Nile Treasures Tour

8 days/ 7 nights with a 5 day/ 4 night Deluxe 5* Nile cruise
Starting at $1,445
Cairo / Luxor / Aswan

Highlights include:
* Guaranteed weekly departures year round.
* Guided visits to the "A" list of antiquity sites in Cairo, Aswan and Luxor
* International buffet breakfast daily plus lunch and dinner while on the cruise.
* Fully escorted from arrival to Cairo
* Small groups with no more than 8 travelers.

Travel Egypt tours provide the opportunity to immerse yourself in ancient Egypt with guides who have the ability to bring to life over 5000 years of history. Nile Treasures is an upscale tour featuring 5* hotels and a deluxe 5* Nile cruise making this Egypt tour enjoyable, entertaining and enlightening. Tours to Egypt should be relaxing and our Egypt tours are fully escorted from your arrival to Cairo. You will be part of a small group for this visit to Egypt, not herded around, thus allowing the time to absorb and experience the history and culture of one of the world's great treasures.

Antiquity sites you will tour include the Giza plateau, featuring the Great Pyramid and Sphinx. The Egyptian Museum of antiquities where you will marvel at King Tut's treasures. Temples along the Nile from Aswan to Luxor, the Valley of the Kings and more are all part of your tour of Egypt. All costs associated with these visits including transportation, entry fees, guide, service charges and taxes are already included in the tour price.

Your hotels are first class and you will enjoy the comfort of superior or deluxe rooms. On the cruise your cabin will be located on the upper decks where you will have panoramic views of the Nile. Included meals are giant international buffet breakfasts daily plus lunch and dinner while on the cruise.

Day 01 (Saturday) ARRIVAL TO CAIRO
Arriving Cairo staff assists with clearing immigration and customs then transfers you to the Cairo Marriott or the Kempinski Nile hotel.
At either hotel you will have a Deluxe Nile view room. Overnight Cairo

VISAS: All travelers to Egypt are required to obtain a visa for entry. Citizens of certain countries can currently obtain one on arrival however this is subject to change without notice. The best thing is to obtain your visa in advance. In most countries these can be obtained from an Egyptian consulate.

Day 02 (Sunday) EGYPTIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM, FLY TO LUXOR
Spend the day on a guided tour of the Egyptian National Museum featuring King Tut's treasures. Afterwards staff transfers you to the airport, assists with checking in and you fly to Luxor. Arriving staff transfers you to the Sonesta Luxor Hotel or the Maritim Kings Island Resort where you will have a Nile view room. Overnight Luxor (Buffet breakfast)
Optional: Sound and Light show at Karnak Temple $40 per person (minimum of two)

Day 03 (Monday) CRUISE, TEMPLES OF KARNAK AND LUXOR
Staff will meet you at the hotel lobby for transfer to your Deluxe Five Star Nile Cruiser, the M/S Amarco I (or upgrade to the Premier cruiser, M/S Saint George*). Lunch on board then visit the East Bank of Luxor including the Temple of Luxor and Temple of Karnak. Dinner followed by Evening entertainment (please check with reception for the program schedule). Overnight Cruise / Luxor (Buffet Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
PRE Boarding Optional Tours:
Necropolis of Thebes sites not included in cruise program: $95 per person (includes the Valley of the Queens, the tombs of the nobles and artisans, temple of Medinet Habu and Ramessium) (minimum of two)
Luxor Museum: $41 per person (minimum of two)

Day 04 (Tuesday) NECROPOLIS OF THEBES, CRUISE TO EDFU
Enjoy a tour of Luxor's Necropolis of Thebes including the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. After the tour return to the ship for lunch while cruising to Esna. Cross the river lock and continue cruising to Edfu. Dinner. Evening entertainment. Overnight Cruise / Edfu (Buffet breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 05 (Wednesday) TEMPLE OF HORUS, TEMPLE OF TWO GODS, CRUISE TO ASWAN
Tour the Temple of Horus, the best preserved of all the Nile temples. Have lunch while cruising to Kom Ombo. Evening guided tour of the Temple of two gods. The building is unique because its double design means that there are courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two gods, Sobek and Haroeris. Dinner while cruising to Aswan. Evening entertainment. Overnight Cruise / Aswan (Buffet breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 06 (Thursday) HIGH DAM, TEMPLE OF PHILAE, UNFINISHED OBELISK, FELUCCA
Tour the Aswan High Dam, the Temple of Philae and the Unfinished Obelisk at the Pharaohs granite quarries. Following the tours return to the ship for lunch. Afternoon free to enjoy Aswan. FREE bonus: Sunset sail in a Felucca (native sailboat). Farewell dinner. Evening entertainment. Overnight Cruise / Aswan (Buffet breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Optional tours:
Nubian Museum: $46 per person (minimum of two)
St. Simeons camel trek: Travel by Felucca to the West bank of the Nile to board your ship of the desert (camel) for a short ride to St. Simeon's Monastery ruins. $60 per person (minimum of two)
Optional excursion to Abu Simbel

Day 07 (Friday) FLY TO CAIRO, GIZA PLATEAU FEATURING THE GREAT PYRAMID AND SPHINX
Disembark the cruise. Staff will transfer you to the airport and assist with checking in for a flight to Cairo. Arriving, visit the Giza Plateau featuring the Great Pyramid and Sphinx. After the tour staff will transfer you to the Mena House Hotel where you will enjoy a Pyramid view garden room. Overnight Cairo (Buffet breakfast)
Optional: Sound and Light show at the Giza Pyramids: $40 per person (minimum of two)

Day 08 (Saturday) INTERNATIONAL DEPARTURE
Staff will transfer you to the airport, assist with exit formalities and checking in for your international departure. (Meals on the flight)

TOURS INCLUDE: OPERATES WITH NO MINIMUM AND A MAXIMUM OF 8 TRAVELERS. Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle relating to the tour program starting with arrival to Cairo. Baggage handling of no more than 1 piece of luggage per person however baggage and personal effects are at the owner's risk at all time during the tour (baggage handling does NOT include tips for bellmen, porters, etc.). Hotels (based on double occupancy). 5 star Deluxe Nile cruise with upper decks Nile view cabin, private bath, individual climate control. Meals as noted. Included meals are in the main dining room, no speciality restaurants or room service. Fees for visiting antiquity sites and museums that are part of the tour program. Services of an English speaking licensed Egyptologist. Service charges and taxes.
NOTE: During any of our small group tours people may join or leave at various times, however at no time would any group be larger than 8 travelers. We can provide private tours with an additional supplement. The cost depends on the tour chosen.

NOT included are: AIR, air ticket taxes, fuel surcharges, items of a personal nature such as tips (tipping guideline), entry visa, phone calls, laundry, beverages of any nature at any time, any items not specifically covered in the included items.

Guaranteed Weekly Departuress

Nile Treasures Price PP/Double PP/Single
Low (Jun, Jul, Aug) $1,445 $2,045
Shoulder (May and Sept*) $1,525 $2,145
Peak (Oct-Apr) $1,625 $2,245
Holiday (Christmas, New Year, Easter) $2,025 $2,745
*September tours must end no later than September 30 to get the shoulder season rate.

*Upgrade to St. George Premier cruise +$275 per person in a double cabin or +$400 in a single cabin.

Tours must be booked at least 45 days prior to arrival.
Prices and itinerary subject to change without notice.

Single Price is for Single occupancy hotel rooms and cruise cabins based on a minimum of two travelers. Single travelers (one person on the tour) would have additional cost.
 

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