8 Days Cairo And Nile Cruise Tour

Embark on a remarkable journey through time and immerse yourself in the wonders of ancient Egypt with our 8-day Cairo and Nile Cruise Tour. Explore the iconic landmarks of Cairo, including the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum, before setting sail on a luxurious cruise along the Nile River. Witness the awe-inspiring temples of Luxor and Aswan, visit the mythical Valley of the Kings, and experience the serene beauty of the Nile’s landscapes. This comprehensive tour offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and relaxation, ensuring an unforgettable adventure in the land of pharaohs.

Overview:

Our 8-day Cairo and Nile Cruise Tour takes you on a captivating journey through Egypt’s most renowned destinations. From the bustling streets of Cairo to the tranquil banks of the Nile, you’ll uncover the treasures of ancient Egypt and experience the timeless allure of this fascinating country. With expert guides, comfortable accommodations, and seamless logistics, we ensure that your journey is as smooth and enjoyable as possible.

Highlights:

  • Explore the Pyramids of Giza: Stand in awe before the last surviving Wonder of the Ancient World and unravel the mysteries of the Great Sphinx.
  • Discover the Egyptian Museum: Immerse yourself in the world’s most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, including the priceless treasures of Tutankhamun.
  • Sail along the Nile River: Embark on a luxurious cruise ship and witness the picturesque landscapes, traditional villages, and vibrant river life that make the Nile so captivating.
  • Visit Luxor’s Ancient Temples: Uncover the grandeur of Karnak and Luxor Temples, witness the Valley of the Kings, and marvel at the Colossi of Memnon.
  • Experience the Temples of Aswan: Explore the magnificent Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, and witness the modern engineering marvel of the Aswan High Dam.
  • Enjoy Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples: Discover the unique dual temples of Kom Ombo and the perfectly preserved Edfu Temple, dedicated to Horus, the falcon-headed god.
  • Relaxation and Luxury: Indulge in the comfort of your Nile cruise ship, enjoying first-class amenities, exquisite cuisine, and stunning views along the river.

Advantages:

  • Expert Guides: Our knowledgeable Egyptologist guides provide in-depth insights into Egypt’s history, culture, and mythology, enriching your experience at each site.
  • Seamless Logistics: We take care of all the details, including accommodations, transportation, and entrance fees, allowing you to focus on enjoying your journey.
  • Luxurious Nile Cruise: Experience the ultimate comfort and relaxation on a deluxe cruise ship, enjoying impeccable service, gourmet meals, and breathtaking views.
  • Customizable Options: We offer flexible options to customize the tour to your preferences, including changing pickup times and adding optional activities.
  • Hassle-Free Booking: Book now and receive instant confirmation, securing your spot on this incredible tour with just a few clicks.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

  • Airport pickup and transfer to your hotel
  • Rest and relax to prepare for the exciting days ahead

Day 2: Pyramids of Giza and Egyptian Museum

  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza, including the Great Pyramid of Khufu, Pyramid of Khafre, and Pyramid of Menkaure
  • Explore the enigmatic Sphinx and the Valley Temple
  • Discover the Egyptian Museum, home to a vast collection of ancient artifacts, including the treasures of Tutankhamun
  • Overnight stay in Cairo

Day 3: Flight to Luxor and Nile Cruise Embarkation

  • Transfer to the airport for your flightto Luxor
  • Upon arrival, board your luxurious Nile cruise ship and settle into your cabin
  • Visit the magnificent Karnak Temple, the largest temple complex in Egypt
  • Enjoy dinner on board and overnight stay on the cruise ship

Day 4: Luxor West Bank and Sail to Edfu

  • Explore the Valley of the Kings, where pharaohs were buried in intricately decorated tombs
  • Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, a stunning mortuary temple dedicated to the female pharaoh
  • Marvel at the Colossi of Memnon, two imposing statues guarding the entrance to the funerary temple of Amenhotep III
  • Sail to Edfu and overnight on the cruise ship

