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Felucca on the Nile

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Duration

09 Days - 08 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

15 people

Languages

DUTCH, English, Espanol, Francais, Japanese, Portuguese

Overview

Travel back in time to share the knowledge how everyday Egyptians really sailed on the Nile, the lifeblood of Egypt felucca has been sailing this historic waterway for centuries – now you can experience, simple way of travel.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cairo: Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara and Egyptian Museum
  • Aswan: Philae Temple.
  • Nile felucca cruising.
  • Kom Ombo: Sobek Temple
  • Edfu: Edfu Temple
  • Luxor: Temple of Karnak - Valley of the Kings - Temple of Queen Hatshepsut - Colossi of Memnon.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Cairo - Arrival
Day 01: Cairo - Arrival

Welcome to Egypt, arrive Cairo airport, our representative to meet and assist you through customs and escort you to hotel, check into Hotel. Rest of day is free to explore the mysteries of this exotic, bustling metropolis, Tonight, why not join an excursion to view the sun set over the Pyramids on horseback or take in a belly dancing show. Overnight Cairo

Meals: N/A / overnight: Cairo.

Day 02: Pyramids of Giza - Egyptian Museum.
Day 02: Pyramids of Giza - Egyptian Museum.

Breakfast at hotel, checkout, step back to an ancient time, today we visit Giza plateau and the magnificent Pyramids - you will have time to explore inside these awesome structures, the last remaining one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Then we travel to view the famous Sphinx. continue to visit to the Egyptian Museum - marvel at the treasures of Tutankhamen, the Ancient Jeweler Room and Masterpieces of the Old Kingdom. Tonight, board sleeper train to Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast - Dinner / Overnight: Sleeper train.

Day 03: Aswan - Philae temple
Day 03: Aswan - Philae temple

Arrive Aswan, meet and assist at train station, transfer to hotel, check in, two free day to explore Aswan, you will visit Philae Temple and discover the tale of Queen Isis, once a junction for the ancient caravans that traversed Egypt: There’s exotic spice markets, the Nubian Museum to learn of the Nubian art and history. Enjoy an optional evening dinner at the charming Nubian village for a feast of local delights. Overnight Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast. / Overnight: Aswan.

Day 04: Felucca. Optional excursion to Abu Simbel.
Day 04: Felucca. Optional excursion to Abu Simbel.

Aswan is the springboard for an Optional excursion to Abu Simbel by A/C Bus to see the colossal Temple of Ramses II, buried for centuries under the shifting sands. A highlight of this tour is sailing on the Nile on board a traditional felucca. Stop off at secluded beaches while sailors prepare a delicious feast of local dishes. Enjoy the Sun on the Nile river and relax on board the traditional Felucca.

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch -Dinner / Overnight: Felucca.

Day 05: Felucca
Day 05: Felucca

Free Day, Stop off at secluded beaches while sailors prepare a delicious feast of local dishes. Enjoy the Sun on the Nile river and relax on board the traditional Felucca, enjoy the Pom fire Party at night time.

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner / Overnight: Felucca.

Day 06: Kom Ombo temple - Edfu Temple / Luxor
Day 06: Kom Ombo temple - Edfu Temple / Luxor

After Breakfast on board felucca we disembark at Kom Ombo, visit Kom Ombo Temple and board our Tourist bus to Luxor visiting Edfu Temple on the way to Luxor - arive Luxor, Check in Hotel, then, start Temple of Karnak. Highlights include the colossal pillars with their intricate hieroglyphics, the Amen Temple Enclosure, Great Hypostyle Hall and the peaceful Sacred Lake. Evening is free. overnight Luxor.

Meals: Breakfast / Overnight: Luxor

Day 07: Valley of Kings - Hateshepsut temple / Train to Cairo.
Day 07: Valley of Kings - Hateshepsut temple / Train to Cairo.

Early breakfast before we mount our donkeys for the journey to the desolate canyon of the Valley of the Kings. Here local guides will take us through the magnificent tombs of the once powerful Pharaohs. Back to hotel, quick refresh up, checkout hotel, afternoon Leaving transfer to train station to board Train back To Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast – Dinner / Overnight: Sleeper train.

Day 08: Cairo.
Day 08: Cairo.

Breakfast on board train, Arrive Cairo, meet and assist transfer to hotel, check in Hotel. Free day to check out the charms of this evocative city by taking our optional trip to Islamic Cairo and visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, before a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers(own expenses).

Meals: Breakfast. / Overnight: Cairo.

Day 09: Departure
Day 09: Departure

Tour ends after breakfast. Checkout hotel, Transfer to airport for flight back home.

Meals: Breakfast.

Included/Excluded

  • Meet and Assist at all cities.
  • Professional Tour Guide accompanies tour throughout.
  • Private air-conditioned tourist vehicles.
  • Felucca boat.
  • Horse Drawn carriage in Luxor.
  • Donkeys ride or tourist vehicle at West Bank in Luxor.
  • 4 nights tourist class hotels.
  • 2 nights on Board Felucca boat.
  • 2 nights Sleeper train.
  • Meals mentioned in Itinerary.
  • International flight tickets.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • all entrance fees included in itinerary.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (Laundry, Phone Calls, amenities, etc.).
  • Gratitude (recommended).

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Durations

Multi day

Languages

DUTCH
English
Espanol
Francais
Japanese
Portuguese

Tour's Location

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