Pyramids, Nile Cruise & Abu Simbel

Pyramids, Nile Cruise & Abu Simbel

Egypt, Cairo
Duration

8 Days

Tour Type

Private Tour

Run

Fri, Sat, Tue & Wed

Start From

1279$ USD

Overview

This amazing 8 days Cairo, Abu Simbel and Nile Cruise tour is a marvelous opportunity to enjoy the marvels of Cairo including the Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, and Khan El Khalili. Afterwards, you sail down the Nile in the most luxurious style and elegance. You would be discovering the secrets of monuments like the Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, the Valley of the Kings, Philae Temple, the High Dam, Kom Ombo Temple, and Edfu Temple. At the end of this distinctive trip, you enjoy the breathtaking temple of Abu Simble.

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 1 night in Aswan including daily breakfast 
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on 05 star Superior Nile Cruise on full board
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo (Private Tours)
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Deluxe Tours group
  • Local English-speaking tour 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

    Arrive at Cairo airport, upon your arrival you will find our representative waiting for you with the sign of Your Names, then you will be transferred by A/C car to your hotel.

    Once at the hotel, we will assist you with a check and then we’ll discuss your tour itinerary with you then enjoy the rest of the day any way you want. Go out and explore the city; try some local food; relax next to the pool, or simply retire to your room for some peace and quiet.

    Overnight in Cairo.

  • 02
    Day 2: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum and Islamic Cairo Tour

    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. Afterward, 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. Afterward, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo.

    • Overnight in Cairo
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
       
  • 03
    Day 3: Fly to Aswan & Aswan Sightseeing

    Early morning after having your breakfast, you will be leaving Cairo and heading to the city of Aswan. You will meet your tour manager early in the morning at your hotel in Cairo where he will accompany you to Cairo Airport to catch your flight to Aswan. Upon landing in Aswan, you will be transferred by an exclusive air-conditioned vehicle to start the day by visiting the Temple of Philae. Dedicated to the gods Osiris and Isis, the temple has some magnificent features including many pylons gigantic decorated stone capitals, and many other wonders. The whole complex was relocated after the construction of the High Dam to its current location at Agilkia Island. 
    Your next visit would be to the High Dam, one of the greatest accomplishments of modern Egypt. Former president Gamal Abdel Nasser constructed the High Dam to preserve the water of the River Nile and produce electricity in the 1960s.  
    . After your visits, you will head back to your hotel in Aswan.

    • Overnight in Aswan.
    • Meals: Breakfast.
    • Visits: High Dam, Philae Temple, 
  • 04
    Day 4: Day Tour to Abu Simbel

    Early morning check-out from your hotel in Aswan and get ready for a special adventure by visiting Abu Simbel Temple, it’s our 3 hours drive to the Temple. Abu Simbel Temple with its unique style is considered to be the masterpiece of ancient Egypt. They reflect the glory and grandeur of the new Kingdom. The Egyptian government and UNESCO decided to co-operate in order to save these temples from the flood. The Temple of Ramsses II was dedicated to the four universal gods Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Re, and to Ramsses II himself. The great Abu Simbel temple is also called The Sun Temple of Ramesses II. The Temple of Queen Nefertari is also Called the Temple of Hathor who was the wife of the Sun God so in a symbolic way, the two Temples, that of Ramsses II and that of Nefertari, bring Ramesses II, Nefertari, Hathor, and the Sun God together as one.   Then transfer you back to your Nile Cruise for Check-in and Overnight in Aswan.

     

    • Overnight aboard your cruise in Aswan.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • Visits: Abu Simbel Temple
  • 05
    Day 5: Visit Kom Ombo and Edfu

    Enjoy your breakfast onboard your cruise as you sail to Kom Ombo, enjoying having your breakfast. visit the Temple of two Gods: Sobek, the Crocodile God of fertility, and the falcon-headed Horus. This is where you enjoy exploring all the wonders of the temple. After your visit, head back to your cruise where you will enjoy lunch while sailing to your second stop of the day, Edfu.

    Upon arrival, head out and visit Edfu Temple
    the Temple of Edfu. Dedicated to the falcon god, Horus, one of the most impactful gods of ancient Egypt, this marvelous temple is the best-preserved temple of the Ptolemaic period in Egypt.
    Return to your cruise after finishing up in Edfu. Enjoy some afternoon tea and a leisurely ride to Esna. As the day comes to an end, enjoy a warm, delicious dinner surrounded by the calm, serene water of the Nile River.

    • Overnight aboard your cruise in Esna.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • Visits: Kom Ombo Temple, Edfu Temple.
  • 06
    Day 6: Luxor - West Bank Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple Tour

    Start your day with breakfast as you sail to Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor, head out and start exploring the shining city of Luxor. First, you will hit the West Bank exploring 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 Hathor. 
    Your next visit to 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 Tuthmosis III, and many other beautifully colored tombs.  

    return back to your cruise where you can relax and take advantage of the amazing facilities of your cruise; enjoy some afternoon tea, End the day with a delicious dinner on board.

    • Overnight aboard your cruise in Luxor.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • Visits: Valley of the Kings, Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon.
  • 07
    Day 7: Luxor – Luxor and Karnak Temple & Fly Back to Cairo

    Enjoy your delicious breakfast on the Nile enjoying the view of the Nile. After breakfast, disembark your cruise. start your day by visiting Karnak Temple    Which is the largest Pharaonic temple in the whole world and in history. Although established in the Middle Kingdom, the Karnak took around 2,000 years to be completed. You enjoy exploring the huge columns of the Hypostyle Hall, the avenues of the sphinxes, the sacred lake, and many other features.
    Your next visit would be to the Luxor Temple. Luxor Temple.  This is the largest Pharaonic temple in the whole world and in history. Although established in the Middle Kingdom, the Karnak took around 2,000 years to be completed. You enjoy exploring the huge columns of the Hypostyle Hall, the avenues of the sphinxes, the sacred lake, and many other features.
    Once you are done with the last attraction in Luxor, you will get ready to transfer to Luxor Airport to catch your flight back to Cairo where you will be met upon arrival and get transferred to your hotel for your last night in the Land of Pharaohs.

    • Overnight in Cairo.
    • Meals: Breakfast.
    • Visits: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple.
  • 08
    Day 8: Final Departure & Flying Back Home

    Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel and then head out to Cairo Airport for your final departure back to your home.

    • Meals: Breakfast.
       
MAY-SEPT

Hilton Pyramids Golf Hotel
Le Passage Hotel and Casino
Tolip Hotel Aswan
M/s Blue Shadow Nile Cruise/ Concerto Nile Cruis

  • 1137 $ Per Person in Triple Room
  • 1239 $ Per Person in Double Room
  • 1739 $ One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL

Hilton Pyramids Golf Hotel
Le Passage Hotel and Casino
Tolip Hotel Aswan
M/s Blue Shadow Nile Cruise/ Concerto Nile Cruis

  • 1297 $ Per Person in Triple Room
  • 1329 $ Per Person in Double Room
  • 1849 $ One Person Traveling 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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