13 Days Alexandria, Cairo and Nile Cruise Holidays

13 Days Alexandria, Cairo and Nile Cruise Holidays
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Don’t miss the chance to enjoy a marvelous vacation in Egypt with our Cairo and Nile cruise holidays, visit Cairo, Aswan, Luxor,  Hurghada, and Alexandria.

Don’t miss the chance to enjoy a marvelous vacation in Egypt with our Cairo and Nile cruise holidays, visit Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan, and cast your eyes on the magical archaeological sites of these beautiful destinations, also visit Alexandria majestic attractions, then move to Hurghada to enjoy the Red Sea and all the natural beauty it can offer. All your tour accompanied by a private Egyptologist tour guide. Book Now!

Day 1
Arrival to Egypt

Arrival to Egypt

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 for check-in.

Evening time, we will pick you up from your hotel to start the first part of your journey its Cairo and Nile cruise holidays by enjoying a Dinner Cruise :

Sit back and relax while you enjoy a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band, featuring the unforgettable tannoura spin, in keeping with Egypt’s whirling dervishes tradition, then you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Day 2
Tour to the Pyramids and Memphis City

After breakfast, you will join your private tour guide to visit Giza Pyramids one of the 7 Wonders of the World:

Giza Pyramid Complex:

The complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.

The Great Pyramid:

It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Also, it belongs to “King Khufu” The height of the great pyramid is 147 m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.

The Great Sphinx:

The great sphinx belongs to “King Chephren” It is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20m in height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.

The Valley Temple:

A Granite mortuary temple used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one at Giza plateau

Proceed to have your Lunch will be served at Pyramids/ Nile view restaurant, Then move to continue your Cairo and Nile cruise holidays by visiting:

Saqqara Step Pyramid :

It is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone construction; it dates back to the reign of King Djeser who ruled Egypt during the 27th century B.C. The step pyramid consists of 6 steps built atop one another with a height of 62m.

Then move to visit:

Memphis City:

The 1st capital all over Egypt founded by King Menes, It occupied a strategic position between Upper & Lower Egypt. Memphis was believed to be under the protection of the god Ptah, the god of creation and artworks.

Finally, we drive you back to your hotel.

Day 3
Tour to the Egyptian Museum & Old Cairo Landmarks

After breakfast, you will join your private tour guide to visit Cairo Highlights:

The Egyptian Museum:

The Egyptian Museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:

Salah El Din Citadel:

It served as Egypt’s seat of government till the 1860s, Cairo Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work has started in 1176 and was completed in 1182.

Then move to visit:

Mohamed Ali Mosque:

Mohamed Ali mosque was constructed between 1830 and 1848, the mosque named “The Alabaster Mosque” because of most of the walls made out of pure alabaster. The mosque is a replica of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.

Finally, enjoy visiting:

Khan El Khalili Bazaar:

No visit to Cairo is Complete without a stop at the Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the bazaar is the oldest and the most famous in the middle east. It was constructed in 970 AD, the same year as the founding of Cairo.

At the end of the day, we will transfer back to your hotel in Cairo from overnight.

Day 4
Fly to Aswan Check in at the Cruise and Visit Aswan Highlights

Breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to Cairo airport, fly to Aswan to check in at the cruise, then continue your Cairo and Nile cruise holidays in Aswan by visiting Highlights:

The High Dam:

It was built across the Nile at Aswan and was constructed between 1960 and 1970, it has had a significant effect on the economy and culture of Egypt.

The Unfinished Obelisk:

The largest obelisk in ancient time. It was ordered by Hatshepsut (1508–1458 BC) to complement the Lateran Obelisk (which was originally at Karnak} and was later brought to the Lateran Palace in Rome

Philae Temple:

Philae temple is dedicated to goddess Isis of Love and beauty. The temple complex was dismantled and relocated to nearby Agilkia Island as part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign project, protecting this and other complexes before the 1970 completion of the Aswan High Dam.

Overnight on board.

