- ✓Accommodation in hotels on HB basis
- ✓Licensed Guide
- ✓Program as in the below.
- ✓Transportation with an AC touristic Coach
- ✓Nufar well come kit
- ✓Entrance Fees
Package does not include:
- –International Flight
- –Personal Health Insurance
- –Tips to service provides
- –Entry Visa
Egypt - 8 days tour
Day 1 : Cairo
You will arrive to the land of the pharos, Upon arrival Cairo international airport you will be welcomed by our representative who will assist you with the immigration formalities to make sure that every thing is going smooth and easy then you will be transferred to your hotel with our air conditioned comfortable buses to have dinner and overnight at your hotel , on the way our representative will give you all the information you need about Cairo and about your itinerary in Egypt.
Day 2 : Cairo - Giza Pyramids
Start a guided tour to visit Memphis, founded around 3,100 BC, is the legendary city of Menes, the King who united Upper and Lower Egypt. Early on, Memphis was more likely a fortress from which Menes controlled the land and water routes between Upper Egypt and the Delta. Having probably originated in Upper Egypt, from Memphis he could control the conquered people of Lower Egypt.
Proceed to visit The Pyramid of Djoser (Zoser), or step pyramid (kbhw-ntrw in Egyptian) is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt, northwest of the city of Memphis. It was built for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by his vizier Imhotep, during the 27th century BC. It is the central feature of a vast mortuary complex in an enormous courtyard surrounded by ceremonial structures and decoration.
After lunch visit Giza Pyramids, Today there are more than 93 Pyramids in Egypt; but the three main Pyramids are in Giza Plateau , which were built in the 4th Dynasty (circa 4650 B.C). The Pyramids of Ancient Egypt were built as tombs for Kings (and Queens), and it was the exclusive privilege to have a Pyramid tomb. the most famous ones are those at Giza , The Great Sphinx, or as the ancients knew it, “Shesib Ankh” or “the living image”, has to be one of the most recognisable constructions in history.
Stop for having tea at a Perfume factory where scents made from lotus flower, papyrus or jasmine oil. These fine perfumes need equally fine glass bottles.
Dinner and overnight at hotel
Day 3: Egyptian Museum - Citadel of Saladin
Breakfast at hotel and check out to Start a guided tour to visit The Egyptian Museum.
The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities (built in 1902) is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the museum contains many important pieces of ancient Egyptian history. It houses the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, and many treasures of King Tutankhamen.
After lunch, will continue our tour visiting the Citadel of Saladin & Mohamed Ali Mosque.
The Citadel is a medieval Islamic fortification. The location, on Mokattam hill near the center of Cairo, was once famous for its fresh breeze and grand views of the city. It is now a preserved historic site, with mosques and museums.
The Citadel contains the Mosque of Muhammad Ali which was built between 1828 and 1848, perched on the summit of the citadel.
Stop by a Papyrus institute where can find how the ancient Egyptians used the papyrus for writing and can buy some souvenirs for your friends.
Then you will be transferred to railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan for overnight journey for(12-13 hours ) dinner will be on board- shower facilities not available .
Day 4: Aswan - High Dam - Nile Cruise
Breakfast will be served on board
Upon arrival visit the High Dam.
Construction of the High Dam became a key objective of the Egyptian Government following the Egyptian Revolution of 1952, as the ability to control floods, provide water for irrigation, and generate hydroelectricity were seen as pivotal to Egypt’s industrialization. The High Dam was constructed between 1960 and 1970, and has had a significant impact on the economy and culture of Egypt.
Proceed to visit the unfinished obelisk witch is the largest known ancient obelisk and is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan Egypt. Archaeologists claim the pharaoh known as Hatshepsut sanctioned its construction. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m (approximately 137 feet) and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons. Archeologists speculate that it was intended to complement the so-called Lateran Obelisk which was originally at Karnak and is now outside the Lateran Palace in Rome.
Lunch and Check in at hotel and get some rest before riding a traditional Egyptian sailing boat on the river Nile and view the Mausoleum of Agha Khan and sail around elephantine Island
Return to hotel dinner and overnight
Day 5: Free time at local bazzar
early morning around 4 am drive to Abu simbel, breakfast will be in boxes. The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel a small village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km southwest of Aswan 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.
drive back to Aswan lunch and rest at hotel
free time at evening to walk in to the local spices market in aswan
dinner and overnight at hotel
Day 6: Temple of Kom Ombo
After breakfast drive to Kom Ombo (north of Aswan city)
Visit Temple of Kom Ombo, an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. Some additions to it were later made during the Roman period. The building is unique because its ‘double’ design meant that there were courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods.
continue driving to Edfu lunch will be in boxes en route
Visit Temple of Horus, an ancient Egyptian temple located on the west bank of the Nile in the city of Edfu which was known in Greco-Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna, after the chief god Horus-Apollo. It is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. The temple, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, was built in the Ptolemaic period between 237 and 57 BC.
drive to Luxor, dinner and check in at your hotel and overnight.
Day 7: Luxor Temple
After breakfast , drive to the west bank of the Nile and visit The Valley of the Kings where, for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, tombs were constructed for the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom (the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Dynasties of Ancient Egypt). The valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes (modern Luxor).
Continue the visit to the Dayr el-Bahri , literally meaning, “The Northern Monastery” is a complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite the city of Luxor, Egypt. This is a part of the Theban Necropolis. The first monument built at the site was the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II of the Eleventh dynasty. It was constructed during the 15th century BC.
Photo stop by the colossi of Memnon
After lunch Visit the Karnak temple which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Building at the complex began during the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period, although most of the extant buildings date from the New Kingdom.
Proceed to Luxor Temple which s a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River was built under the Pharaoh Amenophis III, and was expanded over the centuries by kings like Ramses II and Alexander the Great.
Transfer to railway station to board the sleeper train to Cairo (10 hours)
Breakfast on board
Arrive Cairo you will be have free time for shopping
After lunch , you will be transferred to Cairo airport for final departure.
End of service
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