Jewel of the Nile Sun Festival - 10 days

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  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
  • max group size 24
  • guiding method Fully guided
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  • Starts Cairo, Egypt
  • Ends Cairo, Egypt
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Abu Simbel Visit this aweinspiring temple at sunrise to witness the incredible phenomenon of the Abu Simbel Sun Festival
  • 5 star Nile River Cruise Spend four nights onboard a luxury cruise boat
  • Cairo Marvel at the legendary Pyramids of Giza, explore the Necropolis of Saqqara and see King Tut's treasures at the Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Luxor West Bank Discover exquisite tombs at the Valley of the Kings, see the towering Colossi of Memnon and explore the beautiful Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
  • Luxor Roam around the colossal Temple of Karnak and see the beautifully illuminated Luxor Temple at night
  • Aswan Visit the High Dam, take a leisurely boat trip to Agilika Island to explore romantic Philae Temple and wander around the colourful souqs
  • Elephantine Island and Kitchener island Visit the islands on a traditional felucca (sailing boat)
  • Kom Ombo Visit the Nile side Temple of Kom Ombo
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The tour "Jewel Of The Nile Sun Festival - 10 Days" starts and ends in Cairo. It is an explorer trip that takes 10 days taking you through Esna, Abu Simbel and Aswan in Egypt. "Jewel Of The Nile Sun Festival - 10 Days" is a guided group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

PREMIUM SUN FESTIVAL TOUR: Staying in deluxe hotels and cruising aboard a premium 5 star Nile cruiser, see the best of ancient Egypt and get the rare opportunity to witness the grand Sun Festival of King Ramses II at legendary Abu Simbel on this first-class holiday.
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  • Judy
  • From Australia
  • On Nov 24 2019
5 - Excellent
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“Had a fabulous tour. Very happy I decided to explore South America. Lots to see and lots of new inputs and perspectives. Expectations were high after reading the itinerary and happy that the tour guide managed to deliver on those expectations as well. Well done. Will soon book another tour!”
  • Nicholas
  • From South Africa
  • On Feb 23 2019
4 - Very Good
Nicholas' review for another On The Go Tours tour
“Only concern is the flexibility to accommodate transfer changes. The tour was enjoyable and informative.”
  • FABIO
  • From Brazil
  • On May 11 2019
5 - Excellent
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“The 14 days were intense and very pleasant. The whole group was very nice. The staffs were amazing, always careful. The route is very nice, tasting wines, The desert of Namibia is wonderful, including Deadvley, surrealist.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day: 1 Cairo
  • Day: 2 Cairo
  • Day: 3 Pyramids of Giza
  • Day: 4 Luxor
  • Day: 5 Nile Cruising
  • Day: 6 Nile Cruising
  • Day: 7 Aswan
  • Day: 8 Abu Simbel
  • Day: 9 Cairo
  • Day: 10 Cairo
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 4 nights 5 star hotels in Cairo, 4 nights Nile Cruiser (en suite cabin)
Meals
  • Breakfast daily, 4 lunches and 5 dinners (1 aboard the sleeper train)
Transport
  • Airport arrival and departure transfer on day 1 and day 10
  • All relevant transfer and transportation in private modern air-conditioned vehicles
Guide
  • Escorted by an Egyptian tour guide degree qualified in Egyptology
  • Group tip kitty included (excl. gratuities for your tour guide and Nile Cruise staff)
  • Guided visit to Abu Simbel at sunrise for the Sun Festival of King Ramses II including Abu Simbel and Sun Festival entrance fee
Others
  • Return bus trip (3.5hrs approx) to the Abu Simbel Festival
  • 1 overnight train from Cairo to Luxor (Private 2 berth sleeper cabin) and 1 economy class flight Aswan to Cairo
  • Felucca sailing afternoon, boat journey to Philae Temple
  • Touring - Cairo, Giza, Saqqara, Aswan, Abu Simbel, Kom Ombo and Luxor
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International flights and visa
  • Tip for Nile Cruise staff. Tip for your tour guide - we recommend you allow USD$5-7 per day, per traveller for your guide, though ultimately tipping is an entirely personal gesture
  • Entrance Fees: USD$100-120pp, paid in local currency
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Jewel of the Nile Sun Festival - 10 days tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 25 March 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 March 2022, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Jewel of the Nile Sun Festival - 10 days 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 Jewel of the Nile Sun Festival - 10 days 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

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.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this trip. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and during transport.
  • Solo travelers are required to purchase a single room for your personal use.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days before the departure date.
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