10 Day Egypt Itinerary Cairo and Nile Cruise and Red sea

Desde USD 1'400

+12 Opciones adicionales

Book now 10 Day Egypt Itinerary Cairo and Nile Cruise, Including 3 nights in Cairo,3 nights Nile Cruise,r -1 night in Aswan. Visit the Pyramids of Giza and The Egyptian Museum then travel to Hurghada and enjoy 3 nights at hurghada 

Desde USD 1'400

+12 Opciones adicionales

¡Reserve ahora!

► Day 1 Arrival 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 check at the airport. Then

 a day tour to Cairo Day Tour (Giza Pyramids – Egyptian Museum )

start your Cairo Day Tour to visit the Pyramids of Giza, visit The Great Pyramid of the king Cheops belong to the four dynasties, visit Chephren & Mycerinus pyramids, then drive to Panorama area, take memorable photos of the three Pyramids together, continue visiting the Sphinx and the Valley Temple, Next tour to the Egyptian Museum  including Tutankhamun treasures, Optional to visit the Mummy room, and Khan El Khalil Lunch at a local restaurant, vegetarian food available on request, Overnight in Cairo     

. Then return to your hotel and overnight.                   
  ► Day 2 Memphis Sakkara and departure

Marsa Alam tours representative will meet & assist you at  Cairo  International Airport, Transfer to the hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle you will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo by our tour guide to enjoy Cairo Day Tour to Memphis Sakkara and Dahshur Pyramids. You will start with the Step Pyramid 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 center 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 Dahshur 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 Dahshur are massive evidence of the architectural development that lead to the construction of the Great Pyramid and its companions at Giza. Then drive to your hotel. overnight at  Hotel  at Giza

► Day 3 old cairo and bazaar     
Pick Up time from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide,Enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of Cairo on an 8-hour excursion 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.     Then transfer to cairo airport for a short flight to Aswan        

► Day 4 Cairo- Aswan-Nile cruise

start your tour among Aswan tourist attractions including,  the temple of Philae, and a tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk

Phiala temple
Embarkation& Lunch on board the Nile Cruise, proceed
Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk
  Phiala temple:
Built to honour 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
at 16:00 ( optional tour to the Nubian village 60 $ per person) sailing trip with Felucca around Elphinatine island and Visit Lord Kitchener island- Then visit 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 5-Aswan-Abu simble

Breakfast & Lunch on board the cruise.

Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan
► 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.
lunch on the Nile cruise
13:00 Sail to Kom Ombo
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 on board the Cruise
Galabyia Party.

► Day 6- Edfu temple-Luxor temple

Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the Edfu around 08:00 by horse carriage 
Edfu temple :
Upper Egyptian site is 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
You will be back around 10:00 
Lunch on the Cruise 
At 10:30 Sail to Luxor through Esna lock
Arrive Luxor at 18:00
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 on board the Cruise
Optional trip to the sound Light Karnak  temple - 40 $ P.P

►Day 7- Valley of Kings and Karnak temple

Optional trip Balloon ride over the valley of the Kings 80 $ per person
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 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 the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak   was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 

Disembarkation after Breakfast. and Drive to  Hurghada  all-inclusive 5-star 

►  Day 8- Hurghada

Free day in Hurghada
Safari day tour 

Overnight at the resort in Hurghada.

►  Day 9 Free day in Hurghada
This is a free day for you to enjoy however you wish. The resort in Hurghada offers a large swimming pool complex, long sandy beaches, and all-inclusive food and drink; total relaxation awaits! Alternatively, you can choose to take part in any number of water sports activities, including full-day snorkelling and scuba diving excursions. The seas around Hurghada offer some of the best coral reef dive spots in the world, giving the opportunity to see many colorful fish species, including the Red Sea Clownfish, Emperor Angelfish, Picasso Trigger Fish, and Moray Eels.

Overnight at the resort in Hurghada.

 Day 10  departure day 
transfer to Hurghada airport for an international flight 

 

Aspectos importantes

  • The Pyramids of Giza
  • The Sphinx
  • Cairo museum
  • The valley of Kings
  • Karnak temple
  • Luxor temple
  • Queen Hatshepsut temple
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Edfu temple
  • Kom Ombo temple
  • The high dam
  • Phiala temple
  • Visit the new Library of Alexandria
  • Old Cairo
  • Cairo Citadel
  • The Hanging Church
  • The  Ben Ezra Synagogue 
  • The Khan el-Khalili Bazaar 
  • ► Alexandria 
  Include
  • ► Pick-up service at Cairo Airport.
  • ► 3  Nights at a hotel in Cairo bed and breakfast basis.
  • ► 3 nights in Hurghada 5 stars hotel all inclusive 
  • ► 3 nights Nile cruise 5 stars Le Fayan 
  • ► Flight tickets   Cairo- Aswan }
  • ► An escorted knowledgeable tour guide all over the tour.
  • ► All your transportation during the tour with a private A.C car
  • ► Entering fees for all the mentioned sightseeing on the itinerary.
  • ► Private transfer from Aswan to Luxor.
  • ► All Service Charges and taxes.
Excluded
  • ► International Airfare.
  • ► Egypt entry visa.
  • ► Tipping
  • ► Optional Tours

► Please remember to bring:

  • ► Passports valid 6 months
  • ► Hat
  • Suncreams
  • ► SunglassesIncluded