Treasures of Egypt Cruise Vacation


Visit and tour Cairo before boarding a Nile River Cruise. Enjoy traditional Egyptian meals as you make your way through Luxor, Esna, Edfu, and Aswan. Visit temples, dams, and valleys. Also enjoy a traditional Nubian show on board. 

CRUISE PROGRAM - Scheduled departures - 10-days/8-night package visiting Cairo, Luxor & Aswan. Includes, International round trip airfare, private arrival & departure transfers, a 4-night Nile cruise with all meals on board, a 4-night stay at a superior first class hotel with breakfast daily in Cairo, flights between Cairo & Luxor and between Aswan & Cairo and sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary.

Includes

  • Transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Hotels mentioned in the itinerary or similar
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary by the code letters (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
  • Sightseeing as described in the itinerary
  • Cruising
  • Shore excursions
  • ASTA TOP Tour operator travel funds protection program
  • Entrance fees
  • Domestic flights
  • International flights

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

USA - Cairo

Enjoy a relaxing overnight flight to Cairo.

Day

2

Cairo – Arrival

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Superior First Class: Conrad Cairo or similar hotels

Day

3

Explore Cairo

Today, enjoy a full-tour visiting the 200-foot high Step Pyramid of Sakkara, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinos, and their guardian Sphinx in Giza. (B)

Superior First Class: Conrad Cairo or similar hotels

Day

4

Explore Cairo

This morning, tour the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. In the afternoon, consider taking an optional tour of the Citadel of Saladdin, the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali, and the fascinating Khan El Khalili Bazaar. (B)

Superior First Class: Conrad Cairo or similar hotels

Day

5

Cairo – Luxor – Embark Cruise

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, you will be met for your tour visiting the East Bank of Luxor. You will see the Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. After the visits, you will be transferred to your Nile Cruise ship. (B,L,D)

Day

6

Luxor – Esna – Edfu

Today, continue touring the West Bank of Luxor. Visit the Valley of the Kings and Queens and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. After the visits, your Nile Cruise will start sailing towards Esna and cross the lock to sail to Edfu. Tonight, enjoy a Captain's Cocktail Reception. (B,L,D)

Day

7

Edfu – Kom Ombo – Aswan

Today, visit the Temple of Horus, one of the most complete architectures in Egypt dedicated to the God Horus, son of Osiris. After lunch, cruise to Kom Ombo to tour the temple shared by the two Gods Sobek and Haeroris. Continue sailing to Aswan. (B,L,D)

Day

8

Explore Aswan

Today, visit the Temple of Philae, the High Dam, and the Unfinished Obelisk. In the late afternoon, enjoy sailing on a Felucca boat on the Nile around Kitchener Island. In the evening, enjoy a Nubian Show (or a Belly Dance Show) aboard your cruise ship. (B,L,D)

Day

9

Disembark Cruise – Aswan – Cairo

After breakfast, disembark from your ship. You will be transferred to the Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. (B)

Superior First Class: Conrad Cairo or similar hotels

Day

10

Cairo – Return

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Cairo airport for your return flight home. (B)