Destination : CAIRO-LUXOR-ASWAN-ASWAN - FELUCCA
Cairo, Egypt's sprawling capital, is set on the Nile River. At its heart is Tahrir Square and the vast Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities including the royal mummies and gilded King Tutankhamun artifacts. Nearby, Giza is site of the iconic pyramids and Great Sphinx, dating to the 26th century B.C.E. In Gezira Island's leafy Zamalek district, 187m Cairo Tower affords panoramic city views.
DAY 01: Cairo
After arriving at Cairo airport you will be met by our representative who will assist you through the formalities and then transfer you to your hotel. Your guide will then brief you about the tour package.
DAY 02: Cairo - Giza Pyramids - Aswan
After breakfast you will start the tour by visiting the awe inspiring Great Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza plateau, then head to Sakkara to visit the Step Pyramid- the first completed Pyramid. After a day of seeing 4,500 year old ancient structures, we board an overnight coach to Aswan.
Overnight coach/bus to Aswan
Day 03: Aswan
After arriving in Aswan in the morning, you will be transferred to your hotel and start your Nile quest by visiting the Philae Temple, the Unfinished Obelisk and the famous High Dam of Aswan. The evening is yours free to spend at your leisure.
Day 04: Felucca cruise from Aswan
After breakfast we board our traditional Nile felucca and enjoy the amazing views as we sail up the Nile. Overnight onboard Nile felucca (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 5: Felucca Sailing
A relaxing day as we sail up the River Nile to Luxor.
Overnight on the Felucca (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 6: Felucca - Luxor
In the morning you will reach Kom-Ombo to visit the temple of Sobek, the Crocodile headed evil God and Horus the Falcon headed good God. We then head to Edfu to visit the most well-preserved and completed temple in Egypt - this temple is 2000 years old and is also dedicated to Horus. We continue to Luxor where we will take a tour of the East bank and experience the colossal Karnak temple and the historic Luxor temple. Karnak is a large temple complex built over 3,500 years ago and dedicated to the Ram headed God Amun. Luxor is a temple dedicated to three Gods; Amun, his wife Mut and their son Khons.
Breakfast, Overnight Luxor
Day 7: Luxor
After breakfast we tour the west Bank of Luxor. We start the tour with the world famous Valley of the Kings, and then continue on to the Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir El Bahary) and the great Colossi of Memnon, the last remains of Amenophis III’s temple. Overnight coach/bus back to Cairo (Breakfast)
Day 8: Cairo
We arrive back at our hotel in Cairo. After a short rest we start our last tour in Egypt, visiting the Egyptian museum & the old city of Cairo where you can explore the Coptic area, and the citadel of Saladin to visit the Mosque of Mohamed Ali. Finally we visit the open market (Khan El Khalili), a bazaar filled with numerous souvenir and coffee shops.
Cairo, Flight back home
After breakfast take your memories with you on the flight back home.