8 Days | 7 Nights
Ahlan Wa Sahlan – welcome to Egypt! You have arrived in Cairo. It is a fascinating city and home to the mighty Nile, the longest and the most vital river in the world. Try to check some floating restaurants, river cruise boats, or experience the lively Khan El Khalili Bazaar. In the evening you will meet your tour leader and the rest of the group.
You will be picked up by our representative at your hotel and transferred to enjoy the tour of the Giza Pyramids. Khufu's pyramid is the northernmost and largest of the three. In classical antiquity, it was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and is the only one to have survived. Khephren's monument can be easily identified by the casing stones that still cling to its pointed top. The much smaller pyramid of Mycerinus had not been completed by the time of the king's death. The Great Sphinx is part of the funerary complex of Khephren. Tour to the Valley Temple. Proceed to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities near Tahrir Square in Cairo. It houses the world’s largest, most precious, and rare collection of genuine artifacts, over 250,000 pieces are displayed dating back to 5000. Later in the evening, meet your tour leader and board an overnight sleeper train bound to Aswan. Travel to Aswan is approximately 13 hours.
Our representative will meet and assist you at Aswan. Accompanied by your Egyptologist guide to explore the city of Aswan including the High Dam, Egypt's modern example of construction on a monumental scale. The controversial Aswan High Dam contains 18 times the amount of material used in the Great Pyramid of Khufu and created Lake Nasser, the world's largest artificial lake. Continue to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which was made out of red granite and was dedicated to the god Amun Ra. You'll visit a local Nubian family to have a home-cooked dinner. Overnight at Aswan.
No other service was provided. You will have free day of leisure on your own to enjoy and explore other historical sites or add an optional tour such as the Abu Simbel tour or you may just relax and stay calm at the hotel. Overnight at Aswan.
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Our representative will pick up you at your hotel or cruise in Luxor. You’ll start an overnight trip along the Nile River aboard a felucca or Egyptian traditional sailboat. Enjoy your lunch and be amazed by the beauty of the Nile River and breath some fresh air. Dinner on board and overnight at the felucca boat.
Disembark at your felucca boat then continue to Luxor by road and take a wonderful tour to Karnak Temples, which are the largest structures ever build in the history of mankind. The principal building is that of the god Amun Ra, which is the melting pot of religion and politics. Transfer to your hotel in Luxor to check in and overnight.
Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Our representative will meet you and the tour starts by crossing the River Nile to Luxor West Bank. First, pay a visit to the Colossi of Memnon. The first monument one encounters on a visit to the west bank of Luxor is the site of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III. The temple itself has all but completely disappeared, but the colossal twin statues of the king, which once stood proudly in front of the entrance to the temple, are still there to greet the visitor. Continue to see the magnificent Valley of the Kings. The most concentration of royal tombs in Ancient Egypt. It is where cut in rocks tombs for 62 famous kings of the New Kingdom, all are highly decorated and filled with priceless artwork. Free leisure in the afternoon at Luxor Museum on your own. In the evening, you will board again an overnight sleeper train from Luxor to Cairo.
Have breakfast and arrive in Cairo where your tour ends. You may depart from Cairo at any time.