Egypt Tours

Giza Pyramids, and Aswan to Luxor Nile Cruise

Description

Come and enjoy the attractive sights of Egypt by taking a Nile Cruise. enjoy a stop in Cairo and enjoy a tour to the most important site the Giza plateau , and the spectacular Egyptian Museum , and visit the old capital of Ancient Egypt the next day before taking the sleeper train to Aswan to embark on your Nile Cruise to Explore the amazing ancient temples and the magical Nile river .

10 Days / 9 Nights
Cairo
Private

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Itinerary

  • 1

    Arrival Cairo

    Our representative will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport then will transfer you by A/C Vehicle to your Hotel. he will do your check in and give you detailed information concerning your itinerary. Overnight in Cairo.

  • 2

    Cairo, Giza pyramids and Egyptian museum

    After breakfast Your Egyptologist guide will pick you up from your hotel by A/C Vehicle to accompany you for a visit to The Great Giza pyramids which were constructed between 2589 and 2530 BC by the famous three rulers of the 4th dynasty Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. These amazing pyramids are the last standing monuments of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, each of these structures is a complex of buildings, rather than just a pyramid, after this see the Sphinx the mythical animal, which has the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body and stands on the Giza Plateau. We then break for lunch. After enjoying your lunch continue your tour to visit the fabulous Egyptian Museum. The Museum which was inaugurated in 1902, houses many artifacts from the pharaonic era, the objects are arranged in chronological order, you will have the great opportunity to view the precious treasures of the golden king Tutankhamen. After enjoying this unforgettable tour enjoy being driven back in comfort and safety to your Hotel.Overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

  • 3

    Cairo, Memphis and Sakkara

    After breakfast at your Hotel your Guide will pick you up to accompany you on a visit to Sakkara, which was a famous ancient burial ground in Egypt, here you will visit the world famous Step Pyramid of Djoser the most splendid monument at Sakkara and its unique in the ancient Egyptian architecture , consider the world's oldest major stone structure , then continue your tour and visit Memphis , was founded by the pharaoh Menes, and it was the Capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it remained an important city throughout ancient Egyptian history ,then break for lunch . In the evening pick up time to Giza Railway Station to board your Sleeper Train to Aswan.Overnight in sleeper train. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • 4

    Arrival Aswan, Aswan sightseeing

    When you have arrived in Aswan Railway Station your personal Guide will meet you and transfer you for a tour to the High Dam, which built to control the floods of the river , then you will visit Philae Temple which dedicated to the Goddess Isis and it was built during the Ptolemaic era , after finishing your tour your guide will assist you to check in your Nile cruise and enjoy lunch on board . N.B: Afternoon you can take the opportunity to do one of the optional tours like the Botanical garden, Nubian village to explore the Nubian traditions and culture. Overnight in Aswan. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

  • 5

    Optional trip to Abu Simbel

    Today you have the opportunity to do an optional tour to visit Abu Simbel , which consider to be masterpieces of ancient Egypt ,the twin temples were originally carved out of the mountainside in the 13th century BC during the reign of king Ramses II , Once you have finished your visit you will drive back to Aswan , and will have lunch on board , and enjoy the navigation , once the cruise arrive to Komombo afternoon you will visit the wonderful temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Horus , after finishing your tour you will back to the Nile cruise .Overnight in Edfu. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

  • 6

    Edfu and Sailing to Luxor

    Breakfast on board, you will visit The Temple of Edfu which is an ancient Egyptian Temple which houses important scenes and inscriptions of the Sacred Drama which related to the conflict between Horus and Seth. Sailing on to Luxor via Esna lock, then afternoon you will visit Karnak Temples the greatest and important worship site in history which dedicated to the Theban triad God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu, Then journey onto visit the majestic Luxor Temple which was constructed approximately 1400 BC, by Amunhotep III OF the 18th Dynasty New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramses II of the 19th. Overnight in Luxor. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

  • 7

    Luxor, Valley of the Kings and Queen Hatshepsut temple

    After breakfast on board disembark your Nile cruise and take a visit to the West Bank of Luxor, You will start your visit to the mysterious valley the Valley of the Kings. Where 64 tombs were discovered, then continue your visit to the unique Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, then Carry on to the magnificent Colossi of Memnon. The two huge statues of king Amonhotep III, after you will have lunch in a local restaurant in Luxor, then in the evening get the sleeper train back to Cairo.Overnight in the sleeper train. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

  • 8

    Arrival Cairo, old Cairo Sightseeing

    In the morning your tour guide will meet you in Giza train station , to start your tour to old Cairo to visit The Hanging Church , which named for its location on top of two bastions of the roman fortress of Babylon , it consider the most famous Coptic Christian church in Cairo, You will also visit the Abu Sirga Church which was built on the spot where the Holy Family, Joseph, Mary and the infant Jesus Christ rested at the end of their journey into Egypt, then continue your tour to Salah El Din Citadel which is a medieval Islamic fort. , located on Mokattam hill near the center of Cairo , it was built between 1176 and 1183 CE, now you have a lunch break in a local restaurant , then back to your hotel .Overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

  • 9

    Alexandria day tour

    After breakfast your Egyptologist guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo to start your day trip , once you arrive Alexandria you will visit the catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa ( mound of shards ) which is a 26 AD burial site , discovered in 1900 when a donkey fell into one of the tombs , the Catacombs which is the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut into the rock. Then continue you tour and visit Pompey's Pillar raised in 300 AD in honor of the Emperor Diocletian who saved the city from famine prior to his massive Christian persecution, Then take a drive to visit the Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the site of the ancient pharos, lighthouse of Alexandria considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. You will take a break now for lunch before you visit the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, which was reborn in October 2002 consider to be a major cultural and Library centre , After enjoying this interesting visit you will be driven back in comfort and safety to your hotel in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

  • 10

    Final departure

    After breakfast and check out from your Hotel your representative will meet you and accompany you to Cairo International Airport for final departure. Meals: Breakfast.

Include

  • Meet and Assist services by our Representatives
  • All transfers by a modern A/C vehicle
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodation on board 5 * cruise on full board basis
  • Egyptologist Guide during your Tours
  • Entrance fees
  • A bottle of water during your trip
  • All service charges & taxes
  • Meals as mentioned in Itinerary
  • Pick up from Airport and return

 

 

 

Exclude

  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping

Prices

 Per Person  May - Sep  Oct - April
   Double     722 $     742 $
   Single     977 $   1009 $

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