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Cairo, Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan, Abu Simbel

  • 4 Nights Luxury Accommodation at your Choice of Hotel in Cairo
  • 4 Nights Luxury Accommodation Aboard your Choice of Nile Cruise
  • 18 Meals: 8 Buffet Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 4 Dinners
  • All Sightseeing in Egypt Guided by a Licensed Egyptologist
  • Domestic Airfare within Egypt
  • All Transfers and Luggage Handling within Egypt
  • All Transportation Provided by Deluxe Air-Conditioned Private Vehicle
  • All Hotel Taxes and Service Charges
  • Entrance Fees as Per Itinerary
  • The Services of a Local Representative

ITINERARY DETAILS

DAY 1

Cairo


Arrive to Egypt, the Land of the Pharaohs. At Cairo International Airport, you will be welcomed by your representative, and then escorted to your hotel.

DAY 2

Cairo - City Tour


Start your day with a guided tour of the Cairo Museum, with artifacts of the Pharaonic era and the treasures of King Tutankhamen's tomb. Drive to Old Cairo, where early Judaism and Christianity flourished in Egypt. Visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue and Saint Sergius Church. After lunch, drive to the Citadel of Saladin and visit the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque. Enjoy a walking tour of the largest 13th century oriental market, Khan El Khalili Bazaar.

DAY 3

Cairo, Pyramids Tour


After breakfast, a scenic drive will take you to the Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza, which have stood for the last 5000 years. Complete your visit at Giza with a tour of the Solar Boat Museum. After lunch, continue to the ancient city of Memphis, the first capital of United Upper and Lower Egypt, and later visiting Sakkara, the site of the Step Pyramid of Zoser.

DAY 4

Cairo, Luxor


After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Cairo airport to catch a flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, you will be taken to your luxury cruise ship, where you will spend the next five days and four nights on your Nile cruise. Visit the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Explore the West Bank, including the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Overnight stay in Luxor.

DAY 5

Luxor, Edfu


Early morning sailing to Edfu, via Esna. Overnight stay in Edfu.

DAY 6

Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan


Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, the falcon-god, considered the best-preserved ancient temple in Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak. Sail to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek and Horus. Then sail to Aswan and stay overnight.

DAY 7

Aswan


Visit the Aswan High Dam, the Granite Quarries with the Unfinished Obelisk, and the Temple of Philae. Sail onboard a felucca, a typical Egyptian sailboat, as you enjoy the view of Kitchener Island's botanical garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Overnight stay in Aswan.

DAY 8

Aswan, Abu Simbel Tour


After breakfast, you will disembark and be transferred to the airport, for your tour to Abu Simbel. Visit the colossal Temple of Ramses II and the temple of his beloved Queen Nefertari. Both temples were carved out of a hillside, beside the Nile, in 13th century BC. Transfer back to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, you will be escorted to your hotel.

DAY 9

Departure


After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport, to catch your departure flight.

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The Four Seasons Hotel at Nile Plaza is a luxury hotel in Cairo offering unbeatable views of the pyramids, authentic Egyptian cuisine, giving guests an opportunity to have fun with the whole family in Cairo. This beacon of sophisticated hospitality rises on the legendary Corniche along the bank of the river. With impressive views of both the Nile and the Citadel, Four Seasons unites its timeless, caring, personalized attention with the dynamism of fast-forward Cairo.

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The Mena House Oberoi, a palatial hotel in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza, enchanting guests since 1869, sitting on over 40 acres of land. The luxurious Mena House Oberoi, in Cairo, has accommodated kings and emperors, Heads of State, and even celebrities. A variety of international as well as Egyptian cuisine is offered at the excellent restaurants and bars of the hotel. Rooms feature traditional inspired furnishings with private butler service and 24-hour in-room dining.

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Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa is a majestic resort, surrounded by landscaped gardens in an unrivaled location, less than a kilometer away from the historical sites of the Sphinx and the Giza Pyramids, sole survivors of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The luxury hotel in Cairo offers two swimming pools, a fully equipped health and fitness center, and a Royal Club, providing premium services and a variety of restaurants with International, Oriental, Mediterranean and Mexican cuisines.

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The JW Marriot is a luxury hotel in Cairo, allowing guests to indulge in a vibrant city, with 7,000 years of history and culture, offering a unique combination of relaxed elegance and personalized service. Not far from the prestigious Heliopolis area, the Cairo International Airport, and the city center, the hotel has luxurious rooms and suites with breathtaking views of an emerald green golf course. Prepare your senses for a selection of twelve international dining options or pamper yourself at the Mandara Spa.

