Cairo, Luxor & Aswan Cruise 11 Days \ 10 Nights

Egypt, not just temples
Price 2445
Duration 11 Days
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Overview Tour

This is a journey to discover a little bit of Cairo's magic and a lot more of the Pharaoh's great history.


Enjoy a luxurious stay on a Nile cruise, sailing from Luxor to Aswan, and making significant steps in between.


Included

  • Meet and assist 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 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

   

Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, our representative will be waiting for you to assist you through passport control.

After that, you'll be transferred to the hotel to check-in while enjoying your welcome drink and have a good night.

   

Enjoy your first Egyptian breakfast, and get ready to start our tour.

Our first visit will be to The Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven wonders of the world, three enormous monuments named with the name of their founders, Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus, guarded by the famous Sphinx that has the body of a lion and a head of a human.

In the same area, you'll find the oldest Capital of ancient Egypt, Memphis, the seat of power of the old kingdom.

Nearby you'll visit the Sakkara Complex, where you'll find the first trial of building a pyramid, Zoser Pyramid, which is known by the step pyramid due to its shape.

Then back to the hotel to enjoy a lovely dinner and have a good night.

   

Enjoy your breakfast and get ready. More visits are waiting for you.

We will start big with the biggest museum in the region. The Egyptian Museum, the home of more than 100,000 pieces of antiquities including the treasures of the famous King Tut Ankh Amen, who has a whole section dedicated to him, you'll find his famous face mask in the collection as well.

After that, we will take you to a different era in Egypt's history. The Islamic period, where we will visit Salah El Din Citadel, built by Salah El-Din himself, the establisher of the Ayyubid dynasty, was the seat of government and the residence of its rulers for nearly 700 years from the 13th to the 19th century. You'll also find Mohamed Ali Mosque, a magnificent Islamic architecture built by Mohamed Ali Pasha in the 19th century

Then head to Old Cairo, where you can take a walk in Khan El Khalili, an open market existing since 1389, you can get souvenirs from there.

Make your way back to the hotel. Enjoy your dinner and goodnight.

   

Start your day early. Eat your breakfast, then check-out. You'll be flying to Luxor.

As soon as you arrive at Luxor Airport, our representative will meet you there to take you to the Nile Cruise that you'll be staying in for a few days, check-in then enjoy your lunch on deck.

After resting, the afternoon is all yours. Explore the city, or enjoy the Nile from the ship and relax. You are free to do whatever you like.

Make sure to return to the boat to enjoy your dinner.

Then have a goodnight of sleep.

   

Enjoy your breakfast, and we will start our tour with the west bank.

Get ready to explore the city with the most mind-blowing history.

Valley of the Kings, where you'll find more than 62 tombs that have been discovered so far, of the greatest kings and the most powerful nobles, the pharaohs believed in the afterlife, so they prepared their tombs for their next world.

Temple Of Queen Hatshepsut, lies under the cliffs at Deir el-Bahari, the queen built this temple to prove herself in a man position, it took 15 years to build, she also claimed to be the daughter of god Amun, and dedicated this temple to them.

The two Colossi of Memnon, two enormous stone statues of Amenophis III of the 18th dynasty, were guarding a mortuary complex behind them, but it disappeared throughout the ages.

Return to the ship for lunch while sailing, passing through Esna lock. Don't miss this experience.

Have fun onboard while you sail toward Edfu.

   

Good morning. You have arrived at Edfu. Enjoy your breakfast so we can start our tour.

You'll start the tour with Edfu Temple, dedicated to god Haroeris the falcon, the son of Isis, and Osiris. The temple was built in the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BCE. It is considered to be one of the best-preserved temples.

Return to the ship to continue sailing to Kom Ombo and another temple.

Our second temple for the day is Kom Ombo Temple, a uniquely designed temple dedicated to Sobek, the Crocodile God, and Haroeris, the falcon god. (You can skip this visit for now, and postpone it while going back to Luxor).

Back to the boat, all meals will be served, so don't worry about the food, then enjoy the view while sailing to Aswan.

   

While enjoying your breakfast, you'll find yourself arriving at the fantastic city of Aswan, and get excited about some magical visits.

You'll start with The High Dam, its importance lies in the disasters it prevents from floods to drought, it was built during the late '60s of the 20th century, and it produced behind it one of the largest artificial lakes ever made, Lake Nasser.

After that, you'll visit a magical island called Agilikia, where Philae Temple was moved to, rescuing it from the water inundation resulting from building the High Dam.

Return to the ship for lunch.

Then the afternoon is all yours to explore the city like a local and wander around in the streets.

Make sure to return to the ship for dinner and have a good night.

   

Good morning. Enjoy your breakfast and a new experience. Have a felucca ride to enjoy the view of the Nile.

When you return to the ship, we will start sailing again, heading to Luxor.

Get the most out of your luxurious stay on board.

   

Have a day off from all the visits and relax. Enjoy the view from the ship and the warmth of the sun while we keep on sailing.

We'll be sailing all day so that you can have all your meals on the deck.

   

Luxor still has more to show you, so finish your breakfast, and let's go.

The Great Temple Of Karnak, the city of temples, took 2000 years to construct starting from the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period. It is considered the largest religious building ever built.

Luxor Temple, it was used as a place of worship throughout the ages, built by Amenophis III and Ramesses II.

Return to the ship, have dinner, and sleep tight.

   

Our trip has ended. We'll take you to Luxor Airport to fly back to Cairo and from Cairo fly back home.

We hope to see you again as Egypt still got a lot more to show you.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
fairmont cairo Fairmont
royal lily Royal Lily
Prices
$ 3355 Per Person in Single Room
$ 2445 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2425 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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