10 Days Cairo with Nile cruise and Red sea Christmas Holiday package

We offer10 Days Cairo with Nile Cruise and Red sea Christmas Holiday package, Includes 2 nights in Cairo,3 nights Nile Cruise, 1-night sleeping train,3 nights at Marsa Alam Visit Pyramids of Giza and The Egyptian Museum then travel to Aswan enjoy your 5 Star Nile Cruise.

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We offer 10 days Cairo with Nile Cruise and Red sea Christmas Holiday package 2021, Includes 2  Nights in Cairo,3 Nights  Nile Cruise,1 Night sleeping train, and 3 Nights in Marsa Alam .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

Day 1- Arrival in Cairo


Marsa Alam   tours representative will meet & assist you at  Cairo  International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle

Free evening

Overnight in the Hotel

Depends on your arrival. If your flight arrives, If you have an early flight to Cairo you can contact us to make a tour suggestion 

Day 2-The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo Museum


You will be picked up from your hotel in  Cairo by our tour guide to enjoy a great excursion to The  Pyramids of Giza  (   Cheops Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of and visit  the Valley Temple .

Lunch will be served during the Pyramids at the local restaurant in Giza

Then visit the Egyptian Museum

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir

It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.

The sarcophagus  of King Tut

If you wish to visit the mummies royal hall. You need to ask the tour guide to take the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and you pay for this. It will cost 200 Egyptian Pounds



The New Grand museum is not open yet. It will be open soon maybe end of 2021 or  in 2022
 

Take the sleeping train to Aswan

Day 3-Cairo- Aswan-Nile cruise


Pick up from Aswan station to the cruiseship

Embarkation& Lunch on board the Nile Cruise, proceed.
Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk
Phiala temple:
Built to honor 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.

The Unfinished Obelisk  :
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 on board the Cruise

at 16:00 sailing trip with Felucca around Elphinatine island and Visit Lord Kitchener island-

 

Optional trip to the Nubian village

The Nubian village is one of Aswan's attractions. It's worth visiting and spending  2 hours. The place is very authentic and genuine, Colorful and artistic, the Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place!
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise

Day 4-Aswan-Abu simble


Breakfast & Lunch on board the cruise.

Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan

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.

lunch on the Nile cruise

13:00 Sail to Kom Ombo

The temple of Kom Ombo:

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)
Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu 


Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
Galabyia Party.

Day 5- Edfu temple-Luxor temple


Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the Edfu around 08:00 by horse carriage 

Edfu temple  :

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, dated 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

You will be back around 10:00 

Lunch on the Cruise 
At 10:30 Sail to  Luxor  through Esna lock

Arrive  Luxor  at 18:00
Visit  Luxor  temple.
Luxor  Temple:
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 on board the Cruise

Optional trip to the sound Light  Karnak karnak Egypt 360   temple - 40 $ P.P

Day 6- Valley of Kings and Karnak temple


Optional trip Balloon ride over the valley of the Kings 80 $ per person

Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of  Luxor  and  Karnak karnak Egypt 360    

The Valley of the Kings:
Once  called the great Place of the Truth, this valley is 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.

Karnak karnak Egypt 360   :
Karnak karnak Egypt 360   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 karnak Egypt 360    was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 

Lunch during the trip- Transfer to Marsa Alam - Three Corners Fayrouz Hotel Enjoy a relaxing time at the red sea resort( All-Inclusive )

Day 7- Marsa Alam


Enjoy a relaxing time at the red sea resort( All-Inclusive )

Day 8- Marsa Alam


Enjoy a relaxing time at the red sea resort( All-Inclusive )

Day 9- Marsa Alam- Cairo


Transfer to Cairo for domestic flight from Hurghada to Cairo- Overnight in Le Meridien airport

Day 10- International departure


Pick Up time from your hotel in   Cairo  or Giza at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defense 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 a local restaurant in Old   Cairo

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 the old Cairo the center of   Cairo ’s trading activities since the 14th century. After an amazing trip, You will be transferred to  Cairo  airport for the international departure. If you wish to extend your stay in Cairo , please contact us.

Inclusions:

  • Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport + transfer to hotel by air-conditioned vehicle  
  • 02 nights accommodation in Cairo including breakfast & all taxes - 5 stars Hotel
  • 2-day tour in Cairo as mentioned in the program
  • Sleeping train -Cairo-Aswan 
  • Flight tickets- Hurghada- Cairo
  •  Lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo 
  •  03 nights accommodation at 5 stars Nile Cruise on full board 
  • 03 nights accommodation at 5 stars hotel in Marsa Alam on all-inclusive
  • Visit Pyramids of Giza and The Egyptian Museum  then travel to Aswan enjoy your 5 Star Nile Cruise 
  •  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.

Exclusions:

  • 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. 
  • Tip.

Please remember to bring:

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • sun Cream

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