7. 8 Days Ultra Luxury Cairo, Alexandria & Nile cruise
Day 1: Arrival Cairo Arrival to Cairo airport, Upon you arrival you will find our representative waiting you, he will hep you with visa procedures, visa is included (for most nationalities), then you will be transferred by A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo. Day 2: Pyramids and Egyptian Museum Breakfast. Start your tour visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry. Visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions, Sphinx & Valley Temples. Camel Ride in included. Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area included. Overnight in Cairo. Day 3: Cairo – Nile Cruise Breakfast. Early Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Aswan. Arrival and transfer to visit the High Dam and the Philae temple. Transfer to the Cruise. Lunch on board. Sail to Kom Ombo. Afternoon tea. Visit the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu. Dinner on board. Disco party. Overnight in cruise Day 4: Edfu – Luxor Breakfast on board. Visit The Temple of Horus in Edfu. Cross the lock. Sail to Luxor. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board & Galabya party. Overnight in Luxor. Day 5: Nile Cruise – Luxor Breakfast on board. Cross to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Excursion to the Necropolis of Thebes, on the Western bank. Crossing the Nile, drive to the Valley of Kings; visit the tombs of various Dynasties, The Temple of Deir El Bahari. On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenopis III facing the Nile then visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Lunch on board. Afternoon free at leisure. Afternoon Tea. Day 6: Luxor / Cairo /Alexandria Breakfast on board. Disembarkation.Transfer to Luxor airport and departure by plane to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to the Alexandria . Start the tour with the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit it’s open court and free museums. Note: Alexandria Library is closed on public holidays. Then visit the Site of the Lighthouse; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World on which now stands the castle of Qaitbey. Visit the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as the royal beaches of the queens. Continue your tour by visiting the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, as well as the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria and the statue of Alexander the Great. You can then stop for lunch (included in amazing sea view restaurant) before visiting the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa before driving along the Cornish (30 km) to see the whole city of Alexandria from the sea side which includes the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater. Stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, before visiting the old downtown of Alexandria and walking through the old city-center of Alexandria: built by Alexander the great Overnight in Alexandria Day 7: Alexandria/Cairo Breakfast at your hotel, transfer to Cairo (free Day) Overnight in Cairo Day 8 : Cairo- Departure Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.