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Egypt & Nile Cruise

The Trip of a Lifetime!

Explore the land of the Pharaohs and ancient Egyptian mysteries with RTT on this 9 day trip of a lifetime!.  We'll see many major sites including the Pyramids, Cairo, Nile river, Spinx and more on this touring holiday that is sure to be a bucket list blow out!

Day 1: Arrival in Egypt • The adventure begins in Frankfurt where board our flight to Cairo. Your tour representative will be there to welcome you and assist with transportation to the hotel and check-in at the Hotel.

Day 2: Cairo, Memphis, Sakkara & Pyramids of Giza • Today, we will visit the world-famous sites of Memphis, Sakkara and the Pyramids of Giza. Included meals: breakfast and lunch with overnight accommodations provided at the Hotel.

Day 3: Karnak & Luxor Temples • After breakfast and check out we depart Cairo, by air for, on a brief flight (included) for a sightseeing visit to Luxor. We visit the monumental temple complexes of Karnak and Luxor which rank among the world’s greatest ancient sites. There are four main temples in the complex with the Precinct of Amun-Re the largest of the sites. In ancient Egyptian times, people came here to worship Amun, Mut, and Khons. Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner with overnight accommodations provided aboard the Nile cruise ship.

Day 4: Thebes, Valley of The Kings, Tomb Of Hatshepsut & Collosi of Memnon • The first highlight of the Nile river cruise is The Valley of the Kings, which was constructed for the kings and privileged nobles of the New Kingdom, including the legendary Tutankhamun. We will visit some of the tombs before heading to Thebes and continuing on to the Colossi of Mamnon and the Tomb of Hatshepsut (Deir el-Bahari). Later in the afternoon we set sail to Edfu. Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner with overnight accommodations provided aboard the Nile cruise ship.

Day 5: Kom Ombo & Aswan • Today’s excursions will take you to Kom Ombo. The temple in Kom Ombo differs from other temples because of its double entrance, designed to pay homage to two divinities, Haroeris and Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world. This is how the temple came to be known as both "House of the Crocodile" and "Castle of the Falcon". Afterwards we continue by river to Aswan. Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner with overnight accommodations provided aboard the Nile cruise ship.

Day 6: Abu Simbel (Optional) • Optional visit to the Abu Simbel with the Temple Ramses und Nefertari. Join us for a full day optional excursion or enjoy a free day for shopping and exploring the sights of Aswan. After an eventful day of sightseeing we enjoy our final overnight stay on the Nile cruise ship. Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner with overnight accommodations provided aboard the Nile cruise ship.

Day 7: The High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Philea Temple (Optional) • The High Dam, Lake Nasser and the unfinished Obelisk, which rests in an area known for red granite quarrying will be our first stop today, followed by an optional visit to the Philae Temple. In the evening, we take to the air for a brief flight (included) to Cairo. Included meals: breakfast and lunch with overnight accommodations provided at 5-star hotel Hotel.

Day 8: Cairo & Egyptian Museum • Following breakfast at the hotel (included) we enjoy a final excursion to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, which boasts world’s most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian and Pharaonic antiquities. A visit to Egypt simply would not be complete without a trip through this amazing museums galleries and collections. Included meals: breakfast and lunch with overnight accommodations provided at Hotel.

Day 9: Return Trip • After breakfast at the hotel we begin the journey home and return flight from Cairo to Frankfurt.

Booking Details

Prices

Confirmed

18 Feb - 26 Feb 2023

Sold Out

25 Mar - 02 Apr
Spring Break 2023

Confirmed

27 May - 04 Jun 2023

Departure Dates

  • The prices listed are per person.
  • The tour requires a lot of walking and personal stamina for long hours of touring, as such, the trip is not recommended for people with health conditions that limit mobility or require portable medical equipment/devices.
  • Children under 10 years not permitted due to nature of tour.
  • Proof of vaccination status is not mandartory but RTT advises travellers to bring health documentation while traveling abroad.
Є2399
1 Adult sharing double room
Є2849
1 Adult in single room
Є2399
1 Youth sharing double room with 1 Adult
Є1900
1 Child age 10-11 years sharing double room with 1 Adult
Є1351
1 Child age 10-11 years sharing triple room with 2 Adults
€85

Optionnal Bus transfer Ramstein to/from Frankfurt Airport (minimum participation of 20 passengers required)

Payment Plans Available

  • Book today with just a 50% deposit!
  • Remaining payment amounts and due dates will be determined at time of booking, full payment is required no later than 4 weeks before departure


 Included

  • International & Domestic flights as per itinerary
  • 20 kg (44 pounds) luggage allowance
  • 4 overnights Nile Cruise Ship full board
  • 4 overnights Cairo Hotel with breakfast
  • All transportation / transfers in Egypt provided in air conditioned vehicles
  • Sightseeing and excursions with English speaking guides per itinerary
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Service fees and tips for local guides and other service personnel in Egypt (ship and hotel)
  • Visa fees

 Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is a mandatory requirement for all persons participating on this tour.

