Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan Cruise 11 Days / 10 Nights

Price 1850
Duration 11 Days
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Overview Tour

Explore the different periods and cultures of Egyptian history, focusing on Cairo heritage, with a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan.


And a day trip to an old capital of Egypt, Alexandria, where the sea view will leave you speechless.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at all airports in Egypt (Cairo, Luxor, Aswan).
  • 3 Full day tour in Cairo with a private Egyptologist tour guide.
  • 6 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 4 nights accommodation on Nile cruise with all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Full day tour in Alexandria with a private tour guide.
  • All visits while on the cruise with our tour guide (visits as mentioned in program)
  • Domestic flight tickets (Cairo/Luxor – Aswan/Cairo).
  • Entrance fees to all archeological sites mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 30 minutes of local calling sim card during your stay in Egypt.
  • One small bottle of water per day during tours.

Excluded

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visas to Egypt. (can be issued on the spot at the airport for some nationalities, Not All).
  • Any kind of tips (guide, representative, drivers,…etc).
  • Drinks and meals not mentioned.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Entry inside:the Pyramids, solar boat, tombs not mentioned, or with extra fees.

Itinerary

   

At your arrival at Cairo International Airport, our representative will be there to offer you all kinds of help needed through passport control.

You'll be transported to the hotel, finish your check-in procedures, enjoy your welcome drink, and have a good night.

   

Good morning. Enjoy a lovely breakfast full of calories to charge your energy for the upcoming adventure.

You're going to witness something great; get ready to be amazed by the Three Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven wonders of the old world. Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus were the kings who built these tombs. They had left them secured by a massive statue of a human head with a lion body called the Sphinx.

Then you'll visit the Egyptian Museum, with its 100.000 pieces of antiquities showing and telling stories about the Egyptian legacy, also don't miss the famous treasure of King Tut Ankh Amen.

Then back to the hotel, and have a good night.

   

Wake up early, have your breakfast then check-out from the hotel.

You'll be transported to the airport to take a flight from Cairo to Luxor.

Upon arrival, start your list of visits immediately, start by the Great Temple of Karnak, 2000 of construction, starting with Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period.

Then move to visit the Luxor Temple, founded by Amenophis III and the great Ramses II 1400 BCE; this temple wasn't dedicated to a god unlikely the others; instead, it was dedicated to the rejuvenation of kingship.

Now you'll have the time to get some rest, check-in at the Nile cruise, have your lunch, and enjoy the Nile.

Have a free afternoon to explore Luxor city.

Then back to the boat, have your dinner, and good night.

   

Good morning, have your delicious breakfast, and get ready for the rest of the visits.

This city still has something to show you. Will start today's tour by a visit to Valley of the Kings, also known as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings, where you'll explore a lot of tombs of the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the new kingdom, like tombs of Ramses II, Ramses III, Seti I and the famous Tomb of King Tut Ankh Amen.

Then continue to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, located at El Deir El Bahari; this mortuary temple is dedicated to Amun. You'll be stunned by the architecture of the designer Senmout.

And while going back to the boat, don't miss visiting the two Colossi of Memnon, two massive stone statues of the pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned in Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty.

Then back to the Nile cruise, enjoy your lunch.

Spend the afternoon on board while sailing to Edfu via Esna Lock.

Have your dinner and sweet dreams.

   

Enjoy breakfast while sailing.

Then get off-board to visit Edfu Temple, which was built in the Ptolemaic Era between 237 and 57 BCE. It's dedicated to god Horus, one of the most known gods in Egyptian mythology, symbolized by a Falcon as a god of the sky.

Back on-board, have your lunch while sailing again toward Kom Ombo.

Visit Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to two gods, Sobek, the crocodile, the god of fertility and creator of the world with Hathor and Khonsu, and the falcon god Haroeris.

Then back on board, have your dinner.

Sweet dreams.

   

Enjoy your breakfast while sailing to Aswan.

Upon arrival, visit the High Dam, saving water in the large reservoir, Lake Nasser; it was built in 1960, and it had become the main source of electricity in Egypt.

