8 Days Tour Package Cairo with Nile Cruise and Alexandria

We offer 8 days tour Package 3 Nights Cairo and Alexandria and 4 Nights Nile Cruise, Visit Pyramids of Giza and The Egyptian Museum  then travel to Luxor enjoy 4 Nights Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan

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We offer 8 days tour Package 3 Nights Cairo and Alexandria and 4 Nights Nile Cruise, Visit Pyramids of Giza and The Egyptian Museum  then travel to Luxor enjoy 4 Nights Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan, explore the magical sites between Aswan and Luxor, then travel to Cairo and Visit Alexandria  Book online Cairo the and Nile cruise Tours Package now online.

Day 1

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

Optional Tour

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

Day 2

Pick up time from your hotel in Cairo to Cairo airport, Fly to Luxor, You will be assisted and transferred to your Nile cruise by our tour guide and Embarkation& Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed with the Visits to the Eastbank of the Nile Including

Karnak temple

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) 

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 of the Cruise in Luxor

 

Day 3

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

Day 4

Breakfast on board the Cruise

07:00 Visit the temple of Edfu

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, 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 on board of the Nile cruise during the sail

15:30 arrive kom ombo, visit the temple of Kom ombo

Kom Ombo temple

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

 

 

Day 5

Early departure with Breakfast on box

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 Board

15:00 Proceed with Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk

Phiala temple

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.

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 of the Cruise

Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise

Day 6

Fly to Cairo from Aswan,Pick up Cairo airport by our tour guide then Proceed to visit 

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  Overnight in Cairo

Day 7

Enjoy a Private day Trip to Alexandria from Cairo by Private Vehicle, Discover the old  Greco-Roman Capital of Egypt, Visit the new Library of Alexandria, the Roman Catacombs Kom El shoqafa, The Citadel of Sultan Qeitbay and Pompei pillar​​​​​​.

Start your Private tour to Alexandria From Cairo, starts am 7:00 am with Pickup from your hotel by our Egyptologist, and transfer by Private A/C Vehicle to Alexandria, The distance is 220 k/m Northwest of Cairo. Arrive at  Alexandria around 10 am

The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa

Start your day Tour in Alexandria Visiting The Roman  Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa 

Archaeologists believe that the Catacomb of Kom el Shoqafa was started in the 2nd century A.D. and was used to intern the dead for the next 200 years. This was a period in the history of the city of Alexandria when there was a great mixture of different cultures. Of course, there was the ancient history of the great Egyptian kingdoms which went back thousands of year

Pompey Pillar

Has nothing to do with Pompey. The story behind the name refers to the possible burial ground of the Roman general when he fled to Egypt and was assassinated after losing a major battle in Greece against Caesar. The red granite column was probably built to honour Emperor Diocletian. Today it stands 25 meters high and is the tallest ancient monument in Alexandria

The Citadel of Sultan Qeitbay

The Citadel was built in the 15th Century by the Mamlouk Sultan Qeitbay, To Guard the City against the threat of Crusaders, This wonderful Islamic Monument was built by the use of the ruins of the old Lighthouse that was constructed by Ptolemy 11 in 3rd Century B.c. The Lighthouse was damaged during an Earthquake that Occurred in Egypt in 1303 A.c during the reign of the Mamlouk King  Qeitbay

lunch in Alexandria

Lunch in Alexandria in Egyptian Restaurant,

the new Library of Alexandria

The Library of Alexandria was reborn in October 2002 to reclaim the mantle of its ancient namesake. It is not just an extraordinarily beautiful building; it is also a vast complex where the arts, history, philosophy, and science come together. Moreover, the myriad activities it offers have made it a place for open discussion, dialogue, and understanding.

Back to Cairo  from Alexandria Arrival Cairo at 19:00

 

Day 8

Breakfast at the hotel then a representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you through final your departure formalities. 

Inclusions:

  •  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
  • 1 -day tour in Cairo as mentioned in the program including Entrance fees & English speaking guide 
  • 1 -day tour in Alexandria  as mentioned in the program including Entrance fees & English speaking guide 
  • Domestic Flights -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 

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. 
  • Tips

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Hat
  • Sun Cream
  • Sunglasses

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