From USD 1'250
Duration: 10 Days
Type: Private tour
Activity: 3 Cairo/ 2 Sleeper train / 4 Nile Cruise
Departs: Tuesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday
For those wanting to see the best of Egypt in a relaxed way this tour provides insight to Egypt seeing its main landmarks in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan,
Day 1: Cairo
Welcome to the timeless land of history and civilization!
On arrival you will be met by Deluxe Travel Egypt representative with a sign to assist you with the visa and immigration process, you will then be transferred from the airport by modern air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel to check in. The remainder of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Cairo
Start your full day visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Visit the Great Pyramids - Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at Sphinx - a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren.
Transfer to train station for overnight train to Luxor
Day 3: Luxor (Nile Cruise)
Arrival, meet & assist by our representative & Check-in at Nile Cruise. Excursion tour to visit Karnak Temple, which is a series of temples, built in different reigns. Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut, and Tuthmosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III, and the Sacred Lake.
Transfer to Nile Cruise. Afternoon tea. Dinner on board & Belly Dance show. Dinner & Overnight in Luxor.
Day 4: Luxor/ Edfu (Nile Cruise)
Breakfast. Visit the West Bank including Valley of the Kings (Is a valley in Egypt where for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, tombs were constructed for the kings and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom (the Eighteenth through Twentieth Dynasties of Ancient Egypt). The valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, across from Thebes (modern Luxor), within the heart of the Theban Necropolis.), Colossi of Memnon (The two colossi are made of sandstone, which during ancient times was brought from Gabal El Silselah. Each colossus, including the pedestal and the crown, is about 21m tall and represents King Amenhotep III seating on his throne, wearing the Memes, or royal headdress, with the divine cobra protecting his forehead. On the sides of the colossi there is a representation of the Nile god Hapi, bending together the lotus and the papyrus plants, symbolizing the union of Upper and Lower Egypt) and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Hatshepsut was the fifth Pharaoh of the the18th-dynasty who was one of the handfuls of female rulers in Ancient Egypt. Her reign was the longest of all the female pharaohs. Her funerary temple still stands as a tribute to her incredible rise to power). Lunch on board. Sail to Esna. Afternoon Tea. Disco Party.Dinner & Overnight in Edfu
Day 5: Edfu / Kom Ombo
Breakfast. Visit the Edfu Temple (Lies in Edfu town, 123 km north of Aswan on the west bank of the Nile. It dates to the Ptolemaic period. It was dedicated to the worship of god Hours represented as a falcon. It is one of the most beautiful Egyptian temples, distinguished by its huge splendid structure that blends Pharaonic and Greek architecture. Its grandeur competes with Luxor temples. It is the second-largest temple after Karnak. It also houses the Nilometer and a huge pylon at the entrance). Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Visit the Kom-Ombo Temple (Located in Kom Ombo town, 45 km north of Aswan. It is built on a hillside overlooking the Nile. This temple was constructed in the Ptolemaic Roman era for the worship of god Haroeris and Sobek, the crocodile god. It is noted for relief engravings on its walls which show ancient surgical tools, bone saws and dentistry tools. Nearby there are three mummified crocodiles. They are now in Hathor's chapel). Sail to Aswan. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board & Galabya party. Dinner & Overnight on board.
Day 6: Aswan
Breakfast. Excursion tour to visit, Philae Temple (The Temple of Isis is one of the greatest Temples in Egypt and it occupies about a quarter of the island. It is the main Temple on the island, with its huge, complete, pylons and beautiful scenes), High Dam (One of the most outstanding architectural achievements of the twentieth century. It was constructed to replace the old Aswan dam built-in 1902. The High dam was constructed to protect Egypt from the floods as well as provide irrigation and electricity all over Egypt. It is 3600 meters long. Visitors can easily locate lake Nasser which is a huge water reservoir), visit to Kitchener Island with its beautiful botanical garden. Overnight in Aswan
Day 7: Aswan/ Sleeper Train
Breakfast. Disembarkation. Optional: "Why not visit The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments. The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and the representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge façade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King's wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor".
Transfer to train station for your sleeper train to Cairo.
Day 8: Cairo
Arrival Cairo and transfer to hotel rest of afternoon free at leisure
Day 9: Cairo
Free day at leisure
Day 10: Cairo
Your epic travel comes to a close today, back home with a new understanding of this enchanting land.
You will be transferred to Cairo international airport for the final departure (End of services)
Languages: English, (French, German, Spanish, Italian upon request with extra charge)
Book only with 25% downpayment
Upgrade to domestic flight is available
Free cancelation up to 96 hours
Tour can change in sequence to meet navigational schedule of Nile Cruise
✓3 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
✓4 nights on Cruise board (Luxor & Aswan) full board (sight seeing included).
✓2 Nights on Sleeper Train, half-board basis
✓1 Full-day tour in Cairo the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx & Khan El Khalili.
✓All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
✓All your tours and excursions are with A/C bus.
✓The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
✓Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide.
✓All your visits include entrance fees.
✓Our prices include all taxes and services.
x Entry visa to Egypt.
x Any Optional tours.
x International airfare
x New Year Christmas and Easter supplement