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Nile Valley explorer

Cairo

Destination

Cultural

Tour Type

14 Days 13 Nights

Duration

Every Day

Runs on

From $ 1150

Per Person

Tour Overview

Experience a fantasy vacation trip in Egypt and take home an Unforgettable Escapade. Walk in the footsteps of the pharaohs as you explore the legendary Pyramids of Giza. Enjoy a lifetime voyage sailing along the longest river while enjoying incredible Egyptian natural scenery in Aswan and the marvelous temples of Luxor and the holy city of Abydos.

Itinerary

Our Itinerary in Discovery travel is simply a detailed tour plan for a journey which includes list of places – sites and activities plus Accommodation -Food & Beverage -Transportation -Fun are experienced on daily basis by our dear guests.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Day

Your tour leader will meet you inside the arrival area; he will assist you through the airport formalities (arrival procedures) and then transfer you by private air conditioned vehicle to your hotel. Your tour leader will assist you with hotel check in and review your holiday itinerary with you to Prepare and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.

After Breakfast, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle. The Egyptologist will be guiding you throughout the duration of the trip today to some of the most amazing historical sites in Egypt. Enjoy visiting Sakkara area to see the Pyramids of Sakkara which includes the world famous Step pyramid of Djoser. Lunch will be served at a good quality restaurant then move to Memphis, the old kingdom’s capital and famous Necropolis. Move to the Step Pyramids and Ben Pyramids which is an ancient Egyptian pyramid located at the royal necropolis of Dahshur. Overnight at your hotel.

After Breakfast, check out then your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle. The Egyptologist will be guiding you throughout the duration of the trip today to some of the most amazing historical sites in Egypt. Enjoy the civilization of the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus of Giza which are erected on a rocky plateau on the west bank of the Nile River near Giza in Cairo, and visit the Great Sphinx, the head of pharaoh with a lion’s body, which dates from the time of Chephren, the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple facing the great statue. Lunch will be served at a good quality restaurant and proceed to visit the Egyptian Museum, where you can see the collection of Tutankhamen amongst other splendid pharaonic artifacts which is said to exceed more than 120,000 items on display. Later, you will be transferred to Cairo train station for departure to Aswan. Dinner is served on the sleeper train.

Breakfast is served on the sleeper train. Upon arrival to Aswan, you will be transferred to your hotel for check in, then enjoy visiting the Unfinished Obelisk, one of the most popular sites in ancient Aswan and provides immense insight into the stone working methods employed by the ancient Egyptians. Proceed to visit the Nubian Museum that traces the history of Nubia, from the earliest dynasties till the present day. Overnight at the hotel.

After breakfast at your hotel, check out and then your tour leader will transfer you to embark the Nile cruise. Then enjoy visiting the significant construction which called the High Dam, Known as Saad el Aali in Arabic Aswan High Dam is one of the greatest engineering miracles of this world. Constructed in 1960’s, was built to control the annual flood of the Nile River. Proceed to visit the Temple of Philae, the Pearl of Egypt, in Nubia, dedicated to the cult of the Goddess Isis since the 3rd Century BC. Lunch and Dinner on board of Nile cruise.

After breakfast on board of Nile cruise, Sail to Kom Ombo, north of Aswan to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, erected on the Nile banks, on one of the most seducing site of Upper-Egypt. This singular temple was dedicated to two divinities: Horus, the Falcon God and Sobek, the Crocodile God. Continue sailing to Edfu to visit one of the best preserved temples of the Ptolemaic Dynasty; its buildings are perfect examples of Ancient Egypt sacred architecture. Lunch and Dinner on board of Nile cruise.

Breakfast on board of Nile cruise. After the passing of the Esna lock, continue sailing to Luxor, the Ancient Egyptian City of Thebes. Afternoon visit of the majestic site of Karnak, dedicated to the God Amun, patron of the New Kingdom’s Pharaohs. Proceed to visit the Temple of Luxor. That’s where the Feast of Opet was held every year to celebrate the flooding of the Nile and the fertility of the land.Lunch and Dinner on board of Nile cruise.

After Breakfast on board, disembark the Nile cruise then you will be transferred to your hotel in Luxor for check in. After checking in at the hotel, enjoy visiting the Valley of the Kings, whose magnificently decorated tombs tell the afterlife journey of the dead. Move to Hatshepsut Temple, dedicated to the sun god Amon-Ra and is located next to the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II which was built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty. Then visit the Colossi of Memnon, are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Overnight at your hotel.

After Breakfast at the hotel, your tour leader will transfer you to enjoy a visit to the Valley of the Queens, the secret necropolis of the royal wives. Then move to visit the Temple of Medinet Habu where Ramses III engraved for eternity its successful battles against the Sea People. After that you will be transferred to your hotel in Luxor. Overnight at the hotel.

After Breakfast at the hotel, check out then your tour leader will transfer you by air conditioned vehicle to Abydos, a holy city and the cult centre of Osiris, regent of the Kingdom of the Dead and god of resurrection. From the Ancient Kingdom era, Abydos was an exceptional site of pilgrimage. The Temple of Seti I is a wonder with its colorful and fine bas-reliefs. Later, you will be transferred to Luxor train station for departure to Cairo. Dinner is served on the sleeper train.

