Magnificent Egypt – Nile Cruise

Featuring:
Cairo, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Esna, Luxor

Starting From $1,299.00 Land Only

Duration 8 Days

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Charming Travel Destinations, Travel Agencies & Bureaus, El Monte, CA

Magnificent Egypt will leave you awestruck and breathless because of its many unique sights, food, culture and the local friendly people. This tour will bring you face to face with the most treasured, ancient attractions in the world. This tour will cover most of all the prominent sites of ancient Egypt that are on every visitor’s must see list. If you wish to see more, you can always extend your stay. Enjoy our Magnificent Egypt Tour today!

This Tour Package Includes:

  • Land Only – Contact us for Air Rates from your departing city
  • 7 Nights hotel accommodation
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Domestic Flights
  • All transfers
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Services of English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Escorted Group Tour by coach

Tour Highlights:

  • 4 Day Nile River Cruise
  • The Sphinx
  • Abu Simbel
  • Temple of Edfu
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Temple of Karnack
  • Domestic Flights
  • 16 Meals Included

Package Excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees, passport fees, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal purchases
  • Meals/admission not in itinerary
  • Optional Tours (If applicable)
*This is a Guaranteed English Speaking Tour
*Final confirmation will be provided 1 week prior to the departure date
* Escorted Group Tour by coach

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Meals: B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Have any questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions Section. 

  • Day 1: Cairo
    Upon arrival in Cairo, transfer to the hotel and check in. The remainder of the day will be at yours to enjoy.
  • Day 2: Cairo
    Full day visit where we explore the famous Pyramids of Cheops, Kefren and Micerinos (tickets to go inside the pyramids are not included), and also the impressive Sphinx, which is sculpted from rock. Visit to the Egyptian Muse-umwith its ancient art and where the treasure of the Lost Tomb of Tutankhamen is kept. Lunch included. Citadel of Saladinand the Alabaster Mosque. We will take a walk through the Coptic neighbourhood where we visit the Hang-ing Church built above a Roman fortress (B, L)
  • Day 3: Cairo ~ Luxor
    Breakfast. Transfer to the airport departing by regular flight(FLIGHT INCLUDED) to Luxor. Arrival and transfer to the cruise, boarding and accommodation. Full board on board. Visit impressive set of temples of Luxor and Karnark. Accommodation on board. (B, L, D)
  • Day 4: Luxor ~ Esna
    Today you will be able to admire the Necropolis of Thebes, visiting the famous Valley of the Kings, where are hid-den the tombs of the main pharaohs. Composed of several rooms and corridors that lead to the burial chambers, are among others, Ramses III, Seti I and Amenhotep II. You will also visit the Colossae of Memnon, two impressive statues of Amenophis II, as well as the Temple of Queen Hatsep-sut(Deir el Bahari) and the Temple of Medinet Habu. Dur-ing this day we can enjoy the beauty of the Nile riverbanks. You could do different activities on the boat and at evening enjoy the music at the disco. Full board. Night on board, navigating to Esna (B, L, D)
  • Day 5: Esna ~ Edfu ~ Aswan
    Arrival to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus (God repre-sented by a Falcon), which in the past was partially covered by lime during the periodic flooding of the river Nile. The rescue and restoration work complete, we now have one of the most beautiful temples of Ptolemaic times, in an ex-ceptional state of preservation. Navigation to Kom Ombo. Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, the only temple dedicated to two gods, Sobek and Haroesis, where we find a Nilometer (former system for measuring the level of the Nile River) and a mummified crocodile. During the evening you will be able to enjoy the Chilaba’s party, local typical outfit (on route you could economically acquire them at local markets). Full board. Accommodation on board, navigating to Aswan. (B, L, D)
  • Day 6: Aswan
    Arrival to Aswan. Possibility of getting the optional tour to Abu Simbel(visit NOT included in the itinerary), located two hundred and eighty kilometers from Aswan, visit the western desert and the temples carved on the cliff by Ramses II during the twelfth century BC, with 20 meters high statues, dedicated to the god Amon Ra, and the Temple of Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Visit the Red Granite quarry where is the famous 41 meters high Un-finished Obelisk. We will also visit the Aswan Dam, one of the largest in the world, which created Lake Nasser with a length of more than 500 km. In the afternoon, a felucca cruiseon the Nile, typical sailing boats in the area, heading to the island of Kitchener where the Botanical Garden is located. Full board. Accommodation on board (B, L, D)
  • Day 7: Aswan ~ Cairo
    Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take the plane to Cairo (FLIGHT INCLUDED). Arrival to El Cairo airport and transfer to the hotel. During the evening, visit the Light and Sound Show at the Pyramids of Giza. Accomodation (B)
  • Day 8: Cairo ~ Home
    Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home as your trip comes to an end. If you have time, we recommend that you purchase an additional night and take a trip to Memphis and Sakkara. (B)
*This is a Guaranteed English Speaking Tour
*Final confirmation will be provided 1 week prior to the departure date
* Escorted Group Tour by coach

