10 Day Egypt Itinerary Cairo and Nile Cruise

Book now 10 Day Egypt Itinerary Cairo and Nile Cruise, Include 5 nights in Cairo,4 nights Nile Cruise,1 Night in Luxor Visit Pyramids of Giza and The Egyptian Museum then travel to Luxor and enjoy 4 nights Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan.

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Book now your 10 Day Egypt Itinerary Cairo and Nile Cruise, Includes 4 nights in Cairo ,4-nights -Nile Cruise, Visit  Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum then travel to Aswan enjoy your 5 stars Nile Cruise Tours, from Aswan to Luxor explore the magical sites between Aswan and Luxor , then travel to Cairo , Visit the Pyramids of Giza , Alexandria and old Cairo .

Day 1 Arrival to Cairo


Marsa Alam  tours representative will meet & assist you at   Cairo  International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle

Free evening

Overnight in the Hotel-Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo

Depends on your arrival. If your flight arrives, If you have an early flight to Cairo you can contact us to make a tour suggestion 

Day 2- Cairo- Luxor- Karnak temple -Luxor temple


You will be picked up from your hotel in Luxor and transferred to Cairo airport, You will fly to Luxor   from Cairo   and then you will be transferred to your cruise ship in Luxor

Embarkation& Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed with the Visits to the Eastbank of the Nile Including

Karnak karnak Egypt 360   temple:
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) 

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 onboard the Cruise in  Luxor

Cruise:MS Amwaj Living Stone Nile Cruise

Day 3-the valley of the kings


Optional trip Balloon ride over the valley of the Kings 80 $ per person
Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of the Nile Including:

The valley of the Kings:
Once  called the great Place of the Truth, this valley Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak

The colossi of Memnon:
Massive  pair statues Know as the  Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest  complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third


The Queen  Hatshepsut  temple
Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of  Hatshepsut   Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.

13:00 sail to Esna lock& lunch will be during the sail
18:00 arrive, Esna Lock, Sail to Edfu& Dinner
Overnight o board of the Cruise in Edfu

Cruise:MS Amwaj Living Stone Nile Cruise

Day 4- Edfu adn Kom ombo temple


Breakfast on board the Cruise
07:00 Visit the temple of Edfu

Edfu temple :

Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of 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.

09:30 Sail to Kom combo
12:30 lunch on board of the Nile cruise during the sail
15:30 arrive Kom Ombo visit the temple of Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo temple :

The temple and the associated settlement site located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus  and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman period(332 B.b -395 A.c)

17:30 Continue sailing to Aswan, Dinner will be during the sail


21:00 arrive Aswan and overnight on board the Cruise

Cruise:MS Amwaj Living Stone Nile Cruise

Day 5- Aswan sightseeing


Breakfast on Board the Cruise
08:00 Proceed with Visits of Aswan including the temple of Philae and 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 of the Cruise

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

Cruise:MS Amwaj Living Stone Nile Cruise

Day 6- Abu simble


Breakfast on board the cruise.
Optional tour to Visit Abu Simbel

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.

Fly to Cairo - then you will be met and transferred  to the hotel overnight in  in the Hotel-Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo

Day 7- Day trip to Giza Pyramids and the museum


You will be picked up from your hotel in   Cairo   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 of 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 200 Egyptian Pounds

The New Grand museum is not open yet. It will be open soon maybe end of 2021 or  in 2022

 Overnight in the Hotel  Cairo   

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

overnight in  in the Hotel-Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo

Day 8-Alexandria trip from Cairo


Start your private tour to   Alexandria  from     Cairo , starts at 7:00 am with Pickup from your hotel by our Egyptologist, and transfer by Private A/C Vehicle to     Alexandria , The distance is 220 k/m Northwest of     Cairo . Arrive at     Alexandria    around 10 am
Start your day Tour in   Alexandria   Visiting The Roman  Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa  

The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa   :

Archaeologists believe that the Catacomb of Kom el Shoqafa was started in the 2nd century A.D. and was used to intern the dead for the next 200 years. This was a period in the history of the city of   Alexandria  when there was a great mixture of different cultures. Of course, there was the ancient history of the great Egyptian kingdoms which went back thousands of years

Pompey Pillar:

Has nothing to do with Pompey. The story behind the name refers to the possible burial ground of the Roman general when he fled to Egypt and was assassinated after losing a major battle in Greece against Caesar. The red granite column was probably built to honor Emperor Diocletian. Today it stands 25 meters high and is the tallest ancient monument in   Alexandria

The Citadel of Sultan Qeitbay:
The Citadel was built in the 15th Century by the Mamlouk Sultan Qeitbay, To Guard the City against the threat of Crusaders, This wonderful Islamic Monument was built by the use of the ruins of the old Lighthouse that was constructed by Ptolemy 11 in the 3rd Century B.c. The Lighthouse was damaged during an Earthquake that Occurred in Egypt in 1303 A.c during the reign of the Mamlouk King  Qeitbay


Lunch in   Alexandria   in Egyptian Restaurant

The new Library of   Alexandria   :

The Library of   Alexandria  was reborn in October 2002 to reclaim the mantle of its ancient namesake. It is not just an extraordinarily beautiful building; it is also a vast complex where the arts, history, philosophy, and science come together. Moreover, the myriad activities it offers have made it a place for open discussion, dialogue, and understanding.

At the end of your tour check into your hotel in   Alexandria , Overnight in   Alexandria

Meals: Breakfast in the hotel and Lunch during the trip

 

overnight in the Hotel-Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo

Day 9-old Cairo


Pick Up time from your hotel in Giza at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, Enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of   Cairo on an 8-hour excursion that takes in the major monuments of Old   Cairo and the maze of streets and stalls of the historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar. you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defense against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of   Cairo , it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha

Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to   Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city.

Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Old   Cairo

Then, visit Old   Cairo  to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in   Cairo

Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the center of   Cairo ’s trading activities since the 14th century.

overnight in  in the Hotel-Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo

Day 10-International departure


You will be transferred to Cairo airport for the international departure. If you wish to extend your stay in Cairo , please contact us.

Inclusions:

  •  Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport + transfer to hotel by air-conditioned vehicle  
  • 05 nights accommodation in Cairo including breakfast & all taxes - 5 stars Steigenberger Pyramids- Pyramids view
  • 3-day tour in Cairo as mentioned in the program 
  • Flight Tickets -Cairo-Luxor-Aswan Cairo
  • Lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo 
  • 04 nights accommodation at 5 stars Nile Cruise on full board - The M/S. Amwaj Living Stone 
  •  All sightseeing tours on board your Nile cruise including : 
  •  Tour to the High Dam, Philae Temple in Aswan
  • Tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples.
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple & Colossi of Memnon.
  • Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temples.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as mentioned in the program
  • The prices are per person and in us dollars  
  • English speaking guide
  • All service charges and taxes 
  • Assist & transfer to Cairo International airport on final departure.

Exclusions:

  • International flights to Egypt
  • Entrance fees inside any of the pyramids or inside the mummy room at the Egyptian Museum. 
  • Any other optional tours if required. 
  • Tip.

Please remember to bring:

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Sun Cream

Prices
Prices are quoted in $ USA Dollars per person per trip in Double Cabin 
Payment PolicyChildren Policy
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 5.99 pay 25% of the tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Nile cruise, spaces will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays, the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or the Western Union

Tipping
It is a customary attitude for expressing one's satisfaction with good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.

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