in a Week
the best of Egypt in a week: a good look at Cairo
and a 5-day cruise along the Nile
a tour and a stay in London
1 - CAIRO- VIP Meet & Greet Service - Cairo Airport
Starts Weekly in Cairo - Arrive Saturday
local rep. meets you at the airport and escorts you to your hotel, VIP
Meet & Greet Service at Cairo Airport.
Visa will be issued upon arrival at Cairo Airport for a limited number
of citizens such as : American, Australian, NZ , EU , Canadian , EU
Singaporean and Japanese citizens ,You are responsible for having your
passport in order valid at least for 6 month beyond the date of your
arrival in Cairo. Our local rep. meets with a sign that carries your
name, and will be waiting for you with the prepaid visa stamps to proceed
to the passports control to stamp your passports, then you claim your
luggage, after you clear the passport and customs formalities and exiting
the terminal, our local representative will escort you (private vehicle)
to the hotel .
2 - CAIRO - Sunday (BL)
your first full day in Egypt we show you the Egyptian Museum, including
the " Mummies Room" , and King Tut's gold treasure room
, the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Citadel of
Saladin, and the Mohammed Ali Mosque, made of alabaster.
Lunch is included at a local restaurant . This is a very full day ,
for a more balanced itinerary , you may choose the 9 or the 10 day edition
3 - ASWAN, Board your Nile Cruise ! Monday (BLD)
fly to Aswan ( or Luxor ) and
board our Nile cruiser in time for a delicious lunch. Complimentary
welcome fruit basket awaits you in your cabin. In the afternoon we enjoy
a leisurely sail by graceful felucca on the Nile.
4 - ASWAN - KOM OMBO- Tuesday (BLD)
we tour the awesome Aswan dams, and next an ancient granite quarry
complete with an unfinished obelisk. Then we go by motor launch
to the Island temple of Philae
, dedicated to the Ancient Goddess ISIS .
Re-embarking on our Nile cruiser, we sail downstream to Kom Ombo
to visit its twin temples.
5 - EDFU - Luxor- Wednesday (BLD)
moor in Edfu, climb aboard horse-drawn carriages, and clip-clop
through the town to the Temple of Horus, Egypt's best-preserved
temple. Re-embarking, we cruise further north , evening finds us in
Your guide will call on you in Luxor for an evening horse-drawn carriage
ride throughout Luxor Souks and water-front.
6 - LUXOR- Thursday (BLD)
tour today as well the magnificent tombs in the Valley of the Kings
, including Tutankaomn's tomb, and the great temple of Queen Hatshepsut,
stop at the Colossi of Memnon on the way back to our cruise.
we'll continue on Luxor's west bank to get a totally different perspective
on ancient Egyptian life, at the ancient workers' settlement of Deir
el-Medinah. While most of the imposing stone monuments and sites of
Egypt honor the lives and after-lives of royalty, Deir el-Medinah gives
us unique and surprising insights into the ordinary citizens who constructed
and decorated the tombs.
we'll see the excavated homes shared by laborers with their domestic
animals. These quarters were surprisingly large, with three good-sized
rooms, courtyard, kitchen, and even storage cellars. While ancient Egypt
might not have been a workers' paradise, we'll see that artisans and
builders were highly regarded in their community. We are proud to be
the only operator to offer regular visits to this singular ancient settlement
in its tour and cruise programs. Evening
Sound and Light show at Karnak, please bring a jacket and a flash light
7 - LUXOR - CAIRO- Friday (B)
The gigantic Great Temple of Amon at Karnak, and the mighty Temple
of Luxor are our goals in the morning, followed by a return flight
to Cairo and your hotel .
DAY 8 - CAIRO- Departure- Saturday (B)
Breakfast. Our representative escorts you to the airport for your homeward
flight. Bon voyage .
per person in USD :
Rates For the 8 Day program
Hotel & Nile Cruise
Hotels & Nile Cruise
Hotels & Nile Cruises
domestic airfare within Egypt in economy class with tax .
transfers in Egypt, always on a private basis .
accommodation with tax & service charges.
water ( one per person) delivered to your cabin daily while you are
on board the cruise.
or coffee / and bottled water with each meal while on board the cruise.
