Duration : 8 Nights / 9 Days
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Arrive at Cairo International Airport where you will be greeted by our representative and assisted through immigration and customs formalities. After the formalities, transfer to your hotel for check-in. Cairo is the capital of Egypt and the largest city. Nicknamed “The City of a Thousand Minarets”, Cairo is associated with Ancient Egypt due to its proximity to the ancient cities of Memphis, Giza and Fustat, which are near the Great Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza. Overnight is in Cairo.
This morning after breakfast, check out of your hotel and go on a full day sightseeing tour. Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the mysterious Sphinx. Know more about Egypt’s history at the Egyptian Museum and go souvenir shopping at Khan El Khalili Bazaar. After your visit, transfer to Alexandria. Alexandria is Egypt’s largest seaport and the largest city lying directly on the Mediterranean Coast. Ancient Alexandria was best known for its Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, its library (the largest library in the ancient world), and the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. Arrive at Alexandria and check into your hotel. Overnight is in Alexandria.
In the moening afterbreak fast. Local Sightseeing in Alexandria. Visit the Catacombs, Roman Theatre, Pompey’s Pillar and Montazah Gardens. Late Evening back to hotel. Overnight stay at Alexandria.
In the morning afterbreak fast, Procced to Aswan by flight. Arrive at Aswan, where our representative will greet you. Transfer to hotel for check-in. Freshen up and at a fixed convoy time, a deluxe coach will transfer you to Abu Simbel to visit the famous Temples of Abu Simbel. The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser. The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments". The twin temples were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari. However, the complex was relocated in its entirety in 1968, on an artificial hill made from a domed structure, high above the Aswan High Dam reservoir. This was necessary to save it from being submerged during the creation of Lake Nasser. Return to your hotel after this visit. Overnight is in Aswan.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and embark on a sightseeing tour. Visit the Philae Temple, High Dam and the unfinished Obelisque. After the visit, transfer to your Nile cruise for your next part of the tour. Dinner and overnight is onboard the Nile Cruise in Aswan.
Breakfast is on board the Nile Cruise. This morning sail to Kom Ombo to visit the Kom Ombo Temple. The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty. The building is unique because its 'double' design meant that there were courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods. The southern half of the temple was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world with Hathor and Khonsu. Meanwhile, the northern part of the temple was dedicated to the falcon god Horus the Elder, along with Tasenetnofret (the Good Sister, a special form of Hathor) and Panebtawy (Lord of the Two Lands). Later set sails for Edfu and visit Edfu Temple. The Temple of Edfu is an ancient Egyptian temple located on the west bank of the Nile in the city of Edfu. The temple, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. The inscriptions on its walls provide important information on language, myth and religion during the Greco-Roman period in ancient Egypt. Enjoy lunch onboard the cruise. In the evening, you sail towards Luxor. Dinner and overnight is on onboard.
Breakfast is onboard. This morning visit the Valley of Kings, named thus as this is where all the Kings were buried. Move on to visit Queen Hatchepsut Temple. She was the only Queen to rule over Egypt in guise of a Pharaoh. Visit Colossi of Memnon before returning onboard for lunch. In the ffternoon, visit Karnak Temple. The Karnak Temple Complex comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. The complex is a vast open-air museum and the largest ancient religious site in the world. It is believed to be the second most visited historical site in Egypt, second only to the Giza Pyramids. Approximately thirty pharaohs contributed to the buildings, enabling it to reach a size, complexity, and diversity not seen elsewhere. Move on and visit Luxor Temple before returning for dinner. Overnight is onboard.
In the morning afterbreak fast, Drive to Cairo By a Luxuxry Car. where our representative will greet you, before being transferred to your hotel. Arrive at the hotel and check into your room. Overnight in Cairo.
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for your flight back home.