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The Great Pyramids of Giza 1 Saqqara - Step Pyramids The Sphinx and the Great Pyramids Karnak Temple Avenue of Sphinxes Queen Hatshepsut Temple Colossi of Memnon Temple of Edfu Kom Ombo Temple Temple of Philae Nile River - Felucca Egyptian Museum Muhammad Ali Mosque
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Trip Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
Trip Type: Escorted Tour
Includes Airfare: YES, from most major Cities in US & Canada.
Accomodation Type: Hotel and 5* Nile River Cruise.
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Tour Includes:
  • International Flight
  • Domestic Flight
  • Meet and assist services at all destinations
  • All transfers by an A/C car
  • 5* accomodations in Cairo's Mena House Oberoi
  • 5* Nile Cruise Sonesta cruise collection
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • All tours and excursions (except optional tours)
  • English speaking Egyptologyst Guide
  • All entrance fees
Cairo Average Temperatures
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High C 23 26 30 35 38 41 41 40 39 36 29 24
Low C 9 10 14 19 22 25 26 25 24 20 15 11
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ITINERARY
DAY 1
Overgnight International flight. Departures from most major Cities.
DAY 2
Arrival in Cairo. Our Representative will meet and assist you. Transfer to 5* Mena House Oberoi. Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 3
Today's Tour:
- Visit the majestic Pyramids of Giza, Cheops also called the great Pyramid, Chephren and Mykerinus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, to the south of the great Pyramid the legendary Sphinx a mysterious creature with a lion's body and a human face.
- Memphis and Sakkara. Memphis Capital of Egypt in ancient times, the must see here is the larger than life statue Colossi of Ramses II, the king lies on his back on a special pavillion. Sakkara. Here you will find the first pyramid or Step Pyramid as it's known and surrounding enclosure of Zoser King of Egypt in 2667 B.C.
- Alabaster Sphinx. 13 feet high, 26 feet long and carved of single peace stone.
- In the evening return for a Sound and Light Show at the Giza Plateau. See the Pyramids and Sphinx illuminated at night while listening to their magical history.
* Breakfast, Lunch, Included. Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 4
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Our Representative will meet and assist you. Board your 5* Sonesta Nile Cruiser.
Today you will visit:
- Luxor and Karnak Temples. The best introduction to greatness of Upper Egypt.
- Karnak the largest and most imposing Temple complex ever built, it was the Center of Egypt were the Pharaos lived, dedicated to Sun God Amon.
- Luxor, this temple seats right beside the Nile, surrounded by the now modern town of Luxor, starts by an avenue of Sphinxes wich originally went all to way to Karnak 2 km to the North.
* Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included. Overnight in Luxor.
DAY 5
Todays hightlights:
- Valley of the Kings. Burial place of many of the new Kingdom Pharaos, including Tutankhamun and Ramses the Great, here you can venture in to some of the tombs.
- Temple of Hatshepsut, the only woman Pharao to rule ancient egypt, this temple blends beautifully in a bay of cliffs knowns as Deir El Bahri.
- Valley of the Queens. Burial place for Royal brides, princes and princesses, only a handful of tombs are open to the public, the most famous that of Nefertari Ramses favourite wife.
- Colossi of Memnon. Two giant seated figures that is all that remains of the Great Temple of Amenhotep III, although damaged they are impressive.
* Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included. Overnight on board while sailing to Esna and Edfu.
DAY 6
Today's tour:
- Esna, on the west bank of the Nile, it's main attraction the Temple of Khnum and the crossing of the Lock, a small but very interesting crossing to watch from the deck of your boat.
- Edfu, travel by horse drawn carriage between the Temple of Horus one of the best preserved Temples of ancient Egypt, the Temple of Edfu is located some distance inland.
- Kom Ombo, beautiful waterfront Temple dedicated to the Cocodrile God Sobek, and Haroeris with a Falcon Head, it was completed during Roman times.
* Breakfast, Lunch included. Tonight enjoy an Egyptian Galabya Dinner Party, a fun filled evenig. Overnight on board, sail to Aswan.
DAY 7
Today you will visit:
- Aswan High Dam. Just north of the border with Sudan, a huge rock filled dam, which captures the world's largest river: The Nile, and its reservoir: Lake Nasser.
- The Unfinished Obelisk. Perfectly shaped but still attached to the rock, left there after discovering a crack, it would have been the biggest ever erected.
- Philae Temple. Located on a Island, one of the most romantic sites, dedicated to the Goddess Isis. This Temple was reconstructed on the Island of Aglika, from it's original Philae Island, due to the construction of the High Dam.
- At sunset board a traditional Nile "Felucca" and sail on the river arround Aswan's botanical gardens.
* Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included. This evening a delightful Nubian Folkloric Show. Overnight on board in Aswan.
DAY 8
Today spend the morning in Aswan, before your transfer to the airport for your flight back to Cairo.
- Optional tour: Abu Simbel, rescued from the waters of Lake Nasser, after the Giza Pyramids one of Egypt's most famous sites, the Temple was built 3000 years ago.
* Breakfast Included. Our representative will meet and assist you in Cairo. Transfer to Mena House Oberoi. Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 9
Today's tour:
- The Egyptian Museum In Cairo, houses more than 120,000 items of antiquity, a fascinating Museum dedicated to the legacy of the Pharaos and life in ancient Egypt. Not to be missed the Mummy's room and the Tutankhamun Galleries.
- The Citadel built in 1183, offers breathtaking views of the City, with the most visible monument in Cairo the Muhammad Ali Mosque.
- Khan Al Khalili, One of the world's oldest shopping districts, here you will find great souvenirs, antiques, jewerly, food street vendors, spices perfumes, a place to put your bargaining skills to use.
* Breakfast, Lunch Included. Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 10
Tour Ends. Our representative will assist you and transfer you to the airport for your flight back home.
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