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is the group size of this tour?
    Tourist from all over the world join this tour and it can vary from 4 passengers to 45 passengers.
  2. What kind of tour is this?
    This is an Escorted Group Tour by coach with an English speaking guide. This guided tour features the highlights of certain cities in a brief visit.
  3. How much does single supplement or triple sharing cost?
    Single supplement costs an additional $700USD and triple sharing has a $35USD deduction.
  4. Which admission tickets are covered in this tour?
    Excursion: Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon in Luxor, Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo.• City Tour: Cairo• Boat: Typical sailing boats felucca and show typical dance beduina in Aswan.• Ticket admission: Pyramids of Cheops, Kefren and Micerinos, Egyptian Muse-um, Citadel of Saladin and the Alabaster Mosque, the Hanging Church Coptic neigh-bourhood in Cairo, Temples of Luxor and Karnak in Luxor, Necropolis of Thebes, Val-ley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, Tem-ple of Queen Hatshepsut, Medinet Habu; in Luxor, Temple of Horus in Edfu, Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo, Red Granite Quarry and Unfinished Obelisk, Aswan Dam in Aswan.• Flights included: Luxor- Cairo; Aswan - Cairo.
  5. Does this tour include any flights?
    This is a Land Only package tour and it does not include any flights. Please contact us for international flight rates.
  6. What if I don’t want to join the tour some days or only join for half a day?
    Due to this is a group tour, you will need to follow the group for the entire program and cannot deviate. Any deviation will result in a penalty at the discretion of the local office.
  7. Is there a luggage limit?
    The luggage allowed for each passenger on our Egypt tours is limited to one piece of a maximum of 66lbs (note airlines and trains have their own limits, normally lower). We may refuse to accept excessively bulky luggage.
  8. Will someone help me with my luggage?
    Porterage is not included and you are responsible to handle your own luggage at all times.
  9. What mode of transportation will be used?
    This tour will use a Coach unless specifically stated.
  10. Will the bus have toilets?
    Some coaches may have toilets available, travelers are asked to limit its use (due to odors and absence of places where emptying and cleaning). Some coaches are fitted with toilets provided on a fee paying basis.
  11. Are the tours wheelchair friendly?
    Our Egypt coaches are not equipped with access ramps for wheelchairs.
  12. What do I do if I want to extend my stay?
    Contact us and let us know if you want pre or post and how many days.
  13. How long is the duration of tour?
    A full day of tour is scheduled from around 8am to 7pm
  14. Can three guests stay in the same room?
    It may be difficult to have 3 beds in a room. It may be a fold out bed or sofa bed. We do not recommend triple rooms/ triple sharing for 3 adults, we would suggest this for families travelling with a child.
  15. Can we change the meal plan?
    Charming Travel Destinations offers vegetarian meal options for travelers. Regrettably, we cannot accommodate certain food options in Egypt like Gluten, etc. Please inquire if you have any allergies we need to know about.
  16. What information do I need to provide to book?
    Please provide legal names, email address, phone number, mailing address, number of rooms (single-triple occupancy), travel insurance preference, birth dates, and passport information.
  17. Do I need a visa to visit Egypt?
    U.S. citizens must have a visa to enter Egypt. U.S. citizens can obtain a renewable single-entry 30-day tourist visa on arrival at Egyptian airports for a 25 USD fee.
  18. How much is the deposit to reserve a spot in the tour?
    For Land Only, the deposit is $300USD. For Land + Air packages, the deposit will be 50% of overall tour price
  19. Are there gratuities included? If not included, how much?
    Gratuities are not included and we suggest $10USD per person per day.
  20. When should I expect to receive my travel documents and confirmations?
    Travel Documents and Hotel confirmations will be emailed out 1 week before arrival.
  21. What time can we check-in or out?
    The hotel check in is usually about 2pm and check out is 10am. If you want your room to be available for more time, consider booking an extra night.
  22. Are Airport Transfers included?
    Transfers are included & could be private or shared with other passengers. Airport must be located within 25 miles. Driver will wait a maximum of 1 hour. In case you are retained or delayed, it is your responsibility to contact the transfer number provided with your travel documents.

