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13 Day Cairo, Nile Cruise and Sharm El Sheikh 13 Day Cairo, Nile Cruise and Sharm El Sheikh 13 Day Cairo, Nile Cruise and Sharm El Sheikh 13 Day Cairo, Nile Cruise and Sharm El Sheikh 13 Day Cairo, Nile Cruise and Sharm El Sheikh 13 Day Cairo, Nile Cruise and Sharm El Sheikh 13 Day Cairo, Nile Cruise and Sharm El Sheikh 13 Day Cairo, Nile Cruise and Sharm El Sheikh

13 Day Cairo, Nile Cruise and Sharm El Sheikh

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Duration:
13 Days
Tour Type:
Private
Schedule:
Daily

Description

This Travel Package to Egypt will take you to rural Egypt on the Nile and to the shores of the Red Sea. See the Pyramids and Sakkara. Cruise the Nile for 4 days and then relax in Sharm El Sheikh before returning to see Old Cairo and the Museum. In Sinai optional excursions into the desert and mountains are available.

Inclusion

  • Meet and greet service at airports; port and stations
  • Domestic Flight Tickets (Luxor – Sharm via Cairo ) & ( Sharm – Cairo )
  • Custom service assistance throughout your stay
  • All transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Accommodation for 1 nights in Cairo at the Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa (includes breakfast)
  • Accommodation for 1 night on sleeper train (includes dinner and breakfast)
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on the 5* Nile Cruise ship (full board)
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Sharm El Shiekh at 5* hotel (all inclusive)
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo at Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo  (includes breakfasts)
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo (Private Guided Tours)
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise (Private Guided Tours)
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • Bottled water during your tour
  • Meals at hotels, Nile Cruise and during tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Portage when needed
  • All service charges and taxes

Exclusion

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

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Cairo International Airport

Your Egypt tour begins at your chosen hotel in Cairo. Upon arrival to Cairo Int. Airport, you will be met with our English-speaking representative who will help and assist you in all formalities. Transfer to your hotel and overnight in Cairo. 

Day 2: Full Day Pyramids and Sakkara - Train to Aswan

Breakfast at hotel and check out. Then you will be met by our English Egyptologist tour guide to start your first 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.

Later, you will be transferred to Giza railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan-dinner will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment.
 

Meals Included: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 3: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

After breakfast on board the train, Luxor and Aswan Travel representative will meet you at Aswan train station and then you will be transferred by a private A/C vehicle to your Nile Cruise ship for embarkation in Aswan before lunch.

Later on, 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. After finishing your day tour, you will get back to your ship. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
 

Meals Included: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 4: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Breakfast will be served on board your ship. After that you will join your Egyptologist tour guide to visit one of the most wonderful temples in Egypt, 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.

Afternoon, enjoy chariot riding to Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is considered to be one of the most well preserved temples in Egypt. After finishing your tour, you will be transferred back to your ship. Afternoon, you will enjoy relaxing on board your ship. Dinner will be served on board. At night Egyptian Folkloric Show party will be operated by staff on board. 

Meals Included: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 5: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

Breakfast on the Nile cruise. After that 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. After that you will return to your ship to have your lunch.

Later on , you will enjoy your tour discovering the East Bank of Luxor, including the most wonderful Karnak Temples Complex, which is considered to be the biggest complex construction in the world covering an area of a hundred.

Finish your lovely tour in Temple of Luxor,built by one of the kings of the 12th dynasty & completed by the well know king Ramses II. After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred back to your Nile cruise for Dinner and overnight on the Cruise.

Meals Included: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 6: Fly Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh

Breakfast on board, disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast, and then you will be transferred to Luxor Airport for flight to Sharm. Upon arrival at Sharm Airport, you will be transfered to your hotel in Sharm and overnight.

Meals Included: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner + Soft drinks

Day 7: Leisure Time in Sharm El Shiekh (Optional Tours)

Free day in Sharm or join our optional tour to Ras Mohammed National Park which is both a terrestrial and an aquatic nature reserve. The 480 square kilometre protected area lies where the Gulf of Suez meets the Gulf of Aqaba in Sinai's southern extremity. The arid desert terrain of sand dunes, gravel plains, fossilized corals and granite mountains is home to a number of rare mammal species: Dorcas gazelle, Nubian ibex and red fox. Easier to spot are the resident birds like terns, herons, gulls and ospreys. Thousands of white storks pass through Ras Mohammed each year, heading south during September/October and back north during April/May. About 85 flora species live in the park, including mangroves. Overnight in Sharm.

Meals Included: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner + Soft drinks

Day 8: Leisure Time in Sharm El Shiekh (Optional Tours)

Free day in Sharm or join our optional tour to one of the natural wonders of the Sinai, the Colored Canyon is majestic. Take a walk among dramatic sandstone canyon walls streaked with melting yellows, purples, reds, magentas and gold. In certain places the canyon walls reach up to 40 meters. You feel as if you are enclosed in a spectacular coloring book. Overnight in Sharm.

Meals Included: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner + Soft drinks

Day 9: Leisure Time in Sharm El Shiekh (Optional Tours)

Free day in Sharm or join our optional tour to The Monastery of St. Catherine located at the heart of Sinai and at the foot of the Gebel Musa, or Mount Moses. Fronted by gardens and cypress trees, the monastery is owned and run by the Greek Orthodox Church. Its rich library houses the world's second largest collection of illuminated manuscripts after the Vatican. You can see the Burning Bush and a large number of antique works of art: invaluable icons, beautifully carved doors, exquisite wall paintings and other fine religious ornaments. Overnight in Sharm.

Meals Included: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner + Soft drinks

Day 10: Fly back to Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh and then you will be transferred to Sharm El Sheikh Airport for flight to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 11: Egyptian Museum – Citadel and Khan El Khalili

Breakfast at hotel. Then our English speaking guide will meet you at the hotel to accompany you to start your second day tour in Cairo. Your tour today is completely different and more excited, as the best of our monuments are awaiting you. Start your tour with The Egyptian Museum, which is considered to be one of the most important museums in Egypt housing the Pharaonic monuments including those of the well-known king Tutankhamen. Lunch meal at one of our local restaurant.

After Lunch, you will be transferred 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 proceed to one of the most interesting and old market in Egypt, Khan El-Khalili, which consider as one of the stunning bazaars in the Middle East. After finishing your day tour, you will transfer to your hotel in Cairo.

Meals Included: Breakfast + Lunch

Day 12: Alexandria City Tour

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo. 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 + Lunch

Day 13: Cairo Int. Airport – Final Departure

Check out after breakfast. Our representative will pick you up. Transfer to Cairo international airport for final departure

Meals Included: Breakfast

Price:

MAY-SEPT
$ 2045 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 2099 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2647 Per Person in Single Room
OCT-APRIL
$ 2477 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 2512 Per Person in Double Room
$ 3061 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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