Nile Cruise with all meals , one large bottle water ( per person )
daily while on board the cruise & a welcome fruit basket
the shore excursions while on board the Nile Cruise and a complimentary
menu meals including B = Breakfast, (or cB,
Continental Breakfast) L = Lunch, D
guided sightseeing as per itinerary including all entrance fees. On
board the cruise you'll be part of an average 10-15 English speaking
Meet & Greet Service at Cairo Airport upon arrival on Day 1.
will be issued upon arrival at Cairo Airport for a limited number
of citizens such as : American, Australian, NZ , EU , Canadian , EU
Singaporean and Japanese citizens ,You are responsible for having
your passport in order valid at least for 6 month beyond the date
of your arrival in Cairo. Our local rep. meets with a sign that carries
your name, and will be waiting for you with the prepaid visa stamps
to proceed to the passports control to stamp your passports, then
you claim your luggage, after you clear the passport and customs formalities
and exiting the terminal, our local representative will escort you
(private vehicle) to the hotel .
deluxe cruises and hotels :
: Ramses Hilton. Sonesta or similar
Monaco , M/S Monte
, M/S Lady Diana , M/S Mojito
M/A Queen of Hansa . M/S Beau
MS Adonis ,
M/S Florence. MS Renaissance. M/S Mirage
. M/S Princess Sara
First Class Hotels and cruises :
Cairo : Shepheard's , Oases or similar.
M/S Nile Dream . M/S Ruby
Tourist Class Category, first class four stars Nile cruises
will be used with the Novotel Hotel by the airport or similar properties.
airfares to or from Cairo.
Style Hotels in Egypt :
: Le Riad in the heart of El Moezz street in Cairo
In the heart
of islamic medieval Cairo , a place acknowledged worldwide as the patrimony
of humanity, Le Riad is the only one Hôtel de Charme 5 minutes
walking distance from the famous souk of Khan El Khalili. Only 17 very
private suites facing El Darb El Asfar and its exceptional ottoman houses
. On the roof garden you will discover the 1000 minarets of Cairo and
enjoy a panoramic view : the Fatimid walls, the Moquattam’s hills,
the citadel of Mohamed Ali. And at your feet : mosques, sabils, madrasas,
khanqas, khans mainly from mamluk time. The Riad will introduce you
in an oriental dream with its typical old egyptian architecture, domes,
arches, moucharabiehs, warm colors and its refined decoration mixing
antiques with an amazing collection of drawings, paintings and silver
jewellery . A 30 minutes drive from Cairo International Airport, the
Riad is easily reachable by car.
Nubian House - Aswan :
Nesting on a ridge, AnaKato possesses an extraordinary view
of the Nile all the way from Aswan to the Aswan Reservoir. A placid,
tranquil environment, and the generous hospitality of the natives is
so calming, its hard to imagine how one could return to the bustle of
Built as a traditional Nubian house, its unique and bright colours impose
the feeling of peaceful happiness.
Knowing that whomever has come to AnaKato, searching for inner peace,
has reached their purpose, we welcome you into our haven, far away from
any soul pollution.
rooms are simply but tastefully furnished in the local style. With only
5 rooms the house is quaint yet cozy and familiar. Also on location
is a mini-mart. The staff is friendly, love their job, and will be happy
to help with any of your questions.
legendary Tree that grows beneath the house shades a spectacular terrace,
at the very edge of the cool Nile waters. We also provide a morning
coffee shop and a bazaar that sells hand-made goods. Anything you will
buy will help the people of the village, so you will be contributing
to the community. You can relax on the little strip of sandy beach and
cool off with a refreshing dip in the Nile.
is also traditional Nubian music , dancing . And if you are in luck,
and there is a wedding in the village, you may surely want to join the
party , an event not to be missed!
Camel rides are also available
to take you to the unique, red sandy "Barbar beach." Or if
you prefer to go out into the desert for a safari we cater for that
too. Also available on demand are henna tattooing and medicinal sand-burying.
Travel In Style put together a fantastic honeymoon package to Egypt
for us. Omar listened to what we wanted to see, work around our dates,
and put together a customized itinerary with private tours that exceeded
our expectations. From the moment we were met at the airport in Cairo
we were treated like VIPs. At each point in our vacation we had excellent
English speaking guides, safe drivers, and travel representatives that
handled our hotel, cruise, and airline check-ins. We were able to relax
and focus on ourselves and truly make the most of our time in Egypt.
It was a vacation we will never forget!
Yachts on the Nile - deluxe private Air conditioned felucca or Dahabiya