11 Day Egypt Tour & Dahabiya Cruise

Departs Thursdays
Price
$3950 per person
Duration
11 Days
Destination
Egypt
Travellers
2

Relaxing pace Egypt Tour and Dahabiya Cruise on the Nile

Cairo - Aswan - Luxor - Cairo
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Dahabiyas capture the romance of days gone by for Nile cruises. Small ships with 8 - 10 cabins, usually powered by sails, and taking a leisurely

What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Cairo
Return Location
Cairo
Price includes
  • Accommodations
  • English-Speaking Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • Transfers
  • Transportation
  • Water
Price does not include
  • Airfare- International
  • Optional Activities
  • Personal Expenses
  • Snacks
  • Tips
  • Trip Insurance
  • Visa Services
Additional Prices
Single Supplement: $1010

11 day Egypt tour and Dahabiya cruise on the Nile.

  • Day 1 / Thursday
  • Day 2 / Friday
  • Day 3 / Saturday
  • Day 4 / Sunday
  • Day 5 / Monday
  • Day 6 / Tuesday
  • Day 7 / Wednesday
  • Day 8 / Thursday
  • Day 9 / Friday
  • Day 10 / Saturday
Day 1 / Thursday

Welcome to Egypt!

Welcome to Egypt, Land of the Pharaohs! On arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met and assisted at the airport by our representative and transferred to your 5 star hotel (Kempinski Nile or Cairo Sheraton or similar). Check in and overnight in Cairo.

Day 2 / Friday

Cairo

After breakfast at the hotel, depart with your guide to visit the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx. Afterwards you will visit the new Grand Egyptian Museum (if not open yet then visit the new Museum of Egyptian Civilization) to view the immense collection artifacts from the kings and queens of ancient Egypt. Lunch included at a local restaurant. Return to your hotel and overnight in Cairo. (B/L)

Day 3 / Saturday

Cairo - Aswan

Breakfast at your hotel then check out and transfer to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan. On arrival in Aswan transfer to your Dahabiya, your home for 7 nights on the Nile. Lunch on board then enjoy a felucca ride around the islands then back to your Dahabiya to enjoy afternoon tea or coffee. Dinner and overnight on board. (B/L/D)

Day 4 / Sunday

Aswan

Enjoy breakfast on board then go for a visit to the temple dedicated to the goddess Isis on  Philae Island, located on an island above the Old Aswan Dam. After your visit, return to the Dahabiya and enjoy a leisurely lunch on board. The afternoon is free to explore on your own or simply enjoy the Nile views from the deck of the Dahabiya. Dinner and overnight on board in Aswan. (B/L/D)

Day 5 / Monday

Aswan - Kom Ombo

Breakfast on board and enjoy a relaxing journey on the Nile as the Dahabiya makes its way to Kom Ombo. Have lunch on board, and enjoy and Egyptian Kitchen cooking class. When the ship docks at about 3pm, visit the temple dedicated to Sobek the crocodile-headed god. After your visit board the ship again, and dinner will be on an island in the middle of the Nile. Overnight on board. (B/L/D)

Day 6 / Tuesday

Kom Ombo - Esna

Breakfast on board and then around 10:30am visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the god Horus, the falcon headed god of protection. Return to the Dahabiya and enjoy lunch as you sail on to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board in Esna. (B/L/D)

Day 7 / Wednesday

Esna - Luxor

Enjoy breakfast as the Dahabiya passes through the locks and continues sailing north to Luxor. Arrive in Luxor around 4pm and then go to visit the Temple of Luxor at sunset. Return to the Dahabiya for dinner and overnight on board. (B/L/D)

Day 8 / Thursday

Luxor

Breakfast on board then we start our visits to the Valley of the Kings where you will be able to enter three tombs to see where the treasures of the kings were hidden. Next visit the temple of the Queen Hatsepshut and the Colossi of Memnon. Back to the Dahabiya for lunch and enjoy another Egyptian cooking class. Dinner on board and overnight in Luxor. (B/L/D)

Day 9 / Friday

Luxor - Cairo

Breakfast at the hotel then fly back to Cairo. Check in to our hotel in Cairo and overnight. (B)

Day 10 / Saturday

Departure

Check out after breakfast and fly back home. (B)
End of services. 

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Dahabiyas capture the romance of days gone by for Nile cruises. Small ships with 8 - 10 cabins, usually powered by sails, and taking a leisurely

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Included:

  • 2 nights in the Nile Kempinski or Cairo Sheraton hotel or similar based on bed & breakfast basis
  • 8 days / 7 nights on a 5 star Dahabeya (with 8 to 10 cabins only) based on full board basis
  • 1 night stay in Le Meridian airport hotel or similar based on bed & breakfast basis
  • Egyptian kitchen cooking classes
  • Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan and from Luxor to Cairo
  • Qualified Tour Guide Egyptologist during the whole trip
  • All entry tickets to all mentioned sites as per itinerary
  • 2 small bottles of mineral water per person per day
  • 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches & 7 dinners
  • All transfers & tours are in AC private van or buses

Not included:

  • International air tickets
  • Visa to Egypt
  • Tips
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses and optional activities
  • Trip insurance

Please note that the order of visits may be adjusted as needed

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11 Day Egypt Tour & Dahabiya Cruise

Price
$3950 per person
Duration
11 Days
Destination
Egypt
Travellers
2