Egyptian Odyssey: Cairo and Felucca Nile Cruise In 6 Days

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Egyptian Odyssey: Cairo and Felucca Nile Cruise in 6 days

Egyptian Odyssey: Cairo & Felucca Nile cruise in 6 days. Experience a fascinating journey through the ancient wonders of Egypt with our 6-day tour that includes Cairo and a felucca Nile cruise. This tour will take you on a captivating adventure through time, as you explore the iconic pyramids of Giza, the ancient temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu, and the scenic beauty of the Nile River on a traditional Egyptian felucca.

Begin your 6-day tour to Egypt (Cairo & Felucca Cruise) in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum. Fly from Cairo to Aswan to begin your felucca cruise. Experience one night sailing the Nile onboard the traditional felucca sailboat from Aswan. Visit the beautiful Temple of Philae and the twin Temple of Kom Ombo.

Venture from Kom Ombo to Luxor visiting the Temple of Horus in Edfu on your way. Explore the major highlights of the west and east sides of Luxor. Discover the Valley of the Kings and the Karnak Temple. Fly from Luxor back to Cairo for the rest of your 6-day Egypt itinerary with a felucca cruise.

With a knowledgeable guide and comfortable transportation, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich history, culture, and natural beauty of this legendary land. Get ready for a journey of discovery, relaxation, and unforgettable experiences that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

Please keep in mind that slight changes during the felucca ride might occur due to circumstances beyond our control.

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 5-star standard hotel in Cairo on a Bed and Breakfast basis for 03 nights
  • Felucca cruise from Aswan on a full board basis or 01 night
  • 5-star standard hotel in Luxor on a Bed and Breakfast basis for 01 night
  • 07 meals: 05 breakfasts, 01 lunch, and 01 dinner
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Licensed Egyptologists tour guides
  • All service charges and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Arrival visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any optional tour
  • Meals and drinks when not included

Children Policy

  • Children from 0 – 2 years get 70% off
  • Children from 3 – 5 years get 60% off
  • Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
  • Children from 12 years are considered adults
Highlights of this Cairo & Felucca cruise in 6 days
  • Explore the most iconic landmarks of Egypt, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Sphinx. Learn about the fascinating history and architecture of these ancient wonders.
  • Visit the world-famous Egyptian Museum and marvel at the largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts.
  • Enjoy a leisurely cruise down the Nile River on a traditional Egyptian felucca, and soak up the beautiful scenery and small villages along the way.
  • Explore the temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu, both dedicated to ancient Egyptian gods, and marvel at the impressive architecture and intricate carvings.
  • Visit the East and West Banks of Luxor, including the Karnak Temple, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Learn about the fascinating history and mythology behind these ancient sites.
Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist by our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations” who will help you through the arrival and visa regulations. Transfer to your hotel for free time and the beginning of your Egyptian Odyssey: Cairo & Felucca cruise in 6 days.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Get ready for a monumental day exploring ancient wonders! Today’s adventure takes you to the Giza Plateau, where the legendary Great Pyramids of Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren), and Menkaure (Mykerinus) stand tall. You’ll also encounter the enigmatic Great Sphinx, guarding the secrets of the pharaohs. Prepare to be awestruck by Khufu’s pyramid, the only remaining wonder from the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Feeling adventurous? This tour offers the optional opportunity to explore the pyramid’s interior (additional cost may apply).

Next, embark on a journey through time as you delve into the history of these magnificent structures. Learn about the ingenious techniques used in their construction and uncover the mysteries surrounding their purpose. The adventure continues as you travel to Saqqara, home to the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, considered the first monumental structure built entirely of stone. After a day filled with awe-inspiring sights, you’ll be comfortably transferred back to your hotel.

Day 3Fly to Aswan - Aswan Tour - Felucca cruise

Your captivating 6-day adventure of Cairo and felucca cruise turns to Aswan, the gateway to your felucca cruise. Upon arrival in Aswan, meet your friendly guide at the airport and get ready to be dazzled by the city’s ancient wonders. First up, explore the colossal High Dam, a marvel of modern engineering. Then, journey back in time at the breathtaking Philae Temple, a captivating structure dedicated to the goddess Isis. Next, delve into the fascinating granite quarry where the Unfinished Obelisk lies, a testament to the pharaohs’ ambitious projects.

As the sun high in the sky, board your traditional felucca boat and set sail on the majestic Nile River. Unwind and soak in the breathtaking Nile landscape as you gently cruise downstream. Savor a delicious lunch and dinner prepared onboard, enjoying the tranquility of the river under the starry night sky. Finally, moor on a peaceful bank for a restful night, lulled by the gentle lapping of the Nile waters.

Day 4Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples

After a delightful breakfast on board, it’s time to disembark your felucca and continue your adventure. We’ll set off for Kom Ombo, a charming town nestled along the Nile. Here, a unique experience awaits: exploring the fascinating Temple of Horus and Sobek. Dedicated to these two powerful deities, the temple boasts a captivating design and intricate carvings. Learn about the myths and legends surrounding these fascinating gods at the on-site Crocodile Museum.

Your journey continues as we drive from Kom Ombo to Edfu, home to a true marvel – the Temple of Horus. Renowned as the most remarkably preserved temple in all of Egypt, Edfu offers a glimpse into the grandeur of ancient Egyptian architecture. Prepare to be awestruck by its towering pylons, magnificent halls, and intricate hieroglyphics.

After a day filled with historical discoveries, we’ll arrive at your comfortable hotel in Luxor, where you can relax and enjoy a free evening at your leisure. 

Day 5Luxor highlights

Fuel up for a day packed with awe-inspiring sights with a delicious breakfast at your Luxor hotel. Then, prepare to be transported back in time as we embark on a captivating exploration of Luxor’s west bank. First, delve into the legendary Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of pharaohs from the New Kingdom. Next, journey to the magnificent Hatshepsut Temple, a unique structure carved into the cliffs and dedicated to the powerful female pharaoh Hatshepsut. Be captivated by its terraced design and learn about her remarkable reign. Continuing your exploration, we encounter the colossal Colossi of Memnon, two towering statues that once guarded the entrance to a massive temple complex.

After a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, get ready to be further dazzled by Luxor’s eastern bank treasures. First up is the awe-inspiring Karnak Temple, the largest religious complex ever built. Prepare to be dwarfed by its towering hypostyle hall and explore the numerous chapels and shrines dedicated to various deities. Finally, we visit the majestic Luxor Temple, once known as the “place of truth.” This beautifully preserved structure offers a glimpse into the grand ceremonies and rituals that took place here.

With a heart full of wonder, we’ll transfer you to Luxor Airport for your return flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo, a comfortable transfer awaits to whisk you back to your hotel, where you can relax and reminisce about the unforgettable experiences of your 6 days Cairo and Felucca cruise adventure.

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon over Luxor

Day 6End of your Cairo and felucca cruise in 6 days adventure

Explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Hundreds of objects from all periods of the Egyptian past are displayed on the two floors of the museum.

From the museum to the Citadel of the Sunni Muslim leader Saladin, which was built in 1172 to protect Cairo against the Crusaders. The White Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha is a prominent feature of the Citadel. You will finish your tour at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East.

Wrap your Cairo & felucca cruise in 6 days with a transfer to Cairo Airport for your final departure. It is sad to leave us, so ask our guides about your next adventure in Egypt.

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