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Cairo, Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan with tours to Abu Simbel and Alexandria for 10 days - 09 Nights
(04 Nights in Cairo & 01 Night in Luxor & 04 Nights onboard Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan)

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CITY - CAIRO

TOUR TYPE - PRIVATE

PICKUP - CAIRO

DROP-OFF - CAIRO

AVAILABILITY - ON REQUEST

DURATION - FLEXIBLE

TOUR GUIDE - PRIVATE GUIDE

LANGUAGE - YOUR LANGUAGE

TICKETS - INCLUDED

MEALS - INCLUDED

Complete Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Cairo

Arrival at Cairo International Airport, Greeted by our airport representative who will assist you through immigrations and customs formalities. Claiming your baggage to our vehicle 
Transfer by our modern tourist vehicle to your hotel in Cairo for check-in 
Optional tours in the evening:
Overnight at Mena House Oberoi Hotel

Day 02: Giza, Sakkara, Memphis and Dahshur (B)

Breakfast; 08.00 AM, Meet your local tour guide at the lobby of your Hotel. Today's tour visits are just organized for only you, with your personal tour guide and private vehicle with driver for the full day, to ensure that you enjoy every minute of your stay. The tour includes:
Giza Pyramid Complex and valley Temple:
The Magnificent Sphinx. & Khufu Pyramid. & Khafre Pyramid. & Menkaure Pyramid.
Tombs of the Pyramids builders. &  Solar Boat Museum “externally”.
* Additional tickets in this site::
Entrance inside the Pyramids & Enterance to Solar Boat Museum.

Saqqara:
Early Dynastic monuments:: Pyramid, funerary complex of king Djoser.
Old Kingdom monuments:: Mastabats of  Ti. & Pyramid of Unas.
Monuments of the Late Period, the Graeco-Roman and later periods:: Serapeum (the larger part dating to the Ptolemaeic Period)

Memphis:
You will clearily see statues of Rameses II & Sphinx of Memphis in the Open air museum of Mit Rahina and in Memphis area location temples of (Ptah & Ptah of Rameses II & Ptah and Sekhmet of Rameses II & Ptah of Merneptah & Hathor & Sekhmet & Apis & Amun & Aten)
Dahshur:
Was Egypt's royal necropolis during the reign of the 12th Dynasty king Amenemhat II. you and two Pyramids reaching towards the heavens!
Bent Pyramid was the first planned from the outset to be a true pyramid with smooth sides. 
Red Pyramid gets its name from the reddish limestone used to build most of its core.

Return to your hotel at the end of day trip with many amazingly memories of Egypt.

Overnight at Mena House Oberoi Hotel

Day 03 : Cairo - Luxor ( B )

After breakfast, checkout from the hotel in the morning and accompanying your guide to Cairo city to visit today including:
The Egyptian Museum:
The Egyptian Museum, founded on 1858, houses upward of 120,000 masterpiece objects which date back to different ages in Egyptian history. A visit to the Egyptian Museum will further your interest in Egyptian art and history.
Citadel of Saladin and Mosque of Mohammad Ali:
Within the walls of Cairo, lies a jewel of the middle ages. sits the 12th century military towers of the Citadel of Saladin. continue walking to Mosque of Mohammad Ali Pasha, established in the year 1830. This mosque was designed with elements found in Blue Mosque in Turkey.
Old Cairo:
this area displays a continuity of beliefs. Follow in the footsteps of Moses to Ben Ezra Synagogue, Experience the spirituality of the Hanging Church of Holy Virgin Mary, a 6th century Coptic sacred sight. Tour the Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque,the 1st official mosque ever to be builtin the whole of Africa! Here all three faiths meet in peace, where Moses, Jesus, and  Mohammed are all revered.
Khan Al Khalili:
No one should escape the pleasures of traveling to Egypt without visiting Cairo’s famous 14th century Khan al Khalili market, named after its founder, Jaharks al Khalili.  You can find your precious souvenirs. This is a great place to take photos for your memories.
Your tour guide will escort you to Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor, enjoy one hour flight and then Arriving in Luxor, meeting your local tour guide who will assist you at Luxor Airport and escorting you to your hotel in Luxor
Overnight at Sonesta St. Georges Hotel 

Day 04: Nile Cruise (B - L - D)

Breakfast, you will meet your guide at Hotel's Lobby. Today's tour includes:
Colossi of Memnon:
They are two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, Since 1350 BCE are considered the gate way to the West Bank tour. you have secured an appointment with these two giant statues, Always ready to meet you at the entrance.
Valley of The Kings:
Known as the Gate of the Afterlife, where tombs of the greatest kings of 18th, 19th, and 20th Dynasties (New Kingdom period 3550 BCE). famous tombs lies here such as: Tutankhamun, ThutmosI, II, and III, Ramses Iand II, Amenhotep III and IV, Seti II, Merenptah, sons of Ramses II, And many more.
Hatshepsut Temple: (Dier el Bahari Temple)
Queen Hatshepsut “the foremost of all noble women” The “female king”, Her mortuary temple is the world-famous buildings and obelisks that she ordered constructed. visit the chapel of the god-headed Anubis, chapel of the primeval goddess. You will learn the story of her nephew, the future king, who chiseled her names out of her temple in a story of a family revenge.

