Cruising Down the Nile to Ancient Egypt

Cruising Down the Nile to Ancient Egypt

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Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, our representative welcomes you and assists you through the immigration process. Modern air-conditioned coaches take you to your hotel in Cairo. Your representative will ensure a smooth hotel check-in. Overnight at the hotel in Cairo.

Early breakfast at the hotel in Cairo then start a guided tour to visit one of the Seven Wonders the Great Pyramids of Giza; (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus) were reckoned by the Greeks to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. A single pyramid is built with 2.300.000 blocks, each weighing an average of two and a half tones. In the face of such immensity, one cannot help but feel the wonder and awe that so many writers and artists have sought to convey over the centuries. The Cheops Pyramid is more interesting, because its interior burial chambers are open for inspection by the public. Not far from the Pyramids is the Great Sphinx of Giza, which dates from the time of Chephren (2620 BC). Hewn from natural yellowish limestone and standing 65 feet-high and 187 feet-long, this unforgettable statue combines the head of a Pharaoh with a lion's body. A quick visit to papyrus institute or a perfume shop can be arranged after the visit.
Afternoon visit to the Egyptian Museum for another tour.
Egyptian Museum; was established by the Egyptian government in 1835. The present museum building was built in 1900, in the new classical style by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon. The museum-exhibited collections now exceed 120,000 objects ranging from pre-historic era to the Greco Roman period. It has 107 halls, and the ground floor houses huge statues. The upper floor houses small statues, jewels, Tutankhamen treasures and the mummies. The museum also comprises of a photography section and large library. A hall for the Royal Mummies was opened at the museum, housing eleven kings and queens.
After the visit of the museum a short drive through the downtown will take you to Khan El Khalili bazaars; which is one of the most famous worldwide with its amazing narrow alleyways. 
Drive back to the hotel & overnight at the hotel in Cairo.

Breakfast in the hotel, check out and transfer to the airport for your flight to Aswan.
Meet & assist upon arrival at Aswan Airport & transfer to the Nile Cruise.

Cruise Program:

  • 11:00 Check-In
  • 12:30 Lunch on board
  • 13:30 Visit the High Dam, the Temple of Philae
  • 19:30 Dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan
  • 07:00 Breakfast on board (Optional tour to Abu Simble)
  • 12:30 Lunch on board
  • 13:00 Sailing to Kom Ombo
  • 17:00 Visit the Temple shared by two Gods Sobek & Haeroris in Kom Ombo
  • 18:30 Sailing to Edfu
  • 19:30 Dinner on board. Overnight in Edfu.
  • 06:00 Tea and coffee before the visit of Edfu temple
  • 06:30 Visit of Horus Temple in Edfu
  • 08:00 Breakfast on board
  • 08:30 Sailing to Luxor via Esna
  • 13:00 Lunch on board
  • Afternoon is free. Book an optional tour to visit the East Bank
  • 20:00  Dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor.
  • 07:00 Breakfast on board
  • 08:00 Check- out after breakfast
  • 08:00 Visit West Bank - Valley of the Kings, and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

After the visit, disembark from the cruise and drive from Luxor to Hurghada.
Check in the hotel upon arrival Hurghada. The rest of your day is free. Overnight at the hotel in Hurghada.

The Hurghada city is divided to three partitions. El Dahar area is the old area in Hurghada and it has the old market and bazaars in Hurghada, the biggest Masjed in Hurghada and church. The second area called El Sakala and this one consists of many of bazaars, cafes, Hurghada Marina, Hurghada port with ferryboats that leave to Sharm El Sheikh and Saudi Arabia. The newest area is the Touristic Road that is located in front of the hotels, there are many bazaars, cafes along the road.
Hurghada has many islands far from its beach but there are two big islands that are famous and you can do trips to them, Giftun and Mahmya Islands that are main diving and snorkeling sites to which daily boats can take you to diving parties. The islands have a beautiful sand reef, and garden of corals and exotic marine life.
Hurghada offers a variety of activities that you can do in the sea or in the desert, the fantastic coral reefs in the sea make the snorkeling and diving one of the main activities in Hurghada. There are daily trips by boat to do snorkeling and diving operated by diving centers in the hotels. You can do the Galss boat - it is good for the kids as they can see the coral reefs without swimming or diving. During these trips they stop at Giftun Island, one of the national parks in Hurghada. Other water sports taking place in Hurghada are windsurfing, kitesurfing and waterskiing.
Sindbad Submarine is one of the fascinating trips in Hurghada, it sails every day two or three times to dive with over 40 passengers for 20 meters under water to see the underwater world and marina life of the Red Sea.
The Majestic desert of Hurghada is amazing for its beaches and coral reefs. For those who love adventure and prefer to do trips to the desert and the mountains, the safari tour operators have a nice tour through the desert. You can do the Jeep 4x4 Safari Trip or Quad Bike desert tours. During the desert trips you will have the opportunity to ride the Camels and learn about the Bedouin people and their life. After you make your trip through the desert and mountain, you will head to the most interest dinner experience you can do - the Bedouin Barbecue Dinner with Bedouin music and party. Also, there is star gazing with powerful telescope for those who want to see the stars.
Overnight at the hotel in Hurghada.

Breakfast in the hotel, check out and transfer to Hurghada Airport for your flight back to Cairo.
Drive back to the hotel & overnight in Cairo.

Breakfast in the hotel, check out and transfer to Cairo Airport for your final departure.


Meet & assist at Cairo, Luxor & Aswan Airports
All transfer from / to airports in a/c vehicles on private basis
Private full day guided tour to the pyramids and Sphinx, Egyptian Museum & Khan El Khalili Bazaar with entrance fee
3 nights’ accommodation in Cairo based on BB
3 nights’ accommodation onboard Nile cruise based on FB (food only & no beverages)
3 nights’ accommodation in Hurghada based on A/I basis
Private cruise sightseeing

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Any item of personal nature like tips, laundry, telephone calls, beverages
Entrance to any of the three pyramids
International and domestic Flights