PACKAGE TOURS EGYPT-Rays of Egypt
10 Days

 

 Cairo -Aswan & Luxor with Nile Cruise and Western Desert

 

PACKAGE CONTENT

Day 1

Arrive Cairo
Arrive at Cairo Airport at any time. Where our representative will meet and assist you through customs and then you claim your baggage. You will be transferred to your selected hotel; The day is free for you to spend at your leisure. If you arrive early there are plenty of things to see and do. (Check with our Rep).

Overnight - Cairo Hotel  .                                                                 Included Meals: No Meals.

 

 

Day 2

Full Day Pyramids Tour - Aswan
In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel for exploration of the legendary majestic Pyramids of and Sphinx. Short stop for Lunch (the Guide will recommend you where will have Lunch.) Then visit the Egyptian museum. Then onwards to Sakkara to see the first pyramid ever built - the Step Pyramid of Zosser. Early evening transfer to the rail station Catch train to Aswan.

Overnight - sleeper train .                                                                 Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

 

 

Day 3

Arrive Aswan
Arrive Aswan in the morning, transfer, to your Nile cruises. Check- in is at noon, if/when you arrive earlier, your cabin may not be ready, yet all the public facilities on board are at your disposal. But we will Start to visit The High Dam and its huge lake then take a short ferry ride to the Romantic and Majestic Philae Temple.

Overnight - Nile cruiser .                                                                Included Meals: Breakfast ,Lunch, Dinner.

 

 

Day 4

 Aswan-Kom-Ombo-Edfu
 Optional early morning road excursion to the Temple of Ramses II at Abu Simlbe or time to relax. Late this afternoon, Sail to Kom Ombo. you will take an off-shore excursion to see the temple dedicated to Sobek the Crocodile god and Haroeris the winged god. Continue sailing to Edfu.
where we dock for the night.

 Overnight - Nile cruiser .                                                                 Included Meals: Breakfast ,Lunch, Dinner.

 

 

Day 5

 Luxor
We begin with another excursion in Edfu to visit the Temple of Horus. Then continue sailing to Esna and cross the locks. Continue sailing to Luxor.Early evening option (Sound &Light show at Karnak Temple).

Overnight - Nile cruiser .                                                                 Included Meals: Breakfast ,Lunch, Dinner.

 

 

Day 6

 LUXOR-Cairo
 Early morning There is the option to float over Luxor in a hot air balloon and see area wake up and come alive. Afterwards, we cross to the West Bank, where we’ll see the massive twin seated statues known as the Colossi of Memnon. We’ll then explore the Valleys of the Kings and Queens and the awesome ramped and colonnaded Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Later, a chance to relax before our visit to the colossal Temple of Karnak. Lose yourself in the stone-columned Hypostyle Hall and go crazy with your camera. This is ancient Egypt. Short stop for Lunch (the Guide will recommend you where will have Lunch.) then visit Luxor Temple. Early evening transfer to the rail station to board a sleeper train to Cairo.

Overnight -sleeper train .                                                                 Included Meals: Breakfast .

 

 

Day 7

 Arrive Cairo-Bahariyya-White Desert 
 In the morning, Where you will be met and transferred to Bahariya Oasis by bus via the Desert Road. Transfer to your Hotel. Check-In. In the afternoon, local tour by jeep: visit of the Temple of Ain el-Muftella, a Roman Water Source, the Tomb of Bannantiu, the Temple of Alexander the Great, the Museum of Bahariya where you will find the Golden Mummies, then continue by jeep 4X4 to the White Desert. Vist of the Black Desert and the dune area. We start our climb of a 50meter dune. On the route to Farafra we visit the Crystal Mountain and Have Lunch there, the area of the wonders with the desert roses. We visit El Akabat and then we head to the White Desert. We start exploring the formations and wind carved sculptor. Then the New Desert. In the evening, we have a barbeque dinner and sleep in tents under the stars.

Overnight - White Desert  .                                                              Included Meals: Breakfast ,Lunch, Dinner.

 

 

Day 8

 White Desert-Cairo
Return to Cairo  and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight - White Desert .                                                                 Included Meals: Breakfast ,Lunch .

 

 

Day 9

Cairo
 Start your full day visiting the renowned Citadel that was built by Saladin in the 12th Century and was the seat of power for the following 700 years. On the premises is the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali, one of the landmarks in Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of the city. The Mohammed Ali mosque was built in Turkish style, very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey Short Stop for Lunch then visit of Coptic Cairo (include; Church of Abu Serga where situated the most ancient relics of the Holy Family in Egypt, Hanging Church, and Synagogue of Ben Ezra the oldest Jewish relic in Egypt),In the evening, we'll embark on a Nile River Steamer for an open buffet dinner accompanied by a folkloric Sufi ("whirling dervish") and belly-dancing show.

Overnight - Cairo Hotel  .                                                                 Included Meals: Breakfast  .

 

 

Day10

 Departure Cairo
 
Transfer by private A/C car to airport and assistance through airport formalities for your international departure flight.

End of our services  .                                                                 Included Meals: Breakfast .

 

 

 

 
1 person
From 2 - 5
From 6 - 9
More Than 10
 WHAT YOU SEE . .
   Cairo :
  •  Egyptian Museum /Pyramids of Giza / Saqqara /Citadel / the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali / Coptic Cairo (include; Church of Abu Serga , Hanging Church, and Synagogue of Ben Ezra the oldest Jewish relic in Egypt) .

   Luxor :

  • Valley of the Kings-Valley of the Queens and Hatshipsuit temple & karnak and Luxor temples

   Aswan :

  •  Phalie Temple and High Dam. Kom Ombo and Edfu.

   Western Desert :

  • Bahariya &White Desert & Farafra  .
 INCLUDED SERVICES :
  •  Breakfast daily.
  • All meals aboard felucca cruise.
  • 03 Stars Hotels and Campsite.
  • 01 Night in Baharya on Full board basis.
  • 01 Night in White Desert on Full board basis.
  • 03 Nights in Cairo on Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • 03 Nights on Cruise board; Luxor & Aswan full board – excludes drinks (sight seeing included) .
  • 02 Nights Sleeping Train Cairo/Aswan & Luxor/Cairo.
  • Airport 'Meet & Greet' arrival and departure transfer.
  • Touring of Cairo, Giza, Saqqara, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu & Luxor.
  • All sightseeing tours (Private Tours), including English Egyptologist guide & transfer by a modern air-conditioned van.
  • All relevant transfers in private modern A/C buses.
  • Free SIM card for your cell phone helping you to keep in touch with your home .
 EXCLUDED SERVICES :
  • 1. Visa Entry for Egypt (US$ 15 per passport)
    2. Tipping
    3. All your visits exclude entrance fees
    4. Personal expenses (Laundry, Sauna, telephones…etc)
    5. Any meals not mentioned in the program
    6. Any Optional tours
    7. International airfare
 NOTES:
  • Easter (from 10 April 2010 to 24 April 2010) incurs a supplement of 35%.
  • Christmas & New Year (from 20 Dec 2010 to 06 Jan 2011) incurs a supplement of 45%.
More Information :
 Trip duration
 10 Days
 A/C Van, Nile Cruise, Sleeping Train
 Every Saturday year around 
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