Day 1:Arrival Cairo
Arrive to Cairo International Airport where Moses Travel' rep shall eet 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 in Cairo.
Meals: Welcome drink
Day 2:Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara
Today you will start your amazing day around the mysterious plateau of the pyramids. Your Egyptologist (according to your language) shall escort you to unravel the secrets of the Great Pyramid of King Cheops which is the only survivor wonder of the ancient world and then the pyramids of King Chephren, King Mikerinus, the Valley temple and the enigmatic Sphinx. Lunch in a local restaurant then proceed to the first capital been established in the world; Memphis which still have ruins of different eras including the huge statue of King Ramses ll. After that you will continue to an old and huge cemetery of pyramids and tombs of nobles and princes, Sakkara where you will visit the famous step pyramid of King Zoser which was built by the world-famous engineer Imhotep. Tombs there are dating back to the 24th, 25th and 26th centuries. You will enjoy a vey nice explanation about the scenes of the ancient daily life. When you finish, you will go to Giza railway station to pick the sleeper train heading to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on the sleeper train.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 3:Philae temple, High Dam
Arrive to Aswan city where you will find Moses travel' rep is awaiting you to assist you with the luggage, then your tour guide shall start a very nice tour in a very nice city. You will start your tour with the famous High Dam which was completed in 1971 while the Old Dam was completed in 1902. After that you will continue to Philae Temple dedicated 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' construction; you will reach the temple through a motor boat. Check-in on your Nile cruise and lunch on board. Free time at leisure with a possibility of doing a very recommended tour of the famous Nubian Village where you will get recognized to another pure ethnicity lives at the south of Egypt with different types of houses, traditions, dress, .....etc. and visit the famous Botanical Garden. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 4:Kom ombo, Edfu, Luxor
Early navigation to Kom ombo where your tour guide shall explain you one of the Ptolmaic temples dedicated to the cult of the crocodile headed God Sobek and the falcon headed God Horus. Return to the cruise, free time then lunch during the sailing to Edfu then at noon you will go to visit one of the best preserved temples in Egypt; Edfu temple which was dedicated to god Horus. Oriental dinner on board and arrive Luxor at night and overinght in Luxor.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 5:Kings Valley, Queen Hatshepsut' temple, Memnon
Today you will feel the real past of the ancient Egyptian history during the tour of the Valley of the Kings where you will find 62 tombs carved in desert rocks with a possibility of more still hidden. All of them are richly decorated and were filled with precious treasures for the afterlife. Then you will proceed to the famous temple of Queen Hatshepsut which is rising out of the plain desert in a series of terraces. Then you will continue your tour to the famous 2 colossi of Memnos, known in ancient Greek times for their haunting voices at dawn. Back to your Nile cruise and lunch on board. Free time at leisure with a possibility of an optional tour in Luxor. Dinner and overight in Luxor.
Meals: B , L , D
Day 6:Karnak temples, Luxor temple, sleeper train
Today and after breakfast we shall go to the major temple in Egypt, the famous complex of Karnak Temples which covers about 250 hectares and was dedicated for the worshipping of god Amen-Re and is very famous for its amazing and huge hypostyle hall of 134 columns. Then another tour to Luxor temple which is famous for its nice facade preceeded with the 2 colossi of King Ramses ll. Back to the cruise to relax for a while in the lounge bar, lunch at your own. Depart to Luxor railway station to pick the sleeper train heading to Cairo. Dinner and overnight on the sleeper train.
Meals: B, D
Day 7:Museum, Coptic Cairo, Khan El Khalili
Again in Cairo where you will enjoy some different tours starting by a place shall take you in a journey of more than 7000 years of ancient Egyptian history. There where you will see the world-famous golden treasures of the young King Tutankhamen. No one is able to see everything inside the museum because it has more than 150,000 pieces of differnt eras. Then the very religious place Coptic Cairo where you will be able to trace the route of the holy family when they were hiding underneath a crypt which is now the church of St. Sirguis. Also you will visit the famous synagogue of Ben Ezra. Lunch in a local restaurant then you will continue to Khan El Khalili Old Bazaar which dates back to the 14th century A.D. Back to the hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: B, L
Day 8:El Baharya oasis, White Desert
Today is a different side of Egypt. The adventure side when you start a tour to Western Desert which is rich of its natural factors. You will start with Baharya Oasis which is about 4 hours driving to the West of Cairo and there you will stop by to visit some places like the ruins of the temple of King Alexander Magno, temple of Ain Meftella, also you will stop by one of the hot springs which is famous for its sulphuric water to cure the skin. a stop to have lunch then proceed. You will continue to the English house known as the mountain of (al dast wel maghrafa) which still upon a hill. Then you will reach the black mountain which is a series of volcanic shape mountains covered by a countless number of black stones and that site is known also as the black desert. Reaching the white desert before sun set to enjoy an amazing panoramic view on a big number of natural carved rocks making shapes similar to mushrooms, a hen, a rabbit ........etc. Camping and enjoy a nice dinner in the middle of the desert.
Meals: B , L , D
Day 9:Crystal mountain, Cairo
Starting your day early going to have a stop by the quartzite mountain with its crystal stones then proceed to Wadi Al Haiz (Al Haiz Valley) with its hot spring water.
A stop to have lunch then proceed to Cairo.
Overinght at your hotel in Cairo.
Meals: B, L
Day 10:Cairo Airport
After breakfast, your Moses Travel' rep shall escort you to Cairo International Airport to fly back home.
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