Nile Cruise & Egyptian Cuisine 8-Day Tour (Special Offer)

Special Offer:  USD 874
Duration: 8 Days(need to book 2 days in advance)
Location: Cairo
Available From:  Jan 2, 2014 to Dec 10, 2014

Description

See the best of Egypt and learn about ancient Egyptian history and modern lifestyle on this epic trip through Cairo, Luxor and Aswan by train and cruise boat. Start off your journey in Cairo with a visit to the world-renowned Pyramids and Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx. Learn about Pharaonic Egypt at the Egyptian Museum of the Antiquities before boarding a train to Aswan. Once in Aswan you'll have the chance to visit the Abou Simbel cliff-side temples that were relocated during the construction of the Aswan High Dam before boarding your luxury Nile cruise. Sail north along the Nile and visit such legendary temples as Kom Ombo, the Temple of Horus and Luxor Temple. In Luxor you will also check out the gigantic Colossi of Memnon, see the mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut and tour the incomparable Valley of Kings. Return to Cairo and spend your last full day in Egypt touring Old Cairo and Saladin’s Citadel before catching a flight home.
Nile Cruise & Egyptian Cuisine 8-Day Tour (Special Offer)
Location: Cairo
  • N°  travelers
  • Price/person
  • 4(+) people
  • USD 874
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Start times: between 07:30 and 08:00
  • Pick-up point: hotel lobby
  • Frequency: Daily
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Itinerary

On this eight day tour, you will visit scenic and historical sites in Cairo, Luxor and Awan by felucca and gain insight into both ancient and modern Egyptian life. You will also be able to join a local family and try out some authentic local cuisine. During the tour, you will enjoy private transportation and tour guide service with all transfers provided for. Your cruise boat features a wide variety of top-quality services and amenities including a sauna, gym and sundeck. Premium meals and accommodations are also provided on board.  
Times shown in the schedule are for your reference only.
Day 1
Step 1: Pick-up at Cairo International Airport by guide and driver.
Step 2: Check in at Cairo hotel.
Step 3: Overnight at Cairo hotel.

Day 2
Step 1: Drive to the Pyramids of Giza.
Step 2: Check out the enigmatic Sphinx and the magnificent Pyramid of Khufu.
Step 3: Tour the Egyptian Museum.
Step 4: Visit an Egyptian middle-class family.
Step 5: Learn how to cook Egyptian cuisine and have lunch with the family.
Step 6: Over night hotel.

Day 3
Step 1: Early breakfast transfer domestic airport fly to Aswan
Step 2- arrival & optional excursion to the Abou Simbel Temples
Step 3: Start off on your luxury Nile Cruise.
Step 4: Overnight on board.

Day 4
Step 1: Cruise around the Aswan Botanical Gardens on a traditional Nile felucca.
Step 2: Sail to Kom Ombo.
Step 3: Visit the Temple of Sobek.
Step 4: Cruise towards Edfu.
Step 5: Overnight on board.

Day 5
Step 1: Visit the Temple of Horus and the Falcon God.
Step 2: Pass through Esna Lock to Luxor.
Step 3: Visit Luxor Temple.
Step 4: Cruise through Luxor towards Cairo.
Step 5: Overnight on board.

Day 6
Step 1: Cross to the west bank of the Nile River and see the huge Colossi of Memnon.
Step 2: Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut.
Step 3: Continue cruising to the Valley of the Kings.
Step 4: Explore several tombs at the Valley of the Kings.
Step 5: Return to Luxor and visit the temple complex of Karnak.
Step 6: transfer to Luxor airport and fly  to Cairo.
Step 7: arrival & Overnight Cairo hotel.

Day 7
Step 1: Visit Saladin’s Citadel and old Cairo.
Step 2: Optional sound and light show.
Step 3: Enjoy the rest of the day on your own.
Step 4: Overnight at Cairo hotel.

Day 8
Step 1: Check out and transfer to the airport.
Step 2: Catch a flight home.

Included In Tour Price

1. Three nights on 5-star Nile River cruise
2. four nights at 4-star Cairo hotel 
3. Daily breakfast at Cairo hotel
4. All meals onboard Nile River cruise
5. English-speaking tour guide service
6. Onboard entertainment, including a Galabeya party, and Nubian performance show
7. Services of a Cruise Manager/Egyptologist throughout your trip
8. Sightseeing on an air-conditioned coach
9. Complimentary transfers throughout your cruise/tour and on arrival and departure from the airport

Not Included In Tour Price

1. All additional fees for activities not expressly mentioned in the itinerary
2. Tips/gratuities for drivers and guides
3. Personal travel insurance
4- International and domestic air fair 

Notes

1. Children younger than age 3 may participate for free
2. The times listed above may vary due to factors outside the control of the tour guide and driver (e.g. traffic or weather)
3. Your tour guide will reconfirm the departure time with you one day before your tour starts
4. 10% tips/gratuities to guides and drivers are encouraged in appreciation of quality service
5. Single supplement is USD 315

Terms And Conditions

This activity can be changed or canceled at any time 14 or more days prior to the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence.If you cancel between  7and 13 days before the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you are entitled to a refund of 70%.If you cancel between 4 and 6 days before the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you are entitled to a refund of 50%. If you cancel between 1 and 3 days before the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you are entitled to a refund of 25%. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the time at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you will not receive a refund.

 

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