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11 Day Cairo & Cruise 7 nights, Friday 31 Dec 2021, Ms. Sybilla Rochowicz

This journey is the ideal way to see Egypt. Not only can you enjoy the wonderful ancient sites along the Nile, from Luxor to Aswan but also Visit famous Pyramids of Giza, feel an authentic spirit of old Cairo ! Be sure, it will be one of the most exciting Egypt tours, you’ve ever made!

Highlights

  • Discover Egypt on a special holiday departure, including seven-night Nile cruise.
  • Ride Like a Local on camel back and sail the Nile in a felucca (sailboat).
  • Gain entry the tomb of “the boy king,” Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings.
  • Discover the archaeological icons of ancient Egypt, with your own private and expert local guides.
  • Design your Day on Day 7.

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On Thursday 30 Dec. 2021 at 18:10, 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.

Day 1: Friday 31 Dec. Great Pyramids & The Egyptian Museum

Hotel Name ? Pickup Location * Le Méridien Cairo Airport

This morning, at 08:00 am Tour Cairo with a local expert tour guide, Visit the awe inspiring Great Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza plateau, then head to the Egyptian museum, it is one of the most famous museums in the world. Lunch at local restaurant in Cairo- Transfer to your hotel in Cairo, Overnight Cairo.

Meals: Lunch.

Hotel in Cairo, Le Méridien Cairo Airport

Day 2: Saturday 1 Jan. Fly Cairo To Luxor - Embark on Nile Cruise

Flight Cairo to Luxor at 07:00 am

Transfer to Cairo airport (Only 15 min from the hotel to the airport) for flight to Luxor city, upon your arrival at Luxor airport. You will be met by Journey To Egypt tour guide, (Wait at Luxor airport EXIT DOOR with your name on the sign board). Enjoy visiting the impressive Karnak Temples, Then transfer to embark your Nile Cruise before Lunch (Check-in 12:00 PM). Dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner.

Day 3: Sunday 2 Jan. West Bank Tour- Cruising the Nile

After breakfast, around 6:30 am we'll hit the road towards the giant necropoles nearby. we'll visit the Valley of the Kings (3 of the open tombs will be visited), Queen Hatshepsut Temple (dedicated to the only woman to rule over Egypt for an extended period of time) and the Colossi of Memnon (two giant statues in homage to the Pharoah Amenhotep III) Then upon our return to the boat we'll sail in the direction of Edfu via Esna lock, where we'll dock to eat and spend the night

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Monday 3 Jan Cruise - Edfu, Kom-Ombo, and Aswan

Morning 07:00 am, we'll visit the Edfu Temple, dedicated to the God Horus. The cruise then continues towards Kom Ombo town. After the stop for an hour and half, we'll head up the nile to Aswan, where we'll spend the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: Tuesday 4 Jan. Optional Abu Simbel Tour From Aswan By Car

Discover Abu Simbel, (3 hrs each way by road, pre-bookable, $110 Per Person Per Trip) 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, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6: Wednesday 5 Jan. Aswan Tours

Morning after breakfast. 08:00 am we'll visit one of the most beautiful temples in the country, the Philae Temple, dedicated to the Goddess Isis proceeding to Aswan high dam Then see the Unfinished Obelisk - Dinner and overnight on board Nile Cruise.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 7: Thursday 6 Jan. Cruising the Nile- Kom Ombo Temple

Free morning,

Cruise to Kom Ombo. 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. Back on board, Cruise to Edfu.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 8: Friday 07 Jan. Cruising the Nile, Luxor Temple

Breakfast on board, Cruise to Luxor.

Arrive in Luxor, journey to the east bank of the Nile, 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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Saturday 08 Jan. Disembarkation in Luxor - Fly Cairo

Flight Time 09:15 am

Having eaten and checked out. Then we'll take you to the Luxor airport and fly to Cairo. Night stay in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast.

Day 10: Sunday 9 Jan. Free Day in Cairo Or Optional day tour in Cairo.

Free day in Cairo or enjoy one of these Design Your Day activities ($100 Per Person Per Trip)

Discover Coptic Cairo, visiting a church where the Holy Family stayed, as well as ancient Ben Ezra Synagogue.

Tour Islamic Cairo, including a walk in Moaz Street, and the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar.

Meals: Breakfast.

Day 11: Monday 10 Jan. Tour ends

Your 11 Days Egypt Tours and Cruise 7 nights Package ends, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo or to Cairo international airport.

Meals: Breakfast.

Cairo Hotel Firt Stay: Le Méridien Cairo Airport

Nile Cruise: Blue Shadow Nile Cruise

Cairo second stayCairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino

Price

$1650 Per Person in Double Occupancy.

Payment

What Paid is a deposit of 25% (USD 825) . This deposit forms part of your final payment. The Remaining Balance (USD 2475) To Be Paid On Arrival Cash Or by Credit Card.

Highlights

Included

  • Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure.
  • All transfers to/from airport & hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 3 night in Cairo including daily breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 7 nights on 5 star cruise on full board basis.
  • Domestic flight ticket Cairo To Luxor and Luxor To Cairo.
  • Certified professional tour guides.
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to all the sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • Camel ride during your Pyramids tour& Nile felucca Tour in Aswan.
  • Bottled water during outings outside of hotel.

Excluded

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Any optional tours
  • Tipping (Gratuities for your tour guides,drivers and cruise crew).

Optional

  • Abu Simbel Temple from Aswan by car.

Route

  1. Cairo
  2. Luxor
  3. Edfu
  4. Aswan
  5. Kom Umbu
  6. Edfu
  7. Luxor
  8. Cairo