The Oberoi Zahra New year Nile Cruise

from $4995
Duration:
8 Days
Type:
Small Group Tours
Run:
31st of December

A simply delightful 8 day New Year Nile Cruise in Egypt aboard the Budgeted Mayfair Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan enjoying the party atmosphere on New Years Eve with a festive menu and entertainment onboard the Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise whilst experiencing all of the Ancient history and Cultures of Egypt in Luxor, along the Nile, and to Aswan, City of Nubians and colours.

Included:
  • Accommodation for 7 nights onboard the Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise on a full board basis (or similar)
  • Shore excursions and Nile Cruise sightseeing tours
  • All transfers between airports and train stations with a Representative 
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
  • Meet and greet service upon arrival and departure 
  • Onboard entertainment programmes 
  • Tour to Karnak and Luxor Museum in Luxor. 
  • Tour to Luxor temple
  • Tour of Dendera Temple
  • Valley of the Kings including King Tut's Tomb and Ramses "the Six"
  • Tour to Madinat Habu temple and Colossus of Memnon.
  • Tour to Valley of Noble’s tombs, Dier El Madina and Temple of Hatshepsut
  • Visit the Temple of Edfu.
  • Visit the High Dam and Philae Temple in Aswan.
  • Tour to the temple of Komombo
  • Visit the Botanical Garden by Felucca
  • Sound and light show at Philae Temple
  • Bottled water on transportation during tours
  • English speaking Tour Guide
  • All service charges and taxes
     
Excluded:
  • Personal spending.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Tipping for Nile Cruise Crew and Guide
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival Luxor, Cruise Embarkation

On arrival in Luxor, you will be met and assisted at Luxor Airport by a Memphis Tours Representative and driven by air-conditioned vehicle to embark your Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise. Lunch will be served, then you will be introduced to your expert English speaking Tour Guide to take your first tour. Today you will stay on the East Bank of Luxor to visit the impressive Karnak Temple in al it’s magnificence and 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. Also a visit to the Luxor Museum of Antiquities. The artefacts are a collection of masterpieces of pharaonic art with several galleries devoted to spectacular groups of statues found in 1989 hidden beneath the floor of the Luxor Temple. A new annexe is dedicated to Egypt's Golden Age (the New Kingdom, ca. 1550-1070 BC) and includes two Royal Mummies. You will return to your Luxury Nile Cruise Boat for dinner with the option to visit the Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple in the evening or discover Luxor City and the local market spending an overnight upon the cruise.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Luxor Nile Cruise - Sail to Denderah Temple

An early breakfast on your Luxury Nile Cruise Boat, then a guided tour of the West Bank in Luxor to visit the most famous site known as the Valley of the Kings (the Royal Cemetery to 62 Pharaohs) where the magnificent Tombs were discovered including the famous boy King Tutankhamun. These Tombs were carved deep into the desert rock,richly decorated and filled with treasures from the afterlife of the Pharaohs.(The 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). A visit to the Temple of Madinat Habu then on to the two enormous and impressive Colossi of Memnon, the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III. Return back to your luxury Nile Cruise for lunch and sailing on to Qina with free time for Spa pampering before arriving at the Temple of Denderah, dedicated to the Goddess Hathor who was considered the Goddess of music, love and joy. Back onboard for evening dinner and overnight stay in Quina spending an Overnight Onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Luxor Nile Cruise Shore Excursions

Early sailing to Luxor and breakfast on board. On arrival in Luxor, your tour guide will escort you on a further tour of the West bank to visit the Valley of the Nobles. Also a tour to Dier El Madina ( a special workman’s village whose craftsmen built and decorated the Tombs of the Pharaohs). Finally, on to the large Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only female Pharaoh said to have ruled Ancient Egypt. Back to your Luxury Nile Cruise for lunch and some Spa time before heading off in the afternoon for your final tour of the day to Luxor Temple, (once linked to Karnak Temple by an avenue of Sphinx’s and currently in the final stages of reconstruction). Luxor Temple was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the God Amun. Dinner and cocktail party with entertainment. Overnight Onboad the Cruise Ship.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Sail to Edfu Temple

Breakfast on board whilst sailing to Edfu and passing through the Lock at Esna.Time for Spa and relaxation throughout the sailing. Lunch and afternoon tea before docking at Edfu for a visit with your Guide to Horus Temple, an inspiring Temple dedicated to the God Horus (falcon-headed God) and one of the best-preserved temples along the Nile. Back on board for dinner and overnight stay onboard the Crise in Edfu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Early sail to Aswan whilst enjoying breakfast and views on board. You will sail under the large impressive structure of Aswan bridge which is the gateway into Aswan City. All-day until early afternoon to enjoy the Spa and relaxation time before heading off with your Tour Guide to visit the famous Aswan High Dam. This will be followed by an exploration of Philae Temple, a Nubian Temple rescued before the floods. More spa time to relax on return to the Nile Cruise with dinner and free time to explore Aswan in the evening either individually or an optional tour with a Guide. Overnight in Onboard the Cruise in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Sail to Kom ombo Temple - Back to Aswan

On arrival in Luxor, you will be met and assisted at Luxor Airport by a Memphis Tours Representative and driven by air-conditioned vehicle to embark your Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise. Lunch will be served, then you will be introduced to your expert English speaking Tour Guide to take your first tour. Today you will stay on the East Bank of Luxor to visit the impressive Karnak Temple in al it’s magnificence and 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. Also a visit to the Luxor Museum of Antiquities. The artefacts are a collection of masterpieces of pharaonic art with several galleries devoted to spectacular groups of statues found in 1989 hidden beneath the floor of the Luxor Temple. A new annexe is dedicated to Egypt's Golden Age (the New Kingdom, ca. 1550-1070 BC) and includes two Royal Mummies. You will return to your Luxury Nile Cruise Boat for dinner with the option to visit the Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple in the evening or discover Luxor City and the local market spending an overnight upon the cruise.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Optional Tour to Abu Simbel Temple

Today in Aswan, you have the choice to relax and discover the colourful City of Aswan or take an optional tour to The Temples of Abu Simbel, (the 2nd most visited site in Egypt after the Pyramids). Plenty of time to relax and use the Spa facilities. Evening dinner and cocktail party on board with entertainment. overnight Onboard the Cruise ship in Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: Final Departure

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred from your Oberoi Zahra Luxury Nile Cruise to Aswan Airport for final departure Conclusing your New year Cruise


Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation :
Price Per Person:
The Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise
Price per Person
$ 4995 Per Person in Double
$ 7795 One Person Traveling Alone
  • Prices - Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid for Christmas 2019 and New Year 2020 holidays in Egypt. The price of single is valid for those coming with others and prefer single occupancy.

  • 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

  • Traveling 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.

  • Children Policy - Children's policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum one child sharing parent’s room). In case of 2 or more children changes may occur.

                                        0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
                                        2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
                                        6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
                                       12+ pay full tour price as per adult person

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