Hotels / Nile Cruise:Accommodation Plan 5 stars:Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel, Steigenberger Pyramids – Ramses Hilton- Nile cruises: MS Amarco, Ms Semiramis , MS World, MS Domina Prestige Emilio, MS Radamis 2, MS Nile Dolphin & MS Esadora- Tolip Hotel, Alexandria-Helnan Hotel, Aswan.Accommodation Plan Luxury:Fairmont Nile City Hotel Cairo or Mena House, Blue Shadow, MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Goddess, Sonesta Cruises, MS Nile Premium, MS Jaz Legacy, MS Crown Jubilee- Mediterranean Azur Hotel, Alexandria, Helnan Palestine Alexandria- Mövenpick Aswan Resort – Sofitel Legend Old Cataract 50$ extra per person per night.
Arrival to Cairo airport, Upon you arrival you will find our representative waiting you with the sign of Booking2Egypt, then you will be transferred by A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast. Start your tour visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry. Visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions & Sphinx.
Back to the hotel & overnight in Cairo
Breakfast. Transfer to take the flight to Aswan. Arrival to Aswan and transfer to the hotel. Check in. Overnight in Aswan.
(Optional not included) Departure to visit the Temple of Abu Simbel, The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments. The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge façade.
Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King’s wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Back to Aswan.
Transfer to visit the High Dam and the Philae Temple. Transfer to the Cruise. Boarding. Lunch on board Sail to Kom Ombo. Afternoon Tea. Visit the Temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu. Dinner on board. Overnight in Edfu.
Breakfast on board. Visit The Temple of Horus in Edfu. Cross the lock. Sail to Luxor. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board & Galabya party. Overnight in Cruise.
Breakfast on board. Cross to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon Excursion to the Necropolis of Thebes, drive to the Valley of Kings. Overnight in Luxor.
Breakfast on board. Disembarkation.
(Optional) Hot Balloon: Should you want to make your stay in Luxor an unforgettable. Drifting peacefully over the Valley of King, Valley of the Queens and the Mountain on the Nobles.
The flight is approximately 30:45 minutes depend on the weather
East Bank to visit the Karnak and Luxor Temple. Transfer to take the flight to Cairo. Arrival and thransfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Our Booking2Egypt guide will pick you up from your hotel, Start the tour with the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit it’s open court where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the first, which was found underwater nearby. You can then also see the free museums/collections such as The Saddat Museum & impressions of Alexandria Museum.
Note: Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and on every public holiday. To enter the reading area you will need to purchase a ticket.
Visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria which were discovered under the East harbor of Alexandria.
The car will then take you to visit the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa, after which you will visit the old downtown of Alexandria where you can walk through the old city-center of Alexandria. Look at the traditional markets; where everything and anything is sold including traditional Egyptian sweets and treats. The architecture locally has baroque style designs and Italian and French style properties.
Visit El Nabi Daniel Mosque which is believed by many people to be related to Alexander the great tomb, It is said to contain the remains of the scholar and venerated teacher Prophet Daniel and his companion Sidi Lokman el Hakim, a religious story-teller.
Optional lunch stop at a modern Fish Restaurant or a famous and traditional Alexandrian food place called Mohamed Ahmed’s. The Queen of Spain and many famous people go there when they visit Alexandria.
Optional: Take a break in either a good quality coffee shop or at a traditional shisha cafe.
Continue your tour by passing through the oldest market area in Mansheya and see the traditional womens’ markets (zan’et etsetat) with very thin and narrow streets, gold market also exists here where everyone buys their wedding and engagement jewellery.
The car will then take you to visit the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, and the strangest sight outside it: an old funfair where children play on very antique funfair rides and eat candy floss.
Opposite is the corniche and the old harbour where you can see the old fishing boats, men fishing and traditional fishermen making nets. The photos taken here are amazing. Continue to see the outside of Quaitbay castle which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria one of the seven wonders of ancient world . A most spectacular castle which is a great photo stop.
The car will then take you to the gardens of Montaza. On the way you can quickly have a optional 2 minute stop by the King of Mango and drink at Alexandrian’s drive thru freshly squeezed juices plus have a photo stop at the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria.
The beautiful coastline and all the views of the city are en route to Montaza Palace and gardens which is approx 25 km away, including the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater.
Once in Montaza Gardens, commonly known as the Love Garden (all romantic couples and families go there) you will visit the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as walk along the famous Montaza bridge and reach the Tea Palace island and see the royal beaches of the queens.
Overnight stay in Alexandria.
Breakfast. Transfer to Cairo by an A/C car. Arrival and transfer to your hotel.
(Optional) Visit the Step Pyramids of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser.
After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II. On your way to the south you will visit the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur.
(Optional) Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area.
Overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt entry visa; We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request.
- Drinks and any personal expenses.
- Tipping Kitty
- prices per persons
Price per person in DBL or TRPL
Christmas & Easter – DBL or
Christmas & Easter – Solo
Trip type By an air-conditioned vehicle
pick up time According to Cruise Liners Schedules, guarantee to return two hours before your departure times
We have spare (backup) coach available in all our tours so in case of any problem you will get the other coach in one mint
NO DEPOSIT REQUESTED
PAYMENT AT THE END OF THE TOUR AFTER YOU ARE SURE THAT YOU ENJOYED EVERY THING
Entry Visa Info:
Egyptian entry visa obtainable onboard the cruise before your pick up, that is operating by the Egyptian Immigration association for American, Canadian, Australian, British, German, Italian, French, Swiss, Austrian, Belgium, Dutch, Scandinavians and some other nationalities as well. It would be just stamp put into your passport.
Crime in Egypt nearly does not exist. Security is good and there are specially trained Tourist Police
The buses move in convoys for protection. The Egyptian government take so much care of the tourism as it is the national source of income in Egypt. the tourist in Egyptis VIP person So the Egyptian police (not the ship) provide police cars, security, guards around all the buses This service is not by the ship or Booking2Egypt tours its provided for all the tourists that arrive to Egypt, make organized tours
: The only health hazard that you’re likely to come across is an upset stomach. The best way to avoid this is to make sure that you only drink bottled water, avoid ice and ice-cream and anything that may have been washed in tap water (salad). All fruit should be peeled before consumption. Milk is unpasteruized and should be boiled. Precautions should also be taken against prickly heat and sunstroke”