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PYRAMIDS AND NILE CRUISE ROUND TRIP


Experience the Giza Pyramids and Nile Cruise round trip 10 day 9 night. Visit the top things to do in Cairo, the Pyramid of Giza, the Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Coptic Cairo and Bazaar. And then, fly to Luxor, to embark your 5 star Deluxe Nile cruise for 7 Days 6 Nights. Enjoy seeing impressive tombs, temples and beautiful scenery along the Nile Cruise journey. And then, fly 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 meet and assist you through the formalities, and then transfer to your hotel, assist with smooth check-in and confirm pick up times for each tour, overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: Welcome Drink
Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Tour

Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Tour

  • Breakfast at your hotel, and then, your Expert tour Guide will accompany you to visit the Pyramids of Cheops Chephren and Mycerinus. After a fantastic introduction, you will have extra free time to visit inside one of the Pyramids (Extra cost on spot). Drive to enjoy beautiful panoramic view for the Pyramids, proceed to visit the Valley temple of Chephren and the sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human.
  • Drive to visit the famous Egyptian Museum of antiquities in Cairo, houses 120,000 Egyptian artifacts, covering 5,000 years of Egypt’s past. Explore the priceless treasures of the young pharaoh Tutankhamon, discovered nearly intact in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, November 1922. Your guide will show you the museum top items, and then enjoy free time at leisure
  • Move on to visit old Cairo, a unique area that has a concentration of Christian churches built on the old Roman fort of Babylon. Visit the Hanging church, st. Sergius and st. Bacchus Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Drive to visit Cairo’s oldest market of Khan el Khalili. After finishing, transfer back to your hotel in Cairo & Overnight
  • Meals: B,L
Day 3: Fly Cairo to Luxor – Nile Cruise Tours

Day 3: Fly Cairo to Luxor – Nile Cruise Tours

  • After breakfast and check out, you will be transferred to Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor. Meet and transfer to embark your Nile Cruise round trip for 7 Day 6 Night, enjoy your Lunch onboard.
  • Afternoon, start your guided tour to visit Karnak temple complex, the largest religious site ever built in Egypt, dedicated to Amun-Re, the chief deity of the Theban Triad
  • Continue to Luxor temple, once was joined to the temple of Karnak by a three-kilometer long avenue of sphinx. The temple of Luxor was built by Amenhotep III, Tutankhamon, Ramses II and Alexander the great. Transfer back to your Nile cruise. Overnight in Luxor
  • Meals: B,L,D
Day 4: West Bank Nile Cruise Tours

Day 4: West Bank Nile Cruise Tours

  • Breakfast on board, Start to visit the west bank of Luxor, arrive at the Valley of the Kings, the burial place of the kings of Thebes. You will visit 3 tombs of the most famous pharaohs of Egypt’s new kingdom (1550-1080 BC). While here, you can visit the tomb of Tutankhamon and Ramses VI (extra cost in sport).
  • Drive to the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, the unique temple in its design by the three terraces following each other. Hatshepsut was the longest reigning female pharaoh in Egypt, ruled for 22 years (1490 – 1468 BC)
  • Continue to visit the two Colossi of Memnon, the two giant quartzite sandstone statues were the only left from the funerary temple of Amenhotep III (1386 to 1349 BC). Return to your Nile Cruise, Lunch on Board, sail to Edfu via Esna, enjoy afternoon tea on the boat sun deck. Overnight in Edfu
  • Meals: B,L,D
Day 5: Edfu and Kom ombo temples

Day 5: Edfu and Kom ombo temples

  • Breakfast on board, enjoy return way Horse & Carriage ride to visit Edfu temple, the best preserved temple in Egypt, dedicated to the falcon god Horus. The Temple was built during the Greek dynasty and was built of sandstone between 237 – 57 B.C. Return to your Cruise and continue sailing to Kom ombo temple, located on the east bank of the Nile. The unusual double temple of Horus and Sobek was built during the Greek and Roman periods. Explore the nearby Crocodile museum and continue sailing to Aswan & Overnight
  • Meals: B,L,D
Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

  • Breakfast on Board, start to visit the granite quarry, where the unfinished obelisk still on site. Quarry men apparently abandoned the obelisk when fractures appeared in its sides. Then, drive to the High Dam, a rock fill dam built across the Nile in Aswan between 1960 – 1970. The High Dam yields enormous benefits to the economy of Egypt
  • Continue to visit Philae temple Island, located between the old Aswan dam and the High dam. It is dedicated to the goddess Isis of magic and healing. The Temple of Isis dates back to the last Native Egyptian Pharaoh Nectanebo II (360—342 BC) and continued to flourish during Roman times. It was used as a cult temple until the reign of Justinian I (527–565 ce)
  • After Lunch on board, enjoy the peace and tranquility of the felucca ride on the Nile and then, Weather permits! Overnight in Aswan
  • Meals: B,L,D
Day 7: Optional: Abu Simbel Tour

Day 7: Optional: Abu Simbel Tour

  • Breakfast on board, enjoy free day at leisure Or enjoy an optional Abu Simbel tour. It takes about 3 hours driving to Abu Simbel from Aswan by vehicle. Arrive to Abu Simbel, see the impressive Temple of Ramses II, dedicated to the four universal gods Amun-Re, Re-Harakhte, Ptah, and Ramesses II. And the small temple dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and Queen Nefertari. Overnight in Aswan
  • Meals: B,L,D
Day 8: Nile cruise sailing to Luxor

Day 8: Nile cruise sailing to Luxor

  • Breakfast, today you will enjoy a quieter day sailing downstream along the Nile from Aswan to Luxor. During this pleasant journey you can choose to take a dip in the pool, catch up on some reading or simply enjoy the view before arriving late evening in Luxor & Overnight
  • Meals: B,L,D
Day 9: Fly Luxor to Cairo

Day 9: Fly Luxor to Cairo

  • Disembarkation after breakfast, you will be transferred to Luxor airport for your flight to Cairo. Meet and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: B
Day 10: Final Departure

Day 10: 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
  • Pyramids and Nile Cruise Round Trip – 9 Nights 10 Days
  • 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 by our representatives at airports
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned Modern Vehicles
  • Domestic flight ticket Cairo / Luxor / Cairo
  • Accommodation for 3 Nights in Cairo hotel including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 6 Nights in 5 star Nile 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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