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Cairo, Nile Dahabiya & Red Sea

15 Days
Private Tours
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A ‘Little touch of luxury’ on this Pyramids, Dahabiya and Red Sea adventure with the added touch of the unique and personal Dahabiya Nile Cruise taking you back in time. Starting in Cairo with all of the famous sights as the Great Pyramids at Giza and Sphinx at Giza, then your Nile Dahabiya Cruise adventure in style with all the glorious Temples and Tombs of Upper Egypt. Finally your relaxing yet fun time in the Red Sea at Hurghada for all the water activities and safaris you could possibly wish for.

  • Met and assisted at Cairo International 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.
  • Interior flight from Cairo to Aswan and from Hurghada to Cairo on Egyptair
  • Accommodation for 3 nights at a Cairo Hotel on bed and buffet breakfast
  • Accommodation for 7 nights on board Dahabiya Nile Cruise on full board basis
  • Accommodation for 4 nights at a Hurghada Hotel 
  • Tour to Sakkara, Memphis, Giza Pyramids, Sphinx and Valley Temple
  • Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin and Old Cairo
  • All sightseeing tours between Luxor and Aswan to join small group tours
  • Aswan sightseeing tours to Aswan High Dam, Philae Temple and Unfinished Obelisk
  • Tours to visit Kom Ombo and Edfu temples
  • Tours to visit East Bank of the Nile to Karnak and Luxor Temples
  • Tours to visit West Bank of the Nile to Hatshepsut Temple, Valley of the Kings and Queens
  • Professional English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Admission fees to the sights throughout the tours.
  • Lunch at local restaurants in Cairo
  • Free loan of mobile phone charged against 30 min local calls / 3 min. international calls
  • Portage when needed
  • All hotels and Nile cruise applicable taxes included in the price
  • International airfare.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • Personal spendings.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Tipping for Guides and Nile Cruise crew.
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Day 1: Arrival Cairo - Welcome

Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met by your Memphis Tours Representative who will accompany you to your hotel in Cairo for check-in and a free welcome drink. There you will be introduced to your Tour Manager for the trip, who will explain what to expect on your visit and will be your point of contact throughout the whole trip. He and will give you details of how to contact him at any time whilst in Egypt under the care of Memphis Tours. Throughout your holiday, in addition to the Tour Manager you will meet a variety of English-speaking Tour Guides, who have been chosen for their expertise on each of the areas you are visiting. After check-in you are free to spend the rest of the day/evening at your leisure. There is a wonderful opportunity to do an optional excursion to the Sound & Light Show on Giza Plateau, by the magnificent Pyramids.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Pyramids Tours

After your breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, you will be accompanied by your personal Egyptologist Tour Guide to visit Sakkara that is part of Memphis's massive Necropolis, and the burial site of the most ancient Pharaohs where you will see the first Pyramids build in Egypt, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser that was designed by Imhotep, the ancient Egyptian architect. Also a visit to the Teti Pyramid and Tombs in Sakkara then you will be transferred to Memphis, the ancient Capital of Egypt to visit the colossal statue of Ramses II and nearby a still half-buried Hathor Temple then drive to the famous Giza Plateau, home of Egypt’s signature attractions of the Great Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, Middle Pyramids of Chephren and the smallest Pyramid of Mykerinos along with the mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient Pharaohs. The tour includes a visit to the Valley Temple facing the great Sphinx. Lunch will be included. Next a visit to the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques built in neo-classical style designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon which exhibits a collection now of over 120000 masterpieces ranging from Pre-Dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-Roman period in Egypt, learn and discover the great Egyptian civilization and art of mummification in ancient Egypt. Later you will be transferred to your Hotel for free personal leisure time to enjoy your overnight stay in Cairo.
Please note* There is an additional charge for entering inside the Pyramids and also the Solar Boat Museum and Mummies Room at the Museum of Antiquities. Please speak with your tour guide should you wish to purchase a ticket to enter one of these sites.
An optional evening tour to attend the fabulous Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids is available or you may wish to enjoy an evening on a luxurious Nile cruise ship for dinner, belly dance and oriental show for 2 hours then you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Cairo Sightseeing

Breakfast in your hotel in Cairo. Leisurely free time in Cairo followed by a tour to the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiquities that was built in neo-classical style designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-Roman period in Egypt. Then you will be move on to the Citadel of Saladin that is overlooking the city from the Muqattam Hills and Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque, a spectacular structure inside that was built in Turkish style and very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey and simply considered to be one of the greatest landmarks in Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of old Cairo 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. Afterwards enjoy an afternoon of shopping at the Khan El Khalili famous Bazaar and old market in Cairo and barter for some local hand made treasures. Transfer back to your Hotel in Cairo for an overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Fly to Aswan - Dahabiya Nile Cruise

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then you will be transferred to Cairo airport to fly to Aswan, where you will be met by A Memphis Tours Representative who will transfer you to embark your Dahabiya cruise in Aswan for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a luxuriously cruise ‘Dahabiya’. Overnight, the ship moors on the Nile banks of Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Aswan Tours

Today you will visit the Aswan High Dam (completed in 1971) and 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. Sail on the way to Kom Ombo Overnight moored nearby Kom Ombo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Kom Ombo Temple

