10 Days Cairo and Nile cruise Christmas Holiday package 2020

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We offer 10 Days Cairo and Nile cruise Christmas Holiday package 2020, Includes 3  Nights in Cairo ,4 Nights  Nile Cruise,2 Night sleeping trains, 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

Excursies Egypte representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle, Overnight in the Hotel, Cairo by night tour can be one of the best evening activities you can do in Cairo. This wonderful private guided night tour of Cairo allows you to see Cairo with the local’s Eyes. Start to see a beautiful view of the city from atop point like Mokatam hills. It is an amazing place to see Cairo at sunset. And also, you will visit Islamic Cairo and Khan el Khalili. Enjoy Egyptian dinner.
 

Day 2

Cairo day tour (Giza Pyramids–Egyptian Museum) 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, Overnight in Cairo,

Day 3

Pick Up time from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, Enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of Cairo on an 8-hour excursion that takes in the major monuments of Old Cairo and the Moez street and the historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar. you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defence against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo, it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha. Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city. Lunch will be served in Local restaurant in Old Cairo. sleeping Train from Cairo to Luxor.

Day 4

Pick up time from your Luxor station to the Nile Cruise, Embarkation& Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed with the Visit to the Eastbank of the Nile Including

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) 

Luxor Temple

Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated  with His Military Battle of Kadesh

Dinner &Overnight on board of the Cruise in Luxor

Day 5

Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, visit the west bank of the Nile Including

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.

13:00 sail to Esna lock& lunch will be during the sail

18:00 arrive, Esna Lock, Sail to Edfu& Dinner

Overnight o board of the Cruise in Edfu

Day 6

Breakfast on board the Cruise

07:00 Visit the temple of Edfu

Edfu temple

Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c), The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama.

09:30 Sail to Kom combo

12:30 lunch on board of the Nile cruise during the sail

15:30 arrive Kom Ombo, visit the temple of Kom Ombo temples

Kom Ombo temple

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)

17:30 Continue sailing to Aswan, Dinner will be during the sail

21:00 arrive Aswan and overnight on board the Cruise

Day 7

Breakfast on Board the Cruise

08:00 Proceed with Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk

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.

12:00 lunch on board of the Cruise

Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise

Day 8

Breakfast on board the Cruise

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

Sleeping train to Cairo from Aswan

Day 9

Free day in Cairo, Optional Tour to Alexandria

Day 10

Day 10 Depart to Airport from Your hotel in Cairo 
 

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
Included
  1.  Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport + transfer to hotel by air-conditioned vehicle  
  2. 03 nights accommodation in Cairo including breakfast & all taxes - 5 stars Hotel( Le meriiden Pyramids)
  3. 1 -day tour in Cairo as mentioned in the program including Entrance fees & English speaking guide 
  4. Sleeping train -Cairo-Luxor-Aswan Cairo
  5.  Lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo 
  6.  04 Nights accommodation at 5 stars Nile Cruise on full board 
  7.  All sightseeing tours on board your Nile cruise including : 
  8.  Tour to the High Dam, Philae Temple in Aswan
  9. Tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples.
  10. Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple & Colossi of Memnon.
  11. Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temples.
  12. Entrance fees to all sites as mentioned in the program
  13.  The prices are per person and in us dollars  
  14. English speaking guide
  15. All service charges and taxes 
  16. Assist & transfer to Cairo International airport on final departure.

Exclusions:

  • International flights to Egypt
  • Entrance fees inside any of the pyramids or inside the mummy room at the Egyptian Museum. 
  • Any other optional tours if required. 
  • Tip

Please remember to bring:

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • sun Cream
Accomodation:
  1. Le meridien Pyramids in Cairo
  2. Royal Princess Cruise in Luxor
  3. sleeping train in Cairo-luxor-Aswan- Cairo