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PYRAMIDS THE NILE AND SHARM EL SHEIKH


Experience the pyramids the Nile and Sharm El Sheikh 11 days 10 nights. Begin your Egypt vacation package at the Pyramids of Giza and the top tourist attractions in Cairo. Then fly to Aswan to embark your Nile Cruise to Luxor. Enjoy the beautiful scenery, the temples and tombs along the Nile Cruise Journey. And then fly Luxor to Sharm el Skeikh, enjoy relaxing on the beautiful sandy beaches on the red sea coast – You can extend your holiday in Sharm El Sheikh!

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Day 1: Arrive Cairo

Day 1: Arrive Cairo

  • Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (around the clock). Upon arrival at Cairo Airport you will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel. At hotel, you will assist with smooth check in and confirm pick up time for each tour. Overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: Welcome Drink
Day 2: Egypt Pyramids Tours

Day 2: Egypt Pyramids Tours

  • Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel and then your Egyptologist tour guide will accompany you to discover the bent pyramid at Dahshur. Built by Pharaoh Sneferu, a unique example of early pyramid development in Egypt. Continue to Saqqara, the largest necropolis of the ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis. Discover the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, which started as a Mastaba, and was expanded in a series of stages that result in its present appearance, a pyramid consisting of 6 distinct steps.
  • Move on to visit the Pyramids of Giza, discover the Great Pyramid of Kings Cheops, the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza plateau. And the only one to remain largely intact of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Proceed to discover the Pyramids of Kephren, Mykerinus and drive to visit the Valley temple and the Great Sphinx. Overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: B.L
Day 3: Cairo City Tours

Day 3: Cairo City Tours

  • Breakfast at your hotel, and then visit the Egyptian Museum, home to almost 120,000 ancient Egyptian artifacts, covers the history of ancient Egypt. See the priceless treasures of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun discovered in his almost intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor. Enjoy a guided tour to the Museum and then extra time to explore at leisure
  • Proceed to visit Mohamed Ali Mosque in the citadel of Saladin, well known as the alabaster Mosque situated on the summit of the citadel. Drive to Coptic Cairo which has the largest concentration of Christian Churches. See the famous Hanging Church, St. Sergius and st bacchus church, and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Move on to Islamic Cairo and explore Khan El-Khailili Cairo’s oldest bazaar. Overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: B.L
Day 4: Fly Cairo to Aswan/ Cruise Tours

Day 4: Fly Cairo to Aswan/ Cruise Tours

  • Early in the morning, you will be transferred to Cairo Airport to take your plane to Aswan. Upon arrival, meet your representative and Guide, and begin to visit the impressive Aswan High Dam, an embankment dam built across the Nile River between 1960 – 70 to control Nile floods and Produce electricity.
  • Continue with a short Motor Boat ride to Philae temple Island, explore a number of temples dates back to the Pharaonic, Greek and Roman times but the best preserved is the Temple of Isis. The Philae temples complex was dismantled and relocated to nearby Agilkia Island as part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign project, protecting this and other complexes before the 1970 completion of the Aswan High Dam.
  • Transfer to your Nile Cruise and check in for 3 Nights. After Lunch on board, you will enjoy felucca ride on the extreme, Weather Permits! Overnight in Aswan
    Note: Abu Simbel tour by Car or Plane is available on request and Can be placed on day 5 as some of the Nile Cruises sail upon Customers return from Abu Simbel
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 5: Kom-ombo and Edfu Temple Tours

Day 5: Kom-ombo and Edfu Temple Tours

  • Today, you will start sailing down stream to Kom-ombo to visit the roofless Temple of Sobek the Crocodile and Horus the falcon located on the east bank of the Nile. whilst here you can visit Kom ombo crocodile museum in your way back to the Nile Cruise
  • Continue sailing to visit the Temple of Horus at Edfu, the temple was built during the Greek period in Egypt between 237 – 57 BC. Horus temple considered the best preserved in Egypt. Return to your Cruise and proceed sailing to the North towards Luxor.
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 6: Luxor East Bank Tours

Day 6: Luxor East Bank Tours

  • Delight in breakfast on board as you sail to Luxor and cross Esna lock. As the level of the Nile water is lower to the North of Esna lock, it is a good experience to watch. Arrive late afternoon to Luxor and begin to visit the Karnak temple on the east bank. The temple of karnak is dedicated to principle god of Egypt, Amon-re with his consort Mut and the son Khonsou and considered the largest religious temple ever built in history.
  • proceed to visit Luxor temple, located on the city center. The front of the temple is marked by the avenue of Sphinxes that extends from 3 KM from Karnak. while the entrance was constructed by Ramses II and the rear part was the work of Amenhotep III. Luxor temple is still in use upright now
  • Meals: B,L,D
Day 7: West Bank Tours / Luxor Hotel

Day 7: West Bank Tours / Luxor Hotel

  • Disembarkation after Breakfast, today you will visit one of the most famous sites in Egypt, the valley of the Kings. Where the pharaohs used the rock cut tombs for almost 500 years, from the 16th to 11th century BC. Whilst here, you can visit the tomb of Tutankhamon and Ramses VI (Extra tickets on spot)
  • Proceed to visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsuit, the first female pharaoh ruled Egypt for almost 22 years. The successful Queen cut here tomb in the valley of the Kings, while here nearby Temple considered as the most visited on the west bank of Luxor. Drive on to see the two colossi of Memnon, the only remains of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III.
    After finished, transfer to your hotel in Luxor and overnight
  • Meals: B.
Day 8: Fly Luxor to Sharm el Sheikh

Day 8: Fly Luxor to Sharm el Sheikh

  • Breakfast at your Luxor hotel, then transfer to Luxor airport for your flight to Sharm el Sheikh. Where you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Sharm. Enjoy relaxing on the red sea sandy beaches or enjoy an optional excursion on offer
  • Meals: B.
Day 9: Sharm el Sheikh

Day 9: Sharm el Sheikh

  • Breakfast at your hotel and then enjoy free day at leisure. Or chose an extra tour to go snorkeling, diving in the famous Red Sea, or to take a jeep safari to the spectacular colored Canyon, or visit St. Catherine’s Monastery and Mount Sinai from Sharm
  • Meals: B.
Day 10: Fly Sharm to Cairo

Day 10: Fly Sharm to Cairo

  • Breakfast at your hotel and then you will be transferred to Sharm airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, you will be met, assisted and transfer to your hotel – check in. Overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: B.
Day 11: Final Departure

Day 11: Final Departure

  • Breakfast, free time before your flight – check out, Nile Holiday representative will be waiting to transfer you to Cairo airport for departure flight
  • Meals: B.
  • Pyramids the Nile and Sharm El Sheikh 11 Days / 10 Nights
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Tour Price included: –

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at airports
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned Modern Vehicles
  • Domestic flight ticket Cairo / Aswan – Luxor / Sharm El Sheikh/ Cairo
  • Accommodation for 4 Nights in Cairo hotel including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 Night in Luxor hotel including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 2 Nights in Sharm El Sheikh hotel including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 3 Night in 5 star Nile Cruise on full board
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on the itinerary
  • Lunch during Cairo Tours at high quality restaurants
  • B.L.D – Stands for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled water during the tours
  • Qualified Egyptologist tour guide
  • Portage when needed
  • All service charges and taxes

Tour Price Excludes : –

  • International airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Gratuities (Tipping)

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