► Day 1- Arrival in Cairo:
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 at a hotel in Cairo.
► Day 2-Giza Pyramids – Egyptian Museum:
start your Cairo day Tour by visiting the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Pyramid of king Cheops belonged to the four dynasties, visit the Chephren & Mycerinus pyramids, then drive to the 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
► Day 3- Cairo to the white desert:
Pick-up time At 07:00 from your hotel in Giza or in Cairo, drive to Bahariya Oasis, about 350 km east. This journey takes about 4 hours, there will be stops during the trip for WC and Coffee, You will take your 4x4 Jeep and drive to the black desert, Lunch will be served here in El Haize oasis, Later on, on day one, explore the white desert National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt. Then drive to the Valley of Agabat, The Valley of Agabat is deep within the white desert. You have to be there to feel the out-worldly beauty of the place. Millions of years ago, the place used to be under the sea. Over the years, unique rock formations of limestone, chalk (and maybe sand) developed. As the sky turns pink then the deepest fiery orange, the rock-shapes fade, and silence is all around. Sitting around a small fire and enjoying the simplest meal of chicken, rice, and vegetables, you will feel like nothing has ever tasted so good. Bedouin staff will arrange dinner and desert camping.
► Day 4- Bahariya- Cairo:
you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis, On the way back you will visit Crystal Mountain, Crystal Mountain, locally known as Gebel al-Izzaz. It's more of a crystal hill, seen on the right, which is often called the Jewel of the desert is formed by quartzite crystals and looks amazing in the sun's rays. A few decades ago, that natural feature was found by accident. drive to Bahariya Oasis and soak in the heat at Bir Sigam, a hot spring that can help to relax. Located at 7 km east of Bahariya on the Cairo road, the spring is the best hot spring in temperature, Then drive back to Cairo. If you need to extend one night in Bahariya Oasis to discover the Oasis this is possible. then transfer to Cairo Airport for a short flight to Aswan .overnight in Aswan
► Day 5- 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:
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 6-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
► Day 7- 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.
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 8- 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)
Then drive to Hurghada's all-inclusive 5-star
► Day 9 -Free day in Hurghada
optional Diving tour in Hurghada
Spend a day out on the water learning to scuba dive on an 8-hour experience. This trip is suited for beginners and experts alike who simply want to enjoy the waters of the Red Sea. After pick-up, you will be taken out on a boat to your first diving spot. Experienced instructors will guide you around the location and explain the specifics of the diving site. Then head into the sea and explore the underwater realm. Once your first dive ends, enjoy an on-board lunch. Then you will move to a new site for the second dive. Opt to snorkel or swim if you feel like it. You will also have plenty of time to relax and sample the provided refreshments. In the late afternoon, you will be returned to shore.
overnight in 5 stars all inclusive
► Day 10 Free day in Hurghada
Free day in Hurghada
overnight in 5 stars all inclusive
► Day 11 Hurghada - Old Cairo
Pick Up time from your hotel in Hurghada at 05:00 to fly to Cairo then you will meet 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 defence 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 a 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 centre of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century
overnight in Cairo
Day 12 - International departure
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