Cairo, Luxor & Aswan Dahabiya Cruise 8 Days\ 7 Nights

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Price 1580
Duration 8 Days
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Overview Tour

A cruise between Luxor and Aswan on the Dahabiya. A unique accommodation, where you’ll enjoy luxury and adventure.


Face the greatness of such historical cities after a day tour in Cairo.


Included

  • Meet & assist by our representative at all airports
  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan
  • Full days tours in Cairo with a private Egyptologist tour guide.
  • Domestic flight tickets (Cairo/Luxor – Aswan/Cairo).
  • 2 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 5 nights accommodation on dahabiya with all meals ( breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • Entrance fees to all included sites 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 visit not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any kind of tips (guide, representative, drivers,…etc).
  • Extra drinks and meals not mentioned.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Entry inside the Pyramids, solar boat, tombs not mentioned, or with extra fees.

Itinerary

   

Welcome to Cairo. At the airport, you’ll find all kinds of help needed through passport control and other customs formalities presented by one of our representatives.

Who’ll also lead you to your hotel and help you check-in faster.

Enjoy a sweet welcome drink, and get ready for an unforgettable experience.

   

Good morning; have a delicious breakfast at your hotel.

Then you’ll be on track of exploration. A full day city tour is waiting to be done.

visit the Egyptian Museum, containing more than 100.000 pieces of antiquities that’ll give you a hint about what you are going to explore in the next few days. You can also find the famous treasure of King Tut Ankh Amen, kept safe and in high quality.

visit Salah El Din Citadel, built by Salah El-Din himself in 1176 and had been developed by several subsequent rulers, and where you’ll find Mohamed Ali Mosque built in the 19th century.

Finish your day tour at Khan El Khalili Market, where you can buy some souvenirs for your friends back home and enjoy a walking tour between its corridors and old buildings.

Then you’ll be able to have some rest at the hotel while having dinner.

Good night.

   

After your breakfast, you’ll be heading to Cairo Airport to take a flight to Luxor.

Upon arrival, you won’t waste time; our representative will lead you to the west bank, where you’ll start a unique tour.

Valley of the Kings: known as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings. There, you’ll explore a lot of Pharaoh's tombs and the powerful New kingdom’s tomb. Also where King Tutankhamun Tomb was discovered with its fancy treasures.

the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, located at El Deir El Bahari, this mortuary temple is dedicated to Amen; you’ll be stunned by the architecture of the designer Senmout.

The two Colossi of Memnon, two massive stone statues of the pharaoh Amenophis III, who reigned in Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty.

Then you’ll be transported to the “Dahabiya,” which means golden, and it’s a luxurious way to stay in for the next few days. It’s a sailing boat that goes with the wind, enjoy a quiet sailing through the Great Nile. Check-in, and take lunch on board.

In the afternoon, you are going to complete your visits.

The Great Temple of Karnak, 2000 of construction, starting with Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period, dedicated to god Amen.

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

Then go back to the Dahabiya, have a nice dinner, and have a good night while sailing.

   

While having your breakfast, you’ll be sailing to El Kab.

Visit El Kab. It was called Nekheb in the Egyptian language, which refers to Nekhbet, the goddess depicted as a white vulture, where you can find the ruins of temples dating from the Early Dynastic period 3100–2686 BC to the Ptolemaic Kingdom 332–30 BC.

Continue sailing to Edfu, visit Edfu Temple, dedicated to god Horus the Falcon, son of Isis and Osiris, this temple was built in the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BCE.

Tonight you’ll spend the night at a unique spot, Fawaza Island, where you can enjoy a quiet night full of meditation.

Dinner will be served on board.

   

Sailing to Gebel El Selsela, which means Chain Mountain, during the 18th Dynasty, became a source of sandstone, which is the main reason why these people could build such huge buildings.

Then you’ll spend the overnight on another beautiful island, where a barbeque will be prepared for dinner.

   

In the morning, have your breakfast.

On the riverbank, you’ll find a great temple, 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 you’ll be sailing to Aswan, while all meals served on board.

   

This is Aswan, take your breakfast, and hop off the boat to explore the city.

Visit The High Dam, built to protect and produce without caring for the Nile’s water flow. It was Constructed between 1960 and 1971, creating the lake Nasser behind. One of the largest human-made lakes in the world.

Then visit Philae Temple, saved from inundation of the Nile waters by UNESCO, moved from its original island to Agilkia Island. This temple is dedicated to goddess Isis.

Then go back to the Dahabiya for lunch.

You’ll have a free afternoon to explore the city.

Back to the boat, have a tasty dinner and sweet dreams.

   

After breakfast, you’ll check-out from the Dahabiya, and you’ll be transported to Aswan Airport to take your flight back home via Cairo.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
Prices
$ 2430 Per Person in Single Room
$ 1580 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1555 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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