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Amazing Egypt 9-Days 8-Nights Cairo, Nile Cruise, Abu Simbel&Hurghada From Cairo

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Itinerary

Day 1: Cairo Arrival Transfer

Pass By: Cairo International Airport, Oruba، Road، El Nozha, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Welcome to Egypt's capital! You'll be met on arrival at Cairo airport by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting to explain your itinerary, then the rest of the day is free at your leisure. If your flight lands early, then you could take a first look at the pyramids with an amazing sound and light show(optional), or perhaps head into downtown Cairo for a Nile dinner cruise and show(optional).

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 star Hotel in Cairo.

Day 2: Visit The Great Pyramids, Sphinx & Saqqara

Stop At: Step Pyramid of Djoser, Saqqara Egypt
This morning, Egypt Gift Tours licensed tour guide will pick up you for a full day tour of the Pyramids at Giza and Saqqara. Start in chronological order, as it were, by visiting the step pyramid of Saqqara; the first capital of ancient Egypt, this is the oldest pyramid in Egypt 4800 B.c, built by King Zoser, before exploring the famous pyramids at Giza.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
Stop for lunch break(optional) then, continue to the Giza Plateau, see some of the world’s most iconic sights; the majestic Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, these structures that have stood tall for 4,500 years. Discover the beauty of the Sphinx, enjoy the views and take remarkable pictures.

In the evening, transfer to the train station to take the overnight sleeper train to Aswan(dinner and breakfast are served at the train).
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight train to Aswan.

Day 3: Aswan Arrival Transfer to Nile Cruise&Aswan Tours

Stop At: High Dam, Aswan Egypt
Arrive at Aswan Railway station, meet your guide and transfer to your 5 star Nile Cruise to check in before lunch. Have lunch on board. Then, start your tour by visiting the High Dam; achieved in 1960 to protect Egypt from the flood and generate electric.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
Proceed to visit the Graeco Roman Temple dedicated to Goddess Isis using a small motorboat to get there. Later on, return back to your cruise for dinner, folkloric show, and Overnight in Aswan.

Note: If your arrival to Aswan is so early, so we will start the tour direct upon arrival since the cruise check-in time at 12:00 and we don't want our guest to waste their time waiting at the lobby for check-in.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Aswan.

Day 4: Abu Simbel, Navigation&Kom Ombo Temple

Stop At: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel Egypt
Around 4:30 am, you will be picked up for Abu Simbel trip (sharing a small group). This amazing site was completely dismantled and rebuilt when Lake Nasser was flooded. Drive for about 3 hours, to be met by your Egyptology guide; who will escort you to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel, telling you the stories and the history of the iconic sights of ancient Egypt. Back to the cruise by noon time. Lunch on board and be ready for the cruise navigation by afternoon heading to Kom Ombo city.
Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Temple of Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo Egypt
Late in the afternoon, arrive at Kom Ombo city; where to visit the dual temple of Sobek, the crocodile God and Horus, the Falcon God. Back to the cruise and have dinner. Continue sailing to Edfu for overnight.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Edfu.

Day 5: Edfu Temple & Arrive Luxor(visit Luxor Temple)

Stop At: Temple of Horus at Edfu, Edfu Egypt
After your breakfast, enjoy Horse Carriage ride with your tour guide to visit the temple of Horus at Edfu which is considered to be the most complete and the best preserved of all the Egyptian temples. Return to the cruise, relax on the deck watching the unique landscape and admire the beautiful scenery of the Nile river while sailing to Luxor. Cross Esna Lock. Enjoy Lunch on board. Afternoon tea on the sundeck.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
Late in the afternoon, arrive at Luxor dock, to enjoy Luxor Temple on the East bank of Luxor, where ancient Egyptian, Christian and Islamic features are exhibited. Dinner on board and belly dancing show. Overnight in Luxor.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Luxor.

Day 6: Luxor West Bank, Karnak Temple Tour&Overnight in Luxor

Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
Breakfast and check out to start your remarkable day by driving to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs from the New kingdom carved their tombs in the mountains aiming to hide their treasures and protect their mummies.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
Then to the Mortuary temple of the famous queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
End your tour in the West Bank by a photo stop in front of the gigantic statues of Memnon. Lunchtime in a local restaurant(optional) .
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Luxor Egypt
Get back to the East Bank to see the largest temple ever; Karnak Temple built through 2000 years and covering an area of about 63 acres. Check in a 4-star hotel in Luxor for Overnight.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Luxor 4 star hotel.

