CAIRO & CRUISING THE NILE FROM: $2250
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CAIRO & CRUISING THE NILE

Itinerary

Day 1 - SUN - CAIRO

Arrive in the Land of the Pharaohs. Upon completion of immigration and customs formalities at Cairo International Airport, you will be met at the exit by our representative and escorted to your hotel.

Day 2 - MON - CAIRO

After enjoying your breakfast, you will visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities to see the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of Tutankhamen’s tomb. Next, it’s on to the Saladin Citadel of Cairo, a medieval fortification located on Mokattam where you will enjoy a fresh breeze and grand views of the city. Today, it is a preserved historic site with mosques and museums. Then you will have your lunch at Naguib Mahfouz and continue your exploration, visiting Al Moallaka Church (Hanging Church), Ben Ezra Synagogue.  At night you will enjoy a Nile Cruise dinner

(B, L, D)

Day 3 - TUE - CAIRO

After breakfast, visit the Pyramids of Giza, the main part of a complex setting of buildings that included two mortuary temples in honor of Khufu, three smaller pyramids for Khufu’s wives, an even smaller “satellite” pyramid, a raised causeway connecting the two temples, and small Mastaba tombs surrounding the pyramid for nobles. One of the small pyramids contains the tomb of queen Hetepheres, sister and wife of Snefru and the mother of Khufu. Visit the Solar Boat Museum at the base of the Pyramid of Cheops. See the Sphinx, with the head of a man and the body of a lion. Enjoy lunch at Mena House and continue to Sakkara, you will see the famous Step Pyramid. (B, L)

Day 4 - WED - CAIRO - ASWAN - KOM OMBO - EDFU

Transfer from your hotel to Cairo International Airport for your morning flight to Aswan. Upon arrival you will be escorted to your Nile cruise ship. You will visit the High Dam, the Granite Alexandria Quarries with the Unfinished Obelisk, and the Temple of Isis at Philae. Sail on board a felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailboat and view Kitchener’s Island Botanical Garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. After lunch, sail to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek and Haroeris before arriving in Edfu. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - THU - EDFU - LUXOR

Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, the falcon god. Dating from 237 B.C., it is considered the best preserved temple in Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak. Sail to Esna, passing through the Esna Lock, and continue sailing towards Luxor. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - FRI - LUXOR

Visit the West Bank necropolis including the Valley of the Kings, the Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Enjoy an optional sound and light show at Karnak Temple this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - LUXOR - CAIRO

After breakfast, visit Karnak and Luxor temples, a centuries old city of pylons, hypostyle halls, colossal statues, shrines and obelisks. Disembark and transfer to the airport for your afternoon flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo you will be met and escorted to your hotel. (B)

Includes and Excludes

-   Entry Visa

-   Hotel accommodation for 3 nights

  • A traditional Egyptian Zaffa, is a musical procession to welcome the newlyweds.
  • Nile cruise Dinner
  • Photo shoot including Album
  • Private tours
  • Camel Ride

-   3 nights on board a Nile River cruise ship

-    included meals as per itinerary

- Sightseeing, including licensed Egyptologist and all entrance fees, as follows:

-  3 Days touring Cairo

- Nile Cruise sightseeing including: Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Esna and Luxor

- All transfers and luggage handling within Egypt

- All hotel taxes and service charge

- Document holder and luggage tags

Photo Gallery

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DAY TOURS

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