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Pyramids of Giza

Colossi of Memnon

Luxor Temple

River Lock at Esna

Temple of Philae

Abu Simbel

Step Pyramid at Sakkara

Red Pyramid at Dahshur

Statue of Ramses in Memphis

Hanging Church in Cairo

Nile of the Pharaohs Tour

Cairo / Aswan / Luxor
Fully Escorted
11 days/ 10 nights including a 5 day/ 4 night Deluxe Nile cruise

Weekly departures year round

The Program:

Day 01 (Saturday): Arrive Cairo, clear immigration and customs then staff will transfer you to the Le Meridien Pyramids hotel. Overnight Cairo
OPTIONAL sound and light show at the pyramids ($40 per person)

Visas: All travelers to Egypt must have a visa. Citizens of most countries can obtain one on arrival. Please let us know what passport you are traveling with and we will confirm whether you can get your’s on arrival.

Day 02 (Sunday): Enjoy an international buffet breakfast and check out before starting the day at the Pyramids at Giza, home of the 7th wonder of the world, the Great Pyramid and the inscrutable Sphinx. Staff transfers you to the airport, assists with checking in and you fly to Luxor. Arriving staff transfers you to the Sonesta Luxor Hotel. Overnight Luxor (B)
OPTIONAL Sound and Light show at Karnak Temple $40 per person

Day 03 (Monday): International buffet breakfast, check out, Staff will meet you for transfer to your Deluxe Five Star Nile Cruiser, the M/S Moon Dance or M/S Amarco. Lunch on board then visit the East Bank of Luxor including the Temple of Luxor and Temple of Karnak. Overnight Luxor (B, L, D)
Optional Tour of West bank sites not included in cruise: $95 per person (includes the Valley of the Queens, the tombs of the nobles and artisans, Medinet Habu, Ramessium, temple of Seti 1)

Day 04 (Tuesday): Breakfast, then visit the West Bank of Luxor including the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Return to the ship for Lunch while sailing to Esna, cross the river lock, continue sailing to Edfu. Dinner. Overnight Edfu. (B, L, D)

Day 05 (Wednesday): Breakfast followed by a visit to the Temple of Horus in Edfu. After touring return to the ship for lunch while sailing to Kom Ombo. Upon arrival in Kom Ombo visit the Temple of Two Gods. Dinner while sailing to Aswan. Overnight Aswan (B, L, D)

Day 06 (Thursday): Breakfast then visit the Aswan High Dam, the Granite Quarries with the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae. Lunch on board then in the afternoon FREE BONUS: Sail on the Nile by Felucca (native sailboat). (Please note that these boats are solely wind powered, if there is no wind this will not operate). Dinner on board. Overnight Aswan (B, L, D)
NOTE: Optional excursion to Abu Simbel including transfers, flights, guide, entry fees, service charges and taxes $250 per person. (This is a morning excursion so if you go you will visit the antiquity sites in Aswan upon your return, then enjoy the Felucca)

Day 07 (Friday): Disembark the cruise after your buffet breakfast. Staff transfers you to the Movenpick Elephantine Island Resort or the Iberotel Nile resort. Afternoon visit to the Nubian Museum, a world class presentation of Nubia's culture and history plus the famous Aswan spice market. Overnight Aswan (B)
NOTE: Optional tour to St. Simeon's Monastery: Travel by motor launch to the West Bank to board your ship of the desert (camel) for a short ride to St. Simeon's Monastery ruins. $60 per person (If you select the camel trek you will do this in the morning, then check in at the hotel and in the afternoon visit the Nubian museum and spice market).

Day 08 (Saturday): After your buffet breakfast staff transfers you to the airport, assists with checking in and you fly to Cairo. Arriving enjoy a tour of the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities featuring King Tut's treasures. Staff will transfer you to the Marriott Hotel. Overnight Cairo (B)

Day 09 (Sunday): Buffet breakfast then a visit to Memphis, (the ancient capital), Sakkarra with the Stepped Pyramid and Dahshur, with it's famous Bent and Red Pyramids plus the new Imhotep museum. Overnight Cairo (B)

Day 10 (Monday): After your buffet breakfast enjoy a tour of Old Cairo with it's famous churches and synagogue plus the Citadel of Salah el Din, bane of the crusaders and the Alabaster Mosque. Visit the Khan el Khalili bazaar where travelers have been finding bargains since the middle ages. Overnight Cairo (B)

Day 11 (Tuesday): Staff will transfer you to the airport, assist with exit formalities and checking in for your international departure.

