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Egypt Tour Package during Easter holidays visiting Giza Pyramids and Museum with amazing Nile cruise tour from Luxor to Aswan for 5 day Nile cruise holiday visiting Karnak temples and the Valley of the Kings in Luxor and more

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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 your 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:Cairo Tour/ Train to Luxor

Check out after breakfast at your hotel in Cairo. Then 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 will be served 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 Luxor-dinner and breakfast will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Nile Cruise/ East Bank

You will be met and assisted at Luxor train station by our representative, then transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to board your Nile cruise to check in. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4:Luxor West Bank/ Edfu

After breakfast on your Nile cruise, 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. After lunch, you will sail to Edfu enjoying a leisurely dinner on board. Overnight on board Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5:Kom Ombo / Edfu Temples

After breakfast on Nile Cruise, visit the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus at Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo to see the unique Temple of Sobek, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. Lunch on board. Continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board you deluxe Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6:Aswan Sightseeing

After breakfast on Nile Cruise, enjoy a day’s sightseeing in Aswan. Start with the High Dam and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk, then on to the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. Dinner and overnight on board deluxe Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7:Aswan/ Train to Cairo

Breakfast on board, Disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast at 08:00 a.m. Free day in Aswan or Option tour with extra cost to Abu Simbel Temples by land at 03:30 am. In the Evening transfer to Aswan railway station to board the sleeper train back to Cairo. Sleeper train from Aswan to Cairo is about 14 hours. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8: Arrival Cairo

Breakfast aboard the train before arriving at Giza train station, then you will be met and assisted by Memphis Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Optional tour in Cairo to visit Step Pyramids of King Zoser in Sakkara and Memphis. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Final Departure

Breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for 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 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 4 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.
  • English-speaking tour guide throughout your trips
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • Meals in hotel, Nile cruise and during tours as mentioned in the above 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 spendings
  • Tipping

** PS: In Case you would like to upgrade to a domestic flight instead of the train, so a supplement of USD 125 per person would apply on the below prices..
Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan:
  • - Mena House Hotel Cairo
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
 Price per Person
Double $ 1225
Solo $ 1790
  • Prices

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid for Easter holidays 2014 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 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages inclusive international airfare 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 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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$1225
9 Days / 8 Nights
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April.04.2015
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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 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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