Day 5: Edfu Temple and Kom Ombo Temple

  • Discover the remarkably preserved Edfu Temple, dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus
  • Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the unique Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to both Sobek, the crocodile god, and Horus
  • Continue sailing towards Aswan and enjoy the picturesque landscapes of the Nile River
  • Overnight stay on the cruise ship in Aswan

Day 6: Aswan and Philae Temple

  • Explore the beautiful Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, located on an island in the Nile
  • Visit the High Dam, a modern engineering marvel that regulates the flow of the Nile River
  • Enjoy a traditional felucca boat ride around the islands of Aswan
  • Overnight stay on the cruise ship in Aswan

Day 7: Abu Simbel Excursion and Optional Nubian Village Visit

  • Take an optional early morning excursion to the awe-inspiring Abu Simbel temples, dedicated to Ramses II
  • Return to Aswan and enjoy free time to explore the city or join an optional visit to a Nubian village to experience their culture and hospitality
  • Farewell dinner on the cruise ship and overnight stay in Aswan

Day 8: Disembarkation and Departure

  • Disembark from the cruise ship after breakfast
  • Transfer to Aswan Airport for your departure flight

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation: 3 nights in Cairo hotel, 4 nights on a Nile cruise ship
  • Domestic flights: Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
  • Airport transfers and transportation in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Guided tours with professional Egyptologist guides
  • Entrance fees to all included attractions
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • All service charges and taxes

Exclusions:

  • International airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Optional activities and personal expenses
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers, and cruise staff

Pricing Information:

Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo:Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa

Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. 

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara

3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room1350 $1370 $1440 $
Solo traveler2180 $2220 $2300 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room1705 $1750 $1890 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler2650 $2700 $2750 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids

Luxor: Hilton – Sonesta St. George.

Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room2150 $2590 $
Solo traveller3050 $3650 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar 

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room3350 $3900 $
Solo traveller4600 $5300 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Pack comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for warm weather and walking.
  • Carry a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and insect repellent for protection during outdoor activities.
  • Stay hydrated and drink bottled water throughout the tour.
  • Respect local customs and traditions when visiting religious sites.
  • Follow the guidance of your tour guides for a safe and enjoyable experience.
  • Inform us of any dietary restrictions or special requirements in advance.

Trip Notes:

  • The order of the itinerary may be subject to change based on availability and operational constraints.
  • The tour can be customized to suit your preferences, including extending the duration or adding optional activities.

FAQs:

  • Is it safe to travel to Egypt? Yes, Egypt is generally a safe destination for tourists. We prioritize your safety and ensure that all necessary precautions are taken during the tour.
  • Are the guideslicensed and knowledgeable about the sites? Yes, our guides are licensed Egyptologists with extensive knowledge of Egyptian history, culture, and mythology. They will provide detailed explanations and answer any questions you may have during the tour.
  • Can I customize the tour? Absolutely! We understand that every traveler has unique preferences and requirements. We offer customization options, including changing pickup times, extending the duration, or adding optional activities. Contact us to discuss your customization requests.
  • What is the booking process? Booking is easy and convenient. Simply click the “Book Now” button on our website, and you will receive instant confirmation of your reservation. Our team will be in touch to provide further details and assist with any queries you may have.
  • What is the cancellation policy? Our cancellation policy varies depending on the specific tour package and timing. Please refer to our booking terms and conditions or contact our team for detailed information.
  • What type of accommodation will I stay in? You will stay in a comfortable hotel in Cairo for three nights and on a luxurious Nile cruise ship for four nights. Both accommodations offer modern amenities and a pleasant stay.
  • Are meals included in the tour? Yes, meals as specified in the itinerary are included. You will enjoy a variety of delicious Egyptian and international cuisine during your tour.
  • Is Wi-Fi available during the Nile cruise? Most Nile cruise ships offer Wi-Fi services, but the availability and quality may vary. We recommend checking with the cruise ship or using local SIM cards for reliable internet access.

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