Main office: (254) 20 225 0881/2 / (254)20 2240322

Cairo Cruise : 8 Days / 7 Nights

DAY1 : CAIRO

Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met our representative

who will assist you through the immigration. Transfer to your hotel. Check-in

and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Pyramids Park Resort.

Meal plan: {NIL}

OPTION ONE: PYRAMIDS PARK RESORT

OPTION TWO: MOVENPICK PYRAMIDS OR SIMILAR

OPTION THREE: MENA HOUSE OR SIMILAR

DAY2: CAIRO/TRAIN

After breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the hotel and proceed to enjoy the

Captivating city of Cairo. Overnight at the same hotel.

Meal plan: {BB}

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

THE PYRAMIDS OF GIZA The great Pyramids of Choeps, Chepren and

Mysterious are the only ones surviving of the seven wonders of the ancient

world. They are Egypt’s most visited monuments and among the worlds

greatest tourist attractions.

THE SPHINX is carved from a single piece of stone. It is a lion with the head

of a pharaoh thought to be the portrait of Chepren.

CHURCH OF ST.SERGIUS (ABU SERGA) – A 5th century basilica built over

crypt where the Holy Family is believed to have stayed during their flight into

Egypt.

CHURCH OF ST.MERCURIUS (ABU SEFEIN) – boasts a unique collection

of Coptic art including 175 icons that depict scenes from the old and new

testaments, wall paintings, etching and stained glass.

BEN EZRA SYNAGOGUE Modest in appearance, delightful in interior

and boasting of legends, the Ben Ezra synagogue is the supreme Jewish

monument in Cairo. Legends claim that the synagogue is built on the spot

where pharaoh’s daughter found Moses in the bulrushes and where Jeremiah

spoke to survivors after the destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar.

The most important recent event is the finding of medieval manuscripts in

1894. The collection, called Geniza, , counted more than 250,000 pages,

dating to the period between 1002 and 1266.

AL AZHAR UNIVERSITY AND MOSQUE : Al-Azhar is today the most important

religious university in the Muslim world, with as much as 90,000 students. It

is perhaps the oldest university in the whole world. The heart of Al-Azhar is

the mosque quarters. Unlike so many mosques around the Muslim world, it is

fully open for visitors. The architecture is stunning; the size of the roofed hall

is quite impressive.

THE KHAN EL KHALILI: The most famous of oriental bazaars it is a

treasure of trove of medieval craftsmanship. Shop to your total hearts

content- for the Egyptian artifacts…or order yourself a sheesha, indulge and

watch the world go by…both very enjoyable pass times!!

Transfer to the Ramses Train Station to board your sleeper train for Aswan.

Dinner on the train. Overnight: Sleeper train

Meal plan: {B, L, D}

DAY3, 4 & 5: NILE CRUISE

After breakfast in the train arrive Aswan in the morning. Transfer to the Nile

cruise. Embarkation before lunch.

HIGHLIGHTS DURING THE NILE CRUISE

HIGH DAM: The high dam is the largest rock-filled dam in the world and one

of the most important engineering feats of the 20TH century an artificial lake-
Lake Nasser, with a surface of 4000 sq km lies behind the dam.

FELUCCA SAILING: Felucca is a traditional Egyptian sailing boat. We shall

sail by the felucca around the Elephantine Island to view the Aga Khan

Mausoleum and the Kitcheners botanical garden.

TEMPLES OF KOM OMBO

Kom Ombo temple is exquisitely situated on a dune above a bend in the Nile. Alone

among Egypt’s temple it is shared equally by two gods-Sobek, the crocodile god of Nile

fertility and haroeis, the elder Horus.

TEMPLE OF EDFU The town of Edfu boasts Egypt’s most best preserved

temple dedicated to Horus, the god of sun and planets .The falcon –his

symbol-is a prominent decoration.

A very delightful hantour (horse carriage) ride takes you from the Nile to the

temple grounds.

VALLEY OF THE KINGS The Valley of the Kings shelters the fabled tombs

of the pharaohs. More than 40 pharaohs were laid to rest here in ornate

subterranean palaces penetrating sometimes under 100 m into the face of

the rock.

COLOSSI OF MEMNON Dominating the desert to the east stand the huge

colossi of Memnon, sole relics of the funerary temple of Amenhotep 111.

Overnight in the cruise

Meal plan: {BL, D}

DAY6: LUXOR

Breakfast in the cruise. Disembark from the cruise.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

GREAT TEMPLES OF KARNAK: “Here are works in whose presence it is a task

for the imagination to overtake the eyesight’

The impressive and awesome Karnak temples, are for many – pharonic

Egypts grandest monument of all.The temple complex covers a hundred

acres:its history spans throughout thirteen centuries.

Enjoy rest of the day in Luxor shopping at the various shops and souks

Later in the afternoon, transfer to the train station to board your train for

Cairo.

Overnight: Sleeper Train

Meal plan: {B, L, D}

DAY7: CAIRO

After breakfast on the train. Arrive Cairo and transfer to your hotel

Rest of the day at leisure to shop to your hearts content at the various malls

and souks in Cairo.

DAY8: CAIRO

After breakfast at the hotel. Checkout at noon. Late afternoon transfer to the

airport for your final departure

Meal plan: Breakfast

END OF SERVICES.

(Based on min two pax traveling together)

1 MAY 2014 TO 31 AUGUST 2014

OPTION DBL

CHD –UNDER 12

SHARING

P.P.SHARIN

G

1 705 USD 352 USD 206 USD

2 726 USD 363 USD 226 USD

3 786 USD 396 USD 242 USD

INCLUSIONSS:

  • 02 nights accommodation at Cairo
  • 03 nights on board of Nile Cruise
  • 02 night’s accommodation on board of the sleeper train
  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor & Aswan as per itinerary in Modern A/C
  • Coach with an English speaking Guide.
  • Comprehensive siteseeing as per program
  • All entrance fees, service charge, current taxes, and vat.
  • Meet and assist by our local representative.
  • Meal plan as per program

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Visa Fees
  • Personal expenditure of any kind
  • Tips, drinks, extra meals, and any personal expenses
  • International flights
  • Domestic flights
  • Extra activities not mentioned
  • Any deviation from the program

GUIDELINE TO NILE CRUISES USED:

MS ELISYYA

MS EMILLIO

MS AL HAMRA

MS VIKING PREMIER

NB/ If you need a complete package with flights we shall forward to you

upon request to you upon request.

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jr We had a very great experience in Dubai, the hotel Fortune Grand Hotel is perfect!!! The activities from the city tour, dhow cruise, trip to Barj Khalifa and the desert tour were a lifetime experience. We just had a blast! Hope to make the next booking with Ticket To Fly soon.
Edward