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Grand Tour Itinerary 15 Days/13 Nights
  • Round trip airfare [optional]
  • Intra-Egypt flights from Cairo to Aswan,(abu simble) from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh, from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo (air & land)
  • 5 nights at a deluxe 5 star hotel -Cairo-
  • 4 nights at a deluxe 5 star cruise ship – Aswan to Luxor
  • 3 nights at a deluxe 5 star hotel- Sharm El sheikh
  • 1 night at a deluxe 5 stars hotel - Luxor
  • All transfers in Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Sharm El Sheikh
  • Luxury tour cars & coaches
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Professional tour directors, Egyptologists & guides
  • 13 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • Tipping & Portages

  • Airport taxes
  • Optional tours
  • Tips to Hotels – Cruise & Guide
  • All drinks

  • Cruise itinerary is subject to change
  • On occasion there may be the possibility of a slight alternation in the itinerary due to the sailing conditions on the Nile, domestic air schedule, or religious holidays. In any case all included visits will be rescheduled.

  • Day 1 Depart USA. Meals, drinks and in-flight entertainment provided on Travel Maker USA Flight.
  • Day 2 Arrive in Cairo: Travel Maker USA Flight: you will be met at the airport and transferred to your 5 star hotel. The remainder of the day is yours to explore the amazing contrasts of ancient and modern Cairo.
  • Day 3 Breakfast at the hotel and then you’ll enjoy a full day of sightseeing with your Egyptologist including the great Pyramids of GIZA (CHEOPS, KHEFREN and MYCERINUS), the Sphinx, and the Valley of Temples. After a lunch break, you’ll visit the SAKKARA Stairway to the Sky, the oldest of all pyramids. In the evening perhaps you’ll enjoy the optional Sound and Light Show at the Great Pyramids. (B L) The Great Pyramids
  • Day 4 Go on a full day excursion that begins after breakfast. First stop is The Egyptian Museum home to the largest collection of Egyptian Antiquities in the World and home of King TUTANKHAMUN’s priceless ancient treasures discovered by HOWARD CARTER in 1922. Continue your city tour and visit the Citadel of Saladin, built in the 13th Century by the famous Crusader adversary. After a lunch break, you will visit the pronoun Alabaster Mosque named after the first ruler of modern Egypt Mohamed Ali who ruled at the turn of the 19th Century. He ordered this mosque built as a replica of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul. (B L) King Tut, the Boy King
  • Day 5 After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight from Cairo to Aswan in Upper Egypt. After arriving in Aswan, you’ll transfer to your elegant Nile River Cruise Ship for check-in and lunch. You’ll enjoy a guided excursion to the mighty temple of Abu Simbel by plane and once back in Aswan, you’ll board a beautiful felucca boat and sail the blue waters of the Nile River. Your guide will show you the ancient Nilometer on Elephantine Island, Kitchener Island's lush botanical gardens and the magnificent Agha Khan Mausoleum on the left [west] bank of the Nile. Dinner will be on your Nile River Cruise Ship followed by entertainment and dancing. (B L D) Abu Simbel
  • Day 6 After breakfast, you’ll enjoy a full day with your guide visiting the High Dam, the unfinished obelisk and the granite quarries. You’ll see the Isis Temple at Philae's Island and then return to our luxury cruise ship for lunch. Sail to Kom Ombo That afternoon, visit the temple of Kom Ombo built for the Falcon & Crocodile Gods. And, on you’ll sail to Edfu while enjoying dinner. (B L D) Temple of Kom Ombo
  • Day 7 After breakfast, you’ll travel by horse-drawn carriage to visit Egypt’s best preserved Temple of Horus. That afternoon, relax on the ship as you sail to Luxor via Esna and arrive in Luxor for dinner. (B L D)
  • Day 8 After breakfast, you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the west bank of the Nile visiting the Necropolis of Thebes, the Coliseum of Memnon, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Valley of the Queens, and Valley of Kings. Enjoy a free evening or an optional sound and light show at Karnak Temple (B L D)
  • Day 9 After breakfast, prepare your bags for transfer before enjoying an excursion with your Egyptologist and travel companions to visit the Grand Temple of Luxor which dominates the town, and, the gigantic temple complex at Karnak. Visit the Avenue of Sphinxes which once stretched between the temples of Luxor and Karnak. After transferring to your Luxor hotel, plan to enjoy the remainder of the afternoon at your leisure in the evening join us in horse-drawn carriage for the city tour). (B) Avenue of Sphinxes
  • Day 10 After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the Luxor airport for the flight to Sharm El Sheik. Arrive in Sharm El Sheik and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the beautiful sand beaches of the Red Sea for the remainder of your day. Experience the traditional Bedouins culture during a barbeque dinner in the desert (B).
  • Day 11 After breakfast, enjoy a free day of leisure or an optional tour visiting St. Catherine Monastery, Wade al Raha, and Moses Mountain. Return to your hotel and enjoy the balance of your day at the Pearle of the Red Sea (B).
  • Day 12 After breakfast, free morning of leisure for sun bathing and sea water activities such as diving (if interested) or a glass bottom boat trip to explore the magnificent Red Sea corals.
  • Day 13 After breakfast, free morning of leisure for sun bathing and sea water activities such as diving (if interested) or a glass bottom boat trip to explore the magnificent Red Sea corals. In the afternoon transfer to the Sharm El Sheik airport for your flight back to Cairo. Arrive in Cairo and transfer to your hotel. (B)
  • Day 14 After breakfast, Misr El Kadima (Old Cairo) is among the most important locations visited by the Holy Family where the spiritual impact of their presence is most felt still. They took shelter in a cave which in later years the Church of St. Sergius (Abu Serga) was built above it and became known as the Hanging Church. This and the whole area of the Fort of Babylon is a destination of pilgrims from around the world. Today you will visit the site and also the Coptic Museum in the same complex, continue on and visit Ben Izra Synagogue which is the oldest in Egypt; You will also go through the tiny allies of Khan El-Khalili Bazaars where a large variety of gold, silver, copper and other handicrafts are displayed. Remainder of your day is at leisure. (B)
  • Day 15 After an early breakfast, you’ll transfer to the Cairo airport for your homebound flight from Cairo arriving home the same day. (B L D)