King Tut ( 8 Days – 7 Nights ) in Egypt
Cairo, Aswan and Luxor
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.
|Arrival/Departure:||Airport transfers included.|
|Transport:||Private air-conditioned minivan and 1st class sitting train.|
|Accommodation:||5 Nights hotel & 2 Nights 1st class sitting train.|
|Guides:||Egyptologist guide in all the sites.|
|Tours:||Cairo Pyramids, Sphinx, Sakkara, Museum & City tour. Aswan Phalie Temple and High Dam. Luxor West & East Banks.|
Day 01: Arrival Day
Arrive at Cairo Airport where our representative will meet and assist you through customs and then you claim your baggage. You will be transferred to your selected hotel for a free evening. Overnight at your Hotel.
Day 02: Cairo – Aswan
Today you will be transported back to the time of the ancient Egyptians. Our friendly guide will accompany you to the awe-inspiring Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza and then onwards to Sakkara to see the first pyramid ever built – the Step Pyramid of Zosser. Later that night you will catch the overnight sitting train to Aswan. Overnight sitting Train.
Day 03: Aswan
Arrive in Aswan where you will be met and transferred to your selected Hotel. Your afternoon tour starts at the High Dam and its huge lake then take a short ferry ride to the Romantic and Majestic Philae Temple. Tonight you can explore the many bazaars and small streets of Aswan or enjoy dinner on one of the many floating restaurants along the Nile. Overnight at your Hotel.
Day 04: Aswan – Luxor
Optional tour to Abu Simbel Morning excursion on a traditional felucca to visit Elephantine and Kitchener Island’s. The rest of the day is free before catching the train to Luxor. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your selected hotel. Overnight at your hotel./p>
Day 05: Luxor
Free morning then you have the afternoon tour to the East Bank of Luxor. Entry is down the avenue of Ram Headed Sphinx to reach the Monumental Temple of Karnack and then continue onto Luxor Temple. You have time this evening to enjoy this vibrant and fascinating city. Overnight at your Hotel.
Day 06: Luxor – Cairo
After an early morning start you cross over to the West Bank of Luxor where the Valley of the Kings & Queens, Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple and the Colossi of Memnon awaits you. The afternoon is free to relax or for the energetic perhaps take a visit to the Luxor Museum. Later that evening you will board the overnight sitting train to return to Cairo. Overnight sitting Train.
Day 07: Cairo
Arrive in Cairo where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. After freshening up you will enjoy the legendary treasures of the Egyptian Museum. Take a look at some of the most exquisite and ancient artifacts and statues in history. Then see the Islamic areas of Cairo including the Citadel of Saladin – boasting the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Then onto the Coptic area of Cairo where the Romans constructed the fortress of Babylon which is built over the ruins of two towers of the fortress the church of St Mary or more commonly known as the Hanging Church, followed by St Serguis which is said to be the resting place for the holy family. Overnight at your Hotel.
Day 08: Departure Day
Transfer to the Cairo Airport for your departure flight.
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8 Days / 7 Nights
• 01 Nights Hotel in Aswan with breakfast, • 02 Nights Hotel in Cairo with breakfast, • 02 Nights Hotel in Luxor with breakfast, • 02 Nights sitting Train Cairo / Aswan – Luxor /Cairo, • All transfers in A/C Modern privet van, • Egyptologist tour guide, • Meals as mentioned., • Meet and assist at the airport
• Entry visa to Egypt. • Entry fees for sightseeing as mentioned. • Meals not mentioned. • Drinks. • Camera fees. • Tipping.