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Itinerary: Egypt Over Eras

Egypt Over Eras

This fabulous tour, which combines some of the most incredible ancient historical sites of Egypt with a Nile Cruise. We take you on full 10 days to live in the greatest civilizations seeing the most ancient places in world.

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Egypt Over Eras

Cairo /Nile Cruises/ Alexandria / El Fayoum Oasis

Day 1: Cairo
On arrival at Cairo airport you will be met and assisted by our representative. Transfer by air-conditioned coach to your hotel for check in. Overnight

Day 2: Cairo- Giza Tour
After breakfast at your hotel, you will meet your tour guide for this day.

- Tour to Giza Pyramids
- Visit the 3 Great Pyramids (Cheops, Chefren and Macarinos).
- Go inside one of the Queens Pyramids.
- Visit The Great Sphinx which has kept its secrets for centuries.
- Visit Sakkara and Memphis.
- Visit Step Pyramid of Sakkara the First Pyramid ever built.
- Visit Memphis, Egypt first Capital, Colossi of Ramsses 2nd and The Alabaster Sphinx
- Transfer back to hotel Overnight .

Day 3: Cairo - Aswan
Breakfast and transfer to Cairo airport for flight to Aswan. Arrive at Aswan and transfer to your cruise ship. After lunch on board, you will be introduced to your guide. You visit the Aswan High Dam, the Old Dam, The Granite Quarries and the Temple of Philae. The Granite Quarries are the site of the giant Unfinished Obelisk. Had the obelisk been successfully completed, it would be the single heaviest piece of monolithic stonework in the world. The Philae Temple was dedicated to the goddess Isis, an important figure in Egyptian mythology.
Watching the sun set over the magical Nile River is a memorable experience! Follow this up with a romantic dinner-dance on board.Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruiser.

Day 4: Kom Ombo - Edfu
After a delicious breakfast on board it is time for you to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo. The Graeco-Roman Temple of Kom Ombo consists of two separate temples, each with its own entrance, colonnades, hypostyle hall and sanctuary. The southern temple is dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god, while the northern one honours Horus, the Falcon god.
Back on board it is time to set sail to Edfu, while you enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea and perhaps a rest.
Tonight you will be treated to an oriental dinner and have the chance to dress up in a Jalabiya (elegant Egyptian evening Kaftan) for a costume party on board.
Dinner & overnight on board Nile Cruiser.

Day 5: Edfu - Luxor
After breakfast this morning you will visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Edfu was the cult centre of Horus - the Falcon god. It is perhaps the best preserved of all the ancient temples of Egypt. Two majestic granite Falcons adorn the entrance and some of the walls bear relief’s depicting Horus.
After your visit you will continue down the Nile to Esna while you have lunch on board. The afternoon is spent drifting peacefully along the river to Luxor. Watch another magical Egyptian sunset as you sip cocktails on the deck before dinner. Tonight’s entertainment is a disco, so get ready to rock!
Dinner & overnight on board Nile Cruiser.

Day 6: Luxor - Cairo
After breakfast get ready for the highlight of your Nile cruise! Today you will visit the West Bank Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon.
The range, magnificence and diversity of the monuments in the Luxor area is unsurpassed in all of Egypt. The Valley of Kings is where the rulers of the period referred to as the “New Kingdom” (BC 1550-1070) awaited the afterlife. Over 60 tombs have so far been excavated in the valley. Among the best tombs to visit are those of Ramses I, Tuthmosis III and Ramses VI. The most famous of them all is Tutankhamuns tomb; although this one is closed to the public to prevent deterioration, you can visit an identical replica of this amazing shrine.
On the other side of the Valley of the Kings is the Temple of Deir el-Bahri, built by Queen Hatshepsut. The temple is very impressive from a distance and is a great place to take photos. Take more photos at the Colossi of Memnon - two huge statues that are the sole legacy of the temple of Amenhotep III.
After this incredible tour your will disembark the cruiser and transfer to Luxor airport for the flight back to Cairo. Transfer to your hotel.Overnight your Hotel on bed and breakfast.

Day 7: Cairo - Alexandria
Breakfast at your Hotel.

- Then transfer by our private A/C Coach to Alexandria.
- A visit to The open air Roman Amphitheatre.
- Visit Montazah Park and Palace.
- Visit Pompey's Pillar.
- Visit The Catacombs and visit The Citadel from the Islamic period.
- Visit The Bibliotheca. - the newly rebuilt Library, built to replace the one burnt down during the time of Cleopatra.
- Return to Cairo for a late arrival.

Transfer back to your hotel and overnight.

Day 08 : Cairo - City Tour
Breakfast at your Hotel.

- Visit The Egyptian Museum containing over 120000 pieces, the Brilliant collection of Tutankhamon.
- Visit Islamic Cairo.
- Visit The Citadel (Old Castle) fortress with.
- Visit to The Mohamed Ali Mosque (the Alabaster Mosque).
- Visit Coptic Cairo home of some of the oldest Christian Churches.
- Visit The Hanging Church.
- Visit Ben Ezra Synagogue.
- Visit The Holy Crypt - walk where Virgin Mary and Jesus walked thousands of years ago.
- Visit to The Khan El Khalili Bazaar.

Transfer back to hotel Overnight .

Day 09 : Cairo-El Fayyoum Oasis
Breakfast at your Hotel.

- Transfer by our private A/C Coach to El Fayyoum Oasis. ypt’s largest and the most beautiful Oasis), where you can see the green in the middle of the desert.
- Visit The Water Wheels.
- Visit Slieen Spring.
- Drive to the Biggest Natural Lake in Egypt Karoun Lake.
- Drive to Wady El Rayan to see The Famous Water Falls in Egypt.
- Drive back to Cairo. Overnight .


Day 10 : Departure
- Transfer to Cairo International Airport and final departure with your Wonderfull Memories .

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Price includes:

Meet and Assist at Cairo Airport.
All Transfers Mentioned in the above tour program in our Private A/C Coach.
All Airports Transfers as mentioned.
Baggage Transfer.
Accommodation at 5* Hotel in Cairo based on B/B and 5 * Nile cruise Based on Full Board .
Full 2 Days Tours in Cairo with Entrance Fees.
Full 3 Days Tours on the nile cruise with Entrance Fees.
Full Day Tour in Alexandria with Entrance Fees.
Full Day Tour in El Fayyoum with Entrance Fees.
Entrance Fees to all the sites mentioned in our above itinerary.
English speaking professional guide (Egyptologist).

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Price does not include:

International Flight Ticket from home.
Entry Visa to Egypt.
Items of Personal nature (Laundry, Phone Calls…)
Gratuities.
Any Additional Requests.
Drinks from any kind.

8- Domestic flights Cairo/Aswan-Luxor/Cairo

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