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6 Days Cairo Nile cruise packages – Egypt vacation

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Type: Private Tour Package
Trip Runs: Everyday
Pick-up : Cairo
Return to: Cairo
Duration:  6Days/7Nights

Day 1: Arrival to Cairo

You will arrive at the Cairo International Airport, where Egypt Day Tours representative will meet you and assist you through the immigration and offer you a direct transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a free day in the city if your time allows our representative will offer you some optional activities you can do if you are interested
Overnight at your selected Hotel and get ready for your 6 Days Egypt vacation package.

Day 2: Aswan – Nile Cruise

Breakfast. Egypt day tours representative will transfer you to Cairo international airport to depart by plane to Aswan. Arrive and meet your tour guide to start your sightseeing tour

The first stop will be at the High Dam and the Philae temple. Next head to the Cruise. And have a Lunch on board. Then Sail to Kom Ombo for your second stop and enjoy your afternoon tea while sailing along the Nile. Visit the Kom Ombo temple, the double temple of Kom Ombo that dates back to the Graeco-Roman period. It was dedicated to both Gods Sobek and Horus. The temple has a sanctuary for god Sobek; the crocodile god to protect the area from the Nile crocodiles and other ferocious animals the Nile was infested with.  Then sail to Edfu and have a dinner on board. Also you will enjoy with Disco party.

Overnight in Edfu.

Day 3: Sail to Luxor

The tour today starts with the remarkable Temple; the best preserved temples in Egypt: Edfu Temple. The temple is well known with the best preserved scenes and  inscriptions of the Sacred Drama favor the conflict between goddess  Horus and Seth. The temple is the best preserved temple in Egypt despite many wall scenes had been razed by the early radical Christians fighting the pagan religions. You must not miss the breastfeeding scene in the  interior walls of Edfu temple, Hourse temple, Edfu Tempe, Nilometer ).
Next ,Cross the lock and Sail to Luxor.  Overnight in Cruise.

Day 4: Luxor Tour

After Breakfast in your 5 start Nile Cruise,  follow your friendly guide’s program for today. You will begin in the Valley of the Kings and enter 3 fascinating tombs. Valley of kings are rock cut tombs were excavated to be the burial tombs for the new Kingdom pharaohs and privileged nobles. It contains 63 tombs and chambers decorated with colorful scenes of ancient Egyptian mythologies, beliefs and funerary rituals.

Afterward, head to visit the Temple of Queen Hatshipsut, the only woman who ruled Egypt from pre dynastic history until today. The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut was dedicated to sun god worshiping and was the only 3 levels temples in ancient world. with its connecting ramps, Hatshipsut temple was a turning point in the ancient Egyptian architecture.  You will enjoy the wonderful reliefs illustrating the earliest trade agreement between 2 countries in the ancient history .

Your next stop will be at the colossi of Memnon, the Colossi is a twin massive statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III in a seated position. They were built to guard at the entrance of Amenhotep’s  memorial temple.  You will have a free time to snap photos of your favorite.

Finally, you will visit the famous temple of Karnak. Karnak temple is not just a temple but it is a big open-air complex.  It comprises  a mixture of small temples, chapels, pylons, mosque, etc. the Construction of Karnak temple began during the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period, but the most elegant Monuments dates back to the new Kingdom. The Hypostyle Hall area of 50,000 sq.  surrounded by 134 gigantic columns some of it reached 21 meters tall.

Almost every pharaoh of the 18th dynasty added a building or  a decorative wall to the temple site. Among the things you cant miss: A panorama of a frieze in the Precinct of Amun Re, Precinct of Mut, The Sacred Lake of Precinct of Amun-Re, Ramses II statue and Ram statues. Overnight in Cruise.

Day 5: Cairo Tour

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation form you cruise

(Optional) Hot Balloon: Should you want to make your stay in Luxor an unforgettable

Prepare yourself to enjoy of the most spectacular experience of Luxor.  Your breathtaking adventure begins at sunrise when you arrive to west bank flight in Balloon tour over Luxor city and Nile River’s west bank. then back to your Cruise.

(Optional) Drifting peacefully over the Valley of King, Valley of the Queens and the Mountain on the Nobles. (120 $ per person)

Then transfer to the airport, Departure by plain to Cairo. Arrival, meet your Egypt Day Tours Guide to start your Cairo sightseeing tour . Start with a visit to the the Great Pyramids of Giza which is the oldest monument of the ancient wonders. It is also the only one still exist until today. Pay attention to your guide as he tells you about how the pyramids had been constructed with very old and primitive techniques.

Pyramids were mainly built to house the remains of the deceased Pharaohs. Next, head to a panoramic view for all three pyramids of Giza to capture amazing photos that will last forever.  The following will be a visit to the Great Sphinx in Cairo, the guardian of the royal tombs. Have a peek to the Valley Temple of the Pyramid of Chephren.

Afterwards, a drive through the busy streets of Cairo to the final stop of the day ; the Egyptian Museum.  The Egyptian Museum of Cairo contains 120,000 artifacts. It houses the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities. An extensive collection of papyrus, Greek, Roman, and Islamic coins used in the Ancient world are located in the 1st floor.  The best statues you will see is the  Gold Mask of Tutankhamun. The room also host the famous collection of the young king as well as a lot of sarcophagi from different dynasties. These sarcophagi give us a brief about how rich the owners were.  Do not forget to have a loot at the Grave Mask of king Amenemope, Mummy mask of Psusennes I, Figurine of Khufu,  Narmer Palette, and Merneptah Stele .

Overnight in Cairo

Day 6: Departure

Your time in Egypt comes to an end. You’ll return home but not with empty hands ; now you have lots of fun and informative memories to cherish regarding Egypt.  Our representative will be waiting for you at the hotel lobby 3 Hours before your departure timing hop aboard your A/C coach. Head to the airport to catch your flight.

Cairo and Nile cruise package Includes:

  • 2 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 3 Nights Nile cruise full board 5 stars
  • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, the Great Pyramids
  • All transfer by Private air-conditioned coach.
  • English speaking guide.
  • All your visits include entrance fees as mention itinerary.
  • All taxes and services.
  • Transfer by Flights between Cairo / Aswan & Luxor / Cairo.

Cairo package with Nile cruise Excludes:

  • International Airfare ticket .
  • Egypt entry visa ( 35$Per person )
  • Tipping
  • Any optional or extra not mentioned
  • Food and drinks, unless specified (any other available for purchase )
  • Any Personal Items.

 

Extras optional not included you can book:

  • Enter inside The Third pyramid cost 10 $ per person.
  • Enter inside The Great pyramid cost 30 $ per person.
  • Solar boat by the pyramids cost 10$.
  • Felucca ride in the Nile Cairo Night tour 15 $ per person.
  • Lunch at a Traditional Egyptian Restaurant 10 $ per Person (Drinks Not included).
  • Sound and Light Show at Pyramids 45$ per person.
  • Dinner in Nile Cruise with Belly Dancing Show 55$ per person.
  • Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple 40$ per person.
  • Abu Simbel Trip 140$ per person.
  • Nubian Village Trip 50$ per person.

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