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08 days / 07 nights
Availability : 22 December – 05 January 2022
Cairo
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Overview

We offer you a trip to the most amazing cities in Egypt as you will explore Cairo and enjoy sailing in the peaceful River Nile from Aswan to Luxor to explore the ancient History of Egypt.

This tour to Cairo includes spending four nights in Cairo to visit the marvelous highlights of the Egyptian capital including the pyramids of Giza, Saqqara monuments, Ancient City of Memphis, Saladin Citadel, Alabaster Mosque, Coptic Cairo and the Egyptian Museum of Antiquaties.

The second part of the trip will be The Nile Cruise journey as our guests spending their Holiday in Egypt to explore the most awesome attractions in Luxor, Aswan, and between the two cities as well. This includes the High Dam, the Temple of Philae, the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, the Colossi of Memnon, the Temple of Luxor, the Temple of Karnak in Luxor, and the Temple of KomOmbo and the Temple of Edfu between these two amazing cities.

We only deal with the best multilingual tour guides in Egypt featured with their high level of education, friendliness, the finest communication skills, and a long diverse experience in fulfilling all the requirements and desires of our beloved guests.

Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Cairo International Airport

Once you arrive at Cairo international airport for the first time, we will provide you with personal assistance to be there for you if you need any help.

GAT Tours representative will be your best friend during your stay in Egypt, he will transfer you from the airport to your chosen hotel.

You will check in your Hotel and spend the rest of the day relaxing and getting some rest at your room after a long flight.

Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2Pyramids Of Giza & Sphinx , Saqqara Pyramids & Ancient Tombs , Ancient City Of Memphis & Open Air Museum

Get the most delicious breakfast in the morning at your hotel before starting the first journey in Egypt.

You will join your Egyptologist Tour Guide on a lifetime tour to the great pyramids of Giza. You will be exploring the world famous 3 Pyramids ever which are for the kings Cheops, Chephren, Mycrenos. Directly beside the pyramids you will enjoy visiting the unique statue, Sphinx. Make sure to take as many photos as you can to save this great moment.

Later, you will proceed to visit Saqqara city which hosts two of the famous and interesting sites which are the Step Pyramid of Zoser & Pyramid Of King Titi. You will also have the chance to visit lots of very nice Tombs related back to the Old Kingdom and also to enter the tomb of Ti or Mereruka.

Now you will get some rest and enjoy your lunch meal at one of the best restaurants in town.

The great city of Memphis will be your next destination. Memphis used to be known as the city of God Ptah and it became the first capital of Egypt by king Narmer who was able to unify upper and lower Egypt. The city hosts an Open Air Museum and the Colossal statue of King Ramses II.

Once the tour ends, you will get back to your hotel in Cairo to spend the rest of the day.

Your Evening time will be free at leisure or (you can have an Alternative Optional Sound & Light show at the Pyramids Of Giza and Sphinx can be offered upon request) –

Overnight in Cairo (Breakfast – Lunch)

Day 3Egyptian Museum , Coptic Cairo , Citadel Of Saladine & Alabaster Mosque

Don’t miss your Egyptian breakfast at your hotel first thing in the morning.

Your Egyptologist Tour Guide will be your assistance in today’s tour which will begin by visiting the most important Museums in the world, the Egyptian Museum. This museum has a huge collection of Pharaonic antiquities, these antiquities include the golden treasures of TutAnkhAmun, the Mummies Room, and many interesting items.

Let’s have a quick tour at the city center of Cairo where you will be exploring the Coptic Cairo. You will find there various churches and historical sites like the Hanging Church

Stop at one of the local restaurants in Cairo to get your Lunch meal.

Proceed to continue the tour by visiting the Islamic Cairo which includes the Citadel Of Salah El Dien. This fortress is a medieval Islamic fortification in Cairo that hosts Alabaster Mosque Of Mohamed Ali which is considered the largest and unique mosque to be built in Cairo.

After such a fruitful tour, you will get back to your hotel in Cairo to spend the rest of the day (Many Optional tours can be offered upon request)

Overnight in Cairo (Breakfast – Lunch)

Day 4Fly to Aswan - Check in Nile Cruise , High Dam , Philae temple Of Isis , Felucca around the Islands

Enjoy your energizing breakfast in the morning at your hotel and get ready for another different adventure in Egypt.

You will head to the Cairo Airport for departure to Aswan, the city of gold. Once you arrive in Aswan, our tour representative will be waiting for you to take you on your first visit to Aswan.

Start the tour by visiting the High Dam which was a great achievement that time. It was built in the 1960 by the Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser to store the xtra water of the Nile flood.

Let’s continue this amazing tour by visiting the beautiful temple of Philae which was made for the worship of Goddesses Isis and Hathor. It’s one of the most famous temples in Egypt for its great heritage.

After such an interesting tour in Aswan, you will head to check in your Nile Cruise and to enjoy your lunch meal.

