7 Days cairo and Nile cruise from Cairo

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Have an amazing 5 Days Luxor and Aswan Itinerary from Cairo, you will discover the many archaeological treasures, Nile Cruises Packages from Cairo between Aswan and Luxor are an amazing experience to discover the history of Egypt. extend your cruise with an extra night in Luxor.

Ab USD 1'200

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Day 1- Arrival Day 

Arrival to Egypt( Welcome in Egypt)
Once you arrive at Cairo Airport, a Marsa Alam tours representative will be waiting for you to assist you in Baggage inspection procedures and passport checks at the airport. Then he will lead you by a modern private air-conditioned vehicle to check in a 5* hotel in Cairo.

Day 2 Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum 

First, you will visit the Giza pyramids - Cheops, Chephren & Mykerinos. After seeing the famous pyramids you can head to visit the Valley Temple. While doing that you can have a closer look at the Great Sphinx - the legendary guardian that stands by the huge funeral complex with its lion body and the head of king Chephren.Possibilities if the customer preferred to enter inside the great or small Pyramid or ridding Camel But Not included in the tour price Then continue your day tour.

Visit the Papyrus Institute

See how the ancient Egyptians made the first Paper in History by using the Papyrus Plant, if you like to buy real papyrus Gifts this will be the most suitable place. Lunch During the trip Then return to your hotel and overnight.

Day 3 Aswan 

Our representative will pick you up from the hotel in  Cairo  the itinerary for the first day will be as follows: Transfer to Cairo airport for a short flight to Aswan  to board your Nile cruise . You will meet your tour guide in Aswan and you will be transferred to embark Nile Cruise before lunch
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 4 -Abu Simbel and Kom Ombo temples

 

Breakfast & Lunch onboard the cruise.

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

13:00 sail to Kom Ombo

 Visit The temple of Kom Ombo

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)
Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu 
Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise

Day 5-Edfu and Luxor


Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the 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.
Sail to Luxor through Esna lock
Visit Luxor temple
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 onboard the Cruise

Day 6 Disembarkation in Luxor - Transfer to Luxor


Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of Luxor and Karnak 

The Valley of the Kings :
Once  called the great Place of the Truth, this valley is 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 Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak dominates the isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri
The colossi of Memnon:
Massive  pair statues Known as the  Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what was 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.

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) 
Transfer to Luxor airport for a short flight to Cairo 
Overnight in a hotel in Cairo 

Day 7-  Departure Day 
 

Then You will be transferred to  cairo airport international flight 

 

Höhepunkte

  • Discover the many archaeological treasures between Luxor and Aswan
  • Visit Egypt`s Top Highlights
  • Phila temple
  • Aswan Dam
  • Edfu
  • Kom Ombo
  • The valley of the Kings
  • Queen Hatshepsut temple
  • Karnak temple
  • Abu simble
Included
  •  Pick up service at Cairo Airport.
  • 3 Nights at a hotel in Cairo bed and breakfast basis.
  • 3 Nights at 5 stars Nile cruise 
  • Flight tickets { Cairo – Aswan / Luxor – Cairo }
  • 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.
  • Private transfer from Aswan to Luxor.
  • All Service Charges and taxes.
Hotels of accommodation
  • Concord  in Cairo
Excluded
  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Tipping
  • Optional Tours

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports valid 6 months
  • Hat
  • Suncreams
  • Sunglasses