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Day 1: Cairo Arrival

Arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will be waiting for you at the airport with a sign “Ancient Egypt Tours with your name written on it” he will assist with arrival procedures, you will be transferred to the hotel with a private air-conditioned vehicle assisting you with check-in procedure. Then a quick review with the trip program (pick up times and places).

Overnight in Cairo

Day 2: Pyramids & Egyptian Museum

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit the three Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos and the great sphinx which consists of human Pharaonic head and lion body, continue to visit the Valley Temple in front of Sphinx dedicated to king Chephren, Proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant, Transfer to visit the Egyptian Museum which exhibits a wide range of unique Pharaonic antiquities in addition to original treasure room of King Tutankhamen, gold and jewelry, which dates back to more than 3500 years before explored. Transfer to the train station for your overnight Sleeper train to Aswan, Dinner on the train.

Overnight Sleeper train to Aswan.

Day 03: Embark/ Aswan Sightseeing

Breakfast on the train, Arrival, meet & assist by our representatives and transfer to the Cruise. Boarding before lunch, visit the world famous High Dam, then Move to visit a wonderful tour to visit the majestic Philae Temple which was built on the honor of Goddess Isis the chief deity of the island, then Move to visit The Unfinished Obelisk This obelisk is believed to belong to Queen Hatshepsut, Dinner on board, Overnight in Aswan

Day 4: Edfu & Kom Ombo

Sailing to Kom Ombo, Breakfast will be served on board. Begin your day tour by a visit to the Temple shared by two Gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo, Sail to Edfu and have a visit to Horus Temple in Edfu, which is dedicated to the falcon God, lunch served on board, sailing to Esna to cross the lock. Having your dinner on Board

Overnight on Board.

Day 5: Luxor Sightseeing

Sailing to Luxor, Breakfast served on board. Begin your Luxor tour by a visit to the west bank where you can observe the Valley of the Kings, which was used for burial in the New kingdom, there are many kings buried in this valley such as Tut-Ankh-Amun, King Ramses, you will visit 3 tombs.  Afterwards a visit to Queen Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahari which was built by Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman who ruled Egypt for 20 years, You will visit also the Colossi of Memnon ( gigantic statues for Amenhotep III,) lunch will be served on board, afternoon tea. Transfer to the train station for your overnight Sleeper train to Cairo, Dinner on the train.

Overnight Sleeper train to Cairo

Day  6 : Departure

Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

6 Days Cairo and Nile Cruise Holiday

Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrive Cairo, Egypt

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock)

Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from Cairo International Airport by the  exit door, holding a sign "Ancient Egypt Tours with your name written on it"will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour.

Overnight in Cairo.

 Welcome Drink

Day 2: Pyramids / Museum

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world  The great  Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops),3 small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (kaphren) pyramid - Khufu's son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site,, the remains of the funeral temple, the pyramid of Mankawra( Mykerinus) and 3 small pyramids. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of chefren This temple served definitely two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king. After visiting the pyramids, you'll then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background. Proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant

Then Move to visit The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, and dates back some 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms, The Egyptian Museum which is filled with thousands of Pharaonic artifacts, including the golden treasures of King Tutankhamen. Fascinating objects such as jewels, headdresses, alabaster vases and toys from ancient Egypt are all on display, and many priceless statues and other artifacts can also be seen which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922s when his tomb was excavated, The Egyptian Museum is one of the first stops on most people’s itineraries when travelling to Egypt. This distinctive museum that houses a vast store of priceless objects, from earlier time to the Greco Roman period is worth seeing.

 Transfer to the train station for your overnight Sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner on the train, overnight Sleeper train to Aswan

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03:  Embark/ Aswan Sightseeing

Breakfast on the train, Arrival, meet & assist by our representatives and transfer to the Cruise. Boarding before lunch, visit the world famous High Dam, An engineering miracle was constructed between 1960 and 1970. It aimed to increase economic production by further regulating the annual river flooding and providing storage of water for agriculture, and later, to generate hydroelectricity. The dam has had a significant impact on the economy and culture of Egypt, and then move to the Unfinished Obelisk, This obelisk is believed to belong to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. The unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan, Egypt. It is unknown which pharaoh created this structure. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons. Then move to the beautiful located Philae temple Sail by felucca (Egyptian sailboat) to the island of Agilkia, Visit the temple that was removed from their original island of Philae which lies submerged most of the year by the waters of Lake Nasser. The main Temple of Isis and its monuments were built between the 26th-dynasty and the Roman period. Dinner on board

Overnight in Aswan

Day 04:  Cruising the Nil / Luxor

 Sail to Kom Ombo, Afternoon Tea, The Temple of Kom Ombo standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile, the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris in Kom Ombo (also known simply as Kom Ombo Temple) dates from about 180 BC during the Ptolemaic era, with additions made into Roman times.

