8 Days Egypt Itinerary Cairo and Nile cruise

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We offer 8 days Egypt Itinerary Cairo and Nile cruise, Includes 3 Nights in Cairo ,4 Nights  Nile Cruise, Visit   Pyramids of Giza and The Egyptian Museum then travel to Luxor visit the valley of the Kings and enjoy 4 Nights Nile Cruise, from Luxor to Aswan, explore the magical sites between Luxor and Aswan, then travel to Cairo  Book online Cairo the and Nile cruise Tours Package now online.

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Day 1- Arrival day in Cairo
El Gouna tours representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle, Overnight in the Hotel
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 of  and visit   the Valley Temple   
Then visit the Egyptian Museum
the Egyptian Museum
It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artefacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewellery that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.
The entrance fee to the Mummies room is not included. 
Overnight in Cairo
Day 3- Cairo Luxor
Pick up time from your hotel in Cairo to Cairo airport, You will fly to Luxor from Cairo , Upon your arrival to Luxor ,You will be picked up by our agent in Luxor and transfer to the Nile Cruise, for Embarkation& Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed with the Visits to the Eastbank of the Nile Including
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) 
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 of the Cruise in Luxor
Day 4- The valley of the kings
Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of the Nile Including
The valley of the Kings
Once  called the great Place of the Truth, this valley 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 Know as the  Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what 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.
13:00 sail to Esna lock& lunch will be during the sail
18:00 arrive, Esna Lock, Sail to Edfu& Dinner
Overnight o board of the Cruise in Edfu
Day 5- Edfu and kom ombo temples
Breakfast on board the Cruise
07:00 Visit the temple of Edfu
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.
09:30 Sail to Kom combo
12:30 lunch on board of the Nile cruise during the sail
15:30 arrive Kom Ombo, visit the temple of Kom Ombo
Kom Ombo temple
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)
17:30 Continue sailing to Aswan, Dinner will be during the sail
21:00 arrive Aswan and overnight on board the Cruise
Day 6-Aswan
Breakfast on Board the Cruise
08:00 Proceed with 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 of the Cruise
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
Day 7- Optional trip to Abu Simbel temple
Optional tour to Abu Simbel
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
Fly to Cairo from Aswan and transfer to the hotel in Cairo
Day 8- The old Cairo and Islamic Cairo
Pick Up time from your hotel in   Cairo  at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, 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, 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.
Lunch will be served in Local restaurant in Old   Cairo
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
Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. back to your hotel in Cairo
 


Day-8 International departure
Breakfast at the hotel then a representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you through final your departure formalities. (B)

Highlights

  • The Pyramids of Giza
  • The Sphinx
  • The Egyptian Museum
  • Abu Simbel temples 
  • The Nubian village
  • Phiala temple
  • High dam
  • Karnak temple
  • The valley of Kings
  • Luxor temple
  • The Colossi of Memnon
  • Hatshepsut temple
  • The Mosque of Mohamed Ali
  • The Old Cairo
  • The Old Bazar

Inclusions:

  • Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport + transfer to hotel by air-conditioned vehicle  
  • 03 nights accommodation in Cairo including breakfast & all taxes - 5 stars Hotel
  • A 02-day tour in Cairo as mentioned in the program including Entrance fees & English speaking guide 
  • 04 Nights accommodation at 5 stars Nile Cruise on full board 
  • Flight tickets( Cairo-Luxor-Aswan-Cairo)
  • All sightseeing tours on board your Nile cruise including : 
  • Tour to the High Dam, Philae Temple in Aswan
  • Tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples.
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple & Colossi of Memnon.
  • Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temples.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as mentioned in the program
  • English speaking guide
  • All service charges and taxes 
  • Assist & transfer to Cairo International airport on final departure

Exclusions:

  • International flight
  • visa to Egypt
  • Entrance fees inside any of the pyramids or inside the mummy room at the Egyptian Museum. 
  • The above Prices are not valid during the Peak Periods (New Year - Christmas - Easter)
  • Any other optional tours if required. 

Route

  1. Cairo
  2. Luxor
  3. Edfu
  4. Aswan