Pyramids, Nile Cruise & Lake Nasser

Valid from 17/September/2019, Till 17/September/2019
  • Cairo
  • Cairo - Giza - Abu Simbel - Edfu - KOM OMBO - Luxor -
  • Enjoy a wonderful tour of Pyramids, the Nile and Lake Nasser Cruise and visiting the Giza Pyramids , the Egyptian Museum and Old Coptic . Then will explore the popular attractions between Luxor , Asw..
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Itinerary

Day 1 : Welcome to Cairo 

Welcome to Egypt. Upon arrival at the Cairo International Airport you will be greeted by our representative who will take you to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Welcome Drink

Day 2 : Giza Pyramids and Sakkara 

Enjoy breakfast and pick-up from your hotel in cairo to start your tour with an egyptologist guide in Saqqara and visit the Step Pyramid Complex . It was built by King Zoser (Djoser) of the Third Dynasty and designed by his architect Imhotep. Then on to the mysterious Seven Wonders of the Ancient World , visiting these three fourth-dynasty pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Menkaure . Then proceed to visit their guardian Great Sphinx , the head of a pharaoh with a lion’s body , rising from the Giza Plateau . Stroll through the Valley Temple where the Priests Mummified the dead body of king Chephren . Transfer back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 : Fly Cairo to Luxor - Nile Cruise Tours 

Breakfast at the hotel. Pick-up from your hotel in Cairo and then fly to Luxor . Check in Nile Cruise in Luxor and go to the east bank to visit the Luxor Temple and the Karnak Temple. Return to your Nile cruise and Overnight in Luxor.

Optional trip to a sound & light show at Karnak Temples.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 : Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions 

After breakfast in the morning , we will sail to Luxor and visit the Royal Cemetery for 62 Pharaohs , the Valley of the Kings that was the place, during the New Empire, where the pharaohs were buried. Here the kings of the XVIII, XIX and XX dynasties were buried, as well as some queens, princes, nobles and even animals. The most known tombs are Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, AmonhotepII , Mrenptah , Tut-Ankh-Amon, and Ramssess VI. Move on to visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the unique temple of Queen Hatshepsut (XVIII dynasty), the most monumental of those built in the valley and unique in its kind throughout Egypt. You will pass by the colossi of Memnon which are two giant stone statues that represent the Pharaoh Amenhotep III located on the west bank of the Nile, near Medinet Habu and south of the great Theban necropolis. Back to the Nile cruise and have lunch on board . Enjoy afternoon tea during sailing to Edfu via Esna Lock. Dinner on board and spend the night in Luxor on board the cruise.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5 : Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples 

Once breakfast and we will visit the incredible Kom Ombo temple, dedicated to the gods Sobek and Hareoris. Having lunch on board on the cruise . The cruise continues sailing towards Edfu and then will visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the God Horus . Back to the cruise and head to Esna . Having dinner on board and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 : Aswan Nile Cruise Tours 

After breakfast , while sailing to Aswan , we will disembark to visit High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt, the Temple of Philae, dedicated to the goddess Isis. Having lunch on board and spend over night at Aswan. Then enjoy Sailing on the Nile by felucca boat around the botanical garden. Having dinner on board and overnight in Aswan .
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 7 : Aswan to Abu Simbel - Lake Nasser Cruise 

Breakfast at your hotel, transfer by private air-conditioned vehicles to the temple of Abu Simbel which is one of the enormous temples. Arrive at Abu Simbel and visit the Temples of Ramses II , is one of the most fantastic places in the world which is classified as a world heritage by the UNSECO. It was built by Ramses II who dedicated it to the national gods of Egypt: Ptah, Ra, Amun, and himself, Ramses II as a deified king, son of Ra. We proceed to visit the temple of Queen Nefertari , she is reproduced twice as Hathor, with her cow horns, holding the solar disk on her head, while Ramses appears four times, with different crowns. . Lunch at local restaurant in Aswan with free time at leisure . At the end of your tour you return to your hotel in Luxor. This is how our services end.

Note* Optional flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel as upgrade is available upon request
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 : Lake Nasser Cruise Tours 

After breakfast we will sail to Kasr Ibrim. View Kasr Ibrim Fortress from the sun deck sailing to Amada where you will visit the Temple of Amada, located about 180 kilometers south of Aswan and it is also one of the rescued temples from the waters of the Lake Nasser after the building of the High Dam. The building of the temple, dedicated to Amun-Re and Re-Horakhty, was begun by Thutmosis III and his son, Amenhotep II of the 18th Dynasty. It had later on some additions by Tuthmosis IV, Seti and Ramses II. Visit Ed Deir and the Tomb of Pennut. Return to the cruise and have lunch while sailing to Wadi el Seboua. Dinner and overnight on board the cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 : Lake Nasser Cruise Tours 

Enjoy breakfast and will visit Wadi el Seboua, was built by Setau, Viceroy of Kush (Nubia) in honor of Ramses II. The name Wadi el-Seboua means the Valley of the Lions and comes from Arabic because of the sphinxes guarding the temple. It lies about 100 kilometers away from the city of Aswan and it was one of the relocated monuments during the UNESCO Rescue Operation. Only the two pylons and the rock cut part survived, and in the surroundings there are 2 colossi of Ramses, one upright, one fallen and 8 fine Sphinxes guard the temple that have the images of African and Asiatic prisoners in their bases.Then take a camel ride or walk to el Dakka and Mehraka. Back to the cruise to sail to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 : Lake Nasser Cruise - Fly to Cairo 

