Cairo To Luxor Nile Cruise

from $2775
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A totally unique and historical journey back in time on this 13-day journey from Cairo to Luxor including 5 Star Hotel and Nile Cruise Boat. Visiting one of the 7 wonders of Ancient Egypt, that of the Giza Great Pyramids, Temples such as Dendera en route whilst sailing through Cities before reaching Luxor to see the Valley of Kings and the 2 famous Temples of Luxor with plenty of relaxation time to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Nile Valley along the way.

Included:
  • Meet and greet service and departure  by our Memphis Tours Representatives at Airports
  • Assistance of Memphis Tours team during your stay including tours and excursions.
  • All airport transfers by private deluxe A/C vehicle.
  • Bottled water on all buses for tours and transfers
  • Internal flight tickets from Luxor to Cairo 
  • Accommodation for 11 nights on board Nile Cruise Cairo-Luxor on full board.
  • Accommodation for 01 night in Cairo Hotel based on bed & breakfast.
  • All Nile cruise tours sharing cruise  group
  • Tours to the Pyramids, Sphinx and Museum in Cairo
  • Tour to Fayoum Pyramids
  • Tour to Tuna El Gebel
  • Tour to Tel El Amarna and Beni Hassan Tombs 
  • Tour to Abydos Temple 
  • Tour to Dendera Temple 
  • Tour to the West Bank Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut and Colossi Of Memnon - Luxor 
  • Tours to Karnak and Luxor temples - East Bank Luxor 
  • Entrance fees to the sights as per itinerary
  • English-speaking Tour Guide during tours as mentioned above
  • 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
  • Service charges and taxes included throughout the tours.
Excluded:
  • International airfare to Egypt.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt
  • Personal Spending money
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Tipping to Nile Cruise Crew and Guides
Itinerary:
13 Days - Cairo / Luxor

Day 1: Arrive Egypt - Cairo Nile Cruise

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt.Your Memphis Tours Representative will meet and assist you upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport then he will escort you by an exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle to embark your Nile Cruise.Evening on board to relax and take in the scenery of Cairo. Overnight in Cairo. 
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Cairo Nile Cruise Excursions

Breakfast on board your Nile Boat before being escorted with your expert English speaking Tour Guide for an incredible day tour in Cairo to the Egyptian Museum,of 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, learn about the great Egyptian civilization and the mummification art in ancient Egypt. A tour of the Giza Pyramids which includes the Great Pyramid of Cheops, middle pyramids of Khephren and the little one of Mykerinos and The Mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs, this tour includes visit to the Valley Temple facing the Great Sphinx.A lovely  Cocktail Party and Dinner on board with Takht (Oriental Music).Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Nile Cruise Sailing to Beni Suef

Starting around 07:00am, breakfast on board whilst beginning your first full day of sailing from Cairo to Beni Suef which takes around 12 hours with lunch and afternoon tea on the sundeck whilst enjoying the peacuful tranquil views along the Nile.Wildlife and local villages all along the Nile Delta are a pleasure witness along with locals often washing their clothes and swimming. Enjoy a Guest Show on board and Overnight in Beni Suef.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
 

Day 4: Nile Cruise Tours to Fayoum Pyramids

After breakfast on board, you will be escorted by your Guide to visit the delights of Fayoum to include (Hawara and Maydom Pyramids, a drive of approximately 1 hour.First stop will be the ancient Pyramid of Maydom before continuing on to Hawara Pyramid for a 45 minutes visit. Driving back to you Nile Cruise boat to enjoy Dinner on board. Overnight in Beni Suef.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 

Day 5: Nile Cruise Sailing to Minya

An early sail at around 05:00am early morning whilst time to enjoy breakfast on the way to Minya which takes around 9 hours. Lunch on board the boat before arrival at  Minya at around 14:00pm Once arrived, your Tour Guide will accompany you for a  visit to Tuna El Gebel followed by a visit to Ashmunein. Back to the boat and enjoy Dinner on board with a fun Treasure Hunt. Overnight in Minya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Nile Cruise Shore Excursions

