Day 1: CAIRO: Arrive Cairo airport. Meet & Assistance then transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free for own activities. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 2: CAIRO: After Breakfast start city tour visit the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Lunch in local restaurant. After that excursion to visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World: the Pyramids of Giza (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus), Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at the Sphinx - a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren and The Valley Temple.Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 3: CAIRO/LUXOR
(Sat, Mon or Thu):
After breakfast transfer to Airport
and flight to Luxor.
Day 4: LUXOR: Breakfast. Visit the West Bank including: Valley of the Kings (Is a valley in Egypt where for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, tombs were constructed for the kings and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom; the Colossi of Memnon (The two colossi are made of sandstone, which during ancient times was brought from Gabal El Silselah. Each colossus, including the pedestal and the crown, is about 21m tall and represents King Amenhotep III seating on his throne, wearing the Memes, or royal headdress, with the divine cobra protecting his forehead. On the sides of the colossi there is a representation of the Nile god Hapi, bending together the lotus and the papyrus plants, symbolizing the union of Upper and Lower Egypt) and Temple of Queen Hatshepsute (Hatshepsut was the fifth Pharaoh of the18th-dynasty who was one of the handful of female rulers in Ancient Egypt. Her reign was the longest of all the female pharaohs. Her funerary temple still stands as a tribute to her incredible rise to power). Lunch on board After, sail to Edfu. Full on board , Dinner overnight on board.
Day 5:EDFU/KOM OMBO : Arrive Edfu, Visit Edfu Temple (Lies in Edfu town, 123 km north of Aswan on the west bank of the Nile. It dates to the Ptolemaic period. It was dedicated to the worship of god Hours represented as a falcon. It is one of the most beautiful Egyptian temples, distinguished by its huge splendid structure that blends Pharaonic and Greek architecture. Lunch. Sail to Kom Ombo. Arrive & visit Kom ombo temple. Visit the Kom-Ombo Temple (Located in Kom Ombo town, 45 km north of Aswan. It is built on a hillside overlooking the Nile. This temple was constructed in the Ptolemaic Roman era for the worship of god Haroeris and Sobek, the crocodile god. It is noted for relief engravings on its walls which show ancient surgical tools, bone saws and dentistry tools. Nearby there are three mummified crocodiles. Sail to Aswan. Afternoon Tea. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 6: ASWAN: After breakfast shore excursion to visit, Philae Temple (The Temple of Isis is one of the greatest Temples in Egypt and it occupies about a quarter of the island. It is the main Temple on the island, with its huge, complete, pylons and beautiful scenes), High Dam (One of the most outstanding architectural achievements of the twentieth century. It was constructed to replace the old Aswan dam built in 1902 to protect Egypt from the floods as well as providing irrigation and electricity all over Egypt.). Lunch. Continue to the Unfinished Obelisk, you can see innumerable inscriptions in the area around the quarries. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 7: ASWAN/CAIRO: After breakfast Felucca ride passing by the botanical garden and visit mausoleum of Aga khan, then lunch. Afternoon flight back to Cairo. Transfer to the hotel, overnight.
Day 8: CAIRO: After breakfast Transfer to airport for final departure. End of services.
Mandatory gala dinner for Christmas, New Years Eve and Easter.
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