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Experience the ultimate luxury in a tour of Egypt. Spend three days seeing the sights in Cairo before embarking on a week-long Nile cruise on a luxurious dahabiya, which will transport you to the sights of Upper Egypt while experiencing the comfort and privacy of a bygone era.

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 / Sakkara

Breakfast, then move to start your blissful day kicking off at Memphis; the ancient capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom. It was founded by King Menes. Poceed to the Step Pyramid at Sakkara which was designed by the architect Imhotep for his master King Zoser. Lunch at good quality local restaurant. After that, move to visit the enchanting pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus at Giza. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, dates back to the time of Chephren. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple which belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3:Cairo Sightseeing

Breakfast at the hotel and then you will be escorted by your private guide to visit the Egyptian Museum, where you will admire the splendid collection of Tutankhamun alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Transfer to visit Salah El Din Citadel which was constructed by Salah El Din in 1183 AD to defend Cairo from the armies of Crusaders. After that visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Over 45 years. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. Continue driving to the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Then we move on to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, Church of Abu Serga and back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4:Cairo/ Luxor Nile Cruise

After breakfast, check out from your hotel in Cairo, then transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Luxor. Embark on board a 05 star luxuriously Dahabiya, Sonesta Dahabiya Amirat Cruise, in Luxor for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on board a luxuriously appointed Dahabiya. After Lunch, enjoy excursion to visit the magnificent temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak, with its vast hypostyle hall of 137 columns, followed by the imposing 28th Dynasty Luxor Temple. Overnight moored on the banks of the Nile in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5:Luxor West Bank

After breakfast. enjoy an excursion to the West Bank to visit the burial places of the Pharaohs; the Valley of the Kings, where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen` in 1922. Continue to the adjacent Valley of the Queens, the temple of Medinet Habu and the Colossi of Memnon. Sail on the way to Esna (noon time). Overnight near by Esna.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6:Sailing The Nile

Today will be a leisurely day; After Breakfast. Commence sailing. Overnight moored beside a Nile Island
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7:Edfu Temple

This morning you will sail to Edfu to visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu. Overnight moored beside a Nile island.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8:Kom Ombo Temple

Today you will sail to Kom Ombo visit the Ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile God Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, God of the morning sun. Overnight moored beside a Nile island.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9:Sail to Aswan

A leisurely day sailing to Aswan where the Dahabiya moors overnight. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10:Aswan Tours

Today you will visit the Aswan High Dam (completed in 1971); the Old Dam (completed in 1902). You will also visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, a structure rescued from the rising water of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam's construction.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11:Back to Cairo

Breakfast aboard the Dahabiya followed by disembarkation. After that transfer to Aswan Airport for departure to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo Airport, transfer to your hotel in Cairo and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: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 by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo including breakfast 
  • Accommodation for 7 nights on 05 star luxurious Dahabiya Nile cruise
  • Domestic flight (Cairo – Luxor- Aswan – Cairo).
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner is served on Dahabiya
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo are private guided tours
  • All sightseeing tours on Dahabiya sharing Dahabiya group
  • 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. 
  • Lunch during tours in Cairo and Giza
  • Bottled water during your tours
  • Portage when needed.
  • 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 (A):
  • - Mena House Hotel Cairo
  • - Sonesta Dahabiya Amirat Cruise
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 1790 $ 2450
Solo $ 3200 $ 4450
Accommodation Plan (B):
  • - Fairmont Nile City Hotel
  • - Sonesta Dahabiya Amirat Cruise
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 1890 $ 2490
Solo $ 3300 $ 4490
  • 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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$1790
12 Days/ 11 Nights
Private Tours
Wednesday & Thursday
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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