For years Egypt and its ancient historical sites have been depicted in numerous books and films, but to truly appreciate its magnificence and splendour you have to experience it first-hand. Join us on an unforgettable adventure along the longest river in the world - the Nile and visit the Great Pyramids of Giza.
Welcome to amazing Egypt! Upon arrival at Luxor Airport, we’ll proceed through immigration, collect our luggage and transfer to our ship on the Nile. Dinner and overnight in Luxor.
After breakfast and our welcome meeting we will begin our sightseeing of some of the amazing East Bank sites: the wonderful Temple of Luxor with its giant columns and avenue of sphinxes and the enormous complex of Karnak, as seen in James Bond, 'The Spy Who Loved Me' amongst many other films.
Today we will have an early visit to the West Bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, temple of Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon which are two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned in Egypt during the Dynasty XVIII.
In the afternoon we will sail to Edfu City via Esna lock.
This morning we will have a free time whilst we sail from Edfu to Kom Ombo.
In the afternoon we will visit the temple of the Crocodile God Sobek know as the temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to falcon and crocodile gods. After the visit we will continue our sailing to Aswan.
This morning we will visit the temple of Temple of Isis (Philae) and enjoy the view of the High Dam in Aswan.
In the afternoon we sail on a felucca boat. Feluccas are simple, traditional Egyptian sailboats that have plied the mighty Nile since ancient times.
Today morning is free at leisure or you can take an optional tour to Abu Simbel by land.
Today is free at leisure. We will sail back to Luxor.
Overnight in Luxor.
After breakfast we will transfer to the Luxor Airport for our flight to Cairo.
After arrival to Cairo Airport we will transfer to our hotel in Cairo.
After breakfast we will have a tour of the Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx and the old Egyptian Museum. The Giza Pyramids, built to endure an eternity, have done just that. The monumental tombs are relics of Egypt's Old Kingdom era and were constructed some 4,500 years ago. Sphinx, is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human. Facing directly from West to East, it stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt. The face of the Sphinx is generally believed to represent the Pharaoh Khafre.
Lunch is included during our tour.
In the afternoon we will return to our hotel to freshen up before our farewell dinner.
Departure to Cairo airport for our flight home.
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
|11-Nov-2019 for 9 Nights||Flight Included||
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