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Nile Cruise - 5 Nts, 6 Dys

Nile Cruise - 5 Nts, 6 Dys

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5 Nights, 6 Days

 

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Highlights

Cairo:

- The Great Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx.

- Ancient capital of Memphis and Imhotep’s Step Pyramid of Sakkara.

- Egyptian Museum, the Saladin Citadel, Mohammed Ali Mosque and the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar.

Luxor:

- Karnak Temple and the Luxor Temple.

- Valley of the Kings (where Tutankhamun’s Tomb is), Temple of Hatshepsut

- Edfu, crossing the lock at Esna

- Temple of Horus, Temple of Kom Ombo

- Necropolis of Thebes

Aswan:

- The High Dam, the Philae Temple on Agilkia Island & the Unfinished Obelisk.

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1 | CAIRO

Meals: Breakfast

Start with a visit to the Egyptian Museum in the morning. In the
afternoon visit the Citadel of Saladin, the Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Overnight in Cairo.

 

DAY 2 | CAIRO

Meals: Breakfast

The entire day will be devoted to antiquities. Memphis,
Saqqara, The Pyramids and The Sphinx. You will even ride camels at the Pyramids, if you wish. Overnight in Cairo.

 

DAY 3 | CAIRO - ASWAN

Meals: Lunch, Dinner


In the morning transfer to Cairo airport for the flight to Aswan, upon arrival you will visit the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple and enjoy a felucca ride around the Nile islands and the area around the Agha Khan
Mausoleum (the interior is closed).

Embarkation on board your Nile cruiser that will be your
tour base for the next 3 nights, then the boat will set sail for Kom Ombo where you will spend overnight aboard the boat. Overnight aboard the boat.

DAY 4 | ASWAN - EDFU

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


The day will start with a visit to Kom Ombo, the Temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Afterwards, the boat will continue on to Edfu where you will visit the Temple of Horus and spend the night on board the boat.

 

DAY 5 | ESNA - LUXOR

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The day starts with the sail to Esna and the crossing of the lock in the river. Continue on to Luxor. In the afternoon you will visit Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Overnight on board the boat.

 

DAY 6 | LUXOR - CAIRO

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The day starts by a crossing to the West Bank followed by a visit to the Necropolis of Thebes, Valley of the Kings, The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Later you will be taken to the Luxor Airport for the short flight to Cairo. (Optionally, enjoy a Sunrise Balloon Ride over the Valley of the Kings).

What is included?

- Airfare (Airport Transfer in Cairo Aswan, Airport Transfer in Luxor)
- Entry fees for all above mentioned
sightseeing as per itinerary
- Transport to/from visits
- Airport Meet & Greet
- Local English-speaking guide (on
tours) and dedicated tour leader

- 5 Star Accomodation as follows:
(or Similar based on B.B)

Cairo Kempenski Hotel, 5* Nile cruise Movenpick Royal Lily

*Listed accomodation are an
indication, & are subject to change without notice.

What is NOT included?

- Entry Visa
- Tips/Gratuity - incl. tips for guide

Optional Activities

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Featured Cities

METROPOLITAN CAIRO

Cairo, Egypt’s sprawling capital, is set on the Nile River. At its heart is Tahrir Square and the vast Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities including royal mummies and gilded King Tutankhamun artifacts. Nearby, Giza is the site of the iconic pyramids and Great Sphinx, dating to the 26th century BC. In Gezira Island’s leafy Zamalek district, 187m Cairo Tower affords panoramic city views.

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IDYLLIC ASWAN

Aswan, a city on the Nile River, has been southern Egypt’s strategic and commercial gateway since antiquity. It contains significant archaeological sites like the Philae temple complex, on Agilkia Island near the landmark Aswan Dam. Philae’s ruins include the columned Temple of Isis, dating to the 4th century B.C. Downriver, Elephantine Island holds the Temple of Khnum, from the Third Dynasty.

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HISTORIC LUXOR

Luxor is a city in southern Egypt on the east bank of the Nile River. It stands on the site of ancient Thebes, the pharaohs' capital during the 16th and 11th centuries B.C. Today's city is surrounded by two massive, surviving ancient monuments: the graceful Luxor Temple and, a mile north, Karnak Temple. The Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens royal tombs are located on the river's west bank.

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THE GREAT ALEXANDRIA

Alexandria is an Egyptian Mediterranean port city. It was home to a lighthouse that was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, as well as a storied library, during the Hellenistic period. The library has been reborn as the disc-shaped, ultramodern Bibliotheca Alexandrina. There are also Greco-Roman ruins, old-world cafes, and sandy beaches in the city. Its seafront Qaitbay Citadel, built in the 15th century, is now a museum

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