Egypt 9-Day Tour with Cairo, Giza, Abu Simbel, Luxor and Aswan

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Treasures of Egypt tour 09 -day private vacation in Egypt covers Cairo and the major tourist attractions of Egypt visit the Pyramids of Giza, Sakkara & the hidden treasures of Cairo and enjoy sailing on the Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan to discover the wonders of ancient Egypt then visit Abu Simbel, stay at 5 stars hotel and the deluxe Nile cruise. Daily departure Guarantee.Fully guided & private tourVisit the Pyramids Of Giza & SphinxEnjoy Camel Ride at the PyramidsDiscover Old Cairo MosquesDiscover the old churches Visit the Egyptian MuseumVisit Valley of the Kings in LuxorExplore the Karnak & Luxor templeVisit the Ancient Temples on the NileVisit Aswan Main AttractionsVisit Abu Simbel Temples

ItineraryDay 1: Egypt Arrival - Welcome to Egypt Pass By: Cairo International AirportUpon arrival our assistance will meet and assist you to finish all formalities then you will be transferred to your hotel, overnight at hotel in Cairo.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: 5 Stars Hotel Ramses Hilton or Similar Based on B & BDay 2: Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx & Sakkara & MemphisStop At: Gizeh Plateau, Cairo, Cairo GovernorateAfter your breakfast, it’ll be time to begin your tour to the Pyramids and Sphinx, The first visit of the day will be to the Pyramids of Giza,one of the Seven Wonders of the World, built by the pharaohs from the period starting from 2590 BC to 2480 BC.You will have the chance to explore the wonders of the Great Pyramid, get inside the queen Pyramid.You will also discover the secrets of the Sphinx, one of the largest monolith statues in the history of mankind. After enjoying the view and taking your lovely photos you will move to Sakkara, which includes the step pyramid of king Zoser the oldest pyramid in Egypt. After that you will move to Memphis, the first capital of Egypt. Here you’ll see the best and the biggest statue of King Ramses the great, one of the greatest king who ruled Egypt in the new kingdom.Finally, you’ll head back to Cairo for another night at your hotel.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Cairo, Cairo GovernorateThe most conspicuous landmark of Saqqara is the Step Pyramid, the tomb of the third Dynasty ruler Djoser or Zoser, built by Imhotep and thought to be the earliest major stone structure erected in Egypt. The form of the pyramid can be explained as a development of the large mastabas (mud-brick tombs) of the First and Second Dynasties; the six steps, each smaller than the one below, having been produced by the addition to the original mastaba of successive new layers of masonry, accompanied by the enlargement of the lower stages.The Step Pyramid stands 60 meters high and is built of locally quarried clay sandstone of poor quality. You can no longer enter the pyramid due to safety issues. The chambers and passages in the interior of the pyramid served partly for the burial of close relatives of the King (in particular those of his sons who died in childhood) and partly for storing grave-goods for the use of the deadDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Memphis Museum, Cairo, Cairo GovernorateMemphis was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit RahinaDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Lunch: Includes Breakfast and Lunch • BreakfastAccommodation included: 5 Stars Hotel Ramses Hilton or Similar Based on B & BDay 3: Explore Cairo the Egyptian Museum & Old Cairo & BazaarStop At: Egyptian Antiquities Museum, Cairo, Cairo GovernorateThe Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storeroomsDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo, Cairo GovernorateKhan el-Khalili is a major souk in the historic center of Islamic Cairo. The bazaar district is one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Coptic Cairo, Cairo, Cairo GovernorateCoptic Cairo is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress, the Coptic Museum, the Hanging Church, the Greek Church of St. George and many other Coptic churches and historical sites. It is believed in Christian tradition that the Holy Family visited this area and stayed at the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga).[1] Coptic Cairo was a stronghold for Christianity in Egypt until the Islamic era, though most of the current buildings of the churches in Coptic Cairo were built after the Muslim conquest of Egypt in the 7th century.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: 5 Stars Hotel Ramses Hilton or Similar Based on B & BDay 4: Cruising the Nile From Luxor to Aswan - Flight IncludedStop At: Temple of Karnak, Luxor, Nile River ValleyKarnak Temple is a vast temple complex in Luxor dedicated primarily to Amun and dating from as early as 2000 BC. It is an impressive sight, and second only to the Great Pyramids in popularity.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor, Nile River ValleyLuxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor and was constructed approximately 1400 BCE. In the Egyptian language it is known as ipet resyt, "the southern sanctuary"Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Stay 4 Nights on Board of 5 stars Nile cruise similar to Nile Premium or Steigenberger Minerva Day 5: Explore the Valley of the Kings Meet the Pharaohs With Temples & MemnonStop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Nile River ValleyThe Valley of the Kings, also known as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings, is a valley in Egypt The valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes, within the heart of the Theban Necropolis. The wadi consists of two valleys, East Valley and West Valley.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Luxor, Nile River ValleyMortuary Temple of Hatshepsut. ... Built for the Eighteenth Dynasty pharaoh Hatshepsut, it is located beneath the cliffs at Deir el-Bahari on the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Colossi of Memnon, Luxor, Nile River ValleyThe Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned in Egypt during the Dynasty XVIII. For the past 3,400 years, they have stood in the Theban Necropolis, located west of the River Nile from the modern city of Luxor.Duration: 40 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Stay 4 Nights on Board of 5 stars Nile cruise similar to Nile Premium or Steigenberger Minerva Day 6: Discover Temple of The Nile -Edfu & Kom Ombo temple and Crocodile Mummies MuseumStop At: Temple of Horus at Edfu, Edfu, Nile River ValleyTemple of Horus, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful and preserved Temples in Egypt, edfu temple dates back to Ptolemaic timeDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Temple of Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo, Aswan Governorate, Nile River ValleyThe Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple in the town of Kom Ombo in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt. It was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty, 180–47 BC. ... The southern half of the temple was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world with Hathor and KhonsuDuration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: on Board of 5 stars Nile cruise similar to Nile Premium or Steigenberger Minerva Day 7: Visit Aswan & Abu Simbel Temples Stop At: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel, Aswan Governorate, Nile River ValleyThe Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel, a village in Nubia, Upper Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km southwest of AswanDuration: 5 hoursStop At: Temple of Philae, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River ValleyPhilae is an island in the reservoir of the Aswan Low Dam, downstream of the Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser, Egypt. Philae was originally located near the expansive First Cataract of the Nile in Upper Egypt and was the site of an Egyptian temple complexDuration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: 5 Stars deluxe Cruise Day 8: From Aswan to Cairo by Flight Included Stop At: Cairo International AirportAfter breakfast on your cruise on the cruise check out and fly back to Cairo. Upon arrival to Cairo you will be transferred to your hotel for relaxing in Cairo.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 5 Stars Hotel in Cairo Day 9: Final Departure From the Hotel in Cairo to the Airport Stop At: Tourism Cairo Office - Cairo Airport, Cairo, Cairo Governoratetransfer to Cairo international airport for final departure around the clockDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What's included

