Cruising the Nile
8 days – 7 nights
Cairo – Luxor – Aswan - Cairo
- 3 nights accommodation in a hotel in Cairo
- 4 nights on a 5* Nile Cruiser
- First class overnight sleeper train from Cairo to Luxor
- First class day train from Luxor to Cairo
- All site entrance fees
- All transportation from the start (airport) till the end (airport again) in A/C buses and minibuses
- English speaking guide at all site
Day 1 - Cairo: Arrival in Cairo and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free. Possibility to visit Islamic Cairo, Khan el Khalili market, The Citadel or some Nile cruises.
Day 2 - Cairo: Today we visit the Egyptian Museum, with its more than 100,000 relics. Your guide will be with you for two or three hours, after which you are free to roam the museum yourself. Afternoon visit to the Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza. In the evening we will board our first class sleeper train to Luxor.
Day 3 -Luxor : In Luxor you will check into your Nile Cruiser. You will have lunch on the ship and in the afternoon you will visit Karnak and Luxor Temples.
Day 4 - Luxor: In the morning you will visit the Valley of the Kings or the Valley of the Queens on the West Bank. We also visit Hatshepsut Temple. You return to the Nile Cruiser for lunch. In the late afternoon we will start sailing to Esna.
Day 5 - Edfu and Kom Ombo: We will sail on the Nile Cruiser and visit the temple at Edfu in the morning. In the late afternoon we arrive at Kom Ombo, to visit the Temple. In the late evening we will arrive in Aswan.
Day 6 - Aswan: After breakfast: transfer to the felucca to visit Kitchener Island and Elephantine Island. In the afternoon you will take a guided tour of Philae Temple and Aswan High Dam. The evening is free to explore Aswan.
Day 7 - Cairo: After breakfast we check out of the Nile Cruiser and go to the train station in Aswan. We board the day train to Cairo, enjoying the scenery along the way. We spend the night in Cairo.
Day 8 - Cairo: You will be transferred to Cairo airport
Package Price: (based on private tour for two people)
1410 Euros per person
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