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Cairo & Xmas Nile Cruise by Air
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$1170 Price info
Type Private Tour
Schedule Dec.20 & Dec.21 .2016

8 day trip to Egypt at Christmas holidays 2016 enjoying Cairo Tour and Christmas Day Nile Cruise with fantastic tours to the historical places in Egypt, visiting Cairo Pyramids and sailing the Nile in Style to see Karnak and Luxor Temple with Christmas Dinner and Show on the Nile

Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock)
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Giza Pyramids and Sakkara

After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personl guide to Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus - Famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Additional visit to the Solar Boat infront of Cheops Pyramid (extra ticket on spot). Lunch will be served in a good quality restaurant, and then proceed to Sakkara area to visit Sakkara Complex and first pyramid ever built (Djoser Pyramid). Move to Memphis; Old kingdom's capital and famous Necropolis. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Cairo Sightseeing Tours

After breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then you will be escorted by your private guide to visit: Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen, alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Additional visit to the mummies room at the museum (extra ticket on spot) Lunch through out the tour at local restaurant, then moving to visit Saladin Citadel including Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Fly Cairo to Aswan - Nile Cruise Tour

Have your breakfast before Checking out from hotel in the early morning, then transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight with EGYPTAIR to Aswan where you will be met and assisted, then taken by an air-conditioned vehicle to board your Egypt Nile cruise for embarkation in Aswan before Lunch. You will be accompanied by your knowledgeable Egyptologist guide for an amazing tour to visit the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae with dinner and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Breakfast on board the cruise then Sail to Kom Ombo to visit Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Have lunch on board then, sail to Edfu to visit Hours temple in Edfu. Have tea Afternoon during sailing to Esna. Dinner on board and overnight on your Nile Cruise Ship.
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

Breakfast on board your Nile cruise ship while sailing to Luxor with lunch on board the vessel then you will be accompanied for a wonderful tour to visit East Bank of the Nile in Luxor to the Karnak and Luxor temples. You will be transferred back to the Nile cruise ship for afternoon tea and dinner on board with overnight aboard the Nile cruise vessel in Luxor.
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Luxor Nile Cruise - Fly Back to Cairo

Disembarkation after breakfast, pay a visit to the West Bank of the River Nile in Luxor to the Valley of the Kings, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir EL Bahari and the Colossi Memnon with free time at leisure in Luxor for great shopping opportunity and then you will be transferred to Luxor Airport for your return to Cairo where you will be met and assisted at the airport then taken to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Breakfast at your hotel, then transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure.
Meals: Breakfast

Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports  
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay  
  • All transfers to / from airport & hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle  
  • Domestic flight ticket Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo by Egyptair  
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast  
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on 05 star deluxe Nile Cruise on full board  
  • All tours in Cairo (Private Tours) joining English-speaking Guide  
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group  
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan as mentioned in the itinerary  
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary  
  • Meals during tours and on the Cruise as mentioned in the above itinerary  
  • Bottled water during the trip  
  • Portage when needed  
  • 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device  
  • All service charges and taxes
Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spendings
  • Tipping
Accommodation Plan (A)
  • Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • Mövenpick MS Royal Lotus Nile Cruise
 Price Per Person
Double $ 1170
Single $ 1495
Accommodation Plan (B)
  • Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence - Superior Room
  • Mövenpick MS Royal Lotus Nile Cruise - Royal Suite
 Price Per Person
Double $ 2100
Single $ 3350
  • Prices

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid for Christmas and New Year holidays in Egypt. The price of single is valid for those coming with others and prefer single occupancy. There is a different price for solo traveler who is travelling alone upon request.

  • Children Policy

    0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
    2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
    6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
    12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
    If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.

  • Payment Policy

    Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Egypt tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 50 %. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union

  • Egypt Entry Visa

    You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Egypt and you can obtain a visa from the Egyptian Consulate before departure. Also, entry visa is available upon arrival Egypt airports against USD 25 per passport for specific nationalities and need to check before.

  • Sleeper Trains in Egypt

    Sleeper trains are designed and equipped according to a satisfactory standard and quality that was set up by the Egyptian Railway Authority. Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan is about 14 hours and sleeper train from Luxor to Cairo is about 11 hours.

  • Additional Entry Tickets

    All our Egypt tour packages and programs don't include entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as entering one of the Pyramids inside, to visit the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to visit the Solar Boat Museum at the Pyramids area or to enter the Tomb of Tutankhamen at Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

  • Tipping

    It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
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Best Time to Visit Egypt
An all year round destination with winter season being the coolest with still good average temperatures between 21- 26 degrees in the Red Sea resorts and Upper Egypt (Luxor/ Aswan) between 23 - 29 degrees
Flying to Egypt
Cairo for comfort and quality - EgyptAir and Delta Airlines (Scheduled Airlines only)
Flying Time
11 hours 50 minutes direct from New York
Time Difference
GMT +2
Visas
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
Health Requirements
No mandatory vaccinations
Clothing
Respectful attire in Luxor, Cairo and Alexandria on tours - More relaxed clothing in the Red Sea areas like Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh
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