Explore the beauty and wonders of Egypt on this archeological tour across the region. During the weeklong tour, you will visit temples, museums and the great pyramids.
Upon arrival to the land of the pharaohs, you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel by a modern private air-conditioned vehicle. Spend overnight in Cairo.
Following breakfast, the day starts with a guided tour in Giza to visit the legendary majestic Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus 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 and 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.
In the morning, we meet at Aswan railway station then transfer you to your air-conditioned car to start your day with a romantic motorboat trip to the Philae Temple to the temple of Isis. We will 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. Check into your Nile cruise with dinner and overnight on board.
An early morning pickup from your Nile Cruise will take you for an Abu Simbel convoy to visit 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. We will then return to your Nile Cruise for night sailing.
As we sail to Komombo, enjoy breakfast on board before a visit to the Temple Of Sobek and Haeroris. From Komombo, we sail to Efdu for a visit of Horus Temple. Sail to Luxor via Esna for an afternoon tea. Enjoy dinner on board and a Galabia party. Relax with an overnight stay in Luxor.
In the morning, we will start our day to the West Bank. We will visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent Pharaonic tombs were discovered. 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. After, you will visit the Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary, which is dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut. You will then head back to your cruise ship for your luggage then 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 we transfer to Luxor train station. We will take the train from Luxor to your hotel in Cairo.
Enjoy a day of leisure and sightseeing on your own. The next day will see you transferred to Cairo airport for your flight.