Egypt: Marvels of Ancient Egypt

$1.200,00

TOUR SUMMARY

The ancient Egyptians have left behind a legacy of incredible monuments, monuments that have captivated people for centuries. From the majestic Great Pyramid of Giza to the awe-inspiring Temple of Karnak, these incredible structures still inspire awe and wonder in modern-day visitors. But the marvels of Ancient Egypt don’t end there. Nile cruise is an unbeatable way to explore the wonders of Ancient Egypt. From the majestic temples of Luxor to the stunning tombs of the Valley of the Kings, a Nile cruise offers travelers an unforgettable way to experience the wonders of Ancient Egypt. if you’re looking for an unforgettable way to explore the wonders of Ancient Egypt, a Nile cruise may be the perfect option for you.

$1.200,00
$1.200,00
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ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival Cairo

Welcome to our beloved country Egypt! Arrival at Cairo International Airport, our representative will meet you at the airport reception and assistance to get the visa, pass passport control, and transfer to the selected hotel. 
Overnight: Cairo

Day 2: Cairo

Giza Pyramids Complex
Morning after breakfast, get ready to experience the icons of ancient Egypt, with Egyptologist tour guide on an excursion to the Giza Pyramids Complex, where you can see the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Pyramid of Khafre, the Pyramid of Menkaure, and the Great Sphinx. The pyramids are the only remaining wonders of the ancient world. Leaving the Pyramids of Giza, we stop at a government supervised papyrus emporium where you can buy genuine papyrus at quite reasonable prices.
Egyptian Museum
Continuing to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. It houses the world’s largest, most precious, and rare collection of genuine artifacts, over 250,000 pieces are displayed dating back to 5,000 years including an exhibit of the treasure collection of king Tutankhamen that had been sealed in his tomb for more than 3500 years and undiscovered until the early 20th century.
Old Cairo
In Old Cairo we view the Hanging Church, the Abu Serga Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue.  The rest of the day is free to relax or discover the pyramids area at night in the presence of Sound & Light Show (optional excursion).

Overnight: Cairo | Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Cairo – Aswan – Nile Cruise

You will start flight from Cairo to Aswan early morning. Arrive and board the 5-star Deluxe Nile cruise ship with time to freshen up, before begins to visit the High Dam of Aswan.
Aswan High Dam
Our tour guide will explain how the construction of the dam and subsequent creation of Lake Nasser required the relocation of the Nubian people and several important historical monuments, including Abu Simbel, which you have the opportunity to visit tomorrow (optional excursion).
Philae Temple
Afterwards, take a short boat trip to Agilkia Island to explore the Philae Temple which is dedicated to the goddess Isis. Built during the Ptolemaic Kingdom (305 BC to 30 BC), the temple is dedicated to Isis, one of ancient Egypt’s oldest goddesses! Widely considered one of the most beautiful temple complexes in Egypt, Philae Temple is sure to astound those who visit.
Overnight: Nile Cruise | Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 4: Aswan – Kom Ombo – Edfu

Abu Simbel temples (optional excursion)
Early morning, enjoy the opportunity to join the optional excursion to the temples of Abu Simbel, two massive temples in southern Egypt. Part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the “Nubian Monuments”, these iconic temples were carved out of the mountainside in the 13th century BC, during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II. Back to the Nile cruise ship in Aswan.
Kom-Ombo Temple
Continues tour with sailing to Kom-Ombo to visit to the Temple of Kom-Ombo. The city’s temple is dedicated to two deities: the crocodile god Sobek, and the falcon god Harwer (Horus the Elder).
The temple has a unique design. Because it is dedicated to two gods, it has two parallel axial passages running through its columned halls, terminating in two sanctuaries, one for each. The southern axis (on the right) is Sobek’s, and the northern (on the left) Harwer’s. Continue Nile Cruise sailing to Edfu.
Overnight: Nile Cruise | Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 5:  Edfu – Luxor

Edfu Temple
Early morning, visit Temple of Edfu is one of the most striking and complete of ancient Egyptian temples and is dedicated to the worship of the god Horus. Situated on the western bank of the Nile, its construction began during the reign of Ptolemy III (246–221 BC) in 237 BC but was completed in the reign of Ptolemy XII (80–51 BC) in 57 BC, 180 years later. Continue sailing to Luxor.
Karnak Temple
Arrive Luxor and start tour to the East Bank of Luxor. Experience the incredible Karnak Temple Complex which is part of the ancient city of Thebes. Dedicated to the powerful ram-headed god Amun, it offers a vast mix of temples, chapels, statues and obelisks.
Luxor Temple
Next, explore Luxor Temple, a place of worship that is dedicated to three gods: Amun, his wife Mut and his son Khons. Together these temples and gods were key players in the great Opet Festival which was held each year during the flood season.
Overnight: Nile Cruise | Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 6: Luxor – Cairo

Early morning you can make unparalleled adventure in the world, you can, through a Hot air balloon, watch the ancient Egyptian civilization from above and take amazing pictures that will always remain with you for life, reminding you of this amazing experience that you will not forget (optional excursion).
Valley of the King
Breakfast on board and disembark. Then our Tour Guide will meet you and tour starts by crossing the River Nile to Luxor West Bank, to see the magnificent Valley of the King’s. The most concentration of royal tombs in Ancient Egypt. It is where cut in rocks tombs for 62 famous kings of New Kingdom, they all are highly decorated and filled with priceless artwork.
Hatshepsut Temple
Continue to visit the Hatshepsut temple (Deir El Bahary), built and named after the powerful Queen Hatshepsut the only woman who ascended the throne of Egypt in ancient times. Steep cliff in the shape of a horseshoe forms a natural background to two monumental buildings standing side by side, each belonging to a different period.
Colossi of Memnon
Complete your day by marveling at the great 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.

The end of the day transfer to Luxor Airport for your flight back to Cairo. Transfer to your hotel in Cairo and check-in.
Overnight: Cairo| Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Departure Cairo

Morning, get your breakfast, at a prearranged time transfer to Cairo airport for departure.
Pharaohs Tours wishes you a safe journey home and welcomes you when you return again very soon on a new Egyptian adventure tour.
Meals: Breakfast

– Tour Duration: 7 Days | 6 Nights
– Tour Types: Private

INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSION

Included:
– Meet & assist at Cairo Airport.
– 3 nights at 4-star hotel accommodation.
– 3 nights’ accommodation on a Nile cruise ship
– 6 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners (Vegetarian options available for all meals on request).
– Modern air-conditioned private vehicle.
– Internal flight from Cairo to Aswan and return.
– Qualified Egyptologist guide.
– All service charges and taxes.
Excluded:
– International flights and Entry visa Egypt.
– Travel insurance.
– Gratuities.
– Entrance fees for sightseeing:
01- Pyramids: 360 LE
02- Egyptian Museum: 300 LE
03- High Dam: 200 LE
04- Philae Temple: 300 LE
05- Kom Ombo Temple: 240 LE
06- Edfu Temple: 300 LE
07- Karnak Temple: 300 LE
08- Luxor Temple: 260 LE
09- Valley of the King: 400 LE
10- Hatshepsut Temple: 240 LE

ADDITIONAL INFO

– Not wheelchair accessible.
– Wear comfortable walking shoes and sun protection is recommended.
– The entry visa to Egypt costs for non-restricted nationalities 25 $USD per person upon arrival.
– Prices are upon request for the period 23 December to 08 January (Christmas & New Year), 16 to 25 Apr (Easter).

CANCELLATION POLICY

– For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the – tour’s start time.
– Cut-off times are based on the tour’s local time.
– This tour requires good weather. If your tour is canceled due to inclement weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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