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  Cairo, Nile Felucca & Hurghada

Day/ 01  Cairo
Arrival at Cairo International Airport, meeting with our tour Manager, who will assist you through your immigration and customs formalities, then he will escort you to your hotel for check in and overnight.

 
Day/ 02 Cairo/ Aswan
Breakfast at hotel. Meeting with your tour manager and qualified Egyptologist tour guide at the lobby to drive to the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Pyramid Cheops (Khufu’s), is the largest one of the three and one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, was built in the 4th dynasty about 2690 B.C. In front of the Pyramid of Chephren, there stand the  Sphinx, which was discovered in 1912 carved from a single piece of stone. It is a lion with a portrait of a Pharaoh's head, it is believed by many to be a likeness of Pharaoh Chephren. Enjoy your tour visiting one of the famous and unique museums in the World the Egyptian Museum, famous for its antiquities from Egypt’s Pharaonic period, which includes the fabulous treasures of King Tut-Ankh-Amon. Continue your tour to Old Cairo, visiting the oldest part of Cairo the old Coptic Churches, the Hanging Church dedicated to the Virgin Mary built in the 3rd Century and the Church of St. Sergious, where the Holy Family was hidden while they were in Egypt and built in the 4th Century. Followed by visiting the oldest Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra. Visit the medieval Citadel of Salah El Din, built in the 12th Century and contains many structures, the most impressive of which is the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, it was designed in the early 19th Century by a  Greek Architect from Turkey. The style is based on the Ottoman mosques of Istanbul. At the end of your tour visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar (the old market). Meeting with your tour manager to transfer you to Cairo Station for your
Sitting train to Aswan. Overnight on board Train. (B)

Day/ 03  Aswan
Upon arrival at Aswan Station you will meet with our local tour manager and your qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide to visit the Philae Temple , which is reached by motor launch from a dock south of town as it lies on an island between the old and new dams. Through UNESCO efforts, the temple was saved from the inundation by the waters of the new High Dam, was dismantled and re-assembled on a higher hill. A beautiful construction is the Kiosk of Trajan which is a charming relic with 14 pillars, The High Dam, a modern  achievement of great magnitude in Egypt’s history, built by the Russians in the 1960’s, it supplies most of the country’s needed electric power and the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries of Aswan where much of the red granite used for ancient temples and colossi came from. The Unfinished Obelisk still lies where it was carved when a crack was discovered as it was being hewn from the rock. Your qualified Egyptologist guide will explain how the 1 tone obelisk was carved and why the crack caused it to be abandoned. Afternoon you will be transferred to your Nile Felucca for embarkation on your way to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Dinner & overnight on board. (L, D) 


Day/ 04  Aswan/ Kom Ombo
Breakfast. Sail to Kom Ombo. Free relaxing day on felucca. Lunch, dinner & overnight on board. (B,L,D)
 

Day/ 05  Kom Ombo/ Edfu/ Luxor/ Hurghada
Breakfast. Visit the Ptolemaic Temple standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile The Temple shared by the two gods Harories with his falcon head and Sobek with his crocodile head. Then visit the majestic Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is considered to be the best preserved cult Egyptian Temple. According to the Egyptian myths, it was the place where the falcon-headed god Horus revenged the murder of his father Osiris by killing Seth. Then meeting with your tour manager and driver to transfer you to Luxor. Afternoon meeting with your qualified Egyptologist tour guide to the Temple of Luxor, which was started by Amenhotep III and completed by Ramses II. Meeting with your tour manager and driver to transfer you to Hurghada. Upon arrival at Hurghada you will meet with our local tour manager to transfer you to your hotel for check in and overnight.(B)


Day/ 06 Hurghada
Breakfast at hotel. Day at leisure for fishing , swimming, diving, snorkeling or relaxing by the sea side or your hotel side. Overnight at hotel.(B)

Day/ 07 Hurghada/ Cairo
Breakfast at hotel. Day at leisure for fishing , swimming, diving, snorkeling or relaxing by the sea side or your hotel side. Late afternoon meeting with your tour manager to transfer you to Hurghada Station for your air conditioned public bus to transfer you to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo station you will meet with your tour manager to transfer you to your hotel for check in and overnight. (B)

Day/ 08 Cairo
Breakfast at hotel, you will meet with your tour manager to transfer you to Cairo, where he will assist you through your check-in and immigration formalities for your International  departure flight back home. (B)

 B : Breakfast                                              L : Lunch                                              D : Dinner

N.B.
Please kindly note that Felucca Itinerary might be changed without prior notice to navigational circumstances and security restrictions, may be in sequences but not in visits. We are not liable for these changes.

 Program INCLUDES
01) 2 Nights bed and breakfast at hotel accommodation in Cairo
02) 2 Nights Full board on Felucca Nile Cruise
03) 1 Night on First Class/ Deluxe Sitting Train Cairo/Aswan (NO BED & NO MEALS)
04) 2 Nights bed and breakfast at hotel accommodation in Hurghada
05) 1 Full Day Tour in Cairo
06) All Transfers in Cairo, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Luxor & Hurghada will be operated in a  private Air conditioned Van
07) Transfer Kom Ombo/ Edfu/ Luxor/Hurghada by private air conditioned Van
08) All Tours will be operated privately. You will have your own private guide and van (NO JOIN)
09) Guiding fee for an English speaking Egyptologist Tour guide All through
10) All entrance fees to all Sight seeing, as mentioned in our program
11) English speaking tour manager to meet and assist you for finalizing passport control and escorting you from Airport to 
      hotel and vice versa
12) Ticket for Air conditioned Public bus Hurghada/ Cairo
13) All taxes and service charges
14) Meals : 6 Breakfasts + 2 Lunches + 2 Dinners

Program EXCLUDES
01) International airfares
02) Visa entry fee
03) Departure tax (If there will be)
04) Gratuities to tour guide, tour escorts, Egyptologist and drivers      
05) Personal expenses not mentioned : mineral water, personal calls, laundry, etc....
06) Any meals not mentioned    
07) All Beverages
08) Any Optional Tours


OPTIONAL TOURS : (Which can match with this program) 

Tour

Rate

Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids of Giza 

Per Person USD. 00

Sound & Light Show at the Philae Temple  

Per Person USD. 00

Abu Simbel trip by Van

Per Person USD. 00

Giftun Island                   

Per Person USD. 00

Sindbad Submarine                   

Per Person USD. 00

Jeep Safari & Barbeque                   

Per Person USD. 00

Mahmya             

Per Person USD. 00

St. Antony’s & St. Paul Monastries                

Per Person USD. 00

 

 

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