Enjoy Cairo and the Nile 8 days \ 7 nights

Cruising through the history
Price 1705
Duration 8 Days
Run
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the nile

Overview Tour

Egypt is a country with a unique history; it is full of ancient sites that go back centuries ago; most of them lay around the Nile, where civilization began.


This trip will give you the chance to explore a bit of Egyptian history by cruising through the River Nile from Luxor to Aswan and spending a couple of days in Cairo, the capital.


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).
  • Entrance fees to all archeological sites mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 30 minutes local calls sim card during your stay in Egypt.
  • One small bottle of water per person during visits.

Excluded

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visas to Egypt. (can be issued on the spot at the airport for some nationalities, Not All).
  • Any visit/ service 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

   

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

After that, we will provide transportation to the hotel to enjoy the welcome drink while checking in. Then have a good night.

   

Good morning. Enjoy your delicious breakfast to fuel your energy for your first city tour.

The tour will start at The Egyptian Museum , which beholds more than 100,000 pieces of antiquities, telling us stories about the ancient Egyptians, including some of the famous boy/King Tout Ankh Amen's treasures.

Since you are in Egypt, you have to visit the Three Majestic Pyramids of Giza, where you will see the magnificent pyramids of the kings Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus, guarded by the great noseless the Sphinx .

Stop for lunch in a local restaurant.

After that, return to the hotel to sleep tight.

   

You'll be transferred to the airport first in the morning after breakfast & check-out from the hotel to fly to Luxor.

Our representative will meet you upon arrival to start the tour immediately.

You'll start with one of the West Bank's top attractions, The Valley of the Kings, your gateway to the afterlife, where you will find the most famous collection of underground tombs. You'll find tombs of the greatest pharaohs, including the tomb of King Tut. (Need a separate ticket to visit it)

Then you'll visit one of the most impressive temples ever that was built surrounded by a mountain, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Egyptian Queen, who was crowned as a Pharaoh of Egypt.

On your way to the cruise, you'll make a stop at massive twin statues that are called the two Colossi of Memnon; they are the guardians of a mortuary complex of King Amenophis III that used to exist behind them.

After that, you'll head to the Nile cruise to check-in, enjoy your meals, and stay on board.

   

Have a lovely morning meal, then depart to visit some magnificent temples at the Eastside of Luxor .

Great Temple of Karnak: this is the modern-day name of the temple of Amun at Thebes. It used to be a place of pilgrimage for nearly 2,000 years.

Luxor Temple, that was always used as a place of worship throughout the ages, was founded by King Amenophis III and later continued by King Ramesses II.

Then you'll return to the cruise to start our sailing toward Edfu via Esna Lock.

Enjoy your meals and stay on deck.

   

As soon as you finish breakfast, you'll visit Edfu Temple dedicated to the falcon god Haroeris; It is one of the best-preserved temples.

Then make your way back to the ship to continue sailing toward Kom Ombo while you have your lunch.

You'll visit one of the most unique designed temples ever created, Kom Ombo Temple, built during the Roman dynasty in a double design dedicated to two gods, Sobek, the crocodile, and Haroeris, the falcon.

Get back to the cruise for dinner and overnight.

   

Welcome to the magical land of Aswan, have your breakfast and time to explore this city.

Start the exploring with a visit to the High Dam, which was constructed to prevent the flooding of the Nile in the late 60s by President Gamal Abdel Nasser.

The next stop needs a motorboat to reach as it lays on Agilkya Island. Philae Temple , moved stone by stone on this Island to be saved from being submerged after the High Dam construction.

Bet you liked ridding the motorboat, we will take you on a Felucca ride to enjoy more the Nile in the afternoon.

All meals will be served on board.

   

Time to say goodbye to this kind city and check-out from the Nile cruise after breakfast.

You'll be transferred to Aswan Airport to fly back to Cairo.

Upon arriving, you'll be transferred to the hotel to check-in and spend the night.

You have the rest of the day free to explore the city by yourself.

   

After breakfast, you'll check-out from the hotel, and then you'll be transferred to Cairo Airport to fly back home. Have a safe flight.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
cairo sheraton Sheraton Cairo
hilton heliopolis Hilton Heliopolis
amwaj cruise Amwaj Cruise
Prices
$ 2380 Per Person in Single Room
$ 1705 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1680 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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