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MAXIMUM GROUP SIZE 15 pax

Travel in Egypt on a Luxury Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan and visit the most extraordinary ancient sites in Egypt.

Accommodation:

Visit:

  • Giza: Pyramids & Sphinx
  • Cairo: Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo (The Christian District), Khan El Khalili Bazar
  • Luxor: Temples of Karnak & Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple
  • Edfu: Temple of Horus
  • Kom Ombo: Kom Ombo Temple & Crocodile Museum
  • Aswan: Isis temple, Unfinished Obelisk
  • Abu Simbel: Abu Simbel Temple (Optional)

Tour Highlights:

  • Available for Solo travelers
  • Fully guided & escorted tour
  • Flexible change according to your international flight schedule
  • Luxury Nile Cruise (7 Nights)

1 Person (Single Supplement included):  2756 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Sedan

2 People: 1760 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Micro coach (H1 or Hi Ace)

3 People:  1569 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Micro coach (Hi Ace)

4 People: 1476 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Micro coach (Hi Ace)

5-6 People: 1419 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Micro coach (Hi Ace)

7-8 People: 1388 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Mini coach (Coaster)

9-10 People: 1346 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Mini coach (Coaster)

11-12 People: 1317 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Mini coach (Coaster)

13-14 People: 1298 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Mini coach (Coaster)

15 People: 1284 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Mini coach (Coaster)

  • Single room Supplement-----$469
  • Peak period Supplement per package-----$304
  • *Reduction for Child under 12 (incl. coach, extra bed, meals, entrance fees) -----$372
  • *Reduction for Child under 6 (incl. coach, meals, entrance fees)----- $648
  • *Tour fee for Child under 2 (excl. coach, meals, entrance fees, incl. domestic ticket but seat)----- $35

Reservation & Payment schedule

  • Passport data of all participants is required upon reservation
  • Deposit per person required within 14 days after booking request: 25 % of the tour fee
  • Final payment is due 30 days prior to arrival during normal season and 60 days prior to arrival during peak season
  • Final itinerary is issued within 3 days after final payment

Cancellation Policy (Except for Peak Period)

Cancellation requests should be sent via fax or emailed to provide the company with written confirmation that your reservation should be cancelled.

 In case you cancel your trip, the following scale of charges will be applied:

  • 61 days prior to arrival (or more): Free Cancellation
  • 60 – 31 days prior to arrival: 25 % of Tour fee
  • 30 – 15 days prior to arrival: 50 % of Tour fee
  • 14 – 8 days prior to arrival: 75 % of Tour fee
  • 7 days prior to arrival (or less): 100 % of Tour fee

Peak Period:

Christmas & New Year: from 20 December 2020 till 07 January 2021

Easter: from 28 March 2021 till 11 April 2021

Cancellation Fees for Peak period

  • 91 days prior to arrival (or more): Free Cancellation
  • 90 – 61 days prior to arrival: 25 % of Tour fee
  • 60 – 31 days prior to arrival: 50 % of Tour fee
  • 30 – 15 days prior to arrival: 75 % of Tour fee
  • 14 days prior to arrival (or less): 100 % of Tour fee

Additionally, airlines charge cancellation fees for both domestic and international flights are subject to the airlines terms and conditions at the time of the booking.

THIS TRIP INCLUDES:

  • Airport meet & assistance for arrival and departure
  • Domestic Air-Ticket (Luxor -Cairo)
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
  • All sightseeing in Cairo, Luxor & Aswan
  • Entrance fees to all sites as per itinerary.
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Accommodation:
  • Giza: 2 nights B&B (Pyramids Park Resort or similar)
  • Sleeper Train: 1 night HB (from Giza to Luxor)
  • Nile Cruise: 7 nights Full Board 5 Star Nile Cruise (Princess Sarah or Similar)
  • Cairo: 1 night B&B (Ramses Hilton or similar)
  • All Transportation in private Vehicle
  • Lunch: During the tour as mentioned per itinerary
  • Bottle of water for each person everyday
  • All service charges and taxes

THIS TRIP EXCLUDES:

  • International Flights
  • Tipping
  • Any Optional
  • Any extras not mentioned

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Itineraries

Day 1

Arrival (Welcome to Egypt)

• Upon your arrival, Egyxotic Tours staff will meet and assist you for airport checkout (visa & customs), then guide you to your vehicle which will transfer you to your hotel. Spend the night at hotel in Cairo. Have a rest & get ready to the adventure starting next day.
• Night Optional tour (Sphinx sound & light show + Dinner) or (2 hours Nile Cruise by night including Dinner & Dancing show).

