Your Best of Egypt Tour Begins
Regardless of when your airline arrives, we will have a representative from our firm and a driver waiting for you at the airport. A contemporary air-conditioned car will take you to your hotel, where they will help you with your bags. Following check-in, your tour manager will meet with you to go through your schedule and answer any questions you may have. Also, he will make sure that your different tour pick-up times are set, so you may go about your day as you like. Let us treat you to a complimentary "Welcome" drink on us.
Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum
Your first stop will be the Pyramids of Giza, where you can see the famous Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus pyramids, as well as the Great Sphinx and the Valley Temple. After that, you'll be taken to the Egyptian Museum, where you can look at thousands of objects from over 5,000 years ago. The "Enter the Mummies Room" of Tutankhamen's tomb has a number of ancient mummies that you can see for yourself. After you're done, you'll be taken back to your hotel for the night
Fly to Luxor for Nile Cruise - Karnak and Luxor Temples
After breakfast and check-out of your Cairo hotel, a representative from our company will drive you to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Luxor. After landing in Luxor, you will be met by a representative and transported to your Nile Cruise in a private air-conditioned vehicle. Arrival before to 12:00 o'clock is required for this trip. At Karnak Temple Complex, you will see the world's biggest man-made structures, which were constructed on Luxor's east bank. It was believed that Amun Ra's temple was the earthly home of the gods, and as such, the original edifice was constructed during the middle kingdom, but there are allusions to structures that date back to the 3rd dynasty. To end your tour of Luxor, you'll stop at a 12th-dynasty temple created by one of those monarchs and completed by Ramses II, the most famous pharaoh of Egypt. This temple, like Karnak, was devoted to Amun Re, Egypt's most important deity, and was situated in the centre of ancient Thebes. You'll be taken back to your ship for some rest and relaxation when your day excursion is over. The personnel will put on an Egyptian folklore entertainment at night. We'll spend the night in Luxor, where we'll have dinner and a bed waiting for us. Having lunch at a neighborhood eatery is an option. The Citadel of Salah El-Din, which served as Egypt's center of authority for more than 700 years, is the next stop on your tour of Cairo's Old City. After that, we'll take you to Khan El Khalili, one of the Middle East's most beautiful bazaars. You'll be taken back to your hotel at the end of the day for a well-deserved rest. Cairo is the place to spend the night.
Luxor West Bank - Sail to Edfu
Nile cruise ship breakfast. In the holy region of Thebes, you'll begin your tour of Luxor's wet bank, including the Valley of the Kings, where ancient Egyptian pharaohs were buried and where the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt were interred. Deir El Bahari, Egypt, is where you'll see the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut next. Because it was completely cut into the mountain, this temple is regarded as one of the finest specimens of ancient Egyptian architecture. The journey concludes with a visit to Amenhotep III's Colossi of Memnon. You'll return to the ship for lunch after that. Free time in the afternoon. We'll have dinner and sleep aboard the ship.
Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples – Sail to Aswan
There is a buffet breakfast on the ship. After that, you and your guide will go on a mystery journey through a realm of mysteries. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is thought to be one of the best preserved temples in all of Egypt. After that, your ship will go back to how it was before. On the way to Kom Ombo, lunch will be served on the ship. In the late afternoon, you'll go to the ancient Egyptian Temple of Kom Ombo, where the gods Sobek and Haroeris were once worshipped. When you get back to your ship, you can eat outside on the sun deck while looking at the beautiful canyon of the Nile. Along its banks, the ancient Egyptian civilization grew and thrived. After the trip, you'll go back to your ship for some well-earned rest and relaxation. Dinner will be served on board during the trip to Aswan. Arrive in Aswan in the evening and stay there for the night.
Sightseeing in Aswan
You'll be able to have a hearty breakfast on your cruise. Egypt's president Gamal Abdel Nasser built the High Dam in 1960 AD to protect Egypt from the Nile flood. It will be one of the most interesting things your Egyptologist tour guide finds in the beautiful city of Aswan. At the end of the day, you'll take a motorboat ride down the Nile River to Agilika Island. There, you can visit the Temple of Philae, which was built during the Gaeco-Roman period and was dedicated to the same-named goddess (mother of god Horus). On your last day in Aswan, you'll go to the Unfinished Obelisk, which is made of red granite and is a monument to the Egyptian god Amun Ra. When your day trip is over, you'll go back to the ship. We'll stop for lunch on the boat. Guests can have afternoon tea on board. Nighttime free time. We will have dinner and spend the night in Aswan.
Disembarkation from Nile Cruise – Fly to Cairo
You can leave after breakfast. Then, you'll be driven to the Aswan Airport, where you'll catch a flight to Cairo. Our Cairo Representative will be waiting for you at Cairo International Airport in a private A/C vehicle to help you check into your hotel. You should spend the night in Cairo. The optional trip to the Abu Simbel Temples comes with a breakfast box from your cruise and check-out. After that, you will be driven to Abu Simbel in a private car with air conditioning. During the 18th Dynasty, when Ay and Horemheb had chapels cut out of the rocks on the hills to the south, the area was called Meha. As soon as you get there, you'll go to the Abu Simbel Temples, which were built by Ramses II. The first and biggest temple was built by Ramesses II. It was dedicated to the god Rahorakhty. On the other hand, the second temple, which was smaller, was for the king and queen Nefertari. After your trip, you'll go back to Aswan at the end of the day (distance takes approx. 03 hrs by car). Then, you'll be driven to the Aswan Airport, where you'll catch a flight to Cairo. When you get to Cairo International Airport, our Cairo Representative will meet you and help you check into your hotel in a private A/C van. You should spend the night in Cairo.
Cairo Int. Airport – Final Departure
After your last breakfast in the Land of the Pharaohs, your tour manager and driver will pick you up and take you to the airport. They'll help you check in and carry your bags, and then it's time to say goodbye. I hope that your trip back is safe and fun.