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Full Itinerary
Day 1:Arrival 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 in Cairo.

Meals: welcome drink
Day 2:Pyramids, Sphinx, Sakkara

After breakfast your Egyptologist (according to your language) shall escort you to your dream journey to unravel the secrets of the Great Pyramid of King Cheops, which is the only survivor wonder of the ancient world. Then you will continue to the other pyramids of King Chephren and King Mikerinus. Also you will go to the valley temple to meet 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 complex of King Zoser where you will enjoy the famous step pyramid which was 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 24th, 25th, and 26th centuries B.C. Back to the hotel and overnight in Cairo.

Meals: B, L
Day 3:Cairo Airport, Luxor

Early check-out and breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, then you meet with our rep to pick you to Cairo International Airport to take your flight heading to Luxor. At Luxor airport you meet with our rep that shall help with the luggage. Then, you will start a tour to the East Bank where you will visit the major temple in the world; Karnak temples which is famous for its hypo style hall of 134 columns been made by King Ramses ll. Then proceed to Luxor temple which is much smaller but is a wonderful construction for its façade preceded by the 2 colossi of King Ramses ll. Back to your hotel for free relaxing and free time at leisure with a possibility of some optional tours.(shall be recommended by your guide). Overnight in Luxor.

Meals: B
Day 4:Valley Kings, Queen Hatshepsut' temple, Memnon

Today your tour guide shall escort you to the West Bank of Luxor where you will you feel the real past of ancient Egyptian history during your tour to the famous Valley of the Kings where you will find 62 tombs carved and cut in the desert rocks. A vast city of dead pharaohs with magnificent tombs were decorated richly and filled with precious treasures for the afterlife. Then you will proceed to the famous temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which is rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces. After that you will go to the famous 2 colossi of Memnon, known in ancient times for their haunting voices at dawn. Back to your hotel for relaxing and free time at leisure with a possibility of doing some optional tours(shall be recommended by your guide). Overnight in Luxor.

Meals: B , L , D
Day 5:Luxor, Esna, El Hegz island

After breakfast and check-out you meet with your guide to start your way to Esna where your dahabeya is waiting before Esna Lock (approximately 50 mnts. Driving till Esna). Check-in and welcome drink, and then start a very close tour of Esna temple which is one of the Greco-roman temples in Egypt. Lunch on board and start sailing to El Hegz little island, that situate to the north of Edfu; enjoy 4-5 hours sailing smoothly on the Nile with an amazing temperature. Dinner on board and overnight.

 

Meals: B , L , D
Day 6:El Kab, Edfu temple, El Fuza island

Enjoy your breakfast on dahabeya’ deck with a lovely view on the Nile away of the noisy of big cruises, then sail to El Kab to visit a small temple that big cruises can’t do it. Continue sailing to Edfu while enjoying a very good lunch on board. Tour of Edfu temple dedicated to the falcon headed god Horus. Back to dahabeya  and proceed sailing to El Fuza Island. Dinner and overnight on board.

Meals: B , L , D
Day 7:Silsela mountain, Meneha island

Early sailing toward Gebel El silsela for another small temple made by workmen in that area to adore goddess of silence, lunch on board and then about 4-5 hours sailing to Meneha island. Dinner and overnight on board.

Meals: B , L , D
Day 8:Kom ombo, Kopania

Visiting kom ombo temple in the early morning with a stop to enjoy the local market. Back to dahabeya for lunch and proceed sailing to Kopania. Dinner and overnight on board.

Meals: B , L , D
Day 9:Kopania, Aswan

Early sailing to Aswan while you enjoy your nice breakfast and a wonderful natural sceneries with a different contrast. Upon arrival to Aswan City, you will have a nice tour with your guide to the famous islan of Philae that was dedicated to Goddess Isis and Goddess Hathor. Then you will continue to the famous High Dam and also you will get a very good idea of how ancient Egyptians used to cut their stones and obelisks, that’s the quarry of red granite which is known as the unfinished obelisk. Lunch on board and a possibility of doing a very recommended optional tour to the Nubian Village, where you will get recognized to another Egyptian ethnicity lives to the south of Egypt with different habits, customs and even the language. Also you will enjoy riding a camel in the middle of the desert till the village. Dinner and overinght on board.

Meals: B , L , D
Day 10:Aswan, Cairo

Check-out and a possibility of doing an optional tour of the jewel of the temples; Abu simbel’ temples that were designed by and for King Ramses ll and his wife the pretty Queen Nefertari. Both of them cut in the mountains and were rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser by UNESCO . depart to Aswan Airport to pick your flight heading to Cairo where our rep shall meet you to help with the luggages and escort you to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.

Meals: B
Day 11:Museum, Citadel, Coptic Cairo

After breakfast, your tour guide shall start with you a wonderful day to take you to more than 7000 years of the past inside 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 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 also visit one of the most beautiful mosques in the world; the alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali the founder of the Royal Turkish family in 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 then you finish your tour in the Great Bazaar. Overnight in Cairo.

Meals: B, L
Day 12:Cairo Airport

After breakfast you meet with Moses Travel' rep to assist and to escort you to Cairo International Airport to fly back home.

End of our services and we wish you a safe trip.

Thank you for choosing Moses Travel and remember us please.

Meals: B
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