Accommodation
Pyramids Park Resort or similar (Giza)
Meals

Day 2

The Great Pyramids of Giza & Sakkara & Dahshur

• Enjoy healthy breakfast, then, then head to the Pyramids area.
• The pyramids area is too wide to explore on foot, therefore the vehicle is necessary to move inside the area.
• Begin by stopping in front of the Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops). After listening to your Egyptology tour guide’s talk about the Pyramid, you will take free time (25 minutes in case you enter the pyramid, & 15 minutes in case you won’t).
• Then return to your vehicle, move to the Panorama point where you can take one photo for the three pyramids, and enjoy camel riding (if you wish)
• Return to your vehicle again and move toward Sphynx (the largest one rock sculptured statue in world’s history).
• Move to Restaurant to enjoy Egyptian cooking for Lunch.
• After Lunch, with your air-conditioned vehicle, and accompanied by your Egyptologist tour guide, move a little bit to the south of the Giza Pyramids (nearly 20—24 Kms) to visit three archeological sites: Dahshur, Memphis, & Sakkara. There you will find out that Giza still has a lot to reveal.
• By visiting Dahshur you will be surprised to know that Egypt has other 2 great pyramids built 4600 years ago by King Seneferu (Cheops’s father). One of them is the bent pyramid, the other is the Red pyramid.
• Then move by vehicle to Memphis (the oldest capital in world’s History). An open-air museum is now standing in the same spot that used to embrace the temple dedicated to the ancient deity Ptah, which was worshiped as the god of art and sculpture during the ancient times. Memphis’s open-air museum is famous mainly for having the magnificent statue of Ramses II as well as the Alabaster Sphynx (second biggest sphinx statue in Egypt).
• Proceed to Sakkara by your air-conditioned vehicle to see the oldest pyramid in Egypt (step pyramid) built by King Zoser. During the past few years, Sakkara’s name has been echoing worldwide due to the successive discoveries of ancient tombs containing well preserved mummies placed inside colorful coffins.

Accommodation
Pyramids Park Resort or similar (Giza)
Meals
Breakfast (Hotel), Lunch (Local restaurant)

Day 3

The Egyptian Museum & Old Cairo (The Christian District) & Khan El Khalili Bazar

• Being the home for Islamic & Christian monuments, the tour in Cairo obviously carries a taste that is quite different from that of Giza, in spite of being close in distance (just on the opposite side of the Nile).
• 3rd day’s tour starts by visiting the district of Old Cairo; the home of old churches. Old Cairo district is well known for being blessed by the visit of infant Jesus & his mother during the time they spent in Egypt. Many old churches are located in this place, among which Mu’allaqah (hanging) church, and St. Sergius (aka Virgin Mary’s) church are the most popular. During your visit to Virgin Mary’s church, you will be able enter the cave of the Holy Family, which is well known for being the place that sheltered lord Jesus and Virgin Mary for two months, when they were hiding from Roman soldiers.
• Enjoy your lunch
• After lunch, head to the Egyptian Museum, the house of the treasures of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun, as well as thousands of fascinating pieces of art.

• Transfer by vehicle to the Bazar (market) of Khan El Khalili, where you can enjoy the atmosphere old market while having an outdoor seat in one of the coffee shops.
• In the evening, your air-conditioned vehicle will take you to the rail way station to take the sleeper train to Luxor. Dinner on board sleeper train.

