► Day 2 Giza Pyramids and Egyptian museum
Your guide with the driver and private car will meet you at your hotel reception for
Cairo Day Tourstart your Cairo Day Tour to visit the Pyramids of Giza,
overnight in Cairon
► Day 3 Cairo Aswan
► Visit Giza Pyramids
The complex includes three main pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple.The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2500 years B.C.
► The Great Pyramid:
It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.
► The Great Sphinx:
It is the largest statue in the world, standing at 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m in height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.
► The Valley Temple:
A Granite mortuary temple was used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one on the Giza plateau.
Lunch will be served at the Pyramids then move to visit:
► The Egyptian Museum:
The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen's collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years.
Early this morning you will be transferred to the airport for a short internal flight down to Aswan. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to our 5-star Nile cruise ship.
Embarkation& Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed
Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk
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 the Cruise
Optional trip to the Nubian village
The Nubian village is one of Aswan's attractions. It's worth visiting and spending 2 hours. The place is very authentic and genuine, Colorful and artistic, the Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place!
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
►Day 4- Trip to Abu simble
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 are 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 periods (332 B.b -395 A.c)
Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu
Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise
►Day 5 -Edfu- Luxor temple
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
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 on board the Cruise
►Day 6 west bank of Luxor-Cairo
Optional Trip to the balloon ride 80 $ per person
In the morning, enjoy an early morning air balloon ride. This is an incredible way to see the “world’s largest open-air museum, See the valley of the Kings and temples
Breakfast on the board 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 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.
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 karnak Egypt 360 was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso)
Disembarkation after Breakfast.
then in the evening a short flight to cairo .overnight in Cairo .
►❤ Day 7 Old Cairo
at 9 am in the morning after you have your breakfast you will join your guide with a private car to visit :
► Salah el din Citadel:
It served as Egypt's seat of government till the 1860s, Cairo Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work started in 1176 and was completed in 1182.
Then pay a visit to
► Mohamed Ali Mosque:
It was constructed between 1830 and 1848, the mosque was named " The Alabaster Mosque" because most of the walls made out of pure alabaster. The mosque is a replica of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul
► The Coptic Cairo:
The Hanging Church, one of the oldest churches in Egypt, Church of Abu Serga, The synagogue of Ben Ezra Khan El Khalili Bazaar:
No visit to Cairo is complete without a stop to Khan EL Khalili bazaar; one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East.
Then transfer back to your hotel
►Optional Sound and light show at The pyramids of Giza
Do you want a truly unforgettable evening of entertainment in Cairo? Then don't miss the world-famous Pyramids Sound and Light Show in Giza!
If you’ve been impressed by the Pyramids of Giza by daylight, experience the magic of the monuments at night with a ticket to the Sound and Light Show in the Giza Plateau.
transfer to Cairo airport for a short flight to Luxxor
Pyramids. You will start with
at Sakkara, which is considered the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser. Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant. After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a centre of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx of Memphis. Then drive to Dahshur, Two of the later pyramids constructed here have been completely destroyed by time and the elements and several others, such as the Black Pyramid (12th Dynasty, 1929-1885 BC), are badly damaged, but
also boasts two of Egypt’s best-preserved early pyramids. Both built during the reign of King Sneferu (2613-2589 BC), the founder of the 4th Dynasty, the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid at
are massive evidence of the architectural development that lead to the construction of the Great Pyramid and it companions at Giza. Then drive to your hotel.