Cairo and the Nile by Air 8 Days 7 Nights

change your daily life routine and enjoy 8 days in Cairo by flight to visit the magnificent places in Cairo like The Egyptian Museum, Coptic and Islamic Cairo, then fly to Luxor to have a 5 days Nile Cruise experience of the temples in Upper Egypt. Hurry up and book our Travel Packages in Egypt.

Price : 900.00 $

8 Days

Cairo, Luxor and Aswan

Egypt

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Get ready and join our 8 days Cairo and the Nile Cruise Tour, we will take you in a lifetime experience  tour during our Egypt Travel Packages that will take you to explore one of the seven wonders in the ancient world, The Pyramids in Cairo; you will enjoy 5-days Nile Cruise to explore the magnificent temples in Luxor which is the largest open air museum that contains 1\3 the ancient Egyptians treasures in the whole world.

We will make those 8 days in your holiday unforgettable and we will cover the most interesting cities of our wonderful country in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan.

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Itinerary

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt

Cairo Top Tours representative will meet you inside Cairo International Airport, he will be awaiting for you to start your holiday in Egypt with a sign bearing your name to assist you with all procedures needed. then you will move to your hotel by your private nonsmoking air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. When you reach the hotel in Giza our tour leader will assist with a smooth check-in and he will review your Egypt Travel Packages itinerary with you to confirm pick-up times for each tour.

Overnight in Cairo hotel

Welcome Drink

In the second day you will meet your licensed guide in the hotel lobby after enjoying your breakfast, he will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit the only monument from the seven man made wonders of the ancient world remains largely in existence, the Great Pyramid of Cheops and the Second Pyramid of Chephren which still has parts of the original limestone covering. In addition to the pyramid of king Mykerinus, which the builders intended to fully cover it with granite but they don't seem to have ever finished the plan, you will also visit the Valley Temple of king Chephren where his body was embalmed, and the majestic statue of the man headed lion, well known world-wide as The Great Sphinx.

Then proceed to visit The Egyptian Museum, you will wander through the two floors of the building which is above a Hundred years old and exhibiting the largest and most unique collection of Egyptian antiquities all over the world, as well as the only royal treasure found intact in the Valley of the Kings, the Treasures of the boy Pharaoh Tutankhamen.

Continue the tour to cover the monuments of Coptic Cairo, starting by the ancient Roman fortress of Babylon and the church of the holy virgin Mary best known as The Hanging Church, built above the towers of the old fortress. you will then visit the church of Abu Serga where you going to see the crypt inside, in which the holy family took refuge for about three months, and the well from which they got their water supplies during the stay, then you will visit the Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra or sometimes referred to as El Geniza Synagogue or Synagogue of the Levantines located where baby Moses was found according to tradition.

You will enjoy your tasty lunch in a good quality restaurant then we will start driving to Islamic Cairo, and visit one of the oldest middle eastern Bazaars which is called Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. After the tour you will be transferred back to the hotel.

Overnight in Cairo.

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

In the early morning you will check out from your hotel in Giza and then you will be taken to Cairo International Airport to catch the domestic flight heading to the tourism capital in Egypt, the city of Luxor, where you will be met and assisted by our representative. Then you will be escorted to embark your 5 star Egypt Nile Cruise from Luxor to AswanAfter having lunch on board, start the East Bank tour to Karnak Temple, the largest man made religious complex the world has ever known, and the magnificent Temple of Luxor built during the reign of Amenophis the third.

Enjoyable dinner will be served and overnight on board your Nile river cruise.

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In the early morning you will have the chance to book for the Hot air balloon ride above Luxor ( Optional activity )

Around 8: 00 Am and After you finish your flavorful breakfast on board the Nile river cruise, You will be accompanied by our fluent English-speaking tour guide to visit the west bank of Luxor starting by the so-called Colossi of Memnon which are two colossal statues of Amenhotep III, then the tour takes you to cover Valley of the Kings, which is considered a UNESCO world heritage site, you still can enter some of the rock-cut tombs of the 62 pharaohs of the New Kingdom who were buried including the famous king Tutankhamen and the legendary Pharaoh Ramses II, you can also visit the tomb of Sity the first now ( extra ticket on spot ) the tombs are amazingly decorated with very colorful paintings and filled in with treasures which the Pharaohs buried to enjoy the eternal life after death. Proceed to the beautiful temple of the famous female Pharaoh, Hatshepsut or the so-called the temple of El Deir El Bahary which means the monastery of the stone.

