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The Egyptian Escapade in a week

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The Egyptian Escapade in a week 08 Days / 07 Nights

This spectacular tour takes you to an amazing cruise with several interesting pit- stops which will mean you will explore some of the most aesthetically pleasing, culturally exuberant and artistically endowed sights in Egypt. Take this trip to experience the magic of Egypt!

 

Tour Nights

  • Steigenberger Minerva Cruise: 4 nights
  • Cairo: 3 nights
  • Tour code: AWE06
  • Accommodation Grade
  • Private Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Cruise on the M/S Steigenberger Minerva and visit the Karnak and Luxor Temples.
  • Visit the Valley of Kings, Colossi of Memnon and the Hatshepsut temple.
  • Visit the Edfu and Kom Ombo temples.
  • Visit the Nubian village, Philae temple and the unfinished Obelisk.
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum, the Khan-El-Khalili Bazaar and the Citadel in Cairo

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 Thursday | Arrival Luxor
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    Thursday | Arrival Luxor

    Arrival at the Luxor International airport; where you will be greeted by our representative. You will then be transferred to the magnificent M/S Steigenberger Minerva via deluxe coach. You will begin your journey to the East Bank, the Karnak and Luxor Temples. You will enjoy on board lunch and dinner.
    The overnight stay will be in Luxor. 

  • Day 2 Friday | Luxur - Edfu
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    Friday | Luxur - Edfu

    Today you will enjoy a splendid on-board breakfast and then visit the West Bank, where you will see amazing places for sightseeing such as the Valleys of kings, Colossi of Memnon and the Hatshepsut Temple.  You will enjoy lunch and dinner on board as the cruise shall set sail towards Edfu at around 13:00 P.M.
    The overnight stay shall be in Edfu. 

  • Day 3 Saturday |Edfu – Kom Ombo - Aswan
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    Saturday |Edfu – Kom Ombo - Aswan

    Enjoy on-board breakfast and visit the Edfu Temple. After this the ship sets sail for Kom Ombo where you visit the Kom Ombo Temple. There will be lunch and dinner on board, and the ship will eventually sail towards Aswan.
    The overnight stay will be in Aswan. 

  • Day 4 Sunday | Aswan
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    Sunday | Aswan

    You will enjoy on board breakfast and proceed to visit the high dam, the Philae temple and the unfinished obelisk. There will be lunch and dinner served on board. Besides this, there is an optional excursion that you might wish to partake in; the Nubian Village.
    The overnight stay shall be in Aswan. 

  • Day 5 Monday | Aswan - Cairo
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    Monday | Aswan - Cairo

    You will enjoy on –board breakfast, and then go on to enjoy optional excursions such as visiting Abu Simel. After this you have free time at your leisure. You shall be transferred to the Aswan airport and fly to Cairo. You will now be transferred via Steigenberger El Tahrir via deluxe coach.
    The overnight stay shall be in Cairo. 

  • Day 6 Tuesday | Cairo
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    Tuesday | Cairo

    You will enjoy breakfast at the hotel and proceed to visit the Egyptian Museum, Khan El-Khalili Bazar and the Citadel. Besides this, you will have traditional lunch at a local restaurant. After this you may embark on the optional Cairo excursion by night or witness the fabulous light and sound show held at the Pyramids.
    The overnight stay shall be in Cairo. 

  • Day 7 Wednesday | Cairo
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    Wednesday | Cairo

    You will enjoy breakfast at the hotel and then proceed for a full day of sightseeing including the Pyramids, Memphis, Sakkara and the Sphinx. Have lunch in a traditional Egyptian restaurant. After this you return to the hotel for overnight stay. 

  • Day 8 Thursday | Cairo Departure
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    Thursday | Cairo Departure

    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and then check out for transfer to the Cairo Airport, International hall for the final departure. 

Dates and Prices

  • PERIOD OF TRAVEL
  • PRICE (PP)
  • SINGLE ROOM SUPP (PP)

Hotels

  • Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir
    Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir
    Cairo
  • Steigenberger Minerva Cruise
    Steigenberger Minerva Cruise
    Nile Cruise (Luxor/Aswan)

Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir

Cairo
  • Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir

The new Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir is ideally located at the heart of Cairo down town. Within walking minutes to the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili and the Arab League building.

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Steigenberger Minerva Cruise

Nile Cruise (Luxor/Aswan)
  • Steigenberger Minerva Cruise

The Steigenberger Minerva is a magnanimous cruise ship that takes you on a trip of a lifetime on the Nile river. The luxury cruise is full of facilities that of a plush hotel. 

What's Included?

  • Meet and assist by our travel representative at Luxor International Airport upon arrival.
  • All Transfers or sightseeing in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel as per the above mentioned itinerary.
  • Full day visit the Egyptian Museum (Excluding Mummies room), Citadel & Khan El- Khalili Bazar, Escorted by local English Speaking Guide.
  • Full Day visit the Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis & Sakkara (Excluding entrance to any of the Pyramids) Escorted by local English Speaking Guide.
  • 4 Nights/5 Days Cruise Sightseeing with sailing from Luxor to Aswan as per the above mentioned itinerary escorted by local English Speaking Guide.
  • 3 nights Accommodation at Cairo Pyramids Steigenberger Hotel or Similar in Cairo on Breakfast basis. 
  • 4 nights Accommodation at Steigenberger Minerva or similar in Cairo on Full Board.
  • Lunch in a Typical Egyptian Restaurant in Down Town Area on Day 6.
  • Lunch in a Typical Egyptian Restaurant in Giza Area on Day 7.

What's not Included?

  • Return International flights.
  • Visa fees.
  • Flight ticket from Aswan to Cairo on Day 5.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as beverage, extra meals, extras at the hotels, mineral water, laundry, Telephone calls, tips for guides, porters, drivers and cruise staff .etc.
  • Entrance to any of the Pyramids or the Solar Boat at the Pyramids Area.
  • Entrance to the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum.
  • Supplement for New Year, X-Mass and Easter.
  • Tips, beverage, extra meals, laundry, phone calls or any personal expenses.
  • Any other services not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions. 

Additional Information

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.
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