The Best Of Egypt

Egypt (Cairo, Giza Plateau, Memphis, Sakkarra, Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan, Esna, Quena, Denderah)

Experience the best of Egypt on this 12-day tour. Highlights of the tour include the Egyptian Museum and the Pyramids of Giza, along with an 8-day Nile Cruise with excursions to fascinating sites along the Nile, such as the Luxor and Philae Temples.

Cairo, Egypt

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Activity
  1. Day 1: Cairo, Egypt

    Arrive Cairo: meet assist and transfer to hotel

     

    Overnight at Hotel

  2. Day 2: Cairo

    Visit the Egyptian Museum of antiquities where a vast treasure of numerous objects made of gold, bronze, alabaster, silver from Egypt most glamorous times are exhibited; continue to Old Cairo: the Coptic area of Cairo where the Romans constructed the fortress of Babylon.

    You will see the ruins of fortress tower of the church of St Mary, more commonly known as the Hanging Church . in the evening visit Kan El Khalili Bazzar an Oriental Bazzar

    Late evening, have dinner Cruise along the Nile.

     

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Overnight at R. Hilton Hotel/ Pyramisa or Similar

  3. Day 3: Giza Plateau – Memphis – Sakkarra

    After breakfast, begin the city tour of Cairo which begins at Memphis, the first capital of a united Egypt and Sakkara, the necropolis of Memphis. In Sakkara, visit the newly opened museum and tour the Step Pyramids complex of Djoser, which predates the Giza pyramids and is the world’s first monumental building constructed entirely in stone. Tour the smaller pyramid of Teti, built for a Sixth Dynasty king, whose burial chamber is covered with pyramid texts to ensure the survival of his soul, and the mastaba tombs of the nobles Ti and Pthhotep. Dinner is at a local restaurant.

     

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Overnight At R. Hilton Hotel/ Pyramisa or similar

  4. Day 4: Cairo – Luxor

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Embark the cruise ship before lunch. In the afternoon, you can enjoy a sound and light show at Karnak Temple (Optional).

     

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Overnight cruise Luxor

  5. Day 5: Luxor – Edfu

    In the morning, we cross to the West Bank. Visit the valley of the Kings, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon.

     

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Overnight cruise

  6. Day 6: Edfu – Kom Ombo – Aswan

    After breakfast, visit the temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo. In the afternoon, visit the temple shared by the two Gods Sobek and Haroeris. Cruise to Aswan for overnight

     

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Overnight cruise

  7. Day 7: Aswan

    Today, visit of the High Dam and the temple of Philae. In the afternoon, get a view of Elephantine Island by Felucca (Sailing boat) and see the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Enjoy a light show at the Philae Temple. Overnight in Aswan.

     

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Overnight cruise

  8. Day 8: Aswan – Kom Ombo – Esna

    In the morning, we sail to Edfu. In the afternoon, sail to Kom Ombo and view the Kom Ombo temple. Later sail to Esna

     

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Overnight cruise

  9. Day 9: Luxor

    In the morning, we sail to Luxor. In the afternoon, visit the temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Overnight in Luxor.

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Overnight cruise

  10. Day 10: Luxor – Quena – Denderah

    In the morning, take an early sail to Quena. In the afternoon, visit Denderah. Sail to Luxor and overnight in Luxor

     

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Overnight cruise

  11. Day 11: Luxor – Cairo

    After breakfast, disembark the cruise ship then transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo where you are assisted and transferred to the hotel.

     

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Overnight at R. Hilton Hotel/ Pyramisa or similar

  12. Day 12: Depart Cairo

    Decide on your activities with the assistance of your Guide, before transfer to the Cairo International Airport for your Departure flight.

     

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Trip Includes:

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the listed properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Meals indicated
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