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Egypt Nile Cruise & Hurghada Beach Town – 8 nights & 9 days

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Duration

8 nights & 9 days

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

Unlimited

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Overview

  • Please note that these rates are per person in DBL room 
  • The bigger your group, the cheaper the rates!
  • Cost per SGL room for solo travelers is USD 1,975

This 9-day journey will take you on a classical Egyptian adventure – all the way from Cairo, to Aswan, to Luxor, and finally resting in Hurghada, the beach town. Not only will you get to see multiple ancient sites and attractions in Egypt – but you will also rest in a 5-star resort for 2 nights in Hurghada, by Egypt’s the Red Sea.

Optional Tours (Nile Cruise)

Abu Simbel Temple (USD 130)

A Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride (USD 150)

Nubian Village & Plants Island (USD 40)

Banana Island (USD 40)

Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple (USD 35)

Cruise Options

Aswan to Luxor (4 nights):

Grand Sun Nile Cruise (5 stars)

Nile Ruby Nile Cruise (5 stars)

MS Semiramis I Nile Cruise (5 stars)

 

Hotel Options

Cairo (4 nights):

Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir (4 stars)

AraCan Pyramids Hotel (4 stars)

Pyramids Park Resort Hotel (5 stars)

Hurghada (2 nights):

AMC Royal Hotel & Spa (5 stars)

  • We can also find you similar accommodation if you have any specific preferences. Contact us, and we’ll take care of the details!
  • Please note that not all these hotels are always available. However, our Tour Operators will recommend a similar hotel that you can stay at.
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada - all in 9 days!
  • Start your cruise in Luxor city and finish by relaxing at a beach & spa resort in Hurghada

Itinerary

DAY 1 - Arrive in Cairo

After arriving at Cairo International Airport, you will be met and assisted by our representatives. We will then transfer to the hotel, where you will check-in.

Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 2 - The Classical Tour of Cairo

After breakfast at the hotel, we will depart to visit the Giza Pyramids and the Great Sphinx. Next up is a visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, housing the most magnificent treasures of Tutankhamun. We will have lunch during the tours, then return to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 - Touring through Cairo's Islamic History

Optional Tour: Visit the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque within the walls of the Citadel of Saladin; the 2 mosques of Sultan Hassan & Sultan Rifae; and Old Coptic Cairo which has the Hanging Church, Abu Serga, and Ben Ezra. Finally, we will make our stop at Khan el Khalili Bazaar. Lunch at a local restaurant will be on us during the trip.

At night, you get a Complementary Dinner on the Scarabee Nile Cruise, where you can witness Egyptian performance from belly dancing to the classic Tanoura show.

Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 4 - Fly to Aswan - High Dam - Old Dam - Philae Temple - Elephantine Island - Botanical Garden

After breakfast at the hotel, we will check out and take a flight to Aswan, where we will board the cruise. Lunch will be served on board, and we will proceed with the visits of Aswan including the High Dam, the Old Dam, Temple of Philae, and a felucca tour (Egyptian boat) around the Elephantine Island & Botanical Garden.

Dinner and overnight on the cruise.

DAY 5 - Sail to Kom Ombo - Kom Ombo Temple - Sail to Edfu

After breakfast and lunch on board the cruise, we wil begin our sail to Kom Ombo, where we will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to Gods Sobek and Haroeris. We will then sail to Edfu.

Dinner and overnight on the cruise.

DAY 6 - Edfu Temple - Sail to Esna Lock - Sail to Luxor - East Bank (Karnak & Luxor Temples)

After breakfast on board of the cruise, we will visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the God Horus. We will then sail to Esna Lock. Lunch will be served during the sail. We will cross Esna Lock and continue sailing all the way to Luxor, with dinner served on board of the cruise.

Upon arrival in Luxor, we will visit the East Bank of the Nile, which includes the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor.

Overnight on the cruise.

DAY 7 - West Bank (Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut Temple - Colossi of Memnon) - Hurhghada

After breakfast, we will check-out from the cruise. We will then take a bus to visit the West Bank of the Nile, which includes the Valley of Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahari, and the 2 Colossi of Memnon.

After tours, we will then depart to Hurghada beach town via A/C bus. We will check-in at the hotel, and the rest of the day is yours.

Overnight at hotel.

DAY 8 - Free beach day in Hurghada

After breakfast at the hotel, you can enjoy the rest of your day at the pool & beach. There is a walkway that takes you right to the middle of the sea, as well as kitesurfing and snorkeling options. Or you can unwind in our spa parlor and get yourself a relaxing massage!

Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 9 - Departure to Hurghada Airport

After breakfast and checking out of the hotel, we will depart to Hurghada Airport, where you will catch your flight to Cairo.

Included/Excluded

  • 3 nights at Cairo hotel with breakfast (4 stars)
  • 3 nights aboard Nile Cruise (5 stars) on FB basis (all meals included)
  • 2 nights in Hurghada at AMC Royal Hotel &a Spa (5 stars) on FB basis (all meals & soft drinks included)
  • All land transfers with air-conditioned vehicle
  • 1 Complimentary Dinner & 2 Extra Lunches
  • Sightseeing & Entrance Fees as per program
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Domestic Flights (Cairo to Aswan / Hurghada to Cairo)
  • Visa Fees (USD 25 at Airport)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone calls, etc.)
  • International flight tickets (available upon request)
  • Optional tours

Tour's Location

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FAQs

Do I need a visa to travel to Egypt?
For most nationalities, you can get a Visa at the Egyptian Airport upon arrival. The cost of the visa is USD 25. For other nationalities, you will have to consult with your local Egyptian embassy to get the visa from your country.
Is Egypt safe to travel to?
Yes, Egypt is safe to travel to! In the last couple of years, After 7 years of stagnancy, Egypt is finally opening its doors to tourism once more, welcoming visitors from all corners of the world to take a step into North Africa.
When is the best time of year to travel to Egypt?
The best time to travel to Egypt is in winter season. When it’s cloudy in Europe, it’s very sunny here in Egypt. Temperatures do drop so pack a jacket, but you can also head to our sunny destinations in the North Coast or the Red Sea for year-round sun!
Do people in Egypt speak English?
For the most part, yes. You will be able to get around with English only. You will find English menus in most restaurants, and you will find a lot of the billboards blaring messages in English too. You might even feel right at home!
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