10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS

CAIRO– LUXOR - ASWAN - CAIRO

By cruising

 

DAY 1:

Arrival at Cairo International airport, meet & assist through formalities, Transfer To Your Hotel, Check in, Dinner & Overnight.

DAY 2:

Breakfast, introduction to your Egyptologist guide.
Full day tour to visit (Egyptian Museum: which houses the world’s largest, most precious and most rare collection of genuine artifacts where over 250,000 pieces then the Citadel: Salah El Din Citadel which was constructed to protect Cairo and Fustat from Crusaders and to unite them as one front. Inside the citadel you will get to visit the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali as well, finally visit Old Cairo).
Return to your hotel, dinner & overnight

DAY 3:

Breakfast, full day tour to visit (Pyramids of Giza: one of the Seven Wonders of the World; the ancient Egyptians built Pyramids as tombs for the Pharaohs and their Queens , then we will visit Memphis & Sakkara: The Step Pyramid of Zoser, built in 2630 BC, it is considered to be the oldest major stone structure worldwide and Memphis is the open air Museum founded in the 1st dynasty (3100 B.C) by King Narmar, Memphis was the capital of Ancient Egypt, and the first capital city founded after the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt.). Return to your hotel, dinner & overnight.

DAY 4:

Wake up call, breakfast, check out, transfer to Cairo airport. Board flight to Luxor. Arrive to Luxor airport, meet & assist, transfer to your Nile cruise ship ,check in.
After lunch, tour to visit Temple of Karnak
: dedicated to God Amon, his wife Mut, and their son khonsu, a great example of worship as it is the largest in history. This grand temple is actually a complex of several temples built more than two thousand years ago, then will visit Luxor temple: the temples purpose was as a setting for the rituals of the festival. The festival was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office, return to your boat, dinner. Overnight in Luxor.

DAY 5:

Breakfast, Cross the Nile river to the West Bank to visit ( Valley of Kings: “Visit 3 tombs”: outstanding tombs carved into the desert rock, those discovered tombs has very rich decoration sand were filled with treasures for the pharaohs after life , Optional “KING TUT tomb”, Deir el Bahari:  is a complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile, and Clossi of Memnon) return to your boat.
Lunch, sail to Esna and Edfu, dinner & overnight in Edfu

DAY 6:

Breakfast, visit (Temple of Horus in Edfu: the second largest temple in Egypt. It is also known as the Temple of Horus ‘’the falcon-headed God’’ and it is the most beautiful and well-preserved of all the Egyptian temples).
After  lunch, sail to Kom –Ombo, visit the Temple of (Kom-Ombo):
this temple was built to honor the God of fertility Crocodile-headed Sobek, and the Falcon-headed Horus.
Dinner & overnight in Kom-Ombo.

 

DAY 7:

Breakfast, arrive to Aswan.
Start your tour to (visit High Dam:
was built in the 1960s and was a great achievement of President Abdel-Nasser and the temple of Phila: it was dedicated to goddess Isis which was considered the mother of god and she is the mother god Horus and the consort of God Osiris).
After  lunch, visit Elephantine Island, Botanical Garden and the Akha Khan Mausoleum by felucca (If available), dinner & overnight on board in Aswan

 

DAY 8:

Breakfast, check out, transfer to Aswan airport, board flight Fly to Cairo.
Arrive to Cairo airport, meet & assist, transfer to your hotel.
Check in, dinner & overnight in Cairo.

 

DAY 9:

Breakfast, morning free at leisure.
Afternoon we will attend sound & light show in Giza, dinner & overnight in Cairo.

DAY 10:

Breakfast, check out, final departure