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Egypt Nile Cruise to most Egypt Attractions

Created with Sketch. Highlights: Cairo, Nile Cruise, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel
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Duration

9 nights / 10 days

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Tour Schedule

Every Monday, Tuesday

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Tour Type

Luxury

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Languages

English

Overview

An elegantly 10 days planned program to the most awesome collection of archaeological sites in the world, focusing on the Egypt’s primary highlights as well as many less visited off-the-beaten-path treasures, this trip also features the finest hotels and All Egypt Nile cruise , including domestic flights

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cairo – Make your dream come true with your first stop at the world’s biggest mysteries, Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx; you are going to draw in a sharp breath at the sight of this majestic site. Next, see the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities housing royal mummies, glittering treasures, and more.
  • 5- Star Nile Cruiser – Enjoy a luxurious cruise along the River Nile and among the ancient history between Luxor and Aswan, on a 5-Star Deluxe air-conditioned vessel.
  • Luxor West Bank – You won’t get enough of the overwhelming sightseeing experience around Luxor’s top highlights; Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatchepsut's Temple, the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of Nobles, and Medinat Habu and Ramasseum.
  • Luxor East Bank – A trip to Luxor is never truly a trip without visiting the world famous Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple and learning about their awe-inspiring background history.
  • Aswan – Make a stop at one of the world’s favorite resorts, Aswan, and walk on the High Dam. Take a leisurely boat trip to Agilika Island where you can delight in the view of Philae Temple and the overwhelming size of the Unfinished Obleisk.
  • Abu Simbel Temples – Soak up the elegance and grandeur of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Abu Simbel. Discover the Great Temple, dedicated to Ramesses II himself, and the Small Temple, dedicated to his chief wife Queen Nefertari and enjoy the scenic areas and landscape around.

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 Luxury Nile facing 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 Sakkara sightseeing

After breakfast, transfer to the Giza Plateau where you begin with the visit of Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt. Continue to Sakkara, a few km west to Memphis, containing tombs of Old kingdom royalty and nobility. View the step pyramid of Zoser, Dating back to 2650 BC.

Lunch in Mena House Marriott Garden overlooking the Great Pyramid serving Egyptian or International cuisines

After lunch, visit the Great Pyramids of Giza - Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos including visit inside Cheops Pyramid and Solar Boat Museum and ends at the foot of the inscrutable Sphinx, the giant man/beast which has puzzled men for generations.
Return to your hotel and overnight at the hotel in Cairo

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Khan El Khalili Bazaar

After breakfast. Today is your tour to the most noticeable monument of Islamic Cairo - the looming fortress of the Citadel of salah Al Din. Inside is the dramatic Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali.
Then 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.
Lunch at Naguib Mahfouz restaurant managed by Oberoi in the heart of Khan El Khalili serving Egyptian or International cuisines

Return to your hotel and overnight at the hotel in Cairo

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Cairo / Aswan / Abu Simbel

Early breakfast, transfer to Cairo Airport for your flight to Abu Simbel by flight.
Upon arrival to Abu Simbel Airport, start your tour to visit the most famous site in Egypt after Pyramids, the gargantuan rock-cut temple of King Ramses II, the Great Builder. Possibly the most awe-inspiring temple of all ancient Egypt, with its gargantuan rock-cut façade, Abu Simbel was created to revere the mighty pharaonic ruler King Ramses II. Guarding the entrance to the temple, the four famous colossal statues of Ramses II sit majestically, staring out across the desert, seemingly since time began.
Afterwards, transfer back to Abu Simbel Airport for your flight to Aswan and continue to your hotel located on Island in the middle of the Nile. This afternoon, enjoy a delightful felucca sailing excursion around Elephantine and Kitchener's Islands with its lovely Botanical Gardens.

Overnight at your hotel in Aswan

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Aswan sightseeing

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out
Embark your five-star Luxury Nile cruise boat at noon, enjoying lunch onboard
Afternoon, visit the Aswan High Dam then 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 6: 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 7: 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 8: Luxor

Breakfast onboard and disembarkation
Return to the West Bank for further exploration including the fascinating and colorful Tombs of the Nobles where detailed and vivid wall paintings show scenes from everyday life. See the expressive hieroglyphs at Medinat Habu and the enormous broken statue of Ramses II at the Ramasseum.
Returning to your Hotel, evening at leisure
Overnight at the hotel in Luxor

Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Luxor / Cairo

Breakfast and check-out
Transfer to Luxor Airport for your flight back to Cairo
Upon arrival to Cairo, Turzilla representative will transfer you to your hotel
Rest of day free at leisure
Overnight at the hotel in Cairo

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: 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 and on board on the Nile cruise as described in the program itinerary
  • All tours are conducted by English speaking Egyptologist
  • 04 nights accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis
  • 01 night accommodation in Aswan on bed and breakfast basis
  • 03 nights accommodation onboard on a 5-star superior Nile cruise ship, full board basis
  • 01 night accommodation in Luxor on bed and breakfast basis
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on the itinerary
  • All meals mentioned on the itinerary
  • Bottled water during tours
  • Lunch during the tours in Cairo at authentic Egyptian restaurants
  • Domestic flights
  • Portage in Airports and hotels if needed
  • All service charges and taxes
  • 24/7 turzilla On-Call Support

Excluded

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

Pricing

5* Luxury – Kempinski Nile Hotel or similar
5* Luxury – Movenpick Aswan Hotel or Similar
5* Luxury – Sonesta Star Goddess Nile Cruise or similar
5* Luxury – Steigenberger Luxor Hotel 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$3,676.00$2,443.00$2,148.00
May - Sep 2020$3,358.00$2,237.00$1,964.00

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