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Travellers have been attracted to Egypt by its magic and mystery for centuries. In ancient times they came from the south following the Nile into Egypt where they were met by Ramses’ mighty temples at Abu Simbel, designed to intimidate and astound. Travelling northwards, one magnificent temple followed another and climaxed with mighty Pyramids.

A visit of Egypt allows you to follow in the footsteps of the many great explorers’ who came before, taking in the spellbinding sites of the colossal Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza and the hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs in Luxor. You can take a closer look at the remarkable findings discovered by archaeologists and tomb raiders alike in Cairo’s Egyptian Museum.

Tour Highlights

Visit the Great Pyramid, the royal burial chambers and the Sphinx

Egyptian museum of antiquities

Visit to High Dam

Visit Temple of Kom Ombo

Visit to the West Bank Of the Nile

Visit the stunning tombs at the Valley of the Kings

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Itinerary Voyages of Egypt

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Day 01 - Arrive Cairo

Upon arrival at Cairo airport and after clearing the immigrations and customs, look for your name placard. Here our airport representative will welcome and meet you and later you will be transferred the hotel in air conditioned vehicle. Later day at leisure.

Overnight: Cairo

Day 02 - Cairo - Aswan - Cruise

Early breakfast at the hotel, later transfer to Cairo airport for flight to Aswan. Arrive Aswan airport, meet and greet and later transfer to the Nile Cruiser. In Route you will visit the High Dam which is built by President Nasser to control the floating of the Nile. Embark your cruiser. Lunch on board. Continue to visit Unfinished Obelisk and the Philae Island where the Temple of Isis, rising off the waters of lake Nasser situated. Afternoon enjoy a Felucca ride. Dinner on board.

Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03 - Cruise

Breakfast on board. Sail to Kom Ombo to visit Kom Ombo Temple, the twin sanctuaries of crocodile- headed Haroeris, uniquely set, side by side, in a single picturesque Ptolemic temple on a Hill overlooking the Nile. Lunch on board. Later sail to Edfu. Dinner on board.

Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Cruise

Breakfast on board. Today visit the Temple of Hours in Edfu, as a sun God Horus ’temple had a daily importance to the ancient Egyptians: this is reflected in the attention to detail in the design and construction found there. Sail to Luxor via Esna Lock. Lunch on board. Later visit the East Bank of the Nile (Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple) with its beautiful temple of Amun-Re and Hypostyle Hall, the largest Hall of any temple in the world.

Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Cruise - Luxor - Cairo

Early breakfast on board. Visit the West Bank of the Nile. The Valley of Kings and Queens where sixty-four of Egypt’s rulers were buried in ornate tombs. After lunch you will continue the tour visiting the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Dier El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon facing the Nile. Then you will be transferred to Luxor airport for your flight to Cairo. Arrive Cairo airport, meet and greet and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight: Cairo
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 - Cairo

After breakfast at hotel, you will start your tour visiting the Coptic Museum, Abu Serga Church and Hanging Church which is built into the walls of the Water Gate of the Roman fortress. Continue your tour visiting the Salah El Din Citadel which was constructed by Salah El Din on the Moqattam hills to defend Cairo from the armies of Crusaders. Later visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, built for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt.

Overnight: Cairo
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 - Cairo

After breakfast, you will start your tour visiting the Pyramids of Giza, home to the mummies of three pharaohs - Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Proceed to the Great Sphinx, a wondrous structure created from a single piece of stone forming the head of a pharaoh with the body of a lion then visit Papyrus Factory store. Continue your tour visiting the Egyptian Museum, an unrivaled warehouse of Pharaonic treasures. Among the many exhibits are the fabulous artifacts recovered by archeologist Howard Carter from the tomb of Tutankhamen. Later continue to Khan El Khalili bazaar.

Overnight: Cairo
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 - Cairo - Alexandria

After breakfast, departure to Alexandria by car (approx. 03 hours drive). Arrival Alexandria, check in at the hotel.

Overnight: Alexandria
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 - Alexandria - Cairo

Breakfast at the hotel. Start Alexandria tour with local guide, visiting The Library of Alexandria, Pompey Pillar, the Catacombs of Kom Shokafa, the Palace of El Montazah and the Fort of Quitbay (from the outside).

Overnight: Cairo
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10 - Departure

After breakfast, check out and transfer to Cairo International airport for your flight back home.

Meals: Breakfast

Where you'll Stay

City

Nights

Hotels

Cairo 5 Saphir Hotel
Cruise 3 Nile story
Alexandria 1 Sheraton

Dates & Rates

2018 - Dates & Rates


(All prices are per person in USD.)

Month
Dates
Twin/Double/ Sharing
Single Supplement
June 2018 09 $1531 $820
July 2018 15 $1531 $820
August 2018 11 $1531 $820
September 2018 09 $1531 $820
October 2018 20 $1531 $820
November 2018 10 $1650 $920
December 2018 15/td> $1650 $920

2019 - Dates & Rates


(All prices are per person in USD.)

Month
Dates
Twin/Double/Triple Sharing
Single Supplement
January 2019 12 $1650 $920
February 2019 09 $1650 $920
March 2019 09 $1650 $920
April 2019 13 $1650 $920
May 2019 11 $1650 $920
June 2019 08 $1650 $920
July 2019 13 $1650 $920
August 2019 10 $1650 $920
September 2019 21 $1650 $920

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