Cairo and Nile River Cruise Vacation

Cruise Vacation - 7-day/6-night package visiting Cairo, Aswan, Edfu and Luxor. Package includes accommodations at Superior First Class Hotels and daily breakfast, 3 nights’ accommodation aboard Royal Ruby cruise ship with 3 lunches and 3 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
  • Travel funds escrow protection program
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach

Excludes

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

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

USA - Cairo

Enjoy a relaxing overnight flight to Cairo.

Day

2

Cairo - Arrival

You are greeted upon arrival and escorted to your hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day

3

Cairo - Aswan - Felucca Sailing

After breakfast, you be transferred to Cairo airport for your flight to Aswan (domestic flight not included). Upon arrival you will be transferred to your cruise ship. Enjoy a leisurely day in Aswan and join a leisurely 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 airport for your flight to Cairo. (domestic flight not included) 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.  (B)

Day

7

Cairo - Return

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