Nile Cruise & Hurghada 8 Days 7 Nights

Nile Cruise & Hurghada 8 Days 7 Nights

3 Nights Nile Cruise 4 Nights Hurghada and visit the main attractions of Luxor and ...
Nile Cruise & Hurghada 8 Days 7 Nights
8 Day(s)

Tour departs and ends in the following days:

Start Monday from Aswan ends Monday in Hurghada

If you take the option of starting this Package on Monday from Aswan it will be no Opportunity to do any optional Excursions such as Abu Simbel Temple and the Nubian Village in Aswan, you should arrive in the early morning of Monday at Aswan as the Nile cruise boat will sail at the noon time on the arrival day to have time to visit the excursions which is included in the Package (Philae Temple & the High Dam)

Start Wednesday from Aswan ends Wednesday in Hurghada

 Start Friday from Aswan ends Friday in Hurghada

Please choose date fit with the above Starting and ends days of this Tour Package

Tour Package Highlights:

Philae Temple

High Dam

Unfinished Obelisk

Kom Ombo Temple

Edfu Temple

Valley of the Kings

Hatshepsut Temple

Colossi of Memnon

 

Itinerary:

Day 01: Welcome to Aswan.

Arrive in Aswan and transfer to Nile Cruise ship.

Embarkation & lunch on board of the cruise

Proceed with the visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae, the High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk.

Dinner & Overnight on board of the cruise in Aswan

(Meals Included – lunch, dinner)

 

Day 02: Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu

Breakfast on board the cruise

Lunch on board of the cruise.

Sail to Kom Ombo Visit the Temple of Kom-Ombo, dedicated for Gods Sobek and Haroeris.

Sail to Edfu & dinner on board of the cruise. Arrive Edfu & overnight on board of the cruise in Edfu.

(Meals Included – Breakfast, lunch, dinner)

 

Day 03: Edfu / Esna / Luxor

Breakfast on board of the cruise.

Visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the God Horus.

Sail to Esna Lock, Cross Esna lock and continue sailing to Luxor.

Overnight on board of the cruise in Luxor.

(Meals Included – Breakfast, lunch, dinner)

 

Day 04: Cruise Disembarkation & Hurghada

Breakfast and disembarkation from the cruise

Proceed with the visits of the West Bank of the Nile including the Valley of Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahari and the two colossi of Memnon.

After the visits, transfer from Luxor to your Hotel in Hurghada.

(Meals Included – Breakfast)

 

Day 05: Hurghada

Breakfast, you have a free day but with the magnificent Red Sea at your doorstep you may well want to go and discover the amazing colorful marine life. There is time to take an introductory dive or take an organized day trip to go snorkeling at Giftun Island with lunch included. You may just like to make the most of the sun loungers and have a day of swimming, sunbathing and relaxation on the beach. Overnight – Hurghada (Breakfast)

 

Day 06: Hurghada

Breakfast, you have a free

 

Day 07: Hurghada

Breakfast, you have a free

 

Day 8: Holiday Ends

Tour ends after breakfast, included onward transfer to Hurghada Airport.

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per Person per Package.

Seasons and Rates Single Double Triple
Winter Season start from 01/10 To 30/04 $1079
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$789
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$775
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Summer Season start from 01/05 To 30/09 $1019
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$749
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$735
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Easter Season start from 24 /03 To 08 /04 $1229
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$899
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$885
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Christmas & New Year start from 18/12 To 07/01 $1229
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$899
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$885
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£0

Tour Prices Inclusions

Accommodations:

In Nile Cruise

3 Nights in 5 Stars Deluxe Nile Cruise Boat on full board basis

In Hurghada

4 Nights in 5 Stars Hotel in Hurghada on bed and breakfast basis

 

Meals:

Breakfasts

3 Breakfasts at Nile Cruise Boat

4 Breakfasts at Hotel in Hurghada

Lunches

3 Lunches at Nile Cruise Boat

Dinners

3 Dinners at Nile Cruise Boat

 

Transfers And Sightseeing’s

Arrival transfer from Aswan Airport to Nile Cruise Boat

Tour to Philae Temple, the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk

Tour to Kom Ombo Temple

Tour to Edfu Temple by Horse Carriage

Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon

Transfer from Nile Cruise boat in Luxor to your Hotel in Hurghada

Transfer from Hotel in Hurghada to Hurghada Airport for final departure

Sightseeing’s Entrances fees included

All service charges and taxes

All transfers by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle or buses

 

Tour Guide:

Services of experienced Egyptologist English, French, German or Spanish speaking Tour Guide joined you in the Sightseeing Excursions

 

Tour Prices Exclusions

Any flights and visa

Any extras not mentioned in the program

Optional Excursions

Personal expenses

Tipping

Tour Info

Optional Excursions Prices if need it are Quoted per Person in American Dollar ($)

Nubian Village in Aswan 30 US Dollars per person

Abu Simbel by car includes transfers – Entrance Fees – Guide 125 US Dollars per person

Hot Air Balloon over Luxor 90 US Dollars per person

Sound & Lights Show at Karnak Temple includes transfers – Entrance Fees 35 Dollars per person

Karnak and Luxor Temples includes Transfers – Entrance fees and Guide 50 US Dollars per person

City tour in Luxor by Horse carriage 15 US Dollars per person

 

What is the budget of this Tour?

