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Nile Cruise and Red Sea Tours

Created with Sketch. Highlights: Cairo, Nile Cruise, Luxor, Aswan, Sharm El Sheikh
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Duration

10 nights / 11 days

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Tour Schedule

Every Saturday, Wednesday

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Tour Type

Classic, Family

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Languages

English

Overview

Experience the wonders of ancient Egypt in 11 days, visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza, Luxor and Aswan monuments then Kick back and relax as you take in the stunning views in Sharm El Sheikh and Red Sea

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cairo – Start the adventure-packed trip with a full-day tour around the overwhelming site of the Pyramids of Giza where you also can’t miss the colossal structure of the mythical creature, The Great Sphinx. Explore more of the Ancient World in the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities.
  • 5- Star Nile Cruiser – Sail down the Nile in luxury on a 5-Star Deluxe air-conditioned vessel and take in the highlights of the Ancient Egyptian history between Luxor and Aswan.
  • Luxor West Bank – Appreciate the elegance and grandeur of the perfectly preserved Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatchepsut's Temple, and the two giant sandstone statues of the Colossi of Memnon.
  • Luxor East Bank – Prepare to be amazed by Luxor Temple with its Avenue of Sphinxes and Karnak Temple where you can lose yourself in the enigmatic wonders of the Ancient World in the famous large Hypostyle Hall.
  • Aswan – Have a full view of the engineering marvel, the High Dam, then enjoy a Nile River cruise to Philae Temple on the Island of Agilika. Learn about the romantic story of the temple and be astounded by the must-see Unfinished Obelisk. You will also have the time to spend an authentic and cozy time with the locals in the colorful souqs.
  • Sharm El Sheikh – Embark on a whole different experience in Sharm El Sheikh between enjoying the beauty of St. Catherine Monastery and the natural landscape of Sinai Mountains. Make the most of your trip enjoying the best of nightlife in the local bars, nightclubs, and beach parties.

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 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.
Afternoon, visit 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.
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 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 / Sharm El Sheikh

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
Afternoon, transfer to Luxor Airport for your flight to Sharm El Sheikh
Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel, rest of day will be free at leisure
Overnight at the hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Sharm El Sheikh

Breakfast at the hotel
Day free at leisure or enjoying one of our optional excursions
Please check with Turzilla representative for our interesting list of excursions and activates
Overnight at the hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Sharm El Sheikh

Breakfast at the hotel
Day free at leisure or enjoying one of our optional excursions
Overnight at the hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Sharm El Sheikh

Breakfast at the hotel
Day free at leisure or enjoying one of our optional excursions
Overnight at the hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Sharm El Sheikh – Cairo

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out
Transfer to Sharm El Sheikh Airport for your morning flight to Cairo
Today is your tour to 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
Return to your hotel and overnight at the hotel in Cairo
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: 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
  • 03 nights accommodation onboard on a 5-star superior Nile cruise ship, full board basis
  • 01 night accommodation onboard on Sleeping Train Cairo / Aswan, half board basis
  • • 04 nights accommodation in Sharm El Sheikh on bed and breakfast basis
  • Domestic flight Luxor/Sharm El Sheikh – Sharm El Sheikh /Cairo
  • 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 – Nile Goddess Nile Cruise or similar
5* Standard – Hotel Renaissance Sharm El Sheikh 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 $2,134.00$1,467.00$1,325.00
May - Sep 2020$2,051.00$1,413.00$1,274.00

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