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8-Night Ancient Wonders with Abu Simbel, Nile Cruise, Sunrise Festival

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    Day 1: (No Meals)

    Arrive at Cairo airport, meet your representative, visa formalities, collect your bags and transfer to your hotel. Check in and overnight in Cairo.

    Day 2: (B)

    Have breakfast, meet your guide to start your city tour by visiting the Egyptian museum and the golden mask of King Tut. Drive to the hanging church and Khan el-Khalili market, the oldest market in Cairo to see many local delicatessens.

    Day 3: (B)

    Have breakfast, meet your guide and start your tour by visiting the bent pyramid at Dahsure built by king Senfru. Then, drive to the pyramid of his son at Giza, King Cheops and visit the great Sphinx. You will have the chance to ride a camel close to the pyramids of Giza.

    Day 4: (B, L, D)

    After breakfast, check out and transfer to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Luxor. Meet your representative, transfer to the cruise board and meet your guide to start your tour to visit the West bank of Luxor. You will see the valley of the kings, Queen Hatsheput's temple and the valley of the queens. Head back to the cruise for lunch , dinner and overnight on board.

    Day 5: (B, L, D)

    Have breakfast on board, meet your guide and head on to visit the East bank, the Karnak and the Luxor temple. Head back to the cruise for lunch and then continue on to Edfu to visit the Horus temple by horse carriage. Head back to the cruise and sail to Komombo. Enjoy dinner and overnight on board.

    Day 6: (B, L, D)

    After breakfast you will walk with your guide to visit the Komombo temple and then go back to the cruise to sail to Aswan. Enjoy lunch and dinner on board. Overnight on the cruise boat.

    Day 7: (B, L, D)

    Early morning start at 03.00am. Meet your guide and drive three hours to Abu Simbel. Arrive at the temple of king Ramses II and his wife queen Nefertiti. Enjoy see the Sunrise on the face of King Ramses II. The Sun Festival only happens twice a year, 22nd February and 22nd October. Drive back to Aswan for a sail on the River Nile by felucca and visit Elephantine and Kitchener's Island. Back to the cruise for dinner and overnight.

    Day 8: (B)

    After breakfast, explore the Philae temple. Enjoy the unique opportunity to ride a motor boat to the temple of Isis. Transfer to Aswan airport to catch your flight to Cairo. Upon your arrival, meet your representative and transfer to your hotel. Check in and overnight in Cairo.

    Day 9: (B)

    After breakfast, check out, meet your representative and your driver who will drive you to Cairo airport for your final departure.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cairo Airport
    Departure Time
    Flexible
    Duration
    9 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 4 nights accommodation based on bed and breakfast at 5 stars hotel in Cairo
    • 4 nights accommodation based on full board basis at 5 stars Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan
    • Breakfast
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Round-trip private transfer by air-conditioned coach
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Entry visa
    • Any drinks
    • Entry to inside the pyramids, extra tombs or special tombs at the valley of the kings and mummy room at the Egyptian museum
    • some hotels don't accept triple rooms in that case you should pay single room supplement for the third person
    • New Year Gala Dinner or Xmas Eve dinner (it is compulsory at most of the hotels)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant meals not included
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Tours that depart 17th February and 17th October include the sun festival tour that happens around the 22nd of February and October
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • some hotels don't accept triple rooms in that case you should pay single room supplement for the third person
    • New Year Gala Dinner or Xmas Eve dinner (it is compulsory at most of the hotels)
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 21 January 2019

    Everything is organized and smooth, and we met a lot of nice and friendly people in Egypt. Tour guide Waleed in Cairo, Thyeb in Luxor and Aswan are both professional and we learn a lot of Egyptian history and culture from them. Thyeb is super...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
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