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III. Re-turn to your Nile cruise, Lunch on board, start sailing to Edfu via Esna. Overnight in Edfu
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 6: Edfu & Kom ombo temple

Day 6: Edfu & Kom ombo temple

  • Breakfast on board, enjoy return way horse and carriage ride to Edfu temple, which is the best preserved of the Egyptian Temples. Back to the Nile Cruise, enjoy watching rural life pass you by as you sail along the Nile. Late aftenoon, you will visit Kom-ombo temple located on the east side of the Nile. Back to your Nile Cruise and continue sailing to Aswan. Overnight in Aswan
  • Meals: B,L,D
Day 7: Aswan Nile Cruise Excursions

Day 7: Aswan Nile Cruise Excursions

  • Breakfast aborad your Nile Crusie, and then start to visit the unfinished obelisk in Aswan granite quarry. Proceed to Philae Temple Island, located in the Nile River between the old Aswan Dam and Aswan High Dam. Continue to visit Aswan High Dam. Back to your Nile Cruise, free time at leisure or choose an optional tour to visit the Nubian village in the west of Soheil. Overnight in Aswan
  • Meals: B,L,D
Day 8: Aswan / Abu Simbel Lake Nasser Cruise

Day 8: Aswan / Abu Simbel Lake Nasser Cruise

  • Disembarkation after Breakfast, and then start to drive for almost 3 hours (280km) to Abu Simbel city. On arrival, embark on your Lake Nasser cruise ship and enjoying lunch on-board, start your tour to visit the impressive temples of Abu Simbel, which were saved between 1964 – 1968 from the rising water of Lake Nasser. Overnight at Abu Simbel
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 9: Lake Nasser Cruise Tours

Day 9: Lake Nasser Cruise Tours

  • Breakfast on-board, start sailing to Kasr Ibrim (this tour is conducted from the deck of the boat as entry to the site is not permitted). Continue to visit the Temples of Amada and Derr as well as the Tomb of Penout. We return to the ship for lunch and continue sailing towards Wadi el Seboua. Dinner on board
    Note: Those who would like to watch the spectacular sunrise at Abu Simbel. May enjoy an early morning visit to the temples (Extra entrance ticket is not included)
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 10: Lake Nasser Cruise Tours

Day 10: Lake Nasser Cruise Tours

  • After breakfast, visit Wadi el Seboua Temple which was constructed during the reign of Ramses II to celebrate his victory of Kush. The arabic name Wadi el Seboua translates as ‘Valley of the Lions’, referring to the avenue of sphinxes leading to the temple. After time at Wadi el Seboua you have the option of taking a camel ride or walking to the temples of Dakka and Mehraka. In the afternoon we return to the boat and sail to Aswan & Overnight
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 11: Fly Aswan to Cairo

Day 11: Fly Aswan to Cairo

  • After breakfast and disembarkation, enjoy your tour to visit Kalabsha Temple which is perched on the edge of Lake Nasser, the Kiosk of Kertassi and Beit al Wali. After finished, you will be transferred to Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo. Where, you will be met, assist and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: B.
Day 12: Final Departure

Day 12: Final Departure

  • Breakfast, free time before your flight – check out, Nile Holiday representative will be waiting to transfer you to Cairo airport for departure flight
  • Meals: B.
  • Lake Nasser and the Nile tour 12 Days 11 Nights
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Tour Price included: –

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at airports
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned Modern Vehicles
  • Domestic flight ticket Cairo / Luxor – Aswan / Cairo
  • Accommodation for 4 Nights in Cairo hotel including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 Night in 5 star Nile Cruise on full board
  • 3 Nights on board Lake Nasser cruise on full board
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on the itinerary
  • Lunch during Cairo Tours at high quality restaurants
  • B.L.D – Stands for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • All 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)

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