Enjoy 11 Days / 10 nights Egypt Trips to visit Cairo and Giza Pyramids, Alexandria and then cruise the Nile river for 5 nights from Luxor to Aswan.
|Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Abu Simbel / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor / Alexandria|
Pick Up / Drop Off Point
|Duration||11 Days / 10 Nights|
|Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
Accommodation for 5 nights in Cairo including breakfast.
Accommodation for 5 nights on 5 star Super deluxe Nile cruise on full board.
Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary.
Private Egyptologist guide throughout all your tours.
Water and soft drinks on board of the vehicles during the trips
Domestic flight tickets (Cairo / Aswan- Luxor / Cairo)
All service charges & taxes.
Egypt entry visa.
Any optional tours.
Arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. From the airport you will be transferred by a private A/C car to your hotel for check in. Evening time, we will pick you up from your hotel to enjoy a Dinner Cruise :
Sit back and relax while you enjoy a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band, featuring the unforgettable tannoura spin, in keeping with Egypt’s whirling dervishes tradition, then you will be transferred back to your hotel.
After breakfast, you will join your private tour guide to visit one of the 7 Wonders of the World:
Giza Pyramid Complex:
The complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
The Great Pyramid:
It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147 m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.
The Great Sphinx:
It is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.
The Valley Temple:
A Granite mortuary temple used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one at Giza plateau Proceed to have your Lunch will be served at Pyramids/ Nile view restaurant, Then move to visit :-
Saqqara Step Pyramid :
It is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone construction; it dates back to the reign of King Djeser who ruled Egypt during the 27th century B.C. The step pyramid consists of 6 steps built atop one another with a height 62m. Then move to visit :-
The 1st capital all over Egypt founded by King Menes, It occupied a strategic position between Upper & Lower Egypt. Memphis was believed to be under the protection of the god Ptah, the god of creation and artworks Finally, we drive you back to your hotel
After breakfast, you will join your private tour guide to visit Cairo Highlights:
The Egyptian Museum:
The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years. Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit :-
Salah el din Citadel:
It served as Egypt’s seat of government till the 1860s, Cairo Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work has started in 1176 and was completed in 1182. Then move to visit :-
Mohamed Ali Mosque:
It was constructed between 1830 and 1848 , the mosque named ” The Alabaster Mosque” because most of the walls made out of pure alabaster. The mosque is a replica from the Blue Mosque in Istanbul. Finally, enjoy visiting :-
Khan El Khalili Bazaar:
No visit to Cairo is Complete without a stop at the Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the bazaar is the oldest and the most famous in the middle east. It was constructed in 970 AD, the same year as the founding of Cairo. At the end of the day we will transfer you to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan- Upon arrival, you will be transferred to 5* Nile cruise for overnight.
Breakfast on the cruise, then visit Aswan Highlights:
The High Dam:
It was built across the Nile at Aswan and was constructed between 1960 and 1970, and has had a significant effect on the economy and culture of Egypt.
The Unfinished Obelisk:
The largest obelisk in ancient time. It was ordered by Hatshepsut (1508–1458 BC) to complement the Lateran Obelisk (which was originally at Karnak} and was later brought to the Lateran Palace in Rome
The temple dedicated to goddess Isis of Love and beauty. The temple complex was dismantled and relocated to nearby Agilkia Island as part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign project, protecting this and other complexes before the 1970 completion of the Aswan High Dam. Overnight on board.
Early morning, breakfast boxes then join your private tour guide to enjoy a private guided tour to :-
The two Temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt.
The Temples are rock cut structures, and both built during the reign of King Ramses II 1200 B.C. One temple is dedicated to King Ramses II, and the second temple is dedicated to his beloved wife Queen Nefertari. The carvings and artwork that decorate both temples are incredible. Hand carved pillars, wall paintings, carvings, statues, and much more, this is a must visit temple. Return back to your cruise and sailing after lunch.
Edfu & Kom Ombo:
Sail to Kom Ombo and visit Kom Ombo Temple: A temple overlooking the Nile. This temple divided into 2 temples with 2 entrances, 2 hypostyle Halls and 2 sanctuaries. Continue sailing to :-
Dedicated to God Horus. Edfu temple consider the most preserved Greco-Roman temple all over Egypt and on its walls portrayed a “Play” shows the overcome of Horus over the devil god Seth. Sail to Luxor, arrive late night and overnight on board
After breakfast, join your private tour guide to visit Luxor east bank highlights:
No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man, and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples situated on 247 acres of land. Then back to your Nile cruise to have your lunch and refresh yourself. Evening time, we will pick you up once more to enjoy :
Luxor Temple by Night:
The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important festival, the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and Ramses II, the temple’s purpose was as a setting for the rituals of the festival. The festival was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office. Overnight on board of the cruise.
Luxor West - Cairo:
Breakfast at your cruise then you will be accompanied by your private tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit:
Valley of the Kings:
The final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great pharaoh Ramses II and boy pharaoh Tutankhamen. The tombs were well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs still well preserved.
It is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.
Colossi of Memnon:
Two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor Have your lunch on a Nile View restaurant before we drive you to Hurghada for check in at 5* hotel.
Enjoy a private tour to Alexandria joining your own private Egyptologist guide to visit:
A Roman burial site whose family tomb reveals the merging of Egyptian and Roman art and architecture. Descend below ground to visit the tomb and Caracalla Hall. Back above ground, continue to visit :-
An 82-foot (25-meter) granite column built to honor Emperor Diocletian, who freed the besieged city and brought food to its starving people. Continuing to visit :-
the Citadel of Quitbey:
A 15th-century fortress located on the Mediterranean sea coast. It was established in 1477 AD by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qa’it Bay. The Citadel is situated on the same place of the Pharos Island Lunch will be served at a sea food restaurant, then you will finish your tour by a visit :-
A copy of every book published in the world is kept in the library, making it one of the great literary sites in the world. The library also houses several exhibitions relating to the history of Egypt and a display of rare antique books. Finally, return back to Cairo for overnight.
Free Day to relax.
Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities to end your Egypt Tour package.