The nile explores

Sunday Departure

Package Includes:

• All Transfers in Egypt with a deluxe A/C bus or private car.
• 4 nights accommodation in Cairo in a 5 stars deluxe.
• 7 nights accommodation in a deluxe Nile cruise.
• Round Trip domestic tickets : Cairo/Luxor /Cairo.
• Excellent English speaking Egyptology (other langue's available upon request).
• Entrance fees to all sights as per itinerary.
• All hotel taxes and service charges.

Day by Day Itinerary

SUNDAY

Depart the USA

MONDAY

Arrival at the Cairo international airport meets and assists by our highly qualified.
Tour coordinators throughout VISA formalities and transfer to your Deluxe Cairo hotel by our luxurious A/C buses. Overnight in Cairo.

TUESDAY

After breakfast start your tour by Driving to Memphis, capital of the Pharaohs during the Old Kingdom. Visit the recumbent statue of Remises II and the 80-ton Alabaster Sphinx. Continue to Sakara to see the prototype of the Pyramids, the Step Pyramid, built for the 3rd Dynasty Pharaoh Djoser by the exalted architect Imhotep.

WEDNESDAY

After your breakfast, you will begin your full day of sightseeing in Cairo, which will include the Egyptian Museum, housing the largest collection of ancient monuments in the world including the golden treasures of Tutankhamon, Leave the museum for Old Cairo and walk back in time. Visit the Old Coptic Church and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue to the Mohamad Ali Mosque and the streets of Khan el Khalili Bazaar. Return to your hotel for overnight.

THURSDAY

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to airport for your flight to Luxor. Arrival Luxor, Meet and assist by our representative and Transfer to your deluxe Nile Cruise and Check in.
Aftercheck in tour visit the Avenue of the Sphinx and the imposing Temple of Luxor with its grand colonnades. Continue to the visit to Karnak Temple-Complex, built by generations of Pharaohs. overnight on board.

FRIDAY

Sail to Denderah, site of the Ptolemaic temple complex dedicated to Hathor, Goddess of Life, Beauty and Fertility, constructed during the time of the Roman emperors. Sail to Luxor for overnight.

SATURDAY

Early morning sail to Edfu via Esna and start your Edfu tour by horse-drawn.
carriage to the Temple of Horus, the best preserved of all large Egyptian Temples. After tour sail to Aswan, arrive Aswan and overnight.

SUNDAY

AM at leisure in Aswan , after lunch tour the Aswan High Dam and the unfinished Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut. See the granite quarries where the stone was cut for ancient monuments and visit the High dam. Continue by motorboat to the island of Philae; view the exquisite, gleaming white Temple of Isis.

MONDAY

After lunch, sail on a typical Egyptian “felucca” (sailboat) gliding along the Nile past Lord Kitchener’s Island and the dramatic Aga Khan Mausoleum. Overnight in Aswan.

TUESDAY

AM Sail to Kom Ombo arrival in Kom Ombo, A hill town overlooking the banks of the Nile.
Over Night Visit the Greco-Roman Temple, dedicated to Horus, the Sun God and Sobek, the Crocodile. After tour sail to Luxor. Overnight in Luxor.

WEDNESDAY

This Morning cross the west bank an visit to the Valley of the Kings containing the secretive tombs of New Kingdom Pharaohs,. Visit the beautifully terraced funerary. Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Then, on to the famed Colossi of Memnon, standing nearly 70 feet tall. Return to boat and overnight in Luxor.

THURSDAY

After your breakfast, Disembark and transfer to airport for Cairo flight.
Arrival to Cairo and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

FRIDAY

After your breakfast, Transfer to the airport for your flight homebound flight.

 

 

 

Item Package Intro

  • Package Duration: 12 Days/ 11 Nights
  • Destination: Egypt
 
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