PRIVATE TOUR: GLORY OF EGYPT (CAIRO & NILE CRUISE) 8 DAYS

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PRIVATE TOUR: GLORY OF EGYPT (CAIRO & NILE CRUISE) 8 DAYS

Included:

  • 3 nights accommodation in Cairo in 5* Hotel with B&B basis.
  • 4 nights accommodation on Nile Cruise 5*.
  • All transfers by private air / condition vehicle with tour leader.
  • All taxes and services.
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary, including entrance fees and Tour guide.
  • Domestic Airline from Cairo to Luxor and From Aswan to Cairo.
  • A bottled water for everyone during visits.
  • Meals as mentioned.

Excluded:

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

 

ITINERARY(CAIRO, LUXOR AND ASWAN)

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 Tutankhamun 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 back to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Lunch.

3

Cairo / Luxor:

Breakfast and Check out. Representative of Nesobity Travel will transfer you to Cairo airport to fly to Luxor. Once arrived at Luxor, the Egyptologist guide will accompany you to visit 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. Then to 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. Check in the cruise. Overnight in Luxor.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

4

Luxor:

Breakfast on board. An expected busy day when you cross the Nile river towards 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. These gigantic statues are sculptured from sandstone. After finishing your enjoyable visit, you will get back to the cruise and start sailing to Edfu. enjoy passing Esna locks. Overnight in Edfu.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

5

Aswan :

Breakfast on board. In this day you will explore a new era of the ancient Egyptian history that called Greek-Roman period. 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. 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). 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. Lunch on board, whilst sailing to Kom Ombo town. English tea time on the sundeck then another 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 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 Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

6

Aswan :

Breakfast on board. Time to visit the nicest city of Egypt, town of charm and beauty it is land of Nubia. 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. Overnight in Aswan.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

7

Aswan / Cairo:

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation from Hotel to fly back to Cairo. Once the demotic flight arrived at Cairo airport our representative will meet & assist you. free time at evening. Overnight in Cairo.

  • Meals: Breakfast.

8

Cairo / Back Home:

Breakfast and final check out from the hotel, you will be transferred to Cairo Airport for the international flight.

  • 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 1634 $
2 Pax 1080 $  (Per Person In Double)
3:6 Pax 1020 $ (Per Person In Double)
7:10 Pax 895  $ (Per Person In Double)

 


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