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12 Days Nile Treasures & The Red Sea

An Experience of a Lifetime at an Electrifying Moment in Time!!!

Itinerary

Day 1

Departure from the United States for an enjoyable flight to Cairo

Day 2

Upon Landing at the Cairo International Airport, our representatives will meet you at the arrival hall and assist you through Customs formalities. You will then be escorted to your deluxe 5 stars Hotel on the Nile or by the Pyramids via private air-conditioned transportation.

Day 3 Giza Tour & Cairo (B/L)

After breakfast, travel via air conditioned transportation to meet your expert English speaking Egyptologist and stand in awe of the power and grandeur of the Great Pyramids located just 9 miles west of Cairo, and tour the Great Pyramids of Giza. There see King Cheop’s pyramid built 2650 BC, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World..  Then view the nearby Great Sphinx.  You may want to take a camel ride at this time or possibly return for one during the incredibly beautiful sunrise and sun sets on another day. Go on to visit the step pyramids of Ounas at Sakkara, which the First Pyramids were built in Egypt. After an authentic Egyptian lunch in a local restaurant, continue to Memphis, the one-time Capitol of Ancient Egypt and view the towering statue of Ramses II. Stop by the Bazaar shopping area before returning to the hotel for an evening of relaxation. “Optional: Evening Sound & Light Show at Sphinx & the Great Pyramids.

 

 

Day 4 Cairo Tour (B/L)

Begin your Egyptian adventure with a visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which houses the World’s largest collection of artifacts from the era of the Pharaohs and includes the treasures from the Tut-Ankh-Amun tomb. Later, Enjoy lunch in an authentic Egyptian restaurant and then spend the afternoon at the Citadel of Saladin and see the Mohamed Ali Mosque, which replicates the Blue Mosque in Turkey. End the day shopping at the Bazaar of Khan El Khalili for one of the unique Egyptian items, cartouche, papyrus, Pharaonic statues, or just to experience the art of bargaining. Return to the hotel for an evening at leisure or attend an optional dinner & Belle Dance show.

 

 

Day 5: Flight to Aswan for Cruise Departure (B/L/D)

In Aswan, Egypt’s sunniest southern city and ancient frontier town, a favorite winter resort due its dry climate check into your Deluxe Nile Cruise Ship at noon.  After lunch, sail the Nile to Elephantine Island on a Felucca sail boat for a view of the Nilometer, Lord Kitchner's Botanical Garden and finally the Agha Khan Mausoleum with marble interior, before returning to the cruise for an evening of entertainment or relaxation.

 

 

“Optional “tour to Abu Simble Temple Before check in you will fly to Abu SIMBLE.  In Aswan, take a scenic half hour flight over lake Nasser to Abu SIMBLE, and tour this magnificent site.  Enter the vast chambers and touch the towering statues carved thousands of years ago. There, incredibly, only on the King’s birthday and on the anniversary of his coronation a ray of sunlight penetrates through the massive rock structures and shines on an interior shrine to him.  After this unique tour, return to Aswan, and check into cruise ship. 

Day 6: Aswan/Kom-Ombo/Edfu/Esna (B/L/D)

After Breakfast tour the Aswan High Dam which was an engineering miracle when built in the 1960’s.  Visit the granite quarries of the 1150 ton unfinished Obelisk and continue to Philae Temple dedicated to the Goddess Isis. See the various shrines, which include the temple for Hathor, the goddess of fertility, then sail to Kom-Ombo to see the Twin Temple of Sobek, the Crocodile God and Haroeris, the Good Doctor, which are surrounded by sugarcane fields.  Interesting, sculptured walls show ancient surgical instruments and dental tools at those sites. Return to the ship for some relaxation or entertainment.

 

 

Enjoy the sights along the river’s edge near the palm trees, tropical plants, amber desert, and granite rocks as you sail for Edfu where you will take a horse drawn carriage to see the temple dedicated to the Ancient God Horus, the falcon headed God.  Then return to the ship to enjoy lunch and continue to Esna and visit the temple of Khnum, the Egyptian Ram-headed creator god built during the Ptolomeic period, and walk through a Nubian village and small museum.  Nearby is an early Christian Monastery built in the 4th Century A.D.  Return to you ship and enjoy the entertainment and delicious cuisine on board as you sail to Luxor for overnight. In the evening take an optional journey to view the Sound & Light Spectacular which features words, light and music to tell the story of the Magnificent Karnak Temple.  

