11 days 10 nights
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Egypt is a land that has always been steeped in mystery, adventure and wonder. From the Pyramids of Giza to the ancient temples and tombs, this country has a rich and vibrant history that is waiting to be discovered. And what better way to explore the wonders of Egypt than on an 11-day Cairo and Nile adventure?
Our carefully curated tour will take you through the heart of Egypt’s ancient civilization, starting with the Pharaonic Capital, Cairo. Here, you will have the opportunity to explore the many sights and sounds of this bustling city, from the markets filled with exotic spices and souvenirs to the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza. Get up close and personal with the Sphinx and marvel at the scale and grandeur of these ancient wonders of the world.
But the adventure doesn’t stop there. After exploring Cairo, you will embark on a splendid Nile cruise down the magical waters of the Nile from Luxor to Aswan on the traditional yet luxurious Nebyt Dahabiya. The Nile has always been the lifeblood of Egypt, and cruising down this great river is an experience like no other. As you make your way down the Nile, you will be transported back in time to an era of grandeur and elegance, where kings and queens ruled and ancient civilizations flourished.
The route of the cruise is unique, taking you through El Batekh, El Kab Village, Esna, Edfu, Gebel El Silsila, and much more. You will see some of the most breathtaking landscapes in all of Egypt, from the lush greenery of the riverbanks to the towering cliffs that rise high above the water. And all along the way, you will be surrounded by the rich history and culture of this incredible land.
The Nebyt Dahabiya is a luxurious sailing vessel with a small number of cabins, making for an intimate and exclusive experience. The cabins are well-appointed and comfortable, with amenities such as a mini bar and jacuzzi. The shaded sun deck is the perfect place to relax and unwind, with a hot tub and chaise lounges where you can bask in the warm breeze of the Nile while feasting your eyes on the picturesque views of Upper Egypt’s charming river-side cities.
During the cruise, you will have the opportunity to explore many of the fascinating sights along the Nile. In El Batekh, you can visit the temple of Horus, one of the best-preserved ancient temples in all of Egypt. In Edfu, you can explore the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, and see the well-preserved reliefs and carvings that date back thousands of years. And in Gebel El Silsila, you can see the quarries where the ancient Egyptians mined the stone used to build many of their most famous structures.
Throughout the tour, you will be accompanied by knowledgeable and experienced guides who will provide you with insights and information about the many sights and sounds. They will take you off the beaten path and show you the hidden gems that are often missed by other tourists. And they will help you navigate the often-complex history and culture of this fascinating country.
In conclusion, our 11-day Cairo and Nile adventure is the perfect way to experience the beauty and wonder of Egypt. With its rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes, Egypt is a land that is just waiting to be explored. And with our carefully curated tour, you can do just that, experiencing the best that this incredible country has to offer in comfort and style.
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|MAY-SEPT||US$ 4199 per person||US$ 6915 per person|
|OCT-APRIL||US$ 4555 per person||US$ 7899 per person|
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Join us for an unforgettable tour of Egypt where you'll explore the mystical land of Pharaohs, marvel at the iconic pyramids of Giza, sail down the Nile on a luxurious dahabiya boat, and discover ancient temples and tombs.
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo - Welcome to the Land of Pharaohs
Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, your tour manager will meet and assist you, and provide an entry visa. You'll be escorted in an exclusive air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel in Old Islamic Cairo, where your tour manager will assist with check-in and confirm pick-up times for activities.
Day 2: Visiting the Pyramids & Sakkara
After breakfast, your personal guide will take you to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the Valley Temple. Enjoy lunch at an authentic Egyptian restaurant before heading to the Sakkara area to visit the Sakkara Complex and the Djoser Pyramid.
Day 3: Cairo Sightseeing
Visit the Egyptian Museum, have lunch at a local restaurant, and explore the alleys of Khan El Khalili in Medieval Islamic Cairo.
Day 4: Embark in Luxor
Fly to Luxor and visit the Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings. Board a luxurious Dahabiya boat and enjoy a hand-crafted lunch on board as you sail to Esna.
Day 5: Esna, El Kab Village, and Edfu
Visit El Kab village, then sail to Edfu and take a horse-drawn carriage ride to the Temple of Horus. Pass through local villages and fields before enjoying a sunset and dinner near Sheikh Rehan Island.
Day 6: Gabal El Silsela
Sail to Gabal El Silsela and visit the rock-cut Temple of Hormoheb. Enjoy a BBQ dinner at Al Bashir Island.
Day 7: Sailing to Aswan
Relax and enjoy the facilities on board as you sail to Aswan.
Day 8: Aswan & Philae Temple
Visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, before departing for the airport.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided on specified days.
Visits: Great Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Valley Temple, Sakkara Complex, Djoser Pyramid, Egyptian Museum, Islamic Cairo, Khan El Khalili, Karnak Temple, Valley of the Kings, El Kab Village, Edfu Temple, Temple of Horus, Gabal El Silsela, Temple of Hormoheb, Philae Temple.
Day 9: Abu Simbel
Today, wake up early for breakfast before heading out for a day trip to the impressive Abu Simbel Temples. These temples are considered to be one of the greatest masterpieces of ancient Egyptian architecture and were built during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II. After a guided tour of the temples, you will return to Aswan by midday.
Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring Aswan on your own or relaxing on the dahabiya. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner on board with your fellow travelers.
Overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.
Visits: Abu Simbel Temples.
Day 10: Departure
After breakfast, bid farewell to the dahabiya crew and your fellow travelers. You will be transferred to Aswan Airport for your flight back to Cairo, where you can catch your international flight home.
Note: This itinerary is subject to change depending on local conditions and unforeseen circumstances. Your tour manager will keep you informed of any changes and make alternative arrangements as necessary to ensure that you have an enjoyable trip.