Between Cairo and Upper Egypt 9 days \ 8 nights

Endless history
Price 2495
Duration 9 Days
Run
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cairo aswan giza luxor

Overview Tour

A trip full of history, starting with exploring the various histories of the capital, Cairo, from all ages starting from the ancient till the recent.


Then cruising in the Nile from Luxor all the way to Aswan, exploring the history within the Nile.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at all airports in Egypt (Cairo, Luxor, Aswan).
  • English tour guide.
  • 4 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 between Luxor and Aswan.
  • 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.
  • Bottles of water 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).
  • Drinks and meals not mentioned.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Entry inside the Pyramids, solar boat, tombs not mentioned, or with extra fees.

Itinerary

   

Hope you had a nice flight. When you arrive, you'll find our representative at the airport waiting to offer you all the help you need.

After that, you'll be transferred to the hotel to check-in and enjoy your welcome drink. Have a goodnight of sleep.

   

Slept well? We have planned a city tour for you after you finish breakfast.

The Egyptian museum: it houses more than 100,000 original pieces of antiquities telling us about Pharaoh's life, how they were dressed, and what they used in their daily lives. You'll also find a whole section dedicated to King Tout Ankh Amen.

Salah El-Din Citadel, it was the seat of Government for 700 years, built during the Islamic dynasty at the end of the 12th century, a place that witnessed numerous historical events. You'll find in the same area the Mohamed Ali Mosque that is based on the Islamic architecture of the Ottomans.

Khan El Khalili: the historic open bazaar that lays in the heart of Old Cairo, where you can take a tour and buy souvenirs for your friends and family.

Time to go back to the hotel to have a good night of sleep.

   

Good morning. Cairo still has a lot to show you, so eat your breakfast and get ready for another city tour.

The Three Majestic Pyramids, Where the three tombs of the great kings: Cheops, Chephren, and Myckerinus lies. They prepared the pyramids for their next life as the pharaohs believed in the afterlife. You'll also find the Sphinx guarding the tombs with his lion body and a human head.

The Ruins of Memphis. It's the first capital of ancient Egypt, the house of the founders of the pyramids.

Sakkara Complex, where the first trial of building a pyramid took place by King Djoser by creating "The Step Pyramid."

Back to the hotel to spend the night.

   

After you enjoy your breakfast, you'll be transferred to Cairo Airport to fly to Luxor.

Upon arrival, our representative will transfer you to the West Bank to start exploring its attractions.

The Valley of the Kings, where the most famous collection of underground tombs,were found. It is also known by "The valley of gates of the Kings." You canvisit three tombs from inside; some are colorful and still keeping their colors even after so many years.

The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, it took 15 years to construct this temple, it is the Queens most significant achievement, and she built it to immortalize her name after crowning herself as the Pharaoh of Egypt.

The two Colossi of Memnon: the twin statues of Amenophis III, in a seated position guarding the entrance of his mortuary temple, where he was worshiped as a god.

Head to the eastside to check-in to the Nile Cruise and enjoy your meals. Goodnight.

   

Enjoy your breakfast, then depart to explore the eastside attractions.

You'll start the tour with the Great Temple of Karnak, where you'll get lost between its 134 columns. The temple was constructed over 2,000 years, beginning in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period.

Then to our next destination, Luxor Temple. The temple uniqueness lays in the fact that it wasn't dedicated to a godlike most of the temples.

Return to the cruise to start sailing to Edfu via Esna Lock.

Don't miss your lunch and dinner on board.

   

After breakfast, you'll be visiting Edfu Temple, 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.

Go back to the ship to enjoy your lunch while you resume sailing to KomOmbo.

Upon arrival, visit Kom Ombo Temple, a unique double designed temple dedicated to two Gods, Sobek, the god of fertility, and Haroeris, the god of the sky.

Back to the ship to enjoy your dinner and spend the night.

   

You'll be sailing early to Aswan while having breakfast.

Time to explore the lovely city of Aswan.

You'll visit the High Dam, modern construction that was built between 1960 and 1971. Its importance goes back to the disasters; it's preventing floods and drought.

Everything has a good side and a bad side. Resulting from building the dam, some temples had to be moved to higher places to save them.One of these temples is Philae Temple, moved to Agilkya Island stone by stone.

Return to the ship for lunch.

In the afternoon, you'll enjoy a new experience of riding a Felucca on the Nile around Elephantine Island.

Then back to the ship for dinner and spend the night.

   

After breakfast, check-out from the cruise so you can be transferred to the airport to fly to Cairo.

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

   

Enjoy your breakfast, then check-out from the hotel so we can take you to the airport to fly back home.

Time to leave with all the good memories. See you again.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
mena house Marriott
royal lily Royal Lily
Prices
$ 3245 Per Person in Single Room
$ 2495 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2475 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
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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