Cairo, Luxor & Aswan Cruise 11 days \ 10 nights

Out-standing History
Price 2040
Duration 11 Days
Run
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luxor aswan cruise 11 days 10 nights

Overview Tour

Egypt, the land of civilization and out-standing history, be ready to explore the greatness of the Pharaohs and the different civilizations within Egypt in an 11 days trip.


The trip will start with two days of city tour in Cairo, then flying to Luxor to start the Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan and back to Luxor again, taking it slowly with no rush.


Be ready to be amazed.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives in all Egypt’s airports (Cairo, Aswan, Luxor).
  • 3 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 7 nights accommodation on Nile cruise with all meals. (LXR-ASW-LXR).
  • All transfers in: Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
  • 2 full day tours in Cairo with an Egyptologist tour guide.
  • All visits while on the cruise with our tour guide.
  • Domestic flight ticket (CAI/LXR – LXR/CAI).
  • Entrance fees to all stated archeological sites in the itinerary.
  • 30 minutes of local calls 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 in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Entry inside: the Pyramids, solar boat, tombs not mentioned, or with extra fees.

Itinerary

   

Welcome to the land of civilization. Our representative will meet you at the airport upon your arrival to assist you through passport control.

The representative will transfer you to the hotel after to check-in while enjoying your welcome drink. Have a lovely night.

   

Good morning. Have your delicious breakfast before departing for a full-day tour in the capital.

You'll start the tour with the Three Majestic Pyramids; you can't come to Egypt without visiting the pyramids. They are one of the Seven Wonders of the World, built by the three Kings, Cheops, Chephren, and Myckerinus, guarded by the famous noseless Sphinx.

Then you'll head to the ruins of Memphis, the first capital of ancient Egypt, and the home of the founders of the pyramids.

You'll end the tour at Sakkara Complex, where you'll see "The Step Pyramid" of King Djoser, the first pyramid ever built.

Lunch will be served during the visits.

After that, return to the hotel to have some rest after that long day.

   

Eat your breakfast, then get ready; Cairo still has a lot to show you.

You'll start today's tour with The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir square, the house of more than 100,000 original pieces of history that tell us about the pharaohs' life, how they were dressed, and what they used in their daily life. You'll also find treasures of great kings, including King Tut Ankh Amen, which has a whole section dedicated to him.

Next, you'll head to a massive fortress that could be seen from miles away, Salah El Din Citadel, built at the end of the 12th century during the Islamic dynasty. It used to be the seat of power for many years. In the same place, you'll find Mohamed Ali Mosque, an Islamic architectural masterpiece that was built by Mohamed Ali Pasha in 1805.

You'll end the tour with a walk at the historical market of Khan El Khalili that lay in the heart of Old Cairo; you can buy souvenirs from there.

Lunch will be served during the visits.

Drive back to the hotel to have a goodnight of sleep.

   

Wake up early; you have a flight to catch, eat your breakfast, then check-out—time to fly to Luxor.

Upon arrival at Luxor Airport, our representative will meet you to transfer you to the Nile Cruise to check-in and to have lunch.

The day is not over yet; you still have the afternoon free; you can relax on the cruise or take a tour to discover the city.

Don't forget to eat your dinner on board.

   

After you finish breakfast, you'll depart to have a tour at the West bank of the Nile.

Start the tour with The Valley of the Kings, the gateway to the afterlife, where the most famous collection of underground tombs lay-in. You'll find tombs of the most famous pharaohs, including the tomb of King Tout Ankh Amen. (visit is excluded)

After that, you'll head to The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, built by the Queen to immortalize her name after she crowned herself as Pharaoh of Egypt. The temple was modeled after the temple of Mentuhotep II, and it was created by her architect Senmout.

On your way back to the cruise, stop by The two Colossi of Memnon, twin stone statues of King Amenophis III of the 18th dynasty, depicting the seated King on a throne ornamented with imagery of his mother, his wife, and the god Hapy (god of the Nile).

Drive back to the cruise to start sailing in the Nile, and passing through Esna Lock to Edfu, don't miss watching this process. Enjoy lunch and dinner.

   

Welcome to Edfu, after breakfast; you'll have a visit before resuming the sailing.

You'll visit Edfu Temple; it's one of the best-preserved temples. It was built during the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BCE. The temple was dedicated to god Haroeris, the Falcon.

Make your way back to the cruise to sail to Kom Ombo while having lunch.

When you arrive, visit Kom Ombo Temple that was built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in a unique double design dedicated to two gods, Sobek, the crocodile, and Haroeris, the son of Isis. (You can skip this visit and keep it on the way back to Luxor).

You'll continue sailing to Aswan, relax, and enjoy your dinner.

   

Have a tasty breakfast, then get ready to visit Aswan's top attractions.

You'll visit the High Dam of Aswan, which was built in the late 60s to save Egypt from the flooding of the Nile, but it caused the submerging of some historical sites.

Then you'll visit one of the temples that were rescued from being submerged and moved stone by stone to Agilkia Island, Philae Temple, that was dedicated to the goddess Isis.

Head back to the cruise for lunch and have some rest.

You have a free afternoon to explore Aswan; the people there are very kind and helpful.

Make your way back to the ship for dinner and have a goodnight.

   

After having breakfast on board, you'll enjoy a lovely morning while having a Felucca Ride around Elephantine and Kitchener Islands.

After that, you'll be back on board the cruise to restart sailing to the North toward Kom Ombo and Edfu.

All meals will be served on board.

   

You'll start sailing early toward Luxor via Esna Lock.

All meals will be served on board. Enjoy your stay.

   

Welcome back to Luxor. After breakfast, you'll explore the east side attractions.

You'll start with the Great Temple of Karnak, where you'll get lost between its gigantic 134 columns. The temple was constructed over 2,000 years, begun in the Middle Kingdom, and continued into the Ptolemaic period. The temple was dedicated to Gods Amen, Mut, and Khonsu.

Then visit Luxor Temple, built by King Amenophis III, and later added to it by Ramesses II. Toward the rear of the temple, you'll find a granite shrine dedicated to Alexander the Great, "the place of the first occasion."

Don't miss your Lunch and Dinner on the cruise.

   

After having your breakfast, finish packing and check-out from the cruise.

You'll be transferred to Luxor Airport to fly back to Cairo and then back home. Have a safe trip.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
cairo sheraton Sheraton Cairo
Prices
$ 2805 Per Person in Single Room
$ 2040 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2015 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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