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Egypt – Land of ancient Wonders

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Duration

8 days 7 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people

Languages

English

Overview

Discover The Secrets in Egyptian History and its most iconic attractions. From its Great Pyramids of Giza to majestic tombs and temples in Luxor and Aswan, combine a tour of Cairo with a cruise down the longest river in the world, the Nile River.  First, we will explore the main city in Egypt, Cairo, followed by a visit to Aswan and some of the famous sites there. After Aswan, we will head to the beautiful Kom Ombo followed by a visit to Luxor

CITIES TO BE VISITED: Cairo, Giza, Aswan, Luxor
ACCOMMODATION: 
*Cairo – 4 nights (Pyramisa Cairo 4* or similar)
*Nile Cruise – 3 nights (5* category)
BEST TIME TO TRAVEL: Sep – Nov, Feb-April
TRAVEL ADVISORY INFORMATION: Click to learn more

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Wander the streets of old Cairo
  • Explore ancient temples and monuments
  • Gaze at the pyramids and mysterious Sphinx
  • Visit the temples of Luxor
  • Enter the tombs in the Valley of the Kings
  • Discover Nubian culture in Aswan
  • Cruise the Nile

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival in Cairo
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

Arrival in Cairo Airport. Meet and assist by our CIT
Representative. Then transfer to the hotel. Dinner &
Overnight in Cairo Hotel. (D)

Day 2: Full Day Giza Visit: Pyramids of Giza / Sphinx
Day 2: Full Day Giza Visit: Pyramids of Giza / Sphinx

In the morning after breakfast, we visit the famous pyramids
of Giza - the only Obtained Wonders of the World - and the
mysterious Sphinx. The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren
and Mycerinus fascinate today by every visitor. Dinner &
Overnight in Cairo Hotel. (B, D)

Day 3: Departure Cairo / Aswan + Full Day Visit
Day 3: Departure Cairo / Aswan + Full Day Visit

Early Day, Flight to Aswan .Embarkation on the Nile-Cruise
before Lunch. After lunch, we visit the High Dam, The
Unfinished Obelisks. After that goes by motorboat it to the
Philae Temple, In the midst of fascinating scenery of rocks
and water stands Philae, the island sacred to the goddess Isis,
defined by Pierre Loti as the "pearl of Egypt". When the high
dam was built, the buildings were all dismantled and rebuilt
on another island, higher than water of the lake. The
sanctuary was situated on the site where the annual miracle
of the flooding of the Nile, the rebirth of life thanks to Isis who, with the power of love. Had resuscitated her husband Osiris, was thought to take place. Overnight in Aswan on deck. (B, L, D)

Day 4: Kom-Ombo - Edfu
Day 4: Kom-Ombo - Edfu

In the Morning, sailing to Kom-Ombo (Approx. from Aswan
to Kom-Ombo 49 Km.) and go visit the Temple of Kom-
Ombo the temple of Sobek with the head of a crocodile and
Haroeris with the head of a hawk. The unique feature of the
temple is therefore that it was built double, uniting two
flanking temple. Sail to Edfu (Approx. from Kom-Ombo to
Edfu 60 Km.) & we go ashore and visit the best preserved
temple in Egypt is Temple Horus; dedicated to the falconheaded
god Horus stands in what is now the city of Edfu. This
is where the majestic black granite statue of Horus, wearing
the double crown of upper and Lower Egypt, is to be found.
Continue to sail to Luxor & Overnight in Luxor. (Approx.
from Edfu to Luxor 107 Km.) (B, L, D)

Day 5: Edfu – Luxor
Day 5: Edfu – Luxor

Breakfast. Enjoying the Sailing to Luxor. Then Dinner
& Overnight in Luxor on Deck. (B, L, D)

Day 6: Luxor West & East Side visit + Luxor – Fly to Cairo – Cairo
Day 6: Luxor West & East Side visit + Luxor – Fly to Cairo – Cairo

And then disembarkation from the Cruise and after that.
Visit Memnonskolossen, Hatshepsut Temple and the
Valley of the Kings Then Visit Karnak and Luxor Temples.
Luxor is part of ancient Thebes: ‘the one hundred-gated city
as it was called by the renowned Greek historian, Homer, because of its buildings and large gates. The city grew over the years, and the Arabs, impressed by its beautiful places and hug edifices, re-named it 'Luxor: City of Palaces. Luxor remained the seat of power from 2100 to 75- B.C. That is why the visitor is awed by the city, made immortal by its huge pillaredmonuments along both banks of the Nile, in the City of the Living, in the east , where the life-giving sun rises; and in the City of Dead, in the west, where the sun, in its never-ending orbit, bids farewell to life. Then transfer to the Airport to fly from Luxor to Cairo. (Max. 1 Hour from Luxor to Cairo) (B, D). Transfer to Cairo Hotel.

Day 7: Full Day Cairo Visit
Day 7: Full Day Cairo Visit

Breakfast, Full Day City Visit, Visiting the Egyptian
Museum, then the old Coptic Cairo and afternoon visiting
the Khan el Khalili bazaar market. Dinner & Overnight in
Cairo Hotel. (B, D)

Day 8: Departure

Breakfast, Check-out. Transfer to Airport for Final
Departure. (B,)

Included/Excluded

  • 4 Nights Cairo Hotel – HB
  • 3 Nights Nile Cruise (5 Star Category ) – FB
  • The Entrance Fees as Per requested Program
  • English speaking Guide
  • Transfer by AC Coach as Per requested Program
  • Domestic flights (2 ways)
  • International air tickets
  • Visa charges
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, porterage and other personal expenses
  • Cost for lunches

Durations

Full day (7+ hours)

Languages

English

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