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Nine Day Luxury Tour of Egypt


Nine Day Luxury Tour of Egypt


Nile cruise restaurant

Traveling to Egypt is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, so why not do it in style? With this nine day trip to Egypt, you'll be staying at the best hotels, and seeing the sites in comfort and style. When on land, you'll stay at the Mena House Oberoi Hotel and the Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino. Floating along on the Nile has also never been more pampering than cruising on the Sonesta St. George Nile Cruise. You'll have the time of your life and create dozens of memories to take home with you as we make sure you're pampered and experiencing everything Egypt has to offer!

Day 1 - Meet & Assist

You'll be met and assisted by one of our representatives at the airport, who'll escort you to your hotel where you can relax for the rest of the day before enjoying a good night's sleep.

Overnight:

Hotel in Cairo

Transportation:

All transfers included

Day 2 - Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Sakkara, and Memphis

Wake up and have a nice big breakfast at hotel, followed by a 9:00 am drive to one of the great wonders of the world: the Giza Pyramids. The three pyramids are Cheops (the biggest), followed by Khefren (the middle pyramid), and last, but definitely not least, Mankura (the smallest of the lot). Whilst in Giza, you'll also get to see the legendary Sphinx truly a sight to remember. You'll then be driven to the necropolis of Sakkara and see the Step Pyramids of King Zoser and the tomb of Queen Tee, followed by a lovely lunch of oriental food in a local restaurant. After lunch, you'll be taken to visit the old capital of Egypt, Memphis, and the alabaster statue of King Ramses the Second. Youll then return to the hotel and have a good nights sleep.

Overnight:

Hotel in Cairo

Site entrance fees:

Included

Guide:

Included

Transportation:

All transfers included

Meals included:

Breakfast and lunch

Day 3 - Luxor Nile Cruise

Youll enjoy an early breakfast today, before being escorted to Cairo International Airport to board your flight to Luxor. Once you arrive at the Luxor International Airport, you are greeted by our representative. Your trip will start at 10:00 am with a visit to Luxor Temple (on the East Bank of the Nile) and the Karnak Temple. After concluding your sightseeing for the day, you'll check in to your Nile Cruise, have lunch on board where you'll spend the night.

Overnight:

Nile Cruise Luxor

Site entrance fees:

Included

Guide:

Included

Transportation:

All transfers included

Meals included:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Day 4 - Luxor to Esna Lock

Breakfast served on board before you begin your days visits to the West Bank of Luxor. Youll see such sites as Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, the Hatshepsut Temple and finally, the Colossi of Memnon. After concluding your sightseeing for the day, you'll head back to your Nile Cruise. Lunch is served on board as we sail via Esna Lock to Edfu. Youll dock at Esna where you'll spend the night.

Overnight:

Nile Cruise Esna

Site entrance fees:

Included

Guide:

Included

Transportation:

All transfers included

Meals included:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5 - Edfu and Kom Ombo

Breakfast will be served on board as we set sail to Edfu, where we dock and visit the Temple of Horus. After your visit, we begin sailing to Kom Ombo, where, upon arrival, youll visit the Temple of Sobek and Haeroris. You dock in Kom Ombo and spend the night.

Overnight:

Nile Cruise Kom Ombo

Site entrance fees:

Included

Guide:

Included

Transportation:

All transfers included

Meals included:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6 - Aswan

Youll enjoy an early breakfast today as you sail to Aswan. Upon docking in Aswan, your trip will start with a visit to the impressive High Dam , which has helped to keep the Nile River from flooding agricultural land in the area since its completion in 1970. Next is the Unfinished Obelisk, the worlds largest known ancient obelisk. Your final stop on this tour is the Temple of Philae complex on Agilika Island. This temple was saved after the construction of the High Dam caused the original island to flood. Some 40,000 blocks, weighing about 20,000 tons were moved to the new location through the efforts of UNESCO and the Egyptian Tourist Authority. After concluding your sightseeing for the day, you'll check in to your Nile Cruise, have lunch on board where you'll spend the night.

Overnight:

Nile Cruise Aswan

Site entrance fees:

Included

Guide:

Included

Transportation:

All transfers included

Meals included:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7 - Aswan to Cairo

Youll enjoy an early breakfast today before checking-out of your cruise. Youll have the chance to spend some time in Aswan on your own today before youre escorted to the airport where youll take a domestic flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, you will be taken to your hotel, checked in and then you can turn in for a good nights sleep.

Overnight:

Hotel in Cairo

Transportation:

All transfers included

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8 - Egyptian Museum and Khan El Khalili

Breakfast will be served on the train. Youll be met by one of our representatives when you arrive at the Cairo Railway Station and taken to visit the magnificent Egyptian Museum which holds over 25,000 monuments from ancient Egyptian times. After that, youll be taken to visit the Saladin Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque (which is similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey). Then youll be taken to Khan El Khalili bazaar, after which youll be having lunch at a 5 star local restaurant with open buffet oriental food. After your fantastic meal, youll be transferred to the hotel for a nice, long sleep!

Overnight:

Hotel in Cairo

Site entrance fees:

Included

Guide:

Included

Transportation:

All transfers included

Meals included:

Breakfast and lunch

Day 9 - Airport

Youll wake up and have breakfast at the hotel and then youll be escorted to the airport where you will head back home with warm feelings, unforgettable memories and a promise to return!

Transportation:

All transfers included

A desire to return:

Included

Meals included:

Breakfast


Note:


All our day trips start at 9:00 am.
This program is available during the following days: Saturday

See also: 7 Day Luxury Tour

Last Updated: February 15th, 2012

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