Arrival Cairo airport & pickup to President 3* deluxe near city center including buffet breakfast.
At 09.00 a.m., after breakfast at hotel, full day guided tour to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus, which were reckoned by the Greeks to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The Sphinx fully day guided tour to visit Gold Factory, Papyrus Institute. At the Papyrus Institute workers replicate the process used by ancient Egyptians to produce writing material from the papyrus plants and then tour to visit Bazaars, proceed to The Egyptian Museum which is the most important depository of Egyptian antiquities anywhere in the world. It features artifacts from the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods. At 07.00 p.m. pickup to train station to travel by sleeper train to Aswan.
Arrive at 08.30 a.m., pickup to Presidential Nile Cruise both are 5* cruises. Visit the High Dam. The old Dam was built in 1898. It is constructed from granite quarried in the Aswan area. A visit is also made to The Unfinished Obelisk, which gives a great deal of information about how the original builders set out their tasks. See a huge lake, then take a short ferry ride to Phila Temples between Aswan Dam and High Dam. Visit The Botanical Island. Cruise along the Nile, which leads to meet with the Kings, Queens and Gods of a civilization that goes back 6,000 years. An exciting array of floating hotels are there to accommodate groups offering updated amenities such as air conditioning, swimming pools, shops and comfortable surroundings along the ancient appeal of the scenery itself. Overnight on the cruise.
At 9 a.m. visit Komombo Temple. In the afternoon visit the Greco Roman Temple of Komombo, dedicated to the two gods: Sobek, the crocodile God, and Harveris, the Sun God. Sail to Edfu & overnight.
Transfer to visit The Temple Edfu on the western bank of the Nile, dedicated to the God Horus & Esna Temple. Sail to Luxor overnight on the cruise.
In the morning visit the west bank, Valley of the Kings, valley of the Queens, Tutankhamon's Tomb, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir el Bahari and the colossi of Memnon. (As check out of the cruise at 08.00 a.m. & train depart at 08.00 p.m., you need day use room at one of the 3* hotels in Luxor till pickup time to train station with extra cost).
Check out of the hotel & pickup to Luxor train station for same train back to Cairo.
At same hotel in Cairo including breakfast.
Prices: US$ 585 in a double room / US$ 750 in a single / Child US $295.
Also see tour packages in:
Africa Egypt History Whiz Archeology/History Sightseeing
Email it to a friend:
Click here to email this vacation to a friend