You will have the chance to discover the Land of the Pharoahs and the see the amazing Pyramids and Sphinx with all the highlights in Cairo then you till visit the bride of the Mediterranean sea Alexandria followed by Nile Cruise between the magnificent city of Aswan and Luxor.
Our will continue the trip taking you to Morocco and visit the attractions of Fes, Marrakesh and camping in the desert also the Ourzazate.
GAT Tours representative your best friend in the coming few days will be waiting for you inside the arrival hall at Cairo airport holding a sign in hand with your names and will help you through the immigration and customs then you will be transferred to start your tour. During your transfer, your tour manager will provide you very helpful information that you will need during your trip in Egypt and you will have the chance to ask him any questions – Check in your Hotel – Overnight in Cairo
Breakfast at hotel – 08.00am Join your Egyptologist Tour Guide and Enjoy the first day tour to visit Giza Plateau to explore the world famous Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Mycrenos & Sphinx – Time to enjoy taking photos with Panoramic view of the Pyramids – Later proceed to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser at Saqqara & Pyramid Of King Titi where you can see the exclusive pyramids texts inside the Pyramid – You will see also very nice Tombs related back to the Old Kingdome, You will enter tomb of Ti or Mereruka – After Saqqara enjoy Lunch at local restaurant -Later you will visit Ancient city of memphis, the city of God Ptah and the capital of the Old Kingdom, including the Open Air Museum and the Colossal statue of King Ramses II – After the tour transfer to your hotel in Cairo – Evening free (Alternative Optional Sound & Light show at the Pyramids Of Giza and Sphinx can be offered upon request) – Overnight in Cairo (Breakfast – Lunch)
Breakfast at hotel – Meet your Egyptologist tour guide – Enjoy your tour to visit one of the most important Museums in the world, the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities that houses a magnificent collection of Pharaonic antiquities, especially the golden treasures of Tut Ankh Amun – you will explore the city center of Cairo – Lunch at local restaurant – After Lunch proceed to visit Coptic Cairo including various churches and historical sites and proceed to visit Islamic Cairo including visit Citadel Of Salah El Dien and Alabaster Mosque Of Mohamed Ali – transfer to your Hotel – Check in your Hotel – (Alternative Optional Dinner Nile cruise including dervish show and other entertainments with sailing 2 hours to enjoy Cairo by night can be offered upon request) – Overnight in Cairo (Breakfast – Lunch)
Breakfast at hotel – Drive by A/C late model van to Alexandria (Distance about 220 KM and it consider the largest city after Cairo) – Alexandria becoming more and more popular with tourists coming to Egypt. Alexandria the second largest city in Egypt, known as “The Pearl of the Mediterranean”, has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern; It has a deep history goes back to 332 BC as it was erected by Alexander the Great and it considered the capital of Egypt during the Greek Roman time.
Begin our tour in Alexandria by visiting the Catacomb Necorpolis related back to the Graeco Roman time then proceed to visit will be to the Roman Amphitheatre, discovered in 1960, the theatre which was established in the 4th century BC with its marble steps is one of its kind in Egypt.
Next Enjoy your visit to the Library of Alexandria, with the ancient library being established in the 3rd century BC and destroyed in the 1st century BC, the library we see today which is a huge wonderful architectural work, was opened in 2002.Later on, we will proceed to have lunch in one of the best local restaurants in Alexandria. After lunch, We will then visit Qaitbay Citadel (from outside), this citadel was established in the 16th century and became the landmark of Alexandria today then we will be ready to drive back to Cairo. Arrive to Cairo and transfer to your hotel for Overnight in Cairo. (Breakfast – Lunch)
Breakfast at hotel – Transfer to Cairo Airport for departure to Aswan – Fly to Aswan via Nile Air at 07.00am – Arrive Aswan at 08.25 – Meet & Assist – Start your tour to visit the High Dam which was an engineering miracle when it was built during the reign of the Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1960 – then continue your tour to visit beautiful temple of Philae dedicated to Goddesses Isis and Hathour and is consider one of the most famous temples in Egypt for centuries for its hertiage now lies submerged beneath the waters of Lake Nasser to the south of Aswan – Check in your Nile Cruise – Lunch on board – Afternoon enjoy felucca ride around the Islands – After exploring the Islands back to your Nile Cruise – Dinner on board and Overnight in Aswan (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Breakfast on board – sailing to Kom Ombo – Enjoy your amazing tour to visit the Kom Ombo temple established in the Ptolemaic period and completed in the Roman era, the temple is dedicated to two gods, the local crocodile, Sobek, and the famous eagle god, Haroeris. This was why the temple was divided into two sections; one for each god. – After exploring the temple back to your Nile Cruise and continue sailing towards Edfu – Lunch on board – You will discover the finest preserved ancient Egyptian temple in the land of the Nile, The Temple of Horus in Edfu which is consider One of the best examples of Greaco Roman temples in Egypt and the most well preserved temple and the only one we know it has been completed built from Sandstone blocks related