Cairo, Nile Cruise & Hurghada Holiday

Overview
Duration
Duration
12 Days
11 Nights
Duration
Countries
1 Country
8 Cities
Type
Type
Private Tour
English Speaking Guide
Run
Run:
Saturday, Monday, Thursday

Explore the top sights of Egypt and do it all in one trip. Start in Cairo and visit the Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili and more. Travel with 1st class tourist sleeper train to Aswan to see more. Stay on board a Nile Cruise and explore the majestic attractions of Egypt between Aswan and Luxor. End your tour with a relaxing time on Hurghada beaches in the Red Sea.

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
  • Transfer from Luxor to Hurghada by an air-conditioned vehicle sharing Memphis group.
  • 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

 

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

Day 1:Arrival Cairo

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 the 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.

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. 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).

Overnight in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Visits: Great Pyramids of Giza,Sphinx, Valley Temple, Sakkara Complex, Djoser Pyramid.

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. 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 on the train.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Visits: Egyptian Museum, Islamic Cairo, Khan El Khalili.

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 Temples, 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.

NB: In case you would like to do Abu Simbel Tour, so you will do it on day 5 and Aswan sightseeing tours will be on day 4.

Overnight in Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast.

Visits: Optional visit to Abu Simbel Temple.

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.

Overnight aboard your cruise in Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Visits: High Dam, Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk.

Day 6: Kom Ombo / Edfu

Sail to Kom Ombo, have breakfast on board and visit Kom Ombo Temple, a 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 on board.

Overnight aboard your cruise in Esna.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Visits: Kom Ombo Temple, Horus Temple in Edfu.

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 aboard your cruise in Luxor.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Visits: Royal Cemetery, Valley of the Kings, Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon.

Day 8:Luxor East Bank / Hurghada

Breakfast on board. Disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast . Then, transfer to visit Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. In the afternoon, transfer to Hurghada on the Red Sea. From Luxor to Hurghada is about a 3 hour and half drive.

Overnight in Hurghada.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Visits: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Hurghada.

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.

Visits: Hurghada, Optional diving and snorkeling tours.

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.

Visits: Hurghada, Optional diving and snorkeling tours.

Day 11: Hurghada & 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.

Overnight 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.

Prices & Accommodation
Golden Accommodation:
Prices
MAY-SEPT
Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1475
Per Person in Double Room
$ 1575
One Person Traveling Alone
$ 2545
OCT-APRIL
Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1665
Per Person in Double Room
$ 1779
One Person Traveling Alone
$ 2939
Diamond Accommodation:
Prices
MAY-SEPT
Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1825
Per Person in Double Room
$ 1895
One Person Traveling Alone
$ 2845
OCT-APRIL
Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1975
Per Person in Double Room
$ 2055
One Person Traveling Alone
$ 3215
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