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Cairo, Luxor and Aswan 12 days package

Description

  • This 12 days tour package is very proper to cover all the main attractions of Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan and Luxor.
  • Trace the history of Egypt from the farthest North to the farthest South with your private Egyptologist guide.
  • Stay in Cairo and Alexandria in elegant hotels and spend 4 days, 3 nights on board a 5-star maximum comfort Nile cruise.
  • Stare at the gigantic pyramids of Giza and wander around the treasures of king Tut in the museum.
  • Learn about the history of Alexandria and its major attractions and enjoy a visit to the monasteries on the desert road back to Cairo.(visit to the monasteries will be upon permission and availability).
  • Visit all the major temples and tombs in Luxor and Aswan, and then visit the world heritage temples at Abu Simbel.
  • Your Egypt Tours staff will help and assist you from start to finish

Inclusion

  • Meet-and-assist services upon arrival and departure.
  • Transportation on private air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Accommodation at 5-star hotel, including breakfast.
  • 4 days, 3 nights on board a 5-star Nile Cruise.
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Alexandria including English-speaking Egyptologist guides, all entrance fees, and transfers.
  • Internal flights (Cairo-Aswan; Luxor-Cairo).
  • Portage when needed.
  • All service charge and taxes.

Exclusion

  • Gratuities (recommended).
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Optional tours.

Day by Day Itinerary

Arrive at any time. An arrival transfer is included. If you arrive early, there are plenty of things to see and do in this amazing city. Visit the Saladin Citadel of Cairo one of the most popular attractions in the city, or to get a feel for the place, browse the narrow lanes of the bazaar and join the locals for a coffee in a local cafe.

Embark on a guided tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Continue to the historic Mediterranean city of Alexandria. Furthermore, we begin with one of the key highlights of any visit to Egypt, the Great Pyramids of Giza. While once located in the remote desert, they now touch the suburbs of modern Cairo. Also, visit the mysterious Sphinx, with its lion’s body and man’s face. Learn about mummification when you visit the valley temple of king Chephren.

Spend the day exploring this ancient seaside city, including Pompey’s Pillar, the catacombs, and the new Alexandria Library. We have plenty of time to explore all the incredible sites this ancient city has to offer. Founded by Alexander the Great around 331BC.the Greeks ruled Egypt till 30 B.C with the reign of Cleopatra VII. A European atmosphere and a refreshing sea breeze characterize Egypt’s only Mediterranean city. Do not miss the chance to enjoy an optional seafood dinner at one of the city’s many outdoor seaside restaurants this evening

Head back to Cairo with a tour inside the monasteries of Wadi Natron on the way. Also, visit the Egyptian Museum with the option to see the mummy room.

Catch an early morning flight to Aswan. Opt to explore the busy Aswan market. Later, take a scenic felucca ride on the Nile to a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with locals. Aswan has a distinctively African feel to it. Small enough to walk around and graced with the most beautiful setting on the Nile, the pace of life is slow and relaxing. Late in the afternoon, board a local boat, known as a felucca, to take a trip along the Nile. Then enjoy the sights and sounds of the river in this busy port city. Our final stop is on the largest of the Nile islands in this area to enjoy a traditional dinner at a local home.

Early in the morning, drive to the famed temples of Abu Simbel for a guided tour. Later, board our river cruise ship for the night. Opt to visit the Aswan high dam

Spend 2 days floating down the Nile on a luxury riverboat with guided tours of Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples en route. In between excursions, relax on the outside decks with a drink, also watching the passing desert sands. Following breakfast, we set sail. Before too long it is time for our first shore excursion, with a visit to Kom Ombo, a temple dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god. It still contains an ancient mummified crocodile.

Enjoy an excursion in Edfu. Then traveling by horse-drawn buggy to visit the very well preserved Temple of Horus.

Visit the Colossi of Memnon and enjoy guided tours of the Valley of the Kings and Temple of Hatshepsut followed by lunch with a local family. After checking in to our hotel, our day starts with a visit to the exciting ancient sites located on Luxor’s West Bank and the famed Valley of the Kings. Then View key sites and opt to visit the Tomb of Tutankhamun, whose treasures you saw at the Egyptian Museum. Afterward, enjoy a traditional lunch in a local family home.

Enjoy an excursion to the magnificent temple of Karnak. Then In the afternoon, use your free time to explore the Luxor Temple or museums

Catch a flight back to Cairo and opt to visit the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, tour Coptic Cairo, or enjoy a dinner at a floating restaurant on the Nile. Upon arrival in Cairo, the choice is yours. Also Opt to visit the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, legendary for fine brassware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques, and more; or head out to Cairo’s most ancient area, Coptic Cairo or perhaps relax by the hotel pool. An optional farewell dinner and show in one of Cairo’s famous floating restaurants are also available

Depart at any time

Prices

1 Persons 2-4 Persons 5-8 Persons 9-16 Persons
5900 USD 4750 USD 4250 USD 3999 USD

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