Egypt Adventure - Cairo & Nile Cruise

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Your Package Includes

  • 10 Days 8 Nights
  • Code: PGE
  • From: $1800

Soak up millennia of Egyptian history and the highlights of Africa's biggest city on this 10-day Cairo and Nile cruise adventure. Fly to Cairo to view the Pyramids of Giza and Tutankhamun's treasures before arriving in ancient Luxor for your leisurely 4-night Nile cruise. Enjoy the timeless river views and explore great temples such as Karnak and Abu Simbel along the way before finishing with two nights back in Cairo.

Itinerary at a glance

DAY 1
USA- Cairo, Egypt
DAY 2
Cairo
DAY 3
Cairo
DAY 4
Cairo - Luxor - Nile Cruise
DAY 5
Luxor - Nile Cruise - Esna
DAY 6
Esna - Nile Cruise - Edfu-Kom Ombo
DAY 7
Kom Ombo - Nile Cruise - Aswan
DAY 8
Aswan - Optional Air-Excursion of Abu Simbel - Cairo
DAY 9
Cairo
DAY 10
Cairo - USA
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Overnight Stay
Cairo (2 nts) - Luxor - Nile cruise (4 nts) - Esna - Edfu - Kom ombo - Aswan - Cairo (2 nts)

TRIP TIMELINE

DAY 1

USA- Cairo, Egypt

Board an international flight bound for Cairo, Egypt's capital, eager to begin our voyage through Egypt's wonders and the Nile River.

DAY 2

Cairo

Arrive in Cairo, Egypt's capital, after your international flight and meet your tour representative in the airport arrivals hall. From here, enjoy a comfortable transfer to your deluxe hotel in the heart of this vast and fast-growing city. Straddling the River Nile, Africa's largest metropolis is a blend of ancient monuments, vibrant bazaars, and urban modernity, all swathed in a whirl of color and noise that travelers find intoxicating. After checking in at your hotel, relax in readiness for your sightseeing tomorrow.

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel or Similar

DAY 3

Cairo

Enjoy a hotel breakfast and the entire day to discover the star attractions of this extraordinary city, whose origins date to 2,000 BC. Start with a visit to the Giza Plateau, on Cairo's western edges, to view its UNESCO-listed Great Pyramids. Marvel at these vast pharaoh's tombs, built around 4,500 years ago, and the neighboring Sphinx as your guide share their secrets and stories. Next, continue to Cairo's famous Egyptian Museum to see the treasures of Tutankhamun and other artifacts, including ancient animal mummies, household goods, and more. After viewing the incredible displays here, travel on to the 14th-century Khan el Khalili bazaar, Cairo's biggest souk, to explore its maze of stall-filled lanes. Later, enjoy the evening as you wish, perhaps sampling Cairo's varied dining scene or scouting the shops for souvenirs.

Included: Breakfast at hotel, Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel or Similar

DAY 4

Cairo - Luxor - Nile Cruise

This morning, fly to Luxor and board your 5-star cruise ship on the Nile—Egypt's lifeblood for thousands of years. Then, enjoy lunch in the elegant dining room before joining your guide for an afternoon's sightseeing. Wonder at the pillars and sanctuaries of Karnak Complex and stroll the halls and courts of Luxor Temple as your guide shed lights on the pharaohs who built them. Tonight, attend a dramatic Sound and Light Show at the temples before enjoying an evening of dinner and dancing on your ship.

Included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ M.S.Tulip

DAY 5

Luxor - Nile Cruise - Esna

Start today by touring the ancient relics of the Nile's West Bank. Gaze at the two huge statues of the Colossi of Memnon, and visit a selection of pharaoh's tombs at the Valley of the Kings before exploring the Valley of the Queens. Back aboard, admire the Nile scenery as you cruise upstream to Esna—where you dock overnight.

Included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ M.S.Tulip

DAY 6

Esna - Nile Cruise - Edfu-Kom Ombo

Sail to Edfu and take a horse-drawn carriage to its highlight—a temple dedicated to the falcon-headed god, Horus. Dwarfed in size only by Karnak, this well-preserved complex unfolds in a series of courtyards and halls lined with statues, reliefs, and pillars. Having explored here, enjoy lunch on board and drink in the views from the deck as you sail to Kom Ombo.

