•Giza Pyramids (except entrance inside Pyramid)
•Egyptian Museum (except entrance inside mummies room / private room at Egyptian museum)
•Philae Temple with entrance
•Felucca Ride with entrance
KOM OMBO & EDFU
•Kom Ombo Temple with entrance
•Edfu Temple with entrance
•Karnak Temple with entrance
•Luxor Temple with entrance
•Valley of the Kings with entrance
•Queen Hatshepsut Temple with entrance
ST Tour Code: EGY
Upon arrival in Cairo and after clearing immigration and baggage claim, our friendly representative will meet you at the airport arrival hall and transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure. Note: Check-in time at the hotel is 15:00 hrs. Dinner: Included
Today you will explore Egypt’s main highlight – the Great Pyramid of Giza. For over 3,800 years Khufu’s Pyramid was considered the tallest man-made structure in the world. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Later we visit the “Egyptian Museum”, home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. Breakfast: Included Lunch: Included Dinner: Included
Early morning after breakfast transfer to Cairo airport to board your flight to Aswan. On arrival in Aswan, we transfer to board the Nile Cruise (Subject to availability of rooms). Visit of Philae Temple dedicated to the Goddess Isis. This sacred site was venerated from the Pharaonic era up to the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine periods with each ruler adding their own stamp onto the stones. Later enjoy a Felucca ride in the Nile, and have free time to visit Aswan Markets by night. Breakfast: Included Lunch: Included Dinner: Included
Set sail to Kom Ombo for the unusual double Temple of Kom Ombo constructed during the Ptolemaic Dynasty and dedicated to two gods – Sobek and Horus. Sail to Edfu and visit the remarkably well preserved Temple of Edfu dedicated to the Falcon God Horus. Breakfast: Included Lunch: Included Dinner: Included
Early morning to avoid the noontide heat of the West Bank, we visit the Valley of the Kings with its numerous tombs and chambers. Only fifteen tombs out of 63 are open for the public, among them are those granted to Tutankhamen, Ramesses I and Seti II. You will pass by the village of ancient workers at Deir El Madina, the Temple of Madinet Habu dedicated to Ramesses III and massive twin statues depicting the Pharaoh Amenhotep III was widely known as the Colossi of Memnon. Proceed to the Valley of the Queens to explore the colonnaded Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, where you can learn the tale of the divine birth of the first female king. Breakfast: Included Lunch: Included Dinner: Included
This morning we check out. We first visit the East Bank to see Karnak Temple Complex and Luxor Temple erected by Amenhotep III and completed by Tutankhamen. Later fly back to Cairo. Breakfast: Included Lunch: Included Dinner: Included
Today you have the day free for leisure activities. Alternatively, you may choose an optional tour (subject to minimum passengers). Either go on a half-day tour to Saqqara, Dashour, and Memphis to learn more about the history and evolution of pyramid buildings or a full day trip to Alexandria, where you will be taken to see Pompey’s Pillar, Roman triumphal column - which is among the world’s largest monolithic columns, then later head to the rock-carved Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. Finally, visit the Citadel of Qaitbay, built in the 15th century. Breakfast: Included Dinner: Included
Time to pack up your most wonderful memories of Egypt. Check out and transfer to the airport for your flight back home. Breakfast: Included Note: Check out time at the hotel is 11:00 hours.
Flight, Hotel and Cruise Pickup is included
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