Day 7: Hurghada private transfer from Luxor

Pass By: Hurghada Marina, Marina Boulevard, Hurghada Egypt
Take your breakfast, then start your journey to Hurghada by a private A/C vehicle for approx. 4 hours driving. Arrive at Hurghada 5-star Resort to check in for 2 nights, relax on the beach and enjoy swimming in the crystal water. Accommodation for 2 nights with all inclusive service included. Feast on open buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Hurghada 5 star hotel.

Day 8: Free Day in Hurghada.

Pass By: Giftun Islands, Hurghada Egypt
Have peace of mind and enjoy a full day snorkeling trip at Giftun Island (optional) to explore the most beautiful coral reef in the world, enjoy swimming, fishing and too much fun. With door-to-door transport and buffet lunch included.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Hurghada

Day 9: Cairo Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel, Old Cairo&Departure Transfer

Stop At: Egyptian Antiquities Museum, Midan El Tahrir Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511 Egypt
Early morning, check out from your hotel and transfer to Hurghada airport for the 1 hour flight to Cairo to enjoy another remarkable day to the Egyptian Museum and Old Cairo. Meet your guide and start by the Egyptian Museum; home to one of the world's great collections of antiquities; the fantastic Tutankhamun exhibit, see his golden mask and many of the New Kingdom royal mummies, lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries full of thousands of artifacts.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Coptic Cairo, Cairo Egypt
Lunch at a local restaurant(optional) before exploring some of the most famous churches in Cairo. Travel to the Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr. Both these churches were built into the walls of the Babylon Fortress and their remains could be Cairo’s oldest structures. Visit the Church of St Sergius next.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cairo Citadel, Al Abageyah Shar'a Salih Salem, Cairo 11511 Egypt
Have a chance to visit the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha At Salah Al Din Citadel before driving back to the Cairo Airport for your home flight.

Or Cairo's Khan al-Khalili Bazaar, which is an essential Egyptian experience – lose yourself in the colors and aromas of this fascinating marketplace.

Note: you need to choose either Khan Al Khalili Bazaars or the Citadel.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Cairo International Airport, Oruba، Road، El Nozha, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Our representative will escort you to the airport for departure according to your flight details.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Cairo International Airport/Hotels in Cairo or Giza
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
9 days
Inclusions
  • 6x Breakfast
  • 5x Dinner
  • 5x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
  • 3 nights accommodation on 5 stars Cruise on full board basis starts with lunch&ends with breakfast.
  • 2 nights accommodation (1 night in Cairo+1 night in Luxor)at 4 star hotel on B&B basis.
  • Sleeper Train Ticket Cairo to Aswan.
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology Tour guide
  • All transfers/pick up&drop off by A/C vehicle.
  • 2 Nights accommodation in 5 star resort in Hurghada with all inclusive service(food&beverages)..
Exclusions
  • Domestic flight Hurghada to Cairo.
  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
  • Drinks during meals on the Nile Cruise.
  • Any personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Tipping to Guide, Drivers, cruise crew etc.
  • Any optional Tours if required.
  • Entry/Admission - Step Pyramid of Djoser
  • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
  • Entry/Admission - High Dam
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
  • Entry/Admission - Abu Simbel Temple Complex
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Kom Ombo
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Horus at Edfu
  • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
  • Entry/Admission - Egyptian Antiquities Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Coptic Cairo
  • Entry/Admission - Cairo Citadel
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Child rate applies only when sharing two paying adults.
  • A child from 6 to 11 accompanied by one adult will be treated as an adult.
  • Sometimes due to sailing conditions on the River Nile,Nile Cruises itineraries schedule and sailing time maybe updated.We assure that our clients will see all what is on their itineraries but maybe in different order.
  • Prices are quoted in U.S dollars,per person per trip and valid,except during Christmas,New Year,Easter holidays.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • A valid Passport copy is required to book you the sleeper train ticket.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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