Pyramids & the Nile at Christmas & New Year

Pyramids & the Nile at Christmas & New Year

Egypt, Cairo
Tour Type

Group Tour

Run

every day

Start From

1195$ USD

Overview

Christmas is a very special time in Egypt. In this 7 Days Giza Pyramids and Nile Cruise at Christmas and New Year, you will discover the secrets of the Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, and Khan El Khalili Bazar. In the second part of this marvelous tour, you spend 5 days on board of a deluxe ship. You will visit all the highlights in Luxor, Aswan, and even between the two cities in the best journey ever.

Included
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • All transfers to/from airport & hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Domestic flight ticket Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on 05 stars Superior Nile Cruise on full board
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo (Private Tours)
  • Dinner on board Felucca for 2 persons
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Deluxe Tours Egypt
  • English-speaking tour Local guide during your trips
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • Meals at hotel, Nile cruise and during your tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled water during the trip
  • Portage when needed
  • All service charges and taxes
Excluded
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping
FAQ

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The fixed deposit amount is 25% of the tours total price Except for Egypt Christmas tours, new year’s and other peak seasons where the deposit goes up to 40%.

Yes, we at Deluxe Tours Egypt does provide a discount for private trips booked with large groups. as well for repeated customers, loyalty program members and students.

Service charges are by default included in the bill when dining in a restaurant. However, these fees go to the restaurant and not the waiters. Knowing this it is advisable and courteous to directly tip the servers with an additional 10 %.

Accommodations for travelers in Egypt fall across a broad range—everything from world class luxury to simple hostel accommodations are available. The nicest hotels compare well with luxury hotels anywhere, Egyptian hotels have their own rating system that loosely classifies them on a 5-star scale. The check-in time in most hotels in Egypt is around midday, 12 or 1 PM.

Photography is allowed in most of the historical sites and museums in Egypt, but some of them have extra charges for taking in a camera. in some museums, like the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, and some historical sites, like the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, photography is prohibited and visitors are asked to leave their cameras at the reception before entering.

Egypt is a relax country so you can wear whatever you prefer no problem at all Egyptians accept every one although modest dress would be highly recommended and, in some mosques, women will be asked to cover their hair and perhaps their arms and legs. Both women and men will be asked to remove their shoes before entering a mosque or some church’s.

It is always recommended for travelers who wish to have their own supply of cigarettes and alcohol with them in Egypt to purchase them upon arrival. There are duty free shops in the airports in Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, El Gouna and Sharm El Sheikh. Tourists are allowed to purchase up to 1 liter of alcohol and up to 200 cigarettes on arrival. But still local Alcohol are available around the cities.

Most of the shops / Malls in Egypt open from around 10 AM and stay open until 11PM; however, many shops, cafes, and restaurants especially in major cities stay open much later and some facilities and shops are open 24 hours.

Most of the monuments, historical sites, and museums in Egypt open from 7 AM until 5 PM. Open-air historical sites, like the Pyramids of Giza, are open from 7:00 Am until 16:pm. Some museums have morning opening hours, from 9 AM to 4 PM evening opening hours, from 5 PM to 9 or 10 PM. during Ramadan, monthbe aware that these hours will change significantly. Sightseeing during Ramadan Month closed by 15:00pm.

Egypt is a relaxed country although relatively modest dress is recommended. wearing shorts for men in Cairo and other cities is common among Egyptians. Dressing with relative modesty is a way of respecting the local culture. The metro in Cairo has separate cars for women that might be more comfortable, especially during rush hours when the cars can be very full.

In a restaurant, it is good to give between 5% and 10% tip directly to the waiter. For a small favor, like carrying luggage or parking a car, a few Egyptian pounds would be appropriate. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver is completely optional but should be considered if you're provided with great service. If you decide to tip feel free to give what you think your experience was worth.

The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound, the value of the Pound is effectively fixed at the rate of 1 USD to Egyptian Pound 15.65, Credit cards are widely used in Egypt. Service charges that have been included on your bill go to the restaurant, not the waiter. Be sure to tip the servers 10% in addition by handing it to them directly. The metro is one of the best ways to go from one place to another within Cairo. Arabic is the official language; English is widely used as second language. Try “Fool”, Egyptian beans, and “Kochari”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish. Try Kebab and Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish. Some Locals restaurant will be the best way to discover the Egyptian cousin completely different experience than hotels food.

Visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and valley temple which belongs to king Chephren.
Visit Luxor temple, Karnak temple, Valley of the Kings, valley of the queens and Hatshepsut temple in Luxor
Admire the wonders of ancient history at the Egyptian Museum.
Discover the Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya and more
Dive or snorkel in Red Sea Sinai Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab, Hurghada Marsa alam and cities situated on the Red Sea.
Going on a Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor or vise versa.
Shop at Egyptian Markets Khan El Khalili touristic market in Cairo Aswan Market and more.
Visit Nubian Village, Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.
Climb the Sinai monastery and visit Saint Catherine Monastery in Sinai.
Exploring Islamic and Coptic Cairo.

  • 01
    DAY 1
    Arrival in Cairo - Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs
    • Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport and will escort you to your hotel in Cairo in an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel, your tour manager will assist you with a check-in and review your vacation itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour.
    • Overnight in Cairo.
  • 02
    Day 2
    Full day Pyramids and Egyptian Museum and Bazaar Tour
    • Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then Deluxe Tours Egypt guide will pick you up at the agreed time from your hotel. You ride to the Giza pyramids for a wonderful tour to discover the secrets of the pyramid of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus. Afterwards, you will move up the Giza Plateau; which is the highest point to see all the pyramids and take impressive pictures. You will get prepared to start your adventure on the camel in the desert around the pyramids (Optional tour).
    • Then, you proceed to visit the Sphinx, which dates back to the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramid of Chephren as well. 
    • You will enjoy lunch at a recommended local restaurant.
    • You move to visit the Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum hosts a rare collection of 5000 years of art and brilliance. It is considered the largest and most precious collection of Egyptian monuments in the whole world. Over 250,000 artifacts are exhibited, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry.
    • Then you proceed to one of the most interesting and oldest markets in Egypt and all over the globe. Khan El-Khalili. This is one of the amazing touristic markets in the Middle East. Traders have been selling their goods in Khan El Khalili since the 14th century. If there is anything in particular you want to purchase in Khan El Khalili, your guide will be happy to help you find what you are looking for. Even if you don’t want to do any shopping, Khan El Khalili is a wonderful place to walk around, or to sit for some coffee while you watch Egyptians going about with their daily routine. Afterwards, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, 
    • Visits: Great Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Valley Temple, Egyptian Museum, Islamic Cairo, Khan EL Khalili.
  • 03
    Day 3
    Fly to Aswan- Aswan Sightseeing
    • Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, check-out from your hotel in Cairo then transfer to Cairo Airport to take your flight to Aswan, Arrival to Aswan Airport, then met by your private tour guide and driver who will escort you to visit Aswan Sightseeing Start with the Unfinished Obelisk, the largest that the Pharaohs ever dealt with. However, due to a problem at its bottom, they left it where they found it and where we explore it today in the Southern quarries of Aswan. The trip includes a demonstration of the construction of obelisks in ancient Egypt. 
    • Our last visit of the day will be to the Philae Temple, the popular ancient Egyptian Temple. Dedicated to Osiris and Isis, the temple was relocated due to the building of the High Dam in one of the largest international campaigns at the time. The temple is featured with several pylons, huge decorated stone capitals, and several other sections.
    • Then driver back to your Nile Cruise by Lunch time for check- in and overnight.
    • Overnight aboard your Nile cruise in Aswan.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • Visits: Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple, Aswan City.
  • 04
    Day 4
    Kom Ombo / Edfu Temples
    • Early morning Sail to Kom Ombo, have breakfast on board and Visit the Temple Kom Ombo Temple of Sobek and/or Haeroris Temple. The reason for this being that this ancient temple was originally built and dedicated to two gods, Haeroris the falcon headed god, and Sobek the crocodile god. This is where you enjoy exploring all the wonders of the temple.
