9 days Egypt tour Package Cairo luxor Aswan from Netherland

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Enjoy 9 Days tour Package Egypt  Cairo, Luxor and Aswan, Visit the Pyramids of Giza, The great sphinx, the valley of the kings, Karnak temple, Aswan and Abu Simbel temples

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Day 1 Arrival Day
Depart from Amsterdam to Cairo via Egyptair Depart at 15:00 am from Shipol arrival Cairo at 20:25 Upon your arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met by our local representative, who will assist you through immigration and passport control and collecting your baggage. You will then be transferred to your hotel, where your Egyptologist tour guide, who will accompany you for the duration of the tour. Overnight in Cairo


Day 2- Giza Pyramids

You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo by our tour guide, to enjoy a great excursion to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of Chephren and visit the Valley Temple.

Then visit the Egyptian Museum

the Egyptian Museum

It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artefacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewellery that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.
The entrance fee to the Mummies room is not included. Overnight in the Hotel 


Day 3-old Cairo

Pick up time from Cairo your hotel 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 maze of streets and stalls of the historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar., you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel,

The Citadel of Sultan Salah El-Dein

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

The Mosque of Mohamed Ali

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

The Old Cairo

Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo

Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the centre of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century. Drive to the train station, Travel by the sleeping train to Luxor
 

Day 4- East Bank-Luxor

Breakfast on the train we will pick you up from Luxor train station to Visit East Bank of 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) 

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

Overnight in Luxor
 

Day 5-West bank of Luxor

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.

Lunch is served at an oriental food restaurant Overnight in Luxor

Day 6- Aswan

Have Breakfast at the hotel before we pick you up to Aswan. Once you arrive, you will be escorted by your private tour guide to start your tour among Aswan tourist attractions 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.

Your lunch will be served at Nile view restaurant then transfer to 5* hotel to Check-in.

Overnight in Aswan.

Day 7-Abu simble
 

Abu Simbel temples  from Aswan

Early morning, you will be accompanied by your private tour guide to continue your tours in Upper Egypt by exploring:

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

Return to Aswan where your lunch is served then you will be transferred to the train station to take the sleeping train  to  Cairo

Overnight on the train

Day 8- Alexandria from Cairo

Optional Tour
 

Pick up time from your Hotel
Start your Private tour to Alexandria From Cairo, starts am 7:00 am with Pickup from your hotel by our Egyptologist, and transfer by Private A/C Vehicle to Alexandria, The distance is 220 k/m Northwest of Cairo. Arrive at  Alexandria around 10 am

The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa
Start your day Tour in Alexandria Visiting The Roman  Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa 

The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa

Archaeologists believe that the Catacomb of Kom el Shoqafa was started in the 2nd century A.D. and was used to intern the dead for the next 200 years. This was a period in the history of the city of Alexandria when there was a great mixture of different cultures. Of course, there was the ancient history of the great Egyptian kingdoms which went back thousands of years

Pompey Pillar
Has nothing to do with Pompey. The story behind the name refers to the possible burial ground of the Roman general when he fled to Egypt and was assassinated after losing a major battle in Greece against Caesar. The red granite column was probably built to honour Emperor Diocletian. Today it stands 25 meters high and is the tallest ancient monument in Alexandria

 

The Citadel of Sultan Qeitbay
The Citadel was built in the 15th Century by the Mamlouk Sultan Qeitbay, To Guard the City against the threat of Crusaders, This wonderful Islamic Monument was built by the use of the ruins of the old Lighthouse that was constructed by Ptolemy 11 in 3rd Century B.c. The Lighthouse was damaged during an Earthquake that Occurred in Egypt in 1303 A.c during the reign of the Mamlouk King  Qeitbay

lunch in Alexandria
Lunch in Alexandria in Egyptian Restaurant, Fish Market

the new Library of Alexandria
The Library of Alexandria was reborn in October 2002 to reclaim the mantle of its ancient namesake. It is not just an extraordinarily beautiful building; it is also a vast complex where the arts, history, philosophy, and science come together. Moreover, the myriad activities it offers have made it a place for open discussion, dialogue, and understanding.

Back to Cairo  from Alexandria Arrival Cairo at 19:00

Overnight in Cairo


Day 9 - International departure

Pick up from Hotel in Cairo 
Depart from Cairo at 10:00 arrival at Schipol 14:00 Via Egyptair MS 757
If you wish to extend your stay in Cairo, please contact us

 

Points forts

  • he 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

 

Hotels of accommodation

  •  Pick up service at Cairo Airport.
  • 3 Nights at 5* hotel in Cairo bed and breakfast basis. le Meridien
  • 2 Nights at 5* hotel in Luxor bed and breakfast basis. Sonesta Luxor
  • 1  Night at 4* hotel in Aswan bed and breakfast basis. Basma Aswan
  • 2 Nights on the sleeping train
  • An escorted knowledgable tour guide all over the tour.
  • All your transportation during the tour with a private A.C car
  • Entering fees to all the mentioned sightseeing on the itinerary.
  • Private transfer from Aswan to Luxor.
  • All Service Charges and taxes.
Hotels
  • Le Meridien Pyramids in Giza- in Cairo
  • Basma Hotel in Aswan
  •  in Luxor sonesta

Exclusions:

  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Tipping
  • Optional Tours

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports valid 6 months
  • Hat
  • Suncreams
  • Sunglasses

Itinéraire

  1. Amsterdam
  2. Cairo
  3. Luxor
  4. Aswan
  5. Cairo
  6. Amsterdam