11 Days – 10 Nights
Cairo International Airport.
Giza, Cairo, Luxor, Dahabiya Nile Cruise, Aswan & Abu Simbel.
Dahabiya Nile Cruise Planners
This 11 Days and 10 Nights tour will undoubtedly give you the best memories in Egypt as it covers major Egypt destinations like Giza, Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel and of course the splendors of Dahabiya Nile Cruise.
Cairo is an ancient city that grew from a small settlement to become one of the largest settlements in the world. The city was founded by the Fatimid general Jawhar al-Siqilli in the late 10th century. Cairo is now the capital of Egypt, as well as its largest city, with a population estimated at around 18 million people.
Luxor is an Egyptian city that is located in the south of Egypt. It is situated on the east bank of the Nile River. Luxor is very famous for its ancient temples, which are spread across the city. The temples are recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The city has a population of around 270,000.
Aswan is a city in Egypt and is a place that has seen immense historical importance. The most recent reason for interest in this city is because of the Aswan Dam. It is a dam that was built in the 1960s and was one of the first big projects of the modern era of Egyptian government.
Abu Simbel Temples are one of the most splendid monuments in the world, located in southern Egypt. An amazing architecture of giant sandstone statues carved into the rock-face, Abu Simbel has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979. These temples were carved in the 13th century BC by Ramses II during his reign in Egypt.
The Dahabiya cruise is a popular choice for anyone going to Egypt. It's a great way to see this city from a whole different perspective. It's a relaxing way to see the places you would like to visit around the country.
Upon your arrival at Cairo Airport, our rep will assist you through all of the passport control formalities & your luggage identification. Then after finishing, you will meet your tour guide who will transfer you through a private A.C vehicle to our 5* hotel to check-in and relax.
You will have your breakfast at the hotel then our tour guide will come to pick you up to start a terrific tour in Cairo visiting its impressive landmarks including:-
That constitutes the following attractions:
The last remaining monument of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World & the largest pyramid in Giza Plateau! It was built for King Khufu with a height of 147 m. The number of stones used in its construction is more than 2,300,000. Each stone weighs from 2.5 tons to 9 tons.
You will also witness there the hypnotic Pyramids of Chephren and Mykerinus. It is an ancient pyramid built during the reign of the fourth dynasty of the old kingdom. It is the largest of the three main pyramids in Giza and it has a lot of interesting features to it.
This mythical creature limestone statue was made of one piece of stone carved not built and it takes the facial expressions of king Khafre. It stands at 73 m long, 19 m wide, and 20 m in height.
It is the place that witnessed the main mummification & purification of the ancient Egyptian rulers & Pharaohs.
After that, you will enjoy a tasty lunch at an impressive oriental restaurant and then you will proceed towards more attractions.
After that you will visit the complex of Saqqara which belong to King Zoser and his step Pyramids which is considered the first Pyramids in Egypt and the first rock-cut building in the history, also you will visit other Pyramids and Nobel tomb.
Last stop, visit Memphis one of the ancient Egyptian Capitals until around 2200 BC, you will witness the beautiful colossal statue of Ramses the Great.
After you finish the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast checkout and the airconditioned vehicle will take you to visit:
It includes a rare collection of 5000 years of art with over 250,000 priceless artifacts including the marvelous collection of treasures of King Tutankhamun including his golden items such as his golden mask that was enclosed in his tomb for about 3,500 years.
Then you will visit one of the most stunning construction in Cairo the Citadel of Saladin al Ayoubi and the alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali.
Thereafter, end your day with the visit of Khan El Khalili Bazaar which is one of Cairo’s main attractions.
We will drive you to Cairo Airport to catch the flight to Luxor and upon arrival, you will check in 5* hotel in Luxor.
After your arrival in Luxor’s 5*Hotel, you will have your breakfast the next day and then move to see the following attractions:
This is the final resting place of Egypt’s rulers who reined Egypt from the 18th till the 20th dynasty and there, during your visit, you will be allowed to explore three of these tombs that will be included in your ticket to watch the magnificence of the decorations and inscriptions on the walls of each tomb.