Included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ M.S.Tulip

DAY 7

Kom Ombo - Nile Cruise - Aswan

Begin today at Kom Ombo Temple, built between 108 to 47 BC, and unusual for its double-design of two parallel temples dedicated to the god Horus and Sobek, the crocodile god, in turn. After exploring here, rejoin your ship and cruise to the ancient city of Aswan. Following lunch on board, take a tour of Aswan's highlights: seeing the High Dam, Old Dam, Temple of Philae, and the Unfinished Obelisk—a sleeping, semi-finished granite pillar that still lies abandoned in its original rock quarry.

Included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ M.S.Tulip

DAY 8

Aswan - Optional Air-Excursion of Abu Simbel - Cairo

Your 4-night Nile cruise ends this morning when you disembark in Aswan after breakfast, still there are sightseeing and activities have to be done in Aswan after disembarkation. Drink in the beauty of nature as a wooden ‘felucca' sailboat ferries you down the ancient River Nile. Watch in wonder when overlooking the beautiful Kitchener Island. Afterward, perhaps take an optional air-excursion to Abu Simbel. Fly to Abu Simbel, home to the Great Temple of Ramses II on the banks of Lake Nasser. Admire the temple's enormous Ramses II statues and explore inside as you hear how it was rescued from the rising Nile during the late 20th century. Later, board a flight at Aswan for Cairo for your final night in the city.

Included: Breakfast at hotel

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 9

Cairo

Today is yours to use as you please, either enjoying free time to sightsee and stroll or choosing to join an optional excursion. Explore Alexandria, the delightful Mediterranean port originally founded by Alexander the Great, to see its many Greco-Roman ruins. Note Optional tour is operated in English only, and on a seat-in-coach basis.

Included: Breakfast at hotel

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 10

Cairo - USA

This morning, transfer to Cairo airport to catch your return flight to the US.

Included: Breakfast at hotel

YOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES

Excellent service of Chinese-speaking local guide throughout Egypt

Deluxe 4-star Hotel accommodation for your comfort.

Daily buffet breakfast at hotels.
Lunches or dinners included as specified in the itinerary

Guided sightseeing tours:
Cairo: Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, and Khan el Khalili Bazaar.
Nile Cruise: Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple Complex, Colossi of Memnon, the Valley of Kings & Queens, Edfu Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Sightseeing tour of Aswan including a felucca ride, Abu Simbel Tour (optional), "Night of Egypt" (Enjoy Egyptian cousin and Belly Dance performance).

Airport group transfers on arrival (Cairo) and departure (Cairo) (Land+Air Packages only).

Comfortable modern air-conditioned coach touring with professional drivers.

Four nights' cruise aboard deluxe 5-star Nile cruise ship with 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 4 dinners and selected drinks during meals on board.

Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 10 persons.

Group identification badge, luggage tag and document holder provided for your convenience and easy recognition.
All optional tours are operated in English only, and on a seat-in-coach basis.

AVAILABLE AIRLINES AND GATEWAYS

Airfares included in the advertised Land + Air Package prices are from New York JFK(JFK) on Turkish Airlines(TK), including fuel surcharge and taxes/fees, not including any baggage fees or seat assignment fees.

Departures from other gateway cities, please add appropriate U.S. domestic add-on fares. For time zone of your gateway city, please call Peony Tours.

  • Emirates:

    LAX, SFO FROM $200 - $300 PP

*Fares are subject to availability; for detailed gateway fares please view our dates & pricing

Cairo Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Standing on the site of the historic Semiramis hotel, guests can enjoy modern luxury on the River Nile. This Cairo hotel features a 26 m2 rooftop pool and fine dining with exquisite cuisine for every taste. A selection of twelve restaurants and bars reflect contemporary design, with the Nile Terrace offering stunning views of the sunset over the Nile. Located in the heart of the city centre this hotel offers free Wi-Fi and is located next to the Egyptian Museum and bazaars of old Cairo.

Details

  • Corniche El Nil, P.O. Box 60, Cairo,11511, Egypt
  • +2 02 27988000

Nile Cruise M.S.Tulip

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Prepare yourself to touch the beauty and the greatness of the ancient Egyptians` wonderland and to build a wonderful memory an amazing Nile River cruise between Luxor and Aswan in a floating hotel experience onboard our Tulip Nile Cruiser. all of this combined with the luxury, warm hospitality and magnificent sightseeing located on a trip of a lifetime.

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Egypt Adventure - Cairo & Nile Cruise (PGE)