Return to your Nile Cruise
Lunch & Dinner and Overnight on board of  your Nile Cruise....

Day 05: Nile Cruise (B - L - D)

Today's tour includes:
Karnak Temple:
It took 2000 years to complete this complex, This place was full of life! Egyptian, Persian, Greek, and Roman art and architecture add to style of the temple. The whole site has colossal statues, relief, obelisks and halls and, of course, the Avenue of the Sphinxes
Luxor temple:
Huge statues of Ramses II is the big mark, along with the scenesover the first pylon of warrior king upon his chariot. View the hieroglyphs showing that peace is acheived. Watch the celebrations of the Opet festival over the wall of the hypostyle hall. Next the temple of Alexander the Great was converted into a Church and is now a mosque. Also see the Birth and Coronation rooms too.

Return to your Nile Cruise
Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner and Overnight on board of  your Nile Cruise....

Day 06: Nile Cruise (B - L - D)

Today's tour includes:
Temple of Horus in Edfu:
This place tells the story of legandary struggle between Horus and Set. See the chapel of Hathor goddess of music and motherhood, the great pylon, and the winged solar disc. Next, to the Pr Ankh or House of Knowledge, then the House of Beauty, two amazing architectural elements seen only here! Discover the scenes of the festival of the beautiful meeting between Horus of Edfu and Hathor of Dendara, see also the Sky Goddess Nut and her chapel, too.
Temple of Kom-Ombo:
Horus “the falcon” and Sobek “the crocodile” are the two gods that were worshipped in this temple. There are unique scenes of purifications, offerings, medical tools and calendar. through axe of Horus, you may ask him about the secret of “the Eye of Horus.” find it in the crypts under the temple ground or marsh near the Crocodile Museum featuring crocodile mummies.

Return to your Nile Cruise
Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner and Overnight on board of  your Nile Cruise....

Day 07: Nile Cruise (B - L - D)

Today's tour includes:
The Temple of Philae:
Isis, known as goddess of love and beauty, was wife of Osiris and mother of Horus. This Temple tells the never-ending story of the history of the Pharaohs. Prayers still echoes through chapels of Imhotep, housing figures of Isis and gods. Next, enjoy the chapel of Hathor and kiosk of Roman Emperor Trajan.
The high Dam & old Dam of Aswan:
The Nile River and its flooding has given life and fertility to the people over millennia. Worshipped by the Ancient Egyptians as a god named Habi, recently became a source of electrical power with the building of the Aswan Dam in 1910, followed by the High Dam that took 11 years of construction to complete in 1970. And its story to be told about Soviet-Egyptian Friendship.
Tour by Nile Felucca around Elephantine Island & the Botanical Garden:
Botanical Garden has many types of subtropical, and rare plantings and trees such as the Royal Palm tree and the Sabal Palm tree named also as Lord Kitchener Island.
Elephantine Island named Elephantine because Egyptians first saw the Elephant in this district. The island is considered a natural boundary between Aswan and Nubia.

Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner and Overnight on board of  your Nile Cruise....

Day 08: Nile Cruise - Cairo (B )

Today's tour includes:
Abu Simbel and Nefertari temples:
The temples considered to be miracle when it was built and another miracle as it was rebuilt 1960, saving it from flooding of Nasser Lake, King Ramses II had it constructed to show himself as a king and a god. His cartouches displays this offerings to himself as a god. When you enter its gates, there is a light that will go through the pillared hall with colossi statues of Ramses II and his scenes as a victorious king in the Battle of Kadesh. Most importantly, in his sanctuary, the holy of the holies, You may read the romantic letter from the king to be delivered to his beloved wife Nefertari inside her small temple there and see where the Queen will read it with the music of Hathor.

Return to Aswan airport for departure for your flight to Cairo
Upon arrival in Cairo our airport representative will escort you to the hotel to assist you to check in.
Optional tours in the evening:
Overnight at Kempiniski Nile hotel.