Then visit Philae Temple. It's not its original location; it had been relocated by UNESCO to save it from the water inundation, built by Taharqa or Psamtik II at 7th or the 6th century BC.

Then back to the Nile Cruise, enjoy your lunch.

In the afternoon, go around the Nile islands using Felucca, a unique way to ride the Nile.

Then back to the boat, have your dinner.

Good night.

   

Wake up early, have a good breakfast, then check-out from the Nile cruise.

Move to the airport to take a flight from Aswan to Cairo.

When in Cairo, move to the hotel, check-in, and spend the night.

   

After breakfast, get ready to start another day between the capital attractions.

Visit Salah El Dine Citadel, built by Salah El-Din himself in 1176, and had been developed by several subsequent rulers. It was the government's seat in Egypt and the residence of its rulers for nearly 700 years from the 13th to the 19th centuries.

Then continue to Memphis, the oldest capital of Egypt, where you can find the largest statue of King Ramses II.

Another Pyramid to be seen, The Step Pyramid in Sakkara complex, or Pyramid of King Zoser, which was the first attempt to build a Pyramid.

Then back to the hotel, have a good night.

   

Stil in Cairo, still more to see. Have your breakfast, charge your energy, and get ready for today's tour.

Visit the Old Cairo District, where you can find the earliest churches in Egypt.

Visit St Mary church, the Hanging Church, was builtin Basilican style, existing since the 4th century. It was called the hanging church because of its location above a gatehouse of Babylon Fortress, the Roman fortress.

Then visit St Barbara church, founded in the 5th century, where you can witness the ancient Coptic architecture.

And in the same area, visit St Sergius and Bacchus Church, also known as Abu Serga, is believed that it has been built on the spot where the Holy Family, Joseph, Mary, and the infant Jesus Christ, rested at the end of their journey into Egypt.

Then visit Ben Ezra Synagogue, which gives you a brief on the Jews live in Egypt.

Leave this area and head to another old district, Khan El Khalili, an old open market, where you can have a walking tour and buy some souvenirs.

Back to the hotel and have sweet dreams.

   

After breakfast, you'll go on a day trip to another great city that was once Egypt's capital, Alexandria.

Upon arrival, visit the Bibliotheca of Alexandria; it was built as a commemoration of the old library that was lost and was once the world's source of literature and culture.

Then visit the Citadel of Qaitbay, established in 1477 by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa'it Bay to be a defensive fortress.

And finish your tour by a visit to Montazah Palace, this palace was built as a hunting lodge and residence for Khedive Abbas II and his companion in 1892; you can enjoy a tour in its beautiful gardens.

Then drive back to Cairo, go to the hotel.

Good night.

   

Had you enjoyed your stay? Egypt had more to show you; don't hesitate to come back another time.

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and move to the airport to catch your flight back home.

Accommodation Plan:

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Prices
$ 2350 Per Person in Single Room
$ 1850 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1815 Per Person in Trible Room
Children Policy

Child under 06 years old will be charged by 25% of the adult total package rate Under from 06 – 11.99 years old will be charged by 50% of the adult total package rate All children of 12 years or older are considered adults and will be charged with a full package rate.


If your tour package includes flights, an extra supplement for your child may apply.

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the requested holiday. The confirmed tour will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25% of the full price. The deposit will be increased to be 50% during Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays and all packages including flight issues. This deposit will be a part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). The rest of the full payment should be paid within 7 days from receiving your booking confirmation.

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation should be sent toTripidays Egy Tours by email, also an acknowledge email should be resent from Tripidays to the clients reconfirming receiving the cancellation and the following cancellation fees will be applied on the total package price:


From 45 to 30 days before your arrival, 25% of the total package price will be charged.

From 29 to 15 days before your arrival, 50% of the total package price will be charged.

From 14 to 07 days before your arrival, 75% of the total package price will be charged.

From 06 days and less, 100% of the total package price will be charged.


All cancelation conditions will be changed during Christmas, New Year & Easter periods


All domestic flight canceled within your program will be subject to the airline cancellation policy

Tipping
Tipping is a personal expression of your satisfaction with services received from your representative, guide, hotel, cruise, transportations. The staff will greatly appreciate this.
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