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Egyptian Highlights & The Red Sea

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  • 9 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Cairo, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Esna, Luxor, Hurghada

    Group Size:
    1 to 45
    Age Range:
    1 to 99
    Languages: English
    Type: Cruising with Land, Egypt Nile Cruises, Partially Guided Tours

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Tour at a Glance

Tour at a Glance

Remarkable Red Sea with its rich variety of underwater ecosystem.

  • Visit the Pyramids of Egypt with a chance to go inside the Great Pyramid (optional extra)
  • Sail along the Nile from Aswan to Luxor
  • Licensed and private English speaking egyptologist
  • Visit Hurghada located along the Red Sea
  • Visit Abu Simbel by air or land (optional extra)
  • Start Point:
  • End Point:
  • Stops:
  • Map is an indication of destinations visited and may not depict the exact route taken.

Itinerary

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Cairo.

Meet your guide at the hotel for departure on a full day tour of Cairo. You will visit the Egyptian Museum, following which you will have lunch at one of Cairo’s restaurants. After lunch, visit the Pyramids of Giza and the famous Sphinx. Overnight Cairo.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch

Transfer to Cairo airport to fly to Aswan. Arrival at Aswan airport. Our representative will be there to meet and escort you to your 3 nights Cruise. Embarkation and check in before lunch on board. In the afternoon you will visit the High Dam and Philae Temple. After that you will experience the short adventure trip on the Nile by a Felucca (small boat), sailing around the islands where you will view Elephantine Island, the Botanical Garden and the Aga Khan Mausoleum. Overnight on board in Aswan.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Early morning sail to Kom Ombo. In Kom Ombo, visit the temples of Sobek and Horarios. Lunch on board. Relax and admire the beautiful scenery along the Nile while sailing to Edfu. In Edfu, take a tour by horse-drawn carriage to visit the Temple of Horus. Back on board and sail to Esna.Overnight on board while crossing the Esna Lock.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sail to Luxor. After breakfast on board, visit the West Bank including the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatchepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Overnight on board in Luxor.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Check out after breakfast on board. Transfer from Luxor to Hurghada by road, driving from the Nile Valley to the Red Sea. Upon arrival to Hurghada you will check in at your hotel. Spend the afternoon at leisure to explore Hurghada. Overnight Hurghada.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Day at leisure to explore Hurghada on your own or a chance to go snorkelling. Overnight Hurghada.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Morning at leisure. In the late afternoon you will be taken for your farewell dinner with 4 x 4 for a Bedouin evening in the desert to watch the sunset and you may also experience a camel ride in the desert. After dinner return to your hotel. Overnight Hurghada.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Transfer to Hurghada airport for your departure flight to Cairo. End of services at Cairo airport.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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What’s included?

2 Nights accommodation in Cairo

3 Nights accommodation in Hurghada

3 Night Nile Cruise:

  • Superior:
    • Esmeralda or similar
  • Deluxe:
    • Movenpick Royal Lily or Movenpick Royal Lotus or similar

Licensed English Speaking Guide

All guides on Sun Island Tours Egypt Tours are qualified Egyptologists.

Tours as per itinerary

8 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners

Drinks with meals are not included

By road via private air-conditioned vehicle

Nile Cruise Luxor to Aswan

Included Flights:

  • Egypt Air flight Cairo to Aswan
  • Egypt Air flight Hurghada to Cairo

Entry into the Great Pyramid in Giza

Hot air balloon ride in Luxor

Abu Simbel Tour from Aswan by air or land

Entrance fees to sites listed in the itinerary

Local taxes

Passport or Visa Fees

Drinks with meals

Any other items of personal nature

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All rates are based on twin/double share. Please enquire for single and triple rates. Rates are based on AUD. Availability is conditional on final confirmation from the supplier and is subject to change.