Day 09 : Cairo - Alexandria - Cairo ( B )

Breakfast & 07.00 AM, Meet your local tour guide at the lobby of your Hotel. Today's tour visits are just organized for only you, with your personal tour guide and private vehicle with driver for the full day, to ensure that you enjoy every minute of your stay. The tour includes:
National Museum of Alexandria:
The building’s basement has the Pharaonic Section, then on to the Greco-Roman, followed by Egypt’s Christian and Islamic eras. famous statues welcoming you like Amenhotep III. the Greek God Zeus, King Ptolemy. You will witness antique visions of icons of Holy Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ, and artifacts from Islamic Era and the Middle Ages.
Library of Alexandria: (stop from outside)
The Library borders the Mediterranean Sea. You will see the impressive statue of Alexander the Great, whose dream of completing this library began in the 3rd century BCE and was later completed by Ptolemy II, it houses over two million books along with the art galleries, museum, Children’s Library and Planetarium, and the third largest Francophone library.
Citadel of Qaitbay: (stop from outside)
Was built in the 15th century as a buffer from attacks by the Ottomans, French, and later, the British. Entering the citadel from its main gate to citadel’s main tower, You can imagine Sultan Qaitbay giving speeches from the window to his parade of troops below, Inside, visit the Sultan’s Mosque, the reservoir, the watchtower, and the quarters of famous Mameluke Sultans, Outside to gaze at sea and watch locals making a living fishing from their sailboats.
Montaza Palace: (stop from outside)
A royal palace built in 1892 by Khedive Abbas II, the last Muhammad Ali Dynasty! When you visit this beautiful palace, The lush green of 150 acres of tropical trees, flowers, and palm trees will be a pleasure to witness. You will enjoy the surprises of royal luxury all around you.
Roman Amphitheatre:
Excavations done here in the hopes of discovering the tomb of Alexander the Great were not successful, but what was found were the marble steps of the Amphitheatre, along with beautiful mosaics, Roman baths, stores of ammunition, basins for extracting the salt, and statues had been repatriated from the sea. also king Seti’s II obelisk and Sphinx!
Pompey Pillar and Serapeum Temple:
This Pillar is one of the highest Corinthian columns in Egypt, built between 298-302 BCE, in tribute to Emperor Augustus. On top of the Serapeum Temple, it houses both ancient Egyptian and Greek religious and cultural iconography. the Pillar rises over ancient Alexandria and features a sacred lake, Roman baths, and subterranean galleries which will take us to the Holy of the Holies for the emperor’s family and the small library of Cleopatra.
Kom El Shokafa Catacombs:
An unique catacombs of rock-cut sandstone tomb with a spiral stairway that will take us downstairs to see how the ancient priests prepare mummies for burial. we will imagine them, chanting ancient Egyptian sacred scriptures, The mummy is placed on a boat to the catacombs’ main porch, waiting for the falcon-head god of Medusa. Graves of those not mummified are there, too, also the hall of goddess Nemeses offering the bones of the dead.
Return to your hotel at the end of day trip with many amazingly memories of Egypt.

Transfer back to Cairo
Overnight at Kempiniski Nile hotel.

Day 10 : Cairo ( B )

Breakfast, free time at your hotel
3 hours before your flight departure time, you will checkout from the room and you will meet our representative at the lobby of your hotel.
Transfer to Cairo airport  for your flight to your home 
end of service With the wonderful memories about Egypt

Itinerary Includes:

04  Nights accommodation at your selected Hotel in Cairo based on B.B
first stay: 02 Nights at Mena House Oberoi Hotel
second stay: 02 Nights at Kempiniski Nile Hotel
Domestic flight on Egypt Air:
Cairo - Luxor & Aswan - Cairo
01  Nights accommodation at your selected Hotel in Luxor based on B.B
Sonesta St. Georges Hotel
04 Nights accommodation ON 5 STARS DELUXE Nile Cruise B,L,D
Private - Egyptologist, English Speaking Tour Guide in your tours (you can request your language).
All private Meet and Assist / pickups / transfers and tours Services as per the itinerary.
Private tour to Abu Simbel including guidance & road transfers.
All Entrance fees tickets to attractions mentioned in the itinerary.
All private tours / Visits with your private transport / guidance.
Service fees and local taxes.
Meals as following : 09  Breakfast  &  04  Lunch &   04  Dinner

***hotels above are our suggestions for a luxurious tour itinerary, but if you wish to stay at hotels 4 or 5 stars its very possible to customize the above itinerary accordingly***

Itinerary Excludes:

Your International flight to and from Egypt
Optional tours and excursions 
Tipping 
Your drinks and extra Meals not indicated in our itinerary

Notes regarding busy & open air locations (Museum or Sakkara... etc)

* As We mentioned the sites that can be found in each visit or a location of your day tour, but we don’t promise to do everything there in each location because it's just written in our program/day tour. But we promise to do basic visits in each location within the available time frame and with your acceptance of your tour guide’s plans for your day schedule, before each visit, on the way to it or at the visit’s location.

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- Private professional Egyptology tour guide of your local language.
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- Private transfers on Modern Air conditioned car / Minibus with professional driver.
- Private professional Egyptology tour guide of your local language.
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