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9 days Essential Giza and Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor.

Overview

This value package offers the convenience of a guided tour, while still allowing you the freedom to explore alone. By offering a limited number of inclusions and a wide range of extra excursions, we provide the opportunity for maximum customisation. Anticipate a daily walking duration of around two to three hours throughout the trip. This program mostly consists of urban sightseeing. This itinerary offers a train journey from Cairo to Aswan that lasts roughly 12 hours. Food and beverages are provided on the train, but you will need to pay extra for them.The Nile cruise follows a traditional route from Aswan to Luxor, including accommodations, breakfast, lunch, and supper. The excursion is open to single, family, and couple travelers. 

Tour Info
  • Duration: 9 days , 8 nights
  • Departure time and location: 24/7 from Cairo Airport.
  • Return time and location: 24/7 to Cairo Airport
  • Package category: 9 to 10 Days Tour Package.
Tour Highlights
  • Day 1: Arrival, transfer to the hotel, Free day. overnight in Cairo.
  • Day 2: visit the Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, the rest of the day is yours, you can explore the ciry or add any optional tour. overnight in Cairo.
  • Day 3: check-out, travel to Alexandria, Visit Alexandria sights, travel back to Cairo, take the train to Aswan, overnight on a sleeper train.
  • Day 4: arriving to Aswan, visit the Philae temple, back to the cruise, check-in, having your lunch, enjoy the rest of the day relaxing or add a tour to the Nubian village, dinner will be served on board. overnight on the cruise.
  • Day 5: sailing forward to Komombo at 02:00 pm, optional tour to Abu Simbel temples, you can add it if you are interested to explore Ramses II legend. visiting Komombo temple around 05:00 pm, overnight on the cruise, breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served on board.
  • Day 6: sailing forward Luxor, crossing the Esna Luck, optional tour to Visit Edfu temple. overnight on the cruise, breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served on board.
  • Day 7: Check-out, Visit the Valley of Kings, optional tour to explore the rest of the city or add a day use in a 4 stars hotel in Luxor, at 10:00 pm you will take the train to Cairo.
  • Day 8: arriving to Cairo, transferring to the hotel in Cairo, check-in is after 02:00 pm, the rest of the day is yours.
  • Day 9: According to your departure details, you will be transferred to the airport.
What to Expect
  • Exploring at least one tourist site in each city is part of the package. In Giza, you will get the opportunity to see the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. In Alexandria, you will explore the catacombs and the Quitbay stronghold. Additionally, the plan includes a visit to the Philae temple in Aswan. While on the cruise from Aswan to Luxor, you will have the opportunity to visit the Kom Ombo temple. Additionally, as part of your tour package in Luxor, you will have the chance to explore the Valley of Kings. There are also optional tours available in each city that you can add to your package. 
  • The Optioanl tours include visits to the Saqqara necropolis, Memphis, the Giza pyramids, the Abu Simbel temples, the Nubian village, and a city tour. During the cruise, you can choose to add a visit to the Edfu temple. In Luxor, you have the option to add tours to the Karnak temples, Luxor temples, a hot air balloon ride, and the Hatshepsut temple.
Complementary
  • Mineral water will be provided for you free in the vehicle. 
More About 9 days Essential Giza and Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor.
  • The Tour Leader will be waiting inide the airport with sign with your good name on it , and he will contact your good self with Whatsapp if it is available .
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual closes is recommended.
  • Comfortable shoes for walking, sunglasses and sunhat are important in summer time.

Itinerary

Day General Information
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Based on your arrival data, our representative will meet you at the airport with a board bearing your name. The representative will assist you with customs procedures, obtaining a visa, and other matters before escorting you to the hotel. 
The representative will be more than pleased to answer any questions and go over the schedule for the next few days as you go from the airport to your hotel. 


Day 1: Activity - 1
The optional tour of The Pyramids' Light Show

The pyramids' sound and light show is one of the most recommended activities on the first day, and we can arrange for you to learn about Egyptian history during the one-hour light and sound display in front of the pyramids and Sphinx. the tour is excluded, you can add it to your package. 


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To schedule the pickup and transfer from the airport to the hotel, you must provide your arrival and departure details prior to the arrival date.
In the case that you arrive before 2:00 pm, you will have to wait in the lobby until check-in time. 

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According to the scheduled pick-up time, the guide will meet you in the hotel lobby to pick you up and transport you to the following locations before returning you to the hotel.


Day 2: Activity - 1
Pyramids of Giza

You will be taken there for 3 hours, with three stops: the enormous pyramid of Cheops, the panorama view, and the temple of Valley and the enormous Sphinx tour. Then you'll be transferred back to your hotel for the night.then you will be transported back to your hotel for the night.


