9 Days Historical Egypt Vacation Cairo, Nile Cruise & Hurghada

Historical yet leisurely
Price Start from 1965
Duration 9 Days
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Overview Tour

A 9-day Historical Egypt Vacation that weaves through the tapestry of Egypt's rich history, spanning four captivating cities in a single, unforgettable journey. The adventure commences in Cairo, the multifaceted capital that whispers tales from various ages, beckoning you to explore the treasures housed within the Egyptian Museum. Moving southward, a leisurely Nile cruise unveils the wonders between Aswan and Luxor, where the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon, Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple stand as testament to the grandeur of ancient civilizations.

As the historical exploration unfolds, the journey gracefully transitions to the coastal haven of Hurghada, nestled by the shores of the Red Sea. Here, amid the sun-kissed beaches and azure waters, you'll find moments of leisure and relaxation, providing a perfect culmination to this immersive Egyptian odyssey. This meticulously crafted itinerary promises a harmonious blend of cultural exploration, historical wonders, and tranquil beachside retreats, ensuring that each city visited contributes to an enriching and unforgettable chapter in your Egyptian adventure.

Tour Attractions and Highlights

Cairo
  • Egyptian Museum
Giza
  • The Great Pyramids
Luxor
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Karnak Temple
  • Luxor Temple
Aswan
  • The High Dam
  • Philae Temple
  • Kom Ombo Temple
  • Edfu Temple

Itinerary

   

Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, our representative will be waiting for you to assist you through passport control.

After that, you'll be transferred to the hotel to check-in while enjoying your welcome drink and have a good night.

   

Enjoy your tasty breakfast, then check-out and depart for a full-day city tour.

The Egyptian Museum , the home of more than 100,000 pieces of antiquities including the treasures of the famous King Tut Ankh Amen, who has a whole section dedicated to him, you'll find his famous face mask in the collection as well.

The Great Pyramids of Giza, people come from all around the world to see these huge structures, they are the tombs of Cheops, Chephren, and Myckerinus. It's such a mystery how they could build such buildings from more than 4000 years, without any equipment, nowadays it's still considered a tough project to do.

Lunch will be served during visits.

After the visits you'll be transferred to Giza Railway Station to take the train overnight to Aswan , you'll have dinner on the train.

   

Good morning. Enjoy your breakfast on the train till you arrive at Aswan.

Start the visits upon arrival; with the High Dam, it gained its importance from the disasters it prevents from floods to drought. It was built during the late '60s of the 20th century. It produced behind it one of the largest artificial lakes ever made, Lake Nasser.

Then you'll go to Agilkya Island by a motorboat to visit Philae Temple, which was rebuilt on this Island by UNESCO to save it from the induction of water that was caused by the dam.

After the visits, you'll be transferred to the Nile cruise to check-in and enjoy your lunch and have some rest.

You'll have an enjoyable Felucca ride in the afternoon.

Back on board for dinner and have a goodnight.

   

You'll start sailing early to Kom Ombo, so enjoy your breakfast till arrival.

When you arrive, visit Kom Ombo Temple, a uniquely designed temple dedicated to Sobek, the Crocodile God, and Haroeris, the falcon god.

Return to the boat to resume sailing to Edfu.

Visit Edfu Temple upon arrival, dedicated to god Haroeris, the falcon, the son of Isis, and Osiris. The temple was built in the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BCE. It is considered to be one of the best-preserved temples.

Back on board to continue sailing to Luxor via Esna Lock. Enjoy your dinner and Goodnight.

   

Have your breakfast, and then depart to make a tour at the west bank.

The Valley Of The Kings, where you'll find more than 62 tombs that have been discovered so far, of the greatest kings of the New Kingdom, the pharaohs believed in the afterlife, so they prepared their tombs for their next life.

Temple Of Queen Hatshepsut lays under the cliffs at Deir el-Bahari at an exceptional place surrounded by a mountain. The queen built this temple to prove herself in a man position; it took 15 years to be made.

The Two Colossi of Memnon, two enormous stone statues of Amenophis III of the 18th dynasty, were guarding the mortuary complex behind them, but it disappeared throughout the ages.

Return to the ship for lunch.

You have a free afternoon to explore the city like a local.

Don't miss your dinner on board. Goodnight.

   

You will check-out after finishing your breakfast. Then depart to explore the East Bank before you leave.

Visit The Great Temple of Karnak , the city of temples, took 2000 years to construct starting from the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period. It is considered the largest religious building ever built.

Then visit Luxor Temple; it was used as a place of worship throughout the ages, built by Amenophis III, and continued by the great Ramses II .

Afterward, you'll hit the road to head to Hurghada about 290 Km away.

Upon your arrival, you'll check-in at the hotel and have a lovely night.

   

Hurghada is one of the most beautiful cities in Egypt, it lays by the Red Sea, and it is famous for its pure, clear water where you can enjoy several water activities there.

Have a day off to relax by the sea under the warm sun.

   

If you rested, don't waste the last day in this lovely city that has a friendly environment. Get a tan, dive in the water, and enjoy swimming with the colorful fish of the Red Sea.

   

Good morning, finish packing after breakfast so you can check-out from the hotel and transfer to Hurghada airport for flight to Cairo.

You'll be transferred to the airport immediately as you arrive in Cairo so you can catch your flight back home.

Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at all airports in Egypt.
  • 1 night accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 1 night sleeping train from Cairo to Aswan with dinner and breakfast.
  • 3 nights accommodation on the Nile cruise with all meals.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Hurghada with breakfast.
  • Full day tour in Cairo with an Egyptologist tour guide.
  • All transfers in: Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor.
  • Entrance fees to all stated archeological sites in the itinerary.
  • Domestic flight ticket (HRG/CAI).
  • 30 minutes of local calling sim card during your stay in Egypt.
  • A small bottle of water per person per day during tours.

Excluded

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visas to Egypt. (can be issued on the spot at the airport for some nationalities, Not All).
  • Any kind of tips: (guide, representative, drivers,…etc).
  • Any visit or service not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any extra drinks or meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Entry inside: the Pyramids, solar boat, tombs not mentioned, or with extra fees.

Tour Pros

Accommodation Plan

Prices
Start From $ 3145 Per Person in Single Room
Start From $ 1965 Per Person in Double Room
Start From $ 1925 Per Person in Trible Room
Children Policy

Child under 06 years old will be charged by 25% of the adult total package rate Under from 06 – 11.99 years old will be charged by 50% of the adult total package rate All children of 12 years or older are considered adults and will be charged with a full package rate.


If your tour package includes flights, an extra supplement for your child may apply.

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation should be sent toTripidays Egy Tours by email, also an acknowledge email should be resent from Tripidays to the clients reconfirming receiving the cancellation and the following cancellation fees will be applied on the total package price:


From 45 to 30 days before your arrival, 25% of the total package price will be charged.

From 29 to 15 days before your arrival, 50% of the total package price will be charged.

From 14 to 07 days before your arrival, 75% of the total package price will be charged.

From 06 days and less, 100% of the total package price will be charged.


All cancelation conditions will be changed during Christmas, New Year & Easter periods


All domestic flight canceled within your program will be subject to the airline cancellation policy

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the requested holiday. The confirmed tour will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25% of the full price. The deposit will be increased to be 50% during Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays and all packages including flight issues. This deposit will be a part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). The rest of the full payment should be paid within 7 days from receiving your booking confirmation.

Tipping
Tipping is a personal expression of your satisfaction with services received from your representative, guide, hotel, cruise, transportations. The staff will greatly appreciate this.
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