12 Days / 11 Nights
5 Nights Cairo
1 Night Aswan
2 Night Luxor
3 Nights Nile Cruise
- Arrive at Cairo Airport: Meet, assist through passport control formalities, luggage identification & transfer to your hotel.
- Check in at Hotel.
- Overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast. Then drive to the three famous Pyramids of Giza, erected by Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus, guarded by the mysterious Sphinx, which is a mythical statue with a body of a lion and a human head. The three Pyramids and the Sphinx are one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the most important tourist site in Egypt. (Camel ride at the Pyramids can be arranged during the visit upon your request).
Then tour to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, housing around 250,000 antique pieces. Covering the whole history of ancient Egypt, which extends over the past 5 thousand years, among these pieces the most magnificent treasures of the young King Tut Ankh Amon.
back to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast. Free day. (Optional) Over day tour to Alexandria (Full day Greco-Roman Museum, the Roman Theater & the Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa): Transportation Cairo-Alexandria-Cairo (by air conditioned bus) includes a visit to Greco-Roman Museum (Filled by collection, which covers the period from the 3rd Century BC to the 7th century AD. Like Mummies, Hellenistic statues, bust of Roman Emperors, Tanagra figurines & early Christian antiquities). Followed by a visit to The Roman Theater (A theater with marble seats up to 800 spectators, Galleries, Section of mosaic flooring & a pleasure garden surrounded by Roman Villas & baths). Then a visit to The Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa (Tombs on three levels, also contains the Tri-cilium where relatives used to sit on stone benches to feast the dead, a center with relieves of bearded serpents, Inside are 2nd Century AD statues of Sobec & Anubis wearing Roman Armor). Then visit The Montazah Garden and Alexandria Library. Back to Cairo by air conditioned bus. Overnight in Cairo
Breakfast. Free day. (Optional) Departure from hotel to start your full day tour visiting Sakkara. See the earliest monumental stone tractor in Egypt, a stepped pyramid built for King Zoser (c. 2650 BC). Then visit the cemetery for Memphis, used continuously for 3,000 years. See the earliest monumental stone tractor in Egypt, a stepped pyramid built for King Zoser (c. 2650 BC).
Overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast.Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by plane to Aswan. Arrival, meet & assist by our representatives and transfer to the hotel. Check in. (Optional) Start your full day tour visiting Abu Simple Temple by A/C car. The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments. The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge façade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King's wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Then back to Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.
Breakfast. Meet & assist by our representatives and transfer to the Cruise. Boarding before lunch, Visit the High Dam and the Philae temple. Lunch on board Sail to Kom Ombo. Afternoon Tea. Visit the Temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu. Dinner on board. Overnight in Edfu.
Breakfast on board. Visit The Temple of Horus in Edfu. Cross the lock. Sail to Luxor. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board & Galabya party. Overnight in Luxor.
Breakfast on board. Cross to the West Bank to visit the Necropolis of Thebes, Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board. Afternoon free at leisure. Afternoon Tea. Overnight in Luxor.
Breakfast on board. Disembarkation. Transfer to Hotel. Arrival, meet and assist by our representatives. (Optional) Full Day Tour East Bank - Karnak and Luxor Temple Excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great Proceed by carriage or bus to Karnak, which is a serious of temples built in different reigns. Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with it's 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatchepsut and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. (Optional) Hot Balloon: Should you want to make your stay in Luxor an unforgettable. Drifting peacefully over the Valley of King, Valley of the Queens and the Mountain on the Nobles.
Over night in Luxor.
Breakfast. Free day. (Optional) Full Day Tour Abydos and Denderah. Hathoor and Osiris Temples. Morning we drive to Abydos, where the ancient Egyptians believed the god Egypt for you (lord of the underworld) to be buried. The paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt. We then continue to Denderah to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy. Hathor Temple, with its sacred lake and famous astrological roof, is a delicately beautiful structure. Hathor is the patroness of the Ahathoor Temple. Overnight in Luxor.
Breakfast.Transfer to the airport, Departure by plain to Cairo. Arrival, meet and assist by our representatives. Transfer to your hotel. (Optional) Start full day Tour visiting the Old part of Cairo, as Egypt was one of the first countries to embrace Christianity. We visit the Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Berbara. The hanging Church, and the Coptic Museum which has a large collection of Coptic arts and antiquities dating from 300-1000 B.C., We will also visit the old Jewish Ben Ezra Synagogue. Then followed by a visit to the Citadel (it comprises a number of important monuments which are; the Mosque of Soleiman Pasha, the Alabaster Mosque, Joeh's Walls, Mohamed Ali Pasha Palace & provides a panoramic view of Cairo from Moqattam mountain). (Optional) Sound & Light Show at Pyramids area. Overnight in Cairo
Breakfast. Our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.
n 5 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
n 1 night hotel accommodation in Aswan on bed & breakfast basis.
n 2 nights hotel accommodation in Luxor on bed &breakfast basis
n 3 nights on Cruise board (Aswan & Luxor) full board (sightseeing included).
n Domestic airfare: Cairo/ Aswan/Luxor/ Cairo .
n 1 full day tour in Cairo visiting the Pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum .
n All transfers in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan.
n All your tours and excursions are with A/C bus
n The service of meet and assist at all your destinations
n English speaking Egyptologist guide
n All entrance fees.
n Our prices include all taxes and services.
n Free Camel ride at the Pyramids area.
n Entry visa.
n Insurance of any kind.
n Extras of any kind.
n Any tips.
n Any optional tours