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Family Friendly Journey – Egypt with Nile Cruise
10 Days

ITINERARY

Tour Overview
Discover Egypt’s rich history and culture on this unique family friendly journey with SITA. Gaze in wonder at the Great Pyramids of Giza, visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, marvel at royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings, and take in the beautiful scenery as you sail on the Nile River for 4 nights. This program includes activities that should delight all members of a multi-generational group.

Day 1 – Arrive Cairo

Upon arrival to Cairo, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.


Day 2 – Cairo – Full Day Pyramids Tour with Solar Boat Museum & Camel Ride

This morning meet our dedicated English-speaking Egyptologist Guide who will accompany us throughout the tour. Today visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, including the Sphinx. Lunch at a local restaurant. We also enjoy a camel ride. Welcome dinner at the hotel. (BLD)


Day 3 – Cairo – City Tour with Egyptian Museum including Mummy Room & Brooke Animal Hospital

Explore the ancient city of Cairo, including the Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali, and the colorful Khan el Khalili Bazaar. We will also visit the spice market and have lunch at a local restaurant. Spend the afternoon at the Egyptian Museum. We visit the Mummy Room, where we also see the gold mask of the Tutankhamen mummy. 22 pounds of gold protect the Pharaoh! This afternoon we visit the Brooke Animal Hospital, which provides training in the proper treatment of working donkeys and horses. They also provide free care for rescued equines. (BL)


Day 4 – Cairo – Memphis & Sakkara, New Discovery Tombs & Carpet school

This morning we visit Memphis, once a vast metropolis and capital of the Old Kingdom. Then off to Saqqara, the oldest stone complex in the world, to see the towering Step Pyramid of Djoser, the earliest of all pyramids. We also visit the New Discovery Tombs of sarcophagi. Lunch at a local restaurant This afternoon we visit a local carpet school. Sakkara funds a number of these schools to improve literacy in the rural areas. Children are taught to read and write and also to hand tie beautiful Egyptian carpets. Late afternoon the swimming pool calls! (BL)


Day 5 – Cairo / Luxor – Nile River Cruise

Transfer to Cairo Airport for the scheduled domestic flight to Luxor. Meet and assist in Luxor airport and pickup by your Egyptologist to start Nile Cruise trip. Visit the east bank of Luxor. The complex of Karnak temples where you will see the Hypostyle Hall and Hatshepsut Obelisk. Transfer for embarkation on Nile Cruise. Lunch will be served on board. Free time in Luxor to relaxation or explore the city. Dinner on board, with disco entertainment. (BLD)


Day 6 – Nile River Cruise – Luxor / Edfu + Cooking Class

This morning we visit the West Bank in Luxor including the Valley of Kings, entering inside Three royal tombs, the Hatshepsut Temple – El Deir El Bahri and Memnon statues. Back to Nile cruise for lunch on board. Sail towards Aswan with afternoon tea enjoying the beautiful scenery of the Nile valley. Dinner and entertainment on board as we dock in Edfu. Plus, we have prepared a special Cooking Class on board the ship this evening. Learn how to create the aromas and taste of Egyptian cuisine A delicious way to discover more about the culture. (BLD)


Day 7 – Nile River Cruise – Edfu / Kom Ombo/ Aswan

Ride in a horse carriage to visit Edfu temple of flacon headed god Horus. Return to our ship by horse carriage and sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board with beautiful scenes of the Nile valley while sailing. Arrive Kom Ombo and take a short walk along the east edge of the Nile. Visit Kom Ombo Temple dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. Sail to Aswan with afternoon tea on the sun deck. Dinner and entertainment on board as we dock in Aswan. (BLD)


Day 8 – Nile River Cruise – Aswan

Start Aswan trip with the visit the temple of Philae and the beautiful Isis island. Visit the High Dam passing by the Old Dam of Aswan and Nasser Lake. Back to the Nile cruise with lunch on board. Afternoon sail with Felucca (the traditional sailing boat) around the Nile islands. Dinner and entertainment on board as we dock in Aswan. (BLD)


Day 9 – Aswan / (OPTIONAL Abu Simbel Tour) / Cairo

Breakfast on Nile Cruise board in Aswan. Assist for disembarkation from Nile cruise.

