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Luxor Cairo Nile Cruise Tour

from $2120
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A wonderful 11 Day experience in Ancient Egypt sailing from Historical Luxor on a luxurious 5 Star Nile Cruise vessel visiting the unique world renowned sites of the Valley of the Kings, Luxor and Karnak Temples then along the beautiful Nile River Delta regions with further stops at Temples and Tombs en route to Cairo with all the famous Pharaonic tours including the Great Pyramids and Sphinx and the renowned Museum of Antiquities.

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:
11 Days - Luxor / Cairo

Day 1: Arrive 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.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Fly Cairo to Luxor - Nile Cruise Trip

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
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 3: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

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.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Nile Cruise Sail to Abydos and Dendera

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.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Nile Cruise 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. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Nile Cruise 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.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
 

Day 7: Nile Cruise Shore Excursions

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.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Beni Hassan Nile Cruise Tour - 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.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 9: Nile Cruise Tour to Fayoum Pyramids

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.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Cairo Nile Cruise Excursions

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.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 

Day 11: Cairo Nile Cruise - Fly Back 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
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
Accommodation :
5th Sep 2017
$ 2120 Double
$ 3177 Single
1st Oct 2017
$ 2338 Double
$ 3542 Single
17th Feb 2018
$ 2979 Double
$ 4495 Single
15th Mar 2018
$ 2785 Double
$ 4179 Single
10th Apr 2018
$ 2785 Double
$ 4179 Single
6th May 2018
$ 2595 Double
$ 3865 Single
3rd Sep 2018
$ 2945 Double
$ 4449 Single
29th Sep 2018
$ 3135 Double
$ 4855 Single
from $2120