Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya &Cairo in 12 Days

from $2500
Duration: 12 Days / 11 Nights
Type: Private Tour
Run: Friday, Saturday ,Sunday
Destinations: Cairo, Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan
Overview:

You are invited to experience the ultimate luxury Egypt tours. Spend four days exploring the sights in Cairo before embarking on a weeklong Nile cruise on the luxury Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya, which will take you to the most impressive sights of Upper Egypt in comfort, privacy, and luxury.

Included:

•   Exclusive meet and greet services by Around Egypt Tours representatives at Cairo international airport with a nominative sign
     at the passport control area
•    Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
•    All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
•    4 Nights Accommodation Cairo hotel based on breakfast, the Luxury hotel earned the “Hygiene Safety” certificate for  operation
•    7 Nights Accommodation on the luxury Dahabiya Sonesta Amirat, the Luxury Dahabiya cruise earned the “Hygiene  Safety”      certificate for operation
•    Domestic flight (Cairo – Luxor- Aswan – Cairo)
•    Breakfast, lunch, dinner is served on Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya
•    All sightseeing tours in Cairo are private guided tours
•    All sightseeing tours on Dahabiya sharing with Dahabiya group
•    Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary
•    Private English / Portuguese / German / Spanish speaking tour guide
•    Free alcohol sanitizer bottle will be provided every during the tours
•    Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary at heallty resturants
•    Bottled water during your tours
•    Portage when needed
•    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
•    All service charges & taxes

Excluded:

•    International Airfare
•    Entry visa to Egypt
•    Any optional tours
•    Personal spending
•   Tipping

Itinerary:

Day 1: Your dream Luxury Egypt Tours come true

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 the hotel, the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your luxury Egypt tours with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each trip.
Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Start Your Luxury Egypt Tours to Pyramids and Saqqara

Breakfast will be served at the hotel, and then you will be accompanied by your private tour guide to start your luxury tours by visiting one of the best attractions in Egypt, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Sphinx. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren. Then continue to visit the Solar Boat in front of Cheops Pyramid. Stop for lunch at a luxury restaurant during the tour, and then proceed to Sakkara area to visit Saqqara Complex, and the first pyramid ever built (Djoser Pyramid). Next, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Overnight in Cairo.

Included Activities :
• Cairo - Pyramids of Giza
• Cairo - Saqqara pyramid
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch

Optional Tours :
• Cairo- Sound and Light show

Day 3: Cairo Sightseeing

Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Then, your private guide will accompany you to visit the Egyptian Museum, where you will explore the splendid collection of Tutankhamun alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Next, you transfer to visit Salah El Din Citadel, which was constructed by Salah El Din in 1183 AD to defend Cairo from the armies of Crusaders. After that, you visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled over 45 years. Stop for lunch at a luxury restaurant during the tour. Next, you continue driving to the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Then, we move on to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, and back to the hotel and overnight in Cairo.

Included Activities :
• Cairo - Egyptian Museum
• Cairo - Salah El Din Citadel
• Cairo - Coptic Cairo
• Cairo - Khan El Khalili
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch

Day 4: Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Embarkation

After breakfast, you will check out from your hotel in Cairo. Then, you transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Luxor. Next, you embark on board a 5-star luxury Dahabiya, Sonesta Amirat dahabiya Cruise, in Luxor for a relaxing week, sailing the Nile on board a luxuriously appointed Dahabiya. After lunch, you will go on an excursion to visit the magnificent temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak, with its vast hypostyle hall of 137 columns, followed by the imposing 28th Dynasty Luxor Temple, overnight moored on the banks of the Nile in Luxor.

Included Activities :
• Luxor - Karnak Temples
• Luxor - Luxor Temple
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Optional Tours :
• Luxor - City Tour by Horse Carriage

Day 5: Luxury tours to Luxor West Bank

After breakfast, you will enjoy a luxury tour to the West Bank to visit the burial places of the Pharaohs, the Valley of the Kings, where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen` in 1922. Next, you will continue to the adjacent Valley of the Queens, the temple of MedinetHabu, and the Colossi of Memnon. Then, you sail on the way to Esna (at noon). Overnight near Esna.

Included Activities :
• Luxor - The Valley of the Kings
• Luxor - Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
• Luxor - The Colossi of Memnon
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Optional Tours :
• Luxor- Hot air balloon

Day 6: Sailing across the Nile on board the Luxury Dahabiya

This day will be a leisurely day. After Breakfast, you will start sailing. Overnight beside a Nile Island.

Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner

Day 7: Edfu Temple

This morning you will sail to Edfu to visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu. Overnight moored near a Nile island.

