Egypt – 02 Oct To 10 October 2019 Tour

Egypt

Day 1:

Wednesday 2nd October 2019 (Arrival to Cairo)

 

Our team welcomes you upon arrival at Cairo Airport before Passport Control, with a sign bearing your name and that of the agency. Help and assist to cross the Passport Control, Carrying your baggage and cross the Custom. Then you will be transferred by private A/C vehicle to your hotel. Check in at hotel & Overnight in hotel.

 

Meal: None.

Day 2:

Thursday 3nd October 2019 (Pyramids/ Saqqara)

 

Breakfast at hotel. Our tour guide and private A/C vehicle will pick you up from your hotel. Enjoy an excursion to visit the legendary majestic The Three Pyramids, which are considered one of the Old Seven Wonders, erected by Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos. The famous pyramids: Cheops (the largest built circa 2650 BC) one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world and the only one that has stood the test of time. It was for over 40 centuries the highest monument erected by the man with a height of 146 meters. When you finish exploring the Great Pyramids your next stop is a visit to the Sphinx monument; guarding the royal burial chambers and temple of Cheops. It is a mythical statue with the body of a lion & human head. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramid of Chephren. (Optional: enjoy camel ride in the pyramids area) Following by Visit the necropolis of Sakkara, used as a cemetery for thousands of years, and still hides many secrets in the desert sand. The Pyramid at Sakkara is one of the oldest stone structures in the world. It was built during the Third Dynasty (about 2630 BC) for King Djoser and its construction was overseen by his vizier Imhotep. Back to hotel & overnight.

 

Meal: Breakfast.

Day 3:

Friday 4th October 2019 (Nile Cruise)

 

Breakfast at hotel & check-out. Morning, transfer to Cairo airport to take domestic flight to Aswan. Flight Cairo / Aswan. Arrival at Aswan Airport, welcome by our representative, then you will be transferred by private A/C minibus to your ship for a three nights cruise. Check in & Lunch on board. Afternoon, Visit Philae temple, this very harmonious architecture is dedicated to the worship of the goddess Isis. Visit the High Dam at Aswan was built from 1960 to 1971, measuring 780m long, to protect Egypt against the annual flooding of the Nile and Lake Nasser created. The water power generates electricity for most of Egypt. Then visit the Unfinished Obelisk, located in a granite quarry Rose that was used in the construction of temples. Dinner & overnight on board.

 

Meal: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 4:

Saturday 5th October 2019 (Nile Cruise)

 

Sailing to Kom Ombo at the early morning. Breakfast on board. Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, the majestic river Nile, whose characteristic is to be dedicated to two divinities: Sobek (with head of crocodile) and Horus (falcon-headed). Sailing to Edfu. Lunch on board. Take Carriage and Visit the Temple of Edfu, the Holy City of Horus and the temple built in his honor. This temple with impressive dimensions is the best preserved of Egypt. Sailing to Esna. Tea/Coffee break at 5.00pm on sundeck. Dinner on board. Overnight in Esna.

 

Meal: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 5:

Sunday 6th October 2019 (Nile Cruise)

 

Sailing to Luxor. Breakfast on board. Visit the necropolis of Thebes, on the left bank of the Nile. Discovery Valley of the Kings, where most of the pharaohs of the XVIII to the XX dynasty were made buries .Continuation to the two colossi of Memnon; the towering statues are all that remain of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Then Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir El Bahari), unique in its structure, to ancient Egypt dug directly into the rock, reach superhuman dimensions. Lunch on board. Afternoon, relax or enjoy the pool. Tea/Coffee break at 5.00pm on sundeck. Dinner & overnight on board.

