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This tour will take you down the entire length of Egypt. See the Pyramids and then travel south for a Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan. In Aswan board a cruise of Lake Nasser to see the sights of ancient Egypt on the shore of Lake Nasser. Return to Cairo and take a day tour of Alexandria, Egypt’s second city.

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:Pyramids / Museum

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met by your personal guide who 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. 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. Back to hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Fly to Luxor / Nile Cruise

Transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Luxor where you will be met and transferred to embark your 05 star deluxe Nile Cruise. In the afternoon you will be accompanied for a wonderful tour of the East Bank of the Nile in Luxor. Here you will see Karnak and Luxor Temples. Return to the ship for afternoon tea and dinner. Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4:Luxor West Bank

After breakfast transfer to the West Bank of the Nile in Luxor and visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir EL Bahari, and the Colossi of Memnon. Return to the ship for lunch & afternoon tea while sailing to Edfu via the Esna Lock. Dinner on board. Overnight in Edfu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5:Edfu / Kom Ombo

Enjoy breakfast on board before visiting Horus Temple at Edfu. Return to the ship for lunch and sail to Kom Ombo. Upon arrival, visit the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Return to the ship and continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6:Aswan Sightseeing

After breakfast pay a visit to the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk, and the majestic Philae Temple. Return to the ship for lunch. Dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7:Aswan/ Abu Simbel/ Lake Cruise

At 03:30 am disembarkation from Cruise. Breakfast box is prepared for you. Then ransfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle Abu Simbel, about 03 hours and half driving. After that embark your 05 star deluxe Lake cruise, M/S Moevenpick Prince Abbas. Check In Abu-Simbel on board. Lunch on board, then visit the Temple of Abu Simbel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8:Kasr Ibrim

Breakfast is served while sailing to Kasr Ibrim. Arrive at Kasr Ibrim. Tour conducted from the ship's sun deck as entrance to the site is not permitted. Lunch served while sailing to Amada. Visit the temples of Amada and Derr as well as the tomb of Penout, A relaxing afternoon sail to Wadi El Seboua. Dinner and overnight on board
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9:Temple of Dekka

In the morning tour to Wadi El Seboua, the temples of Dakka, and Meharakka. Lunch on board. Sail to Aswan while dining and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10:Disembark/ Back to Cairo

After breakfast, checkout in and disembarkation from Lake Cruise in Aswan. Then visit the Kalabsha temple, Beit El Wali and the Kiosk of Kertassi. After that transfer to Aswan Airport to board your flight to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11:Alexandria Tour

After breakfast, transfer to Alexandria, the second capital of Egypt, visiting Qaitbay Citadel, built in the 15th century by Sultan Qaitbay on the spot of Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse. Then move on to the new and much acclaimed Alexandria Library. Also visit the Roman cemetery cut out of the rock, the Catacombs. Lunch at local restaurant. Return to Cairo and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12:Final Departure

Breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure.
Meals: Breakfast

What's Included:
  • Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport upon arrival and departure. 
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo including breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on 5 deluxe star Nile cruise on full board. 
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on 5 deluxe star Lake Cruise on full board.
  • Domestic flight (Cairo — Luxor — Aswan — Cairo).
  • All sightseeing tours on your Nile and Lake Cruises sharing cruises group.
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary.
  • English speaking tour guide throughout your tours. 
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle. 
  • Meals in hotels, cruises and during yours tours as mentioned in the itinerary. 
  • Bottled water during the trips. 
  • 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 & taxes.

What's Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spendings
  • Tipping

Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan:
  • - Mena House Cairo Hotel
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
  • - Mövenpick Prince Abbas Lake Cruise
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 1595 $ 1975
Solo $ 2520 $ 3110
  • 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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$1595
12 Days/ 11 Nights
Private Tours
Every Saturday
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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