Luxor to Cairo Cruise Offer

from $3299
Duration:
11 Days
Type:
Group Tour
Run:
From 9th till 19th of April 2019

A delightful opportunity to enjoy your time on one of Egypt’s most superior Nile Cruises aboard the Sun Ray 5 Star Nile Cruise Boat at a special price! A special offer await you for 10 days sailing from Cairo along the Nile to Luxor and all its famous sites.

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 ticket from Cairo to Luxor 
  • Accommodation for 9 nights on board Nile Cruise Cairo-Luxor on full board basis.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Cairo Hotel based on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 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:
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Day 1: Arrival Cairo - Welcome to Egypt

Your Memphis Tours Representative will meet and assist you upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport and then escort you to your Hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. On arrival at your Hotel, your Representative will assist you with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Flight to Luxor & Embarkation

Enjoy your breakfast before Checking out from your Hotel in Cairo for a transfer to Cairo Airport for a domestic flight to Luxor where you will be met by a Representative in Luxor and transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to board your Egypt luxury Nile Cruise boat. Time to relax and familiarise yourself with the Cruise facilities and amenities and enjoy lunch, afternoon tea and dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 3: Luxor Excursions

Early breakfast onboard before leaving the Cruise boat with your expert English speaking Tour Guide to enjoy a full day of tours in Luxor. First stop will be on the West Bank to the ancient 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.

Break for lunch before moving over to the East Bank of Luxor to the famous Karnak and Luxor Temples. 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 pillarsBack to the Nile boat and enjoy Belly Dancer on board. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 4: Sailing to Quena

Sailing at 04:00am in the early morning to Qena. After breakfast and on reaching Qena you will have the opportunity with your Tour Guide 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.

In the afternnon around 14:00pm, you will visit Dendara Temple.which 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.

Back to your cruise in Qena for eveing dinner and an a party with competitions for fun.Overnight in Qena.

Day 5: Sailing to Sohag

Leaving Qena at 05:30 early morning to Sail to Sohag via Naga Hammadi Bridge and Abu Homar’s Lock. A nice day to just relax and enjoy the sites along the Nile with the local life unchanged for centuries.Lunch and afternnon tea whilst sailing and aTreasure Hunt on board.Arrive to Sohag and Overnight stay.

Day 6: Sailing to Minya

Leaving Sohag to enjoy a full day cruising. Your Nile boat will Cross Sohag Bridge Sailing to Minya via Asyuit’s Lock.Plenty of time to enjoy the sunbathing and relaxing on the sundeck or soft music in the Bar area,In the evening on arrival in Minya, there is an evening themed ‘Balck and White’ Party. Overnight in Minya.

Day 7: Tel El Amarna, Tuna El Gebel & Ashmunein

Departing your Nile Cruise at 07:00am to explore Tel El Amarna where you will visit the NortherTombs, that of the Tomb of Ahmose (EA3), Tomb of Meryre (EA4), Tomb of Pentu (EA5), Tomb of Panehesy (EA6), and Royal Tomb of Akhenaten (EA26). Also a visit to the Great Palace of King Akhenaten and the Small and great Temples of Aten. At 12:30pm a tour to Tuna El Gebel and Ashmunein.Lunch box will be served within the Visits. Back to the Cruise to enjoy a Folklore Show on board.

Day 8: Sail to Beni Suif

Departing at 08:00am after breakfast to visit 4 tombs at Beni Hassan arounda hour drive from Minya Dock. Here you will visit the Tomb of Baqet III (BH15), Tomb of Khety (BH17), Tomb of Amenemhet (BH2) and Tomb of Khnumhotep II (BH3). Back to your Nile boat to Sail to Beni Suif. In the evening on board, you can really relax and thoroughly enjoy the lively Galabya Party after dinner. Arrive to Beni Suif and Overnight.

Day 9: Exploring Fayoum

Today is another fine day of exploration near the City known as Fayoum.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. Then back to the boat to enjoy Sailing to Cairo for (about 5 hours).

This is a great photo opportunity so take pictures of the contrast between the quiet Nile Delta with ist lush green fields, to the sprawling Metropolis of Cairo with its tall buildings and many bridges, Arrive at Cairo with an overnight stay.

Day 10: Cairo

Your final day of touriing after breakfast to see the wonders of the Ancient Pharaonic dynasties. With your expert English speaking Tour Guide, you are in 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.

Day 11: Disembarkation & Flight Home

Disembarkation after enjoying your breakfast on board before checking out of the Nile Cruise then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.

Accommodation :
Price Per Person:
Hilton Cairo Heliopolis Hotel
Hilton Cairo Heliopolis Hotel
Moevenpick Sun Ray Nile Cruise
Moevenpick Sun Ray Nile Cruise
Price
$ 3299 Double
$ 4999 Single
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  • 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. 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 - 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.

  • 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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