1 - CAIRO / Hurgada or Marsa Ghaleb , subject to the Boat that's available
at the time you book - Thursday Weekly
in Cairo , year round
pick you up from your hotel in Cairo around 5 AM. Please advise us of
your hotel name, or ask us for assistance with your hotel in Cairo .
Board a morning flight to Hurgada (air ticket is included in our rate
in economy class ).
We'll meet you at the airport and escort you to your Live Aboard .
Embarkation Hurgada or - Mersa Galeb.
Subject to availability at the time you book
First Dive: Abu Dabbab. ( 2 hours sailing ).
Second Dive: Shaeb Alam
Mersa Alam to Samadai; One hour sailing.
Night Dive: Samadai and overnight.
: All meals on board the Felucca / Yacht / Dahabiya Nile cruise
: and for rest of the program please check meal codes Pre set meals
as listed including B = Breakfast, (or cB,
Continental Breakfast), L = Lunch, D
2 - Samadai to Wadi El Gemal; ( 2 hours sailing ). Friday (BLD)
First Dive: Shaeb El Sharm. (Wadi El Gemal).
Second Dive: Shaeb El Sharm. (Wadi El Gemal) or El Ghadir.
Night Dive: " Dah-ret " Wadi El Gemal and overnight.
3 - Wadi El Gemal to Satayeh ( 4-5 hours sailing ). Saturday (BLD)
Sailing around 04:00 a.m.
First Dive: Shaeb Claudia or Maksour.
Second Dive: Shaeb " Abu Diab " a shore dive.
Night Dive: Abu Halawa.
Overnight at Satayeh.
4 - First Dive: Satayeh. Sunday (BLD)
Satayeh to Wadi El Gemal.
Second Dive: Ras Um Krab.
Night Dive: Wadi El Gemal and overnight.
5 - Monday (BLD)
First Dive: El Ghadir.
Second Dive: Shaeb El Ghadir.
Night Dive: Samadai and overnight.
6 - Tuesday .(BLD)
First Dive: Elphenstone.
Second Dive: Abu Dabab.
Night Dive: Shaeb Abu Dabab (another part of the big reef) and overnight.
7 -Wednesday (BLD)
First Dive: Ket-aat Abu Dabab.
Second Dive: Ket-aat Abu Dabab.
Night Dive: El Shouna.
8 - Thursday . (BLD)
First Dive: El Shouna on to El Gouna or Hurgada
Return to Mersa Ghaleb and disembarkation.
All diving / diving sites is/are WEATHER PERMITTING. Transfer
back to el Gouna or Hurgada and one of the deluxe hotels
Day 9 - Your Deluxe Nile Yacht - Saturday -Hurgada to
Luxor and board your deluxe air conditioned Felucca
early morning breakfast and transfer by private air conditioned vehicle
to Luxor and escort your
deluxe air conditioned Nile cruise felucca or dahabbiya , Board Luxor
( or Aswan ) .
Embarkation in Luxor for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a luxuriously
lunch, excursion to the West Bank for visits to the burial places of
the Pharaohs - the Valley of the Kings - where Howard Carter discovered
the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. Continue to the adjacent Valley of
the Queens, the temple of Medinet Habu and the Colossi of Memnon.
moored on the Nile banks of Luxor. Names
of the Four Felucca / Dahabia : El Bey (His
Lordship) . Sonesta
Dahabiya or Similar .
10 - Sunday - Luxor - On board your Yacht Nile Cruise
You will visit the magnificent temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak,
with its vast hypostyle hall of 137 columns, followed by the imposing
28 th Dynasty Luxor Temple.
moored in Luxor.
11- Monday - Luxor to Esna - On board your Yacht Nile
Today will be a leisurely day. After breakfast, commence sailing to
Esna where your dahabiyya will moor
12 - Tuesday - Edfu - On board your Yacht Nile Cruise
This morning you will sail to Edfu to visit the wonderfully preserved
Temple of Edfu.
on board as we will look for an island in the middle of the Nile where
13 - Wednesday - Kom Ombo - On board your Yacht Nile
Today you will sail to Kom Ombo visit see the Ptolemaic temple dedicated
to the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, god of the morning
moored beside a Nile island.
