10 Day Classic Egypt with 4 Day Nile Cruise from New York (airfare included)

(0 reviews)
From US $2850
US$2395/person -$455
Location: Cairo, Egypt Duration: 10 Days
Package Code :
VTGO-4347
Country:
Egypt
City:
Cairo
Duration:
10 Days /9 Nights
Tour Type:
Culture
History
Luxury tours
Nile Cruise
Small Group tour
Travel Packages
Activity Level:
Easy
Meals:
16 meal

Overview

Start and end in Cairo! With the in-depth cultural tour 10 Day Classic Egypt with 4 Day Nile Cruise from New York (airfare included), you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 4 other destinations in Egypt. this tour is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Included

  • Round trip flights New York-Cairo, Cairo-New York
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges 
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • 4 nights' accommodation in Cairo 5 star hotel, Bed and breakfast basis.
  • 4 nights' accommodation in 5 stars Nile Cruise Ship, full board basis
  • Domestic Flight ticket Cairo/ Luxor -  Aswan/ Cairo
  • All tours and transfer are by modern model AC Van, Minibus, Bus
  • Entrance fees
  • 17 meals: 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners​

Excluded

  • Visa
  • Optional tours
  • Gratuities (USD 12 per person per day)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Itinerary

Day 1 (Thursday) : Depart from USA

Depart for Egypt from JFK airport  

 

Day 2: Arrival Cairo

Welcome to Egypt, one of the world's greatest ancient civilizations. Arrive in Cairo and transfer to your hotel with the remainder of the day at leisure. Tonight, attend an orientation meeting at approximately 6 PM and enjoy a Welcome Drink with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers at your hotel

Overnight: 5-star hotel in Cairo  

 

Day 3: Pyramids tour (B)

After breakfast, you'll depart at 9 a.m. with your Egyptologist guide to the necropolis of Saqqara, home of the first pyramid ever built, the Pyramid of Djoser, as well as some spectacular tombs. Next, drive to Giza to see the Great Pyramid built by Khufu, and the two lesser pyramids of Khafre and Menkaure: Khufu's pyramid is the largest ever built. (Please note: there are additional charges to climb inside the pyramids.) Still at Giza, admire the mighty Sphinx, a half-human, half-lion statue whose face might represent King Khafre.

Overnight: 5-star hotel in Cairo

Meals : Breakfast  

 

Day 4: Cairo City tour (B)

After breakfast, you'll set out at 9 a.m. for the wonderful Egyptian Museum, home to many of the treasures discovered by archaeologists, most famously Tutankhamen's iconic death mask. (Please note there is an extra charge to enter the Royal Mummy Room.) Next, it's time to discover medieval Cairo with visits to the Coptic Christian Hanging Church, the Citadel of Saladin, and the Mosque of Muhammad Ali. Finally, you'll visit the famous Khan al-Khalili market to stock up on souvenirs. 

Overnight: 5-star hotel in Cairo

Meals : Breakfast  

 

 

Day 5: Cairo-Luxor (B, L, D)

In the morning, transfer to Cairo airport to fly to Luxor, where you'll board your luxurious cruise ship comfortably in time for lunch at 1 p.m. In the afternoon, explore highlights of Luxor's bustling East Bank: the vast complex of Karnak Temple, and the almost equally mighty Temple of Luxor. By 5:30 p.m. you'll be back on board for afternoon tea, followed by a belly dance show at 7:30 p.m (If Available). and dinner. 

Overnight: 5-star boat docked in Luxor

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner    

 

Day 6: Nile Cruise Luxor-Esna (B, L, D)

The day begins with an early breakfast before you depart for Luxor's West Bank at 7 a.m. to visit the Valley of the Kings, where Theban royalty were buried in brilliant colored tombs. (Please note there is an extra charge for admission to some tombs.) You'll drive to the vast, cliff-cut Temple of Hatshepsut, the female pharaoh who portrayed herself as a man. At 11 a.m., set sail for your next stop, Esna, where you'll enjoy lunch, afternoon tea, a welcome cocktail party, dinner, and a disco. 

Overnight: 5-star boat docked in Esna

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner      

 

Day 7: Nile Cruise Esna - Kom Ombo (B, L, D)

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast any time before 10 a.m. as your ship sails the tranquil Nile to Edfu: you'll disembark at noon to explore the massive facade and echoing halls of the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon-headed god, Horus. At 2:30 p.m., enjoy a late lunch and the leisurely cruise to Kom Ombo. Afternoon tea is at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 8 p.m. After dinner, enjoy a Nile cruise classic: the galabeya party, where everyone dons traditional Egyptian galabeya gowns.   

Overnight: 5-star boat docked in Kom Ombo

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  

 

Day 8: Nile Cruise Kom Ombo - Aswan (B, L, D)

The last full day of your cruise is action-packed, beginning with a 6 a.m. wake up call for breakfast and a 7 a.m. tour of Kom Ombo temple, dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus. By 8 a.m., you're back on board for the journey to Aswan, the tranquil Nile-side city that's the capital of Nubian culture. After an early lunch, disembark at 1:30 p.m. for a tour of Aswan's highlights: the High Dam that stopped the Nile flooding, and the Temple of Philae on an island in the Nile. Afternoon tea is at 5 p.m., with dinner at 7:30 p.m. After dinner, immerse in Nubian culture with a Nubian folklore show.

Overnight: 5-star boat docked in Aswan

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner    

 

Day 9: Aswan - Cairo (B,D) 

Your wake up call is at 7 a.m. Then, you'll disembark at 8 a.m. and transfer to Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo, where you'll have the day at leisure to explore the city or relax in your hotel. Should you wish, an optional extra is a day trip to the rock-cut temples built by Ramses II at Abu Simbel, around 185 miles (300 kilometers) south of Aswan: transport is by domestic flight with air-conditioned private transfers and personal guide. Whichever option you choose, Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers, you'll stay overnight in Cairo.

Overnight: 5-star hotel in Cairo

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

 

Day 10: Cairo (B)

After breakfast at your hotel, an assistant will transfer you to the airport in a cool, air-conditioned town car and help you with your luggage until you pass security, en route to your international flight.

Meals : Breakfast​

 

Accommodations

Tour departs every Thursday

City # of Nights Superior Deluxe
Cairo 3 Cairo Sheraton hotel - Standard city view room -
Nile Cruise 4 Royal Esadora or Similar -
Cairo 1 Hilron Heliopoils hotel - Standard city view room -
0 / 5

Guest Reviews

Your first-hand experiences really help other travelers. Thanks!

Your overall rating of this attraction

 

Customer Email

Customer Name

Title of your review

Country

Your review