Cairo and Nile Cruise Packages
Book now a marvelous trip to Egypt to explore ancient Egypt artifacts in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan for 10 days / 9 nights wonderful Cairo and Nile cruise packages, then move to Hurghada to enjoy Red Sea holidays.
|Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor / Hurghada|
Pick Up / Drop Off Point
|Duration||10 Days / 9 Nights|
|The service meet and assist at all your destinations.
3 Nights accommodation in Cairo at 5* hotel based on B.B.
4 Nights accommodation at 5* deluxe Nile cruise based on Full board.
2 Nights accommodation in Hurghada at 5* hotel based on All Inclusive.
Flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan and from Hurghada to Cairo.
Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary.
All your tours and excursions are by private A.C. Cars.
An expert Egyptologist guide during Cairo and Nile cruise packages.
All service charges and taxes.
Egypt entry visa.
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.
After breakfast, you will join your private Egyptologist guide to visit Giza Pyramids 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:
The great pyramid belongs to “King Khufu” 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:
The great Sphinx belongs to “King Chephren” 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 continue your Cairo and Nile cruise packages 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 of 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.
Aswan and Luxor Nile Cruise:
Breakfast on the cruise, then complete your Cairo and Nile cruise packages by a marvelous Aswan and Luxor Nile cruise:
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.
Philae 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.
Kom Ombo Temple:
A temple overlooking the Nile. Kom Ombo temple divided into 2 temples with 2 entrances, 2 hypostyle Halls, and 2 sanctuaries.
Dedicated to God Horus. Edfu temple considers 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.
Continue your Aswan and Luxor Nile cruise by joining your Egyptologist guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit Luxor Highlights including:-
Valley of the Kings:
The final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to the 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.
Hatshepsut 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
No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man. It represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples situated on 247 acres of land.
Overnight on board.
Check out from the cruise then transfer to Hurghada for overnight at 5* hotel.
Snorkeling excursion, Overnight in Hurghada.
Hurghada - Cairo:
Afternoon, transfer to Cairo by flight then transfer to 5* hotel for overnight
End Your Cairo and Nile Cruise Packages:
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 Cairo and Nile cruise packages.