Arrive Cairo: Tuesday – Thursday
Day 1 – Cairo
Upon arrival to Cairo, You’ll be met by our representative in Cairo and assisted with visa and customs formalities. Proceed to check in at your 5-star hotel.
Day 2 – Cairo (Pyramids, Sakkara, and Memphis)
After breakfast your private Egyptologist tour guide and driver will pick you up and start your tour. Drive to Giza and visit the Pyramids. See the Great Pyramid, a royal burial chamber and the Sphinx. Continue to Memphis, capital of the pharaohs during the Old Kingdom. Visit the recumbent statue of Ramses II and the 80-ton alabaster sphinx.. Lunch en route; Continue to Sakkara to see the prototype of the Pyramids, the Step Pyramid, built for the 3rd Dynasty pharaoh Djoser by the exalted architect Imhotep. Return to your hotel and overnight. (B, L)
Day 3 – Cairo/ Alexandria (Montazah Gardens, Catacomb, Pompi Pillar, the Library of Alexandria)
After breakfast, transfer to Alexandria, start your tour to Alexandria with visit El Montazah gardens, where you will have the opportunity to see, from outside only, The Montazah palace; originally built in 1892, the palace dates from 1926 and was the summer home of the Egyptian Royal family.
Then continue to the Catacomb (Kom El Shuqqafa), a remarkable example of the Alexandrian blend of Greco-Roman and Egyptian styles carved into 100ft of solid rock. Visit the Pompi Pillar.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Next stop will visit the newly opened Library of Alexandria. Apart from the main library, the complex will include a library for the blind, a young people’s library, the Alexandria Conference Center, a science museum, a planetarium, a Restoration and Conservation Laboratory, and the Hall of Fame.
Transfer to your hotel in Alexandria, overnight at hotel. (B, L)
Day 4 – Alexandria / Cairo (Greco-Roman Theatre, Qaitbay Citadel)
Breakfast at hotel, visit the Fort and Citadel of Qait Bey. Built in the 15th century by sultan Ashraf Qait Bey, legend tells the fort was built with stones from the Pharos Lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It now houses a navel museum. Visit the Greco-Roman Theatre discovered in the year 1960.
Lunch at local restaurant. Return back to Cairo. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo. (B, L)
Day 5 – Luxor – East bank (Karnak & Luxor Temple)
In the morning, depart Cairo by air to Luxor for embarkation on your Nile Cruise. Lunch on board.
In the afternoon you will visit the great Luxor Temple and the magnificent Karnak Temple of Amun with its famous Hypostyle Hall and the 134 huge columns, the Statue of Ramses II, the Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut and the Sacred Lake. Overnight in Luxor (B, L, D)
Day 6 – Luxor – West Bank (Valley of the kings, Hatshepsut, Memnon)
In the morning your sightseeing in Luxor includes the West Bank (Thebes) where some of the richest treasures in the world exists, including the Tomb of Tut Ankh Amun (optional) and other royal tombs including Ramses VI in the Valley of the Kings, you will be able to visit some of these tombs, Visit Hatshepsut funerary temple at Dier El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Visit Gold Institute on your way
back to the cruise for lunch, In the afternoon you will sail through the locks of Esna to Edfu, dinner on board and Overnight. (B, L, D)
Day 7 – Cruise (Edfu & Kom-Ombo)
In the morning, visit the Horus Temple of Edfu, one of the three beautiful temples of the Ptolemaic Period. Sail to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the Sobek Temple, dedicated to the two gods, which offers beautiful murals and reliefs. Sail to Aswan and Overnight (B, L, D)
Day 8 – Aswan (Felucca ride and Nubian village)
Breakfast, In the afternoon you will sail on an Egyptian felucca around Elephantine Island and the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener Island and the Agha Khan Mausoleum and visit the Nubian village. Overnight in Aswan (B, L, D)
Day 9 – Aswan (High Dam, Philae temple, Unfinished Obelisk)/ Cairo
Breakfast, Disembarks from the ship, visit the High Dam, and the Granite Quarries and the Philae Temple.
You will be transferred to Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo, upon arrival you will be met by Triple P Travel representative and transfer to your hotel for overnight. (B)
Day 10 – Cairo (Egyptian Museum, Citadel, Old Cairo)
After breakfast visit the Egyptian Museum, this houses a magnificent collection of Pharaonic antiquities, especially the golden treasures of Tut Ankh Amun. Continue to visit the citadel of Salah El Din, and the Mohammed Ali Mosque situated high above the city, lunch en route. Continue to visit the Church of Abu Serga, Moallaqa Church (Hanging Church) and Ben Ezra Synagogue, the oldest Jewish synagogue in Egypt. Lunch en route. Overnight at hotel. (B, L)
Day 11 – Finale departure
Breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport for finale departure. (B)
What’s Not Included
|From October 2021 – April 2022
Except Christmas, new year and Easter period
|Package p.p. in DBL
Above rates are valid through above mentioned dates, rates are subject to change in case of changing
governmental sales tax, governmental fuel prices, entrance fees or any other governmental related.
|HOTELS and CRUISES
|Fairmont Nile City
|Steigenberger Cecil hotel
(Square/sea view room)
Steigenberger Cecil hotel
(Sea view room)
|M/S Blue Shadow
|M/S Premium Nile cruise