PRIVATE TOUR: CAIRO & Nile CRUISE 6 NIGHTS BY TRAIN

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PRIVATE TOUR: CAIRO & Nile CRUISE 6 NIGHTS BY TRAIN

Included:

  • 3 nights accommodation on Nile cruise 5*.
  • 1 night accommodation in Cairo.
  • 2 nights in Sleeping train.
  • All transfers by private air/condition vehicle with tour leader.
  • All taxes and services.
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary, including entrance fees and Tour guide.
  • Meals as mentioned.
  • A bottled water for everyone during visits.

Excluded:

  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tipping.
  • All optional trips.

ITINERARY

1

Arrival / Cairo:

Arrival to Cairo international airport, representative of Nesobity Travel will meet & assist you in the airport. Free time at evening. overnight in Cairo.

  • Meals: None.

2

Cairo:

Wake up, have a breakfast in the hotel. Our Nesobity Travel Egyptologist will meet and pick you up from the hotel to start your private tour in Cairo. Firstly, you will go to Giza Area to visit the Giza Pyramids (Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus), enough to say that the great pyramid is one of the world’s seven wonders. Few steps away from the incredible sight of the pyramids you will get to see the Sphinx & stela of dream. Sphinx is a great statue that carved into a hill with an odd stature combining between power, majesty and mystery. The statue is in form of lion’s body and human’s head where it used to escort Egypt from the norther western gateway. Then you will hit the road to The Egyptian Museum where you visit one of the greatest encyclopedias of rare and unique antiquities all over the world. The Museum has various floors and sections among them an astonishing section of the young king Tutankhamen that includes he’s royal throne chair. Mummies court is one of the most attractive objects inside the museum. Also, it contains; collection of ancient jewelries made of pure gold, statues, portraits, date back to different ancient dynasties. After finishing the wonderful day tour, you will get the sleeping train to Aswan city. Overnight in sleeping train.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

3

Sleeping Train / Aswan:

Breakfast on board then transfer you to Cairo Airport to catch the morning flight to Aswan. A day tour to visit the nicest city of Egypt, town of charm and beauty it is land of Nubia. Its monuments have especial impression of Greek-Roman era. The Greeks and Romans are influenced in the ancient Egyptian culture, religion and architects, however they decided to merge it with their heritage when they rebuilt the ruined temples. Ptolemaic period started in 332 B.C by Alexander the great when he invaded Egypt to liberate them from Persians and to establish his own great Empire. On the way to visit Aswan sightseeing you will have a look and drive over the oldest dam in Egypt the low Aswan dam that built in 1898. Probably the first tour will be the High-Dam distinctly is one of the biggest dams in the world was built in 1960. Enjoy seeing the reservoir “artificial lake Nasser”, friendship monument and power-plants. Secondly a water trip to Philae Island located in the middle of the Nile and was dedicated to the goddess Isis. You will be able to visit a complex of Geek-Roman chapels and Philae Temple. The entire complex is moved from its original location on Philae Island to Egilika Island to salvage it from submerging when the dams were built there. Thirdly a visit to the ancient quarry where the Unfinished Obelisk is lying down there. This place explains how the ancient Egyptians cut numerous obelisks in there to be founded in their ancient temples. Finally, Back to cruise. Overnight in Aswan.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

4

Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu:

Breakfast on-board, leisure in the morning. Lunch on board, whilst sailing to Kom Ombo town. English tea time on the sundeck then a tour to Kom Ombo Temple & Crocodile Museum. Temple of Kom Ombo is unique designed architecture located just few steps on the east bank of Nile river, it is divided equally between Sobek “crocodile god” and Horus “falcon god”. There are two long access are leading to two interior sanctuaries. Again, back to the cruise navigating to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

5

Edfu / Luxor:

The guide will accompany you to visit one of the most preserved Greek-Roman achievements in Egypt it is Edfu Temple. Edfu Temple is dedicated to the cult of Horus (Falcon God 237 B.C). Obviously, you will see the second tallest Pylon (temple’s facade) in Egypt and observe the inscriptions of important legends of struggle between Horus and his uncle Seth “god of evil”. Return to the cruise navigating to Esna where crossing two locks through the Nile and seeing the elevation process from the sundeck is exceptional. Once arrived at Luxor, the guide will move with you to visit Luxor Temple. Luxor Temple which has alive evidences to many civilizations and religions that been practiced inside its walls for thousands of years related to Pharaonic, Coptic and Islamic. It was built by Amenhotep III in the 18th Dynasty about 1300 B.C. to prove his rights in the rule of Egypt by representing the story of his divine birth on the walls of divine birth room inside the temple. Also, Ramses II and Tut Ankh Amon put their fingerprints on the completion of the temple since Luxor was the capital of Egypt during the New Kingdom era. Back to cruise. Overnight in Luxor.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

6

Luxor / Sleeping Train:

Breakfast on board and check out from the cruise to explore such a golden era at one of the ancient Egyptian capitals. The guide will accompany you to cross to the west bank. First visit to the Valley of the Kings, the valley contains 63 royal tombs within the New Kingdom era 1500 B.C. The reason of choosing the west bank in the burial, because of the dry environment, adequate Limestone queries and to keep their tombs and the royal mummies obscured from the robbers. The walls of these tombs are containing incredible carvings and inscriptions indicating the religious life of the Pharaohs. Then proceed to Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. It is such a unique temple in its architectural style. Where it contains inscriptions of the royal journey to Puntland. And visions of the divine birth of the Queen Hatshepsut. The limestone mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut was designed and constructed by the high priest and architecture Senenmut 1503 B.C. Later you will be listening to the legendary story of Colossi of Memnon in a granary area. Eventually, a visit to the complex of Karnak Temples. Karnak Temple is one of the biggest Temples in the entire world, here you have the chance to visit the Sacred Lake and the huge Scarab Statue which apparently if you walk around few times it brings you a good luck as may your wishes come true. Karnak Temples were built in dedication to the triad of Thebes God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. finally, you will be transferred to Luxor railway station to back to Cairo. Overnight in Sleeping Train.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

7

Sleeping Train / Cairo:

Once arrived at Cairo, representative of Nesobity Travel will meet you in Giza Station. Then you will be transferred to Cairo international airport.

  • Meals: Breakfast.

 

  • NB: 10 % Discount in Summer Period (1 May : 25 September).
  • NB: This prices not valid at peak periods (Christmas, New Year, Ester).

 

Pax Price
1 Pax 1345 $
2 Pax 832 $  (Per Person In Double)
3:6 Pax 771$ (Per Person In Double)
7:10 Pax 649 $  (Per Person In Double)

 


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    Super trip and beautiful time

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