► Day 01: Arrival in Egypt: Friday:
El Gounatours representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International airport, Transfer to the hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle, Overnight in Cairo.
Depends on your arrival. If your flight arrives, If you have an early flight to Cairo you can contact us to make a tour suggestion
► Optional trip to the sound and the light show at Giza Pyramids and costs 40 $ Per person
Meals: No Meals
► Day 2-The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo Museum:
You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo by our tour guide to enjoy a great excursion to The Pyramids of Giza ( Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time, and visit the Valley Temple.
Lunch will be served during the Pyramids at the local restaurant in Giza
► Then visit the Egyptian Museum
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir
It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.
If you wish to visit the mummies royal hall. You need to ask the tour guide to take the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and you pay for this. It will cost 30 $ per person
Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the center of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century. The New Grand museum is not open yet. It will be open soon may open by end of 2022. Back to your hotel for overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast in the hotel and Lunch during the trip
► Day 3: Old Cairo, The Copic Cairo: Sunday
Breakfast at the hotel, start your Cairo Day Tour to Enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of Cairo on an 8-hour excursion that takes in the major monuments of Old Cairo and the maze of streets and stalls of the historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Following a hotel pick-up from Cairo or Giza, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defense against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo, it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha. Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city. Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the center of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century. Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo, overnight in Cairo
► Day 4 Cairo- Aswan
Fly from Cairo to Aswan
Have Breakfast at the hotel before we pick you up at Cairo Airport to fly to Aswan. Once you arrive, you will be escorted by your private tour guide to start your tour among Aswan tourist
Pick up from your hotel in Aswan or from Aswan airport then transfer to the Nile cruise
Today you will visit Aswan attractions, including the Temple of Philae, and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk
► Phiala temple:
Built to honor the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped.
►The high dam:
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.
► The Unfinished Obelisk :
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned.
12:00 lunch on board the Cruise
at 16:00 sailing trip with Felucca around Elphinatine island and Visit Lord Kitchener island-
► Optional trip to the Nubian village
The Nubian village is one of Aswan's attractions. It's worth visiting and spending 2 hours. The place is very authentic and genuine, Colorful and artistic, the Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place!
Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise
► Day 5- Abu Simbel trip:
Breakfast & Lunch on board the cruise.
Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan
► Abu Simbel temples:
The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra, and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor, the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco.
lunch on the Nile cruise
13:00 Sail to Kom Ombo
► The temple of Kom Ombo:
The temple and the associated settlement site are located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus and dates mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman periods (332 B.b -395 A.c)
Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
► Day 6- Kom Ombo- Edfu- Isna Temples
Breakfast on the board the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the Edfu around 08:00 by horse carriage
►Edfu temple :
Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of the Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c), The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama
You will be back around 10:00
Lunch on the Cruise
At 10:30 Sail to Luxor through Esna lock
Arrive at Luxor at 18:00
Visit Luxor temple.
► Luxor Temple:
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated with His Military Battle of Kadesh
Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise
► Optional trip to the sound Light Karnak temple - 40 $ P.P
► Day 7- The valley of the kings- Marsa Alam
► Optional trip Balloon ride over the valley of the Kings 80 $ per person
Breakfast on the board the Nile cruise Then Disembarkation Visit the west bank of Luxor and Karnak
► The Valley of the Kings:
Once called the great Place of the Truth, this valley is Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak
► The colossi of Memnon:
Massive pair statues Known as the Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, are the remains of what was once the largest complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third
► The Queen Hatshepsut temple :
Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.
► Karnak Temple :
Karnak is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons, and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso)
Lunch will be served during the trip
Lunch is served at an oriental food restaurant and then transfer by a private A.C car to Marsa Alam. Upon arrival, move to a 5* hotel to check-in for the overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast in the hotel and Lunch during the trip- All Inclusive hotel in Marsa Alam
► Day 8- Marsa Alam
Breakfast then continue your Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Marsa Alam tour by experiencing countless options and activities in Marsa Alam swimming in the sea, enjoying the warm sun on the fabulous sandy beaches, having soft drinks, fresh food, and many more options.
Meals: All Inclusive
► Day 9- Marsa Alam
Relax at the resort
You can book an optional trip to Sataya reefs
Take a boat trip to the Satayh Dolphin Reef, a protected area where you can snorkel and Swim with dolphins As you enjoy the underwater marine world observe around 60-80 dolphins who will put on a show for you as you get the opportunity to connect with them. This region is home to many dolphins and sea mammals and you will be mesmerized by the different varieties of corals and fish. The trip starts from Hamata Harbour 120 K.m south of the City of Marsa Alam
Meals: All Inclusive
► Day 10-Marsa Alam
Marsa Alam Lose yourself with a free tour to discover Marsa Alam city on your own
Meals: All Inclusive
► Day 11 International Departure
End of 10 Days Egypt Itinerary to Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Marsa Alam
Check out after breakfast, then join our representative who will pick you up at the airport and aid you in the departure procedures at the airport to end your Cairo