Soaring high Pyramids and Nile Cruise
Enjoy Egypt with 8 days, 7 nights Nile River Cruise. This tour begins when you meet your tour representative at Cairo Airport. Stop in Cairo and visit the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum; then flying to Luxor to embark on a Nile Cruise. See stunning ruins, the most beautiful scenery between Luxor and Aswan, on a luxurious relaxing 5-day Nile Cruise before returning to Cairo for departure. This is all transfers to/from airport & hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle included in the price.
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo
Your representative will hold a sign with your name at Cairo International Airport. Transfer by air-conditioned car to your hotel. Upon arrival at the hotel, he will do your check-in and give you detailed information concerning your excursion of tomorrow. (No meals included). (Accommodation: Grand pyramid hotel)
Day 2: Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum
Stop 1: Pyramids of Giza: After breakfast, enjoy an excursion to the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus & to the oldest known monumental sculpture and the largest monolith statue in the world, the Great Sphinx. Visit also the Valley Temple, which was attributed to king Chefren and had been used for the mummification process.
Stop 2: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities: Egyptian Museum where you can see the collection of Tutankhamen among other splendid Pharaonic artifacts then back to hotel optional sound and light show or NILE dinner cruise. (Meals included: Breakfast). (Accommodation: Grand pyramid hotel)
Day 3: Nile Cruise Luxor to Aswan
Temple of Karnak: Check out from the hotel in the morning then transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight to Luxor. Then taken by an air-conditioned car to board your 5 stars Egypt Nile cruise. After lunch on board, visit the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. Dinner and night on board. (Meals included: B, L, D). (Accommodation: 5-star standard cruise)
Day 4: West Bank: Valley of the Kings
After breakfast, your guide will escort you for a visit to the legendary Valley of the Kings where there are many kings buried in this valley The most known tombs are King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tutankhamun, King Ramssess VI, King Mrenptah, and AmonhotepII.
Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari Now the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut beckons. This majestic Temple is built into the actual Mountains. Then, the Colossi of Memnon, the huge twin Statues, here you have the opportunity to take some really fabulous photographs. When you have finished your tours take a comfortable drive back to your Nile cruise to enjoy your lunch on board. Now sail on to Edfu. (Meals included: B, L, D). (Accommodation: 5-star standard cruise)
Day 5: Edfu and Kom Ombo temples
Stop 1: Temple of Horus: After breakfast, visit the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus at Edfu. you will be transferred by horse carriage to visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus which is considered by most to be the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt. According to the Egyptian myths, it was the place where the falcon-headed god Horus revenged the murder of his father Osiris by killing Seth.
Stop 2: Temple of Kom Ombo: Saiingl to Kom Ombo to see the unique Temple of Sobek, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. Lunch on board. Continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner on board. The Temple of Kom Ombo which stands on the east bank of the Nile, right next to the river, differs from other temples because of its double entrance, each one is dedicated to divinity: “Haroeris” with his falcon head and Sobek with his crocodile head. The Temple of Kom Ombo was built on the honor of two deities the crocodile-headed Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world, and Haroeris, or the ancient falcon-headed Horus. (Meals included: B, L, D). (Accommodation: 5-star standard cruise)
Day 6: Aswan Full Day
Aswan High Dam: Time to enjoy a fabulous day of sightseeing in Aswan. Let us start with a visit to the engineering miracle the High Dam which is known all over the world and controls all of Egypt’s water. Then Journey on to the Unfinished Obelisk, this amazing Obelisk weighs 1,168 tonnes.
Temple of Philae: Continue now to visit the majestic Phel Temple built for the Goddess Isis who represents Wisdom, Marriage, and Health. Back to your cruise. (Meals included: B, L, D). (Accommodation: 5-star standard cruise)
Day 7: Optional Abu Simbel
Abu Simbel: Optional tour to Abu Simbel after breakfast, back to Aswan airport. After breakfast, transfer to Aswan Airport, back to Cairo and overnight. (Meals included: Breakfast). (Accommodation: Grand pyramid hotel)
Day 8: Cairo Airport
Cairo Airport Bridge: After your Breakfast and check out from your Hotel our representative will meet you to transfer you to Cairo International Airport in safety and comfort for your final departure. (Meals: Breakfast. No accommodation included).
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