Cairo, Nubia, Aswan and Luxor 10 days \ 9 nights

Cruising the Lake
Price 3375
Duration 10 Days
Run
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cairo luxor aswan cruise 11 days

Overview Tour

An opportunity to explore Egypt, it's the most famous parts, and the most unique parts as well, you'll also get to cruise on one of the largest artificial lakes in the world, Lake Nasser.


You'll get to see the Pyramids, Abu Simbel Temple, Luxor temple, Queen Hatshepsut temple, and much more; it is the kind of trip that you can't miss.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives in all airports in Egypt (Cairo, Aswan, Luxor).
  • 3 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 3 nights accommodation on Nile cruise Lake Nasser with all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • 1 night accommodation in Aswan with breakfast.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Luxor with breakfast.
  • All transfers in Cairo, Aswan, Abu Simbel and Luxor.
  • 2 full days tour in Cairo with an Egyptologist tour guide, including lunch.
  • All visits on the Nile cruise, Aswan & Luxor with our tour guide.
  • Entrance fees to all archeological sites mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Domestic flight (CAI/ASW/ABS – LXR/CAI).
  • 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 or service not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any kind of tips. (guide, representative, drivers, etc).
  • Extra drinks and meals not mentioned above
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Entry inside: the Pyramids, solar boat, tombs not mentioned, or with extra fees.

Itinerary

   

When you arrive at Cairo International Airport, our representative will be welcoming you and ready to help you through customs formalities.

You will be taken to the hotel to check-in and have the welcome drink, then enjoy your first night in the city.

   

Ready for the first city tour in Cairo?

The Egyptian Museum, the house of more than 100,000 original pieces of antiquities, opened in 1902. It exhibits pieces from the beginning of the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt till the Greco-Roman period.

Salah El-Din Citadel, built by the middle 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.

Khan El Khalili, an open bazaar existing in the center of Old Islamic Cairo, where you can take a tour at the ancient street and get souvenirs for your loved ones.

Lunch en route.

Back to the hotel to spend the night.

   

Enjoy your breakfast in the hotel. Now, it's time for another tour in the capital, at the most ancient parts of it.

Three majestic Pyramids, They were built during the Old Kingdom by the Kings, Cheops, Chephren, and Myckreinus, and King Chephren built the famous Sphinx to guard the Pyramids.

Memphis, the first capital of ancient Egypt, the house of the founders of the pyramids.

Sakkara Complex, where the oldest pyramid ever was built by King Djoser, "The Step Pyramid," in the 27th century BC during the Third Dynasty and was created by the architect Imhotep.

Lunch en route.

Return to the hotel & overnight.

   

You'll be transferred to Cairo Airport in the early morning to catch the flight to Abu Simbel via Aswan.

As soon as you arrive, you'll be transferred to Lake Nasser Cruise to check-in and have lunch.

Get ready to visit the famous and magnificent Abu Simbel Temples built in the rock of the mountain by the great Ramses II. The King made the bigger one to be worshiped as a god, and it was designed to celebrate his birthday and coronation by illuminating the King's figure by the sun rays on those days. The smaller temple is a dedication from the King to his beloved wife, Nefertari.

In the evening, you'll enjoy the Sound and Light show, narrating the story of Ramses II in a very interesting way.

Return to the cruise for dinner and have a good night of sleep.

   

In the morning, you'll start sailing to Kasr Ibrim, it was once an enormous city high above the Nile, but now it became an island because of Lake Nasser's water. It was established during the late period of Ancient Egypt. You'll enjoy sightseeing.

Next, you'll sail to Amada, where you will see Amada temple, the oldest of Lake Nasser's temples; it was built during the 18th dynasty.

Then you'll sail to Wadi El Seboua. You'll have your meals on board and spend the night.

   

In the morning, you'll visit the Wadi El Seboua temple, "The valley of the Lions'' it was built during the reign of Ramses II.

Then visit Dakka Temple, it is a Greco-Roman temple, built in dedication to the god of wisdom Thoth.

After that, you'll sail to Kalabsha to visit Kalabsha temple built during Augustus's reign in the Roman era around 30 BC. Then Bait El Wali temple, "the house of the Holy Man," found by Ramses II.

All meals will be served on the cruise. Goodnight.

   

You'll check-out from the cruise in the morning and then depart for a couple of visits.

You'll first visit the High Dam of Aswan built between 1960 and 1971 to prevent floods and drought, producing behind it one of the largest artificial lakes in the world, Lake Nasser, that you were just sailing on.

Then you'll visit Philae Temple; it was moved from its original place to Agilkia Island, it was moved stone by stone, and it was dedicated to the goddess Isis, and mother of god Haroeris.

After you are done with the visits, you'll be transferred to the hotel in Aswan to check-in and spend the night.

   

After breakfast at the hotel, you'll check-out to be transferred to Luxor by bus; it is about 210 Km away.

Upon arriving, you'll check-in to the hotel and leave your bags to visit the west bank.

The Valley of the Kings, where the most famous collection of underground tombs exists, it is also known by "The valley of gates of the Kings." You'll see some of these tombs from inside; some are colorful and still keeping their colors even after so many years.

Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, she is the Queen who crowned herself pharaoh of Egypt. This temple is considered one of the most temples ever. It was founded by her architect Senmout in an extraordinary place surrounded by the mountain.

Two Colossi of Memnon, two stone statues of the pharaoh Amenophis III, were the guardians of a mortuary complex that used to exist behind them but disappeared throughout the ages.

Drive back to the hotel to spend the night.

   

In the morning, you'll visit the Great Temple of Karnak, where you'll get lost between its 134 columns. The temple was constructed over 2,000 years, starting in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period. The temple is dedicated to Gods Amen, Mut, and Khonsu

Afterward, you'll visit Luxor Temple; it was first built by King Amenophis III then completed by Tut Ankh Amen later Ramses II. There is a shrine dedicated to Alexander the great toward the rear

Return to the hotel and have a good night of sleep.

   

After eating your tasty breakfast, you'll check-out from the hotel and drive to Luxor Airport to fly back to Cairo.

From Cairo, you'll take your flight back home. Till we meet again.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
mena house Mena House
omar khayam cruise Omar Khayam Cruise
cataract aswan Cataract Aswan
sofitel winter palace luxor Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor
Prices
$ 4380 Per Person in Single Room
$ 3375 Per Person in Double Room
$ 3355 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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