 

  • Conrad Hotel – Cairo, Egypt or similar*
    1191 Nile Corniche, Souq Al ASR, Boulaq, Cairo Governorate 11221, Egypt

    Conrad Cairo offers spectacular River Nile views from every room. Enjoy easy access to city center businesses, as well as legendary attractions such as the Sphinx and Giza Pyramid.

    This landmark hotel boasts 11 flexible meeting and banquet rooms, including one of the city's largest ballrooms. Plan your dream destination wedding, a corporate event or a conference; our dedicated Conrad team offers the experience and facilities to meet all of your needs. Six outstanding restaurants and bars offer round the clock dining and entertainment. Visit the International Casino with a cocktail in hand and experience the glitz and glamour of Stage One bar.

    Check In Time: From 3:00 PM
    Check Out Time: Until 12:00 PM

    Website:  https://conradhotels3.hilton.com

     

  • Helnan Hotel – Aswan, Egypt or similar*
    El- Montazah Palace - Alexandria

    The 195 rooms and suites of the Helnan Aswan are spacious and comfortably furnished and offer a dreamy view of the Nile. They are allocated among the main building as well as deluxe rooms in the beautifully designed hotel complex. All rooms have a bathroom with a shower –WC, sometimes also a bath-bathtub, an individually adjustable air conditioner, a hairdryer, a safe, a minibar, satellite TV, a WI-FI connection port, a telephone and a balcony. Non-smoking rooms are available upon request.

    Check In Time: From 3:00 PM
    Check Out Time: Until 12:00 PM

    Website:  http://www.helnan.com

     

  • MS Steigenberger Cruise – Aswan, Egypt


    Travel in the wake of legendary explorers on board the luxurious Steigenberger Nile cruise ships. Visit the holy temples of ancient Egypt and experience the majesty and riches of the Pharaohs at close quarters. On board, our friendly service team will pamper you and anticipate your every wish. Enjoy the wide range of wellness facilities and turn your trip into an unforgettable adventure.

    Check In Time: From 3:00 PM
    Check Out Time: Until 12:00 PM

    Website:  https://www.steigenberger.com

     

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Email us at [email protected] for your departure city Air Price.

Prices are based on per person, double occupancy. Charming Travel Destination guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum 2 passengers to guarantee departure. All hotels are subject to availability. Hotels may be substituted with another of similar category. Prices and availability are subject to change at any time and prices are not guaranteed until we receive your final payment. We reserve the right to modify the itinerary to ensure a smooth and safe trip. No visa is required for all US passport holders.

*This is a Guaranteed English Speaking Tour
*Final confirmation will be provided 1 week prior to the departure date
* Escorted Group Tour by coach

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