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12 Days Cairo, Alexandria, Nile Cruise & El Bahariya Oasis

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Duration

12 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

25 people

Languages

Deutsche, English, Español, Français, italiano, русский, العربية, 中国語, 日本語

Overview

Discover the ancient world of the pharaohs in one of the best Egypt tours visiting the Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum in Cairo.Old Cairo, Coptic Cairo and Islamic Cairo, The Hanging Church, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue.
Citadel of Cairo or Citadel of Saladin.
Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha.
Then explore the temples and ancient monuments in Luxor, Aswan Kom Ombo and Edfu while enjoying the Nile cruise including Karnak Temple in Luxor, Luxor Temple, Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor (Deir el-Bahari), Colossi of Memnon in Luxor, Valley of The Kings in Luxor Philae temple in Aswan, The High Dam in Aswan and The Unfinished Obelisk.
Montazah palace and Gardens in Alexandria.
In Alexandria you will visit Bibliotheca Alexandrina, The library of Alexandria, Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria, Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa in Alexandria, Serapeum and Pompey’s Pillar in Alexandria.
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx.
  • Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
  • Karnak Temple in Luxor.
  • Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor (Deir el-Bahari).
  • Luxor Temple.
  • Colossi of Memnon in Luxor.
  • Valley of The Kings in Luxor.
  • Philae temple in Aswan.
  • The High Dam in Aswan.
  • The Unfinished Obelisk.
  • Nile River Cruise.
  • Edfu Temple.
  • Kom Ombo Temple.
  • Montazah palace and Gardens in Alexandria.
  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina, The library of Alexandria.
  • Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria.
  • Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa in Alexandria.
  • Serapeum and Pompey's Pillar in Alexandria.
  • White Desert.
  • El- Baharia Oasis
  • Old Cairo, Coptic Cairo and Islamic Cairo.
  • The Hanging Church.
  • Amr Ibn El-Aas mosque.
  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
  • Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue.
  • Citadel of Cairo or Citadel of Saladin.
  • Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival to Cairo

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 of Giza, The Great Sphinx and 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. Back To hotel,
Overnight in Cairo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Cairo - Nile Cruise

Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Luxor. then our representative will meet & assist you then transfer board your 5 star Egypt Nile cruise before lunch, after your lunch you will begin your Luxor tour by a visit to The East Bank of Luxor including, 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".
And then you will be accompanied by your tour guide to visit the majestic Luxor Temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amun with some free time for shopping in Luxor.
From there will be driven to your hotel for check in, leisurely free time in Luxor and overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Luxor Sightseeing

Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Luxor. then our representative will meet & assist you then transfer board your 5 star Egypt Nile cruise before lunch, after your lunch you will begin your Luxor tour by a visit to The East Bank of Luxor including, 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".
And then you will be accompanied by your tour guide to visit the majestic Luxor Temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amun with some free time for shopping in Luxor.
From there will be driven to your hotel for check in, leisurely free time in Luxor and overnight in Luxor.
Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Edfu & Kom Ombo

Sailing to Edfu. Breakfast served on board, then you will be 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. lunch served on board, Sailing to 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. Dinner will be served on Board.
Overnight on Kom Ombo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Aswan Sightseeing

Sailing to Aswan. Having your breakfast on board, begin your Aswan tour by a visit to the 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 Temple of Philae on Isis Island and the Granite Quarries, which is dedicated to the goddesses Isis and Hathor.Sail to Aswan, Afternoon Tea, Dinner on board & Galabya party Dinner on board and
Overnight in Aswan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Disembarkation

You will have your breakfast on board before disembarkation.
Optional Tours
Transfer to Aswan airport and departure by plane to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Cairo.