  • 8x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • 6x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Breakfast
  • Buffet lunch on the cruise
  • Lunch during the tour in authentic restaurant
  • Dinner on the cruise only
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Pick up from the airport and drop off according to your flight details (Around the clock)
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Accommodation 5 stars hotel
  • 5 stars Deluxe Nile cruise
  • Entry/Admission - Gizeh Plateau
  • Entry/Admission - Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
  • Entry/Admission - Memphis Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Egyptian Antiquities Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Khan Al-Khalili
  • Entry/Admission - Coptic Cairo
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
  • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
  • Entry/Admission - Colossi of Memnon
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Horus at Edfu
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Kom Ombo
  • Entry/Admission - Abu Simbel Temple Complex
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
  • Entry/Admission - Cairo International Airport

What's not included

  • Gratuities

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1: Egypt Arrival - Welcome to Egypt Pass By: Cairo International Airport Upon arrival our assistance will meet and assist you to finish all formalities then you will be transferred to your hotel, overnight at hotel in Cairo. No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: 5 Stars Hotel Ramses Hilton or Similar Based on B & B

Day 2: Day 2: Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx & Sakkara & Memphis Stop At: Gizeh Plateau, Cairo, Cairo Governorate After your breakfast, it’ll be time to begin your tour to the Pyramids and Sphinx, The first visit of the day will be to the Pyramids of Giza,one of the Seven Wonders of the World, built by the pharaohs from the period starting from 2590 BC to 2480 BC.You will have the chance to explore the wonders of the Great Pyramid, get inside the queen Pyramid. You will also discover the secrets of the Sphinx, one of the largest monolith statues in the history of mankind. After enjoying the view and taking your lovely photos you will move to Sakkara, which includes the step pyramid of king Zoser the oldest pyramid in Egypt. After that you will move to Memphis, the first capital of Egypt. Here you’ll see the best and the biggest statue of King Ramses the great, one of the greatest king who ruled Egypt in the new kingdom. Finally, you’ll head back to Cairo for another night at your hotel. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Cairo, Cairo Governorate The most conspicuous landmark of Saqqara is the Step Pyramid, the tomb of the third Dynasty ruler Djoser or Zoser, built by Imhotep and thought to be the earliest major stone structure erected in Egypt. The form of the pyramid can be explained as a development of the large mastabas (mud-brick tombs) of the First and Second Dynasties; the six steps, each smaller than the one below, having been produced by the addition to the original mastaba of successive new layers of masonry, accompanied by the enlargement of the lower stages. The Step Pyramid stands 60 meters high and is built of locally quarried clay sandstone of poor quality. You can no longer enter the pyramid due to safety issues. The chambers and passages in the interior of the pyramid served partly for the burial of close relatives of the King (in particular those of his sons who died in childhood) and partly for storing grave-goods for the use of the dead Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Memphis Museum, Cairo, Cairo Governorate Memphis was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Lunch: Includes Breakfast and Lunch • Breakfast Accommodation included: 5 Stars Hotel Ramses Hilton or Similar Based on B & B

