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Best of Egypt
Cairo - Aswan - Luxor
Best of Egypt
Places Covering : Cairo - Aswan - Luxor

Travel to Egypt to discover a world of wonder. The stunning, colossal monuments of Ancient Egypt never fail to astonish. The heat, sight and the light of the desert invigorate. The cool, turquoise waters rejuvenate. A romantic cruise along the world's longest river dazzles the senses. A first class getaway resort in the Red Sea Riviera is pure escapism. No place has the magic, mystery and pleasures of Egypt.

ITINERARY
DAY 1
  • Dinner
    Arrive in Cairo

    Welcome to Egypt!! Meet our representative at Cairo International Airport. Escorted transfer by a modern air-conditioned coach will take you through all Old Cairo to enjoy the panoramic view of the citadel with the towering mosque of Mohamed Ali pass by Sultan Hassan & El Refaie mosques. Check in the hotel upon arrival & free time to refresh. Dinner in an Indian restaurant & optional tour of the Sound & Light Show by the Pyramids. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 2
  • BreakfastLunchDinner
    Pyramids, Sphinx, Khan El Khalili

    Early breakfast at the hotel in Cairo then start a guided tour to visit one of the Seven Wonders the great Pyramids of Giza; (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus) The Cheops Pyramid is more interesting, because its interior burial chambers are open for inspection by the public. Not far from the Pyramids is the Great Sphinx of Giza, which dates from the time of Chephren (2620 BC). A quick visit to papyrus institute or a perfume shop can be arranged after the visit. Lunch at an Indian restaurant then start afternoon visit to the Egyptian Museum. After the visit of the museum a short drive through the downtown will take you to Khan El Khalili bazaars; which is one of the most famous worldwide with its amazing narrow alleyways. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 3
  • BreakfastLunchDinner
    Full day tour to Alexandria

    Early breakfast at the hotel in Cairo then transfer to Alexandria via the desert road –about 225 km– whereby you will start a guided tour to visit the Bombay’s’ pillars, the Catacombs & Montazah Gardens. You will also pass by Alexandrina Bibliotheca & overview Qaite Bay citadel from outside. Visit Pompeii Column and Kom el-Shuqafa, Montazah Gardens, Alexandrina Bibliotheca, Qaite bay Fort. Lunch will be served during the tour in a an oriental restaurant. Drive back to Cairo, dinner at a restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 4
  • BreakfastLunchDinner
    Cairo - Aswan visits – Nile cruise

    Early wake up & check out of the hotel. Tea & coffee will be served & breakfast box to take with. Drive to Cairo airport for about 70 minutes’ flight to Aswan – the southern gate of Egypt (Flight for Cairo - Aswan on your own). Meet our representative at Aswan airport. Aswan is one of the world's best-known winter resorts. Start a guided tour to visit the Old Dam (just passing over it) and the High Dam, which provides irrigation and electricity to the whole Egypt and then a motor boat ride, will take you to the beautiful Temple of Philae on Isis Island then transfer to the Nile Cruise & Check in. Lunch will be served onboard the cruise then afternoon relax tour by felucca to sail in around the Elephantine & Botanical Islands viewing the Agha Khan mausoleum. Back to the cruise again for dinner and overnight onboard.

DAY 5
  • BreakfastLunchDinner
    Abu simble- Nile cruise – Kom Embo – Edfu

    After breakfast, take an excursion by coach to the great Temples of Abu Simbel flanked by four giant stone statues of Ramses II. The Temple was reclaimed from the dam to rescue from the rising water of Lake Nasser and reconstructed in its present site. Sail to Kom Embo upon returning from Abu simble. Visit The Ptolemaic Temple Shared by Two Gods, Sobek and Heroeris in Kom Embo. Sail to Edfu & overnight on board.

DAY 6
  • BreakfastLunchDinner
    Edfu – Esna - Luxor

    After breakfast, visit Temple of Horus by horse drawn carriage to visit back to the Nile Cruise and sail to Esna / Luxor. Upon arrival to Luxor, visit Karnak temple and over view Luxor temple from outside as it is like an open museum. Overnight onboard.

DAY 7
  • Breakfast
    Depart Luxor

    After breakfast, visit to the west bank in Luxor to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple & colossi of Memnon. Drive back to the Nile cruise & take the luggage and drive to Luxor airport for your international flight with lots of memories to share with your friends and family.