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NILE CRUISE & TOUR

ULTIMATE NILE CRUISE

The Ultimate Luxury Egypt Vacation Package Onboard The 5-Star Deluxe M/S Nebu

Travel to Egypt to explore the treasures of of this fascinating country along the mighty Nile, sailing onboard our newest 5-Star Deluxe Nile Cruise Ship, the “M/S Nebu” that sets a new standard of luxury in river cruising.  On your ultimate Egypt vacation package, you will see the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts .  Head to Luxor and explore the Valley of the Kings, famed for its tombs and royal burial chambers adorned with hieroglyphic writings along the walls.  Fly to Abu Simbel and see its Nubian treasures including the 70-foot statues of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari.  On your luxury Nile cruise aboard the M/S Nebu, visit Aswan, see the High Dam and sail on board a traditional Egyptian sailing “felucca” for a view of Kitchener's Island Botanical Garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum.  Your supreme Egypt travel package then takes you to delve into astounding antiquities in Edfu and Kom Ombo, take in the famed Karnak and Luxor Temple complexes, and experience a belly dancing performance on your Nile Cruise vessel.  On this inspired itinerary, we’ve combined the best Nile River Cruise destinations with the highest quality service, unsurpassed shore excursions, and luxury features that you can’t find anywhere else. 

Itinerary

Day 1 - SAT - LUXOR

Arrive in the Land of the Pharaohs. Upon completion of immigration and customs formalities at Luxor International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your cruise ship. Accommodations onboard consist of outside cabins with private facilities. Dinner on board or for late arrivals a light snack will be served. Overnight in Luxor.  (D)

Day 2 - SUN - LUXOR - ESNA

Breakfast on board, early morning visit to the West Bank including the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, burial sites for many of the most powerful and successful pharaohs and high priests, the Temple of Hatshepsut and Medinet Habu Temple. Lunch on board as the boats sets sail to Esna dinner on board. Overnight in Esna. (B, L, D)

Day 3 - MON - ESNA - KOM OMBO - ASWAN

Breakfast on board and morning visit of the Temple of Khnum at Esna. The temple is dedicated to the ram-headed god Khnum, who was patron god of cataracts. Continue the journey south, for a brief stop at Edfu before sailing to Kom Ombo to visit the temple before dinner. This temple, unlike many others in Egypt, was dedicated to two gods; the Southern section is dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile headed man, god of fertility, and the Northern section to the Falcon headed god Horus. There is also a fascinating crocodile museum to visit with many artefacts and mummified crocodiles. Sail to Aswan and overnight in Aswan.  (B, L, D)

Day 4 - TUE - ASWAN

After breakfast, visit the High Dam in Aswan, built in 1960-1971 to provide electricity to the villages along the Nile, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Isis on Philae Island. Lunch on board and afternoon at leisure with an opportunity to revisit the Temple of Philae for an optional sound and light show in the evening.  (B, L, D)

Day 5 - WED - ASWAN

After breakfast there is the option of a morning at leisure or an early morning optional visit to Abu Simbel. This impressive temple, built by Rameses II stands on the banks of Lake Nasser. After lunch on board, there is a relaxing boat trip around Elephantine Island to the Botanical Gardens on General Kitchener Island. Dinner and overnight in Aswan. (B, L, D)

Day 6 - THU - ASWAN - EDFU

Morning at leisure. Lunch on board and then set sail to Kom Ombo. After a brief stop at Kom Ombo, continue sailing to Edfu and overnight. (B, L, D)

Day 7 - FRI - LUXOR

Breakfast on board as the boat sails to Esna and then Luxor to arrive in the afternoon. Lunch on board followed by a visit to the ‘world’s largest greatest open-air museum’ at Karnak Temple, which covers a large area of land and includes several temples, the largest of them being the Temple of Amun. One last visit to Luxor Temple returning to the boat for dinner and last night on board. (B, L, D)

Day 8 - SAT - LUXOR -CAIRO

Disembark and transfer to the airport for your afternoon flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo you will be met and escorted to your hotel.  Breakfast on board followed by check-out and onward transfer to the airport or next destination. Optional early morning balloon ride for the adventurous.  N.B: – Nile Cruise itinerary may change in sequence but not in visits. (B)

Day 9 - SUN - CAIRO TO USA OR (EXTEND YOUR STAY)

Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. (B)

Includes and Excludes

 

  • Entry Visa
  • 7 nights on board a Nile Cruise ship
  • 1 Night Hotel accommodation in Cairo
  • 23  included meals consisting of:
  • -          8 buffet breakfasts
  • -          7 lunches
  • -          8 dinners
  • Sightseeing, including licensed Egyptologist and all entrance fees, as follows: 

    - Nile Cruise sightseeing including: Luxor, Esna, Edfu,Kom Ombo, and Aswan
  • All transfers and luggage handling within Egypt
  • All Hotel taxes and service charge
  • Document holder and luggage tags

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