The Best Of Egypt
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Duration : 12 Days/ 11 Nights
Schedule : Every Saturday - Wednesday
Type : Private Guided Tour
Sites : Cairo - Giza - Luxor - Aswan - Sharm El Sheikh
Day 01: Arrive Cairo
Memphis Tours representative will meet & greet you at Cairo International Airport. Then you will be transferred by an air-conditioned modern vehicle to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 02: Giza Pyramids / Egyptian Museum
After breakfast at hotel, relish holidays to the Egyptian Museum. Then visit thePyramids & Sphinx, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. You will also have the
opportunity to enjoy a camel ride. After the visits lunch will be taken in a local restaurant. In the early evening you will transfer to Giza Railway Station to board Sleeper train to Aswan,
dinner and overnight inside your compartment.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 03: Aswan Sightseeing
After breakfast on board the train, Memphis Tours representative will meet you atAswan train station and then you will be transferred by a private A/C vehicle to your Nile Cruise ship
for embarkation to Aswan before Lunch. In the afternoon, you will be accompanied by your qualified Egyptologist guide for a highly interesting visit to theHigh Dam, the beautiful
located Temple of Philae on Isis Island and the Granite Quarries and with dinner and overnight in Aswan.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 04: Kom Ombo / Edfu
After breakfast on board the cruise, sailing to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Have lunch on board then, sail to Edfu to visit
the well preserved Hours temple in Edfu. Your afternoon tea will be serving on board while you sailing to Esna. Dinner on board and overnight on your Nile Cruise Ship in
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 05: Karnak and Luxor temples
Breakfast and Launch will be on board your Nile cruise ship while sailing to Luxor , then have wonderful tour visiting the East Bank of the Nile to the Karnak and Luxor
temples. After launch, you will be transferred back to the Nile cruise ship for afternoon tea and dinner on board with overnight aboard the Nile cruise vessel in Luxor.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 06: Luxor Sights
Disembark after breakfast, and pay a visit to two of the most interesting tombs at the West Bank of the River Nile, the Valley of the Kings and the temple of Queen
Hatshepsut at El Deir EL Bahari and the Colossi Memnon . Then you will be transferred to Luxor Airport for flight to Sharm. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative at
Sharm Airport, transfer to your hotel in Sharm and overnight.
Day 07: Optional to Ras Mohammed National Park
Free day in Sharm or join our optional tour to Ras Mohammed National Park which is both a terrestrial and an aquatic nature reserve. The 480 square kilometre protected area lies where
the Gulf of Suez meets the Gulf of Aqaba in Sinai's southern extremity. The arid desert terrain of sand dunes, gravel plains, fossilized corals and granite mountains is home to a number of rare
mammal species: Dorcas gazelle, Nubian ibex and red fox. Easier to spot are the resident birds like terns, herons, gulls and ospreys. Thousands of white storks pass through Ras Mohammed each year,
heading south during September/October and back north during April/May. About 85 flora species live in the park, including mangroves.
Day 08: Optional Safari tours to Colored Canyon
Free day in Sharm or join our optional tour to one of the natural wonders of the Sinai, the Colored Canyon is majestic. Take a walk among dramatic sandstone canyon walls
streaked with melting yellows, purples, reds, magentas and gold. In certain places the canyon walls reach up to 40 meters. You feel as if you are enclosed in a spectacular coloring book.
Day 09: Optional Tours to St. Catherine Monastery
Free day in Sharm or join our optional tour to The Monastery of St. Katherine located at the heart of Sinai and at the foot of the Gebel Musa, or Mount Moses. Fronted
by gardens and cypress trees, the monastery is owned and run by the Greek Orthodox Church. Its rich library houses the world's second largest collection of illuminated manuscripts after the Vatican.
You can see the Burning Bush and a large number of antique works of art: invaluable icons, beautifully carved doors, exquisite wall paintings and other fine religious ornaments.
Day 10: Back to Cairo
Breakfast at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh and then you will be transferred to Sharm El Sheikh airport for flight to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 11: Salah El Din Citadel / Old Cairo
Transfer to visit Salah El Din Citadel which was constructed by Salah El Din in 1183 AD to defend Cairo from the armies of Crusaders. After that visit Mohamed Ali
Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came specially from Istanbuland built this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849)
who ruled Over 45 years. Lunch will be taken in a local restaurant. Then proceed to visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East.
Visit Old Cairo where you will enjoy, the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, Church of Abu Serga and back to hotel.
Day 12: Final Departure
Breakfast at hotel, then transfer to Cairo Airport for final departure.
• Meet & assist upon arrival and departure
• All transfers to/from airport, station, hotel & Cruise by an air-conditioned vehicle.
• Accommodation in Cairo for 3 nights at including bed and breakfast.
• Accommodation on a 5 star superior cruise for 3 nights on full board basis
• Accommodation on sleeper train for 1 night on half board basis
• Accommodation in Sharm El Sheikh for 04 nights including bead and breakfast.
• All sightseeing tours in Cairo (Private Tours) joining English-speaking Tour Guide.
• Lunch during your trip in Cairo
• During your Sightseeing tours on aboard the cruise you will be accompanied by English-speaking Tour guide ( You may join a Memphis Tours group if there is a one on the board).
•One bottle of mineral water per trip in Cairo and Giza.
• Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
• All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle
• Domestic flight (Luxor/ Sharm - Sharm / Cairo)
• Portage when needed.
• Free Mobile phone during your stay (charged) about (30 minLocal calls or 2 min. International Calls).
• All service charges and taxes
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