Enjoy breakfast, disembark the lake Cruise to visit Kalabsha temple.
The monuments of the old Talmis, which was the name of the original site of Kalabsha now disappeared under the waters of Nasser Lake, were moved to its present location at New Kalabsha (Challal) in 1970. Amenhotep II of the 18th dynasty founded the original temple, but the actual one was built by the Roman Emperor Octavius Augustus (30 BC to 14 AD) who dedicated it to the Nubian god Mandulis, identified with Ra and Min. There are also remains of an earlier temple from the Ptolemaic era. The design of the temple is the same as that of the Ptolemaic era, with two pylons, courtyard, Hypostyle hall and three sanctuary rooms. Continue to Beit el Wali , the temple was moved during the construction of the High Dam to save it from the waters of the Lake of Nasser. A polish archaeological expedition, financed by Oriental Institute of Chicago and the Swiss Institute of Cairo, undertook the project of dismantling, moving and reassembling the temple. The temple dates from the reign of Ramases II and was built on a cruciform plan. It is consisting of a deep hall, a transverse antechamber and a sanctuary dedicated to the ram god, Amun, together with other gods. It is thought that Ramses II built the temple for propaganda more than for real public worship. Although the temple was converted to a church in the early Christian Era, its paintings can still be admired as they are well preserved. Finally will transfer back from your Cruise Boat to Aswan Airport for your flight back to Cairo. Arrival at Cairo and overnight in the Hotel.

Day 11 : Pyramid and Cairo Tours 

After breakfast we will start your tour with an egyptologist guide in the Egyptian Museum , which consists of 107 halls each of them encloses a rare collection of artifacts like jewels, Tutankhamoun treasures, mummies and It includes about 120,000 piece of rare Pharaonic artifacts that date from ancient Egypt. Continue on the Citadel of Saladin overlooking the City from the Muqattam Hills. It was mainly established by Saladin, and he established this military Citadel to be the center of rule and placed it over the Muqattam hills in a very strategic place dominating the city of Cairo and EL Fustat. In the reign of Sultan El-Nasir Muhammed many parts of the citadel were destroyed including the mosque, library, the audience hall and other places. In the Mamluk period, the building witnessed a great process of restoration on the hands of Baybars I who built Bab El-Qalaa to relate the southern and northern enclosures of the citadel. Another process of restoration was made in the reign of Mohammed Ali who attached his remarkable mosqueto it. After the restoration of 1983, the building was added to the list of monuments in Egypt. Next will explore the Coptic Cairo including some of the early religious monuments of the city such as the Hanging Church , locates in the District of Misr El Qadima in the Coptic Compound. It is one of the most famous and the oldest churches in Cairo. It takes its name from the fact that it is built on the top of the southern tower of Babylon fortress.The church dates back to the 7th century and like the whole district it suffered from the fires that burnt the Olsd Fustat and was restored several times. During centuries the church was the seat of the Patriarch of Alexandria. The church consist of a staircase of 29 steps, a nave, a narthex and three sanctuaries. Some beautiful artifacts of the church such as the iconostasis and the screens in the sanctuary of Saint Mark date from the 15th and 13th centuries. It is also distinguished by its star pattern is that reveals the uniformity of the Egyptian decorative style. Afterwards, you will have a shopping at the famous old market in Cairo known as Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Overnight in Cairo with free leisure time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12 : Cairo - Fly Back Home 

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, with some free time before your flight. After check out, you’ll be escorted to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
After breakfast at your hotel in Cairo . Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure ,where the tour ends.

Meals: Breakfast.

The itinerary order could change without affecting the visits

Services Included

  • Meet and assist upon arrival and departure
    Domestic flight ticket Cairo/Luxor – Aswan to Cairo
    04 nights accommodations in Cairo with breakfast
    04 nights accommodations on board Nile Cruise on full board basis.
    03 nights accommodations on board Lake Nasser cruise on full board basis.
    All taxes and service fees
    All sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary ( Karnak and Luxor Temples- Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon- Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples - the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Temple of Philae - the Temples of Abu Simbel- the temples of Amada and Derr - Tomb of Penout -Wadi El Seboua and Temples of Dakka & Meharakka -the Kalabsha Temple, Beit El Wali, Kiosk of Kertassi )
    Lunch meals mentioned on the itinerary.
    Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
    English-speaking tour guide
    Entrance fees
    Bottled water
    30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device.
    All shore excursions

Not Included

  • International airfare
    Entry Visa to Egypt
    Any Private Expenses
    Tipping

    Departure & Return Location

    • Pick-up and drop-off Services from your hotel & return

    Departure Time

    • 3 Hours before the beginning of your tour

    Observations

    • Children Policy
      There is no charge for children from 0 to 01.99 years of age at the end of the packageFrom 2 to 5.99 years of age have a price reduction of 50 %. of tour package6 – 12 pay 75% of tour package12+ pay full tour package as per adult person.

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