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14 Day Sahara Desert and Nile River 14 Day Sahara Desert and Nile River 14 Day Sahara Desert and Nile River 14 Day Sahara Desert and Nile River 14 Day Sahara Desert and Nile River 14 Day Sahara Desert and Nile River 14 Day Sahara Desert and Nile River 14 Day Sahara Desert and Nile River 14 Day Sahara Desert and Nile River

14 Day Sahara Desert and Nile River

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Duration:
14 Days
Tour Type:
Private
Schedule:
Daily

Description

Discover ancient history; sail the majestic Nile, and explore the ever changing Sahara with a premium 14 Day Sahara Desert and Nile River cruise package.

This action packed 14 Day Sahara Desert and Nile River tour package allows you to see and experience the country in a way you've never imagined. From the historical sites of Cairo, to the remnants of ancient civilizations found in Luxor; Edfu; Kom Ombo and Aswan.

Experience the thrill and the unspoiled beauty of the Sahara, and immerse yourself in the luxury and tranquility of a Nile River cruise.

Inclusion

  • Meet, greet and assist service with all arrivals and departures
  • Accommodation in Cairo for 3 nights at the Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel (includes breakfasts)
  • Accommodation in Bahariya at International Hot Spring Hotel for 1 night (half-board)
  • Accommodation in White Desert (camping) for 1 night (full board)
  • Accommodation in Dakhla at Desert Lodge Hotel for 1 night (half-board)
  • Accommodation in Kharga (camping) for 1 night (full board)
  • Accommodation in Luxor for 1 night (includes breakfast)
  • Accommodation on a Nile cruise ship for 4 nights (full board)
  • Accommodation on sleeper train from Aswan to Cairo for 1 night (includes private compartment and half-board)
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned in the tour itinerary
  • All transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • All desert transfers in air-conditioned 4×4 vehicles
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch during sightseeing tours.
  • Mineral water and soft drinks when camping in the desert
  • English speaking Egyptologist guide for all tours
  • Portage when needed
  • All service charges and taxes

Exclusion

  • International flights
  • Egypt visa
  • Optional tours not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals except where indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Egypt for your Sahara Desert and Nile River Vacation

Your dream vacation is in good hands from the minute you arrive in Egypt, Land of the Pharaohs. It doesn’t matter what time you arrive, there will be a tour consultant and a driver standing by to meet you when you pass through immigration. You will then be assisted with your luggage and driven in cool comfort to the classy Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel where you will be spending your first two nights.

Our consultant will assist with check-in and then he sit down with you to discuss your itinerary and to confirm collection times for your different tours. No activities are scheduled for the first day so once all the formalities have been taken care of, enjoy a free “Welcome drink and have the rest of the day to yourself. Enjoy a nap in your room; relax by the pool; go explore the city, or treat yourself to something special with a wonderful Nile cruise dinner.

Day 02: Cairo Sightseeing

You will enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Cairo. After breakfast you will be met by your personal guide who will accompany you to the Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world; the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus, the famous Sphinx, and the Valley Temple facing the Sphinx.

Then transfer to explore the Egyptian Museum. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. End this amazing day of sightseeing combining fascinating history with shopping in the vibrant Khan El Khalili Bazaar, which dates back to 1382. Back to hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 03: Bahariya Oasis

After breakfast, travel by a modern air-conditioned for a 04 hour drive to Bahariya Oasis. Walk around the old village of the oasis and see the groves of palms and fruit trees. Enjoy a local tour to the hill top ruin “the English House”, the Temple of Ain El Meftella and the Golden Mummies Museum. Overnight in Bahariya. 

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 04: White Desert and Black Desert

You will enjoy a trip into the White Desert, through the Black Desert and the Valley of El Haize. You’ll explore Crystal Mountain, as well as the volcanic wonder of the Valley of Agabat. You will enjoy the sunset over the White Desert and then make camp with a Bedouin dinner. 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 05: Farafra & Dakhla

You will break camp and then travel to Farafra Oasis to enjoy the hot springs, as well as the palm groves. Badr’s Museum in the village is well worth exploring, as well. Enjoy a trip to the Roman temple Deir El Hagar in its serene surroundings and the Roman burial ground Mezzawaqqah if it is open.

Then pay a visit to Islamic Village of Al Qasr, about 35km from Mut, houses ruins of an Ayubid mosque. You will then move on to Dakhla Oasis and spend the night surrounded by the rose-colored cliffs for which the area is famed. Overnight in Dakhla.

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 06: Kharga Oasis

After breakfast move onto Kharga Oasis to visit Qasr el Labkha – a Roman fortress on the old caravan route, and the oasis’ ethnic museum. After that visit the Roman Temple of Hibis from outside as well as the early Christian cemetery with its chapels painted with murals at Bagawat, nearby.

Move onto Nadora Temple and the Temple of Dush, dedicated to Isis and Serapis, and see Baris Oasis. Overnight camping in Kharga.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 07: Arrive Luxor

Enjoy your breakfast in the desert and then you will be driven in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to Luxor, where you will check into the 5- Star Sonesta Hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 08: Luxor & Karnak Temples

You will enjoy breakfast in your hotel and then transfer to to board the luxurious M/S Alyssa cruise liner. After you have checked in you will go and explore the Temples of Karnak, as well as the Luxor Temple. After your tour you will return to the ship and it will begin its voyage. Your cruise will continue overnight and you will enjoy dinner aboard ship.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 09: Luxor West Bank

You will start your day with breakfast aboard ship and then visit the Valley of the Kings, as well as the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch will be served aboard ship, as will afternoon tea and dinner as you sail to Edfu.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Edfu and Kom Ombo

Breakfast will be served aboard ship and then you will visit the Temple of Horus at Edfu. You will board the ship once more and sail to Kom Ombo, where you will enjoy lunch, as well as visiting the Kom Ombo Temple, before continuing on to Aswan. You will stay aboard ship for the night.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Aswan Sightseeing

In Aswan, you will visit the inspiring Aswan High Dam, as well as the massive Unfinished Obelisk and the incredible Philae Temple. You will once more dine and stay the night aboard ship.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 12: Disembarkation. Abu Simbel (optional)

You will leave the ship after breakfast and have some leisure time in Aswan, or alternatively, enjoy an optional tour to visit the amazing Temples of Abu Simbel that were carved out of rock during the reign of Rammesses the Great. Later in the day you will depart Aswan aboard a sleeper train bound for Cairo.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 13: Arrive in Cairo

One of our tour consultants will meet you at Giza train station when you arrive and then you’ll be taken to the Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel where you will check-in for the night. There are no tours or excursions planned for this day so you can spend it as you wish.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 14: Final Departure

You have enjoyed a wonderful desert adventure; an unforgettable cruise, and some indescribable sightseeing. Unfortunately, the last day of your vacation has dawned, and it is time for you to bid Egypt farewell.
Before you leave however; you can enjoy a nice wholesome breakfast at your hotel. One of our consultants will soon be there with a driver and they will take you to the airport for your flight home. Fasten your seat belt and soar off into the sunset with your memories eternal.

Meals included: Breakfast

Price:

MAY-SEPT
$ 2110 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 2310 Per Person in Double Room
$ 3640 Per Person in Single Room
OCT-APRIL
$ 2360 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 2660 Per Person in Double Room
$ 3990 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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