5 Days Itinerary of Cairo and Nile cruise from Hurghada

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Join an exciting 5 Days itinerary of Cairo and Nile cruise from Hurghada , Visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian museum and explore the Ancient History of Upper Egypt on 4 Days Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor . Visit Abu Simbel, Philae Temple, Edfu temple , Kom Ombo temple , The valley of kings, Karnak temple, and Enjoy sailing with Felucca.

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► Day 1- Hurghada- Cairo
Pick up from your hotel in Hurghada to Hurghada airport- Then fly to Cairo air 05:00 and arrives at Cairo at 06:00 am 
You will be picked up from your  Cairo airport 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 of 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 the 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 200 Egyptian Pounds
The New Grand museum is not open yet. It will be open soon maybe end of 2021 or  in 2022
Optional trip to the sound and the light show at Giza Pyramids and costs 40 $ Per person
Overnight in the Hotel
 ► Day 2-Cairo- Aswan-Nile cruise
Pick up from Giza Hotel to  Cairo airport  for a short flight  to Aswan from  Cairo    An Early flight from  Cairo  to Aswan
Embarkation& Lunch on board the Nile Cruise, proceed.
Visits of Aswan 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- Then visit 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 on board the Cruise
► Day 3-Aswan-Abu simble
Breakfast & Lunch onboard 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 located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus  and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman period(332 B.b -395 A.c)
Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu 
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
Galabyia Party.
► Day 4- Edfu temple-Luxor temple
Breakfast on the board on 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 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 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 on board the Cruise

Optional trip to the sound Light Karnak karnak Egypt 360 temple - 40 $ P.P
 ► Day 5-The valley of the kings
Breakfast at your Cruise Then you will be accompanied by your private tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit: 
  ►Valley of the Kings:
The final resting place of Egypt's rulers from the 18th to 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great pharaoh Ramses II and boy pharaoh Tutankhamen.
The tombs were well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs is still well preserved.
► Hatshepsut   Temple:
It is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.
 ► Colossi of Memnon:
Two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple.
The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in   Cairo   then moved 700 KM to   Luxor
 ► 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 karnak Egypt 360    was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 
Have your lunch at a Nile View restaurant before we drive you back to your hotel in   Hurghada 

Highlights

  • ► The Pyramids of Giza
  • ► Cairo Museum
  • ► Abu Simbel
  • ► Phiala temple
  • ► Aswan Dam
  • ► Sailing with Felucca
  • ► Aswan Dam
  • ► Kom Ombo temple
  • ► Edfu temple
  • ► Luxor temple
  • ► The valley of Kings
  • ► Queen Hatshepsut temple
  • ► The Colossi of Memnon
  • ► Karnak temple

Inclusions:

  • ►Transfers from Hurghada Hotel to Hurghada airport by A-C vehicle
  • ►Flight tickets-Hurghada-Cairo-Cairo-Aswan
  • ►Private trip to Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum
  • ►Private trip to Abu Simbel
  • ►1 night stay in 5 stars Hotel in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis
  • ►3 nights accommodation in 5 stars hotel on full board basis
  • ►Expert  Tour Guide for all Nile Cruise tours and shore excursions

Exclusions:

  • ►Drinks in the restaurants
  • ►Drinks on the Nile cruise
  • ►Tipping
  • ►Any Extra not mentioned

►Please remember to bring:

  • ►Passports
  • ►Hat
  • ►Sunglasses

Tour Type :

  • ► Private 

Pick up Time :

  • ► 7:30 am 

Cancellation Policy 

  • ► Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
  • ► Book now Luxor day Tour from Safaga Port

Options

  • ► The Tomb of King Tutankhamun will cost 20 Euros  Extra P.p
  • ► Ramesses VI  will cost  10 Euro Extra
  • ► the Tomb of Seti I will cost 80 Euro
  • ► photography ticket for the king's valley cost 20 Euro

Booking Method:

  • ► Full Payment during the trip or by Visa Card Online Via our website

Know Before You go 

  • ► Ask for your breakfast box before the early deparure .The hotel arranges it for you for free.

Route

  1. Hurghada
  2. Cairo
  3. Aswan
  4. Edfu
  5. Luxor
  6. Hurghada