Egypt Vacation in 8 Days

 

Experience the fantastic holidays with lifeegypttours.com to the exotic pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus. Moreover, get on board 5 star Cruise sailing on the Nile for 4 nights from Luxor to Aswan where you can see many archaeological sites like Karnak Temples, Valley of the Kings, Hatshpsute Temple.

Tour Details:

 

Trip Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights.
Trip type:  private tour. 
Trip runs:  every day.
Starting from: Cairo International Airport.
Return to: Cairo International Airport.
Pick-up time: According to clients request.

 

 

 

 

Start from
$650
    

 

Tour Itinerary: 

Day 1: Arrive in Egypt

Lifeegypttours.com representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, and handle all your procedures through passport control, luggage area and customs formalities. After that you will be transferred to your hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Giza pyramids and Egyptian Museum Tour / Luxor
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, enjoy a full day tour to visit the enigmatic Pyramids of Giza of King Cheops, Chefren, Mykernuis,  Sphinx & Valley temple, which are the most famous monuments of ancient Egypt, you can feel the mysteries surrounding their symbolism, design & purpose have inspired passionate debate, it’s  likely that many of these mysteries will never be solved, then proceed your fantastic tour to visit the Egyptian antiquities museum commonly known as the Egyptian Museum, which located in Egypt capital city of Cairo, where you can see the most extensive collection of ancient antiquities & the famous golden mask of Tutankhamun among other amazing pharaonic artifacts You will return to your hotel.
Day 3: Nile Cruise Embark / Karnak and Luxor Temples Tour
Check out from hotel at morning then transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Luxor where you will be met and assisted, then taken by an air-conditioned vehicle to board your 5 star Egypt Nile cruise to check in. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temple the largest temple in the world dedicated for Amun, the pharaohs of the middle kingdom built the oldest structures, the latest ones were added during the Ptolemaic period, the most outstanding features are the white Chapel of Sesostris I & the Great Hypo style hall with its 134 huge columns, a long dorms, lined by Sphinx statues, connected Karnak temple to Luxor temple, which is lying 3 km to the south of Karnak & was built for Mut, during the Opet (new year festival) Amun headed the procession starting from Karnak temple & joined his wife Mut in Luxor temple, the main structures were built by Amenophis III and Ramses II. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise.
Day 4: Vally of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon Tour 
(Optional tour) early morning hot air balloon,
After breakfast on Nile cruise, Excursion to the West Bank of Luxor which was a magnificent burial ground for the pharaohs, including the Valley of Kings was the kingdom of Osiris, god of the underworld, from their grand tombs filled with treasures & decorated with amazing art, the Egyptian pharaohs believed they would embark on a journey in which they would meet the gods in the afterlife & achieve immortality, proceeding to visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari & ending by Colossi of Memnon. After lunch sail to Edfu. Enjoy a leisurely dinner on board. Overnight on board Nile Cruise.
Day 5: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples Tour

After breakfast on Nile cruise, visit the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus at Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo to see the Temple of Sobek, the crocodile god. Lunch on board. Continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board you Luxury Nile Cruise.

Day 6: High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple Tour 
(Optional tour) early morning to the impressive Temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel, 
After breakfast on Nile cruise, enjoy a day’s sightseeing in Aswan. Start with the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk, then on to the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is devoted to the goddesses Isis and Hathor. Sail and move around Elephantine Island by a local felucca boat. Dinner and overnight on board Nile Cruise.
Day 7: Cruise Disembarkation / Cairo

Disembarkation from your Nile cruise after breakfast, transfer to Aswan Airport for return to Cairo to be met and assisted at the airport and taken to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 8: Final Departure

After enjoying a beautiful breakfast, you will be transferred by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo International Airport for final departure.

 

Price Information

Price included:

  • Meet & assist upon arrival and departure. 
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle. 
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast.
  • Accommodation on a 5-star cruise ship for 4 nights on full board basis.
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo (private tours). 
  • All sights on cruise as indicated by the itinerary (sharing the Cruise Group).
  • English Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary. 
  • Portage when needed. 
  • All service charges and taxes. 

Not included:

  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Internal flight (Cairo- Luxor / Aswan- Cairo).
  • Any beverages or personal expenses.
  • Optional tours.  
  • Gratuities (Tipping).
  • Entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as inside one of the Pyramids - Tutankhamen Tomb at Valley of the Kings.

Additional Information:

  • Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person.
  • Prices are based on double occupancy. Also, prices are valid around the year except during Christmas, New Year’s Eve & Easter Feasts.