Cairo, Aswan & Luxor with Nile Cruise 8 days / 7 nights
Price: 420 USD / person
Day 1: Arrival Upon your arrival to Cairo International Airport our representative will be waiting for you and transfer you to your hotel for check in. Free afternoon/evening in Cairo, depending on your time of arrival. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 2: Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara & Memphis In the morning you will be picked up from the hotel to enjoy a morning visit to Saqqara, where you can see the Step Pyramid of Zoser. Then visit Memphis which was the capital of Egypt for most of the pharaonic period. In the afternoon drive to Giza and visit the fascinating Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mycerinus. Then visit the Sphinx and the Valley Temple. Drive back to Cairo. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 3: Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo & Citadel In the morning pick up from your hotel. First visit Old Cairo and see the remains of roman towers, visit the Hanging Church, Abu Sirga Church and Synagogue. Then visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque and Citadel of Salah El Din in Islamic Cairo. In the afternoon visit the Egyptian Museum where you can see an amazing collection of relics and antiquities from ancient Egyptian history which rightly considered the largest and most precious collection of Egyptian art. The museum also features a Royal Mummy Room, with 11 preserved bodies of pharaohs and queens. In the evening transfer to the train station to take the 1st class overnight train to Aswan. Overnight on the train.
Day 4: Aswan Arrive to Aswan in the morning and you will be transferred to your 5* Nile Cruise boat for check in. Then visit Philae Temple and the famous Aswan High Dam. Free evening, overnight in on board.
Day 5: Free day. Or optional trip to Abu Simbel: at 3.30 am you will be picked up from your cruise and be transferred to visit the Temples of Abu Simbel: The Great Temple of Ramses the II and Temple of Hathor. Admire the natural beauty of Lake Nasser, then transfer back to Aswan. Overnight on board.
Day 6: Kom Ombo, Edfu & Luxor â€" East Bank Arrive to Kom Ombo and visit Temple of Sobek then to Edfu and see the Temple of Horus. After arriving to Luxor, you will be taken to see Temples of Karnak and Luxor Temple, on the East Bank of Luxor. Overnight on board.
Day 7: Luxor â€" West Bank This day you will be taken to see the West Bank of Luxor, including: the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, then visit the unique Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon. In the evening transfer to Luxor train station and take the overnight train to Cairo.
Day 8: Departure Arrive back to Cairo early morning. Free day in Cairo and you will be transferred to the airport for your flight.
Age range, type of group
TRIP NOTES: - This tour is available to start every day. - In Cairo the sightseeing activities will be private, you will have your own car + driver and your own English speaking guide for the sights. - For the rest of the trip the sightseeing activities are organized in small groups.
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INCLUSIONS: - All pick ups and transfers as mentioned by AC vehicle - Trips to the mentioned sites (excluding entrance fees) - English speaking Egyptologist guide for the sights in Cairo, Aswan Kom Ombo, Edfu & Luxor - 2 night accommodation in Cairo, in a 3* hotel, including breakfast - 1st class train tickets (sitting train): Cairo â€" Aswan & Luxor â€" Cairo - 3 night accommodation on 5* Nile Cruise, including all meals (excluding any beverages) - All taxes and service charge
EXCLUSIONS: - International flight ticket and visa to Egypt - Entrance fees to the mentioned sites - Optional Abu Simbel trip: 30 USD / person - Beverages on the Nile Cruise - Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
TOUR EXTRAS: - Upgrade to Sleeper Train (return ticket): 160 USD/ person - based on 2 person Â sharing, 200 USD for single cabin. The upgrade includes dinner and breakfast Â on the train, excludes any beverages. - Optional Abu Simbel trip: 30 USD / person - Upgrade to 4* or 5* hotel available on request.
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