Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days (Cairo, Abu Simbel, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Luxor, Hurghada)
Day 1: 17 Feb.2018 (Cairo)
Arrive at Cairo Airport. Meet, assist and transfer from airport to your Hotel, check-in at Cairo Marriott Hotel & Casino 5 * Deluxe hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2: 18.02.2018 (Memphis, Saqqara & Dahshour)
After breakfast at 07:00 am your private tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and escort you to the south to start your day tour visiting the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur, Dahshur is a famous royal necropoils in Egypt holds many famous Pyramids includes the red and bent Pyraimds of king snefru. The site is about 40 km from Cairo, back to giza and will visit the Step Pyramid of Djoser, which is situated in Sakkara and is the first building in the world built solely in stone. Here we will also find other tombs from the Old kingdom, such as Mererukas tomb. After we had our lunch, proceed to visit Memphis, founded around 3,100 BC, is the legendary city of Menes, the King who united Upper and Lower Egypt. Early on, Memphis was more like a fortress from which Menes controlled the land and water routes between Upper Egypt and the Delta. Having probably originated in Upper Egypt, from Memphis he could control the conquered people of Lower Egypt. A 20 - allowing you free time to walk around the perimeter of the impressive structure. (B. L)
Day 3: 19.02.2018 (Alexandria)
After an early breakfast we will get on the bus which will take us to Alexandria. From the Old time we will see The Roman Theater, Catacombs and after the lunch proceed to visit the world-renowned new library of Bibliotheca Alexandrina go back to Cairo overnight at hotel. (B.L)
Day 4: 20.02.2018 (Pyramids, Museum, Khan El Khalili Bazaar)
We will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy an excursion to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramid of chefren. Then have your lunch at local restaurant and Move to visit the Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was discovered. Proceed to visit Kahn El Khalili Bazaar The market dates back to the 14th century when Emir Dajaharks Al-Khalili built a large market complex on the site of the Za’afran Tomb, which had been the burial place of the Fatimid rulers of Egypt. This construction was part of the process of rebuilding started under Sultan Barquq (ruled 1382-1399) to help the city recover from the ravages of the Black Death throughout the 13th and 14th centuries Back to hotel and overnight. (B, L)
Day 5: 21.02.2018 ( Abu Simbel)
After breakfast we will get on an early flight to Aswan on MS 391 at 07:00 A.M, arrive Aswan Airport at 08:25 A.M and transfer to Abu Simbel Nefertari Hotel by bus, check in at Hotel and Lunch, at night dinner at Hotel and go to attend Sound and Light Show at Abu Simbel, return back to Hotel and overnight (B, L, D)
Day 6: 22.02.2018 (Abu Simbel / Aswan)
Early wake-up call before sunshine and start go to the temple to attend the thermony of the Sun Passes on Ramsis II face. Then back to Hotel and get breakfast and check out. Transfer by bus to Aswan, arrive Aswan and check in at Hotel (Old Cataract Aswan), Rest of the day free at leisure, overnight at Hotel (B)
Day 7: 23.02.2018 (Aswan, Nile Cruise)
Breakfast at Hotel and check out.Start a tour of Aswan High Dam. Next, proceed to the granite quarries which supplied the ancient Egyptians with most of the hard stone used in pyramids and temples. Continue by a short motor-boat ride to the Temple of Philae on the island of Agilka. The temple was dedicated to Isis, sister/wife of Osiris. Then transfer to Nile Cruise for Check in, in the afternoon sail around Elephantine Island on a felucca, the traditional Egyptian sail boat Return to your cruise vessel and sail to Kom-Ombo, Dinner on board and overnight in Kom-Ombo. (B, L, D)
