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Long Nile Cruise from Cairo to Minya & Luxor 13 Days

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Duration

13 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

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Overview

Long Nile Cruise Holiday from Cairo to Luxor is a chance to explore the most remarkable historical sightseeing throughout the Nile Valley and sailing from Cairo to Luxor on board deluxe Nile Cruise, combining tours visit while cruising along the Nile River, Nile Cruises Packages.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Pyramids, Tuna El Gebel, Hawara, Temples

Itinerary

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Day Tour 1: Arrive To Cairo - Transfer from airport to the Nile Cruise

Welcome to Cairo airport, upon your arrival at the airport, you will be met by our ‎friendly representative and transferred to your Nile Cruise, then you will ‎be checked in and our Tour Egypt Club Representative will get you briefed ‎about tomorrow’s plan. Overnight in Cairo at your Long Nile Cruise.‎


Meals Plan: Breakfast

Day Tour 2: Cairo Tour visit (Egyptian Museum – Giza Pyramids - Sphinx)

After breakfast served on the Cruise board, you will meet your guide and start your Cairo tour to Visit the Egyptian Museum, which contains the largest collection of Pharaonic monuments over 120,000 pieces from different periods of ancient Egyptian, includes the treasures of young King Tutankhamun. After lunch in a good local restaurant, After a short break ‎for lunch in a good local restaurant, Continue the tour to Giza Necropolis to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, ‎the Great Pyramid of King Cheops, the second pyramid of Chephren, and the third Pyramid of Mycerinus, there you will ‎have a chance for a camel ride around the Giza Pyramids. Then you, Visit the mysterious Sphinx (Lion body and Pharaoh head) and the Valley Temple where they did the mummification. Dinner & Overnight in Cairo at your Long Nile Cruise.‎ ‎


Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Tour 3: Nile Cruise Sailing to Beni Suef

After breakfast served on Cruise board, Enjoy relaxation & lunch on board. You can then enjoy a full day of sailing towards Beni Sueif and admire the scenery; Navigating between Cairo and Beni Suef (takes around 12 hours). After your dinner, a Staff Show will be offered.


Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Tour 4: Fayoum Sightseeing visit (Hawara Pyramid – Meidum Pyramid)

After breakfast served on the Cruise board, discover the most beautiful pharaonic sightseeing of Fayoum Oasis, Hawara Pyramid (labyrinth) of Amenemhet III, and Meidum Pyramid, which marked a new stage which resulted in the smooth sides pyramids, the Meidum is the second largest pyramid to be built. Was originally had seven degrees, of which today only three floors are still visible. Back on the boat, Dinner & Overnight in Beni SuIef at your Long Nile Cruise.‎


Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Tour 5: Nile Cruise Sailing to Minya – visit (Tuna El Gebel - Ashmunein)

After breakfast served on Cruise board, full-day sailing toward El Minya, after Lunch, Visit Touna El Gebel the Necropolis of the city of Hermopolis, known for the famous tomb of Petosiris and underground rooms which housing 4 million mummies. Finally, we will visit Ashmunein, the Temple of Thoth in Hermopolis. Return to the cruise. Dinner and entertainment (treasure hunt game). Overnight in Minya at your Long Nile Cruise.‎ ‎


Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Tour 6: Minya Tour – Visit (Tel El Amarna - Beni Hassan)

After breakfast served on the Cruise board, start Minya tour, visit Tell el Amarna, the large archaeological site of Akhetaten, the capital built by the Pharaoh Akhenaten around -1360. You will discover the tombs of Ahmose (EA3), Meryre (LA4), Pentu (AI5), Panehesy (EA6), and the Royal Tomb of Akhenaten (EA26). Lunch on cruise board, You will also continue your tour to visit the tombs of Beni Hassan south of El Minya (4 tombs), including Tomb of Baquet III (BH15) Tomb of Khety (BH17), Tomb of Amenemhet (BH2), and Tomb of Khnumhotep II (BH3). Return to the cruise. Dinner and Overnight in Minya at your Long Nile Cruise.‎


Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Tour 7: Nile Cruise Sailing to Asyut

After breakfast served on Cruise board, full-day sailing towards Assiut, around 130km south of Minya. Enjoy relaxing and the sun. Lunch, Dinner, and Overnight in Minya at your Long Nile Cruise.‎ ‎


Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Tour 8: Nile Cruise Sailing to Sohag (Abydos Temple)

After breakfast served on Cruise board, Early morning sailing towards Sohag, about 8 hours. After lunch, you will visit the Abydos Temple the complex that including that of Osiris, Ramses II, and Seti I, built and restored in succession between the I and the XXVI Dynasty and Late Period by different pharaohs. Dinner and Overnight in Sohag at your Long Nile Cruise.‎


Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Tour 9: Nile Cruise Sailing to Qena (Abydos Temple)

After breakfast served on Cruise board, Early morning sailing towards Qena, pass through two locks including that of Abu Homar and via the railway bridge in Naga Hammadi. Lunch, Dinner, and part, Overnight in Qena at your Long Nile Cruise.‎ ‎


Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Tour 10: visit (Dendera Temple) - Nile Cruise Sailing to Luxor

After breakfast served on the Cruise board, start the tour; visit the fabulous Dendera Temple, dedicated to the worship of the goddess Hathor. It was built under Pepi I and restored several times thereafter until the last Ptolemies. This site is extraordinarily well preserved, with ceilings with fantastic colors, very deep crypts dug in the thickness of the walls, and decorated astronomical religious reliefs. It is in the large main temple shipping Bonaparte found the famous circular zodiac, only remains in the history of Ancient Egypt. Back to cruise, sailing towards Luxor, Dinner followed by a belly dancer show. Overnight in Luxor at your Long Nile Cruise.‎


Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Tour 11: Luxor Tour - visit West Bank (valley of ‎kings - Hatshepsut Temple)

After breakfast served on the Cruise board, start the Luxor tour, visit the West Bank, home to the Valley of the Kings, where 62 magnificent royal tombs were discovered, including that of Tutankhamun by Howard Carter in 1922. The tombs were dug deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs. You will visit three tombs. Then visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, Queen Pharaoh at Deir el Bahari, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom in the 15th century BC. You will also stop facing the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch, Dinner, Overnight in Luxor at your Long Nile Cruise.‎


Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Tour 12: Luxor - East Bank visit (Luxor Temple & Karnak temples)

After breakfast served on the Cruise board, start the Luxor tour, visit the East Bank, you will discover the fabulous Karnak Temples, the largest religious site ever built, dedicated to the Theban Triad headed by the god Amun-Re. Its ancient name "Ipet-sut" means "the most sacred place." The Temple complex was built there are more than two thousand years by the Pharaohs, generation after generation. Inside the complex, the great "Hypostyle Hall" is a majestic and mysterious forest of 137 giant columns. Then Visit the Temple of Luxor, was erected during the New Kingdom. It was attached to the Temple of Karnak by an avenue flanked by sphinxes. It was built by two pharaohs, Amenhotep III (who built the inner of the temple) and Ramses II (who finished the temple). After lunch, Nile Cruise checks out. Our representative will accompany you to Luxor airport where you will fly to Cairo. On arrival in Cairo, transfer to your Cairo hotel and overnight.


Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Tour 13: Breakfast - transfer to Cairo international airport

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Cairo airport for final ‎departure, end of our Travel Services.‎‎


Meals Plan: Breakfast

Included/Excluded

  • Meet, greet and assist service by our representatives at airports.
  • The assistance of our guest relations during your stay.
  • All transfers and Pick up services to/from the airport & hotel by air-conditioned vehicles.
  • All tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All service charges and taxes.
  • All accommodations as mentioned in meals plan in the itinerary with (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • English Licensed Egyptologist escort guide in all sightseeing.
  • A bottle of mineral water per trip in Cairo and Giza.
  • Domestic flight from Luxor to Cairo.
  • 12 Nights in Nile Cruise based on (F.B)
  • 1 Night in Cairo Hotel based on (B.B)
  • Visa to Egypt (25 $).
  • Optional tours if required.
  • Tipping.

Durations

13 Days

Tour's Location

cairo

FAQs

What is Aswan known for?
Aswan is known for the High Dam, Abu Simple temple, Isis temple, unfinished obelisk, Nubian village, and Sehel Island.
You can get a room on the Nile Cruise with a balcony?
There are only a few Nile Cruises with balconies, owned and operated by a company to their own groups. Some other ships have large windows that open and French windows, but these are no balconies.
Do you accept payment with credit cards?
Yes, we do accept it
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