A delicious lunch will be served while your Nile cruise start sailing towards the south to make it's first stop at Edfu, enjoy your eyes with the beautiful views of the Egyptian farms and villages on both sides of the river

In the evening, relish your open buffet dinner made out from fresh ingredients, then get ready for entertainment and some musical shows and belly dancing.

Optional Hot air Balloon

Overnight on board the Nile Cruise.

Included Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy your breakfast meal on board the Nile River Cruise, then your guide will accompany you to visit the well and most preserved Ptolemaic Temple remains from ancient Egypt, the temple of Edfu which is dedicated to the ruler of heaven the falcon headed God Horus. After you have enough time at the temple you will be escorted back to the ship, which will start the sailing to Kom Ombo. On arrival you will visit the captivating Temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to different deities, the crocodile God Sobek and Haroris. Lovely lunch will be served onboard the cruise while sailing towards Aswan.

Enjoy your lovely dinner onboard and the Nubian Show, overnight at Aswan onboard your deluxe Nile cruise.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In the early morning you will have an enjoyable breakfast on board, then it will be time to explore this amazing city of Aswan where the cruise ship finally stop, first you will begin the sightseeing at the famous High Dam which is considered the most important national project in the modern history of Egypt, The High Dam in Aswan allowed the generation of electricity which was very necessary for the development of the country. then enjoy the boat ride which will take you to visit the awesome Temple of Philae dedicated to Goddess Isis and beautifully located on an island. Then proceed to the largest known Obelisk within the granite quarries at Aswan, the Unfinished Obelisk, most probably is made by Queen Hatshepsut.

Finish Aswan sightseeing tours then you will have a transfer back to the Cruise Ship.

Dinner and overnight on board.

Included Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Before you leave Aswan you have the chance to visit the most impressive Egyptian temple at Abu Simbel and the highlight of any holiday to Egypt in the early morning by Land or by flight.( optional activity )

At the last day of your Egypt Nile river cruise and after enjoying breakfast, you will Disembark from the cruise, then our representative will transfer you to Aswan Airport to take your return flight back to Cairo, Where again you will be met and assisted upon arrival and will be transferred by your private transportation to your hotel in Giza.

Overnight in Cairo.

Included meals: Breakfast

Relish your delicious breakfast at the hotel at the last day of your Cairo and the Nile Cruise by Air package and say good bye to Giza pyramids, then you will have some free time at leisure, after that you will check out from the hotel and get ready to be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your final departure flight.

Included meals: Breakfast

Included Items

  • Professional English speaking tour guide will be with you throughout Egypt Tours Packages.
  • Meet and assist services in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan.
  • Accommodation in Cairo in a 5 star hotel for 3 nights in bed & breakfast basis.
  • Your accommodation for 4 nights in a 5 star Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor on full board basis.
  • Round trip flight ticket Cairo/ Aswan/ Cairo.
  • All entrance fees to museums and historical sites as mentioned in the itenerary.
  • We ensure you to have lunch in a good quality restaurant during all our Egypt Travel Packages.
  • Free camel ride for 15 minutes at Giza Pyramids area.
  • Exclusive deluxe air conditioned vehicles to transfer you from/ to airports & hotels and during the tours.
  • All your sightseeing tours whether in Cairo or during the Cruise are private tours.
  • Bottled water and soft drink during your Holiday in Egypt.
  • You will have a soft drink in a local café if time is available during Cairo Day Tours.
  • Shopping tours ( if you are interested to buy gifts ).
  • All service charges & taxes are included.

Excluded Items

  • International airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa. 25 American dollars at the Airport.
  • Tipping to the driver, guide and the cruise.( not demanded )
  • Tour price doesn't apply during peak seasons like Christmas, New Year or during Easter Holidays.

Price Table

Class B Accommodation Plan : Mercure Le Sphinx Hotel | MS Semiramis Nile Cruise
May-Sept Oct-April
Double 900 $ 1100 $
Solo 1550 $ 1850 $
Class A Accommodation Plan : Le Meridian Pyramids Hotel | MS Steigenberger Nile Cruise
May-Sept Oct-April
Double 1200 $ 1350 $
Solo 1900 $ 2000 $

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