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We recommend that you dress casually well, wear a hat, sunglasses, and comfortable shoes depending on the environment. 
Entrance rates include simply the admission fee to the area and do not include viewing the pyramids from inside; if you wish to visit the pyramids from inside, you will be charged an additional fee. You can ask your guide to assist you with purchasing the ticket.
Lunch will be served at a neighborhood restaurant.

 

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You will be able to tour Egypt's second capital. Did you know that Alexandria, founded by Alexander the Great in 330 BC, served as Egypt's capital for 970 years? Your knowledgeable tour guide will lead you around Alexandria's Greek and Roman sites, including the Catacombs, Bombay Pillar, and Fortress of Qaitbay. This is the tour you want to take. After Visiting Alexandria, you will be taken back to Cairo to take the sleeper train to Aswan.


Day 3: Activity - 1
Meet, pick-up, transfer to Alexandria.

At 7:00 a.m., you'll meet your tour guide in the hotel lobby. You will be picked up by one of our private A/C vans and driven to the lovely city of Alexandria. Alexandria is 210 kilometers north of Cairo, and it will take us around two and a half hours to reach our first tourist stop.

Day 3: Activity - 2
The Catacomb Tour

We head to the Catacombs first. A combination of Greek, Roman, and Ancient Egyptian art can be found here. There are three storeys in the catacombs. You will see the main tomb, which is still decorated with Greek, Roman, and Egyptian symbols, statues, and carvings.

Day 3: Activity - 3
Quitbay Citadel Walking tour

Our next visit is the Quitbay Citadel. Alexandria's lighthouse was destroyed by an earthquake in the eleventh century. Rather than restoring the lighthouse, Sultan Qaitbay constructed the Alexandrian Fortress to protect Egypt's north. 
During your tour of the Qaitbay Citadel, your guide will explain the military monuments and the Alexandria Lighthouse.

After the Lunch, you will be taken back to Cairo train station to take the sleeper train to Aswan.


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We recommend that you dress casually well, wear a hat, sunglasses, and comfortable shoes depending on the environment. 
Lunch will be served at a neighborhood restaurant.

As you are traveling to Aswan after Alexandria, you will need to check-out and take your luggage with you.

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When you arrive at Aswan Train Station, you will be greeted by your tour guide, who will accompany you on your holiday from Aswan to Luxor. Following the meet and greet, you will see the Philae temple before being transferred to the cruise ship to check in, enjoy the rest of the day on board after lunch, or take one of the optional tours of Aswan.


Day 4: Activity - 1
Philae temple visit

Upon arriving to Aswan, you will be met with your tour guide and be transferred to visit the unique temple of the Goddess Isis, the Philae temples, to reach there you will ride a boat with moto, sailing for 10 to 15 minutes, your guide will take you through the historical temple, where you will know more about the ancient Egyptian legends and believing, Isis considered to be the goddess of Love and motherhood in the ancient Egyptian mythology. you will explore the temple then you will take the boat back, after the visit you will be transferred to 

Day 4: Activity - 2
Optional tour to the Nubian village

If you would like to spend your free afternoon learning more about the history and culture of the Nubian people, you can reserve a Nubian Village Tour. This tour takes you to a Nubian village where you can walk its streets and visit a Nubian house. You get there by motorized boat on the Nile River, making it an excellent way to see Aswan from the Hule side and capture stunning sunset photos. 


Day Extra Information
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The cruise category is standard 5 stars. based on bed, breakfast, lunch and dinner. 
Drinks  are excluded on board.
By the end of the trip, it's crucial to leave a tip for the crow.

 

 

 

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The cruise will depart at 2:00 pm and arrive at Kom Ombo temple around 5:30 pm. Your guide will meet you in the lobby of the cruise ship and lead you through the temple to explore it before returning to the cruise to continue sailing toward Edfu temple.


Day 5: Activity - 1
Optional tour to visit Abu Simbel temples.

As previously mentioned, the cruise leaves at 2:00 pm, so now is a good time to reserve the optional tour to the Abu Simbel temples. You will be picked up from the cruise at 5:00 am and driven to the temples (it takes about 3 hours to get there). Once you arrive, you will be given a tour to learn about the history of the ancient Egyptians and how they constructed these incredible temples out of rocks. One of the temples was built for King Ramses II, who is regarded as the most important king in the annexes. Next, you will visit the second temple, which was constructed by Ramses II for his beloved wife, the queen Nefiratri. then return to Aswan to join the cruise before departing on the Kom Ombo. 


 

Day 5: Activity - 2
Kom Ombo Temple Visit.

When the Nile cruise arrives at the temple of the gods Horas and Sobek (Kom omb temple), which was constructed to honor both gods, it will be around 5:30 p.m. You will be taken on a guided tour of the magnificent Komombo temple, where you can learn more about the mythology of ancient Egypt.


