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Staffing: Services of Representatives, services of Egyptologists.
Transport: Private air-conditioned transport, private Nile cruise boat, first class sleeper train, horse drawn carriage, and donkeys.
Activities: Donkey ride to the Valley of the Kings.
Accommodation: 1 night tourist class hotels, 4 nights on board of 5 star cruise boat, 2 nights 1st class sleeper train.
Meals: As per itinerary (B- Breakfast, L-Lunch, and D-Dinner). Breakfast is provided on every day of the tour, Please allow US$10-15 per day for additional meals.
Entrance Fees: Included for all sites listed as part of the itinerary. Egypt also has a wealth of other historical sites and museums which you may wish to visit. If you intend visiting a wide range of different sites you should allow up to approx. US$275 for this.
Tipping: To avoid embarrassment and save your money all tours operate a tipping kitty. Please allow US$18 - 27 per week of the tour for this.
Itinerary (7 nights / 8 days)
Day 1: Cairo
Meet & assist at the airport, and check into your hotel. Later we enjoy Sound & Light Show at Pyramids plateau (Optional). Overnight hotel. (No Meals)
Day 2: Cairo
In the morning we visit the Great Pyramids at Giza plateau which is 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 and mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs. Then you will be escorted to see the treasures of the famous Egyptian Museum antiques which exhibit a collection now over 120.000 masterpieces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-roman period in Egypt Overnight sleeper train to Aswan. (BD) Approx 3 hrs drive and 13 hrs train journey.
Day 3: Aswan
Arrive Aswan in the early morning to check in your sailing boat Rihana Dahabiya. Then we move to visit the Philae Temple and the High dam. Lunch on board. Free time at Aswan market, Later in the afternoon we have the opportunity to take amazing felucca ride to the Nubian (Optional). Overnight on board. (BLD)
Day 4: Kom Ombo
After breakfast, we can visit the famous Abu Simbel Temple (Optional). Lunch on board and sail to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo. Then we continue sailing to El Ramady Island. Dinner and Overnight on board. (BLD)
Day 5: Edfu
In the early morning we sail to Esna. Lunch on board. Then we sail to Luxor. This evening we may attend Sound & light Show in Luxor temple (Optional). Dinner and overnight in Luxor West Bank. (BLD)
Day 6: Luxor
After breakfast we disembark from our cruise in Luxor. Free day to explore the city and we have the opportunity to visit the famous Karnak temple, the Colossi of Memnon and Hatshepsut temple (Optional). This afternoon we board the first class sleeper train for our return journey to Cairo. (BD)
Day 7: Cairo
Transfer to the hotel. Tour ends on arrival to the hotel. (B)
658 $ Per Person (Min 2 Clients)
• Airport arrival transfer
• 1 night tourist class hotel
• 3 nights onboard a 5 star sailing boat Rihana Dahabiya
• 2 night 1st class sleeper train
• Sightseeing excursions as per itinerary, this does not include optional excursions
• Entrance fees for sites listed as part of the itinerary (excluding option excursions)
• Donkeys ride to the Valley of the Kings
Price does not include:
• International flights and taxes
• Visa costs
• Border Taxes
• Drinks, tips, laundry and other items of a personal nature
• Meals other than those listed
• Abu Simbel tour
• Departure transfers
• Tipping Kitty
The itinerary and supplementary information has been compiled with care and provided in good faith. However it may be subject to change, and does not form part of a contract between the client and Royal Dream Tours.