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Cairo Tour and Nile cruise holiday in Summer 2014 especially designed for those who accept only the best, enjoy visiting The Great Pyramids in Cairo, The Valley of Kings in Luxor and Philae Temple in Aswan, and cruise the Nile River in style on board The luxurious Sonesta St. George Nile Cruise.

Itinerary:
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Day 01: Arrival Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock)
Your tour manager from Memphis Tours will meet and assist you upon your arrival 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 02: Pyramids / Egyptian 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 , varying between six-thousand and even thirteen-thousand years old ,and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a 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 your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 03: Fly to Luxor / Embarkation / East Bank

Check out from hotel in the morning then transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight to Luxor where you will be met and assisted, then taken by an air-conditioned vehicle to board your 5 star Luxury Nile cruise, Sonesta Nile Cruise. After lunch on board, you will enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Luxor West Bank / Sail to 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 05: Edfu / Kom Ombo / Sail to Aswan

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 06: 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 07: Disembarkation / Fly to Cairo

Disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast, then transfer to Aswan Airport for your return to Cairo where you will be met and assisted at the airport then taken to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 08: 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 3 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights onboard Nile Cruise on full board basis
  • Domestic flight Cairo/Luxor – Aswan/Cairo
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo are private guided tours.
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing cruise group
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • Meals in hotels, cruise and durin tours as mention in the above itinerary
  • Bottled water during your tour.
  • 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
Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan (A):         Prices are Valid from May till September
  • Mena House Hotel Cairo - Pyramids View room
  • Sonesta St. George Nile Cruise - Deluxe Cabin
 Price Per Person
Double $ 1100
Solo $ 1670
Accommodation Plan (B):         Prices are Valid from May till September
  • Mena House Hotel Cairo - Deluxe Pyramids View Suite
  • Sonesta St. George Nile Cruise - Presidential Suite
 Price Per Person
Double $ 2150
Solo $ 3990
  • Prices

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per tour and valid only during the selected dates of the offer. 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 %. 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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08 Days / 07 Nights
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Every Sat & Sun during Summer 2015
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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