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9 Days Top Attractions Cairo, Nile Cruise and Alexandria Holiday

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Duration

9 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

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

Overview

Enjoy discovering a wide variety of Egypt’s best attractions such as Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Philae Temple, the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, The Colossi of Memnon, Alexandria Library, Qaitbey Citadel, Alexandria lighthouse, Pompey’s Pillar, and much more sightseeing will be visited during your visit across Egypt.

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).
  • Colossi of Memnon in Luxor.
  • Valley of The Kings in Luxor.
  • Hot Air Balloon in Luxor (Optional/Extra).
  • Philae temple in Aswan.
  • The High Dam in Aswan.
  • The Unfinished Obelisk.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Cairo Arrival

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 and The Egyptian 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 luxor. Dinner on the train, overnight Sleeper train to Luxor
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Luxor Sightseeing

Having breakfast on board. 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 4: Luxor Sightseeing

Early morning, enjoy a relaxing breakfast in your hotel in Luxor and then you will enjoy visiting the West Bank of The Nile River you will be visiting 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.
and then visit the 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
Proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant
You will continue to explore then transfer to the 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, lunch served on board, afternoon tea. Dinner will be served on Board. Overnight on Edfu.

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.
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 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; our representative will transfer you to Aswan train station.
Overnight in sleeper train to Cairo
Meal: Breakfast

Day 8: Alexandria

Breakfast, Ancient Egypt 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

Day 9: Final Departure

After having breakfast at your hotel, our representative will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the airport for the final departure.
Meal: Breakfast

Included/Excluded

  • All tours/transfers by Private air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Door to door pick up services.
  • Private Professional guide.
  • 2 Nights hotel Accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast.
  • 4 Nights Accommodation on 4 star cruise based on full board (including sightseeing).
  • 2 Nights Sleeper Train on Half Board.
  • 1 Day tour in Cairo as per itinerary.
  • 1 Day tour in Alexandria 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.
  • International flights and visa.
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Gratuities.
  • Drinks and any personal expenses.

Durations

9 Days

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- Tour Code: 174675
- Tour ID: 2410-130

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