The Ultimate Backpackers
Tour Package

  
CAIRO – ASWAN – LUXOR – CAIRO – DAHAB

*** Sail Down The Nile! ***

14 days & 13 nights


Only £239 Pounds Sterling
(No Local Payment - See Below)


PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • 3 nights at the Canadian Hostel in Cairo (Including Breakfast)
  • Two way seating train ticket. Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo
  • One night at a 3 star Hotel in Aswan (Including Breakfast)
  • 2 nights on a Felucca (Full Meals)
  • One night at a 3 star hotel in Luxor (Including Breakfast)
  • 3 nights at a 3 star hotel in Dahab
  • 1 night in St Catherine
  • Return Bus ticket to Dahab
  • 2 nights on board seating train
  • All taxes, transfers and pick ups included
  • Extensive historic sightseeing with an English-speaking Egyptologist as Tour Leader for Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan
  • Cairo Desert Tour: Great Pyramids, Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum
  • Tour of Phillae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and The Aswan High Dam in Aswan
  • Tours in Luxor including:
    East Bank: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple
    West Bank: The Colossi of Memnon, The Valley of the Kings, The Valley of the Queens, Hatshepsut's Temple
  • Tour To St Catharine Monastery

PROGRAMME

Day 1 - CAIRO
Arrive in Cairo Airport. Our representative will meet and transfer you to your hotel. There you will meet your tour leader who will brief you about your Egypt Tour. Free evening. Overnight at your Hotel.

Day 2 - CAIRO
After breakfast, you will start your tour to the awe-inspiring Sphinx and Giza Pyramids. Then to The Egyptian Museum. Overnight seating train to Aswan.

Day 3 - ASWAN

Arrive in Aswan. Our representative will meet and transfer you to your hotel. Morning tour of the famous High Dam of Aswan. Next you will visit the romantic Temple of Philae and the Unfinished Obelisk. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 4 – ASWAN, FELUCCA

After breakfast you will board a traditional felucca, an Egyptian sailboat, in which you will spend the next two nights. Onboard the felucca you will sail around Elephantine and Kitchener islands. All meals onboard felucca. Overnight on the felucca.

Day 5 – FELUCCA

Enjoy Nile scenery during a relaxing sail. Overnight on the felucca.

Day 6 - KOM-OMBO, EDFU, LUXOR
In the morning, visit Kom Ombo the transfer by bus to Edfu Temple. From there a bus will transfer you to your hotel in Luxor. Afternoon tour of the East Bank of Luxor. The East Bank contains the massive temple of Karnak and Luxor temple. Overnight at your hotel in Luxor.

Day 7 - LUXOR
After breakfast, tour the West Bank of Luxor. Start your tour off with the world famous Valley of the Kings where you can enter some of the incredible tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs, like King Tutankhamun. Then onto the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. And finish with the great Colossi of Memnon. Relax overnight on the sitting train back to Cairo.

Day 8 - CAIRO, DAHAB
Arrive in Cairo in the morning and transfer to an air-conditioned bus to Dahab. Transfer to your hotel in Dahab. Spend your evening relaxing on the shores of the Red Sea. Overnight in Dahab.

Day 9 - DAHAB

This is a free day to be spent snorkeling, swimming, sun-tanning, scuba diving and with good food and good drink. Overnight at your hotel in Dahab.

Day 10 - DAHAB
This is another day free to be spent in this quaint resort town. Overnight at your hotel in Dahab.

Day 11 - DAHAB, MOUNT SINAI
Free day in Dahab. At 10:30pm you will be taken to the historic Mount Sinai, a place sacred to 3 religions. This night you will climb the mountain to it's peak. Overnight on the mountain.

Day 12 - MOUNT SINAI, ST. CATHERINE'S MONASTARY, CAIRO
In the early morning you will see a sunrise over the mountains of the Sinai Peninsula. After a brisk trip down the mountain you will enter Saint Catherine's Monastery. Then Bus to Cairo,. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo.

Day 13 - CAIRO
Free day in Cairo, Over night at The Canadian Hostel.

Day 14 - CAIRO AND FLY HOME
After breakfast the trip will end in Cairo where it began. Transfer to the airport. Take your memories and adventure with you on the flight home.

TOUR SPECIFICS
Starts in: Cairo
Ends in: Cairo
Length: 14 days
Included Meals: Breakfasts in the hotels. Full meals on the Felucca
Hotel Rating: Hostel, 3 star
Local Tour Leader Included: Yes in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
* Entrance fees
* Flights (airfare), visas and insurance
* Extra meals, snacks and drinks
* Tips and any tour specifics not stated in this itinerary

For an Extra Night at the Canadian Hostel, please add 3.5 GBP per person in a double occupancy.

BOOKING YOUR HOLIDAY
Upon booking your holiday with The Canadian Hostel a 50% deposit per person per tour is required to confirm your reservation. Or you can hold your booking using a credit Card and payment is made in total upon arrival.

To Book this Package, email info@thecanadianhostel.com with your name and the dates you would like to go.

Please note that, The Canadian Hostel does not cover any international money transfer charges. However, we don't charge "Local Payment", or charge any "Additional Internal Taxes", like some other travel companies.

Travel payment Hint: Before buying any Tour from any Travel Company we recommend that you look to see if there is a Local Payment charge.

Once we have received your chosen travel arrangements as well as your method of payment  you will be sent an e-mailed confirmation. Check this confirmation together with all other documents to ensure they fully agree with your instructions.

In Behalf of the Canadian Hostel wish you a pleasant stay and Vacation.

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DEPARTURE DATES AND PRICES

Only £239 Pounds Sterling

Tours depart Weekly (Saturday)

Single Supplement: 85 GBP

To upgrade to sleeping train add 80 GBP

During High Season the sleeper train travel supplement may apply on the train journey between Cairo-Aswan / Luxor-Cairo. The supplementary cost would include overnight sleeper accommodation plus meals.

 

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