Pyramids, Oasis & Nile Cruise

Egypt
  • Code: PON-MEM-13N

    Summary

    13 Nights

    Day1: Arrival Cairo

    A representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport and escort you to your hotel in a fully air-conditioned vehicle.

    On arrival at your hotel your guide will review your itinerary with you.

    Overnight in Cairo - Grand Pyramid Hotel

    Welcome drink included

    Pyramids, Oasis & Nile Cruise

    Day 2: Pyramids / Museum

    After a relaxed breakfast you will be met and accompanied to Giza to visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World - The Great Pyramid of Cheops, Chefran, Mykerinus, The Sphinx and The Valley Temple.

    After lunch you will make your way to the Egyptian Museum where you will be able to enjoy the many treasures and mummies. From here, you will continue onto Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue followed by a lively shopping trip to Khan El Khalili Bazaar dating back to 1382.

    Overnight in Cairo - Grand Pyramid Hotel

    Breakfast and lunch included

    Pyramids, Oasis & Nile Cruise

    Day 3: Bahariya Oasis

    After an early breakfast your guide will meet you at your hotel and you will start your journey to The Bahariya Oasis in a fully air-conditioned vehicle.

    Once you have arrived in Bahariya Oasis, you will be able to enjoy the local attractions of The Hill Top Ruin 'The English House' and then onto The Museum of the Golden Mummies, The Tombs of the Nobles, Alexander Temple and The Temple of Ain Meffetla.

    Overnight in Bahariya - International Hot Spring Hotel

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Pyramids, Oasis & Nile Cruise

    Day 4: White & Black Desert

    After Breakfast, you will make your way to The White Desert. You will pass through The Black Desert and the El Haize Village with its natural spring. On the way you will stop and see The Crystal Mountain, The volcanic rocks and the petrified wood in the Valley of Agabat.

    Upon arrival at the White Desert, you will be amazed by the breath-taking rock formations. You will also be able to watch the sunset and camp under the stars in this paradise of tranquillity. You will also be able to experience a Bedouin dinner in the desert.

    Overnight camping.

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Pyramids, Oasis & Nile Cruise

    Day 5: Farafra & Dakhla

    After a relaxed breakfast in your camp, you will be taken to Farafra Oasis where you can enjoy Bir Setah hot spring as well as local artist Badr's unique mud brick museum.

    From here you proceed to Dakhla through the desert to see the Roman Temple of Deir El Hagar in its serene surroundings and the Roman burial ground of Mezzawaqqa. You will also pay a visit to an Islamic Village of Al Qasr to see the ruins and Ayubid mosque.

    Overnight in Dakhla Oasis - Al Dehoos Hotel

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Pyramids, Oasis & Nile Cruise

    Day 6: Kharga Oasis

    After breakfast you will proceed to Kharga Oasis to visit Qasr El Labkha - a Roman fortress on the old caravan route, and the oasis' ethnic museum.

    From here you will visit the Roman Temple of Hibis & Nadora as well as the early Christian cemetery with its chapels painted with murals at Bagawat. You will also visit the Temple of Dush, which was dedicated to Isis and Serapis.

    Overnight camping in Kharga.

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Pyramids, Oasis & Nile Cruise

    Day 7:Arrival Luxor

    After breakfast, you will be driven to Luxor through the desert and Egyptian country side. Overnight in Luxor - El Luxor Hotel

    Breakfast included

    Pyramids, Oasis & Nile Cruise

    Day 8: Luxor Sightseeing

    After a relaxing breakfast, you will join your cruise ship - a 5 star experience.

    After lunch on board, you will be able to enjoy the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple.

    Overnight on board Nile cruise - M/S Nile Dolphin Cruise

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Pyramids, Oasis & Nile Cruise

    Day 9: Luxor Sightseeing

    After breakfast you will have the chance to visit the royal cemetery of 62 Pharaohs, The Valley of the Kings, and the mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut in the 15th century BC. From here you will proceed to the Colossi of Memnon.

    After lunch, you will sail to Edfu enjoying a leisurely dinner on board.

    Overnight on board Nile Cruise - M/S Nile Dolphin Cruise

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Pyramids, Oasis & Nile Cruise

    Day 10: Edfu / Kom Ombo

    After breakfast you will visit the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus at Edfu. You will then sail to Kom Ombo to see the unique Temple of Sobek, which was dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god.

    After lunch you will sail to Aswan.

    Dinner and overnight on board Nile Cruise - M/S Nile Dolphin Cruise

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Pyramids, Oasis & Nile Cruise

    Day 11: Aswan Sightseeing

    After breakfast enjoy a day's sightseeing in Aswan.

    You will visit the High Dam and the largest known ancient obelisk that is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt. You will also visit the Unfinished Obelisk, and the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor.

    Dinner and overnight on Nile Cruise - M/S Nile Dolphin Cruise

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Pyramids, Oasis & Nile Cruise

    Day 12: Disembarkation

    Once you have had breakfast you will have the option of exploring Aswan by yourselves, or joining a tour to visit Abu Simbel.

    You will then be taken to Aswan train station for you departure to Cairo by sleeper train. (Guests may also opt to fly at an additional cost).

    Dinner and overnight on sleepertrain.

    Breakfast and dinner included

    Day 13: Back to Cairo

    On-board the train you will be served breakfast, shortly after you will arrive at Giza train station where you will be met by a representative and transferred to your hotel. You will then be free to relax by your hotel pool or visit the city at your own pace

    Overnight in Cairo - Grand Pyramid Hotel

    Breakfast included

    Day 14: Final Departure

    If this is the final day of your holiday in Egypt or Cairo, you will be met at your hotel by a representative who will escort you to the airport in a fully air-conditioned vehicle and assist you through departures. (A late check-out can be arranged at your hotel, but may carry additional costs).

    Breakfast included

    Prices

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    code: PON-MEM-13N

    From £980 Per Person Sharing

    Included:

    Meet & Greet at Cairo International Airport upon arrival & departure

    All transfers to / from airport / Station & hotels in a fully air-conditioned vehicle

    Accommodation in Cairo, Bahariya, White Desert, Dakhla, Kharga, Luxor

    Accommodation for 4 nights on 5

    Cruise Ship on full board basis

    Sleeper train on half board basis

    All transfers from Cairo and Bahariya in a fully air-conditioned vehicle

    All transfers around the desert and oasis by 4x4 vehicle

    Private English speaking guide

    All tours mentioned on itinerary

    Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on itinerary

    Camping equipment including sleeping bags, blankets and tents

    Bottled water & soft drinks

    All service charges and taxes

    Not included:

    International Airport

    Egypt visa to Egypt

    Additional tours not mentioned on itinerary

    Personal expenses

    Tipping

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