A CairoB AswanC LuxorD Cairo
Day 1 Arrival to Cairo
Our representative will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle, Overnight Cairo. If your flight arrives early you can add an optional tour, Cairo by night tour can be one of the best evening activities you can do in Cairo . This wonderful private guided night tour of Cairo allows you to see Cairo with the local’s Eyes. Start to see a beautiful view of the city from atop points like Mokatam hills. It is an amazing place to see Cairo at sunset. And also, you will visit Islamic Cairo and Khan el Khalili.
Day 2 Cairo Day Tour
Cairo Day Tour (Giza Pyramids – Egyptian Museum ) start your Cairo Day Tour to visit Pyramids of Giza , visit The Great Pyramid of the king Cheops belong to the four dynasty, visit Chephren & Mycerinus pyramids, then drive to panorama area, take memorable photos of the three Pyramids together, continue visiting the Sphinx and the Valley Temple , Next tour to the Egyptian Museum including Tutankhamun treasures, Optional to visit the Mummy room, and Overnight in Cairo .
Day 3 Day tour to Old Cairo
Pick Up time from your hotel at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, Enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of Cairo on an 8-hour excursion that takes in the major monuments of Old Cairo and the maze of streets and stalls of the historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Following a hotel pick-up from Cairo or Giza, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defence against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo , it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha.
Lunch will be served in Local restaurant in Old Cairo
Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo .
Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the centre of Cairo ’s trading activities since the 14th century.
Overnight in Cairo
Day 4 Fly to Luxor
Fly to Luxor from Cairo , Transfer to Hotel in Luxor - Free day to discover the City
Day 5 Nile Cruise Embarkation and Luxor East
Pick up time from your Luxor station to the Nile Cruise, Embarkation and enjoy Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed with the Visits to the East bank of the Nile Including
Karnak karnak Egypt 360 is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak karnak Egypt 360 was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso)
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated with His Military Battle of Kadesh
Dinner and Overnight on board in Luxor .
Day 5 Luxor West and Sail to Esna
Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of the Nile Including
The valley of the Kings:
Once called the great Place of the Truth, this valley Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak
The colossi of Memnon
Massive pair statues Know as the Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third
The Queen Hatshepsut temple:
Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.
13:00 sail to Esna lock, lunch during the sail
18:00 arrive, Esna Lock, Sail to Edfu, Dinner onboard.
Overnight on board of the Cruise in Edfu.
Day 6: Edfu/Kom Ombo/Aswan
Day7 Edfu and kom ombo
Breakfast on board the Cruise
07:00 Visit the temple of Edfu
Edfu temple :
Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c), The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama.
09:30 Sail to Kom combo
12:30 lunch on board of the Nile cruise during the sail
15:30 arrive Kom Ombo, visit the temple of Kom Ombo
Kom Ombo temple :
The temple and the associated settlement site located 40 K.M north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman period (332 B.b -395 A.c)
17:30 Continue sailing to Aswan, Dinner will be during the sail
21:00 arrive Aswan and overnight on board the Cruise.
Day 8- Aswan attraction
Breakfast on Board the Cruise
08:00 Proceed with Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk
Built to honor the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped
The high dam:
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.
The Unfinished Obelisk :
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned.
12:00 lunch on board of the Cruise
Dinner and overnight on board the Cruise
Day 9 Abu simble
Abu Simbel temples- Optional tour cost 95 $ Extra per person
Early wakeup and have your breakfast box and Disembarkation then drive to visit Abu Simbel for 3 hours one-way
The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor,the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco
Fly to Cairo transfer to your Hotel in Cairo - Overnight in Cairo
Day 10 International departure
Free day in Cairo , Optional Tour to Alexandria .
Our representative will pick you up and transport you to Cairo airport