Classic Egypt: Pyramids, Temples, and Nile Cruise
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Product Code : AGORA810
Embark on a captivating 7-day journey through ancient Egypt on the "Classic Egypt: Pyramids, Temples, and Nile Cruise" tour. Discover the iconic Pyramids of Giza, explore the treasures of the Egyptian Museum, and delve into the temples of Luxor and Aswan. Experience the timeless beauty of the Nile River on a luxurious cruise, immersing yourself in the country's rich history, captivating legends, and awe-inspiring architecture. This tour offers a perfect blend of ancient wonders, cultural exploration, and the enchanting allure of the Nile.
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo
Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be greeted by your guide and transferred to your hotel. After settling in, spend the rest of the day at leisure, allowing yourself to adjust to the time zone and explore the vibrant city of Cairo on your own.
Day 2: Cairo City Tour - Pyramids of Giza and Egyptian Museum
Begin your exploration of ancient Egypt with a visit to the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Marvel at the grandeur of the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure. Get up close to the enigmatic Sphinx, guarding the pyramids for thousands of years. In the afternoon, visit the Egyptian Museum, home to a vast collection of ancient artifacts, including the treasures of Tutankhamun.
Day 3: Luxor - East Bank Sightseeing
Catch a flight to Luxor, known as the "World's Greatest Open-Air Museum." Upon arrival, visit the Karnak Temple Complex, a vast ancient religious site that took centuries to complete. Explore its impressive columns, statues, and sanctuaries. Continue to Luxor Temple, located on the east bank of the Nile, and admire its beautifully preserved structure and intricate carvings.
Day 4: Luxor - West Bank Sightseeing and Nile Cruise Embarkation
Discover the west bank of Luxor, where you will visit the Valley of the Kings. Explore the elaborate tombs of pharaohs, including the tomb of Tutankhamun. Next, visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, dedicated to the famous female pharaoh. Conclude your Luxor tour with a visit to the Colossi of Memnon, two massive stone statues representing Amenhotep III.
In the afternoon, board your Nile cruise ship and enjoy lunch on board. Cruise along the Nile River, taking in the picturesque scenery and enjoying onboard amenities. In the evening, savor a delicious dinner and experience traditional Egyptian entertainment.
Day 5: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
Sail to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus, one of the best-preserved ancient Egyptian temples. Admire the detailed reliefs and learn about the mythological stories depicted on the temple walls. Continue sailing to Kom Ombo and explore the unique Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the gods Sobek and Horus. Return to the cruise ship and enjoy a delightful dinner while sailing to Aswan.
Day 6: Aswan - High Dam, Philae Temple, and Felucca Ride
Arrive in Aswan and visit the impressive Aswan High Dam, a modern engineering marvel that controls the flow of the Nile River. Explore the beautiful Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, which was relocated to its current location to save it from the rising waters of Lake Nasser. In the afternoon, enjoy a relaxing felucca ride on the Nile, allowing you to take in the serene beauty of the river.
Day 7: Departure from Aswan
After breakfast, disembark from the cruise ship and transfer to Aswan International Airport for your departure flight. Bid farewell to Egypt, taking with you unforgettable memories of ancient wonders, vibrant culture, and the timeless beauty of the Nile.
- Accommodation: Enjoy comfortable and well-appointed accommodations throughout the tour, including hotels and a Nile cruise ship.
- Transportation: Experience convenient and comfortable transportation throughout the tour, including airport transfers, domestic flights, and Nile cruise transfers.
- Sightseeing: Discover the wonders of ancient Egypt with guided tours to the Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum, Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple, Valley of the Kings, and other iconic landmarks.
- Nile Cruise: Embark on a luxurious Nile cruise, enjoying scenic views along the river and exploring historic sites such as Edfu Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, and Philae Temple.
- English-Speaking Guide: Benefit from the services of an experienced and knowledgeable English-speaking guide who will provide insights into Egypt's history, culture, and attractions.
- Meals: Indulge in delicious meals, including daily breakfast at hotels and meals during the Nile cruise. Enjoy a mix of international and Egyptian cuisine.
- International Flights: The tour package does not include international flights to and from Egypt.
- Visa Fees: Travelers are responsible for obtaining their Egypt entry visa, including any associated fees.
- Optional Activities: Optional activities, such as hot air balloon rides in Luxor, additional tours, or cultural experiences not mentioned in the itinerary, are not included.
- Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses, such as souvenirs, additional meals, drinks, laundry, or gratuities, are not included in the tour package.
- Travel Insurance: Travelers are advised to have their own travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances, medical expenses, or trip cancellations.