Program Cairo – Nile Cruise including over day Alex

Program Cairo – Nile Cruise including over day Alex

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Day 1
Day 01

Cairo Arrival at Cairo airport, meet and assist by our representative, transfer to your hotel free time to discover city by your own way or join our Team for an optional tours. Overnight in hotel. Meals Plan: No Meals.

Day 2
Day 02

Cairo-Sleeper Train After breakfast, check out with Luggage this morning we visit the Egyptian Museum, the largest repository of Egyptian antiquities in the world. Tour the galleries of the Old and New Kingdoms, the Ptolemaic era and the Greek/Roman periods. The highlight of this tour is the collection of treasures from the tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amon.. Lunch at a restaurant, Continue the tour by visit Citadel of Salah el Deen & the mosque of Mohamed Ali , tour to oriental city of Cairo at khan el khlili, visit papyrus institute, free time for shopping, Transfer to station, sleeper train to Luxor .dinner & overnight on board of train. Meals Plan: B hotel L restaurant D sleeper train

Day 3
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Luxor/Cruise Breakfast in Train , Meet and assist by our representative at Luxor station, Transfer to your cruise for embarkation, Brief tour with your guide , and after some Rest on cruise start your day tour to East bank visiting the impressing temples of Luxor and Karnak in order to get an insight into the incomparable history of gods, Moreover, pharaohs right from the start. The Karnak Temple is the largest ancient religious site in the world. Here you will see several avenues of ram headed sphinxes, the Hall of Columns and the huge pylons at the entrance to the temple. In the centre Luxor you will visit the Luxor temple which was dedicated to the Theban Triad of Amun, Mut and Chons. Back cruise free time at evening or join our team for an optional tours. Overnight cruise. Meals Plan: B sleeper train L Cruise D Cruise

Day 4
Day 04

Luxor/Cruise Early morning breakfast on board, we visit Luxor’s famous West Bank. The twin seated statues known as the Colossi of Memnon represents the first view of what is to come. We then visit the legendary Valleys of the Kings and the imposing ramped and limestone - colonnaded Temple of Hatshepsut. Hatshepsut was one of only 3 Egyptian ruling queens. Perhaps optional tours the most famous tomb in the Valley of the Kings is that of the boy-King Tutankhamen. Archaeologist Howard Carter discovered his intact and treasure -filled tomb in 1922. Taking a break at Alabaster Museum, back to cruise sail towards Esna. Meals Plan: B cruise L cruise D cruise

Day 5
Day 05

Cruise Early Morning arrive Edfu Here you will find the probably preserved temple in Egypt - the Temple of Hours. Two splendid granite statues of Hours, who was generally represented as a man with a falcon’s head, mark the entrance of this temple Which was constructed during the Ptolemaic period start in 237 BC? Best 18 columns with palm leaves- and flowers and well preserved wall paintings are witnesses of the great wealth of the older days. After that you will return to the Cruise and continue your journey to kom-ombo. Visit the beautiful sobek temple which has been built as dual temple in honour of the gods: Sobek god crodiles and Haroeris a form of Hours. After a detailed sightseeing, you will return to the ship which proceeds to Aswan, arrive Aswan evening overnight. Meals Plan: B cruise L cruise D cruise

Day 6
Day 06

Aswan Breakfast in cruise, tour to the turn-of-the-century Old Dam, to this day the widest dam in the world, and the gigantic Aswan High Dam completed in 1970. Continue and stop at the ancient Quarries to see the famous, unfinished Obelisk. The Philae Temple - dedicated to the goddess Isis. Overnight. Meals Plan: B cruise L cruise D cruise

Day 7
Day 07

Aswan/Cairo After breakfast, disembarkation from Cruise. (Free time for optional tours). Transfer to station, sleeper train to Cairo .Dinner & Overnight on board of train. Meals Plan: B cruise L Restaurant D train

Day 8
Day 08

Alexandria Breakfast on Board , Meet & assist in Cairo Station . Then Transfer to Alexandria ( 220 kms, duration  2.5 hrs – 3 hrs)  arrive Alexandria  & start your tour by visiting The Catacomb of Kom El-Shokafa These tombs were tunnelled into the bedrock in the age of the Antoine emperors (2nd century A.D.) After that, you will stop by The Alexandria Library which has now risen from the ashes of antiquity so that it might once more lead the world as a cultural centre and a focal point for knowledge not only in Egypt, bur for the world as a whole. After that, you will have Lunch in a Local Restaurant. Wonderful spot to enjoy the beauty of Alexandria also visit Qaitbay fort which is built on the northern tip of the eastern port on the site where the ancient Pharaohs of Alexandria was set up, drop to montazah garden before taking your way back to Cairo. Dinner in local restaurant .transfer to hotel & overnight. Meals Plan: B train L Restaurant. D Restaurant.

Day 9
Day 09

Cairo Early morning , breakfast ,then check out with your Luggage and start day-Tour A visit to the incredible pyramids and Sphinx at Giza Plateau. It’s estimated the largest - Khufu (Cheops) was constructed from no less than 2.5 million quarried limestone blocks, weighing around 6 million tonnes. No mean feats, when you consider the pyramids were built without the use of modern equipment! Lunch before Departure to airport with nice memories about Egypt. End of Service………. Meals Plan: B hotel L restaurant.

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Program Cairo – Nile Cruise including over day Alex