Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan cruise 11 days / 10 nights

From North To South
Price 2835
Duration 11 Days
Run
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aswan cruise luxor cairo

Overview Tour

Explore Egypt from north to south, from Alexandria to Aswan, to witness the greatness of the egyptian history. Without missing Cairo the capital.


Enjoy a special way of accomodation cruising on the Nile between Luxor and Aswan.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at all airports in Egypt (Cairo, Luxor, Aswan).
  • 3 Full day tour in Cairo with a private Egyptologist tour guide.
  • 6 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 4 nights accommodation on Nile cruise with all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Full day tour in Alexandria with a private tour guide.
  • All visits while on the cruise with our tour guide (visits as mentioned in program)
  • Domestic flight tickets (Cairo/Luxor – Aswan/Cairo).
  • Entrance fees to all stated archeological sites in the itinerary.
  • 30 minutes of local calling sim card during your stay in Egypt.
  • One small bottle of water 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, service, or meal not mentioned.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Entry inside: the Pyramids, solar boat, tombs not mentioned, or with extra fees

Itinerary

   

At your arrival at Cairo International Airport, our representative will be there to offer you all kinds of help needed through passport control.

You'll be transported to the hotel, finish your check-in procedures, enjoy your welcome drink, and have a good night.

   

Good morning. Get ready for the upcoming adventure by having a nice breakfast.

Move to start your tour by visiting the Three Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven wonders of the old world. Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus were buried in these massive tombs to be ready for their afterlife. And the whole area is secured by the Sphinx, the lion body with human head statue.

Then you'll visit the Egyptian Museum, to know more about Egypt and how life was during the oldest civilization ever made by mankind, with its 100.000 original pieces of antiquities, also don't miss the famous treasure of King Tut Ankh Amen.

Then back to the hotel, and have a good night.

   

Wake up early, have your breakfast then check-out from the hotel.

You'll be transported to the airport to take a flight from Cairo to Luxor.

Upon arrival, start your list of visits immediately; start by the Great Temple of Karnak; you'll be walking between 134 columns forming a vast maze; this temple was built during 2000 years, starting with Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period.

Then move to visit the Luxor Temple, where you can find some of King Ramses The Great marks; it was originaly founded by Amenophis III, then King great Ramses II finished construction.

Now you'll have the time to get some rest, check-in at the Nile cruise, have your lunch, and enjoy the Nile.

Have a free afternoon to explore Luxor city.

Then back to the boat, have your dinner, and good night.

   

Good morning, have your delicious breakfast, and get ready for the rest of the visits.

Valley of the Kings: known as well as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings. It's a cemetery of famous Kings of the new kingdom, and you will have the chance of going into 3 of them."

N.B. The famous tomb of King Tut Ankh Amen has a separate ticket.

Then move to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, where you'll have the chance to appreciate such design; it was designed by Senmout, a great engineer, and rumors accused him of being the Queen lover.

And while going back to the boat, don't miss visiting the two Colossi of Memnon, two massive stone statues of the pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned in Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty.

Then back to the Nile cruise, enjoy your lunch.

Spend the afternoon on board while sailing to Edfu via Esna Lock.

Have your dinner and sweet dreams.

   

Enjoy breakfast while sailing, and get ready to stop by two great spots to explore more.

First stop at Edfu to visit Edfu Temple, which was built in the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BCE. It's dedicated to god Horus, one of the most known gods in Egyptian mythology, symbolized by a Falcon as a god of the sky.

Back on-board, have your lunch while sailing again toward Kom Ombo.

Then stop at Kom Ombo to visit Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to two gods, Sobek, the crocodile, the god of fertility and creator of the world with Hathor and Khonsu, and the falcon god Haroeris.

Then back on board, have your dinner.

Sweet dreams.

   

Enjoy your breakfast while sailing to Aswan.

Upon arrival, visit the High Dam, it was a big challenge to build such a structure to save water and produce electricity; it was built in 1960, and it had become the main source of electricity in Egypt.

Then visit Philae Temple; due to the construction of the High Dam, it was threatened to be sunk by Nile water, so a saving campaign was launched by UNESCO to relocate it.

Then back to the Nile Cruise, enjoy your lunch.

In the afternoon, go around the Nile islands using Felucca, a unique way to ride the Nile.

Then back to the boat, have your dinner.

Good night.

   

Wake up early, have a good breakfast, then check-out from the Nile cruise.

Move to the airport to take a flight from Aswan to Cairo.

When in Cairo, move to the hotel, check-in, and spend the night.

   

After breakfast, get ready to start another day to explore Cairo; it hadn't revealed all its secrets yet.

Visit Salah El Din Citadel. Salah El-Din had built it in 1176; he was ruling Egypt during that time and facing the crusades, so he was making this fortress to be his powerful defensive point.

Then move to Memphis, the oldest capital of Egypt, where you can find the biggest statue of King Ramses II.

Another Pyramid to be seen, The Step Pyramid in Sakkara complex, the first pyramid ever to be built, also called the Pyramid of King Zoser.

Then back to the hotel, have a good night.

   

Stil in Cairo, still more to see. Have your breakfast, charge your energy, and get ready for today's tour.

Visit the Old Cairo District, where you'll be visiting some monuments from a more recent era when Christianity was propagating in Egypt.

Visit St Mary church, the Hanging Church, was built in Basilican style, existing since the 4th century. And the name hanging is due to its way of construction above two old walls from an ancient fortress.

Then visit St Barbara church, founded in the 5th century, where you can witness the ancient Coptic architecture.

And in the same area, visit St Sergius and Bacchus Church, also known as Abu Serga, it is where the Holy Family was taking shelter during its journey in Egypt.

Then visit Ben Ezra Synagogue, which gives you a brief on the Jews live in Egypt.

Leave this area and head to another old district, Khan El Khalili, a former open market where you can have a walking tour and buy some souvenirs.

Back to the hotel and have sweet dreams.

   

After breakfast, you'll go on a day trip to another great city that was once Egypt's capital, Alexandria; it was once called the Mediterranean bride.

Upon arrival, visit the Bibliotheca of Alexandria; it's a brand new building with an impressive design, but to remember the original Bibliotheca that was lost from a long time ago.

Then visit the Citadel of Qaitbay, established in 1477 by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa'it Bay to be a defensive fortress.

And finish your tour by a visit to Montazah Palace, this palace was built as a hunting lodge and residence for Khedive Abbas II and his companion in 1892; you can enjoy a tour in its beautiful gardens.

Then drive back to Cairo, go to the hotel.

Good night.

   

Goodbyes are not in our dictionary; we prefer saying see you later; don't hesitate to come again and go deeper into Egyptian history.

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and move to the airport to catch your flight back home.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
fairmont cairo Fairmont
Prices
$ 3825 Per Person in Single Room
$ 2835 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2815 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.

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.

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

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