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Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise - Timeless Tours
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9 days

Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise

Start and end in Cairo
Tour Operator:
Timeless Tours
Max group size:
10
Age range:
12 to 75
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
45553
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US $705
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Highlights

  • See the Sphinx and the Step Pyramid in Sakkara
  • Join a cruise down the Nile from Aswan to Luxor
  • Explore the West Bank of Luxor, Kom Ombo and Edfu
  • Enjoy the sun, beach and sea in Hurghada

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  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

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Itinerary

Start and end in Cairo! With the In-depth Cultural tour Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise, you have a 9 days tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 5 other destinations in Egypt. Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Airport pick up to hotel in Cairo
  2. Day 2: Cairo, Giza
  3. Day 3: Aswan
  4. Day 4: Nile Cruise, Kom Ombo
  5. Day 5: Nile Cruise to Luxor
  6. Day 6: Luxor to Hurghada, Red Sea
  7. Day 7: Hurghada, Red Sea
  8. Day 8: Cairo
  9. Day 9: Cairo airport transfer
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  • Accommodation
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  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
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  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Food
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  • Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise reviewer 1
    · April 13th, 2021
    Great experience overall, decent accommodations, and good food. Pretty fast paced, though, so I would not suggest adding extra activities, especially in case you do not have much time to recuperate after. Our guide Ashraf was very professional and... Show more
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    Trip date: March 2021
  • Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise reviewer 2
    · April 9th, 2021
    Everyone on this tour from driver to guide went out of their way to make this stay a memorable one. I loved the variety on this trip.
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    Trip date: March 2021
  • Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise reviewer 3
    · March 29th, 2021
    Would recommend this tour company and our guide Meena for any one looking to take a trip to Egypt. Very accommodating with all the uncertainty in regards to travel during the pandemic which is why we decided to book with them. I can't speak for the... Show more
    Trip date: March 2021
  • KD
    · March 20th, 2021
    Tour was great! Medhat is very knowledgeable and made sure everyone had a great time and was taken care of! He went above and beyond to make sure we had a great time.
    Trip date: February 2021
  • Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise reviewer 5
    · January 22nd, 2021
    Where do I start, well I want to keep this not so long for starters. Definitely want to start out by saying thank you to the Timeless Tours group in Egypt. Shouldn't normally judge a place based on reviews but alone, but there's a reason why they have... Show more
    Trip date: January 2021
  • JG
    · January 8th, 2021
    Meena Our tour guide is top tier. Nothing short of personable and vastly knowledgeable. His ability to handle different personality types on the tour was remarkable. In our group we had 2 incredibly vile people, and meena remained professional. The tour... Show more
    Trip date: December 2020
  • SL
    · January 5th, 2021
    Trip changed without cruise.We did the best with what we had. Awesome tour guide!
    Trip date: November 2020
  • Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise reviewer 8
    · December 31st, 2020
    I had such a good time on my trip to Egypt! I signed up for the Nile Cruise tour, but since not many tourists showed, no cruises were able to go. Timeless Tours, however, arranged hotels seamlessly and the trip went about as planned on the itinerary.... Show more
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    Trip date: December 2020
  • LB
    · December 29th, 2020
    This trip was everything and more I hoped for it to be. Communication was excellent. This trip was booked and done during the global pandemic and still everything went smoothly. Egypt holds so many secrets and being able to experience it first hand... Show more
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    Trip date: December 2020
  • Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise reviewer 10
    · December 8th, 2020
    I really enjoyed this tour. It was much more than I expected. Due to covid the tour was altered. There was no nile cruise. Instead there was one night on Felucca and additional day in Hurghada was added. There was only 5 people total on our tour and it... Show more
    Trip date: November 2020

Dates & Availability

9 days
Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise
From Cairo to Cairo
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • What is the most appropriate type of luggage to bring?

      We strongly recommend bringing a backpack or duffel bag, as suitcases can be oversized and difficult to store in buses, under seats, etc. On the tour, you are allowed to bring one main piece of luggage weighing no more than 20kg and one small soft bag for hand luggage. On all tours, you will have to carry your own luggage at certain point, please bear this in mind when you are deciding what to pack.

    • Is travel insurance compulsory?

      Travel insurance is compulsory on this tour, if you have not already organised your travel insurance we recommend World Nomads as just one of many options to choose from.

    • Can I join a tour late or leave it early?

      It is possible to leave a tour early however you will be responsible for your own arrangements & costs from the moment you decide to leave the tour. If you feel this may be necessary for you to join the tour please consult our team of Travel Experts before you book your tour.

    • Is tipping included and if not, how much should I budget?

      Tipping is not included in the tour price as this is at your own discretion. Your finalised travel documents will include further information in regards to the tour as well as suggestions for tipping amounts.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      This tour officially starts at Oasis Hotel in Cairo at 6 pm on Day 1 of the tour. That being said, you can arrive in Egypt any time on Day 1, and airport transfers will be provided.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Of course, we can! Once you have a confirmed booking on this tour, we can request additional accommodation for you with the tour operator.

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      Generally, the tour accommodation is based on a twin-share basis and if you are travelling on your own, you will share a room with another Timeless Tours traveller of the same gender. However, some of the tours have a compulsory single supplement as it is not possible to share a room with another solo traveller. To find out more information please contact our team of Travel Experts.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. After the booking is made you will be issued your final trip documents with your specific accommodation details.This is a list of hotels that they typically stay at, but please be advised that they are subject to change:

      - 2 nights in 4 star Cairo hotel (B/B) "Oasis Hotel Pyramids or similar"
      - 3 nights on 5 star Nile Cruise (full meals) "M/S Nile Quest or similar"
      - 2 nights in 4 star Hurghada hotel (A/I) "Sunny Beach Resort or similar"

      Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of what kind of accommodation you can expect while on tour.

    • Are the flights included?

      Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately at any point.

    • Does this tour include a sleeper train to Aswan?

      This tour uses overnight seating train or bus. There is an optional upgrade to a sleeper train for an additional price. Please contact our Customer Support team to arrange this.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
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      Egyptian Pound
      Egypt
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

      Type C
      Egypt
      Type E
      Egypt
      Type F
      Egypt
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Egypt. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Egypt. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Egypt. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Rabies - Recommended for Egypt. Ideally 1 month before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Egypt. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before June 18th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 18th, 2021, a minimum payment of 5% is required to confirm your booking with Timeless Tours . The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Timeless Tours will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Timeless Tours " tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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