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Best of Egypt

Tour Description
Itinerary
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Highlights

  • Experience eight glorious days of exploration in Egypt’s most famous sites and cities
  • Tour the great Giza Pyramids, remarkable Egyptian Museum and the awesome Citadel complex in the heart of Cairo
  • Visit Aswan famous for its 364ft tall High Dam for an impressive view of the city
  • Board the Nile Cruise to Luxor with its marvelous sites such as the Kom Ombo & Horus Temples
  • Stop by Luxor, explore the breath-taking Karnak and Luxor Temple complexes
  • Discover the Valley of the Kings a massive burial site of Egypt’s Pharaohs & Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon

Included

  • Entry visa
  • 07 nights stay at S Grade Hotels & Nile Cruise
for detailed information about hotel’s grade, please view the hotel grades section above
  • 07 breakfast, 07 lunch & 07 dinners (start with dinner on arrival day & end with breakfast on final day)
  • All entrance fees to all attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transfers & meet and assist services mentioned in attached itinerary with our tour representative or guide
  • Domestic flight for the here-under mentioned route
Cairo/ Abu Simble / Aswan - Luxor / Cairo
  • Enjoy breakfast at your room up to 2 times
  • Professional guiding in your preferred language
  • Refreshing towels to be offered during sightseeing
  • Luggage handling at all Hotels & Airports
  • One bottle of mineral water per day
  • All tipping to porters, assistants & drivers
  • All taxes and service charges

Excluded

  • International flight (if you wish we can arrange it as well)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping to your guide
  • All personal expenses like laundry, extra drinks, souvenirs... etc.

Please Note

  • All meals are included "no other operator offer this privilege"
  • We never use spot guides, where different personals guide you in each city you visit. Your guide meets you on day 1 and leaves on final day.
  • All our tours are based on private departure, so it can easily be customized to fit your preferred traveling date
We have prepared a detailed “What to Take” & "Practical Information" lists which will be sent to you after you have booked the trip

Itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Cairo
Welcome to Egypt land of mystery. Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met by our warm and professional airport representatives who will arrange your ground transportation to the hotel.
Meals: Dinner

Day 02: Giza Pyramids, Camel ride, Solar Boat Museum, Memphis and Saqqara
Wake up to a warm Egyptian breakfast for a day of exploration and discovery tour one of the great wonders of Egypt, the Great Pyramids of Giza enter the pyramid Cheops the largest and oldest of the Pyramids of Giza before going on a camel ride in the desert. Stop by the Solar Boat Museum where you will know a lot about how ancient Egyptians used to bury a "solar barge" near the tomb of their pharaoh as they believed that their ruler needed transportation in the afterlife. Enjoy a mixed grill lunch then visit the open air museum at Memphis and marvel at the massive statues carved out of limestone and granite of Egyptian gods and pharaohs. Then stop by Saqqara famous for its step pyramids and history of building the first pyramids in all of Egypt. Return to the hotel for fine dining where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03: Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Khan El Khalili
Enjoy breakfast and continue your exploration of Egypt by visiting the awesome Cairo Egyptian Museum, famous for the Golden Mask of King Tutankhamun and its many other treasures. Tour the Citadel a magnificent structure that has acted as a fortress for Cairo against enemy attack. Enjoy an Oriental lunch then explore the Sultan Hassan Mosque one of the largest and opulent in Egypt. Be amazed by the grandeur of the design and décor of the impressively stunning structure said to have emptied the Mamluk Treasury. Then go shopping at the Khan El Khalili a local marketplace. Return to the hotel for dinner and spend the remainder of the evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Abu Simble Temple, High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Felucca sailing
Fly from Cairo to Abu Simble for a day exploration and beauty where you will visit Abu Simble Temples, first built by Ramses II and later reconstructed by the Egyptian government along with UNESCO in order to preserve it. Then fly to Aswan for a breath-taking experience at the High Dam for a panoramic view from a top the 364ft tall structure. Stop by the Unfinished Obelisk then check into the Nile Cruise and enjoy lunch on board before going sailing on a calm and relaxing ride on a Felucca, a traditional Egyptian sail boat around Kitchener’s Island. Then enjoy dinner on board and spend the night on board of the Nile Cruise ship.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: Kom-Ombo Temple and Edfu Temple
Then sail to Kom Ombo and tour the Temple of Kom Ombo which is actually two temples built in one. With one side dedicated to the crocodile god and the other to Falcon head god. Enjoy lunch on board of the Nile Cruise then sail to Edfu. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu and discover the best-preserved temple in all Egypt, traditional in its design Edfu is a blue print of how all temples used to look like. Continue cruising on the Nile to Luxor and remain on board for the rest of the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple and Luxor Museum
Enjoy a delicious breakfast on board before disembarking to explore the breath-taking Karnak Temple, the largest temple complex built by man covering approximately 200 acres with individual temples built for various gods. It is a massive complex of columns, statues, halls, and courts which tell a story of its former grandeur and splendor. Then tour the impressive Luxor Temple dedicated to Amun, built by two Pharaohs Amenophis III and Ramses II. Magnificent in its own right, the temple features enormous gateways, shrines, and sanctuaries. Have lunch on board the Nile cruise then tour the Luxor Museum and local market place in a horse drawn carriage. Then return to the Nile Cruise where you will spend the remainder of the evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07: Valley of Kings, King Tut Tomb, Colossi of Memnon, Hatshepsut Temple and Habu Temple
Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast before you disembark the Nile Cruise for a day of exploration at the Valley of the Kings which is a massive burial ground for Pharaohs, kings and the elite. Visit the Colossi of Memnon two huge statues around 17m high that guarded the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Have your lunch before we head to explore Hatshepsut Temple learn about the famous female Pharaoh. Later we will move by bus to Madinat Habu which used to be known as Djanet and according to ancient belief it was the place was Amun first appeared. Both Hatshepsut and Tuthmosis III built a temple dedicated to Amun here and Later Rameses III constructed his larger memorial temple on the site. Fly back to Cairo and check into the hotel where you will have your dinner and spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08: Departure from Cairo International Airport
Enjoy the morning’s breakfast at the hotel before your drive to Cairo International airport for your return flight. If you have a late departure let us know as special arrangements can be made for you.
Meals: Breakfast