Travel & Cancellation Insurance • Important Advisory

Cancellation fees per person and cannot be waived, therefore it is strongly advised that participants obtain cancellation insurance at time of booking. RTT Abroad (Flight) Tours utilize third-party vendors (Airline, Cruise, Hotel), are not eligible for courtesy refunds or any exceptions to the trips specific cancellation policy and RTT Terms and Conditions policy regarding Change & Cancellation by Client.  Due to the cancellation policy implemented by the vendor, fees CAN NOT be waived for military active duty or any other related reasons. For this reason, RTT strongly advises all participants to obtain travel insurance that will minimally provide coverage for cancellation fees and other unforeseeable circumstances that could disrupt travel plans.  Travel insurance of this nature can be obtained through many credit card companies as well as the sources listed below:Travel insurance of this nature can be obtained through many credit card companies as well as Trip Assure (MH Ross) and USAA.

Health Insurance • Important Advisory

Health insurance is strongly recommended for this tour.  RTT nor the Vendor are liable for incidents on for the duration of travel such as, but not limited to: accidents, health related issues, illness, injury and other unforeseeable circumstances that could be costly and/or disrupt travel plans. Travel insurance of this nature can be obtained through many credit card companies as well as Trip Assure (MH Ross) and USAA.


 Not Inlcuded

Standard Exclusions:
  • Transportation to/from Frankfurt Airport: Optionnal Bus transfer Ramstein to/from Frankfurt Airport (minimum participation of 20 passengers required)
  • Meals & beverages not mentioned or specially noted as included
  • Tips and items of a personal nature
  • Trip Cancellation Insurance (highly recommended)
  • Travelers Health Insurance (highly recommended)
Optional excursions to be paid cash/ € in country:
  • Audio/Visual lightshow at the Pyramids: €49 per person
  • Audio/visual lightshow at the Karnak Temple Luxor : €49 per person
  • Excursion to Philae temple: €49 per person
  • Abu Simbel Excursion By Bus €115 per person (3 hours each way) allows for 120-150 minutes at site.
  • Cheops Excusion: €49 per person
 Cancellation Policy

A single/one time administrative fee of Є55 will be levied by RTT to complete a cancellation request, in additiona to the per person cancellation fees listed below:

  • From the day of booking until 30 days before travel: 25%
  • 29-26 days before travel: 35%
  • 25-22 days before travel: 45%
  • 21-15 days before travel: 65%
  • 14-11 days before travel: 75%
  • 10-4 days  before travel: 90%
  • Later Cancellations - No refunds
  • No Show - No Refund
 Mandatory Travel Documents
  • All travelers must possess a U.S. tourist passport valid until 6 months after the tour ends, with at least 2 empty visa pages.
  • Citizens of other nationalities must check with the Egyptian embassy about entry requirements.
  • Required visa for U.S. passport holders will be issued upon arrival at the Cairo airport (included).
  • Proof of fully vaccinated status: vaccination certificate in QR Code format, not older than 180 days during entire duration of travel.
  • Review: US Embassy Cairo on security and travel information https://eg.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/security-and-travel-information/
  • Active Duty: Please consult the Foreign Clearance Guide prior to booking.
  • Proof of Travel Insurance that includes coverage for any COVID-19 costs that may arise during travel.
 Accommodations Schedule
Day / Location Meals Included
Day 1 Cairo Hotel (5-Star local standard)
 
Day 2 Cairo • Hotel (5-Star local standard)
Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Luxor • Nile Cruise Ship (5-Star local standard) Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Thebes Nile Cruise Ship (5-Star local standard)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Aswan Nile Cruise Ship (5-Star local standard)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 Aswan Nile Cruise Ship (5-Star local standard)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 Cairo Hotel (5-Star local standard) Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8 Cairo Hotel (5-Star local standard)
Breakfast, Lunch
 Additional Info
  • This tour is operated by Stern Tours. Operator terms and conditions are accepted upon booking.
  • Days 1 and 9 are considered travel days only.
  • Itinerary is subject to change without prior notice, but will not sacrifice the quality of the tour.
  • Boat sailing may require changing the order of some tour days.
  • The tour requires a lot of walking and personal stamina for long hours of touring.
  • Bring a swimsuit. Pools are available on the ship and at the hotel.
  • Any airline surcharges levied after booking are the responsibility of the customer.
  • Departure airports in Europe, other than Frankfurt, may be available
  • Full payment is required no later than 35 days prior to the travel date.
  • A 50% deposit per person is required for booking.
  • Egypt Sightseeing
  • Egypt Pyramids
  • Egypt Sphinx
  • Egypt Nile River
  • Egypt Tour Group Lunch
  • Egypt Valley Of Kings
  • Egypt Luxor Temples
  • Nile Sunset
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