Book our classic 8-Days and 7-Nights Egypt Holiday in April now before all these amazing tours are sold out. Begin your Easter journey in Cairo; visit the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx; the Egyptian Museum, the Hanging Church and more, then board an overnight sleeper train to Aswan and embark on a majestic Nile River cruise that will bring you face to face with many of the Nile River Valley’s most treasured timeless monuments.
Disembark and board another overnight sleeper train back to Cairo for some optional excursions or a day of relaxation before bidding Egypt farewell. Nobody is better equipped than we are to ensure your Easter Holiday in Egypt is one you will never forget.
NOTE: Our 8-Day Egypt Holiday in April is valid only for the 11th or 12th of April 2020.
Egypt Holiday in April
DAY 1 – 8-Day Egypt Holiday in April Begins
Your Egypt Holiday in April begins in Cairo, and you can enjoy complete peace of mind in knowing that your tour manager will be at Cairo International Airport to meet you when you arrive. Once you have passed through immigration and you have collected your luggage, you will be assisted in every way possible, and then your tour manager and one of our drivers will take you to the 5-Star hotel where you will be spending the night.
On arrival at the hotel, you will be assisted with check-in, and a pick-up time will be confirmed with you for the next day. Your tour manager will then leave you to enjoy the rest of the day as you wish, and you can also enjoy a free Welcome Drink on us.
Included: Free Welcome Drink
DAY 2 – Cairo Tour and Overnight Train to Aswan
Our Classic 8-Day Egypt Holiday in April is all about non-stop fun and adventure, and this is the day it all begins. First, wake up and enjoy an excellent breakfast at your hotel, and then shortly after you have eaten, it will be time for you to check out from the hotel.
At the time which was agreed with you yesterday, you will be fetched; your luggage will be loaded into one of our modern an air-conditioned vehicles, and then you will head off to the Giza Plateau to see the famous Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Valley Temple, and more. This tour last until about lunchtime, so once it is over, you will be taken for lunch at a good local restaurant.
After lunch, you will then head to the Egyptian Museum which is home to the world’s most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts. While at the museum, you will also be taken to see the Treasures Room, an area of the museum which is devoted to displaying nearly all of the artifacts that were found in Tutankhamen’s tomb when it was first discover in the early 20th century.
Following your visit to the museum, it will be time for you to go and enjoy the last attraction of the day, the notorious Khan El Khalili Bazaar which is located in the Islamic Quarter. This vast bazaar has been open for business for more than 600 years already, and no trip to Cairo is complete without a visit to this bustling bazaar.
Finally, with a long fun-filled day behind you, you will be driven back to your hotel for the night.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 3 – Nile Cruise Embarkation and Nubian Museum
Wake up to another good breakfast and then at the pre-arranged time, you will be picked up and taken to the airport for your short flight to Aswan. When you land in Aswan, one of our tour managers and a driver will meet you at the airport; they will offer any assistance that may be required, and then they will take you to board a luxury Nile cruise liner.
Once you board, you will be checked in, and you will have some time to drop off your belonging in your cabin. A first-class lunch will also be served shortly after boarding, and then once you have finish eating, you will have some free time until about 16h00, at which point you will be taken to visit the Nubian Museum by motorboat.
After your boat ride and museum visit, you will return to the ship in time for a good dinner, and then you will have the rest of the evening for yourself.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
DAY 4 – Cruise to Edfu with Excursion at Kom Ombo
The real value of your Egypt Holiday in April will become even more apparent today once the ship departs from Aswan, but before it does, there’s another special treat waiting for you. This morning you will have to wake up a bit early because you will be enjoying some coffee and cookies on the ship at 06h00, and then at 06h30 you will be taken for a private sunrise visit to the ancient Temple of Philae and the Aswan High Dam. Once you get back to the ship, a delicious breakfast will served while you are busy sailing towards Kom Ombo. When it reaches Kom Ombo, you will enjoy a wonderful excursion to see the Temple of Sobek, also often called Kom Ombo Temple. This classic, one-of-a-kind temple was devoted to two gods, Horus the Elder, and Sobek, the crocodile god.
