Arrival at Cairo airport. After you clear customs and collect your luggage, a our representative will meet you and assist with the transfer to your hotel. Check in and overnight at hotel in Cairo.
This morning we drive to the Giza Plateau, home of Egypt's signature attractions: the Great Pyramids, proclaimed by the Greeks to be among the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. We visit the great Pyramids of Giza and their guardian Sphinx, Memphis-first capital of the ancient kingdom to see the statue of Ramses II then to Sakkara to see the Step pyramid on a full day tour. Optional - After dinner on your own, return to Giza for a spectacular Sound & Light show. Nothing compares to seeing the Pyramids and the Sphinx illuminated at night; the visual effects as well as dramatic commentary make for an unforgettable evening. Overnight at our hotel in Cairo.
Early morning we are transferred to Cairo Airport for our flight to Luxor. Then, we will be escorted to embark on the Nile cruise ship-our floating hotel for the next five days. 12 noon Embarkation. Buffet Lunch will be served. After, visit East bank; Karnak & Luxor Temples. Afternoon tea and cocktail Reception will be served and then dinner with Music and dancing for entertainment. Overnight on cruise in Luxor.
Buffet Breakfast on cruise will be served. After, visit the West Bank (Valley of the Kings, Queens, Madinet Habou & the Colossi of Memnon). Buffet Lunch on cruise and then sail to Esna. Return for afternoon Tea and relax, then buffet dinner with Music & Dancing. Overnight on cruise in Edfu.
Buffet Breakfast on cruise. Today visit the Temple of Edfu and then back on board and sail to Kom Ombo. Buffet Lunch & Afternoon tea will be served on cruise. Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo. Then sail to Aswan and enjoy an Egyptian Buffet Dinner. Overnight on cruise in Aswan.
Buffet Breakfast on cruise, then Visit the High Dam. After the buffet lunch visit Old Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk & Philae Temple. Visit the Botanical Garden by Felucca. Dinner on cruise. Overnight on cruise in Aswan.
Breakfast (Hatshepsut Restaurant) at 8.00 a.m. Disembarkation Nile cruise and embark on your cruise on Lake Nasser. Lunch served on board. Visit to Kalabsha temple, Beit El Wali, and the kiosk of Kertassi. Afternoon tea is served in the lounge and then dinner. Overnight on board in the Aswan Harbour.
Sailing to Wadi El Seboua and cocktail while passing the Tropic of Cancer Lunch served on board. Visit to Wadi El Seboua temple, the temple of Dakka and temple of Meharakka. Sail to Amada and dinner on board. Overnight aboard in Amada.
Breakfast followed by morning visit to the temples of Amada and Derr as well as the tomb of Penout. Sail to Kasr Ibrim. Visit the citadel of Kasr Ibrim. (Tour is conducted from the ship's sundeck as entrance to the site is not permitted). Sailing to Abu Simbel. Lunch served on board. Visit the Abu Simbel temples. Attend the Sound & Light show at Abu Simbel temples (non-compulsory, ticket not included). Return to cruise for Candlelight dinner. Overnight on board in Abu Simbel.
Breakfast on board and for those who wish, the possibility of a second visit to Abu Simbel (entrance ticket is not included). Disembarkation and transfer for your return flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for Overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast at hotel in Cairo. Today enjoy a full day tour to visit the Egyptian museum which is the most important depository of Egyptian antiquities anywhere in the world. It features artifacts from the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods, including the celebrated mummies of ancient Egypt's king and Tut Ankh Amun treasures. Also you will be visitng the citadel and mosque and the not-to-be-missed the Khan Al-Khalili bazaar, abuzz with activity and offering a priceless perspective on Cairo's oriental character. Overnight at hotel in Cairo.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight back home.
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
- Meals as mentioned in itinerary.
- All three meals included during four nights cruise & three night cruise.
- Tours from cruise ship on group basis as per cruise itinerary.
- Meet & Greet at Cairo airport by Representative.
- Arrival & Departure transfers; all sightseeing tours, in private AC chauffeur driven car.
- Service of one English-speaking Egyptologist during sightseeing tours.
- Entrances at all sight seeing spots.
- All applicable taxes.
- Domestic Flights CAI/LXR ABS /CAI.
- Meals at hotels except those listed in above inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc.
- International Flight charges if any.
- Optional tours.
- Obligatory Gala dinner during Christmas, New Year, Easter etc.
BASED ON MIN OF 2 PEOPLE:
- Sound and Light show at the Pyramids $ 58.00 per person.
- Hot Air ballooning in Luxor $ 190.00 per person.