Guide to a Perfect trip in Egypt!
Welcome to Cairo! Your tour begins when you are greeted by our representative who will assist you through immigration and customs formalities. After you have collected your luggage he will then take you, in our deluxe vehicle, to your Cairo hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a full day tour. In the morning you will be driven to see the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx: the most famous monuments of not only ancient Egypt but of the entire ancient world! These massive stone structures were built around 4,500 years ago on a rocky desert plateau close to the Nile. After lunch, at a local restaurant, you will be taken to Sakkara to see the very first pyramid ever built; the Step Pyramid of Djoser. You will also get the chance to see some fantastic mastabas and then head off to visit the ancient capital of Egypt: Memphis, where you will see the Colossus of Ramses II.
After the visit, you will be driven to the Papyrus Institute where you will see how the ancient Egyptians made this forerunner to today's paper; you will get the opportunity to look at some fantastic examples of papyrus art, with no obligation to buy. After this amazing trip, you will be driven back to your hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel is followed by another full day tour, but this time you will spend the forenoon at the Egyptian Museum: gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen, including his golden death mask; and lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries, where thousands of artifacts are awaiting your visit. After lunch, at a local restaurant, you will be taken to the Citadel of Saladin, the fortress built between 1176 and 1183 AD, to protect Cairo from the Crusaders and rebuilt by Muhammad Ali Pasha, whose mosque is a "must see". From here you will be taken on a tour of Cairo famous Churches, including The Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr, 2 churches built into the walls of the Fort of Babylon and its remains could be Cairo's oldest structures; and the Church of Abu Serga (St. Sergius), where, it is said, the Holy Family took shelter in a cave, with the church being erected her to commemorate this. This whole area is a world famous destination for Pilgrims. At the end of this exciting day, you will be driven to visit the old market of Cairo (Khan El-Khalili) to test your haggling skills, and then to your hotel to check-out before being transferred to Ramses railway station where you will board the night sleeper service to Aswan, which departs at 2025.
Dinner is served onboard the train.
0815 and you have now arrived at Aswan station. Here you will be met and assisted by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel for check-in and overnight. In the afternoon you will get a view of Elephantine Island as you pass by it on a felucca (sailing boat) and then you will visit The Aga Khan Mausoleum from outside.
Back to your cruise and overnight.
Breakfast at hotel and check out, then you will be transferred to your Nile cruise: your floating hotel for the coming 3 days. Then you will visit the High Dam, the world's largest rock-filled dam, and the Temple of Philae moved to the island of Agilika after the waters of Lake Nasser flooded its original location. It is then back to Aswan to the region your cruise and as the Nile laps gently underneath you, lunch is served. After lunch, the boat sails majestically towards Kom Ombo, where you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the gods Horus and Sobek. After the visit, you will be taken back to your cruise boat for your dinner while it sails onward to Edfu.
Edfu, home of the best-preserved temple in Egypt: the Temple of Horus. This is the temple you will be visiting after breakfast, and afterward, your guide will return you to your cruise boat for lunch as the boat sails Karnak majestically towards Esna. Once you reach Esna you will watch as it sails through the Esna locks. Once through the locks, the boat continues on its course towards Luxor, which it will reach after you have had dinner
An early breakfast and then it is time to visit the West Bank of Luxor: the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings; the tombs of princes in the Valley of the Queens; the magnificent temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri finishing with the immense Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, which you will have back on board, you will visit the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples. Once your visit to these ancient Theban Temples is complete you will return to the boat for your dinner
Your day starts with breakfast in your hotel followed by checkout. Afterward, you will be driven, in our air-conditioned vehicle, for the 3 hour trip to Hurghada, where you will check-in at your hotel upon arrival. The rest of the day belongs to you, but there will be opportunities for snorkelling, diving and other water sport activities
A full day for sunbathing, exploring, shopping, or taking up some of the many water sport activities that Hurghada has to offer
Another full day of free-time, perhaps some sunbathing, exploring, shopping, or taking up some of the many water sports activities that Hurghada has to offer.
Another full day of free-time, perhaps some sunbathing, exploring, shopping, or taking up some of the many water sport activities that Hurghada has to offer, until it is time to check-out and then you will be driven to Hurghada airport for your flight back to Cairo (or direct to Alexandria if a flight is available). If the flight is to Cairo you will be met there by our representative who will assist you in transferring to Alexandria by our air-conditioned vehicle. (If the flight is direct to Alexandria, our representative will meet you at the airport).
You will then be taken to your hotel for check-in.
Your day starts with breakfast in your hotel followed by a visit to some of the sites that this beautiful city, originally built by Alexander the Great, has to offer. These include a trip into the catacombs (Kom el Shoqafa), where the early Christians were buried; Pompey's Pillar, the biggest memorial column in Egypt, made of red granite and standing about 28 meters high, with a base diameter of 2.7 meters. During the reign of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, the Roman ruler of Egypt, between 284 and 305AD, erected this memorial column in his honour, as a sign of gratitude; and the Montazah Gardens, a private park where world leaders often meet, 150 acres of numerous trees, palms, and flowers which overlook many bays and beaches. Lunch will be supplied at a local restaurant in the middle of this exciting tour, and at the end of the day, you will be returned to your hotel for dinner.
After breakfast the second part of your tour of Alexandria starts with a visit to the Citadel of Qaitbay, where, about 1480AD, the Mameluke Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay fortified the site, which held the ruins of the Alexandria Lighthouse, and with successive improvements it now stands as a very prominent Citadel on the Mediterranean coastline, which is followed by a visit to the Greco/Roman museum where 21 rooms contain about 40,000 valuable relics dating from as early as the 3rd century BCE. You will then have lunch at a seafood restaurant before being transferred back to Cairo.
After breakfast, you will check-out and then be transferred to Cairo Airport for your flight to Amman. Upon arrival at Amman Airport, you will be met and assisted through immigration by our Jordan representative. He will then help you with your luggage and transfer you to your hotel in Amman for check in and overnight.
After breakfast, you will be transferred directly to Madaba, where to find the famous mosaic 6th-century map of Palestine in St. George's church. Short ride to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died. After we proceed to the Dead Sea, with 400 meters below sea level, the lake is the lowest point on earth, where ever since the days of Herod the Great, people have flocked to in search of its curative secrets. Free time to float and enjoy the salty waters, check-in, and overnight.
After breakfast, we drive 3 hours to the red rose city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundation of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. With the guide pass the canyon, the so called Siq, to see the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Continue via the Street of Facades to the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. The guide says farewell to you at the restaurant area; free time to explore Petra on your own, before walking the same way back to the entrance. Overnight Petra.
Breakfast at hotel, latest check out from room is 12:00 noon. According to departure time we drive 3 hours to Amman Airport to board your flight.
Tour Package Price
|Per Person In||5 Star Hotel and Nile Cruise|
|Double Room||$3760 USD|
|Rate per child below 12 years||$ 3700 USD|
After discount - Price: $1380
03 Night at Cairo + 04 Nights Nile Cruise
Fully guided Tour program between Luxor and Aswan + domestic flights!
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