10 Days / 9 nights Best and highlights of Egypt


$1200 / person

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Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan and Luxor- the 4 major cities in which all the major must-see sights are gathered, from the Pharaonic, to the Roman, the Christian and the Islamic eras. Added to that is the Mediterranean ambience that permeates the shores of Alexandria with its turquoise sea and brilliantly blue skies. Take in the Nile cruise and you have

Day 1 Cairo : Arrival in Cairo International airport

Upon arrival at Cairo Airport, pick up by our representative who will meet and assist you through customs. Transfer to hotel in Cairo and spend the rest of your day at leisure. In the afternoon a planned tour of Khan el Khalili Bazaar, home to a myriad of spices, perfumes and handmade artifacts. In the evening you will attend Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids followed by dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight in Cairo hotel.

Day 2 Alexandria : Full day trip. Overnight in Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel, followed by a transfer ey to Alexandria. Start a full day city tour upon arrival including the Catacombs, the Roman Theater and Pompey’s Pillar. Pompey’s pillar is one of the largest ancient monoliths and the largest of its kind erected outside the imperial city of Rome. . Lunch will be at a local restaurant. You will also view the Citadel of Qaitbay and the Alexandria Library then return trip to Cairo. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Cairo hotel. (All meals included)

Day 3 Cairo : Morning Pyramids tour, Overnight on board sleeper train for Aswan

After breakfast, check-out and start your amazing journey by a visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza it is splendid sight. Take in the size and perfect proportion of these structures and be captivated. You will also see the Sphinx before going on to the Egyptian Museum. Lunch at a local restaurant. Early evening transfer to the train station to catch the sleeper train to Aswan. Enjoy dinner and a comfortable journey on-board. (All meals included)

Day 4 Nile Cruise : Sightseeing in Aswan and overnight on board cruise in Aswan.

Morning arrival to Aswan. Visit Temple of Philae, which was the center of worship of the goddess Isis, attracting pilgrims from all over the ancient world. The original island now lies submerged in the waters of Lake Nasser. In a fantastic rescue operation, the temple was rescued and re-erected upon its present location on the nearby island of Agilkia. Check into the Nile cruise boat and you have a free afternoon. Early evening Felucca sail. Overnight on Cruise boat. (All meals included)

Day 5 Nile Cruise : Kom Ombo Temple. Overnight on board cruise.

Optiolnal tour to visit the Temples at Abu Simbel, the temples are carved out of solid rock upon the orders of Pharaoh Ramses II at a site south of Aswan in the land of Nubia. The site had long been sacred grounds to the goddess Hathor of Absek. However, the temple built by Ramses was dedicated to the sun gods Amon-Re and Re-Harokhte. Because of their far-away location near the Sudanese border, the temples were unknown until their discovery in 1813. All 3 temples were removed from their original sites in a gigantic rescue operation and moved further along to another site to avoid them being submerged by the High Dam waters. Sail to Kom Ombo with an evening visit to the temple dedicated to the two gods Sobek the crocodile God and Harveris the Sun God. Overnight in Edfu on board cruise boat. (All meals included)

Day 6 Nile Cruise : Edfu Temple, Karnak and Luxor Temples. Overnight on board cruise.

Morning tour to Edfu Temple by horse and carriage. Continue sailing towards Luxor enjoying free time and lunch. Your afternoon tour is to the East Bank of Luxor. Entry is down the avenue of Ram Headed Sphinx to reach the Monumental Temple of Karnak and then continue onto Luxor Temple. A free evening to enjoy this vibrant and fascinating city. Overnight on board. (All meals included)

Day 7 Luxor : Luxor sights and night train to Cairo. Overnight on board sleeper train.

Disembarkation and the start of an amazing tour of the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple and the Memnon Colossi. Transfer to Luxor train station to board sleeper train back to Cairo. Enjoy dinner and a comfortable ride on board the train. (All meals included)

Day 8 Cairo : Relaxation at your selected hotel. Overnight at hotel in Cairo

Upon arrival in Cairo, our representative will Transfer to your hotel in Cairo for check-in. Spend a relaxing day in Cairo by the pool, enjoy the facilities and have a nice evening. Overnight in hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 9 Cairo : Transfer to Cairo airport for departure.
Pack your collection of amazing memories and its time to check-out. Transfer to Cairo airport for departure. (Breakfast)

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