Are you and your family looking for an adventure filled with ancient wonders, beautiful scenery, and cultural immersion? Then, spending 8 days family holiday Cairo and on a Nile cruise is the perfect choice for you! This is the perfect itinerary for families looking to explore the treasures of Egypt while enjoying a comfortable and exciting journey from the iconic pyramids and the Great Sphinx to the bustling markets of Cairo and the serene waters of the Nile River where your soul will be attracted at the best ancient sites of Luxor & Aswan. You and your family will have the opportunity to learn about Egypt's rich history and culture of Ancient Egypt. With our qualified tour guides and comfortable accommodations, this family trip will be a perfect balance of education, relaxation, and adventure. Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime as Trips In Egypt team has something for every member of your family to enjoy on this unforgettable trip!Read More
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|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Duration||8 Days / 7 Nights|
|Tour Type||Family Tour|
Let the Adventure Begin
Upon your family's arrival, our representative will be at the Airport to assist you with any necessary paperwork and help you in carrying your luggage. You will then be transported in a private, air-conditioned vehicle to our 5* hotel, where you can check in and relax.
In the evening, your private tour guide will pick you up from the hotel to enjoy the natural beauty of Cairo and enjoy "A Dinner Cruise". As night falls, the sky will be ablaze with stars, and the shimmering reflection of the moon on the water will fill you with a sense of awe and wonder.
After enjoying your night with your lovely family, you will be transferred to our hotel for an overnight stay.
A Land of Mystery and Wonder Awaits You on Your Second Day!
After having breakfast at your hotel in the early morning, the whole family will proceed by your private tour guide and in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, to explore the magic of Egypt starting by:
The Giza Pyramids Complex is a majestic and awe-inspiring construction consisting of three main pyramids, built over 4,500 years ago, for pharaohs Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure. These incredible structures are still considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
The Great Pyramid of Giza is a marvel of ancient engineering and one of the most iconic landmarks in the world. The Pyramid of Khufu was built over 4,500 years ago for Pharaoh Khufu, it was the tallest man-made structure in the world.
The Great Sphinx of Giza is a breathtaking ancient monument that was carved from a single piece of limestone for King Khafre (2558–2532 BC). Despite being destroyed over the centuries, it remains a fascinating symbol of ancient Egyptian art and mythology and continues to draw travelers from all over the world.
The Valley Temple is an impressive ancient structure that was over 4,500 years ago, it was a crucial part of the funerary complex used for the mummification and purification of the pharaoh's body before burial. The Temple is a hauntingly beautiful place, and you cannot help but feel a sense of reverence for the people who built it.
The Grand Egyptian Museum is a sprawling complex, with vast galleries and mummies that are filled to the brim with some of the most breathtaking treasures ever discovered from the glittering gold masks of Tutankhamun to the majestic statues of Ramses II. Every corner of the Grand Egyptian Museum is filled with priceless artifacts that tell the story of the world's most fascinating civilization.
Then you will be transferred to have lunch at a Pyramid/ Nile view to enjoy the Egyptian atmosphere.
Saqqara Step Pyramid is a true wonder of the ancient world, rising majestically from the sands of the desert like a beacon of hope and inspiration. Saqqara Step Pyramid is one of the oldest stone structures in the world, was built by the Pharaoh Djoser as a tomb for himself and was designed by the architect Imhotep, who is widely considered to be one of the greatest geniuses of the ancient world.
Memphis city was founded by King Narmer in 3200 BC. Memphis is a city steeped in history, myth, and legend. As you wander its ancient streets, you can almost feel the magic of this incredible place, and you will be transported back in time to a world that is both familiar and utterly alien.
After finishing your tour, we will drive you to Cairo Airport to catch your flight to Aswan. Upon your arrival, you will be transferred to our 5* hotel where you will check-in, and overnight.
Unravel the Secrets of the Nile
Enjoy your breakfast and check out the hotel. Then, you will join your private tour guide on an awe-inspiring tour of Aswan’s most beautiful attractions such as:
Rising up from the tranquil waters of the Nile like a great sentinel of progress, the Aswan High Dam is a true wonder of modern engineering. Aswan High Dam was constructed between 1960 and 1971, the dam has had a significant positive impact on Egypt's economy and development. The combination of ancient tradition and modern progress creates a magical atmosphere that is both awe-inspiring and humbling.
The Philae Temple is a mystical sanctuary of the goddess Isis, located on the beautiful island of Philae in the Nile River. The temple was built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the 7th or 6th century BC. The temple complex includes several buildings and shrines, each with its own unique features and history.
The Unfinished Obelisk is a testament to the skill and ambition of the ancient Egyptian builders. The Unfinished Obelisk was built by Queen Hatshepsut in (1508 - 1458 BC), it remains an enigma, abandoned halfway through its creation. Visitors can stand in awe of this massive monument, imagining what might have been, and marveling at the ingenuity of those who attempted to create it.
Then you will be transferred to our Nile Cruise to check in and have your delicious & dinner on board. Overnight on board.
