Itinerary: 7 nights – 8 Days :
Day 1: Arrival
Arrival to the land of the pharaohs. At Cairo international airport you will be welcomed then You will be transferred to your hotel on a modern a private air-conditioned vehicle for check-in. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Giza Pyramids – Tahrir Square – The Egyptain Museum- (B)
8:00 AM Following breakfast, The day starts with a guided tour in Giza to visit the legendary majestic Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerionos to view these spectacular man-made monuments. Afterwards a tour of the great Sphinx; guarding the Royal Burial Chambers and temple of Kheops. we will have our Lunch and Then you will be transferred to the Egyptian Museum which is considered to be the most ancient museum in the world. You will have a guided tour inside to see the golden treasure of Tut-Ankh-Amun & a great gallery of statues & portraits and much more. Then you will be transferred to Tahrir Square where the revolution of Egypt 2011 occurred. At the End you will be transferred to Giza station for your sleeping train to Aswan
Train 84 from Giza to Aswan Departure 20:00 Arrival Aswan 8:35
Day 3 : Aswan – Philae – High Dam – Unfinished Obleisk * Nile Cruise * – (B-L-D)
8:35 AM meet at Aswan railway station then transfer you to your air condition car then start your day with a romantic motorboat trip to the Philae Temple to the temple of Isis. The name Philae stems from the ancient Egyptian word Pilak meaning “the remote place”. then a visit to One of the biggest feats of engineering in Egyptian history the Aswan Dam , the biggest building project in
Egypt since the pyramids of Giza the day ends with a visit to The unfinished obelisk which is the largest known ancient obelisk , it is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan (Assuan) Check into your Nile cruise, Dinner on board.
Day 4 : Abu Simbel- (B-L-D)
3:00 AM pick up from your Nile Cruise then to Abu Simbel convoy * 14:00AM * Arrival then visiting Abu Simbel , the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel, As one of the most beautiful sites in Egypt , the interiors of Abu Simbel’s temples are astounding. The scale of the buildings and their detailed decoration leaves most visitors in awe,then back to Aswan,then to your nile cruise and sailing.
Day 5 : KomOmbo / Edfu- (B-L-D)
4:00 AM Sailing to KomOmbo 7:00 Breakfast on board . 8:00 Visit the Temple OF Sobek&Haeroris; in KomOmbo . 10:00 sailing to Efdu. 13:00 Lunch on board 14:30 Visit of Horus Temple in Edfu. 16:30 Sail to Luxor Via Esna 17:00 Afternoon tea . 20:00 Dinner on board.Galabia Party After Dinner Overnight in Luxor Arrive Luxor 11 PM.
Day 6 : Luxor (East – west Bank) – Cairo – (B-L-D)
7 :00 AM we will start our day to the west bank, we will visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent Pharaonic tombs were discovered. The Valley of the Kings is a valley in Upper Egypt where, for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, tombs were constructed for the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom. Guides are not permitted inside the tombs, but your guide will tell you what to look for inside the richly decorated rooms. Here you may also visit the tomb of King Tutankhamen (optional, for an additional cost). Thereafter, you will visit the Hatshepsut temple at El Deir El Bahary, Which is dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut, You will then head back to your cruise ship for picking your Luggage, then a visit to visit the Karnak Temple, you will find the great “Hypostyle Hall,” which is an incredible forest of giant pillars. After this, you will visit the Luxor temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II then transfer to Luxor Train staion. Train 87 from Luxor to Cairo Departure 19:15 Arrival Aswan 5:15 then to your hotel in cairo.
Day 7 : Cairo – (B)
Day of leisure
Day 8: Departure – (B)
From your hotel then you will be transferred to Cairo airport for your flight!!! And remember the famous Egyptian saying The one who drinks the water of the Nile, is sure to return again one day…