Cairo and Nile Cruise - 7 Nights

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Cairo and Nile Cruise - 7 Nights

Bask in the timeless majesty of ancient Egypt on an immersive journey through the land of the pharaohs, exploring its quintessential archaeological treasures with an expert tour guide, and cruise for four nights along the Nile aboard stylish Nile cruise.

TOUR ADVANTAGES

  • Embark on a four-night Nile river cruise, gliding in comfort through stirring desert landscapes and going ashore to discover ancient Egypt’s most awe-inspiring sites.
  • Explore the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities to view a vast trove of artifacts.
  • Go riding camel back and view the enigmatic Great Sphinx on the Giza Plateau.
  • Descend into the tomb of King Tut in the Valley of the Kings
  • Marvel at the colossal statues and towering colonnade of the sprawling Temple of Luxor, and listen as your expert tour guide.
  • Journey to Abu Simbel to set eyes upon the imposing twin temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari.{Optional}

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Day 1: ARRIVE CAIRO, EGYPT

Arrive in Cairo, where you are met by your Journey to Egypt representative {before the immigration counters, holding a sign with your name}and transferred to your hotel in Cairo. Meals: No meal.

Day 2: CAIRO | EGYPTIAN MUSEUM | PYRAMIDS & SPHINX

This morning, join your expert tour guide for an exploration of the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities to view its huge collection of ancient Egyptian artifact. Then, roam the Giza Plateau, site of the pyramids of Mycerinus and Chephren as well as the Great Pyramid. Built in the Fourth Dynasty (approximately 2690 BC), it is the only survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Ride a camel across the sands of Giza, and then view the Great Sphinx backdropped by the pyramids, a setting that has captured the imaginations of adventurers for centuries. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3: LUXOR | TEMPLE OF LUXOR & KARNAK | EMBARK NILE CRUISE

Fly to Luxor, site of the ancient city of Thebes. Begin your full day of exploring by visiting the Temple of Karnak, where generations of pharaohs wished to record their names. Walk through the Great Hypostyle Hall, strolling among its expertly aligned columns, which soar to 80 feet high. Then, visit the striking Temple of Luxor. View the three large statues of Ramses II along the front of the temple pylons; the Courtyard of Ramses II; and the Colonnade of Amenhotep III, with its 50-foot-high columns. Walk in their shadows as visitors have done since antiquity and ponder the astonishing feats of engineering it took to create them. Later, step aboard river cruiser for the warmth and attentiveness of its service staff. Enjoy lunch on board. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: VALLEY OF THE KINGS| CRUISING THE NILE | LUXOR TO EDFU

Journey to explore the west bank of the Nile river and the Necropolis of Thebes, and view the Colossi of Memnon. Next, arrive at the architecturally stunning Temple of Hatshepsut, ancient Egypt’s first female pharaoh and regarded today as one of its most successful. Continue to the Valley of the Kings, burial ground of the pharaohs and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For a period of 500 years beginning in the 16th century BC, tombs were built along this valley for pharaohs and nobles, including that of “the boy king,” Tutankhamun. Enter the tomb of Tutankhamun- found in 1922 by British archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter-to discover the secrets of this storied chamber. This afternoon, cruise to EDfu. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: CRUISING THE NILE | TEMPLE OF HORUS & KOM OMBO

Today, view the Temple of Horus, falcon-headed god of the sky. Built in 230 BC by Ptolemy III, this amazingly well-preserved and colorful structure reveals what temple worship in ancient Egypt was like. Back on board, cruise to Kom Ombo. Later, Disembark at Kom Ombo (hill of gold) to visit the Greco- Roman temple dedicated to Haroeris (the sun god) and Sobek (the crocodile god), whom some ancient Egyptians considered the creator of the world. View the mummified remains of several crocodiles that once basked along the ancient Nile shore, just as their descendants do today. Cruise to Aswan .Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6: ASWAN | MAJESTIC PHILAE

This morning,, ride a motorized boat to Philae Temple on the island of Agilika. This sacred complex was dedicated to the goddess Isis and reflects a fusion of three great civilizations-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The temple was dismantled and then painstakingly reassembled when the Aswan High Dam was constructed. Proceed to the granite quarries and site of the Unfinished Obelisk. Illustrating the skills of Egypt’s stonemasons, this monolith is one-third taller than any other ancient Egyptian obelisk. Later, Ride Like a Local around the Aswan Islands in a felucca, while enjoying a refreshing Scenic Sundowner. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 7: OPTIONAL ABU SIMBEL | RETURN TO CAIRO

Today, bid farewell to Your Nile cruise. Return to Cairo for an afternoon at leisure. Optional, Abu Simbel and discover the commanding twin temples of Ramses II and his wife, Queen Nefertari. The former’s façade is dominated by four 70-foot-tall statues of the pharaoh. Perhaps even more impressive, this entire site was disassembled and moved here to save it from the floodwaters caused by the Aswan High Dam. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 8: DEPART CAIRO

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart. Meals: Breakfast.

Tour Package Itinerary may change in sequence but not in visits, depends on flight availability and cruise schedule.
 

Accommodation

CairoLe Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa Or Cairo Pyramids Hotel Or Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo Or Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel

Nile Cruise

5 Star Nile Cruise, We use several 5 star cruise ships on the Nile, and will inform you exactly which boat we use at the time of reservation (Depend on Cruise Schedule& availability).

Prices Per Person Per Trip

Summer Rates Per Person ( May- Sep.)

  • Per Person in Double Or Triple Room $1215
  • One Person Traveling Alone $1775

Winter Rates Per Person ( Oct-April)

  • Per Person in Double Or Triple Room $1315
  • One Person Traveling Alone $1875

Tour & Prices

Prices are quoted in US Dollars Per person Per Trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays {Christmas date 15 Dec To 7 Jan & Easter date 30 March To 20 April, The Rate will be 40% extra}

Child Policy

  • 1 – 5.99 pay Free of Charge | 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

Child policy is applied to child who share room with his parents, Cruise boat Cabin fit 2 adults and 1 child only.

  • 2 Adult + 2 Childrens Same Rate as 4 Adults ( Can Saty in Two Double Cabins or One Suite Cabin)

If your tour package includes airfare then extra charges for your children may apply.

Highlights

Included

  • English-Speaking Tour Director and Local Guides.
  • 05 Star Accommodations.
  • Airport Meet and Greet with Private Transfers.
  • Breakfast in Bed on Select Days.
  • Full Breakfast Daily; Select Lunches and Dinners.
  • Your Choice of Activity on Design Your Day.
  • Entrance Fees, Taxes and All Gratuities Except Tour Guide, Cruise crew and drivers.

Excluded

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Any optional tours.

Extra

  • Extra Pyramids View Room: $30 per person per night.

Payment Policy

  • Space will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 50 %.This deposit forms part of your final payment.
  • The Remaining Balance To Be Paid On Arrival Cash Or by Credit Card but There is 3% Additional Charge If You Intend To Pay By Credit Card.

Route

  1. Cairo
  2. Luxor
  3. Aswan
  4. Cairo