It is a living art piece that sends the consciousness of all its beholders back in time to witness the full magnitude of the beauty and grandeur of the new kingdom (1570 – 1050 BC) in the brightest light under the guidance of the illuminating spirit of Queen Hatshepsut.
The Collossi of Memnon are a pair of statues made during the reign of the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep III . They depict Amenhotep III, son of the Egyptian goddess Mut, seated on a throne and are made of sandstone.
Then you will visit Luxor Temple which is believed that one of the ancient Egyptians festivals was held inside the temple as there are different scenes on the walls representing the celebration of the festival, the temple built by King Amenhotep III and completed by Ramses II
After this amazing tour, you will picked up and transferred to your hotel for overnight.
Breakfast, check out, then our guide will accompany you to visit Karnak temple.This is the largest Temple Complex ever that was built. It actually comprises a vast mix of ancient Egyptian decayed Temples and a great Hypostyle Hall that contains 134 giant sandstone columns and each one can carry up to 30 persons on its capital.
After that, you will drive to Esna temple (1 Hrs. Driving). Upon arrival you will visit the temple; it’s remarkable for the beauty of its site and magnificence of its architecture.
After you finish this amazing tour, you will transferred to Dahabiya Nile for check in and sail to El Hegz Village for a unique culture experience. Thereafter, enjoy your lunch and dinner on Dahabiya.
Enjoy breakfast onboard the Dahabiya will you sailing to Edfu, Horse drawn carriages take us to visit Horus Temple, the best preserved of all temples in Egypt.
Next is the visit to Edfu Temple- It is located in the Middle Egypt, next to the Nile River. It goes around the Nile, in the city of Edfu (about 150 kilometers away from Luxor). It is the most famous and most visited site in the city.
Back to Dahabiya for Lunch and Dinner- Drift into dreams as you are now becoming part of the rhythms of the Nile!
Stepping off the Dahabiya at Bisaw Island and village, you will take a leisurely walk through a farm, meet some of the women and children and learn how the unique sun bread is baked in homes here.
Then sail to Gebel el Silsila and explore the ancient sandstone quarries and rock-cut chapels of Horemhep, Set I and Merenptah.
After Breakfast, a short walk from the Dahabiya dock, you’ll visit the double temple of Haoeris and Sobek in Kom Ombo and Crocodile Museum.
Sail to Daraw and take a walking tour to the village to visit the market of Daraw once last stop on the famous 40 days desert road between Sudan and Egypt.
After an amazing day, you will be delighted with a scrumptious farewell dinner on the DahabiyaNile Cruise which you will love.
Check out, in the early morning, you will receive your breakfast boxes then you’ll join our tour guide in a modern A.C. vehicle to visit the incredible attractions at Abu Simbel
These two temples in Abu Simbel were carved out of the mountain itself and that is why a visit to such fascinating temples is a must. They were built during the reign of King Ramses II in 200 BC to memorize his victories and to show his deep love to his wife.
We will drive you back to Aswan, upon arrival our guide will help you to check in at your hotel in Aswan. Stay overnight in Aswan.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and then get off to witness the various attractions at Aswan.
It is one of the most impressive modern achievements for the Egyptians that was built between 1960 & 1970 with the help of UNESCO. Its main function is to save Egypt from the flood and it has become the main Egyptian source of electricity.
It is the largest Obelisk that has been ever built by a man during the reign of the amazing Queen Hatshepsut. It is about 137 feet "42 m" and is estimated to weigh 1,200 tons.
That temple was dedicated to Isis, the goddess of love & beauty. It is one of the most picturesque temples all around Egypt. It is located on an island so you are going to experience a motorboat ride during your tour to and from that amazing site.
Go to Aswan international airport to take the flight back to Cairo and after reaching Cairo, transfer back to your hotel for overnight stay.
Check out from your hotel, and then you will catch your flight.
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