back to the Ptolemaic period in Egypt, it was constructed by the Ptolemies in the 3rd century BC for the worship of Horus – After the tour back to Cruise – Continue sailing to Luxor – Dinner on board – Galabya Party show on the Cruise and Overnight (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Afternoon is devoted to discovering the richness of the Luxor River; the visit of the temple of Karnak, where each Pharaoh rendered homage by bringing a stone to build the temple. No other sacred edifice ever designed included as perfect illustrations as this temple: The temple of Amon Râ was an enormous permanent construction site for over 2,000 years. Then the visit of the temple of Luxor, one of the most majestic Pharaoh temples and one of the most picturesque because of it’s suspended mosaïcs. Finally, back to the Cruise – (Optional tour to visit Luxor Museum and Mummification Museum can be offered upon request) – Evening free at leisure – Dinner on board – time to enjoy Folkloric show on the Cruise – Overnight in Luxor (Breakfast- Lunch – Dinner)
Breakfast on board – (Morning Optional Hot Air Balloon over Valley of the Kings in Luxor can be offered upon request) Morning Cross the West Bank – visit to Thebes Necropolis – The Valley of The Kings the richest and most fascinating ancient tombs in Egypt. This was the burial site of the kings from the New Kingdom. The visit including entry to 3 royal tombs in the area – then proceed to visit El Dear El Bahri temple of queen Hatshepsut constructed during the reign of the 18th dynasty by Queen Hatshepsut, one of the greatest rulers of Egypt. The Temple is featured with its many terraces, the statues of the Queen with a beard, and its magnificent location carved out of one of the great mountains of Thebes – Colossi of Mammon these two huge statues are the only remaining items of the great funerary temple of Amenhotep III constructed in 1350 BC and became a landmark of Luxor afterwars – Then the visit of the temple of Luxor, one of the most majestic Pharaoh temples and one of the most picturesque because of it’s suspended mosaïcs. Finally, back to the Cruise – transfer to Luxor Airport for departure to Cairo via … at … – Arrive Cairo – Meet & Assist – transfer to your Hotel – Rest of the day leisure in Cairo – (Many Optional tours can be offered upon request) – Overnight in Cairo (Breakfast)
Breakfast at Hotel – transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure to Casablanca – Arrive Casablanca via … from Cairo arrives at …- Welcome & Assistance by Our English speaking tour guide, your best friend in the coming few days will be waiting for you at the Airport Of Mohamed V in Casablanca – Departure to Rabat – Then visit of Kasbah Oudaya, Hassan Tower and Mohamed V mausoleum – departure to Fes – Check in your Hotel and Overnight in Fes. (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel – Visit of Fes main monuments – Start your tour to visit Attarine Medersa, the Nejjarine Square and the Batha Museum. Exterior visit of Mausoleum of Idriss II and Quaraouine mosque. Later Visit of Fes Jdid, Mellah, exterior Royal Palace and a tour of the ramparts Borj Sud and Borj Nord. Transfer to the Hotel and Overnight in Fes (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel – Departure to Merzouga via Midelt & Errachidia – Departure to Merzouga via Erfoud – Proceed to Merzouga – Enjoy the beauty of the Sand dunes with 4×4 – Camel ride to assist the sun – Dinner and Overnight at the bivouac ( Breakfast – Dinner )
Breakfast at hotel – Early morning awakening to assist the sun rise Drive to Ouarzazate via Tinghir. Arrival to the spectacular Gorges of Todra, canyon in the eastern part of the High Atlas – Drive through Dades valley, passing by Kalaa M’Gouna (capital of roses) – Transfer to the Hotel – Check in and Overnight in Ourazzazate (Breakfast)
Visit of Kasbah Taourirt, Proceed to Kasbah ait Ben Haddou, Departure to Marrakech via Tizin Tichka pass – Transfer to the Hotel – Check in your Hotel in Marrakech – leisure time in Marrakech – Overnight in Marrakech (Breakfast)
Breakfast on board – You will start a historical visit of the principal monuments of Marrakech known as “The Pearl of South”. You will visit the famous Koutoubia, a demonstration of Hispano-Moorish art that has a 70m minaret; it’s an architectural masterpiece showing the remarkable design of the period, the Saadians tombs, date back from the time of the sultan Ahmed al Mansour (1578-1603), the tombs were only recently discovered (in 1917) and were restored by the Beaux-arts services, and the Bahia palace decorated with exceptional cedar wood.
Later Visit of Ben Youssef School, an Islamic school known by its beautiful art and architecture. Visit of the Souks sources of temptations, regrouping different works and business: Cabinetmakers, ironware merchants, boiler makers. Then the visit continues to the famous Jamâa El fna square known to be a place of public execution until last century. Today it provides constant ever changing entertainment, which is more alive in the sunset and continues late in the night. The square is centre for public meetings and even riots, where story tellers, snake charmers, acrobats, folkloric bands, etc… are operating daily. (Breakfast)
Breakfast at Hotel then Drive to Casablanca – Arrive Casablanca and Enjoy your Sightseeing tour of Casablanca including Hassan II Mosque (exterior visit). The Mosque is a stunning monument a marvel of architecture Arabo-Muslim – Visit of Cornich of Ain Diab – Later chance to visit Alpha Place shopping Center – Check in your Hotel in Casablanca and Overnight (Breakfast)
Breakfast at Hotel then transfer to Casablanca International Airport for your final departure