Holiday to Taba with Nile Cruise Package
Taba borders separate you from a majestic history in the middle of the delightful existence of the ancient civilization. Your Holiday to Taba with Nile Cruise reaches you to the footprints of the Ancient Egyptians to wander Cairo, Giza, Abu Simbel, Aswan, and Luxor. Go through the pharaonic, Roman, Potlamic, Greece, Coptic, Fatimid, Mamluks, Ottoman, and British periods. Also, The Nile Cruise Trip is the finest opportunity to celebrate your Holiday to Taba.
|Tour Ends:||Taba - Sharm El Sheikh|
|Trip Duration:||15 Days / 14 Nights|
|Tour Category:||Egypt Standard Tours - Egypt Travel Deals 2023/2024|
|Trip Theme:||Egypt Beach Holidays|
|Cities to Visit:||Taba - Cairo - Giza - Luxor - Aswan - Abu Simbel|
|Available for Handicap:||Yes|
|Style:||Comfort - Educational - Enjoyment- Culture-Adventure|
- Day 1
Arrival at Taba Border - Begin your Holiday to Taba with Nile Cruise Package
Welcome at Taba Border
Firstly, our representative meets you at the Taba border to assist you with all border processes and crossing. After that, He/ She accompanies you to a 4-star Taba hotel. Begin your Taba Egypt holidays in style with Nile Cruise. Take your lunch/dinner as per your arrival time and enjoy the Red Sea for the remainder of the day.
Finally tonight, enjoy dinner and overnight at your hotel.
- Day 2
Optional Sea Trips and Water Activities in Taba
Free Full Day at Taba Red Sea
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the hotel today. Therefore, you can spend the entire day at leisure on the Red Sea.
Aquatic activities that allow visitors to examine coral reefs and unusual fish include diving, snorkeling, and submarine excursions.
Unwind on your hotel's beach and enjoy the sunshine.
Thinking of buying souvenirs for your family and friends? Enjoy taking advantage of your evening free time, and explore Taba's streets and retail bazaars.
- Day 3
Mount Moses and St. Catherine & Bedouin Village Tour
Day tour At St. Catherine & Mount Moses
Firstly, Have breakfast. Secondly, Meet your tour guide. Further, a courteous and professional driver is ready to take you to your destination in an air-conditioned vehicle. Spend the night at St. Catherine Monastery, In other words, on Mount Sinai.
You spend one night at the St. Catherine Hotel. On top of an animal and plant wonderland, you can see the entire country of Egypt. Settle down for Bedouin food and drinks and listen to Bedouin music while viewing the stars in the sky.
Night at a resort in St. Catherine; early Mount Moses climbing scheduled for the following sunrise
Mount Moses hiking is an amazing experience. However, if you don't want to climb, you can stay and enjoy your night stay at the hotel instead.
- Day 4
St. Catherine Tour and a Ride Journey to Cairo
After Mount Moses trip Transfer to the Capital City of Egypt
Firstly, Meet your guide at 02:00 am today to begin your trip up Mount Moses. Climbing by camel is possible, However, at an extra cost.
Similarly, You can climb Mount Moses on foot in about three hours. Settle at the peak and enjoy the lovely sunrise and see the holy chapels.
After enjoying the Sunrise's spectacular view, start your hiking down to visit the St. Catherine Monastery and Church.
Once you reach St. Catherine's Monastery, you can see the Virgin Mary's Church and The Burning Bush before returning to your accommodation for breakfast. Upon arrival at your hotel, our representative assists you with check-out. So, board our nice a/c Vehicle , we're going to Cairo. The trip takes six hours, including two stops on the highway.
Finally, Arrive at a 4-star hotel in Cairo. Meet our local specialist who assists you with the Cairo hotel check-in. Enjoy a free night in Cairo by taking a break and relaxing.
- Day 5
Giza Pyramid Tour Cairo– Egyptian Museum
Day Tour The Giza Pyramids & the Egyptian Museum
At first, It's breakfast time! After breakfast, meet your English-speaking Egyptologist. The tour begins at 8:00 a.m. The Giza Pyramids Plateau is your first stop as soon as you leave your hotel.
Experience Egypt's history from 2575 to 2465 BCE. In addition, See pharaonic beauties and some of the most important landmarks on the globe.
Ancient Egyptians walked this rocky plateau on the west side of the Nile River. For generations, they have left behind a trail of treasure that has confounded the globe. Specifically, we're talking about Khufu Pyramid, you can also call it "The Great Pyramid". You can stroll to the Three Queens' Pyramids and enter one of them.
In this famous historical site, your private guide takes you to see the 2nd Pyramid of King Khafre. And then on to the Pyramid of Menkaure, where you find the other Three Queens' Pyramid sites.
