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13 Day Ancient Egypt Tour with Nile Cruise and Flights

Cairo - Alexandria - Luxor - Edfu - Kom-Osbo - Aswan

Roundtrip international flights

Small group luxury tour (maximum 12 people)

Explore ancient Egypt in all its glory

Experience the Nile River via Cruise

From $3,399 $5,999 Include flight pp twin share

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Description


Take an incredible journey into Ancient Egypt and explore Cairo, Luxor and Aswan... even Cruise the Nile. Visit the Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Philae Temple, The Luxor Temple and the Valley of the Kings. With sand-covered tombs, austere pyramids and towering Pharaonic temples, Egypt brings out the explorer in all of us. Visit the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, where Tutankhamun’s tomb was unearthed, and see the glittering finds of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Hop off a Nile boat to visit Dendara, Edfu or one of the other waterside temples, cross Lake Nasser to see Ramses II’s masterpiece at Abu Simbel, or trek into the desert to find the traces of Roman trading outposts. You never know – your donkey might stumble across yet another find, just as many previous discoveries were made.

 

Itinerary


Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13

Day 1

Australia Cairo

Your amazing Egyptian journey begins!

Day 2

Cairo

Welcome to Egypt! Upon arrival in Cairo, you will be met by your travel representative in Egypt and transferred to your hotel for your overnight stay.

Accommodation: Ramses Hilton Hotel or similar, Cairo

Meals included: inflight only

Day 3

Cairo (Pyramids, Museum)

After breakfast your private Egyptologist tour guide and driver will pick you up and start your tour. Drive to Fiza and visit the Pyramids. See the Great Pyramid, a royal burial chamber and the Sphinx. Lunch en route. Visit the Egyptian Museum; this houses a magnificent collection of Pharaonic antiquities, especially the golden treasures of Tut Ankh Amun. Return to hotel for overnight.

Accommodation: Ramses Hilton Hotel or similar, Cairo

Meals included: breakfast and lunch

Day 4

Cairo Alexandria

After breakfast, transfer to Alexandria to visit the Catacomb, the pompi pillar and Library of Alexandria. Enjoy lunch en route. Transfer to your hotel in Alexandria and spend the night at the hotel.

Accommodation: Steigenberger Cecil Hotel or similar, Alexandria

Meals included: breakfast and lunch

Day 5

Alexandria Cairo

Wake up for breakfast before visiting Qaitbay Citadel and Montazah Gardens. Return back to Cairo with lunch en route, and spend your evening at your hotel in Cairo.

Accommodation: Ramses Hilton Hotel or similar, Cairo

Meals included: breakfast and lunch

Day 6

Cairo Luxor (Karnak & Luxor Temple)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor, your representative will pick you up for embarkation on your Nile Cruise. Visit the great Luxor Temple and the magnificent Karmak Temple of Amun II, the Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut and the Sacred Lake. Spend overnight in Luxor.

Accommodation: M/S Princess Sarah Nile Cruise or similar

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7

Luxor (West Bank)

In the morning your sightseeing in Luxor includes the West Bank (Thebes) where some of the richest treasures in the world exist, including the Tomb of Tut Ankh Amun (optional) and other royal tombs including Ramses VI in the Valley of the Kings which you will be able to visit. Visit Hatshepsut funerary temple at Dier El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Then transfer back to your Cruise for lunch. In the afternoon you will sail through the locks of Esna to Edfu with dinner onboard.

Accommodation: M/S Princess Sarah Nile Cruise or similar

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 8

Aswan (Edfu & Kom-Ombo)

In the morning sail to Edfu, visit Edfu Temple, then sail to Kom Ombo where you will visit the Sobek Temple dedicated to the two gods which offers beautiful murals and reliefs. Sail to Aswan.

Accommodation: M/S Princess Sarah Nile Cruise or similar

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 9

High Dam, Philae Temple, Felucca

After breakfast you will visit the High Dam and Philae Temple. In the afternoon you will sail on an Egyptian Feulucca around Elephantine Island and the Botanical Garden on Kitchener Island and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Spend the overnight in Aswan.

Accommodation: M/S Princess Sarah Nile Cruise or similar

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 10

Aswan

Breakfast, free day at leisure. Enjoy lunch and dinner on board.

Accommodation: M/S Princess Sarah Nile Cruise or similar

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 11

Aswan Kom Ombo Edfu

After breakfast, sail to Kom Ombo and to Edfu. Spend overnight in Edfu.

Accommodation: M/S Princess Sarah Nile Cruise or similar

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 12

Edfu Esna Luxor

After breakfast, sail to Esna. In the afternoon sail to Luxor, with dinner and overnight on board.

Accommodation: M/S Princess Sarah Nile Cruise or similar

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 13

Luxor Cairo Australia

After breakfast, disembark the ship and transfer to Luxor airport for your flight back to Cairo. Then transfer for your final departure home. Tour concludes, memories begin.

Meals included: breakfast and inflight

Inclusions & Exclusions


Inclusions

  • Return economy class airfare from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth
  • International flights with Etihad or Emirates Airlines (subject to availability) and domestic flights
  • Small group tour (maximum 12 people per tour)
  • Meet and greet at the airport
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary: 11 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches and 7 Dinners
  • All transfers in private Deluxe airconditioned bus
  • All sightseeing on board the cruise
  • Baggage handling and portage
  • Sightseeing with entry fees as mentioned
  • Private English guide/Egyptologist
  • Service and local taxes

Accommodation

Cairo - Ramses Hilton or similar
Alexandria - Steigenberger Cecil Hotel or similar
Nile Cruise - M/S Princess Sarah or similar

All Traveldream deals are backed by a 14-day refund guarantee! 

Exclusions

  • Egypt entry visa
  • Meals not mentioned
  • All drinks
  • Any additional requests
  • Tips (driver, representative and guide)

 

Child Policy

No child discounts apply. A full-price voucher must be purchased for all children travelling. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years or older. No unaccompanied minors are allowed.

Booking conditions and cancellation fees do apply. We highly recommend taking out travel insurance.

Booking Conditions: The tour operator will be in touch within 72 hours of purchasing the package. The booking forms must be returned to the tour operator within 7 days of purchasing the package. Reservations cannot be made until the booking form is returned to the tour operator. The package is non refundable.

Please note: Packages are not transferrable to any other person. The tour order, itinerary, departure dates and airlines cannot be changed after the tour has been confirmed in writing. Any changes to confirmed reservations will incur a AU$150 change fee per person.

Flights Upgrades: Quotations for upgradeable airfares to business class or your preferred airlines are only valid for 72 hours after you receive the quoted airfare.

Change of Date: The change of date fee is AU$150 per person plus any applicable additional airfare and taxes. After airline tickets have been issued the package can only be changed by paying an AU$350 per person airline change fee plus any applicable airfares and taxes.

Visas: A tourist visa on arrival is required for Egypt. The cost is USD $25 per person.

Customers who are not ravelling on an Australian passports need to contact the Egyptian embassy in Canberra to assess their suitability for entry into Egypt.

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