Pyramids, Nile Cruise & Oases

Begin in Cairo to see the Pyramids .Travel to Aswan to board a Nile cruise to Luxor.
Starting From: $1785
Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Destinations: Pyramids, Nile Cruise
Day 1: Arrival Cairo - Welcome to land of the Pharaoh’s
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) after luggage and customs holding a sign reflects your name or our company name (Nile Sun Travel) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist you to check-in smoothly and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Cairo Sightseeing - Train to Aswan
Breakfast and then, you will be met and accompanied by your personal guide to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykerinus, famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Then head to the Egyptian Museum, enjoying Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Later transfer to Giza train station taking sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan about 14 hours.
Day 3: Aswan Optional Tour to Abu Simbel
You will be met at Aswan station, then transferred to your hotel, Optional to enjoy a tour to one of Egypt's top tourist attractions, Abu Simbel Temples, which were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II approximately in the 13th century BC, as a last monument to himself and his Queen Nefertari.
Day 4: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours
Breakfast and Then, you will be picked up from hotel at 10:00 AM and then transfer to embark your Nile River Cruise before Lunch at 11:00 a.m, then enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam, The awesome Philae Temple, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor, and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
Day 5: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples
Sail to Kom Ombo, have breakfast on board and visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek & Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Sail to Edfu, lunch on board after that visit the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt, Horus Temple in Edfu. Take afternoon tea during sailing to Esna.
Day 6: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours
Sail to Luxor – have a breakfast on board then visit the West Bank, take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut approximately in the 15th century BC at El-Deir El-Bahari & the Colossi Memnon. Lunch on board. PM tour to visit the Karnak complex and Luxor Temple at the East Bank of the Nile River in Luxor and then drive back to the cruise ship.
Day 7: Luxor Nile Cruise - Baris Oasis
Breakfast and then transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle to Baris Oais about 5 hours driving, visiting Dush Temple and spend the first night camping in the Western Desert.
Day 8: Kharga Oasis - Dakhla Oasis
Move onto Kharga Oasis to visit Qasr El Labkha - a Roman fortress on the old caravan route, and the oasis' ethnic museum. After that visit the Roman Temple of Hibis & Nadora from outside as well as the early Christian cemetery with its chapels painted with murals at Bagawat, nearby. We drive on, to Dakhla, where we spend the night at an Oasis style hut with reed huts, communal showers and basic facilities.
Day 9: Dakhla - Camel ride at the Desert
Head to the fabulous medieval mud-brick town of Al Qasr, exploring the timeless streets, seeing the old school, an ancient olive press and the granary. We also enjoy a trip to the Roman burial ground Mezzawaqqah from outside and the Roman Temple Deir El Hagar in its serene surroundings. We return for lunch and spend the afternoon relaxing at hot spring while waiting for the heat of the day to pass. In the late afternoon we set off on camels, riding through a desolate windswept landscape to the base of a Great escarpment. Camel ride for about 10 km. Overnight camping in the desert.
Day 10: Farafra Oasis - White Desert
North of Dakhla is Farafra Oasis where we have time to visit Badr Museum and enjoy a swim at the natural sulphur spring at Bir Setah. A little further on we enter the White Desert, a spectacular region of wind-eroded limestone formations. The continual erosion has left a layer of fine white dust on the desert sands, hence the name ‘white desert’. We enjoy a sunset walk in this surreal landscape and spend the night camping under the stars. Note it can be very cold in the winter months (Oct-Mar) so make sure you are well rugged up if you are travelling at this time. Overnight camping in the White Desert.
Day 11: Bahariya Oasis - Cairo
transfer to visit the Crystal Mountain and the Black Desert. Upon arrival in Bahariya, enjoy local tour to the hill top ruins ‘the English House. Then transfer to see Museum of Golden Mummies, Tombs of the Nobles, Alexander Temple, Temple of Ain Meffetla. After that transfer to Cairo from Bahariya about 4 hours drive. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 12: Cairo - Fly Back Home
You will be picked you up by our representative to transfer you to Cairo international Airport for final departure.

Tour Includes

  • Meet and assist at Cairo Airport upon arrival & departure
    • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast
    • Accommodation for 1 night on sleeper train on half board basis
    • Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan including breakfast
    • Accommodation for 3 nights on 5 star superior Cruise on full basis
    • Accommodation for 1 night in Kharga camping for 01 night on full board
    • Accommodation for 1 night in Dakhla on half board basis
    • Accommodation for 1 night in Dakhla camping on full board basis
    • Accommodation for 1 night in White Desert camping on full board basis
    • Camping equipments like sleeping bags, camel blankets, tents
    • All transfers to / from airport, station & hotels by an A/C car
    • Transfer from Luxor to Kharga & from Bahariya to Cairo by an A/C car
    • All Transfers from Kharga to Bahariya by 4x4 car
    • All sightseeing tours in Cairo are private ones
    • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Nile Sun Travel group
    • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Oases as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
    • Camel riding in Dakhla for about 10 km.
    • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary
    • Lunch during sightseeing tours in Cairo and Oases
    • English speaking guide during your trips
    • Meals at hotels, cruise, camp and during tours as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Bottled water during your trips
    • Portage when needed
    • All service charges and taxes.
    • 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device

Tour Excludes

  • • International Airfare
    • Entry visa to Egypt
    • Any optional tours
    • Personal spendings
    • Tips
  May-Sept Oct-April
Double $ 1785 $ 1945
Solo $ 3095 $ 3370
  • • Prices
    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2018, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

  • • Children Policy
    0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
    2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
    6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
    12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
    If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.

  • • Payment Policy
    Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Egypt tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union

  • • Tips
    It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.

  • • What to Bring
    Hats, sun glasses, sun cream
    Passport valid for 6 months
    Comfortable shoes
    Sweatshirts and trousers for night time
    Shorts and t-shirts for mornings
    Scarf
    Photo/Video Camera

  • • Distances of Western Desert
    Cairo - Bahariya 370KM
    Cairo - Siwa 750 KM
    Siwa - Bahariya 490 KM
    Bahariya - White Desert 160 KM
    Farafra - Dakhla 280 KM
    Dakhla - Kharga 190 KM
    Kharga - Luxor 390 KM