Osiris: Cairo and Nile Cruise Trip

  • Destination: Egypt
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Runs On: Saturday, Monday, Wednesday

PRIVATE TRIP – On this 8-days tour see the highlights of Egypt. See Cairo and the treasures of the Nile Valley then take a Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor.

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Osiris: Cairo and Nile Cruise Trip

Experience the most sold Package” Osiris: Cairo& Nile Cruise Trip” which includes visiting the most attractive cities in the world, try to discover it by yourself, starting from the great pyramids ,sphinx and Sakkara in Cairo passing by sailing to explore the marvel cities which known owns 1/3 of the world’s monuments “Luxor & Aswan”, ending with discovering the Egyptian Museum & the Citadel of Salah el Din.

Day 1

Cairo – Arrival

Our team welcomes you upon arrival at Cairo Airport before Passport Control, with a sign bearing your name and that of the agency. Then you will be transferred by private A/C vehicle to your hotel. Check in at hotel. (Optional: Enjoy Sound and Light Show to Giza). Overnight at hotel.

Meal:none

Day 2

Cairo – Pyramids & Sakkara

Breakfast at hotel. Morning, our tour guide and private A/C minibus will pick you up at your hotel. Enjoy an excursion to visit the legendary majestic The Three Pyramids, which are considered one of the Old Seven Wonders, erected by Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerionos. the famous pyramids: Cheops (the largest built circa 2650 BC. JC.), one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world and the only one that has stood the test of time. It was for over 40 centuries the highest monument erected by the man with a height of 146 meters. When you finish exploring the Great Pyramids our next stop is a visit to the Sphinx monument; guarding the royal burial chambers and temple of Cheops. It is a mythical statue with the body of a lion & human head. (optional: Camel or Horse Ride). The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramid of Chephren. Following by Visit the necropolis of Sakkara, used as a cemetery for thousands of years, and still hides many secrets in the desert sand. The Pyramid at Sakkara is one of the oldest stone structures in the world. It was built during the Third Dynasty (about 2630 BC) for King Djoser and its construction was overseen by his vizier Imhotep. End of day, transfer to Giza Train Station to take the First Class Sleeper Train go to Aswan. Dinner and overnight in train.
Meal:Breakfast,Dinner

Day 3

Aswan – Nile Cruise 

Breakfast in train. Morning, arrival at Aswan Railway, welcome by our team and Visit Philae temple, this very harmonious architecture is dedicated to the worship of the goddess Isis. Visit the High Dam at Aswan was built from 1960 to 1971, measuring 780m long, to protect Egypt against the annual flooding of the Nile and Lake Nasser created. The water power generates electricity for most of Egypt. Then visit the Unfinished Obelisk, located in a granite quarry Rose that was used in the construction of temples.(Optional: Enjoy felucca on the Nile sailing around Kitchener’s Island). Then you will be transferred by private A/C minibus to your ship for three nights cruise. Lunch on board. Afternoon free at leisure to enjoy the pool. At 5:00 pm, Coffee break. (optional: Sound and Light show at Philae). Dinner and overnight on board.
Meal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

NB: Depends the Nile cruise ship, sailing from Aswan could be on same day of arrival, or next day morning or next day afternoon.

Day 4

Kom Ombo / Edfu – Nile Cruise

Breakfast on board. Morning free. Lunch on board. sailing to Kom Ombo. Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, the majestic river Nile, whose characteristic is to be dedicated to two divinities: Sobek (with head of crocodile) and Horus (falcon-headed). Sailing to Edfu. During sailing you can enjoy the pool on sundeck. At 5:00 pm, Coffee break. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Luxor – Nile Cruise

Breakfast on board. Take Carriage and Visit the Temple of Edfu, the Holy City of Horus and the temple built in his honor. This temple with impressive dimensions is the best preserved of Egypt. Lunch on board. Sailing to Luxor. During sailing you can enjoy the pool on sundeck. Arrival at Luxor at end of day. At 5:00 pm, Coffee break. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Luxor – End of Cruise

Breakfast on board and check out. Discovery Valley of the Kings, where most of the pharaohs of the XVIII to the XX dynasty were made bury, visit of 3 tombs. Continuation to the two colossi of Memnon, the towering statues are all that remain of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Then Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir El Bahari), unique in its structure, to ancient Egypt dug directly into the rock, reach superhuman dimensions. Visit the Temple of Karnak, dedicated to the glory of the god Amun, the temple probably the most grandiose of all Egypt. Continue your visit by Luxor Temple, built by Amenhotep III, known by its size and its large number of silent pillars. It connected by a paved alley of sphinxes of 3 kilometers at Karnak Temple. Morning, Visit the necropolis of Thebes, on the left bank of the Nile. Late in night, transfer to Luxor Train Station to catch First Class Sleeping Train back to Giza. Late dinner and overnight in train.
Meal:Breakfast,Dinner

Day 7

Cairo 

Breakfast in train. Morning, arrival to Giza Train Station, welcome by our representative then Visit the National Museum of Antiquities including the treasures range from the prehistoric age to the Roman period. You will see among others the famous treasure of Tutankhamen. It houses over 250,000 pieces, is one of the largest museums in the world. It allows visitors to discover the history of ancient Egypt through five millennia. Then, Visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, with in its enclosure the mosque of Mohamed Ali. The citadel was built on the hills in 1183 AD Moqattam overlooking the whole city was a point of defense against the Crusaders. Salah El Din appointed to be the governor of Egypt after the death of the sultan of Damascus, Noor-el-Din. Visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Overnight at hotel.
Meal:Breakfast

Day 8

Cairo – Departure

Breakfast at hotel and transfer to Cairo International Airport for take your departure flight.
Meal:Breakfast

Price per person

Season Double Single
  • From October 2018 till April 2019
785$ 935$
  • From May 2019 till September 2019
$ $
General Information:

– This itinerary is a PRIVATE TRIP, not joining Group. That mean you will have the Tour Guide and vehicle only for you.
– Price is an estimate quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till 30 April 2019, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
– Single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy. So there will be a different rate for solo traveler.

Itinerary INCLUDING the following:
  • Meet and Assist by our representative at the Airport
  • Transfer in private air-conditioned vehicle with Professional driver as mentioned on itinerary
  • 4 Nights in 3* Hotel at Cairo, room with air-condition and private bathroom, including breakfast
  • 3 nights in Nile Cruise Boat(5-stars), 1 double Nile View cabin with air-condition and private bathroom, in Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner + Coffee Break at 5.00pm)
  • 2 nights in sleeper train: Cairo/Aswan & Luxor/Cairo
  • Pick Up service from your hotel & return every day of visit at Cairo
  • Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with Professional driver during visit
  • Private English-Speaking Tour guide
  • Main Entrance Fees of all mentioned Sites at Cairo
  • For your safety: trip under authorization of the Egyptian Government
  • All taxes & service charge

 

Itinerary EXCLUDING the following:
  • International Flights
  • Entry Visa
  • Optional and extra activities
  • Any meal not mentioned on itinerary, Beverages and any personal spend
  • Tips are not includes & not compulsory and are left at your own appreciation
List of Optional:
  • Camel or Horse Ride at Giza
  • Sound and Light Show to the Pyramids
  • Nile Dinner Cruise with belly dancing show
  • Felucca on the Nile
  • Sound and Light show at Philae
  • Abo Simbel in Aswan
  • Hot Air Balloon at Luxor


NB: The itinerary may change in sequence according to local requirements but all visits will be done. Marvelous Egypt Travel is not liable for these changes.