Jewels of The Nile - Program # 312

2 nights in Cairo in deluxe Hotels, 4 nights deluxe cruise from Luxor to Aswan and 2 nights on the sleeper train

Cairo - Luxor - Aswan - Cairo
8 nights/ 9 days

Departures on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays 

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Day 1: Cairo
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: 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: 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 - Edfu, Kom Ombo
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: Cruising - 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)

Price:

Jewels of the Nile Tour # 312
US $ Per Person 3* Hotel + 5* Std. Cruise 4* Hotel + 5* Std. Cruise 5* Hotel + 5* Deluxe Cruise
 Price per Person in DBL                 1,025                      1,075                      1,150
 Single Supplement                    238                          275                          325

Includes:

        2 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis

        4 nights on 5 star deluxe Cruise; Luxor & Aswan full board (sightseeing included)

        All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan

        All your tours and excursions are with modern A/C  mini vans or coaches

        The service of meet and assist at all your destinations

        English speaking Egyptologist guide

        First class Sleeping train Cairo /Luxor - Aswan / Cairo

        All entrance fees except: Inside the Pyramids, the Royal Mummies Hall at the Egyptian museum, entry inside King Tutankhamun’s tomb at the Valley of Kings.

 Excludes

        Visa Entry Fee for Egypt

        Tipping, Personal expenses and alcoholic beverages

        Any meals not mentioned in the program

        Any Optional tours

        10% New Year & Christmas High Season Supplement from Dec 20 – Jan 5

        Obligatory Christmas, New Year and Easter Gala dinner + $60 at 4* hotels & $90 at 5* hotels

        Cruise obligatory Christmas and New Year Gala Dinner + $90 per person & $50 at 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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