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Cairo & Nile Cruise Package

In 9 days, visit Cairo sights and join 4 days Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor and back to Cairo.
from 735 USD for 9 days
Day 1

Arrival Cairo

Arrival Cairo International Airport our High Tours representative will meet you and transfer to hotel in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2

Pyramids of Giza Tour

Our High Tours representative will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo in an air-conditioned coach. Accompanied by a guide, you will be taken on a trip to the pyramids of Giza that lies on the west bank of the Nile facing Cairo. On top of Giza plateau rise the three pyramids erected by Cheops, Chepren and Mycerinus, guarded by the mysterious Sphinx which is a mythical statue with the body of a lion and a human head. Giza’a three pyramids and the Sphinx were constructed in the 4th dynasty of Egypt’s Old Kingdom. About 2,500 BC, King Khufu, the second pharaoh of the fourth dynasty, commissioned the building of his tomb at Giza. On an average, over 2 million blocks of stone was used to build Khufu’s pyramid, and the heaviest blocks were used as the ceiling of Khufu’s burial chamber. Khufu’s son was the next in the royal line who commissioned the building of his own pyramid complex which includes the Sphinx. Each pyramid has a mortuary temple and a valley temple linked by long causeways that were rooted and walled. After marveling at the pyramids of Giza, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Cairo.

Day 3

Egyptian Museum & Khan Al Kallili

After breakfast at hotel, start a day tour to Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. The museum holds some of the finest treasures of human history, and is filled far beyond the capacity of the 100 year old building.There are as much as 136,000 items exhibited. 40,000 more lie in the basement, many are sinking into the soft ground. A great number of the items are tiny, coins or amulets, but prepare yourself for the awe of facing great statues and treasures. Visit Khan Al Khalili Bazzars that date back to 1382. Shops in this district are legendary for fine brassware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques and more! Everything for sale in these shops is negotiable - be prepared to bargain for goods in this exciting maze of shops! then transfer to Train Station and overnight on board of train heading to Aswan.

Day 4

Aswan

Pick up from Aswan Station . Transfer to cruise and embarkation before lunch. Afternoon free at leisure in Aswan. Overnight on board of the Cruise.

Day 5

Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu

In the morning pick up from Cruise after breakfast to visit of the High Dam and the temple of Philae. Back to cruise and sail to Kom Ombo. Arrive Kom Ombo and visit the temple shared by the two Gods Sobek and Haroeris. Back to cruise and sail to Edfu and overnight.

Day 6

Edfu / Esna / Luxor

In the morning pick up from Cruise and visit the temple of Horus in Edfu. Bck to cruise and sail to Esna. Cross the lock. Sail to Luxor and overnight.

Day 7

Luxor Sights

Disembarkation after breakfast. Cross to the West bank; Visit the Valley of the Kings, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Then our High Tours will transfer you to Luxor train station. Overnight onboard seating train heading to Cairo.

Day 8

Islamic & Coptic Cairo Tour

High Tours representative will pick up from Cairo station and enjoy Half Day trip in Islamic & Coptic Cairo. Your guide will begin your guided tour in Islamic Cairo - we start at the Citadel fortress with a visit to the Mohammed Ali Mosque (the alabaster mosque). The Citadel that was built by Salah-El-Din in the 12th Century and was the seat of power for the following 700 years. On the premises is the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali, one of the landmarks of Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of the city. The Mohammed Ali mosque was built in Turkish style, very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey. Our next stop is in Coptic Cairo home of some of the oldest Christian churches in the world and retrace the steps where Mary and Joseph walked thousands of years ago. We will visit the Hanging Church, also known as El Muallaqa that was dedicated to the Virgin Mary and it was believed to have been built at the end of the 3rd century. Built on the outer wall you will see the Greek Church of St. George. Following is a visit to the Church of St. Sergius, a perfect example of Coptic churches and monasteries. It was founded at the end of the 4th century and it stands on a crypt that is said to have sheltered the holy family during their flight from Egypt. After that you will be dropped back to hotel in Cairo.

Day 9

Final Departure from Cairo

After breakfast and check out of hotel our High Tours representative will meet you and transfer to Cairo International airport for final departure.

Inclusions

  • 3 nights in 3* Hotel in Cairo include breakfast. 
  • 3 nights in 5* standard Nile Cruise Accommodation include breakfast, lunch & dinner. 
  • 2 way in 1st class seating train tickets : Cairo /Aswan & Luxor /Cairo. 
  • Above mentioned sightseeing entrance. 
  • English speaking guide during tours. 
  • Transfers with modern air conditioned vehicle with driver. 
  • Tax & permission

Exclusions

  • International flight tickets. 
  • Egypt Entry Visa 
  • Tips for hotel, cruise, guide , drivers etc ... 
  • Any item not mentioned in " Inclusions"

Notes

  • Package Price : 0.00 $ per person in Double. 
  • Resrvation is subject to cruises availability. 
  • To active this offer, minimum 2 person participant. 
  • Special prices for more participants. 
  • This offer is valid during Easter Period 2011. 
  • Prices is subject to change.


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