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Upon arriving at Cairo airport, our employee will assist you in ending all of your entry formalities and luggage identification, then you will transferred to your 5* hotel in Cairo by a A.C car and at the evening you will board a dinner cruise and enjoy a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring the unforgettable tannoura spin with your tour guide.
After your breakfast, begin your quest in the land of wonder with the marvelous Giza pyramid complex that holds one of the Seven Wonders of the World “The Great Pyramid of King Khufu” which is the biggest pyramid in existence, the oldest statue in history and the guardian of the Egypt “ the Great Sphinx”, and the mind-blowing Valley temple where the mummification process took place.Enjoy your lunch at a Nile-pyramids view restaurant, then move to oldest man-made stone construction in in history “Saqqara Step Pyramid” and to the first capital of ancient Egypt and the house of go
Have your breakfast, then continue your tour in cairo with a visit to the Egyptian Museum which holds more than 120,000 rare genuine artifact including king Tutankhamen astonishing treasure collection that date over than 3.500 years. Your lunch will be served at a local restaurant, then you will proceed to the mighty citadel of Salah El Din that served as the main headquarters till 1860’s and also the famous Mohammed Ali Mosquea.k.a “The alabaster Mosque” which is an exact replica of the Blue Mosque in turkey. End your tour in cairo with a visit to the oldest street in the middle east “Khan EL khalili Bazaar’. Transfer to cairo airport and catch your flight to your 5* cruise in Aswan.
Enjoy your breakfast on the cruise and head to the stunning High dam which was constructed in the mid 60’s and a positive effect on the culture of Egypt. Continue to the fascinating unfinished obelisk of queen Hatshepsut and to the amazing philea temple which was built to honor many gods like Isis and hathor and is currently located on agilkia island.
In the early morning, you and your private guide will be transported to Abu simbel temple by an A.C car with your breakfast boxes. The temple is known to be a true work of art, the temples were carved out of the mountainside in 1200 BC during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses the second and all the carvings, artwork, wall paintings, statues are extremely beautiful which tell incredible stories about ramesses victories at the battle of Kadesh and honor many gods like Ra, Amun and Ptah. Return back to your cruise and sail after lunch.
Continue sailing until you reach komombo temple, the house of the crocodile god sobek with hathor,khonsu and the falcon god horus which was built in ptolemaic dynasty. Then, turn your eyes to the Edfu temple which is the house of the god horus and the most preserved Greco roman temple in the history of ancient Egypt.
Enjoy your breakfast, and join your tour guide to the biggest house of worship in the world as it was rebuilt and enlarged many times through history on 247 acres of land. Enjoy the hypnotic sight of the luxor temple at night which was a setting for the rituals of the festival such as the festival of opet which was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office.
Enjoy your breakfast onboard your cruise and accompany your tour guide to the valley of the kings that hold the mummies of Egypt’s many kings and queens from the 18th to the 20th dynasty. The valley contains mesmerizing decorated well-preserved tombs of Pharaoh Ramses the second and the young pharaoh Tutankhamen that holds many precious and valuable materials. Then walk in Queen Hatshepsut which is a true example of the advance level of classical architecture, the ancient Egyptians were able to reach as it was built on three levels and one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. End your cruise with the Colossi of Memnon which are two twin massive stone statues of pharaoh Amenhotep the third made from blocks of quartzite that was moved 700 km from cairo to luxor.
Our tour guide will take you to the phenomenal Catacombs which is a famous roman burial site and one of the seven wonders of the middle ages as it perfectly combines the Egyptian , roman and greek cultures and architecture into one complete art piece in this burial site. Continue your tour by observing the gloriouspompey’s pillar which is known to be the only free-standing roman column in Egypt. Keep your tour going by visiting the Citadel of Quitbey , a majestic 15th century stronghold fortress on the coast of the Mediterranean sea coast, built by sultan al-ashrafquitbay in 1477. Then, end your entire tour with a visit to the magnificent Alexandria library which holds a copy of every book published in the world, a unique collection of rare antique books and works on commemorating the memory of the original library of Alexandria. You will return home by an A.C car to cairo.
Enjoy a free day in cairo.
Enjoy your last breakfast in in Egypt and transfer to you cairo airport where your departure formalities will be finalized so you can return home safely.
Accommodation at 5*hotel in Cairo for 5 Nights.
Accommodation on a 5* hotel super deluxe Nile cruise for 5 night.
A private Egyptologist tour guide during your tour in Egypt.
All the transportation will be by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan and from Luxor to Cairo.
All the entrance fees to the sites, water, soft-drinks, service charges and taxes are indicated in your itinerary.