Egypt

$2,120.00

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Cairo, Pyramids & Nile Cruise

10 Days 9 Nights

(Price is per person)

Sail the majestic Nile River on board a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan. Enjoy visiting magnificent ancient sites while cruising in comfort and style. Visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum.
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  • Day 1. Arrival in Cairo – meeting and transfer to hotel in Giza
  • Day 2. Giza Pyramids and Sakkara Tour
  • Day 3. Egyptian Museum, Coptic Cairo, Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue Salah El Din Citadel and Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque and Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
  • Day 4. Flight to Luxor (included) Embark the M/S Esplanade Nile Cruise. Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple complex.
  • Day 5. Hot Air Balloon over Luxor. Tour of the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon
  • Day 6. Kom Ombo and Horus Temple in Edfu.
  • Day 7. Aswan Nile Cruise Tour, High Dam and Lake Nasser, Ancient Granite Quarries, the Unfinished Obelisk, Boat ride to visit Temple of Philae.
  • Day 8. Abu Simbel Tour/ Flight departure from Aswan to Cairo.
  • Day 9. Free Day for you to enjoy your last day in Egypt.
  • Day 10. Final Departure

Itinerary:

 

Day 1. Arrival in Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, the capital of Egypt. You will be met at the airport and transferred by private vehicle to your hotel. The tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary, establish and confirm pick up times.

Overnight in Cairo.

 

Day 2. Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx and Sakkara Complex

Visit Memphis, ancient capital of Old Egypt, founded around 3,100 B.C. Continue to The Pyramid of Djoser, or step pyramid, an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis. See the colossal statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx. After lunch at a good local restaurant, proceed to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus at Giza. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Then visit The Great Sphinx, the head of a Pharaoh with the body of a lion.

Overnight in Cairo. Meals breakfast, Lunch..

 

Day 3. Coptic Cairo

After breakfast at the hotel you will be escorted by your private guide to visit Salah El Din Citadel constructed by Salah El Din in 1183 AD to defend Cairo from the armies of Crusaders. Then continue our visit to the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Over 45 years. After lunch in a local restaurant we will proceed to visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Visit Old Cairo where you will see the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue and back to the hotel.

Overnight in Cairo. Meals breakfast, Lunch.

 

Day 4. Flight to Luxor. Embark The Nile Cruise (Guided Tour)

Transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight to Luxor where you will be transferred to embark your Nile River Cruise. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. 

Overnight on board. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.

 

Day 5. Hot Air Balloon over Luxor. Tour of the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon

Early morning enjoy a Hot Balloon. Back to the cruise where You’ll have an early breakfast onboard, then head out to visit the Royal Cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, the Valley of the Kings. Then to the mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom during the 15th century BC. Travel on to the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, you will sail to Edfu, enjoying a leisurely dinner on board. 

Overnight on board. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

 

Day 6. Kom Ombo and Edfu Temple. (Guided Tour)

In the morning you will enjoy Sailing to Kom Ombo while getting breakfast on board. Arrive in Kom Ombo to visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Back to your Nile cruise for lunch on board, and sail to Edfu to visit the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt, Horus Temple in Edfu. Enjoy an afternoon tea during sailing to Aswan.

Overnight on board. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

 

Day 7. Aswan Nile Cruise Tour

After breakfast you will be guided to visit the famous High Dam and lake Nasser. The awesome Philae temple, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor, and the largest known ancient Obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk. Back to the cruise with Dinner on board. 

Overnight on board. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

 

Day 8. Abu Simbel Tour & Flight back from Aswan to Cairo

After breakfast you will disembark from your Nile cruise and then we will drive south to visit Abu Simbel. It takes about 3 hours driving from Aswan to Abu Simbel by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Arrive in Abu Simbel, see the impressive Temples of Ramses II, which is dedicated to the four universal gods Ptah, Re-Harakhte, Amun-Re, and Ramesses II. After Abu Simbel tour you will be transferred to Aswan airport to fly back to Cairo.

Overnight in Cairo. Meals breakfast.

 

Day 9th. Free Day in Cairo

Today is yours to enjoy last day in Egypt. Rest at the hotel or do last minute shopping in Khan El Khalili. 

Overnight in Cairo. Meals breakfast.

 

Day 10. Final Departure

Breakfast at the hotel with free time at your leisure, then you will be transferred to Cairo  International Airport for your final departure. 

Meals: Breakfast.

Dreams Travel Group

Oriette De La Hoz

Travel Agent/Tour Coordinator

Mobile: 754-244-2278 / 754-301-9290

oriettedreamstravel@gmail.com

Additional information

Rates Include:

Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
All transfers to and from the airport & hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle
Accommodation for 5 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast
Accommodation for 4 nights onboard The Nile Cruise on full board basis
Domestic flight Cairo/Luxor– Aswan/Cairo
All sightseeing tours in Cairo are private guided tours
All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing cruise group
All Sightseeing Tours in Cairo & Giza (Private Guided Tours)
All Sightseeing tours on your Nile Cruise (Private Guided Tours)
Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temples Tour to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple & Colossi of Memnon
Hot Air Balloon over Luxor
Guided Tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples
Guided Tour to the Unfinished Obelisk, Temple of Philae in Aswan
Guided Tour to Abu Simbel
Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary
English speaking guide throughout your tours
Lunch during tours in Cairo & Giza
Bottled water during the trips

Excluded:

International Airfare
Entry visa to Egypt
Entrance fees to the inside of the Pyramids, Mummies room at the Museum
Personal expenses, alcohol and soft, Laundry
Tips/gratuities for the Cruise tour guide and driver

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made thirty (30) or more days prior to the date of arrival will solely incur the $200 non-refundable deposit. Cancellations made less than twenty-nine (29) days prior to the arrival date will incur a 100% charge without exception. In any event of cancellation, please notify us as soon as possible to avoid any unnecessary fees.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Though it is our top priority to include in the tour all the sites mentioned in the above itinerary, Dreams Travel cannot be held liable for any sites being closed during the time of our visit. The order of the above itinerary may also vary in accordance to the weather condition and the energy capacity of the group. Kindly make sure that you wear comfortable shoes and dress accordingly to the weather during the tour. Tours of the holy sites require modest dress, no shorts and no short sleeves (shirts must have shoulder covering). Hats recommended. If you have any strict dietary requirements or need to eat at a regular interval, please make certain that you have enough food and drinks available with you prior to departure each morning since we cannot ensure to stop for lunch each day. Should the need arise on this tour reserves the right to change the order of the itinerary, driver, guide and hotels.

Payments:

Upon confirmation of the tour, a non-refundable deposit of US $200 per person is required for hotel reservation. The entire payment should be made to Dreams Travel Group at least 45 days before arrival.