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Cairo Sightseeing Tour & Aswan to Luxor cruise

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Duration

07 nights / 08 days

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Tour Schedule

Every Saturday, Wednesday

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Tour Type

Classic

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Languages

English

Overview

Your chance to see the top highlights of Egypt in 8 Days visiting the Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and 4 days Aswan to Luxor cruise

Enjoying comfortable accommodation & experience of sleeping train

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cairo – The iconic must-see Pyramids of Giza followed by an awe-inspiring tour around the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities to discover more than 120, 000 Ancient Egyptian artifacts.
  • Nile Cruiser – Take your 5-Star Deluxe air-conditioned Nile cruise boat for an out of this world sailing experience among the ancient history between Luxor and Aswan.
  • Luxor West Bank – Explore greatness at its best at Valley of the Kings- also called the Place of Truth- Queen Hatchepsut's Temple, and the Colossi of Memnon.
  • Luxor East Bank – Visit Luxor Temple with its Avenue of Sphinxes and the Temple of Karnak.
  • Aswan – A first stop at the man-made High Dam followed by a serene cruise to the Agilika Island where you can walk among Philae Temple and marvel at the massive Unfinished Obelisk.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival to Cairo

Meet and assist by Turzilla representative before Immigration area to finalize all your arrival formalities and will escort you to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle.
Upon arrival top the hotel, representative will assist you for smooth check-in and review your program itinerary and pick-up time for next day.
Overnight at the hotel in Cairo.

Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo sightseeing / Overnight train to Aswan

After breakfast, transfer to the Giza Plateau where you begin with the visit of the Great Pyramids of Giza Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos and ends at the foot of the inscrutable Sphinx, the giant man/beast which has puzzled men for generations.

Afterwards, visit the famous Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which is the houses many treasure of Tutanchamun, continue to Khan El Khalili Bazaar in the heart of Old Cairo, stroll down Al Moaz Street and view the largest concentration of medieval architectural treasures from the Islamic world.
Transfer to Giza Railway station for boarding the overnight sleeping train to Aswan
Overnight onboard the train

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: Aswan

Breakfast onboard, upon arrival to Aswan, you will be met by Turzilla representative who will transfer you to your 5* Deluxe Nile Cruise, enjoying lunch onboard
Afternoon, visit the Aswan High Dam then to the Temple of Philae, which was dedicated to the Goddess of magic. The temple was built on Philae Island and attracted pilgrims from all over the ancient world.
When the Egyptians built the High Dam, Philae temple was rescued in an enormous UNESCO effort in the 1970s. Due to high water levels created by the Old Aswan Dam and was relocated stone by stone on higher ground on nearby Agilika Island.
Take a break at the old site of the main granite quarry to visit the unfinished obelisk. You will see a practical demonstration of the methods used by ancient craftsmen to cut impressive obelisks and granite statues, return to the boat
Dinner and overnight onboard on the Nile Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Aswan / Luxor

Breakfast onboard while sailing to Kom Ombo to explore the temple shared by two gods, Sobek and Haroeries. Visit the new mummified crocodile museum, and see the Nilometer where the priests determined the current year’s taxes, back to the ship and sail on to Edfu.
Lunch on board
Afternoon, visit to the most complete and best preserved Pharaonic temple in all of Egypt – the Temple of Horus, the falcon god, back to board and continue sailing to Luxor
Dinner and overnight onboard on the Nile Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Luxor

Breakfast on board
This morning your visit to the incredible Valley of the Kings. The first monument you’ll see on the West Bank is the imposing 18m-high Colossi of Memnon, which represent the remains of the temple of the hedonistic Amenophis III. The Valley of the Kings is studded with often highly decorated tombs, constructed to once house the regal sarcophagi enclosed mummies of the mighty pharaohs awaiting their passage into the after-life. Further highlights include the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
Returning to our cruiser, where we enjoy lunch and evening at leisure
Dinner and overnight onboard on the Nile Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Luxor / Overnight train to Cairo

Breakfast onboard and disembarkation
Today we tour the ancient city of Thebes (the East Bank), taking in the magnificent Temple of Karnak , more than a temple, Karnak is a gigantic and stunning complex of sanctuaries and pylons dedicated to the Theban gods followed by the fabulous Temple of Luxor with its giant statues of Ramses the Great and Avenue of Sphinxes
Transfer to Luxor Railway Station for your overnight sleeping train to Cairo
Dinner and overnight onboard on the Train

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Cairo

Breakfast on board on the train before arrival to Giza Railway Station where you will be met by Turzilla representative who will transfer you to your hotel
Rest of day will be free at leisure, please ask your representative about interesting optional excursions.
Overnight at the hotel in Cairo

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Cairo – Final departure

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out
Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure flight home

Meals: Breakfast

Included

  • Meet and greet service by our representatives upon your airport arrival
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Private sight-seeing in Cairo as described in the program itinerary and joining other clients onboard on the Nile Cruise
  • All tours are conducted by English speaking Egyptologist
  • 02 nights accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis
  • 02 nights accommodation onboard on sleeper train, half board basis
  • 03 nights accommodation onboard on a 5-star superior Nile cruise ship, full board basis
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on the itinerary
  • All meals mentioned on the itinerary
  • Bottled water during tours
  • Portage in Airports and hotels if needed
  • All service charges and taxes

Excluded

  • International airfares
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours not mentioned in the program itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

Pricing

5* Standard - Hotel Steigenberger Pyramids or similar
5* Standard – Cruise " Nile Goddess" or similar

Single Traveller in Single RoomPer Person in Double RoomPer Person in Triple Room
Oct 2019 - Apr 2020 Excluding Christmas, New Year and Easter$1,727.00$1,089.00$976.00
May - Sep 2020$1,644.00$1,035.00$925.00

5* Deluxe – Hotel Conrad Cairo or similar
5* Deluxe - Farah Nile Cruise or similar

Single Traveller in Single RoomPer Person in Double RoomPer Person in Triple Room
Oct 2019 - Apr 2020 Excluding Christmas, New Year and Easter $1,903.00$1,279.00$1,182.00
May - Sep 2020 $1,754.00$1,189.00$1,096.00

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