Cairo, Nile Curise - Luxor

 

 

2N Cairo, 1N Sleeping Train, and 7N Nile Curise

11 days/ 10 nights


      Day 1 (Cairo):

  • Arrival  Cairo  International  Airport  ,  you  will  be  met  by  our  representative  and  assist  you  through  customs formalities  then  transfer  to  your hotel . In  the  evening,  enjoy  dinner  cruise  on  the  Nile  whilst  watching  a  traditional folklore show. Overnight in hotel.

      Day 2 (Cairo):

  • Breakfast, Today has been left free. You may wish to visit the Pyramids & Sphinx. Situated on the Giza plateau is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and now one of the wonders of the modern world too, the three Great Pyramids of Giza. Visit the Pyramid of Cheops, the Sphinx, and the Granite Temple (you can visit the solar boat museum for a small extra cost payable locally), then proceed to visit he world-famous Egyptian Museum. With more than 100,000 artifacts spanning Egyptian history from the earliest dynasties to the Roman era, the Egyptian Museum represents the largest collection of its kind in the world. A minimum of three to four hours is necessary to take in the highlights, you can enter the Royal Mummy Room (there is a small additional charge payable locally to enter the Mummy Room), which contains the corpses of 11 of Egypt’s most powerful pharaohs including Seti I and his son Ramses II. Room 27 displays intricate models of ancient life on the Nile during the Middle Kingdom, in the late afternoon visit to the famous Khan El Khalili market, in the evening you will enjoy the spectacular Sound and Light Show at Giza Pyramids. Overnight in hotel.

      Day 3 (Alexandria,Cairo):

  • Breakfast, Depart your Cairo hotel, You may wish to Visit Alexandria, the city founded by Alexander the Great in 312BC which was the capital of Greco-Roman Egypt. Your first stop is the Catacombs of Kom ash-Shuqqafa, a Roman burial site which has a family tomb that shows the merging of Egyptian and Roman art and architecture. Descend below ground to visit the tomb as well as Caracalla Hall, which you will learn was incorrectly named as such. Back above ground, continue to Pompey's Pillar, a 82 foot (25 meter) granite column built to honor Emperor Diocletian who freed the besieged city and brought food to the starving people. Then proceed to visit and watch from outside The Qaitbay Citadel in Alexandria is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt, but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast, then proceed to The Montazah Garden  visit cover an area of 370 feddans and contain trees, palms, and flowers, In the afternoon you will return to Cairo with a rest stop along the way if required, in the evening Transfer to Cairo Train Station for Sleeper Train to Luxor. Overnight on board.

      Day 4 (Nile Cruise, Luxor):

  • Arrive Luxor, meet by  our  representative  then  transfer  to  your  Nile Cruise, have lunch. Afternoon and evening at leisure in Luxor.

      Day 5 (Nile Cruise, Luxor):.

  • This morning visit Luxor’s East Bank, taking time to explore the magnificent Luxor Temple. This sumptuous monument was built over 4000 years ago, and represents the epoch of the once mighty city of Thebes and the worship of the god Amun. Also visit the Karnak Temple, built over 4,000 years ago, Karnak’s immense Hypostyle Hall alone contains the phenomenal sight of 134 towering columns of intricate stonework. After your sightseeing return to your boat and commence your journey, sailing along the timeless Nile to Esna where you will pass through the lock and continue towards Edfu where you will overnight.

      Day 6 (Nile Cruise, Edfu):.

  • Before departing Edfu this morning visit the superbly preserved Temple of Horus at Edfu, the second largest temple in Egypt (after Karnak). Sail for Kom Ombo to visit the unique Ptolemaic temple lying besides the Nile, dedicated to the two gods Sobek and Horus. Later continue to Aswan, the gateway to ancient Nubia and the Sudan. Overnight in Aswan.

      Day 7 (Nile Cruise, Aswan):.

  • In the morning you will visit the High Dam and the ancient Granite Quarries. Continue to the beautiful Temple of Philae, rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser when the dam was constructed. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Aswan.

      Day 8 (Nile Cruise, Abu Simple):.

  • There is an option this morning to take an early flight or bus to the spectacular temple complex at Abu Simbel. Built by Ramses II, the setting of this magnificent structure, besides the shores of Lake Nasser, makes it one of the most spectacular of Egypt’s ancient sites, In the early afternoon sail to Edfu where you moor overnight.

      Day 9 (Nile Cruise, Esna):.

  • This morning you will depart Edfu and continue to Esna where you will pass through the Lock on your journey back to Luxor where you will overnight.

      Day 10 (Nile Cruise, Luxor):.

  • This morning visit the West Bank and enter the atmospheric setting of the Valley of the Kings, where the tombs of the once mighty pharaohs lie amongst the desert landscapes of the Nile Valley. Also visit the Colossi of Memnon. This afternoon is free. Overnight in Luxor.

      Day 11 (Luxor):.

  • This morning disembark after breakfast, then transfer to the airport for your return flight or continue to your next resort.
  • Class A:

    Cairo:Pyramids Park Resort 5***** or similar
    Nile cruise: Princess Sara 5+*****  or simliar


  • Class B:
    Cairo:Zoser Hotel  4**** or similar
    Nile cruise: Princess Amira5*****  or simliar

  • Class C:
    Cairo:Indiana Hotel 3*** or similar
    Nile cruise: Nile Dream 4**** or similar

 Included in this tour:

  • 2 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis
  • 1 Night accommodation in sleeping train ( Cairo- Luxor) on Half board basis. 
  • 7 Nights accommodation in Nile Cruise ( Luxor - Luxor) on full board basis.
  • All transfers with A/C vans
  • The service of meet and assist at all your destinations\

Excluded in this tour:

  • All Sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • International airfare
  • Visa Entry for Egypt (US$ 15 per passport)
  • Tipping
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses (Laundry, Sauna, telephones…etc)
  • Any meals not mentioned in the program
  • Any Optional tours
  • Insurance


  • Change of Clothes
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Sun glasses
  • Comfortable Foot wear
  • Sun block

 

The hotel offers a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. An Internet point is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

  • High-speed Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Swimming pool
  • Childcare
  • Fitness equipment
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa services on site
  • Hair dryer
  • Courtyard garden
  • Grill / Barbecue
  • Kitchen
  • Bar
  • Living
  • TV
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Washing maschine
  • Room service
  • Reception Safe
  • Playground
  • Conference room

  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Minibar
  • Wake-up calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Makeup/shaving mirror
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Satellite TV service
  • Electronic/magnetic keys

Contact us

17 B Obour Building , Salah Salem , Cairo

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