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Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise - Timeless Tours

Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise

9 days
4.6
(734)
Start and end in Cairo
Tour Operator:
Timeless Tours
Max group size:
37
Age range:
16 to 75
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
45553
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US $588
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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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Itinerary

Start and end in Cairo! With the Explorer tour Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise, you have a 9 days tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 4 other destinations in Egypt. Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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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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Awards

2018 Tour of the Year Winner
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2017 Tour of the Year Winner
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
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  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Food
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    4.1
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  • Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise reviewer 1
    · May 11th, 2022
    It was an amazing trip, well organized. Hotel selections could be improved though. Overall we are totally satisfied and we will definitely recommend this to our friends. Our guide Mina was very knowledgeable, professional and extremely helpful. Thanks.
    Trip date: April 2022
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    · May 10th, 2022
    Definitely recommend doing this tour. We had never done a tour before so didn’t really know what to expect but would say it’s the only/best way to get around and see Egypt. Our tour guide George Basher was great- informative, patient and made us feel... Show more
    Trip date: April 2022
  • Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise reviewer 3
    · May 9th, 2022
    Excellent! Everything was great!
    Trip date: April 2022
  • Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise reviewer 4
    · May 9th, 2022
    Just completed our Nile Adventure Tour, Best Tailored Tour, a lot of information, a lot sites visited, Best Tour Guide George Makien,although internet need a lot of improvement at the hotels but all in all was awesome.
    Trip date: May 2022
  • Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise reviewer 5
    · May 6th, 2022
    The whole trip was very well organised and lead by Mina who was very friendly, helpful and passionate about the history of Egypt. He made our trip unforgettable and will be forever grateful. The only criticism I have are in regards to the quality of the... Show more
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    Trip date: April 2022
  • H
    · May 6th, 2022
    Had the Nile Jewel Tour 2weeks ago, and it was an unforgettable experience. Our Tour Guide George Basher is amazing , he made our Egypt tour an educational and fun trip.
    Trip date: March 2022
  • Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise reviewer 7
    · May 3rd, 2022
    This was and amazing tour! Seeing all the highlights of ancient Egypt was incredible! Cruising up the Nile and chilling in the Red Sea was pretty nice. Our tour guide was super nice and knowledgeable. Security is pretty serious which is always nice to... Show more
    Trip date: April 2022
  • V
    · April 30th, 2022
    Had the Nile Jewel Tour last week and it was an unforgettable experience. Accommodations were all good and I enjoyed the Nile River Cruise so much. Our Tour Guide George Basher is amazing and he made sure we get the best of everything. George made us... Show more
    Trip date: April 2022
  • Nile Jewel - 5* Cruise reviewer 9
    · April 28th, 2022
    My father and I went on the Nile Jewel cruise tour (4/13-4/21, 2022) and had a great time. Mariam was our guide and she took great care of us. She was very knowledgeable about history and very competent to handle any of our needs. If you choose this... Show more
    Trip date: April 2022
  • AP
    · April 28th, 2022
    My friend and I went on this tour and together we joined a small group of young, fun minded people. I was in awe visiting Egypt's historic landmarks. The tour was organised. George was really good in explaining and letting us immerse in the experience.
    Trip date: April 2022

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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      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.

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      Type E
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    • 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 July 25th, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after July 25th, 2022, 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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