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Egypt Highlights
Cruise down the Nile
Cairo- Aswan- Nile Cruise- Luxor
(8s 9 nights)

FROM 270 GBP

Tour package includes:
+2 nights at the Australian Hostel in Cairo (B/B)
+3 nights aboard Nile Cruise (Full meal)
+2 ways seating first class train (Cairo- Aswan) and (Luxor- Cairo)
+ Guided tours of the Pyramids and the City tour in Cairo.
+ Guided tours of Aswan, and Luxor.
+ All transfers and pick ups.
+ Trip to Abu Simbel

The itinerary

Day1 st, Cairo
Arrive in Cairo Airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel; your tour leader will brief you about the tour, overnight at The Australian Hostel hotel.

Day2 nd, Cairo – Aswan
After breakfast you will visit (Giza Pyramids and Sakkara) and then the seating train, up the Nile valley to Aswan.

Day3 rd, Aswan – Nile Cruise
Arrive in Aswan. Our representative will meet and transfer you to your Nile Cruise, beginning the with a morning tour of the famous High Dam of Aswan. The High Dam was completed in 1971 and created Lake Nasser. The creation of the dam made it necessary to relocate several famous monuments.
Next you will visit the romantic Temple of Philae and the Unfinished Obelisk. The Philae Temple is a majestic Greco-Roman Egyptian temple dedicated to the goddess Isis, the goddess of love, overnight on your cruise.

Day4 th, Nile Cruise - Kom-ombo and Edfu
Early morning at 3:30 AM drive to visit Abu Simbel, and than back to enjoy traveling down the fertile bank of the Nile to visit Kom-Ombo and Edfu Temples, Kom Ombo is a Dual Greco-Roman Egyptian Temple dedicated to the Evil Crocodile god Sobek and the Good Falcon god Haroeris, which stands overseeing the Nile and had sacred crocodiles kept as pets.
The city of Edfu contains the famous Temple of Horus. The 2000 year old Temple was dedicated to the Son of Osiris, Horus the Falcon Headed God, and is the best preserved and most complete temple in Egypt. Continue down the Nile to the city of Luxor, overnight on the Cruise.

Day5 th , Luxor - Nile Cruise
After breakfast, we will arrive in Luxor and tour the East Bank of Luxor. Here you will experience the massive Karnak temple and historic Luxor temple. Karnak temple is actually a gigantic temple complex which is over 3500 years old and dedicated the greatly powerful Ram Headed god Amun.
Luxor temple is an important temple in that it was dedicated to 3 gods; Amun, his wife Mut and his son Khons. Together these temples and gods are key players into great Opet Festival which was held during the flood season, overnight on the Cruise.

Day6 th , Luxor - Cairo
After breakfast, tour the West Bank of Luxor. Start your tour off with the world famous Valley of the Kings where you can enter some of the incredible tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs, like King Tutankhamen, then onto the Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir al-Bahri). This is the mortuary temple of the only Pharonic Queen of Egypt with very unusual architecture. And finish with the great Colossi of Memnon, the last remains of Amenophis III's temple. Then catch the seating first class train back to Cairo.

Day7 th, Cairo
After breakfast, it'll be the right time for the last tour in Egypt; you will visit the Egyptian Museum, which houses more than 10,000 relics of ancient Egypt. There you can see the famous Tutankhamen Gallery and the Royal Mummies.
A tour of the old city is a very nice way to say good-bye to Egypt. You will see the Coptic Cairo, the Hanging Church, the Cave church where you will hear about one of the amazing miracles in the human being history! That happened when the Christians moved a mountain by the power of Faith and prays. The Islamic Cairo, Saladin Citadel, Mohammed Ali Mosque, the old Cairo bazaar (Khan El Khalili) and El-Fishawey coffee shop. The last night in Egypt will be free for you to walk around the city, overnight at your hotel.

Day8 th, Cairo – Fly back home

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for the final departure.

Tour package excludes:
+ Entrance fees
+ Flights (airfare), visas and insurance
+ Extra meals, snacks and drinks
+ Tips and any tour specifics not stated in this itinerary

Tour SPECIFICS

Starts in: Cairo
Ends in: Cairo
Length: 8 s
Included Meals: Breakfasts in the hotels. Full meals on the Felucca
Hotel Rating: Hostel, Hostel, and 5 star Nile Cruise
Tour Leader Included: Yes

Rate information

For only 270 GBP per Person in Double occupancy

For single supplement add 56 GBP

Children policy

From 0 to 5 years old free of charge, from 5 to 11 years 50% require, up to 11 years full payment will be required.

Important: At some times of the year, a sleeper train travel supplement may apply on the train journey between Cairo-Aswan / Luxor-Cairo. The supplementary cost would include overnight sleeper accommodation plus meals. Supplement cost is 52 GBP, or the equivalent in USD .


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