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Egypt Highlights and Nile Cruise

6 Days
Private Tour
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A fascinating experience in 6 day Egypt Highlights and Nile Cruise tour covering the ancient and modern sites of Cairo including the Pyramids, Sphinx, Museum and more, then on to Nubian Aswan for their modern and historical places of interest. Sailing the Nile with more Temples en route before arriving in the world’s best ‘open air Museum’ known as Luxor and the Valley of the Kings and Temples. A 5 star Nile cruise and hotels await you with all of the Luxury you can expect in this Egypt 6 day tour.
  • Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan and from Luxor to Cairo with Egyptair.
  • Meet and greet service upon arrival and  departures at all Airports from our Representatives 
  • Assistance of our Personnel during your stay and excursions
  • All transfers by private deluxe air condition vehicle with Free WIFI
  • Accommodation for 2 night at 5 star hotel in Cairo on Breakfast basis
  • Accommodation for 3 nights aboard 5 star Nile cruise on full board basis
  • Tour to Pyramids and Sphinx, Egyptian Museum in Cairo
  • Tour to Egyptian Museum in Cairo
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Excursions to visit Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk
  • Excursions to visit Kom Ombo Temple and Edfu Temple
  • Excursions to visit Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon
  • Excursions to visit Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple
  • Admission fees to the sights throughout the tours.
  • Professional English-speaking Tour Guide.
  • Applicable taxes for hotel and Nile cruise included in the price.
  • 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device.
  • International flight tickets
  • Visa entry to Egypt
  • Optional excursions
  • Personal spending money
  • Tipping to Nile Cruise crew and Guides
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Day 1: Arrival Cairo - Welcome to land of the Pharaoh’s

Welcome to Egypt. You will be met and assisted at Cairo International Airport by a memphis Tours Representative who will transfer you to your Hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Upon arrival at the Hotel, your Representative will assist you with a smooth check in and give you a detailed information concerning your pick up times through your Egypt Highlights and Nile Cruise tour. overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing

Breakfast at your Hotel in Cairo and then you will be picked up by your personal expert English speaking Tour Guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx at the Valley Temple facing the great statue. Lunch will be served at a good quality local restaurant, then moving on to enjoy the Egyptian Antiquities Museum which hosts the treasure room of the boy king Tutankhamun. Also there is the Mummification room to explore (at additional charge)Then on to the area of Islamic Cairo to explore Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Cairo`s old bazaar where you have the opportunity to buy those lovely hand crafted souvenirs before driving back to your Hotel, overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Fly Cairo to Aswan - Nile Cruise Tour

After breakfast at your Hotel in Cairo, you will be transferred to Cairo Airport (Domestic Terminal) to catch your flight to Aswan. On arrival in Aswan, you will be met, assisted and transferred to your Nile Cruise boat for embarkation. After lunch, your expert Tour Guide will escort you for an afternoon of tours to include Aswan High Dam, built in the 1960’s to provide the much needed electricity and irrigation for the country. Nubia, the area which was flooded, experienced the biggest and most thorough archaeological excavations that Egypt has known.
Then you will go to view the ‘Unfinished Obelisk’ which still lies in the granite quarries which provided ancient Egypt with building materials. It would have been the largest piece of stone ever handled but when a crack was discovered it was abandoned where it was being hewn. Cross by boat to Angilika Island, to see the Temple of Isis at Philae which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor and one of the Nubian Temples rescued before the High Dam was built. Enjoy Philae’s long colonnades, towers and reliefs which include the last surviving hieroglyphic and demotic inscriptions in Egypt. Dinner and overnight on board deluxe Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Today you will start your lovely sail along the tranquil Nile witnessing the local life and green delta river banks unchanged for centuries. Enjoy breakfast onboard before arriving at Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo with your Guide.The Temple is the only ancient Temple in Egypt divided into two, reflecting its dedication to two Gods: Sobek, the Crocodile God of fertility; and the falcon-headed Horus, God of the sky. Kom Ombo is also famous for the depictions of surgeon's instruments, giving us an early record of medicine and surgery in Ancient Egypt.
After lunch and afternoon tea onboard whilst sailing, you will then arrive at Edfu, home to the huge Ptolemaic Temple of Horus, the most complete and best preserved of the Egyptian Temples, consisting of many columns, halls, chambers and chapels. Two statues of Horus flank the twin towered entrance gate; and inside,one of the interesting inscriptions lists the titles of books (scrolls) held in the library. Finally sailing on to Luxor with evening dinner onboard your Nile Cruise. Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

After an early breakfast onboard, your Tour Guide will accompany you to the East Bank of Luxor to explore the impressive Karnak Temple, the world's largest ancient religious site. The hypostyle hall with its colossal granite columns is one of Egypt’s famous landmarks. There will be free time to explore the different parts of the huge complex built during the reigns of various Pharaohs.
Then you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor Temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the God Amun. Back on board your Cruise for lunch before heading off with your Tour Guide for your final tour, that of the West Bank of Luxor, the original resting place of the world famous boy King Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings along with another 62 tombs unearthed of the Pharaohs and Dignitaries.
Discover 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).
Please Note: There is an additional Charge to enter the Tombs of King Tutankhamun and Ramses
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Fly Luxor to Cairo - Fly Back Home

After breakfast, disembarkation before being transferred to Luxor International Airport to fly back to Cairo International Airport for your return flight home.
Meals: Breakfast
Golden Accommodation:
  • Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • MS Moevenpick Royal Lili Cruise
Per Person in Triple Room $ 705 $ 835
Per Person in Double Room $ 735 $ 865
One Person Traveling Alone $ 999 $ 1215
Diamond Accommodation:
  • Fairmont Nile City Hotel 
  • Sonesta St George Nile Cruise
Per Person in Triple Room $ 795 $ 905
Per Person in Double Room $ 825 $ 935
One Person Traveling Alone $ 1125 $ 1325
  • 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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