Mysteries of Egypt - EG301

Tour Egypt to the Pyramids and Cairo with Nile Cruise and Overnight Train

3 nights in Cairo, 3nights Nile Cruise and 2nights on overnight sleeper train
Departs Tue, Fri or Sun

Prices valid until  30 Oct 2020

Nile cruises- Cruise ship on the Nile in Egypt

Day 1: Friday, Sunday, Tuesday
Arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. From the airport you will be transferred by a private A/C car to your hotel and overnight in Cairo. (No Meals)

Day 2: Saturday, Monday, Wednesday
Breakfast. Visit the great Pyramids - Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at Sphinx - a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren. Then onwards to Sakkara to see the first pyramid ever built - the step pyramid of Zosser, overnight in hotel. (B)

Day 3: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday
After breakfast, a tour to visit the Egyptian Museum which contains the fabulous treasures of Tut-Ankamon including his solid golden masque and the golden coffer. Continue on to the old city of Cairo to visit the Hanging church, then proceed to visit the citadel of Saladin and Mohamed Ali mosque in the late after noon visit to the famous Khan El Khalili market. Transfer you to the Cairo station to catch Sleeping train to Aswan. (B, D)

Day 4: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Arrive in Aswan where you will be met and transferred to your Nile Cruise. Your afternoon tour starts with High Dam and its huge lake then take a short ferry ride to Philae Temple this Romantic and Majestic Temple. then boat to visit Elephantine Island and Kitchener Island after which you will sail towards Kom Ombo. Overnight on board.. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Thursday
After enjoying your breakfast on the Nile, visit the Greco Roman Temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to the two gods Sobek the crocodile God and Harveris the Sun God. After visiting Kom Ombo Temple, Sail to Edfu, visit Edfu temple. Overnight on board (B, L, D)

Day 6: Friday
Arrive Luxor. In the Afternoon you will then visit the East Bank of Luxor.  Entry down the avenue of Ram Headed Sphinx to reach the Monumental Temple of  Luxor, followed by a visit the Karnak. Overnight on board (B, L, D)

Day 7: Saturday
After breakfast, disembark, Today we have a full day first visiting the West Bank of Luxor, The Valley of the Kings, then the Valley of the Queens, Queen Hatshepsuts' Temple and the Colossi of Memnon, Free time. Transfer to the railway station to take the Sleeeper overnight train back to Cairo. (B)

Day 8: Sunday
Arrive Cairo, Arrival, meet and assist by our representatives transfer to the hotel. Day at leisure or optional day trip to Alexandria Overnight in Cairo (B)

Day 9: Monday
Breakfast at the hotel. Our representative will transfer you to the airport according to your flight schedule, and will assist you at the airport through final departure formalities. (B)

B = Breakfast        L = Lunch   D = Dinner

Included in this tour

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis

  • 3 nights on a Nile Cruise of your choice ; Aswan & Luxor full board - excludes drinks (sight seeing included)

  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan

  • All your tours and excursions are with A/C vans

  • The service of meet and assist at all your destinations

  • English speaking Egyptologist guide

  • First class Sleeper train Cairo / Aswan - Luxor / Cairo (2nights as per itinerary)

  • All your visits include entrance fees

Excluded in this tour:

  • Visa Entry for Egypt (US$ 18 per passport)

  • Tipping, Drinks, Personal expenses (Laundry, Sauna, telephones.etc)

  • Any meals not mentioned in the program

  • Any Optional tours,  International airfare

  • A 10% Surcharge for Easter, Christmas and New Year’s

    A New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner (mandatory) for 4 star ($75) and 5 star ($110) hotels and cruises

Price Per Person in USD:

Mysteries of Egypt - Cruise EG301
2020 USD Per Person Standard 5 Star Superior 5 Star Deluxe 5 Star
 Price per Person in DBL                       1,101                      1,149                      1,260
 Single Supplement                          253                         294                         453
 Child (3-12)                          826                         862                         945
 Groups 6 to 10 People 
 Price per Person in DBL                       1,062                      1,107                      1,235

 

Cruise Ships:

Monday For 4 Nights, from Luxor & Friday For 3 Nights, from Aswan
 Category Vessel  (or similar)
Standard 5 Star M/S Semiramis I
Superior 5 Star M/S Grand Princess, MS Suntimes
Deluxe 5 Star MS Princess Sarah 1, MS Royal Princess, MS Radamis 2 or M/S Tuya or M/S Royal Esadora or M/Y Mirage 
Every Thursday For 4 Nights, from Luxor & Every Monday For 3 Nights, from Aswan
 Category Vessel  (or similar)
Standard 5 Star MS Nile Ruby or MS Grand Preziosa or Similar
Superior 5 Star MS Grand Sun
Deluxe 5 Star MS Nile Quest, MS Semiramis II 
 
Every Saturday For 4 Nights, from Luxor & Every Wednesday For 3 Nights, from Aswan 
 Category Vessel  (or similar)
Standard 5 Star MS Giselle or MS Monaco or MS Al Nabilatan
Superior 5 Star MS Miss Egypt, MS Tower Prestige, M/S Tamr Henna, MS Adonis 
Deluxe 5 Star MS Radamis 1, MS Princess Sarah 2, MS Concerto, M/S Blue Shadow 


Hotels(or similar if fully booked):

Hotels (or similar)
City 3 - 4 Star Standard Class 4 - 5 Star         Tourist Class 5 Star             Premium Class
Cairo Oasis or Zoser Pyramids Park/ Grand Pyramids Le Meridian/ Pyramisa
Luxor Mercure Luxor Hotel or Pyramisa Isis Luxor City View  Pyramisa Isis Luxor Hotel  Sofitel le Karnak or Sheraton Luxor 
Aswan Isis Corniche Hotel  Pyramisa Isis Aswan Hotel  Pyramisa Isis Aswan Hotel Nile View 

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Optiona Abu Simbel Excursion

Abu Simbel Excursion
US $ Per Person Price
 1. Cairo - Abu Simbel - Cairo:  Flight + Transfers + Guide at Temples (Excl. Entrance Fees)   595
 2. Aswan - Abu Simbel - Aswan Egypt Air Flight + Transfers + Guide at Temples (Excl. Entrance Fees)   360
 3. Aswan - Abu Simbel - Aswan Private Bus or Car + Transfers + Guide at Temples (Excl. Entrance Fees)  188

 

Extensions available on request:

- Red Sea extension

- Mount Sinai and St. Catherine extension

- Bahariya oasis excursion

- Alexandria and Al Alamien

 

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