 The temple at Kom Ombo was also built at this time, under Ptolemy VI. Since this bend in the Nile was a favored spot for crocodiles to bask in the sun and threaten locals, it is natural that the temple would be dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. But it is unusual in having a double dedication: it also honors Haroeris, a form of the falcon-headed god Horus. The hypostyle halls were added under Ptolemy XIII (51-47 BC); the Roman emperor Trajan (53-117 AD) added the forecourt and outer enclosure walls, Sail to Edfu, Dinner on boar, Visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus. The Edfu’s Temple is the second largest temple after Karnak. Which was known in Greco-Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna, The temple was dedicated to the falcon God Horus and was built during the Ptolemaic period.

 Sail to Luxor, Afternoon Tea, Dinner on board & Galabya party

 Overnight in Luxor

Day 5: Luxor / Karnak and the Valley of the Kings

 Breakfast on board. Cross to the West Bank to visit to Valley of the Kings,  was created and used from approximately 1539 BC to 1075 BC. It contains some 60 tombs, starting with Thutmose I and ending with Ramses X or XI. The official name of the site was The Great and Majestic Necropolis of the Millions of Years of the Pharaoh, Life, Strength, Health in The West of Thebes, or more usually, the Great Field. The most famous tomb is KV62, the Tomb of King Tutankhamun. The discovery of King Tut’s tomb was made by Howard Carter in 1922; Tutankhamun’s tomb was the first royal tomb to be discovered that was still largely intact. you will visit 3 tombs, You will continue to explore then transfer to the  Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahary , Queen Hatshepsut was the first great woman in recorded history: the forerunner of such figures as Cleopatra, Catherine the Great and Elizabeth I.The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut is the focal point of the Deir el-Bahri complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite the city of Luxor. Hatshepsut was female pharoah. Her temple, this temple was built on three surfaces take the form of balconies, devoted primarily to the worship of the god Amun, and to perform funeral rites for the queen known as El Deir El Bahary

 and Proceed to the Two colossal statues of Amenhotep III, Colossi of Memnon  are the two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For 3,400 years they have sat in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile from the city of Luxor. The original function of the Colossi was to stand guard at the entrance to Amenhotep’s memorial temple or mortuary temple.Excursion to the Temples of Thebes, on the Eastern bank. Crossing the Nile, You will continue to explore then transfer The Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. In ancient Egypt, the power of the god Amun of Thebes gradually increased during the early New Kingdom, and after the short persecution led by Akhenaten, it rose to its apex. In the reign of Ramesses III, more than two thirds of the property owned by the temples belonged to Amun, evidenced by the stupendous buildings at Karnak. Although badly ruined, no site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man, and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples located about three kilometers north of Luxor, Egypt situated on 100 ha (247 acres) of land. Karnak is actually the sites modern name. Its ancient name was Ipet-isut, meaning "The Most Select (or Sacred) of Places" Lunch on board. Afternoon free at leisure, Afternoon Tea

Transfer to the train station for your overnight Sleeper train to Cairo. Dinner on the train.

Overnight Sleeper train to Cairo

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day  6 : Departure

Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

Meals: Breakfast

What's included:

*1 Night hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.

 *3 nights on Cruise Board (Aswan- Luxor) Full Board (Sightseeing included).

 *2 Night on Sleeper train on half board basis.

 *1 day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, the 3 great Pyramids, Sphinx.

 *Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide.

 *All your tours and excursions are with A/C bus.

 *The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.

 *All your visits include entrance fees.

 *Our prices include all taxes and services.

What's excluded:

International Airfare.

Egypt entry visa,

Drinks and any personal expenses.

Tipping Kitty

Option Extra

  • Dinner cruise for two hours on the Nile
  •  Sound and Light show at the Giza Pyramids area
  •  Sound and Light show at the Karnak  Temple
  •  Sound and Light show at the Phaile Temple
  • Saqqara Pyramids
  • Memphis
  • Dahshor Pyramids
  • Pharaonic Village

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Children Policy

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