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9-Day Best of Egypt Tour & Nile Cruise
Product Code: 3907-185860
OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • • Visit great sites of Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, Sakkara pyramids
  • • Explore the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
  • • Discover old streets and old gates of Cairo
  • • Board Nile cruise for 4 nights in luxury style on the Niile
  • • Explore the Valley of the Kings
  • • Visit all temples along the Nile
Tour Code
3907-185860
Duration
9 days
Departure City
Cairo
End City
Cairo
Tour Type:
Bus/Coach
Language:
English
IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Experience: Cultural, Historical

Learn about local culture with in-depth tours and activities; Encounter rich historical landmarks with expert guides

Style: Escorted

Tour director/guided escort is available from the beginning to the end of the vacation

Group Type: Standard group

Tour with fellow travelers from all over the world

Activity Level: Moderate

Designed for travelers in good health who are comfortable with light walking or hiking

Quality: Standard

Travel with professional guides, enjoy more time at attractions and/or stay at comfortable accommodations

Accessibility: Not accessible

Tour does not have wheelchair accessible vehicles/attractions or allow service dogs

Itinerary
Day 01
Cairo

Cairo

Hotel: Mercure Le Sphinx / Movenpick Pyramids or similar

Welcome to Cairo!

After landing in Cairo we'll pick you up right from the airport and transfer you to the hotel.

The rest of the day is yours to enjoy. Explore Cairo on your own or relax at your lovely hotel.

Visiting Attractions

Day 02
Memphis, Egypt

Cairo

Hotel: Mercure Le Sphinx / Movenpick Pyramids or similar

After enjoying your delicious, energizing breakfast, we'll begin our trip to see the Giza Pyramids!

The first visit of the day will be to the Pyramids of Giza, the most popular monument in the whole world, built by the pharaohs from the period starting from 2590 BC to 2480 BC. You will have the chance to explore the wonders of the Great Pyramid, the largest Pyramid ever constructed in Egypt, and even have the chance to get inside one of the pyramids (optional).

We'll also get to see the lovely Giza Sphinx before heading to another great Egyptian structure, the Saqqara Necropolis, a step pyramid and the oldest in Egypt, located near the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis. Then we'll explore a bit more of Memphis, discovering the gigantic statue of King Ramses II.

We'll end the day back at our hotel in Cairo.

Day 03
Cairo

Cairo

Hotel: Mercure Le Sphinx / Movenpick Pyramids or similar

Today we'll learn more about the Ancient Egyptians with a tour of the magnificent and fascinating Egyptian Museum, home to numerous treasures of King Tutankhamun. Encounter his golden death mask; stare upon the mummies of some of Egypt’s ancient pharaohs (optional); and lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries, where thousands of artifacts are awaiting your visit.

We'll have lunch around mid-day and then we'll take a tour of Cairo's most famous churches: the Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr. These two churches are built into the walls of the Fort of Babylon, one of Cairo's oldest structures. We'll also get to visit the church of Abu Serga, supposedly located atop a cave where the Holy Family - Joseph, Mary, and Jesus - rested during their trip through Egypt. This whole area is a world famous destination for Pilgrims.

Visiting Attractions

Day 04
Luxor

Cairo - Luxor - Nile River

Hotel: M/S Nile Dolphin / M.S Concerto / Nile premium or similar

After having breakfast you will check out of your hotel in Cairo and be transferred to the Cairo airport to take your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, you’ll be met by a guide and transferred to embark on your luxurious Nile Cruise ship, which will be your home away from home for the next four nights.

Before we begin our romantic journey down the Nile, we'll enjoy some time in Luxor. You will start your visit by exploring the Karnak Temple. This is one of the largest and oldest temples on Earth, older than 2000 year old with the largest obelisks in the world!

Then we'll visit the Luxor Temple. Dedicated to the Holy Theban Triad - the gods Amun, Mut, and Khonsu - this is one of the finest examples of Pharaonic architecture.

The evening we'll be yours to discover Luxor on your own or join a trip to see the sound and light show at Karnak Temple, a wonderful illustration of Egyptian history (own expense).

After this tour you'll reboard the cruise and depart down the Nile.

