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Egypt Essential Tour –Experience the Best of Egypt in 9 Days Private & Guided Tour.
Fully guided Tour in Egypt Includes All Domestic Airfares tickets, Luxury Hotels & Nile Cruise.
This Tour is the best way to discover the highlights of Egypt in style & safety.
Starting from Cairo to discover the highlights of Cairo & the Pyramids then fly to Luxor.
To start your Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan for 4 Nights full board, to explore the treasures and wonders of ancient Egypt by visiting the impressive Temples, Tombs and Valley of the Kings and more.
Led by Egyptologist guide who will escort & guide you through your entire journey in Egypt.
Egypt Essential Tour is one of the best-recommended tours in Egypt.
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Day 1: arrive Egypt
Upon arrival our assistance will meet and assist you to finish all formalities then you will be transferred to your hotel, overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Explore Giza pyramid, Saqqara Necropolis, Memphis
After enjoying your delicious, energizing breakfast, it’ll be time to begin your tour of Cairo. The first visit of the day will be to the Pyramids of Giza, the most popular monument in the whole world, built by the pharaohs from the period starting from 2590 BC to 2480 BC. You will have the chance to explore the wonders of the Great Pyramid, the largest Pyramid ever constructed in Egypt, and even have the chance to get inside one of the pyramids (optional).
You will also discover the beauty of the lion bodied and human headed sphinx, one of the largest monolith statues in the history of mankind. After enjoying the view and taking your lovely photos you will move to Sakkara, which includes the step pyramid of king Zoser, built in 2800 BC by his famous architect Imhotep.
After that you will move to Memphis, the oldest capital of Egypt. Here you’ll see the best and the biggest statue of King Ramses the second, one of the greatest kings who ruled Egypt.
Finally, you’ll head back to Cairo for another night at your hotel.
Day 3: Cairo – museum- Coptic Cairo
Breakfast at the hotel is followed by another full day tour, but this time you will spent the afternoon at the Egyptian Museum: gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen, including his golden death mask; stare upon the mummies of some of Egypt’s ancient pharaohs (optional) lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries, where thousands of artefacts are awaiting your visit.
After your lunch at local (mix grill)
will be taken on a tour of Cairo famous Churches, including: The Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr, 2 churches built into the walls of the Fort of Babylon and its remains could be Cairo’s oldest structures; and the Church of Abu Serga (St. Sergius), where, it is said, the Holy Family took shelter in a cave, with the church being erected her to commemorate this. This whole area is a world famous destination for Pilgrims.
After that back to your Hotel.
Day 4: Nile Cruise Luxor- Discover the Treasures of Luxor
After having breakfast, you will check out of your hotel in Cairo and be transferred to the Cairo airport to take your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to embark on your luxurious Nile Cruise ship, which will be your home away from home for the coming four nights
You will start your visits by exploring the Karnak Temple, the largest religious Pharaonic structure ever built in the world, before heading on to the Luxor Temple. Dedicated to the holy Theban triad, the gods Amun, Mut, and Khonsu, this is one of the finest examples of Pharaonic architecture.
Enjoy the evening by touring Luxor on your own, or going to the marvelous sound and light show at the Karnak Temple to enjoy a fascinating illustration of the history of the Temple of Karnak and the entire Egyptian history. Returning back to your boat, you’ll stay on board for the night
Day 5: Nile Cruise Luxor- Meet the Kings in Valley of the Kings
Your first visit of the day will be to the Valley of the Kings, the necropolis of the Pharaonic New Kingdom, including the famous tomb of Tut Ankh Amun. These tombs have the finest colored decorations.
Your next stop will be the amazing mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut. This temple was constructed by the 18th dynasty Queen Hatshepsut (1473 – 1458 BC) as a unique structure rising from the desert in the shape of imposing terraces. This temple was used as a monastery in the Christian era. This is why it is famous for the name “El Deir Al Bahry”, or the Western Monastery.
Your last stop of the day will be at the gigantic Colossi of Memnon. These two 18 meters high statues are the only remaining items of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. During the roman era, music was heard coming out of one of the statues that were attributed, by the Greeks.
Day 6: Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples- Wonders of the Pharaohs
After breakfast, you will have the chance to visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. This temple is the largest and best preserved Ptolemaic temple in Egypt. The building work of the temple started during the reign of Ptolemy III in 237 BC and the construction continued until 80 BC. The temple includes wonderfully decorated walls and stone capitals.
Your next stop will be to visit the amazing Temple Of Komombo dedicated to two gods; Horus, the falcon god, and Sobek, the crocodile god. Also you will enjoy the crocodile museum. The Greco-Roman temple is famous for its matchless location overlooking the Nile.
Enjoy the evening as you continue cruising down the Nile to Aswan, once again sleeping aboard your floating vessel.
Day 7: Discover the Incredible Aswan- Ancient Temples
After breakfast it’s time to have some fun sailing down the Nile in the old styled Felucca. You will visit the most beautiful temple of Egypt, the Temple of Isis, located on Philae Island on the middle of the Nile. It is truly an amazing temple, and one of the best places to take photos. Luckily, the construction of the High Dam in 1971 A.D saved the temple from the Nile floods. You will even have a chance to visit this spectacular Dam, as the tour boat travels up the Nile.
Day 8: From Aswan to Cairo
After breakfast on your cruise on the cruise check out and fly back to Cairo
Upon arrival to Cairo you will be transferred to your hotel for relaxing.
Day 9: Final Departure
After breakfast our representative will escort you to the airport for final departure.
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