Grand Nile Cruise & Tour-Land Only - 9 Days

Overview

Nile River Cruise:  Flight from Cairo to Luxor, this 8-day, 7-night Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan and return with scenic outside staterooms and all meals.  Visit Luxor, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Esna, and Aswan.

Cairo:  1-Night in historic Cairo with options to extend your stay for an additional 3-Days and 2-Nights and extensive sightseeing.

The Grand Nile Cruise Tour Of Egypt is the most popular itinerary designed for cruise lovers with a 7-night serene cruise along the Nile and leisurely visits to the most outstanding archeological sites in the world.

Accommodations: Include deluxe category hotel in Cairo and government rated 5-Star, Nile River cruise boat.

Meals: 21 meals – 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 7 dinners during the entire trip.

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Arrive in Cairo flight to Luxor (flight not included). On arrival in Luxor, Transfer to your Nile Cruise Boat: CRUISE BEGINS! Tonight your tour guide will hold an information meeting to walk you through the program. You will spend the night aboard the ship docked in Luxor. (D).

Free day in Luxor, with optional visits (optional shore excursions $299PP)** to Luxor and Karnak Temples and to Thebes and Valley of Kings and Hatsheput Temple.  Later return to the boat to wind down. We will start sailing to Esna this afternoon.  In Esna you will pass through the locks on the River Nile, for many a fun and small scale canal-crossing experience.  Tonight we will dock in Esna for overnight. Lunch and dinner aboard the boat.(B-L-D).

As you are having breakfast aboard the boat, you will sail up the Nile to Edfu.  Upon arrival in Edfu, if you purchased our Optional Excursion Packages** you will have guided visits to Edfu Temple. We will continue our cruise up the Nile to Kom Ombo, and if you purchased our Optional Excursion Packages**guided visits in Komombo are included.  Lunch and dinner are aboard the boat.(B-L-D)

As you are having breakfast aboard the boat, you will sail up the Nile to Aswan, for many one of the prettiest towns on the Nile. Upon arrival in Aswan, you can stay and relax on the boat, or if you purchased our Optional Excursion Packages** you will have a full day excursion which includes a Felucca Sailing on the Nile River and later visits Temple of Philae, the High Dam, and the Unfinished Obelisk site. Lunch and dinner are aboard the boat. B-L-D).

Arrive in Aswan.  Today you might choose to enjoy an optional excursion to the most impressive Abu Simbel ($299) including flights (visit with the on site English speaking guide). In the afternoon, enjoy an optional shore excursion in beautiful Aswan. Lunch, and Dinner on board. (B-L-D)

Note: Passengers who booked the optional Abu Simbel excursion ($299) will fly to Abu Simbel – to visit the two temples built by Ramses II as a high-architect before he became Pharaoh. The 100 foot high Great Temple is world famous, which features 4 statues of Ramses II and his wife Queen Nefertari, each 65 foot high. Next to the Great Temple is the temple dedicated to Queen Nefertari. Both temples were originally carved in a mountain. In 1965 they were moved 600 feet and raised 65 feet, thanks to an international project to save them from the flooding caused by the construction of the High Dam. Upon completion of the optional excursion, you will fly to Aswan .(B-L-D).

As you have your breakfast we will sail to Edfu.Later in the afternoon we will sail to Esna, where boat will dock for overnight. (B-L-D)Reception Desk at the MS MS SARAH or similar — Nile Cruise.

This morning we will cross the locks on the Nile in Esna -providing a fun and small scale canal-crossing experience. We will continue to sail north to Luxor. (B-L-D)

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo (flight not included). Transfer to your hotel in Cairo. Enjoy an optional excursion in Cairo, visiting the Egyptian Museum, the Old City and the famous bazaar with lunch (optional excursion $120PP). (B)

Transfer to Cairo airport for flight back home to the U.S.  (B)

Includes:

    • 7-night memorable Nile Cruise aboard 5* Nile Carnival Cruise Boat or similar
    • 1 night hotel accommodation in Cairo
    • All transfers in Egypt.
    • Total of 21 meals (8 breakfasts,6 lunches, and 7 dinners)
    • Nightly entertainment aboard the cruise.
    • All local government taxes
    • Services of Sunny Land local reps

Excludes:

  • Intra Egypt flights
  • International Flights
  • Optional shore excursions $299 PP
  • Egypt visa ($25)
  • Cruise tips of $35 per person payable in Egypt

Christmas / New Year’s add $200 per person

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Grand Nile Cruise & Tour-Land Only
From $1,099.00
per Adult

Trip Facts

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  • Cairo, Luxor, Esna, Aswan