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► Day 1 Arrival day in Cairo:
Marsa Alam Tours representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport,
Pick Up time from the airport transfer to your hotel .
Pick-up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide,Enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of Cairo that takes in the major monuments of Old Cairo and the maze of streets and stalls of the historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Following a hotel pick-up from Cairo or Giza, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defense against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo, it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha
Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city.
Lunch will be served in Local restaurant in Old Cairo
Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo
Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the center of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century.
overnight in Steigenberger the pyramids of Cairo
► Day 2 -The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo Museum:
You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo by our tour guide, to enjoy a great excursion to The Pyramids of Giza ( Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of and visit the Valley Temple
Then visit the Egyptian Museum
► The Egyptian Museum
It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.
Then transfer to Cairo airport for a short flight to Aswan.
overnight in Pyramisa Hotel in Aswan
► Day 3 Cairo - Aswan
Our representative will pick you up from the hotel in Aswan, Marsa Alam Tours tour guide will be waiting for you. the itineraries for the first day will be as follows:
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 in a local restaurant in Aswan
Nubian village at sunset
Sail along the famous Nile River to a Nubian village that is located just opposite Soheil Island, near the Aswan Dam passing. This fantastic tour to a Nubian village lets you experience a unique lifestyle as you see their culture and traditions first-hand.
Wander through houses painted sky-blue, pink or yellow and often decorated with beautiful scenes, all set amid lush palm groves. Shop for delightful hand-crafted gifts to remember your trip by. Accompanied by an expert guide for your trip learn all about this fascinating area before sailing back down to your hotel
overnight in Pyramisa Hotel in Aswan
► Day 4-Aswan - Luxor
Breakfast at the hotel then transfer to Luxor visiting Edfu and Kom ombo temples on the way
► 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)
► 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.
overnight in Steigenberger Nile Palace in Luxor
► Day 5- Luxor and Karnak temples
Breakfast at the hotel then transfer to visit Luxor and karnak temples
► 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
lunch in luxor then visit Karnak temple
► 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)
overnight in Steigenberger Nile Palace in Luxor
► Day 6 -Luxor - Cairo
Breakfast at the hotel then visit the west bank of Luxor
► 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.
lunch at a local restaurant in Luxor
Drive to Luxor airport for a short flight to Cairo
overnight in Steigenberger the pyramids Cairo
► Day 6 Wadi El Hitan-Valley of the whales
Pick up time from your hotel in Cairo and drive to Fayoum oasis, Tunis Village from Cairo, The distance takes about 1-hour driving-The The small village of Tunis (‘izbat Tunis) is located in the oasis of Fayoum, on the way to Wadi Rayan. Located on a hill facing a large saltwater lake, the village overlooks a stunning view of the edge of the desert on the other side of the lake. It is one of the most beautiful places in Egypt.We will take our Toyota land cruiser 4x4 from Tunis Village and drive visit Wadi Al Hitan
Start your adventure by Toyota land cruiser 4x4 to Wadi Al Hitan ’
From: Tunis village in Fayoum, Egypt.
To: Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley), Egypt.
Driving distance: 69.2 km.
Duration: 1 hour 37 mins
Wadi Al Hitan ’ is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by the UNESCO as world heritage site, WADI EL-HITAN is also known for scientists in the Zeuglodon Valley, have been discovered in 1936, it is located 35 KM west of the Wadi El-Ryan, right deep into the desert western desert, is It is an area of fossils; considered as an open museum, dates back to 45 million years and contains petrified primitive whales skeletons, shark teeth , shells and roots of Mangroves preserved in soft rocks. Everywhere you go here you find petrified sea shells and corals, Visit the Fossil & Climate Change Museum
The museum hosts a variety of whale fossils and skeletons that are displayed outdoors, as for the museum it has a variety of fossils, skeletons, fossilized mangroves, and ancient seashells exhibited indoors in glass boxes,
Lunchtime in Wadi el Hitan rest house, You can advise which meal you like and we
Drive back to Tunis village passing through Wadi El Rayan, Wadi Hitan, Mudawara Mountain, Then drive back to Cairo. Arrival Cairo 19:00
go to a guest house to refresh and take a shower then take you to Cairo airport for departure
► Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport + transfer to hotel by air-conditioned vehicle
► International flights to Egypt
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