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Egypt history tour package 9 Days 8 Nights


Experience the majesty of Egypt History tour package 9 Days 8 Nights. Explore the Pyramids at Giza, Dashour and Sakkara & Cairo Museum, Islamic & Coptic Cairo before boarding your river Nile cruiser for 5 Days journey along the Nile from Luxor to Aswan. Explore the great temple of Amun re at Karnak, Valley of the Kings in Luxor to the Temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel. Savor the best Egyptian hospitality from the moment you arrive in Cairo until you depart.

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Day 1: Arrive Cairo

Day 1: Arrive Cairo

  • Welcome to Cairo “around the Clock
  • Upon arrival to Cairo, you will be met by Nile Holiday representative, who will assist you through the formalities and transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to your Hotel. At hotel, you will assist with a smooth check-in and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.
  • Meals: Welcome Drink
Day 2: Egypt pyramids tour

Day 2: Egypt pyramids tour

  • Breakfast at your hotel and then your Egyptologist tour guide will accompany you to discover the pyramids of Egypt. Begin with the less visited pyramids at Dashour, built under the rule of King Sneferu, including both the unusual Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid.
  • Continue to Sakkara, an entire complex built by Imhotep, which is most famous for the Step Pyramid, the earliest of all classic memorials. Discover the must-see Step Pyramid of king Djoser, the oldest complete stone building complex known in history.
  • After Lunch, move on to visit the pyramids of Giza, explore the great Pyramid, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Whilst here, you can visit inside the great Pyramids (Extra ticket on spot). And then, drive to the pyramids panoramic view. Move on to visit the Valley temple and mysterious Sphinx before returning to your hotel.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3: Cairo City Excursions

Day 3: Cairo City Excursions

  • After breakfast, start to visit the Egyptian Museum, home to the largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, including the spectacular treasures of the boy king Tutankhamen founded in 1922 in his nearly discovered intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings. After a guided tour to the museum’s masterpieces, you will have extra time to explore at leisure. Whilst here, you can visit the museum’s royal mummy hall (Extra ticket on spot).
  • Marvel at the highlights of Islamic Cairo, visit Muhammad Ali alabaster Mosque, built between 1828 -1848 AD, and dominate the summit of the Cairo Citadel.
  • Then proceed to visit Coptic Cairo and visit the Hanging Church, Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue which, according to legend, was built on the site where the baby Moses was found in the reeds.
  • Later on you will explore one of the world’s oldest marketplaces of Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, then return to your hotel & overnight.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4: Fly Cairo to Luxor / Luxor East bank Tours

Day 4: Fly Cairo to Luxor / Luxor East bank Tours

  • Early morning, you will be transferred to Cairo airport for your flight from Cairo to Luxor, where you will be met, assist and transfer to your 5 star Deluxe Nile Cruise, check in and confirm pick up time for Luxor east bank tour.
  • After lunch on board, start to explore the impressive Karnak Temple, the largest religious complex in Egypt, dedicated to the principal deity of Luxor Amun-Re, Mut and Khons. Walk along the avenue of Sphinxes, see the awe-inspiring hall of columns and obelisks.
  • Move on to visit Luxor temple, located in the city center on the east bank of the Nile. The rear part of the temple built by Amenhotep III, while Ramses II built the entrance with small constructions added by Tutankhamun, Horemheb and Alexander the great. return to your Nile Cruise & Overnight in Luxor.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Luxor West bank / Nile Cruise Tours

Day 5: Luxor West bank / Nile Cruise Tours

  • Breakfast on board, today you will start to visit the Theban Necropolis on the west of the Nile in Luxor. Where you will visit the Valley of the Kings, the burial place of the new kingdom pharaohs ruled Egypt for almost 500 years, between 1550 to 1080 BC. You will enjoy seeing 3 well preserved tombs. whilst here, you can visit Tutankhamun tomb (Extra ticket on spot)
  • Proceed to Deir el Bahari to visit the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. The temple is famous by the colonnaded structure, designed and supervised by Senenmut, the royal steward and architect of Hatshepsut, the famous female ruler of Egypt for almost 22 years between 1490-1468 BC.
  • Move on to see the colossi of Memnon, these two giant statues were once flanking the entrance of the ancient Mortuary temple of Amenhotep III (1386 – 1349 BC). And then, transfer back to your Nile cruise. Lunch on board and free time while sailing to Edfu via Esna, enjoy your afternoon tea on the Cruise sun deck.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6: Edfu & Kom ombo temple

Day 6: Edfu & Kom ombo temple

  • Breakfast on Board, enjoy a return way Horse and Carriage ride to visit the temple of Horus at Edfu. Which was built during the Greek period in Egypt (237- 57 BC). Here you will visit the famed shrine of the Falcon God Horus, one of the best-preserved ancient temples in Egypt.
  • Continue sailing to Kom-ombo to see the massive temple shared by the gods Sobek and Harocies. It was built during the Greco-Roman period (190 BC – 219 AD). You can also explore the crocodile museum. Return to your Nile Cruise and sail to Aswan.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7: Aswan Nile Cruise tours

