Cairo and Cruise I

 
Information
What this holiday includes:

:: Bed and Breakfast in 3*, 4* or 5* accommodation.
:: 5* Full Board on all Nile Cruises.
:: Exclusive services of expert Tour Guide and qualified Egyptologist.
:: All local transfers in Egypt - e.g. airport, train stations etc.
:: Private transport to and from sites of antiquities, museums etc.
:: Entry fees to sites of antiquities, museums etc, as listed below.
:: Return flights from UK airport of your choice.

 

What you will see:
(Sites and tours included in the price of this holiday.)
:: Pyramids of Giza - Khufu, Khafra, Menkaura; The Sphinx; The Tombs of the Nobles; The Sphinx Temple; The Valley Temple of Khafra; The Egypt Museum; Tutankhamen's Treasure.
  :: Cairo City Tour - viewing sites of Coptic and Islamic Cairo; Shopping in a traditional market (souk).
  :: Luxor - Luxor Temple; Karnak Temple; The Vally of the Kings; The Colossi of Memnon; The Temple of Hatshepsut.
 

:: During Nile Cruise - Edfu Temple; Kom Ombo Temple; Philae Temple (not always visited depending on timing of cruise); Pass through Essna Lock; Aswan High Dam; Unfinished Obelisk (depending on timing of cruise).

 

This holiday does not include:

~ Price differences in flights from chosenUK airport.
~ Local tips and gratuities.
~ Lunch, Dinner and Drinks (unless on Nile Cruise)
~ Entry Visa for Egypt

 

Days Time Description
1st Day PM

Cairo
:: Arrival and Check-in at hotel.
:: Your room will be prepared ready for your arrival where you may freshen up before retiring to bed or spend a little time exploring your locality (depending upon timing of flights and your arrival).

 

2nd Day AM :: Enjoy a leisurely morning in your hotel and surrounding area where you will have time to prepare for your first visit.
Giza Plateau
:: Pyramids of Khufu, Khafra and Menkaura.
:: The Great Sphinx and the Sphinx and Valley Temple of Khafra.
:: Tombs of the Nobles.
PM

Egyptian Museum - Cairo
:: Visit to the Egyptian Museum - A guided tour of the museum that leads you through the wealth of treasures from the Old, Middle and New kingdoms and where you will discover for yourself the treasures of Tutankhamen.
:: There will be opportunities to buy souveniers and works of art throughout the day.
:: Evening - Board train for overnight journey to Aswan.

 

3rd Day AM Aswan
:: Embarkation before Lunch
:: Visit Philae Temples and the High Dam passing by the Old Aswan Dam
PM

:: Sail to Kom Ombo
:: Visit the Temple Shared by two Gods Sobek and Horus.
:: Sail to Edfu and Overnight.

 

4th Day AM

Kom Ombo / Edfu
:: Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu
:: Overnight in Cairo.

PM

:: Sail to Esna, pass the Lock, and sail to Luxor
:: Belly Dancer or Nubian Show
:: Overnight in Luxor

 

5th Day AM
Luxor
:: Cross to West Bank.
:: Visit the Valley of Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari and Colossi of Memnon
PM

:: Afternoon Free - at leisure.
:: Overnight in Luxor.

 

6th Day AM Luxor
:: Disembarkation after Breakfast.

:: Visit Karnak and Luxor Temples.
PM

:: Evening - board Overnight Train for Cairo

 

7th Day AM Cairo
:: Morning - at leisure
:: Opportunity to buy souveniers and for some last minute shopping.
:: Free optional visit to a Street Market (Souk)
PM :: Journey to Airport
:: Airport and onward journey home.

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NB. Prices are per person based on two adults sharing a twin or double room and include all flights, accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, transfers and transport in Egypt, entrance fees to museums and sites of antiquities and visits as listed in the itinerary and the services of a tour guide and Egyptologist, but are subject to small price fluctuations in airport tax and fuel surcharges as applied by the airlines at the time of booking and differences in cost of flights from your chosen UK airport. From time to time it may be necessary to change the order of the itinerary due to flight times and train timetables, etc. - we do, however, endeavour to keep any changes to a minimum.
 
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