Cairo and Luxor Cruise 8 days \ 7 nights

Enchanting Egypt
Price 1625
Duration 8 Days
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7 nights cairo aswan luxor cruise

Overview Tour

Get ready for an enchanting trip in Egypt, the land of civilization, and mesmerizing history.


You'll get to explore the most amazing temples and sites in Egypt, from Cairo, the capital to Luxor and Aswan.


The trip starts with a city tour at Cairo and ends with it one more time, cruising in between from Aswan to Luxor.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at Cairo Airport in Egypt.
  • 2 Full day tour in Cairo with a private Egyptologist tour guide, including lunch.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 3 nights accommodation on Nile cruise with all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • 2 nights sleeper train (Cairo/Aswan – Luxor/Cairo)
  • All visits while on the cruise with our tour guide (visits as mentioned in the program).
  • 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).
  • Any visit or service not mentioned in the program
  • 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 the airport, you'll find our representative waiting for you to give you all the help you need and assist you through customs formalities.

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

   

Good morning, Sunshine. Time for your first City tour in Egypt, Excited?

First, eat your breakfast at the hotel then check-out.

You'll visit The Egyptian Museum that beholds over 100,000 pieces of original antiquities. You'll get to have a general idea about Egyptian history and the Pharaohs, preparing for the visits of the rest of the trip.

Then you'll see a colossal fortress standing high since the 12th century to defend Egypt from the attacks; this is Salah El Din Citadel that was also the seat of the government for over 500 years. At the same place, you'll find an Islamic architectural masterpiece built in the 19th century, Mohamed Ali Mosque.

In the end, you'll have a walk in a different century at Khan El Khalili, an open bazaar that lays in the heart of Islamic Cairo since the 14th century.

Stop for lunch in a local restaurant.

After that, you'll be transferred to Giza railway station to take the overnight train to Aswan , and you'll have dinner on board.

   

As you finish your breakfast on the train, you'll be arriving at the Aswan railway station.

You'll start the visits first before going to the Nile Cruise, you'll stop by the High Dam of Aswan, and it was built between 1960 and 1971 to prevent the flooding of the Nile that caused a lot of disasters.

Then you'll be transferred to Agilkia Island by a motorboat to reach Philae Temple that was relocated on this island after building the dam to save it from being submerged. You'll see a magnificent view!

After that, you'll be taken to the Nile Cruise to check-in and have lunch.

In the afternoon, enjoy a relaxing felucca ride on the River Nile, it is a wonderful experience.

Then you'll return to the cruise to have your dinner and get some rest.

   

Time to start sailing to Kom Ombo early in the morning as you eat your breakfast.

You'll visit Kom Ombo Temple upon arriving; it is a very unique temple designed to be dedicated to two gods, Sobek and Haroeris.

Back on board to resume sailing toward Edfu while you have lunch.

As soon as you arrive, visit Edfu Temple that is one of the best-preserved temples; it is dedicated to the falcon god Horus.

After that, you'll return to the cruise again to have dinner while you pass through Esna Lock to reach Luxor. Have a good night.

   

Welcome to Luxor. Eat your breakfast, and let's explore the West Bank's attractions.

The Valley Of The Kings, where the most famous collection of underground tombs lays, 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 , it was known in Ancient Egypt by "Djeser-Djeseru" which means the Holy of the Hollies, it was built in the 18th dynasty to the Pharaoh of Egypt Hatshepsut and the god Amen.

The Two Colossi of Memnon, they are massive stone statues that weigh about 720 tons and 18 meters high, of King Amenophis III. They used to guard an enormous complex that lay behind them but disappeared over the years.

You have finished today's visit time to go to the cruise to enjoy the meals of the day and have a good rest.

   

Finish your breakfast and check-out from the Nile Cruise. You still have the eastside of the city to see.

You'll visit the Great Temple Of Karnak , the city of temples; it was built gradually over the centuries, starting in the Middle Kingdom until the Ptolemaic period, and dedicated to Amen, Mut, and Khonsu, "Luxor Triad".

Then visit Luxor Temple; it was first built by Amenophis III and later continued by Ramesses II; this temple wasn't dedicated to a god.

You have finished visiting the top attractions of Luxor, time to go back to Cairo.

You'll be transferred to Luxor Railway Station to take the overnight train and have dinner on board.

   

Good morning, enjoy your breakfast on the train till you arrive in Cairo.

Upon arrival, our representative will pick you up to have a city tour before going to the hotel.

Get ready to be bewitched by the sight of the Three Majestic Pyramids of Giza ; they were built over 4000 years ago by the three kings Cheops, Chephren, and Myckerinus, guarded by the Sphinx.

After that, you'll see the ruins of Memphis, the first capital ever established in Ancient Egypt.

Lastly, you'll go to Sakkara Complex, where "The Step Pyramid" lays, the first trial of building a pyramid ever, it was made by King Djoser.

Stop for lunch in a local restaurant.

It was a long day, it’s time to go to the hotel to check-in and spend the night.

   

After breakfast, you'll check-out from the hotel then depart to go to Cairo International Airport to take the flight back home.

It was a quick trip but definitely intensive, see you again, because Egypt still has a lot to show you.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
mena house Marriott
concorde el salam Concorde El Salam
moon goddess nile cruise Moon Goddess Nile Cruise
Prices
$ 2405 Per Person in Single Room
$ 1625 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1595 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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