Pyramids, Nile & Oasis

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See all of Egypt’s main attractions in 15 days touring the Giza Pyramids and Old Cairo, the beautiful Western Desert, and the ancient wonders of the Nile Valley on a Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan

 

Run Time

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  • Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday


Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrival Cairo

    Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock) Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo. Welcome Drink

  • Day 2

    Pyramid / Museum

    Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus and Sphinx then to the Valley temple facing the great statue. Have your lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Then transfer to enjoy the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Proceeding to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar.. Back to hotel. Overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 3

    Alamein - Siwa Oasis

    Maxim Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, then drive to Alamein, about a 3 hour drive. At Al Alamein, you will enjoy the site where the great battle took place during WW II, and visit the WW II Museum and the Cemetery. Then drive on to the beautiful bay of Marsa Matrouh on the Mediterranean Coast then continue to Siwa. It is about a 6 hours drive from Alamein to Siwa. Dinner and overnight in Siwa. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 4

    Siwa Oasis

    After breakfast, enjoy a visit to the Old City of Siwa (Shali). Then transfer to see the Alexander Temple, at Aghurmi Village which is dedicated to the God Amon- 26 Dynasty and then see Amun Ra Temple at Um Ubeyda. After that transfer to Cleopatra Spring (Ein Guba). Head to see the Siwa House Museum. After that visit The tombs inside the Mountain of the Dead ( Gabal El Maouta ) enjoying watching some interesting tombs like SI Amon, MSW Isis, Crocodile Tomb. After that see Dakrour Mountains. In the afternoon transfer to enjoy the unique Sunset view at most of the guide books at Fitnas Island. Overnight in Siwa. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 5

    Siwa-Bahariya

    After breakfast, you will be transferred by 4x4 car to Bahariya a 06 hour journey. Lunch served during your trip to Bahariya. Dinner and overnight in Bahariya Oasis. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 6

    Bahariya Oasis

    After breakfast, enjoy local tours to the hill top ruin ‘the English House. Then transfer to see Museum of Golden Mummies, Tombs of the Nobles, Alexander Temple, Temple of Ain Meffetla. Lunch in Bahariya. Head to the White Desert, passing through the Black Desert and the Valley of El Haize with its famous spring. Stop off to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain, the rocky formation in the Valley of Agabat. Dinner and overnight camping in White Desert. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 7

    Farafra / Dakhla

    Drive to Farafra Oasis where you can enjoy Bir Setah hot spring as well as local artist Badr's unique mud brick museum. From Farafa to Dakhla is about 03 hours driving. Upon arrival, enjoy a trip to the Roman temple Deir El Hagar in its serene surroundings and the Roman burial ground Mezzawaqqa. Then pay a visit to Islamic Village of Al Qasr, about 35km from Mut, houses ruins of an Ayubid mosque. Overnight in Dakhla at Oasis Style Hut. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 8

    Kharga Oasis

    After breakfast move onto Kharga Oasis to visit Qasr El Labkha - a Roman fortress on the old caravan route, and the oasis' ethnic museum. After that visit the Roman Temple of Hibis & Nadura from outside as well as the early Christian cemetery with its chapels painted with murals at Bagawat, nearby. Move onto the Temple of Dush, dedicated to Isis and Serapis. Overnight camping in Kharga Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • 9 Day

    Kharga to Luxor

    After breakfast, you will be transferred by vehicle to Luxor; it takes about 06 hour driving. Check in your hotel and overnight in Luxor. Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 10

    Embarkation/ East Bank

    After breakfast, you will be transferred from your hotel 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 Temples and Luxor Temple. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 11

    Luxor West Bank/ Edfu

    After breakfast on your Nile cruise, take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut approximately in the 15th century BC. Proceeding to the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, you will sail to Edfu enjoying a leisurely dinner on board. Overnight on board Nile Cruise. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 12

    Edfu / Kom Ombo

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

  • Day 13

    Aswan Tours

    After breakfast on Nile cruise, enjoy a day’s sightseeing in Aswan. Start with the High Dam and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk, then on to the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. Dinner and overnight on board deluxe Nile Cruise. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 14

    Back to Cairo

    Disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast, then transfer to Aswan airport for flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel, overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast

Golden Accommodation
OCT to Apri May to Sep
$ 3019 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 2589 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 3409 Per Person in Double Room
$ 3045 Per Person in Double Room
$ 5909 One Person Traveling Alone
$ 5479 One Person Traveling Alone

 

 

Diamond Accommodation
OCT to Apri May to Sep
$ 3885 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 3545 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 4199 Per Person in Double Room
$ 3809 Per Person in Double Room
$ 6865 One Person Traveling Alone
$ 6225 One Person Traveling Alone

 

 

 

Prices

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 2019. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays

Children Policy

Up to 2 years: FREE

Age 2 up to 6 years: 25% of adult price

Age 6 up to 12 years: 50% of adult price

Ages 12 and Up: adult price

Notes

Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents

If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to guarantee your Egypt tour availability. Your booking will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25% of your trip price – for trips taking place during Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by credit card, wire transfer, or Western Union

Tipping

Tipping for a job well done is customary in Egypt, though not required. Please feel welcomed but not obliged to offer a tip to your guide

 

 

Included

Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including breakfast and taxes
Accommodation for 2 nights in Siwa Oasis on full board
Accommodation for 1 night in Bahariya on full board
Accommodation for 1 night camping in White Desert on full board
Accommodation for 1 night in Dakhla Oasis on full board
Accommodation for 1 night in Luxor including breakfast
Accommodation for 1 night camping in Kharga on full board
Accommodation for 4 nights on 05 star Nile Cruise on full board
Transfers from Cairo to Siwa by a private A/C vehicle
All transfers inside the Oasis by jeep 4×4
Transfers from Kharga to Luxor by a private A/C vehicle
Private English-speaking guide in Cairo and Oases
All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Maxim Tours group
All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Oases as mentioned in the itinerary
Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
Domestic flight Aswan – Cairo
Camping equipment like sleeping bags, camel blanket & tents
Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
Bottled Water & soft drinks daily during camping in the desert
Bottled water during your trip
Portage when needed
All service charges and taxes
30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device

Excluded

International Airfare
Entry visa to Egypt
Any optional tours
Personal Spendings
Tipping

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