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. In the afternoon you will be taken to the Egyptian Museum: gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen, including his golden death mask; stare upon the mummies of some of Egypt's ancient pharaohs (optional); lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries, where thousands of artefacts are awaiting your visit. At the end of this exciting day you will be driven back to your hotel.
After breakfast, you will be taken, in an air-conditioned vehicle, to the great pyramid of Dahshur where you will see the two pyramids built by the Pharaoh Snefru. Not only will you be able to look at the Red Pyramid, the worlds first true pyramid, you will also have the opportunity to go inside it and gaze at the phenomenal corbelled ceilings in the 3 separate rooms. Nex,t you will be able to stare at the wonder of the "Bent Pyramid", so called due to the change in angle caused by the architect wanting to relieve the weight which was causing it to subside. In the near distance, you will also see the Black Pyramid of Amenemhat III, inaccessible due to it being on army land. After lunch which will be at a local restaurant, you will be driven 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, including the mastaba of Mereruka, the largest one built in ancient Egypt. You will then be able to marvel at the Pyramid Texts inside the Pyramid of Teti before heading off to the ancient capital of Egypt: Memphis. The Colossus of Ramses II dominates the museum here! After this day of exploring Old Kingdom pyramids, you will be driven back to your hotel.
After breakfast, you will check out and our representative will escort you to Cairo Airport for boarding your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival at Luxor airport, you will be met and assisted by our representatives who will transfer you to your hotel in Luxor.
After breakfast our air-conditioned vehicle will take you on your visit to 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. Once your visit to these ancient Theban Tombs and Temples is completed you will be returned to your hotel.
Today you will visit Dendara to see the Temple which was dedicated to the goddess Hathor, goddess of love and joy. Built in the time of the Ptolemy rulers of Egypt, around 125 BCE, it still has an intact roof where you can marvel at the beautiful ceiling that depicts the hours of the night and day, as well as the journey of the sun, the moon and the stars across the sky: one ceiling even has a plaster cast depiction of the signs of the zodiac. Abydos, where the ancient Egyptians believed Osiris, lord of the underworld, was buried. Here you will visit the Temple of Seti I, which was built during the reign of Seti I and completed by his son, Ramses II. The paintings and reliefs on the walls of this temple are reckoned to be the best, and most beautifully, preserved in Egypt. At the end of these visits you will be driven back to your Luxor hotel.
After breakfast you will check out and our representative will transfer you to your cruise boat: your floating hotel for your next 4 days. After lunch, which you will have 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.
A new day, with your first breakfast on board, today you will set off to visit the Luxor museum and then back to the ship for your first lunch in the afternoon, and then you can watch as it departs Luxor and sails for Esna. As the Nile flows gently underneath you, dinner will be served on board the ship
You can enjoy your breakfast watching as the cruise boat crosses the Esna lock then sails onward to Edfu, home of the best-preserved temple in Egypt: The Temple of Horus. after your visit to this superb temple, your guide will return you to your cruise boat for dinner, while the boat sails majestically onwards towards Kom Ombo.
Your last day of sailing starts with breakfast, and then a visit to the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the gods Horus and Sobek. Afterwards it is back to the boat for lunch and the sail to Aswan. Once ashore you will be driven to see the High Dam, the worlds 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 for your last dinner on the boat.
You will have your final breakfast on the boat before you have to check out. You will then be taken to the Botanical Gardens by felucca. After this visit you will be transferred to your Aswan Hotel. The rest of the day is leisure time for you.
After breakfast, you will enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a felucca ride as you travel to see the Nubian Village, which is situated at the bottom of Elephantine Island. After lunch, you will return to Aswan to see the Nubian Museum that was opened in 1997. Here you will see thousands of artifacts that could have been lost under the waters of Lake Nasser once the High Dam was completed. Once this tour is completed you will be taken back to your Aswan hotel.
After an early breakfast, it will be time to start your overland mini-bus trip to Abu Simbel where you will be able to gaze in amazement at these phenomenal rock-cut temples built by Ramses II. During your 2 hour stay here you will be able to enter both temples; the Temple of Ramses and the Temple of Nefertari. Please note that photography is not allowed inside the 2 temples. Once your visit here is over you will be driven back to Aswan and the rest of the day is leisure time.