After that, In the Mortuary Temple, You may witness one of the most important funeral ceremonies of the pharaohs.
Next, Pyramids Panorama allows you to capture the Three Great Pyramids and Six Queens' Pyramids in one photograph. This is a magical moment.! The amazing Sphinx statue has existed since the golden age of Egyptian civilization. In other words, dating back to the 18th century BCE.
Then, Take in the view from a nearby restaurant while enjoying a lunch meal.
Afterward, Experience an exhibition tour at the Egyptian Museum. It is home to rare pharaonic treasures and artifacts spanning from 2700 BCE to 300 CE.
To sum up, return to your hotel with your driver and have a free evening thereafter.
- Day 6
Day Trip to Alexandria From Cairo
Tour to the Mediterranean City Alexandria
Firstly, today you get a lovely breakfast at your hotel in Cairo then meet your Egyptologist tour guide and expert driver. After that, start a comfortable ride through Cairo/Alex Desert road to Alexandria ( 3 hours journey).
Later, upon your arrival to Alexandria start your tour at the Catacombs to visit the Roman tombs dates back to more than 2000 years back.
Next, your tour guide takes you to visit the Roman Amphitheater, where they Romans celebrated all their famous events in old ages.
After that, take a tour to the Serabium and Pompay's Pillar of Alexandria to see the symbol of triumph for the Romans.
Get ready for lunch time at a sea view restaurant. After lunch visit the Citadel of Quitbay, where the Pharos House was located.
Transfer after to visit the Alexandria Library built over the Old Library Ruins.
Finally, Transfer back to Cairo and enjoy a night stay at your hotel.
- Day 7
Islamic and Coptic Cairo - Khan El Khalili Bazar and El-Moez Street
Tour at the Old Cairo religious Historical Monument
You may see Islamic, Jewish, and Coptic architecture at Masr el-Adima, which is a unique historical monument in the region. However, before you meet your tour guide, first have breakfast at the hotel in the morning.
Cairo is the Islamic capital of Egypt.
In Fustat, you find the Saladin Citadel. One of the oldest mosques in Islam, the Mohamed Ali Mosque is located in this fortress.
Meanwhile, You're still in Fustat, the first capital of Egypt when the Islamic Empire conquered it. Just north of the Roman Babylon fortress, the first mosque in this capital city and in Egypt at large is located. The great mosque of Amr Ibn Aas.
In the same vein, the oldest Coptic Christian world is the destination.
An incredibly beautiful cathedral is located on the remnants of one of Babylon's castles. The Hanging Church is home to historic basilica towers that date back centuries. It's on the same route as the Holy Family. It's a quick distance from Holy Family Church, St. Sergius, and Bacchus Church, which is also nearby. Your tour guide will tell you all about the unique history of this Jewish synagogue in Egypt, Ben Ezra Synagogue.
Next, In an Egyptian restaurant, take a break and sample the local cuisine.
While walking down El-Moez Street, you see shops stocked with unique perfumes, spices, and handicrafts. Khan El Khalili Bazar's shopping excursion is inclusive. So, Get souvenirs for your home, let it be memorable.
Al-Azhar Mosque is your first stop.
Finally, Travel from Cairo to Aswan by First Class Sleeper Train. Overnight train dinner, evening meal, and stay.
- Day 8
Arrive At Aswan & Aswan Highlights Tour
Day tour after arrival to Aswan
On the train board, you can enjoy your breakfast. Your Egyptologist meets you at the train station to escort you to the sights of Aswan in an a/c Vehicle .
Starting from Aswan High Dam; this rock-fill dam at the northern border of Egypt and Sudan, and the world's largest man-made lake, Lake Nasser. It is located directly in front of this dam, where you also see the first Nile Cataract and the Lotus that symbolizes the beauty of Friendship.
Most importantly, go to the Aswan quarry to see the pharaonic obelisk, one of the most impressive examples of pharaonic engineering. This engineering site, Unfinished Obelisk, is the sole place to see a rare Pharaonic architectural marvel. We take you in a private vehicle to Philae, where you embark on an unforgettable journey down the Nile, sailing along the same route as Osiris' procession to Philae Temple.
Visit a local eatery for lunch before seeing the city. After that, enjoy a free night in Aswan with your Egyptologist and a tour of the fascinating marketplaces there. Your Egyptologist assists you with the hotel check-in process so that you can spend the night at a 4-stars hotel.
