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Cairo & Nile Adventure by Nile Cruise Via Train

Aswan, Egypt
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 Day  Activities  Accommodation  Meals
 1  Arrival to Cairo.   Cairo  Welcome Drink
  Great Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Old Coptic Cairo, Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue & Khan El Khalili Bazaar  Sleeper Train  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
   Aswan, Nile Cruise, High Dam, Philae Temple, & Unfinished Obelisk  Nile Cruise Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
   Aswan, Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples  Nile Cruise  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
   Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepswt Temple & Colossi of Memnon  Nile Cruise  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
 Luxor, Karnak, Luxor Temples & East Bank  Sleeper Train  Breakfast & Dinner
   Cairo & Giza. Step Pyramid-Sakkara & Memphis Archaeological Site  Cairo  Breakfast
   Fly Back Home  ………..  Breakfast

 

 

What’s included:

  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports.
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay.
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo including bed and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on a five stars superior cruise on full board.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights on sleeper train for on half board basis.
  • All sightseeing in Cairo (Private Guided Tours).
  • Lunch during your trip in Cairo.
  • Tour to the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk & Temple of Philae in Aswan.
  • Tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples.
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple & colossi of Memnon.
  • Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temples.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Meals as mention in the above itinerary.
  • Bottled water during your trip.
  • Portage when needed.
  • Free loan of phone during your stay charged with 30 min local calls / 5 min. international calls.
  • All service charges and taxes.

Items Excluded :

• International Airfare.

• Egypt entry visa, for non-restricted nationalities you can buy it upon arrival before passport control. Visa Costs $ 15  = 11 euro per adult or child.

• Any optional tours mentioned in the itinerary.

• Drinks and any personal expenses.

• Entrance fees to special archaeological sites like Mummies room at the Egyptian Museum, Inside one of the Pyramids & Tutankhamen Tomb at Valley of the Kings.

• Tipping Kitty.

 

Prices Per Person :

 

 Accommodation Plan  May – Sep.  Oct. – April
 Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa  Double  $ 725  $ 775
 Mövenpick MS Royal Lily Cruise  Single  $ 935  $ 999

 

 

 

 

Day 1: Your Arrival to Cairo

Welcome to Egypt at any time.”

You’ll be met and assisted by your tour leader or manager at Cairo International Airport at arrival procedures and he will  accompanied you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle to reach to the hotel where he will assist you with a smooth check-in and he will review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. You will spend overnight in Cairo and have a welcome drink.

Day 2: Great Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Old Coptic Cairo & Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Have your breakfast at your hotel in Cairo before check out, then you will be accompanied ed by your tour guide to Giza Pyramids site of Cheops which built of a large number of huge stones about 2 millions pieces and inside it a lot of corridors and passages with an extra tickets Chephren and MenkuRaa , as you can enjoy discovering their internal corridors like the great pyramid.

Then you move to see the Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion’s body which dates from the time of Chephren. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple which belongs to the pyramids of chefren.

Have a Lunch at good quality local restaurant. Then transfer to enjoy the Egyptian Museum which contains the most important artifacts from different eras of Ancient Egypt. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of royal ornaments like this collection of the famous king Tutankhamen of treasure, gold and jewelry, Continue to Old Cairo to visit the Hanging Church which is  the oldest hanging Church in Egypt and Ben Ezra Synagogue.

Then the shopping will be at Khan El Khalili that is the most famous Bazaar in Egypt then you will be transferred to Giza railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan.Dinner and breakfast will be served on board.Overnight inside your compartment.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.                                                                                                                                                      

 

Day 3: Aswan, Nile Cruise, High Dam, Philae Temple & Unfinished Obelisk

You will be met and assisted at Aswan station by tour leader or manager, embark your Nile Cruise, then have a Lunch at 11:00 a.m.Then visit the most famous dam The”High Dam” in the world, then move to beautiful Temple of Philae and Philae island which located in the center of Nile River at Aswan and consists of a lot of huge stones and rocks of Pink granite stone.

It contains temples dedicated to Goddess “Isis”, these temples show how the extent of the influence of goddess Isis was in this period, the main temple backs to the Ptolemaic period, the most important thing is that this temples contains the last Hieroglyphic text and Demotic text from Ancient Egypt and an important scene shows the headwaters of the Nile at the South.

After that see the largest ancient Obelisk that backs to the reign of Queen Hatshepswt.

