Legendary Nile Featuring 4 Night Deluxe Nile Cruise–Sonsta St. George

Great Sphinx of Giza

from $ Per Person

Starting: 01/01/2016

Through: 12/31/2017

# of Nights: 8

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Day Destination
1 Friday: En Route
2 Saturday: Cairo
3 Sunday: Cairo
4 Monday: Cairo – Luxor; Nile Cruise
5 Tuesday: Luxor – Esna
6 Wednesday: Edfu – Kom Ombo
7 Thursday: Aswan
8 Friday: Aswan – Abu Simbel - Cairo
9 Saturday: Cairo
10 Sunday: En Route

Visiting Abu Simbel, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu & Luxor

 9 Days ● 8 Nights

Friday Departures

  Tour Includes:

  • Deluxe Hotel in Cairo
  • Deluxe Nile Cruise
  • Escorted by Egyptologist-Guide
  • 17 Meals: Full Buffet Breakfast Daily, 1 Lunch Cairo, all meals on Cruise
  • All Shore Excursions, Transfers, Sightseeing and Flights within Egypt

Special Features:

  • Escorted Air Tour to Abu Simbel
  • Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids
  • Entrance to one of the Great Pyramids
  • Visit the Solar Boat Museum
  • Visit the Unique Mummy Room
  • See King Tut’s Treasures
  • Camel Ride at the Pyramids

Prices Available Upon Request

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Accommodations
City/Cruise Nights Accommodations
Cairo 2 Fairmont Nile City- Nile View Room
Nile Cruise: 4 Sonesta St. George
Cairo 2 Fairmont Nile City -Nile View Room

Visiting Abu Simbel, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu & Luxor

 9 Days ● 8 Nights

Friday Departures

  Tour Includes:

  • Deluxe Hotel in Cairo
  • Deluxe Nile Cruise
  • Escorted by Egyptologist-Guide
  • 17 Meals: Full Buffet Breakfast Daily, 1 Lunch Cairo, all meals on Cruise
  • All Shore Excursions, Transfers, Sightseeing and Flights within Egypt

Special Features:

  • Escorted Air Tour to Abu Simbel
  • Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids
  • Entrance to one of the Great Pyramids
  • Visit the Solar Boat Museum
  • Visit the Unique Mummy Room
  • See King Tut’s Treasures
  • Camel Ride at the Pyramids

Prices Available Upon Request

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Day Destination Experience
1 Friday: En Route

Depart on your flight to Cairo, Egypt.

2 Saturday: Cairo

Arrive in Cairo. Meeting, assistance and transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight in Cairo.

3 Sunday: Cairo

The day begins with a visit to the world-famous Egyptian Museum with its 100,000 objects covering 5000 years of ancient Egyptian civilization; view Tutankhamun’s treasures and the fascinating Mummy Room.  Drive to Giza; enjoy lunch at Le Meridien Hotel. Afterwards, see the Three Great Pyramids, the oldest surviving structures built by man; enter one of the Pyramids.  Visit the astonishing Solar Boat Museum, housing the oldest known ship in the world, uncovered after being buried for over 4500 years.  Stand in awe at the magnificent Sphinx carved out of a single piece of stone, guarding the Giza plateau.  Try a camel ride before continuing to the unique Karnak Bazaar; refreshments await you – the gems will dazzle you! Tonight, experience the extraordinary Sound & Light show at the Pyramids.Overnight in Cairo. (B.L)

4 Monday: Cairo – Luxor; Nile Cruise

Early morning flight to Luxor.  Upon arrival, transfer to your Nile Cruiser for a 5 Day/4 Night Cruise.  After lunch, visit the Avenue of the Sphinxes and the imposing Temple of Luxor with its grand colonnades, standing alone in the heart of town. Continue to the vast Karnak Temple-Complex, built by generations of Pharaohs over a 2000-year period. Overnight in Luxor (B.L.D) Please Note:  The cruise line reserves the right to alter the sailing schedule.

5 Tuesday: Luxor – Esna

After breakfast, visit the Valley of the Kings containing the secretive tombs of New Kingdom Pharaohs.  Visit the beautifully terraced Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.   Pass the famed Colossi of Memnon, standing nearly 70 feet tall. The ship then sails to Esna. After lunch on board, the afternoon is at leisure.  Evening: Captain’s welcome cocktail reception followed by Dinner and dancing. Overnight in Esna (B.L.D)

6 Wednesday: Edfu – Kom Ombo

Early morning sailing to Edfu. Visit the Temple of Horus, the best preserved of all  large Egyptian Temples, built over 180 year period.  In the afternoon arrive in Kom Ombo, a hill town overlooking the banks of the Nile.  Visit the Greco-Roman Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to Horus, the Sun God and Sobek, the Crocodile God. Evening: Egyptian Galabiya party.  Overnight in Kom Ombo. (B.L.D)

7 Thursday: Aswan

Morning sailing to Aswan. Visit the Aswan High Dam and the granite quarries where the stone for the ancient monuments and modern dam of Aswan were cut.  Continue by motorboat to the beautiful island of Philae to see the exquisite, gleaming white Temple of Isis.  After lunch, sail on a typical Egyptian ‘felucca’ (sailboat) which glides along the Nile, passing by Lord Kitchener’s Island and the dramatic white marble Aga Khan Mausoleum.  Evening: Belly dancer and Egyptian folkloric show. Overnight in Aswan. (B.L.D)

8 Friday: Aswan – Abu Simbel - Cairo

After disembarkation, transfer to the airport for your return flight to Abu Simbel one of the most desolate spots on earth where Ramses the Great built his monumental temple.  The temple was reclaimed from the dam and reconstructed in its present and unforgettable location. Return flight to Cairo where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. (B)

9 Saturday: Cairo

Morning half day tour to Old Cairo to visit the beautiful Coptic Church of St. Sergius where Jesus & the Holy Family stayed after having fled from Jerusalem.  Continue to the restored, 9th century Ben Ezra Synagogue), the oldest in Egypt (subject to appointment confirmation). Proceed to the Mosque of Mohammed Ali at the 12th century Citadel of Saladin.  Drive to the bustling Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, where shopping is an exotic experience. Balance of the afternoon at leisure. Evening: Experience the extraordinary Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids. Overnight in Cairo.   (B)

10 Sunday: En Route

Transfer to Cairo airport for your departure flight.

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