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Nile Dreamer

Tour Description
Itinerary
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Highlights

  • Visit magical Cairo and tour the great Giza pyramids and sphinx, learn about Egypt’s great history on a tour of the Egyptian Museum & the Saladin Citadel
  • Visit awesome Aswan and experience a panoramic view of the city from the 364ft tall High Dam, tour the beautiful temples & monuments as well
  • Relax on a fabulous Nile Cruise and enjoy the delightful amenities on board
  • Sail the awesome Nile to alluring towns like Edfu, Kom Ombo, Esna and Luxor and tour their amazing temple complexes and captivating sites
  • Return to Cairo where you can choose from additional tour options of the city

Included

  • 09 nights stay at S Grade Hotels
for detailed information about hotel’s grade, please view the hotel grades section above
  • Meals, 09 breakfast, 06 lunch & 06 dinner
  • All entrance fees to all attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transfers, meet and assist services mentioned in above itinerary with our tour representative or guide
  • Professional guiding in your preferred language
  • Luggage handling at all Hotels & Airports
  • One bottle of mineral water during sightseeing
  • All taxes and service charges

Excluded

  • International flight (can be arranged upon request)
  • Entry Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping to guides, assistants & drivers
  • All personal expenses like laundry, extra drinks, souvenirs... etc.

Please Note

  • All our tours are based on private departure, so it can easily be customized to fit your preferred travelling date
We have prepared a detailed “What to Take” & "Practical Information" lists which will be sent to you after you have booked the trip

Itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Cairo
Welcome to Egypt land of history on your arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met by our warm and professional airport representatives who will arrange your ground transportation to the hotel where you will enjoy the night’s stay.

Day 02: Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Saladin Citadel
Wake up to a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel for a day of exploration and discovery; tour one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramids of Giza standing at an unbelievable 481ft or 146.5m tall. Enjoy a special tour of the second or third pyramid. Tour the Great Sphinx of Giza as well standing 65ft or 20m tall. Be amazed by the architecture, complexity and grandeur of these Egyptian landmarks. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant then visit the awe-inspiring Cairo Egyptian Museum, famous for the Golden Mask of King Tutankhamun and its many other treasures. Then tour the Saladin Citadel, a magnificent structure that was once a fortress for Cairo against Crusaders attacks. Within its walls you will find the Mohamed Ali Mosque, the Mosque of Suleiman and a number of museums dedicated to various aspects of Egyptian history. Then make your way to the train station to board your train to Aswan, enjoy dinner on board where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03: High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple
After breakfast on the train, enjoy one of the most memorable tours in Aswan that of the breath taking experience at the High Dam. Here you will see a view like no other a top the 364ft tall structure. Stop by the Unfinished Obelisk whose construction was abandoned by Queen Hatshepsut and stop by the Philae Temple. Philae Temple was dedicated to the goddess Isis with its many shrines and sanctuaries. Check into your hotel where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Free day at your leisure in Aswan and join the Nile Cruise
Enjoy the morning’s breakfast in the hotel then check into the Nile Cruise in Aswan. Spend the day at your leisure while enjoying the amenities of the cruise. Indulge in the sumptuous cuisine that is served on board, you may choose to relax on the Nile Cruise or hop on to any of our tours that are available on that day. Enjoy the night’s stay on board the Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: Kom-Ombo Temple and Edfu Temple
Relax on board the Nile Cruise as the calm waves carry you to the town of Kom Ombo. While there tour the Temple of Kom Ombo which is actually two temples built in one. With one side dedicated to the crocodile god and the other to falcon head god. Then sail to the town of Edfu, here you will visit the magnificent Temple of Horus in Edfu and discover the best preserved temple in all Egypt, traditional in its design Edfu is a blue print of how all temples looked. Enjoy all your meals on the Nile Cruise then it’s off to Luxor for another day of exploration.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple
Wake up in Luxor a city rich in history, culture and beauty enjoy a special visit to the breath taking Karnak Temple, the largest temple complex built by man covering approximately 200 acres with individual temples built for various gods. It is a massive complex of columns, statues, halls and courts which tell a story of its former grandeur and splendor. Then tour the impressive Luxor Temple dedicated to Amun, built by two Pharaohs Amenophis III and Ramses II. Magnificent in its own right, the temple features enormous gateways, shrines and sanctuaries. Spend the remainder of the day at your own leisure or go on any of our optional tours that are available. Enjoy all meals on board the Nile Cruise where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07: Valley of Kings, Colossi of Memnon and Hatshepsut Temple then return to Cairo
Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast before you disembark the Nile Cruise for a day of exploration at the Valley of the Kings which is a massive burial ground for Pharaohs, kings and the elite. Visit the Colossi of Memnon two huge statues around 17m high that guarded the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Explore Hatshepsut Temple learn about the famous female Pharaoh before your drive to Luxor International airport for your return flight. If you have a late departure let us know as special arrangements can be made for you. Then return to Cairo on the Sleeping Train where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08: Free day at your leisure in Cairo
Wake up to a warm breakfast on board the Sleeping Train, upon your arrival in Cairo check into the hotel where you may choose to stay for the remainder of the day or participate in any of our available tours of Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 09: Free day at your leisure in Cairo
Enjoy a delectable breakfast at the hotel and choose how you would like to spend the day. You may go on any of our available tours in and around Cairo or you may choose to remain at your hotel for the remainder of the day.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Departure from Cairo International Airport
Enjoy the morning’s breakfast at the hotel before your drive to Cairo International airport for your return flight. If you have a late departure or wish to extend your stay let us know as special arrangements can be made for you.
Meals: Breakfast