Dinner on board and overnight in AswanMeals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.    .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Day 4 :Aswan, Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples

You will Sail to Kom Ombo Temple, take your breakfast on board then visit it. The site located 45 km far from North Aswan, It was called “Nibit”, in the Ancient times means “the golden city”.

This site has a distinct site as it is located in the big curvature which made by Nile River, The temple has 2 sections which form together the main temple, one of them dedicated to God “Sobek” and the other to “Horus wr”, means the great Horus,there is a small building called MaMisy and a shrine for Goddess Hathor and other monuments.

After that  you will sail to Edfu, have your lunch on board and visit Edfu Temple which located in Aswan, its main deity was “Hor Behdty”, the main temple there was Edfu Temple and it is considered as one of the best preserved and marvelous temples in Egypt from the Ptolemaic era.

The construction process began in this temple in the reign of king Ptolemy III, the temple combines between the elements of the Ancient Egyptian Art and the elements of the Ptolemaic Art.Take afternoon tea during sailing to Esna.
Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 5: Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepswt Temple & Colossi of Memnon

Sail to Luxor, take your breakfast on board after that Visit the Valley of the Kings where you see a great collection of tombs which dedicated for the kings of New kingdom era from Ancient Egypt, these tombs which carved into rock and decorated with a mythological scenes and writings where the Ancient Egyptians buried their kings Such as Tut-Ankh-Amen, Amonhotep II, Tutmosis III and King Ramssess VI with a great treasures of gold, silver, jewelry and sarcophaguses.

After that visit the magical Temple of Queen Hatshepswt which was carved inside the western mountain of Thebes by order of her.

You will pass by the colossi of Memnon which is two huge statues back to king Amenhotep III).
Have Lunch on board. Enjoy afternoon tea during sailing. Dinner on board Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 6: Luxor, Karnak, Luxor temples & East bank

Have your breakfast aboard cruise then disembark and meet your guide to visit Karnak Temples which are a complex of temples contain a lot of halls, the sacred lack which didn’t dry from the time of the pharaohs as a symbol of the eternal ocean and huge columns decorated with ancient Egyptian drawings and writings about more than 5000 years ago didn’t erase by the time.

Then visit the luxor temple, which located in the center of the city in a marvelous views combine between the ancient times and the modern times.then you will be transferred to Luxor railway station to board the sleeper train back to Cairo.

Have your dinner and overnight on board sleeper train in your private compartment (2 beds).Meals: Breakfast & Dinner.                                                                              

 

Day 7: Cairo & Giza, Step Pyramid-Sakkara , Memphis Archaeological Site

Have your breakfast aboard sleeper train before arriving Giza train station where you will be met and assisted by your leader who will transfer you to your hotel where you will check into your room as early as possible with some optional excursions such as visit The Step Pyramid of King Djoser which located among a Great funerary Complex which is considered as the oldest structure of stone in the world but the pyramid specially is one of the results of The Ancient Egyptians attempts to achieve the complete form of the pyramid which appeared in The Great Three Pyramids at Giza site.

After that transfer to Memphis which is considered as the oldest Capital of Ancient Egypt in the reign of king Mena in The Old Kingdom, it know as The White City, as it was filling of its white stones fences and fortifications.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 8:Final Departure

Have your breakfast at the hotel in Cairo, have free time before your flight, check out then transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast.

 

 

 

 Prices Per Person :

 

  Accommodation Plan  May – Sep.  Oct. – April
 Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa  Double  $ 725  $ 775
 Mövenpick MS Royal Lily Cruise  Single  $ 935  $ 999

 

 

General info

about-Prices :

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till September 2013, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays. Single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy. So there will be a different rate for solo traveler.

 

Children Policy

0 – 01.99 Free of Charge

2 – 5.99 pay 25% of tour price

6 – 11.99 pay 50% of tour price

12+ pay full tour price as per adult person

If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.

 

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Egypt tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union

 

Egypt Entry Visa

You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Egypt and you can obtain a visa from the Egyptian Consulate before departure. Also, entry visa is available upon arrival Egypt airports against USD 15 per passport for specific nationalities and need to check before.

 

Sleeper Trains in Egypt

Sleeper trains are designed and equipped according to a satisfactory standard and quality that was set up by the Egyptian Railway Authority. Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan is about 14 hours and sleeping train from Luxor to Cairo is about 11 hours.

 

Additional Entry Tickets

All our Egypt tour packages and programs don’t include entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as entering one of the Pyramids inside, to visit the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to visit the Solar Boat Museum at the Pyramids area or to enter the Tomb of Tutankhamen at Valley of the Kings in Luxor

 

Tipping

It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it