OPTIONAL: Abu Simbel Tour
Morning fly round trip to Abu Simbel from Aswan. Visit the temple of Abu Simbel, built by the famous King Ramses II, and The Temple of Queen Nefertari.

Transfer to the airport in Aswan with sweet memories of the Nile Cruise. Arrive Cairo and transfer to your nearby hotel. This evening’s dinner with a local Egyptian family will be a fitting farewell to Egypt. Meeting a local family with time to relax over a home cooked meal is always a highlight. (BD)


Day 10 – Depart Cairo

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to home. (B)


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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

2021
Departs: Thursdays, minimum 2 passengers
Scheduled Departures Dbl Occ Sgl Occ Child Sharing w/ 2 Adults
Jan 07 - Jan 14 3300 4425 1650
Jan 14 - Jan 21 3300 4425 1650
Jan 21 - Jan 28 3300 4425 1650
Jan 28 - Feb 04 3300 4425 1650
Feb 04 - Feb 11 3300 4425 1650
Feb 11 - Feb 18 3300 4425 1650
Feb 18 - Feb 25 3300 4425 1650
Feb 25 - Mar 04 3300 4425 1650
Mar 04 - Mar 11 3300 4425 1650
Mar 11 - Mar 18 3300 4425 1650
Mar 18 - Mar 25 3300 4425 1650
Mar 25 - Apr 01 3550 4725 1775
Apr 01 - Apr 08 3550 4725 1775
Apr 08 - Apr 15 3550 4725 1775
Apr 15 - Apr 22 3300 4425 1650
Apr 22 - Apr 29 3300 4425 1650
Apr 29 - May 06 3300 4425 1650
May 06 - May 13 3150 4125 1575
May 13 - May 20 3150 4125 1575
May 20 - May 27 3150 4125 1575
May 27 - Jun 03 3150 4125 1575
Jun 03 - Jun 10 3150 4125 1575
Jun 10 - Jun 17 3150 4125 1575
Jun 17 - Jun 24 3150 4125 1575
Jun 24 - Jul 01 3150 4125 1575
Jul 01 - Jul 08 3150 4125 1575
Jul 08 - Jul 15 3150 4125 1575
Jul 15 - Jul 22 3150 4125 1575
Jul 22 - Jul 29 3150 4125 1575
Jul 29 - Aug 05 3150 4125 1575
Aug 05 - Aug 12 3150 4125 1575
Aug 12 - Aug 19 3150 4125 1575
Aug 19 - Aug 26 3150 4125 1575
Aug 26 - Sep 02 3150 4125 1575
Sep 02 - Sep 09 3150 4125 1575
Sep 09 - Sep 16 3150 4125 1575
Sep 16 - Sep 23 3150 4125 1575
Sep 23 - Sep 30 3150 4125 1575
Sep 30 - Oct 07 3300 4425 1650
Oct 07 - Oct 14 3300 4425 1650
Oct 14 - Oct 21 3300 4425 1650
Oct 21 - Oct 28 3300 4425 1650
Oct 28 - Nov 04 3300 4425 1650
Nov 04 - Nov 11 3300 4425 1650
Nov 11 - Nov 18 3300 4425 1650
Nov 18 - Nov 25 3300 4425 1650
Nov 25 - Dec 02 3300 4425 1650
Dec 02 - Dec 09 3300 4425 1650
Dec 09 - Dec 16 3300 4425 1650
Dec 16 - Dec 23 3300 4425 1650
Dec 23 - Dec 30 3550 4725 1775
Dec 30 - Jan 06 3550 4725 1775
OPTIONAL: Abu Simbel Excursion $370 per person
Child pricing based on 1 child (under 12) sharing room with 2 adults
Accommodations:
Cairo
Conrad Cairo Hotel
Nile Cruise
MS Tulip Cruise
Cairo (last night)
Fairmont Heliopolis Cairo

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INCLUSIONS

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation in first class hotels Nile cruise
  • 9 breakfast, 7 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicles
  • 4-night Nile Cruise
  • Entrance fees
  • Local English-speaking guides
  • Internal flights – Cairo/Luxor & Aswan/Cairo

Exclusions:

  • Visa to Egypt = US$ 35.00
  • Gratuities estimated at $ 10.00 per person, per day
  • Extra meals, beverages
  • Items of personal use such as laundry, phone calls, etc.

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