We offer 10 Days Cairo and Nile cruise Christmas Holiday package 2019, Includes 3 Nights in Cairo,4 Nights Nile Cruise,2 Night sleeping trains, Visit Pyramids of Giza and The Egyptian Museum then travel to Aswan enjoy your 5 Star Nile Cruise Tours, from Aswan to Luxor explore the magical sites between Aswan and Luxor, then travel to Cairo Book online Cairo the and Nile cruise Tours Package now online
on the 20th of December 2019
Marsa Alam tours representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle, Overnight in the Hotel
Cairo by night tour can be one of the best evening activities you can do in Cairo. This wonderful private guided night tour of Cairo allows you to see Cairo with the local’s Eyes. Start to see a beautiful view of the city from atop point like Mokatam hills. It is an amazing place to see Cairo at sunset. And also, you will visit Islamic Cairo and Khan el Khalili
on the 21st of December 2019
Cairo Day Tour (Giza Pyramids – Egyptian Museum ) start your Cairo Day Tour to visit Pyramids of Giza, visit The Great Pyramid of the king Cheops belong to the four dynasty, visit Chephren & Mycerinus pyramids, then drive to panorama area, take memorable photos of the three Pyramids together, continue visiting the Sphinx and the Valley Temple, Next tour to the Egyptian Museum including Tutankhamun treasures, Optional to visit the Mummy room, and Khan El Khalil Lunch at local restaurant, vegetarian food available on request, Overnight in Cairo ,sleeping Train in Cairo
on the 22nd of December 2019
Pick Up time from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, Enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of Cairo on an 8-hour excursion that takes in the major monuments of Old Cairo and the maze of streets and stalls of the historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Following a hotel pick-up from Cairo or Giza, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defence against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo, it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha
Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city.
Lunch will be served in Local restaurant in Old Cairo. , sleeping Train from Cairo to Luxor
Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo
Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the centre of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century.
on the 23rd of December 2019
Pick up time from your Luxor station to the Nile Cruise, Embarkation& Lunch onboard of the Nile Cruise, proceed with the Visits to the Eastbank of the Nile Including
Karnak is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso)
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated with His Military Battle of Kadesh
Dinner &Overnight onboard of the Cruise in Luxor
on the 24th of December 2019
Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of the Nile Including
The valley of the Kings
Once called the great Place of the Truth, this valley Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak
The colossi of Memnon
Massive pair statues Know as the Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third
The Queen Hatshepsut temple
Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.
13:00 sail to Esna lock& lunch will be during the sail
18:00 arrive, Esna Lock, Sail to Edfu& Dinner
Overnight o board of the Cruise in Edfu
on the 25th of December 2019
Breakfast on board the Cruise
07:00 Visit the temple of Edfu
Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of Ptolemaic temple of Horus,which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dates to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c),The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama.
09:30 Sail to Kom combo
12:30 lunch onboard of the Nile cruise during the sail
15:30 arrive kom ombo, visit the temple of Kom
The temple and the associated settlement site located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman period(332 B.b -395 A.c)
17:30 Continue sailing to Aswan, Dinner will be during the sail
21:00 arrive Aswan and overnight on board the Cruise
on the 26th of December 2019
Breakfast on Board the Cruise
08:00 Proceed with Visits of Aswan including the temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk
Built to honour the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped
The High Dam
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned.
12:00 lunch onboard of the Cruise
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
on the 27th of December 2019
Breakfast on board the Cruise
Abu Simbel temples
The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues,The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor,the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground,The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco
Sleeping train to Cairo from Aswan
on the 28th of December 2019
Free day in Cairo, Optional Tour to Alexandria
on the 29th of December 2019
Day 10 Depart to Airport from Your hotel in Cairo
- Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport + transfer to hotel by air-conditioned vehicle
- 03 nights accommodation in Cairo including breakfast & all taxes - 5 stars Hotel
- 2 day tour in Cairo as mentioned in the program including Entrance fees & English speaking guide
- Sleeping train -Cairo-Luxor-Aswan Cairo
- Lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo
- 04 Nights accommodation at 5 stars Nile Cruise on full board
- All sightseeing tours on board your Nile cruise including :
- Tour to the High Dam, Philae Temple in Aswan
- Tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples.
- Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple & Colossi of Memnon.
- Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temples.
- Entrance fees to all sites as mentioned in the program
- The prices are per person and in us dollars
- English speaking guide
- All service charges and taxes
- Assist & transfer to Cairo International airport on final departure.
- International flights to Egypt
- Entrance fees inside any of the pyramids or inside the mummy room at the Egyptian Museum.
- Any other optional tours if required.
Please remember to bring:
- sun Cream
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