This travel package is like a deep adventure in the treasures of Egypt. The civilization of the Pharaohs and various dynasties in different periods of time was established around the Nile Valley. This marvelous travel package to Egypt offers the guests the chance to explore every significant monument located from Cairo to Abu Simble in the South.
This package includes exploring Cairo most famous attractions, the travelers will enjoy visiting the most remarkable places in the Egyptian capital including the Pyramids of Giza , Saqqara, Memphis, Saladin Citadel, and theEgyptian Museum. This is besides Islamic Cairo, where the impressive mosques and Islamic building are standing proudly.
In the next part of the trip we will take you to the amazing temple of Abu Simble and board Lake Nasser Nile Cruises, You will explore the historical sites from Abu Simble in Upper Egypt to Aswan, the most remarkable temple of ancient Egypt is surly the Temple of Abu Simble. That is why the next stage of this marvelous trip in Egypt is to explore this great achievement of the well-known king, Ramses II.
You will spend 2 nights in such a magnificent eco lodge in Nubia on one of the beautiful Islands in Aswan, You will explore The High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk , the Temple of Philae. This is besides exploring the Islands in Aswan!
We will let you feel another taste of sailing in the peaceful River Nile by spending few days on board on of the most comfortable Dahabyia boats for 3 nights from Aswan to Esna, You will have the chance to visit many monuments in this special journey sailing by the Dahabyia like The Temple of Kom Ombo between Luxor and Aswan. This would be an unforgettable vacation in Egypt
You will Arrive Luxor and spend 2 nights in the most interesting place in the West Bank in Luxor and exploring the ancient Egyptian monuments includingthe Karnak temples complex, Temple of Luxor ,the Valley of The Kings , Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahari, Colossi of Memnon,
This tour to Egypt is unique and different adventure, comprehensive, and enjoyable!
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Arrive Cairo – 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 – Free day to relax – Overnight in Cairo
Breakfast at Hotel – 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 Camel Ride at the pyramids area – 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 Kajemeni – After Saqqara enjoy your special 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 – At 08.00am 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 Citadel Of Salah El Dien and Alabaster Mosque Of Mohamed Ali – later proceed to visit Coptic Cairo including various churches and historical sites – back to your Hotel – Evening free at leisure (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 – transfer to Cairo Airport – Fly to Abu Simble – Arrive Abu Simble – GAT Tours representative will meet & assist you at Airport and transfer you to Lake Nasser Cruise – Check in your Lake Nasser Cruise – Enjoy your Lunch meal on board your Lake Nasser Cruise before starting your regular visits. After lunch, you’ll join your expert tour guide in such a very unique tour to Abu Simbel Temples, simply the greatest achievement of ancient Egypt. Constructed by Ramses II, the two temples are cut out of rocks and buried under the sand for centuries before being discovered in the 19th century. The temples were actually relocated after the building of the High Dam by a UNESCO project. After the tour, we will drive back to our Lake Nasser Cruise for rest and refresh. Evening time, (Optional Sound & Light show at Abu Simble upon request) – Dinner and overnight on board. (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Breakfast on board – 07.30am Start sailing to Kasr Ibrim – you’ll join your expert tour guide in order to start your tours of the day by visiting Kasr Ibrim Temple, dating back to the Roman period, the ruins of Kasr Ibrim are among the most important Nubian monuments in Egypt. We will see this monument from the ship sundeck, as access to the monument is not permitted. We will then continue sailing along the Nile to visit the Temple of Amada, constructed in the reign of Thutmosis III in the 15th century BC and now it is considered to be as one of the most amazing Nubian temples in Egypt – Lunch on board – Sail to Wadi El Seboua – Nubian Folkloric show will be operated on board by the staff – Dinner and overnight on board. (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Breakfast on board – Today, we are going to complete visiting the amazing sites of the South of Egypt. Our first visit of the day will be to Wadi Seboua, this small temple constructed by the most famous king Ramses II for the worship of the god Amun, the chief god, and it contains some remarkable sections – Sail to Aswan – Arrive Aswan – Lunch on board – Afternoon free time – Dinner on board and Overnight in Aswan (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Energizing breakfast on board. After that, you’ll join your expert tour guide to explore the amazing city of Aswan. We will start our tour today by visiting the Kalabsha Temple, constructed in the 1st century BC by the well-known Roman Emperor, Augustus. The Temple was relocated in the 1970s to its location today after the construction of the High Dam – Check out your Lake Nasser Cruise and transfer to your Eco Nubia in Bigeh Island – Afternoon enjoy felucca ride around the Islands and view of the Agha Akhan Mauseloum and Botanical Gardens – back to your Eco Lodge – Overnight in Aswan (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel – Early morning at 7.00am 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.
Our last visit of the day will be to the Unfinished Obelisk, which was found in the granite quarry in the Southern part of the city of Aswan. If completed, the unfinished obelisk would have been the largest piece of stone humans ever dealt with. Dating back to the New Kingdom, it documents however the miraculous process of the construction of obelisks in ancient Egypt – back to your Cruise – Dinner on board – Overnight in Aswan – Overnight in Aswan (Breakfast)
Breakfast at your Hotel – transfer to your Dahabiya – Check in cruise along the Nile between Aswan and Esna. The first day’s sailing takes you to a small Nile island for a walk in the countryside. After lunch on board or on the island, continue sailing towards 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 Dahabyia – Then cruise towards Gebel el-Silsila. First night on board and Overnight (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
After breakfast visit the rock-cut chapels of Horemheb, Seti I, Ramses II and Merenptah and explore the sandstone quarries at Gebel el-Silsila. The sail continues to Edfu where you can visit the temple of Horus, the best-preserved of all the temples in Egypt and 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 – Travel on to a small island where the boat will moor for the night. You will have dinner on board the Dahabiya or round a campfire on the tranquil banks of the Nile. Second night on board. (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Breakfast on board – Cruise to El Kab, the ancient town of Nekheb, one of the oldest and most significant archaeological sites on the Nile. Visit the remains of its temples and some of the tombs cut into the cliffs. Return to the boat and set sail for Esna. Third and last night on board. (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Breakfast on board – Check out in Esna – (Optional tour to visit Esna temple upon request) – Morning drive to Luxor by our private A/C late model Car –- Cross the West Bank and transfer to your hotel “Al Moudira” – Check in your Hotel for 2 nights.
Afternoon is devoted to discover 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 your Hotel. (Alternative Optional Sound & Light show at Karnak temples can be offered upon request) – Evening Free time in Luxor – Overnight in Luxor (Breakfast)
Breakfast on board – (Early morning Optional Hot Air Balloon Over valley of the kings and West Bank of Luxor can be offered upon request) – 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 – followed by tour to visit Valley of the Queens and visit 3 Royal tombs with possibility to Enter the magnificent tomb of Queen Nefertari “Subject to extra ticket” 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 afterwards – back to your Hotel – Evening free at leisure – Overnight in Luxor (Breakfast)
Breakfast at Hotel – Early transfer to Luxor Airport for your departure to Cairo – Arrive Cairo and connect your flight for final departure. (Breakfast)