15 Days / 14 Nights
Day 1 Arrival to Cairo
Arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. From the airport you will be transferred by a private A/C car to your hotel
Overnight in Cairo.The Egypt Last Minute tour leader will also ensure that you get the best room available at the hotel. Throughout your transfer, your tour leader will provide very helpful information so that your trip is the best it can be and then you have the opportunity to ask any questions. Everything is taken care of so you can just sit back and relax. Enjoy a good night’s rest at one of the top quality hotels and prepare for your adventure to begin.
Day 2 Cairo
Breakfast. Start your full day 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. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry. Visit the legendary majestic Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerionos - also known as the Great Pyramids of Giza. You will see firsthand why these spectacular man-made monuments are known as one of the seven wonders of the world. While visiting the Pyramids, this is a perfect time to ride a camel and capture your experience in a photograph!
When we finish exploring the Great Pyramids our next stop is a visit to the Sphinx monument; guarding the royal burial chambers and temple of Cheops.
NOTE: Before going to the Egyptian museum this is the best time to take a break for lunch (not included in price) or visit one of the following (included in tour price): 1) Papyrus Gallery, 2) Gold Factory or 3) Perfume Factory . At the end of the day we will transfer you back to your hotel.
Day 3 Cairo
Breakfast. Start your Tour visiting:
* Sakkara, cemetery for Memphis, Sakkara is 27-Km Southwest of Cairo. Including a visit to the step Pyramids of Sakkara (The first proper Pyramids built for the king Zoser, it is considered evolution of the Pyramid from the simple Mastaba to the Pyramid in its known form) Followed by a visit to The Pyramids of Unas & Oser-Kaf the Mastaba. Tomb of Mereruka, Ti & Pta-Hotep (carved and painted tombs).
* Then visit Memphis the ancient capital of Egypt where Colossal Statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx.
* Then continue to the Old part of Cairo, as Egypt was one of the first countries to embrace Christianity. We visit The Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, The Hanging Church, and we will also visit The Old Jewish Synagogue Ben Ezra Synagogue.
Transfers to the train station for your overnight Sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner on the train. Overnight Sleeper train to Aswan for more info here:
Day 4 Aswan
Breakfast on the train. Arrival Aswan, arrival, meets & assists by our local representatives and transfer to the Cruise. Boarding before lunch, Embarkation. Start your tour today with a visit to the High Dam and the
* The Philae temple Sail by felucca (Egyptian sailboat) to the island of Agilkia. Visit the temple that was removed from their original island of Philae which lies submerged most of the year by the waters of Lake Nasser. The main Temple of Isis and its monuments were built between the 26th-dynasty and the Roman period.
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.
Overnight in Edfu.
Day 5 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 6 Luxor
Breakfast on board. Start your tour visiting:
* 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 Eastern 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.
* Then Visit East Bank: Karnak and Luxor Temple
Excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great. Then Proceed by bus to Karnak, which is a serious of temples, built in different reigns. Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with it’s 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake.
Lunch on board. Afternoon tea. Dinner on board & Belly Dance.
Overnight in Luxor. for more info here:
Day 7 Sharm El Sheikh
Breakfast on board. Disembarkation. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by plane to Sharm El Sheikh. Arrival meets & assists by our local representatives and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Sharm El Sheikh
Day 8 Sharm El Sheikh
Breakfast, Free day, Overnight in Sharm El Sheikh.
Day 9 Sharm El Sheikh
Breakfast, Free day, Overnight in Sharm El Sheikh.
Day 10 Safari
Breakfast. Departure by flight to Cairo. Arrival, meet & assist by our local representatives and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 11 Safari
Breakfast. Departure from Cairo to El Bahariya Oasis (385km) about four hours. Visit the little museum in Bawiti with some fascinating local finds. Then we will enter the marvelous and refreshingly original tomb of Benantui from the 26th Dynasty. Next, to the Amasis chapels which are being preserved in an unusually sympathetic style? After a visit to the Temple of Alexander drive to visit the Engish house, the hot springs and watch the sun go down over the salt lake.
Day 12 Safari
After breakfast, in the morning Drive towards the incredible white desert, on the way we will stop by the Crystal and black Mountains for visit and lunch. Visit the White Desert & enjoy seeing the beautiful shapes of lime stone
Overnight in camp in the White Desert
Day 13 Safari
After Breakfast, In the morning Drive to the small oasis of Farafra to visit the art museum the hot spring and the old oasis then have lunch and
Overnight in camp in the Farafra.
Day 14 Cairo
Breakfast, back to Bahariya Oasis for Back to your hotel in Cairo.
Arrival, meet & assist by our local representatives and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in Cairo.
Day 15 Departure
After 15 exhilierating days of your Egypt Last Minute
adventure, it will be time to share your journey with people back home. A guide will be waiting for you after your breakfast to take you to Cairo Airport.
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