PRIVATE TRIP – On this 6-day tour see the highlights of Cairo and Aswan. Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Sakkara and Khan Al Khalili in Islamic Cairo. Then Aswan with Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam of Nasser, Kalasha Temple & Nubian MuseumBook Now Ask a Question
RAMSES II: Cairo, Aswan
Cairo (no meal)
The representative of our agency welcome you upon arrival at Cairo airport, after customs control with a sign bearing your name and that of the agency. Then you will be transferred by private air-conditioned vehicle with driver at your hotel. Check into your room. Overnight at hotel.
Cairo (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning, our tour guide and private A/C minibus will pick you up at your hotel. Discovery of the Giza plateau and the famous pyramids: Cheops (the largest built circa 2650 BC. JC.), one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world and the only one that has stood the test of time. It was for over 40 centuries the highest monument erected by the man with a height of 146 meters. The Sphinx (lion head of Pharaoh), guardian enigmatic tombs and temple, it is turned towards the east to protect the tombs of the looters. It measures 73 meters long, 20 meters high and was carved from a single block of stone. (Optional: Camel or Horse Ride at Giza). Egyptian Lunch at local restaurant. Following by Visit the necropolis of Sakkara, used as a cemetery for thousands of years, and still hides many secrets in the desert sand. The Pyramid at Sakkara is one of the oldest stone structures in the world. It was built during the Third Dynasty (about 2630 BC) for King Djoser and its construction was overseen by his vizier Imhotep. End of day, transfer to Giza Train Station for take the First Class Sleeper Train go to Aswan. Dinner and overnight in train.
Breakfast in train. Morning, arrival at Aswan Train Station, welcome by our representative, then you will be transferred by private A/C minibus to your hotel. (optional: Enjoy felucca around Kitchener’s Island). Afternoon, Visit the Temple of Philae, dedicated to the worship of the goddess Isis, located on the island of Agilika was built during the Greco-Roman Ptolemaic dynasty, the temple was built during a period of 300 years. Visit the High Dam at Aswan was built from 1960 to 1971, measuring 780m long, to protect Egypt against the annual flooding of the Nile and Lake Nasser created. The water power generates electricity for most of Egypt. Then visit the Unfinished Obelisk, located in a granite quarry Rose that was used in the construction of temples. (Optional: Enjoy Sound and Light Show to Philae). Overnight at hotel.
Aswan (B, D)
Breakfast at hotel. Check out. (Optional: Visit Abu Simbel Temple). Morning, our tour guide and private A/C minibus will pick you up at your hotel. Visit the Kalabsha temple, dedicated to Mandulis the Nubian Horus. Located near the High Dam, it is the second most important sanctuary after the temples of Abu Simbel. Then visit the Nubian Museum of Antiquities, which houses the remains of a civilization whose lands were submerged by Lake Nasser. Afternoon free at leisure. End of day, transfer to Aswan Train Station for take the First Class Sleeper Train go to Cairo. Dinner and overnight in train.
Cairo (B, L)
Breakfast in train. Morning, arrival to Giza Train Station, welcome by our representative then Visit the National Museum of Antiquities including the treasures range from the prehistoric age to the Roman period. You will see among others the famous treasure of Tutankhamen. It houses over 250,000 pieces, is one of the largest museums in the world. It allows visitors to discover the history of ancient Egypt through five millennia. Egyptian lunch at local restaurant. Then, Visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, with in its enclosure the mosque of Mohamed Ali. The citadel was built on the hills in 1183 AD Moqattam overlooking the whole city was a point of defense against the Crusaders. Salah El Din appointed to be the governor of Egypt after the death of the sultan of Damascus, Noor-el-Din. Visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East. (Optional: Enjoy Nile Dinner Cruise with belly dancing show OR Enjoy Sound and Light Show to Giza). Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel and transfer to Cairo International Airport for take your departure flight.
|From October 2013 till April 2014||Double||Single|