Tour overview

16 Days – Cairo / 7 Day Nile Cruise/Luxor/Aswan/Hurghada Red Sea

Included

  • Meet and Assist at the airport
  • All transfers.
  • Baggage Transfers.
  • A/C transport throughout
  • Hotels with Breakfast, taxes and service
  • Nile Dinner Cruise
  • Felucca/Launch Ride
  • Sleeper Train Cairo/Luxor on H/B Basis
  • Sightseeing with entry fees as mentioned
  • Services of an English Guide/Egyptologist
  • Nile Cruise with Full Board ( 6-7nights)
  • Lunches & dinners as indicated (L,D)

Not Included

  • Items of a personal nature, Camera Fees
  • Entry Visas
  • Gratuities for Driver and Guide
  • Incidental Tips Housekeeping etc.
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Drinks of any kind
  • Any additional requests
  • All scheduled activities as shown will be included but may be rearranged to different days, to accommodate local circumstances and availability of trains etc.

Day 1

Arrival
Airport meet and greet. Transfer to your hotel.

Day 2

Cairo
The great Pyramids of Giza - the Sphinx and Valley Temple. (option for entering small pyramid and camel ride approx $25 US per person) Evening Nile Dinner Cruise.

Day 3

Cairo
Egyptian Museum with the treasures of Tutankhamun.
Islamic Cairo - the Citadel, Alabaster Mosque and Palace .
The Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
Coptic Cairo - see some of the oldest churches in Christianity.
Overnight sleeper train to Luxor. (Option for Hotel and Flight upgrades, prices available on request)

Day 4

Luxor
Nile cruise 6- 7 nights cruise
Valley of the Kings (3 tombs)
Temple of Queen Hatshipsuit.
The Colossi of Memnon.
Sound light show at Karnak temple.
Opportunity to stroll around the city with its quaint market places.

Day 5

Luxor
Visit the wonders of ancient Architecture; Luxor and Karnak Temples.
Rest of day at leisure - sail for Aswan

Day 6

Luxor - Aswan:
Sail for Aswan with stops at Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples.

Day 7

Aswan
Sightseeing in Aswan.
The High Dam - a modern wonder built to prevent Nile flooding.
Philae temple of Isis goddess of Love and Motherhood.
Before sunset Sail on a Felucca or Launch to visit Kitchener Botanical gardens, sail past the Agha Khan Mausoleum.

Day 8

Aswan
Early morning trip to Abu Simbul by road (3 hours each way) to see the great temples of Ramses. On return Sail for Luxor

Day 9

Aswan
Sail for Luxor with stops at Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples.

Day 10

Luxor
At leisure in Luxor. (options available on request)

Day 11

Luxor - Hurghada Travel to Hurghada
After breakfast we will travel to Hurghada by air-conditioned bus. (3 hours by road) The rest of day is free at leisure.

Day 12/13/14

Hurghada
Red sea resort with water sports:
Free at leisure in Hurghada. Diving, Scuba, snorkeling & Safari tours are available upon request.

Day 15

Hurghada - Cairo
Travel back to Cairo by air-conditioned bus (6 hours) Transfer to Hotel.
(Option for Hotel and Flight upgrades, prices available on request)

Day 16

Cairo - Home
Airport transfer.