Highlights of Egypt

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt (0)
from/per person $899
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Itinerary : 07 Nights – 08Days ( 03 Nights Hotel – 04 Nights Cruise) 

DAY 1: Cairo

Upon arrival at Cairo international airport, our Grace Way travel representative will be waiting for you then you will be transferred by a deluxe vehicle to your hotel in Cairo to check in and stay overnight.

DAY 2: Cairo

After breakfast at the hotel, you will meet your tour leader & your private guide at the lobby to depart on a half day’s tour of Cairo. Head to Giza Pyramids where you will see one of the seven wonders of the ancient world; the great Khufu’s (Cheops) pyramid (2690 BC). Continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s pyramid – Khufu’s son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site, Mecernes pyramid the smallest and the famous Sphinx. (Optional Egyptian Museum).
After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel to stay overnight

DAY 3: Cairo / Luxor

After breakfast, you will check out from your hotel with our representative to Cairo Airport to take your flight to Luxor. Arrive at Luxor Airport, where you will be met by our representative Boarding in Luxor we will visit East Bank Karnak & Luxor Temples.

(you will explore the largest two temples in the city of Luxor, which were dedicated to the Theban Triad, Amun, Mut, and Khonsu, the impressive temple of Karnak, and the majestic temple of Luxor.)

After the tour, you will be transferred to your 5* deluxe Nile cruise which will be your home for the next 04 nights. You will have lunch, dinner and stay overnight onboard.

(Optional Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple )

DAY 4: Luxor/ Edfu

Early morning (Optional Hot Air Balloon ) 

Breakfast and departure.  You will visit  sites on the West Bank, including the Colossi of Memnon (Known as the singing statues or “The Vocal Memnon”, the Colossi of Memnon are two great seated stone statues representing King Amenhotep III, Decorated with imagery of his mother, his wife and the God Hapi, the statues are 18 meters high and 720 tons each, and both are carved from single blocks of sandstone, )and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut(A daughter of King Thutmose I, Hatshepsut became queen of Egypt when she married her half-brother, Thutmose II, around the age of 12. Upon his death, she began acting as regent for her stepson, the infant Thutmose III, but later took on the full powers of a pharaoh, becoming co-ruler of Egypt around 1473 B.C. As pharaoh, Hatshepsut extended Egyptian trade and oversaw ambitious building projects, most notably the Temple of Deir el-Bahri, located in western Thebes, where she would be buried. Depicted (at her own orders) as a male in many contemporary images and sculptures, Hatshepsut remained largely unknown to scholars until the 19th century).,

the Valley of Kings (The Valley of the Kings was a great burial ground for the Pharaohs. After around 1500 B.C. the Pharaohs no longer built great pyramids in which to be buried. Instead, most of them were buried in tombs in the Valley of the Kings.).

Return to have lunch on board while the ship Sail to Edfu. Dinner and spend the night aboard your cruise ship.. stay overnight

DAY 5: Edfu/ Kom Ombo

After breakfast, you will take a tour by a horse-drawn carriage to visit the Temple of Horus. Back to the boat and sail to Kom Ombo, and then visit the temples of Sobek and Horus(The temple is unique because it is in fact a double temple, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. The layout combines two temples in one with each side having its own gateways and chapels).

Return to the ship and Complete sailing to Aswan . and overnight onboard

DAY 6: Aswan 

After breakfast we will visit Philae Temple With a small motorboat, (The Temple of Isis is one of the greatest Temples in Egypt and it occupies about a quarter of the island. It is also the temple’s main island with its huge, complete, pylons and beautiful scenes.The construction began during the reign of King Ptolemy II, and then other Ptolemaic .The Temple of Isis consists of the 1st Pylon, which is a great traditional pylon with two towers, and an open forecourt, which leads to the 2nd pylon..) and we will visit High Dam . back to your boat. overnight onboard.

In the evening (optional you have the possibility of seeing the light and sound show at the Philae Temple).

DAY 7: Aswan/ Cairo

You will have breakfast onboard then disembark to be transferred to Aswan Airport to fly back to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo Airport, our representative will be waiting for you to escort you to your hotel. Free time (Optional excursion to visit Khan el-Khalili Street).

DAY 8: Cairo

You will have breakfast at the hotel, check out and depart to Cairo Airport for departure.

Package includes:

  •     All sightseeing tours throughout (including entrance fees) with a private licensed bilingual speaking guide.
  •     All airport transfers in a/c vehicle as stated in the program.
  •     03 nights accommodation at a 5* hotel in Cairo including breakfast.
  •     04 night accommodation on a 5* Nile cruise including breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Note:-
This is rate valid winter 2018/2019 except, Christmas, New Year, Easter, Pick Period.

Package excludes:

  • International and domestic airfare
  • Egypt Entry Visa
  •  Any optional excursions not mentioned above
  • Entry fees inside the Giza pyramids or the Tutankhamen Tomb in Luxor.
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls, etc.

 


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