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Drift Down the Nile

8 Days/ 7 Nights (Luxor / Aswan /Luxor) Embarkation from Luxor

Tour Information:

Price : $1,300

Starts in :

Luxor

End in:

Luxor

Departs :

Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri

Local Payment :

No

Hotel rating

5 Deluxe
 

Day 1: Cairo - Meet and Assist at airport. Transfer to Hotel

  • Meet and assist.
  • Transfer to hotel.
  • Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Cairo - Visit Pyramids and Giza.

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Visit the renowned Great Pyramids of Giza.
  • Enjoy free camel and horseback riding around the world's wonder, the Great Pyramids.
  • Visit the legendary ancient capital of Egypt, Memphis, Sakkara, Step Pyramids of Zoser, one of Egypt's first pyramids.
  • Overnight in the Hotel

Day 3: Cairo - Visit Museum, Old Cairo and Khan El Khalily

  • Breakfast in Hotel.
  • Visit the remarkable Egyptian Museum.
  • Lunch in a local restaurant.
  • In the afternoon, head to Islamic Cairo where you will visit one of Cairo's landmarks, Mohamed Ali Mosque and the renowned Citadel built by Salah-el-Din.
  • Proceed to visit Coptic Cairo to visit some of the oldest churches of the world.
  • In the evening, bring your bargaining skills to the table as you shop in this thrilling maze of shops in Old Cairo, Khan El Khalili.
  • Overnight in the Sleeping train.

Day 4: Aswan - Check-in at Nile Cruise. Visit High Dam, Temple of Philae, and Unfinished Obelisk. Afternoon Felucca Ride to Elephantine Island.

  • Breakfast on train
  • Arrive in Aswan
  • Embarkation on the luxurious river Cruise before lunch.
  • Visit of the High Dam, an engineering miracle that has largely shaped Egypt's development and the tour the beautiful Temple of Philae, dedicated to one of Ancient Egypt's important figures, goddess Isis.
  • Enjoy a felucca ride to Elesphantine Island, Aswan's largest island, contain a rare Nilometer, used to measure the Nile's water level and view of Akha Khan Mausoleum's elegant structure.
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Lunch on Board
  • Disco Party
  • Dinner on Board
  • Overnight in Cruise

Day 5: Nile Cruise - Sail to Kom Ombo, then Edfu.

  • Breakfast on board.
  • Sail to Kom Ombo, once an important caravan town.
  • Lunch on board.
  • Tour the Kom Ombo Temple dedicated to two of the Pharoahs Gods, Sobek and Haroeris.
  • Cruise to Edfu, a must-see stopover
  • Visit The Temple of Horus in Edfu, the best preserved ancient temple in Egypt and the second largest after Karnak.
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Lunch on Board
  • Disco Party
  • Dinner on Board
  • Overnight in Cruise.

Day 6: Nile Cruise - Cross Esna lock. Arrive at Luxor.

  • Breakfast on board.
  • Cross the lock, Cruise to Luxor, where most of the world's monuments are left well intact.
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Lunch on Board
  • Games Party
  • Dinner on board.
  • Overnight in Cruise.

Day 7: Check-out Nile Cruise - Tour the West Bank. Visit the East Bank of Luxor, Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.

  • Breakfast on board.
  • Disembarkation from Nile Cruise,
  • Cruise to the west bank to tour the Necropolis of Thebes, containing many tombs and temples dating back to the New Kingdom, and Valley of the Kings, where its careful colourful detail and intact tombs make it an absolute must-see.
  • After lunch, visit the voluptuous limestone structure, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon, which reputed to ‘sing' every morning at dawn.
  • Visit Temple of Karnak, the world's largest ancient religious site, and tour Temple of Luxor, where you will be greeted by hundreds of lined up sphinxes along a path that will lead you to the temple.
  • Transfer to the Train Station.
  • Overnight in the Sleeping Train.

Day 8: Cairo – Departure. Transfer to Airport.

  • Breakfast on Train
  • Arrive in Cairo.
  • Transfer to Cairo International Airport
  • Meet and Assist.

  • All Transportation to and between cities.

  • 2 nights in Cairo.

  • 2 nights on the Sleeping Train..

  • 3 nights on Cruise board on Full Board basis.

  • Sightseeing on the cruise included

  • Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide.

  • All your visits include entrance fees.

  • Our prices include all taxes and services