Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and Aswan 10 Days/9 Nights

Pharaohs and Greeks
Price 1735
Duration 10 Days
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Overview Tour

Egypt, the Pharaohs, where all had begun before anywhere else.


Explore some of its great cities and monuments and get to know about the Greek and Roman period in Alexandria. Before a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan will take you deep into history.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at all airports in Egypt (Cairo, Luxor, Aswan).
  • Full day tour in Cairo with a private Egyptologist tour guide.
  • 4 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 4 nights accommodation on Nile cruise with all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • 1 night accommodation in Alexandria with breakfast.
  • Full day tour in Alexandria with a private tour guide.
  • All visits while on the cruise with our tour guide (visits as mentioned in program)
  • Domestic flight tickets (Cairo/Luxor – Aswan/Cairo).
  • Entrance fees to all archeological sites mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 30 minutes of local calling sim card during your stay in Egypt.
  • One small bottle of water per day during tours.

Excluded

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visas to Egypt. (can be issued on the spot at the airport for some nationalities, Not All).
  • Any kind of tips (guide, representative, drivers,…etc).
  • Drinks and meals not mentioned.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Entry inside:the Pyramids, solar boat, tombs not mentioned, or with extra fees.

Itinerary

   

Welcome to Egypt; upon arrival, you’ll find our representative at the airport, who will help you through passport control and customs formalities.

Then he’ll transfer you to the hotel, help you check-in.

Have a good night.

   

In the morning, enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and get ready to be amazed.

The best introduction to Egyptian history is visiting the Egyptian Museum; it has more than 100.000 pieces of antiquities and artifacts telling sortie about our ancestors, with the special treasure of King Tut Ankh Amen.

Then visit Salah El Dine Citadel, built by Salah El Dine himself to be the point of power while confronting the crusades, and then it had become the seat of the ruler for more than 700 years. Don’t miss visiting Mohamed Ali Mosque, built in the 19th century by Mohamed Ali Pasha.

And then you’ll have the chance to walk between the streets of old Islamic Cairo, in an open market called Khan El Khalili, where you can buy some souvenirs and gifts for your family and friends back home.

Then you’ll be transported back to the hotel; have a good night.

   

Don’t miss your breakfast today; you’re going to need all your energy for today’s visits.

Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, three huge Tombs of three great Kings, Cheops, Chephren, andMyckerinus. Without missing the magnificent statue of Sphinx, with its human head and lion’s body.

Then you’ll travel by bus to Alexandria, about 220 km away.

This city was once the center of culture and philosophy during the greek reign; it was built by Alexander The Great in 331 BC.

Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and enjoy a free afternoon to go around the city.

Good night.

   

Wake up early, have your breakfast, then check-out from the hotel to start a unique tour in such a great city.

Start the tour by visiting Alexandria Bibliotheca, a modern library built in 2002 as a commemoration of the old bibliotheca, which was once a source of literature and culture for all the world.

Then visit Kom El Shoqafa Catacombs, series of Alexandrian tombs, statues, and archaeological objects of the Pharaonic funeral cult with Hellenistic and early Imperial Roman influences, which had been rediscovered accidentally by a donkey in 1900.

And before leaving the city visit The Roman Theatre, it was discovered in 1960 by luck; it contains around seven to eight hundred seats.

Then drive back to Cairo, check-in at the hotel, and have a good night.

   

After breakfast, check-out from your hotel; you’ll be heading to the airport to take a flight from Cairo to Luxor.

Upon arrival, you’ll start the city exploration immediately, no time to waste.

Start by visiting the Valley of The Kings in the west bank of the Nile; this valley is full of tombs from the new kingdom where you can find a lot of Kings and nobles buried, such as the famous Tomb of King Tut Ankh Amen.

Then visit Temple of Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahary designed by her architect Senmout. This Temple is dedicated to god Amen.

Then visit the two colossi of Memnon depicting King Amenophis III, who reigned in Egypt during the 18th Dynasty.

Now you’ll have time to get rest and have lunch after going to the Nile cruise, check-in and enjoy your accommodation on board.

You’ll have a free afternoon to discover the city by yourself.

Then back to the Nile cruise, have your dinner, and have a good night.

   

After breakfast, you’ll start another day tour in Luxor.

Visit the Great Temple of Karnak, 2000 years of construction, starting with Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period, dedicated to god Amen.

Then visit Luxor Temple, founded by Amenophis III and the great Ramses II 1400 BC. This Temple wasn’t dedicated to a god unlikely the others; instead, it was dedicated to the rejuvenation of kingship.

Then back to the Nile cruise, enjoy all your meals on board while sailing to Edfu via Esna Lock.

   

Have your breakfast on board.

Then hop off to visit Edfu Temple, which was built in the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BC—dedicated to god Horus the Falcon, son of Isis and Osiris.

Then back on board, have lunch, and get some rest.

The boat will be sailing to Kom Ombo, where you’ll visit Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to two gods, Sobek, the crocodile, the god of fertility, and the creator of the world with Hathor and Khonsu, and the falcon god Haroeris.

Then back to the boat, have your dinner while sailing to Aswan.

   

When you wake up, you’ll find yourself in a particular city, Aswan, have your breakfast, and get ready to explore.

Visit the High Dam that was built to protect the lands from floods and save water; it became the main source of electricity in Egypt.

Then hop on a motorboat to visit a special temple in the middle of the Nile, Philae Temple, saved from inundation of the Nile waters by UNESCO, moved from its original island to Agilkia Island. This Temple is dedicated to goddess Isis.

In the afternoon, enjoy a felucca ride between the Nile Islands.

Then back to the boat, have your dinner.

Sweet dreams.

   

After breakfast, check-out from the Nile cruise.

You’ll be transported to the airport to take a flight from Aswan to Cairo.

In Cairo, you’ll check-in at the hotel.

Have a free afternoon to explore the capital like a local.

Good night.

   

After your breakfast, check-out from the hotel and move toward the airport to catch your flight back home.

We were pleased to serve you, and we hope to see you again.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
meridian pyramids Meridian Pyramids
radamis cruise Radamis Cruise
sheraton montazah hotel Sheraton Montazah
Prices
$ 2200 Per Person in Single Room
$ 1735 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1695 Per Person in Trible Room
Children Policy

Child under 06 years old will be charged by 25% of the adult total package rate Under from 06 – 11.99 years old will be charged by 50% of the adult total package rate All children of 12 years or older are considered adults and will be charged with a full package rate.


If your tour package includes flights, an extra supplement for your child may apply.

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the requested holiday. The confirmed tour will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25% of the full price. The deposit will be increased to be 50% during Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays and all packages including flight issues. This deposit will be a part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). The rest of the full payment should be paid within 7 days from receiving your booking confirmation.

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation should be sent toTripidays Egy Tours by email, also an acknowledge email should be resent from Tripidays to the clients reconfirming receiving the cancellation and the following cancellation fees will be applied on the total package price:


From 45 to 30 days before your arrival, 25% of the total package price will be charged.

From 29 to 15 days before your arrival, 50% of the total package price will be charged.

From 14 to 07 days before your arrival, 75% of the total package price will be charged.

From 06 days and less, 100% of the total package price will be charged.


All cancelation conditions will be changed during Christmas, New Year & Easter periods


All domestic flight canceled within your program will be subject to the airline cancellation policy

Tipping
Tipping is a personal expression of your satisfaction with services received from your representative, guide, hotel, cruise, transportations. The staff will greatly appreciate this.
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