DAY 01 - Arrival to Cairo Airport:
Upon arrival in Cairo International airport, our representative will meet you & transfer to the hotel.
(Check-In after 13:00pm) and check in to hotel. Rest of day is leisure and Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 02 - Tour to Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis & Sakkara:
Breakfast at hotel then meet with the guide and start the days tour with a visit to Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt dating from 3100 BC which contains the beautiful representation of King Ramsis II through his colossal statue. Then proceed to Sakkara where we will see the world-famous Step Pyramid of King Zoser, the oldest known of Egypt's 107 Pyramids. At the Pyramids area, visit the Three Pyramids built for Pharaohs Cheops, Chephren & Mycerinus on the Giza Plateau and the mysterious Sphinx. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
DAY 03 – Fly to Luxor - Sightseeing tour to Luxor and Karnak Temples:
After breakfast, Check out from your hotel and transfer to Cairo airport for flight to Luxor, upon arrival meet for transfer to board the Nile Cruise. The guide will then take you on a tour to visit the Temple of Luxor dedicated to the god Amun which is also known for its pillars that take the form of a bundle of Papyrus. Then proceed to the Temple of Karnak, built over more than a thousand years by generations of Pharaohs. Return back to the cruise. Overnight onboard Nile Cruise.
DAY 04 - West Bank Tour :
After breakfast onboard start the tour by crossing to the West Bank of the Nile to visit the Valley of Kings, a vast "City of the Dead" where magnificent tombs were carved and filled with treasures for the afterlife. Then proceed to the foot of the cliff, to visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman who ruled Egypt in Pharaonic History. On the way back to the River Nile, your road passes by the famed Colossi of Memnon. Return to cruise and sail to Esna. Overnight onboard Nile Cruise.
DAY 05 - Touring to Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples:
Sail to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus, the largest and most complete preserved Pharoanic Temple that combines Pharaonic & Greek architectures. Return to Cruise and sail for Kom Ombo where you visit the Temple of Sobek & Haroeris. The temple stands at a bend in the Nile where in ancient times sacred crocodiles basked in the sun on the river bank.
DAY 06 - High Dam, Philae Temple in Aswan:
Sail for Aswan where on arrival you visit the High Dam which was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. Then move to Philae Temple which was dedicated to goddess Isis. It is now reassembled on Agilika Island about 500km from its former site at Philae Island. Afternoon take a Felucca Ride to view Elephantine Island that contains relics of stone temples of various eras. Overnight onboard Nile Cruise.
DAY 07 -Aswan to Cairo/ Flight:
Breakfast onboard and then time to disembark. The day is free at leisure until Transfer to Airport for flight to Cairo.
Upon arrival meet and transfer to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
(Optional extra Abu Simbel Tour can be included. The site is 280km south of Aswan and here you find the two temples, first built by Ramses II and the second for his wife Queen Nefertari.)
DAY 08 - Old Cairo City Tour including Museum:
Breakfast, depart to visit the Egyptian Museum which houses around 250.000 antique pieces in its 107 halls. It comprises the world's greatest collection of Ancient Egyptian Artifacts. Then on to visit the Citadel Of Saladin, a spectacular medieval fortress dating from 12th century and perched on a hill above the city. Also located in the Citadel are the Alabaster Mosque and Tomb of the Ottoman ruler, Mohamed Ali. At the end of your tour proceed to the Khan El Khalily Bazaar which is one of the earliest and greatest markets in the Middle East & contains stores that exhibit wonderful collections of jewelry, wooden products & attractive hand-made products. Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 09 – Overday Alexandria Tour :
Breakfast at hotel and head to Alexandria desert road to visit Alexandria, the 2nd city of Egypt and known as"the Bride of the Mediterranean".Visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa, Pompey's Pillar, Qaitbay Fort, Library of Alexandria.)Overnight Cairo.
DAY 10 - Departure:
Breakfast, check out and as per your flight time transfer to Cairo International Airport.