CRUISE TOURS

2019 NILE CRUISE TOUR

Egypt Nile Cruise Program-duration: 8 Days/7 Nights    

Itinerary: 02 Nights Cairo + 02 Nights Train + 03 Nights 

Tour itinerary

Day 1:  Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock)
Your tour manager will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport and will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel, he/she will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary while confirming your pick-up times for all tours. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome drink.

Day 2: Cairo Sightseeing Tours / Aswan by Sleeper Train
After your relaxing breakfast at the hotel in Cairo your experienced personal guide will take you to Giza Plateau, home of Egypt’s greatest attractions to visit The Great Pyramids, ONE of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, middle pyramids of Chephren and the little one of Mykerinos with camel ride and family photo in front of Pyramids, then visit the mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs, the tour includes visit to the valley temple facing the great sphinx with lunch break.

Then you will visit the Christian heritage in Coptic Cairo including some of the early religious monuments of the city such as the hanging church or the suspended church. This basilica church was named for its location on top of the south gate of the Fortress of Babylon and it became the center of the Christian Church of Egypt.
 
Then you will be transferred to Giza train terminal to board the first class sleeper train to Aswan with dinner and overnight onboard.
Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
 
Day 3: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours
Breakfast onboard sleeper train before arriving Aswan railway station and then will be met and assisted by our representative,who will transfer you to embark your Nile cruise ship in Aswan for the next 4 days/3 nights.After lunch, you will be taken in an exciting tour to the world famous AswanHigh Dam that was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s.

It contains 18 times the material used in the Great Pyramid of Cheops; continue to the granite quarries which supplied the ancient Egyptians with most of the hard stone used in pyramids and temples. The quarries still hold the famous unfinished Obelisk.Then you will be taken by motor-boat to island of Egilka and visit the majestic Philae temple, dedicated to the godess Isis.

For your enjoyment, a Felucca Ride is included on the Nile River in Aswan on this afternoon. A final optional evening excursion will offer the sound and light show at the Temple of Philae. Return to the Nile Cruise ship in Aswan,free time at leisure in Aswan and overnight stay.

Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Day 4: Nile Cruise Tours
Early Sailing to Kom Ombo. After your breakfast will be escorted by your Egyptologist speaking guide to visit Kom Ombo temple, the crocodile-headed God of fertility and creator of the world, then you will take your lunch aboard your cruise with free time at leisure while sailing to Edfu to explore Edfu's Temple of Horus, one of the best-preserved ancient Egyptian temples on the Nile.Continue the cruise down to Luxor.

Afternoon tea is served on the sun –deck with dinner and overnight stay onboard cruise.Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner.
 
Day 5: Nile Cruise Tours
Breakfast onboard the cruise, and then you will be taken into the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two colossal statues (Colossi of Memnon).You visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs were discovered, carved deep into the desert rock,richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs.You will visit 3 tombs.

Continue with avisit the Hatshepsut temple at El Deir El Bahary. This impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut, the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it.
 
Then, back to the cruise for lunch, after afternoon tea on the ship with free time at leisure and overnight stay onboard. Enjoy an optional sound and light show at the Temple of Karnak. Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 6: Nile Cruise Tours /Cairo by Sleeper Train
After breakfast you will be accompanied by your guide to visit Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. It's ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The complex of temples, was built over more than two thousand years, by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, the great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant pillars.

Then you will be transferred to Luxor temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amon, and then you will be transferred to Luxor train terminal to board your sleeper train back to Cairo, dinner and overnight stay on board
Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner.

Day 7: Free Day in Cairo / Tours to Alexandria
Breakfast onboard train before arriving to Giza railway station where you will be met by our representative. Then transfer to your hotel in Cairo for an overnight.
Breakfast.

Day 8: Cairo / Home
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo with free time forleisure in Cairo, with optional excursions available.Then you will be transferred to Cairo airport where you will connect to your flight back home.
Breakfast.
 
Inclusions
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at Cairo airport.   
  • Assistance of our personal during your stay, tours and excursions.
  • All transfers by private a/c Deluxe van class.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo hotel of your choice with breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on board cruise Aswan to Luxor on full board.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights aboard sleeper train with dinner and breakfast.
  • Tour to Pyramids, Sphinx and Valley temple.
  • Shopping tour in Cairo to grand bazaars and old market
  • Tour to Karnak temples and Luxor temple in East bank of the Nile.
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings , Hatshepsut temple & colossi of Memnon.
  • Tour to Kom Ombo temple and Edfu temple enroute.
  • Tour to the High Dam.
  • Felucca ride in Aswan river Nile and around Islands
  • Lunch meals during tours in Giza/Cairo
  • Entrance fees to the sights in Giza/Cairo/Aswan/Luxor.
  • English-speaking guide in Giza  / Cairo / Aswan/Luxor.
  • Service charges & taxes included throughout the tours.
Exclusions

Airfare to and from Egypt

  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping
COST : KSH 65,000/= per person in a double room.

5 * Hotel + 5 * Deluxe Nile Cruise  

This rate is valid from 01/02/2019 till 20/12/2019 and subject to room availability.     

 

PACKAGES
ROMANTIC ESCAPE TO DUBAI

Marvelous Dubai

TWO NIGHTS THREE DAYS IN SAMBURU GAME RESERVE.

TWO NIGHTS THREE DAYS TSAVO EAST AND WEST N.PARK

TWO NIGHTS THREE DAYS IN AMBOSELI PARK

ONE NIGHT TWO DAYS TO THE OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY.

LAKE NAIVASHA BOAT RIDE & LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

FOUR DAYS/THREE NIGHTS LAKE NAIVASHA TOUR

TWO DAY TEAM BUILDING SESSION AT NGONG.

3 NIGHTS FLYING TO ZANZIBAR BLUE BAY BEACH RESORT AND SPA

MAASAI MARA HOT AIR BALOON SAFARI

SCHOOL GROUP PACKAGE-AGRITOUR DAY TRIP TO MLANGO FARM

8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS EASTER PACKAGE TO EGYPT

SCHOOLS PACKAGE TO MOMBASA

2 NIGHTS FLIGHT PACKAGE TO DIANI.

2 NIGHTS FLIGHT PACKAGE TO MAASAI MARA(SEKENANI CAMP)

2 NIGHTS FLIGHT PACKAGE TO SAROVA SHABA GAME LODGE

FIVE VARIED DAY-LONG TOURS IN KENYA

CORPORATE TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES

13 DAY PILGRIMAGE TOUR TO EGYPT AND ISRAEL

3 DAYS MAASAI MARA ROAD PACKAGE (RHINO TOURIST CAMP)

3 DAYS MAASAI MARA ROAD PACKAGE (NALEPO SAFARI LODGE)



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