Cairo & Alexandria Escape with 3- night Nile cruise (KQLX)

11 Day Tour from Cairo to Cairo

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The mysteries of the Sphinx await on this off-season vacation in Egypt! Enjoy an escorted vacation in Cairo and Alexandria. Visit the incredible Egyptian Museum and marvel at the Sphinx and the Great Pyramid of Giza—the oldest of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Visit Alexandria’s 4th-century Mediterranean harbor city founded by Alexander the Great. Guided sightseeing includes the Catacombs of Kom El Shogafa, Pompey’s Pillar and the lush Montazah Gardens. Travel through the El Beheira desert en route to Wadi el Natrun to visit the Coptic Monastery. Return to Cairo and fly to Aswan to begin your 3-night cruise on the Nile—considered the longest river in the world. See the Aswan High Dam and take a boat excursion to the Temple of Philae—dedicated to the Goddess Isis. Along your Nile River cruise, visit fascinating temples and shrines dating back to the 2nd century. On the West Bank, visit the Valley of the Kings where the tombs of the pharaohs were discovered. Your Nile River cruise concludes in Luxor with free time to explore with an overnight stay before returning to Cairo. This 11-day guided vacation in Egypt with Nile River cruise is even better with fewer crowds and more savings during off-season travel. A wondrous escape fit for a king!

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 DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING

Sightseeing:

This 11-day River Nile cruise with a guided vacation in Egypt is even better with fewer crowds and more savings during off-season travel.

Notes:

Motorcoach, flight Cairo- Aswan, Luxor- Cairo: Nile cruise

Transportation:

Motorcoach, flight Cairo- Aswan, Luxor- Cairo: Nile cruise

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Buffet breakfast daily; 2 three-course dinner, plus all meals on board daily featuring full à la carte breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description.

Day 1

ARRIVE IN CAIRO, EGYPT Welcome to Cairo. At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
Dinner Dinner

Day 2

CAIRO. EXCURSION TO GIZA CAIRO Guided sightseeing includes the Egyptian Museum.
GIZA. Take pictures of the Sphinx and of the Great Pyramids.
Breakfast Breakfast

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Cairo with an evening show. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus

Day 3

CAIRO–ALEXANDRIA Scenic drive to Alexandria. Free time.
Breakfast Breakfast
137 mi / 220 km

Day 4

ALEXANDRIA ALEXANDRIA Guided sightseeing includes the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, that commemorates the ancient Library of Alexandria, and the 15th-century Qaitbay Citadel. Visit the Montazah Garden.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 5

ALEXANDRIA–WADI EL NATRUN–CAIRO Drive through the El Beheira desert
WADI EL NATRUN Visit a Coptic Monastery before returning to Cairo.
CAIRO Dinner at your hotel.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner
155 mi / 250 km

Day 6

CAIRO–ASWAN (EMBARKATION) CAIRO Fly to Aswan
ASWAN Embarkation and lunch on board. This afternoon, take pictures of the High Dam then visit the Philae Temple of Isis.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch Dinner Dinner

Day 7

CRUISING: ASWAN–KOM OMBO–EDFU KOM OMB Guided walking tour includes the Temple dedicated to the crocodile and falcon gods.
EDFU Visit the Temple of Horus.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch Dinner Dinner

Day 8

CRUISING: EDFU–ESNA–LUXOR ESNA Guided sightseeing on the West Bank of the Nile features the Valley of Kings and Queens. Visit Deir El-Bahri, Queen Hatshepsut’s monumental rock temple.
LUXOR Guided sightseeing includes the Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch Dinner Dinner

Day 9

LUXOR (DISEMBARKATION) LUXOR Disembarkation. Free time this afternoon and evening.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 10

LUXOR–CAIRO LUXOR Fly to Cairo.
CAIRO Free time this afternoon.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 11

CAIRO Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Breakfast Breakfast

 Accommodations

CAIRO

HYATT REGENCY CAIRO WEST

Hotel as shown or similar
Deluxe
  Free Wifi

ALEXANDRIA

HILTON ALEXANDRIA CORNICHE

Hotel as shown or similar
Superior First-Class
  Free Wifi

LUXOR

SONESTA ST. GEORGE HOTEL

Hotel as shown or similar
Superior First-Class
  Free Wifi

 Optional Excursions

Contact your Travel Consultant for more information.
Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)



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