Egypt Nile Cruise and Sleeper Train
# 10

7nights/8days 3 nights in Cairo and 4 nights Nile Cruise
2017 and 2018

Cairo - Luxor - Aswan - Cairo

5% discount on 2018 bookings made by 30 Oct 2017

Pyramids near Cairo wioht train to Nile cruise

CAIRO - CRUISE - 7 Nights By Sleeper Train

ITINERARY

Day 1 CAIRO: Arrive Cairo airport Meet & Assistance at the airport and transfer to hotel Overnight.

Day 2 CAIRO/LUXOR: After Breakfast start a city tour visit Egyptian Museum with the largest collection of ancient Egyptian collection in the world including the mummy room (entrance to the room is extra), lunch in Local restaurant and visit Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx. (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus), Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at the sphinx - a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren and The Valley Temple. Transfer to the  Railway Station for overnight travel to Luxor by sleeper train Dinner on tray on board. B.L. D.

Day 3: LUXOR (Sat or Mon or Thu)
Breakfast on the train, then arrive Luxor where you will be met by our representative. Transfer to the ship. Embarkation, Lunch, Then Visit Luxor Temples and Karnak temples. Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with it's 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsute and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs . Dinner and Overnight on board the ship. B. L.D.

Day 4: LUXOR:
After Breakfast Visit the Valley of the Kings with their famous underground tombs from the 16th- 11th century B.C.;the colossi of Memnon (The two colossi are made of sandstone, which during ancient times was brought from Gabal El Silselah. Each colossus, including the pedestal and the crown, is about 21m tall and represents King Amenhotep III seating on his throne. Continue to Hatshepsut temple once built by the female pharaoh who had to pretend she was a man. Lunch on board and sail to Edfu. Dinner overnight on board.

Day 5: EDFU/KOM OMBO
Arrive Edfu. After breakfast visit Edfu Temple built in the Ptolemaic period. It was dedicated to Horus, represented as a falcon. It is one of the most beautiful Egyptian temples distinguished by its huge splendid structure that blends Pharaonic and Greek architecture. Lunch. Sail to Kom Ombo,arrive & visit Kom Ombo  temple located in Kom Ombo town, 45 km north of Aswan. It is built on a hillside overlooking the Nile and was built for the worship of god Haroeris and Sobek, the crocodile god. It is noted for relief engravings on its walls which show ancient surgical tools, bone saws and dentistry tools. You can also see mummified crocodiles. Sail to Aswan. Afternoon Tea. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 6: ASWAN:
Arrive Aswan, shore excursion to visit Philae Temple (The Temple of Isis is one of the greatest Temples in Egypt and it occupies about a quarter of the island. It is the main Temple on the island, with its huge, complete, pylons and beautiful scenes), High Dam (One of the most outstanding architectural achievements of the twentieth century. It was constructed to replace the old Aswan dam built in 1902 to protect Egypt from the floods as well as providing irrigation and electricity all over Egypt.). Lunch. Continue to the Unfinished Obelisk, you can see innumerable inscriptions in the area around the quarries. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 7: ASWAN/CAIRO
After breakfast Felucca ride passing by botanical gagarden and visit mausoleum of Aga khan, lunch, and then transfer to the railway station for an overnight train to Cairo. Dinner on tray on the train.
Day 8 CAIRO: Breakfast on the train on tray served in the cabin. Arrive Cairo then Transfer to airport for final departure. End of services. Program can be modified.

 

Prices from  Sep 2017 - Oct 2018 (price on request during Christmas - New Years and Easter)

Per person in US$  3* Hotels and 5*  cruise 4* Hotels and 5*  cruise 5* Hotels and 5*  cruise
Double Single Double Single Double Single
Based on 2-6 people traveling together 883 1070 918 1141 942 1200

Rates include:

  • 01 Night in Cairo in Hotels 5* or 4* with breakfast
  • 02 Nights in SLEEPER TRAIN  with dinner and breakfast served on trays in the cabin.
  • 04 Nights Nile Cruise 5* or 4*
  • Full Board starting with breakfast of day 2 and ending with the breakfast of day 8.
  • All visits by Professional guide with entrance fees
  • All transfers on the road by coach for group and by private car for individuals.
  • Assistance.

Rates excludes:

  • Visa, flight tickets, tips, drinks, extra

Abu Simbel excursion from Aswan by flight EGYPT AIR excluding entrance fees & including all transfers in Aswan & Abu Simbel + Flight + Guide: Per Person: US$ 269

Hotels Cairo 5* and Cruise 5*:

Hotels Cairo:
3 star: Pharaoh or similar, 4 star: Horizon Pyramids, Oasis, Zoser or similar

5 star hotels: Pyramids Park Hotel or Amarante Pyramids Hotel or Grand Pyramids Hotel or Cataract Pyramids Resort

5* Nile Cruises:
5* Cruises every Monday for 04 nights from Luxor: M/S Ra I or M/S Nile Jewel or Similar
5* Cruises every Thursday for 04 nights from Luxor: M/S Emerald or M/S Citadel or M/S Aton or Similar
5* Cruises every Saturday for 04 nights from Luxor: M/S Sarya or M/S Jasmine or M/S Anni or Similar
 

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