- Day 9
Travel to Simbel Temples & Free Day at Aswan
Abu Simbel Temples tour
Your Egyptologist takes you on a domestic flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel Temples after enjoying an awesome breakfast meal at the hotel. You pass huge pharaonic figures on your journey to the Abu Simbel temples. On the side of a gigantic mountain, a temple for Ramses II had been sculpted out. Two days a year, a strange sun penetrates the temple, illuminating selected artworks. The explanation lies in the Abu Simbel Temples.
Above all, A 5-star Nile Cruise Egypt awaits you at Aswan. Your Egyptologist accompanies you to your cruise to check-in. Enjoy your lunch in the sundeck of the Nile ship.
Meanwhile, during a sailing tour of the Nile by a lovely felucca, you see Aswan's stunning scenery and know about the people's traditions and culture. There is beautiful Fatimid-style architecture to the Aga Khan Mausoleum, which is located on the Nile. Likewise, visit Kitchener's Island, you find rare and antique plants, along with a variety of flowers, birds, and other creatures to uncover.
Return to your Nile Cruise and enjoy the sun and the pool on the Terrace. In addition, get set for the Nubian and Galabia celebrations late in the evening. In the same vein, get some food aboard.
- Day 10
Sailing to Kom Ombo Temple & Arrival At Edfu
Sailing to Kom Ombo Temple
On your Nile cruise, the ancient mystique of Egypt's past surrounds you. Since ancient Egypt, the Nile Valley has had the same view of the Nile's bank.
Kom Ombo is home to an old Egyptian hospital. So, you can see what surgical instruments were used to treat ancient Egyptian wounds. However, to learn how the ancient Egyptians tracked time and comprehended history, you visit this magnificent temple that was dedicated to the god Sobek, where they established the calendar thousands of years ago.
At this time, your Nile Cruise awaits you for a short trip to Edfu. Enjoy a leisurely lunch and a relaxing sail. Get supper at the Nile Cruise board.
- Day 11
Edfu Temple Visit - Sailing to Isna Lock and arriving at Luxor – Luxor Temple Visit
Sailing to Isna Lock & Visit East Luxor
While you are resting on the Sundeck, you can enjoy breakfast. Your Egyptologist guides you to Edfu Temple in a horse-drawn carriage. What an iconic moment to experience the first Egyptian transportation methods. As Egypt's second-largest pharaonic temple, it is also one of the country's second-greatest temples, which has not lost its features.
After lunch, get back again to your Nile Cruise and resume your voyage to Isna Lock.
After you enter the city, Luxor Temple is your first stop with your Egyptologist. This city counts one-third of the world's masterpieces, this is the pinnacle of a pharaonic miracle. Visit the Luxor Temple to see Amenhotep III's treasures and know more about his ruling period. Travel back to your ship for dinner and a pleasant night's sleep after the tour is complete.
- Day 12
Karnak Temple & West Luxor Tour
Complete the East Bank & the West Bank Tour
Karnak Temple was the largest temple to be built in Egypt and the second globally, it is a complete pharaonic religious record. As soon as you enjoy your breakfast on the shipboard and check-out of the cruise, rejoin your Egyptologist for a walk of this amazing pharaonic religious city.
It requires more than 2000 years to traverse a historical wall to get to Karnak, the ancient pharaonic metropolis. Then, A secret route leads west from Luxor to the pharaohs' afterlife kingdom. Here, their royal mummies were tucked away in underground tombs with sparkling treasure.
It's now essential to complete your tour through both the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens. In each valley, you have the opportunity to enter three pharaonic royal tombs. As you come away from these outstanding valleys, you stumble across the Colossi of Memnon, which have lasted since the 18th Dynasty.
After that, Just a few meters distant from the Colossi of Memnon is an extraordinary limestone temple with three massive terraces and imposing statues to beautify the entrance. Hatshepsut Temple, as its name suggests, celebrates one of Egypt's most formidable queens.
Then, you are transferred to the airport in Luxor for a domestic flight to Sharm El Sheikh.
Upon arrival in Sharm, our local coordinator and private driver greet and assist you. After that, they then accompany you directly back to Taba. Enjoy a free night at the Taba hotel.
Finally, Dinner at the Hotel.
- Day 13
Free Relaxing Day in Taba
Free Day & Relax in Taba
After a long tour around Egypt, spend the day sunbathing and chilling at your hotel near the Red Sea Beach.
At your hotel, a mouthwatering breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all offered on time.
- Day 14
Day at leisure in Taba
Free leisure at the Red Sea
Good Morning! Today you're free, keep enjoying your Holiday to Taba with Nile Cruise.
Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner meals are all on time at the hotel.
- Day 15
Final Day of departure
In conclusion, On your last night, have breakfast at the hotel. After that, Our driver transports you to either the Taba border crossing or Sharm El Sheikh International Airport. In other words, it depends on your plans for leaving the country.