A City that Celebrates Heritage and Embraces Its Future
Have your breakfast and get ready to visit the charming city of Abu Simbel, you will get your breakfast in the early morning, then you will have the opportunity to explore a magnificent monument of Ancient Egypt:
Abu Simbel Temples are a magnificent pair of ancient Egyptian temples. Abu Simbel was built during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in 1200 BC, these temples are known for their impressive size and intricate carvings. In the 1960s, the temples were relocated to their current location to save them from being submerged by the rising waters of Lake Nasser.
Return to our Nile Cruise to have lunch & dinner and overnight on board.
Unlock the Secrets of Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples
Sail to Kom Ombo Temple after having your breakfast with your family on board, then head with your tour guide to visit:
Kom Ombo Temple is a fascinating ancient Egyptian temple located in the town of Kom Ombo. The Temple was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty between 180 BC and 47 BC but was later expanded by the Romans. The temple is known for its unique double design, with identical sections dedicated to two different deities: Sobek, the crocodile God, and Horus, the falcon God.
Edfu Temple was built during the Ptolemaic dynasty that was built between 237 BC and 57 BC. The temple is dedicated to the falcon god Horus and is renowned for its well-preserved carvings and reliefs, which provide a fascinating insight into ancient Egyptian mythology and religious practices.
Sail to Luxor after enjoying your tasty lunch, and overnight on board.
The Gateway to Luxor’s Ancient Wonders
Have a good morning breakfast on board, then check out and get ready to visit Luxor's sights with your private tour guide to discover the East and West banks:
Karnak Temple is a vast and impressive ancient Egyptian temple complex. The Construction of the temple began between 2000 BC and 30 BC, but it was expanded and modified over the course of many centuries, with various pharaohs leaving their mark on the complex. The temple is dedicated to the god Amun-Ra and is known for its towering columns, intricate carvings, and vast hypostyle hall.
The Valley of the Kings is a mystical and enchanting ancient Egyptian burial site. The Valley was used as a burial place for pharaohs and other royalty during the New Kingdom period, from the 18th to 20th dynasty. The valley contains more than 60 tombs, including the famous tomb of Tutankhamun, which was discovered in 1922 by archaeologist Howard Carter.
Hatshepsut Temple is a remarkable ancient Egyptian temple that was built in 1479 BC for the pharaoh Hatshepsut, one of the few female pharaohs in Egyptian history. The temple has three levels of terraces built into the cliffs, and its many statues and reliefs depict the life and accomplishments of Hatshepsut.
Have your lunch at a local restaurant in Luxor before continue visiting:
The Colossi of Memnon are a pair of giant stone statues that were built in (1386 - 1349 BC) during the reign of Pharaoh Amenhotep III and were originally part of a much larger temple complex. The statues depict the pharaoh seated on the throne and are known for their impressive size and intricate carvings.
Then we will drive you to our hotel in Luxor to check in and spend the night.
Exciting Adventures in Cairo
Enjoy your breakfast with your lovely family and check out the hotel, then we will drive you to Luxor Airport to catch your flight to Cairo to Discover the stunning art and architecture of Cairo’s most beautiful attractions such as:
The Egyptian Museum houses one of the world's largest collections of ancient Egyptian artifacts. The Museum was founded in 1835 by the Egyptian government and has since grown to include more than 120,000 items, ranging from sarcophagi to gold treasures and jewelry.
The Hanging Church is a breathtaking and mystical Coptic Christian church suspended above the ground, with its nave and aisles supported by 13 pillars that create the impression of a suspended ship. The richly decorated interior features intricate woodwork, carvings, and colorful frescoes that transport visitors to another time and place.
The Amr ibn al Aas Mosque, located in Old Cairo, is one of Egypt's oldest and most significant mosques. Built-in 642 CE by the Arab general Amr ibn al Aas, it holds historical importance as the first mosque established in Egypt after the Islamic conquest.
Situated in Old Cairo, Ben Ezra Synagogue is a Jewish place of worship with roots dating back to the 9th century. It has a rich history and houses ancient Hebrew documents known as the Cairo Geniza.
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo, then move to visit:
The National Museum of Egyptian is housed in a stunning modern building with a unique design inspired by the hieroglyphic script. The exhibits take visitors on a magical journey through time, with displays of ancient artifacts, costumes, and everyday objects that provide a window into the daily life and beliefs of the ancient Egyptians.
Al Muizz Street is a wondrous and enchanting street that dates back to 969 AD and is lined with beautifully preserved medieval architecture, including stunning mosques, madrasas, and markets. As visitors stroll along the street, they can experience the magic and mystique of old Cairo, with its bustling markets, lively street performers, and vibrant culture.
Khan El Khalili is a mesmerizing and enchanting bazaar located in the heart of Islamic Cairo. This Bazaar is one of the oldest and largest markets in the Middle East, with a labyrinth of narrow streets and alleyways filled with colorful shops and stalls selling everything. The vibrant atmosphere of the bazaar, rich history, and unique character make it a magical destination that transports visitors back in time to the golden age of Islamic Cairo.
After finishing your tour, you will be transferred to our hotel in Cairo.
End your 8 Days Cairo & Nile Cruise in Egypt
After having breakfast at the hotel and checking out, you will be taken to Cairo International Airport in a private vehicle to catch your flight and fly back to your country and End your Family trip.
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