|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Cairo International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
Upon arrival Cairo international airport you will be meet and assist by one of our Representative at the airport and he will escort you to your hotel. Rest of the day will be at your leisure.
Wake up and have your breakfast at the hotel before being picked up by our representative who will introduce your guide to you (Pick up time will be provided to you by our rep on arrival day). Then drive to the Giza pyramids to see the great pyramid of Cheops (Khufu), the highest pyramid in Egypt and one of the Ancient World Wonders. Nearby also visit the other two pyramids Khefren ( Khafra) which is the middle pyramid and Mecarinos( men Kaw Ra) the smallest. Enjoy the wonderful view of the three pyramids on Pyramids Plato ending our visit to the area by visiting the most famous statue in the world Sphinx. (Optional Camel ride at the pyramids.
Drive on to Memphis and Sakkara via the country side, watch farmers working in the field or riding donkeys to their land. Sakkara is the necropolis of Memphis where king Zoser built his pyramid, the first pyramid built in Egypt (step Pyramid). Visit the unique pyramid complex, you won’t find anything else like it in all of Egypt. The area encompasses many pyramids and tombs mostly back to the Old and Middle Kingdom. Then drive to Memphis the first ancient Egyptian Capital to see the Statue of Ramses the II and the AL paster sphinx. Transfer back to hotel and overnight.
(Lunch included on tour)
Cairo –Luxor-Nile Cruise
Breakfast early morning at your hotel, then you will be met by your escort to take you to the domestic airport to catch your flight to Luxor. On Arrival at Luxor airport you will be transferred to your and shown your cabin. Visit the necropolis of Thebes, Valley of the Kings, where the tomb of Tut the Golden King was found by Howard carter, Queen Hatshepsut and the colossi of Memnon. Cross to the East Bank of the river and visit Luxor and Karnak temple. At Karnak you will be amazed by the unique structure. You will visit the hypostyle hall with 134 columns, the largest in the world.
(If your flight is too early your breakfast will be delivered to you in the lobby in a box)
Luxor- Esna- Edfu some of this is the same as the day before?
Breakfast on board then start your tour by visiting necropolis of Thebes, Valley of the kings, Temple of Hatshepsut and colossi of Memnon back to cruise sail to Esna cross the lock and sail to Edfu Docking at Edfu Overnight on board
Edfu- Kom Ombo- Aswan
You will have breakfast on board followed by visiting the temple dedicated to Houras. At the most preserved Greco Roman temple you will enjoy the legend of Isis, Osiris, Set And Houras which represenst the victory of Good Spirits over Evil. The Story is wonderfully illustrated on the temple wall. On your return to your boat you will sail on to Kom Ombo.
Stop at Kom Ombo to visit the temple dedicated to the two ancient Egyptian Gods Sobek & Harois. Continue sailing to Edfu where we pass through the lock and sail overnight to Aswan.
You will have breakfast on board followed by a visit the High Dam, the unfinished obelisk Quarry and Philae temple .Philae temple was dedicated to The Goddess Isis temple. It was dismantled and transferred to this location in a great operation lead by UNESCO to protect the monument from submerging under water caused by construction of the high dam. The temples were moved from Akhilica Island to the new the recent location higher than the old one.
You will enjoy Breakfast on board then you will be transferred to the Aswan airport for your flight back to Cairo. On arrival at Cairo airport we will transfer you to your hotel and the rest of the day is at your leisure. (Options: Abul Simble before leaving Aswan, Sound and Light Laser show at the Pyramids area in the evening)
Transfer to Cairo international airport for Departure and back home with wonderful memories and experiences to tell to your friends and family about. We wish you a safe return to home or for the continuation of your holiday.