Cairo & Luxor Nile cruise 8 days \ 7 nights

The Nile Miracle
Price 1651.5
Duration 8 Days
Run DEC.19.2020
Reviews
cairo luxor edfu aswan

Overview Tour

The Egyptian civilization was always linked with the Nile river; it's believed that everything had started when the old Egyptians had learned how to use its water into agriculture.


This trip is going to take you through this river to know more about the origin of this history, a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan will take into Egypt’s tiny details. After exploring Cairo’s attractions.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at all airports in Egypt (Cairo, Luxor, Aswan).
  • Full day tour in Cairo with a private Egyptologist tour guide, including lunch.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 4 nights accommodation on Nile cruise with all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • All visits while on the cruise with our tour guide (visits as mentioned in program)
  • Domestic flight tickets (Cairo/Luxor – Aswan/Cairo).
  • The entrance fees to all archeological sites mentioned 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 visit not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any kind of tips (guide, representative, drivers,…etc).
  • Extra drinks and meals 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

   

After breakfast, get ready to start your adventure in Egypt.

Begin your tour with a visit to the Egyptian Museum, and explore 100,000 original pieces of magic, telling stories about great Kings and Queens. Don't miss the Tut Ankh Amen section, with all its treasures.

Then visit The Great Pyramids, these buildings with the triangle shape are tombs of three Kings Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. These aren't the only Pyramids in Egypt, but they are the most famous. Guarded by the Great Sphinx with its human head and lion body.

After this day full of the adrenaline rush, you'll be back to the hotel, have a nice meal, and spend the night.

   

Wake up early, and you'll be transported to the Airport to take a flight to Luxor.

This city is an open museum; there's a lot to see and discover, so we are going to start exploring this city right after arrival.

the Valley of the Kings, walk between tombs of great kings of the New Kingdom. Here you can visit 3 tombs from inside. Don't miss the famous tomb of King Tut Ankh Amen. ( it has a separate ticket but worth it.)

the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, a special design from a brilliant engineer, Senmout, that it's believed was also the Queen's lover; this temple is dedicated to Hatshepsut and god Amun.

the two Colossi of Memnon, two massive stone statues belong to a great king, Amenhotep III, ruins from an old temple was here once.

After all these visits, you'll be transferred to the Nile cruise, where all meals will be served.

Spend the night on board.

   

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

You are going to the east bank to continue the exploration of this great city.

the Great Temple of Karnak, the most famous temple in Egypt, it's a masterpiece made by several Kings and Queens, that its construction lasted for 2000 years, starting with Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued throughout years till the Ptolemaic period.

the Luxor Temple, the house of Kingship, it's where the King renews his reign, built by Amenophis III and the great Ramses II 1400 BCE.

Back to the Nile cruise; enjoy your first sailing heading to Edfu passing by Esna lock.

Another night onboard, this time while sailing.

   

A delicious breakfast waiting for you

While the boat is sailing toward Aswan, you'll meet some spots that couldn't be missed; this one is about Edfu, get off-board to have a unique visit.

Edfu Temple, where Horus was worshiped, son of Isis and Osiris, symbolized as a Falcon, this temple was built in the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BCE

Back on board for sailing, this time toward Kom Ombo, where other gods are waiting for your visit.

visit for today is to Kom Ombo Temple, a temple with double dedication, Sobek, the crocodile, god of fertility, and also the falcon god Haroeris.

Dinner and night on board.

   

Last destination on the Nile ship cruise, but still more places to visit

the High Dam, modern attraction, constructed between 1960 and 1976, to be a shield against the Nile floods, and produce electricity, leaving behind a huge lake called Nasser Lake.

Philae Temple, a preserved heritage from sinking, UNESCO had moved it to Agilkia Island, built by Taharqa or Psamtik II at 7th or the 6th century BC.

In the afternoon, enjoy the beauty of such a great city while riding a felucca between the Nile islands, relax and clear your mind.

Back to the ship, have dinner, and spend the last night on board.

   

After breakfast, you'll check-out from the ship and be transported to Aswan Airport to go back to Cairo.

Check-in at the hotel and have a last look over the city; it still has something to show you. You can enjoy the nightlife in Cairo; you can find nightclubs, restaurants, and bars.

   

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel. You'll be transported to Cairo International Airport to take your flight back home.

You'll be back to your home, but consider Egypt your second home, and come to visit again, there's much more to explore.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
fairmont cairo Fairmont
hilton heliopolis Hilton Heliopolis
Prices
$ 2318 Per Person in Single Room
$ 1652 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1616 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

Tipping
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