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Christmas Tour in Egypt with Nile Cruise Holiday

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 - 14 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 100 people
Destination(s): Egypt  
Specialty Categories: Christmas/New Year Tours   Cultural Journey  
Season: December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1019 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1059 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Cairo, Egypt (21st, Dec)
Meet and Assist at Cairo international airport by by Pro Tours representative – Transfer to your hotel in Giza very close to the pyramids – Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Giza Pyramids Trip (22nd, Dec)
Breakfast at Hotel – Join your Egyptologist tour guide and enjoy your tour to visit the Giza Plateau to explore the world famous Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Mycrenos and Sphinx – Camel ride at the Pyramids – Lunch at local restaurant – then proceed to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser at Saqqara – Mereruka tomb and Pyramids Of King Titi "Founder of the 06th Dynasty" where you can see the exclusive pyramids texts inside the Pyramid – back to your hotel – Overnight in Cairo. Includes: (B, L).

Day 3: Cairo tour - Sleeper train - Aswan (23rd, Dec)
Join your Egyptology expert tour guide and enjoy a visit to one of the most important Museums in the world, the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities with such a rare collections of 120 thousand pieces including the treasures Of King Tut Ankhamon – Lunch at local restaurant – then proceed to visit Citadel of Saladin – Alabaster Mosque Of Mohamed – later you will visit Coptic Cairo including various churches and historical sites. Transfer to Giza Train station to board the sleeper train down to Aswan – Overnight on board the train. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 4: Aswan - Nile Cruise Trips (24th, Dec)
Arrival at Aswan, Then you will be transferred to embark your Nile River Cruise ship in Aswan, where we will enjoy the next 4 days/3 nights deluxe Nile cruise holiday between Aswan and Luxor. Afternoon time you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist guide for an exciting tour to the world famous High Dam that was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. The quarries still hold the famous Unfinished Obelisk and then you will be taking by motor-boat to island of Egilka visit the majestic Philae temple that was dedicated to the Goddesses Isis. With final optional evening excursion will offer the sound and light show at the Temple of Philae Return to your ship for dinner free time at leisure in Aswan and overnight stay aboard the cruise. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 5: Edfu - Kom Ombo Nile Cruise Trips (25th, Dec)
Before breakfast aboard your Nile cruise you may enjoy the amazing sunset view from your river cruise in Aswan with free time at leisure in Aswan and then sail to Kom Ombo to visit the temple the crocodile-headed God of fertility and creator of the world and then return to your cruise vessel to sail to Edfu where you will be transferred by horse drawn carriage to visit the famous Edfu temple also know as the temple of Horus & Haroeris, the falcon-headed solar war god is the largest and most perfectly preserved of all the Nile temples, back to the Nile cruise by the same way to sail to Luxor with lunch, afternoon tea and dinner aboard your cruise and overnight stay. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 6: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours (26th, Dec)
Breakfast onboard the Nile cruise, and then you will be moved into the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshipsut temple at El Deir ElBahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it then back to the cruise for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner aboard your cruise and overnight stay Tonight, if you wish, enjoy an optional sound and light show at the Temple of Karnak. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 7: Luxor Nile Cruise - Sleeper Train to Cairo (27th, Dec)
Breakfast onboard the cruise, and then you will accompanied by our English Egyptologist expert guide to visit Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built over more than two thousand years by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, the great "Hypostyle Hall" is an incredible forest of giant pillars. Then you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amun with free time for shopping in Luxor and then you will be transferred to Luxor train station to board the sleeping train to Cairo. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 8: Cairo - Home (28th, Dec)
Meet and assist by Pro Tours REP in arrival at Giza train terminal and Opportunity for last minute shopping and souvenirs. Transfer to Cairo airport to fly back home. Includes: (B).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
Meet & assist by Pro Tours REP in arrival & Departure
2 Nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast
3 Nights accommodation on 5* Nile Cruise
2 Night on sleeper train with breakfast & dinner
1 Mineral water bottle per day per person
Entrance fees to the sites mentioned in the itinerary
All meals included as mentioned in the above itinerary
All your tours and excursions are with A/C bus
Tour to Pyramids, Sphinx, Valley temple, Sakkara and Memphis
Tour to Egyptian National Museum, Coptic and Islamic Cairo
Tour to Karnak & Luxor temples in East bank
Tour to Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut temple & colossi of Memnon
Tour to Kom-Ombo & Edfu temples
Tour to the High Dam and Philae Temple in Aswan
Lunch meals during tours in Giza & Cairo
Multi-lingual expert Egyptologist tour guide
All transfers as mentioned in the above itinerary
All applicable taxes included

Tour Price Excludes:
- Visa Entry for Egypt
- Optional trips
- Items of personal nature.

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