Day 01: Arrival (Welcome to Egypt)
Our Rep. will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport. Then you will meet your tour guide to pick you up with a private air-conditioned car to start your magical tour in Cairo by visiting the Grand Egyptian Museum.
The GEM displays the Egyptian history from the prehistory to the Greek-Roman period with 50,000 objects some of them never exhibited before. These collections are like the whole collection of King Tut and the second boat of King Khufu (Solar Boat).
The tour in the GEM will start with the Atrium, where you will see the colossal statue of King Ramses II. Then you will walk thourgh the Grand Staircase that surrounded statues of the ancient Egyptian great kings to reach to hall of King Tut and other exhibitions halls.
The GEM use a new interactive technology (the hololens technology) allowing you to communicate with the museum collections.
After that, you will go ahead to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat to see its temporary exhibition presenting the history of four crafts in Egypt from prehistory to modern history. Additionally, the new display of the royal mummies.
Finally, our team will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 02: Giza Pyramids & Saqqara & Memphis
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.
Then, you will move to explore Memphis which was founded around 3100 BC. It is the legendary city of Menes.
Day 03: the Egyptian Museum & Citadel of Saladdin
Our private Egyptologist English speaking guide will meet you at your hotel to accompany you by a private A/C car to visit The Egyptian Museum which exhibits thousands of objects ranging from the prehistoric era to the Greco–Roman period. It has calculated that if you spend one minute at each exhibit, it will take nine months to see the whole collection!
Then you will move to visit the outstanding Citadel of Saladdin where you will be able to visit the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the founder of modern Egypt, and his mosque built on the Turkish style and called the Alabaster Mosque.
Day 04: Manial palace & The Nilometer & Moez Street
You will be met by our Egyptologist English speaking guide at your hotel to accompany you by a private A/C car to explore Manial Palace Museum belonging to Prince Mohamed Ali. This palace includes a collection of manuscripts, carpets, textiles, brass work, and crystal. Additionally, there are gardens including beautiful plants and flowers that are worth seeing.
After that, you will move to visit the Nilometer, one of the best examples of Islamic architecture in Cairo.
Then you will move to visit the major places of Islamic Cairo. Take a tour in Moez Street where you will enjoy the glory of Islamic art and architecture of Egypt, then go to visit Khan Khalili area comprising an array of shops dating to the 14th Century AD.
Day 05: Alexandria (The Catacomb & Pompey’s Pillar & library of Alexandria)
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza early and will take you in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to start your private day tour to Alexandria. After 3 hours of driving, you will arrive at Alexandria.
You will start your day tour at the Catacomb wwhich has three levels underground with beautiful reliefs depict the mixture that happened between the Greco-Roman and the ancient Egyptian styles. After that, you will go ahead to Pompey’s Pillar which has nothing to do with Pompey, and our guide will tell you the reason.
Then we stop for lunch including fish, chicken, or vegetarian options.
After lunch, visit the new library of Alexandria.
Overnight in Alexandria (5 Stars hotel)
Day 06: Alexandria (Qaitbay Citadel & Montazah Palace)
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Alexandria to visit the Citadel of Qaitbay, the witness on the Islamic glories during the medieval period. Then move to Montazah Palace, a royal palace dating back to the Mohamed Ali family time.
Then you will drive back to your hotel in Cairo.
Day 07: Fayoum Adventure Tour - Wadi El-Rayan & Tunis Village & Gabal El-Medawara
You will start your day tour early by air-conditioned car from your hotel in Cairo to Fayoum, located 90 km from the capital city of Cairo.
For the adventurer, you will move to Wadi El-Rayan to enjoy the natural beauty in Fayoum oasis.
After that, visit Tunis Village to see the pottery school reviving the pottery industry in Fayoum and teaching residents there.
Then get your lunch and go ahead to reach Gabal El-Medawara for hiking option on the magic lake.
Then you will drive back to your hotel in Cairo.
Day 08: Embarkation
Fly from Cairo to Luxor and Sail with The Nile Cruise
Our Rep. will pick you up at Cairo Airport for your flight from Cairo to Luxor. You will check-in 5 Stars Nile Cruise and then you will be met by our private Egyptologist English speaking guide.
Embarkation & Lunch & Afternoon Tea.
Belly Dance Show & Dinner & Overnight in Luxor.
Day 09: Visit the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple on the west bank of Luxor
Visit the Valley of the Kings, the largest burial ground in ancient Egypt. You will visit 3 of the best-preserved tombs of the new kingdom.
After that, go ahead to the funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the longest-reigning female pharaoh of an indigenous Egyptian dynasty.
Then you will move to visit the two colossi of Memnon that are the all remaining of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.
Sail to Esna & Lunch & Afternoon Tea & Dinner & Overnight in Esna.
Day 10: Edfu Temple
You will have your Breakfast ,Then the cruise moves on to visit the funerary Edfu Temple, dedicated to god Horus the falcon god of protection.
Lunch & Sail to Kom Ombo , at Afternoon you will take cup of Tea , will have your dinner,and finally You will attend a party Galabya party
overnight in Kom Ombo
Day 11: Kom Ombo Temple
after the Breakfast you Sail to Aswan
Visit Kom Ombo Temple. This temple was divided into 2 temples with 2 entrances; one dedicated to God Horus the falcon, and the other dedicated to Sobek the crocodile.
Afternoon Tea & Dinner & Nubian Folkloric Show & overnight in Aswan
Day 12: Felucca Boat
You will have breakfast and take your free time to do whatever you want, then have lunch and sail directly on the Nile by a felucca boat around the tomb of the Aga Khan, drink tea, and finally you will have dinner and spend the night in Aswan
Day 13: The High Dam & Unfinished Obelisk & Philae Temple
You will start with a visit to the High Dam built by President Nasser. Next, drive to visit the unfinished obelisk, which is supposed to be the largest obelisk of antiquity, then explore the Philae Temple dedicated to the love goddess Isis.
Afternoon tea, sailing to Luxor, dinner and overnight in Esna.
Day 14: Karnak & Luxor Temples
Sailing to Luxor ,you will have the breakfast and the lunch and start exploring the Carnac complex for THBES Triad Karnak Complex dedicated to the Thebes triad (Amon-Re, his consort Mut, and their son Konsou), and the attractive Luxor Temple.
Afternoon Tea & Dinner
Overnight in Luxor
Day 15: Disembarkation – Move to Hurghada
After having your breakfast on the cruise, you will get your bus and move from Luxor to Hurghada.
Day 16: Relax on Hurghada Red Sea Coast
Relax and enjoy your time in Hurghada Resort on the Red Sea Coast.
Of course, you will get the finest spa and you can relax, refresh and rejuvenate Balinese, Thai or Western massage, or beauty treatment.
Day 17: submarine
One of the activities that you must try in Hurghada is riding a submarine, you will enjoy an enchanting trip, the experience will take you to another world and you will see colorful fish and coral reefs.
Day 18: diving
When you go to Hurghada, you can practice scuba diving because it is one of the unique activities available in Hurghada
Day 19: Safari
Go to a safari trip to enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of the desert, then drink Bedouin tea and enjoy desert activities
Day 20: Back to Cairo and Final Departure
You have a free time to do anything before your flight and check out then transfer to Cairo Airport for your departure flight