Pyramids and Sphinx: one of the seven wonders of the ancient world the most famous structure in the world was built by king Oneops (IV Dynasty) a round 2650 B.C. on an area of 13 Feddans.
Sakkara: more ancient site than that of Giza temples spanning. A 3000 years period, Sakkara is the oldest ancient Egyptian cemetery. It lies on a desert plateau, south west of Cairo above rises the step pyramid and mortuary compound, built by the engineer Imhotep for king Zosser the first of the III dynasty pharaohs.
Cairo City Tour: Egyptian museum, home to some priceless exhibits such as the solid gold funerary masks of king Tutankhamen and the royal mummies.
Old Cairo: Citadel, built by Saladin, Alabaster Mosque in Turkey. The Coptic area, the oldest part of Cairo Coptic museum, hanging qurch, Roman towers of Babylon.
Alexandria: A full day trip to the charming city, situated on the Mediterranean, founded by Alexander the great.The city risalled Rome during the reign of queen Cleopatra. Visit the catacombs of Kom El Shokafa, Pompeii's pillar and the Montazah palace. Wonderful beaches, cafes, souks and relics from a by gone age area highlight of Alexandria
Fayoum: Full day trip to the Fayoum Oasis, visit the maydoum pyramids, traditional water wheels and the peaceful lake Qaroun.
Abu Simbel: By flight (from Aswan) or drive (from Aswan), this tour to the temples of Ramses II with its 4 colossal statues and the Temple of his beloved wife Nefertari is most possibly one of the most awe-inspiring temple of all ancient Egypt. These temples are world-renowned for their grandeur and are highly recommended for any traveler to Egypt passing by Aswan.
Abu Simbel: Overnight. Spend the night at Abu Simbel with return flight to Abu Simbel and 1 night half board accommodation in a 4 Stars hotel close to these amazing Temples. Maybe a chance to see the sound and light show or the Sunrise.
Abu Simbel by Nile Cruise: The cruise on Lake Nasser operates from either Aswan or Abu Simbel the cruises are either 3 nights from Abu Simbel to Aswan departing every Friday or 4 nights from Aswan to Abu Simbel departing every Monday. The cruise can be linked to any of tailor made itinerary's.
Dinner cruise on the Nile: Have dinner in style-cruising down the Nile on a 5 star river steamer. Taste the delights of the best middle east cuisine while enioying traditional Egyptian Sufi and Belly Dancing
Sound And Light Show at Giza: The performance of this spectacular sound and laser light show is a must to see while in Cairo. The voice of the great sphinx tells you the story of Pharaohs and their life's story and how the great pyramids where built.
Note: Prices are per person for adults. Students with Isic Card holder receive 50% discount.
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