Pick up from Cairo airport, Cairo sightseeing tours, Alexandria excursions, Nile cruise, Aswan tours, Luxor tours, top attractions sightseeing excursions, and departure from Cairo airport.
ITINERARY:(Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, Nile cruise, Luxor, Cairo)
Day 1 (arrival): Arrival to Cairo airport, Egypt Fun Tours representative will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. From the airport you will be transferred by our private A/C car to your hotel. Check in your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Day 2 (Cairo/Alexandria): Breakfastat your Hotel in Cairo. An early start 7:00 to Alexandria ( 3 hours drive- 220 K.M ). See in Alexandria ( the Montazah palace and gardens, the Catacombs, the Greek Amphitheatre, the Bibliotheca of Alexandria, Faros Island, and the fort of Qaytbay ( outside view). Sea food Lunch. Drive back to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo
Day 3 (Pyramids tour): After breakfaststart our visit to The pyramids of Giza (the Great pyramid of king cheops, the remains of the funeral temple of the same king, the pyramid of king kephren, the pyramid of king Mekarynos, get inside one of the small pyramids, and see the Sphinx). Egyptian Lunch in a country side restaurant. Visit The pyramids of Sakkara ( The visual presentation of Sakkara, the step pyramid of king Djoser-the very first pyramid, the museum of Imhotep, the tomb of a high official, the pyramid of king Titi, the pyramid of king Unas, and see the pyramids of Dahshur from a distance). Visit Memphis the very first capital city of Egypt ( the statue of king Ramsses the second-16 meters high, the alabaster sphinx of queen Hatshipsuit). Attend the sound and light show at Giza area ( optional). Transfer to the train station for your sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner on board of your sleeper train.
Day 4 (Aswan sightseeing): Breakfast on board of your sleeper train. Arrive Aswan to start our visit to the High dam (was built in 1960 to control the annual flood of the Nile, and arrange agriculture process). Visit the Unfinished obelisk (a huge obelisk dating back to the 18th dynasty that was lift unfinished). Check in our Nile cruise Lunch. After noon take a felucca ride around elephantine Island sail past the Agha Khan mausoleum, and Kitchener’s Island. Back to your cruise for Dinner and Overnight.
Day 5 (tour to Abu Simbel& Felucca): Breakfast on board of your Nile cruise. An early start for an optional tour to Abusimbel. Lunch on board of your cruise after which you will sail towards Kom Ombo. Dinner on board of your cruise ship. Overnight on board.
Day 6 Sailing (comombo & Edfu): Breakfast on board of your cruise ship. Visit the unusual Greco Roman double temple of Kom Ombo (dedicated to two gods, the falcon god Harveris, and the crocodile god Sobek). Visit by a horse carriage to the temple of Edfu (dedicated to the falcon god Hours, and the second largest temple in Egypt. Lunch and Dinner on board of your cruise.
Day 7 (Luxor East-West): Breakfast on board of your cruise ship. Check out the cruise ship. An early morning start as you cross over to the West Bank of Luxor. You come from sun, sand and rugged mountainside you enter The Valley of the Kings (home of 65 tombs of the kings of 18th to 22nd dynasties). The modern looking temple of queen Hatshepsut (she ruled over Egypt for 19 years as a king). The colossi of Memnon (originally belong to king Amenhotep the 3rd). Lunch on your own(not included). Visit Luxor temple (was built by the kings of the middle and the new kingdom). After noon start our tour to visit the Karnak temples (the largest complex of temples in Egypt originally attached to Luxor temple by an avenue of sphinxes). Transfer to the railway station for your sleeper train to Cairo. Dinner on board of your sleeper train.
Day 8 (Cairo city tour): After Breakfast on board of your sleeper train. Reach Cairo (Giza Station). Visit Islamic Cairo-the Citadel of Saladin, the alabaster mosque of Mohmed Ali, the Gawhara palace of Mohamed Ali, the mosque of Amr Ibn El-Aas the very first mosque built in Egypt. Visit Coptic Cairo (the church of saint sergius the very first church built in Egypt, the synagogue of Bn Izra, and the so called Hanging up church). Lunch. The Egyptian museum (more than 120,000 pieces from ancient Egypt, plus the amazing collection of King Tutankhamen from the 18th dynasty new kingdom, and the royal mummies). See Khan El-khalili bazaar (where you can see Al-Azhar mosque, and the very unique Islamic ancient streets and complex). Check in your hotel and Overnight.
Day 9 (Departure):Breakfast at the hotel. Egypt Fun Tours representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.
INCLUDED IN THIS TOUR:
- All accommodation
- Entrance fees to the sites mentioned in the above itinerary.
- Meals as mentioned.
- An A/C tourist coach new model 2009 or 2010 with a professional driver and a license from the ministry of tourism.
- A guide (Egyptologist) with a guiding license from the ministry of tourism
- Egyptian Cell phone for the trip organizer to use while touring.
- 3 Nights Nile cruise (Aswan-Luxor).
- 2 Nights sleeper train (Cairo-Aswan/Luxor-Cairo).1 Night Cairo hotel -First Cairo stay-
- 2 Nights Second stay Cairo.
- One Day trip to Alexandria.
- Two days tour in Cairo.
- A one day tour in Aswan+ Felucca ride.
- A full day tour in Luxor.
- Services of meet and assist in Cairo Airport, and the railway stations.