11 Dyas / 10 Nights Cairo, Alexandria, Hurghada, Aswan and Luxor including 03 nights Nile cruise by ETL Egypt Travel Link

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Day 01:                                     CAIRO                         (D)    

Arrive at Cairo airport. Meet & assist by our representative at the luggage area. Transfer to the hotel. The rest of day will be at leisure. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel. 

Day 02:                                         CAIRO                       (BLD)  

Breakfast will be at the hotel. The day will be a full day tour to visit Sakkara, 28 Km southern to Giza, where you will see the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the first pyramid has been built in Egypt, then to Memphis, the first capital of Egypt where you will see the huge statue of king Ramses II lying on the ground losing his arm. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. Continue to Giza to visit the Great Pyramid of Cheops which was built by manual labor. It is the largest of the three main Pyramids and it is the only survivor of the Seven Great Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramid of Chephren, which is the best preserved, and the Pyramid of Mycerinus. Nearby see the Sphinx, a marvelous sight carved out of a natural rocky outcrop, the lion’s body stretching 45m, with its paws 15m long.  Learn how paper was made in the ancient times with a visit to the Papyrus Institute followed by a short visit to a Perfumery workshop. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel.

 

Day 03:                                     CAIRO-ALEXANDRIA-CAIRO          (BLD)

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Drive for 3 hours to Alexandria city, known as the pearl of the Mediterranean Sea. We begin our tour by visiting the Catacombs, which consist of three tiers hewn out the rock at a depth of 100 feet. A brief visit of Pompey's Pillar, a huge granite pillar dating back to 297 A.D. Lunch will be during the tour at a local restaurant. Continue to visit the famous Mosque in Alexandria Al Morsi Abu Al Abbas and passing by Quit Bay Forte. This afternoon you have an overlooking of the most exquisite beach on the eastern tip of Alexandria, surrounded by an extremely large garden, unique in its harmonious combinations of flowers with wood. This is EL Montazah Park, the summer residence of ex-royal family. Drive back to Cairo. Dinner and overnight will be at hotel.

Day 04:                                   CAIRO-SLEEPING TRAIN                      (BLD)

Breakfast will at the hotel. The day will be a full day tour to the world famous Egyptian Museum with its 100,000 objects covering 4,000 years of ancient Egyptian civilization including the treasures of Tutankhamen.  Lunch will be at a local restaurant. Then we will visit the Citadel including the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammad Ali. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. Continue to Old Cairo to visit Hanging church, Ben Ezra Synagogue and have a look to the Amr Ibn El A'as Mosque, the first mosque has been built in Egypt, then to Khan El Khalili Bazaars. Transfer to Giza station for departure to Aswan by the sleeping train. Dinner and overnight will be on the train board.

Day 05:                                ASWAN                       (BLD)

Breakfast will be on the train board. Upon arrival, meet & assist and transfer to Nile cruise. Embarkation. Lunch will be on the cruise board. At leisure till afternoon then will sail the traditional Nile Felucca along the shores of Elephantine Island. Dinner and overnight will be on the cruise board.

 

** Optional Tour :      Excursion to Abu Simbel Temple either by bus or by flight..

Day 06:                        ASWAN-KOM OMBO-EDFU           (BLD)

Breakfast will be on the cruise board. In the early morning sightseeing we view the Aswan High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and then, in contrast to its impressive modernity, we visit the beautiful Temple of Philae, rising from the waters of the Nile. Before sailing to Kom Ombo, visit the Temple of Sobek the crocodile god, conveniently situated on the riverbank. Lunch will be on the cruise board. Continue to Edfu we enjoy a sumptuous Oriental Dinner and dance all night away to the Egyptian Galabeya Party. Overnight will be on the cruise board.

 

Day 07:                                            EDFU-LUXOR                 (BLD)

Breakfast will be on the cruise board .This morning, we visit Edfu’s beautiful preserved Temple of Horus, the best preserved of all large Egyptian temples and built by the Ptolemies. Lunch will be on the cruise board .Finally we go through the Lock to cruise down stream to Luxor.  Dinner and overnight will be on the cruise board.

 

Day 08:                             LUXOR-HURGHADA                   (BLD)

After breakfast, we cross to the west bank of the Nile today past the Colossi of Memnon and visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, before going the Valley of the Kings. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. Afternoon we tour the awe inspiring Temple of Luxor and Karnak. Drive to Hurghada. Check in hotel Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 09:                                 HURGHADA                            (BD)

Breakfasts will be at the hotel. The time will be at leisure or maybe you would like to take one of our optional tours such as desert safari, Sea trip etc. (Our representative in Hurghada will offer you all the optional tours and the rates to choose fro). Dinners will be at the hotel

Day 10:                               HURGHADA-CAIRO                    (BD)

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Transfer to Hurghada airport for departure to Cairo. Upon arrival Cairo airport, meet & assist and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel.

 

** Optional Tour: Gala dinner on cruising restaurant down the Nile. The cruise sails on the Nile for 2 hours including belly dancer show, Folklore show and based on open buffet dinner

Day 11:                                CAIRO-YOUR DESTINATION   (B)

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Transfer to Cairo airport for departure to your destination

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