8 DAYS CAIRO / ALEXANDRIA AND NILE CRUISE
This fabulous tour starts with being greeted by our representative at the airport and brought to your hotel to check in. You are free to relax or explore Cairo for the rest of the day.
The following day, you check out from your hotel after breakfast and your Egyptologist Tour Guide will collect you with an A/C Vehicle to take you to see the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, the Valley Temple and the Step Pyramid of Zoser before having a lunch break in a local restaurant.
The afternoon involves travelling to Memphis to see the attractions before returning to Cairo Train Station to board the sleeper train to Aswan.
Upon arrival in Aswan on day three, our representative brings you to your floating hotel, Cruise boat, for the next 4 days. In the afternoon, there is a tour of High Dam and Philae Temple.
Day four starts with breakfast as the boat sails towards Kom Ombo where you visit the Temple before continuing to sail towards Edfu and the Temple of Horus. The boat then continues on, through the locks of Esna before docking in Luxor for the night.
The next day involves a visit to the West Bank of Luxor and the fabulous Tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs in Valley of the Kings, the tombs of princes in Valley of the Queens, the stunning temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri finishing with the vast Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, see the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples.
After your final breakfast on the boat, you are taken to Luxor Airport for a flight to Cairo and drop off at your hotel.
The penultimate day includes a journey and guided tour to the city of Alexandria. See such attractions as Pompey’s Pillar, the lighthouse of Alexandria, Qaitbay Citadel, the catacombs, Montazah Palace and its Green Gardens.
You return to Cairo and the following day you are dropped off at the airport.
- Private 6 Day Tours to the most important site in Egypt ( Cairo- Giza- Alexandria- Luxor and Aswan )
- Visit the Pyramids of Giza and know more about ancient Egyptian civilization
- Explore the Real Egypt in 8 Days
- Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Private transfer by A/C Van
- Private Egyptologist Tour Guide
- Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish
- Pick-up servicePrivate Pick up and drop off from A to Z
- Easy CancellationNon-refundable
- Flight ticket from Luxor to Cairo
- Train Ticket from Cairo to Aswan
- Private tour and round-trip Private Transfer
- Hotel and Airport pickup and drop-off
- Qualified Egyptologist guide
- Lunch for 2 Days
- Local taxes
- 1 Night in Sleeper Cabin train D/B
- 3 Nights Nile Cruise B/L/D
- Hotel 5 * for 3 Nights BB.
- Entrance fees to all mentioned sites in the Program
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Entrance fees to not mentioned sites in the program
Upon arrival a representative will meet you at the airport and Pick you up to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy Cairo!
after breakfast and check out, Your Egyptologist tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in an A/C van. You will be taken to enjoy a private excursion to the Pyramids of Giza (Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus). Next is a visit to the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion’s body, which dates back to the time of the King Chephren. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren. Next up you will head to the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser.
After lunch at local restaurant, travel to Memphis, which was founded by King Menes and was the capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom. It was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years as the first capital of Egypt. Here we can see the Statue of Ramses II. Then you will be taken to Cairo Train Station to take your sleeper train to Aswan, you will arrive to Aswan Station around 10:20 am.
Upon arrival to Aswan Airport / Train Station you will be met and assisted by our Rep to transfer you to Your cruise boat, your floating hotel for Your next 4 days.
after lunch you will be taken to visit the High Dam, the worlds` largest rock filled dam, than you will visit the Philea temple, and back to your cruise, dinner is served.
A new day and your first breakfast on board as the boat sails majestically towards Kom Ombo, where you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the gods Horus and Sobek. After the visit you will be taken back to the boat for your lunch while it sails onward to Edfu, home of the best preserved temple in Egypt: the Temple of Horus. After your visit to this superb temple you will be taken back to the boat in plenty of time before it departs Edfu and sets sail for Esna.
Once you reach Esna you will watch as it sails through the Esna locks. Once through the locks the boat continues on its course towards Luxor, which it will reach after you have had dinner.
An early breakfast and then it is time to visit the West Bank of Luxor: the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings; the tombs of princes in the Valley of the Queens; the magnificent temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri finishing with the immense Colossi of Memnon.
After lunch, which you will have on board, you will visit the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples. Once your visit to these ancient Theban Temples is completed you return to the boat where your last dinner, upon this floating hotel, will be served.
Your day starts with your final breakfast on the boat, followed by checkout than are transferred to Luxor Airport to take your flight to Cairo. upon arriving to Cairo Airport you will be met with our Rep and picked up to Your Hotel in Cairo
Our Qualified Tour Guide will pick You up from your hotel/ airport in an A/C Van.You will then travel to Alexandria and visit the 3rd Century Pompey’s Pillar, a 25 meter red Aswan granite column that is the last of the remaining relics of the Seraphim Temple. Constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian, it was once a magnificent structure rivaling the Soma and the Caesareum. Our specialist tour guide will talk to you about the lighthouse of Alexandria and many interesting stories about ancient Romans Emperors. Next is Qayetbay citadel, situated on the entrance to Alexandria’s eastern harbor.You will also visit the largest Roman cemetery, the Catacombs consisting of three levels cut in the rock.Finally, you will visit Montazah Palace and its Green Gardens before returning to your hotel. then you will be taken back to your hotel in Cairo.
After breakfast, and according to your flight details you will be picked up from hotel to Airport.
- Dress code is smart casual
- A small amount of walking is involved
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
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