Cairo & Nile Cruise by flight

Duration

08 Days / 07 Nights

Type

Private Tour (02 Adults)

Activity

Culture & History

Languages

English, Spanish, French & Italian

Starts From

US $985.00

Per person sharing double room

PACKAGE PRICE

 

SOLO Traveler: Starts from US $1,400.00

Per Person in Double: Starts from US $985.00

Per Person in Triple: Starts from US $910.00

 

STAY IN THE KNOW

 

Package price is per person per package in US Dollars.

Valid from 01 May to 30 September 2019.

Groups will enjoy a special price.

 

One of the marvelous tour package to Egypt that especially tailored for the fans of the Pharaonic monuments, the River Nile, the unique culture and traditions of Egypt.

 

This special package offers the guests a golden chance to visit the most important sites in Cairo, in addition to sailing down the Nile from Aswan to Luxor for three nights to explore the most impressive collection of the Pharaonic temples and monuments. This tailor-made package to Egypt has a very good balance between the regular tours that we included in the original program and enough free time to enjoy Egypt by night!

 

The tour begins in Cairo, where our dear guests will have the chance to visit the most famous attractions including the Pyramids of Giza, the Step Pyramid and Complex at Saqqara, the open-air museum in Memphis, the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and the citadel of Salah El-din. This is beside visiting the Coptic Cairo, where they can see the amazing collection of our ancient Coptic and Jewish monuments.

 

Adding a Nile Cruise to your classical Egypt tour becomes one of the highly recommended activities today, whereas our dear guests will relax for few days on board a five-star Riverboat and enjoy the various night activities that will be operated by the staff on board every night.

 

The Nile Cruise enables the guests to explore the awesome monuments in Aswan, Luxor and the marvelous sites located between the two famous cities. This includes the Aswan High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk, the temple of Isis on Philae, the temple of Kom Ombo, the temple of Horus in Edfu, the Valley of the Kings, the mortuary temple of Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari, the Colossi of Memnon, the Karnak temples complex and the temple of Luxor.

 

Because we are keen to offer the best services ever, we only deal with the best tour guides in Egypt featured with high level of education, knowledge, friendless and excellent communication skills. So, our dear guests, from all over the world, will be in good hands while spending their trip in Egypt.

All the Egypt tours we offer are neatly tailored in order to match all the needs of our guests who wish to spend their holidays in Egypt to enjoy the incomparable monuments and the unique lifestyle! Also it is worth mentioning that we only use the most modern air-conditioned vehicles and deal with the best hotels, resorts and Nile Cruises in Egypt.

Arrival to Cairo International Airport

 

Upon arrival to Cairo International Airport, you will be met by our English-speaking representative, who will help you in all formalities at the airport like getting your Tourist Visa, passing the passport control and collecting your luggage from the luggage belt.

 

We will then transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel in Cairo. If your hotel is in the downtown, so it means that you will take about thirty to forty-five to reach your hotel, however, if it is at the Giza (Pyramids) area, you may take about one hour – depending on traffic.

 

On arrival to the hotel, our representative will help you to have a smooth check in. The rest of the day is free at leisure on your own in Cairo, where we can offer many optional tours upon request. Overnight in Cairo. [No Meals]

 

Overnight In Cairo

Full Day Tour to Pyramids, Sakkara & Memphis

 

Energizing breakfast at your hotel. Later on, you’ll be met by our Egyptologist tour guide, who will accompany you in such awe-inspiring tour to visit the highlights of Giza, including  the Great Pyramids of Giza, constructed around 2500 BC as the necropolis of the kings of the forth dynasty.

 

Our next visit of the day will be to the marvelous site of Sakkara, one of the richest archaeological sites in Egypt. It is also the original location that had been chosen by king Djoser to build his Step Pyramids Complex, which is considered to be the oldest surviving stone monument in the whole world.

 

We will then have a short break for lunch at a local tourist restaurant in Cairo, so you can try the Egyptian delicios food. After lunch, we will move to visit the Open-Air Museum in Memphis, one of the wonderful sites in Cairo! The ancient city of Memphis established in the 32nd century BC by King Narmer after he unified Upper and Lower Egypt and became the first capital of the whole country.

 

After the tour, we will transfer you back to your hotel to have some rest. Evening time is yours to explore the city of Cairo by night! We can offer you many optional tours upon request. [Breakfast & Lunch]

 

Overnight in Cairo

Full Day Tour to the High Dam, Philae Temple & the Unfinished Obelisk

 

Check out after breakfast. Later on, you will be met by our representative, who will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo Airport in order to catch your domestic flight to the city of Aswan.

