03 nights Cairo, 04 nights Nile Cruise, 03 nights Lake Nasser Cruise ................
Day 1 - Cairo
Upon arrival to Cairo, you will be met by Twitter Egypt Travel representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight.
Day 2 - Cairo (Pyramids, Egyptian Museum)
After breakfast your private Egyptologist tour guide and driver will pick you up and start your tour. Drive to Giza and visit the Pyramids. See the Great Pyramid, a royal burial chamber and the Sphinx. Built during a time when Egypt was one of the richest and most powerful civilizations in the world, the pyramids—especially the Great Pyramids of Giza—are some of the most magnificent man-made structures in history. Their massive scale reflects the unique role that the pharaoh, or king, played in ancient Egyptian society. Though pyramids were built from the beginning of the Old Kingdom to the close of the Ptolemaic period in the fourth century A.D., the peak of pyramid building began with the late third dynasty and continued until roughly the sixth (c. 2325 B.C.). More than 4,000 years later, the Egyptian pyramids still retain much of their majesty, providing a glimpse into the country’s rich and glorious past. Lunch en route. Visit the Egyptian Museum, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms. The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities contains many important pieces of ancient Egyptian history. It houses the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, and many treasures of King Tutankhamen. Return back to your hotel for overnight. (B,L)
Day 3 - Luxor (Karnak & Luxor Temple)
In the morning, depart Cairo by air to Luxor for embarkation on your Nile Cruise. In the afternoon you will visit the great Luxor Temple and the magnificent Karnak Temple of Amun with its famous Hypostyle Hall and the 134 huge columns, the Statue of Ramses II, the Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut and the Sacred Lake. Overnight in Luxor (B, L, D)
Day 4 - Luxor (West Bank)
In the morning your sightseeing in Luxor includes the West Bank (Thebes) where some of the richest treasures in the world exists, including the Tomb of Tut Ankh Amun (optional) and other royal tombs including Ramses VI in the Valley of the Kings, you will be able to visit some of these tombs, Visit Hatshepsut funerary temple at Dier El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Then transfer back to your Cruise for lunch, In the afternoon you will sail through the locks of Esna to Edfu and dinner on board and Overnight. (B, L, D)
Day 5 - Cruise (Edfu & Kom Ombo)
In the morning, visit the Horus Temple of Edfu, one of the three beautiful temples of the Ptolemaic Period. Sail to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the Sobek Temple, dedicated to the two gods, which offers beautiful murals and reliefs. Sail to Aswan and Overnight (B, L, D)
Day 6 - Aswan (High Dam, Philae, Felucca)
After breakfast you will visit the High Dam, and the Granite Quarries and the Philae Temple. In the afternoon you will sail on an Egyptian felucca around Elephantine Island and the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener Island and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Overnight in Aswan (B, L, D)
Day 7 - Aswan / Abu Simbel
After breakfast disembarks from the ship, you will be transferred to Abu Simbel by bus, arrival at Abu Simbel then Transfer to the cruise for embarkation before lunch, after lunch start visit the temples of Abu Simbel. site of two temples built by the Egyptian King Ramses II (reigned 1279–13 bce), now located in Aswan (governorate), southern Egypt. In ancient times the area was at the southern frontier of pharaonic Egypt, facing Nubia. The four colossal statues of Ramses in front of the main temple are spectacular examples of ancient Egyptian art. By means of a complex engineering feat in the 1960s, the temples were salvaged from the rising waters of the Nile River caused by erection of the Aswan High Dam, Return back to Cruise. Dinner and overnight on board. (B, L, D)
Day 8 – Kasr ibrim / Amada / Wadi El Sebou
to Kasr Ibrim, Wake-up call and breakfast.
Morning visit of Kasr Ibrim (Exterior)., Lunch on board while sailing to Amada .
Visit of Amada The Amada Temple in Nubia, though small, nevertheless contains some important historical inscriptions and is also significant as the oldest of the Lake Nasser temples. For example, one carved on a stela on the rear walal of the sanctuary in the third year of Amenhotep II describes an Egyptian military campaign into Asia, and his bringing back the bodies of rebel chieftains to hang on the walls of Thebes and one on the prow of his ship sailing through Nubia as a warning. Another, carved on a stela on the northern side of the entrance doorway describes a Libyan invasion of Egypt in the fourth year of Merenbah, the son of Ramsis II. Sail to Wadi el Sebou. Overnight on Board. (B, L, D)
Day 9 – Wadi El Sebou / Aswan
Wake up & breakfast. Visit of Wadi el Sebou Wadi es Sebua Temple is located on the east bank of Lake Nasser around 150 km from Aswan, it had a historical importance which is considering the second large Nubian temples after Abu Simbel Temple, was dedicated to god Amun, and also built by Ramses the second, Wadi El Sebua, this name mean in Arabic ‘Valley of the Lions, This temple like most of the other Nubian monuments have been rescued and relocated 4 km north from its original location to escape the rising water of Lake Nasser.and Dakka, Sail to Aswan. Dinner. Overnight on board. (B, L, D)
Day 10 – Aswan / Cairo
After breakfast disembarks from the ship, you will be transferred to Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo, Arrive Cairo Airport and transfer to your Hotel and Overnight (B)
Day 11 – Cairo
breakfast check out from Hotel, and you will be transferred to Cairo airport
for your flight back home.
- 03 nights
at Cairo Sofitel el Gezirah or similar on BB basis
- 04 nights M/S Nile Premium Nile Cruise LXR/ASW (5* Nile Cruise) on FB Basis
- 03 nights Steigenberger Omar El Khayam lake Nasser Cruise (5* Nile Cruise) on FB Basis
- All tours and transfers as per program
- English speaking Egyptologist during tours
- Meals not mentioned.
- All Drinks.
- Any additional requests.
- International & Domestic flights.
- Tips (Nile Cruise, Guide, Drivers ......etc)
- Entry Visa
- 00 – 05.99 years are free of charge sharing Parents room without extra bed with maximum one child.
- 06 – 11.99 years are 50% from adult rate sharing Parents room with maximum one child
- Cancellation more than 30 days from date of arrival, full refund of paid amounts less 05% of total amount as administration fees.
- Cancellation 20-30 days from date of arrival, 10% of the total amount will be retained.
- Cancellation 15-20 days from date of arrival, 15% of the total amount will be retained.
- Cancellation 07-14 days from date of arrival, 25% of the total amount will be retained.
- Cancellation less than 7 days from date of arrival, 50% of the total amount will be retained..