Accommodation
Sleeper Train (from Giza to Luxor)
Meals
Breakfast (Hotel), Lunch (Local restaurant), Dinner (On board of Sleeper Train)

Day 4

S.S. Karnak & Luxor temples, Embarkation of Nile-Cruise

• Breakfast on board sleeper train.
• Upon arrival at Luxor rail station, you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist tour guide for sightseeing of Luxor east bank (Karnak & Luxor temples).
• Dedicated to (Amun Raa) the main deity of Luxor & Egypt during ancient times, the complex of Karnak temples is known for being the biggest temple all over the world, moreover, it is the only temple which took 2000 years to be built.
• Proceed by your air-conditioned vehicle to Luxor temple to enjoy ancient architecture left by Ramses II (3300 years ago) and Amenhotep III (3400 years ago).
• After finishing this day’s sightseeing, the vehicle will take you to the Nile-Cruise for check-in & lunch.
• After lunch you will be a free to have a nap until dinner, or go for a walk by the Nile, or even both ;)

Accommodation
Full Board 5 Star Nile Cruise (Princess Sarah or Similar)
Meals
Breakfast (On board of Sleeper Train), Lunch (On board of Nile Cruise), Dinner (On board of Nile Cruise)

Day 5

Sailing upstream to Edfu

• Breakfast on board.
• This day, free at leisure. Enjoy the beauty of the Nile on the deck of your luxury Nile cruise. Afternoon, enjoy Tea Time on Sun Deck while sailing to Esna & cross the Sluice (Water Gate) and Overnight in Edfu.

Accommodation
Full Board 5 Star Nile Cruise (Princess Sarah or Similar)
Meals
Breakfast (On board of Nile Cruise), Lunch (On board of Nile Cruise), Dinner (On board of Nile Cruise)

Day 6

Experience the glory of ancient Egyptian Architecture: The Temple of Edfu

• Enjoy healthy breakfast, then, you will take the horse carriage for 10 minutes to visit Horus temple (aka Edfu temple). Dedicated to Horus the Falcon, this temple is considered to be the only temple that could safely reach our time with almost no damage, almost no missing parts. Starting by the Pylon (the gate), going through the court, first and second hypostyle halls, ending by the Holy of the Holies, almost intact.
• After your 2 hours visit, your cruise-ship will start sailing to Aswan. Your schedule is free until lunch. Various activities could be performed during your free time; enjoy watching beautiful sceneries on both east & west bank of the Nile while sailing, book a massage session, swim in sundeck’s pool etc…
• The tea time will be either before or after lunch, where you can enjoy hot tea or coffee served with cakes and cookies as a complimentary from the cruise stuff.
• Dinner will be onboard. After dinner enjoy some entertainments at the lounge bar while the boat continues sailing to Aswan.

Accommodation
Full Board 5 Star Nile Cruise (Princess Sarah or Similar)
Meals
Breakfast (On board of Nile Cruise), Lunch (On board of Nile Cruise), Dinner (On board of Nile Cruise)

Day 7

Aswan Sightseeing Philae Island & Unfinished obelisk

• Enjoy healthy breakfast, then, your guide will accompany you to visit the unfinished obelisk located inside the ancient granite quarry.
• Next, you will be transferred by coach to the temple of Isis (aka Philae temple). Along with the pyramids of Giza and the temples of Abu Simbel, the island which embraces this temple is thought to be one of the prettiest touristic spots all over Egypt.
• Back to your cruise for Lunch, take a rest, and enjoy dinner and entertainment offered by the cruise after dinner.
• The city of Aswan is very famous for perfumes and perfume glasses, if you wish, we can take you to a perfume shop. There, you can enjoy the Glass show (a demonstration of how delicate hand-made perfume glasses are manufactured), followed by an informatory session about the ancient Egyptian legacy of perfumes. In the end, you can have time for shopping (100% guaranteed quality).