Tours Include: OPERATES WITH NO MINIMUM AND A MAXIMUM OF 16 TRAVELERS. Domestic flights in Egypt in coach (economy) class. All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle relating to the tour program starting with arrival to Cairo. Baggage handling of no more than 1 piece of luggage per person however baggage and personal effects are at the owner's risk at all time during the tour (baggage handling does NOT include tips for bellmen, porters, etc.). Hotels (based on double occupancy). 5 star Deluxe Nile cruise with outside Nile view cabin, private bath, individual climate control. Meals as outlined by B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner. Fees for visiting antiquity sites and museums. Services of an English speaking licensed Egyptologist. Service charges and taxes.
NOTE: During any of our small group tours people may join or leave at various times, however at no time would any group be larger than 16 travelers. We can provide private tours with an additional supplement. The cost depends on the tour chosen.

NOT included are: Air ticket taxes, fuel surcharges, items of a personal nature such as tips, entry visa (available at the airport on entry for USA citizens. Other nationalities should check with the nearest Egyptian consulate), phone calls, laundry, drinks with meals, any items not specifically covered in the included items.

PRICE

Nile of the Pharaohs PP/Double PP/Single
Low (Jun, Jul, Aug) $2,255 $2,845
Shoulder (May and Sept*) $2,375 $3,015
Peak (Oct-Apr) $2,495 $3,195
Holiday (Christmas, New Year, Easter) $2,995 $3,795
* September tours must end no later than September 30 to get the shoulder season rate.

Holiday Events: Most hotels and cruises in Egypt have special Christmas and New Year festivities. In most cases these are mandatory for all guests.
As an example the prices generally are from $75 to $150 per person however we do not know the actual price until a month or so before the holiday.
THESE ARE NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR INVOICE.
You pay them at the location on check out.

Tours must be booked at least 45 days prior to arrival.
Prices and itinerary subject to change without notice.

Single Price is for Single occupancy hotel rooms and cruise cabins based on a minimum of two travelers. Single travelers (one person on the tour) would have additional cost.

Frequent Travelers: You are welcome to arrange your own international air or we can assist. Also if you are a member of any hotel chain frequent traveler program you are welcome to use your points for hotel rooms and the cost of the tour will be reduced accordingly OR if you want to accumulate points plus take advantage of membership hotel room upgrades let us know which program you want to use.

We contract with every major hotel chain including:

Egypt:
Basma: Aswan
El Salamlek Palace: Alexandria
Fairmont: Cairo (Heliopolis & Nile Plaza)
Helnan: Cairo (Shepheard), Fayoum (Auberge)
Hilton: Cairo (Dreamland, Ramses, Conrad), Nuweiba
Hyatt: Cairo, Sharm
Intercontinental: Cairo (City Stars & Pyramids Park Resort)
J.W. Marriott: Cairo
Le Méridien: Cairo (Pyramids)
Maritim: Luxor, Sharm (Jolie Ville Resort/Casino, Royal Peninsula, Jolie Ville Golf/Resort)
Marriott: Cairo, Sharm
Movenpick: Aswan
Oberoi: Cairo (Mena House)
Renaissance: Alexandria
Ritz-Carlton: Sharm
Sheraton: Cairo (Towers & Casino, Dreamland), Luxor, Sharm, Alexandria, Hurghada (Soma Bay)
Sofitel: Cairo (El Gezirah), Luxor (Old Winter Palace), Aswan (Old Cataract)
Sonesta: Cairo, Luxor, Sharm, Hurghada, Taba
Steigenberger: Luxor, El Gouna
St. Catherine's Plaza: Sinai

Prices are based on using the hotels shown. If you change hotels the tour price may change.

Reservations
 


Sphinx

Solar Boat

Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

Queen of Hansa Nile Cruiser

Karnak Temple

Temple of Horus at Edfu

Unfinished Obelisk

Nubian Museum

Bent Pyramid at Dahshur

Alabaster Mosque in Cairo

 

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