Discover the secrets of ancient Egypt on an all-ages adventure, cruising on the Nile River for four nights, riding a camel and exploring an Egyptian pyramid from the inside out.
Day 1: Saturday 19 Nov. Arrive Cairo From Sharm El Sheikh at 12:00 PM on Egyptair MS 256Arrive in Cairo from Sharm, Where you are met by your JOURNEY TO EGYPT representative and transferred to your hotel in Cairo. No meal.
Visit the world-famous pyramids of Giza, built as tombs to the ancient pharaohs and still irresistible to travellers more than 4,000 years later. Don’t miss the chance to climb into one of these pyramids and explore it from the inside. Ride Like a Local on a camel, and then visit the enigmatic Great Sphinx. After lunch at a local restaurant- Explore the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities (or the Grand Egyptian Museum, upon its opening), home to the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, some dating to 4000 BC. Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, a souk (open-air marketplace) where you enjoy a free-wheeling treasure hunt. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 2: Sunday 20 Nov. The Pyramids & Egyptian Museum
Fly to Luxor, site of the ancient city of Thebes. Begin your day of exploring here by visiting the East bank of the Nile, this time with a visit to the Temple of Karnak, where generations of pharaohs wished to record their names. Walk through the Great Hypostyle Hall; its expertly aligned columns, the largest of which is 80 feet high with a 33-foot circumference, are a sight to behold. Next, the striking Temple of Luxor. Behold the three large statues of Ramses II along the front of the temple pylons; the Courtyard of Ramses II behind the East Tower; and the Colonnade of Amenhotep III, with its 14 papyrus-headed columns, some fully 50 feet in height. Later, step aboard ‘Luxury Nile Cruise’ on the Nile River, where you enjoy lunch. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 3: Monday 21 Nov Fly to Luxor | Temples of Luxor
Journey once more to explore the West Bank and the Valley of the Kings, burial ground of the pharaohs, including “the boy king,” Tutankhamun. Found in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter, Tutankhamun’s tomb is enclosed in 35-century-old walls and delights explorers of all ages. Next, the lovely Temple of Hatshepsut, ancient Egypt’s first female pharaoh and regarded today as one of its most successful Also visit the. Stop for a selfie with the gigantic Colossi of Memnon. Later, sail to Edfu and overnight. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 4: Tuesday 22 Nov. Vally of the Kings | Crusing the Nile
Visit the Temple of Horus. back on board for a cooking lesson. Later, disembark at Kom Ombo (hill of gold) to visit the Greco-Roman temple dedicated to Haroeris (the sun god) and Sobek (the crocodile god), who was considered by some ancient Egyptians to be the creator of the world. While there, view the mummified remains of several crocodiles that once basked along the ancient Nile River shore, just as their descendants do today. Tonight’s dinner onboard features an “Egyptian Night” costume party, with a chance to dress up in traditional galabeyyas. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 5: Wednesday 23 Nov. Cruising the Nile | Edfu & Kom Ombo temples
Visit to vast granite quarries and the site of the Unfinished Obelisk. Then, ride by motorized boat to the island of Agilika and its Philae Temple — among the ancient structures that were dismantled and painstakingly reassembled when the Aswan High Dam was constructed. Enjoy lunch followed by Ride Like a Local around the Aswan islands in a felucca (weather permitting). Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 6: Thursday 24 Nov. Aswan | Philae tempe
Today, bid farewell to ‘Nile Cruise,’ early morning OPTIONAL TRIP TO ABU SIMBEL by car (3 hrs each way by road, pre-bookable $110 Per Person) where you visit the commanding twin temples of Ramses II and his wife, Queen Nefertari. The former’s façade is dominated by four statues of the pharaoh, each nearly 70 feet tall. Perhaps even more impressive, this entire site was moved here brick by brick to save it from floodwaters caused by the construction of the Aswan High Dam. Completed in 1970, the dam was built to improve irrigation and generate hydroelectricity for the surrounding region. Later, transfer to the Aswan airport and fly to Cairo via Aswan. Check in to your hotel and spend the remainder of the day at leisure. Meals: Breakfast.
Day 7: Friday 25 Nov. Optional Abu Simbel Temple| Fly Aswan to Cairo
Transfer to the airport and board your flight home. Meals: Breakfast.
Day 8: Saturday 26 Nov. Depart Cairo- Departing from Cairo on 26 November at 9:35 AM on Egyptair MS 985
[Two Single Rooms]
Cairo Hotel First Stay; Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino
Cairo Hotel Second Stay; Le Méridien Cairo Airport
$3,320 (Prices are in USD, per person, in Single Room).
- What you paid a deposit of $2000 for 2 People, The remaining balance to be paid on arrival cash or by credit card $4,640
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