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Cairo, Alexandria, Abu Simel, Aswan, Luxor,
Edfu & Kom Ombo


Day/01: Cairo
Arrival at Cairo airport at afternoon, meeting with by our tour manager, who will help you through your immigration and customs formalities, then he will escort you to your hotel for check in and overnight.

Day/02: Cairo
Breakfast at hotel.8: 30 A.M. You will meet with your guide at the lobby to tour some of Egypt's most ancient sites :the ruins of Memphis at the edge of the western desert, Egypt’s first Capital until the end of the Kingdom and one of the most important cities throughout the history of Ancient Egypt. Close to Memphis, we drive to Sakkara, the City of the dead with the famous step Pyramid of Djosser. Continue your tour 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 alabaster Sphinx, which was discovered in 1912, carved from a single piece of stone. It is a lion with a Pharaoh’s head thought to be a portrait of the Pharaoh Chephren. Return back to your hotel for overnight.(B)

Day/03: Cairo
Breakfast at hotel. Meeting with your guide at the lobby to enjoy your tour visiting one of the famous and unique museums 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 to St. Sergious Church, where the Holy Family was hidden while they were in Egypt.Followed by visiting the oldest Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra. Visit the medieval Citadel of Salah El- Din, which 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. Return back to your hotel for overnight.(B)

Day/04: Alexandria
Breakfast at hotel 07:00 A.M.,drive to Alexandria (3 hours drive) by van to visit the Pompey's Pillar,made of Aswan rose granite. Continue your tour visiting the Catacombs of Kom El-Shokafa and the Roman Amphitheater, which is built in the 1st century A.D. and uncovered in the late 1950. At the end of the tour you will be visiting the newly- opened Library of Alexandria, if you are interested.Return back to Cairo to your hotel for overnight.(B)

Day/05: Abu Simbel
Breakfast at hotel. Meeting with your tour manager to transfer you to Cairo airport for your flight to Abu Simbel. Upon arrival at Abu Simbel airport you will be transferred to embark your Nubian Cruise ship behind the Dam. Lunch on board. Visit Abu Simbel Temple, a symbol of the international campaign for the salvage of the Nubian Monuments, the Temple of Ramses II and his beloved wife Nefertari. Welcome cocktail. P.M. Attend the magnificent Sound and Light Show at Abu Simbel Temple. Candlelight Dinner on board. Overnight in Abu Simbel. (B, L, D)

Day/06 Visit: Kasr Ibrim
Abu Simbel Temples, if you would like to watch the spectacular sunrise at Abu Simbel. May enjoy an early morning visit to the Temple (entrance tickets is not included). Breakfast on board. Morning at leisure. Lunch on board while sailing to Kasr Ibrim. Arrive to Kasr Ibrim, sole vestige of the distant past of Nubia found in its original location. During the Pharaonic period, this hill was dominated by a Citadel. Throughout the Medieval Era, the summit of the hill was dominated by a Cathedral of which we can still admire some Roman arches. Tour conducted from the shi's sundeck, as entrance to the site is not permitted. PM Attend the Sound and Light Show at Abu Simbel Temple. Dinner and overnight on board.Overnight in Kasr Ibrim.(B,L,D)

Day/07: Amada
Early morning sailing to Amada. Breakfast on board.Visit the Temple of Amada of the 18 Th.Dynasty, built during the reign of Thotmosis III, Amenophis III and Thotmosis IV. Also visit the Hemi-Speos of Derr dedicated by Ramses II to the rising sun and the Tomb of Penout, viceroy of Nubia. Lunch on board will be served while sailing to Wadi El Seboua. Afternoon visit the Temple of Wadi El Seboua, which was dedicated by Ramses II to the two gods Amon Ra and Ra Harmakis. Visit the Temple of Dekka, dedicated to the god Thot of divine wisdom, lord of time and science, master of literature and the Greco Roman Temple of Meharakka. Dinner on board. Overnight in Wadi El Seboua. (B, L, D)

Day/08: Aswan
Breakfast on board.Sail to Aswan and cocktail while crossing of the Tropic of Cancer. Visit the Kalabsha Temple with its Pharaonic aspect remodeled in Greco-Roman style and dedicated to the god Mandoulis. Visit the Hemi-Speos of Beit El Wali. Erected by Ramses II at the beginning of his reign and Kiosh of Kertassi, erected to honor the goddess Isis. Disembark your cruise ship in Aswan. Meeting with our local representative to transfer you to your Nile Cruise ship for embarkation. Visit the Philae Temple, the High Dam, and the Granite Quarries. Lunch on board. Sail on the Nile by felucca around Kitchener's Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum. Afternoon tea. Dinner on board & Nubian folkloric show. Overnight in Aswan (B, L, D)

Day/09 : Edfu/ Kom Ombo
Early morning sail to Kom Ombo. Breakfast on board. Visit the Ptolemaic Temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Harories in Kom Ombo. Sail to Edfu. Lunch on Board. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu, the best preserved Egyptian Temple. Afternoon tea. Sail to Luxor.Captain's Welcome cocktail (smart casual attire). Dinner on board & disco. Overnight in Luxor .(B, L, D)

Day/10 : Luxor
Breakfast on Board. Cross to the West Bank visit the Valley of the Kings and Queens, where tombs of 64 Pharaohs and 57 Queens have been discovered, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon facing the Nile. Lunch on board.Afternoon tea. Dinner on board & Galabiya party. Overnight in Luxor. (B,L,D)

Day/11: Luxor
Disembarkation Cruise after breakfast. Visit the Karnak Temple, is one of the greatest architectural achievements of antiquity. It is a vast complex that embodies the works of many Pharaohs added over the centuries. It was the most important sanctuary in Ancient Egypt then visit the Temple of Luxor, which was started by Amenhotep III and completed by Ramses II. Meeting with our tour manager in Luxor to transfer you to Luxor airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo airport, you will be transferred to your hotel for check in and overnight.(B)

Day/12: Cairo
Breakfast at hotel. Meeting with your tour manager to transfer you to Cairo airport and helped through your check-in and immigration formalities for your International flight back home.(B)


Program Includes :

  • 5 Nights Bed and breakfast at Hotel in Cairo
  • 3 Nights Full board on Nile Cruise Ship Ex Abu Simbel (Will be joined with a group)
  • 3 Nights Full board on Nile Cruise Ship Ex Aswan
  • 2 Full days Tour in Cairo
  • Overday trip to Alexandria
  • Present rate for domestic air Tickets Cairo/Abu Simbel-Luxor/Cairo
  • As Egypt Air might increase their rate, if this will be the case will advise you how much the increase will be, if not rate will be the same as it is.
  • All transfers in Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, Luxor & Abu Simbel will be operated in a private Air Conditioned Van
  • All Tours are operated in a private Air Conditioned van
  • Guiding fee for a Russian speaking Egyptologist guide Allthrough
  • All entrance fees to all Sight seeing, as mentioned in our program
  • English speaking tour manager finalizing passport control and escorting you from Airport to hotel and vice versa


Program Excludes :

  • International Air Tickets.
  • Visa fees
  • Departure tax (If there will be)
  • Gratuities to tour guide, tour escort, Egyptologist and drivers
  • All Charges not mentioned : mineral water, laundry and etc..
 

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