EGYPT EXPLORER

SAMPLE ITINERARY FOR EGYPT

Showing some of the great things to see and do.

FRIDAY DAY ONE.

Arrive Cairo International Airport.

Meet Local Representative. Assistance through airport formalities Transfer to your hotel. Meet your Egyptologist upon arrival to greet you and provide you with some major details concerning your coming trip. Check in.

Rest of the day is yours at Leisure. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Cairo.

SATURDAY DAY TWO.

Morning buffet breakfast.

Join your Egyptologist for a full day excursion to visit the step Pyramids of Sakkara and carpet school. Lunch at deluxe restaurant. After lunch visit the great Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven wonders of the Ancient world including the visit of the Sphinx and a camel ride. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Cairo.

SUNDAY DAY THREE.

Morning buffet breakfast.

Visit the huge collection of artefacts at the world famous Egyptian Museum of Antiquities including the spectacular treasures of King Tutankhamen including the Royal Mummies Room. Lunch at El Azhar Park restaurant Afternoon visit the iconic Citadel of Saladin, the mosque of Mohamed Ali, the Hanging church and Ben Ezra synagogue. Dinner and visit of Khan El Khalili local market.  Overnight in Cairo.

MONDAY DAY FOUR.

Wake up call, breakfast & check out.  Early flight to Luxor. (60 min flight).Check in for your Nile Cruise. Lunch on board. Afternoon explore the impressive Karnak and Luxor temples and Luxor museum.  In the evening enjoy The Karnak Temple Sound & Light Show. Dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor.

TUESDAY DAY FIVE.

Why not start your day with a Balloon Ride over the West Bank?

Morning buffet breakfast. Visit the stunning tombs at the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut temple, one of Egypt’s few female rulers and most successful Pharaohs, and finally a photo stop by the giant Colossi of Memnon. Can add a visit of Nefertari tomb, the most beautiful tomb in Egypt and which has been opened recently to limited number of visitor per day and considered the most expensive site – Per person $70.00. Lunch on board. Sail to Edfu. Dinner on board. Overnight in Edfu.

WEDNESDAY DAY SIX.

Morning buffet breakfast.

Visit the temple of Horus in Edfu, one of the well-preserved temples of Ancient Egypt and built to honour the falcon headed God. Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Afternoon visit the unusual temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to both Horus and the Crocodile God Sobek. Sail to Aswan.

Dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan.

THURSDAY DAY SEVEN.

Morning buffet breakfast.

Decision time – you can Visit Abu Simbel temple by flight OR visit the Nubian Village and museum. Lunch on board. Afternoon enjoy a scenic Felucca ride on the Nile. You can, instead attend the Philae Temple Sound & Light Show. Dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan.

FRIDAY DAY EIGHT.

Morning buffet breakfast & Check out. Visit the lovely and elegant temple of Philae, dedicated to Isis, rescued from the rising waters by the UNESCO followed by a visit of the High Dam. Lunch served at Local restaurant. Fly to Cairo. (90 min flight). Check in at the Intercontinental City Star

Dinner on your own. Overnight in Cairo.

SATURDAY DAY NINE.

Morning breakfast & Check out

Proceed to Cairo airport for final departure home.

Rates Include

Three nights in Cairo at Marriott Hotel. (Nile View room)

Four nights on Nile Cruise M/S Mayfair.  http://www.mayfaircruises.com

One night at Intercontinental City Stars.

8 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches and 4 dinners.

Excursions & Sites 8 guided tours led by experienced Egyptologist including sites entrance fees

Porterage at Airports and Hotels

Transportation in guaranteed modern, air conditioned deluxe vehicles

English speaking Egyptologist in Cairo and a different one in upper Egypt

Water, tea and coffee offered during every meal.

One bottle of water 0.5 L per person offered on each excursion

Taxes All Taxes and service charges

Airfare Cairo / Luxor – Aswan / Cairo in Coach Class

 

Rates do not include

All extra items of a personal nature (telephone calls, Laundry, room service, etc.)

Visa Upon arrival at Cairo airport – Cost $ 25.00 ( Can be included in package rate upon request)

Tipping Egyptologist and vehicle driver

Any beverage not mentioned in tour program description

Optional Excursions that can be included:-

Khan El Khalili Dinner

Balloon Ride

Abu Simbel excursion

Sound & Light Shows

The Nubian Village

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