Day 2: Breakfast. Visit saqqara The First Cemetery (Necropolis) Of The Ancient Egypt (Taking The Country Side Road To See Some Of The Country Side Life Where You Will Visit The First Monuments And Tombs Built By The Ancient Egyptian, At Sakkara See the step pyramid built for King Zoser (c. 2650 BC). Then stop for lunch in one of the nice resturant overlooking the pyramid. And continue your tour to visit Giza's pyramids - Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at the sphinx and the valley temple of king chephren. At night take the train(sleeping or sitting first class) to Aswan overnight in the train.
Day 3: Meet and assist at Aswan station then transefer by a/c van to your 5 stars nile cruise to check in you will visit the Granite Quarries (the Unfinished Obelisk), the Temple of Philae which is dedicated to the goddess Isis, and the High Dam. In the afternoon, you will have a good view to the Elephantine island and the Botanical Gardens with a small nice felucca. (optional). At night have dinner and free time&overnight in cruise.
Day 4: Abu simple tour (optional). Or Breakfast and at 9:30 a.m the cruise will sail to visit Kom-ombo about two hours sailing visit the Temple of Kom-Ombo dedicated to the Crocodile god Sobek. Sometimes the cruise only stop for 2 or 3 hours to see the temple then start to sail again+lunch on board.
P.M sailing again from kom ombo to Edfu about three hours sailing to visit Efdu by horse carraiges which take two hours the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the Falcon god Horus. Back to the cruisevernigh at Edfu. At night dinner on board overnight and enjoy the show of Galabiya party overnight in cruise if it is available in that day.
Day 5: Breakfast then continue sailing ,and don't miss to see Esna Lock you have to be on deck to get photos as it takes 2 hours to pass through the old and new lock then you will head to Luxor you will visit the West the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. You will then visit the East the Temple of Karnak and luxor temple Overnight on board. Back to cruise lunch on board and overnight. (Optional) you can make a wonderful option tour at luxor by hot balloon to have a look about Luxor from the air.
Day 6: Check-out from the cruise and then have a visit to the East bank to see Luxor temple and Karank temple free time and then transfer to Luxor station. Overnight at the train.
Day 7: Meet and assist at Giza Station to start your visit to see the Egyptian Museum+Old Coptic Cairo + the citadel then check in your hotel. (Optional) dinner cruise with a show for a belly dancer.
Day 8: Heading to Alexandria it takes 3 hours from Cairo to visit: the Catacombs underground tombs till 30 M in Deep, the new library, the Roman theater, the Pompey's pillars, Montazh Palace and stop for lunch (optional) and back to Cairo to overnight.
Day 9: Check out and transfer you to the airport for finial departure.
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I am a Certified informative tour Guide with 14 years experience as a professional tour guide in the land of the first ancient civilization "Egypt". I will help you to discover Egypt Not through touristic eyes but through Egyptian Eyes. As Egypt is an open sky museum for varied history. If you are anxious to...