Festive King Tut with Cruise - 10 days

Festive King Tut with Cruise - 10 days

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Festive King Tut with Cruise - 10 days

10 Days Starting and ending in Cairo

Visiting:

Cairo

,

Giza Necropolis

,

Aswan

,

Luxor

Tour operator:

On The Go Tours

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Please contact On The Go Tours with specific dietary requests

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

2139/XKTNC

Group size:

2 - 24

Age range:

16 + if accompanied by an adult. Where a tour includes an overnight felucca the minimum age to travel by felucca is 18 yrs. We accept aged 16+ on the Nile Cruisers.

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

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From:

$2345

$2239 (USD)

tourhub discount: $106

-20%

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  • Free Amendments/Cancellation
  • Free Date Changes
  • Balance due 60 days before departure

Tour Overview

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR TOUR: Classic Egypt at its best - ancient temples, tombs, Nile river cruising, topped off with plenty of festive cheer! With a number of festive tour dates to choose from, the hardest decision you'll need to make is where you want to spend Xmas and New Years - sailing the Nile, exploring Kom Ombo or Philae Temple, at the legendary pyramids or discovering Cairo!

Highlights

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    Cairo - Marvel at the legendary Pyramids of Giza, explore the Necropolis of Saqqara and see King Tut's treasures at the Grand Egyptian Museum

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    Luxor West Bank - Discover exquisite tombs at the Valley of the Kings, see the towering Colossi of Memnon and explore the beautiful Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

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    Luxor - Roam around the colossal Temple of Karnak and take an optional tour of the beautifully illuminated Luxor Temple at night

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    Aswan - Take a leisurely boat trip to Agilika Island to explore romantic Philae Temple and wander around the colourful souqs

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    Nile cruising - Cruise from Aswan to Luxor, spending 3 nights on board a 5 star Nile cruiser

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    Kom Ombo - Visit the Nile side Temple of Kom Ombo

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Cairo

Location:

  Cairo


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Welcome to Cairo, Egypt's bustling capital. You will be met at Cairo Airport and transferred to our start hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, or those arriving early may wish to book our Backstreets of Cairo tour which visits lesser known highlights of the capital including Tahrir Square, the hub of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution.
You may also extend your stay in Cairo with our pre or post tour accommodation or [[tour add-ons|121802]] like our [[Alexandria Day Trip|122837]]

icon Day 2 : Pyramids of Giza

Location:

  Giza Necropolis


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Today we visit to the legendary Pyramids of Giza, sole survivors from the ancient Greek-listed Seven Wonders of the World followed by the iconic Sphinx nearby. We continue to a government supervised papyrus emporium, followed by Saqqara to see King Zhoser's Step Pyramid - the first known pyramid ever built. After the tour we return to Cairo and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

icon Day 3 : Cairo

Location:

  Cairo


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Cairo - Aswan. Today we visit the new Grand Egyptian Museum, which houses a giant exhibition containing the treasures of King Tutankhamun. Many pieces on show are being displayed for the first time and artefacts have been brought together from across Egypt and the world to this one location. The museum also makes use of new technology including virtual reality.
=After our guided tour of the Grand Egyptian Museum we head over to National Museum of Egyptian Civilization to visit the fascinating Royal Mummies' Hall where the mummies of ancient Egyptian kings and queens are on display. Then there's time to relax back at the hotel before we board the night train to Aswan this evening.
lease Note: the Grand Egyptian Museum is scheduled to open in late 2022, though an official opening date has yet to be released. If travelling prior to the opening of the new facility we'll visit the Egyptian Museum instead.

icon Day 4 : Aswan

Location:

  Aswan


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


This morning we arrive into Aswan and enjoy a short boat trip to Agilika Island for Philae Temple - dedicated to the goddess Isis and rescued under an enormous UNESCO effort in the 1970s to save the temple from the rising waters of the High Dam. Back in Aswan we visit a perfume oil emporium before check-in onboard our Nile Cruiser, which will be home for the next three nights. Later, there is free time to perhaps enjoy some shopping in the colourful souks and markets or simply relax in this attractive town which straddles the River Nile.

icon Day 5 : Aswan

Location:

