Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan cruise 11 days / 10 nights

Egypt in details
Price 2095
Duration 11 Days
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Overview Tour

While in Egypt, you can find a diversity of cultures; it has a history book full pages. Move between these pages, starting from Cairo, then a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan. Then have a glance over Alexandria through a day trip excursion.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at all airports in Egypt (Cairo, Luxor, Aswan).
  • 3 Full day tour in Cairo with a private Egyptologist tour guide.
  • 6 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 4 nights accommodation on Nile cruise with all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Full day tour in Alexandria with a private tour guide.
  • 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 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 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

   

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.

   

Good morning. Enjoy a tasty breakfast, then move out of the hotel to explore Egypt.

Start your visits by the world's best monument, The Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven wonders of the old world. Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus were the kings who built these tombs. They had left them secured by a huge statue of a human head with a lion body called the Sphinx.

Then you'll visit the Egyptian Museum, the house of 100.000 pieces of antiquities, exposing the different periods and dynasties who ruled Egypt one day. Don't miss the famous treasure of King Tut Ankh Amen.

Then back to the hotel, and have a good night.

   

Wake up early, have your breakfast then check-out from the hotel.

You'll be transported to the airport to take a flight from Cairo to Luxor.

Upon arrival, start your list of visits immediately. This city is full of things to do and visit and admire; it's considered a huge open museum, start by the Great Temple of Karnak, 2000 of construction, starting with Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period.

Then move to visit the Luxor Temple, the Kingship rejuvenation temple, founded by Amenophis III and the great Ramses II 1400 BCE.

Now you'll have the time to get some rest, check-in at the Nile cruise, have your lunch, and enjoy the Nile.

Have a free afternoon to explore Luxor city.

Then back to the boat, have your dinner, and good night.

   

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

Start today's tour by a visit to Valley of the Kings, where kings of the new kingdom were buried. You can explore the tombs of Ramses II, Ramses III, Seti I, and you will see from outside the famous Tomb of King Tut Ankh Amen.

Then move to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, designed by Senmout, an engineer who was believed to have high power over the country during the Queen's reign; maybe for the Queen, he was more than just an engineer, if you know what I mean.

And while going back to the Nile cruise, visit the two Colossi of Memnon, two massive stone statues of the pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned in Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty.

Then back to the Nile cruise, enjoy your lunch.

Spend the afternoon on board while sailing to Edfu via Esna Lock.

Have your dinner and sweet dreams.

   

Enjoy breakfast while sailing.

When the boat stops sailing, hop-off to visit Edfu Temple, which was built in the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BCE. It's dedicated to god Horus, symbolized by a Falcon as a god of the sky.

Back on-board, have your lunch while sailing again toward Kom Ombo.

Visit Kom Ombo Temple, where the falcon is also worshiped but with the crocodile, Sobek, the god of fertility.

Then back on board, have your dinner.

Sweet dreams.

   

Enjoy your breakfast while sailing to Aswan.

Upon arrival, visit the High Dam; it has an essential role in the manner of protecting from floods and producing electricity while also saving water in the vast reservoir, Lake Nasser.

Then visit Philae Temple. It's not its original location; it had been relocated by UNESCO to save it from the water inundation, built by Ptolemy II in the 4th century BC., and continued during the Ptolemaic era. However, there are some shrines built by Taharqa or Psamtik II in the 7th or the 6th century BC.

Then back to the Nile Cruise, enjoy your lunch.

In the afternoon, enjoy a relaxing evening riding Felucca around Aswan Nile Islands.

Then back to the boat, have your dinner.

Good night.

   

Wake up early, have a good breakfast, then check-out from the Nile cruise.

Move to the airport to take a flight from Aswan to Cairo.

When in Cairo, move to the hotel, check-in, and spend the night.

   

After breakfast, get ready to start another day between the capital attractions.

Salah El Din Citadel: built by Salah El-Din himself in 1176to face the crusades and to be the powerful point of the country, and had been developed by several subsequent rulers. It has one of the most beautiful mosques in Egypt, built by Mohamed Ali Pasha.

Then move to Memphis, the oldest capital of Egypt, where you can find the largest statue of King Ramses II.

And then visit The Step Pyramid in Sakkara complex, or Pyramid of King Zoser, which was the first attempt to build a Pyramid. And in the same area, you can find some tombs of Kings from the old kingdom.

Then back to the hotel, have a good night.

   

Stil in Cairo, still more to see. Have your breakfast, charge your energy, and get ready for today's tour.

Visit the Old Cairo District, where you can find a set of Churches considered the first marks of Christianity in Egypt.

Visit St Mary church, the Hanging Church, was hanged up between two walls of an old fortress, built in Basilican style, existing since the 4th century.

Then visit St Barbara church, from the 5th century, has its unique architectural style.

And in the same area, visit St Sergius and Bacchus Church, also known as Abu Serga, where the Holy Family was taking shelter, and it became an alter still exist beneath the Church main alter.

Then visit Ben Ezra Synagogue, which gives you a brief on the Jews' life in Egypt.

Leave this area and head to another old district, Khan El Khalili, an open market where you can have a walking tour and buy some souvenirs.

Back to the hotel and have sweet dreams.

   

After breakfast, you'll go on a day trip to another great city that was once Egypt's capital, Alexandria, named after its founder, Alexander the Great.

Upon arrival, visit the Bibliotheca of Alexandria, just on the coastline, where believed the old one was once looking out over the sea. It was once the world's source of literature and culture.

Then visit the Citadel of Qaitbay, established in 1477 by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa'it Bay to be a defensive fortress.

And finish your tour by a visit to Montazah Palace, and walk around its beautiful gardens. Khedive Abbas built this palace in 1892.

Then drive back to Cairo, go to the hotel.

Good night.

   

Had you enjoyed your stay? Egypt had more to show you; don't hesitate to come back another time.

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and move to the airport to catch your flight back home.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
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Prices
$ 3005 Per Person in Single Room
$ 2095 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2075 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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