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Christmas Best Of Egypt

9 Days / 8 Nights
$1465 USD
Enjoy this year's festive Christmas season in Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, and Luxor, the 4 major cities in which all the major must-see sights are gathered, from the Pharaonic to the Roman, the Christian, and the Islamic eras. Added to that is the Mediterranean ambiance that permeates the shores of Alexandria with its turquoise sea and brilliantly blue skies. Take in the Nile cruise and you have rich red sunsets and golden-hued landscapes.

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General Information About tour

Day 1    Cairo              Arrival Cairo, overnight at hotel.

Day 2    Alexandria      Full day trip. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3    Cairo              Morning Pyramids and Egyptian Museum tour. Overnight onboard sleeper train

Day 4    Nile Cruise     Sightseeing in Aswan and overnight onboard cruise in Aswan.

Day 5    Nile Cruise     Kom Ombo Temple. Overnight onboard cruise.

Day 6    Nile Cruise     Edfu Temple, Karnak, and Luxor Temples. Overnight onboard cruise.

Day 7    Luxor              Luxor sights and night train to Cairo. Overnight onboard sleeper train.

Day 8    Cairo               Relaxation at your selected hotel.  Overnight at hotel in Cairo

Day 9    Cairo               Transfer to Cairo airport for departure.

Tour Highlights

Khan el Khalili Bazaar, Catacombs, Pompey’s Pillar, Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum, Alexandria, Temple of Philae, Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples, Luxor and Karnak Temples, Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple, Memnon’s Colossi

Included

  • - - Meet and assist upon arrival
  • - - Pick-up/drop-off service upon arrival and departure in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • - - 3 nights accommodation in Cairo at 5* standard hotel
  • - - 1 night on a board sleeper train (Cairo – Aswan)
  • - - 1 night on a board sleeper train (Luxor – Cairo)
  • - - 3 nights 5* Nile Cruise sailing Aswan to Luxor
  • - - Daily breakfast starting second day
  • - - Breakfast & dinner onboard sleeper train
  • - - All meals included on board Nile cruise excluding any drinks
  • - - Relevant transfers during sightseeing
  • - - Currently applied entrance fees for the mentioned sights
  • - - Alexandria day trip including round trip transfer
  • - - 2 small bottled mineral water per person per day.
  • - - English speaking tour guide during sightseeing
  • - - English speaking tour leader during transfers
  • - - Applied taxes & service charges

Excluded

  • - - Entry visa
  • - - International flight
  • - - Christmas and New Year Gala Dinners (to be advised at time of booking)
  • - - Tipping/ Gratuity
  • - - Personal expenses such as drinks, laundry etc
  • - - Additional trips or unmentioned items
  • Day 1 (Day 1 (Cairo))

    Day 1 (Cairo) Upon arrival at Cairo Airport, pick up by our representative who will meet and assist you through customs. Transfer to hotel in Cairo and spend the rest of your day at leisure. Overnight in Cairo hotel.

  • Day 2 (Day 2 (Cairo))

    Day 2 (Cairo) Breakfast at your hotel, followed by a transfer ey to Alexandria. Start a full day city tour upon arrival including the Catacombs, the Roman Theater, and Pompey’s Pillar. Pompey’s pillar is one of the largest ancient monoliths and the largest of its kind erected outside the imperial city of Rome. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. You will also view the Citadel of Qaitbay and the Alexandria Library then return trip to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo hotel. 

  • Day 3 (Day 3 (Cairo))

    Day 3 (Cairo) After breakfast, check-out and start your amazing journey by a visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza it is a splendid sight. Take in the size and perfect proportion of these structures and be captivated. You will also see the Sphinx before going on to the Egyptian Museum. Early evening transfer to the train station to catch the sleeper train to Aswan. Enjoy dinner and a comfortable journey on-board.

  • Day 4 (Day 4 (Aswan))

    Day 4 (Aswan) Morning arrival to Aswan. Visit the Temple of Philae, which was the center of worship of the goddess Isis, attracting pilgrims from all over the ancient world. The original island now lies submerged in the waters of Lake Nasser. In a fantastic rescue operation, the temple was rescued and re-erected upon its present location on the nearby island of Agilkia. Check into the Nile cruise boat and you have a free afternoon. Overnight on a Cruise boat.

  • Day 5 (Day 5 (Nile Cruise-Edfu))

    Day 5 (Nile Cruise-Edfu) Optional tour to visit the Temples at Abu Simbel, the temples are carved out of solid rock upon the orders of Pharaoh Ramses II at a site south of Aswan in the land of Nubia. The site had long been sacred grounds to the goddess Hathor of Absek. However, the temple built by Ramses was dedicated to the sun gods Amon-Re and Re-Harokhte. Because of their far-away location near the Sudanese border, the temples were unknown until their discovery in 1813. All 3 temples were removed from their original sites in a gigantic rescue operation and moved further along to another site to avoid them being submerged by the High Dam waters. Sail to Kom Ombo with an evening visit to the temple dedicated to the two gods Sobek the crocodile God and Harris the Sun God. Overnight in Edfu onboard cruise boat.

  • Day 6 (Day 6 (Luxor))

    Day 6 (Luxor) Morning tour to Edfu Temple by horse and carriage.  Continue sailing towards Luxor enjoying free time and lunch.  Your afternoon tour is to the East Bank of Luxor.  Entry is down the avenue of Ram Headed Sphinx to reach the Monumental Temple of Karnak and then continue onto Luxor Temple.  A free evening to enjoy this vibrant and fascinating city.  Overnight on board.

  • Day 7 (Day 7 (Luxor - Cairo))

    Day 7 (Luxor - Cairo) Disembarkation and the start of an amazing tour of the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple and the Memnon Colossi. Transfer to Luxor train station to board sleeper train back to Cairo. Enjoy dinner and a comfortable ride onboard the train.

  • Day 8 (Day 8 (Cairo))

    Day 8 (Cairo) Upon arrival in Cairo, meet your Lady Egypt representative. Transfer to your hotel in Cairo for check-in. Spend a relaxing day in Cairo by the pool, enjoy the facilities and have a nice evening. Overnight in hotel. 

  • Day 9 (Day 9 (Departure))

    Pack your collection of amazing memories and its time to check-out. Transfer to Cairo airport for departure. 

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