Nile Cruise Steam Ship

10 Days / 9 Nights
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Description

Take a trip back in time with a cruise down the Nile on a historic steamship. Enjoy the luxury and leisure on board Mövenpick SS Misr Steamer Nile Cruise. Visit the Great Pyramids, Famous Sphinx and Valley temple, Solar Boat, Old and Islamic Cairo then Cruise the Nile between Luxor and Aswan Visiting the best attractions.

 

Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airport(s)
  • Assistance of our personal during your stay, tours, and excursions 
  • All transfers by private A/C deluxe vehicle
  • Flight ticket Cairo to Aswan and Luxor back to Cairo with Egypt Air
  • Sightseeing tours on the cruise shared with Cruise Tours group
  • Local English speaking tour guide 
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo at 5* deluxe hotel with breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan at 5* deluxe hotel with breakfast 
  • Accommodation on board 5* Nile cruise based on full board 
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Luxor at 5* deluxe hotel with breakfast 
  • Tour to Pyramids, Sphinx, Valley temple, Sakkara and Memphis 
  • Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel Mosques, and Coptic Churches
  • Tour to the Temple of Philae in Aswan
  • Tour to Kom Ombo temple and Edfu temple en route 
  • Tour to Karnak temples and Luxor temple in East Bank of the Nile
  • Lunch meals (open buffet) during tours in Giza / Cairo 
  • Entrance fees to the sights in Cairo /Aswan / Luxor
  • Service charges and taxes included throughout the tours 
  • Free Mobile phone charged against 30 min local calls / 5 min. international calls

Excluded:

  • International Airfare 
  • Entry Visa to Egypt
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional Activities
  • Visa
  • Tipping

Price Per Person:

  • 10 Days / 09 Nights
    $ 2900 Per Person in Triple Cabin
    $ 2900 Per Person in Double Cabin
    $ 4600 Per Single Cabin

     

Tour and Prices

Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound. The prices quoted per person per tour all inclusive and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the lowest price possible. Once your tour is confirmed we guarantee the price will not be changed.

Children Policy

0 – 01.99 Free of Charge

2 – 5.99 pay 25% of adult price

6 – 11.99 pay 50% of adult price

12+ pay full tour price as per adult person

Itinerary

10 Days – Cairo / Cairo

Day 1:  Arrival Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt
Your tour manager will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Pyramids/ Saqqarra

After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personal guide to Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus – Famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Additional visit to the Solar Boat in front of Cheops Pyramid (extra ticket on spot) Lunch included during the tour and then proceed to Saqqara area to visit Saqqara Complex and first pyramid ever built (Djoser Pyramid). Move to Memphis; Old kingdom’s capital and famous Necropolis. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3:  Cairo Sights

Check out after breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then you will be escorted by your private guide to visit: Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen, alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Additional visit to the mummies room at the museum (extra ticket on spot) Lunch throughout the tour at local restaurant, then moving to visit Saladin Citadel including Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Combining fascinating history with shopping in a lively Khan El Khalili Bazaar, which dates back to 1382.
Then you will be transferred Cairo airport to fly to Luxor, where you will be met and assisted and transfer to your hotel and overnight stay in Luxor
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4:  Luxor SS MISR Nile Steamship

Breakfast at your hotel in Luxor then transfer to the Steam Ship Sudan; boarding before lunch. Settle into your original Edwardian cabin or suite. Gourmet lunch served on board. Today you will be introduced to one of the largest and most impressive archaeological sites in Egypt, the Temples of Karnak. Under the command of the great Pharaohs, this awe inspiring ancient city was built over approx. 2000 years. Walking through this vast open air museum, you will be struck by the almost perfect illustrations that honour the Pharaohs and their Gods. Before re-boarding for dinner, you will have time to explore present day Luxor. There is an option for the evening entertainment, the ‘Sound and Light’ show, which illuminates the Temple of Karnak. Ovrenight onboard in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Luxor Sighteeing

The steamship departs early for a day of discovery starting with the Valley of the Kings. Situated on the west bank of the Nile, this limestone valley houses the burial chambers of the great Pharaohs, powerful nobles – and later the royal spouses – of the 18th-21st dynasties. 63 magnificent temples of eternal life line the valley including Tutankhamen’s Tomb which was famously discovered by Howard Carter in 1922. The vibrant colour and conservation of the hieroglyphics lining the tomb of Ramses III never ceases to captivate. At approx. 2.30pm, the Steam Ship Sudan will navigate towards Esna, 60km south of Luxor. After passing through the lock at Esna, the ship with cruise under the star filled sky towards Edfu, a further 46km. Overnight at Edfu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Kom Ombo and Edfu

A morning exploration of the Temple of Edfu. This sanctuary is considered to be one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. The site, built in honour of the falcon-headed sky god, Horus, whose eyes were the sun and the moon, was abandoned by the Roman Empire in 391 AD. The temple lay buried under a protective layer of sand until it was excavated by French Egyptologist, Auguste Mariette, in the 1860s. Gourmet lunch served on board.
Languidly cruise 145km south and unveil the pillars of Kom Ombo resting grandly on the banks of the Nile. Being a favoured basking spot for crocodiles in ancient times, the temple at Kom Ombo was dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. The temple dates back to 180BC during the Ptolemaic era, with notable Roman influences. Sunset over Kom Ombo and dinner on board. The steamship will remain docked at Kom Ombo over night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Aswan Sightseeing

The Steam Ship gracefully navigates a further 48km south, past fertile fields and sandy river banks, to reach Aswan at the end of the Nile Valley. It is here where ancient Nubia begins.
Today marks your discovery of the Temple of Philae, the domain of the Goddess Isis, the universal mother who reigned over life, death and resurrection. Philae was one of the most important shrines of ancient Egypt and Nubia until 550AD when the Byzantine Emperor, Justinian, ordered its closing after 4000 years of worship. Before dining on board, you will have time to explore the Aswan markets where you will find indigo, saffron and other treasures. There is an option for the evening entertainment – the ‘Light and Sound’ show which illuminates the Temple of Philae. Overnight on board in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8:  Nile Cruise to Aswan

Here mark the end of your journey with breakfast on board your Nile cruise steamship in Aswan followed by disembarkation and transfer by exclusive car and driver to your hotel in Aswan for check in with free time in leisure and optional excursions available in Aswan. Overnight in Aswan
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 9:  Aswan to Cairo by Plane

Breakfast at your hotel in Aswan with free time at leisure with optional excursion to Abu Simbel temples out of Aswan by personal guide and exclusive car or you may fly instead then transfer to Aswan airport to fly to Cairo, upon arrival in Cairo you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo for free time at leisure and overnight stay in Cairo.


Meals: Breakfast.

Day 10:  – Cairo / Home

Breakfast at your hotel with some free time at leisure in Cairo followed by transfer to Cairo International Airport to catch your inbound flight back home.

Meals: Breakfast.

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