Embark on an unforgettable tour through ancient Egypt with our 8 days Cairo and Nile cruise for seniors, from exploring the iconic pyramids of Giza to sailing down the serene Nile River and discovering the treasures of both Luxor and Aswan. Along the tour, you will be accompanied by our Egyptologists who will share their knowledge of Egypt's fascinating history and culture. You will also have the chance to visit some of the most important attractions such as the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, and the Egyptian Museum, where you can marvel at ancient artifacts and treasures. When you are not sightseeing, you will have plenty of time to relax and enjoy the many facilities provided on our Nile cruise. This 8 days Cairo and Nile cruise was designed to cater specifically to seniors, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience for all.Read More
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|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo International Airport|
|Tour Duration||8 Days / 7 Nights|
|Tour Type||Senior Tour|
Welcome to Egypt - The Land of Wonders
Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, our representative will meet you and assist you with the procedures and visa. Then one of our tour guides will transfer you to a private vehicle to your hotel. Upon arrival at your hotel, you will check in and relax.
In the evening, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to enjoy "A Dinner Cruise" as it offers a chance to enjoy a delicious meal while taking in the breathtaking views of the Nile River and the city skyline.
After finishing, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo.
Explore Iconic Wonders of the Ancient World
After having your breakfast, you will be accompanied by your private Egyptologist to explore one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
The Giza Pyramids Complex is one of the most iconic and recognizable structures in the world as they have stood for the last 5000 years. Seniors will not only marvel at the impressive architecture of the pyramids, but they will enjoy also beautiful views of the surrounding desert landscape and learn about Egyptian culture.
One of the most remarkable monuments of ancient Egyptian architecture, the Pyramid of Khufu (or the Great Pyramid of Giza) is the largest in the Giza complex, towering at a height of 147 meters. The Great Pyramid is considered the tallest human-made structure for several centuries.
The Sphinx is a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human, often associated with ancient Egyptian culture. It is located in Giza, near the pyramids, and is one of the most iconic and mysterious landmarks in the world.
The Valley Temple in Giza is a beautiful and fascinating piece of ancient Egyptian architecture that was built over 4,500 years ago, the temple was constructed using large limestone blocks, and it features intricate carvings and reliefs that depict scenes from ancient Egyptian mythology and history.
The Grand Egyptian Museum, also known as the GEM, is a stunning architectural masterpiece that is set to become one of the largest and most impressive museums in the world. The building itself is a marvel of modern architecture, featuring an eye-catching design that combines traditional Egyptian elements with contemporary design features.
We will transfer you to have a tasty lunch at Pyramid/ Nile view, then you will join your tour guide to visit:
The Egyptian Museum is a true treasure trove of ancient Egyptian artifacts. From the moment you step inside, you are surrounded by the sights of this incredible culture. The museum's expansive halls are filled with artifacts, hieroglyphics, and countless other fascinating objects that will transport you back in time.
Then after finishing, you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport to catch your flight to Luxor and check in at our 5*hotel.
Discover the Best of Luxor's East Bank
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before checking out, then you will be accompanied by your tour guide who will take you on an exciting tour to explore some of the best tourist destinations on the East Bank of Luxor such as:
The Temple of Karnak is one of the largest religious complexes in the world! The temple took around 2000 years to build and was constructed by various pharaohs and rulers of Ancient Egypt across generations. The temple's unique features include breathtaking columns, obelisks, statues, and other adornments that highlight the Ancient Egyptians' artistic prowess.
Then we will transfer you to our Nile Cruise to check in and have your lunch. Then in the evening, we will drive you to visit:
Visiting the Temple of Luxor at night is a unique experience that offers a completely different perspective on this ancient marvel. The atmosphere is magical, with the temple bathed in colorful lights and the sounds of ancient music filling the air. Seniors can admire the temple's beauty and grandeur without the crowds that are typically present during the day.
Then we will transfer you to the Nile Cruise to overnight on board.
Unlocking the Mysteries of Luxor's West Bank
After having breakfast on our Nile Cruise in the morning, you will join your tour guide to explore some of the top attractions on the West Bank of Luxor such as:
The Valley of the Kings is a truly unique and special place to visit for seniors. The Valley is an ancient burial site located in Egypt where pharaohs and other powerful figures of the New Kingdom era were buried. The tombs in the Valley of the Kings are elaborate and intricate and adorned with beautiful and ornate art.
The Temple of Hatshepsut is particularly special because of its history and architecture. Hatshepsut was one of the most famous pharaohs in ancient Egypt, and her temple reflects her power and glory. The temple complex is built into a cliff and features towering colonnades, intricate carvings, and a stunning facade that makes it one of the most impressive architectural attractions of the Ancient world.
The Colossi of Memnon is a fascinating destination to visit on the west bank of Luxor. These two massive stone statues, each over 18 meters tall, represent King Amenhotep III, one of the most powerful pharaohs of ancient Egypt, and they are among the largest Ancient statues in the world.
Lastly, you will be taken back to our Nile Cruise where you can enjoy your delicious lunch, sail the rest of your day, and overnight on board.
Be Awed by the Majesty of Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
Enjoy your breakfast on board, then you will join your tour guide in a horse-drawn carriage to visit:
The Edfu Temple was built during the period between 237 and 57 BC and was dedicated to The God Horus, a significant god in the Egyptian religion. Seniors can appreciate the unique abilities of the Ancient Egyptians and artisans who constructed the Temple of Edfu.
The Temple of Kom Ombo is a double temple, dedicated to two Gods: the crocodile God and the falcon god. The temple is symmetrical, with two identical halves, each containing its entrance, courtyard, hypostyle halls, and chambers. This makes the temple a fascinating attraction for seniors who are interested in Ancient Egyptian religion.
Then we will drive you to have your lunch on board. Enjoy your sailing to the Jewel of Nubia and overnight on board.
Exploring the Wonder of Abu Simbel
Get your breakfast box in the early morning, then head with your tour guide to visit:
The Temples of Abu Simbel are stunning architecture that was built during the reign of the Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC and were carved out of solid rock. The temples were built to commemorate Ramesses' victory at the Battle of Kadesh and to honor the Gods Amun, Ptah, and Ra-Horakhty.
Then, you will enjoy a tasty lunch at a restaurant in Aswan.
After finishing, you will be transferred to your hotel in Aswan and overnight.
Experience the Tranquil Beauty of Aswan
Have your breakfast onboard and check out, as we will take you to interesting attractions such as:
Aswan High Dam in Aswan is among the world's largest dams, measuring 3.6 kilometers long and 111 meters high. Seniors visit the Dam also to witness the picturesque views of Lake Nasser, which is the largest man-made lake in the world and has a wide variety of fish and bird species.
Philae Temple is a significant historical and cultural site dating back to the Ptolemaic dynasty and was dedicated to the Goddess Isis, who was one of the most important deities in ancient Egyptian religion. Seniors can take a boat ride to the island, which offers stunning views of the Nile River and the surrounding landscape.
Then you will have your delicious lunch at a resturant in Aswan.
We transfer you to Aswan Airport to catch your flight to Cairo. Enjoy your night at your hotel in Cairo.
End your Cairo and Nile Cruise in Egypt
After having breakfast at the hotel and then checking out, we will provide airport transfer services and assist you with the final departure procedures at the Airport.
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