Luxurious Nubian Program
Programe 8 days / 7 nights Cairo - Aswan - Abu Simbel
You will be met and assisted at Cairo International Airport, then transferred by a deluxe Mercedes Car to the luxury Grand Hyatt Hotel. This hotel offers every facility and luxury imaginable, including an extensive health club and a revolving restaurant on the top 41st floor, giving panoramic views over with stunning views of Cairo and the pyramids. Overnight in Cairo.
In luxury vacations, enjoy an excursion to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykerinus, as well as the Solar Boat Museum and the Sphinx and Valley Temple. Lunch at the Khan El Khalili restaurant in the grandeur of Mena House Hotel, which is situated on the foot of the pyramids. Then proceed to the Old Kingdom capital of Memphis and on the Step Pyramid at Sakkara. Overnight in Cairo.
Transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Aswan. Check in at the magnificent Movenpick Hotel in Elephantine Island. It takes about 5 minute very pleasant boat crossing the Nile and the drop-off point is in the centre of the Aswan Bazaars. Overnight in Aswan.
Board the cruise boat M/S Eugenie to sail up the Nile, surrounded by the old world charm of this stylish boat, savoring the romance of the Nile. Watch scenes from antiquity pass by, while enjoying lunch. See sunset over Lake Nasser. Dinner and overnight on board.
Sail south through the former Nubia, stopping off to visit Wadi El Seboua (Valley of the Lions), named after the sphinxes that once lined the avenue leading to the temple here. Also, see the Ptolemaic Temple of Dakka nearby, which is dedicated to Thoth of the Sycamore Fig, as well as the Temple of Mahararqa, dedicated to Isis and Serapis. Dinner and overnight on board.
Sail on and visit the 18th Dynasty Temple of Amada. See also the tomb of Pennut, an administrator in Nubia during the reign of Ramesses. Sail on to see the ruins known as Qasr Ibrim, a site that once housed six temples and a Roman fort, and encompassing the pharaonic, Roman, Christian and Arab / Nubian eras.
Sail to Abu Simbel - Lunch on board. Dinner and overnight on board.
After an early breakfast, enjoy a visit to Abu Simbel Temple and watch the sunrise over the Temples of Ramses II and his Great Wife Nefertari. Board flight at Abu Simbel Airport and return to Cairo. Check in at the luxury Grand Hyatt Hotel. Pay a visit the old Khan El Khalili quarter and browse among a huge array of local hand-crafted goods and pharaonic-style jewelry. Return to hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast, transfer to Cairo Airport for departure.
THE PRICE INCLUDES:
1- Meet & assist upon arrival and departure
2- All transfers to/from airport, hotel by a luxury Mercedes Car
3- Accommodation in Cairo at 5 star deluxe, Nile View Executive Room for 03 nights including daily breakfast
4- Accommodation in Aswan at 5 star deluxe, Nile View Deluxe Room for 01 night including daily breakfast
5- Accommmodation on 5 star Deluxe cruise for 3 nights on full board basis
6- All sightseeing tours in Cairo - Aswan including English Egyptologist guide, entrance fees & transfer by a luxury Car
7- Lunch during tours
8- All taxes & service charge
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
1- Entry visa to Egypt
2- Any optional tours not mentioned in the itinerary
3- Internal flight (Cairo- Aswan - Abu Simbel - Cairo)
4- Meals except where indicated
5- Drinks and any personal expenses