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Amazing Egypt 9-Days 8-Nights Cairo, Nile Cruise, Abu Simbel&Hurghada From Cairo

9 Days 8 Nights
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Description

Tour Availability: everyday.

Cruise Schedule: Monday-Wednesday -Friday

Pick up Time:  6 pm (Available to change according to your flight schedule)

Tour Type: Sharing tours

Tour Duration: 9-Days/ 8-Nights

Cruise Duration: 4-Days/ 3-Nights

Pick up Location: Cairo International airport.

Tour Language: English, Arabic, Spanish (other languages available with extra charge upon your request).

Visit the top attractions of Egypt in this amazing 9-Days, 8-Nights package tour that combines the rich heritage of Cairo with the magic of a 5-star Nile cruise and the coastal city Hurghada. In Cairo, discover the iconic Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel and Coptic Cairo. Explore the highlights of the sightseeing in Aswan and Luxor, trip to Abu Simbel temples, with two stops in the way to visit the pharaonic sites of interest such as; Kom Ombo and Edfu temples. Relax on the beautiful sandy beach and enjoy the crystal water of the Red Sea in Hurghada and 4-star half board resort. Tour includes 2-nights at a 4-star hotel, 3-nights Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor with Abu Simbel trip(sharing a group), 2 nights in Hurghada, Sleeping train and airport transfers.

Note: The Nile Cruise from Aswan every Monday, Wednesday or Friday.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Cairo Arrival Transfer

Welcome to Egypt’s capital! You’ll be met on arrival at Cairo airport by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting to explain your itinerary, then the rest of the day is free at your leisure. If your flight lands early, then you could take a first look at the pyramids with an amazing sound and light show (optional), or perhaps head into downtown Cairo for a Nile dinner cruise and show (optional).

Meals Included:

  • No meals included.

Accommodation:

  • Overnight Cairo at 4 star Hotel.

Day 2: Visit The Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

This morning, your private guide will pick up you for a full day tour of the pyramids at Giza and Saqqara. Start in chronological order, as it were, by visiting the step pyramid of Saqqara; the first capital of ancient Egypt, this is the oldest pyramid in Egypt 4800 B.c, built by King Djoser, before exploring the famous pyramids at Giza;

Stop for lunch break (optional) then, continue visiting the Giza Plateau to explore the world famous pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Mycrenos and Sphinx; these structures that have stood tall for 4500 years. Discover the beauty of the Sphinx, one of the largest monolith statues in the history of mankind, enjoy the views and take remarkable pictures.

In the evening, transfer to the train station to take the overnight sleeper train to Aswan (dinner and breakfast are served at the train).

Meals Included:

  • Breakfast at the hotel included.

Accommodation:

  • Overnight Sleeper train.

Day 3: Arrive Aswan, check in the cruise and Aswan Tour 

Arrive at Aswan Railway station, meet your guide and transfer to your 5 star Nile Cruise to check in before lunch. Have lunch on board. Then, start your tour by visiting the High Dam; achieved in 1960 to protect Egypt from the flood and generate electric.

Proceed to visit the Graeco Roman Temple dedicated to goddess Isis using a small motorboat to get there. Later on, return back to your cruise for Dinner, folkloric show, and Overnight in Aswan.

Note: If your arrival to Aswan is so early, so we will start the tour direct upon arrival since the cruise check-in time at 12:00 and we don’t want our guest to waste their time waiting at the lobby for check-in.

Meals included:

  • lunch and dinner.

Accommodation:

  • Overnight on board the cruise in Aswan.

Day 4: Abu Simbel, Navigation and Kom Ombo Temple

Around 4:30 am, you will be picked up for Abu Simbel trip (sharing a small group). This amazing site was completely dismantled and rebuilt when Lake Nasser was flooded. Drive for about 3 hours, to be met by your Egyptology guide; who will escort you to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel, telling you the stories and the history of the iconic sights of ancient Egypt. Back to the cruise by noon time. Lunch on board and be ready for the cruise navigation by afternoon heading to Kom Ombo city where to visit the amazing Temple Of Kom Ombo dedicated to two gods: Horus (the falcon god) and Sobek (the crocodile god). Also, you will get to visit the Crocodile Museum. Get back to the cruise and have dinner. Continue sailing to Edfu for overnight.

Meals Included:  

  • breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Accommodation:

  • Overnight on board the cruise in Edfu.

Day 5: Edfu Temple and Arrive Luxor (visit Luxor Temple)

After your breakfast, enjoy Horse Carriage ride with your tour guide to visit the temple of Horus at Edfu which is considered to be the most complete and the best preserved of all the Egyptian temples. Return to the cruise. Relax on the deck watching the unique landscape and admire the beautiful scenery of the Nile river while sailing to Luxor. Lunch on board. Afternoon tea on the sundeck.

Passing through the Esna lock to Luxor; built on and around the ancient site of Thebes, and has the greatest concentration of ancient ruins in the Nile Valley, if not the world. Across the Nile lies the City of the Dead, with its mortuary temples and rock carved tombs. To the east stand the Temples of Luxor and Karnak. Late in the afternoon, arrive at Luxor harbor, to visit Luxor Temple which is in the center of town and is colorfully lit up by night and where ancient Egyptian, Christian and Islamic features are exhibited. Dinner on board and belly dancing show. Overnight in Luxor.

Meals Included:

  • breakfast,lunch, and dinner.

Accommodation:

  • Overnight on board the cruise in Luxor.

Day 6: Luxor west bank Tour and overnight at Luxor hotel 

After your breakfast and check out to start your remarkable day by driving to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs from the new kingdom hewn their tombs in the mountains aiming to hide their treasure and protect their mummies.

