CLASSIC TOURS OF EGYPT AND BEYOND
Heart of Egypt
Sail the majestic River Nile between Luxor and Aswan onboard luxury Nile cruises for 5 days.
Enjoy the guided excursions with a professional Egyptologists Guide each day followed by delightful leisure activities. Enjoy fabulous hospitality and sailing towards the history to learn more about the 5,000 years of history unfold on your memorable journey through ancient Egypt. Visit the Giza Pyramids, Valley of the Kings. the famous sites along the Nile, Luxor and Karnak Temples Hide all.
Day 1: Arrival Cairo
In and around Cairo
Arrive Cairo airport, welcome greeting by our representative who will assist you and provide transfers to your Hotel in Cairo. Settle in for the night to relax and enjoy the views of Cairo at night.
Day 2: Cairo – Giza Pyramids – Guardian Sphinx – Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
In and around Giza
After breakfast- Depart for a full day guided tour of Giza and Cairo. Here, see the world-famous pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycrenuis and their guardian Sphinx; these are amongst the most impressive man-made spectacles in the world. Visit the Egyptian Museum to learn about the 4000-year-old Egyptian civilisation, as well as the treasures of Tutankhamen. – This evening we transfer you to airport for your domestic flight to Luxor and your overnight hotel, Meals Includes: Breakfast – Dinner.
Day 3: Luxor – Nile Cruise Tours – Luxor & Karnak Temples
In and around Luxor
On arrival in Luxor – check-in on board 5-star Nile cruise ship. Then head to visit the worlds’ largest temple complex, Karnak Temple to see the Temple of Amun and the Temple of Luxor. See its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses II, then we’ll proceed by bus to visit the Karnak Temples. This temple was built by various Pharaoh’s during different ages. You will see the Avenue of Sphinxes of the Hypostyle Hall, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Thutmosis the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarabaeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake.
Day 4: Nile Cruise Tours – Valley of the Kings – Queen Hatshepsut – Edfu
In and around Esna, Edfu
Visit the West Bank of the Nile where you see Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon and Hatshepsut’s mortuary Temple. The Valley of the Kings contains 63 tombs and chambers ranging in size from a simple pit to a complex tomb with over 120 chambers. The amazing Temple of Queen Hatshepsut widely considered one of the “incomparable monuments of ancient Egypt” located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahri. The Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. We set sail to Edfu enjoying a leisurely dinner on board. Overnight onboard cruise ship.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 5: Nile Cruise Tours – Edfu – Kom Ombo – Aswan
In and around Aswan
Visit the Edfu Temple; one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt dedicated to the falcon god Horus. Enjoy a relaxing lunch on board and set sail towards Kom Ombo. Later, visit the Kom Ombo Temple, which is shared by the two Gods, Sobek and Horus.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 6: Nile Cruise Tours – Aswan – Phiale Temple – Unfinished Obelisk – High Dam
Enjoy a full guided tour in Aswan. Begin with the High Dam and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk, then proceeding to the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. Overnight onboard cruise ship. Meals Includes: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner
Day 7: Aswan to Cairo
Disembark from your Nile, After breakfast you will check out and disembark the cruise after breakfast. And you will have time to tour the Bazaar do a little shopping before your transfer to the airport for the Domestic flight to Cairo. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the Hotel for you last night in Cairo and your transfer to airport for your onward flight. Meals Includes: Breakfast
Day 8: Cairo – departure day
After breakfast free-time at leisure, then departure-transfer to Cairo International airport for your onward flight. Meals Includes: Breakfast
Any extras not mentioned.
Optional excursions & activities.
Entrance admission – in order to respect your choice of free travel, there is no disguised shopping or compulsory tour among our trips. Please choose your own tickets for your favorite attractions. (approximately $120 for all Entrance fee) Tipping. We collect and pay as a group.
** We take in a lot of attractions during this tour, and good walking shoes are required. This is an active tour, and while Egypt is making attempts to be more accessible. It still requires lots of walking.
Options and add-ons.
Domestic flight upgrade from Aswan to Cairo plus one night stay – USD190 per person
Overnight sleeper train upgrade from Cairo to Luxor – USD110 per person
Overnight sleeper train upgrade from Aswan to Cairo – USD 110 per person
Abu Simbel Tour option – USD120 per person (taken at end of cruise)
Day trip to Alexandria – USD110 per person (done before your tour starts or after if staying longer)
Balloon ride over the Pyramids – USD100 per person
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All prices are subject to change, price confirmed prior to paying in full.
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