Nile and Beyond

Western Desert, Nile cruise, and Hurghada Program 20 Day /19 nights

Day 01/ Cairo
  • Arrival at Cairo international airport
  • Greeted by our representative who will assist the group through immigrations
    and customs formalities and transfer to your hotel for check-in and overnight.
Day 02: Cairo
  • A.M. Start half day tour visiting Egyptian Museum where the treasure of king tut and the greatest collection of Ancient Egyptian artifacts, then the visit will continue towards the Citadel of Saladin to see Mohamed Ali Mosque.
Day 03: Cairo/Bahariya Oasis
  • Drive to the Oasis of Bahariya on the surface road.
  • Visit of Bawiti & Qasr village, the capital of Baharia in Pharaonic times. Lunch en route.
  • Continue to Ain El Bishmu (Roman spring), & Ain El Muftillah
  • Dinner & overnight camping in the proximity of one of the Oasis hot springs.
Day 04: Bahariya/White Desert
  • After breakfast, visit the district of Hayz (35 km from Bawiti), which was a very prosperous area during the Roman period.
  • Lunch en route.
  • In the afternoon, drive to the White Desert, a paradise for rockhounds and amateur geologists, with its impressive limestone formations shaped like giant mushrooms or animals.
  • After noon view of Elephantine Island by felucca (sailing boat) and visit The Agha Khan Mausoleum.
  • Dinner and overnight camp.
Day 05: White Desert/Farafra Oasis/Dakhla Oasis
  • After breakfast, drive to Farafra Oasis & visit the village of Qasr El Farafra & its quaint museum of local art.
  • Lunch en route.
  • Proceed to Dakhla Oasis to visit El Qasr, the old capital of the Oasis, with its picturesque ancient Islamic buildings built over the foundations of a Roman city.
  • Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Dakhla/Kharga Oasis
  • After breakfast, drive to El Muzawaqa Frescoes (over 300 Tombs dating back to the first & second century, decorated with colourful wall paintings).
  • Continue to Kharga oasis, with lunch en route,
  • visiting the villages of Balat & Bashandi.
  • Dinner & overnight at your hotel in Kharga.
Day 07: Kharga Oasis
  • After breakfast, visit the temple of Hibis, the best-preserved temple in the Western desert.
  • Later, visit the domed mausoleums of Bagawat, one of the best preserved early Christian cemeteries in the world.
  • After lunch, visit Qasr El Ghueita, a well-preserved sandstone temple built by Darius I.
  • Dinner & overnight at your hotel in Kharga.
Day 08: Kharga/Luxor
  • Leave Kharga after breakfast & drive directly to Luxor, where arrival is foreseen in the late afternoon
Day 09: Luxor/ Nile cruise
  • Arrive at Luxor, Meet and assist, Transfer to the cruise , Embarkation before lunch, Lunch on board of the cruise
  • After lunch visit Karnak and Luxor Temple
  • Finish the visit back on board of the cruise. Dinner and overnight on board
Day 10: Luxor/ Nile cruise
  • Breakfast on board of your cruise boat.
  • A/M Visit the West Bank includes, the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon
  • Finish the visit, then back on board of the cruise,. Lunch will be on board,
  • P.M Sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board of the cruise
Day 11: Nile cruise /esna/edfu/Kom-ombo
  • Breakfast on board of the cruise, After breakfast visit Esna Temple, Finish the visit back on board and then Lunch on board of the cruise
  • Sailing to Edfu, Visit Edfu Temple. Finish the visit back on board of the cruise then, Sailing to Kom Ombo
  • Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 12:Nile cruise / Aswan
  • Breakfast on board of the cruise. After breakfast visit Kom Ombo Temple. Finish the visit back on board of the cruise
  • Lunch on board of the cruise. Sailing to Aswan. Visit the High Dam, unfinished Obelisque and Philae Temple Finish the visit back on board of the cruise
  • Dinner and overnight on board of the cruise.
Day 13: Aswan / Cairo
  • Breakfast on board of the cruise.
  • After breakfast check out and visit the Botanical Garden by felucca Finish the visit transfer to Aswan airport for domestic flight to Cairo.
  • Arrive at Cairo airport. Meet and assist, Transfer to the hotel and check in, Overnight at your hotel.
Day 14: cairo / Hurghada
  • A.M. Half day tour visiting Pyramids and Sphinx.
  • P.M. Start your trip by our private Deluxe A/C coach to Hurghada (Approx. 500 Km in 6 hours)
  • Arrival to hotel, check-in, dinner and overnight.
Day 15: Hurghada
  • A.M. Explore the magnificent under water life in the Red Sea in Submarine.( optional trip )
  • Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 16: Hurghada
  • A.M. Boat trip to Giftune Island includes lunch. ( optional trip )
  • Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 17: Hurghada
  • A.M. Free at leisure
  • Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 18: Hurghada
  • A.M. Free at leisure
  • Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day19: Hurghada / Cairo
  • Check-out and transfer by our deluxe A/C coach to Cairo.
  • Arrive Cairo, check-in at hotel and overnight.
Day20: Cairo
  • Check-out and transfer to Cairo international Airport for your final departure.

Tour include:

  • 05 nights accommodation at a Hotel in the oasis ( Baharaia and dakhla and Kharga oasis) on bed and breakfast basis. 06 night accommodation at hotel or similar in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 04 nights accommodation on board of a Nile Cruise boat (5*) on full board basis, including the sightseeing tours in Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan.
  • 05 nights accommodation at 5 star hotel in Hurghada on on bed and breakfast basis.
  • Sightseeing tours as mentioned in the program including transportation by our deluxe coach, entrance fees.
  • private English Speaking tourist Guide.
  • All Transfers by our Deluxe A/C coaches in Cairo and Hurghada and Jeep to the oasis

Package Excludes:

  • Entry visa of Egypt
  • Tipping and gratitude.
  • Any expenses of personal nature (telephones, beverage, laundry, …. etc)
  • Any services not mentioned in our program.

Tour price

Per person in FOUR STAR HOTELS FIVE STAR HOTELS FIVE STAR DELUXE HOTELS
Twin Room $1800 $2680 $3150
Triple Room $1780 $2640 $3100

 

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