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Isis Tour – 09 days Tour package

Cairo

Duration

9 Days / 8 Nights

Tour Type

Private

Group Size

1-15

Run

Everyday

Spend a different Christmas Holiday in Egypt with Explore Egypt Tours and visit the most ancient sites in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan with a fascinating Nile Cruise on an amazing 9 days tour package.

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Tour Highlights

  • Cairo-Giza Pyramids, Great Sphinx & Saqqara & Nobel tombs, The Egyptian Museum, Islamic Cairo, Khalili Bazaar
  • Luxor-Karnak Temple & Valley of The Kings, Colossi of Memnon, Hatshepsut Temple
  • Edfu Temple
  • Kom Ombo Temple
  • Aswan-High Dam, Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk
  • Alexandria
  • The citadel of Qaitbay, Alexandria Library, Pompay's Pillar

Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival (Welcome to Egypt)
Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around the Clock).
Our Rep. will assist you at Cairo International Airport. Then, he will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo by a private air-conditioned Car.
Overnight in Cairo.
Day 02: Giza Pyramids & Saqqara
You will be met by our private Egyptologist English speaking guide at your hotel to accompany you by air-conditioned car to visit The Pyramids of Giza that are the eternal resting places of the pharaohs of the 4th dynasty (2550 B.C.). You will visit the three famous pyramids of Giza Plateau (Cheops, Chefren, and Mecyrinos), the smaller pyramids of Queens and Princesses, and the Great Sphinx.
After that, you will go ahead to Saqqara to visit the Complex of the king Djoser to see The Step Pyramid considered the first stonework is ever done in History from the 3rd dynasty (2670 B.C), Pyramid of Teti to know the pyramids texts, and the nobles tombs where you will enjoy the daily life scenes of Ancient Egyptians.
Overnight in Cairo hotel.
Day 03: Embarkation
Fly from Cairo to Luxor to sail with your Nile Cruise.
Our Rep. will pick you up from Luxor Airport to go to the Nile Cruise.
Then you will meet your private Egyptologist English speaking guide to check-in the board of Nile Cruise.
The Valley of the Kings
also known as the "Valley of the Gates of the Kings" in Egypt, it was used for 500 years in the period between the 16th and 11th centuries BC. to build tombs for the pharaohs and nobles of the modern state. This site was chosen for the burial of kings, because the sun god descends (dies) in the western horizon to be reborn and rejuvenated in the eastern horizon, and the royal tombs are notable for containing drawings and inscriptions from ancient Egyptian mythology. .

The Temple of Hatshepsut

The Temple of Hatshepsut or Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut is an Eighteenth Dynasty temple of Egypt and the best remaining temples were built about 3,500 years ago in Deir el-Bahari, Egypt. The walls of the temple were covered with scenes representing temple rituals and religious festivities, the scenes more distinct than those in the central balcony, which represents Hatshepsut's mission in Puntland. You can also visit the hall sacred to the god Amon and the hall of celebrations, where the procession of the queen moved from the temple of the valley to this temple.

The Colossi of Memnon

The Colossi of Memnon are two huge statues that were built around the year 1350 BC, and are all that remains of a temple in memory of the pharaoh (Amenhotep III), located in western Thebes, Egypt. They belong to King Amenhotep III, one of the kings of the 18th dynasty, which is the strongest ruling family in the history of ancient Egypt.
overnight on the board of Nile Cruise
Meals: Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch
Day 04: Luxor Temple| Karnak Temple
During you are having your breakfast, the cruise will be sailed to the Est bank of Luxor to see
Luxor Temple
Luxor Temple is a sign of ancient Egyptian civilization, and is a monument of great beauty in the heart of the modern city of Luxor. Although dozens of centuries have passed since its construction, it remains a witness to the greatness of a civilization that did not disappear, and today it is classified as one of the best preserved Egyptian temples and the most beautiful building, and in it the Egyptian temple plan is evident and clearer. One of the inner chambers contains a group of scenes known as Divine Birth Scenes, as it tells the story of King Amenhotep III's lineage with the idol Amun-Ra himself.