Included Activities :
• Edfu - The Horus Temple
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner

Day 8: Kom Ombo Temple

You will sail to Kom Ombo to visit the Ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile God Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, God of the morning sun. Overnight moored near a Nile island.

Included Activities :
• Kom Ombo - the Temple shared by two gods Sobek & Haeror
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner

Day 9: Sailing to Aswan

A leisurely day sailing to Aswan.
Overnight in Aswan.

Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Optional Tours :
• Aswan - Tour to Abu Simbel Temple

Day 10: Aswan Tours

You will visit the Aswan High Dam (completed in 1971); the Old Dam (completed in 1902). You will also visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, a structure rescued from the rising water of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam's construction.

Included Activities :
• Aswan - the High Dam
• Aswan - Temple of Philae
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Optional Tours :
• Aswan - Tour to Nubian Village

Day 11: Back to Cairo

Breakfast on board the Dahabiya followed by disembarkation. After that, you will transfer to Aswan Airport for departure to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo Airport, you will transfer to your hotel in Cairo and overnight.

Meals Included :
• Breakfast
Optional Tours :
• Cairo - Tour to Alexandria from Cairo by Car

Day 12: Final Departure, End of your luxury Egypt tours

Breakfast, then transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure. End of your luxury Egypt tours.

Meals Included :
• Breakfast
Prices:

     

Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo      Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya

☆☆☆☆☆                                        ☆☆☆☆☆

 Per person In Triple RoomPer person In Double RoomPer person In Single Room
MAY--SEPT $ 2500 $ 2550 $ 3400
OCT--APRIL $ 2700 $ 2750 $ 3800
Notes:

• Prices

Tour prices are quoted in US dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays; however, you can pay in Euro or GBP. Moreover, we always update our prices to ensure that you receive the lowest price possible. Once your tour is confirmed, no change to the rates is guaranteed from our part.

• Domestic flights

There are two domestic flights included on this trip. We usually use Egypt Air or Nile Air for this service. Baggage allowance is as follows:
Checked-in -     1 Bag, max 23kg
Hand luggage - 1 bag, max 7kg

• Tips for the final departure

On your last day, we would recommend not booking any outgoing international flight until after 3.00 pm, or consider spending an extra night in Cairo. Our Tour Manager can assist with additional services like accommodation and transfers.

• Children Policy

0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 5.99 pay 25% of the tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
If your tour package includes airfare, extra charges for your children may be applied.

•    Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to confirm the desired luxury Egypt tours. Spaces will be secured as well as Your request will be confirmed upon receiving a deposit of 25 % of the required payment.
During the peak season (X-Mas, New Year), the required deposit will 50%of the required payment. This deposit forms part of your final payment. The remaining balance should be paid up to a week before your arrival date or in cash upon arrival.

• Installments policy

Around Egypt Tours offers you a new payment plan that allows you to pay your booked luxury tours in monthly installments.
You will pay 10% of the amount determined every month to pay the deposits in 6 monthly installments leading up to your arrival. You will pay the balance upon your arrival to Egypt in cash or by credit/debit cards, or you can pay the full cost in monthly installments before your arrival to Egypt.
    
•    Additional Entry Tickets

All our luxury Egypt tours packages and programs don't include the entrance fees to the specific archaeological sites such as entering one of the Pyramids inside, to visit the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to visit the Solar Boat Museum at the Pyramids area or to enter the Tomb of Tutankhamen at Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

•    Tipping

It is a customary attitude for expressing one’s satisfaction with good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this will be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.

•  Cancellation Policy

•    In case you cancel your trip, the following scale of charges will be applied:
From the date of booking until 61 days before your arrival date, 10% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 60 and 31 days before your arrival date, 20% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 30 and 15 days before your arrival date, 50% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 14 and 1 days before your arrival date, 100% of the entire tour price will be charged.
 Additionally, there are cancellation fees on all domestic flights within Egypt. If you cancel a tour at any time, you will be subject to any fees according to the airline’s cancellation policy.

• Emergency Cancellation Policy

Around Egypt Tours offers a highly flexible cancelation policy in case your government or the airline cleared a travel warning from/to your departure country and Egypt. If that happened, we would be refunding you the amount paid for the booked luxury Egypt tours, or in some cases, your payment will be a credit for future travel. You have the flexibility to apply this amount towards new travel services booked within 12 months. Reservations will be adjusted to reflect these travel credits automatically. Only the change/cancellation fees will be applied for flights according to the airline's terms and conditions.
 

We as Around Egypt Tours prioritize your well-being, health, and safety. For that reason, we've amended our cancellation policy; also, we've modified our procedures to develop the global health and safety protocols to match the recommendations (WTTC), to reflect our interests and values towards our Guests.

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