14 Days / 13 Nights

Cairo / Aswan-Luxor Cruise / Hurghada / Baharia Oasis

DAY 01:
-Your tour begins when you are greeted by our representative who will assist you through immigration and customs formalities.
-After you have collected your luggage he will then take you, in our deluxe vehicle, to your Cairo hotel.

Day 02:
-Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a full day tour.
-In the morning you will be driven to see the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx.
-After lunch and a local restaurant, you will be taken to Sakkara to see the very first pyramid ever built; the Step Pyramid of Djoser.
-You will also get the chance to see some fantastic mastabas, including the mastaba of Mereruka.
-You will then be able to marvel at the Pyramid Texts inside the Pyramid of Teti.
-Then heading off to the ancient capital of Egypt: Memphis. The Colossus of Ramses II dominates(do not forget your camera).
-At the end of this exciting day you will be driven back to your hotel.

Day 03:
-Your day starts with breakfast in your hotel followed by a drive, in our air-conditioned vehicle, to Alexandria.
-Your visit to this beautiful city, originally built by Alexander the Great, includes the Citadel of Qaitbay, where, about 1480AD.
-Pompey’s Pillar.
-Montazah Gardens.
-Finally the New Alexandria Library (Bibliotheca Alexandrina).
-Lunch will be supplied at a local restaurant in the middle of this exciting tour.
-At the end of the day you will have a tired, but fulfilled, drive back to Cairo.

Day 04:
-After breakfast you will be taken to the Egyptian Museum.
-Stare upon the mummies of some of Egypt’s ancient pharaohs (optional).
-Lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries, where thousands of artifacts are awaiting your visit.
-After lunch, at a local restaurant, you will be taken to the Citadel of Saladin.
-You will be taken on a tour of Cairo famous Churches, including: The Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr, 2 churches built into the walls of the Fort of Babylon and its remains could be Cairo’s oldest structures; and the Church of Abu Serga (St. Sergius), where, it is said, the Holy Family took shelter in a cave.

Day 05:
-Check out after breakfast then, Going to Cairo Airport for your flight to Aswan.
-You will be met and assisted by our representative who will transfer you to your cruise.
-After lunch you will be driven to see the High Dam.
-Then a short sail to the Temple of Philae, moved to the island of Agilika after the waters of Lake Nasser flooded its original location.
-Then back to Aswan to rejoin your cruise and as the Nile laps gently underneath you, dinner will be served.

Day 06:
-A new day and your first breakfast on board as the boat sails majestically towards Kom Ombo.
-Will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo.
-After the visit you will be taken back to the boat for your lunch while it sails onward to Edfu.
-The Temple of Horus.
-Back to the boat and sets sail for Esna.
-Once you reach Esna you will watch as it sails through the Esna locks.
-Once through the locks the boat continues on its course towards Luxor, which it will reach after you have had dinner.

Day 07:
-An early breakfast and then it is time to visit the West Bank of Luxor: the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings; the tombs of princes in the Valley of the Queens; the magnificent temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri finishing with the immense Colossi of Memnon.
-After lunch, which you will have on board, you will visit the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples.
-You return to the boat where your last dinner, upon this floating hotel, will be served.

Day 08:
-Your day starts with breakfast in your hotel followed by checkout.
-The rest of the day to do as you choose. In the afternoon you will be driven, in our air-conditioned vehicle, to Hurghada.
-Check-in at your hotel upon arrival.
-The rest of the day belongs to you, but there will be opportunities for snorkeling, diving and other water sport activities.

Day 9/10:
-A full day for sunbathing, exploring, shopping, or taking up some of the many water sport activities available to you.

Day 11:
-After breakfast it is time to check-out.
-Then you will be driven back to hurghadaCairo in our air-conditioned vehicle.
-Once back in Cairo you will check-in at the hotel and the rest of the day will be yours.

Day 12:
-After breakfast it is time to set off on your Oasis safari.
-You will first of all head to the Bahariya Oasis, stopping en route to visit the village of El-Bawiti, to see the remains of a Roman triumphal arch and two temples.
-From here it is a short drive to see the valley of the Golden Mummies before arriving at El-Qasr, the capital of Bahariya in the Pharaonic periods.
-After lunch the journey continues through Ain El-Bishmu, to see the Roman spring, and Ain El-Muftillah to see the chapels.
-After this exciting day you will stay overnight in a hotel in Bahariya.

Day 13:
-After breakfast you will be transported, in our 4×4 vehicle, to the district of Hayz (35 km from El-Bawiti).
-After lunch you will drive to the White Desert, a paradise for rock hounds and amateur geologists, with its impressive limestone formations shaped like giant mushrooms or animals.
-Then ,Visit the Black desert then head back to Bahariya to change vehicles before the drive back to Cairo, stopping en route for lunch.
-Once back in your Cairo hotel you will have time to freshen up before enjoying the rest of the day in relaxation.

Day 14:
-Your final day starts with breakfast at the hotel followed by check-out. You will then be transferred to the airport for your final departure.

Program including:

-Meet & Assist upon arrival & departure
-Daily touring as per the itinerary
-Breakfast at hotel & Lunch during tour day
-All Accommodation in the Program on BB Basis in Cairo (Marriott Mena house)
-Hotel in Hurghada on All Inclusive Basis
-Hotel in Baharia on Half Board Basis
-3 nights cruise on full board Basis (Operoi zahra)
-Professional English speaking Guide
-Transportation by air conditioned bus as per the itinerary
-Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the itinerary

Not Including:

Any items not mentioned above.

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