Abu Simbel Sun Festival Tours packages 08 days Cairo » Nile Cruise » Alexandria

  • 08 Days
  • Private
  • Oct 19 - Oct 26
Description

Egypt where the civilizations were begun

Program Egypt Tour Packages 08 days Cairo, Nile Cruise, and Alexandria
Duration: 07 Nights / 08 days
Destinations covered: Cairo »Nile Cruise 3 Nights »Alexandria» Cairo

(04 nights Cairo » 03 nights Nile Cruise)

Treat yourself to a truly remarkable Egypt Holiday

 Enjoy a journey of discovery with one of our delightfully affordable Egypt pyramid tour packages. Explore the only remaining one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Giza Pyramid, and then visit the fabulous Egyptian Museum, home to wonderfully preserved mummies. Take a trip to Aswan and board a luxury Nile River cruise to Luxor; stop along the way; take in the sights of Edfu then set sail for Esna. Savor the moment as you stroll through the ruins of Karnak at Luxor, an ancient Egyptian temple complex that took 2000 years to complete; marvel at the splendor of Luxor Temple and much more before you return to Cairo, the Egyptian capital, for your flight out of Egypt.

Experience Egypt and feel like royalty only with Khaled Abbass Tour Guide

Itinerary
  • Welcome to Cairo. Your tour begins when you are greeted by our representative who will assist you through customs formalities. After you have collected your luggage, he will then take you, in our deluxe vehicle, to your Cairo hotel where you will meet your guide who will revise the tour plan with you.
  • Discover the history of pharaohs through an amazing tour that suits your needs, at the morning time we will take you from the hotel in Cairo by a private air-conditioned car to start a day trip from Cairo to Pyramids, the Museum, and Coptic Cairo starting with:
    Giza Pyramids Complex
    The three main pyramids of Giza (Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure) are sufficient enough to build a 2-meter-long wall and span 100,000 square kilometers around the globe along with the equator.
    The Great Pyramid
    The Great Pyramid of King Khufu is considered largely represents the spirit of ancient Egypt, King Khufu who built this Pyramid as a cemetery has left little information about his reign.
    The Magical Sphinx
    Who among us when mentioning the name of the Sphinx does not think about this stone sculpture that carved in the form of the human head and lion body, which is located in the Giza plateau in Egypt the Sphinx is one of the oldest and the largest sculptures in the world, it’s about 73.5 meters long and 6 meters wide.
    The Egyptian Museum
    Centrally located on the edge of Tahrir Square in Cairo, the Egyptian Museum is hard to miss on any tour of Cairo. Opening in 1902, it was purpose-built to house the antiquities of Ancient Egypt. The museum was founded in 1857 by French Egyptologist August Mariette
    Located in Downtown Tahrir Square in Cairo, The Egyptian Museum in Cairo houses over 120,000 artifacts, including the contents of Tutankhamun's tomb and most of the mummies that have been discovered since the 19th century.
    Coptic Churches in Old Cairo including:
    The Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr, 2 churches built into the walls of the Fort of Babylon and its remains could be Cairo's oldest structures; and the Church of Abu Serga (St. Sergius), where, the Holy Family took shelter in a cave, with the church being erected her to commemorate this. This whole area is a world-famous destination for Pilgrims.
    Enjoy your lunch and it will be served at a local restaurant after the day tour. Then return to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
  • A new day starts with breakfast, and then you will be driven catch your flight to Aswan where your guide will take you to see the High Dam, the Temples of Philae, the unfinished Obelisk, check in your Nile cruise and have lunch and then visit The Nubian village and the Botanical Island. Your visit includes:
    Aswan High Dam
    At Aswan High Dam, you’ll hear from your tour guide the whole story of its construction and how it helped the Egyptians a lot to improve their economic and social state. Then, you’ll move to witness the miraculous:
    The Unfinished Obelisk
    The Unfinished Obelisk was supposed to be standing in front of Hatshepsut Temple but some cracks happened to it which leads Queen Hatshepsut to order her men to move it to Aswan and it is characterized with its majestic size.
    Philae Temples
    Philae Temple was constructed in 690 B.C and it had been relocated with the help of the UNESCO because it was in great danger from the High & Low Dams of Aswan. It was dedicated to goddess Isis.
    The Nubian Village & The Botanical Island
