Package Name: King Akhenaten
Egypt in 08 days, for people got limited vacations. You will visit the major sites of Egypt as Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and amazing Nile cruise.
Pyramids & sphinx.
Karnak & Luxor temples.
Valley of the Kings.
Edfu & Kom Ombo temples.
Day 01: Transfer to Hotel
Arrival in Cairo, meet and assist by our representative and transfer to your hotel and free actions.
You will visit the only ancient wonder still exists, the great pyramid of Khufu, with the two other pyramids, and their guard, the sphinx.
Then proceed to visit the first pyramid built in Egypt, the step pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara. (Breakfast only)
Day 03: Fly to Luxor
Transfer to Cairo airport to fly to Luxor to start your cruise.Meet and assist and transfer to the cruise.
Visit East bank of Luxor which includes the two largest temples in Egypt, Karnak and Luxor temples, which were dedicated to the Theban Triad, Amun, Mut, and Khunsu.
Overnight is in Luxor. (B, L, D)
Day 04: Luxor West Bank
Today, you will drive to the west bank of Luxor to visit the valley of Kings, which was dedicated to the tombs of the royal pharaohs. Kings of the New Kingdom cut their tombs deep in the rock to hide them from the tomb robbers and to ensure very safe journey to the after life. Then proceed to the unique temple of the female pharaoh Hatsheput. You end your tour with a photo stop at the giant colossi of Memnon.
Back to the ship to set sail to Edfu through the lock of Esna. Overnight is in Edfu. (B, L, D)
Day 05: Edfu & Kom Ombo
Back to the ship to set sail to Kom Ombo. Then visit the temple of Kom Ombo, which is dedicated to Horus and Sobek.
Back to the ship to set sail to Aswan. Overnight is in Aswan. (B, L, D)
Day 06: Aswan Tour
Today, you will explore the beautiful city of Aswan. You will visit the granite quarry of the unfinished obelisk. Then proceed to the high dam which was built during time of Nasser. You end your tour with one of the beautiful temples of Egypt, temple of Isis at the island of Philae.
After lunch, you will take a felucca sail boat for a ride around the Elephantine island.
Overnight is in Aswan. (B, L, D)
Day 07: Fly Back to Cairo
Disembarkation, then transfer to Aswan airport to fly back to Cairo.
Meet and assist, and transfer to your hotel. (Breakfast only)
Day 08: Egyptian Museum & Old Cairo
Today, you will start your tours with a visit to the impressive Egyptian museum and old Cairo area. In the museum you will enjoy the well made handy crafts and statues from different periods of the Egyptian history, with the fabulous treasure of the golden pharaoh Tutankhamen.
Then proceed to the Old Cairo Suburb to explore some of Coptic churches and the Islamic mosques, then you will visit the largest bazaar in the middle east, Khan El Khalili. (Breakfast only)
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The price is $1010 per person in twin/double room.
The price includes:
- 5* Hotel on B.B basis.
- 5* Nile cruise on Full board basis.
- Flight ticket from Cairo to Luxor.
- Flight ticket from Aswan to Cairo.
- All transfers in air conditioned tourist cars.
- Entrance fees for all the mentioned sites.
- Professional licensed tour guide.
The price excludes:
- Tips for guides and drivers.
Egyptian pound, US Dollar, Sterling, and Euro are accepted.
Children under 12 years get 50% discount.