HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT
7 days / 6 nights
Pyramids of Giza - Egyptian Museum of Antiquities - Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque - Khan El Khalili Bazaars - High Dam- Unfinished Obelisk - Temple of Philae - Kom Ombo Temple - Horus Temple - Colossi of Memnon - Karnak Temple - Luxor Temple
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL CAIRO
Welcome to Egypt! Upon arrival we'll transfer you to your hotel. As welcome you'll receive a bag with water, cans of soft drinks, or juice, biscuits, and chips.
Hotel: Mena house hotel Mercure Le Sphinx Movenpick Spitsbergen Pyramids Le Meridien Pyramids Spitsbergen Cairo or similar
DAY 02 : PYRAMIDS OF GIZA & EGYPTIAN MUSEUM (B, L)
After breakfast at the hotel, start your tour with your local guide and enjoy a choice of 3 excursions: • Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, Memphis and Sakkara. • Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel, and Khan El Khalili. • Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Hanging Church, and Khan El Khalili.
DAY 03 : FLY TO ASWAN - PHILAI TEMPLE SIGHTSEEING (B, L, D)
After breakfast, transfer to airport of Cairo to take your flight to Aswan. On arrival at Aswan Airport, you'll follow an Egyptologist Tour Guide on an amazing tour of the Aswan High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae in Aswan. Following your tours, you will be transferred to your Nile Ruver Cruise in Aswan for embarkation with lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.
DAY 04: KOM OMBO - EDFU (B, L, D)
Enjoy a lovely sailing trip to Kom Ombo, passing under the modern architecture of the spectacular Aswan Bridge with breakfast aboard. On arrival at Kom Ombo, you will be accompanied by your Tour Guide to visit Kom Ombo Temple, which is shared by the two Gods Sobek and Haroeris. After your fascinating tour, have lunch on board and sail onto Edfu for your tour of Horus Temple. Afternoon Tea will be served on the top deck whilst sailing on to Luxor via Esna lock to which you will get the opportunity to see local life and take some memorable pictures.
DAY 05 : ESNA - LUXOR (B, L, D)
Enjoy breakfast on-board your Nile cruise ship before arriving in Luxor. Here you'll follow your tour guide to the East Bank of the Nile, visiting the Karnak and Luxor Temples. You will then be transferred back to the Nile cruise ship for lunch. Enjoy free time to explore Luxor.
DAY 06 : LUXOR - CAIRO (B)
Disembark after breakfast, followed by your accompanied Egyptologist Tour Guide to visit the West Bank of the River Nile. Here we'll explore the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir EL Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. With have free time at leisure in Luxor before transferring to Luxor airport to take your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival we'll transfer you to your hotel.
DAY 07 : DEPART CAIRO (B)
Today is the end of the tour, its time to say goodbye with you. We will arrange your transfer to Cairo International Airport for your international flight back home.
2019-2020 Departure Dates
Daily departures available
Mena house hotel Mercure Le Sphinx Movenpick Spitsbergen Pyramids Le Meridien Pyramids Spitsbergen Cairo or similar
Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum
See impressive ruins and beautiful scenery between Luxor and Aswan
Enjoy the temples of Luxor and Aswan
Visit the Khan El Khalili Bazaars
3-Nights 5-star hotel accommodation
3-Nights 5-Star Nile River Cruise
Meals as mentioned on the itinerary
Arrival and assistance at Cairo International Airport
All transfers in Cairo
Multilingual Qualified Expert Egyptologist guide
Excursions in a minivan/vehicle with air conditioning
Entrance fees to mentioned sites
A bottle of water, Soft drink or cans of juice and snacks only in your tours in Cairo
- International Airfare
- Passport, VISA or other Consular Fees
- Entrance to the inside of the Pyramids, the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
- Gratuities $6.00 per person per day
- Personal expenses such telephone bills, pay per view movies, laundry expenses, alcoholic beverages, Hotel incidentals
- Meals as per itinerary
- Any optional tours
- Any other items not mentioned in this itinerary
- Travel and Medical Insurance
- Airline baggage fees