Egypt Classic Travel Package (8 Nights / 9 Days)
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Travel Package Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive in Cairo, Egypt
Our travel Rep will meet you in the airport in your arriving to assist you with airport formalities and afterwards transfer to your hotel in Cairo and help with check in. Overnight stay in Cairo.
Day 2: Cairo Sights - Train to Aswan
After breakfast in the hotel in Cairo and check out from hotel, you will start your sightseeing tour in Cairo with your private guide to visit Egyptian Museum with huge collection of antiquities and famous mask of Tutankhamon, Great Pyramids of Giza - one of the wonder of the world and famous Sphinx, also you will visit impressive Citadel of Saladin and Mohamed Ali Mosque. Your trip will end in oldest bazaar in Cairo named Khan El Khalili, where you will have shopping for some souvenirs. After you will be transferred to Giza railway station to take sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 3: Arrive to Aswan - Nile Cruise Package
Upon arriving in the morning to Aswan our travel REP will meet you at station and transfer you to board Nile Cruise before lunch. Lunch on board with followed tour in Aswan to see High Dam with building of it was create reservoir of water, called Lake Nasser, Unfinished obelisk, which could be heaviest obelisk ever cut in Ancient Egypt, if it has been completed. Also you will visit greatest Temple of Isis at Philae occupies about a quarter of the island. Dinner and overnight will be on board in Aswan.
Day 4: Nile Cruise: Kom Ombo - Edfu Tours
Early morning sail to Kom Ombo where you will see unique Kom Ombo Temple, because in fact it a double temple built in Greco-Roman period and dedicated to Sobek and Horus. Lunch will be on board Nile cruise while sailing to Edfu. In Edfu visiting Temple of Horus, second largest after Karnak. Return back to board and sail to Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 5: Nile Cruise - Luxor Tours
Breakfast will be on board Nile cruise, after you will visit West Bank of Nile River to explore Colossi of Memnon, two colossal statue of Amenhotep III, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple dedicated to famous female pharaoh. Return back to board for lunch followed by tour to East Bank to see Karnak and Luxor Temples, which in past was connected by paved alley of Sphinxes. Dinner and overnight on board in Luxor.
Day 6: Disembark Nile Cruise - Free time - Train to Cairo
After breakfast disembark cruise and in your choice free time for shopping or optional tours to Dandara Temple or Luxor Museum. In the evening transfer to railway station to take sleeper train to Cairo.
Day 7: Arrive Cairo - Bahariya and White desert
Upon arriving to Cairo you will start you way to Bahariya Oasis. The valley floor in oasis is covered with lush groves of date palms, ancient springs and wells and is strewn with numerous conical hills which probably once formed islands in a great lake during Prehistoric times. Lunch will be served followed by visit of Black Desert, is very volcanic place and looks like the moon. Climbing one of the many soft peaks, the view from the top is really nice. Then proceed to snow-white White Desert in the true sense of the word "made" from the Cretaceous with numerous mushroom formations here, created by wind and sand. You will enjoy there the famous "Crystal Mountain". In the evening you will have barbeque dinner and overnight in camps under stars sky.
Day 8: Bahariya Oasis- Return to Cairo
After breakfast take your way to explore place with many tombs dug into the sides of the Bahariya mountains during Roman times and then visit the Valley of the Golden Mummies a huge burial site at Bahariya Oasis, discovered in 1996, where have found around 250 mummies dating to several different periods in history. Afterwards drive back to Cairo to check in hotel and overnight there.
Day 9: Departure
After breakfast check out from hotel with followed transfer to Cairo International airport to fly to your country.
Travel Package Includes:
- Meet and assistance upon arrival and departure by our representative in all airports
- Assistance during your stay, tours and excursions
- All transfers by modern air-conditioned vehicles
- 2 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and buffet breakfast basis
- 2 nights accommodation aboard sleeper train Cairo - Aswan in first class
- 3 nights Nile cruise accommodation on full board basis
- 1 night accommodation in camping in the White Desert
- All sightseeing tours as per the tour package itinerary
- All shore excursions as per Nile cruise itinerary
- Lunch meals during tours as per travel package itinerary
- Professional Egyptologist speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees to the sights as per tour package itinerary
- All hotel taxes and charges
Travel Package Excludes:
- Personal expenses
- Optional tours
All our tour guides in Cairo are knowledgeable Egyptologist with at least 5 years experience. Also they have academic qualifications to make your tour such a success
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