After your tour, you will return to the boat, and it will then head for Edfu, with a good lunch served along the way. There are no other activities scheduled for today, but don’t forget to enjoy some tea in the afternoon. At 19h30 there will also be a Cocktail Reception in the Club Lounge, and then dinner will begin at 20h00. Enjoy this night of your Easter Holiday Travel Deal on the water at Edfu.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 5 – Cruise to Luxor and Luxor West Bank Tour
Enjoy Breakfast on the ship and then you will enjoy another very rewarding excursion, this time to Horus Temple, also known as Edfu Temple. This is truly an amazing temple to visit, and its level of preservation is incredible. In fact, it is the best-preserved temple of its kind ever discovered. The reason for this being, it eventually got buried under the desert sand after the Romans abandoned it, and it remained buried for more than 2,000 years.
Your cruise ship will depart from Edfu shortly after everyone is back on board, and it will begin sailing to Luxor via Esna, passing through the Esna Lock along the way. Enjoy lunch, afternoon tea and dinner at the usual times, and spend this night of your Egypt Holiday in April on the water at Luxor.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 6 – Luxor West Bank and East Bank Tours
Wake up to another hearty breakfast on board the ship, and then once you have finished eating, it will soon be time for your West Bank tour. First you will head to a sprawling ancient necropolis known as Valley of the Kings. This was essentially a royal burial ground, although some nobles and other people of high standing were also laid to rest in tombs at this site. More than 60 tombs have been discovered here. The tombs you will see here are rock cut tombs that were created over a period of around 500 years, from the 16th to the 11th century BC.
While the area is home to many royal tombs, it is the tombs of Tutankhamen and Ramses VI which are the most famous of them all. Next, you will be taken to see the Temple of Medinat Habu, Dier el Madina and the Colossi of Memnon, and then you will return to the ship for Lunch and some free time.
At around 17h00, you will then head to the East Bank to visit the fantastic Luxor Temple, finally returning to the ship at about 18h30. Enjoy dinner on board the vessel and spend the last night of your cruise on the water at Luxor.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
DAY 7 – Disembarkation, Karnak Temple, and Flight to Cairo
Enjoy breakfast at the usual time, and then it will be time for you to check out and disembark. After disembarkation, you will be taken to visit Karnak, one of the most visited monuments in Egypt. Rather than being a single temple, Karnak was more or less a city in its own right, and consisted of numerous temples; chapels, and other types of buildings. Unfortunately, most of the original complex has been ravaged by time and conflicts, but there is still so much to see at the site.
After Karnak, your guide and driver will take you to the airport in time for you to board your flight to Cairo. On arrival at the airport in Cairo, your tour manager will be there to meet you, along with one of our drivers, and you will then be taken to the hotel where you will be staying today and tonight. On arrival at your hotel, you will be assisted with check-in, and then you will be left on your own to enjoy the last night of your Egypt holiday in April.
Meals Included: Breakfast
DAY 8 – Egypt Holiday in April Ends
Sadly, your Egypt Holiday in April comes to an end today, but before you go anywhere, first sit down for one last 5-Star breakfast in Egypt, and then at the appropriate time, your tour manager and one of our drivers will arrive at your hotel. You will be assisted with check-out, and then they will take you to Cairo International Airport.
When you get to the airport, you will again be assisted in every way possible, and then unfortunately it will be time to say goodbye so that you can proceed through immigration in time for your fight back home. At this point, we bid you farewell, and we thank you for trusting with your holiday plans.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Inclusions – What is included in your Egypt Holiday in April:
- Meet and assist service for at arrival and departure
- Customer Service assistance throughout your Egypt Holiday in April
- All transfers and tours in clean and modern air-conditioned vehicles
- Domestic flight from Cairo to Aswan and from Luxor to Cairo
- Hotel accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo with daily breakfasts
- Accommodation for 4 nights on board 5-Star Nile Cruise with Full Board
- Any other meals as specified in the itinerary
- All tours mentioned in your Egypt Holiday in April itinerary
- English speaking Egyptologist guide and driver for all Cairo group tours
- English speaking guide for all Nile cruise group tours
- Admission tickets for all attractions mentioned in the itinerary
- All service charges and taxes
- Free bottled water during tours
- Lone of mobile phone and/or Egyptian SIM card with limited free call time
Exclusions – What is not included in your Egypt Holiday in April:
- International airfare
- Entry visas for Egypt
- Optional tours mentioned or not mentioned in your Egypt Holiday in April itinerary
- Personal expenses
- Tipping kitty.
- Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence (5-Star)
- Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise Liner (5-Star)
|Price per 1 person||Valid for April 2020|
|Double – 2 Sharing||$4329|
Prices for our Egypt Holiday in April are quoted per person in US$ and are valid for the 11th and 12th of April 2020.
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