Day Extra Information
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The boat leaves at 2:00 pm, so if you want to see the remarkable temples built by Ramses the Great, you should definitely take into account the Abu Simbel temple journey by adding it to your package.

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If you plan to visit Edfu temple, you can add it to your package, According to the arrival time to Edfu, you will be picked-up and transferred to Visit the Edfu temp,e. then you will transferred back to the cruise to have your breakfast, around 03:00 pm you will cross the Esna lock, by the afternoon, you will arrive to Luxor. 


Day 6: Activity - 1
Early morning Visit to Edfu temple. Optional tour

Optional tour to Visit Edfu, Early in the morning, you will arrive in Edfu, where you will be met by your guide in the cruise lobby to proceed to visit the special temple of Edfu. To get there, you will use the city's traditional transportation (stagecoach carriage). The Edfu temple was built to serve the God Horas, the God of protection in ancient Egyptian history, and you will be guided to explore that special temple before returning to the cruise to continue sailing forward to Luxor. 

Day 6: Activity - 2
Crossing Esna Lock experience.

What happens during the crossing?
When the Nile cruise ships enter the lock, the gates are closed behind them, and the water level in the lock is regulated to match the level of the river downstream. Once the water level is equalized, the gates on the downstream side of the lock are released, allowing the boat to resume its journey down the river.
 


Day Extra Information
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After your visit to Edfu, you will spend the day resting on board, enjoying a sunbath, and seeing the farmlands and greenery surrounding you while cruising.

Day General Information
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Check-out, transfer to visit Luxor sightseeing (The Valley of Kings, Memnon colossi ), then transfer to train station of Luxor to take the train to Cairo.
You can add any of the optional tours to explore the rest of the city, or add a day use in a 4 stars hotel in Cairo or enjoy exploring the city by yourself.


Day 7: Activity - 1
The Hot Air Balloon Optional tour

The hot air balloon trip is an optional activity that allows you to discover Luxor from the sky. You will be picked up at 4:00 a.m. and transported to the port, where you will soar for 45 minutes to explore Luxor and see the significant monuments from above. Then return to the boat to check out, have breakfast, and begin your tour of Luxor.

Day 7: Activity - 2
The Valley of Kings exploring.

The Valley of the Kings is an Ancient Egyptian burial complex buried in the slopes between Gurna's two limestone hills. The Valley of the Kings has 63 recognized tombs, and three additional have just been discovered. You will be allowed to tour three tombs from the inside; King Tut is not one of them. It has one additional ticket. You may purchase it on-site.

Day 7: Activity - 3
Memnon stop

You will be transported to The Memnon Colossi visit: We'll then view the Memnon statues. They are the sole extant sculptures fronting the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III, showing the pharaoh seated on his throne.


Day Extra Information
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Breakfast will be served on board of the cruise, 
Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. 
Dinner is excluded.
The Hot Air Balloon is an optional tour.
The Luxor and Karnak and Hatshipsut temples are  an optional tour.

 

 

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According to the airline ticket information and the scheduled pick-up time, you will check-out and be transported to Luxor Airport to board the flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo Airport, you will be met by your guide who will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo for the night.


Day Extra Information
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Breakfast will be served in the hotel in Luxor, 
Food and beverage are excluded during the free day. 

Day General Information
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The pick-up will be scheduled based on your departure information, and the driver will be ready for you to pick you up and transport you to your next location.


Day Extra Information
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Check-out must be completed by 11:00 a.m. 
If your flight is later than the check-out time, we will attempt to help you with late check-out, but if we can't, you can wait in the hotel lobby.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions
  • Hotel /Airport / Train station pickup and drop-off
  • 3 nights in a 3-stars hotel in Cairo.
  • 1 Night on the Sleeper Train.
  • 3 Nights on a 4-stars Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor.
  • 1 night in a 3-stars hotel in Luxor
  • Qualified Egyptologist tour guide
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sights in the Program
  • All ground transportation in the destination location
  • Train ticket from Cairo to Aswan
  • Train ticket from Luxor to Cairo.
  • 7 Breakfasts - 4 Dinners - 6 Lunches
  • Local Taxes
Exclusions
  • International Airfare
  • Drinks
  • Any private expenses
  • Optional Tours
  • Any Extra Not Mentioned in the Program
  • Tipping

Current Season Price Details

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Please Note that price changes per season, so the price will depend on the date you pick when check out
Single Room Double Room Triple Room
Must adult #
Price per adult $ 1425 $ 1500 $ 1216 $ 1280 $ 1140 $ 1200
Max child # [age:6-11]
Price per child $ 713 $ 750 $ 608 $ 640
Max infant # [age:0-5]
Price per infant $ 285 $ 300 $ 285 $ 300
Deposit

50 % of the total booking amount

Extra Fees

Optional tours.
Visiting the pyramids from inside. 
Beverages during the cruise.

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