The Afternoon time will be very special as you will enjoy a felucca ride around the Islands and get back again to your Nile Cruise to enjoy your Dinner on board

Overnight in Aswan (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)

Day 5Edfu temple of Horus Sail to Esna

Make sure to have the best breakfast on board while sailing towards Kom Ombo city.

You will be having an amazing tour inside the Kom Ombo temple. The construction of this temple started during the Ptolemaic era and was completed in the Roman era. Thesis why the temple was separated to worship two gods form two different eras, the local crocodile, Sobek, and the famous eagle god, Haroeris.

Once your tour is done at Kom Ombo city, you will get back to the Nile Cruise to enjoy your lunch meal while sailing towards Edfu city.

During your visit in Edfu city, you will discover the best preserved ancient Egyptian temple in the whole city, The Temple of Horus. This charming temple was constructed with Sandstone blocks and was the best example of Graeco Roman temples in Egypt. The Ptolemies built this temple in the 3rd century BC in order to worship the god Horus.

After such an interesting tour, you will get back to your Cruise to enjoy your Dinner meal while sailing towards Luxor city.

At night you will be enjoying a very interesting show “Galabya Party” show on board the Cruise.

Overnight on your Nile Cruise. (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)

Day 6East Bank “Karnak and Luxor temples”

Enjoy the most delicious breakfast buffet on board your Nile Cruise.

Start your visits at the great city of Luxor by sailing the Nile river and pass by the great temple of Karnak. This temple was a very important building in ancient Egypt as all the pharaohs at that time should bring a stone to [participate in the construction.

Then you will continue discovering and will enter the great temple of Luxor. This amazing one is the most majestic Pharaoh temple in Egypt and has very beautiful suspended mosaïcs that will grab your attention to this beauty.

Finally, you will get back to the Cruise to get some rest after a long and interesting tour.

At night you will be having an Optional tour to visit the Luxor Museum and the interesting Mummification Museum. But this tour will only be offered upon request.

Tonight you will enjoy your dinner meal at the cruise while attending an amazing Folkloric show on the Cruise.

Overnight in Luxor (Breakfast- Lunch – Dinner)

Day 7Check out your Nile Cruise , West Bank “Valley Of the Kings , Hatshepsut , Memnon”

In the early morning you will enjoy some Egyptian food for breakfast, before starting to explore the West Bank of Luxor.

Start the tour with the most famous site, the Valley of The Kings. This is one of the richest sites that is full of fascinating ancient tombs from ancient Egypt. This place was the royal burial site for the kings from the New Kingdom and you will be able to visit 3 of those royal tombs from inside.
Let’s proceed the tour and pass by the El Dear El Bahri temple, one of the masterpieces of luxor city. This temple was constructed by queen Hatshepsut during the 18th dynasty as she ordered the carving of the temple to be in one of the great mountains of Thebe.

Then you will have a quick visit to the Colossi of Mammon which consist of two huge statues that were constructed in 1350 BC. They were the only remaining parts from the great funerary temple of Amenhotep III.

Make the day ends by heading to Luxor airport to take your flight back to Cairo.

You will reach Cairo safely and return to yor beloved hotel to spend a relaxing sleepy night.

Overnight in Cairo (Breakfast)

Day 8 Final departure

Enjoy your last breakfast at your Hotel in Cairo to say goodbye to the delicious Egyptian food.

Then get ready to reach Cairo International Airport to take your flight back home holding all the great memories you made in Egypt. (Breakfast)

Price Includes

  • 04 nights’ accommodation at Cairo Hotels on BB Basis
  • 03 nights’ accommodation at Nile Cruise “Aswan - Luxor” on full board basis
  • Internal flight tickets Cairo / Aswan - Luxor / Cairo
  • All sightseeing tours including entrance fees to all Antiquity sites as per the program itinerary with professional English-Speaking Guide during all excursions in Cairo and on board the Nile Cruise Luxor and Aswan.
  • All transfers via late model private vehicles with qualified drivers.
  • Lunch meals during the day tours in Cairo
  • Meet & Assist at Cairo International Airport upon arrival and final departures by our professional representatives.

Price Excludes

  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • International Flight Ticket from home.
  • All tips to guides, drivers and Company Represnetatives, Average tipping
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, Laundry and bar bills.
  • Optional tours Or Any other services not mentioned under the including itmes

Accommodation in Egypt

  • 03 nights’ accommodation in Cairo at Steigenberger Pyramids Hotel 5* or similar based on BB Basis
  • 03 nights’ accommodation at 5* deluxe Nile Cruise or Similar on FB Basis
  • nights’ accommodation at Le Meridien Cairo Airport Hotel 5* deluxe or Similar on BB Basis

General Conditions

  • All above mentioned rates for Private tour package per person per package for 08 days / 07 nights in US Dollars including of all service charge and all taxes.
  • Children from 0 – 4 years old will be free of charge sharing parents’ rooms and same meals plan, and Children under 11 years old will enjoy special discount sharing Adults rooms. 11+ years old will be considered adults.
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