EGYPT, THE WORLD OLDEST CIVILIZATION
7 Nights/8 Days
Cairo* Luxor* Nile Cruise
Egyptian Museum, Great Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx, Perfume factory & Cairo Bazaar
Cairo, Optional tour – Pharoanic Village
Arrive Cairo. Meet and greet at the airport and you will be transferred to Hotel Caroline Crillion or similar. Overnight at Hotel Cosmopolitan or similar.
Cairo – Tour of the Pyramids, Sphinx, Cairo Bazaar& Egyptian Museum. Optional – Sound & Light show at the Great Pyramids of Giza!
After breakfast, depart on your tour of the Pyramids and the Sphinx, where you will see the only survivors among the 7 wonders of the ancient world. We then visit the perfume factory and tour The Citadel, which houses a number of important monuments including the famous Mohammed Ali Mosque. Later we take you to the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, a famous Cairo Bazaar dating back to the 14th Century. Later, visit the Egyptian Museum, which contains the world’s richest collection of Pharoanic antiquities including the world famous treasure of Tutankhamon. Evening, return to Hotel Cosmopolitan or similar. Optional – Sound & Light Show at the Great Pyramids of Giza!
Nile Cruise – Luxor
After breakfast, checkout of the hotel and transfer to Cairo Airport (Domestic Terminal) for your flight to Luxor. Arrive Luxor, where you will be met by our local representative and transferred to the Nile Cruise boarding center to check-into ‘Sherry Boat Nile Cruise’ by noon. Lunch onboard. After lunch, visit Karnak and Luxor temples. Afternoon tea. Dinner & evening entertainment onboard. This evening the ship will be docked in Luxor. Overnight onboard ‘Sherry Boat’.
Nile Cruise - Esna
After breakfast, Cross the West Bank to visit Thebes Necropolis, Valley of Kings, Queens, El Deir El Bahari of Hatshepsut , and Clossi of Memnon facing the Nile, lunch on board. Sail to Esna. Afternoon tea. Dinner and overnight onboard ‘Sherry Boat’.
Nile Cruise - Aswan
After breakfast we sail to Edfu where we visit the Temple of Horus. Later, while we sail onwards to Kom Ombo, lunch onboard. At Kom Ombo, visit the temple shared by two Gods Sobek and Haroeris. Afternoon tea. Sail to Aswan. Dinner and overnight onboard ‘Sherry Boat’.
Nile Cruise - Aswan
After breakfast today we visit the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae. Lunch onboard. Afternoon tea. Dinner and overnight onboard ‘Sherry Boat’.
Disembarkation – Cairo / Optional excursion - Abu Simble
Check out after early breakfast. Transfer to Aswan Airport for departure to Cairo or you may take an optional day excursion to ‘Abu Simble’. Arrive Cairo, transfer and check-in to Hotel Cosmopolitan or similar. Overnight at Hotel Cosmopolitan or similar.
Breakfast at the hotel. Day free until transfer to Cairo Airport for your return flight home.
It’ s time to say good bye to all new friends you have made and take back warm memories of your trip.