    • Then continue Sailing to Edfu, lunch on board, after that visit the Temple of Edfu. The temple was Dedicated to the falcon god, Horus, one of the most impactful gods of ancient Egypt, this marvelous temple is best-preserved temples of the Ptolemaic period in Egypt. sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
    • Overnight aboard your Nile cruise in Esna
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • Visits: Kom Ombo Temple, Temple of Horus at Edfu.
  • 05
    Day 5
    Luxor West Bank (Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut temple) Sightseeing
    • Sail to Luxor, have breakfast on board then visits of the West Bank of Luxor, start the tour by visiting  the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most charming mortuary temples of ancient Egypt. Famous Queen Hatshepsut constructed this temple that is featured with its terraces, statues of the queen disguised as a Pharaoh, and the chapels of Anubis and Hathour. 
    • Your next visit in the West Bank would be to the Colossi of Memnon. These two huge statues represent the only remaining section of the once glorious temple of Amenhotep III. 
    • Your last visit of the day would be to the Valley of the Kings, the richest necropolis of ancient Egypt. Starting from the 18th dynasty, kings began digging their tombs inside the mountains to hide them away from robbers. The best tombs today include the popular tomb of Tut Ankh Amun, the tomb of Tuthomsis III, and many other beautifully colored tombs.. And overnight in Luxor water.    
    • Please Note: There is an additional Charge to enter the Tombs of King Tutankhamun and Ramses VI.
    • Overnight aboard your Nile cruise in Luxor.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • Visits: Colossi of Memnon, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Valley of the Kings.
  • 06
    Day 6
    Luxor East Bank (Karnak and Luxor Temples) - Fly to Cairo
    •  Breakfast on board, disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast visit to Karnak Temples, the amazing complex that took more than 1000 years to be completed as each king and Pharaoh wanted to have his contribution added to it. You visit the startling hypostyle hall constructed by Ramses II, the sacred lake, several obelisks, and much more. 
    • Your next visit would be to the Luxor Temple, another fascinating temple of ancient Egypt. Featured with the two huge statues of Ramses II at the entrance, the temple was constructed more than 3000 years, the great god Amun-Ra, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu together representing the Theban triad. Enjoy visiting Obelisk of Ramses II in front of the 1st Pylon.
    • today it shows how great, and brilliant the Pharaohs were with a civilization that existed for thousands of years. 
    • Then Transfer to Luxor Airport for your flight back to Cairo where we will meet you then transfer to your hotel.
    • Meals: Breakfast
  • 07
    Day 7
    Final Departure / Fly Back Home
    • Breakfast at the hotel with free time at your leisure, and then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.
    • Meals: Breakfast
Golden Accommodation
Cairo Ramses Hilton / Hilton Zamalek hotel Le Passage Hotel and Casino Blue Shadow Nile Cruise
  • 1195 $ Per Person in Triple Room
  • 1235 $ Per Person in Double Room
  • 1779 $ One Person Travelling Alone
Diamond Accommodation
Cairo Four Seasons First Residence hotel Mayfair Nile Cruise /Esplanade Nile Cruise
  • 1855 $ Per Person in Triple Room
  • 1895 $ Per Person in Double Room
  • 2684 $ One Person Travelling Alone

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip all the Year Except over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.

  • 0 to 1,99 years: FREE
  • 2 Years Old and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • 6 Years up to 11.99 years: 50% of adult price
  • 12 and Up: Calculate as an adult price.

Notes:

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 2 Child sharing parent's room some hotels Maximum 1 child sharing parents’ room) If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply. According to Booking Policy.

We are offering the minimum down payment of just 10% to secure your spaces on the tour including hotel room, cruise cabin, domestic flight ticket, and other travel services. The remaining balance can be paid up to four days prior to your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your Representative.

In case you cancel your trip, the following of charges will be applied:

  • From the date of booking until 61 days before your arrival date, 7% of the tour package price will be charged.
  • Between 60 and 21 days before your arrival date, 20% of the entire tour Package price will be charged.
  • Between 20 and 7 days before your arrival date, 40% of the package tour price will be charged.
  • Between 6 and 1 days before your arrival date, 75% of the tour package price will be applied.

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