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Discover the captivating pharaonic history through an exciting tour that suits your financial conditions. Visit the Great Pyramids and see how great were the ancient Egyptians to build such gigantic pyramids. Heading down to Aswan by Egypt sleeper train to experience Nile cruise tour between Luxor and Aswan.

Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrive Cairo

Your tour manager from Memphis Tours will meet and assist you upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures), then he will escort you to your hotel in Cairo by an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist you with a smooth check-in and review your private budget vacation itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for your tours. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

DAY 2: Cairo Sightseeing / Train to Aswan

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Cairo before checking out, then your personal tour guide will accompany you 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. Have your Lunch at good quality local restaurant, then move to visit the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Continue your tour to Coptic Cairo to see Ben Ezra Synagogue and the Hanging Church. By the evening time you will be driven to the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Later, you will be transferred to Giza train station to get the sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3:ASWAN SIGHTSEEING

Upon your arrival at Aswan train station, you will be met and assisted by Memphis Tours representative who will transfer you to embark your Nile River boat. Enjoy Lunch on board, then you will be guided to visit the 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. Back to the cruise with Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: Sail to Kom Ombo / Edfu

By the morning you will enjoy Sailing to Kom Ombo while getting breakfast on board. Arrive Kom Ombo to visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Back to your Nile boat to sail to Edfu with lunch on board, after that move to visit the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt, Horus Temple in Edfu. Enjoy an afternoon tea during sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5:Sail to Luxor / West Bank Tour

In the early morning you will sail to Luxor with enjoying breakfast on board, then set out from your cruise to visit the West Bank of Luxor, 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 and Colossi of Memnon. Back to the Nile Cruise and have Lunch on board. Enjoy an afternoon tea aboard the Nile boat. Dinner on board and Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6: East Bank / Train to Cairo

Breakfast aboard the cruise before disembarkation, and then you will be accompanied by your tour guide to see the Karnak and Luxor temples at the East bank of Luxor. Later you will be transferred to Luxor train station to get the sleeper train back to Cairo. Dinner would be served on board the sleeper train. Overnight in your private compartment ( twin beds).
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7: Optional Pyramids tour

Breakfast aboard sleeper train before arriving Giza train station, where you will be met and assisted by Memphis Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel for free time at leisure( you will check into your room as early as possible ). There are some optional excursions available in Cairo to visit Step Pyramid of King Zoser in Sakkara and Memphis. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8:Final Departure

Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo, with free time before your flight. Check out and then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast
What's Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports.
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay.
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo including bed and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on a 5 star superior cruise on full board.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights on sleeper train for on half board basis.
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo (Private Guided Tours).
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • Meals at hotels, cruise and during tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water during your trip.
  • Portage when needed.
  • 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 spendings.
  • Tipping.
Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan:
  • - Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 799 $ 935
Solo $ 1210 $ 1425
  • Prices

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2015, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays. 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 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 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 sleeping 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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$799
8 Days / 7 Nights
Private Guided Tour
Saturday, Monday, Wednesday
You'll be protected up to $50,000
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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