King Ramses with Cruise - 13 Days

Hurghada - relax at the Red Sea, swim and opt to snorkel or scuba dive in the clear coastal waters, Cairo - marvel at the legendary Pyramids of Giza, explore the Necropolis of Saqqara and see King Tut's treasures at the Egyptian Museum, Luxor West Bank - discover exquisite tombs in the Valley of the Kings, the towering Colossi of Memnon and the beautiful Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Luxor - roam around the colossal Temple of Karnak and take an optional tour of the beautifully illuminated Luxor Temple at night, Aswan - take leisurely boat trip to Agilika Island to explore the romantic Philae Temple and wander around the colourful souqs, Nile cruising - cruise from Aswan to Luxor, spending 3 nights on board a 5 star Nile cruiser, Kom Ombo - visit the Nile side Temple of Kom Ombo

Destination: Egypt

Travel Dates: From 2019-09-21 to 2020-12-27

Duration: 13 days

Company: ON THE GO TOURS

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Inclusions

  • Breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
    8 nights 4 - 5 star hotels, 3 nights aboard 5 star Nile Cruiser (en suite cabin)
    Hurghada on the Red Sea
    1 overnight train: Cairo - Aswan (Private 2 berth sleeper cabin)
    Airport arrival and departure transfer, day 1 and day 13
    Touring of Cairo, Giza, Saqqara, Aswan, Luxor and Hurghada
    Escorted by an Egyptian tour guide degree qualified in Egyptology
    All relevant transfer and transportation in private modern air-conditioned vehicles

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Day 1, Cairo
Welcome to Egypt! Upon arrival in Cairo you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax or those arriving early can opt to join our optional Backstreets of Cairo tour which departs the hotel at 10am.

For those who wish to extend their stay, we also offer a pre or post tour Alexandria Day Trip.
No meals included.
Day 2, Pyramids of Giza
Cairo - Aswan. Start the day with a visit to Al Jizah, the famous Giza Plateau to see the iconic pyramids and Sphinx. Next we explore the sand-strewn tombs and temples of the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, home to the Zhoser’s step pyramid. This evening we travel by overnight sleeper train to Aswan.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 3, Aswan
This morning we arrive into Aswan and enjoy a short boat trip to Agilika Island for Philae Temple - dedicated to the goddess Isis. Back in Aswan we visit a perfume oil emporium. Then check-in on board your 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.
1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner included.
Day 4, Abu Simbel
Aswan – Nile cruise - Kom Ombo. Today there is an optional early morning excursion by road to Abu Simbel, the famous the rock-cut temple of King Ramses II. Our Nile cruiser departs Aswan this afternoon and we cruise the River Nile to Kom Ombo where we disembark to visit the temple which is dedicated to the crocodile headed god - Sobek before returning to the cruiser.
1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner included.
Day 5, Nile Cruising
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.
1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner included.
Day 6, Luxor
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.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 7, Valley of the Kings
This morning we explore the West Bank of the Nile and the legendary Valley of the Kings. Marvel at Colossi of Memnon, the massive stone remains of the temple of Amenophis III, and explore the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and surrounding tombs.

After lunch we visit the Temple of Karnak, a spectacular religious complex built on a gigantic scale, where you get lost wandering around the stone papyrus columns. The rest of the evening is at leisure.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 8, Hurghada
Luxor - Hurghada. Departing Luxor we drive east to Hurghada part of the beautiful Red Sea Riviera for 4 days on the beach!
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 9-11, Hurghada
The next 3 days are free to explore Hurghada or simply relax. On day 9 there's an optional day trip to Giftun Island for swimming and snorkelling, which can be booked locally.

Hurghada is one of the Red Sea's most popular resorts and it is easy to see why. Hotels and expanded infrastructure provide holidaymakers with excellent aquatic facilities for sail boarding, yachting, deep-sea fishing, SCUBA diving and snorkeling. Hurghada’s central location provides a gateway to prime offshore reefs, which are some of the finest in the world. Hurghada also has plenty of restaurants and late night bars for evening entertainment. Just outside Hurghada is an ancient Roman quarry called Mons Porphyritis and Port Safarga – a famously windy place which is ideal for windsurfing.
3 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 12, Cairo
Hurghada - Cairo. This morning we depart Hurghada and head back to Cairo. We take a guided tour of the enlightening Egyptian Museum, where you can see the famed solid gold death mask of King Tutankhamun and opt to visit the Royal Mummy room.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 13, Cairo
Cairo. After breakfast, hotel check-out and onward transfer to the airport.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.

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