Package Name: Pharaoh Ramses
This itinerary for 12 days and covers almost of the major cities such as Cairo, Hurghada, Luxor, and Aswan plus a Nile cruise.
The itinerary’s Highlights:
- Egyptian Museum.
- Pyramids & sphinx.
- Karnak & Luxor temples.
- Valley of the Kings.
- Hatshepsut temple.
Here is a detailed program of 12 days:
Day 1: Transfer from Airport to Hotel.
Arrival at Cairo airport, meet and assist by our representative, transfer to your hotel, and free action.
Day 2: Egyptian Museum & Old Cairo.
Visit the impressive Egyptian museum with thousands of artifacts and statues. The most glorious thing at the museum is the treasure of the boy pharaoh Tutankhamen. Then proceed to the Old Cairo area which includes some churches, mosques, and the largest bazaar in the middle east, Khan El Khalili. (Breakfast only)
Day 3: Alexandria.
Drive to Alexandria for one day trip and back to Cairo. There, you will visit the main sites of the city, which was founded by Alexander the Great. You will visit the Catacomb of Kom El Shaqafah, the Pompey pillar, and the Library of Alexandria. Lunch at local restaurant in Alexandria. (breakfast and Lunch)
Day 4: Fly to Hurghada.
Transfer to Cairo airport to fly to Hurghada ( Red sea ). Meet and assist, then transfer to your hotel.
Day 5: Free Day.
You are free today to do some of the Beach activities.
Day 6: Drive to Luxor.
Drive to Luxor (Ancient Thebes) to start your cruise for four nights.
Lunch on the cruise and visit the East bank of Luxor which includes the two largest temples of Egypt ( Karnak and Luxor temples),which were dedicated to the Theban Triad, Amun, Mut, and Khonsu.
Overnight is in Luxor. (B, L, D)
Day 7: West Bank of Luxor.
Today, you will explore the west bank of Luxor, which includes the Valley of Kings, Hatsheput temple and Colossi of Memnon. The Valley of the Kings is dedicated to the tombs of the Pharaohs of the New Kingdom.
There are now 64 tombs at the valley of the kings. The first pharaoh was buried there is Tuthmosis I, while the last one is Ramses XI. Then proceed to the Unique temple of the Female Pharaoh Hatsheput. You will end your tour with a photo stop at Colossi of Memnon.
Lunch and sail to Edfu, via the lock of Esna. Overnight in Edfu. (B, L, D)
Day 8: Edfu & Kom Ombo.
You will take a horse carriage to visit the temple of Edfu which was built during the Greek_Roman period, and dedicated to the falcon_headed god Horus. Sail to Kom Ombo and visit its temple, which is dedicated to Horus, and the Crocodile headed god Sobek. Then sail to Aswan.
Overnight in Aswan. (B, L, D)
Day 9: Aswan tour.
You will explore the beautiful city of Aswan. The tour includes the temple of Philae which was dedicated to the goddess Isis. And also the includes the High Dam which was built during the time of Nasser.
You will finish your tour with the granite quarry, where the Egyptians cut their obelisks and granite statues.
After Lunch you will take the fellucca sail boat for relaxation around the Elephantine island and Botanical garden.
Overnight is in Aswan. (B, L, D).
Day 10: Fly to Cairo.
Disembark, then transfer to Aswan airport to fly back to Cairo.
Abu Simbel tour is optional. (Breakfast only).
Day 11: Pyramids, Sphinx, and Saqqara.
Today, you will visit the only surviving ancient wonder, the Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkawre, with the sphinx. Then you proceed Saqqara to visit the first attempt of using a stone by the genius Architect Imhotep, to build what is known now as the Step Pyramid of Djoser. (Breakfast only)
Day 12: Fly home.
Transfer to Cairo airport for final Departure.
END OF SERVICES.
The Price is $1340 per person.
The price includes:
- 5* Hotel in Cairo, on B.B basis.
5* Hotel in Hurghada, on All Inclusive basis.
5* Nile cruise, on Full Board.
All transfers in Air-conditioned tourist coach.
All entrance fees for the sites mentioned.
Flight ticket from Cairo to Hurghada.
Flight ticket from Aswan to Cairo.
Professional Licensed tour guide for all the sites.
The price excludes:
- Tips for guide, drivers and hotel & cruise staff.
Drinks and personal expenses.