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Travel to Egypt for amazing touring holiday during New Year 2015. Start your holidays in Egypt with Cairo visiting Giza Pyramids, Sakkara and the Egyptian Museum then heading to Old Coptic and Islamic Cairo.
Itinerary:
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24 Dec: Arrive 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

25 Dec: Pyramids Tour / Train to Aswan

After your breakfast you will be accompanied by your personal guide to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus , famous Sphinx , and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at good quality local restaurant. Then transfer to enjoy the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. 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. Later, you will be transferred to Giza railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

26 Dec: Aswan Nile Cruise

You will be met & assisted at Aswan station by our representative, embark your Nile River Cruise , before Lunch at 11:00 a.m, then enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam, The awesome Philae temple, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor , and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

27 Dec: Kom Ombo / Edfu Temples

Sail to Kom Ombo, have breakfast on board and Visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Sail to Edfu, lunch on board after that Visit the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt, Horus Temple in Edfu. Take afternoon tea during sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

28 Dec: Luxor West Bank

Sail to Luxor, have breakfast on board then Visit the West Bank, take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut approximately in the 15th century BC , at El-Deir El-Bahari & the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board. Enjoy afternoon tea during sailing. Dinner on board Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

29 Dec: Luxor East Bank / Cairo

Breakfast aboard cruise before disembarkation and then you will be accompanied by your guide to visit Karnak & Luxor temples at the East bank of the River Nile and later you will be transferred to Luxor railway station to board the sleeper train back to Cairo. Have your dinner and overnight on board sleeper train in your private compartment ( twin beds).
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

30 DEC: Cairo/ Optional tours

Breakfast aboard the train and then arrive Giza train station, meet and assist by Memphis Tours REP and transfer to your hotel for check as early as possible. Optional tours in Cairo to visit Step Pyramids of King Zoser in Sakkara and Memphis. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

31 DEC: Final departure

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

What's Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airport
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • Transfers to/from airport & hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights on sleeping train including breakfast & dinner
  • Accommodation for 3 nights onboard Nile Cruise on full board basis
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo are Private Tours
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing cruise group
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan as mentioned in the itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide during your tours
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • Meals at hotel, cruise and during tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All service charges and taxes
  • 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
What's Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal Spending
  • Tipping

NB: In case you want to upgrade to a return flights option instead of the train, so a supplement of USD 135 per person would apply.
Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan:
  • - Mena House Hotel Cairo
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
 Price per Person
Double $ 1075
Solo $ 1625
  • Prices

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid for Christmas and New Year holidays in Egypt. The price of Solo is valid for solo traveler who is travelling alone.

  • 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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$1075
8 Days / 7 Nights
Private Tours
Dec.24.2014
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 hours
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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