Egypt Classical

05 nights/ 06 days Cairo, Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor

DetailedItinerary

Day 01: Arrival

Welcome to Cairo! Your tour begins when you are greeted by our representative who will assist you through immigration and customs formalities. After you have collected your luggage he will then take you, in our deluxe vehicle, to your Cairo hotel.

Day 02: Cairo
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Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a full day tour. In the morning you will be driven to see the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx: the most famous monuments of not only ancient Egypt, but of the entire ancient world! These massive stone structures were built around 4,500 years ago on a rocky desert plateau close to the Nile. In the afternoon you will be taken to the Egyptian Museum: gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen, including his golden death mask; stare upon the mummies of some of Egypt’s ancientpharaohs (optional); lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries, where thousands of artefacts are awaiting your visit. At the end of this exciting day you will be driven back to your hotel.

Day 03: Awan/Nile cruise
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After breakfast you will check out and our representative will escort you to the airport for your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival you will be met and assisted by our representative who will transfer you to your cruise boat: your floating hotel for your next 4 days, After lunch you will be driven to see the High Dam, the worlds largest rock filled dam, and the Temple of Philae, moved to the island of Agilika after the waters of Lake Nasser flooded its original location. It is then back to Aswan to rejoin your cruise and as the Nile laps gently underneath you, dinner will be served.

Day 04: Nile Cruise / Komombo
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A new day and your first breakfast on board as the boat sails majestically towards KomOmbo, where you will visit the Temple of KomOmbo, dedicate to Horus andHaroeris. After the visit you will be taken back to the boat for your lunch while it sails onward to Edfu, home of the best preserved temple in Egypt: the Temple of Horus. It is then back to the boat and you can watch as it departs Edfu and sails for Esna.Once you reach Esna you will watch as it sails through the Esna locks. Once through the locks the boat continues on its course towards Luxor, which it will reach after you have had dinner

Day 05: Nile Cruise
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An early breakfast and then it is time to visit the West Bank of Luxor: the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings; the magnificent temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri finishing with the immense Colossi of Memnon.

After lunch, which you will have on board, you will visit the magnificent Karnack and Luxor Temples. Once your visit to these ancient Theban Temples is completed you return to the boat where your last dinner, upon this floating hotel, will be served.

Day 06: Final departure

You will have your final breakfast on the boat before you have to check out and then are transferred to Luxor airport for your flight to Cairo (about 45 minutes). Upon arrival at Cairo you will be met by our representative who will help you with your luggage before your final departure.

Tour price

Travelers 2-5 Travelers 5-10 Travelers 10-15 Travelers 15-20 Travelers 20-50
Per Person In Double room $1050 $990 $950 $920 $900

Package Includes:

  • 2 night’s accommodation in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 3 night’s accommodation on board a Nile Cruiser on a full board basis (all meals included).
  • All transfers as per above mentioned program
  • Private and personalized sightseeing shore excursions for 3 nights on the cruise.
  • Private English speaking guides as per the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for all sightseeing
  • All applicable taxes.
  • Meals: 5 breakfasts + 4 lunches + 3 dinners.
  • Arrival/departure assistance.
  • Luggage handling at airports and hotels

Package Excludes:

  • Entry visa, USD 15 per person.
  • Tipping for guides, driver, Nile cruise crew, etc….
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone calls, etc…
  • Full board meals supplement, USD 70 per person