Cairo Tours & Nile Cruise Luxor

Starting From
$725
8 Days
Private Tours
Wednesday, Thrusday
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Day 1:Arrival Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt
Your tour manager will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

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Day 2:Giza / Cairo Tour

Check-out after breakfast and then your private tour guide will accompany you to the Giza Plateau, home of Egypt’s GREATEST attractions to visit The Great Pyramids, ONE of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, middle pyramids of Chephren and the little one of Mykerinos with camel ride and family photo in front of Pyramids, then visit the mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs, the tour includes visit to the Valley Temple facing the great sphinx with lunch break. Then you will visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques that was built in neo-classical style designed by the French architect t Marcel Dourgnon which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-roman period in Egypt including the treasures of the child King Tutankhamen, Pharaonic Gods and Goddess, with option visit to the mummies room at the Egyptian Museum where you may learn about the Great Egyptian civilization and the mummification art in ancient Egypt. then visit the Christian heritage in Coptic Cairo including some of the early religious monuments of the city such as the Hanging Church or the suspended church this basilica church was named for its location on top of the south gate of the Fortress of Babylon the church became the center of the Christian Church of Egypt then you will be transferred to Giza train terminal to board the sleeper train to Aswan with dinner and overnight onboard
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 3:Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Breakfast onboard sleeper train before arriving Aswan railway station and then will be met and assisted by our REP who will transfer you to embark your Nile cruise ship in Aswan for the next 4 days / 3 nights after lunch you will be taken in an exciting tour to the world famous High Dam that was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. It contains 18 times the material used in the Great Pyramid of Cheops; continue to the granite quarries which supplied the ancient Egyptians with most of the hard stone used in pyramids and temples. The quarries still hold the famous Unfinished Obelisk and then visit the majestic Philae temple that was dedicated to the Goddesses Isis. For our enjoyment. A final optional evening excursion will offer the sound and light show at the Temple of Philae. Return to the Nile Cruise ship in Aswan free time at leisure in Aswan and overnight stay
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 4:kom Ombo / Edfu Temples

Early Sailing to Kom Ombo. After your breakfast will be escorted by your Egyptologist speaking guide to visit Kom Ombo temple, the crocodile-headed God of fertility and creator of the world, then you will take your lunch aboard your cruise with free time at leisure while sailing to Edfu to explore Temple of Horus at Edfu, one of the best-preserved Ancient Egyptian temples on the Nile Continue the cruise down to Luxor. Afternoon tea is served on the sun –deck with dinner and overnight stay onboard cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 5:Luxor West Bank

Breakfast onboard the cruise, and then you will be taken into the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two colossal statues (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it then back to the cruise for lunch, after afternoon tea on the ship with free time at leisure and overnight stay onboard, enjoy an optional excursion to attend the sound and light show at the Temple of Karnak
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 6:Luxor East Bank

After breakfast you will be accompanied by your guide to visit Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built over more than two thousand years by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, the great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant pillars .Then you will be transferred to Luxor temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amon, and then you will be transferred to Luxor train terminal to board your sleeper train back to Cairo, dinner and overnight stay on board
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 7:Sleeper Train Back to Cairo

Breakfast aboard the train before arriving Giza train station where you will be met and assisted by Memphis Tours representative. Then transfer to your hotel; and check into your room would be as early as possible. Optional excursions in Cairo, with free time at leisure. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

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Day 8:Final Departure

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo with free time at leisure in Cairo and then you will be transferred to Cairo airport where you will connect with your flight back home.
Meals: Breakfast

