8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

8 DAYS NILE JOURNEY

Aswan - Cairo - Edfu - Kom Ombo - Luxor
Starting from $1,245 (Land Only)

8 DAYS NILE JOURNEY

3 nights Cairo & 3 night aboard Nile cruise. Explore the history of Egypt Holiday Tours with TPT while sailing along the peaceful Nile river. Experience an array of feelings and emotions while witnessing our ancestors' glorious remains.
An enchanting journey along the infamous Nile river! This 8 day itinerary covers the best of Egypt travel vacations combining historical sightseeing and a relaxing cruise on a 5-star Nile River cruise ship.

INCLUDES
  • 3 nights accommodation at Mercure Le Sphinx or a similar 5* Hotel in Cairo based on bed & breakfast.
  • 3 nights accommodations aboard M/S Concerto Nile cruise or a similar 5* Cruise from Aswan to Luxor based on full board with all shore excursions.
  • Domestic Air fare (CAI/ASW-LXR/CAI)
  • Round trip transfers within Egypt by private A/C Motor coach including handling and portage.
  • Full day visit to Pyramids of Giza , Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo and Khan El Khalili Bazaar by private English Speaking Egyptology including lunch at an oriental restaurant during tour
  • Private shore sightseeing including all sites in your itinerary: Philae temple, unfinished Obelisk, High Dam & felucca sailing around the island in Aswan Kom Embo & Edfu temples while sailing Valley of the Kings, El Dier El Bahry & Memnon colossi
  • All Hotel taxes and service charge.
EXCLUDES
  • Tips and Personal items
  • Travel insurance
  • Visit of any of the Pyramids of Giza from inside.
  • Visit to Mummies room in Egyptian Museum.
  • Entrance to the Coptic museum.
  • Any Gala Dinners (TBA if compulsory at any of the hotels)
  • International Airfare (Please contact us for details)
  • Any optional tours mentioned.
  • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry)
ITINERARY
Day 1 - TUE - DEPART USA

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


Day 2 - WED: ARRIVAL 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.


Day 3 - THU: FULL DAY TOUR IN CAIRO (BL)

Full day guided tour to visit the Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Coptic region and Khan El Khalili bazaars with lunch in an oriental restaurant.

Drive back to the hotel & overnight in Cairo.


Day 4 - FRI: CAIRO – ASWAN – NILE CRUISE (BLD)

Morning flight to Aswan. Upon arrival you will be escorted to your nile cruise ship where you will spend the next 3 nights / 4 days. Accommodation aboard your cruise ship will consist of outside junior suite cabin with private facilities. You will visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries with the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae. Sail on board a Felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailboat and view of Kitchner's Island botanical garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum (Entrance is not PERMITTED). (Evening, optional Sound & Light Show at Philae Temple).

Overnight in Aswan. Meals Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 5 - SAT: ASWAN – KOMOMBO (OPTIONAL ABU SIMBEL)

Morning Free (Optional Abu Simbel Tour). In the early evening, sail to Kom Ombo.

Overnight in Komombo. Meals Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 6 - SUN: KOM OMBO, EDFU EDFU, LUXOR (OPTIONAL SOUND & LIGHT LUXOR)

Visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek & Haroeries. Then sail to Edfu. Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, the falcon-god, (237 B.C.) considered the best-preserved temple in Ancient Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak. Sail to Esna, passing through the Esna Lock, and continue sailing towards Luxor and overnight.

Overnight in Luxor. Meals Breakfast - Lunch – Dinner


Day 7 - MON: LUXOR - CAIRO (B)

After breakfast, visit the West Bank necropolis including the Valley of the Kings, the Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Disembarkation, visit Karnak and Luxor Temples, a centuries-old city of pylons, hypostyle halls, colossal statues, shrines and obelisks. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo you will be met and escorted to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 8 - TUE: FINAL DEPARTURE (B)

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. Meals Breakfast All timings are subject to change and will be relayed to the guests accordingly at the time of arrival


DEPARTURE & RATES

Gold Plan

Air & Land
Dates Price
From October 31 2019 to October 31 2020 $2245
Land Only
Dates Price
From October 31 2019 to October 31 2020 $1245
Single Supplement
Dates Price
From October 31 2019 to October 31 2020 $390
Notes
  • Upgrade to the Fairmont Hotel in Cairo & Sonesta Nile Goddess Cruise is available for this package upon request. Please contact us for more details.
  • Wednesday ARRIVAL (TO CAIRO). 5 stars Nile cruise (cruises start can be Wednesdays, Fridays or Saturdays from Aswan)
  • MINIMUM 02 PAX. Discounted rate for more than 2 PAX & Larger Groups available upon request.
  • All Egypt Tours are private except for cruise sightseeing; clients will be with a group of up to 15 pax.

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