Welcome to Egypt. On arrival at Cairo International airport, we will be at the airport to welcome you, and to assist you in any way we can. When immigration formalities have been taken care of, we will drive you in style to the Hotel where you will be staying for your first two nights in Egypt.
Once at the hotel, we will assist you with check and then we’ll discuss your tour itinerary with you, and also confirm pick up times for your various tours. Enjoy a free “Welcome” drink and then enjoy the rest of the day any way you want. Go out and explore the city; try some local food; relax next to the pool, or simply retire to you room for some peace and quiet. Dinner at restaurant. An overnight stay at hotel.
After enjoying breakfast in your hotel, you will set out to view the Great Giza Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. On this second day of your Cairo and Luxor Holiday you will also enjoy exploring the Sphinx and the Valley Temple, both of which date back to the time of Chephren. Finally, you will visit the Step Pyramid in Saqqara, before returning to your hotel for the night. Dinner at restaurant. An overnight stay at hotel.
You will enjoy breakfast in your hotel and then a full day of sightseeing around Cairo. Your first stop will be the Egyptian Museum, where you will be able to get a glimpse of the 5,000 years of heritage and culture in Egypt.
You will then visit the Alabaster Mosque built by Mohammed Ali in the 1800s, as well as the Cairo Citadel of Salah El Din. You will then move on to Coptic Cairo, where you will see the Hanging Church, the Abu Sirga Church and the Ben Ezra Synagogue.
Finally, you will head to the Giza train station to take a sleeper train to Luxor. You will dine and sleep aboard the train in a private compartment. Dinner at restaurant. An overnight stay at hotel.
After a wonderful hotel breakfast, it will then soon be time for you to check out, and then you will be transferred to the airport so that you can board your flight to Luxor. On arrival in Luxor, you will once again be met at the airport, and then driven to Luxor port when you will be boarding the splendid Nile River cruise ship which will be your luxury home on the water for the next four day.
Shortly after embarkation, it will be time for your first delicious lunch on board the ship, and then a short while later, you will enjoy a tour of Luxor’s East Bank.
This tour will see you visiting Karnak Temples, a sprawling ancient temple city that was constructed over a period of about 2,000 years. After this, you will also visit Luxor Temple which is yet another historical wonder which every visitor should see.
Finally, you will return to the cruise ship, and after you’ve had time to freshen up, a scrumptious dinner will be served, and then you will have the evening to yourself. Tonight you will be sleeping on the water at Luxor.
Begin the 4th day of your Pyramids and Nile Cruise Holidays with a delicious breakfast on the water at Luxor, and then you will be taken to explore the ancient wonders that are waiting for you on Luxor’s West Bank.
Today’s tour begins with a visit to Valley of the Kings, an ancient necropolis which is home to more than 60 royal tombs, including the tomb of King Tutankhamen.
Next, you will enjoy an unforgettable visit to the rock-cut mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of Egypt’s most famous and most visited ancient monuments. After spending some time at this site, you will enjoy a brief visit to the Colossi of Memnon, and after that it will be time to return to the ship in time for another superb lunch, and then the boat will begin a leisurely cruise to Edfu. Enjoy a fine dinner and a good night’s sleep on the water at Edfu.
Optional Luxor Hot Air Balloon Tour: Today, you the option of going for an early morning flight over Luxor’s ancient sites in a hot air balloon. The cost of a ticket is US$129 per person.
Wake up to another delightful breakfast on board the ship, and shortly after you have finished, you will be taken to see the remarkable Edfu Temple which was built during the Ptolemaic and Roman period. This temple was abandoned by the Roman, and in the years that followed it ended up being buried beneath the desert sand where it lay hidden for around 2,000. As a result of this, it is the best-preserved Ptolemaic temple ever discovered.
After spending some time exploring this ancient site, everyone returns to the ship and it will set sail for Kom Ombo. On arrival Kom Ombo, you will once again disembark and you will be taken to visit Kom Ombo Temple. This is essentially a double temple, with one being built as a mirror image of the other. The reason for this being that the complex was dedicated to two ancient gods, Horus, and Sobek the crocodile god.
Return to the waiting cruise ship, and shortly after everyone is back on board, another good lunch will be served, and it will cruise gracefully towards Aswan. This afternoon will be a perfect opportunity to relax and unwind on this magnificent river cruiser while it is heading for Aswan. Enjoy an excellent dinner in the evening, and a wonderful night’s rest in your cabin, on the water at Aswan.
Begin the 7th day of your Pyramids and Nile Cruise Holidays package with another splendid breakfast on board your 5-Star river cruiser, and then it will be time for you and other members of your group to disembark for some sightseeing.
Your first stop during this tour will be at the Aswan High Dam, an engineering accomplishment which changed the face and future of Egypt forever. It is also what gave birth to Lake Nasser as we see it today. From here you will head to the northern region of the area’s ancient stone quarries to see the Unfinished Obelisk which is the biggest obelisk ever discovered.
Lastly, you will visit the breathtaking Temple of Philae. This ancient temple, which was dedicated to two goddesses, Isis and Hathor, once stood on a tiny island but after the High Dam was completed and the water level of Lake Nasser started rising, the temple was relocated in its entirety in order to prevent it from being lost forever. This is without question one of the best ancient attractions in the country, and visiting this site will be an experience you are not likely to forget.
After visiting these three sites, you will return to the vessel, and then it will soon be time for another mouthwatering lunch, after which you will have the remainder of the day to yourself to do as you wish. Enjoy a good dinner in the evening, and one last night sleeping in your cabin.
Shortly after breakfast, it will be time for you to check out and disembark. You will then be met by one of our tour representatives, and at the appropriate time you will be transferred to the airport where you will be boarding your short flight back to Cairo.
On arrival in Cairo, you will again be met at the airport, and then you will be taken to the hotel where you will be staying for the night. Our tour representative will confirm a pick-up with you for the following day, and then you will be left to enjoy the remainder of the day as you wish.
Optional Abu Simbel Temples Tour: After disembarking from the cruise ship, there will be an optional tour to the Abu Simbel Temples. These are two massive rock-cut temples that were constructed in the 13th century during the reign of Ramesses II. They were essentially constructed to serve as lasting monuments to him and his wife, Queen Nefertari. The cost of this tour is US$120 per person.
Wake up to a wonderful breakfast at your hotel, and get ready leave. Our representative will arrive with a driver and you’ll be taken to the airport in time for you to catch your flight back home, and it will be time for everyone to say their goodbyes.
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