Cairo & Nile Cruise Luxor 8 Days/7 nights
Cairo is the city of dreams. It is everything that one would want and expect of such an ancient city. It has one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world as well as vibrancy, color, stunning architecture, labyrinths of narrow, bustling streets, quiet corners where people drink tea and smoke the water pipes watching the world go by and the ever-buzzing bazaars where you will be swept up in the moment.
Luxor is a city on the east bank of the Nile River in southern Egypt. It's on the site of ancient Thebes, the pharaohs’ capital at the height of their power, during the 16th–11th centuries B.C. Today's city surrounds 2 huge, surviving ancient monuments: graceful Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple, a mile north. The royal tombs of the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens are on the river’s west bank.
Day 1: Cairo (D) Arrive at Cairo Airport where our representative will meet and assist you through customs and then you claim your baggage. You will be transferred to your selected Hotel for a free evening. Overnight at your Hotel.
Day 2: Cairo (B.D) Day at leisure, Overnight at your Hotel.
Day 3: Cairo/Luxor (B.D) After breakfast check out from hotel and leave your luggage our friendly guide will accompany you to the awe-inspiring Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza to be transported back to the time of the ancient Egyptians. Later on will be transferred to Cairo airport to catch your domestic flight towards Luxor. Check-in on board of Nile Cruise. Overnight on board.
Day 4: Luxor/N.Cruise (B.L.D) Visits of the West Bank of the Nile including The Valley of Kings,The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahari and the two colossi of Memnon.In the afternoon visit the Karnak and Luxor temples on the east bank. Dinner & overnight on board of the cruise in Luxor.
Day 5: Luxor/N.Cruise (B.L.D) Sail to Esna Lock & the Breakfast will be during the sail. Arrive Esna Lock & Lunch on board of the cruise.Sail to Edfu & Dinner on board of the cruise. Overnight on board of the cruise in Edfu.
Day 6: Luxor/Aswan/N.Cruise (B.L.D) Breakfast on board of the cruise.Visit the Temple of God Horus son of Osiris one of the most complete architectures in Egypt. Sail to Kom-Ombo.Lunch on board of the cruise during the sail. Arrive Kom-Ombo, visit the Temple of Kom-Ombo, dedicated For Gods Sobek and Haroeris. Continue Sailing to Aswan & the Dinner will be during the sail. Arrive Aswan & overnight on board of the cruise.
Day 7: Aswan/N.Cruise (B.L.D) Breakfast on board the cruise, and tour by felucca around Elephantine Island & the Botanical Garden. Lunch on board of the cruise.
Day 8: Aswan/Cairo (B.L) Breakfast on Board and disembarkation, proceed with the visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae; finish the visits of Aswan with the high Dam passing by the old Dam of Aswan. Transfer to Airport to catch your domestic flight to Cairo, to be connected for your departure flight.
- Arrival / Departure: Airport transfers included, meet and assists.
- Transport: Private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Accommodation: 4* Hotel, 5* Nile Cruise.
- Meals: (B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner as per daily itinerary. Cairo; Half board bases – Nile Cruise; Full Board bases
- Guides: Egyptologist guide in all the sites.
- Tours: Entrance fees included.
The schedule program and sailing hours could be changed for reasons beyond cruise control, during the cruise sailing with respect of all visits Mentioned in the itinerary.