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Luxurious Egypt Nile Cruise

duration 9 Days / 8 Nights

priceStart from $2710

locationEgypt

Summary

Experience all that is luxury from what Egypt has to offer. Top rated hotels and a 5-star cruise ship; with all facilities you need for the ultimate trip on the Nile. Here are beguilingly beautiful scenes and Ancient Egyptian sites — and the longest river in the world to observe them from. Experience sight seeing with your private, local tour guide and private transportation for your convenience

Highlights of this itinerary

Cairo Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum, Philae Temple, Kom Ombo, Edfe, Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple, West Bank, Valley of the Kings

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Highlights of this itinerary

Cairo Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum, Philae Temple, Kom Ombo, Edfe, Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple, West Bank, Valley of the Kings


Overview

Includes

  • Service of meet and assist upon arrival and departure,
  • 4 Nights accommodation in Cairo 5 * deluxe Four Seasons Nile Plaza hotel,
  • 4 Nights Sun Boat IV 5* deluxe Nile cruise,
  • Domestic flight Cairo - Luxor and Aswan - Cairo
  • All entrance fees as per above mentioned sightseeing,
  • All transfers as per above mentioned itinerary,
  • Meals as per above mentioned itinerary,
  • English speaking tour-guide during sightseeing.

Excludes

  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • International flight ticket
  • Tipping kitty
  • Any personal expenses such as drinks, laundry, etc
  • Any optional trips or unmentioned item
Day 1 (Cairo - Friday)

Day 1 (Cairo - Friday)

Arrive at Cairo Airport where our representative will meet and assist you through customs and then you claim your baggage. You will be transferred to your selected hotel for a free evening. Overnight at the Four Seasons Nile Plaza. (no meals)

Day 2 (Cairo - Saturday)

Day 2 (Cairo - Saturday)

Today you will be transported back to the time of the ancient Egyptians. Your private guide will accompany you to the awe inspiring Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza (including entrance inside either the 2nd or 3rd Pyramid) and then onwards to Sakkara to see the first pyramid ever built the Step Pyramid of Zosser. Overnight at the Four Seasons Nile Plaza (B)

Day 3 (Cairo - Sunday)

Day 3 (Cairo - Sunday)

After breakfast you will enjoy the legendary treasures of the Egyptian Museum. Take a look at some of the most exquisite and ancient artefacts and statues in history. Then see the Islamic areas of Cairo including the Citadel of Saladdin boasting the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Then onto the Coptic area of Cairo where the Romans constructed the fortress of Babylon which is built over the ruins of two towers of the fortress the church of St Mary or more commonly know as the Hanging Church, followed by St Sergius which is said to be the resting place for the holy family. Overnight at the Four Seasons Nile Plaza. (B)

Day 4 (Cairo to Luxor - Monday)

Day 4 (Cairo to Luxor - Monday)

An early morning flight to Luxor, followed by checking in on your luxurious Nile Cruise, The Sonesta Sunboat IV. Take part in the afternoon tour to the East Bank of Luxor. Entry is down the avenue of Ram Headed Sphinx to reach the Monumental Temple of Karnak and then continue onto Luxor Temple. Overnight Nile Cruise (B L D)

Day 5 (Luxor to Esna - Tuesday)

Day 5 (Luxor to Esna - Tuesday)

After an early morning start you cross over to the West Bank of Luxor where the Valley of the Kings & Queens, Queen Hatshepsut Temple and the Colossi of Memnon awaits you. Sailing continues towards Esna. (B L D)

Day 6 (Esna to Aswan - Wednesday)

Day 6 (Esna to Aswan - Wednesday)

In the morning, we visit the temple of Horus at Edfu, the best preserved and second largest Temple in Egypt. This is followed by a visit to the Greco Roman Temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to the two gods Sobek the crocodile God and Harveris the Sun God. We arrive Aswan late evening. (B L D)

Day 7 (Aswan - Thursday)

Day 7 (Aswan - Thursday)

The morning tour starts at the High Dam and its huge lake then take a short ferry ride to the Romantic and Majestic Philae Temple. On our way back towards the town we will visit the Unfinished Obelisk. Tonight you can explore the many bazaars and small streets of Aswan.. (B L D)

Day 8 (Aswan To Cairo - Friday)

Day 8 (Aswan To Cairo - Friday)

Your luxurious Nile Cruise disembarks in the morning. There is an optional tour by flight to the majestic Abu Simbel temple. Fly to Cairo and stay at the Four Seasons Nile Plaza for the night. (B)

Day 9 (Departure Day - Saturday)

Day 9 (Departure Day - Saturday)

Transfer to the Cairo Airport for your departure flight.(B)


Dear Mr. Kamel,

Thank you for arranging our sightseeing in Egypt last month. My mother and I had perfect tours in Upper Egypt and Sinai, and I had a perfect tour of Cairo. We will tell our family and friends that they should book their Egyptian tours through Lady Egypt and request our Upper Egypt guide, Mohamed Garib. I am writing this email to explain why my mother and I believe that Lady Egypt is so lucky to have Mohamed on staff.

Mohamed's excellent English, ability to captivating stories, and deep knowledge of Ancient Egyptian history brought Egypt's rich history to life. My mother and I quickly fell in love with Egypt, mostly because Mohamed's pride in his country is so genuine and contagious.

Mohamed's professionalism is incredible, especially considering his age. At each monument, he welcomed us, explained its importance and how it related to everything else we were seeing, guided us through the monument, and then left us some time to explore for ourselves. Even though Mohamed has probably seen each monument a hundred times, he seemed as enthusiastic as if it was his first trip. At the same time, he was not too eager: he asked us questions to find out how much we already knew, how much more we wanted to know, and then adjusted his presentations to fit our interests rather than telling us everything he knew about each monument.

In short, Mohamed is the perfect guide. He was such a great guide and such a responsible, trustworthy, and fun person while we were in Upper Egypt that I booked additional services through Lady Egypt in order to have him guide me around Cairo while my mother was teaching. Even though his specialty is Upper Egypt, he was able to tell me everything I wanted to know about the Citadel, Coptic Cairo, the antiquities at the Egyptian Museum, and the Pyramids at Giza. I do not know if he prepared extra for that tour or if he just knows Egypt so well, but it is clear that he is committed to being the best guide in Egypt.

Thank you again for arranging all of our sightseeing in Egypt. We will book our tours through Lady Egypt on our next trip. Also, we have been telling all of our friends and family that they should visit Egypt as soon as they can, and that they should book their tours through Lady Egypt with Mohamed Garib as their guide.

Best Wishes,
Beth Forsythe

Quality Accommodation Staff Efficiency Satisfaction


Yasser was very helpful and replied quickly to all of my emails. Very nice, and the website was very informative.

Ahmed was waiting for us and helped with every detailed and helped get a room with a wonderful view in Cairo .

Paul went over the entire week and wanted to make it seamless and go smoothly

Everyone we worked with extremely nice and helpful and worked hard to make us happy

Everything was easy and taken care of so that our trip was enjoyable. Thank you!

We arrived uncertain about what to expect on our first trip to Egypt. We left after touring with Lady Egypt Tours feeling we’d seen and learned so much and the experience exceeded our expectations

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Everything went so smooth. Everyone was so kind and thoughful of all of our needs and although there was people in our group needed and wanted different things.

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Optional Tours

A Day In Alexandria
Nubian Village and Dinner Tour - Aswan
Cooking Classes
Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids
Hot Air Balloon - Luxor
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