11 Days – Nile in Depth

11 Days – Nile in Depth
· 3 Nights Cairo · 7 Nights Nile Cruise · Arrival Saturdays & departure Tuesdays ·

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival to Cairo

Arrive to Cairo International Airport, meeting, assistance and transfer by a representative to your hotel. Check in & overnight.

Day 02: CAIRO (B)

TutAfter breakfast , morning visit to the Egyptian museum of antiquities, where the treasure of Tutankhamum and artifacts dating back to 4000 BC. revealing Egypt’s artistic and architectural heritage. Continue your tour to the Giza plateau to view the Pyramids of Mycerinus, Chefren and the Great Pyramid of Cheops, the only survivor of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world , and the great Sphinx, guardian of the royal tombs from the third millennium BC.

Free evening and overnight at hotel.

Day 03: CAIRO/LUXOR (B/L/D)

Breakfast (or breakfast box according to your departure flight timing to Luxor).Check out and departure transfer to Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival Luxor airport, meeting, assistance and transfer to your Nile cruise port. Check in and lunch on board. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight on board in Luxor.

DAY 04: LUXOR/ESNA/EDFU (B/L/D)

Nile Cruise 3After breakfast, morning visit to explore the west bank of Luxor, home to visit Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs of the new kingdom were laid to rest. Explore the temple of Hatchepsut, Egypt’s first female pharaoh and the Colossi of Memnon, two enormous statues guarding the entrance to a lost temple. Lunch on board while sailing to Edfu via Esna lock. Dinner on board and overnight.

Day 05: Efu/Kom Ombo/Aswan (B/L/D)

After breakfast, morning visit to the temple of Edfu, dedicated to the god Horus and one of the largest, best preserved temples in Egypt. Lunch while sailing to Kom Ombo. Free afternoon. Dinner on board while sailing to Aswan and overnight.

Day 06: Aswan (B/L/D)

Aswan 2After breakfast, morning visit to the mighty High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and continue to take a boat trip to the picturesque island location of the enchanting Philae temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis. Lunch on board and free afternoon.

Dinner on board and overnight.

Day 07: Aswan (B/L/D)

Breakfast on board and free morning. Lunch on board and afternoon felucca ride around Aswan islands, a small sail boat (weather permitting).

DAY 08: ASWAN /KOM OMBO/EDFU (B/L/D)

Kom Ombo2After breakfast, morning visit to Kom Ombo temple, built at a bend in the Nile where crocodile once basked in the sun, one of its sides is dedicated to Sobek (the crocodile god), the other to Haroeris (the Sun god). Lunch while sailing to Edfu.Dinner on board while passing Esna Lock and overnight.

DAY 09: Luxor (B/L/D)

Breakfast and free morning. After Lunch,visit to the magnificient temple of Karnak, walk through the great hypostyle hall, its massive expertly aligned columns, a sight to behold and the temple of Luxor. Dinner on board and overnight.

DAY 10 : Luxor/Cairo (B)

After breakfast, check out and departure transfer to Luxor airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival Cairo airport, meeting, assistance and transfer to your hotel. Check in and overnight.

DAY 11: Departure Cairo(B)

Breakfast (or breakfast box according to your International departure flight timing). Check out and departure transfer to Cairo International airport to board your International flight.

Nuts & Bolts

Program Includes

  • 03 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and buffet breakfast basis;
  • 07 nights Nile cruise on full board basis & including sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • All airport transfers in Cairo and Luxor.
  • Full day Cairo including visit to the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids & Sphinx area.
  • English speaking guide/assistant throughout.

Program does not Include

  • Entry visa.
  • Arrival or departure tax if any.
  • Any kind of insurance.
  • Any extras at hotels, Nile cruise…etc
  • Domestic airfare Cairo/Luxor & Luxor/Cairo
  • Any tipping.

Please Note

Itinerary and sequence of visits might change for reasons beyond our control but with respect to all included visits in the itinerary.

Your package choice will be subject to space availability according to hotels & cruises mentioned in our web site.

Price On Request

Days : Arrival Saturdays and departure Wednesdays.

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