You have just returned from an amazing 14-day Holiday to Taba with Nile Cruise.
Finally, Egypt United Tours wishes you a comfortable and pleasurable trip.
the package includes
- Meet and assistance service at Taba border.
- 5 Nights accommodation in 4* resort in Taba (Full-board).
- 1 Nights accommodation in 4* resort in St. Catherine (Full-board).
- 3 Nights accommodation in 4* Hotel in Cairo (Bed & Breakfast).
- 1 Nights accommodation in 4* Hotel in Aswan (Bed & Breakfast).
- 3 Nights accommodation in 5* Nile Cruise (Full-board).
- One night First-class sleeper train transfer from (Cairo / Aswan). (with meals)
- Entrance fees to all sites as in the above itinerary.
- All transfers by private A/C vehicles.
- All service charges and taxes
- A well-English expert Egyptologist accompanies you during all your tours.
- 14 breakfasts, 14 Lunches, and 10 Dinner meals.
the package excludes
- International Airfare ticket.
- Egypt's entry visa upon arrival.
- Gratuities & Tipping.
- Personal calls and internet usage.
- Domestic Flight tickets (Luxor/ Sharm El-Sheikh).
Tour Attractions and Highlights
Start from $2893$3183 / Person
The above rate is US Dollars per person in twin sharing.
The rate is based on the Summer season from 1st June to 31st August.
5$ reduction per person per night for triple sharing.
Single supplement is 50% over the above rate.
An extra supplement of 30% extra is applicable for travel between 1st Sep to 31st May except for peak periods.
During peak periods of Christmas and New Year from 20th Dec to 10th Jan the supplement increases to 50%.
Rates Policy for Children
- 0 - 1.99 Years are Free of Charge
- 2 - 5.99 Years get a 75% discount from adult tour rates.
- 6 - 11.99 Years get a 50% discount from adult tour rates.
- 12+ Considered an adult person
- Our Rates policy for children above is applicable to children sharing rooms with their parents with a Maximum of 2 children per room.
- In case your tour to Egypt includes domestic air flights, an additional charge may apply for children according to the flight ticket rate.
- On arrival Please look for our Airport Team will be holding a sign with your name on arrival.
- We use modern A/C touristic vehicles, however, we won't guarantee the same vehicle every day as we change it from one city to another.
- In Egypt, drivers are not tour guides and we select the most professional drivers for your trip.
- We only use licensed tour guides "Egyptologists" to grant a good experience for your trip.
- Our tour guides will join you in the vehicle and will escort you to all sites as mentioned above.
- We use a local tour guide in each city and we don't accommodate tour guides at the same hotel or cruise you stay.
- We follow up daily with all travelers 24/7 to ensure our client's health and safety.
Egypt United Tours Safety Precautions During Covid 19
- For your safety, our Team is following the covid precaution, and our staff is checked daily for negative covid PCR tests.
- Egyptian Authorities might check travelers’ body temperature upon arrival and departure.
- Regular daily sanitizing at all accommodations.
- Complementary face-mask daily for all travelers.
- For Accommodation, we deal only the licensed hotels, Nile Cruises, and tourism resorts that meet the International health regulation.
- We ensure to keep social distance during all our tours.
- We provide hand-free sanitizer for your use with all our staff.
- Taking The necessary action immediately for travelers and team in case of any symptoms appears.
Recommended Things To Pack For Your Egypt Trip
- Hand Sanitizer - Comfortable walking shoes – a hat – camera or good mobile – sunscreen cream – sunglasses.
- If you plan your trip to Egypt in winter from November till March, a Jacket and warm clothes are advisable, the rest of the year comfortable cotton summer clothes are OK.
- A six-month valid passport and make sure to keep a printable scan copy.
- A small bag to keep your personal belongings for daily use.
- Make sure to print your trip itinerary to follow with our tour guides.
Egypt Trip Essential Info Before You Go
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Egypt United Tours Payment Policy
We highly recommend early reservations to guarantee and book preferred selected accommodation. During normal season we require a 50% deposit of the full package rate minimum one month prior to your trip starting to secure and guarantee tour space.
On High Seasons, Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays, In addition, the packages that include airfare we require a 75% deposit minimum 2 Months before the tour starts.
Tour Deposit could be made by Bank Transfer to our company bank account or Credit Card.
Balance payment should be received a minimum of 15 days before your arrival in Egypt.
It’s not obligatory to tip every person giving you a service here in Egypt it's now part of Egyptian culture for appreciating your satisfaction with a good service.
Giving and Charities
We make a donation to the Egyptian Thalassemia Association ETA for every reservation.