Day 3: Day 3: Explore Cairo the Egyptian Museum & Old Cairo & Bazaar Stop At: Egyptian Antiquities Museum, Cairo, Cairo Governorate The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo, Cairo Governorate Khan el-Khalili is a major souk in the historic center of Islamic Cairo. The bazaar district is one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Coptic Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate Coptic Cairo is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress, the Coptic Museum, the Hanging Church, the Greek Church of St. George and many other Coptic churches and historical sites. It is believed in Christian tradition that the Holy Family visited this area and stayed at the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga).[1] Coptic Cairo was a stronghold for Christianity in Egypt until the Islamic era, though most of the current buildings of the churches in Coptic Cairo were built after the Muslim conquest of Egypt in the 7th century. Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch Accommodation included: 5 Stars Hotel Ramses Hilton or Similar Based on B & B

Day 4: Day 4: Cruising the Nile From Luxor to Aswan - Flight Included Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Luxor, Nile River Valley Karnak Temple is a vast temple complex in Luxor dedicated primarily to Amun and dating from as early as 2000 BC. It is an impressive sight, and second only to the Great Pyramids in popularity. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor, Nile River Valley Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor and was constructed approximately 1400 BCE. In the Egyptian language it is known as ipet resyt, "the southern sanctuary" Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Stay 4 Nights on Board of 5 stars Nile cruise similar to Nile Premium or Steigenberger Minerva

Day 5: Day 5: Explore the Valley of the Kings Meet the Pharaohs With Temples & Memnon Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Nile River Valley The Valley of the Kings, also known as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings, is a valley in Egypt The valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes, within the heart of the Theban Necropolis. The wadi consists of two valleys, East Valley and West Valley. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Luxor, Nile River Valley Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut. ... Built for the Eighteenth Dynasty pharaoh Hatshepsut, it is located beneath the cliffs at Deir el-Bahari on the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Luxor, Nile River Valley The Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned in Egypt during the Dynasty XVIII. For the past 3,400 years, they have stood in the Theban Necropolis, located west of the River Nile from the modern city of Luxor. Duration: 40 minutes Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Stay 4 Nights on Board of 5 stars Nile cruise similar to Nile Premium or Steigenberger Minerva

Day 6: Day 6: Discover Temple of The Nile -Edfu & Kom Ombo temple and Crocodile Mummies Museum Stop At: Temple of Horus at Edfu, Edfu, Nile River Valley Temple of Horus, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful and preserved Temples in Egypt, edfu temple dates back to Ptolemaic time Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Temple of Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple in the town of Kom Ombo in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt. It was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty, 180–47 BC. ... The southern half of the temple was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world with Hathor and Khonsu Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: on Board of 5 stars Nile cruise similar to Nile Premium or Steigenberger Minerva

Day 7: Day 7: Visit Aswan & Abu Simbel Temples Stop At: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel, a village in Nubia, Upper Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km southwest of Aswan Duration: 5 hours Stop At: Temple of Philae, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley Philae is an island in the reservoir of the Aswan Low Dam, downstream of the Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser, Egypt. Philae was originally located near the expansive First Cataract of the Nile in Upper Egypt and was the site of an Egyptian temple complex Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: 5 Stars deluxe Cruise

Day 8: Day 8: From Aswan to Cairo by Flight Included Stop At: Cairo International Airport After breakfast on your cruise on the cruise check out and fly back to Cairo. Upon arrival to Cairo you will be transferred to your hotel for relaxing in Cairo. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: 5 Stars Hotel in Cairo

Day 9: Day 9: Final Departure From the Hotel in Cairo to the Airport Stop At: Tourism Cairo Office - Cairo Airport, Cairo, Cairo Governorate transfer to Cairo international airport for final departure around the clock Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.