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PYRAMIDS AND NILE YACHT CRUISE


Experience Luxury Cairo and Dahabiya Nile Cruise package 10 days 9 nights, combine Cairo Pyramids and Nile yacht cruise 5 nights sailing up the Nile aboard small Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan. Enjoy the luxury and comfort a larger Nile cruise boat provides but in a much more intimate and exclusive setting. The slower pace of the Nile Dahabiya gives you much more time sailing to experience more of rural Egypt

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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: Egypt Pyramids Tours

Day 2: Egypt Pyramids Tours

  • Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, begin your tours at the Giza Pyramids of Cheops, Khafre and Menkaure. Drive to enjoy the pyramids panoramic view and enjoy camel ride at your leisure. Continue to visit the Valley Temple of king Chephren and the great Sphinx
  • Proceed to visit Memphis, the first capital of the united Egypt, located 20 km south of Cairo. Memphis founded by the pharaoh Menes around 3100 B.C. Today, you will be able to visit an open-air museum that offers a variety of interesting artifacts like the colossus of Ramses II, the alabaster sphinx and etc.
  • Continue to Saqqara, an extensive ancient burial ground, served as the necropolis for Memphis. Saqqara is home to the first pyramid built in Egypt, the step pyramid of king Djoser (2630 – c.2611 BC). And also the burial place of Imhotep, the chief architect. Overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: B.L
Day 3: Cairo City Tours / Fly Cairo to Luxor

Day 3: Cairo City Tours / Fly Cairo to Luxor

  • Check out after breakfast, start to visit the Egyptian Museum, home to 120,000 ancient Egyptian artifacts. You can also explore the priceless treasures of the young pharaoh Tutankhamon found in his tombs excavated in the valley of the kings in Luxor. And then 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. The efficacy of the Citadel location is further demonstrated by the fact that it remain the heart of Egyptian government until the 19th-Century
  • Continue to old Cairo, where you can visit the most remarkable hanging church, Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Late afternoon, transfer to Cairo airport to take your flight to Luxor, on arrival meet and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Luxor
  • Meals: B.L
Day 4: Luxor Tours / Esna

Day 4: Luxor Tours / Esna

  • Breakfast at your hotel and then start to visit Karnak temple, the largest religious site ever built in Egypt, dedicated to Amun-Re, the chief deity of the Theban Triad. And then, drive to Luxor west bank 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.
  • Continue to visit the Valley of the Kings, the burial place of the kings of Thebes. Where you will visit 3 tombs of the most famous pharaohs of Egypt. Whilst here, you can visit the tomb of Tutankhamon and Ramses VI (extra cost on sport). Move on to visit the two colossi of Memnon once stood infront of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III. And then, drive to Esna, embark on your Dahabiya Nile Cruise. A fresh welcome drink will be served, while your luggage stored on your cabin, start sailing and overnight on board your Dahabiya at El Hegz Island
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 5: El Hegz / Edfu temple

Day 5: El Hegz / Edfu temple

  • We gently sail upriver to Edfu, enjoy breakfast on board. Upon arrival, enjoy Horse & Carriage ride to the temple of Horus at Edfu. The temple is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt dedicated to the falcon god Horus. The temple was built in the Ptolemaic period between 237 and 57 BC. The walls inscriptions provide important information on language, myth and religion of ancient Egypt. Return back to your Dahabiya Nile Cruise and set sail to a small island of El Fouza, where the boat will moor for the night.
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 6: El Fouza / Gabal El Silsila

Day 6: El Fouza / Gabal El Silsila

  • Breakfast on your Dahabiya Nile Cruise while set off for relaxing journey to discover Gebel El Silsila. Visit the temple of Horemheb and the ancient stone quarry where colossal blocks of stones were cut for building Karnak, Ramesseum and Edfu temples. If possible dinner will be served in the grounds of the illuminated temple or on the top deck of Dahabiya, whilst soaking up the tranquil atmosphere with music to match the mood. Overnight at Gebel el silsila
  • Meals: B,L,D
Day 7: Kom ombo / Aswan

Day 7: Kom ombo / Aswan

  • Breakfast on board, enjoy ravishing sailing to the imposing Greco-Roman temple of Kom ombo, the only temple in upper Egypt built for two gods, the falcon Haroeris & Sobek the crocodile. And then, Set sail towards Aswan, where the Dahabiya will moor close to Aswan for the night
  • Meals: B,L,D
Day 8: Aswan Day Tour

Day 8: Aswan Day Tour

  • After breakfast, start to visit Aswan granite quarry, where the unfinished obelisk still attached to the quarry bed rock. Then, drive to visit Aswan high dam built between 1960-1970 AD to control the Nile flood and produce electricity.
  • Proceed to visit Philae temple Island, there are a large number of temples dates back to the Pharaonic, Greek and Roman times in Egypt. The largest is temple of the goddess Isis. After finished, transfer back to your Dahabiya Nile Cruise. Overnight in Aswan
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 9: Fly Aswan to Cairo

Day 9: Fly Aswan to Cairo

  • After breakfast and disembarkation, you will be transferred to Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo. Where you will be met 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 Yacht Cruise
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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 3 Nights in Cairo hotel including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 Night in Luxor hotel including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 5 Nights in 5 star Dahabiya Nile Cruise on full board
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on the itinerary
  • Lunch 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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