Luxury Cairo & Nile Cruise

from $1549
Duration:
10 Days/ 9 Nights
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Every Friday or Saturday

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.

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
Excluded:
  • International airfare
  • Egypt entry visa
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities
  • Tipping Kitty
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival Cairo - Welcome to Egypt

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 and Sakkara Tour

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: Fly Cairo to Luxor - Nile Cruise Tours

Transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Luxor where you will be met and transferred to embark your 05 star luxury 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 Nile Cruise 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 Temples

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 Nile Cruise Tours

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: Fly Aswan 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: Cairo Sightseeing Tour

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 and back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9: Optional Excursion to 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: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Breakfast, transfer to Cairo Airport for departure.
Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation :
Golden Accommodation:
Kempinski Nile City Hotel Cairo
Kempinski Nile City Hotel Cairo
MS Mayfair Nile Cruise
MS Mayfair Nile Cruise
MAY-SEPT
$ 1549 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1595 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2549 One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL
$ 1695 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1735 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2749 One Person Traveling Alone
Diamond Accommodation:
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence
Sonesta St George Nile Cruise
Sonesta St George Nile Cruise
MAY-SEPT
$ 1699 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1749 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2735 One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL
$ 2045 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 2099 Per Person in Double Room
$ 3195 One Person Traveling Alone

Prices

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 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 :

  • Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents.

  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

 

Payment Policy

  • Reservations should be made as early as possible to guarantee your Egypt tour availability. Your booking will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25% of your trip price – for trips taking place during Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by credit card, wire transfer, or Western Union.

 

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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