    Discover the colorful culture of Nubia, one of Africa's oldest civilizations, traveling by felucca sailboat or modern motorboat, you'll meet locals, visit a traditional house, drink tea, and have free time to explore villages independently while Kitchener’s Island, to the west of Elephantine Island, was given to Lord Horatio Kitchener in the 1890s when he was commander of the Egyptian army. Kitchener turned the entire island into the stunning Aswan Botanical Gardens, importing plants from the Far East, India and parts of Africa.
    After the end of the tour, you will be driven to your 5 stars Nile Cruise where you will have your lunch meal and make your check in then the rest of the day is yours. Dinner will be served onboard and overnight in Aswan.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner
  • At the morning, enjoy your breakfast on the cruise then you will join your tour guide to the enchanting “Abu Simbel Temple” which is known to be a true piece of art. The two temples were carved out of the mountainside in 1200 BC during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II the second and his wife Queen Nefertari.
    All the carvings, artwork, wall paintings, statues are extremely beautiful and tell incredible stories about Ramses victories at the battle of Kadesh and honor many gods like Ra, Amon, and Ptah.
    Abu Simbel Temples
    Abu Simbel temple complex includes 2 individual temples that were built during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II. The great temple was built for the king himself to commemorate his coronation and his birthday and it has been built in a very impressive accurate way which makes the whole world await the Sun Festival that occurs only twice a year in the great temple of the Pharaoh to witness the miracle that occurs there. The smaller temple was built as a sign of love & appreciation from the king to his beloved queen Nefertari and she was the only wife of the king for whom he has built a temple.
    Enjoy sun bathing and tea time on the deck of the Cruise. Once a shore you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the gods Horus and Sobek. After this great visit you will return back to the cruise for your dinner being served as it sails majestically towards Edfu.
    The temple of Sobek in Kom Ombo
    The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple in the town of Kom Ombo in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt. It was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty, 180–47 BC. Some additions to it were later made during the Roman period. The building is unique because its 'double' design meant that there were courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods.
    After the visit, you will be taken back to the boat for your dinner while it sails onward to Edfu, home of the best-preserved temple in Egypt: The Temple of Horus.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner
  • You can enjoy an early breakfast. Once the boat is moored you will visit the best preserved temple in Egypt: the Temple of Horus. After your visit to this superb temple you will be taken back to the boat for your lunch while the cruise boat crosses the Esna lock to the city of Esna and continue sailing to Luxor.
    Edfu Temple
    Edfu temple which was dedicated to Horus, the son of Isis and Osiris and its walls are really impressive with its inscriptions and pictures showing Horus having his revenge from Seth the brother of his father Osiris. It is the best preserved and most complete in Egypt temple and second largest after Karnak.
    After your visit to this superb temple, you will be taken back to the boat in plenty of time before it departs Edfu and sets sail for Esna. Once you reach Esna you will watch as it sails through the Esna locks. Once through the locks, the boat continues on its course towards Luxor, once the boat is moored you will visit the Temple of Luxor. Then return back to the cruise for dinner and overnight in Luxor.
    The temple of Luxor
    The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important festivals and one of the best temples which you will visit. It’s one of the most important and famous ancient Egyptian temples, located in the city of Luxor, which is about 700 km from Cairo, it’s an important tourist destination for its monuments and its distinctive weather, which makes it a wonderful destination for tourists from all over the world.
    After the visit, you will be taken back to the boat for your dinner while after dinner you can go out or you can rest in the cruise.
    Optional Tour Sound & light show in Karnak
    Enjoy Luxor Tours Watching Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show on the east bank illuminated at night with an audio-visual show that will explain how the temple was built and what life was like in Ancient Egypt. We will give you the chance to discover how life has been thousands of years ago? You will know about them through the splendid Sound and Light Show at the Karnak Temples.This spectacle will take about 75-minute first takes you around the temple grounds, and finally, the last act is played while you are seated along the Great Sacred Lake. The performance relates the history of Luxor as the capital of the ancient world.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner
