9 DAYS ITINERARY CAIRO SIWA OASIS AND NILE CRUISE - Daily Tours Egypt

9 DAYS ITINERARY CAIRO SIWA OASIS AND NILE CRUISE

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Gratify 9 Days Egypt tour itinerary, visit the Pyramids of Giza , the Sphinx, Cairo museum and discover the beauty of Siwa oasis  then enjoy 4 days Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan.

Children Policy:
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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Day 1- Arrival to Cairo


   Daily tours representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle Depends on your arrival. If your flight arrives, If you have an early flight to Cairo you can contact us to make a tour suggestion  Free evening Overnight in the Hotel Optional trip to the sound and the light show at Giza Pyramids and costs 40 $ Per person.
 



Day 2-The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo Museum


You will be picked up from your hotel in   Cairo by our tour guide to enjoy a great excursion to The  Pyramids of Giza  ( Cheops , Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of and visit  the Valley Temple . enjoy a free camel ride Lunch will be served during the Pyramids at the local restaurant in Giza Then visit the Egyptian Museum
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated. If you wish to visit the mummies royal hall. You need to ask the tour guide to take the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and you pay for this. It will cost 30$ per person The New Grand museum is not open yet. It will be open soon in 2023 Enjoy free time in the old bazaar for shopping  Overnight in the Hotel Cairo  
 



Day 3- Cairo- Siwa oasis

 

Pick-up time from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 05:00 am. we do recommend ordering a breakfast box from your hotel because of the early departure Light lunch will be served on Siwa Free afternoon on Siwa
 Enjoy the sunset at Fatnas Lake Fatnas is a Small island in Birket Siwa, you can reach it by walk or by bike, It is a wonderful place to sit and enjoy the sunset, You will get a spectacular view of the lake with Gebel Bayda and Hamra forming the backdrop to the west, A walk in the Garden show a variety of trees including Banana, dates, and olive.



Dinner will be served in a restaurant in Siwa,
►Overnight in Ghaliet Ecolodge
Ghaliet is a unique SPA Ecolodge just located nearby Amoun Temple and Alexander the greatest oracle in Siwa Oasis. It has been built by nature and designed among palm trees. you can feel the history and the great ancient stories of Alexander the great while you are in Ghaliet. Enjoy nature, organic design, organic food, and different health programs. The ecolodge includes 12 cozy rooms; each room has its special personality and feeling. You can enjoy staying in the upper rooms with the transparent glass ceiling opening and you feel like you are sleeping in heaven. Also, you can experience the unique outdoor privacy in the lower rooms with their private backyard.

 



Day 4-Siwa oasis


Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up at 07:00 am from the hotel. You will visit today's Siwa attractions, we will start with Alexander the Great Temple is also known as the Temple of the Oracle. It is believed that Alexander the Great wished to consult the Siwan oracle to seek confirmation that he was the son of Zeus. The Greek god of gods, when he and his entourage arrived at  Siwa oasis  after a long trip through the desert.



Then drive to the salty lake. The salty water takes you above the water and makes you float., You don't need to be a good swimmer. Take care when you go swimming and don't let the water reach your eyes. as it is really painful. Choose the crystal lake and they are many of them. But keep looking for the purest one, when you see the bottom. Take a bottle of Mineral water to shower with after swimming in the lake, The salt lakes have similar hyper-salinity properties to those of Jordan’s Dead Sea. This also means that the lakes hold great healing properties, much stronger than regular seawater. In all cases, You will make for a wonderful swim! 



at 11:00 Then proceed to (Cleopatra's bath )The spring of the sun. It has been mentioned by travelers to Siwa, The legend maintains that Cleopatra swam here,



Then Proceed to the temple of Umm Ubaydah or Amun temple, Just 200 m further from the Temple of the Oracle, the temple was erected by the pharaoh Nectanebo of the 30th Dynasty, This structure is almost completely destroyed, owing to its dynamiting in 1896 by an Ottoman governor eager to acquire building material. An inscribed wall represents all that remains to be seen. Based on earlier drawings by pioneer explorers, however, scholars have deduced that the temple was erected by the pharaoh Nectanebo of the 30th Dynasty.
12:00( Taste the Siwan lunch )  in a Siwan restaurant at Abdo restaurant.

Abdo restaurant siwa

Then you will adventure the desert by discovering the Great Sand Sea. by Jeep 4x4 and Enjoy sandboarding -The best sand dunes for sand boarding in Egypt is here in the Great Sand Sea near Siwa Oasis  Visit the hot and Cold spring Bir Waheed  Later, we enjoy some traditional Bedouin Tea by sunset& Overnight in desert Camp and Enjoy Bbq Dinner.



