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Private 11-day Tour as an Expert and Egyptology, unique ancient experience back to 7000 BC by Nile cruise

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Day 1 Arrival Cairo

Arrive transfer to your hotel.

Overnight Cairo (B)

Day 2 The mystery of the 100 ton ‘boxes’ at the Serapeum

drive to Sakkara the City of the dead with the famous step Pyramid of Zoser the greatest Pharaoh of the 3rd Dynasty 2650 BC, The Serapeum, known as the Apis bull tombs, where ancient mummify and bury bulls in vaulted tombs and sarcophagi with jewels, to worship gods such as Osiris, Apis, Ptah

drive to the Red and the Bent Pyramid (4th dynasty of the old Kingdom),

the Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx will be optional tour

Overnight Cairo (B)

Day 3 Islamic, Jewish & Coptic tour

drive to Old Cairo visit the Hanging Church dedicated to the Virgin Mary built in the 3rd century and the Church of St. Sergius built in the 4th century and visit the oldest Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra.

Drive to Visit the Citadel of Salah El-Din, built in the 12th century, the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, 19th Century

20.00 transfer to Luxor by sleeper train

Please note: your cruise ship may depart from Aswan on a 3-night cruise to Luxor

Overnight train (B,D)

Day 4 the West Bank tour

Arrive Luxor, only 15 min by boat to west bank, visit the Colossi of Memnon, the Temple of Hatshepsut, the Valley of the Kings

Overnight Luxor (B)

Day 5 Tombs of the Nobels & Ramsium

Felucca from east bank to west bank only 15 min, Tour the Tombs of the Nobles, the Village of the Artisians, the Ramessium and the tomb of Ramose and the Temple of Amenhotep 111

Embark your ship,

Overnight in Nile cruise (B,L,D)

Day 6: Luxor / Edfu

Optional tour to visit the Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple

Overnight in Nile cruise (B,L,D)

Day 7: Edfu / Kom Ombo

Early visit the Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus at Edfu.

Sail to Kom Ombo to see the unique Temple of Sobek

Overnight in Nile cruise (B,L,D)

Day 8: Aswan Sightseeing

Start tour with the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk,

Overnight in Nile cruise (B,L,D)

Day 9: Back to Cairo

Disembark cruise, you have a chance for optional tour to visit Abu Simbel the great Temple of Ramses

18.00 transfer to Cairo by sleeper train

Overnight train (B,D)

Day 10 Aswan to Alexandria

Arrive Cairo, drive to Alexandria. visit Pompey’s Pillar 25 meters long made of Aswan rose granite,

Continue tour to the Catacombs of Kom El Shuqqafa, visit the Library of Alexandria

Drive to visit the fort of Qaitbey, built in the 10th AD century We drive back to Cairo

Overnight Cairo (B)

Day 11 home

transfer to the airport B
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hotels or airport in Cairo
Departure Time
Daily
Duration
10 days
Return Details
Concludes in Cairo
Inclusions
  • 3-night Cairo on BB
  • 2-night Train Sleeper Train on HB
  • 1-night Luxor hotel on BB (Nile view room with supplement)
  • 4-night Nile Cruise on FB
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor & Aswan
  • All transfers by a private A/C vehicle.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary below day details
Exclusions
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • All entrance fees
  • Gratuities
  • Guide except English/Spanish with supplement
  • All entrance fees of monuments
  • WIFI free in Hotels - Not available in Ship (No WIFI in Ship)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note: your cruise ship may depart from Aswan on a 3-night cruise to Luxor, then will start tour from Aswan by ship end Luxor hotel land
  • Guides are not allowed inside the tombs, so they will explain the history outside and inside is free time
  • The day-to-day itinerary is subject to change due to traffic-sailing time through Nile Cruises - vacations. Clients will see all monuments and places mentioned in the itinerary
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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