7-Night Egypt Explorer Tour with Nile Cruise

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Cairo Airport to Returns to original departure point

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Experience Egypt and a Nile Cruise. Start in Cairo to visit the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum then fly to Aswan to embark your Nile cruise. Enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk, sailing in the Nile, visiting the West Bank, Valley of the Kings, the mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and of course the Colossi of Memnon.
Day 1: CairoToday, your driver will pick you up at Cairo International Airport. A welcome drink is included to mark your arrival.Overnight: 4- or 5-star hotel in Cairo (depending on option selected)Day 2: Cairo and Giza Pyramids (B)After hotel pickup at 9am, set off with your guide for Giza and the UNESCO-listed pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Afterward, view the Great Sphinx, dating to the time of Chephren, and visit the Valley Temple, used in part as a pharaonic mortuary.Next, continue to the Egyptian Museum, home to thousands of ancient Egyptian artefacts, including Tutankhamun’s treasures and gold funerary mask.Overnight: 4- or 5-star hotel in Cairo (depending on option selected)Day 3: Cairo - Aswan (B, L, D)Today, transfer to Cairo airport for your flight to Aswan. On arrival, transfer to and board your Nile cruise ship in time for lunch on board.Later, enjoy guided tours to see the Aswan High Dam and Old Dam, and the Unfinished Obelisk before an onboard dinner in Aswan.Overnight: 5-star Nile cruise shipDay 4: Aswan – Kom Ombo - Edfu (B, L, D)Enjoy breakfast on board, and if you wish, take an optional tour to Abu Simbel temple, and its neighbor, the Nefertari Temple.After lunch on your ship, sail to Kom Ombo and stop to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the gods Sobek and Horus. This evening, cruise to Edfu with dinner on board.Overnight: 5-star Nile cruise shipDay 5: Edfu – Essna – Luxor (B, L, D) After breakfast, visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the god Horus. Then, sail to Esna Lock over an onboard lunch, and continue sailing to Luxor. Tonight, dinner is served on your ship.Overnight: 5-star Nile cruise shipDay 6: Luxor - West and East Banks - Cairo (B)Disembark after breakfast, and enjoy a guided tour of the Nile's West Bank including the Valley of Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon.Afterward, transfer to Luxor airport and fly to Cairo.Overnight: 4- or 5-star hotel in Cairo (depending on option selected)Day 7: Cairo (B)Following a hotel breakfast, perhaps choose to use your remaining time in Cairo on an optional tour. Perhaps take a 12-hour trip to Alexandria (additional cost) to discover this seaside city, seeing its 15th-century Qaitbay Citadel, spectacular new Alexandria Library, and Roman catacombs.Overnight: 4- or 5-star hotel in Cairo (depending on option selected)Day 8: Cairo (B)Depending on your flight departure time, enjoy breakfast at your Cairo hotel before a driver transports you to the airport for your flight.

What’s included

  • 4 nights in Cairo Bed & Breakfast 
  • 5* Steigenberger Pyramids hotel, Ramses Hilton, Le Passage Heliopolis, Standard room, Mercure Pyramids or similar 4* Oasis Pyramids hotel, Pyramids Park hotel or similar
  • 3 nights superior 5*+ Nile Cruise on full board 
  • Depends on sailing schedule, may upgrade to 4 nights cruise starting from Luxor without extra cost
  • Meet & Assist by our airport representative help in Visa
  • Guide will meet you in Cairo airport accompany you to hotel
  • Domestic flight Cairo/Aswan or Luxor and Luxor/Cairo
  • 6 transfers any time by A/C vehicle  24/7 hours
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees approx 44 USD (750 EGP) per person for all tours (will increase 30% from 01 NOV 2018)
  • Optional tours
  • Water or drinks in hotels & Cruise ships
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Gratuities (recommended) Guide will advise you, keep small currency with you
  • X-Mass & New Year 20% supp for Gala Dinner, pay on-spot to ship

Highlights

  • Airport transfer
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Itinerary

Day 1: Cairo Today, your driver will pick you up at Cairo International Airport. A welcome drink is included to mark your arrival. Overnight: 4- or 5-star hotel in Cairo (depending on option selected)
Day 2: Cairo and Giza Pyramids (B) After hotel pickup at 9am, set off with your guide for Giza and the UNESCO-listed pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Afterward, view the Great Sphinx, dating to the time of Chephren, and visit the Valley Temple, used in part as a pharaonic mortuary. Next, continue to the Egyptian Museum, home to thousands of ancient Egyptian artefacts, including Tutankhamun’s treasures and gold funerary mask. Overnight: 4- or 5-star hotel in Cairo (depending on option selected)
Day 3: Cairo - Aswan (B, L, D) Today, transfer to Cairo airport for your flight to Aswan. On arrival, transfer to and board your Nile cruise ship in time for lunch on board. Later, enjoy guided tours to see the Aswan High Dam and Old Dam, and the Unfinished Obelisk before an onboard dinner in Aswan. Overnight: 5-star Nile cruise ship
Day 4: Aswan – Kom Ombo - Edfu (B, L, D) Enjoy breakfast on board, and if you wish, take an optional tour to Abu Simbel temple, and its neighbor, the Nefertari Temple. After lunch on your ship, sail to Kom Ombo and stop to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the gods Sobek and Horus. This evening, cruise to Edfu with dinner on board. Overnight: 5-star Nile cruise ship
Day 5: Edfu – Essna – Luxor (B, L, D)  After breakfast, visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the god Horus. Then, sail to Esna Lock over an onboard lunch, and continue sailing to Luxor. Tonight, dinner is served on your ship. Overnight: 5-star Nile cruise ship
Day 6: Luxor - West and East Banks - Cairo (B) Disembark after breakfast, and enjoy a guided tour of the Nile's West Bank including the Valley of Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Afterward, transfer to Luxor airport and fly to Cairo. Overnight: 4- or 5-star hotel in Cairo (depending on option selected)
Day 7: Cairo (B) Following a hotel breakfast, perhaps choose to use your remaining time in Cairo on an optional tour. Perhaps take a 12-hour trip to Alexandria (additional cost) to discover this seaside city, seeing its 15th-century Qaitbay Citadel, spectacular new Alexandria Library, and Roman catacombs. Overnight: 4- or 5-star hotel in Cairo (depending on option selected)
Day 8: Cairo (B) Depending on your flight departure time, enjoy breakfast at your Cairo hotel before a driver transports you to the airport for your flight.
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