Day 7: Aswan Nile Cruise tours

  • Breakfast on board, your tour guide will pick you up to visit the unfinished obelisk in the granite stone quarry. It is apparently that the Quarrymen abandoned the obelisk as fractures appeared in its sides. However, the unfinished obelisk still attached to bedrock, offering unusual insights into ancient Egyptian stone-working techniques.
  • Drive to visit Aswan high dam, a rockfill dam built across the Nile in Aswan, constructed between 1960 -1970. The high dam yields enormous benefits to the economy of Egypt.
  • Continue to visit Philae Temple Island, enjoy motor boat ride to explore the monuments on the Island dates to various eras, extending from the Pharaohs to the Romans. The principal temple dedicated to goddess Isis, other temples and shrines were dedicated to other deities such as Hathor, Imhotep. And then, transfer back to your Nile Cruise.
  • Lunch on board, and then your will enjoy sailing the Nile by the felucca, weather permits! Transfer back to your Nile Cruise & overnight.
  • Note: Optional tour to Abu Simbel temple are available by Vehicle or Plane and can be placed on day 7 and then Aswan Nile Cruise tours will be on day 8 before your flight from Aswan to Cairo in the afternoon
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8: Fly Aswan back to Cairo

Day 8: Fly Aswan back to Cairo

  • Disembarkation after breakfast, then transfer to Aswan airport for your flight Aswan to Cairo. Where you will be met, assist and transfer to your hotel & Overnight
  • Meals: Breakfast
Day 9 – Departure Transfer

Day 9: Departure Transfer

  • Breakfast at your hotel, free time before your flight & check out, You will be transferred to Cairo Airport for departure flight
  • Meals: Breakfast
Accommodations Plan: A – (Luxury Package)

Accommodations Plan: A – (Luxury Package)

Cairo Hotel: Four Seasons at The First Residence & Kempinski Nile Hotel Or Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah

Nile Cruise: 5 Star Luxury Nile Cruise

Total tour cost:-

US$1655 Per person in Double Room

US$2155 Per person in Single Room

US$2445 Per Solo Traveler

Accommodations Plan: B – (5 Star hotel & Superior Luxury Cruise)

Accommodations Plan: B – (5 Star hotel & Superior Luxury Cruise)

Cairo Hotel: Le Meridien Pyramids hotel OR Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo & Grand Nile Tower Hotel

Nile Cruise: 5 Star Superior Luxury Nile Cruise

Total tour cost: -

US$1125 Per person in Double Room

US$1350 Per person in Single Room

US$1635 Per Solo Traveler

Accommodations Plan: C – (5 Star Classic package)

Accommodations Plan: C – (5 Star Classic package)

Cairo Hotel: Le Meridien Pyramids hotel OR Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo & Grand Nile Tower Hotel

Nile Cruise: 5 Star Deluxe Nile Cruise

Total tour cost: -

US$1045 Per person in Double Room

US$1195 Per person in Single Room

US$1495 Per Solo Traveler

Accommodations Plan: D – (4 Star Hotel & 5 star Deluxe Nile Cruise)

Accommodations Plan: D – (4 Star Hotel & 5 star Deluxe Nile Cruise)

Cairo Hotel: Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx, Cairo Pyramids Hotel OR Barcelo Cairo Pyramids

Nile Cruise: 5 Star Deluxe Nile Cruise

Total tour cost:-

US$985 Per person in Double Room

US$1125 Per person in Single Room

US$1395 Per Solo Traveler

N.B: The Triple room is a Double Room + extra bed or Sofa bed
Note: Above prices are not available During Christmas or New year (Traveling during this time will be subject to extra cost)
  • Egypt history tour package 9 Days 8 Nights
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Price Included: –

  • Meet and greet by our representatives at airports
  • All transfers by air-conditioned modern vehicles
  • Domestic flight ticket from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
  • 4 Nights accommodation in a hotel in Cairo including breakfast
  • 4 Nights accommodation in 5 star Nile Cruise on full board
  • Day tour to the Pyramids of Dahshur, Saqqara, Giza and the Sphinx
  • Day tour to the Egyptian Museum, Cairo Citadel, Old Cairo and Bazaar
  • All sightseeing tours along the Nile Cruise journey
  • Entrance fees to all sites indicated on the itinerary
  • All sightseeing tours along the Nile Cruise journey
  • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch in Cairo at high quality local restaurant
  • Bottled water during the tours
  • Qualified Egyptologist tour guide
  • Portage when needed
  • All service charges and taxes

Price Excluded : –

  • International airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (Tipping)
  • Entry inside the Pyramids, the Solar boat Museum, the royal Mummy room in the Egyptian Museum as well as Tutnkhamon, Seti 1 & Ramses 5&6 tombs in the Valley of the Kings etc (Payable on spot)

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