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Best Of Egypt – 5* Cruise

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10 Days
Availability : From Dec 18’
Cairo
Cairo
Min Age : 12+
Max People : 37
Tour Details

Embark on a comfortable journey along the Nile River on a Nile Cruiser. Relax on deck whilst observing rural life on the shores and taking in the changing landscape of the mighty river.
Experience Egypt’s remarkable history when you explore Cairo’s wonders and temples. Relax on the Red sea before heading back to Cairo and the famed Egyptian Museum.

Departure & Return Location

Cairo

Price Includes

  • Qualified English speaking Egyptologist
  • 2 nights in 4 star Cairo hotel
  • 3 nights aboard a 5* Nile Cruise
  • 2 nights in 4 stars hotel in Hurghada
  • Two way overnight travel in an A/C bus: Cairo - Aswan; Hurghada - Cairo
  • Guided tours of the Pyramids and Cairo city
  • Guided tours of Aswan; Valley of the Kings; Kom Ombo and Luxor Temples
  • Free airport pickup and transfers
  • Transportation in A/C bus
  • 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 6 dinners

Price Excludes

  • Entrance fees to sites visited (allow approx. US$80)
  • Flights (airfare)
  • Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Tipping kitty (allow US$30)
  • Tour guide tips
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Drinks, snacks and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)
Highlights
  • Great Pyramids of Giza
  • Sphinx & the Giza Plateau
  • Nile Cruise
  • Philae Temple
  • Karnak Temple
  • Luxor Temple
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Hurghada, Red Sea
  • Egyptian Museum
  • Citadel of Saladin & Mosque of Mohamed Ali
  • Old Cairo Bazaar - Khan El Khalili
Itinerary

Day 1Airport pick up to hotel in Cairo

Arrive at Cairo airport where you will be met by our representative who will assist you through the formalities. Transfer to your hotel to meet your guide for a briefing explaining the tour itinerary. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.

Day 2Cairo

After breakfast we start the tour by visiting the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids and the Sphinx at the Giza Plateau, before heading to Sakkara to visit the Step Pyramid – the first completed pyramid in Egypt – as well as ancient Pharonic tombs. Overnight on A/C bus to Aswan.
Breakfast included.
*Optional extra: upgrade to flight from Cairo to Aswan

Day 3Aswan

Arrive in Aswan. You will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your Nile Cruise. We begin the day with a tour of the romantic Philae Temple – perched atop a picturesque island, its beautiful location is reached by small motor boat, making a truly magnificent approach to the site. Overnight on your 5* Nile Cruise.
Lunch and dinner included.

Day 4Nile Cruise, Kom Ombo

Sail down the Nile in style, relaxing on deck whilst observing rural life on the shores and taking in the changing landscape of the mighty river. Today we visit the temple of Kom Ombo – its perfectly symmetrical twin entrances overlook the spectacular riverside. Continue along the Nile towards the city of Luxor, often described as the world’s greatest open-air museum and home to some of the grandest monuments that have survived from ancient Thebes. Overnight on your 5* Nile Cruise.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
*Optional extra: Visit Abu Simbel – the stupendous Sun Temple of Ramses the Great, located at the southernmost tip of ancient Egypt’s borders.

Day 5Nile Cruise to Luxor

After breakfast, we arrive in Luxor, beginning the day with a tour of the East Bank of the Nile. Here you will experience the immense Karnak Temple, considered by some as Egypt’s most important Pharonic site – the country’s powerhouse of ancient times; as well as the magnificent Luxor Temple where visitors are greeted by the impressive Avenue of Sphinxes. Overnight on your 5* Nile Cruise.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 6Luxor to Hurghada, Red Sea

After breakfast we explore the West Bank of Luxor, starting the tour with the world famous Valley of the Kings, the richest archaeological site on earth. Then on to the breathtaking Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir al-Bahri), built for the only woman to reign over Egypt as pharaoh. Finally we visit the great Colossi of Memnon – the last remains of Amenophis III’s temple. We then take the A/C bus to Hurghada, Red Sea. Overnight stay at your hotel in Hurghada.
Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 7Hurghada, Red Sea

This is a free day to be spent at your leisure. With snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving and good food and drink available you will find much to do; or simply relax and enjoy the sun. Overnight stay at your hotel in Hurghada.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 8Hurghada, Red Sea

This is another free day to be spent at your leisure. With snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving and good food and drink available you will find much to do; or simply relax and enjoy the sun. Overnight on A/C bus to Cairo.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 9Cairo

Arrive in Cairo where you will be transferred to your hotel. Today we tour the City of Cairo, beginning with the Egyptian Museum where you may view the treasures of King Tutankhamun’s tomb. From there we head to the Coptic area of old Cairo to visit the hanging church, so named as it is suspended above two Roman gate towers. Then on to the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, also known as the Alabaster Mosque, which sits majestically on the summit of the Citadel of Saladin. Afterwards we make our way to the old Cairo Bazaar, Khan El Khalili, with its maze of intriguing alleyways that are home to numerous souvenir stalls and coffee shops. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.
Breakfast included.

Day 10Cairo airport transfer

After breakfast, transfer to the airport. Take the memories of your adventures with you on your flight home.
Breakfast included.

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