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Cairo & The Nile River Cruise Tour

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See all the treasures of this wonderful land with its captivating history, and add beauty and romance to it on a Nile River cruise between Luxor and Aswan on board the DailyTours Egypt ship and enjoy a unique and exclusive holiday experience.


 

CHILDREN POLICY:

0 - 01.99 Free
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of the tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price
12 years and over pay the full price of the trip per adult person

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 Day 01 : Arrival Cairo

Upon arrival at Cairo international airport, you will meet Misr Travel Tour manager who will escort you through customs and immigration formalities. Transfer from the airport to your chosen hotel by private air-conditioned deluxe coach. After check-in, you are free to spend the rest of the day/evening at your leisure.

Accommodation: Stay for 02 nights at Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah / Sheraton Cairo Hotel 

Meals: None

 Day 02 : Cairo I Legendary Pyramids & Egyptian Museum

Enjoy your Breakfast at the hotel, then visit the 4,500 years of the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus. See the enigmatic Sphinx and the Valley temple. Stop for Lunch at a good quality local restaurant, before heading to the Egyptian Museum, among its many exhibits are the fabulous artifacts recovered from the tomb of King Tutankhamen & the fascinating Royal Mummies Room. Continue your tour to Coptic Cairo to see Ben Ezra Synagogue and the Hanging Church. Then stroll yourself into the winding alleys of the Khan el Khalili Bazaar.

Optional Excursion: Inner-King's Chamber of the Great Pyramid at Giza, $ 25 (purchased locally)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

 Day 03 : Nile cruise - East bank

This morning fly to Luxor to join the Nile cruise, spending the next four nights afloat. After lunch, your Tour Guide will guide you on a tour of the East Bank of Luxor, Visit the most impressive temples of Karnak and Luxor. Karnak temple is the greatest example of worship in the history of Luxor. Walk along the Avenue of Sphinxes and wonder at the incredible forest of giant pillars at the enormous Hypostyle hall; Continue to Luxor Temple which was once connected to the Temples of Karnak by a two-kilometer long Avenue of Sphinxes. The striking Temple of Luxor dedicated to the god Amun-Ra.

Accommodation: Stay for 4 nights on  M/S Movenpick Royal Lotus Nile cruise / M/S Nile Premium Nile Cruise 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 Day 04 : Cruising the Nile I Valley of the Kings & Temple of Hatshepsut

This morning you will explore some of the most incredible sites in Egypt. You will visit the legendary Valley of the Kings, where 62 ancient Egyptian rulers buried there. Step inside the burial chamber of the boy king Tutankhamen that Archaeologist Howard Carter discovered in 1922 and view the king's heritage and the tomb 35-century-old walls (Tutankhamun tomb at extra ticket). West's bank touring also includes the spectacular Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt’s only pharaonic female ruler, rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces. Also, stopover to photo at the Colossi of Memnon. Then you'll sail to Edfu, via Esna. Overnight in Edfu.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 Day 05 : Cruising the Nile I Edfu & Kom Ombo

After breakfast, enjoy a morning horse carriage ride from the ship to the beautifully preserved Temple of Horus, the Falcon God. Witness the grandiose set of reliefs depicting the annual ritual coronation of Horus the Pharaoh. Later, cruise to Kom Ombo and visit the only temple in Egypt dedicated to two gods: the crocodile-headed Sobek and the falcon-headed Horoeris, the Elder. Continue cruising to Aswan, past irrigated fields and palm-fringed villages. Celebrate Egyptian-style this evening, at a Galabeya party and dinner. Overnight in Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

 Day 06 : Aswan I Majestic Philae temple, High Dam & Unfinished obelisk

After Breakfast, drive out to the High Dam and visit the granite quarries where an Unfinished obelisk still lies attached to the bedrock. Then cross the Nile by motorboat to the well-preserved Philae temple complex, dedicated to the goddess Isis. The temple was dismantled and moved stone-by-stone to its current location to avoid the dam flooding. Enjoy sunset as you sail aboard traditional Nile felucca around Kitchener’s Island, the Aga Khan Mausoleum and botanical garden.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 Day 07 : Fly Aswan - Cairo

Disembark your cruise in Aswan after Breakfast; today will be at leisure in Aswan. Alternatively, take an excursion by Air or Road to see the twin temples of Ramses II and his wife, Queen Nefertari at Abu Simbel. Transfer to the airport for flight back to Cairo. Meet upon arrival and transfer to the hotel for overnight.

Accommodation: Stay for 01 night at  Le Meridien Cairo Airport  / Le Meridien Heliopolis Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

 Day 08 : Cairo - Departure

After Breakfast, transfer in a private vehicle with Misr Travel Tour manager and check-in for your onward flight.

Meals: Breakfast

 

INCLUDED

NILE RIVER CRUISE TOUR  ADDITIONAL INCLUDED HIGHLIGHTS

  • MEET THE ENIGMATIC SPHINX AND EXPLORE THE GREAT PYRAMIDS.

