Jewel of the Nile - TP103

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Discover Egypt with an expert local guide; cruise for five nights on board Oberoi Zahra Luxury Nile cruiser along the Nile River to experience its varied cultures, and visit the impressive pyramids and legacy of Tutankhamen as well as the stunning temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel.

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Discover Egypt with an expert local guide; cruise the Nile for five nights on board luxury Oberoi Zahra cruiser and enjoy fascinating  en route sightseeing  tombs ,temples and scenic nature . visit the impressive pyramids and legacy of Tutankhamen as well as the stunning temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel.

Exclusive and (Inclusive) Misr travel advantages :

  • See the treasures of the tomb of the boy king Tutankhamen now housed in the Egyptian museum.

  • View the famed Royal  Mummies hall, exhibiting the mummified pharaohs including Ramses II.

  • Ride on camel or horse back in Giza and sail the Nile aboard felucca around the Aswan Islands.

  • Travel to Hathor temple at Dendera  ,one of the most preserved complexes in Egypt.  

  • Travel in the company of experienced Tour Guide and enjoy privileged and personalized attention.

  • Visiting solar boat museum at the pyramids.

  • Visiting the burial chamber of the boy king Tutankhamen and Ramses "the six" in the valley of the kings

Package Includes

  • Egyptian entry visa fees .
  • Meet and greet services on arrival  and departure at Cairo Airport  .
  • private transfers by air conditioned deluxe vehicle throughout your time in Egypt.
  • Private Egyptologist guide for all excursions in Cairo.
  • All entrance fees including all shore excursions on Nile Cruise as indicated in the itinerary
  • Services of a shared Egyptologist guide on cruise excursions
  • Travel with peace of mind knowing baggage handling, hotels and restaurants tips are included.
  • Accommodation and sightseeing as described (including local taxes).
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
  • Water in vehicle during transfers and sightseeing.
  • Domestic flights in Economy class (Cairo/ Luxor) and (Aswan/Cairo).
  • Services of Misr travel’s Representative throughout your time in Egypt.

Package Excludes

  • International air ticket.
  • Tipping. (For guides, drivers and Nile cruise crew etc,-).

Arrive to Cairo, North Africa’s largest city. Upon arrival into Cairo international airport, you will be met by Misr travel tour manager who will issue your entry visa (included) and escort you through customs and immigration. Transfer from the airport to your (centrally located Cairo) hotel by private air conditioned deluxe coach.

After check-in you are free to spend the rest of the day/evening at your leisure.

Accommodation: Stay for 2 nights at Marriott Cairo Hotel(Nile View room)/ Mena house Hotel (pyramids view)

Meals: None

Meet  your Egyptologist guide this morning for a tour of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world .Visit the stunning  pyramids complex of  the great pyramid of Cheops, Chrphren, Mykerinus and valley temple . Ride on camel back  or horse carriage to see the enigmatic sphinx, and visit the Solar Boat Museum, where you find the 142-foot-long funerary barge of Cheops.Stop for lunch at local restaurant, before driving to the Egyptian Museum, home to the most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts in the world, including the priceless treasures of  Egypt, s most famous teenage king,Tutankhamen . View its famed Royal Mummy room, where nine mummified bodies of ancient royals can be seen on display including RamsesII.  Continue to Coptic Cairo to Visit the Hanging Church of St. Mary and Ben Ezra synagogue .Next, stroll in Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, the most interesting local  souk in the city’s old district.

Meals : Breakfast , Lunch

Transfer to Cairo airport for short flight to Luxor to board your luxury Nile cruise. After lunch, tour the monumental temple complex at karnak, the largest religious building ever constructed.  Walk through this extraordinary open-air museum and into the Great Court of the Great Hypostyle hall of 134 columns and the sacred lake .Continue to Luxor Museum to admire its beautifully exhibited collection of Coptic, Islamic and ancient Egyptian artifacts in addition to some displays from the collection of King Tutankhamen tomb. Overnight: Luxor.