Dear Clients Please know that the tour price covers the services stated in the “Inclusions” section only and there are many other personal expenses which will occur during your trip are not included in the Tour prices such as Entrance fees, Optional Activities, Tipping etc … Please read bellow of this Page.

 

What you need?

Camera – Hat – Sun block – Comfortable Footwear – Swimwear

 

Gratuities and Tipping:

How much is the average Tipping and when to give it?

Nile Cruise Crew:

On Average there are about 50 to 70 people working in the Nile Cruise boat. The Guest sees only 5 or 7 persons of the crew. So it is unfair to give tips to people that you see and forget other people. That’s why there is a rule in all Nile Cruises that Guest should not pay any tips for anyone during the Nile Cruise Trip. All Tips must be given at the end of your trip. You put your tips in an envelope and write the amount on the back then leave it at the Reception of your Nile Cruise. All Tips will be collected from clients and divided to the whole Cruise Staff. This is a Fair solution for everyone.

The Tips is about 3 to 4 US$ Per Person per Night. For Example, if you are 2 Person and having a 3 Nights’ accommodation in Nile Cruise your Tip Amount will be:

3 US$ x 3 Nights x 2 Persons = 18 US$.

So you Leave 18 US$ in an Envelope at the Reception on the End of your Nile Cruise Trip.

For People who are carrying your bags in the check in and the check out from the Nile Cruise boat they will get alone tipping from you in the time of check out 1 US Dollars per person. Those tipping are not including in the tipping which you left at the reception of the Nile Cruise Boat

 

Hotel Crew:

On Average there are about 50 to 100 people working in the Hotel. The Guest sees only 5 or 7 persons of the crew. So it is unfair to give tips to people that you see and forget other people. That’s why there is a rule in all Hotels that Guest should not pay any tips for anyone during the stay. All Tips must be given at the end of your stay. You put your tips in an envelope and write the amount on the back then leave it at the Reception of your Hotel. All Tips will be collected from clients and divided to the whole Hotel Staff. This is a Fair solution for everyone.

The Tips is about 2 US$ Per Person per Night. For Example, if you are 2 Person and having a 4 Nights’ accommodation in the Hotel your Tip Amount will be:

2 US$ x 4 Nights x 2 Person = 16 US$.

So you Leave 16 US$ in an Envelope at the Reception on the checkout Time.

 

For People who are carrying your bags in the check in and the checkout from the hotel they will get alone tipping from you in the time of check out 1 US Dollars per person. Those tipping are not including in the tipping which you left at the reception of the hotel

 

For The Drivers, Representatives and Guides:

The following amounts are Recommended and on a Per Person Basis (in American Dollars USD).

Aswan Representative 3 to 5 US$

Luxor Representative 3 to 5 US$

Hurghada Representative 3 to 5 US$

Guides 5 to 7 US$ (Per Day)

Drivers 3 US$ (Per Day)

Horse Carriage in Edfu 2 US$

 

Please Note:

Tips are not an obligation on you. It is redemption for a good service. However wages in Egypt are very low. So most people depend on tips to survive, but this is not an excuse to give a bad service. If you feel that the person is not offering you a good service or stressing you to give him tips, DO NOT GIVE TIPS or REDUCDE THE AMOUNT. But please tell him why you did that. In most cases if you don’t give tips, people such as Driver, Cruise Staff, Felucca Captain or Carriage Car Driver will think that you gave the tips to your guide to give it to them and will start a Hard Talking with him about that and waste your time.

 

 

Egypt Money

Currency

Egyptian Pound (EGP; symbol E£) = 100 piastres. Notes are in denominations of E£200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 1, 50 piastres and 25 piastres. Coins are in denominations of 25, 20, 10 and 5 piasters.

British pounds sterling, Euros and the US Dollar are accepted everywhere although change may be given in Egyptian pounds.

 

Currency Exchange

Available at banks, official bureaux de change and most hotels, Banks often have better exchange rates than bureaux de change or hotels. All common international currencies are accepted.

 

Credit/Debit Cards and ATMs

 American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and Visa are widely accepted in all but the smallest hotels and restaurants throughout the country, except in the Western oases.

 

Traveler’s Cheques

These are becoming less useful now that international ATMs are prevalent throughout the country. To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travelers are advised to take traveler’s cheques in US Dollars, Euros or Pounds Sterling.

 

Currency Restrictions:

The import and export of local currency is limited to Eâ£5,000. The import and export of foreign currency is limited to US$10,000 or equivalent.

 

Banking Hours:

Sun-Thurs 0830-1400.

Exchange Rate Indicators: Kindly visit the website of the main bank in Egypt to see the update exchange rates.

http://www.nbe.com.eg 

 
 
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