  • See the famous treasures of King Tutankhamen at the Egyptian Museum.
  • Egyptian Museum including entrance to the Mummies room.
  • Travel in the company of an experienced Egyptologist guide and enjoy personalized and privileged attention.
  • Entrance fees for specified sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Meet and greet services on arrival and departure with private transfers.
  • All transportation from arrival to departure with deluxe air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Private Tour Guide for all excursions in Cairo and onboard the cruise.
  • Travel with peace of mind knowing baggage handling, hotels and restaurant tips included.
  • Accommodation: Cairo - 03 nights on Bed & Breakfast basis & Nile River Cruise - 04 nights on Full board basis.
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
  • Domestic flights in Economy Class (Cairo/Luxor) and (Aswan/Cairo).
  • Service of Misr Travel’s Representative throughout your time in Egypt.
  • All service charges and taxes.

NOT INCLUDED

  • International Flight Tickets.
  • Entry visa.
  • Tipping. (For guides, drivers and Nile cruise crew, etc,

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Is Nile cruise in Egypt worth it?

IS A NILE CRUISE WORTH IT?

 That depends a lot on one's interests, travelling style and budget. For those unwilling to take on the logistics of inter-city travel and daily excursions, a cruise is the ideal way to 'do' this part of Egypt.

How long is Nile River cruise from Cairo?

Sail along River Nile over 4 days from Cairo. Explore and relax on 4 days' trip to cover the sights in Luxor, Aswan, Edfu and Kom Ombu. Very comfortable trip: Domestic flights are Included as well as all the meals.

What month is best for Nile cruise?

The best time, weather-wise, to take a Nile River cruise is from October to April, during the winter months in Egypt. The weather is cooler and more pleasant during this time, making it easier to explore the outdoor sites and attractions.
 

Price per person

$1473.00

7 nights / 8 days
Trip CodeTP116

Superior

day 1 - 2 Cairo

Sheraton Cairo Hotel
    

Hotel Category
superior

Fitted with wooden furnishings and decorated with 100% Egyptian cotton linens, spacious rooms at Sheraton Cairo hotel include a seating area with couch. Flat-screen TVs with satellite TV channels are standard amenities.
day 3 - 6 Nile cruise Ms Nile Premium
    
Hotel Category
superior
A total of 62 outward cabins: 4 suite of 32, 5 m², 56 junior suites (double or individual use )of 21 m² and 2 individual cabins.
day 7 - 8 Cairo Holiday Inn
    
Hotel Category
superior
A buzzing Dead Sea spa hotel and resort for a family-friendly stay in Jordan Soak up the ancient magic of Jordan's Dead Sea in contemporary comfort at the Holiday Inn® Resort Dead Sea hotel.

Deluxe

day 1 - 2 Cairo Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah
    
Hotel Category
deluxe
Escape to an urban oasis in the center of Cairo. This luxury 5-star hotel on Gezirah Island is right on the riverside. Delight in spectacular Nile views from every room.
day 3 - 6 Nile cruise M/S Movenpick Royal Lotus Nile Cruise
    
Hotel Category
deluxe
This flagship cruiser comprises 60 cabins of approximately 22 sqm and 2 magnificent Royal Suites. Embarking from Luxor or Aswan, we make your holiday one to remember
day 7 - 8 Cairo Le Meridien Cairo Airport
    
Hotel Category
deluxe
Sophisticated, imaginative and conveniently connected to Terminal 3, Cairo International Airport, Le Méridien Cairo Airport Hotel - 5 stars hotel in cairo- offers a refined haven of comfort where guests can recharge, discover and indulge.

Price per person

Superior Package  
 May To September  
$ 1435.00 Per Person in Triple
$ 1465.00 Per Person in Double
$ 1965.00 One Person Traveling Alone
 October To April (Except X-Mas, New Year & Easter)  
$ 1445.00 Per Person in Triple
$ 1475.00 Per Person in Double
$ 1975.00 One Person Traveling Alone
Deluxe Package  
 May To September  
$ 1600.00 Per Person in Triple
$ 1635.00 Per Person in Double
$ 2290.00 One Person Traveling Alone
 October To April (Except X-Mas, New Year & Easter)  
$ 1645.00 Per Person in Triple
$ 1675.00 Per Person in Double
$ 2395.00 One Person Traveling Alone

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS 

>Cairo: Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Valley temple, Egyptian Museum of Antiquities  > Luxor: Nile River cruise, East bank of Luxor, Temples of Karnak, Avenue of Sphinxes, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon, Temple OF Horus in Edfu, Kom Ombo temple > Aswan: High Dam & Philae temple, 

Route

  1. Cairo
  2. Luxor
  3. Kom Umbu
  4. Edfu
  5. Aswan