Pyramids & The Nile by Air

from $1305
Duration:
8 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Saturday, Sunday & Thursday

Experience Egypt tour package. You’ll begin your expedition in Cairo, where you’ll visit the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum before flying to Luxor to embark on a Nile cruise ship. Discover captivating ruins and majestic natural scenery between Luxor and Aswan on a luxurious 5-day cruise before returning to Cairo to depart.

Included:
  • Skip the airport line with our Fast Track service upon arrival at Cairo International Airport.
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives upon your airport arrival
  • Assistance with guest relations during your stay
  • All transfers via private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo, including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on a 5-star superior Nile Cruise ship, full board
  • Private sightseeing tours in Cairo (listed on itinerary)
  • Sightseeing tours on the cruise shared with a Memphis Tours group
  • Local English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on the itinerary
  • All meals mentioned on the itinerary
  • Bottled water during outings outside of hotel or cruise ship
  • Portage as 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 and taxes
Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spendings
  • Tipping
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival in Cairo - Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (around the clock)
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and will then escort you to your hotel in an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel, your tour manager will assist you with a smooth check-in and review your vacation itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour to start your Egypt tour package. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome drink included

Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing

After breakfast 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, along with the famous Sphinx and Valley Temple. Then, head out to the Egyptian Museum where the treasures of the boy king Tutankhamen await you. Continue to Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s oldest and most alluring bazaar. Later, you’ll head back to the hotel and stay overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3: Fly from Cairo to Luxor - Nile Cruise Tour

After your checkout from the hotel in the morning, you’ll be transferred to Cairo Airport for a flight with EGYPTAIR to Luxor, where you will be greeted and taken by an air-conditioned vehicle your Nile cruise ship. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. You’ll have dinner on board the ship and stay overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

You’ll have an early breakfast onboard, then head out to visit the Royal Cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, the Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom during the 15th century BC. Travel on to the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, you will sail to Edfu, enjoying a leisurely dinner on board. Overnight on board the ship.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples

After breakfast on board, you’ll stop for a visit to the Temple of Edfu, the best-preserved temple of the ancient world. The structure is dedicated to Horus, the falcon god. You’ll then sail to Kom Ombo, where you’ll encounter the twin temple of Kom Ombo, where you’ll learn about the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus, whose monuments decorate each half of the temple. You’ll have your lunch back onboard the ship and sail on to Aswan. You’ll have dinner and stay overnight onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise Tour

After your breakfast on the Nile cruise ship, enjoy a day’s sightseeing in Aswan. Start with the High Dam and then visit the Unfinished Obelisk in the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the largest obelisk yet discovered. You’ll then proceed to the beautiful Temple of Philae, devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. You’ll have your dinner and stay overnight aboard the ship.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 7: Fly from Aswan to Cairo

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

Day 8: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel followed by free time at your leisure, after which you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.
Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation :
Golden Accommodation:
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa
Le Passage Hotel and Casino
Le Passage Hotel and Casino
Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise
Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise
MAY-SEPT
$ 1305 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1345 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1905 One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL
$ 1505 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1540 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2215 One Person Traveling Alone
Diamond Accommodation:
Mayfair Nile Cruise
Mayfair Nile Cruise
Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino
Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino
MAY-SEPT
$ 1540 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1585 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2499 One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL
$ 1735 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1775 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2765 One Person Traveling Alone

Charitable Giving:

We make a donation to the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation for each booking reserved. 

 

Prices

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until December 31th, 2019. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.

 

Children Policy

  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • Age 2 up to 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • Age 6 up to 12 years: 50% of adult price
  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price

Notes :

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents ( Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room )
  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

 

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.

 

Tipping

Tipping for a job well done is customary in Egypt, though not required. Please feel welcomed but not obliged to offer a tip to your guide.

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