6 Days tour Package Nile cruise and Cairo from Marsa Alam

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6 Days tour Package Nile cruise and Cairo from Marsa Alam Includes 3 nights amazing Nile Cruise from Marsa Alam between  Aswan and Luxor, you will discover the many archaeological treasures, like Abu Simbel, The valley of the kings, and Giza Pyramids

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Day 1- Marsa Alam- Aswan-Nile cruise:

Our representative will pick you up from the hotel in  Marsa Alam .Transfer to Aswan to board your Nile cruise.Lunch on board the Nile Cruise, proceed
Visit 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 the Cruise
Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise

Day 2- Abu simble from Aswan

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

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 onboard the Cruise

 

Day 3- Edfu and 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
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.
Galabyia Party.

 

Day 4-Luxor-Valley of Kings -Cairo:

Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of   Luxor   and  Karnak karnak Egypt 360

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 karnak Egypt 360   temple:
Karnak karnak Egypt 360   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) 
Lunch will be served in  Luxor  

Depart to Cairo by the sleeping train

 

Day 5- Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx

Upon arrival at Cairo airport you will be met by your private guide to visit :
Giza Pyramid Complex:
The complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx, and the Valley Temple . The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
The Great Pyramid:
It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of the 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 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 used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one at Giza plateau.
Lunch will be served at the Pyramids/ Nile view restaurant, then move to visit:
Khan El Khalili Bazaar:
No visit to Cairo is complete without a stop at Khan EL Khalili bazaar; one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East.Then transfer to your hotel in Giza for overnight.

 

Day 6- Old Cairo

Check out after breakfast, then join your private tour guide to visit  Cairo  Highlights including:
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 collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years.
Lunch will be served at local restaurant in  Cairo  then proceed 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 has 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 named " The Alabaster Mosque" because of most of the walls made out of pure alabaster. The mosque is a replica of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul
Then transfer to  Cairo  airport for flight to  Hurghada  and transfer to your hotel in  Marsa Alam

 

In evidenza

  • 3 Nights Nile cruise
  • Abu Simbel
  • Phiala temple
  • Aswan Dam
  • the unfinished obelisk
  • kom Ombo temple
  • Edfu temple
  • Luxor temple
  • The valley of Kings
  • Karnak temples
  • Giza Pyramids
  • The Egyptian museum
  • Old Cairo
  • khan el Khalil bazaar

Inclusions:

  • 3 nights  Nile cruise  at 5*  Nile cruise Full board
  • An escorted knowledgable 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 Marsa Alam to Aswan
  • Private transfer from Hurghada to Marsa Alam
  • Visit Abu Simbel temples included 
  • All Service Charges and taxes
  • 1 night stay at Cairo in 5 stars hotel

Exclusions:

  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Drinking on the Nile cruise & restaurants
  • Tipping
  • Optional Tours

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Suncream