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13 Day Cairo, Nile Cruise and Hurghada

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Duration:
13 Days
Tour Type:
Private
Schedule:
Daily

Description

Explore Egypt in style with an amazing 13 Day Cairo, Nile Cruise and Red Sea Stay. Enjoy the many the sights from Cairo to the beautiful Red Sea Coast. Visit the Pyramids, Saladin's Citadel, Egyptian Museum, and then tour Luxor before starting your Nile Cruise to Aswan. Enjoy the striking scenery and interesting visits to ancient sites along the way, and then tour Aswan before making your way to Hurghada's beautiful Red Sea beaches. Soak up the sun and relax, or take to the water for unforgettable diving and snorkeling opportunities. End your Nile cruise and Red Sea Stay dream vacation with a trip back to Cairo where you'll spend the last night of an unforgettable vacation.

Inclusion

  • Meet and greet service at airports; port and stations
  • Domestic Flight Tickets (Cairo-Aswan ) & ( Hurghada – Cairo )
  • Custom service assistance throughout your stay
  • All transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Transfer from Luxor to Hurghada in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo at the Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa (includes breakfasts)
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on the 5* Nile Cruise ship (full board)
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Hurghada at Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort (all inclusive)
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo at Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo  (includes breakfasts)
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo (private)
  • English speaking Egyptologist guide during all tours
  • Lunch during  Cairo tours
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise (group tours)
  • Tour to the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Temple of Philae in Aswan
  • Tour to Abu Simbel temple
  • Tour to Kom Ombo Temple and Edfu Temple
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon
  • Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temples
  • Entrance fees to all sites listed in the Cairo, Nile Cruise And Red Sea Stay itinerary
  • All meals listed in the Cairo, Nile Cruise and Red Sea Stay itinerary
  • Bottled water during tours
  • Portage when needed
  • All service charges and taxes

Exclusion

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Personal Spending.
  • Tipping

Itinerary

Day 1: Your Vacation of a Lifetime begins

Experience a level of service almost unheard of in the modern world. No matter what time you arrive in this fascinating country, we will be waiting to meet and greet you at the airport in Cairo.

We will assist you with your luggage, and drive you in cool and comfortable style to the luxurious Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa where you will be staying for your first two nights in the country.

Once we have assisted you with check-in, we will quickly go over your Cairo, Nile cruise and Red Sea Stay itinerary and also confirm pickup times for the days that follow. Have a free “Welcome to Egypt” drink, and then you can enjoy the remainder of the day as you wish. Stay at your hotel; go out for a meal, or head out and explore this vibrant city.

Day 2: Giza Pyramids – Memphis And sakkara

You will have your breakfast in your hotel in Cairo , Then you will be met by our English Egyptologist tour guide to start your day tour by visiting Pyramids of Giza "Khufu, Khafre & Menkaure", where the greatness has been embodied in three pyramids with a limestone statue of Sphinx guarding the whole area. Then proceed to one of our local restaurant to have your lunch.

After that you will proceed to the city of Sakkara, where you will be so excited by exploring The Step Pyramid of king Djoser. This pyramid has a very nice story, when king Djoser asked his chief Architect Imhotep to create something different, so that the king could be buried at. As a result the well-known Architect creates the Step pyramid, which surprised the king so much since it was considered to be a new achievement in this period.

Finally we will drive towards Memphis, where you can visit The Open Air Museum including the marvelous monuments of king Ramses II. After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo for accommodation & overnight.
 

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Egyptain Museum – Citadel and Khan El Khalili

Breakfast at your hotel. Then you will be met by our English Egyptologist tour guide to start your day tour by visiting The Egyptian Museum, which is considered to be one of the most important museums in the world ,housing the Pharaonic monuments including those of the well-known king Tutankhamen. Also, you will have the chance to visit the Mummies’ Room which is a wonderful chance that you cannot imagine. You will have the good chance to see the great real pharaohs in their full body. Lunch at local restaurant.