 

 

Day 7: Thebes (B/L/D)

After an early breakfast visit the West bank where the sun sets on the City of the Dead, the Tombs of the Nobles and the Valley of the Kings and Queens.

 

 

After crossing the Nile to the Necropolis of Thebes you will visit the Valley of the Kings, Queens, and the Nobles.  There see the famous tomb of King Tut-Ankh-Amun, Ramses III & IV, Amenhotep II, Tuthmosis III and Nefertari and more. Then, continue to the Queen Hatshepsut Funerary Temple, the only woman to rule over Egypt, then the Ramesseum, and finally the Colossi of Memnon, which contain the statues, 19 meters high, that the Greeks named after Memnon, the legendary hero killed at the Trojan War. You may prefer to explore Luxor in a horse-drawn caleche or via an Optional Hot Air Balloon. Or ” Optional”Evening Sound and Light show at Karnak.

Day 8: Luxor / Sharm ELShiekh (The Red Sea)

After breakfast visit the East bank of the Nile, the city of the living, where sunrise greets the 100-acre Karnak Temple, truly a sight to behold.  Visit the Temple of Luxor built by two Pharaohs: Amenhotep III & Ramses II.  This temple is dedicated to Amun-Ra. 

 

 

Afternoon check out from your cruise, transfer for Evening flight to Sharm ELShiekh “Sinai”

 

 

Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.

Day 9: Sharm ELShiekh (B/D)

Free day at Leisure

 

 

Day 10: Sharm ELShiekh (B/D)

Free day at Leisure, Explore the City of Peace and enjoy relaxing time by the Red Sea, Feel and touch the sand of Sinai and imagine the old time when Abraham, Moses, Virgin Mary, Baby Jesus and other Pharaohs crossed the Sinai Peninsula thousands of years ago. Optional Dinner with Bedouin

 

 

Day 11: Sharm ELShiekh / Cairo (B)

Noon check out and transfer to Sharm airport for your flight back to Cairo, upon arrival you will be transfer to your Hotel, Evening at leisure.

Day12: Departure

Enjoy your flight back to the United States.

 With you, you will take a piece of history, and memories of an incredible experience that will last a lifetime…

Tour Includes:

  • 4 Nights Deluxe accommodations in Cairo at 5 stars hotel
  • 3 Nights Deluxe accommodations in the Red Sea Sharm ELShiekh at 5 stars hotel
  • 3 Nights Deluxe Nile Cruise 5 stars
  • 2 Full days of sightseeing in Cairo
  • All Meals on Board the Cruise
  • Buffet Breakfast Daily at hotels in Cairo
  • Lunch during the tour
  • 3 Dinners in Sharm ELShiekh at your hotel
  • All Shore excursions from the Cruise
  • All entrance fees per Itinerary
  • All Taxes & Service charge.
  • English speaking Guided Tour
  • Private Tour in Cairo.
  • Domestic Airline tickets Cairo/Aswan-Luxor/Sharm ELShiekh/Cairo
  • All Transfers in Egypt.
  • Private transportation.
  • Complimentary King TuT Travel kit & Flight Bag.
  • Our Excellent, prompt and professional service.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Entry Visa not included
  • International Air Ticket
  • Any item or tour not mentioned above.
  • Tips
  • Any Beverages,
  • Shopping items.
  • Easter/Xmas & New Year Surcharges
  • Travel Insurance

Seasonal Fees

All prices are per person based on double occupancy. A 5% discount applies to Triple occupancy

# Tour Low Season
June 01 st - Sep 30th
High Season
Oct 1st - May 30th
 
1 5 Stars Plus Deluxe Accommodations $4,850 $5,750 View Hotels
2 5 Stars Deluxe Accommodations $3,495 $3,850 View Hotels
3 5 Stars Accommodations $2,695 $3,225 View Hotels
4 4 Stars Hotel Accommodations $2,395 $2,575 View Hotels

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