Discover Egypt Beauty ( 10 Days – 09 Nights )
Cairo, Sleeper Train, Aswan, Nile Cruise, Luxor, Cairo, Alexandria
Egypt is perhaps best known as the home of the ancient Egyptian civilization, with its temples, hieroglyphs, mummies, and – visible above all – its pyramids. Less well-known is Egypt's medieval heritage, courtesy of Coptic Christianity and Islam – ancient churches, monasteries and mosques punctuate the Egyptian landscape. Egypt stimulates the imagination of western tourists like few other countries and is probably one of the most popular tourist destinations world-wide.
|Tour Departs:||Saturday& Wednesday.|
|Arrival/Departure:||Airport transfers included.|
|Transport:||Private air-conditioned minivan/ Sleeper Train.|
|Accommodation:||03 Nights hotels – 02 Nights sleeper train- 04 Nile cruise- optional additional Nights can be added upon request.|
|Meals:||09 breakfasts- 04 Lunches& 06 Dinners.|
|Guides:||Egyptologist guide in Cairo and local guide in the desert.|
|Tours:||Cairo Pyramids, Sphinx, Sakkara, Museum, City Tour, Luxor West and East Banks, High Dam, Philae Temple, Como-Ombo, Edfu& Alexandria.|
Day 01: Arrival Day
On arrival at Cairo airport you will be met by our representative who will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel in Cairo and Overnight.
Day 02: Pyramids Day- Sleeper Train To Aswan
After breakfast at the hotel, we take you on a full day tour to Visit the great pyramid of Cheops One of the Seven Wonders of the World, also see the pyramid of king Khephren and Menkaure then the sphinx carved from the natural bedrock at the bottom of the cause way of khephren’s pyramid. Later visit Sakkara which has the step pyramid of Zoser the first pyramid in the history, at evening transfer to the train station for your sleeper train to Aswan.
Day 03: Aswan Sights- Nile Cruise
After breakfast on board the train arrive Aswan, now we board our exciting Nile Cruise for a great day’s journey on the scenic Nile River, Then in the afternoon start visiting the high dam the pride of Egypt and an ideal spot for a panoramic view of Aswan, Then we visit the temple of Philae one of the three best preserved temples of Egypt, With the construction of the high dam this temple was relocated stone by stone to its current location, then drive back to the Nile cruise and Overnight.
Day 04: : Nile Cruise- Komo-Ombo Temple
Enjoy the sights of the Nile as your Nile Cruise sails towards Komo-ombo; here we visit the temple of Kom-ombo this unique temple is in fact the fusion of two temples, set side by side With each side having its own gate ways and chapels. The left side dedicated to God Horus the elder and the right to God sobek the Crocodile God, back to the cruise and Overnight
Day 05: Nile Cruise- Edfu Temple
This morning the Cruise will be sailing to Edfu afternoon we’ll visit Edfu temple we take you by a horse carriage, edfu is considered the best preserved temple in Egypt. Back to the Nile cruise and overnight.
Day 06: Nile Cruise- Luxor West Bank
after breakfast we take you on a tour of the west bank of Luxor to visit the Valley of the Kings this is the Place where generations of pharos and nobles where buried in great splendor housed in crypts cut into the cliffs. Even after over 3,000 years the paintings retain their original colors until the story of civilization gone by. Later see the gigantic temple of Queen Hatshepsut cut in the rock. Later we stop at the colossi of Memnon two giant statues are all that remain of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Drive back to the Nile Cruise and overnight
Day 07: Luxor East Bank- Sleeper Train To Cairo
After breakfast check out from the cruise then we’ll take you on a tour of the east bank of Luxor to visit the magnificent temples of Karnack, The majestic avenue of ram-headed sphinx, the site of its sacred lake will leave you awe-struck. Then we’ll see Luxor temple completed by Ramses II. The main entrance with two colossal statues of the pharaoh Ramses II and the mighty obelisk leaves every visitor spell-bound. At evening transfer you to the train station and for your sleeper train back to Cairo.
Day 08: Cairo To Alexandria
After breakfast on board the train arrive Cairo and start drive to the Alexandria the second largest city in Egypt after Cairo we’ll visit the pompey’s pillar (a colossal granite pillar, 27 m height) cata combs of Kom El Shokafa, these Roman catacombs are rock-hewn in three levels, they date back to the first and early second century A.D. proceed to the fort of Qaitbay at the northern top of the eastern harbor, on the site where the Greeks stood. Then visit the library of Alexandria, after that return back to Cairo and Overnight in the hotel. .
Day 09: Cairo City Tour
After breakfast start full day tour to visit the Egyptian museum which houses over 100,000 antiquities from all the periods of the ancient Egyptian history and don’t miss the treasures of Tutankhamen, Then visit the old Cairo houses the crypt of the holy family and the hanging church and the synagogue of Ben Ezra, Then proceed you to the citadel of Saladin and we’ll see their Mohammed Ali Mosque, Then we’ll drive to the bazaars of Khan-El-Khalili where you can spend time for shopping at. Drive back to the hotel and Overnight.
Day 10: Departure Day
After breakfast checkout from the hotel, then transfer to the airport for final departure.
Prices vary from season to season. Please email us to enable too provide an accurate quotation.
10 Days / 9 Nights
• 02 Nights Sleeper Train Cairo / Aswan – Luxor /Cairo on H/B basis, • 03 Nights Hotel in Cairo with breakfast, • 04 Nights Nile Cruise on full board basis, • All transfers in A/C Modern privet van, • Egyptologist tour guide, • Entry fees for sightseeing as mentioned, • Meals as mentioned., • Meet and assist at the airport
• Entry visa to Egypt. • Meals not mentioned. • Drinks. • Camera fees. • Tipping.