Cairo and Nile cruise 10 days package

10 days around Egypt's most famous sites and 4 nights Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan.

¿Qué está incluido?

• Accommodation in 5 stars hotel in Giza including breakfast,
• Domestic flight tickets,
• 5 stars Nile cruise Accommodation, Full board , the cruise name is Princess Sarah,
• Academic Egyptologist speaking guide during tour,
• Transportation by private air-conditioned deluxe vehicle,
• Mineral water and soft drinks on board vehicle,
• Tickets of sites are including ,
• Lunch including during the day tours of Cairo,
• Pick up and drop off services,
• Egypt Best Day Tours For the formalities and the safety of our customers, we inform the Ministry of the Egyptian Tourism of our programs and We cover our clients with insurance against accidents during the day tour,

Duración

10 días

Cubierto de destino

El Cairo, Luxor y Asuán

Más adecuado

Todo
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to your hotel to check in,

Day 2: Full day tour to Memphis, Saqqara and Dahshure,
You will be met at your hotel in Cairo at 9 AM by our professional Egyptologist who will accompany you to start the day by going to Memphis ( the first pharaonic capital 3200BC ) to visit :- the most huge status of king Ramesess II and the second big Sphinx we have ( the Alabaster Sphinx ),
Then you will go to visit Saqqara and Imhotep museum - 2 Nobles' tombs - visiting the interior of king Titi's pyramid - visiting the Step Pyramid of King Zoser ( the first Pyramid was built in Egypt ),
Then afternoon will go to Dahshure to visit the 2nd and the 3rd Pyramids were built in Egypt 2700 BC ( the Red Pyramid and the Bent Pyramid ),
☆ you will be able to go inside the Red Pyramid,
Then by the end of the day tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Day 3: At 9am your qualified Egyptologist guide will be at the hotel waiting for you to drive you to Giza Pyramids area. On the way he will talk about the most important sights of Cairo (buildings, the Nile, hotels, museums, historical sites etc) and answer any questions you might have.
Upon arrival to the Pyramids he will start by giving you a brief information about Egyptian history (from 12000BC to 1848 AD), then will talk about how ancient Egyptians built the Pyramids and will guide you around them. Afterwards you will go to visit the tombs of the workers to see the beautiful reliefs on the walls.

If you want to see the most beautiful view of the nine pyramids you could ride a camel (extra cost). Lastly, you will go to see the Valley Temple and the great Sphinx.
Then afternoon will go to visit the Egyptian Museum to see about 120,000 masterpieces and King Tutankamun's treasures,
By sunset you will go to visit Islamic Cairo ( Al-Mo'ez street from the 12 century AD ) and Khan El Khalili Bazaar.

Day 4: The Fayoum oasis, located less than a hundred kilometers from Cairo and with its rich heritage of flora, fauna, and archaeology, is one of the most beautiful and fertile regions of Egypt.
• The Fayoum acquired greater importance in the middle kingdom ( 2100 - 1750 BC ), when the capital of Egypt was moved from Thebes to the al-Lisht, halfway between Fayoum and Memphis.
• You will visit the Pyramids of the Fayoum :-
• The Pyramid of Hawara,
• Meideum Pyramid,
• The Bahr Yusuf, the branch of the Nile that flows into Fayoum at al-Lahun , is the region's only water supply ,
• The great Waterwheels of wood .

Day 5: Your qualified Egyptologist will pick you up at 7:30 AM from your hotel, after that you will be transferred by Air-conditioned deluxe vehicle with your private tour guide , you will arrive around 10 AM to start you day to by visiting :-
• Qaitbay Fort:- the fort of Sultan Qaitbay is one of the symbols of Alexandria,it was built on the ancient island of Pharos,over the ruins of the world-famous lighthouse in 1477-1480 AD.
• The Serapeum and Pompey's Pillar:- on the site of the ancient temple of Serapis (local god of Alexandria) there is the tallest column,carved out of a block of red granite,the column erroneously attributed to Pompey.
• The Roman Odeum (theatre):-the small Roman odeum at Kom al-Dikka dates from the 4th century AD and originally had a roof,its tiers could accommodate 600 spectators.
• The Catacombs of Kom al-Shuqafa ( Roman tombs ):- the most important hypogeum in Alexandria,the Kom al-Shuqafa catacombs date from the 2nd century AD,
• Then at the end of the day you will visit the Alexandria Bibliotheca ( from outside ).
• Lunch is including in between visits at a local restaurant,
• Then back to your hotel in Giza.

Day 6: Monday , fly to Luxor early morning,
12:00 Check-In 12:30 Lunch on board 14:30 Visit East Bank (Karnak & Luxor Temples) 20:00 Dinner on board Overnight in Luxor

Day 7: Tuesday
6:00 Breakfast on board 7:00 Visit West Bank -- Valley of the Kings ,Temple of Queen Hatshepsut ( El-Deir El-Bahari ) 12:00 Sail to Edfu via Esna 13:00 Lunch on board 16:00 Afternoon tea 20:00 Dinner on board Overnight in Edfu

Day 8: Wednesday
7:00 Breakfast on board 8:00 Visit Horus Temple in Edfu 13:00 Lunch on board 16:00 Afternoon tea during Sailing to Kom Ombo 17:00 Visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek & Haeroris in KomOmbo 18:30 Sail to Aswan 20:00 Dinner on board Galabia Party After Dinner Overnight in Aswan.

Day 9: Thursday
7:00 Breakfast on board 8:00 Visit the High Dam, the Temple of Philae. 13:00 Lunch on board 16:00 Afternoon tea , 20:00 Dinner on board Overnight in Aswan.

Day 10: Friday
7:00 Breakfast on board 8:00 Check- out and back to Cairo to take your flight back home.
• Tour based on 2 travelers minimum.
• Flexible to edit in itinerary if client wants ,
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Referencias

  • Nilmayur
    From Nilmayur,

    We were a family of three people wanting to tour Egypt extensively and did not want to do a standard group tour. Our tour was for 12 days from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan. I contacted this…

    Feb 27, 2017
  • MPS
    From MPS,

    After I had read about the various places and had clear ideas of the trip, I had interacted with half a dozen tour operators to help plan our first trip to see ancient Egypt. The responses were…

    Feb 26, 2017