Day 8: Alexandria Tour

Breakfast, Egypt Today Tours Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, then drive to Alexandria by A/C car, We will drive almost 210 kilometers to Alexandria City, the second largest city in Egypt known as “The Pearl of the Mediterranean. Visit to the Montazah palace and Gardens (Salamlek palace, Haramlek palace, a garden of 317 acres of huge trees and flowers, two 5* hotles-Helnan and Salamlek). And then you drive to visit Pompay's Pillar. It was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century. Originally from the Temple of the Serapis, it was once a magnificent structure rivaling the Soma and the Caesarean. Then you drive to visit the Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock, Lunch at local restaurant in Alexandria
Then you drive along the Cornish to see the whole city passing over bridge of stanly land mark of modern Alexandria, and then we proceed to see the Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria and Then you drive to visit best sites in Alexandria Start with NEW library of Alexandria (The Bibliotheca Alexandrina) the biggest library in the world now with 8 million books, Site of lighthouse one of the seven wonders of ancient world Finally you will drive back to your hotel in Cairo.
Overnight in Alexandria
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9: Cairo Tour

Breakfast. Transfer to Cairo by an A/C car. Arrival and transfer to visit
visit the Citadel of Salah El-din, where you will see the view of all Cairo, as you will visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which is considered the largest to be built in the beginning of the 19th century the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Egypt over 45 years & it is built in Turkish style
Before extending your trip you will be served with a warm delightful lunch meal at a high quality restaurant. After lunch
Proceed to proceed to Old Cairo to visit fascinated built wonders such as the Hanging Church that was built in 3rd and beginning of the 4th century. also in the Basilica style., the Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue which dates back to the beginning of the 15th century AD It was built in the Basilica style above the cave in which the Holy Family took refuge. end your tour in Cairo with a visit to Amr Ibn El-aas mosque which is the very first mosque built in Egypt, there you will drive to Khan ElKalili Bazar , (if there's enough time), one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East. You will be transferred back to your hotel.
Overnight in Cairo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10: El Bahariya Oasis

Departure from Cairo at 6:00 am and transfer you to Bahariya Oasis about 350 km east Cairo this journey takes about 4 hours, lunch will be served at local restaurant at Bahariya oasis, visit the Valley of the Golden Mummies, that is a huge burial site at Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt and the Tomb of Bannantiu in the Bahariya Oasis.
Then you will enjoy climbing the Black Mountains and the English House, the sand dunes and the Salt Lake. Then back to for the
Overnight in Baharia Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: White Desert – El Bahariya – Cairo

Wake up then continue driving to the White Desert as you will enjoy with Panoramic View for the Black desert, during driving to the white desert , then drive to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain, and the rocky formations in the Valley of Agabat before arriving the White Desert National park then driving back to Cairo
Overnight in Cairo Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: Departure from Cairo

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

Included/Excluded

  • All tours/transfers by Private air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Door to door pick up services.
  • Entrance fees to all mentioned sightseeing.
  • Taxes & charges are included.
  • Private Professional guide.
  • 2 Nights hotel Accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast.
  • 3 Nights Accommodation on 5 star cruise based on full board (including sightseeing).
  • 1 Night hotel Accommodation in Aswan on bed & Breakfast.
  • 4 Nights hotel Accommodation in Hurghada on bed & Breakfast.
  • 1 Night Sleeper Train on Half Board.
  • 1 Day tour in Cairo as per itinerary.
  • 1 Day tour in Aswan as per itinerary.
  • 1 Day tour in Luxor as per itinerary.
  • 1 Day tour in Kom Ombo and Edfu as per itinerary.
  • Domestic flight Hurghada - Cairo.
  • 5 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1 Night hotel accommodation in Alexandria on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 4 Nights on Cruise board (Luxor & Aswan) full board (Sightseeing are included).
  • 1 Night camping in Baharia Oasis.
  • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx.
  • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Citadel & Old Cairo
  • 1 Day tour in Alexandria.
  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
  • All your tours and excursions are by an A/C vehicle.
  • Expert tour guide.
  • All your visits include entrance fees.
  • Our prices include all taxes and services.
  • Domestic airfare: Cairo/ Luxor & Aswan / Cairo.
  • Transfer by A/C vehicle: Cairo / Alex / Cairo.

Durations

12 Days

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