Two days trip to Cairo and Luxor from Port SaidEdit This
Day 1: Transfer to Cairo, sights in Cairo
Our trip will start with pick up service from your ship terminal in Port Said, where our REP will meet you with aboard reflecting your name, then by air-conditioned vehicle you will be transferred to Cairo. In arrival in Cairo you will be accompanied by private Egyptologist guide and have first step of your tour to great Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the tombs of pharaohs constructed around 5000 years ago and great Sphinx - guard of those tombs, with body of lion and human head. Lunch meal will be served at a good quality restaurant in Cairo. Next sight of your tour will be the Egyptian Museum with extensive collection of 120000 items of ancient Egyptian antiquities, famous for artifacts of the child king Tutankhamen's tomb, which was found mostly intact. After all you will visit Old Cairo and see the Coptic Monastery with Hanging Church. The area called "Complex of Three Religions", because there also set he mosque of Amr Ibn al-Aas, erected in the year 642, and Ben Ezra Synagogue, dating from the tenth century. Free time in Cairo with many optional tours, then you will be driven to Cairo airport to fly to Luxor, with direct transfer to your hotel for check in and overnight stay.
Day 2: Sights in Luxor, return back to Port Said
After your breakfast in the hotel in Luxor you will continue second day of your tour with your Egyptologist guide to visit the West Bank of the Nile River. You will start by visiting the Valley of the Kings- burial place of pharaohs, hidden in the rocks, decorated with scenes and funerary rituals of the period for afterlife of pharaohs. Valley of Kings is famous for Tutankhamen tomb and its treasures, discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter. Next sight of your visiting trip will be Hatshepsut temple at El Deir Al Bahari, dedicated to the queen Hatshepsut - famous female pharaoh, the temple with three layered terraces connected by long ramps which were once surrounded by gardens. Inside temple you can see text and picture of an expedidion to exotic country calls Land of Punt. Then will visit the Colossi of Memnon, two colossal statues, was stayed guard at entrance of Amenhotep III temple in ancient times, and only remaining nowdays. Name means 'Ruler of the Dawn' and was probably given, because of 'singing' at dawn one of the statue. Lunch meal will be served at a good quality restaurant in Luxor. Proceed the tour in Luxor to Karnak temple the bigest open-air museum in the World, the temple dedicated to the God Amon-Ra, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. In Karnak Temple each pharaoh tried to perpetuate his name, so it is also known as the Karnak Temple Complex. One of the famous area in Karnak - Hypostyle hall with 134 massive columns with over three meters in diameter. Free time in Luxor, and then transer to Luxor airport for flight back to Cairo followed with transfer to your ship terminal in Port Said Cruise Ship.
-Pick up services from your ship in Port Said
-All transfer by air-conditioned vehicle
-Airtickets Cairo - Luxor - Cairo with Egypt Air
-Enterance fees to the sights in Cairo and Luxor as per itinerary
-Lunch during the tour at a high quality restaurant in Cairo and Luxor
-Egyptologist English speaking tour Guide in Cairo and Luxor
-Hotel accommodation for 1 night in Luxor at five star hotel
-Drop off services from your ship in Port Said
- Optional tours and personal expenses
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