Then to the Mortuary temple of the famous queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari. End your tour in the West Bank by a photo stop in front of the gigantic statues of Memnon. Lunchtime in a local restaurant (optional).

Then to visit the massive temple of Karnak. It was linked to the town of Luxor by a long sphinx lined avenue. Inside the large courtyard are three temples. The much photographed Hypo-style Hall has an impressive 134 towering columns, each is carved with scenes of gods and pharaohs, and hieroglyphic inscriptions cover the walls. Check in a 4-star hotel in Luxor for Overnight.

Meals Included:

  • breakfast.

Accommodation:

  • Overnight Luxor 4 star Hotel.

Day 7: Hurghada private transfer from Luxor

Take your breakfast, then start your journey to Hurghada by a private A/C vehicle for approx. 4 hours driving. Arrive at Hurghada 4-star Resort with HB (half board service, dinner and breakfast) to check in for 2 nights, relax on the beach and enjoy swimming in the crystal water.

Meals Included:

  • breakfast in Luxor hotel and dinner in Hurghada.

Accommodation:

  • Overnight at Hurghada 4 star Hotel.

Day 8: Free Day in Hurghada.

Have peace of mind and enjoy a full day snorkeling trip at Giftun Island (optional) to explore the most beautiful coral reef in the world, enjoy swimming, fishing and too much fun. With door-to-door transport and buffet lunch included l. Or select, the 2nd.optional tour to do the Sunset Bedouin desert Safari Tour with Quad Bike ride, Camel Ride and Bedouin dinner.

Meals Included:

  • breakfast and dinner.

Accommodation:

  • Overnight at Hurghada hotel

Day 9: Cairo Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel, Old Cairo and Departure Transfer

Early morning, check out from your hotel and transfer to Hurghada airport for the 1 hour flight to Cairo (book it yourself) to enjoy another remarkable day to the Egyptian Museum and Old Cairo. Meet your guide and start by the Egyptian Museum; home to one of the world’s great collections of antiquities; the fantastic Tutankhamun exhibit, see his golden mask and many of the New Kingdom royal mummies, lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries full of thousands of artifacts.

Have lunch at a local restaurant(optional) before exploring some of the most famous churches in Cairo. Travel to the Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr. Both these churches were built into the walls of the Babylon Fortress and their remains could be Cairo’s oldest structures. Visit the Church of St Sergius next.

Cairo’s Khan Al-Khalili Bazaar is an essential Egyptian experience – lose yourself in the colors and aromas of this fascinating marketplace or have a chance to visit the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha At Salah Al Din Citadel. Our representative will escort you to the airport for departure according to your flight details.

(you need to choose either Khan Al Khalil Bazaars or The Citadel)

Meals Included:

  • breakfast in Hurghada.

Accommodation:

  • No accommodation included.

Facilities:

All Cabins Contain:

  • Mini Bar.
  • Safe Deposit Box.
  • Satellite TV.
  • Private Bathroom with full bathtub.

Additional Information:

  • Child rate applies only when sharing 2 paying adults.(maximum 1 child in one room).
  • A child from 5 to 11 years old accompanied by one adult will be treated as an adult.
  • Prices are quoted in U.S dollars , per person per trip and valid, except during Christmas, New Year and Easter Holidays (100$ per person per night will be charged as extra supplement for these Holidays)
  • If your arrival to Aswan is so early, so we might start the tour direct upon arrival as Cruise check in at 12:00.
  • Sometimes due to sailing conditions on the River Nile, Nile Cruises itineraries schedule and sailing time maybe updated. We assure that our clients will see all what is on their itineraries but maybe in different order.
  • If Abu Simbel trip cancelled due to bad weather, you will be refunded with 30$ per person.
  • You will need to pay all the entrance fees by card except the High Dam and motorboat to Philae temple in cash.
  • If you want to have your own room, then you need to book for a single person.
  • If you are traveling in a group of 3 people, you will enjoy one triple room.
  • If you are traveling in a group and wanted to have your own room, then do a separate booking for a single person.
  • Passports copies are required for the cruise line company, Abu Simple trip permission and buying the sleeping train tickets.
  • You will need to buy your domestic flight ticket from Hurghada to Cairo in the morning of Day 9.

Included:

  • Professional English-speaking tour guide/ Egyptology for all sightseeing tours
  • All Transfers, pick up and drop off by A.C vehicle.
  • 2 Day Tours in Cairo; Giza Pyramids, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo and Al Khalili Bazaars.
  • 3 nights on a 5- star Cruise based on full board with sightseeing tours.
  • Meals on the cruise starts with lunch and ends with breakfast.
  • 1 Night at 4 star hotel in Luxor.
  • 2 Nights Hurghada in a 4-star HB. (half board). 
  • 1 Night Giza in 4 star hotel with B&B (bed and breakfast).
  • Trip to Abu Simbel temples, sharing a small group.

Excluded:

  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • International or Domestic flights.
  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
  • WiFi on the cruise (available with extra charge) 
  • Motorboat to Philae temple.
  • Water and drinks on the cruise.
  • Any personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Tipping to Guide, Drivers and Cruise crew.
  • Any optional tour if required. 

Tour Price:

  • Single: 1900$ USD 
  • 2 -15: 1400$

Prices
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year and Easter holidays.

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 02.99: Free of Charge
  • 3 – 04.99: 180$ USD per infant.
  • 5 – 11.99 sharing with their parents. 1000$ USD per child
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

Note:
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 1 Child in one Room)

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