Sailing on the Nile for 15 days -

Sailing on the Nile for 15 days

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Enjoy with Daily tours egypt Company a 15-day trip. We will start the tour by visiting Saqqara and Dahshur, then we will go to Giza, we will visit the pyramids and the Valley Temple, then we will go to the airport to go to Luxor. There we will visit the Karnak and Luxor temples. Bissau Island
Kom Ombo Temple and Crocodile Museum. Nubian Elephantine Island, archaeological site, Nubian village, and Animal House Museum. Then we will go to Alexandria and visit the Roman Theater
Visit the New Library of Alexandria and its Archaeological Museum. Visit the Column of Pompeii and the catacombs of Kom el-Shoqafa.
Visit the Alexandria National Museum or the Royal Jewelry Museum.
Start your desert safari adventure with a 4-wheeler and then head to the Magic Lagoon, Al Rayyan Lake, waterfalls and visit Tunis Village. Then visit Coptic Old Cairo. Which will include: the Hanging Church, Abu Sarja Church, the Holy Crypt, and the Coptic Museum.










 

CANCELLATIONS POLICY 


Between 30 and 15 days before your arrival date, 25% of the entire tour price will be deducted.  

Between 14 and 7 days before your arrival date, 50% of the entire tour price will be deducted.

Between 7 and 4 days before your arrival date, 75% of the entire tour price will be deducted.

Between 3 and 1 days before your arrival date, 100% of the entire tour price will be deducted

CHILDREN POLICY:

0 - 01.99 Free
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of the tour price

6 - 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price12 years and over pay the full price of the trip per adult person

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Day 1

Visit Saqqara. Include the Step pyramid, Titi pyramid, the Nobles tombs.

Visit Dahshur. Include the Bent pyramid and the Red pyramid.

Lunch at Saqqara, a good place to try Egyptian food. Normally they serve a mix of grilled, kofta, and lots of small dishes filled with appetizers.

Visit Memphis. Including the Colossi of Ramses, the open air museum and other archeological sites recently open to the public.

Tour duration 7 - 8 hours.

Night stay in Cairo

     

 

Day 2

Visit Giza. Including the Great pyramid, The Sphinx, The Valley Temple, Khafra pyramid, Menkawra pyramid, and the nobles' tombs. Lunch at Abo Tarek, famous for Koshri as the most common fast food in Egypt, is a mix of rice, pasta, lentils , chickpeas, fried onion, and tomato sauce.

Visit the Egyptian museum. Including King Tut Ankh Amon collection and The Animals Mummies room. Or visit the Grand Egyptian Museum when opens.

Walking tour in Downtown Cairo. The most famous among the area is Tahrir square, the birthplace of Egypt's great revolution and visit the places where important events happened during Egypt revolution.

The tour duration 8-9 hours.
Night stay in Cairo.

Optional tours and activities
Camel ride in Giza.
Going inside the Great Pyramid.
Attend a Giza sound and light show in the evening.

     

 

Day 3

Transfer to Cairo airport and fly to Luxor. 1 hour flight.
Visit The Valley of the Kings, The Colossus of Memnon and Hatshepsut temple.
The tour duration 5-6 hours.
Lunch
Check in the hotel.

Afternoon:
Visit the Ancient workmen village of Dier Elmadina, and Habu temple.
Visit a local farmer family in Luxor and have dinner in their house.
Night stay in Luxor.

    

 

Day 4

Visit Karnak and Luxor temples.
The tour duration 3-4 hours.
Transfer from Luxor to Esna.
About 1 hour drive,
Check in to the Dahabiya Cruise.
Lunch on board.
Sailing for about 4-5 hours to El Hegz Island.
Going on a walking tour in El Hegz village and visiting a local family there.
Dinner and overnight on board.

Optional Tours
Balloon ride over the west bank after the sun rise. The tour duration is about 2 hours, including a 50 minutes flight.

     

 

Day 5

Breakfast on board, sailing to El Kab.

Transfer to see the massive walls of the ancient town of Nekheb and explore the New Kingdom tombs.

Sail to Edfu, Ride to visit the Temple of Horus.

Sailing with dinner and free time as you overnight on the dahabiya.

      

 

Day 6

Breakfast on board.
Visit Bisaw Island and village, join the men in their boats to share the experience of Nile fishing, walk through farms and meet the villagers.

Sailing to El Selsela ancient sandstone quarry and shrines.

Special barbeque dinner by moonlight.

     
 

Day 7

Breakfast on board.
Visit Kom Ombo temple and the Crocodile Museum.
In the nearby town of Daraw you learn how to shop like a local at the market, visit a barn to meet camels and learn about the camel trade, and visit a Nubian Town.
As we sail closer to Aswan if you wish there is an opportunity to swim or kayak. Farewell dinner and sail to our final destination Aswan.

Optional Tours:-
Philae temple sound and light show.