Day 8: 24.02.2018 - Nile Cruise,Kom Ombo & Edfu)
After breakfast, visit the Temple of Sobek, the crocodile-headed god of fertility and creator of the world. Return to your cruise and sail to Edfu, set out by horse-drawn carriage to visit the Temple of Horus, the largest and most perfectly preserved of all the Nile temples. Back to cruise and sail to Esna. Cross the lock of Esna Dinner, overnight on Luxor. (B, L, D)
Day 9: 25.02.2018 - Nile Cruise (Luxor Temple)
After breakfast on board, Lunch on board. In afternoon visit the graceful Temple of Luxor built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amun. Return buck to cruise for dinner and overnight. (B, L, D)
Day 10: 26.02.2018 - (Luxor/West Bank/Karnak Temple)
After breakfast on board, check out and cross to the West Bank of the Nile and visit the wondrous Valley of the Kings, a vast city of the dead, where the magnificent tombs of 62 pharaohs have been discovered. Visit several of the tombs. Next, visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. This beautiful monument to the reign of the only female pharaoh. After Visit, Lunch at Local Restaurant and proceed to check in at Old Winter Palace Nile View. In afternoon visit Karnak Temple, called by some “the Temple of Temples.” It is the largest place of worship ever built (B, L)
Day 11: 27.02.2018 (Luxor/ Memnun / Habu / Deir Elmadina)
Breakfast at Hotel and start the tour to Madinet Habu s an important New Kingdom period structure in the West Bank of Luxor in Egypt. Aside from its size and architectural and artistic importance, the temple is probably best known as the source of inscribed reliefs depicting the advent and defeat of the Sea Peoples during the reign of Ramsis III. Proceed to Deir el-Medina is an ancient Egyptian village which was home to the artisans who worked on the tombs in the Valley of the Kings during the 18th to 20th dynasties of the New Kingdom period (ca. 1550–1080 BC) The settlement's ancient name was "Set Maat" (translated as "The Place of Truth"), and the workmen who lived there were called “Servants in the Place of Truth”. During the Christian era, the temple of Hathor was converted into a church from which the Arabic name Deir el-Medina ("the monastery of the town") is derived. On the way back On the way back stop at the famed Colossi of Memnon, two 66ft, 1 thousand ton statues of Amenhotep III, Back to Hotel and overnight (B, L)
Day 12: 28.02.2018 -( Luxor/Hurghada)
After breakfast, Check out from the Hotel Then, you will be transferred to Hurghada by private A/C van. You will be met by Twitter Travel representative and transferred to your hotel (Citadel Azure Hurghada 5* Deluxe Hotel) for overnight. (B, L, D)
Day 13: 01.03.2018 - (Hurghada)
Free day: to enjoy this fabulous resort by the Red Sea. (B, L, D)
Day 14: 02.03.208 - (Hurghada)
Free day: to enjoy this fabulous resort by the Red Sea. (B, L, D)
Day 15: 03.03.2018 - (Departure)
After Breakfast transfer by A/C Coach to Hurghada Airport to get your departure flight home. (B)
- 04 nights at Mena House Hotel and Casino- 5* Deluxe hotel on BB Basis.
- 01 night at Nefertari Abu Simbel Hotel (4* Hotel) on FB Basis
- 01 nights at Sofitel
Legend Old Cataract
Aswan - 5 * stars Deluxe Hotel on BB Basis (Palace wing premium)
- 03 nights on M/S Farah Nile Cruise 5* Nile cruise on FB Basis
- 02 nights at Sofitel
Old Winter Palace
- 5* Deluxe Hotel on BB Basis (Superior Garden Rooms)
- 03 nights at Citadel Azur Hurghada (5* Deluxe Hotel) on All Inclusive Basis
- All transfers and sightseeing as mentioned in Program
- Swedish Egyptologist during all Tours (Mr. Sameh Egyptson)- Meals as mentioned in Program.
- Meals not mentioned.
- All Drinks.
- Any additional requests.
- International & Domestic flights.
CAI / ASW 21.02.2018 on MS 391 at 07:00 A.M- Tips (Nile Cruise, Guide, Drivers ......etc)
- Entry Visa