Deluxe 9 Day Nile Cruise and Egypt Tour

Departs Tuesdays
Price
$3060 per person
Duration
9 Days
Destination
Egypt
Travellers
2

Luxury Nile Cruise and tour of Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and more. 9 Day Deluxe Egypt Tour and Nile Cruise

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Treat yourself on this 9 day tour of Egypt with a ultra-deluxe Nile Cruise. Visit Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor at a relaxed pace with an expert Egyptologist guide.

What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Cairo
Return Location
Cairo
Price includes
  • Accommodations
  • Domestic Airfare
  • English-Speaking Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals - Half Board
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers
  • Transportation
  • Water
Price does not include
  • Airfare- International
  • Optional Activities
  • Personal Expenses
  • Snacks
  • Tips
  • Trip Insurance
  • Visa Authorization
  • Visa Services
Additional Prices
Single Supplement: $800 Extension to Hurghada Red Sea Marriott for 3 nights, all inclusive: $445 per person in a double

Deluxe 9 Day Nile Cruise and Egypt Tour including Cairo, Aswan and Luxor. Begins Tuesdays in Cairo.

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

Arrival in Cairo

Welcome to Egypt, Land of the Pharaohs. On arrival in Cairo you will be met and assisted by our airport representative. Board your AC van and drive to your hotel in Cairo (5 star, Kempinski Nile or Cairo Sheraton or similar, Nile view rooms). Check in and overnight in Cairo.

Day 2 / Wednesday

Cairo - Pyramids, Sphinx, Grand Egyptian Museum

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel then meet your guide and depart for your visit to the Giza Pyramids and the Giant Sphinx. Stop for lunch in a local restaurant then continue on to visit the new Grand Egyptian Museum (if opened, or the new Museum of Egyptian Civilization). Afterwards return to your hotel. Dinner is on your own, and you can ask your guide or the hotel concierge for recommendations for local restaurants or have dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Cairo. (B/L)

Day 3 / Thursday

Cairo - Aswan

Early breakfast at the hotel and check out before heading to the airport for your flight to Aswan. On arrival in Aswan visit the temple of the Goddess Isis on Philae Island, located above the dam. After the visit check into your hotel, the Movenpick on Elephantine Island. The afternoon is free to have lunch and to explore on your own. Dinner will be at a local restaurant. Overnight in Aswan. (B/D)

Day 4 / Friday

Aswan

After breakfast at the hotel we will enjoy a morning sailing around the Nubian islands in a Felucca. Return to the hotel and check out and transfer to your 5-star deluxe Nile Cruise ship, the MS Farah. Check in and enjoy lunch on board. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore or just relax on board the ship. Dinner and overnight on board in Aswan. (B/L/D)

Day 5 / Saturday

Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu - Luxor

Enjoy breakfast on board as the ship makes its way north to Kom Ombo. The temple was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world with Hathor and Khonsu. It was also dedicated to the falcon god Haroeris, or Horus the Elder. After visiting this unique temple, head back to the ship and sail on to Edfu, passing through the Esna locks. On the way, enjoy lunch on the ship. In Edfu, we will visit the magnificent temple dedicated to the god Horus, the falcon god of protection. Return to the ship and enjoy some relaxing time on the deck as the banks of the Nile glide by as you sail on to Luxor. Dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor. (B/L/D)

Day 6 / Sunday

Luxor

After breakfast head to the west side of the Nile to visit the Valley of the Kings where numerous tombs have been discovered carved out of the surrounding hills. You will be able to enter three of the tombs to see the different chambers and amazing hieroglyphs and artwork on the walls telling the stories of their former inhabitants. After visiting the tombs, we will visit the funerary temple of Pharaoh Hatsepshut. She, (yes, she) was one the very few women confirmed as a Pharaoh in ancient Egypt, and she was quite successful in her rule. Next visit the twin statues called the Colossi of Memnon, two giant  statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, which stand at the front of the ruined Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III, the largest temple in the Theban Necropolis. Return to the ship for lunch and free time until just before sunset when we will go visit the temple of Luxor under the stars. Return to the ship for dinner and overnight on board in Luxor. (B/L/D)

Day 7 / Monday

Luxor

Breakfast on board the ship then check out before going to visit the Temple of Karnak, the biggest religious complex in the world. Not only is it a huge site, it has been used by the ancient Egyptians, Romans, Christians, and Muslims and you will see evidence of all as you visit the site. Afterwards, check in to your hotel, the Sonesta St. George (Nile view rooms). The rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight in Luxor. (B)

Day 8 / Tuesday

Luxor - Cairo

Check out after breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight back to Cairo. Arrival in Cairo and check in at your hotel, Le Meridien Airport Hotel, and the rest of the day is free. Overnight in Cairo. (B)

Day 9 / Wednesday

Departure

Check out after breakfast and walk to the terminal for your departure flight. (B)

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Treat yourself on this 9 day tour of Egypt with a ultra-deluxe Nile Cruise. Visit Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor at a relaxed pace with an expert Egyptologist guide.

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Tour begins with arrival in Cairo on Tuesdays

Included:

  • 2 nights accommodation in a 5 star hotel in Cairo (Kempinski hotel with Nile view rooms or similar) on half board basis (breakfast at the hotel and lunch or dinner at a local restaurant)
  • 1 night accommodation in a 5 star hotel in Aswan (Movenpick or similar) based on half board basis (breakfast at the hotel and lunch or dinner at a local restaurant)
  • 3 nights accommodation on a 5 star Ultra Deluxe Nile cruise (MS Farah or similar) on full board basis B/L/D
  • 1 night accommodation in a 5 star hotel (Sonesta) in Luxor in rooms with Nile view, on bed & breakfast basis
  • 1 night accommodation in a 5 star hotel by the airport (Le Meridian or similar) based on BB
  • Entry fees to all sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • Domestic flight tickets Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo (or Hurghada to Cairo if you do Red sea extension)
  • All transfers by AC Van, Mini Bus or Bus
  • Qualified Tour Guide Egyptologist during the whole trip
  • 2 small bottles of mineral water per person per day

Not Included:

  • Visa to Egypt, about $25.00 in cash upon arrival
  • Any sites or meals or services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips for Guide, Drivers, Cruise and hotels crew
  • Extras, optional activities, personal expenses
  • Trip Insurance
  • International flights
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Deluxe 9 Day Nile Cruise and Egypt Tour

Price
$3060 per person
Duration
9 Days
Destination
Egypt
Travellers
2