14 - Thursday - Aswan - On board your Yacht Nile Cruise
A leisurely day sailing to Aswan where the dahabiyya moors overnight.
15 - Friday - Aswan - On board your Yacht Nile Cruise
Today you will visit the Aswan High Dam (completed in 1971); the Old
Dam (completed in 1902) and the ' unfinished obelisk', lying in situ
since the days of the pharaohs. You will also visit the Philae Temple,
dedicated to the goddess Isis, a structure rescued from the rising waters
of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam's construction.
16 - Saturday - Aswan - Fly back to Cairo
Breakfast aboard the dahabiyya and check-out. We
bid farewell to the crew, we switch transportation modes and head for
Aswan Airport and your flight back to Cairo and your hotel. Air fare
is always included within Egypt, economy class , tax included . Hotels
: City Stars Inter.continental. Nile Hilton , Cairo Conrad or Grand
Hyatt or similar
17 - CAIRO - Home Hosted Family Dinner in Cairo - Sunday
Breakfast is included at the hotel. Today is avery full day.
On your first full day in Cairo we show you the Egyptian Museum ,
the Sphinx , the Pyramids of Giza, complimentary short Camel
ride is included, to allow you a photo with the Pyramids in the background,
time is limited , so please do not go for what the camel driver tries
to convince you , i.e. go for a long ride around the Pyramids . Lunch
is served at a charming local restaurant at Khan El Khalili old district,
followed by a leisurely walking tour of the Khan El Khalili12-Century
A complimentary Dinner is included at a local home:
Meet the locals,
you may wish to bring token gifts to exchange with the host family (
T shirt , small souvenirs of your home town )
evening we'll venture where few ordinary visitors ever tread . . . right
into the homes of some of the people of Cairo l! You'll be invited to
a family dinner, and while you enjoy wholesome home-cooked specialties,
you'll learn about and appreciate the outlook, aspirations, and way
of life of your hosts. Be assured, as curious as you may be about your
new friends, they're sure to have questions about your own background.
Once the ice is broken, you'll enjoy a lively evening, and find that
you have more in common than you ever suspected. Of course, you may
enjoy a quiet evening at your hotel with your travel companions, by
letting us know your preferences.
DAY 18 - CAIRO/ Departure Monday (B)
Our representative escorts you to the airport for your homeward flight.
Nile Yacht cruise with Cairo
are in USD $ .
Rates are PER Person
There is no triple occupancy cabins
Rates are per person in USD $
Rate per person in double : $ 5150
Rate per person in single : $ 7260
Season : Easter ( 2 weeks ) & Christmas and New Year
( 2weeks) :
Rates are per person in USD $
Rate per person in double : $ 5055
Rate per person in single : $ 9260
cruise shore excursions with all the guided
sightseeing including all entrance fees, all as per itinerary .
Egyptologist and private car/driver for Cairo tour as listed including
all entrance fees and lunch.
meals on board the Felucca / Yacht / Dahabiya Nile cruise : Pre
set meals as listed including B = Breakfast,
(or cB, Continental Breakfast), L
= Lunch, D = Dinner
coffle and afternoon tea while on board the Deluxe Nile Cruise
airfares within Egypt in "Y" class including tax .
Private air conditioned car /driver for all transfers within Egypt.
hotel accommodation with tax & service charges.
nights accommodations in a single or double occupancy cabin, there
is no triple occupancy cabins on board the Live Aboard boat , with
all meals included . Preset menu.
itinerary and diving as listed , Itineraries are just an example
of North and South Red Sea cruising Safaris, there is a lot to see!
Sequence of itinerary and diving sites depend mainly on weather
conditions. Please remember; Diver's safety always comes FIRST !!
Diving and Sailing times are approximate, depending on weather conditions!
Your Captain is one of the best in the Red Sea, please always follow
Your Dive Master is well experienced in this area. He is your Key
to a safe dive!
Instructors on board are available to answer any of your questions.
Accommodation in a private cabin : Double or single on board The
Dahabia / Felucca / Yacht Nile Cruise with all meals and shore excursions
( there is no triple occupancy cabin on board )
complimentary home hosted family dinner in Cairo.
Does Not Includes:
air fare from / to your home country
expenses, including excess baggage or shipping charges, beverages,
and personal charges in hotels for laundry, telephone, or other