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10 Nights / 11 Days ( Cairo, Luxor & Dahabyia Nile Cruise) Tour

10 Nights / 11 Days ( Cairo, Luxor & Dahabyia Nile Cruise) Tour Packages
Country: Egypt
City: Luxor
Duration: 11 Day(s) - 10 Night(s)
Tour Category: Cruise Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Package Itinerary

03 Nights Cairo - 02 Nights Luxor - 05 Nights Dahabiya Nile Cruise (Esna-Aswan)

Day 1: Arrival Cairo

Arrive Cairo International Airport (please advise your exact international flight details: air-carrier name, flight number and arrival time after booking you flight tickets) upon arrival you will be met by our representative with the sign of your name to assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification, portage and customs clearance. Then drive you by private air-conditioned car to your hotel, and assist you to check-in, overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Cairo

After breakfast you will be driven by private A/C car to visit with Egyptology guide Giza pyramid each Pyramid is a tomb dedicated to a different king of Egypt. The embalmed body of the king was entombed within the pyramid to protect it and allow his transformation and ascension to the afterlife, and a place among the gods. This Ancient Egyptian necropolis consists of the Pyramid of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure. This necropolis also included the Sphinx It stand sentinel for the pharaoh's entire tomb complex & view valley temple.

Then visit Memphis city it is the oldest capital of Egypt, was built by king Menes. It had many fine temples, palaces and gardens. then visit Saqqara pyramid is considered an evolution in the concept of pyramids from the simple mastaba to the pyramid in it’s present shape. then you have free at leisure OPTIONAL sound and light shows. These thoughts of curiosity have inspired artists to take you there, for a brief period, through the creation of sound & light shows. You can get a glimpse back in time to see, feel, and imagine how it was when the powerful ancient Egyptians ruled. then drive you back to the hotel. overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Luxor

After breakfast you will be driven by private car to Cairo airport to take your flight to Luxor. upon your arrival our representative will be waiting for you and drive you by private A/C car to your hotel and assist you to check-in. then drive you to visit with Egyptology guide Karnak temple This temple includes many singular temples, dedicated to Amun, his wife (Mut), and their son (khonsu), the moon deity.

The temple starts with the avenue of the Rams. then visit Luxor temple The sphinxes along the road to the temple. Beyond the court is the Hypostyle Hall containing 32 columns in four rows. then drive you back to the hotel. overnight in Luxor.

Day 4: Luxor

After breakfast you will be driven by private car to visit with Egyptology guide The necropolis of Thebes It contains in addition to the tombs, many temples, mostly dating from the new kingdom. then visit Valley of the kings it contains 62 tombs and chambers for favorite nobles as well as the wives and children of both nobles and pharaohs. then visit the temple of queen Hatshepsut It was built by Queen Hatshepsut, the great queen of the 18th dynasty.

Inside it she depicts the details of the expedition of punt which she sent to the land of punt to bring the insect trees from there. then visit The Colossi of Memnon The Northern statue depicts Amenhotep III with his mother, Mutemwia, while the southern statue is of Amenhotep III with his wife, Tiy and one of his daughters. then drive you back to the hotel. overnight in Luxor.

Day 5: Nile Cruising

After breakfast, our representative will drive you by private A/C car to Esna and he will assist you for embarkation on your Nile cruise. Then the cruise will sail to Edfu. overnight on board.

Day 6: Nile Cruising

After breakfast on board you will visit with private guide Horus Temple by horse carriage it is one of the most beautiful and preserved temples in Egypt towards the river. After your visit to the temple, either ride or walk through the bazaar, this is an extensive bazaar where you can barter for souvenirs, spices and perfumes. then the cruise will sail to "El Fouza Island" where it will disembark for dinner served to you on the edge of the Nile. overnight on board.

Day 7: Nile Cruising

Morning the cruise will set off for the relaxing journey to the temple of Gebel el Silsela, You will be amazed as we tie up alongside the Specs of Hormoheb. If possible dinner will be served in the grounds of the illuminated temple or on the upper deck of Boat whilst soaking up the tranquil atmosphere with music to match the mood. overnight on board.

Day 8: Nile Cruising

Breakfast at your leisure as the cruise sail to Kom Ombo. Listen to the sounds of the water buffalo as they wade in the shallow water besides the banks of the Nile, the Donkeys as they go about their day to day business and the various bird life of the river. Here we visit to the Greco Roman Temple at Kom Ombo.

The temple building is totally symmetrical with two entrance's two halls and two sanctuaries dedicated to the Falcon God Haroeris (Horus the Elder) and the Crocodile God Sobek.

Lunch will be served as we head for a small island where we will moor for the evening and enjoy dinner at this atmospheric location. overnight on board.

Day 9: Aswan

Morning the cruise will arrive Aswan. the you will visit with private guide The high dam The world famous Aswan High Dam was an engineering miracle built in the 1960's.

Then visit Philae Temple The temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, is in a beautiful setting that has been landscaped to match its original site. then visit the unfinished Obelisk & You will have lots of time to prepare for our EGYPTIAN EVENING OF FUN, with Egyptian cuisine, Arabic Music. Dress in your bespoke Gallabeyas. overnight on board.

Day 10: Aswan-Cairo

Disembarkation after breakfast. then our steward will drive you by private A/C car to Aswan airport to take your flight to Cairo.upon your arrival our steward will be waiting for you and drive you by private A/C car to your hotel and assist you to check-in. then drive you to visit with Egyptology guide the Egyptian museum of Antiquities contains many important pieces.

It filled with more than 100,000 antiquities from thousands of years of Egyptian history. then visit Salah Al-din Citadel Salah el-din built this fortress to protect the old city of Cairo. The visitors must be wondering at the wonderful weather and the pure air and they can easily imagine the soldiers in the towers and on top of the walls. Inside citadel established Alabaster mosque which dazzled by these wonderful colored decorations in the walls.

Then visit The Hanging church It has 110 icons on one side, the icons of the Virgin Mary, Archangle Gabriel and St Peter is lined up.

There is a baptistery, which is a deep basin of reddish granite. then visit Ibn tulun mosque It incorporates a number of unique features, such as the external spiral staircase of the unusual minaret. then visit Khan el Khalili It is the oldest Egyptian market for handmade crafts for papyrus, copper, jewelers and .etc and you have your time to buy all you need from souvenirs and spend your time in the Egyptians cafes. then drive you to the hotel. overnight in Cairo.

Day 11: Cairo-Departure

Breakfast at hotel. our representative will assist you to check out. Then drive you by private a/c car to Cairo international airport then assist you in luggage portage, check in air line counter & passport control formalities for final departure. Wish you happy flight back.

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