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A luxury Nile River cruise, the Sonesta Star Goddess, sails between Luxor and Aswan for either four or seven nights. All the ship's units are spacious suites, fitted with parquetted floors and private balconies overlooking panoramic views of the Nile River. Each suite is named after famous composers, giving it a touch of elegance and sophistication. Breakfast and lunch buffets, as well as a la carte dinners, are served daily.

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Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile Cruise Ship offers forty-nine luxurious cabins and four presidential suites with private lounges. All accommodations feature their own private balcony and modern amenities. A variety of special services and facilities are available on the Sonesta Moon Goddess, also known as one of the best cruise ships on the Nile. Breakfast and lunch buffets, as well as a la carte dinners, are served daily.

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The Sonesta Nile Goddess is a luxury Nile River cruise featuring plush accommodations with extensive panoramic views, bathrooms with full-size bathtubs, and all the modern amenities to make guests comfortable. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool, experience the exciting nightlife in the ship's disco or pamper yourself with a relaxing massage treatment at the spa. The Sonesta Nile Goddess sails between Luxor and Aswan for either four or seven nights.

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The Zen Mojito is a five-star luxury Nile Cruise, built in 2005, with four decks, seventy tastefully decorated cabins, including one presidential suite, a spa featuring a gym and sauna, and a sundeck with a swimming pool and jacuzzi. Awarded with a Certificate of Excellence, the Zen Mojito offers guest top-notch service and a complimentary transfer between the cruise ship and airport or train. Enjoy the calming atmosphere and peaceful sceneries.

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Completely renovated in September 2009, the Zen Monaco luxury Nile River Cruise Ship was built with inspiration from the classical European style, with attention to guests' preferences and desires. The various amenities, the elegant decor and the attentive staff will guarantee a pleasant and memorable stay. The cruise ship has sixty-eight cabins, including three presidential suites, a spa featuring a gym and sauna, and a sundeck with a swimming pool and two jacuzzis.

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The Sonesta Amirat Dahabeya is the newest addition to the Sonesta Nile Cruise portfolio, offering a luxury Nile River cruise that lasts seven nights with lasting experiences between Luxor and Aswan. A unique excursion, by a traditional small sailing vessel, commonly used during a more gracious era of the 1920s- 1940s, when aristocrats and sophisticated travelers chose to cruise the Nile in an imaginary world with style and privacy.

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3 Nights Athens Extension

Get a taste of history, culture and cuisine when you head off to Athens, the birthplace of democracy. Spend three nights at one of our top luxury hotels, with magnificent views of the Acropolis. Enjoy a full- day tour of the historical highlights around the city, including the Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum, the ancient Agora, the neoclassical buildings of Plaka, the changing of the guards at the Parliament building, Lycabettus Hill, and more. Your three nights/four-day extension includes roundtrip airfare from Cairo to Athens, private transfers, hotel accommodations, private tours, and local assistance.

3 Nights Jordan Extension

Take a walk through the history of various empires and eras in Jordan. Spend three nights at one of our hand selected luxury hotels in Amman. Explore the rose city of Petra, discover the Roman city of Jerash, and experience the breathtaking views of the city of Amman from the Hill of the Citadel. Your three nights/four-day extension in Jordan includes roundtrip airfare from Cairo to Amman, private transfers, hotel accommodations, private tours, and local assistance.

Carolyn & Mark in Egypt - Travelive Reviews

Carolyn & Mark, USA

Hi Mina,

Firstly, THANK YOU for a very special Egypt experience. It was amazing to have our own guide & driver everywhere we went, not to mention being met at the airport & having everything taken care of from that point, including checking into the hotel. It all went extremely smoothly. The local company you chose to use were professional, courteous & knowledgeable.

Secondly, we would like you to pass on our appreciation of the following people who really went out of their way to make our trip memorable:

Hassan & driver Amir – a great introduction to Cairo. Hassan REALLY spoilt us, even managing to arrange an upgrade to a suite for our last night in Cairo. Amr was a driver extraordinaire!

John & Amr – made our 2 days in Cairo memorable. John is a guide to be treasured. Ancient history came alive with him. Amr was another exceptional driver

Ashraf – a great guide for our cruise. He coped with my husband’s sense of humor, becoming a great friend.

Thanks again

Carolyn & Mark

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Oba Family in Egypt - Travelive Reviews

Oba Family, USA

Hi Dina!

It was THE BEST trip for us!

Minako

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