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Luxury Egypt Trip Including 5-Star Nile Cruise
- Luxury trip, 5-star hotels and 5-star Nile Cruise
- All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Abu SImbel and Luxor are with privately guided tours
- All airport transfer by private air-conditioned deluxe vehicle with free Wifi
- Domestic flight Cairo/Aswan – Luxor/Cairo on Business Class
This trip will show you the finest Egypt has to offer in complete luxury. Journey through Egypt's ancient past and visit the highlights in Cairo, Luxor, Abu Simbel and relax in style during your 5-star Nile Cruise.
- Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
- Fast-track services upon arrival
- Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
- Entry visa for Egypt provided upon arrival Cairo Airport
- All airport transfers by private air-conditioned deluxe vehicle with free WIFI
- Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast
- Accommodation for 5 nights on board Zahra Nile cruise on full board basis
- Accommodation for 1 night in Luxor including breakfast
- Domestic flight Cairo/Aswan – Luxor/Cairo on Business Class
- All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Abu Simbel and Luxor - privately guided tours
- All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing group
- Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
- Knowledgeable English-speaking tour guide during your tours
- Lunch at good quality local restaurants
- Bottled water during your tours and transfers
- Free WiFi device during your stay
- All service charges and applicable taxes included
- International airfare
- Any optional tours
- Personal spending
- Tipping Kitty
- Upon request
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs
Upon arrival to the historically rich country of Egypt, you will be directly greeted by a tour expert who will guide you in a deluxe vehicle from the Cairo International Airport to your luxurious Four Seasons Hotel. Upon arrival, your guide will assist you with a smooth check-in process to your hotel room and go over all the details for your incredible journey ahead. Following this, the evening is yours to prepare for the breathtaking sites of the ancient pyramids and the home to the great pharaohs.
The Old Kingdom of Egypt
Start off the morning with a splendid breakfast provided at the hotel. Then begin your adventure in the ancient capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom, Memphis. Legends say that the city was founded by the pharaoh Menes.
Journeying through the city you will see the Step Pyramids at Sakkara, an ancient burial ground designed by the architect Imhotep for his master King Zoser. After all the excitement of this ancient wonder, take a lunch break at a lavish restaurant.
Once rested and satisfied, the tour will take you to the enchanting pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus at Giza. This will include a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of Chephren. Following this, you will head to the iconic Great Sphinx, which has the head of a pharaoh with a lions body.
After this remarkable day, you will head back to the hotel in the city of Cairo.
Sightseeing Through Cairo
After an appetizing breakfast at the hotel, you will be escorted by a private guide to the Egyptian Museum, where you can admire the splendid Tutankhamun collection alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Following this, you will visit the Salah El Din Citadel, a medieval Islamic fortification constructed by Salah El Din in 1183 AD to defend the city against the armies of Crusaders.
For further admiration of the city's architecture, you will visit the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, named after the Egyptian ruler who ruled for over 45 years between 1805-1849. After this, you will be escorted to an authentic local restaurant.
Your adventure continues in the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo's old Bazaar. Completing the day, you will head to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue and then head back to the hotel.
Departing to Aswan
After an incredible journey through Cairo, you will depart for a flight to Aswan.
After checking in to your 5-star luxurious Nile Cruise, enjoy the fabulous sights of Aswan. You will see the High Dam completed in 1971 and the Old Dam completed in 1901.
After which, you will visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, a structure rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam's construction. Then head back to the Oberoi Zahra Nile cruise and enjoy a fantastic dinner and a beautiful night in Aswan.
Day Trip to Abu Simbel
Enjoy breakfast on board the Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise. Then head to the Aswan Airport to fly to one of Egypt's top tourist attractions, Abu Simbel Temple.
This marvelous monument was originally carved out of a mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses the second in the 13th century BC, as a lasting memorial to himself and his queen Nefertiti.
Following this, you will take a short flight back to Aswan and board the Nile Cruise. After sunset, enjoy the Sound and Light Show at the Philae Temple. Then end the evening with dinner and a good night's rest on board the Nile Cruise.
All Aboard to Kom Ombo
Set sail for Kom Ombo to see the unique Temple of Sobek.
One side of this spectacular temple is dedicated to the crocodile God Sobek, God of Fertility and Creator of the World. The other side is dedicated to the Falcon God Haroeis, also known as Horus, the Elder.
After this, the cruise will head back to Aswan and you can visit the Botanical Garden by Felucca.
Sailing Along the Nile to Edfu
While sailing along the Nile, enjoy the delectable breakfast and lunches provided on board and all the stunning nature along the river.
Take a short visit to the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple, dedicated to Horus at Edfu. After which, you will spend a wonderful night on board the cruise with dinner in the city of Edfu.
Set Sail for Luxor
Delight in another relaxing day sailing along the Nile, headed to the city of Luxor.
After lunch aboard the Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise, enjoy excursions to visit the magnificent temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak, with its cast hypostyle hall of 137 columns
Following this, you will journey to the Luxor Museum, which is filled with archeological relics. While docked on the banks of the Nile in Luxor, eat dinner and look out at the stars and city lights glistening on the river.
Venture Through the City of Luxor
Disembark the Oberoi Zahra Nile cruise for an excursion to the West Bank to visit the burial places of the Pharaohs and the Valley of the Kings, where Howard Cater discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922.
Continue to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut in approximately the 15th century BC.
After, you will head to the Colossi of Memnon to see the two massive stone statues of the pharaoh Amenhotep.
To conclude the adventure through the city, you will see the impressive Luxor Temple located on the East Bank. Then, head to your hotel in Luxor for an evening in the city.
Discover Temples in Abydos and Dendera
Before checking out of your hotel, you will visit Abydos, one of the oldest cities in Egypt. The famous temple within the city was built by King Seti I, and completed by King Ramsess II, known as temple of Seti I.
Not to be missed - the paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt.
Afterwards, you will head to the city Dendera to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy.
Then it's back to Luxor to check out and travel to the capital for your last night in Egypt.
Have a final breakfast in the city of Cairo before transferring to the Cairo Airport. Say your goodbyes' to Egypt and get ready to share all the marvelous stories of your trip with your friends and family.
Luxury Accommodation: No Hotel - Departure