Day 1: Arrival-Cairo. Arrive Cairo International Airport (please advice your flight details?), then you will be met by our steward (with the sign of your name) and assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification, portage and customs clearance. Then you will be driven by Private Air Conditioned Car to your hotel in Cairo and assisted for check in & overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Cairo
After breakfast at hotel, you will be met by our English Egyptology tour guide & driven by a private car to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza. The ancient Egyptians believed in the life after death so they built this pyramids to serve their bodies to the afterlife. At first you will see the amazing great pyramid of Khufu, King of the 4th dynasty and son of king Zoser. Then you will see the pyramid of Chefren. At last you will see the pyramid of Menkuara. Then you will see the huge Sphinx, it represents with the face of a man with a body of a lion for power. This Sphinx considered as guardian for the royal tombs. then you will be driven to your hotel & overnight in Cairo.
Day 3: Cairo
After breakfast at hotel, you will be met by our English Egyptology tour guide & driven by a private car to visit the Egyptian Museum, Built in 1902 in a design correspond to the ancient Egyptian style. It contains almost 120,000 pieces from all ages. The most important pieces are for king Tutkhankhamon, whom death is a big secret till know. Then you will visit the most ancient place Khan Al Khalili Bazaar. It is the oldest Egyptian market for handmade crafts for papyrus, copper, jewelers, etc and you have your time to buy all you need from souvenirs and spend your time in the Egyptians cafes. then you will be driven to your hotel & overnight in Cairo.
Day 4: Cairo-Luxor
After breakfast at hotel, you will be met by our steward & assisted for check out & driven by a private car to Cairo Airport to take your flight to Luxor and upon your arrival in Luxor Airport, you will be met by our steward & driven by a private car to your Nile cruise, Embarkation (sailing every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday), you have a free after noon leisure time to enjoy the swimming on pool on board and with the wonderful sunset view, enjoying with the fresh air and pharonic atmosphere of Luxor, Dinner & overnight on board.
Day 5: Luxor
After breakfast on board, you will visit Luxor museum. Among the most attractive items on show are grave goods from the tomb of King Tutankhamen, Also contains the famous wall called (Al Talatat) which is a reconstruction of one of the walls of Akhenaton’s temple at Karnak. Then start your visiting to the Karnak Temple, It contains three important temples for Amun, Mut and Monto. The most attractive and important one is that for Amun, which dedicated to god Amun. Then visit The Luxor Temple, It was dedicated to the triad of Thebes (now Luxor city) Amun, Mut and Khonso. It was built by the two Pharaohs: Amenhotep III and Ramses II, Dinner & overnight on board.
Day 6: Luxor-Edfu
After breakfast on board, crossing to the western bank of Luxor to visit the most special place which is the Necropolis of Thebes and visit the Valley of the Kings and the great temple of Queen Hatshepsut, (Al Deir Al Bahari). It was built by Queen Hatshepsut, the great queen of the 18th dynasty. Inside it she depicts the details of the expedition of punt which she sent to the land of punt to bring the insect trees from there. Also you will see The Colossal Statues Of Memnon, The Northern statue depicts Amenhotep III with his mother, Mutemwia, while the southern statue is of Amenhotep III with his wife, Tiy and one of his daughters. Then sail to Esna and cross the block of Esna, Sail to City of Edfu, Dinner & overnight on board.
Day 7: Edfu-Kom Ombo-Aswan
After breakfast on board, you will visit the Temple Of Edfu, this temple refer to the story in which god Amun was in a journey to the Nubian cities and on way he was attacked by enemies, then god Hours appeared and defeated them. Sail to City of Kom Ombo, where you will visit The Temple Of Kom Ombo, Which dedicated to the tow gods Hours and Seth and witness on the conflict which happened between them and ended with dividing the temple between both of them, inside the temple depicted the most ancient medical instruments, Sail to Aswan city, Dinner & overnight on board.
Day 8: Aswan
After breakfast on board, you will visit the most fantastic monuments of Aswan beginning with visiting the High Dam, Today it provides irrigation and electricity for the whole of Egypt and, together with the old Aswan Dam. Then you will visit the Temple Of Philae. The Temple was dedicated to the goddess Isis, the wife of Osoris and mother of Hours. Their story is the most dramatic story in the world, in which god Osoris is murdered and dismembered by his brother Seth. Isis searched for his fragments and collected them together and with her magic powers brought Osoris back to life. After that you will take felucca to The Elephantine Island it is an island in the centre of the Nile at Aswan. This Island is most Ancient Island with artifacts dating to predynastic periods. In this Island god Khunum was worshipped as a creator god. Dinner & overnight on board.
Day 9: Kom Ombo-Edfu. After breakfast on board, enjoying your morning time on board, In afternoon sailing to Kom Ombo and stop to view the Temple Of Kom Ombo, Which dedicated to the tow gods Hours and Seth and witness on the conflict which happened between them and ended with dividing the temple between both of them, it depicted the most ancient medical instruments, Sail to Edfu., Dinner & overnight on board.
Day 10: Esna-Luxor. After taking your breakfast on board, Sail to Esna and visit the Temple Of God Khunum. It was dedicated to god Khunum as the creator god. Who created mankind. He created man on a potter’s wheel and then breathed life into them. Khunum was shown as a man with a goats head or a goat. All the remains from the temple now are the hypostyle hall with its columns. This temple was built in Greco-Roman times, Sail to Luxor, Dinner & overnight onboard.
Day 11: Luxor-Cairo. After breakfast on board, disembarkation, then you will be met by our steward & driven by a private car to Luxor Airport to take your flight to Cairo and upon your arrival in Cairo Airport, you will be met by our steward & driven by a private car to your hotel & assisted for check in, then you will have a free time & overnight in Cairo.
Day 12: Cairo-Departure. After breakfast at hotel, you will be met by our steward and assisted for check out your hotel & drive you by private Air-Conditioned Car to Cairo International Airport in where you will be assisted in luggage portage, check in, airline counter and Passport Control formalities for final Departure. End of Service
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