6 Days Egypt Family Holiday Cairo Aswan abu simble and Luxor
Day 1: Welcome to Egypt
Welcome to Egypt and the start of a wonderful Egypt holiday with family! Arrive at Cairo airport, meet and greet service and included transfer to your 5 star Cairo Family friendly hotel
• 2-hour Nile Cruise dinner and Folk-dance show
• Sound & Light show, Pyramids at night.
Day 2: Giza and Egyptian Museum
The family will be picked up from your hotel by our representative. Start your Cairo Aswan abu simble and Luxor enjoying a great excursion to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of Chephren and visit the Valley Temple.
Lunch will be served in Local restaurant
Move to the Egyptian Museum
It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artefacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewellery that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.
Overnight in Cairo
Day 3: Old Cairo- Cairo
Our representative will pick your family up from your hotel in At 8:00 am First, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defence against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo, it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha
Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city.
Lunch will be served in Local restaurant in Old Cairo
Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo
Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the centre of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century.
Fly to Aswan from Cairo- Pick up at Aswan airport and transfer to Basma hotel
Day 4- Aswan -Abu simble-Luxor
An early pick-up from your hotel Aswan ,our guide will meet you,Travel by air-conditioned vehicle from Aswan to Abu Simbel, It takes 3 hours driving to the temples of Abu Simbel before the heat of the day.
The two temples were Carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC,
Upon arrival, an Egyptologist guide will tell you all about one of the greatest and most whimsical pharaohs in Egyptian history. Marvel at the main façade of the Great Temple to Ramesses II and its 4 statues of the pharaoh seated on his throne following his advancing age.
In theory, the main temple is dedicated to Amon-Re Horakhty and Ptah, but in practice, it was constructed for the greater glory of its builder, Ramses the Great. Continue to the smaller temple of Ramesses' consort, Queen Nefertari, situated right next to the Great Temple. Admire the impressive rock-cut façade depicting the pharaoh and his queen.
Re-board the coach at 09:00 for the return transfer to Aswan before, Lunch will be served in Aswan
You will visit the High dam, Phiala temple, the Unfinished Obelisk and Enjoy sailing on the Nile with Egyptians Felucca
Built to honor the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped.
The High Dam
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.
Drive to Luxor,Overnight in Hotel in Lotus hotel
Dinner will be serverd in the hotel
Day 5: Luxor City
After pickup from your hotel, drive to the west bank of Luxor, To visit
The Colossi Of Memnon
The impressive Colossi of Memnon will greet you there, Massive pair statues Know as the Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third, the last remnants of the Temple of Amenophis III
Valley of the Kings
Once called the great Place of the Truth, this valley Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak
Queen Hatshepsut temple
Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument
Lunch in Local Egyptian Restaurant
Karnak is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso)
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated with His Military Battle of Kadesh
Then transfer to Luxor Airport for flight back to Cairo to complete Cairo Aswan abu simble and Luxor Family Holiday
Overnight in Cairo.
Day 6: Departure from Cairo
In the morning, enjoy breakfast. Then, check out of your hotel and make your way to the airport in Cairo. Board your flight home with fond memories of your visit to ancient Egypt. End 6 Days Egypt Family Holiday Cairo Aswan abu simble and Luxor