Grand Tour of Egypt

Da USD 780

Duration 9 Nights

Cairo/ Sleeper train / Nile Cruise

Departs: Tuesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday 

For those wanting to see the best  of Egypt in a relaxed way this tour provides insight to Egypt seeing its main landmarks in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan, 

Da USD 780

+0 Opzioni aggiuntive

Prenota

Day 1: Cairo

Arrival to Cairo airport, meet Deluxe Travel representative. From the airport you will be transferred by a private A/C car to your hotel
Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Cairo

Start your full day visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Visit the Great Pyramids - Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at Sphinx - a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren.
Transfer to train station for overnight train to Luxor

 

Day 3: Luxor (Nile Cruise)

Arrival, meet & assist by our representative & Check in at Nile Cruise. Excursion tour to visit Karnak Temple, which is a serious of temples, built in different reigns. Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with it's 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsute and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake.
Transfer to Nile Cruise. Afternoon tea. Dinner on board & Belly Dance show. Dinner & Overnight in Luxor. 

 

Day 4: Luxor/ Edfu (Nile Cruise)

Breakfast. Visit the West Bank including: Valley of the Kings (Is a valley in Egypt where for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, tombs were constructed for the kings and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom (the Eighteenth through Twentieth Dynasties of Ancient Egypt). The valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, across from Thebes (modern Luxor), within the heart of the Theban Necropolis.), Colossi of Memnon (The two colossi are made of sandstone, which during ancient times was brought from Gabal El Silselah. Each colossus, including the pedestal and the crown, is about 21m tall and represents King Amenhotep III seating on his throne, wearing the Memes, or royal headdress, with the divine cobra protecting his forehead. On the sides of the colossi there is a representation of the Nile god Hapi, bending together the lotus and the papyrus plants, symbolizing the union of Upper and Lower Egypt) and Temple of Queen Hatshepsute (Hatshepsut was the fifth Pharaoh of the18th-dynasty who was one of the handful of female rulers in Ancient Egypt. Her reign was the longest of all the female pharaohs. Her funerary temple still stands as a tribute to her incredible rise to power). Lunch on board. Sail to Esna. Afternoon Tea. Disco Party.Dinner & Overnight in Edfu

Day 5: Edfu / Kom Ombo

Breakfast. Visit the Edfu Temple (Lies in Edfu town, 123 km north of Aswan on the west bank of the Nile. It dates to the Ptolemaic period. It was dedicated to the worship of god Hours represented as a falcon. It is one of the most beautiful Egyptian temples, distinguished by its huge splendid structure that blends Pharaonic and Greek architecture. Its grandeur competes with Luxor temples. It is the second largest temple after Karnak. It also houses the Nilometer and a huge pylon at the entrance). Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Visit the Kom-Ombo Temple (Located in Kom Ombo town, 45 km north of Aswan. It is built on a hillside overlooking the Nile. This temple was constructed in the Ptolemaic Roman era for the worship of god Haroeris and Sobek, the crocodile god. It is noted for relief engravings on its walls which show ancient surgical tools, bone saws and dentistry tools. Nearby there are three mummified crocodiles. They are now in Hathor's chapel). Sail to Aswan. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board & Galabya party. Dinner & Overnight on board.

Day 6:  Aswan

Breakfast. Excursion tour to visit, Philae Temple (The Temple of Isis is one of the greatest Temples in Egypt and it occupies about a quarter of the island. It is the main Temple on the island, with its huge, complete, pylons and beautiful scenes), High Dam (One of the most outstanding architectural achievements of the twentieth century. It was constructed to replace the old Aswan dam built in 1902. The High dam was constructed to protect Egypt from the floods as well as providing irrigation and electricity all over Egypt. It is 3600 meters long. Visitors can easily locate lake Nasser which is a huge water reservoir), visit to Kitchener Island with its beautiful botanical garden. Overnight in Aswan

 

Day 7:  Aswan/ Sleeper Train

Breakfast. Disembarkation. Optional: "Why not visit The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments. The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge façade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King's wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor". 
Transfer to train station for your sleeper train to Cairo.

Day 8:  Cairo

Arrival Cairo and transfer to hotel rest of afternoon free at leisure

Day 9:  Cairo

Free day at leisure

Day 10:  Cairo

Transfer to Cairo airport for flight back home

sub dot Prices

Listed prices are per person in double occupancy.

During Christmas, New Year and Easter a supplement is added send a tour inquiry to get best deal

 

sub dot Solo Travelers

For individual travelers check best rate for your date of travel by filling an inquiry form.

 

sub dot Tour Reservation

Reservation of the tour requires payment of 25% of tour cost upon confirmation this can be done online or with bank wire transfer. The remainder of tour cost should be settled upon arrival to Egypt either in cash or by credit card. During peak periods 50% of tour cost should be paid upon confirmation.

Sub Dot Children Policy

up to 2 Years free of charge

from 2-6 years 25% of tour cost

from 6-12 50% of tour cost

If your tour inquires airfare extra charges may apply

 

Sub Dot Entry Visa

Entry visa to Egypt is obtainable upon arrival at the airport for many nationalities at US$ 25, It is advisable to check with your nearest consulate if you are eligible for it. Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months after entering Egypt

 

Sub Dot Additional Entry tickets

Some archeological sites are not included in the price of the tour like entering inside the Pyramids, Solar Boat, Mummies room in the Egyptian museum and Tut Ankh Amun tomb

 

In evidenza

Package Includes:

✓3 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
✓4 Nights on Cruise board (Luxor & Aswan) full board (sight seeing included).
✓2 Nights on Sleeper Train, half-board basis
✓1 Full day tour in Cairo the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx & Khan El Khalili.
✓All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
✓All your tours and excursions are with A/C bus.
✓The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
✓Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide.
✓All your visits include entrance fees.
✓Our prices include all taxes and services.

 

Not Included:

Entry visa to Egypt.
Tipping.
Any Optional tours.
Insurance
International airfare
Personal Items
Food and drinks unless specified

 

Itinerario

  1. Cairo
  2. Luxor
  3. Aswan
  4. Cairo