Cairo and Nile River Cruise Vacation

7-day/6-night package visiting Cairo, Includes accommodations at Superior First Class Hotels and daily breakfast, sightseeing tour of Cairo.

Includes

  • Transfers per itinerary
  • Hotels per itinerary or similar
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Airport taxes
  • ASTA TOP Tour operator travel funds protection program
  • Daily continental or buffet breakfast
  • International flights

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips and gratuities
  • Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Local city taxes

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

Usa - Cairo

Enjoy a relaxing overnight flight to Cairo.

Day

2

Cairo - Arrival

Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure. Superior first class accommodation: Mercure Le Sphinx or Meridien Hotel Pyramids or Similar

Day

3

Cairo and the Pyramids

Today you visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinos, and their guardian Sphinx in Giza. At the end of your tour you will have the option of visiting the Giza Solar boat museum dedicated to the reconstructed Khufu solar ship. (B)

Day

4

Explore Cairo

Today you will visit the historical Hanging Church, the most famous Coptic Christian church in Cairo as well as the first built in Basilica style. You will visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the oldest Jewish temple in Cairo, dating back to the 9th century AD. (B)

Day

5

Cairo Optional Tour

Enjoy a free day in Cairo. Take an optional l full day tour and visit the Egyptian Museum treasures from the pre-dynastic period to the Old, Middle New Kingdoms of Pharaonic Egypt, as well as the famous exhibit of King Tut Ankhamon. You will view the fabulous manuscripts and papyrus and do not want to miss the royal mummy rooms of several Kings Queens of Pharaonic Egypt(not included). Continue you tour to visit the imposing fortress walls built by Saladin in the 12th century to protect Cairo against the Crusaders. Also, include a visit to Mohammed Ali Mosque, as The Alabaster Mosque, dating back to the19th century AD by Mohammed Ali Pasha. Next, visit Khan el Khalili Bazaars, the major souk (market) in the Islamic district of Cairo. The bazaar district is one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians a like. (B)

Day

6

Cairo & Optional half day Sakkara & Memphis

Cairo at leisure for your last minute shopping. Take an optional tour and visit the Sakkara Pyramids,named The Step Pyramid for King Zoser, the first stone structure built in the whole world by the famous architect Imhotep. Continue your tour to Memphis which was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first name of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina, 20 km south of Cairo. Tonight consider a dinner cruise along the night including a folklore show. (B)

Day

7

Cairo - USA

You will be transferred to Cairo airport for your return flight to USA. (B)