5 Days Trip to Aswan & Cairo and Abu Simbel Temples

Discover Aswan Tour, visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and the High Dam around Aswan.  and Abu Simbel Temples Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Khan El-khalili market

Route

A القاهرةB الواحات البحريةC القاهرة

Day 01: Arrival to Aswan
 

Welcome to Aswan, Egypt (Around The Clock) Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from Aswan International Airport by the exit door, holding a sign "Ancient Egypt Tours with your name written on it ".will meet & assist you at Aswan International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour.
Overnight in Aswan.
Welcome Drink


Day 02: Aswan Tour
 

Breakfast at your hotel in Luxor and then met your personal guide who will accompany you to visit to the High Dam, An engineering miracle was constructed between 1960 and 1970. It aimed to increase economic production by further regulating the annual river flooding and providing storage of water for agriculture, and later, to generate hydroelectricity. The dam has had a significant impact on the economy and culture of Egypt

then move to the Unfinished Obelisk, This obelisk is believed to belong to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. The unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan, Egypt. It is unknown which pharaoh created this structure. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons. Back to hotel.

Overnight In Aswan
Meal: Lunch

Optional Evening Activities:

 You can book an evening trip to the fabulous sound and light show at the Philae Temple.



Day 03: Cairo sightseeing
 

Ancient Egypt Tours Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan, transfer to Luxor Airport for Flight to Cairo, where you will be met, assisted by our Cairo representative, Then drive to enjoy an excursion to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world The great Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops),3 small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (kaphren) pyramid - Khufu's son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site,, the remains of the funeral temple, the pyramid of Mankawra( Mykerinus) and 3 small pyramids. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of chefren This temple served definitely two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king. After visiting the pyramids, you'll then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background.

Then Move to visit The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, and dates back some 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, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms, The Egyptian Museum which is filled with thousands of Pharaonic artifacts, including the golden treasures of king Tutankhamen. Fascinating objects such as jewels, headdresses, alabaster vases and toys from ancient Egypt are all on display, and many priceless statues and other artifacts can also be seen which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922s when his tomb was excavated, The Egyptian Museum is one of the first stops on most people’s itineraries when travelling to Egypt. This distinctive museum that houses a vast store of priceless objects, from earlier time to the Greco Roman period is worth seeing.

Old Cairo
Before extending your trip, you will be served with a warm delightful lunch meal at a high quality restaurant. Proceed to Old Cairo to visit fascinated built wonders such as the Hanging Church that was built in 3rd and beginning of the 4th century. also in the Basilica style., the Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue which dates back to the beginning of the 15th century AD It was built in the Basilica style above the cave in which the Holy Family took refuge. Moving visit to Amr Ibn El-aas mosque which is the very first mosque built in Egypt.

Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo's old bazaar.

Then you will be transferred to Cairo domestic airport to fly back to Luxor where you will be met by a company Representative and transferred by private air conditioned van class to your hotel in Aswan.

Overnight in Aswan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch




Day 04 : Abu Simbel Temples
 

Breakfast at your hotel and check out, and then you will meet your tour guide to start your day tour

03:30 AM –A box-breakfast will be provided by hotel in Aswan, and then you will be accompanied by your guide and driver to visit the two Temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt. They reflect the glory and grandeur of the new Kingdom. The Egyptian government and UNESCO decided to co-operate in order to save these temples from the flood. The Temple of Ramsses II was dedicated to the four universal gods Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Re, and to Ramsses II himself. The great Abu Simbel temple is also called The Sun Temple of Ramssess II.The Temple of Queen Nefertari is also Called Temple of Hathor who was the wife of the Sun God so in a symbolic way, the two Temples, that of Ramsses II and that of Nefertari, bring Ramesses II, Nefertari, Hathor and the Sun God together as one. Lunch at local restaurant in Aswan with free time at leisure before you travel back to Aswan Airport

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnights in Aswan



Day 05: Aswan- Departure

 

Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

Meals: Breakfast



 

Included

  • Accommodation in Aswan for 4 night 5 stars hotel including bed and breakfast
  • flight From Aswan To Cairo - Cairo to Aswan
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • Pick up services from your hotel / air port & return.
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • All sightseeing tours are strictly private tours
  • Private English Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  • Lunch meal at local restaurant in Aswan.
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour.
  • Shopping tours in Aswan.
  • All taxes & service charge.

Excluded
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities
  • Tipping