Flight ticket on Egyptair (economy class): 2700 EGP Including airport taxes
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Arrival at Cairo Airport. Meet assistance & transfer to the hotel for check-in & over night stay.
Following breakfast, we leave the hotel to visit The Great Pyramids of Giza (circa. 2,500 B.C.) of Egyptian kings Khufu (in Greek, Cheops) Khafrà (in Greek, Chephren) and Menkaurà (in Greek, Mykerinos) and the Sphinx. We will have lunch at a local restaurant and then continue onwards to visit the step pyramid of Zoser (2,700 B.C.) as designed by the great ancient architect Imhoteb. We will have dinner at a local restaurant and spend overnight at the hotel.
Following breakfast we depart to Cairo Airport for the trip to Aswan (90 minutes). On arrival, we will be met and transferred to the Nile cruise ship to embark from Aswan to Luxor. We will next visit Philae Temple (from the Greco-Roman period), which was removed, from a flooded island to Agilika Island between 1972 and 1980. We will also visit the High Aswan Dam, built during President Nasser administration between 1960 and 1971. We return to the ship and spend overnight on board.
Following breakfast, we will enjoy a quiet Felucca sail on the Nile, and then take a city tour to see the Aswan traditional market. Then, we return to the cruise ship and sail onwards, to visit the temple of Kom-Ombo (two temples in one built in the Greco-Roman period). We return to the cruise ship to sail to Edfu overnight.
Following breakfast, we leave the cruise ship to travel by Hantour (carriage) to visit the temple of Edfu (the most complete temple, built in the Greek period between the 300 and 50 B.C.). Thereafter, we continue sailing towards Luxor passing the lock of Esna. In the afternoon, we visit the temples at Luxor and Karnack (the complex of temples built between 1,500 and 400 B.C. by many Egyptian kings, the most famous being that of Ramses II). We return to the cruise ship where we spend overnight on board.
Following breakfast, we visit Philae Temple, also built during the Greco-Roman period. This temple was removed from a flooded island to Agilika Island between 1972 and 1980. We then visit the High Dam of Aswan, built during President Nasser administration (between 1960-1971). In the afternoon we will enjoy a quiet Felucca sail on the Nile, and then experience a city tour of Aswan, including the traditional market. We return to the cruise ship, where we spend overnight on board.
Following breakfast, we will visit the Egyptian museum. Then, we visit old Coptic Cairo and one of the oldest Coptic churches then we have lunch at a local restaurant. Following lunch, we visit a Mosque in old Cairo then finally, the traditional bazaar of Khan-El-Khalili. We will have dinner at a local restaurant and then overnight at the hotel.
Hotel breakfast is followed by escort to Cairo International Airport for your scheduled return flight home.