11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS

EGYPT DAHABEYA

Aswan - Cairo - Edfu - Esna - Kom Ombo - Luxor
Starting from $3,392 (Land Only)

EGYPT DAHABEYA

A private invitation to an exclusive sensation of living like a Queen or King. Explore the land where civilization started; discover a true historical legacy stretched along the river Nile. An 11 day Egypt tour package live fantasy vacation! Dahabeya Nile cruises are beautifully crafted sailboats which were a very fashionable means of Nile travel among the wealthy and aristocrats. In more recent times, Dahabeyas have experienced a revival in popularity crafted sailboat of yesteryear with all the modern comforts and luxuries of today's world. Dahabeya Cruises were originally built to carry celebrities & Royal families; the Dahabeya was a luxury pleasure boat for the Nile River.

INCLUDES
  • Round-trip transfers within Egypt by Private A/C Motor Coach including handling & Porterage.
  • 1 Night accommodation at Le Meridien Heliopolis or similar on BB Basis.
  • 07 nights accommodation aboard Dahabiya El Amira or similar on FB Basis.
  • 1 Night accommodation at Ramses Hilton or similar on BB Basis.
  • 24 Meals: 9 Buffet Breakfasts, 8 Lunches and 7 Dinners
  • Domestic airfare (CAI/LXR - ASW/CAI).
  • Entrance fees as per Itinerary.
  • All transportation provided by Deluxe air-conditioned private coach.
  • All sightseeing guided by a licensed Egyptologist.
  • All Hotel taxes and service charge.
EXCLUDES
  • Tips and Personal items
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry)
  • Roundtrip International Airfare JFK/Cairo/JFK. (Please contact us for our special contracted rates.)
ITINERARY
Day 1 - THU: DEPART USA

Board your international flight to Cairo and begin your journey back in time to this charming, ancient land.


Day 2 - FRI: CAIRO

Arrival at the Land of the Pharaohs. Upon completion of immigration & customs formalities at Cairo International Airport, you will be met at the exit by our representative and escorted to your hotel. Meals: Dinner


Day 3 - SAT: CAIRO, LUXOR

After breakfast, you will transferred to Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor. upon arrival to Luxor airport, you will be met and escorted to your Dahabeya Cruise. Embarkation in Luxor for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a luxuriously appointed dahabiyya. After lunch, excursion to visit the magnificent temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak, with its vast hypostyle hall of 137 columns, followed by the imposing 28 th Dynasty Luxor Temple. Overnight moored on the Nile banks of Luxor. Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 4 - SUN: LUXOR, ESNA

You will visit the West Bank for visits to the burial places of the Pharaohs - the Valley of the Kings - where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. Continue to the adjacent Valley of the Queens, the temple of Medinet Habu and the Colossi of Memnon. Sail on the way to ESNA (noon time) Overnight nearby Esna. Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 5 - MON: SAILING ON THE NILE

Today will be a leisurely day. After breakfast, commence sailing. Overnight moored beside a Nile island. Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 6 - TUE: EDFU

This morning you will sail to Edfu to visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu. Overnight moored beside a Nile island. Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 7 - WED: EDFU, KOM OMBO

Today you will sail on the way to Kom Ombo Overnight moored beside a Nile island. Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 8 - THU: KOM OMBO, ASWAN

Visit Kom Ombo to see the Ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, god of the morning sun. A leisurely sailing to Aswan and moored nearby Aswan Bridge. Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 9 - FRI: ASWAN

Today you will visit the Aswan High Dam (completed in 1971); the Old Dam (completed in 1902). You will also visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, a structure rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam's construction. Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 10 - SAT: ASWAN - CAIRO OR LUXOR - CAIRO

Breakfast and disembarkation. Transfer to airport for flight to Cairo. Welcome by your guide and departure for a day of exploring. Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which includes the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of Tutankhamen's tomb. Then drive to Old Cairo to visit Al Moallaka Church (Hanging Church) and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Stop for lunch, afternoon visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx, then proceed to Khan El Khalili, the world's largest 13th century covered oriental bazaar, overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast - Lunch


Day 11 - SUN: DEPARTURE

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. Meals: Breakfast


DEPARTURE & RATES

Gold Plan

Land Only
Dates Price
From October 31 2016 to October 31 2018 $3392
Single Supplement
Dates Price
From October 31 2016 to October 31 2018 $100
Notes
  • RATES ARE BASED ON FRIDAY ARRIVAL TO CAIRO MINIMUM 02 PAX.
  • To operate with 1 private passenger only, please contact us.
  • This program can start from Luxor or Aswan with all sightseeing shifted accordingly.
  • Christmas Dinner is available upon your request for an additional charge. (To be advised at time of request)
  • New Years Dinner is compulsory at the rate of $195 per person. (Not included in the package)

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