Holiday overview

Accommodation

  • Hilton Golf Pyramids Hotel
  • MS Salacia Nile Cruise
  • Continental Hurghada Hotel
  • Le Passage Hotel and Casino

Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza’s colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor’s hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs. The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.

Cairo, Nile Cruise & Red Sea (REF: WS-EG-100001)

Destination

Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Hurghada

WHEN CAN I GO?

01 May 2021 - 30 September 2021

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo - Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs

Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (arrival procedures) and will
then escort you to your hotel in Cairo in an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel, your tour
manager will assist you with a smooth check-in and review your vacation itinerary with you to establish
and confirm pick-up times for each tour to start your Egypt tour package.
Overnight in Cairo

Day 2: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Sakkara

After your breakfast at the hotel, You will be picked up from your
hotel by a Memphis Holidays representative, starting the Giza Pyramids
Holiday with The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then
proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of
Chephren, and visit the Valley Temple. Move to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest major
stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser. Then proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant. After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital
of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx of Memphis.
Note - There is an additional charge to enter inside any of the Pyramids. Please speak with your tour guide if you wish to purchase the tickets.
Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Visits: Sakkara, Step Pyramid of King Djoser, the Teti Pyramid, Great
Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Valley Temple

Day 3: Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Old Cairo Holiday

Memphis Holidays representative will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy Cairo City Holiday visiting the most interesting Egyptian Museum, which features artefacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 overwhelming artefacts are presented, gold and jewellery
which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.Then proceed to visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside the Citadel of Salah El Din. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. Continue driving to the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Then we move on to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, Church of Abu Serga. Later you will be transferred Back to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Visits: Egyptian Museum, the Citadel of Salah El Din, Khan El Khalili and Old Coptic Cairo

Day 4: Fly Cairo to Aswan - Arrival Aswan

After your checkout from the hotel in the morning, you’ll be transferred to Cairo Airport for a flight to
Aswan, where you will be greeted and taken by an air-conditioned vehicle your hotel, Optional (not included) to enjoy a tour to one of Egypt's top tourist attractions, Abu Simbel temple, which were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II approximately in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari. Overnight
in Aswan.
NB: In case you would like to do Abu Simbel Holiday, so you
will do it on day 05 and Aswan sightseeing tours will be
on day 4. 120 USD per person
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Aswan Sightseeing

Breakfast at your hotel in Aswan. Then transfer to embark your Nile River Cruise before Lunch, then enjoy visiting the world-famous High Dam, The awesome Philae temple, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor, and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern
region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk.. You’ll have your dinner on board of your cruise ship.
Overnight on board the ship.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Visits: High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Temple of Philae.

Day 6: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Enjoy your breakfast on board the Nile Cruise as you sail to Kom Ombo where you’ll encounter the twin temple of Kom Ombo, where you’ll learn about the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus, whose monuments decorate each half of the temple. Returning for Lunch and afternoon tea onboard whilst sailing on to Edfu. On arrival at Edfu, your Holiday Guide will escort you to Edfu the best-preserved temple of the ancient world. The structure is dedicated to Horus, the falcon god. You’ll have your lunch back onboard the ship and sail on to Aswan. You’ll also have dinner onboard.
Overnight on board the cruise ship.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Visits: Temple of Edfu, Kom Ombo, Temple of Kom Ombo

Day 7: Luxor West Bank

Sail to Luxor, have breakfast on board then visit the West Bank, take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut approximately in the 15th century BC, at El-Deir ElBahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board. Enjoy afternoon tea during sailing. Dinner on board Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Visits: Royal Cemetery, the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen
Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon.

Day 8: Luxor East Bank / Hurghada

Breakfast on board, Disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast. Then transfer to visit Karnak and
Luxor temples. In the afternoon transfer to Hurghada on the Red Sea. From Luxor to Hurghada are about 03 hours and a half drive. Overnight in Hurghada.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Visits: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple

Day 9: Hurghada Vacation

Optional tours to experience the exquisite diving and snorkeling among the Red Sea coral reefs and see some amazing rare fish. Or choose one of the many other activities such as windsurfing, sailing and deep sea fishing. Overnight in Hurghada.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Hurghada Vacation

Optional tours to experience the exquisite diving and snorkeling among the Red Sea coral reefs and see some amazing rare fish. Or choose one of the many other activities such as windsurfing, sailing
and deep-sea fishing. Overnight in Hurghada.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Back to Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel in Hurghada with free time at leisure and then you will be transferred to bus
station to take the first-class coach to Cairo (about 6 hours drive), upon arrival in Cairo you will be met
and assisted, then transferred to your hotel for free time at leisure and overnight stay in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: Final Departure

Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo - free time before your flight - check out and then transferred to Cairo
International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast

What's Included ?

Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan and from Hurghada to Cairo
Meet and greet service upon arrival and departures at all Airports from our Representatives
The assistance of our Personnel during your stay and excursions
Accommodation for 4 nights at the hotel in Cairo on a Breakfast basis
Accommodation for 1 night at the hotel in Aswan on a Breakfast basis
Accommodation for 3 nights onboard the Nile Cruise full boared
Accommodation for 3 nights at the hotel in Hurghada on a Breakfast basis
Holiday to Pyramids and Sphinx, Memphis and Sakara
Holiday to Egyptian Museum in Cairo The Citadel and Old Cairo
All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
Excursions to visit Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk
Excursions to visit Kom Ombo Temple and Edfu Temple
Excursions to visit Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon
Excursions to visit Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple
Entrance fees to the sights throughout the tours.
Professional English-speaking Holiday Guide.
Transfer From Luxor to Hurghada in a private AC Car
Applicable taxes for hotel and Nile cruise included in the price.

What's not Included ?

International Airfare to Egypt
Visa Entry to Egypt
Any Optional Holidays
Personal expenses
Tipping for Guides and Nile Cruise crew

Terms and Conditions

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