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Take a classic 13-day journey from Cairo to Luxor aboard a luxurious cruise ship with a Nile Travel Package. Enjoy tours of all of the most famous wonders of Ancient Egypt, including the Giza Pyramids, the Valley of Kings, Karnak, and many more with plenty of time to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Nile Valley along the way.
Itinerary:
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Day 01: Arrive Egypt / Embark Nile Cruise

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock).
Your tour manager will meet & assist you upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures), then he will escort you by an exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle to embark your Nile Cruise.
Meals: Dinner

Day 02: Pyramids Tour / Egyptian Museum

Have your Breakfast on board the Nile Boat before enjoying an incredible day tour in Cairo at 07:30 AM to the Egyptian Museum, the amazing
Giza Pyramids and the Great Sphinx. Relish Cocktail Party and Dinner on board with Takht (Oriental Music).Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03: Sail to Beni Suef

At 07:00 you will have a full day sailing from Cairo to Beni Suef which takes almost 12 hours. Enjoy Guest Show on board and Overnight in Beni Suef.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Hawara / Maydom in Fayoum

By the morning you will get a visit to Fayoum sites (Hawara Pyramids & Maydom). Drive to Maydom Pyramid for about 01 hour and enjoy touring
this ancient pyramid for one hour, before continue driving to Hawara Pyramids for a 45 minutes visit. Drive back to you Nile boat to enjoy Dinner
and Romantic Night on board. Overnight in Beni Suef.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05 : Sail to Minya / Tuna El Gebel Tour

At 05:00 in the early morning you will enjoy Sailing to Minya which takes almost 09 hours. Lunch on board the boat before arriving Minya at 14:00, then get a visit to Tuna El Gebel followed by a visit to Ashmunein. Back to the boat and enjoy Dinner on board with Treasure Hunt. Overnight in Minya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Tel El Amarna / Beni Hassan Tours

At 06:30 you will be picked up from your Nile Cruise for a tour to Tel El Amarna ( Will take almost 02 hours drive to reach ), where you will visit northern tombs, Tomb of Ahmose (EA3), Tomb of Meryre (EA4), Tomb of Pentu (EA5), Tomb of Panehesy (EA6), Royal Tomb of Akhenaten (EA26), The Great Palace of King Akhenaten and The great temples of Aten. Back to the boat at 13:00 to get your lunch on board. Then at 14:30 Transfer from your boat to Beni Hassan ( The drive will take 45 minutes ) where you will visit 4 tombs include Tomb of Baqet III (BH15), Tomb of Khety (BH17), Tomb of Amenemhet (BH2) and Tomb of Khnumhotep II (BH3). Back to the boat to enjoy Dinner and Folkloric Show on board. Overnight in Minya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07: Sail to Asyut

At 05:00 in the early morning have a full day sailing to Asyut (about 12 hours) with enjoying music in the bar on board the Nile boat. Overnight in Asyut.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08: Sail to Sohag / Abydos Temple

Sail at 05:00 in the early morning to Sohag for about 8 hours. Then at 14:00 get a visit to the impressive Abydos Temple. Back to the boat and enjoy Black & White Party on board. Overnight in Sohag.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 09: Sail to Qena

Enjoy full day sailing from Sohag to Qena at 05:00 in the early morning. The Nile boat should pass two locks and the Railway bridge in Naga Hammadi. Relish Contest Party on board while sailing, then Arrive Qena at 18:00 and Overnight there.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Dandarah temple / Sail to Luxor

Have a visit to Dandarah temple in Qena which is a 20 minutes driving from Qena dock, then return to the boat and continue sailing to Luxor. Relish Belly Dancer on board the Nile boat and overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Luxor West Bank Tours

Departing at 06:30 to enjoy a full day guided tour to the West Bank of Luxor where you will visit the amazing Valley of Kings and Queen Hatshepsut Temple. Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: East Bank / Disembarkation

Departing the cruise at 07:30 to relish an awesome tour to the East Bank of Luxor where you will get a breathtaking visit to the famous Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. Later you will be escorted to your Nile cruise for disembarkation, then transfer to Luxor Airport for your flight to Cairo. Arrive Cairo Airport where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13: Final departure

Enjoy your breakfast at Cairo hotel, then you will be transferred to Cairo Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast
What's Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airport.
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay, tours and excursions.
  • All airport transfers by private deluxe A/C vehicle.
  • Internal flight tickets from Luxor to Cairo 
  • Accommodation for 11 nights on board Nile Cruise Cairo-Luxor on full board.
  • Accommodation for 01 night in Cairo hotel based on bed & breakfast.
  • All Nile cruise tours sharing cruise  group
  • Entrance fees to the sights as per itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide during tours as mentioned above
  • 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
  • Service charges and taxes included throughout the tours.
What's Excluded:
  • International airfare to Egypt.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt
  • Personal Spendings.
  • Optional Activities.
  • Tipping.
Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan
  • Movenpick M/S Hamees Cruise
  • Fairmont Heliopolis Cairo Hotel
 April.14.2015May.10 - Aug-.23 - Sept.18.2015
Double $ 2630 $ 3495
Single $ 4045 $ 3890
  • 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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$2630
13 Days / 12 Nights
Group Tour
Aug.14 & Sep.09.2014 - March.10.2015 - May.01 & May.27.2015 - April.05 - Aug.23 - Sep.18.2015
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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