Nile 2
7 Nights Nile cruise / 4 Nights Cairo


 

Day 1

Upon Arrival at Cairo airport, where our representative will be waiting for you. He will then meet and assist you through airport formalities and escort you to your hotel in which you will be assisted by our representative for Check-in at your Hotel, Overnight at hotel in Cairo.

Day 2

After breakfast at hotel, you will met by our professional guide to have full day sightseeing tour to Memphis the ancient capital of Egypt Memphis,  Sakkara more ancient site than that of Giza contains tombs and temples spanning a 3,000 year period, Sakkara is the oldest Ancient Egyptian cemetery. Pyramids & Sphinx one of the seven wonders of the ancient World The most famous structure in the world was built by King Cheops (IV Dynasty) around 2650 B.C., on an area of 13 feddans. Its height now is 137 ms (original height: 146 ms). Almost 2.5 million blocks of stone were put into building this pyramid, which measures 230 ms square at the base
with oriental lunch during sightseeing.
Drive back to your hotel, Overnight at hotel in cairo.

Day 3

After breakfast at hotel, you will met by our professional guide to have full day Sightseeing to Egyptian Museum contains the largest & finest collection of Pharaonic antiquities in the world, Citadel was built by Saladin the 12th Century, was the seat of Power for the next 700 years. Alabaster Mosque, built in Turkish style, very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey & Khan El Khalily Bazaars dates from 1382, Brassware, Copper, Perfumes, Leather, Silver, gold and other more good offered for sale in this fascinating labyrinth of Shops, with oriental lunch during sightseeing, drive back to your hotel.
p.m., meet our respective to go to Nile Cruise Dinner on the Nile (with around 2 hours cruising on the Nile including international buffet dinner belly dancer & folkloric show) then transfer to your hotel, Overnight at hotel in Cairo.

Day 4

Breakfast at hotel, meet our representative to transfer to airport to fly to Luxor. Arrive Luxor and transfer to your Nile cruise - accommodation on Nile cruise on full board start with lunch end with breakfast Embarkation, lunch & dinner on board free at leisure. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 5

Breakfast, visit Karnak temple then lunch on board cruise P.M. Visit valley of kings, queens, Hatshepsut temple at Deir El Bahari & Colossi of Memnon & Luxor Temple Once a year, on the occasion of the Festival of Opet, in the second and third month of the flood season, a solemn procession would transport the sacred barque of the god from the temple of Karnak to the temple of Luxor, called Ipet-resit, or ‘Private Chambers to the South (of Amun). Cocktail party dinner. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 6

Breakfast, sail to Edfu via Esna lock Edfu is a longer trip (105 km from Aswan) but it houses the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt which is essential viewing for archaeological enthusiasts. Dedicated to Horus, the falcon-headed god, it was built during the reigns of six Ptolemies. The main building, which includes a great Hypostyle Hall, was uncovered by Mariette in the 1860s. There are numerous reliefs, including a depiction of the Feast of the Beautiful Meeting, the annual reunion between Horus and his wife Hathor, and a particularly fine ceiling relief of the goddess Nut in the New Year Chapel. The temple, which rivals those at Luxor in grandeur, also contains a Nilometer, a Court of Offering and a huge pylon at its entrance. , Lunch . Afternoon tea & dinner on board Captain Welcome Cocktail party. Overnight in Edfu.

Day 7

Breakfast, visit the temple of Horus in Edfu, sail to Kom Ombo, lunch & visit the temple of two gods Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo and Edfu are both easily accessible from Aswan, by day cruise, felucca, bus or taxi. Arriving by boat at the Temple of Haroeris and Sobek, near Kom Ombo, is recommended: the magnificent Ptolemaic temple is in a dramatic setting on high ground beside the Nile, surrounded by sugarcane fields. Dedicated jointly to Haroeris, The Good Doctor, and Sobek, the crocodile god, the temple is famous for its twin entrances, halls and sanctuaries. Sculpted wall reliefs include one showing ancient surgical instruments, bone-saws and dental tools. Three mummified crocodiles found nearby are now in the Chapel of Hathor. Overnight in Aswan.

Day 8

Breakfast, visit Philea temple was also dismantled and reassembled (on Agilika lsland about 500m. from its original home on Philae Island) in the wake of the High Dam. The temple, dedicated to the goddess lsis, is in a beautiful setting which has been landscaped to match its original site. Its various shrines and sanctuaries, which include a temple of Hathor, a Birth House and two pylons, celebrate all the deities involved in the lsis and Osiris myth. At night visit the Sound and Light Show, a magical experience as floodlit buildings are silhouetted against the volcanic rocks and water surrounding them, High Dam,The world-famous High Dam was an engineering miracle when it was built in the1960s. Today it provides irrigation and electricity for the whole of Egypt and, together with the old Aswan Dam, 6 km downriver, wonderful views for visitors Unfinished Obelisk Much of the red granite used for ancient temples and colossi came from quarries in the Aswan area. The Unfinished Obelisk still lies where a crack was discovered as it was being hewn from the rock. Possibly intended as a companion to the Lateran obelisk, originally at Karnak, now in Rome, it would have measured 120-feet and weighed over 1150 tons when complete. The site has recently been renovated and equipped with tourist facilities. Nearby is the Fatimide cemetery, hundreds of mud-brick tombs dating back to the 9th Century AD., lunch P.M. sailing by felucca around the Kitchener's Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum Take a felucca to the Mausoleum, atop a hill at the southern end of the west bank. The Agha Khan use to spend every winter in Aswan and was buried here in this magnificent mausoleum, modelled on the Fatimid tombs in Cairo. dinner on boat . Overnight in Aswan.

Day 9

Breakfast, free at leisure, sail to Kom Ombo stop for view of Kom Ombo temple, sail to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.

Day 10

Breakfast, Free at leisure
Overnight in Luxor
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Day 11

Disembarkation after breakfast, then meet our representative to transfer to Cairo domestic airport to fly back to Cairo, Arrive Cairo. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight at hotel in Cairo.

Day 12

Breakfast at hotel, meet our representative to transfer to Cairo international airport for final departure.

Program includes:

  • 4 nights in Cairo at hotel of your choice (3, 4 or 5 Stars) on bed & buffet breakfast.
  • 7 nights in Nile cruises of your choice (4 or 5 Stars) on full board.
  • All transfers by private air-condition Van.
  • Luggage handling per program.
  • All Private tours as per program, including Egyptologist tour guide and all entrance fees to the sights as mentioned above.
  • Service charge & tax.

Program excludes:

  • Tipping " It's not obligatory , BUT if you want to pay , It strats with 5 $ Per day per person for the driver & Representative - 10 $ for Private Guide Per day per person"
  • Domestic Flight Ticket ( Click Here )
  • Drinks
  • Any PERSONAL extra
  • Entry Visa to Egypt

   

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