EGYPT | Egypt and Nile River

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Despite ranking in the top 30 largest countries with its 1 million square kilometers of land, Egypt is a country that is notorious for its geographic ‘distribution.’ 99% of Egypt’s population utilizes only 5% of the total land area but nearly 100% of its aquatic resources as a result of the predominantly barren ecosystem. The lifeline of some 90 million human beings, the river Nile is the focal point of urban planning, an incredible 6,695 km gift of sustenance for Egypt and three other countries, making it the longest, and arguably most vital, river in the world.

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What’s Included

Meet and greet at the airport
Arrival and departure transfers
4 nights in Cairo at 4 star, Cairo Pyramids Hotel or similar
4 nights Nile Cruise at 4 star, M/S Princess Sarah or similar
17 meals: 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 4 dinners
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza
Visit Egyptian Museum
Sightseeing tour of Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple of Amun
Guided visit of West Bank
Visit Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon
Visit Horus Temple of Edfu
Guided tour of High Dam, Granite Quarries, and Philae
Temple in Aswan
All transfers in private Deluxe A/C Bus
Baggage handling and portage
Sightseeing with entry fees as mentioned
Private English Guide/Egyptologist
Service and local taxes

Tour Details

Duration: 9 days & 8 nights

Travel Style: Local Experiences

Minimum Passengers: 2
Based on double occupancy

Type of Service: Shared
Small group experience | All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

VISA Requirements: Yes
A visa is required for travelers with a valid US passport.

Physical Rating: Average
Some tours may include light hiking, stairs, and rough off-road adventures.

Service Level: Private
Tourists class accommodations and mix of public and private transports and tours, select meals included.

Not Included

Domestic flight from Cairo to Luxor
Domestic flight from Aswan to Cairo
Entry Visa
All drinks
Tips (Driver, Representative, and Guide)

5-Star Hotel Upgrade

Upgrade prices are available under “Rates/Available Dates.”

Cairo Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa or similar
Nile Cruise M/S Premium Nile Cruise or similar

Please Note

While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour, you will be advised of any amendments.

DAY 1 | (ARRIVAL) Cairo

Upon arrival to Cairo, you will be met by our representative in Egypt and transferred to your hotel for overnight.

| Overnight in Cairo

DAY 2 | Cairo

After breakfast, your private Egyptologist tour guide and driver will pick you up and start your tour. Drive
to Giza and visit the Pyramids. See the Great Pyramid, a royal burial chamber and the Sphinx. Lunch en
route. Visit the Egyptian Museum, this houses a magnificent collection of Pharaonic antiquities, especially
the golden treasures of Tut Ankh Amun. Return back to your hotel for overnight.

| Overnight in Cairo
|  Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 3 | Luxor

After breakfast, our representative will pick up you and transfer to Cairo airport for flight to Luxor (not
included, to be booked by agent). Upon arrival at Luxor airport, our representative will pick up you for
embarkation on your Nile Cruise. In the afternoon you will visit the great Luxor Temple and the
magnificent Karnak Temple of Amun with its famous Hypostyle Hall and the 134 huge columns, the
Statue of Ramses II, the Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut and the Sacred Lake.

| Overnight in Luxor
|  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4 | Luxor

After breakfast, your sightseeing in Luxor includes the West Bank (Thebes) where some of the richest
treasures in the world exists, including the Tomb of Tut Ankh Amun (optional) and other royal tombs
including Ramses VI in the Valley of the Kings, you will be able to visit some of these tombs, Visit
Hatshepsut funerary temple at Dier El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Then transfer back to your
Cruise for lunch. In the afternoon you will sail through the locks of Esna to Edfu and dinner on board.

| Overnight in Luxor
|  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5 | Cruise

After breakfast, in the morning, visit the Horus Temple of Edfu, one of the three beautiful temples of the
Ptolemaic Period. Sail to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the Sobek Temple, dedicated to the two gods,
which offers beautiful murals and reliefs. Sail to Aswan.

| Overnight on Nile Cruise
|  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6 | Aswan

After breakfast, you will visit the High Dam, and the Granite Quarries and the Philae Temple. In the
afternoon you will sail on an Egyptian felucca around Elephantine Island and the Botanical Gardens on
Kitchener Island and the Agha Khan Mausoleum

| Overnight on Nile Cruise
|  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7 | Cairo

After breakfast, disembark from the ship. You will be transferred to Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo
(not included, to be booked by agent). Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and transfer to
your hotel.

| Overnight in Cairo
|  Breakfast

DAY 8 | Cairo

Breakfast, free day at leisure.

| Overnight in Cairo
|  Breakfast


After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the international airport for your flight home.
airport for your departure flight.

|  Breakfast
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Call us at (800) 983-5352 or contact us using the button below to get a quote and booking details

The rates displayed below are for the listed travel dates only. The travel dates for this tour package cannot be changed or altered.

Cairo Pyramids Hotel

Cairo Pyramids Hotel is set in a landscaped garden, offering stunning views over the Pyramids. It features an outdoor pool, a gym, sauna and massage facilities.

The spacious guestrooms of the Cairo Pyramids Hotel present Egyptian decorative motifs. They include air-conditioning and a satellite TV, bathroom amenities and a hairdryer.

An assortment of local specialties and international dishes is served at the restaurant of the hotel. Soft drinks and spirits are served in the panoramic terrace with views over the pyramids.

At the Cairo Pyramids Hotel there is a children’s playground and guests can benefit from a well-equipped gym.

M/S Princess Sarah Floating Hotel

On the Princess Sarah 5 -Stars Plus Floating Hotel, you can expect excellent service and comfort, while cruising and seeing the amazing wonders of ancient Upper Egypt.

You can have a drink whilst watching the sun set over the timeless Nile. We provide all the ingredients for a wonderful holiday, and then you choose what you most like to do.

Our cuisine offers an international open buffet and set menus according to the cruise programme schedule.

When it is time to go onshore on an excursion, there are qualified tour guides available to take you on comprehensive tours of the wonders of Upper Egypt.

There is plenty in the way of night time entertainment, with a nightly disco, plus live entertainment with belly dancing, gallabaya parties and folkloric shows.

Important Notice

Some useful info about our tours (land packages).

UPGRADED HOTELS AVAILABLE (for an additional fee)

All tours and entrance fees are included

 All taxes are included and NO HIDDEN FEES

 International Airfare is not included, but we can book it for you at very competitive rates


A transfer fee may be assessed for alterations to packages, itineraries/tours and suggested arrival/departure dates

Price are based on double occupancy

Prices are per person and based on double occupancy. All prices are expressed in US dollars. Prices for vacation packages are subject to change without notice.

All travel documents are the responsibility of the passenger.

Travel insurance is highly recommended.

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