  • Your last breakfast on board followed by check out, and then you will be driven to see the Valley of the kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, The Colossi of Memnon, Karnak temples. Your visit includes:
    The Valley of the Kings
    The Valley of the Kings is a place where most of the important ancient pharaohs of the New Kingdom were buried. It is considered a sacred place and it holds inside some souls of great Ancient Egyptians. Here we will visit 5 tombs ( 3 tombs by default ticket + Tut ankh Amun and Ramses VI)
    The Temple of Hatshepsut
    Hatshepsut (c.1473–1458 BC), the queen who became Pharaoh, built a magnificent temple at Deir al-Bahari, on the west back of Luxor. It lies directly across the Nile from Karnak Temple, the main sanctuary of the god Amun. Hatshepsut’s temple, Djeser-djeseru “the Holy of Holies” was designed by the chief steward of Amun, Senenmut.
    The Colossi of Memnon
    These two faceless colossi (the plural of colossus, which just means larger-than-life statue) are the first thing visitors see when they reach the west bank of the Nile opposite Luxor. This isn't surprising when you hear their dimensions: they tower 60 feet (18 m) above the plains and are estimated to weigh an enormous 720 tons each.
    The Complex of Karnak Temples
    Built over two millennia between the years of around 2200 and 360 BCE, Karnak is a massive Ancient Egyptian temple complex that was one of the country's most important places of worship under the rules of Hatshepsut, Seti I, Ramesses II and Ramesses III.
    Lunch will be served at a high-quality restaurant then proceed driving to Luxor airport to catch your flight back to Cairo and overnight.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner
  • Your day starts with breakfast in your hotel followed by a 2.5-hour drive, in our air-conditioned vehicle, to Alexandria where you will visit the following.
    The Catacombs of Kom Alshaqafa
    The Catacombs of Alexandria are the largest and most important burial site in Egypt that has a mixture of Roman, Hellenistic, and ancient Egyptian decorative art and elements that were all common during this period in Alexandria.
    The Pmpai`s Pillar
    It’s a column that stands on a rocky hilltop in the middle of Alexandria. Pompey Pillar is a triumphal monument erected around 300 AD for the Roman Emperor Diocletian.
    Qait Bay Citadel
    Qaitbay Citadel has been built during the 14th century by (Sultan Qaitbay) to defend Alexandria from the attacks of The Ottoman Empire. You can enjoy the Sea views, wonderful restaurants, and unforgettable touristic items while visiting it.
    Lunch will be served during the day tour in a sea view restaurant in Alexandria and then we will continue our tour to visit
    Library of Alexandria
    Alexandria Library is the most ancient library of classical antiquity. In it, you can find a copy of every book published all over the World. It’s not just a building, it’s a complex where all arts, philosophy, ancient history come together.
    Finally, we will transfer you in a private air-conditioned car to back to your hotel
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Breakfast at hotel. Check out and transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Experience
    • Highlights
    • 01 Welcome to Egypt.
      02 The Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx –Egyptian Museum – Coptic Cairoز
      03 Philae Temples – High Dam – unfinished Obelisk – Nubia & Botanical Island.
      04 Abu Simbel Temples – Kom Ombo Temples.
      05 Edfu Temple – Luxor Temple.
      06 The Valley of the Kings – Hatshepsut Temple – Colossi of Memnon – Karnak.
      07 Alexandria day tour from Cairo to the most famous landmarks.
      08 Fly back home.
    • Includes
    • Package Rate Includes:
      Meet and greet service by our representatives upon your airport arrival.
      Assistance with guest relations during your stay.
      All transfers via private air-conditioned vehicle.
      Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo.
      Accommodation for 05 nights in Cairo, including daily breakfast.
      Accommodation for 03 nights on a 5-star superior Nile Cruise ship, full board.
      Private sightseeing tours in Cairo (listed on itinerary).
      Sightseeing tours on the cruise.
      Professional English-speaking tour guide.
      Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on the itinerary.
      All meals mentioned on the itinerary.
      Bottled water during outings outside of hotel or cruise ship.
      All service charges and taxes.
    • Package Rate Excludes:
      International Airfare.
      Entry visa to Egypt.
      Any optional tours.
      Personal spending.
      Tipping.

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