Itinerary, Tour Highlights & Costs Below
- Day 1
Arrival to Cairo where you will be met by our representative who will help you through the immigration and customs, then you will be transferred to your hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel, where your tour will start. Drive to Memphis at the edge of the Western Desert, the capital of the ancient Kingdom and among the cities of greatest importance in the history of ancient Egypt. Then Drive to Sakara the vast Necropolis of Ancient Memphis. Then afternoon an drive to the Pyramids of Giza. Cheops (Khufu) Pyramid, the largest of the three Pyramids, was built in the 4th dynasty about 2690 B.C., and is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
In front of the Pyramid of Chephren (Khafre), there stands the Sphinx carved from a single piece of stone. It is a Lion with a Pharaoh’s head thought to be a portrait of the Pharaoh Chephren (Khafre). Continue your Tour to the solar boat, where a dismantled river barge of King Cheops (Khufu) was found and has been masterfully re-assembled. Return to your hotel. In the evening you will be met and transferred to the Giza Plateau, to attend the magnificent Sound and Light show. Later, transfer back to your hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be met and transferred to Cairo Airport for your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival to Aswan Airport, you will be transferred to embark the Nile Cruise, Later you will visit by Felucca the Elephantine Island, the Mausoleum of Agha Khan, the botanical Gardens and the Philae Temple. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board cruise.
Breakfast, then visit the unfinished obelisk at the Ancient Granite Quarries, and the High Dam, Lunch then Cruise to Kom Ombo. Visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Kom Ombo, which was dedicated to two Gods (The Crocodile god Sobek ,and the Falcon Headed God Haroeris). After that, sail to Edfu. Dinner and overnight on board.
Breakfast, then visit the temple oh Horus ( 237 B.C. ), the best preserved Egyptian temple in existence. Lunch and then sail to Esna and visit the temple of Khnum. Continue to Luxor. Dinner and over night on board.
Breakfast then cross the Nile to visit the Necropolis of Ancient Thebes. Explore the valleys of the Kings and Queens wher tombs of 64 Pharaohs and 57 Queens have been discovered. Visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch then afternoon visit to the temple of Karnak, which took over 1500 years to build and is considered the world’s largest religious complex. Then visit the Temple of Luxor, which was started by Amenhotep III, and completed by Ramsis II. Dinner and overnight on board.
After breakfast you have to disembark the Cruise for the transfer to Luxor Airport for your flight to Cairo. Transfer from Cairo airport to your hotel.
Breakfast, then start your tour by visiting the Egyptian Museum, famous for its antiquities from Egypt’s Pharaonic period, which dates back some 50 centuries and includes the fabulous treasures of king Tuttankhamen. Afternoon excursion to old Cairo, visiting the Old Coptic Churches and the oldest Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra, continue your visit to a mosque and Khan El Khalili. Return to your hotel for an overnight.
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be met by our representative for your final transfer to Cairo Intentional Airport to take your flight back home.
- Round trip air fare from New York to Cairo
- Round trip domestic air fare
- 4 Nights Cairo at a luxury 5 star hotel (Cairo Sheraton) or similar
- 4 Nights on a Luxury Nile Cruise (Presidential) or similar
- All transfers to/from air port and to/from sightseeing
- Meals as per itinerary
- All admission fees as per itinerary
- Hotel taxes
- PP in Double Room - $2499.00
- PP in Triple Room - $2349.00
- Single Supplement - $460.00
- Travel between Dec 12 - Jan 12 - Add $200.00
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