9 DAYS 8 NIGHTS EGYPT TOUR
Day 1 : Arrive Cairo
Arrive to Cairo international airport and welcomed by our representative. Then transfer to your hotel for overnight.
Day 2 : Cairo / Giza Pyramids / Khan Khalili Bazaar, Aswan
After breakfast, will start a guided tour to visit the Giza Pyramids Today there are more than 93 Pyramids in Egypt; the most famous ones are those at Giza , The Great Sphinx, or as the ancients knew it, “Shesib Ankh” or “the living image”, has to be one of the most recognizable constructions in history. Stop by a where can find how the ancient Egyptians used the papyrus for writing and can buy some souvenirs for your friends.
Thereafter, visit Egyptian Museum is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. Stop for having tea at a Perfume factory where scents made from lotus flower, papyrus or jasmine oil. Last stop at Khan Khalili Bazar, free time for shopping. Then transfer to railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan for overnight journey (12-13 hours) - shower facilities not available.
Day 3 : Aswan / Nile Cruise/ High Dam / Felucca ride
Breakfast will be served on board. First visit is High Dam. Then proceed to visit the unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk and is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan Egypt. Embark your 5* cruise ship , rest before riding a traditional Egyptian sailing boat on the river Nile and view the Mausoleum of Agha Kaha and sail around elephantine Island. Rreturn to the cruise ship for overnight.
Day 4 : Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor Free
After breakfast breakfast, sailing to Kom Ombo and Visit Temple of Kom Ombo, an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. The building is unique because its 'double' design meant that there were courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods. Sailing to Edfu, thereafter visit the temple of Horus in Edfu using the horse carriages (Egyptian Cadillac. Visit Temple of Horus. Overnight at Luxor
Day 5 : Luxor / Kings Valley, Colossi of Memnon
After breakfast, drive to the west bank of the Nile and visit The Valley of the Kings where, for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC. The valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes (modern Luxor), within the heart of the Theban Necropolis. The wadi consists of two valleys, East Valley and West Valley. With the 2005 discovery of a new chamber (KV63), and the 2008 discovery of two further tomb entrances, the valley is known to contain 63 tombs and chambers.
Continue the visit to the Dayr elBahri, literally meaning, "The Northern Monastery" is a complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite the city of Luxor, Egypt. Photo stop by the colossi of Memnon before returning to the cruise ship and rest of the day at leisure.
Day 6 : Luxor / Sleeper train to Cairo
After breakfast, disembarkation, visit the Karnak temple which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. The Karnak complex gives its name to the nearby and partly surrounded, modern village of El-Karnak, 2.5 kilometres (1.6 miles) north of Luxor.
Proceed to Luxor Temple which is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known asLuxor (ancient Thebes) and was founded in 1400 BCE. Free time for shopping before transfer to railway station to board the sleeper train to Cairo (10 hours)
Day 7 : Cairo
Breakfast on board the train, arrival Cairo and start our tour visiting the Citadel of Saladin & Mohamed Ali Mosque. Thereafter transfer to your hotel for overnight.
Day 8 : Cairo / Alexandria / Cairo
After breakfast, will drive to the north of Cairo towards Alexandria (220 KM) Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt, Alexandria was founded around a small Ancient Egyptian town c. 331 BC by Alexander the Great. Start the tour visiting the Fort of Qaitbay, The Citadel is situated on the eastern side of the northern tip of Pharos Island at the mouth of the Eastern Harbour.
Proceed to the Mosque of El-Mursi Abul-Abbas Mosque the mosque is dedicated to the 13th century Alexandrine Sufi saint el-Mursi Abul Abbas whose tomb it contains. Then drive to Montazah Gardens that surrounds the Montaza Palace the summer residence of late king Farouk. It was built on a low plateau east of central Alexandria overlooking a beach on the Mediterranean Sea. Transfer to hotel for overnight.
Day 9 : Departure Day
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cairo airport for final departure