 

Meal: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 6:

Monday 7th October 2019 (End of Nile Cruise)

 

Breakfast on board & check-out. Then visit of the Temple of Karnak, the largest temple and the oldest religious site in the World, this complex includes several temples. It was built and developed for over 2000 years by successive pharaohs. The most famous part of the temple of Amon is its hypostyle hall composed of 134 columns, most of which have kept their decor. Then visit the Luxor Temple which is among the most beautiful temples of Egypt. The oldest parts currently visible go back to Amenhotep III and Ramses II. Transfer to Hurghada by road (approx. 4h. Arrival at Hurghada, then you will be transferred by private A/C minibus to your hotel. Check-in & overnight in hotel.

 

Meal: Breakfast.

Day 7:

Tuesday 8th October 2019 (Hurghada)

 

Breakfast at hotel. Free day to enjoy the beaches. Overnight at hotel.

 

Meal: Breakfast.

Day 8:

Wednesday 9th October 2019 (Hurghada)

 

Breakfast at hotel. Free day to enjoy the beaches. Overnight at hotel.

 

Meal: Breakfast.

Day 9:

Thursday 10th October 2019 (Cairo)

 

Breakfast at hotel & check-out. Transfer to Hurghada Airport to take your domestic flight back to Cairo. Flight Hurghada/ Cairo. Arrival at Cairo Airport, welcome by our representative, then you will be transferred by private A/C minibus to visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, with in its enclosure the mosque of Mohamed Ali. The citadel was built on the hills in 1183 AD Moqattam overlooking the whole city was a point of defense against the Crusaders. Salah El Din appointed to be the governor of Egypt after the death of the sultan of Damascus, Noor-el-Din. Following by Visit the National Museum of Antiquities including the treasures range from the prehistoric age to the Roman period. You will see among others the famous treasure of Tutankhamen. It houses over 250,000 pieces, is one of the largest museums in the world. It allows visitors to discover the history of ancient Egypt through five millennia. Back to hotel & overnight.

 

Meal: Breakfast.

Day 10:

Friday 11th October 2019 (Final departure)

 

Breakfast at hotel, check-out before noon. Transfer to Cairo International Airport for take your departure flight.
Meal: Breakfast.

 

NB: The itinerary may change in sequence according to local requirements but all visits will be done. During Nile Cruise, time of sailing may be amended in sequence without prior notice due to navigational circumstances and security restrictions. Marvelous Egypt Travel is not liable for these changes.

Price per person is: 3100.00

Above rates INCLUDING the following

  • Meet and Assist by our representative
  • Transfer in private air-conditioned vehicle with Professional driver as mentioned on itinerary
  • 3 Nights in Conrad Cairo Hotel at Cairo, 1 Double Nile suite with air-conditioner and private bathroom, including breakfast
  • 3 Nights in Marriott Hurghada Hotel, 1 Double sea view room with air-conditioner and private bathroom, including breakfast
  • 3 nights in Nile Cruise Boat on M/S Sonesta Star Goddess (5-stars luxury local norms), 1 Beethoven suite Nile View with air-conditioner and private bathroom, in Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner + Coffee Break at 5:00pm).
  • Domestic flights Cairo/ Aswan , Hurghada/ Cairo on Egypt Air airlines.
  • Pick Up service from your hotel & return every day of visit
  • Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with Professional driver during the visit
  • Private English-Speaking Tour guide (other languages are available upon request)
  • Main Entrance Fees of all mentioned Sites
  • For your safety: trip under authorization of the Egyptian Government
  • All taxes & service charge

International flights

Above rates EXCLUDING the following

  • Visa (For USA Citizen: you can take it upon arrival, cost $25 per person)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Optional and extra activities
  • Any meal not mentioned on itinerary, All Beverages and any personal spend
  • Tips are not includes & not compulsory and are left at your own appreciation.

NB:  In case of any increase on governmental taxes, sales taxes, entrance fees or fuel charge, Marvelous Egypt Travel keeps the right to apply this increase immediately & without any prior notice.

NB2: International flights are not included; as our agency is in Egypt we have higher rates in the outbound direction to Egypt than what you can get from home. We advise you to take the flights by yourself because they will be cheaper.

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