02-15 January 2019 Tour

Day 01 Cairo Steigenberger Tahrir (Wednesday Jan 02nd)

Upon arrival to Cairo airport you will find our representative waiting for you to help you through the formalities, he will help you to get the entry visa and drive you to your hotel and help you with check-in formalities. At 06:30pm we will have a meeting for introductions, followed by a Welcome Dinner together. Overnight at Steigenberger Tahrir (D)         

Day 02 Cairo Steigenberger Tahrir (Thursday Jan 03rd)

After breakfast we will visit the most famous monument in Egypt, Giza pyramids, we will explore around the Great pyramid and then drive to the 02nd pyramid, where we will visit the Mortuary temple and Valley temple.

From inside the Valley temple we will inter a short cut to the Sphinx. After Lunch we will have the chance to visit one of the essential oils centres in the area. Overnight at Steigenberger (B.L)

Day 03 Cairo-Abydos (Friday Jan 04th)

Fly to Sohag, after arrival we will drive to Abydos (about one hour). Abydos was a very important city for the Ancient Egyptians, they used to pilgrimage there every year. It is the city of Osiris the lord of the afterlife, we will visit Abydos temple and also see the unique structure called the Osirion temple. It was built on a lower ground level than that of Seti I temple, Egyptologists think it is a memorial cenotaph to Osiris. Lunch and overnight at House of life hotel. (B.L)

Day 04 Nile Cruise (Saturday Jan 05th)

After breakfast we will drive to Dendera city where we will visit one of the giant temples of Ancient Egypt, the temple of Hathor. Hathor deals with vibrations and resonance and is also considered to be one of the gates or portals to a higher conciseness. The Temple of Hathor was one of the main healing centres in Ancient Egypt. The carvings on the ceiling of Hathor temple according to many scholars represents the cosmos. Drive back to Luxor, we will have lunch aboard the Nile cruise and in the afternoon we will visit Luxor temple. Dinner and overnight aboard the Nile Cruise. (B.L.D)

Day 05 Nile Cruise (Sunday Jan 06th)

After breakfast we will visit the West bank of Luxor (Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple and the Colossi of Memnon, then we’ll drive back to the Nile Cruise, we will have lunch and relax then we will have time for shopping before our evening visit to the Luxor Temple (B.L.D)

*Luxor contains 1/3 of the antiquities of the world

Day 06 Nile Cruise (Monday Jan 07th)

After an early breakfast we visit Karnak Temple, where we will visit the powerful Chapel of Sekhmet. We will spend the entire morning at Karnak before driving back to the boat and setting sail. (B.L.D)

Day 07 Nile Cruise (Tuesday Jan 08th)

We will stop at Kom Ombo, where we’ll visit the twin temples dedicated to the crocodile Neter, Sobek and Horus. Return to the boat and sail to Aswan. (B.L.D)

Day 08 Nile Cruise (Wednesday Jan 09th)

We will take a motorboat to the enchanting Island of Philae, where we will visit the temple of one of the very important neters ‘’goddesses’’ of Ancient Egypt, Isis is the lady who made her husband a king and her son after him, she is the throne. We will also explore the famous Aswan quarry that is home to the 1,200 ton Unfinished Obelisk, and we will sail to the Nubian Village (B.L.D)

Day 09 Nile Cruise (Thursday Jan 10th)

After breakfast we sail by motorboat to visit Elephantine Island, return to the boat for lunch and sail to Kom-Ombo. (B.L.D)

 Day 10 Nile Cruise (Friday Jan 11th)

Lectures during the day, sail to Luxor, (B.L.D)

Day 11 Cairo (Saturday 12th)

Fly to Cairo, visit the Egyptian Museum. Drive to Mena House for hotel check-in and  overnight (B.L)

Day 12 Sakkara& Dahshur (Sunday 13th)

After Breakfast we will drive to Dahshur to visit the Bent pyramid and enter the Red pyramid. Next  we drive to Saqqara, home of the Step Pyramid attributed to King Djoser. You will be shown the newly opened ‘Pyramid of Unas’’ where you will see the first pyramid text. Also we will visit the mystical Serapeum, a huge subterranean complex. Lunch at Sakkara palm club. Overnight Mena House. (B.L)

 Day 13 Giza (Tuesday Jan 14th)

Free morning and after lunch we visit to Giza Plateau at 16:00 for our private visit of the Great Pyramid, then we will have our farewell dinner (B.D)

 Day 14 Cairo (Wednesday Jan 15th) Departure (B)

Price

$4700 per person in sharing room (DBL) $5400 per person in private room (SGL)

Includes

02 NTS at Steigenberger 5* (B.B)

01 NTS at House of Life Abydos (B.B)

07 NTS at Nile Cruise 5* (F.B)

03 NTS at Mena House Hotel 5* (B.B)

Domestic flights (CAI/SOH - ASW/CAI)

Meals mentioned in the itinerary (B breakfast, L lunch, D dinner)

Meet & assist at the airport

English speaking tour guide

02 bottles of water daily

Transportation to the mentioned sites by A C vehicle

Entry tickets to the sites mentioned in the itinerary

Excludes

Entry Visa to Egypt

Insurance

Laundry Service

Any other service or tour not mentioned in the itinerary

  

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