A visit to Kom Ombo to see the Ptolemaic Temple (Kom Ombo Temple) dedicated to the Crocodile God Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, God of the morning sun. Overnight moored beside a Nile island.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Edfu Temple

This morning you will sail to Edfu to visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu (known for it’s Falcon Headed God Horus which has a large statue flanking the entrance to the Temple. Overnight moored beside an island.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Sail to Esna

Today will be a leisurely day. After breakfast, commence sailing to Esna, and passing Esna Lock, where your Dahabiya moors overnight beside a Nile Island.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Luxor East Bank

You will be taken from the boat by your own personal Egyptologist Tour Guide for an incredible journey through time into the lives of the Ancient Egyptians. You will be escorted along the East bank of the Nile to the impressive and famous Temples of Luxor and Karnak, with the Avenue of Sphinx which connected the two Temples in ancient times. You will then be transferred to your Nile Cruise Boat for the rest of the day and evening,.
* Please note - There is an optional tour of the ‘Sound and Light Show’ at Karnak Temple. (recommended).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Luxor West Bank

After enjoying a leisurely breakfast on board the Nile cruise boat, your expert Tour Guide will take you on a fascinating Nile journey to the West Bank of the River Nile to experience the original resting place of the world famous boy King Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings along with discovering the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (the only Female Pharaoh) at El Deir EL Bahari and the two towering statues of the Colossi of Memnon.(The three tombs visited are determined by the Egyptian Government as to preserve them from the large flow of visitors, therefore are rotated throughout the year and cannot be confirmed as to which tombs prior to your visit). Overnight on board your Dahabiya.
Please Note: There is an additional Charge to enter the Tombs of King Tutankhamun and Ramses VI.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Transfer to Red Sea Hurghada

Breakfast on board the Dahabiya followed by disembarkation and from there you will be transferred to Hurghada on the Red Sea Egypt ( approximately 4 hours drive by air conditioned vehicle) for check-in to your Hotel with free leisure time to get familiar with the area.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: Optional Egyptian Cultural Show

After breakfast, your day at leisure, to relax, swim soak up the sun or take another optional excursion to attend the amazing Arabian Night to “Alf Leila We Leila”, 1001 Nights, that is a highlight for most visitors to Hurghada, a fantastic experience to see the local customs and traditions of Egyptian, the belly dancer, the horse show and the Sound and Light Show at AlF Leila Wa Leila in the tradition of those at the Great Pyramids, Karnak Temple and Abu Simbel.make up your night of Arabian entertainment. The Sound and Light Show is followed by a Pharaonic horse show where acrobatics on horseback and general horsemanship is displayed. The third and final show is an oriental belly dancer and Tanura, Dervishes Dance at the end of the evening you will be transferred back to your Hurghada hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 13: Hurghada Desert Safari Tours

After breakfast, your day at leisure, to relax, swim soak up the sun or take another optional excursion on afternoon time to be taken for a wonderful Bedouin Safari trip in Hurghada to know about Bedouins life and tradition , with camel ride in Hurghada desert and you will enjoy amazing sunset view with barbeque dinner and Bedouin show and folkloric dance – later you will be transferred back to your hotel for overnight stay in Hurghada.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 14: Optional Hurghada Snorkeling Tours

After breakfast, your day at leisure, or join our optional excursion in the morning. We will be met by our Representative at the Hotel lobby and transferred to the jetty to board a boat for a fantastic snorkeling trip on the Red Sea with desert island relaxation. Lunch will be served aboard the boat with mineral water, soft drinks, coffee and tea and then you will be back at the jetty, where you will be met by our Representative. who will transfer you back to the Hotel. The balance of the afternoon is at leisure. Free evening time for nightlife to dance and have fun.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 15: Hurghada - Cairo by Air - Home

After breakfast you will be met by our Representative who will transfer you to Hurghada Airport for the flight to Cairo International Airport where you will take your flight back home.
Meals: Breakfast
Price Per Person:
  • Fairmont Nile City Hotel
  • Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Cruise
  • Mövenpick Resort Hurghada
Double $ 1925 $ 2490
Solo $ 3300 $ 4525
  • Prices - Per Person in Sterling Per Tour and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge. Current prices valid through April 30.2017 excluding Christmas Holidays.

  • Payment - Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces..Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50%. forming part of your final payment. Packages and vacations which include International flights will require the full flight cost and deposit (25% or 50%) due to the regulations of the Airlines who require full payment

  • Transportation - Transport for all tours included: domestic flights, trains, and air conditioned vehicles by road.Wi-Fi, Bottled water and ice box all included whilst travelling by road. All are new vehicles of the latest design and technology.

  • Tour Guides - Are available to assist you with transfers to and from Airports, Hotels assisting at Airports with Visa, tickets, luggage. All tours of the sites in Egypt include constant guidance of a highly qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide.

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

  • Wheelchair Travellers - Specially adapted Nile Cruise boat MS Amarco 1 has all amenities for wheelchairs and special assistance customers on the boat and disembarking for tours. Assistance from the Boat Crew and Tour Guides are always ready and available.For Wheelchair adapted tours and packages in Egypt (Please click here).

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