11 Days Cairo & Nile Cruise with Abu Simbel

from/per person $120
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Day 1 Arrival / Cairo
Transfer via: Flight, arranged on your own
Upon arrival at Cairo Airport, you will be met in the tunnel by an airport representative who will facilitate the visa process (excluded) and escort you through customs and immigration. Continue on to the baggage claim hall and finally to the passenger pick up, you will be introduced to your private driver who will drive you to your accommodation. It can take an hour to get from the airport to your hotel, after checking in, enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.
Overnight hoel
Note: * Strict dress code for visiting mosques and churches. Men must wear long pants and shirts with sleeve no tank tops. If you’re wearing sandals or flip-flops you must wear socks. (No bare feet). Similarly, women must be modestly dressed, no see-through clothes, bare shoulders, etc.

Day 2 Cairo
Meals: Breakfast
Free day on your own.

Day 3 Cairo
Transfer via: Private vehicle,
Meals: Breakfast
This morning you are met at your hotel by your private guide and driver for a full day tour of the ancient Memphis, Saqqara and the pyramids at Giza. Drive south to Memphis first to visit this ancient capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom. Then you move on to the Step Pyramid of Saqqara. Finish with the most iconic and largest pyramids at Giza and the mysterious Sphinx, a colossal lion with a pharaoh’s head.
Note: * Be aware that a limited number of people are allowed inside the Grand Pyramids is based on first come first serve basis.
* The trip takes around seven hours in total, with a stop for lunch (lunch not included) in a cafe or restaurant recommended by your guide.

Day 4 Cairo
Transfer via: Private vehicle,
Meals: Breakfast
After the breakfast, you will explore the Egyptian Museum, where houses a magnificent collection of Pharaonic antiquities, especially the golden treasures of Tut Ankh Amun. Later you will proceed to Old Cairo to visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, and the Mohammed Ali Mosque situated high above the city. Finish the trip at the Khan El Khalili Bazaar to browse and shop.
Note: * Optional Shisha (Arabian hookah) experience can be arranged at the Khalili Bazaar at additional USD15/person.

Day 5 Cairo / Luxor / Nile River Cruise
Transfer via: Flight, Economy Class, (Duration: 1 hour)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch on ship, Dinner on ship
In the early morning, your will be transferred to the airport for your short flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, be met and transferred to your Nile cruise for embarkation., Check in after 12:00 Noon
PM: Visit Karnak Temple & Luxor Temple
Overnight in Luxor
Overnight at nile cruise
Note: * The itinerary for shore excursion is subject to change without prior notice due to navigational and security restrictions. The change will be only in the sequence of the itinerary and the visit will be same.
* WIFI service is available on boat at additional cost around USD15/day, however, due to poor construction of base stations, wifi is not stable during the cruise. If internet service is essential, it might be better to consult your mobile operator for data service before departing for the trip.

Day 6 Nile River Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Set menu lunch, Set menu dinner
AM: Visit the Valley of the Kings , Hatshepsut (El-Deir El-Bahari),Memnon colossus
PM: Sail to Edfu via Esna
Overnight in Edfu

Day 7 Nile River Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Set menu lunch, Set menu dinner
AM: Visit Edfu Temple. Sail to Kom Ombo
PM: Visit Kom Ombo Temple. Sail to Aswan

Day 8 Nile River Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Set menu lunch, Set menu dinner
AM: Visit the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk & the Temple of Philae
PM: Sail on the Nile by Felucca

Day 9 Nile River Cruise / Aswan / Abu Simbel / Aswan / Cairo
Transfer via: Boat, Private vehicle
Flight, Economy Class, (Duration: 1.5 hours)
Meals: Breakfast on ship
AM: Check out after breakfast, Disembarkation from the ship after breakfast. Continue to drive to Abu Simbel in the morning (about 3 hours drive) to visit the two fabulous Temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt. They reflect the
glory and grandeur of the new Kingdom. The Egyptian government and UNESCO decided to co-operate in order to save these temples from the flood. The duration of the tour is around one and a half hours. When the tour complete, drive back to Aswan for flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo, transfer to your hotel.
Overnight in cairo hotel

Day 10 Cairo
Meals: Breakfast
Free day on your own.
Overnight: Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel (5 star), Premium Classic City View Room

Day 11 Cairo / Exit
Transfer via: Flight, arranged on your own
Meals: Breakfast
Enjoy time of leisure in Cairo before private transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

What’s include

  • 06 nights at Cairo hotel based on B.B (Classic with partial Nile view room)
  • 04 nights at Nile Cruise based on F.B (Deluxe Cabin)
  • Abu Simbel private tour
  • Meet & assist at Cairo airport and all transfer in each destination which mention below
  • All Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Private local English tour guide in Cairo / local English tour guide in Nile Cruise
  • Luggage handling at airport
  • Bottle of water before each tour
  • Current VAT taxes
  • Offered sightseeing includes entrance fees for mention sights
  • Transportation and English speaking tour guide

What’s Exclude

  • Visa upon arrival
  • Personal expense and Tipping
  • Any items are not listed above
  • Extra fees for bank transfer
  • Entry fee for Grand Pyramid from inside

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