El Dahabieh Cruise Luxury Tour - Cairo

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Departure Time :
    9am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
  • Departure Details :
    Cairo International Airport
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Explore Egypt at a leisurely pace on board a dahabieh, a traditional sailing ship ideal for a family or small group. In Cairo, visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and in Giza, the pyramids; cruise to world-renowned sites alongside lesser-known treasures, such as Luxor's tombs of the Nobles and Workers (Deir el-Madina), el Kab and Gebel Silsileh's Temple of Horemheb.

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Days 1-2: Cairo, Egypt


Arrive in Cairo, and transfer to your hotel.



Days 3-4: Cairo

Begin at the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, home to most of Tutankhamuns treasures, and walk from Bab el-Fotouh to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar for a traditional lunch. Visit the Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, and tour Memphis, the pyramids at Giza and the Solar Boat Museum.


Day 5: Cairo/Luxor

Fly to Luxor and board your dahabieh. Later, visit the Temples of Karnak, Luxor and the Luxor Museum



Day 6: Luxor/Denderah/Luxor

See the Valley of the Kings, Tombs of the Nobles and well-preserved Tombs of the Workers. Sail to Esna.


Day 7: Luxor/Esna/Edfu

Explore the Temple of Khnum, and sail to Edfu to view its temple, the best-preserved temple in Egypt.


Day 8: Aswan

Sail to Gebel Silsileh to see the Temple of Horemheb. In Aswan, visit the Nubian Museum or the famous Spice Market.


Day 9: Abu Simbel

Fly to Abu Simbel, and explore two temples built by Egypts longest ruling pharaoh. Fly back to Aswan to visit the Temple of Kalabsha and the Temple of Philae.


Day 10: Kom Ombo

Head to Kom Ombo to discover the double temple dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek and falcongod Haroeris.



Day 11: el-Kab

Explore less-frequented el-Kab, containing tombs and temples that date back to the early dynastic period



Day 12: Cairo

Fly to Cairo this morning, and spend the afternoon at leisure.



Day 13: Cairo

Board your onward flight.

Inclusions


  • Meet & assist upon arrival and departure

    Internal filghts (CairoLuxor-Aswan-Abu simbel-Cairo) 

    All transfers by a Private air-conditioned vehicle.

    All Accommodations at 5 star hotel on B.B basis.

    7 days 6 nights 5* deluxe Nile cruise.
     
    Private English Egyptologist guide.

    Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.

    All Service charges & taxes.

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking