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12 Day Cairo, Cruise & Hurghada On Monday 25 September, 2023- Ms. Maria Möller, 02 Ladies, From South Africa

Explore the top sights of Egypt. Tailor-made Travel package for your holiday includes Cairo, Nile cruise and Red Sea in Hurghada. Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx. Then Travel to Aswan to embark on a Nile Cruise to Luxor. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the Nile. End your trip relaxing on the beach in Hurghada.

Highlights

  • Sail on a three-night Nile River cruise on a 5 Star Nile Cruise.
  • Sail the Nile in a felucca (sailboat).
  • Ride like a Local on camel back.
  • Gain entry the tomb of “the Pharaohs,” in the Valley of the Kings.
  • Discover the archaeological icons of ancient Egypt, with your own private and expert local guides.

Day 1: Monday 25 Sep. At 08:45 AM- Cairo - Welcome to Egypt.

Arrive in Cairo, Where you are met by your Journey to Egypt representative (Before the immigration counters, holding a sign with your name) and transferred to your hotel in Cairo. FREE DAY IN CAIROMeals: No meal.

Day 2: Tuesday 26 Sep. Day Trip to the Pyramids, Sphinx, and Sakkara

After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personl guide to Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus - 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). Move to Memphis; Old kingdom's capital and famous Necropolis. Overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3: Wednesday 27 Sep. Fly to Aswan - Aswan tours

Morning, Transfer to Cairo airport for Flying to Aswan, You will be met at Aswan airport [At EXIT DOOR, holding a sign with your name] Then enjoy visiting The awesome Philae temple, Which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor, and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt (the Unfinished Obelisk) Later, Ride Like a Local around the Aswan Islands in a felucca, While enjoying a refreshing Scenic Sundowner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Thursday 28 Sep. Optional Abu Simbel - Cruising The Nile

Early morning, Optional tour to one of Egypt's top tourist attractions, Abu Simbel temple (3 hrs each way by road, $110 Per Person Per Trip)

Discover Abu Simbel, the commanding twin temples of Ramses II and his wife, Queen Nefertari. The former’s façade is dominated by four 70-foot-tall statues of the pharaoh. Perhaps even more impressive, this entire site was disassembled and moved here to save it from the floodwaters caused by the Aswan High Dam. 

Cruise to Kom Ombo. Disembark at Kom Ombo (hill of gold) to visit the Greco- Roman temple dedicated to Haroeris (the sun god) and Sobek (the crocodile god), whom some ancient Egyptians considered the creator of the world. View the mummified remains of several crocodiles that once basked along the ancient Nile shore, just as their descendants do today. Back on board, Cruise to Edfu.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: Friday 29 Sep.Temple Of Hours- Crusing The Nile

Today, view the Temple of Horus, falcon-headed god of the sky. Built in 230 BC by Ptolemy III, this amazingly well-preserved and colorful structure reveals what temple worship in ancient Egypt was like. Back on board, Cruise to Luxor.

Arrive in Luxor, journey to the east bank of the Nile, the Temple of Karnak, where generations of pharaohs wished to record their names. Walk through the Great Hypostyle Hall, strolling among its expertly aligned columns, which soar to 80 feet high. Continue to the striking Temple of Luxor. View the three large statues of Ramses II along the front of the temple pylons; the Courtyard of Ramses II; and the Colonnade of Amenhotep III, with its 50-foot-high columns. Walk in their shadows as visitors have done since antiquity and ponder the astonishing feats of engineering it took to create them.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6: Saturday 30 Sep. Disembark in Luxor- Transfer to Hurghada 

This morning, Explore the west bank of the Nile River and the Necropolis of Thebes, and view the Colossi of Memnon. Next, arrive at the architecturally stunning Temple of Hatshepsut, ancient Egypt’s first female pharaoh and regarded today as one of its most successful. Continue to the Valley of the Kings, burial ground of the pharaohs and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For a period of 500 years beginning in the 16th century BC, tombs were built along this valley for pharaohs and nobles, including that of “the boy king,” Tutankhamun. Enter the tomb of Tutankhamun (extra ticket) - found in 1922 by British archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter- to discover the secrets of this storied chamber. 

Later, Transfer to Hurghada on the Red Sea. From Luxor to Hurghada is about a 04 hours. Overnight in Hurghada. Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Sunday 01 Oct. Hurghada Vacation

Optional tours to experience the exquisite diving and snorkeling among the Red Sea coral reefs and see some amazing rare fish. Or choose one of the many other activities such as windsurfing, sailing and deep-sea fishing. Overnight in Hurghada. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 08: Monday 02 Oct. Hurghada Vacation

Optional tours to experience the exquisite diving and snorkeling among the Red Sea coral reefs and see some amazing rare fish. Or choose one of the many other activities such as windsurfing, sailing and deep-sea fishing. Overnight in Hurghada. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 09: Tuesday 03 Oct. Hurghada Vacation

Optional tours to experience the exquisite diving and snorkeling among the Red Sea coral reefs and see some amazing rare fish. Or choose one of the many other activities such as windsurfing, sailing and deep-sea fishing. Overnight in Hurghada. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 10: Wednesday 04 Oct. Fly back to Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel in Hurghada with free time at leisure and then you will be transferred to Hurghada airport to board a flight to Cairo, upon arrival in Cairo you will be met and assisted, then transferred to your hotel for free time at leisure and overnight stay in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 11: Thursday 05 Oct. Cairo Sightseeing tours

After breakfast, you will be escorted by your private guide to visit: Egyptian Museum. Lunch throughout the tour at local restaurant. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 12: Friday 06 Oct. Final Departure

Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo - Check out At 12:00 PM - Free Time before your flight and At Night, Transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure. Meals: Breakfast.

Hotels Category: 5 Star Hotel, 5 Star Nile Cruise.
Cairo Hotel: STEIGENBERGER PYRAMIDS CAIRO
Hurghada Hotel: Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort (Confirmation No: 74870442)

In evidenza

INCLUDED

  • Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure.
  • All transfers to/from airport & hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 4 night in Cairo including daily breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on 5 star cruise on full board basis.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Hurghada including daily breakfast.
  • Transfer from Luxor to Hurghada by private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Domestic flight ticket Cairo to Aswan & Hurghada To Cairo.
  • Certified professional tour guides.
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to all the sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • Meals as mention in the above itinerary.
  • Camel ride during your Pyramids tour& Nile felucca Tour in Aswan.
  • All service charges and taxes.

EXCLUDED

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Tipping (Gratuities for your tour guides,drivers and cruise crew).

Itinerario

  1. Cairo
  2. Aswan
  3. Kom Umbu
  4. Edfu
  5. Luxor
  6. Hurghada
  7. Cairo