After breakfast, you will check out and then will be transferred to Aswan airport for your flight back to Cairo (flight duration is about one hour). Once you arrive, our representatives will meet you and assist you with your luggage before transferring you to your Cairo hotel for check-in.
After breakfast, you will be taken on a tour of Cairo famous Churches, Cairo including, the Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr, those 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 Christian Pilgrims.
After breakfast, you will check-out and then be transferred to Cairo Airport for your flight to Amman, Jordan. 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.
After breakfast, it is time to check-out from hotel early in the morning and then start your journey to Petra. En route you will have a stop visit to Madaba, the city of Mosaics, which has the oldest known mosaic map of the holy land. After that, you will view the Jordan Valley from the very famous Mount Nebo. Next, it is time to visit the city of Kerak and see its magnificent castle, you could make a short stop to see a sprawling fortress of Karak, but that would add about a 40 minutes to your already rather long drive (3h), finally continue driving to get to Petra where you will check-in to your hotel.
You will check-out after breakfast and then set off to visit Jordan's Jewel, "The city of Petra", a city that was fully carved out of the mountainsides. Upon arrival, you will be taken on a horseback ride through the Siq, as it is the only access to this old city. then spend a full day with your tour guide After this fantastic visit you will be then driven to your hotel in Petra.
After breakfast followed by check-out from your hotel in Petra. You will then be transferred Back to Amman. in your way, again pass by Madaba, Once there again, Stop by the dead sea for Lunch and go for the mandatory dip in the sea and make sure not to miss it. After this trip, continue driving back to Amman and hotel check-in.
Your final day starts with breakfast at the hotel followed by check-out from your hotel in Amman. You will then be transferred to the airport for your final departure.
Tour Package Price
|Per Person In||5 Star Package|
|Double Room||$ 3960 USD|
|Single Room Supplement||$ 800 USD|
Because all of our packages are all privately arranged whereas you will get a private tour with private guide and private transportation, there is No fixed start or finishing dates, you can do it at your own schedule. If we have to, we will simply alter the itinerary so that it fits with the cruise embarkation, ensuring that no planned visits are missed, just rescheduled somewhere else.
This allows you to get the best available flights, which is a huge asset if you are traveling on a budget. Obviously, this is something that companies who only offer large group visits cannot offer.
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CHANGE / REVISION FEES:
There are no extra fees for name changes. If you require a room type change from double to twin or vice versa, there are no fees but it is subject to availability.
Changing a different tour date is possible 180 or more days before your holiday start date & if the new tour has availability. There are no administration fees but you would have to pay the difference if the new dates are more expensive. It is not possible to change the dates of your holiday within 180 days of the start date.
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Below is a list of key highlights and what is included on this tour. Further, where appropriate, we have listed the items that are not included in the tour price.
06:30 am our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan, you will be transferred to Aswan Airport to take an internal flight to Abu Simbel, where you will be able to gaze in amazement at these phenomenal rock-cut temples built by Ramses II. During your 2 hour stay here you will be able to enter both temples; the Temple of Ramses and the Temple of Nefertari. Please note that photography is not allowed inside the 2 temples.
Once your visit here is over you will be transferred to Abu Simbel Aiport for the flight back to Aswan, followed by transfer to your hotel in Aswan.
06:00 am: our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan, to start your overland 3 hours trip to Abu Simbel where you will be able to gaze in amazement at these phenomenal rock-cut temples built by Ramses II.
During your 2 hour stay here you will be able to enter both temples; the Temple of Ramses and the Temple of Nefertari. Please note that photography is not allowed inside the 2 temples.
Once your visit here is over you will be driven back to Aswan.
08:00 am, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, drive to Alexandria. Your visit to this beautiful city, originally built by Alexander the Great, includes a trip into the catacombs (Kom el Shoqafa), where the early Christians were buried; the Roman Amphitheatre, which every town in the ancient Roman Empire had; the Alexandria National Museum, built in a former palace and now houses almost 2000 artefacts which tell the story of the city, including the recent finds from the sunken part of the city; and finally a visit to 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 have a tired, but fulfilled, drive back to Cairo.
07:00 am, pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, our representative will escort you to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative who will start your full day tour with a trip to 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, at a local restaurant, you will be taken to the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples.
Once your visit to these ancient Theban Temples is complete you will driven back to Luxor airport for your flight back to Cairo, where our representative will take you to your hotel.
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