At around 06:30am you will be picked up from your Nile Cruise for a tour to Tel El Amarna (approximately a  2 hours drive). Upon arrival with your Guide, you will visit the Northern Tombs, that of the Tomb of Ahmose (EA3), Tomb of Meryre (EA4), Tomb of Pentu (EA5), Tomb of Panehesy (EA6), and the Royal Tomb of Akhenaten (EA26) along with The Great Palace of King Akhenaten and The great temples of Aten. 
Back to the Cruise boat at around 13:00pm  to have your lunch on board. Then around 14:30pm, transfer from your boat to Beni Hassan (a drive of 45 minutes) where you will visit 4 tombs to include the Tomb of Baqet III (BH15), Tomb of Khety (BH17), Tomb of Amenemhet (BH2) and Tomb of Khnumhotep II (BH3). Back to the boat to enjoy Dinner and Folkloric Show on board. Overnight in Minya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Nile Cruise Sailing to Asyut

At around 05:00am  early morning, you can enjoy a  full day of sailing on to Asyut (about 12 hours) whilst having the opportunity to relax on the sundeck or enjoying music in the bar on board the Nile Cruise Overnight in Asyut.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 

Day 8: Nile Cruise Sail to Sohag - Abydos Temple

Early sail at 05:00am to Sohag (about 8 hours). Breakfast and lunch on board Then around 14:00pm your Guide will escort you to explore the impressive Abydos Temple which was the head of the God Osiris- the God of the Underworld and part of his body was buried there according to the legend of ancient Egyptians,. In Abydos you will visit the famous Temple of King Seti I – the founder of Abydos Temple which was completed by his son King Ramses II. The beauty of this Temple almost feels like an apology and dedication to the following Gods Osiris, Isis, Horus, Amun Ra, Mut and Khonsu.Back to the boat to enjoy a themed ‘Black and White’ Party on board. Overnight in Sohag.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Nile Cruise Sail to Qena

Enjoy full day sailing from Sohag to Qena in the early morning.Your Nile boat will  pass two locks and the Railway bridge in Naga Hammadi for a nice photo opportunity of local life and industry along the Nile. In the evening, you can look forward to a party with competitions for fun  whilst sailing,Arrive Qena at around 18:00pm with an Overnight stay. .
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 

Day 10: Dendera Temple - Nile Cruise Sail to Luxor

Today you will visit the fascinating  Dendera Temple in Qena which is a 20 minutes driving from Qena dock,Dendera Temple is dedicated to Goddess Hathor- cow headed woman and known as the Goddess of Love. This temple dates back to 125 B.C and it is quite unique because of the fact that the roof is still intact and visitors can admire the beautiful ceiling which depicts the hours of the day and night as well as the journey of the sun, moon and the stars across the sky. One of its ceilings is decorated with a plaster cast of the signs of the zodiac. Not only that but this temple has the only relief which represented Queen Cleopatra and her son Caesarean.Return to the Nile Cruise boat and continue sailing to Luxor.Evening entertainment with a Belly Dancer on board and overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

Departing after an early breakfast with your Tour Guide to discover a full day guided tour to the West Bank of Luxor where you will visit the amazing Valley of Kings and Queen Hatshepsut Temple.See the two enormous and impressive Colossi of Memnon the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III then a journey into ancient Egyptian history at the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent Tombs were discovered .
 These Tombs were carved deep into the desert rock,richly decorated and filled with treasures from the afterlife of the Pharaohs and include a visit 3 Tombs. Then you will continue your tour to Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary. This impressive Temple was dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut the only female Pharaoh, rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs. Overnight in Luxor.with optional tours available such as the Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple,
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours - Fly to Cairo

Departing the cruise at 07:30am to take your final interesting tour and exploration of to the East Bank in Luxor, home  to the famous Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.The magnificent Karnak Temple was 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 ago by generation after generation of Pharaohs. Within the complex, the great ‘Hypostyle Hall’ is an incredible forest of giant pillars. Later you will be escorted to your Nile cruise for disembarkation, then transfer to Luxor Airport for your flight to Cairo.Arrive Cairo Airport where you will be met and transferred to your Hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Enjoy your breakfast at Cairo Hotel, then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast
 
Cruise:
  • Swimming Pool and sun deck area
  • 24/7 Reception
  • Large restaurant
  • Daily housekeeping and laundry service
  • Large and Luxurious Lounge
  • Discotheque
  • Gift Shop
  • Clinic
  • Recreation Area and Bar
  • Reading & Playing room
  • Doctor on call (24/7)
  • Fully purified water, filtered and softened before distribution
  • Major credit cards accepted on all Nile Cruises
Cabin :
  • Panoramic windows with  Nile views in all cabins
  • Private bathroom with bathtub and Hair Dryer
  • Remote control LCD television, music channels, Internal telephone
  • Manually controlled air conditioning
  • safe deposit box and mini  bar
  • Smoking in designated areas only
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