5 Days itinerary Cairo and Nile cruise from Hurghada

Join an exciting 5 Days itinerary of Cairo and Nile cruise from Hurghada, Visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian museum and explore the Ancient History of Upper Egypt on 4 Days Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor.

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Join an exciting 5 Days itinerary of Cairo and Nile cruise from Hurghada , Visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian museum and explore the Ancient History of Upper Egypt on 4 Days Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor . Visit Abu Simbel, Philae Temple, Edfu temple , Kom Ombo temple , The valley of kings, Karnak karnak Egypt 360 temple, and Enjoy sailing with Felucca.

Day 1- Hurghada- Cairo


Pick up from your hotel in Hurghada to Hurghada airport- Then fly to Cairo air at 05:30 and arrives at Cairo at 06:30 am. You will be picked up from your  Cairo airport by our tour guide to enjoy a great excursion to The  Pyramids of Giza  (   Cheops Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time, and visit  the Valley Temple .
Lunch will be served during the Pyramids at the local restaurant in Giza.
Then visit the Egyptian Museum

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir

It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.

If you wish to visit the mummies' royal hall. You need to ask the tour guide to take the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and you pay for this. It will cost 30 $ Extra per person

The New Grand museum is not open yet. It will be open soon maybe end of 2022

Optional trip to the sound and the light show at Giza Pyramids and costs 40 $ Per person

Overnight in the Hotel

Day 2-Cairo- Aswan-Nile cruise


Pick up from Giza Hotel to Cairo   airport  for a short flight  to Aswan from Cairo  

Embarkation& Lunch on board the Nile Cruise, proceed.Visit to Aswan,including the Temple of Philae and a tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the high dam, the unfinished Obelisk
Phiala temple:
Built to honor the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped.

The high dam:
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.

The Unfinished Obelisk  :
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned. 

12:00 lunch on board the Cruise

at 16:00 sailing trip with Felucca around Elphinatine island and Visit Lord Kitchener island

Optional trip to the Nubian village:

The Nubian village is one of Aswan's attractions. It's worth visiting and spending  2 hours. The place is very authentic and genuine, Colorful and artistic, the Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place!
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise

Day 3-Aswan-Abu simble


Breakfast & Lunch onboard the cruise.

Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan

Abu Simbel temples:

The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra, and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor, the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco.

lunch on the Nile cruise

13:00 Sail to Kom Ombo

The temple of Kom Ombo:

The temple and the associated settlement site are located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus  and dates mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman periods (332 B.b -395 A.c)
Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu 

Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
Galabyia Party.

Day 4- Edfu temple-Luxor temple


Breakfast on the board the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the Edfu around 08:00 by horse carriage 

Edfu temple :

Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of the Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c), The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama

You will be back around 10:00 

Lunch on the Cruise 
At 10:30 Sail to Luxor through Esna lock

Arrive at Luxor at 18:00
Visit Luxor temple.
Luxor Temple:
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated  with His Military Battle of Kadesh
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise

Optional trip to the sound Light Karnak karnak Egypt 360 temple - 40 $ P.P

Day 5-The valley of the kings


Breakfast at your Cruise Then you will be accompanied by your private tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit: 

Valley of the Kings:
The final resting place of Egypt's rulers from the 18th to 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 is still well preserved.


Hatshepsut   Temple:
It 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.


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

Karnak karnak Egypt 360   :
Karnak karnak Egypt 360   is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons, and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs,  Karnak karnak Egypt 360    was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 
 


Have your lunch at a Nile View restaurant before we drive you back to your hotel in   Hurghada .

Inclusions:

  • Transfers from Hurghada Hotel to Hurghada airport by A-C vehicle
  • Flight tickets-Hurghada-Cairo-Cairo-Aswan
  • Private trip to Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum
  • Private trip to Abu Simbel
  • 1 night stay in 5 stars Hotel in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 nights accommodation in 5 stars hotel on full board basis
  • Expert  Tour Guide for all Nile Cruise tours and shore excursions

Exclusions:

  • Drinks in the restaurants
  • Drinks on the Nile cruise
  • Tipping
  • Any Extra not mentioned

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses

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