Cairo & Nile Cruise Aswan 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.
Aswan, a city on the Nile River, has been southern Egypt’s strategic and commercial gateway since antiquity. It contains significant archaeological sites like the Philae temple complex, on Agilkia Island near the landmark Aswan Dam. Philae’s ruins include the columned Temple of Isis, dating to the 4th century B.C. Downriver, Elephantine Island holds the Temple of Khnum, from the Third Dynasty.
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) 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 3: Cairo (B.D) Day at leisure, Overnight at your Hotel
Day 4: Cairo (B.D) Day at leisure, Overnight at your Hotel.
Day 5: Aswan/N.Cruise (B.L.D) Visit the High Dam, the unfinished Obelisk and the temple of Philae Embarkation on board and Lunch. At 15.00 Hrs sail to Kom Ombo. Visit the temple of Kom Ombo and sail to Edfu. Dinner & overnight in Edfu.
Day 6: N.Cruise (B.L.D) Breakfast on Board. Visit temple of Edfu; sail to Esna. Pass the lock and sail to Luxor. Dinner & overnight in Luxor.
Day 7: N.Cruise (B.L.D) Breakfast on board. Cross the Nile to the west bank and visit. Lunch on board.In the afternoon visit the Karnak and Luxor temples on the east bank. Dinner & overnight in Luxor.
Day 8: Luxor/Cairo (B.L) Check-out and disembarkation after breakfast 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.