Day 1: Arrival Cairo. Arrival in the Land of the Pharaohs. At Cairo International airport you will be welcomed and assisted by our representative, then escorted to your hotel, overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Cairo - Aswan. Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which includes the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of Tutankhamon’s tomb. Then drive to Old Cairo to visit Al Moallaka Church (Hanging Church), Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga) and Ben Ezra Synagogue.
Afternoon visit to the Great Pyramids Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx, after you will be escorted to the Cairo Railway Station to board the Night sleeping train to Aswan. Includes: (B, D).
Day 3: Aswan. Upon arrival you will be escorted to your Nile Cruise Ship where you will spend the next 3 nights/4 days. Embarkation, visit the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae dedicated to the goddess Isis. Back to our ship. Check-in & Overnight in Aswan. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 4: Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu. After breakfast, sail on the Nile by felucca around Kitchener’s Island. Sail to Kom Ombo. Visit the temple shared by the two Gods Sobek and Haroeris. The temple stands at a bend in the Nile. Sail to Edfu and Overnight. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 5: Edfu - Esna - Luxor. Visit the temple of Horus in Edfu, said to be the best preserved temple on the Nile. Sail to Esna. Cross the lock. Sail to Luxor and Overnight. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 6: Luxor - Hurghada. Disembarkation after breakfast. Cross to the West Bank. Visit the Necropolis of Thebes, Valley of the Kings, the funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Relax for the drive from Luxor to Hurghada (220K.m). On arrival to Hurghada you will be transferred to your hotel for check in. Overnight in Hurghada. includes: (B, D).
Day 7: Hurghada. Free day to dive, snorkel, enjoy the beach or take an excursion. Overnight in Hurghada. Includes: (B, D).
Day 8: Hurghada. Another free day to dive, snorkel, enjoy the beach or take an excursion. Overnight in Hurghada. Includes: (B, D).
Day 9: Hurghada - Cairo. Breakfast, check out from hotel, drive by A/C coach back to Cairo. On the way back we will visit St. Paul Monastery; the Monastery probably dates to the fifth century. St. Paul renounced his inheritance and consecrated his life to God, where he is said to have lived untilthe age of one hundred and thirteen.
Living in his cave, and clothed in a tunic made of plaited palm leaves, tradition holds that a raven brought a half of a loaf of bread each day for him to eat. Travel back to Cairo. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo. Includes: (B).
Day 10: Departure Cairo. After Breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. Includes: (B).
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