Day 05
Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings - Temple of Hatshepsut - Colossi of Memnon

Hotel: M/S Nile Dolphin / M.S Concerto / Nile premium or similar

After a filling breakfast aboard your luxurious cruise, we'll take a day trip to the world famous Valley of the Kings, site of the famous tomb of Tut Ankh Amun. Prepare to be amazing at the diverse tombs and colorful designs.

Then we'll visit another major tomb of Egypt, the mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. This temple was constructed by the 18th dynasty Queen Hatshepsut (1473-1458 BC) as a unique structure rising from the desert in the shape of imposing terraces that rivals many of the tombs constructed for her male counterparts.

The last stop of the day will be a visit to the gigantic Colossi of Memnon. These two 18 meters high statues are the only remaining items of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.

Day 06
Kom Ombo

Temple of Edfu - Temple Of Kom Ombo

Hotel: M/S Nile Dolphin / M.S Concerto / Nile premium or similar

As we journey down the Nile we'll make a stop along the banks and visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. This temple is the largest and best preserved Ptolemaic temple in Egypt. The building work of the temple started during the reign of Ptolemy III in 237 BC and the construction continued until 80 BC. The temple includes wonderfully decorated walls and stone artwork.

From here we'll explore another great Egyptian temple, the Temple Of Kom Ombo. Dedicated to the two gods Horus, the falcon god, and Sobek, the crocodile god, this fantastic temple hosts the Crocodile Museum, a unique museum dedicated to nearly 300 mummified crocodiles.

Enjoy the evening as you continue cruising down the Nile to Aswan, once again sleeping aboard your floating vessel.

Day 07
Aswan

Aswan

Hotel: M/S Nile Dolphin / M.S Concerto / Nile premium or similar

After breakfast along the banks of the great Nile city of Aswan, we'll get to enjoy a traditional experience of sailing in an old-styled Felucca.

As we leisurely sail, we'll get to visit one of the most beautiful temples in the world, the Temple of Isis, on Philae Island in the middle of the Nile. It is truly an amazing temple, and one of the best places to take photos.

From here we'll continue up the river to see the mighty Aswan High Dam which saved the temple from the Nile floods.

AFterwards we'll return to our cruise ship for th enight.

Day 08
Cairo

Aswan - Cairo

Hotel: Mercure Le Sphinx / Movenpick Pyramids or similar

After breakfast, we'll say farewell to our lovely vessel and transfer to the Aswan airport for our flight back to Cairo.

Upon arrival to Cairo you will be transferred to your hotel to relax for the rest of the day.

Visiting Attractions

Day 09

Cairo

Today your lovely vacation in Cairo will end after breakfast. We'll transfer you to the airport when you are ready to fly out.

Pick-up Details/Transfers
Airport pick-up details will be confirmed after placing a booking. We strongly advice not booking flights until after your tour has been confirmed.

Alternatively, you may join the tour at the hotel on Day 1.
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • English-speaking tour guide
  • 4 night full board in 5-star deluxe cruise
  • 4 nights at 5-star hotel bed and breakfast
  • Transportation in a private air-conditioned bus
  • Entrance fees of all visits as mentioned
  • All transfers as mentioned
  • Meet and assist at the airport upon arrival and departure
  • All taxes and services
  • Domestic flight from Cairo-Luxor-Aswan-Cairo

Package Excludes

  • Any optional excursions not included
  • Entry visa at airport upon arrival
  • Beverages and drinks
  • Tips for guide and driver
Special Notes
  • In order to protect your personal property, please bring any valuable items with you at all times. Please do not leave any valuable items on the bus or at the hotel, attraction or restaurant. Tours4Fun, local operators, drivers and tour guides are not responsible for any theft or loss at any location.
  • Depending on your arrival time, your hotel room may not be available until the afternoon. Most hotels allow check-in between 1:00pm-3:00pm, however some charge a fee for early check-in. Please check at the hotel desk to see if you may store your luggage at the hotel if you wish to explore the city on your own before check-in.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

* Adult: 12 and older
* Child: 6-11 years of age
* Additional fees may apply for travelers under 6 years of age. Please ensure you inform us when booking.
* Prices for Single Occupancy apply when one person stays in one standard hotel room.
* Prices for Double Occupancy apply when two people stay in one standard hotel room.

Reservation Info

    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
    - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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