BEST OF EGYPT

Duration: 08 Days / 07 Nights

Type: Private guided tour.

Sites: Cairo, Luxor/ Aswan.

Enjoy one of the most exciting cultural cities; combine with a Nile cruise offering a wonderfully romantic opportunity to discover Egypt both ancient and modern.

DAY 01 – Cairo at leisure:
On arrival to Cairo, Alwalaa Tour Cairo Branchrepresentative will meet you for visa assistance & greet you, then you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo

 DAY 02- Cairo, pyramids, sphinx & Egyptian museum excursion
Begin your Cairo sightseeing with a drive to one of the seven wonders of the ancient world when  you visit the great pyramids at Giza and their guardian the Sphinx , lunch at first class restaurant , continue to the Egyptian museum  where you will see the fabulous  treasures of tut Ankh Amen.. Finish your tour by strolling in Khan EL khalli bazaars before you return to your hotel.
(Breakfast -Lunch)

 Day 03 – Cairo –Aswan Cruising:

Breakfast, early transfer to Cairo airport for departure to Aswan. This morning is Free, may be take an optional tour to the magnificent temple of Ramses II in Abu Simbel. Later board your luxury Nile cruise, begin your Aswan sightseeing with visit to the modern high dam ,see the unfinished obelisk and philae temple ,sail around Aswan botanical garden in a traditional Nile felucca.
(Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)

 DAY 04 -Cruising Kom Ombo –Edfu :
Early morning after breakfast .sailing to Kom Ombo, visit the temple of Sobek – the crocodile god – enjoy the scenery as you cruise towards Edfu. Visit the preserved temple of Horus.
 (Breakfast – Lunch- Dinner).

 DAY 05 – Cruising Esna – Luxor:
Go through Esna lock ,enjoy the wonderful amenities on your cruise ship as you sail downstream to Luxor , cross to the west bank and visit the temple of queen Hatshepsut ,valley of kings and colossi of Memnon. Spend the evening of fun Egyptian dinner and galabeya party.
(Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)

 DAY 06 – Luxor –Cairo:
Disembark your cruise , after breakfast , touring the awe-inspiring Karnak & Luxor temples , transfer to airport for short flight to Cairo , meeting and transfer to your hotel
(Breakfast)

 DAY 07- Old Cairo / Citadel

Early morning after breakfast it’s time to enjoy fine views over the city from the citadel of Selah Eldin , visit Mohamed Ali  great alabaster mosque , then visit Old Cairo to see the site of the Coptic Museum housing early christian artiifacts, the Hanging church ( dating back to the 4th century), the church of Abo Serga, where Jesus is said to have taken refuge and the church of St.George, meeting & transfer to your hotel.

 

DAY 08 – Cairo:
Breakfast, morning free, explore Cairo, go shopping and transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

 Inclusions:
•Meet &assist upon arrival and departure by Alwalaa Tour Cairo Branchrepresentatives.
•All transfers from / to airport, hotels &cruise by an air-conditioned vehicle.
•Lunch meal at excellent quality local restaurant during tours in Cairo.
•Accommodation in Cairo for 04 nights including daily breakfast.
•Accommodation Nile river cruise cruise on full board basis.
•Entrance fees to the mentioned sites above, Giza, Cairo, Aswan, Kom ombo ,Edfu &Luxor.•Professional Egyptologist tour guide.•Sightseeing tours during your stay aboard the cruise joining English- speaking tour guide.•All taxes &service charges.

Exclusions:
•International & Domestic air fare to/from Egypt.•Egypt entry visa.•Drinks and any personal expenses.•Entrance fees to special archaeological sites like mummies room at the Egyptian museum, inside one of the pyramids &Tutankhamun tomb at valley of kings.•Any optional tour may be requested