EGYPTIAN WONDERS CAIRO | ALEXANDRIA | LUXOR | NILE CRUISE 10 DAYS | 9 NIGHTS
Upon arrival at Cairo Airport you will be met by our ERC representative who will assist with passport formalities. Transfer to your hotel for check in. Rest of the day at your leisure. (Optional) Coptic & Islamic Cairo or Pharaonic Village tour. Evening to enjoy ERC welcome dinner cruise with folkloric music. | D |
After breakfast, full day excursion to one of the old Seven Wonders of the World, the three Pyramids of Giza and nearby Sphinx. Continue to Memphis, which served as the capital of Egypt for some 5000 years, and Sakkara one of the most important archeological sites in Egypt. (Optional) Sound & Light show. | B | L |
CAIRO | ALEXANDRIA | SLEEPER TRAIN
After breakfast, depart for a three hour journey to Alexandria. Touring highlights of Alexandria include, Pompey’s Pillar, and the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa. After lunch visit the Bibliotheca Alexandria (Library of Alexandria). Then transfer to train station for your sleeper train to Luxor. Overnight on train. | B | L | D |
Breakfast on train. Upon arrival you will be met by our ERC staff and transferred to your Sonesta Moon Goddess or the Sun Goddess Nile Cruise, one of the best 5 Star Cruisers on the Nile. After check in, your upper Egypt experience will begin by visiting the worlds largest open museum, with a visit to the Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. After lunch visit the West Bank, the Valley of Kings and Queens, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the two Colossi of Memnon. Back to cruise ship for afternoon tea on top deck while witnessing the magnificent landscape across the two banks of the Nile. Dinner, then enjoy on board entertainment. Sail to Esna and overnight on board. | B | L | D |
Breakfast on board. If you wish, you may ask for a wake up call to witness the opening of the Esna Lock. Lunch on board. Afternoon tea. Captain’s welcome cocktail. Dinner and overnight in Edfu. | B | L | D |
Breakfast on board. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo. Visit the Temple shared by the two Gods, Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Aswan, dinner on board and Galabeya night (Traditional Egyptian dress up party). It will be announced earlier to get ready for fun. Overnight in Aswan. | B | L | D |
After breakfast visit the High Dam, Granite Quarries and the Temple of Philae. Lunch on board. Take a Felucca ride around the islands. Afternoon tea. Dinner on board and folkloric show. Overnight on board. | B | L | D |
ASWAN | CAIRO
After breakfast, you will disembark your Nile Cruise. (Optional) Abu Simbel tour to visit the Temple of Ramses the second & his wife Nefertary, refer page 14. Then you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your Sheraton 5 star hotel. | B |
After breakfast, our full day tour will start with a visit to the Egyptian Museum, the most important depository of Egyptian antiquities anywhere in the world, and The Citadel, which was the nerve center of Egypt for almost 700 years with its Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Then take a walk through the famous Bazaars of Khan El Khalili. Enjoy lunch. Transfer back to your hotel for rest. Get ready for ERC farewell traditional Egyptian dinner. | B | L | D |
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for final departure or continue your Egyptian experience with one of our extension tours. | B |
(B) Breakfast,(L) Lunch,(D)
Egyptian wonders program includes:
Welcome dinner on cruising restaurant.
4 nights at Sheraton 5 Star Cairo Hotel on B.B basis.
4 nights on board Sonesta Moon Goddess or Sun Goddess 5 Star Deluxe Nile Cruise Luxor /
Aswan on full board basis.
Domestic airfares Aswan / Cairo.
1 night on sleeper train between Alexandria and Luxor on H.B basis.
Transfer Cairo - Alexandria including a full day tour.
All sightseeing tours including all entrance fees, transportation and guide.
Transportation to and from airports.
Farewell ERC traditional Egyptian dinner.
Cruise operates between Luxor & Aswan on a fixed schedule. Sometimes it may be necessary to reverse the cruise direction and therefore the order of sightseeing route, however all advertised sites will be visited.
Recommended Arrival Dates:
January 17th & 24th
May 17th & 24th
February 14th & 21st
June 14th & 21st
March 14th & 21st
July 12th & 19th
April 18th & 25th
August 9th & 16th
May 16th & 23rd
September 6th & 13th
June 13th & 27th
October 4th & 11th
July 18th & 25th
November 1st & 8th
August 8th & 15th
December 6th & 13th
September 5th & 12th
October 3rd & 10th
November 7th & 14th
December 5th & 12th
EGYPTIAN WONDERS PROGRAM PRICES
ABU SIMBEL OPTION
15% Surcharge for the period of Christmas, Easter and New Year will apply.