Cairo & Luxor Holiday Cruise

from $999
Duration:
7 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday From Saturday to Friday

Embark on a 7 day trip to the lands of the Pharos as You Visit the Capital of Egypt  Cairo &  Cruise Down the  Nile. Explore the Landmarks and highlights of Cairo in its main Sightseeing attractions Such as The monumental Pyramids of Giza, the Guardian Sphinx and The Great Egyptian Museum. Afterwards, Bask at the Beauty surrounding you on every bank on a Luxor Nile Cruise & unravel the secrets of the Anch in locations such as the Valley of the Kings, the great Luxor & Aswan Temples on one of our best holidays to Cairo & Luxor

Included:
  • Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan and from Luxor to Cairo
  • Meet and greet service upon arrival and  departures at all Airports from our Representatives 
  • The assistance of our Personnel during your stay and excursions
  • Accommodation for 2 nights at the Pyramids Park Resort Cairo on a Breakfast basis (or Similar)
  • Accommodation for 3 nights onboard the Radamis || Nile Cruise (or similar)
  • Accommodation for 1 night at the Hotel Le Meridien Heliopolis Cairo with Breakfast (or Similar)
  • 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.
Excluded:
  • International Airfare to Egypt
  • Visa Entry to Egypt
  • Any Optional Tours
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping for Guides and Nile Cruise crew
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrive Cairo ‘Welcome to Egypt’

After safely Landing in Cairo International Airport, You will be assisted 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 detailed information concerning your pick up times during your Egypt 7 day tour and sightseeing plans preparing you for one of your best trips to Cairo spending the night in your exquisite Cairo Hotel.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Giza Pyramids and Cairo Museum

After 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 your first location and throughout your trips to Cairo. Kicking off with the 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 Continue to visit the world-renowned Egyptian Museum in Cairo that was built in neo-classical style and designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon. The museum's vast collection of over 120,000 artefacts ranges from pre-dynastic era, through the Pharaonic era to the Greco-Roman period of Egypt. Amongst the most famous & fascinating items, you might encounter in all of your Holidays to Cairo & Luxor are the funerary treasures of the child King Tutankhamun, the colossal statues of the heretic king, Akhenaten, and the only surviving image of Khufu, creator of Egypt's Great Pyramid. Visiting the Egyptian Museum is a great introduction to learning about the ancient Egyptian civilization, including their famous art of mummification. Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel for an overnight stay in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 3: Fly Cairo to Aswan - Nile Cruise Tour

Proceeding An early breakfast at your Hotel in Cairo, you will be transferred to Cairo Airport Domestic Terminal for your flight to Aswan in preparation for your Nile Cruise. On arrival in Aswan, you will be met by your Tour Guide and commence your day of Aswan tours, an essential part of your Holidays to Cairo and Luxor starting with the Aswan High Dam which was built in the 1960s to provide the much-needed electricity and irrigation for the country. Nubia, the area that was flooded, experienced the biggest and most thorough archaeological excavations that Egypt has ever known. Then we go to see the ‘Unfinished Obelisk’ which still lay 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 Agilkia Island, to see the Temple of Isis at Philae Temple which is 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. You will then embark on your Luxor Nile Cruise with time to explore the City of Aswan with dinner on board and overnight stay on the Cruise ship in Aswan on your Luxor Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Enjoy your breakfast on board the Nile Cruise as you sail to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple shared by two Gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo ( the only Temple shared by two Gods in Egypt). Returning for Lunch and afternoon tea onboard whilst sailing on to Edfu. On arrival at Edfu, your Tour Guide will escort you to Edfu Temple by a Kalesh ride ( horse and carriage) for an exploration of the huge Ptolemaic Temple of Horus at Edfu, 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 Dinner on board and overnight on your Nile Cruise Ship in Edfu concluding the 4th day of your Luxor Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Sailing to Luxor

Enjoy your breakfast onboard your Nile cruise ship while sailing to Luxor with lunch on board the vessel, then you will be guided for a wonderful exploration of the East Bank of the Nile in Luxor to 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. Lunch is provided throughout the day tours. Following lunch, you will be taken over to the West Bank of Luxor to explore West Bank of the River Nile in Luxor to the Valley of the Kings (the original resting place of the world-famous boy King Tutankhamun), and 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). After the tours, you will return to your Nile Cruise for an overnight stay Finalizing your Trips to Cairo & Holidays to Cairo and Luxor.

Please Note: There is an additional Charge to enter the Tombs of King Tutankhamun and Ramses VI.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Fly Luxor to Cairo

Proceeding a delicious Breakfast on your Nile Cruise boat, you will be transferred around midday to Luxor Airport for the last of your trips to Cairo International Airport, On arrival, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo for an overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Proceeding a Refreshing Breakfast at your Hotel in Cairo with plenty of Leisure time to do as you please before being transferred back to Cairo International Airport for your flight back home.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation :
Prices & Accommodation
Hotel Le Meridien Heliopolis Cairo
Pyramids Park Resort Cairo
Radamis || Nile Cruise
MAY-SEPT
$ 999 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1030 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1360 One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL
$ 1099 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1130 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1500 One Person Traveling Alone
  • Charitable Giving

We make a donation to the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation for each booking reserved.

  • 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 are valid until the 30th of April 2020 excluding Easter and Christmas Holidays.

 

  • Children Policy:

Up to 2 years: FREE

Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price

Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price

Ages 12 and Up: adult price.

 

  • Notes: 

Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents.If your tour package includes airfare then extra charges for your children may apply.

 

  • 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 for 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.

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