Do you dream to spend an unforgettable Christmas holiday in the Land of the Pharaohs, this wonderful travel package has all what it takes to provide you with everything in your dreams so you can enjoy such amazing tour to Egypt.
This Egypt travel package includes exploring the marvelous monuments in Cairo, go for a Nile Cruise vacation between Luxor and Aswan, and also spend one memorable day discovering the magnificent temple of King Ramses II so called Abu Simble.
Yes, it has all takes especially for those travelers visiting Egypt for the first time. The guests will have the chance to go on an organized tour in Egypt with all its benefits and in the same time enjoy having many times to spend at leisure.
This marvelous vacation in Egypt offers the traveler an amazing opportunity to visit the most important Pharaonic attractions in Cairo followed by traveling in the night Sleeping train to Luxor and spend one day visiting hidden treasures in this beaitiful city then start your Nile Cruise journey to explore the most awesome attractions in Luxor, Aswan, and between the two cities as well.
We only deal with the best multilingual tour guides in Egypt featured with their high level of education, friendliness, the finest communication skills, and long diverse experiences.
This wonderful Egypt Christmas tour package we offer are neatly tailored to match the needs of all types of guests who travel to Egypt to enjoy their vacation in opulence and comfort.
Arrive Cairo Airport – 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 – 07.30am 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 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 Continue your tour to visit Islamic Cairo including visit Citadel Of Salah El Dien is a medieval Islamic fortification in Cairo and Alabaster Mosque Of Mohamed Ali which is consider the largest and unique mosque to be built in Cairo with Ottomon style – 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 and Meet your Egyptologist tour guide – Enjoy your tour to visit the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo – The museum hosts more than 104,000 displays reflecting the greatness of the Islamic civilization in Egypt and the whole Islamic world and showing how it has flourished and changed throughout history – Later we will take you to visit Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa which is a massive consturction as this beautiful mosque is consider one of the largests museumes all over the world and the one of the best examples of Architecture during the Islamic period and El Refai Mosque – then proceed to visit Ibn Tulun Mosque & Keritlia House also you will have the chance to see Gayer Anderson Museum – Lunch at local restaurant – After Lunch – Time for walking in El Moez street and Khan El Khalili Market the largest and most popular touristic market in the world. The market was established by the Mamluks in the 14th century and it is now a wonderful place to buy gifts and souvenirs from Egypt – Later we will transfer you to Giza train station for departure to Luxor by night Sleeper Train – Dinner on board – Overnight in the train (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Breakfast meal will be served on board your Sleeper train – Arrive to Luxor and we will transfer you to Hotel – Noon time start your tour to ton the West Bank of Luxor. The tour of today is very attractive, as we are going to visit the most impressive temples in the city of the dead! Our first visit of the day will be to Temple of Madinet Habu, perhaps the best preserved temple of ancient Egypt that was constructed by Ramses III. The relatively large complex have some wonderful decorations with some colors that remained intact until today. Our next visit on our in the West Bank of Luxor would be to the Deir El Madina, or the village of the workers who constructed these marvelous monuments all over Luxor. Founded in the 16th century BC, the outline of the village can be explored until today. This is besides some interesting tombs to see the decorated and colorful beautiful scenes for the daily life of ancient Egyptians, You will see the most famous tombs like Sennedjem and tomb of Ramose or others.
We finish this amazing day tour with Ramesseum, the mortuary temple of the great king, Ramses II, who built it in the 13th century. Today the temple is featured with some colossi of the king and many other notable sections. Evening time is yours to explore more places in the city like Markets and the beautiful streets along the Cornish and River Nile – (Alternative Optional Sound & Light show at Karnak temples can be offered upon request) – back to your Hotel and Overnight in Luxor (Breakfast)
Breakfast at Hotel – (Early morning Optional Hot Air Balloon Over valley of the kings and West Bank of Luxor can be offered upon request) Noon time transfer by your private van to your Nile Cruise – Check in before Lunch – 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, free time in Luxor before dinner – First night and dinner aboard the ship at the port of Luxor. (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Breakfast on board – Morning Cross the West Bank – Enjoy your 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 continue your fantastic tour in Luxor and 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 – later back to your Nile Cruise – Lunch on board – Then begin navigating towards Esna at 1:30p.m, which is about 60 km south of Luxor – Cross Esna lock – Continue sailing towards Edfu – Dinner on board and Overnight. (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Breakfast on board – Today 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 then you will be back to the ship and Sail to Kom Ombo – Lunch on board – Arrive Kom Ombo – Afternoon 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 – Sail to Aswan Dinner on board – Galabya party and Overnight in Aswan (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Breakfast on board – after having your breakfast – Later on,we will be ready to drive by our A/C vehicle towards Abu Simbel, located to the south of Aswan, near Nubia. Upon arrival, we will proceed to visit the 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 a memorable tour of the temple of Abu Simbel, we will drive back to Aswan – Check in Movenpick Aswan Hotel – Afternoon enjoy felucca ride around the Islands – back to Hotel and Overnight in Aswan (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Breakfast at hotel – Check out your Nile Cruise – 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 – we will drive back to Aswan Airport in order to catch your domestic flight back to Cairo – Meet & Assist – transfer to your Hotel – Evening free – Overnight in Cairo (Breakfast)
Breakfast at Hotel – transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure (Breakfast)