Nile Cruises and Cairo Special

Jewels of The Nile - Program #12
Deluxe Nile cruise - deluxe hotels in Cairo

2nights in Cairo - 4nights cruise from Luxor to Aswan and 2nights on the sleeper train Cairo - Luxor - Aswan - Cairo
8nights/9days

10% additional discount on bookings made before 30 Sep 2016

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Tour Itinerary - Departures on Thursdays or Saturdays or Tuesdays

Day 1:Thursday or Saturday or Tuesday
Arrival Cairo airport. We will pick you up from the airport and take you to our Cairo hotel. Rest of the day at leisure to recover from jet lag. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2:Friday or Sunday or Wednesday Cairo
After breakfast we visit the Giza Plateau to explore the world famous pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycrenos. The afternoon is left to site-see Sakkara; the first capital of ancient Egypt, famous for its step pyramid built by King Zoser in 2700 B.C. This evening it’s the overnight Sleeping train to Luxor . (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 3: Saturday or Monday or Thursday
Luxor. Arrival, meet & assist by our local representatives. Visit The West Bank – the Valley of the Kings, Valley of The Queens and The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari. Transfer to the M/S Nile Cruise. Boarding before Lunch. Lunch on board Afternoon tea. Dinner on board & Belly Dance show. Overnight on board. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4: Luxor Cruise
Breakfast. Visit The Temple of Karnak & the Temple of Luxor. Lunch on board. Sail to Esna. Afternoon Tea. Disco Party. Overnight on board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5: Cruising
Breakfast on board. Visit the temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek & Haroeies in Kom Ombo. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board & Galabeya party Overnight in Kom Ombo. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6: Cruising- Aswan
Breakfast on board. Sail to Aswan. Visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries & The Temple of Philae Lunch on board. Sail on the Nile by felucca around Kitchener’s island and Elephantine. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7: Aswan
Breakfast on board. Disembarkation after breakfast. (Optional trip to Abu Simble by plane), Free time. Then Transfer to Aswan train station to catch the overnight sleeping train to Cairo. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 8: Cairo. Our journey continues with a visit to one of the most important museums in the ancient world, the Egyptian Museum houses more than 100,000 relics of Egypt. Today we discover the Citadel of Saladin, Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the Hanging Church and the world famous Kahn El Khalili bazaar. . (Breakfast)

Day 9:Cairo. Our trip will end after we say goodbye to our new friends over breakfast, and check-out of the hotel in Cairo. Before your flight we bus you back to the airport and bid you safe travels. . (Breakfast)

Included in this tour

1. 2 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis
2. 4 nights on 5 star deluxe Cruise; Luxor & Aswan full board – excludes drinks (sight seeing included)
3. All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan
4. All your tours and excursions are with A/C modern models mini buses 25 seats or big buses 0 seats “according to the number of groups” and mini vans for individuals 10 or 15 seats
5. The service of meet and assist at all your destinations
6. English speaking Egyptologist guide
7. First class Sleeping train Cairo /Luxor - Aswan / Cairo
8. All your visits include entrance fees "except entry inside the Pyramids, entry inside royal mummies room at the Egyptian mummies, entry inside King Tut's tomb at the valley of kings"

Excluded in this tour

1. Visa Entry for Egypt (US$ 25 per passport)
2. Tipping
3. Personal expenses (Laundry, Sauna, telephones…etc)
4. Any meals not mentioned in the program
5.Any Optional tours
6. International airfare

Prices for deluxe cruise and hotels: in 2017

10% additional discount on bookings made before 30 Dec 2016

Price in US$ based on the number of passengers traveling together Passengers
2-5
Passengers
6-10
Passengers
11-17
Passengers
18-25
Price per person in double occupancy
836 787 762 749
Single supplement (2 or more people traveling together) 188 188 188 188
Reduction for third person sharing the same room/cabin on the ship with separate single couchette on the train 10 10 10 102

*Mandatory gala dinner extra on Christmas day, New Years Eve and Easter!

Hotels : 5 Star Standard

Cairo : Cataract resort or Grand Pyramids or Intercontinental Pyramids Park or Swiss Inn resort “06th of Oct district”

Nile Cruise : 5 star superior

Thursdays:  M/S Alyssa, M/S Jaz Minerva, M/S Nile Style, M/S Crown Emperor, M/S crown Empressor similar   

Mondays:  M/S Nile Premium, M/S Regency, M/S Al Kahila, M/S Tower Prestige, M/S Domina Prestige Emilio, M/S Nile Dolphin, M/S Sun Ray , M/S Hamees or similar

Saturdays: M/S Jaz Jubilee, M/S Jaz Jewel,M/S Al Jamilia, M/S Monaco, M/S Mojito, M/S Concerto or similar

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