Accommodation
Full Board 5 Star Nile Cruise (Princess Sarah or Similar)
Meals
Breakfast (On board of Nile Cruise), Lunch (On board of Nile Cruise), Dinner (On board of Nile Cruise)

Day 8

Optional to Abu Simbel

• You can join an optional tour to visit the temples of Abu Simbel
• Enjoy healthy breakfast, then, you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist tour guide to visit the Iconic temples of Abu Simbel located 280 kilometers to the south of Aswan (3 hours by vehicle). 3300 years ago, and under precise astronomical calculations, both big temple and small temples were constructed by carving the cliff of a sandstone mountain. During 1960s, and in order not to vanish under the water of High Dam lake resulting from the building of Aswan High Dam, both temples had to be reconstructed over the very same mountain under which they used to be.
• After finishing the visit to Abu Simbel (usually takes 2 hours), the coach will take you back to Aswan.
• Upon arrival to Aswan, you will go direct to your cruise to have lunch.

Accommodation
Full Board 5 Star Nile Cruise (Princess Sarah or Similar)
Meals
Breakfast (On board of Nile Cruise), Lunch (On board of Nile Cruise), Dinner (On board of Nile Cruise)

Day 9

Sailing downstream (Back to Luxor): Visit Subek temple & watch crocodiles’ mummies

• After lunch, you will be accompanied by your guide to visit Kom Ombo temple (aka Subek temple). This temple is very famous for having The Crocodile Mummies Museum, also for the Calendar relief and Medical/Surgical tools relief.
• After your visit, your cruise-ship will start sailing towards Luxor. Your schedule is free until lunch. Various activities could be performed during your free time; enjoy watching beautiful sceneries on both east & west bank of the Nile while sailing, book a massage session, swim in sundeck’s pool etc…
• The tea time will be either before or after lunch, where you can enjoy hot tea or coffee served with cakes and cookies as a complimentary from the cruise stuff.
• Dinner will be onboard. After dinner enjoy some entertainments at the lounge bar while the boat continues sailing to Aswan.

Accommodation
Full Board 5 Star Nile Cruise (Princess Sarah or Similar)
Meals
Breakfast (On board of Nile Cruise), Lunch (On board of Nile Cruise), Dinner (On board of Nile Cruise)

Day 10

Luxor West Bank - Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut, & Colossi of Memnon,

• The first visit of the day will be for the gigantic colossi of Memnon (better to take its photo during the morning before the sun moves toward the west and faces your camera). These two 18 meters high statues used to stand in front of the gate of King Amenhotep III’s funerary temple. Now, the temple has collapsed into ruins, and only these two statues are remaining.
• Next, your air-conditioned vehicle will take you to Thebes Necropolis, the Valley of the Kings, where the mummies of the kings of the new kingdom were enshrined. 62 tombs were discovered until now, among them the famous tomb of Tutankhamun. Considering having been painted more than 3000 years ago, the colored murals are breathtaking. Your ticket allows you to enter 3 tombs except: Tutankhamun, Seti I, and Ramses VI, which require extra ticket for each.
• Then you will go to visit Queen Hatshepsut’s terrace shaped, three floors, and uniquely designed funerary temple. On the walls of 2nd floor’s chapel, you will be able to see the world’s oldest record for a missionary to a foreign country.
• Finally you will be transferred to your cruise-ship.

Accommodation
Full Board 5 Star Nile Cruise (Princess Sarah or Similar)
Meals
Breakfast (On board of Nile Cruise), Lunch (On board of Nile Cruise), Dinner (On board of Nile Cruise)

Day 11

From Luxor to Cairo by Air

• Enjoy breakfast, then your coach will take you to Luxor Airport to take the flight back to Cairo.
• At the airport, Egyxotic’s representative will help you with boarding-pass and luggage check-in procedures, and finally guide you to the security gate before departure hall.
• After nearly 70 minutes flight, you will arrive at Cairo Airport. There, Egyxotic’s representative will be waiting for you to guide you to your vehicle which will transfer you to the hotel.

Accommodation
Ramses Hilton or similar (Cairo)
Meals
Breakfast (On board of Nile Cruise)

Day 12

Final Departure

• Enjoy healthy breakfast, then, Egyxotic’s representative will escort you to the airport for final departure. Hotel departure time is to be set in accordance with you flight details. You can use your room until 12 PM.

Breakfast (Hotel)

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