8 day Egypt tour package Cairo and Nile cruise

Enjoy 8 day Egypt tour package Cairo and Nile cruise Include 3 nights in Cairo Visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx Cairo museum and enjoy 4 nights amazing Nile Cruise from Cairo between Luxor and Aswan. you will discover the many archaeological treasures, like Abu Simbel and Valley of kings

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Enjoy 8 day Egypt tour package Cairo and Nile cruise Include 3 nights in Cairo Visit the Pyramids of Giza , the Sphinx Cairo museum and 4 nights amazing Nile Cruise from Cairo between Luxor and Aswan. you will discover the many archaeological treasures, like Abu Simbel, the valley of kings, and Karnak karnak Egypt 360 .

Day 1-Arrival in Cairo


Cairo tours representative will meet & assist you at Cairo  International Airport, Transfer to all-inclusive 5-star by private air-conditioned vehicle, Overnight

Day 1-Cairo Day Tour Giza Pyramids – Egyptian Museum


Start your Cairo day Tour to visit the Pyramids of Giza , visit the Great Pyramid of the king Cheops belong to the four dynasties, visit Chephren & Mycerinus pyramids, then drive to the 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, Lunch at a local restaurant, vegetarian food available on request, Overnight in Cairo  

Day 2- Cairo- Luxor


Fly from Cairo to Luxor

Have Breakfast at the hotel before we pick you up at Cairo Airport to fly to Luxor . Once you arrive, you will be escorted by your private tour guide to start your tour among Luxor  tourist attractions including

Karnak karnak Egypt 360  temple
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) 

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

Embarkation& Lunch & Dinner &Overnight on board the Cruise in  Luxor

Day 4- The Vallley of Kings


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 5- Edfu and kom ombo temples


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, 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.

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 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 6- Aswan attractions


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

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 of the Cruise

Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise

Day 7-Abu simble- Cairo


Breakfast on board the Cruise

Tour to Visit Abu Simbel

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

Fly to Cairo .

Discover the old Cairo -Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Overnight in Cairo

Day 8- International departure


The tour ends after breakfast at our hotel in  Cairo , with transfers included to take you to the airport for your flight home. If you wish to extend your stay in  Cairo  , please contact us.

Inclusions:

  • 3 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo-based on bed and breakfast
  • 4 nights at 5* Nile cruise Full board 
  • An escorted knowledgeable tour guide all over the tour.
  • All your transportation during the tour with a private A.C car
  • Entering fees to all the mentioned sightseeing on the itinerary.
  • Flight tickets- Cairo-Luxor
  • Flight tickets from Aswan to Cairo
  • Visit Abu Simbel temples included 
  • All service charges and taxes.

Exclusions:

  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Tipping
  • Optional Tours

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Suncream

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