Cairo: 8-Day Nile Cruise to Aswan with Pyramids & Alexandria

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Enjoy and relax while sailing the Nile on an 8-day cruise from Cairo. Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, explore the Egyptian Museum, and discover the ancient city of Alexandria.

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Highlights

  • Cruise along the Nile in Luxor and Aswan and experience sleeping at sea
  • Discoer the sights in the cities of Alexandria, Giza, Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan
  • Explore temples like the Philae Temple and the Temple of Hatshepsut
  • Visit the Valley of Kings, the Pydramids of Giza, and the Church of St. Mark
  • Enjoy included entry tickets, accommodation, and roundtrip transportation

Description

Cruise along the Nile River and explore the sights of Cairo, Giza, Aswam, Luxor, and more on an 8-day sightseeing tour with roundtrip transportation, entry tickets, and accommodation. See highlights like the Egyptian Museum, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Temple of Kom Ombo. Day 1: Cairo Upon arrival at Cairo Airport, a representative will be waiting for you with a sign of your name. Be transferred to your hotel to stay overnight in Cairo. Day 2: Pyramids and Egyptian Museum Tour Have breakfast, then start your tour by visiting the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. See a rare collection featuring 5,000 years of art. This is the largest and one of the most precious collections of Egyptian art in the world. Continue to the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerions. Visit the Sphinx and Valley Temples. Day 3: Cairo and Nile Cruise Enjoy breakfast, then leave early for the domestic airport. Depart by plane to Aswan. When you arrive, visit the High Dam and the Philae Temple. Take a transfer to the cruise take-off point, then have lunch on board. Sleep overnight on board. Day 4: Nile Cruise Sit down for breakfast on board, then visit the Temple of Kom Ombo. See the temple shared by the two gods, Sobek and Haroeris, then set sail to Edfu. Have dinner on board and enjoy a Galabya party. Stay overnight on the cruise. Day 5: Nile Cruise - Luxor Following breakfast on board, discover the temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Luxor afterward. Day 6: Luxor / Cairo Enjoy another breakfast on board, then disembark on land. Cross to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Explore the tombs of various dynasties and see the Temple of Deir El Bahari. On the return journey, stop at the Colossi of Memnon, which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenopis III. See the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut before a transfer to Luxor airport and departure by plane to Cairo. Arrive in Cairo and get driven to your hotel for the night. Day 7: Day Trip to Alexandria Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to travel to Alexandria. Start your tour with the library of Alexandria, the biggest library in the world, now with 8 million books. Visit its open court and free museums. Note: Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and on every public holiday. To enter the reading area, you will need to purchase an extra ticket. Visit the Site of the Lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, on which now stands the Citadel of Qaitbey. Continue your tour by visiting the biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque. Continue to the Alexandria Naval Unknown Soldier Memorial and the statue of Alexander the Great. You can then stop for lunch (optional) before visiting the Church of St. Mark, the oldest church in Africa, before driving along the Cornish (30 km) to see the whole city of Alexandria from the sea side. Spot the old harbor of Alexandria, where 7,000 monuments have been found underwater. Stop over the famous bridge of Stanley, the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, before visiting the old downtown of Alexandria and walking through the old city center built by Alexander the Great. Travel back to your hotel at the end of the day. Sleep overnight in Cairo. Day 8: Cairo departure Have breakfast at your hotel before a transfer to the airport.

Includes

4 nights hotel accommodation with breakfasts 3 nights cruise accommodation with breakfasts, lunches, and dinners 1 tour in Cairo 1 Day tour in Alexandria All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle Tour guide Entry fees Domestic flights

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