What's Included:
  • Being met with assistance at Cairo airport upon arrival and departure by our representative.
  • Expert assistance and guidance during your stay by our personnel, including all tours mentioned.
  • All airport transfers by private deluxe A/C vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo hotel on bed and buffet breakfast basis.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on board Nile cruise Luxor to Aswan on full board basis.
  • Accommodation of 2 nights aboard sleeper train on half board basis.
  • Tour to Pyramids, Sphinx, Valley temple & Egyptian Museum.
  • Tour to Karnak temples and Luxor temple.
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings , Hatshepsut temple & colossi of Memnon.
  • Tour to Kom Ombo temple and Edfu temples.
  • Tour to the High Dam, Temple of Philae and Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan.
  • All sightseeing tours between Luxor and Aswan to join small- group tours
  • Lunch meal during tours in Cairo.
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned.
  • English-speaking tour guide during all tours
  • Admission fees to the sights throughout the tours.
  • Applicable taxes for all hotels and Nile cruise included in the price.
  • Bottled water during the tours and journeys by road.
  • Free loan of mobile phone charged against 30 min local calls / 3 min. international calls.
What's Excluded:
  • International airfare to Egypt.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • Personal spending.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Tipping.
Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan
  • - Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
  • - Sleeper Train
 May - Sep Oct - April
Triple $ 690 $ 735
Double $ 725 $ 775
Single $ 935 $ 999
Guidelines
  • Prices - Prices per person are quoted in Sterling but can also be paid in US$ or Euros by credit or debit card via a secure credit card payment system. Any additional bank charges on bookings will be covered by Memphis Tours. Above prices valid only during the selected dates above.

  • Payment - Reservations should be made as early as possible to avoid disappointment in securing your specific required tour package.Your booking will be secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. Please note that during the Christmas and New Year holidays, tour packages require a deposit of 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment by credit or debit cards via our secured payment system.

  • Transportation - All transport within your tours is included such as domestic flights, trains, and air conditioned vehicles by road. Wi - Fi can be provided in road vehicles, therefore please inform us on booking if you require Wi- Fi whilst travelling by road along with complimentary bottled water. All our vehicles are new and of the latest design and technology.

  • Tour Guides and Representatives - Throughout your holiday from arrival to departure, you will have the constant assistance of our Memphis Tour Representatives who are responsible for your transfers to and from Airports, Hotels and resorts and will assist at the Airports with Visa, tickets and luggage and are there to answer any questions you may have. Once you start your tours of the sites in Egypt, you will have the constant guidance of your highly qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide both on included and optional tours

  • Travelling with Children in Egypt - Many children delight in touring the Pyramids, Temples and Tombs in Egypt as often it is part of their school study programme. Therefore Memphis Tours offers packages and tours to suit all ages with excellent combined ‘twin centre’ and multi location destinations such as Cairo, Luxor, Aswan (Egypt Family Tours and Nile Cruise) and the Red Sea Resorts.

  • Wheelchair Travellers - Memphis Tours are particularly keen to promote and cater for disabled and wheelchair clients having Nile cruise boats, Hotels and tours especially adapted with rooms, cabins and transportation for easy accessibility. Please check the following link for more information.

  • Live Chat Consultants - A very quick and effective way to get answers quickly and efficiently is to consult one of our ‘Live Chat’ Consultants who are ready 24 hours a day, to answer any questions you may have. They are knowledgeable in English and can assist you quickly with enquiries such as bookings, tours, Airlines etc.

  • Tailor - Made Holidays - A holiday is a special occasion and often means spending your savings. Therefore, you need to make sure that it is the Holiday that you want. Here at Memphis Tours we are more than flexible in adapting your Holiday to what YOU require and can easily ‘Tailor’ it to your requirements .

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Best Time to Visit Egypt
An all year round destination with winter season being the coolest with still good average temperatures between 21- 26 degrees in the Red Sea resorts and Upper Egypt (Luxor/ Aswan) between 23 - 29 degrees
Flying to Egypt
Cairo for comfort and quality - EgyptAir & British Airways (Scheduled Airlines only)
Luxor - EgyptAir (Scheduled), Easyjet ( Charter), Monarch (Charter)
Sharm el Sheikh - Easyjet (Charter), Monarch (Charter)
Hurghada - Easyjet (Charter), Monarch (Charter)
Flying Time
4 hours 50 minutes direct from London
Time Difference
GMT +2 hours
Visas
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
Health Requirements
No mandatory vaccinations
Clothing
Respectful attire in Luxor, Cairo and Alexandria on tours.
More relaxed clothing in the Red Sea areas like Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh
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