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. While in Cairo, you will get to see the Pyramids of Giza and Egyptian Museum after 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 Philae Island in Aswan to Valley of Kings and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. also, Enjoy trip to the amazing Red Sea Island.
Day 1: Saturday 23 Oct Arrival in Cairo
23:15 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 by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel, He will assist you to have a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo. No meal.
Day 2: Sunday 24 Oct Visiting the Pyramids & Sakkara
After breakfast, you will be accompanied by your personl 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, and then proceed to Sakkara area to visit Sakkara Complex and first pyramid ever built, Djoser Pyramid. Then, move to Memphis; Old Kingdom's capital and famous Necropolis. Overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 3: Monday 25 Oct Cairo Sightseeing
After taking breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, you will be escorted by your private guide to 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. Overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 4: Tuesday 26 Oct Fly to Aswan, Aswan tours
Early morning, your travel representative help transfer you in time for your short flight to Aswan. Arrive in Aswan, where you are met by your tour guide (Exit door) and begin your day of exploring by visiting the majestic Temple of Philae. Ride a motorized boat to the island of Agilika. This sacred complex was dedicated to the goddess Isis and reflects a fusion of three great civilizations - Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The temple was dismantled and then painstakingly reassembled when the Aswan High Dam was constructed. Enjoy lunch. Later, check-in at your hotel in Aswan. After noon, Ride Like a Local around the Aswan Islands in a felucca, while enjoying a refreshing Scenic Sundowner. Meals: breakfast box, Lunch.
Day 5: Wednesday 27 Oct Abu Simbel Trip by car – Dahabiya Cruise
Early morning 04:30 am, an excursion to the Temples of Abu Simbel (3 hrs each way by road) Then, Board your Dahabiya Nile cruise boat. Enjoy lunch & Dinner on board. Meals: breakfast box, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 6: Thursday 28 Oct Kom Ombo Temple- Enjoy sailing
The Dahabiya will star to sail toward the north. Enjoy sailing and have your delicious lunch on the sun deck. Enjoy Aswan views and take rare photos of Aswan islands in the both sides of the Nile. watch the professional captain of the Dahabiya who wear mostly galabya the official dress of upper Egypt men while he move from the port slowly step by step between the another cruises and motor boats. the Egyptian culture around you every where. the Dahabiya sail by the Nubian islands where you will find their children play and their men and women work at the green fields. small fish boats, villages which is full of splendid Egyptian culture. it is great chance to have unique photos of the real culture.
Today's sightseeing includes: Kom Ombo Temple: Stop In Kom Ombo, you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, which is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek. enjoy sailing to Gebel Silsileh which was a very famous quarrying area throughout all of ancient Egypt due to the quality of the building stone quarried here. The site is a rich archaeological area having temples cut directly on the hills. Our Dahebieh will sail right to the foot of this majestic mountain where we will have the peaceful luxury of being the only boat to be docked in this area. Meals: breakfask, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 7: Friday 29 Oct Sail to Luxor - Luxor East bank
Sail toward Luxor, Crossing Esna lock
Today's sightseeing includes:
Temple of Karnak: Karnak Temple, the greatest example of worship in the history, dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu.
Luxor Temple: the Temple Of Luxor, it was built by Amunhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramses' II during the 19th Dynasty. Meals: breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 08: Saturday 30 Oct Luxor West bank - Transfer to Hurghada
Valley of the Kings: the Valley Of The Kings, the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial, there are many kings buried in this valley. The most known tombs are King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tut-Ankh-Amon, King Ramssess VI, King Mrenptah and AmonhotepII.
Temple of Hatshepsut: at Deir el Bahari: the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut that known as El Dir El Bahari which was built by Queen Hatshepsut the daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty (approximately 1490-1469 B.C), the only pharaonic woman who reigned ancient Egypt.
Colossi of Memnon: The Colossi of Memnon which is remains of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.
Later, transfer to your hotel in Hurghada. (Approx. 4 hours). Meals: Breakfast
Day 09: Sunday 31 Oct Hurghada- Fly Hurghada to Cairo.
Snorkeling trip to Giftun Island (Group tour)
We will pick you up from the hotel by comfortable vehicle and bring to the boat. On the board will start your trip to the amazing Red Sea Island - Giftun. During this day you can spend the time watching exiting corals and fishes while snorkeling or simply relax on the comfortable beach.
Fly to Cairo. Approximate flight duration is one hour. Meals: Breakfast.
Day 10: Monday 1 Nov. Cairo Alexandria day trip
Early in the morning, start your trip to Alexandria through desert roads by private, air-conditioned van. (3 hrs each way by road)Begin with the Catacombs of Kom El Shoukafa, an underground world of ornate carvings and paintings, and a mixture of Roman and Egyptian designs. Next, visit the Citadel of Fort Qaitbey, which is located on the original site of the Pharos, Alexandria's ancient lighthouse. Then, visit the Library of Alexandria, which was reborn in October 2002 to reclaim the mantle of its ancient namesake. The vast complex is a joining of the arts, history, philosophy, and science, as well as a place for open discussion, dialogue, and understanding. Following the tour, return to Cairo and enjoy the night on your own. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 11: Monday 2 Nov. Final Departure
Flight time 06:50 Am, early morning transfer to Cairo Airport for your final departure. Meals: Breakfast box.
Hotel Category: 5 Star Hotel
Cairo: First stay, Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo. Second stay, Ramses Hilton
Aswan: Tolip Aswan Hotel.
Aswan & Luxor: Dahabiya Cruise.
Hurghada: Hurghada Marriott Red Sea Beach Resort.
$2350 Per Person in Double Room.
Space will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. The Remaining Balance To Be Paid On Arrival Cash Or by Credit Card.
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