9 Days Holiday In Egypt Christmas, Cheap Holiday In Egypt Christmas, Nile Cruise Sighseeing
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Day # 1:) 21st, Dec, 2010 Arrival Cairo, Egypt
Egypt Worldwide Tours representative will meet you at Cairo international airport beyond passport control to handle your Egyptian entry visa, then will be accompanied to your hotel for check in. Tonight, relax or enjoy optional evening of out of this world entertainment as we go to the Pyramids for the incredible Sound and Light Spectacular after you will return to your hotel and then the night is at leisure.
Day # 2:) 22nd, Dec, 2010 Giza Sightseeing Tours - Luxor Sleeping train
After your relaxing breakfast at the hotel in Cairo your own private English speaking Egyptologist guide will take you to Sakkara that is part of Memphis's massive necropolis, and the burial site of the most ancient Pharaohs where you will see the first pyramids ever built in Egypt "Step Pyramid of King Djoser that was designed by Imhotep, the ancient Egyptian architect also you will visit the Teti Pyramid and tombs in Sakkara then a relaxing drive to the famous Giza Plateau, home of Egypt's GREATEST attractions to visit The Great Pyramids, ONE of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, middle pyramids of Chephren and the little one of Mykerinos with camel ride and family photo in front of Pyramids, then visit the mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs, the tour includes visit to the valley temple facing the great sphinx with option visit to the solar boat this was a boat used to carry the pharaoh's mummy across the Nile, and then buried at the foot of the pyramid for his use in the afterlife from there you will be transferred to Giza train station to board the Sleeping train to Luxor and overnight stay aboard the train.
Day 3:) 23rd, Dec, 2010 Arrive Luxor - Nile Cruise sights
Meet and assist by our travel REP in your arrival at Luxor train station. Then you will be transferred by private air-conditioned vehicle to board the Nile cruise. Lunch is served a board, followed by a guided tour to visit the most famous Karnak and Luxor Temples. Back to your cruise ship for afternoon tea and dinner, overnight stay aboard the cruise in Luxor.
Day 4:) 24th, Dec, 2010 Luxor sightseeing
Breakfast on board the cruise, followed by a guided tour to the West Bank of the Nile in Luxor to visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir EL Bahari, and the Colossi of Memnon. Back to the cruise for lunch and an afternoon tea during sailing to Edfu. Christmas Celebration & Dinner and overnight a board in Edfu.
Day 5:) 25th, Dec, 2010 Edfu & Kom Ombo sightseeing Breakfast on board the ship, then you will be taken in a guided tour to visit Horus Temple in Edfu. Back to the cruise, start sailing to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board the cruise. A guided tour to visit the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Aswan, dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6:) 26th, Dec, 2010 Aswan sightseeing
Breakfast a board the nile cruise, followed by an early tour to visit the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk, and the majestic Philae Temple during sailing by a small motor boat, visit the Botanical Garden. New Year Gala Dinner aboard the Cruise. Overnight stay on board in Aswan.
Day # 7:) 27th, Dec, 2010 Aswan - Sleeping Train back to Cairo Disembarkation after breakfast. Free time in Aswan, transfer to Aswan train terminal to board the Sleeping train back to Cairo with dinner and overnight stay.
Day # 8:) 28th, Dec, 2010 Cairo Sightseeing Tours
Meet and assist upon arrival at Cairo train terminal, where you will be taken in a Full day tour to visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques that was built in neo-classical style designed by the French architec t Marcel Dourgnon which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpie ces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-roman period in Egypt including the treasures of the child King Tutankhamen, Pharaonic Gods and Goddess, with option visit to the mummies room at the Egyptian Museum where you may learn about the Great Egyptian civilization and the mummification art in ancient Egypt. Then you will also visit the Citadel of Saladin that is overlooking the city from the Muqattam Hills and Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside that was built in Turkish style and very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey and simply considered to be one of the landmarks in Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of old Cairo then visit the Christian heritage in Coptic Cairo including some of the early religious monuments of the city such as the hanging church or the suspended church this basilica church was named for its location on top of the south gate of the Fortress of Babylon the church became the center of the Christian Church of Egypt you will visit also the famous Jewish heritage in Cairo including Ben Ezra Synagogue the temple contains a Jewish heritage library, containing documents found here in 1896 that describe the economic and social conditions of Jews under Arab rule as well as descriptions of relations between various Jewish sects and overnight in Cairo
Day # 9:) 29th, Dec, 2010 Cairo / Home
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo then you will be transferred to Cairo airport to fly back home.
- Meet and greet service by our representatives at Cairo
- Luxor airports
- All transfers by private air - conditioned deluxe vehicles
- Egyptian entry visa upon arrival Cairo airport
- Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo hotel of your choice with breakfast
- Accommodation for 4 nights on board cruise Aswan-Luxor on full board
- Accommodation for 2 night on board the sleeping train on half board
- Tour to Pyramids, Sphinx, Valley temple, Sakkara and Memphis
- Tour to the High Dam and Temple of Philae in Aswan
- Tour to Kom Ombo temple and Edfu temple enroute
- Tour to Karnak temples and Luxor temple in East bank of the Nile
- Tour to Valley of the Kings , Hatshepsut temple & colossi of Memnon
- Felucca ride in Luxor with sunset attendance
- New Year 2010 Celebration aboard the Nile Cruise
- Lunch meals (open buffet) during tours in Giza & Cairo
- Entrance fees to the sights in Giza - Cairo - Aswan - Luxor
- English speaking guide in Giza - Cairo - Aswan - Luxor
- Service charges and taxes included throughout the tours
Any item is not mentioned Optional Tours
- Prices are quoted in USD currency per person based on double occupancy.
- Single room will be subject to a supliment.
- Triple room reduction will be applied
- Prices are not valid during ( New Year - Xmas - Easter ) Periods
- Children between 2-12 years get 50% discount.
What to bring:-
- Passport valid for 6 months
- Comfortable shoes
- Cotton clothes in summer
- Warm clothes in winter
- Sun block
- Photo/Video Camera
Vehicles are new branded air-conditioned with a professional driver, but drivers in Egypt do not speak English and they cannot act as tour guides for the Egyptian monumental sights
1) Online Payment by Credit card visa or Master via our secure payment page on our website
2 ) Bank transfer:
Maestro Online Travel Egypt -bank details:
Account Name: Maestro Online Travel
Account No: 517517
Bank: Arab African International Bank
25% down payment required to secure the booking ( by credit cards )
75% balance in pick up from your hotel in the tour day. (credit card / or / cash)
Egypt guided tours are highly recommended and our guides are knowledgeable Egyptologist guides who have academic qualifications to make your tour to Egypt extra special
Look forward to hearing from you soon,
Magdy Abdel Ghany
Maestro Online Travel Egypt-Haram Branch
Cell : 002 01629 222 90
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