Karnak Temple
The complex of religions, built by 30 pharaohs. Karnak Temple Complex, known as Karnak Temple, is a stunning temple complex of unrivaled beauty, as Karnak comprises the temples of the god Amun, his wife, the goddess 'Mut' and his son, the god 'Khonsu ", which is considered the second most visited historical site in Egypt, after the pyramids of Giza. The "Road of Rams" represents the main gate of the temple, and is composed of two rows of statues of a group of rams, where on both sides of the road are 1,200 statues in the shape of a ram-headed sphinx, that head it symbolizes the god Amon, and was placed in this way as a sort of protection for the temple. And in the center of Karnak is the "Sacred Lake", that lake which is still considered one of the secrets of the Pharaohs today, with its calm waters which do not dry up throughout the year, despite its distance from the Nile River.

overnight on the board of Nile Cruise
Meals: Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch
Day05: Visit Kom Ombo temple & Edfu Temple
After finishing the Breakfast ,your guide will pick you up from Nile Cruise to visit
The Temple of Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo Temple is located in Kom Ombo, Aswan Governorate in southern Egypt. The temple was founded during the reign of Ptolemy VI to worship the gods Sobek and Horus. The walls of this temple were decorated with intimate Egyptian decoration, characterized by the accuracy of its workmanship, the good harmony and the beauty of the balance between the characters of its scenes and the surrounding hieroglyphic inscriptions which complement these scenes.

Temple of Edfu
The Temple of Horus in Edfu, an ancient place dedicated to the cult of the son of Osiris and Isis, the falcon god, is one of the best preserved temples in all of Egypt.
The Temple of Horus, also known as Edfu, is located in the center of the city of the same name. Located 100 km from Luxor and 130 km from Aswan, it is an obligatory point of passage due to its extraordinary historical and architectural importance during a cruise on the Nile.
overnight on the board of Nile Cruise
Meals: Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch
Day06: Aswan
After finishing the Breakfast ,your guide will pick you up from Nile Cruise to visit
The High Dam
Egypt is famous for one of the greatest engineering works it is the Aswan Dam, it is a very important architectural and historical achievement for the history of the country, it is the more modern and largest of the two dams that were built on the Nile, at the height of the first there are small sequences of waterfalls. The Dam takes its name from the nearby city of Aswan, which is about 17 km away.

Unfinished obelisk
Aswan was the place where many of the monuments that have come down to us today from ancient Egypt were created. It is considered A piece of stone 41 meters long and four meters wide that was probably abandoned due to a crack in the rock (doh!) and now lies abandoned in the same quarry where it was left thousands of years ago.

overnight on the board of Nile Cruise
Meals: Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch
Day07: Aswan| Philae Temple|Cairo
After finishing the Breakfast ,check out then your guide will pick you up from Nile Cruise to visit
Visit Philae Temple
Philae Temple This temple dedicated to the goddess Isis, which was flooded by the waters of the Nile, is considered the temple of love and was divided and reassembled in a new location on the island of Egilika, about 500 meters from its original location on the island of Philae. Its buildings include the Temple of Hathor, and the visitor can watch the sound and light show at night, which is presented in several languages.
After finishing your tour, our Rep will accompany you to Aswan airport to fly to Cairo.

Overnight in Cairo hotel.
Day 08: Alexandria
After breakfast, your guide will Pick you up from Cairo hotel to visit the citadel of Qaitbay, Alexandria Library and Pompay's Pillar
Bibliotheca Alexandrina

which is the largest library in the world, consisting of 8 million books. You can visit its open courtyard where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy I, which was found underwater nearb
Pompey’s Pillar

Pompey’s Pillar was built in honor of Emperor Decaldianus. The total height of the column, including the base, is about 2,685 metres. On the west side are two bases, which can be reached via an underground staircase. There are also two pink granite statues that look like sphinxes.

The Citadel of Qaitbay


Qaitbay Citadel is considered one of the most important defensive fortifications on the Mediterranean coast. It was built on the ruins of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria to fortify the city.
Pictures can be taken on the outside patio.
After your tour, Back to Cairo

Overnight in Cairo
Day 09: Back to Cairo and Final Departure
After enjoy the Breakfast, you will be transferred to Cairo Airport for your departure flight.

Included/Excluded

  • Our Rep will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport.
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the itinerary tour.
  • All transfers and tours with private modern air-conditioned car
  • Egyptologist licensed private tour guides and representatives speak your language.
  • Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan / from Luxor to Cairo
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo hotel(B.B)
  • Accommodation 4 nights / 5 days in 5 stars deluxe cruise Full Board
  • Lunch will be served during all tours in good quality local restaurants during the tour.
  • Visit the Local Egyptian industry museums and shops (Papyrus, Perfume, Cotton)
  • Bottled water during your tours
  • All service charges and taxes.
  • International Air Fair
  • Entry Visa
  • Any optional tours not in the itinerary
  • Any entrance fees for special places
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping

Excluded Accommodation Tour package

No of Travelers
MAY-SEPT
OCT-APRIL
Per Person in Double Room
1129US$
1238S$
Per Person in Single Room
1499US$
1587US$

Encluded Accommodation Tour package

No of Travelers
MAY-SEPT
OCT-APRIL
Per Person in Double Room
1289US$
1439US$
Per Person in Single Room
1649US$
1789US$

from $1.129

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