Hotel List (or similar)

Barcelo Cairo Pyramids
229 Al Haram, Street, El Talbia, Giza Governorate 12111, Egypt
Tel: +20 2 35823300
Rating
4
Barcelo Cairo Pyramids
Hilton Hurghada Plaza
Gabal El Hareem Street, Hurghada
Tel: +20 65 3615755
Rating
4.5
Hilton Hurghada Plaza
Conrad Cairo Hotel
1191 Nile Corniche, Cairo
Tel: +20 2 25808000
Rating
4.5
Conrad Cairo Hotel
Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort
El Corniche Road, Touristic Villages, First Hurghada, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt
Tel: +20 65 3404420
Rating
4.5
Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort

Ship Details

  • Length: 72 m
  • Breadth: 12.5 m
  • Cabins: 60
  • Voltage: 220 v
  • Spa-steam and sauna with aromatherapy and massage
  • Swimming pool with bar and jacuzzi
  • Salon
  • Library
Executive Cabin
  • Bedding:
  • Size(sqm): 25
Presidential Suite
  • Bedding:
  • Size(sqm): 40
  • Bathroom with bath tub
  • Hairdryer
  • Large panoramic balcony
  • LED TV sets satellite channels
  • Telephone with international direct dial
  • Internet connection
  • Safe box
  • Minibar
  • In house movie program and music system
  • Panoramic camera to watch the sailing from cabin
  • Launched: 2007
  • Cabins: 60
  • Spacious cabins
  • Relaxing Spa
  • Swiss-quality service
  • Restaurant
  • Salon Deck
  • Plunge pool
  • Gym
Deluxe
  • Bedding: Twin
  • Size(sqm): 22
  • Window: Yes
Royal Suite
  • En-suite shower room
  • Air-conditioning
  • TV
  • Minibar
  • Climate control
  • Telephone
  • Launched: 2005
  • Passengers: 120
  • Cabins: 62
  • Spacious cabins
  • Health Club
  • Swiss-quality service
  • Restaurant
  • Salon Deck
  • Plunge pool
  • Gym
  • Jacuzzi
Deluxe
  • Bedding: King/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 22
  • Window: Yes
Royal Suite
  • Bedding: King
  • Size(sqm): 42
  • En-suite shower room
  • Air-conditioning
  • TV
  • Minibar
  • Climate Control
  • Telephone
  • Hair Dryer
  • Non-Smoking cabins available

Important things to note

This is a packaged tour. As such the sequence of this package tour may vary depending on the arrival day.

Cruise itineraries and cruise vessels are subject to change without notice.Excursions on the cruise vessel are not private and are with a group.

Esna Lock closes periodically for maintenance throughout the year. As a result a transfer by coach is provided between Esna and Luxor. Although Sun Island Tours endeavours to advise passengers of this prior to departure it is not always possible.

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Reviews for Egyptian Highlights & The Red Sea

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Laura
This was such a nice adventure

Review for: Egypt in Style

This was such a nice adventure. I went from Cairo/Giza to Alexandria, back to Cairo, then onward to Luxor, then Aswan, then to Abu Simbel, and then back to Cairo. All the Tour Guides + drivers were really nice and friendly, and I was happy to finally go to Egypt because it is my heritage. I got to speak some Arabic which was nice. The Iberotel Luxor Hotel (in Luxor) is a lovely hotel, I stayed there one night before embarking on a Nile cruise. The breakfast was so yummy, and they had an elegant courtyard area outside the restaurant overlooking the scenery. The room was great too. I liked sailing on the Nile, that was really special. The name of the cruise ship was “Esmeralda”. I am glad that there were representatives who helped me check in at the airports within Egypt. THANK YOU - SHOOKRAN!
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Brendan A
Go on this tour

Review for: Magnificent Nile

Go on this tour. We had a wonderful experience!
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We agree :)
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Sue Gilkes
We booked a seven-week holiday

Review for: Magnificent Nile

We booked a seven-week holiday with Sun Island Tours through Egypt, Italy, Slovenia, Istanbul, Greece, Greek Island and Cyprus and it was fabulous! Everything was perfect - flights, transfers, excursions and we stayed in some excellent, yet not expensive hotels in great locations. Highly recommended. Thanks to Paul and the staff at SIT
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Hi Sue, it definitely was an all-encompassing holiday! Thank you for writing to us about your trip of a lifetime. Can't wait to see where you're off to next! Paul at Sun Island Tours

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Egyptian Highlights & The Red Sea

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  • 9 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Cairo, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Esna, Luxor, Hurghada

    Group Size:
    1 to 45
    Age Range:
    1 to 99
    Languages: English
    Travel Style: Cruising with Land, Egypt Nile Cruises, Partially Guided Tours

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