7 Day Cairo and Nile Cruise Tour Package
Day 1: Arrival and Welcome in Cairo:
Your Cairo and Nile Cruise tour Package begins at your chosen hotel in Cairo. Upon arrival to Cairo Int. Airport, you will be met with our English-speaking representative who will help and assist you in all formalities. A private transfer by an A-C van from the airport to your hotel in Cairo is included. Then enjoy Cairo day tour.
First, you will visit the pyramids of Giza - Cheops , Chephren & Mykerinus . After seeing the famous pyramids you can head to visit the Valley Temple . While doing that you can have a closer look at the Great Sphinx - the legendary guardian that stands by the huge funeral complex with its lion body and the head of king Chephren.
Possibilities if the customer preferred to enter inside the great or the boat museum o the ing Cheops , But both tours are not included in the tour price Then continue your day tour to Egyptian Museum of antiquities. It displays the largest and most precious items of Egyptian art in the world.
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.
The entrance fee to the Mummies room is not included. Then you will be Passing By Tahrir Square, where the Egyptian revolution began in 2011. Your tour finishes with a drop-off at your hotel. Overnight in Cairo
Day 2: Old Cairo Day Tour:
Check out after breakfast, then join your private tour guide to visit Cairo Highlights including:
Salah el din Citadel:
It served as Egypt's seat of government till the 1860s, Cairo Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work has started in 1176 and was completed in 1182.
Then pay a visit to
Mohamed Ali Mosque:
It was constructed between 1830 and 1848, the mosque named " The Alabaster Mosque" because of most of the walls made out of pure alabaster. The mosque is a replica from the Blue Mosque in Istanbul
The Coptic Cairo :
The Hanging Church, one of the oldest churches in Egypt, Church of Abu Serga, The synagogue of Ben Ezra Khan El Khalili Bazaar:
No visit to Cairo is complete without a stop to Khan EL Khalili bazaar; one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East.
After finishing your day tour in Old Cairo, you will return back to your hotel for overnight
Day 3: Cairo to Luxor Nile Cruise Luxor Sightseeing:
Early morning, you will be transfered to Cairo airport, You will fly to Luxor from Cairo to continue your Cairo and Nile Cruise tour Package
Upon your arrival to Luxor ,You will be picked up by our agent in Luxor and transfer to the Nile Cruise, for Embarkation and overnight on board of the Nile Cruise.proceed with the Visits to the East bank of the Nile Including
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
Dinner &Overnight on board of the Cruise in Luxor
Day 4: West Bank of Luxor:
Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Continue your Cairo and Nile Cruise tour Package, Visit the west bank of the Nile Including:
The 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
The colossi of Memnon:
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 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.
13:00 sail to Esna lock& lunch will be during the sail
18:00 arrive, Esna Lock, Sail to Edfu& Dinner
Overnight o board of the Cruise in Edfu
Day 5: Tours to Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
Breakfast on board the Cruise then get ready to continue your Cairo and Nile Cruise tour Package
07:00 Visit the temple of Edfu
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, dates 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.
09:30 Sail to Kom combo
12:30 lunch on board of the Nile cruise during the sail
15:30 arrive Kom Ombo, visit the temple of Kom ombo
Kom Ombo temple
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)
17:30 Continue sailing to Aswan, Dinner will be during the sail
21:00 arrive Aswan and overnight on board the Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise
Breakfast on Board the Cruise then get ready to continue your Cairo and Nile Cruise tour Package
08:00 Proceed with Visits of Aswan including the temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk
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.
The Unfinished Obelisk
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned.
Dinner & overnight onboard of the cruise in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 7: Optional trip to Abu Simbel from Aswan Nile
Breakfast on board the cruise. End your Cairo and Nile Cruise tour Package with Optional Tour to Visit Abu Simbel
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
Transfer from Nile cruise to Aswan airport for short flight to Cairo