We offer a 12-day Marsa Alam Travel Package. Includes Cairo with Nile Cruise. 6 nights in Marsa Alam,1 night in Cairo,4 nights Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan, visit of the Pyramids of Giza. Book now online with Elgouna Tours.
A Marsa AlamB LuxorC AswanD EdfuE CairoF Alexandria
► Day 1- Arrival day:
► Day 2- Marsa Alam:
Free day in Marsa Alam
► Day 3- Marsa Alam-Luxor:
Transfer from Marsa Alam to Luxor Nile Cruise, Embarkation& Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed with the Visits to the East Bank of the Nile Including
► Karnak temple:
Karnak 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 was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso)
► Luxor Temple:
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 &Overnight on board of the Cruise in Luxor.
► Day 4-West Bank:
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 is 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 Known as the Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what was 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 will be during the sail
18:00 arrive, Esna Lock, Sail to Edfu& Dinner
Overnight o board of the Cruise in Edfu
► Day 5-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
► 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 6-Abu simble
Early departure to Abu Simbel
► Abu Simbel temples :
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
Proceed with Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk.
► Phiala temple:
Built to honour 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 42 m 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.
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
► Day 7- Cairo:
Elgouna Tours representative will pick you up from your Cruise in Aswan and transfer to Aswan airport. Take your flight to Cairo, The flight departs at Cairo at 5:05 AM where you will be met and assisted by our representative. After that our Egyptologist guide will accompany you to discover the exquisite Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus, the Sphinx with a head of a pharaoh and lion's body, which dates back to the reign of King Chephren, and the Valley Temple of the Pyramid of Chephren.
Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo
Then you will move on to the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period.
The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world.
Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen's collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.
Overnight in Cairo in 5 stars hotel.
► Day 8-Alexandria:
Free day in Cairo, ( an Optional Tour to Alexandria or Memphis, Sakkara, and Dahshour)
Fly to Hurghada and transfer to Marsa Alam- Overnight in Marsa Alam
Flight depart at 22:30 arrival at 23:30
► Day 9- Discover Marsa Alam:
Discover the red sea with one of our snorkeling trips to Dolphin house or Hamata island( Optional)
► Satayah snorkeling trip:
Snorkeling trip to Satayh “ Dolphin Reef “ from Marsa Alam to have an experience of snorkeling and seeing a group of 60 - 80 dolphins will dance in front of your eyes and playing with these amazing animals, and enjoy the deliciously prepared lunch by the onboard your boat before getting back to your hotel.
► Hamata snorkelling trip:
Have an amazing snorkeling adventure trip to the Island of Hamata in Marsa Alam. enjoy visiting around 3 Virgin Islands where you will discover the untouched nature of Hamata National Park and see the corals and colored fish around the islands that you cannot see anywhere else.
► Day 10- Marsa Alam:
Relax and Enjoy the beauty of the Red sea
► Day 11:
Relax and Enjoy the beauty of the Red sea
► Day 12:
Breakfast at the hotel then you will transfer to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities to end your 12 days Egypt tours. P.S. You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your tour itinerary to be able to accommodate your requirements and fulfill your needs.