 

Upon arrival to Aswan Airport, you’ll be met by our local representative there, who will help and assist you in all formalities at the airport. After that, he will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to your Nile Cruise ship. We will check-in the boat within few minutes! Normally the Nile Cruise program starts with lunch meal on board.

 

After lunch, we will start our tours in Aswan by visiting the Aswan High Dam, constructed in the 1960s by the former Egyptian president, Gamal Abdel Nasser. The main purpose of the dam is to store the water from the flood of the River Nile and then generate a large volume of the electricity of Egypt. It is also considered to be a great architectural achievement.

 

We will then enjoy a motorboat riding to reach Agilika Island, the new location of Philae Temple, the monuments which as constructed in the 3rd century BC in the Greco Roman time in Egypt as the center of the worship of the well-known goddess Isis, wife of Osiris and mother of Horus the hawk.The temple of Philae is one of the most remarkable ancient Egyptian temples that were relocated after the construction of the High Dam of Aswan, as the temple was transferred under a huge project supervised by the UNESCO.

 

After visiting the Temple of Isis, we will move to visit the Unfinished Obelisk, which was found in the granite quarry in the Southern part of Aswan. If completed, it would have been the largest piece of stone humans ever dealt with in the while world!

 

Later on, we will get back to our Nile Cruise to have some rest and enjoy the very nice activities on board. Evening time a folkloric show will be operated by the staff on the ship. Also we still have enough time to attend the attractive Sound and Light Show at Philae temple of try other stunning activities in the city of the gold. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

 

Overnight in Aswan

Day Tour to Kom Ombo & Edfu

 

Enjoy your breakfast on board while sailing towards the city of Kom Ombo, to the north of Aswan and the south of Luxor. Our Nile Cruise ship will land at the location of the Temple of Kom Ombo, one of the marvellous ancient Egyptian temples that had been established in the Ptolemaic period and completed in the Roman time. The temple is dedicated to two gods, Sobek, the local crocodile and Haroeris, the famous eagle god. That’s why the temple was divided into two sections; a separte section for each god.

 

After vitisiting the wonderful temple of Kom Ombo, we will get back to our Nile Cruise ship to have some rest and enjoy our lunch while sailing towards Edfu. Afternoon, we should be ready for the second visit of the day, whereas we will meet the finest preserved ancient Egyptian temple in the land of the Nile, Temple of Edfu, constructed by the Ptolemies in the 3rd century BC for the worship of the god Horus, the avenger of his father.

 

Later on, we will get back to our Nile Cruise to have some rest and enjoy the very nice activities on board. Evening time is free at leisure on your own to enjoy the Egyptian folkloric show on the ship with a belly dancer and many other entertaining performances. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

 

Overnight in Edfu

Tour to Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut & Colossi of Memnon

 

Early morning time, we will start sailing towards the city of Luxor, where the most unique collection of the impressive Egyptian temples had been erected on both banks of the Nile. If we have enough time, we can offer a Hot-air Balloon adventure to our package to explore the stunning city of Luxor from the sky, enjoy such a remarkable view of the city and its wonderful ancient and natural sites!

 

After breakfast, we will join our Egyptologist tour guide to explore the West bank of Luxor, the city of the dead as known by the Egyptians, where many marvelous mortuary temples and necropolises are located.

 

Our first visit of the day will be to the Valley of the Kings, the richest and most fascinating ancient tombs in Egypt. This was the original burial site of all the Egyptian kings from the New Kingdom. While we are exploring the Valley of the Kings, you should ask your tour guide to see the tomb of Tutankhamen, discovered intact by Howard Carter in 1922 as the most important archeological discovery in the 20th century. The tomb has extra ticket, but really it is one of the wonderful tombs that should be visited while you are touring the west bank of Luxor.

 

The next visit of the day will be to the Temple of Deir El Bahari, which was constructed during the reign of queen Hatshepsut from the 18th dynasty. The temple is featured with its many terraces, the statues of the Queen with a beard and its magnificent location carved out of one of the great mountains of Luxor.

 

After visiting the Valley of the Kings and the awesome Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari, we will move to visit the well-known Colossi of Memnon, these two huge statues are the only remaining items of the great funerary temple of king Amenhotep III, which was constructed in 1350 BC and became a landmark of Luxor afterwards.

