Day 1: Welcome to Egypt. On your arrival in Cairo, you will be met and assisted at the airport. Drive to your hotel, check in and overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Breakfast at the hotel then we start our day with visits to the pyramids of Giza and the Giant Sphinx. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. After lunch we will visit Sakkara where we will visit the most ancient man-made stone building dating back to 2720 BC. Back to your hotel and overnight. B/L
Day 3: Breakfast at the hotel, then we drive to visit the Citadel of Salah Eldeen, a 12th century A.D fort looking out over the city, and the blue mosque of Mohamed Ali. Afterwards we drive to the Egyptian museum to visit and enjoy the most famous masterpieces of Kings and Queens of Egypt including most of the artifacts and King Tutankhamun collection. Lunch at a local restaurant then we visit Old Cairo, including the Hanging Church built over the southern gate of the Roman walls, Saint Sergius, also known as Abu Serga and one of the oldest Coptic churches in Egypt dating back to the 4th century, and Ben Ezra synagogue. Back to hotel and overnight in Cairo. B/L
Day 4: Breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive to the airport to fly from Cairo to Aswan. Arrive in Aswan and we go straight to visit the High Dam and the temple of Philae dedicated to Isis, goddess of love and magic. Drive to your 5-star cruise ship (Blue Shadow or Concerto or similar), check in and lunch on board. In the afternoon we will take a Felucca ride (sail boat) on the Nile. Return to the ship for dinner and overnight on bard in Aswan. B/L/D
Day 5: Enjoy breakfast on board as the ship sails north towards Kom Ombo. We dock on the banks of the Nile and start our visit to the temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to Sobek the crocodile headed god. After our visit return to the ship and sail on to Edfu. Lunch on board. In the afternoon we will visit the temple of Edfu dedicated to the falcon headed god Horus. Return to the ship for dinner and overnight on board. The ship will continue sailing to Luxor. B/L/D
Day 6: After breakfast we will visit the necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Back to the ship for lunch. In the afternoon we will visit both Karnak and Luxor temples. Back to the ship for dinner and overnight in Luxor. B/L/D
Day 7: Breakfast on board the ship, then check out and drive to Luxor airport to fly to Cairo. Arrive to Cairo and drive to your hotel for your last night in Cairo, check in, rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight in Cairo. B
Day 8: Breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive to the Cairo airport to fly back home.
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Price per person in double is $1650
Single supplement is $500
Price based on minimum 2 people.
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