Then proceed to Old Cairo area, where you can visit Citadel of Salah El-Din, which played as a very important role in protecting Egypt, as it was considered the seat of power for more than 700 years. Then we will accompany you to Khan El Khalili, which consider as one of the stunning bazaars in the Middle East. After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
 

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4: Fly to Aswan / Sightseeing in Aswan / Board Your Nile Cruise

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then check out of the hotel. Then our representative will transfer you to Cairo airport to fly to Aswan.

Upon arrival at Aswan airport, you will join your Egyptologist tour guide to discover the great city of Aswan, including The High Dam, which has been erected by the Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1960 AD to protect Egypt from the Nile flood.

After that you will enjoy sailing on the Nile River by a motor boat till reach Agilika Island, where you will visit Temple of Philae, which was erected during the Gaeco-Roman period and was dedicated to goddess Isis (mother of god Horus).

Finally you will be escorted to visit one of the marvelous sightseeing in Aswan, The Unfinished Obelisk, which was made out of red granite and was dedicated to god Amun Ra.

Transfer to your Nile cruise ship for check in, lunch on board and free free after noon. Lovely dinner will be served, and then spend the night on board, in Aswan.
 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Abu Simbel / Kom Ombo

Breakfast box from your Nile cruise. Then, you will be transferred by private A-C van to Abu Simbel. The original site was known as Meha in the ancient times and was first documented in the 18th Dynasty, when Ay and Horemheb had rock-cut chapels hewn in the hills to the south. Upon arrival, you will proceed to visit Abu Simbel Temples, which were built by king Ramses II. The first temple (the biggest one) was built by Ramesses II and being dedicated to the famous god Rahorakhty. While the second temple (the smaller one) was dedicated to king himself and his beautiful wife queen Nefertari. After finishing your day tour, you will drive back toward Aswan (distance takes approx. 03 hrs by car).

Enjoy your lunch on board the cruise while sailing to Koum Oumbo city, arrive Koum Oumbo & then you will proceed to explore Temple of Kom Ombo, where the two gods Sobek & Haroeris were worshipped for a while. Get back to your ship and enjoy your lunch on the sun deck, watching the unique landscape of the great river Nile. On its banks the ancient Egyptian civilization has been created and flourished. After the tour, you will get back to your ship, rest and refresh on board.

Dinner meal will be served on board during sailing to the city of Edfu. Late evening arrive to Edfu and overnight.
 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Edfu / Luxor East Bank

Breakfast on the cruise. Then the guide will take you in a mysterious journey to land of secrets. This guided tour of today begins by visiting one of the most wonderful temples in Egypt, Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is considered to be one of the most well preserved temples in Egypt. After that, you will revert back to your ship. Lunch will be served on board during sailing to the city of Luxor.

Afternoon tour to the East Bank of Luxor (Karnak and Luxor temples):
You will discover the East bank of Luxor including Karnak Temples Complex, which are the largest structures ever build in the history of the mankind. The principal building is that of god Amun Ra, since it was considered the house of god on the earth, the earlier structure date back to the middle kingdom, but there are some references which refer to the earlier buildings as old as the 3rd dynasty.

Later on, you will proceed to visit Temple of Luxor, which was built by one of the kings of the 12th dynasty and completed by the well know king Ramses II. This temple was located in the heart of ancient Thebes and, like Karnak, was dedicated to the main/chief god Amun Re. After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred back to your ship for rest and refresh. At night, Egyptian folkloric show will be operated by the staff. Dinner will be served and overnight in Luxor.
 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Luxor West Bank Sightseeing / Transfer to Hurghada

Check out from your Nile cruise after breakfast. Then you will start your magical tour in Thebes, the sacred land by exploring the wet bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, which considers as the royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, and the place where our Pharaohs were buried.

After that, you will proceed to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. This temple is considered as one of the most wonderful examples of the Architecture in ancient Egypt, because it was totally carved inside the mountain.

At the end of the tour you will visit Colossi of Memnon, which is belonging to king Amenhotep III.

