Cairo and Nile River Cruise Vacation


Experience ancient history from the deck of your relaxing Royal Ruby cruise ship as you sail from Aswan to Edfu, Luxor to Cairo where you will disembark your ship and enjoy the remainder of your trip visiting the main attractions of Cairo. Throughout your journey, you will see amazing monuments to ancient Egypt such as the Temple of Luxor and an optional excursion to Abu Simbel. Earn your sea legs on a traditional Felucca sailing around Aswan before embarking on your cruise to Edfu and Luxor.

Cruise Vacation - 7-day/6-night package visiting Cairo, Aswan, Edfu and Luxor. Package includes accommodations at Superior First Class Hotels and daily breakfast, 4 nights’ accommodation aboard Royal Ruby cruise ship with 3 lunches and 4 dinners.

Includes

  • Transfers per itinerary
  • Hotels per itinerary or similar
  • Meals per itinerary; (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Porterage; one luggage per person
  • Airport taxes
  • ASTA TOP Tour operator travel funds protection program
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Domestic flights

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips and gratuities
  • Border taxes

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

USA - Cairo

Enjoy a relaxing overnight flight to Cairo.

Day

2

Cairo - Arrival - Aswan

You will be greeted upon arrival at Cairo airport and transferred to the domestic terminal for your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival in Aswan, you will be met and transferred to your docked cruise ship. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore Aswan. (D)

Day

3

Aswan Felucca Sailing

Enjoy a leisurely day in Aswan and join a relaxing sailing on a traditional Felucca boat in the afternoon. Consider an optional excursion to Abu Simbel. (B,L,D)

Day

4

Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu

Start your cruise on the Nile after lunch and travel to Kom Ombo and Edfu. Tonight, enjoy a Galabeya party after dinner. (B,L,D)

Day

5

Edfu - Esna - Luxor

Sail to Luxor in the morning and join an afternoon tour to the East Bank of Luxor where you will visit the Karnak Temples. Enjoy visiting the Obelisk of Ramses II in front of the 1st Pylon. Dinner and overnight in Luxor followed by a Whirling Dervish and Belly Dance show. (B,L,D)

Day

6

Luxor to Cairo and the Pyramids

You will disembark your cruise ship after breakfast and will be transferred to the airplort for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon, you will visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinos and their guardian Sphinx in Giza. At the end of your tour, you will have the option of visiting the Giza Solar boat museum dedicated to the reconstructed Khufu solar ship. Superior first class accommodation: Mercure Le Sphinx or Meridien Hotel Pyramids or Similar  (B)

Day

7

Cairo - Return

You will be transferred to Cairo airport for your return flight home. (B)