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Enjoy a luxurious tour of the Nile Valley. Start in Cairo to see the pyramids before traveling south for 4 days on a Nile cruise, relaxing and taking in the sights of ancient Egypt. Return to Cairo for 3 more days to see the Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, Saladin’s Citadel and more.

Itinerary:
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Day 1:Arrival Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock)
Your tour manager will meet & 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. Proceed to the Step Pyramid at Sakkara which was designed by the architect, Imhotep for his master King Zoser. Lunch at a 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 Pyramid of Chephren. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3:Luxor Sightseeing

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 to the East Bank of the River Nile in Luxor. Here you will see the captivating Karnak and Luxor Temples that reflect the bewitching Pharaonic history. Return to the ship for afternoon tea and dinner. Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4:Luxor Sightseeing

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. Enjoy lunch and dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7:Back to Cairo

Disembark after breakfast, free time in Aswan. Then you will be driven to Aswan Airport for flight to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast 

Day 8:Museum / Old Cairo

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 taken in a local restaurant. Then proceed to visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Visit Old Cairo where you will enjoy, 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 9:Optional Alexandria

Free day in Cairo or optional trip to Alexandria, to visit its famous sights, where you can see Qaitbay Fort, 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. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10:Final Departure

Breakfast, transfer to Cairo 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 5 nights in Cairo including breakfast & taxes
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on 05 star Super deluxe Nile cruise on full board basis
  • All Sightseeing Tours in Cairo and Giza (Private Guided Tours) 
  • All Sightseeing tours on your Nile Cruise sharing cruise group
  • Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temples
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple & colossi of Memnon
  • Tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples
  • Tour to the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Temple of Philae in Aswan
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide throughout your tours
  • Lunch during tours in Cairo and Giza
  • Bottled water during the trips
  • Domestic flight (Cairo – Luxor- Aswan – Cairo)
  • 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
  • Egypt entry visa
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities
  • Tipping Kitty
Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan (A):
  • - Mena House Cairo Hotel
  • - Sonesta St. George Nile Cruise
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 1250 $ 1395
Solo $ 1950 $ 2190
Accommodation Plan (B):
  • - Fairmont Nile City Hotel
  • - Sonesta St. George Nile Cruise
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 1315 $ 1415
Solo $ 1995 $ 2225
  • 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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$1250
10 Days/ 9 Nights
Private Tours
Every Friday or 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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