Take a trip through time and discover the land of Pharaohs in a way that can only be dreamt about. Cairo Dahabiya tour is one of the real splendid packages in Egypt. Flying to Luxor, board of the Dahabiya, have a unique journey crossing unique places and taking unique roots. Visit many historical places from the famous Valley of Kings and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut to Philae Island in Aswan. While in Cairo, You will get to see the Pyramids of Giza and Egyptian Museum.
Day 1: Friday 23 Feb. 2024 At 22:55 Arrive Cairo (Flight from Doha) – Welcome To Egypt
Your representative will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Before the immigration counters, holding a sign with your name) and provide you with an entry visa for Egypt and then he will escort you to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo. No meal.
Day 2: Saturday 24 Feb. Fly to Luxor- Board Dahabiya Nile Cruise, Luxor Sightseeing
Fly south to Luxor. On arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to your Dahabiya home. After lunch on-board explore the stunning temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak with its magnificent hypostyle hall with 137 columns 137, and the imposing Temple of Luxor. Overnight: Luxor (West Bank). Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Note: Sightseeing from the dahabiya Nile cruise is on a shared basis and is accompanied by the boat’s Egyptologist.
Day 3: Sunday 25 Feb. Luxor Sightseeing, Sail towards Esna.
Today, you’ll discover the famed tombs in the Valleys of the Kings - where archaeologists Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen - then continue to Deir El Bahri to visit the mortuary Temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut. After a photo-stop at the Colossi of Memnon return to your dahabiya. Lunch will be served aboard as you begin to sail south towards Esna. Overnight: Near Esna. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 4: Monday 26 Feb. Edfu Temple, Sail to Al Ramady Island
Breakfast will be served aboard the Merit dahabiya as you pass through the through Esna Lock. Then, continue your Nile journey to Edfu where a horse-drawn cart (calesh) will take you to the temple of the falcon headed god Horus. This is one of the most complete buildings surviving from the age of the Pharaohs. On returning to your floating home recommence your dahabiya Nile cruise then moor for the night beside a Nile island. Overnight: Al Ramady Island Island (or similar). Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 5: Tuesday 27 Feb. Gebel El Silsila, Kom Ombo, arrive Sheikh Fadl Island
An early morning sailing will bring you to the archaeological site of Gebel El Silsila. Built at the narrowest point on the Nile in Egypt in antiquity Gebel El Silsila was for its limestone quarries and is also home to a great rock-cut temple (Speos). Next, cast off for Kom Ombo where you will visit the temples dedicated equally to Horus the Elder, and the crocodile god Sobek. Then continue your Nile journey through the ever more desert-like scenery of southern Egypt. Overnight: Sheikh Fadl Island. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 6: Wednesday 28 Feb. Arrive Aswan, Disembarking from Dahabiya, Aswan Sightseeing
Arrive into Aswan early morning. After breakfast, Disembarking from the Merit Dahabiya for the last time today. There will be a guided excursion to see the enormous Aswan High Dam, built in the 1960s to harness the waters of the Nile. Next, Visit to the Temple of Isis at Philae, known as the ‘Pearl of Egypt’, which emerges from the waters of its encasing lake. Later, you’ll be transferred to Aswan Airport. Meals:Breakfast.
Day 7: Thursday 29 Feb. Visiting the Pyramids - Egyptian Museum
After breakfast, you will be accompanied by your personal guide to Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza: Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus and also the famous Sphinx and Valley Temple facing the great statue. Lunch will be served in a good quality restaurant- Then, Visit the Egyptian Museum. Lunch will be taken throughout the tour at a local restaurant. Then, continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo's oldest bazaar. Back to your hotel in Cairo. Meals:Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 8: Friday 1 March Old Cairo Tour
Today, Embark on a tour beginning Salah El-din Citadel and Mohamed Ali Alabaster mosque. Explore this ancient fortress and its domed ceilings, suspended lights, and striking views of Cairo. Take a lunch break at a local restaurant. Continue the exploration by visiting the Old Cairo churches, and then move to the Khan El Khalili old market. before heading back to the hotel in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 9: Saturday 02 March (Depart Cairo 20:55) Final Departure
Have breakfast, free day, then get transfered to Cairo Airport for your final departure. Meals: Breakfast.
Hotel Category: 5 Star Hotel
Cairo Hotel: Pyramisa Suites Hotels Cairo (As requised).
$ 2250 (Prices are in USD, Per Person, Based on Double Occupancy).
What you paid as a deposit is: $2,000 For 02 People. The Remaining Balance To Be Paid On Arrival Cash Or by Credit Card.