 

We will then drive back to our Nile Cruise ship to have our lunch meal and have some rest before the evening activities that will be operated by the staff on board. Enjoy your Afternoon tea on board while relaxing on the sundeck facing the amazing view of the Nile. At night, we will enjoy the funniest party on board “Galabeiya Party” or international music will be played on board. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

 

Overnight in Luxor

Full Day Tour to Karnak & Luxor Temples

 

Check out after breakfast. Later on, we will be met by our Egyptologist tour guide, who will join us us today to explore the East Bank of Luxor, where we shall visit two of the marvelous temples in Egypt!

 

Our first visit of the day will be to Temple of Karnak, the largest Pharaonic temple complex in the world. Although the  Karnak Temples Complex had been constructed over a period of more than one thousand years, all the impressive items of the Karnak we see today date back to the new kingdom specially the huge amazing columns of the hypostyle hall which are constructed by Ramses II, the greatest builder of ancient Egypt.

 

The last visit of Luxor will be to the Temple of Luxor, which was established around the 14th century BC and the construction continued for many years afterwards by the well-known king, Ramses II, Queen Hatshepsut and many other Pharaohs from different periods. The temple is featured with its variety of design outlines and architecture. This is besides the huge two statues of Ramses II which ornaments the façade of the temple.

 

After that, you will be met by our local, English-speaking representative in Luxor, who will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to Luxor International Airport in order to catch your domestic flight to Cairo. Upon arrival to Cairo International Airport, you’ll be met by our English-speaking, who will help and assist you in all formalities, then transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel in Cairo for check in and overnight. [Breakfast]

 

Overnight in Cairo

Full Day Tour to m Museum, Citadel & Coptic Cairo

 

Breakfast at your hotel. Later on, you’ll be met by our Egyptologist tour guide, who will accompany you today to visit the highlights of the city of Cairo, including the Egyptian Museum, the citadel of Saladin and the stunning area of Coptic Cairo, where you can visit various Coptic sites that had been erected in various ages.

 

We begin our tour in Cairo by visiting the Egyptian Museum, the largest museum in the world with a huge collection of displays dating back to various periods of the ancient Egyptian history with the highlights being the golden exhibits of Tutankhamen, the mummies’ hall, large impressive reliefs, statues, and many other fascinating items.

 

Our next visit in Cairo will be to the Citadel of Saladin, constructed in the 10th century by Saladin to protect Egypt and became the residence of the rulers of Egypt for a period that lasted more than seven centuries. The citadel itself is one of the most impressive medieval fortresses and it contains many remarkable monuments like the famous Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the Mosque of El Nasser Mohamed and many interesting museums. This is besides offering the guests amazing panoramic views of the city of Cairo.

 

Later on, we will have a short break for lunch at a local tourist restaurant and to have some rest before completing our fabulous day tour in Cairo.

 

After lunch we will move to Old Cairo area, a part in the Egyptian capital that hosts some of the most interesting Coptic monuments in the country. The first site we are going to visit in this tour is the Hanging Church, first established in the fifth century and really it is one of the most important historical churches in Egypt. We will then visit the church of Abu Serga, believed to be constructed where the holy family rested at the end of their journey, it was constructed in the seventh century. Our last visit in Coptic Cairo will be to the Church of Saint Mary, an orthodox church, built during the fifth century, restored and rebuilt many times afterwards.

 

After touring Cairo for few hours, we will return to our hotel in Cairo to have some rest. Evening time is free at leisure on your own in Cairo, so we can offer many optional tours that allow you to explore the city of Cairo by night like having a Dinner Cruise with oriental show. [Breakfast & Lunch]

 

Overnight in Cairo

Departure from Cairo

 

Check out after breakfast. Later on, you’ll be met by our English-speaking representative, who will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo International Airport in order to catch your departure flight from Cairo to back home. [Breakfast]

 

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  • Meet and assist by our English-speaking Representatives in all cities.
  • 04 nights’ accommodation in Cairo – based on (Bed & Breakfast) basis.
  • 03 nights’ accommodation on board a five-star Nile Cruise – based on (Full Board) basis.
  • Private English-speaking tour guide in all the indicated historical sites in the program itinerary.
  • Complimentary 01 Bottle of Mineral Water per person per day tour or/and transfer in all cities.
  • Entrance fees to all the indicated historical sites and attractions in the program itinerary.
  • Round-trip domestic flight tickets “Cairo/Aswan – Luxor/Cairo” on economy class.
  • Lunch meals at local Tourist Restaurant during the day tours in Cairo ONLY.
  • All transfers by private Air-conditioned vehicles with qualified drivers.
  • All the current taxes applied by the Egyptian government.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • International flight tickets.
  • Extras in the hotels “SPA, laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.”
  • Tipping to Company Representatives, Guide, Driver, etc.
  • Any Optional tours may require.

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