- Tour Plan
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- 2 nights in overnight Sleeper train
- 2 nights in traditional Felucca boat, all meals included
- 4 night accommodation in 4 & 5* hotels with breakfast
- Airport pickup and drop off
- All transportation in A/C vehicle
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
- Tipping kitty
- Tour with certified Egyptologist
- $250 Local Fee
- Any extra meals or beverages
- Any extra tickets not mentioned in the itinerary
- Egypt entry visa
- Tipping to tour guide
- Travel Insurance
A 9 days tour will take you to all the main attractions of Egypt including pyramids, camel ride, valley of the Kings, Karnak temple, Abu Simbel and much more with 2 nights sailing down the mighty Nile River.
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Welcome to Cairo
At the airport, our rep will be waiting for you with Egypt Eye Tour sign to assist you through the immigration and customs formalities. You'll be spending the night at Cairo hotel.
Sakkara, Pyramids, and Sphinx
Our Egyptologist will take you to Saqqara to visit the Step Pyramid of King Zoer followed by Giza pyramids and the sphinx. Later on, we'll lunch in a local restaurant to try some of yummy Egyptian food, then back to the hotel for a swim before we depart to the train station to catch our over night Sleeper train to Aswan.
Welcome to Aswan
Once in Aswan, we'll visit Philae temple which was dedicated to Goddess ISIS dating back to 3rd century BC. Later on we will check in our hotel in Aswan. The rest of the day is yours where you can wander the local market or relax by the pool.
Free morning, or if you choose to join us for an early trip to the temples of Abu Simbel this temple is one of the main and most impressive temples in ancient Egypt, the whole temple was cut into the rock and it was relocated in 1964 by the UNISCO to avoid the water of Lake Nasser which was created by the high dam. In the afternoon we will aboard our traditional Felucca Nile sail for 2 nights with our Nubian crew the native people of Aswan passing by the country side of Egypt with few drinks involved.
Relax on the deck of the felucca and watch the sunrise over the River Nile with a cup of tea. We'll be sailing all day today, and we'll have some traditional Egyptian food which will be prepared by our Nubian friends.
In the morning we will say goodbye to our new Nubian friends and catch our bus to visit Kom Ombo temple which was dedicated to the crocodile God Sobek, we will drive through the country side of Upper Egypt, then help you check into your hotel in Luxor. In the evening we will visit Luxor temple and watch it illuminated at the Sound & Light Show.
Valley of the Kings,
Get ready for a big day ahead. Our day will start with visiting the west Bank of Luxor where we will visit the Valley of the kings. Home to the great pharaohs of the new kingdom period of the Pharaonic era, here you'll find the tomb of King Tut Ankh Amon. Later on will visit the funeral temple of Queen Hatsheput and we learn how this strong woman managed to rule Egypt, on the way back we will stop by the Colossi of Memnon for a photo.
After lunch we will visit the Karnak temple, the largest temple in the world. The temple is dedicated to God Amun Ra, and its huge columns were front and center of millions of photos. Back to hotel to enjoy the swimming pool before we catch our overnight sleeper train back to Cairo
Egyptian museum, Ibn Tulun Mosque and Khan Elkhalili
From Giza station we will drive to the Egyptian Museum, one of the biggest and most important museums in the world where we will stand face to face with King Tut and check out his treasures. We will also see the royal mummies of the great pharaohs such as Ramsis II. Egyptian museum is home to more than 120,000 artifacts. Later on we will visit the Mosque of Ibn Tulun the oldest mosque that remains with its original building from 900 AD in Egypt, then we'll go shopping in Egypt most renowned markets Khan Elkhalili where we can do our last shopping for ourselves and family and enjoy a cup of mint tea in a local coffee shop or some fresh juice.
Back to your hotel for your farewell dinner with our group and the new friends that you've made during your trip to Egypt.
Last breakfast in Egypt then our car will pick you up from your hotel and take you back to Cairo Airport taking with you all the great memories that you are gonna make it in Egypt