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Cairo & Luxor Tour, 8 Days 7 Nights

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Duration

8 Days 7 Nights

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

12 people

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Overview

Kick off in Cairo and visit the phenomenal Pyramids of Giza and head to Aswan and the temple of Philae before setting sail on the Nile to Kom Ombo and Edfu and ultimately Luxor. Discover Karnak and Luxor temples before heading back to Cairo and the famed Egyptian Museum!

Cancellation within 7 Day(s) before the date of arrival 50% will be charged.

What you see and what you get with this tour!

Includes

  • Meet & Greet upon arrival at Cairo International Airport
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in a 4* Cairo Hotel
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in a 5* Nile Cruise
  • All Hotel accommodation on a bed & breakfast board basis
  • Nile Cruise accommodation is on a full board basis
  • Lunch during sightseeing on day 2 is included
  • Sightseeing tours include a qualified Egyptologist
  • Entrance Fee’s as per the itinerary/programme listed above
  • All ground transportation and transfers as per itinerary
  • Company representative accompanying transfers
  • Modern air conditioned vehicles
  • Domestic flights from Cairo – Aswan & Luxor – Cairo

Excludes

  • Egypt Entrance Visa ($25 per person)
  • Beverages, room bills or food extra to programme
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tipping / Gratuities (client’s discretion)
  • Medical Insurance

Additional Information

  • Please note check-in is available from 2pm.
  • Please note that check-out is 12 noon
  • Nile Cruise boats sometimes require an early morning check out
  • Once domestic flights are booked they are non-refundable
  • Please note that domestic flights times are not always convenient
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Great Pyramids of Giza
  • Great Sphinx
  • Egyptian Museum
  • Karnak Temple
  • Luxor Temple
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Edfu Temple
  • Valley of the Kings
  • High Dam
  • Unfinished Obelisk
  • Philae Temple

Itinerary

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Day 1: Cairo - Arrival

Upon arrival to Cairo International Airport you will meet your tour leader inside the arrival area. Your tour leader will then assist you through the airport formalities (arrival procedures) and then accompany you on a private air conditioned vehicle to your hotel. Your tour leader will complete the check-in procedure with you and take a moment of your time to review your holiday itinerary.
Overnight: Cairo. Meals: Dinner is not included.

Day 2: Cairo - Pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum

After breakfast, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle. The Egyptologist will be guiding you throughout the duration of the trip today to some of the most amazing historical sites in Egypt. Enjoy the civilization of the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus of Giza which are erected on a rocky plateau on the west bank of the Nile River near Giza in Cairo. In ancient times they were included amongst the Seven Wonders of the World, Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of pharaoh with a lion’s body, which dates from the time of Chephren, the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple facing the great statue and then you will be transferred to enjoy the Egyptian Museum where you can see the collection of Tutankhamen amongst other splendid pharaonic artefacts which is said to exceed more than 120,000 items on display..
Overnight: Cairo Hotel. Meals: Breakfast and lunch are included. Dinner is not included.

Day 3: Luxor – Karnak & Luxor Temples

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival to Luxor Airport you will meet your tour leader inside the arrival area, and then you will be transferred to Check-in at Cruise 5*Nile Cruise. After lunch, a qualified Egyptologist will meet you to guide you through this spectacular tour visiting the East Bank of the Nile River in Luxor. Enjoy the marvellous Karnak Temple or Temples of Karnak, which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Then onto Luxor Temple, which was founded in 1400 BCE. Luxor Temple is the only temple where you will see a combination of religions during the years.
Overnight: On board the Nile cruise. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Day 4: Luxor – Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut Temple & Memnon Statues

Breakfast will be slightly earlier than usual today, as we want to take advantage of the beautiful early morning to visit some of the fascinating sites available on the West Bank of the Nile River in Luxor. After breakfast your qualified Egyptologist will be waiting in reception for you to start his tour for today. You will sample the relaxing journey over the famous modern bridge in Luxor which now connects the East and West Banks. Depending on how the Egyptologist plans the morning you will usually visit the Colossi of Memnon, are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Followed by the amazing Valley of the Kings, which was built inside the mountains and away from the city to ensure that the Pharaohs, had each, their own secret burial chamber. Here you will be able to visit 3 of the tombs as advised by your Egyptologist. You will then move along to Hatshepsut Temple, dedicated to the sun god Amon-Ra and is located next to the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II which was built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty.
Overnight: On board theNile cruise. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Day 5: Nile – Edfu Temple

Enjoy your breakfast on board the Nile Cruise; the Egyptologist will accompany you to a horse-drawn carriage to visit the famous Ptolemaic Temple of Horus at Edfu, otherwise known as Edfu Temple.
Overnight: On board the Nile cruise. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Day 6: Nile – Kom Ombo Temple

Relax on board the Nile Cruise, after your breakfast there is plenty of free time. Usually after lunch the boat will sail to KomOmbo. In KomOmbo enjoy visiting the two temples of KomOmbo which consisting of a Temple to Sobek and a Temple of Haroeris. Sample the delights of the beautiful scenery along the Nile River whilst sailing to Aswan.
Overnight: On board the Nile cruise. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Day 7: Aswan – Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple and the High Dam

A qualified Egyptologist will collect you from your Nile Cruise and accompany you for the duration of this tour in a modern air conditioned vehicle. Your Egyptologist will be showing you some of the fascinating historical sites in Aswan. Enjoy visiting the significant construction which called the High Dam, Known as Saad el Aali in Arabic Aswan High Dam is one of the greatest engineering miracles of this world. Constructed in 1960’s, was built to control the annual flood of the Nile River. Proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk, one of the most popular sites in ancient Aswan and provides immense insight into the stone working methods employed by the ancient Egyptians. Then move to visit the spectacular Philae Temple, which was dedicated to the goddess Isis, the wife of Osiris and mother of Horus. After that, your tour leader will help you to check-out from the Nile Cruise and you will be transferred to Aswan Airport for you domestic flight to Cairo International Airport..
Overnight: Cairo Hotel. Meals: Breakfast is included. Lunch and dinner are not included.

Day 8: Cairo - Departure Day

After breakfast at your hotel, usually you have some free time to enjoy your last remaining hours in Cairo before your flight. It is customary to check out of your room at 12 noon however you will be able to use the hotel facilities until you leave for the airport. At the agreed time your tour leader will come to collect you from the hotel and transfer you to Cairo International Airport for your departing flight.

Included/Exclude

  • Accommodation as stated Entrance fees
  • Local transportation
  • Qualified Egyptologists
  • Private tours in Cairo
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Shared tours in Luxor
  • All service charges
  • Private tours in Aswan
  • Bottled water on arrival
  • Details as per the itinerary on this tour page
  • Airfares – International fares
  • Egypt Entrance Fee – US$25 per person / payable in USD
  • Personal Expenses – No gifts, drinks or extras not as per the itinerary
  • Guide – Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow USD$3 – 6 per day, per traveller.
  • Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture
  • Gratuities & Tips – Any tips throughout your tour
  • Optional Excursions – Extra trips and tours not stated within the itinerary

Tour's Location

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