Welcome to Cairo! At the airport, our representative will greet you and provide assistance with airport procedures. You will be comfortably transferred to your hotel in Cairo. Enjoy a free evening at leisure and overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 2: Giza and Pyramids Tour.
Cairo is a city of dreams. Today you will visit The Great Pyramid of Cheops at Giza, it was the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years. Menkaure and Khufu’s Pyramid complete the colossal trio. Khufu’s Pyramid remains one of the ‘Seven Wonders of the Ancient World’. Close by, the Great Sphinx watches and guards the Giza Plateau. Next, you will travel to Saqqara to witness the first pyramid of them all — the 2648 BC-completed Step Pyramid of Djoser. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo. Includes: (B).
Day 3: Cairo sightseeing Tour.
It is frenetic with bustle, bazaars and traffic chaos; and yet its ancient edifices stand ennobled. It has everything you could want from an ancient city. Then there are those labyrinths; those anciently narrow, bustling streets and quiet corners. Your morning tours begin at the Egyptian Museum. Here, you will be in communion with magnificent treasures — including Tutankhamun’s fabulously famous Gold Mask. Then we guide you to the city’s Islamic areas — including the Citadel of Saladin and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. This holy place is set at the highest point of Cairo, so you’ll view a remarkable panorama of the city. Escorted shopping trip at Khan el Khalili bazaar, transfer to Cairo airport to fly to Aswan, where you will be met and assisted by a representative and transferred to your hotel in Aswan for free welcome drink upon arrival and check with free time in Aswan for overnight stay.
Day 4: Aswan – Abu Simbel Trip – Aswan.
Enjoy a relaxing breakfast at your hotel in Aswan. Today is your day for leisure in Aswan with amazing optional excursion to Abu Simbel temples to discover the magnificent monuments and the majestic two temples of the Abu Simbel that were built by Egypt’s great Pharaoh Ramses II one is of the Great Pharaoh himself and the second was dedicated for his favorite wife Nefertari then return back to Aswan with free time at leisure and overnight stay.
Day 5: Aswan Nile Cruise Holiday.
Breakfast at your hotel in Aswan. Then you will be transferred to embark your Nile River Cruise ship in Aswan, where we will enjoy the next 4 days / 3 nights deluxe Nile cruise holiday between Aswan and Luxor. Afternoon time you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist guide for an exciting tour to the world famous High Dam that was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. It contains 18 times the material used in the Great Pyramid of Cheops; continue to the granite quarries which supplied the ancient Egyptian pharaohs with most of the hard stone used in pyramids and temples. The quarries still hold the famous Unfinished Obelisk and then you will be taking by motor-boat to island of Egilka visit the majestic Philae temple that was dedicated to the Goddesses Isis. With final optional evening excursion will offer the sound and light show at the Temple of Philae Return to your ship for dinner free time at leisure in Aswan and overnight stay aboard the cruise
Day 6: Nile Cruise Tour.
Before breakfast aboard your Nile cruise you may enjoy the amazing sunset view from your river cruise in Aswan with free time at leisure in Aswan and then sail to Kom Ombo to visit the temple the crocodile-headed God of fertility and creator of the world and then return to your cruise vessel to sail to Edfu where you will be transferred by horse drawn carriage to visit the famous Edfu temple also know as the temple of Horus & Haroeris, the falcon-headed solar war god is the largest and most perfectly preserved of all the Nile temples, back to the Nile cruise by the same way to sail to Luxor with lunch, afternoon tea and dinner aboard your cruise and overnight stay.
Day 7: Nile Cruise Tour.
Breakfast onboard the Nile cruise, and then you will be moved into the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshipsut temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshipsut the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it then back to the cruise for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner aboard your cruise and overnight stay Tonight, if you wish, enjoy an optional sound and light show at the Temple of Karnak.
Day 8: Nile Cruise – Luxor to Cairo.
Breakfast onboard the cruise, and then you will be accompanied by our English Egyptologist expert guide to visit Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built over more than two thousand years by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, the great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant pillars .Then you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amun with free time for shopping in Luxor and then you will be transferred to Luxor airport to fly to Cairo with direct transfer to your hotel for free time at leisure with overnight stay.
Day 9: Cairo – fly to Amman.
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then you will be met and assisted and transferred to Cairo international airport to fly to Amman in Jordan, Upon arrival at Queen Alia Airport our representative will meet and assist you through the customs and immigration procedures. Transfer to the hotel in Amman for free welcome drink and check in with free time at leisure in Amman and overnight stay in Amman.
Day 10: Tour to Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Dead Sea.
Breakfast, then drive to the town Madaba, where you find the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church. After that continue to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died and alleged to be his burial place. You visit an old monastery; overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land. Afterward we drive to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea, where you have leisure time and the chance to float on water and then you will be transferred back to Amman for free time at leisure and overnight at your hotel in Amman.
Day 11: Amman – Petra Tour – Amman.
After breakfast drive 2.5 hours to the red rose city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and founded a commercial empire. On horse back or on foot reach the canyon, the so called Siq, and then walk to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Among other monuments you will see are Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh’s Castle. Afterwards we drive back to Amman for overnight.
Day 12: Amman – Fly back Home.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Queen Alia International Airport in Amman for final departure
A) Five stars
Cairo hotel: Le Meridien Pyramids
Nile Cruise: Sonesta Moon Goddess
Aswan hotel: Movenpick Island
Amman hotel: Marriott hotel.
B) Four Stars
Cairo hotel: Grand Pyramids
Nile Cruise: Nile Dolphin
Aswan hotel: Iberotel hotel
Amman hotel: Geneva Hotel.
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