Day 5
Abu Simbel Temple Tour

Early morning, breakfast boxes then join your private tour guide to visit one of the most historical places in the world Abu Simbel temple:

Abu Simbel:

The two Temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt.

The Temples are rock-cut structures, and both built during the reign of King Ramses II 1200 B.C. One temple is dedicated to King Ramses II, and the second temple is dedicated to his beloved wife Queen Nefertari.

The carvings and artwork that decorate both temples are incredible. Hand carved pillars, wall paintings, carvings, statues, and much more, this is a must visit a temple.

Return to your cruise and sailing after lunch.

Day 6
Edfu Temple and Kom Ombo Temple Tour

Sail to Kom Ombo and visit Kom Ombo Temple:

A temple overlooking the Nile. This temple is divided into 2 temples with 2 entrances, 2 hypostyle Halls, and 2 sanctuaries.

Continue sailing to:-

Edfu Temple:

Edfu Temple:

Dedicated to God Horus. Edfu temple is considered the most preserved Greco-Roman temple all over Egypt and on its walls portrayed a “Play” shows the overcome of Horus over the devil god Seth.

Sail to Luxor, arrive late night and overnight on board.

Day 7
Visit Luxor Landmarks and Transfer to Hurghada

Check out from the cruise, then you will be accompanied by your tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit Luxor Highlights including:

Karnak Temple:

No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples situated on 247 acres of land.

Then back to your Nile cruise to have your lunch and refresh yourself, then proceed to visit:-

Valley of the Kings:

The final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to the 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great pharaoh Ramses II and boy pharaoh Tutankhamen. The tombs were well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs still well preserved.

Hatshepsut Temple:

Hatshepsut is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together. End your Cairo and Nile cruise holidays by visiting:

Colossi of Memnon:

Two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor.

At the end of the day transfer to Hurghada by a private air-conditioned vehicle and check in at 5* hotel.

Day 8
Hurghada

Morning time enjoy the recreational part of your journey in Hurghada charming beaches.

Day 9
Hurghada

Snorkeling excursion, overnight in Hurghada.

Day 10
Hurghada

Safari by Quad and B.B.Q Dinner, overnight in Hurghada.

Day 11
Fly to Cairo

Afternoon, departure by flight to Cairo. Arrival, meet & assist by our representatives and transfer to the hotel for check-in.

Day 12
Tour to Alexandria Landmarks

Morning time complete your 13 days Egypt tour enjoy a tour to Alexandria by air-conditioned car and accompanied by a private tour guide to visit:

The Catacombs:

A Roman burial site whose family tomb reveals the merging of Egyptian and Roman art and architecture. Descend below ground to visit the tomb and Caracalla Hall.

Back above ground, continue to visit:

Pompey's Pillar:

An 82-foot (25-meter) granite column built to honor Emperor Diocletian, who freed the besieged city and brought food to its starving people.

Continuing to visit:

The Citadel of Quitbey:

A 15th-century fortress located on the Mediterranean sea coast. It was established in 1477 AD by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qa’it Bay. The Citadel is situated in the same place as the Pharos Island

Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant, then you will finish your tour by a visit:

Alexandria Library:

A copy of every book published in the world is kept in the library, making it one of the great literary sites in the world. Alexandria library also houses several exhibitions relating to the history of Egypt and a display of rare antique books.

After ending your tour in Alexandria transfer back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Day 13
End Your Experience in Egypt

Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities to back home.

Tour Inclusions

  • Meet and assist service at Cairo airport.
  • 5 Nights accommodation at 5* hotel in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 3 Nights accommodation on 5* deluxe Nile Cruise board Full board
  • 4 Nights in hotel accommodation in Hurghada on All inclusive basis.
  • Domestic Flight tickets { Cairo – Aswan / Hurghada – Cairo }
  • All your tours and excursions by a private with A/C car.
  • The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
  • Private Egyptologist guide throughout your trips.
  • All transfers by a private modern cars.
  • Safari by Quads.
  • Snorkeling excursion.
  • Entrance fees to all the sights mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All service charges and taxes

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Tipping.
  • Any other items not mentioned

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