Nile Valley Highlights

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Cairo, Egypt
  • Ends Cairo, Egypt
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • A day spent among the incredible Pyramids of Giza is only the beginning. Discover the mighty Valley of the Kings, spend a spectacular morning in Abu Simbel and see both sides of Kom Ombo Temple.
  • A fournight river cruise is an ideal way to experience the Nile. Rest and relax on the sun deck and in the pool while local riverside life streams by.
  • Discover the traditions and cuisines of Egypt with an included meal at a local family home, plus a memorable evening with a Nubian community, full of food and dancing.
  • Cairo's Khan alKhalili Bazaar is an essential Egyptian experience, and you'll have plenty of time to lose yourself in the colours and aromas of this fascinating marketplace.
The Nile Valley Highlights tour starts and ends in Cairo. It is an explorer trip that takes 9 days taking you through Nile, Cairo and Luxor in Egypt. Nile Valley Highlights is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

The cruising route along the Nile is home to ancient wonders, desert landscapes and snapshots of everyday Egyptian life. Take to the Nile Valley on a nine-day Peregrine adventure by river, road and air, visiting the mighty pyramids of Giza, ancient temples of Abu Simbel, Aswan’s vibrant waterfront corniche and Cairo’s bustling Khan al-Khalili Bazaar. Spend an evening with a Nubian community and another with a local Egyptian family for a meal and have plenty of time dedicated to your own independent discoveries in each destination. An ancient past that has led to a colourful present – Egypt is a traveller’s dream.
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  • Michael
  • From USA
  • On Jan 07 2019
“Extremely happy with the tour and overall arrangement. Great way to experience both Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. Accommodation was very good and our guide very professional.”
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  • Kristine
  • From USA
  • On Oct 13 2019
“I learned so much and saw so much more of Turkey. Way beyond just Ephesus.. our guide Attahan was wonderful. Very knowledgeable and did everything in his power to ensure a wonderful experience.”
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  • Matthew
  • From Australia
  • On Sep 19 2019
“An excellent tour with good organization and wise kind and strong guide Peter who deserves an excellent overall rating.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Cairo
  • Day 2: Cairo – Overnight Train
  • Day 3: Luxor
  • Day 4: Valley of the Kings – Luxor – Nile Cruise
  • Day 5: Nile Cruise
  • Day 6: Aswan
  • Day 7: Aswan
  • Day 8: Cairo
  • Day 9: Cairo
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Comfortable hotel (3 nights), Cruise ship (4 nights Feature Stay), Overnight sleeper train (1 night)
Meals
  • 8 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 7 Dinners
Transport
  • Plane , Private aircon bus , Riverboat , Sleeper train
Included Activities
  • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
  • Cairo - The Egyptian Museum headset
  • Cairo - Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Cairo - Egyptian Museum
  • Luxor - Karnak Temple
  • Luxor - Valley of the Kings (entrance to 3 tombs)
  • Luxor - Tomb of Tut Ankh Amun
  • Luxor - Hatshepsut Temple
  • Izbat Al Bayyarah - Kom Ombo Temple
  • Aswan - Felucca Ride
  • Aswan - Philae Temple
  • Abu Simbel - Abu Simbel temples
  • Abu Simbel - Flights to and from Abu Simbel
  • Cairo - Gayer Anderson
  • Cairo - Home-Cooked Dinner
  • Cairo - Khan al-Khalili Bazaar
  • Cairo - Ibn Tulun Mosque
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 Nile Valley Highlights 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 Nile Valley Highlights tour. You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 55 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 23 March 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 March 2021, a deposit of 600 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 55 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Nile Valley Highlights 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 Nile Valley Highlights 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.

Is this trip right for you:
  • There are a lot of early morning starts on this itinerary so that we beat the heat and avoid the crowds by visiting sites early. These are often balanced out with free afternoons and evenings.
  • Egypt can get incredibly hot in the summer months of July and August. Regardless of the month, it does heat up quickly during the day.
  • Some of the sites you visit involve walking on rocky and/or steep hillsides with little or no shade. Comfortable, sturdy walking shoes and a hat are essential.
  • Accommodation aboard the Nile riverboat is full board – breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Drinks are offered from the bar area for an additional cost. An evening program is also available.
  • Accommodation aboard the overnight train is in two-berth cabins which convert to bunk beds. All bedding is provided on board and western-style toilets are located in each carriage. Keep in mind general train cleanliness may not be to the same standards you are accustomed to.
  • In 2021, Ramadan will take place from 12 April to 11 May. Travelling during this holy month can be a rewarding cultural experience. However, some regular services may not be available during the daytime, such as restaurants or coffee bars, and occasionally travel can be disrupted by events. Your leader will adjust the itinerary accordingly, but please consider your travel arrangements carefully before booking travel for this period.
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 general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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