Accommodation: Stay for 5 nights at the Oberoi zahra Nile Cruise (Luxury Cabin) / Oberoi zahraNile Cruise (Luxury Cabin)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Begin your day of explorination with a journey to the famed location of over 64 tombs for pharaohs and nobles on the West Bank of the Nile. First visit the famed tombs in the valley of kings and explore the beauty and mystery of king Tutankhamen, Ramses "the six" tomb with its stunnig decorations of the origins of heavens, sun,earth ,light and life itself. Continue to the mortuary temple of Ramses III at Medinet Habu ,Stop for photo at the huge colossi of Memnon, two impressive statues of AmenhotepIII. Return to your luxury Nile cruiser for lunch while sailing to the temple of Dendera. The temple is among the most preserved temples in Egypt and dedicated to Hathor, Goddess of Music, Love and Joy. Overnight in Quina .

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Enjoy breakfast on board while sailing back to Luxor and journey once more to the west bank of the Nile .This time visiting the valley of the Noble’s tombs, Dier El Madina, the site of a very special workman’s village, whose craftsmen built and decorated the tombs of the Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings. Continue to the rock-cut temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt’s only female ruler, rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces.

Later, this afternoon, visit the stunning temple of Luxor which was once connected Karnak temple via 2 kilometers long avenues of sphinxes. Enjoy Cocktail Reception with live music at the club lounge. Overnight in Luxor.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your cruise ship sails from Luxor to Edfu via Esna lock . As you go upstream, you will view rural life in Egypt, methods of irrigation, farming, and animals. Here you will be fascinated by the contrast and coexistence of the ancient and modern ways of life which adds beauty to the Nile and make cruising Egypt a compelling  travel experience .In the late afternoon, visit the Temple of Horus the falcon –headed sun god .This is one of the most beautifully preserved temples surviving from the age of the pharaohs. Overnight in Edfu .

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy breakfast while cruising onward to Aswan .After lunch, begin your Aswan sightseeing with a visit to the Aswan High Dam, then continue with a motorboat trip to the Temple dedicated to the goddess Isis of beautiful Philae Island,UNESCO world heritage site . The temple dismantled and recollected when the High Dam was built 1960.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Disembark from your Zahra cruise after breakfast, morning free at leisure. Alternatively ,with local guide ,set out to explore  Abu Simbel ,listed as UNESCO World heritage site and National heritage to see the impressive twin temples of Ramses II and his wife, Queen Nefertari .The entire site was disassembled and moved to its current location to save it from the floodwaters caused by the Aswan High Dam . Transfer to Aswan airport for flight back to cairo .Meet and transfer to hotel for an afternnon at leisu   

(Accommodation: Stay for1night at Le Meridien airportFairmont Heliopolis Hotel (deluxe room

 

Meals: Breakfast

 

After breakfast, transfer in a private vehicle with Misr travel tour manager and check-in for your onward flight.

meals : breakfast

 

Prices Per Person

Rates valid from October 2017 till April 2018 (Excluding periods of Christmas , New Year & Easter)
We can customize this private tour just for you like a tailor making a bespoke suit .any element can be tailored - activities,hotels,flights and meals.call us at +2 02 23930010 or request a quote.

Prices:
- Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2018, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
- Tour prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.
- A 25 % deposit per person is required to confirm your booking.
- Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices are subject to increase and are   guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received.
- Full payment is due 8 weeks before the tour departure
- We charged no credit card fees or hidden surcharges.
- Prices are inclusive Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing, Meals as indicated and internal flights.

 

Solo traveler:
Accommodation is based on twin/triple share, so if you’re travelling on your own (independently) and would prefer your own space our Solo Sleeper Option is available as indicated in tour prices. This will guarantee you your own room for every night of the tour. The number of single rooms we can offer is limited, so it’s best to book early.

 

Single supplement:
This option is available for those who prefer travelling with others but prefer single accommodation. This will guarantee you your own room for every night of the tour. The number of single rooms we can offer is limited, so it’s best to book early

 

Important Notes:
We highly recommend you book this trip as early as possible, preferably 60 days prior to departure. Reservations received within 30 days will be on request and subject to availability of en-route accommodation.

For full terms and conditions, please click here (Booking Conditions page).



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