8 Days tour Package Cairo and Nile Cruise

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We offer Cairo and Nile Cruise Tours 8 days tour Package, includes 2 Nights in Cairo,3 Nights  Nile Cruise,2 Nights  in sleeping train,Visit  Pyramids of Giza and The Egyptian Museum  then travel to Aswan enjoy your 5 Star Nile Cruise Tours, from Aswan to Luxor  explore the magical sites between Aswan and Luxor, then travel to Cairo  Book online Cairo the and Nile cruise Tours Package now online

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Day 1 Arrival in Egypt:

Excursies Egypte representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle, Overnight in Cairo.

 

Day 2 Cairo Day Tour Giza Pyramids – Egyptian Museum:

Breakfast at hotel, start your Cairo Day Tour to visit Pyramids of Giza, visit The Great Pyramid of the king Cheops belong to the four dynasties, visit Chephren & Mycerinus pyramids, then drive to panorama area, take memorable photos of the three Pyramids together, continue visiting the Sphinx and the Valley Temple, Next tour to the Egyptian Museum including Tutankhamun treasures, Optional to visit the Mummy room, Lunch at a local restaurant, vegetarian food available on request, at night transfer to Giza train station for departure to Aswan by sleeper train, Dinner & Overnight in Sleeper train.

 

Day 3 Aswan - The High Dam - Philae Temple -Nile Cruise:

Arrive Aswan train station, meet & assist, transfer to your Nile Cruise, Check in before Lunch, Lunch on board your Nile Cruise, Start your Aswan Day Tour to visit 

The high dam, the Unfinished Obelisk &Phiala temple

Phiala temple:
Built to honour the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped.

The High Dam:
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.

The Unfinished Obelisk :   
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned. 

Optional tour to visit the Nubian village and sailing trip with Felucca 

 

Day 4 -Abu Simbel and Kom Ombo temple:

Breakfast & Lunch on board the cruise.

Optional Tour to Abu Simbel cost 90 $ Extra per person

Abu Simbel temples:

The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor,the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco

13:00 sail to Kom Ombo

The temple of Kom Ombo:

The temple and the associated settlement site located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus  and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman period(332 B.b -395 A.c)
Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu 
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
Galabyia Party.

Day 5-Edfu and Luxor temple

Arrive Aswan train station, meet & assist, transfer to your Nile Cruise, Check in before Lunch, Lunch on board your Nile Cruise, Start your Aswan Day Tour to visit 

The high dam, the Unfinished Obelisk &Phiala temple

Phiala temple:
Built to honour the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped.

The High Dam:
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.

The Unfinished Obelisk :   
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and build the temples, The pyramids, and The obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned. 

Optional tour to visit the Nubian village and sailing trip with Felucca 

 

Day 6- Valley of Kings and Karnak temple:

Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of  Luxor  and Karnak

The Valley of the Kings:
Once  called the great Place of the Truth, this valley Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak

The colossi of Memnon:
Massive  pair statues Know as the  Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest  complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third

The Queen  Hatshepsut  temple :
Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of  Hatshepsut  Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.

Overnight o board of the Cruise in  Luxor

Karnak temple
Karnak is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 

Depart to Cairo on the sleeping train from  Luxor.

 

Day 7- Memphis and Sakkara:

You will be picked up from your hotel to enjoy  Cairo  Day Tour to Memphis Sakkara and Dahshur Pyramids. You will start with the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, which is considered the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser. Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant. After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a centre of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx of Memphis. Then drive to Dahshur, Two of the later pyramids constructed here have been completely destroyed by time and the elements and several others, such as the Black Pyramid (12th Dynasty, 1929-1885 BC), are badly damaged, but Dahshur also boasts two of Egypt’s best-preserved early pyramids. Both built during the reign of King Sneferu (2613-2589 BC), the founder of the 4th Dynasty, the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid at Dahshur are massive evidence of the architectural development that lead to the construction of the Great Pyramid and it companions at Giza. Then drive to your hotel.

Day 8-International departure

International departure
Check out - Transfer to Cairo airport for final departure

Highlights

  • The Pyramids of Giza
  • The Sphinx
  • Cairo museum
  • The valley of Kings
  • Karnak temple
  • Luxor temple
  • Queen Hatshepsut temple
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Edfu temple
  • Kom ombo temple
  • The high dam
  • Sailing Trip
  • Phiala temple
  • Abu Simbel

 

Route

  1. Cairo
  2. أسوان
  3. الأقصر
  4. القاهرة