Treasures of Egypt with Nile Cruise

Starts in
Cairo
Duration
9 Days
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Route
Cairo, Aswan

Welcome to Egypt, a land of ancient wonders, fascinating history, and vibrant culture! Situated in North Africa and bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt is a country that has captivated travelers for centuries. From the magnificent pyramids to the stunning temples along the Nile River, Egypt offers a treasure trove of archaeological sites and landmarks. Egypt's warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage will undoubtedly leave you with lasting memories. Whether you are an archaeology enthusiast, a history buff, or a traveler seeking unique experiences, Egypt's mystical allure is sure to captivate you at every turn.



LAND AND CRUISE PROGRAM - Scheduled departures - 9-days/8-night package featuring Cairo, Luxor, and a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan. Includes executive private arrival & departure transfers, accommodations with breakfast daily in Cairo and Luxor, a 4-night Nile cruise with all meals on board, and sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary. ** flights between Cairo-Luxor and between Aswan-Cairo are not included and are available on request at additional cost.

Includes

  • Accommodations as per itinerary
  • Meals as per itinerary; breakfast (B), lunch (L), dinner (D)
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Private sightseeing tours with driver & English-speaking guide as per itinerary
  • Keytours 24-hour emergency assistance
  • Cruise Cabin accommodation: at category shown in the itinerary
  • Private transfers with English-speaking driver as per the itinerary

Excludes

  • Items of a personal nature
  • All other items not mentioned as included
  • Domestic flights; please inquire with your Keytours travel consultant
  • Travel insurance; please inquire with your Keytours travel consultant

Itinerary

Day

1

Arrival – Cairo

Superior First Class: CONRAD CAIRO or similar accommodations

Welcome to Cairo! Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met by your private driver and will be driven approximately 35 minutes to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure for optional activities.

Day

2

Cairo

Superior First Class: CONRAD CAIRO or similar accommodations

Meet your knowledgeable driver and guide who will accompany you on a private exploration of the wonders of Cairo. Your day will be filled with awe-inspiring sights and cultural experiences. Your first stop will be the Great Pyramids of Giza, an iconic symbol of ancient Egypt and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Nearby, you will also encounter the enigmatic Great Sphinx, a mythical creature with the head of a pharaoh and the body of a lion. After optional lunch the King Kufu Center (at an additional cost), you will visit the Egyptian Museum, established in 1835 and home to an extensive collection of over 120,000 relics. Delve into Egypt's rich history as you explore the museum's exhibits, which span from prehistoric artifacts to the Greco-Roman era. Discover the treasures of Tutankhamen, including his iconic gold burial mask, and gain insights into the fascinating world of ancient Egyptian civilization. (B)

Day

3

Cairo – Luxor

Superior First Class: Steigenberger Nile Palace or similar accommodations

Check out of your hotel and meet your private driver for the approximate 35-minute transfer to Cairo International Airport where you will check-in for your onward flight to Luxor (flight available on request). Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Afternoon is at your leisure. Take the time to soak in the atmosphere and enjoy the unique ambiance of Luxor. Consider taking a leisurely stroll on the Sharia al-Corniche, a picturesque waterfront promenade along the Nile. (B)

Day

4

Luxor – Embark Cruise

Cruise Line: Movenpick Royal Lily 4-Night Cruise or similar cruises

Check-In by 12 pm for your Nile Cruise. Begin your adventure with a warm welcome from the front office team. After check-in, you will have a quick boat orientation to familiarize yourself with the facilities and amenities. After which lunch will be served. In the afternoon, you will embark on your exploration journey by visiting the East Bank, where you'll explore the magnificent Karnak and Luxor temples. In the evening return to your cruise to enjoy dinner. This will be followed by captivating evening shows. Overnight on board in Luxor. (B,L,D)

Day

5

Nile Cruise – Luxor – Esna – Edfu

Cruise Line: Movenpick Royal Lily 4-Night Cruise or similar cruises

Enjoy a delightful breakfast before embarking on a fascinating journey to the West Bank. Explore the awe-inspiring Valley of the Kings and the magnificent Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. As you make your way back to the cruise, don't miss the chance to pass by the iconic Colossi. While your cruise resumes its course towards Esna and Edfu, savor a delicious lunch on board. In the afternoon, take pleasure in a leisurely afternoon tea. As the day unfolds, indulge in a delightful reception cocktail, followed by an exquisite dinner. Spend the night on board the cruise in Edfu, cherishing the tranquil surroundings. (B,L,D)

Day

6

Nile Cruise – Edfu – Kom Ombo – Aswan

Cruise Line: Movenpick Royal Lily 4-Night Cruise or similar cruises

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast on board, and then set off to explore the remarkable Edfu Temple. While you enjoy a delicious lunch, the cruise will embark on a leisurely journey to Aswan. Along the way, after a refreshing afternoon tea, you'll have the opportunity to visit the fascinating Kom Ombo Temple. In the evening, indulge in a sumptuous dinner on board, followed by a lively "Galabia" party. Spend the night on the boat, anchored in the enchanting city of Aswan. (B,L,D)

Day

7

Nile Cruise – Aswan

Cruise Line: Movenpick Royal Lily 4-Night Cruise or similar cruises

Anticipate an exciting and leisurely day ahead. Depending on your chosen cruise itinerary, you may have the opportunity to visit the awe-inspiring Philae Temple and the iconic High Dam. Alternatively, you can opt for other engaging activities, such as a relaxing Felucca boat ride on the Nile, circling Kitchener Island. In the evening, enjoy a delightful dinner on board the cruise in Aswan, followed by a captivating Nubian Show to enhance your cultural experience. (B,L,D)

Day

8

Disembark Cruise – Aswan – Cairo

Superior First Class: CONRAD CAIRO or similar accommodations

Today, disembark from your ship. You will be transferred to Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo (flight available on request). Upon arrival, you will be met and have a private transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. (B)

Day

9

Cairo – Departure

Check out of your hotel and meet your private driver for the approximate 35-minute transfer to Cairo International Airport where you will check-in for your onward flight. (B)

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