  Aswan


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Aswan - Nile Cruise. Optional early morning drive to Abu Simbel, the famous the rock-cut temple of King Ramses II, the Great Builder. We then return to our 5 star Nile Cruiser which this afternoon will cruise the River Nile to Kom Ombo where we disembark to visit the temple.

icon Day 6: Nile Cruising

Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Nile Cruise - Luxor. Relax, enjoy a swim in the pool and chill out in the sun on deck this morning. Let your troubles melt away as we cruise the River Nile to Luxor. Home of the legendary Valley of the Kings and Temple of Karnak, 4000 year-old Luxor is ancient Egypt at its best. Arriving into Luxor this afternoon the rest of the day is free to explore the city before we spend our final night aboard the cruiser.

icon Day 7 : Luxor

Location:

  Luxor


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


This morning we disembark and check into our 5 star Luxor hotel. The day is free to relax and explore. Tonight, an optional visit is available to the Temple of Luxor – beautifully illuminated at night (book/pay locally).

icon Day 8 : Luxor

Location:

  Luxor


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Luxor - Cairo. This morning we venture to the tomb strewn Valley of the Kings. Highlights of the visit include the Colossi of Memnon, a massive pair of statues that stand silent against the backdrop of history, the Valleys of the Kings and the awesome ramped and colonnaded Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.The Valley of the Kings is studded with often highly decorated tombs, constructed to once house the regal sarcophagi enclosed mummies of the mighty pharaohs awaiting passage into the after-life. This afternoon after lunch and time to relax we visit the colossal Temple of Karnak. Lose yourself in the stone-columned Hypostyle Hall and go crazy with your camera. This is ancient Egypt! Tonight we return by overnight sleeper train to Cairo.

icon Day 9 : Cairo

Location:

  Cairo


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


This morning we arrive into Cairo and check into our hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore Egypt’s bustling capital your way. Consider visiting the famous Khan el Khalili Bazaar to pick up some souvenirs or admire the imposing Citadel of Saladin.

icon Day 10 : Cairo

Location:

  Cairo


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Our amazing holiday comes to an end and we bid farewell to our guide and fellow travellers. Included airport departure transfer.

What's Included

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    Accommodation

    4 - 5 star

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    Breakfast daily, 3 lunches and 3 dinners

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    4 nights 4-5 star hotels, 3 nights aboard 5 star Nile Cruiser (en suite cabin)

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    2 overnight trains from Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo (Private 2 berth sleeper cabin)

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    Airport arrival and departure transfer on day 1 and day 10

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    Touring of Cairo, Giza, Saqqara, Aswan and Luxor

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    Escorted by an Egyptian tour guide degree qualified in Egyptology

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    All relevant transfer and transportation

What's Not Included

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    International flights and visa

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    Tip for Nile Cruise staff. Tip for your tour guide - we recommend you allow USD$5-7 per day, per traveller for your guide, though ultimately tipping is an entirely personal gesture

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    Entrance Fees: USD$100-120pp, paid in local currency

Age Policy

16 + if accompanied by an adult. Where a tour includes an overnight felucca the minimum age to travel by felucca is 18 yrs. We accept aged 16+ on the Nile Cruisers.

Check out our Q&As

Are airport transfers included in this tour?

Airport arrival and departure transfer on day 1 and day 10

What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

4 - 5 star

What is the maximum group size?

24

Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

Yes

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Dates & Availability

Friday

Dec 16, 2022

Sunday

Dec 25, 2022
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Friday

Dec 23, 2022

Sunday

Jan 01, 2023
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Friday

Dec 30, 2022

Sunday

Jan 08, 2023
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Friday

Dec 22, 2023

Sunday

Dec 31, 2023
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Friday

Dec 29, 2023

Sunday

Jan 07, 2024
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Festive King Tut with Cruise - 10 days

10 Days Starting and ending in Cairo

Visiting:

Cairo

,

Giza Necropolis

,

Aswan

,

Luxor

Tour operator:

On The Go Tours

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Please contact On The Go Tours with specific dietary requests

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

2139/XKTNC

Group size:

2 - 24

Age range:

16 + if accompanied by an adult. Where a tour includes an overnight felucca the minimum age to travel by felucca is 18 yrs. We accept aged 16+ on the Nile Cruisers.

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

Request A Private Tour

From:

$2345

$2239 (USD)

tourhub discount: $106

-20%

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