Later in the afternoon you will transfer to Hurghada on the Red Sea coast, where you will check-in at your hotel in Hurghada. "Luxor to Hurghada is approximately a 3.5 hour drive".
 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Leisure Time in Hurghada (Optional Tours)

Since these days are all about quality relaxation time, there are no activities scheduled. However, there are a number of optional tours available if you wish to experience diving and snorkeling among the Red Sea coral reefs, with the opportunity to see rare fish. There are also other activities available, such as windsurfing, sailing or deep sea fishing.
 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Leisure Time in Hurghada (Optional Tours)

Since these days are all about quality relaxation time, there are no activities scheduled. However, there are a number of optional tours available if you wish to experience diving and snorkeling among the Red Sea coral reefs, with the opportunity to see rare fish. There are also other activities available, such as windsurfing, sailing or deep sea fishing.
 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Leisure Time in Hurghada (Optional Tours)

Since these days are all about quality relaxation time, there are no activities scheduled. However, there are a number of optional tours available if you wish to experience diving and snorkeling among the Red Sea coral reefs, with the opportunity to see rare fish. There are also other activities available, such as windsurfing, sailing or deep sea fishing.
 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Fly back to Cairo / Islamic & Coptic Cairo Tour

Breakfast at your hotel and check out, then our representative will transfer you to Hurghada airport to fly back to Cairo.

Upon arrival at Cairo airport, you will meet your private tour guide to start your day tour to Islamic and Coptic Cairo.

This tour is a very important as you will explore the greatness of the history of Egypt. You will explore the Islamic history and the other Coptic one. You will visit Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque; It is the oldest intact, functioning Islamic monument in Cairo. It also survives as a rare example of the era and architecture of the classical period of Islam, i.e. the ninth and tenth centuries, for it was dominant in the Islamic world.

Then proceed to the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, which considered stylistically the most compact and unified of all Cairo monuments. The building was constructed for Sultan Hassan bin Mohammad bin Qala'oun in 1256 AD as a mosque and religious school for all sects.
Then you will visit El Refa’i Mosque, it is separated from the mosque of Sultan Hassan by a pedestrian street. Take your lunch at one of our local restaurants.

After that, you will start your Coptic Tour, you will start with the Hanging Church, (The Church of the Virgin Mary), built into the walls of the Water Gate of the Roman fortress. It is possibly the oldest Christian church in Egypt, dating to around the 4th Century. Then you will visit Church of St. Sergius, (Abu Serga), which legend has it is built atop one of the sites where the Holy Family rested on their flight from Herod. Continuing on this path brings one first to the Ben Ezra Synagogue, which is Egypt's oldest and dates to the 9th Century.

After finishing this fantastic and memorable tour, you will transfer to your hotel in Cairo for check in & overnight Cairo.
 

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 12: Alexandria Full Day

Breakfast at hotel. After that you will be met with our Egyptologist tour guide who will accompany you in such a stunning tour to Alexandria.
You will start your Alexandria city tour by exploring one of the main sources of knowledge in the ancient world, The Alexandria Library. The site of which is the original site of the old Pharaoh.

Later on, you will be transferred to have your lunch meal at local restaurant.

After lunch you will proceed to visit The Roman Amphitheatre, which is considered to be one of the most famous monuments belonging the Greco-Roman period. Continue your Alexandria city tour by visiting Pompey’s pillar, which was erected in 292 AD.

At the end you’ll be transferred to visit Sultan Qaitbay Citadel (from outside) which is considered to be one of most famous sightseeing in Alexandria.

After finishing your day tour, we will drive back to Cairo. Arrive to Cairo and proceed to your hotel there for overnight.
 

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 13: Final Departure

Final day of your Nile cruise and Red Sea stay. You’ve explored the ancient wonders of Cairo; you’ve cruised the Nile in style, and you’ve soaked up the sun at Hurghada. You will no doubt have had a wonderful time, but now the time has come for you to say goodbye.
After you have had breakfast and you have checked out of your hotel, we will drive you in style to the airport for your flight home. We will be there to assist you with luggage and check-in, and then we will thank you once more and bid you farewell.

Meals included: Breakfast

Price:

MAY-SEPT
$ 1911 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 2008 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2700 Per Person in Single Room
OCT-APRIL
$ 2431 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 2443 Per Person in Double Room
$ 3266 Per Person in Single Room

Prices:
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children Policy:
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

Notes :
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)

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