8 Days
Duration
Aswan, Cairo, Luxor
Destination
All Seasons
Season

Spend the most enjoyable 8 days in two of the most wonderful cities in Egypt, Visit the highlights of Cairo ,Luxor&Aswan.

TOUR TYPE Private
DURATION 8 Days
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Cairo International Airport
DEPARTURE DAY Saturday, Monday, Wednesday
SIGHTSEEING  Giza (Pyramids & Sphinx), Sakkara, Old Cairo, Cairo Museum, Temple of Isis at Philae, Temple of Sobek and Haroeris at Kom Ombo, Temple of Horus at Edfu, Temple of Karnack, Temple of Luxor ( Amon), Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon and Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir El Bahari)

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Day 1 - Cairo - Arrival

The representative of our agency welcome you upon arrival at Cairo airport, after customs control with a sign bearing your name and that of the agency. Then you will be transferred by private air-conditioned vehicle with driver at your hotel. Check into your room. Overnight at hotel.
Meals: None
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Day 2 - Cairo

Breakfast at hotel. Morning, our tour guide and private A/C vehicle will pick you up at your hotel. Discovery of the Giza plateau and the famous pyramids: Cheops (the largest built circa 2650 BC. JC.), one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world and the only one that has stood the test of time. It was for over 40 centuries the highest monument erected by the man with a height of 146 meters. The Sphinx (lion head of Pharaoh), guardian enigmatic tombs and temple, it is turned towards the east to protect the tombs of the looters. It measures 73 meters long, 20 meters high and was carved from a single block of stone. (Optional: Camel or Horse Ride at Giza). Egyptian Lunch at local restaurant. Following by Visit the necropolis of Sakkara, used as a cemetery for thousands of years, and still hides many secrets in the desert sand. The Pyramid at Sakkara is one of the oldest stone structures in the world. It was built during the Third Dynasty (about 2630 BC) for King Djoser and its construction was overseen by his vizier Imhotep. End of day, transfer to Giza Train Station for take the First Class Sleeper Train to Aswan. Dinner and overnight in train. Meals:Breakfast,Dinner
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Day 3 - Aswan (Monday / Wednesday / Friday )

Morning, welcome by our team upon arrival at Aswan station, welcome by our representative. Then you will be transferred by private air-conditioned vehicle with driver to your ship for a three nights cruise. Check in and Lunch on board. Visit Philae temple, this very harmonious architecture is dedicated to the worship of the goddess Isis. Visit the High Dam at Aswan was built from 1960 to 1971, measuring 780m long, to protect Egypt against the annual flooding of the Nile and Lake Nasser created. The water power generates electricity for most of Egypt. Then visit the Unfinished Obelisk, located in a granite quarry Rose that was used in the construction of temples. Return to your cruise after visits Dinner and overnight on board.
meals: lunch, dinner
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Day 4 - Kom Ombo

Breakfast on board. Morning free at leisure (optional: Visit of Abu Simbel Temple). Lunch on board. Sailing to Kom Ombo. Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, the majestic river Nile, whose characteristic is to be dedicated to two divinities: Sobek (with head of crocodile) and Horus (falcon-headed). Sailing to Edfu. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
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Day 5 -Edfu/Luxor

Breakfast at hotel. Take Carriage and Visit the Temple of Edfu, the Holy City of Horus and the temple built in his honor. This temple with impressive dimensions is the best preserved of Egypt. Lunch on board. Sailing to Luxor. Arrival end of afternoon. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner.
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Day 6 - Luxor/ Cairo

Breakfast on board and check-out. Morning, Visit the necropolis of Thebes, on the left bank of the Nile. Discovery Valley of the Kings, where most of the pharaohs of the XVIII to the XX dynasty were made bury. Continuation to the two colossi of Memnon, the towering statues are all that remain of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Then Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir El Bahari), unique in its structure, to ancient Egypt dug directly into the rock, reach superhuman dimensions. Afternoon, Visit the Temple of Karnak, dedicated to the glory of the god Amun, the temple probably the most grandiose of all Egypt. Continue your visit by Luxor Temple, built by Amenhotep III, known by its size and its large number of silent pillars. It connected by a paved alley of sphinxes of 3 kilometers at Karnak Temple. End of day, transfer to Luxor Train Station for take the First Class Sleeper Train to Cairo. Dinner and overnight in train.
Meals: breakfast,Dinner
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Day 7 -Cairo

Breakfast in train.Arrival to Giza Train Station, welcome by our representative then Visit the National Museum of Antiquities including the treasures range from the prehistoric age to the Roman period. You will see among others the famous treasure of Tutankhamen. It houses over 250,000 pieces, is one of the largest museums in the world. It allows visitors to discover the history of ancient Egypt through five millennia. Egyptian lunch at local restaurant. Then, Visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, with in its enclosure the mosque of Mohamed Ali. The citadel was built on the hills in 1183 AD Moqattam overlooking the whole city was a point of defense against the Crusaders. Salah El Din appointed to be the governor of Egypt after the death of the sultan of Damascus, Noor-el-Din. Visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East. After visits transfer to your hotel.Check in &Overnight.
Meals: breakfast
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Day 8 - Cairo/Departure

Breakfast in hotel&check out.Then transfer to Cairo international airport to catch your departure flight.
Meals: breakfast

Price per person Start from:

SEASON DOUBLE  TRIPLE  SINGLE
MAY – SEPTEMBER 2019 665$ – $ 712$
OCTOBER- DCEMBER2019

 Information about our rates:

  • This itinerary is a PRIVATE TRIP, not joining Group. That mean you will have the Tour Guide and vehicle only for you.
  • Minimum 2 person .
  • Price is an estimate quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till 30 August 2019, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
  • Single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy. So there will be a different rate for solo traveler.

NB: The itinerary may change in sequence according to local requirements but all visits will be done. Marvelous Egypt Travel is not liable for these changes.

INCLUDED:

Meet and Assist by our representative at Airport & Train Station
Transfer in private air-conditioned vehicle with Professional driver as mentioned on itinerary
2 Nights in 3* hotel at Cairo,room with air-condition and private bathroom, including breakfast
3 nights in Nile Cruise on board of (5-stars) ship, including Full Board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
2 Nights on First Class(*) sleeper Train, Cairo/Aswan & Luxor/Cairo, including Breakfast, Dinner
Pick Up service from your hotel & return every day of visit

Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with Professional driver

Private English-Speaking Tour guide (other languages are available upon request)

Main Entrance Fees of all mentioned Sites

For your safety: trip under authorization of the Egyptian Government

All taxes & service charge

NOT INCLUDED:

International flights

Visa ($25 per passport, you can get it upon arrival at Aswan Airport)

Travel insurance

Optional and extra activities.

Any meals not mentioned in program, drinks, phone calls, laundry and any personal spend

Tips are not compulsory and are left at your own appreciation