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Staffing: Services of representatives and local guides.
Transport: 1st class sleeper train, 5 star sailing boat, private airconditioned minibus, horse-drawn carriage, and donkeys.
Accommodation: 3 nights 5 star Sailing boat, 4 nights 5 star Hotel, 1 night 1st class sleeper train.
Activities: Horse carriage to Karnak temple, Donkey ride to the Valley of the Kings
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 (8 nights / 9 days)
Day 1: Cairo
Meet & assist at the airport, check into your hotel, the Sofitel hotel. Later this evening enjoy your Dinner on board of the Maxim floating restaurant with oriental show and belly dance (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. Overnight hotel. (BD)
Day 3: Cairo
After breakfast you we be escorted to See the treasures of the famous Egyptian Museum antiques which exhibits a collection now over 120.000 masterpieces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-roman period in Egypt and visit the Citadel with its commanding views over Cairo. This afternoon we travel through the Nile Delta to Alexandria on the Mediterranean. (BD) Approx 3 hrs driving
Day 4: Alexandria
A full day guided tour to visit the Catacombs, Pompey's Pillar, and Roman Theatre. In the late afternoon we drive back to Cairo to board the overnight sleeper train to Aswan. (BD) Approx 3 hrs drive and 13 hrs train journey.
Day 5: Aswan
Arrive early in Aswan and transfer to our 5 star sailing boat ( Rihana Dahabya)l, we have launch on board. Later in the afternoon we take a boat ride to the temple of Isis on Philae Island. (BLD)
Day 6: Dahabiya
We take the early morning flight to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel. There is always something to see, whether it is donkeys working in the fields or children playing in the water on the edge of the river. We stop to visit the riverside temple at Kom Ombo. Sail to al Ramady Island. Overnight beside al Ramady Island. (BLD)
Day 7: Dahabiya
Continue sailing along the Nile to Luxor, stopping along the way to visit the Temple of Hours in Edfu. Overnight in Luxor West bank. (BLD)
Day 8: Luxor
Rise early to visit the amazing tombs at the Valley of the Kings. We also visit Hatshepsut’s temple, the Workers Village and the amazing Colossi of Memnon before we return to Luxor and check into Sonesta Hotel. In the afternoon we take horse-drawn carriages along the riverfront to the magnificent Karnak Temple, where we have a guided tour around the site. The rest of the day is free. (BD)
Day 9: Cairo
A morning flight back to Cairo. Tour Ends upon arrival.
1472 $ Per Person (Min 2 Clients)
• Arrival Transfers by our air condition van
• Sightseeing excursions as per itinerary, this does not include optional excursions
• Entrance fees for sites listed as part of the itinerary (excluding option excursions)
• Egyptologists at sites as listed as per itinerary
• 4 nights 5 star hotel.
• 3 nights 5 star Sailing Boat
• 1 night 1st class sleeper train
• Meals listed as per the itinerary
• Activities listed as per the itinerary
• Flight Aswan to Abu Simbel (return)
• Flight Luxor - Cairo
• private air conditioned minibus, sleeper train, plane, horse drawn carriage
• International flights
• Items of personal nature
• Tipping kitty
• Travel insurance
• Extra meals more than those listed as per itinerary.
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.