Pyramids, Nile Cruise & Hurghada

from $1440
Duration:
12 Days / 11 Nights
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Saturday, Monday, Thursday

Experience the sights of Egypt in Cairo, on the Nile, and on the beautiful Red Sea coast. In Cairo see the Pyramids, Old Cairo, and Saladin’s Citadel. Travel to Aswan to embark on a Nile Cruise to Luxor, enjoying the beautiful scenery along the way. End your trip relaxing on the beach in Hurghada.

Included:
  • Skip the airport line with our Fast Track service upon arrival at Cairo International Airport.
  • 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
  • Transfer from Luxor to Hurghada by private air-conditioned vehicle 
  • Transfer from Hurghada to Cairo by F/C air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including bed & breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 night on sleeper train on half board
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan including bed & breakfast
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on 05 star superior cruise on full board
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Hurghada including daily breakfast
  • Local English speaking Egyptologist tour guide
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo are private tours
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • Lunch during your trip in Cairo
  • Meals as mention in the above itinerary
  • Bottled water during outings outside of hotel or cruise ship
  • Portage when needed
  • 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

 

Note: Sleeper trains are designed and equipped according to a satisfactory standard and quality that was set up by the Egyptian Railway Authority. Sleeper train takes about 14 hours from Cairo to Aswan. However, we recommend using domestic flights with supplement US$ 85 per person instead of spending time in sleeper trains.

Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal Spendings
  • Tipping

 

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

After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personl guide to Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus - Famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Additional visit to the Solar Boat infront of Cheops Pyramid (extra ticket on spot). Lunch will be served in a good quality restaurant, and then proceed to Sakkara area to visit Sakkara Complex and first pyramid ever built (Djoser Pyramid). Move to Memphis; Old kingdom's capital and famous Necropolis. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3:Cairo Sightseeing / Train to Aswan

Check out after breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then you will be escorted by your private guide to visit: Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen, alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Additional visit to the mummies room at the museum (extra ticket on spot) Lunch throughout the tour at local restaurant. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Later, you will be transferred to Giza railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board - overnight inside your compartment.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4:Arrival Aswan

You will be met at Aswan station, then transferred to your hotel, Optional (not included) to enjoy a tour to one of Egypt's top tourist attractions, Abu Simbel temple, which were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II approximately in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari. Overnight in Aswan.

NB: Incase you would like to do Abu Simbel Tour, so you will do it on day 05 and Aswan sightseeing tours will be on day 4.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5:Aswan Sightseeing

Breakfast at your hotel in Aswan. Then transfer to embark your Nile River Cruise before Lunch, then enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam, The awesome Philae temple, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor, and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6:Kom Ombo / Edfu

Sail to Kom Ombo, have breakfast on board and Visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Sail to Edfu, lunch on board after that Visit the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt, Horus Temple in Edfu. Take afternoon tea during sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7:Luxor West Bank

Sail to Luxor, have breakfast on board then Visit the West Bank, 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, at El-Deir El-Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board. Enjoy afternoon tea during sailing. Dinner on board Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8:Luxor East Bank / Hurghada

Breakfast on board, Disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast . Then transfer to visit Karnak and Luxor temples. In the afternoon transfer to Hurghada on the Red Sea. From Luxor to Hurghada is about a 03 hour and half drive. Overnight in Hurghada.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9:Hurghada Vacation

Optional tours to experience the exquisite diving and snorkeling among the Red Sea coral reefs and see some amazing rare fish. Or choose one of the many other activities such as windsurfing, sailing and deep-sea fishing. Overnight in Hurghada.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10:Hurghada Vacation

Optional tours to experience the exquisite diving and snorkeling among the Red Sea coral reefs and see some amazing rare fish. Or choose one of the many other activities such as windsurfing, sailing and deep-sea fishing. Overnight in Hurghada.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11:Back to Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel in Hurghada with free time at leisure and then you will be transferred to bus station to take the first class coach to Cairo (About 6 hours drive), upon arrival in Cairo you will be met and assisted, then transferred to your hotel for free time at leisure and overnight stay in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12:Final Departure

Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo - free time before your flight - check out and then transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation :
Accommodation Plan:
Continental Hotel Hurghada
Helnan Aswan Hotel
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa
Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise
MAY-SEPT
$ 1440 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1490 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2325 One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL
$ 1630 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1680 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2640 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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