Elegance of the Nile

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  • Explorer
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • max group size 48
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Cairo, Egypt
  • Ends Cairo, Egypt
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Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Giza: With your Egyptologist, meet the enigmatic Sphinx and venture deep inside one of the pyramids, to the chambers where the pharaohs went to meet their Gods in the afterlife.
  • Sakkara: Witness the Step Pyramid of King Zoser that dates back over 4,700 years.
  • Memphis: Led by your Travelling Concierge, explore this ancient capital and see the magnificent statue of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx.
  • Giza: If only these walls could talk! Oh, but they do at the audio visual Sound & Light Show at the Great Pyramids.
The Elegance Of The Nile tour starts from and ends in Cairo. It is an explorer tour that takes 11 days taking you through Colossi Of Memnon, Aswan, Luxor and 3 other destinations in Egypt. Elegance Of The Nile is a guided group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

The father of African rivers the Nile has long been a reflection of Egypt’s history and destiny – an economic lifeline, a great highway to conquest and a source of inspiration throughout the centuries. The banks of this great river served as the stage for the evolution and decay of advanced ancient civilisations in the ancient world. Now it is your turn to be inspired as history and spiritual wonders are revealed at every turn.
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1: Cairo at leisure.
  • Day 2: Cairo sightseeing.
  • Day 3: Join your cruise in Luxor.
  • Day 4: The Temple of Hathor and Luxor.
  • Day 5: The West Bank and Valley of the Kings.
  • Day 6: A Felucca Around Kitcheners Island.
  • Day 7: Aswan and High Dam.
  • Day 8: Relax upon the Nile.
  • Day 9: From Esna to Luxor.
  • Day 10: Luxor to Cairo.
  • Day 11: Depart Cairo.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • Nile Cruise: Enjoy an onboard gala reception and dinner.
  • Nile Cruise: Join the fun at an Egyptian dinner and galabeya party.
  • Nile Cruise: Enjoy an evening of dinner and traditional Egyptian belly dancing.
  • Aswan: Like Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie before you enjoy high tea in colonial English-style at Aswan's famous Old Cataract Hotel.
  • Nile Cruise: Enjoy dinner accompanied by a Nubian folklore show.
  • Dining Summary: 11 Breakfasts (B), 7 Lunches (L), 1 Afternoon Tea (AT), 7 Dinners (D) all with bottled water, tea or coffee. Festive Highlight Dinners: 21 Dec includes an additional New Year's Eve Highlight Dinner in Cairo and 28 Dec includes a New Year's Eve Highlight Dinner onboard the Nile Cruise.
Transport
  • Luxury Gold is proud to offer various modes of transportation, from luxury coach to included flight to overnight river cruise and more, so that you always travel in comfort and experience your journey and destination in the best possible and most appropriate way.
  • Complimentary, private airport transfers are included on start and end dates, when flights are included within the itinerary and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold. Guests will be transferred with fellow Luxury Gold Travellers that arrive on the same flight. Complimentary port transfers are included when cruise travel is included within the itinerary. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city of the itinerary, may be requested but are not guaranteed.
Guide
  • You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges and certified Egyptologist, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
Others
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels. See Notes in the pricing panel for exemptions.
  • From time to time, your Travel Concierge will enchant you with a Luxury Gold Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • Luxor: Visit a family home and witness the making authentic Egyptian sun bread.
  • Luxor: Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the temple of Luxor after hours for an exclusive VIP experience and marvel at this ancient monument.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Cairo are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Elegance of the Nile tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Elegance of the Nile tour. You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 89 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 16 September 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 16 September 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 89 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Elegance of the Nile tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Elegance of the Nile tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • This tour will operate in smaller group sizes and uniquely configured coaches with fewer seats to protect against COVID-19.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • A multitude of COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
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