Day 1:Arrival to Cairo
Arrival at Cairo International Airport where Moses Travel' rep shall meet you at the luggage area holding a sign of your names. Transfer in a modern air-conditioned van to your hotel for check-in and overnight at your hotel in Cairo.
Meals: Welcome drink
Day 2:Pyramids, Sphinx, Sakkara
After breakfast your Egyptologist (according to your language) shall escort you to an unforgettable place to unravel the secrets of the Great Pyramid of King Cheops which is the only survivor wonder of the ancient world and the other pyramids of King Chephren and King Mikerinus, then you will go to the Valley Temple and you finish there with the enigmatic Sphinx. Lunch in a local restaurant then you proceed to the first complex been built of small sandstone bricks on planet earth; the comple of King Zoser where you will enjoy the famous step pyramid which was all built by the ancient world-famous engineer Imhotep. No place is compared like the cemetery of Sakkara to get the best explanation about the ancient daily life of the ancient Egyptians which is depicted on the walls that date back to the 23rd, 24th and 25th centuries. Depart to the Giza railway station to pick the sleeper train heading to Aswan. Dinner on the sleeper train and overnight on board.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 3:Philae temple, High Dam, The unfinished obelisk
Arrive to Aswan city where Moses Travel' rep shall be waiting for you to handle your luggage and your tour guide shall take you to start a tour of a very nice and quite city. You will start your tour with Philae temple which was dedicated for the cult of goddess Isis and goddess Hathor. The temple was rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam's construction. Then you will proceed to the famous High Dam which was completed in 1971; the old dam was completed in 1902. After that you will be heading to the quarry or red granite stones which is known as the site of the Unfinished Obelisk where your guide shall give you a full explanation about how ancient Egyptians used to cut stones and make their obelisks. Check-in on your Nile cruise and lunch on board, then free time at leisure. (we strongly recommend the optional tour of the Nubian Village to get recognized to another southern ethnicity belong to Egypt with their own oral language and habits.). Overnight on board.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 4:Aswan, Kom ombo, Edfu
Possibilty of doing the optional tour of Abu Simbel' temples of King Ramses ll. Sailing to Kom ombo and a tour to the ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile headed god Sobek and the falcon headed god Horus. Return to the cruise to continue sailing to Edfu. Lunch on board and start your tour to Edfu temple dedicated to an aspect of god Hours. It's the most preserved temple on all over Egypt which has a good mixture of Egyptian and greco-roman history. Dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.
Meals: B , L , D
Day 5:King's Valley, Queen Hatshepsut' temple, Memnon' colossi
Today you feel the real past of ancient Egyptians during the tour of the famous Valley of the Kings where you will find 62 uncovered tombs and a lot of hidden secrets inside a lot of hidden tombs. A vast city of the dead where magnificent tombs were carved into desert rocks, decorated richly and filled with precious treasures for the afterlife. Then you will go to the famous temple of Queen Hatshepsut which is rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces. After that you will proceed to the famous 2 colossi of Memnon, known in ancient Greek times for their haunting voices at dawn. Back to your Nile cruise and lunch on board. At noon, free time at leisure with a possibility of some optional tours ( your guide shall offer you the possible and the interesting ones ). Dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.
Meals: B , L , D
Day 6:Karnak temples, Luxor temple
Today and after having a good relax and a good breakfast, we shall leave our bags closed on board, then we shall leave to start a very nice tour to Karnak temples which is a huge complex dedicated for the worshipping of god Amen - Re and it's famous for it's vast hypostyle hall of 134 columns. This tour shall be followed by an amzing smaller temple which is Luxor temple with it's nice facade preceeded by 2 colossi of King Ramses ll. Back to the cruise to relax for a while in the loung bar, lunch at your own. At noon we take the bags and depart to Luxor railway station to pick the sleeper train heading to Cairo. Dinner shall be served on the train and overnight on the sleeper train.
Meals: B, D
Day 7:Cairo, Museum, Citadel, Coptic Cairo
Arrival at Giza railway station where you will find our rep wait for you to help and assist, then your Egyptologist shall start a wonderful day on a tour of more than 7000 years of ancient Egyptian history in the Egyptian Museum. It includes the world-famous golden treasure from King Tutankhamen's tomb. There you won't be able to see everything because you will be among more than 150,000 thousand pieces of many different eras. Lunch in a local restaurant then you will proceed to Sultan Saladin's Citadel which dates back to the medieval era. There you will visit one of the most beautiful mosques in the world; the alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali the founder of the royal Turkish family in Egypt in year 1805 A.D. After shooting some amazing pics for the panoramic view of Cairo, you will proceed to the famous religious Coptic Cairo where you will visit the famous church of ST. Sirguis where the holy family was hiding underneath escaping from the Roman persecution. There, you will visit also the famous synagogue of Ben Ezra, and we finish with the tour to the Great Bazaar Khan El Khalili. Back to the hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: B, L
Day 8:Back home
Today we say good bye to the land of the pharaohs and after breakfast our rep shall escort you to the airport wishing you a safe trip.
End of our services.
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