Breakfast is served on the sleeper train. Upon arrival to Cairo, your tour leader will transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

After Breakfast, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle. The Egyptologist will be guiding you throughout the duration of the trip today to one of the most amazing historical City in Egypt. Enjoy visiting the Catacombs of Kum El Shukafa, is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the middle Ages, It was discovered in 1900 after they had been looking for it for about 12 years. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Proceed to see Pompey’s Pillar, the largest of its type constructed outside of the imperial capitals of Rome and Constantinople. Move to visit the Alexandria Library, which contain copy of approximate every book published in the world. This makes the library one of the great literary sites in the world. Overnight at the Cairo hotel.

After Breakfast at the hotel, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle and transfer you to Luxor airport for your flight back to Cairo. After checking in at the Cairo hotel, The Egyptologist will be guiding you throughout the duration of the trip today to some of the most amazing historical sites in Egypt. Enjoy a spiritual day tour to the Citadel of Salah El Din where Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque is inside. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant then continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Abu Srga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. After that you will discover one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East which is called Khan El Khalili. Overnight at the hotel.

After Breakfast at the hotel, free time before your flight, check out and then your tour leader will transfer you to the Cairo International Airport for departure flight.

Included

  • Meet & Greet upon arrival at Cairo International Airport
  • Accommodation for 5 nights in Cairo Hotel
  • Accommodation for 3 night on Nile Cruise
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Luxor Hotel
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan Hotel
  • Hotels accommodation is on bed and breakfast basis
  • Nile Cruise accommodation is on Full Board basis
  • Internal transfers from airports to hotels and vice versa
  • Sightseeing tours include a qualified Egyptologist
  • Entrance Fee’s as per the itinerary/programme listed above
  • All ground transportation and transfers as per itinerary
  • Company representative accompanying transfers
  • Modern air conditioned vehicles

Excluded

  • Egypt Entrance Visa ($25 per person)
  • Sleeper Train Tickets
  • Beverages, room bills or food extra to programme>
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tipping / Gratuities (client’s discretion)
  • Medical Insurance

Prices / Plan A

Individual

PricePer Person

Rooms May : Sept Oct : April
Single 1000 USD 1100 USD
Double 800 USD 850 USD
Child with bed 400 USD 450 USD
Child w/o bed 300 USD 300 USD

Prices / Plan B

Individual

PricePer Person

Rooms May : Sept Oct : April
Single 1000 USD 1100 USD
Double 800 USD 850 USD
Child with bed 400 USD 450 USD
Child w/o bed 300 USD 300 USD

All prices are quoted above in a selection of currencies and these are a based on the US Dollar at the rate of exchange when published. Prices are per person per trip and are valid until the 30th April 2021, except during peak seasons such as Christmas, New Year and Easter holidays. Single room occupancy is available against the supplement stated above; sometimes it may be a different rate when not travelling as part of a group. Please contact us anytime to check!

Children Policy

As you will be able to see from the table show above we operate a simple children’s price policy as detailed below; please note that any discount does not always apply to any holidays that involve an airfare, we will inform you when you enquire.
00 : 01.99 years Free of Charge 02 : 05.99 years 25% of Adult Price
06 : 11.99 years 50% of Adult Price 12+ years Full Adult Price
It is important that the ages above refer to the age when travelling.

Tipping & Gratuities (Clients Discretion)

Throughout all our tour pages you will see the words “tipping & gratuities” always shown within the excluded section of the tab on “specifics”.  It is customary in Egypt to express ones satisfaction of the service received from the staff that have looked after him throughout his trip. It is not obligatory however it is well received amongst the staff that will be looking after you; our personal motto is “tip little but often”.

Payment Policy

It is advisable to reserve your Egypt trip as early as possible, thus ensuring that you can relax with the knowledge that you have secured the best trip for you. To ensure the trip is reserved and secured with Discovery Tours Egypt we will request a deposit of 25% from the total amount due, as you can appreciate this deposit counts towards your final payment. Discovery Tours Egypt is able to accept payment by Credit Cards, Bank Transfer and/or Western Union. We are also able to accept PayPal .

Egypt Entrance Visa

Upon arrival to Egypt you need to hold a valid passport with at least 6 months validity beyond your scheduled date of departure. Most countries have the ability to obtain a visa upon arrival for US Dollars 25 per passport. It is suggested that you check with your local Egyptian Consulate before departure if you can obtain a visa on arrival or not.

Additional Information

  • Please note hotel check-in is available from 2pm
  • Please note that hotel check-out is 12 noon
  • Once domestic flights are booked they are non-refundable

Extra’s To Program

All our Egypt tours include the sites as per the program however we do not include the special sites within these; such as entering inside the Pyramids, the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum, enter Tomb of Tutankhamen and others. There should always be sufficient time to visit these sites; please liaise with your Egyptologist at the beginning of the tour. They will try their best to provide you with the accurate information advise you of the extra costs and obtain the tickets for you.
All rates published on our website are correct at the date of creating this package. Please appreciate that some rates can change, as well as itineraries, entrance fees and much more. Therefore please contact us today for the best possible rate.

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