   

 

Day 8

Breakfast on board and check out of the Dahabiya.
Visit the Nubian Island of Elephantine , the archeological site, the Nuibian village and Animalia house museum.
and check in the hotel.
Afternoon:
Boat ride through the Nile 1st Cataracts and view the following: The Nobles tombs – Agha Khan Mausoleum – the Plantation Island and the Old Cataract hotel - see exotic plants and birds such as Black Ibes, Gray Heron and KingFisher.

    

Lunch

Stop at the sand dunes in the west bank and hike the dunes for a great view overlooking the Nile River and the Desert during the sunset.
The tour duration is 4 - 5 hours.

     

Transfer to Philae temple and attend the sound and light show in the evening.
If not available, will be replaced with a visit during the day.
The tour duration is about 2 hours, including a 1 hour show.
Dinner and night stay in Aswan

 

Day 9

Check out from the hotel in the morning.
Travel to Abu Simbel in the morning.
(3-4 hours' drive along the desert)

Visit the 2 temples of Abu Simbel
Drive back to Aswan.

Note:
Aswan - Abu Simbel - Round trip flights are available occasionally.
The tour duration is 8-9 hours.

Lunch

Transfer to the Aswan airport and fly to Cairo.
Transfer from Cairo airport to the hotel.
Night stay in Cairo.

     

 

Day 10

Drive to Alexandria.
About 3 hours' drive each way.

Visit the Roman theatre
Visit Alexandria's new library and its archeological museum.

Lunch

Check in the hotel.

The tour duration is 3-4 hours.
Afternoon:
Walking tour in the old market area and dinner.

Night stay in Alexandria.

     

 

Day 11

Drive to the old town of Rosetta (Rasheed)

Visit its museum and attractions.

Walking tour in the old market.

Lunch

Visit QaitBay fort and the meeting point
between the Nile and the Mediterranean sea.

Boat trip to Abu Mandour shrine.

Drive back to Alexandria.
Night stay in Alexandria.
The tour duration is 5-6 hours.


    

 

Day 12

Visit pompay's pillar and The Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa.

Visit Alexandria National Museum Or The Royal Jewellery museum .

Lunch at Fish Market restaurant.

Visit the fort of Qait Bay and Abu El Abbas Mosque.

The tour duration is 5-6 hours.
Drive back to Cairo.
About 3 hours' drive.

      

 

Day 13

7am pick up from the hotel.

Start your Safari desert adventure using a 4 wheel vehicle.
Drive on asphalt road for about 30 minutes towards El Fayoum Oasis, consider the closest Oasis to Cairo, Leaving the road to a desert track, visit the ruins of Abu Lifa ancient monastery, the ancient Pharaoh road, the petrified forest, The rock formations of Elfaras valley and its query, Qasr El Sagha temple, Lunch and Dime Al Sebaa ancient Greek city ruins overlooking Fayoum lake.

Arriving in the Whales Valley and hiking
through the valley to view the petrified Whales.
Camping, dinner and overnight in the Whales valley under stars.

       

 

Day 14

Breakfast.

Drive to the Magic lake, El Rayan Lake, the waterfalls and visit Tunis village.

Lunch at the village. There’s different choices, but the best choice is fresh fish caught at the lake cooked in a local style.

Drive back to Cairo on a tar road along the eastern side of lake Fayoum, Arriving in Cairo around 7pm.

Night stay in Cairo.

    

 

Day 15

Visit Coptic Old Cairo. Which will include: the Hanging church, Abu Serga Church, The Holy Crypt, and the Coptic museum.
Visit the citadel. Including the Alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali.
Lunch at El Azhar park. A beautiful park in the centre of Cairo, on the top of a hill overlooking the city.
Walking tour in El Moez St, of Medieval Cairo. The most preserved area with medieval Islamic architecture such as Mosques, Houses, markets, and other Medieval architecture. It’s a perfect place to experience the local culture of Egypt today.
Visit Khan El khalili market.
The tour duration is 9-10 hours.

Optional Tours
Attend a folk show in Al-Ghouri Caravansary.
According to the show schedule.
Available in Sat - Mon and Wed.

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What is Giza known for?

Giza is most famous as the location of the Giza Plateau, the site of some of the most impressive ancient monuments in the world, including a complex of ancient Egyptian royal mortuary and sacred structures, among which are the Great Sphinx, the Great Pyramid of Giza, and a number of other large pyramids and temples.
 

Why is Karnak so famous?

The Temple of Karnak was believed to be the spot where creation began. They also believed it was a point of interaction between the god Amun-Ra and Egyptians. It is important to Egypt's cultural history because it was a place of worship and provides clues about the ancient Egyptian religion.
 

What is Alexandria famous for?

Alexandria was best known for the Lighthouse of Alexandria (Pharos), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World; its Great Library, the largest in the ancient world; and the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages.

 

Route

  1. Cairo