If you need to Sleep in a Hotel instead of the camp, This is also available. we have nice Ecolodges in Siwa



Day 5- Siwa oais- Cairo- Aswan


Siwa, Marsa Matrouh, Cairo Breakfast at the Camp at 07:00 then drive back to   Siwa oasis   - Visit  Shali Fortress :
The Shali Fortress was built on a hill inside a Protective wall originally breached by a single gate, the maze of mud-brick buildings that Comprises the Fortress served the people of the oasis for nearly 8 centuries. The inhabitants had to live in the narrow quarters,  sharing their animals, which were herded into the fortress each evening. The huge chunks of salt so prevalent in Siwa oasis were used in the construction of the fortress, as they helped to strengthen the wall, Rain has unfortunately proved to be more destructive to the fortress than any human invaders. the fortress was built in the 13th century and served as the center of Siwan life for over 800 years. The fortress’ mosque is still in use today, with many of the homes restored, and some even turned into local guesthouses.



Then proceed to the Mountain of the Dead is a conical mountain a little over a kilometer to the north of Shali. Tombs from the twenty-sixth Dynasty, Ptolemaic, and the Roman periods are cut into the side of the mountain, There are four tombs worth seeing at Gebel Al – Mawta. Si Amun Tomb is the most beautiful in  Siwa oasis . Si Amun appears to have been a wealthy Egyptian, Perhaps of Greek origin, but a follower of the ancient Egyptians belief, The tomb contains an Image from the Egyptian pantheon, including an Exquisite painting of the goddess nut standing beside a sycamore tree.

Si amun

Then drive to Cairo , passing by Marsa Matrouh for lunch passing  Discover Marsa Matrouh, Egypt’s Mediterranean shore. With sandy white beaches and crystal clear waters, many believe that Cleopatra herself bathed in the tranquil waters of Marsa Matrouh. 

 



►Lunch will be served in Marsa Matrouh in Magdy restaurant -Seafood restaurant
Then Drive back to Cairo airport.at 20:00  Fly to Aswan from Cairo- Then transfer to your Cruise in Aswan



Day 6- Abu simble and Phiala temple


Breakfast & Lunch onboard the cruise.
Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan Abu Simbel temples:
The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra, and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor, the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco.lace is very authentic and genuine, Colorful and artistic, the Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place!
Back to Aswan Aswan, Then Visit  the high  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. Lunch at the Cruise 13:00 Sail to Kom Ombo The temple of Kom Ombo: The temple and the associated settlement site located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus  and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman period(332 B.b -395 A.c  Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise Galabyia Party.
 



Day 7- Edfu temple-Luxor temple


Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the Edfu around 08:00 by horse carriage  Edfu temple  :
Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c), The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama .
You will be back around 10:00  Lunch on the Cruise  At 10:30 Sail to  Luxor  through Esna lock Arrive  Luxor  at 18:00 Visit  Luxor  temple.
Luxor  Temple:
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 Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise Optional trip to the sound Light  Karnak   temple - 40 $ P.P
 



Day 8- Luxor- Cairo


Optional trip Balloon ride over the valley of the Kings 80 $ per person
Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of  Luxor  and  Karnak  The Valley of the Kings:
Once  called the great Place of the Truth, this valley is 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 The colossi of Memnon:
Massive  pair statues Known as the  Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what was once the largest  complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third The 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.
Karnak .
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)  Lunch during the trip- Fly to Cairo - transfer to the hotel in Cairo - Overnight in Cairo.



Day 9-International Departure


The tour ends after breakfast at our hotel in Cairo, with transfers included to take you to the airport for your flight home. If you wish to extend your stay in   Cairo, please contact us.
 





 

Inclusions:

  • 1 night at Steigenbeger Pyramids resort or Hayat Regency Cairo based on Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 night at le Meridien airport  based on Bed and Breakfast
  • 3 night Nile cruise  based on full board
  • 1-night camping is based on full board in Siwa oasis
  • 1 night at Ghaliet ecolodge in Siwa oaais
  • Entrance fees for All mentioned sites Except optional Tickets
  • Flight Tickets- Cairo-Aswan-Luxor-Cairo
  • Private tour guide
  • Lunch during the trips

Exclusions:

  • Tipping
  • Any extra

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses

Highlights

 

STARTING FROM 1850 $

  • The Pyramids of Giza
  • The Sphinx
  • The Egyptian Museum
  • Abu Simbel temples 
  • Sail with Felucca
  • Phiala temple
  • High dam
  • Karnak temple
  • The valley of Kings
  • Luxor temple
  • The Colossi of Memnon
  • Hatshepsut temple
  • The Fortress at Shali
  • The temple of the Oracle( Alexander temple)
  • Gebel Al Mawta
  • Cleopatra`s Bath
  • Make an adventure trip 
  • The great Sandsea 

* Family And Group Have a Special price
 Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts
 Duration:
9 Days/7 nights
 type:
Private
 Run:
Everyday
 Pick Up:
05:00

Route

  1. Cairo
  2. Aswan
  3. Edfu
  4. Kom Umbu
  5. Luxor
  6. Cairo
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