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Luxury Travel Egypt

EGYPT

Cairo, Alexandria, Nile Cruise and more...

Day 1 - Arrival to Cairo

You will be met, greeted and assisted at Cairo International Airport by your coordinator followed by an escort by deluxe A/C vehicle to Four Seasons At The First Residence (or similar) where you will be assisted at check-in and being reviewed with your booked holiday itinerary in Egypt.

Day 2 - Full Day Tour Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis & Sakkara

You will be picked up from your hotel by your guide, to enjoy a great excursion to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of Chephren and visit the Valley Temple. Move to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser. Then proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant. After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx of Memphis.

Meals: lunch meal to be served at a local restaurant

Day 3 - Luxor

Check out from your hotel in Cairo and check in on the 5 stars deluxe Sonesta S Geroge (or similar) for 4 nights stay on board. Lunch to be served on board. After lunch, upon arrival to Luxor, you will visit Luxor Temple which it was built by Amenhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramesses II during the 19th Dynasty. King Ramses II was the most famous king in the 19th Dynasty. He ruled Egypt for about 67 years. It was dedicated to the great god Amun-Ra, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu together representing the Theban Triad. Enjoy visiting Obelisk of Ramses II in front of the 1st Pylon. Also, you will visit the Karnak Temple. You will have dinner on board, after dinner, you will have a belly dance and folkloric show. Overnight in Luxor.

Meals: breakfast at the hotel – lunch & dinner on board the cruise

The Great Pyramid of Giza
Four Seasons Hotel Egypt
The Great Sphinx, Egypt

Day 4- Esna

Morning breakfast on the cruise followed by the visit of the West Bank where you will visit the Valley of the Kings, the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial, there are many kings buried in this valley. The most known tombs are King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tut-Ankh-Amon, King Ramssess VI, King Mrenptah and AmonhotepII. Move on to visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty (approximately 1490-1469 B.C), the only Pharaonic woman who reigned ancient Egypt. You will pass by the colossi of Memnon which are remains of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Disco and music night in the evening. Overnight in Esna.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on board the cruise

Day 5 - Edfu / Kom Ombo

Breakfast on board and sail to Edfu where you will visit Horus Temple which is dedicated to the falcon-headed God Horus, and considered the best preserved of all Egypt’s temples. The dramatic temple dates from the reign of Cleopatra VII and was built of sandstone between 237 BCE and 57 BCE. You will see the gigantic granite statue of the falcon god in the main courtyard, and the statues of gods and pharaohs at the entrance. Explore the inner sanctuary, and learn more about the most significant deities from Ancient Egypt. Sail to Kom Ombo where you will visit the Temple shared by two Gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo Visit the unusual Double Temple dedicated to both the crocodile God Sobek and the God Horus. Located on the banks of the Nile, Kom Ombo was built during the Ptolemaic dynasty, with additions during the Roman Period. While much of the temple has been destroyed by earthquakes, the ruins are spectacular, and some of the 300 crocodile mummies discovered in the vicinity are displayed inside the temple. In the evening, you will have a galabeya party. Overnight in Kom Ombo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on board the cruise

Day 6 - Aswan

You will sail to Aswan and have breakfast on board, then you will visit the High Dam which is an engineering miracle built in 1960 to protect Egypt from annual floods from the Nile. Afterward, you will visit the majestic Philae Temple which was built in honor of the Goddess Isis, the chief deity of Philae Island. After lunch on board, we will sail in a felucca to see the botanical gardens. After dinner on board, you will have a day on leisure. Overnight in Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on board the cruise

Day 7 - Aswan / Cairo / Alexandria

Breakfast and check out from the cruise followed by transfer to Aswan Airport for domestic flight to Cairo and the representative will pick you up from the airport, and then transfer to Alexandria and check in at San Stefano Hotel.

Meals: Lunch meal to be served at local restaurant in Alexandria

Egypt Private Tour Itinerary Package
Secret Room King Tut Ankh Amon Tomb
Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan

Day 8 - Alexandria / Cairo

After having breakfast at the hotel, the guide will pick you up San Stefano to enjoy the first visit Pompey's Pillar. It was constructed in honor of Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century. Originally from the temple of the Serapis, it was once a magnificent structure rivaling the Soma and the Caesarean. Then you drive to visit the Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock. Lunch at local restaurant in Alexandria, and then we proceed to see the Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria than to Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Finally, you will be taken to Cairo to check in to four seasons the first residence.

Day 9 - Full Day Tour Egyptian Museum, Citadel, Mosque & Bazaar

After having breakfast at the hotel, the representative will pick you up to enjoy a visit to the most interesting museum, the Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 overwhelming artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Then proceed to visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside the Citadel of Salah El-Din. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Continue driving to the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar.

Meals: Lunch meal to be served at a local restaurant

Luxor Temple Tour
Nile Cruise Tour Egypt
Luxor Temple, Egypt

Day 10 - Coptic, Cairo

After having breakfast and rest for a while, the representative will pick you up. The area is known to the Egyptians as Masr al-Qadima and stretches down to the sub-area often called Coptic Cairo. Again, appropriate dress covering the body including shoulders and legs is required for entering both Coptic and Islamic monuments. The Coptic Museum Here is the Coptic Museum, founded in 1908 and it is advisable that we visit this first, for an orientation of the area. Just southwest of here is the Hanging Church (The Church of the Virgin Mary), built into the walls of the Water Gate of the Roman fortress. It is possibly the oldest Christian church in Egypt, dating to around the 4th Century. From here, the possibility exists that one must exit the first entrance due to construction work in the area and head up Mar Girgis north a few steps to a second entrance. This entrance leads into the Monastery and Church of St. George. This is not an old church, dating only from 1909, but there has been a church in Coptic Cairo dedicated to the Martyr since the 10th century. Turn left outside the door to St. George and the path leads to the Church of St. Sergius (Abu Serga), which legend has it is built atop one of the sites where the Holy Family rested on their flight from Herod. Continuing on this path brings one first to the Ben Ezra Synagogue, which is Egypt's oldest and dates to the 9th Century. Past that is St. Barbara, named for the young girl who was martyred for trying to convert her father to Christianity. There is also a gate that leads to the Greek Orthodox cemetery, which surrounds the complex to the east.

Day 11 - Cairo

After having breakfast and rest for a while, the representative will pick you up to transfer you to Cairo international airport to catch your international flight to next destination.

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