The Land of the Pharaohs in Egypt

Day   1          Cairo

Welcome to Egypt. Arrive in Cairo where you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your hotel.
Overnight in Cairo

Day   2          Cairo

After breakfast explore Memphis, the ancient capital of Lower Egypt. See the giant statue of Ramses II. Then on to SakKara to witness the spectacular sights of Zosers and Step Pyramids. Next proceed to Giza home of the 3 Great Pyramids and unique Sphinx.
Overnight in Cairo

Day   3          Cairo

Today visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, home of the Gold Coffin of King Atutankhmon and see the treasures of the Pharaoh’s tombs. Tour the spectacular mosque of Alabaster. Continue to Old Cairo to see the Hanging Church with the image of Mary on a Pillar. Then visit the Church of St. Mary. Conclude the day at the famous Khan El Khalili Bazaar. 
Overnight in Cairo

Day   4          Cruise - Luxor

After breakfast transfer to the airport to fly to Luxor. Transfer to the cruise ship to the Jewel of the Nile River Cruise. Visit the Temple of Amon at Karnak and the Temple of Luxor in the heart of the modern town.
Overnight on Cruise 

Day   5          Luxor - Esna

Explore the West Bank of the Nile while touring the Valleys of the Kings, the Queens and the Nobles. See the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most impressive temples in the world, and the Colossi of Memnon. Sail to Esna.
Overnight on Cruise

Day   6          Edfu - Kom Ombo

After breakfast visit the temple of Khnum in Esna. Sail to Edfu to observe and witness the Temple of Horus, the Sun God, and the best-preserved Temple in Egypt. Continue your cruise by sailing to Kom Ombo.
Overnight on Cruise

Day   7          Aswan

Visit the Temple of Sobek shared by two gods Sobek and Haroeries. Sail to Aswan. Take a Felucca ride pass by the breathtaking views of the beautiful Botanical Garden and Mausoleum of Aga Khan. 
Overnight on Cruise

Day   8          Aswan - Cairo

After breakfast disembark the cruise ship and visit the High Dam, the Ancient Granite Quarries, and the Unfinished Obelisk. Sail to the Temple of Philae, which was dismantled and re-assembled on higher ground. Take an optional tour by air to the most spectacular temples of Abu Simbel. Transfer to the airport to fly to Cairo 
Overnight in Cairo

Day   9          Departure

Transfer to Cairo Airport to fly home