Welcome to the Land of the Pyramids! Egypt is a treasure trove of ancient civilization, well-preserved by time and accentuated by history. Visit the culture-rich cities of Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, Luxor and enjoy the splendid Nile Cruise on this beautifully tailormade travel experience.
Welcome to Cairo on arrival proceed to check-in to your hotel. You have the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Cairo
Surcharges will be applicable during peak season as per hotel category.
After breakfast, we start exploring ancient Egypt. We visit to the famous Pyramids. The Great Pyramid of Cheops which was built by manual labour, is the largest of the three main Pyramids and is the only survivor of the Seven Great Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramid of Chephren, which is the best preserved, and the Pyramid of Mycerinus. Nearby see the Sphinx, a marvellous sight carved out of a natural rocky outcrop, the lion's body stretching 45m, with its paws 15m long. After lunch we will visit the Egyptian Museum and houses small statues, jewels, Tutankhamen treasures and the hall of royal mummies followed by shopping in the Khan El Khalili bazaars; which is one of the most famous worldwide with its amazing narrow alleyways, showcasing Perfume and Jewellery shop. Overnight stay at Cairo.
Early breakfast at the hotel in Cairo then transfer to Alexandria via the desert road whereby you will start a guided tour to visit the Bombay’s’ pillars, the Catacombs & Montazah Gardens. You will also pass by Alexandrina Bibliotheca & overview Qaite Bay citadel from outside. Marvel at Pompeii Column and Kom el-Shuqafa (is thought to have been a present from the people of Alexandria to Emperor Diocletian), Montazah Gardens (famous for amazing architecture worth of Walt Disney. Visitors enjoy strolling in the gardens or swimming of the nice sandy beaches), Alexandrina Bibliotheca (the New Library of Alexandria), Qaite bay Fort. Lunch will be served during the tour in an oriental restaurant. Drive back to Cairo, dinner at a restaurant & overnight at the hotel.
Early wakeup & check out of the hotel. Tea & coffee will be served & breakfast box to take with. Drive to Cairo airport to board a flight to Aswan (Flight not included). Meet and assist at the Aswan airport. Start a guided tour to visit the Old Dam (just passing over it) and the High Dam, which provides irrigation and electricity to the whole Egypt and then a motor boat ride, will take you to the beautiful Temple of Philae on Isis Island then transfer to the Nile Cruise. Check into your Nile Cruise. Lunch will be served on board the cruise then afternoon relax tour by felucca to sail in around the Elephantine & Botanical Islands viewing the Agha Khan mausoleum. Back to the cruise again for dinner and overnight on board.
Nile Cruise departure will be only on Wednesday and Friday. In case of departure on other days similar category cruise will be given at higher price.
Very early wakeup call & breakfast box will be ready to start an optional excursion by coach to the great Temples of Abu Simbel flanked by four giant stone statues of Ramses II. The Temple was reclaimed from the dam to rescue from the rising water of Lake Nasser and reconstructed in its present site.
Sail to Kom Embo upon returning from Abu simble. Visit The Ptolemaic Temple Shared by Two Gods, Sobek and Heroeris in Kom Embo.
Sail to Edfu & overnight on board.
Transfer by Kalesh or horse drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus to visit then back to the Nile Cruise and sail to Esna / Luxor.
Upon arrival at Luxor visit Karnak temple and over view Luxor temple from outside as it is like an open museum. Overnight on board.
Early morning breakfast & check out then start a visit to the west bank in Luxor to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple & colossi of Memnon
Drive back to the Nile cruise & take the luggage and drive to Luxor airport to board flight for Cairo (Flight not included). Arrive Cairo and proceed by your private transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
After breakfast proceed to Airport to board flight from Cairo. Holiday Concludes. Lets stay in touch on Facebook, email and meet again on another memorable Holiday. See you soon!