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- 3 nights accommodation in 5* hotel in Cairo w/breakfast
- 4 nights in 5* deluxe Nile Cruise full board
- A guided tour of important places
- Airport pickup and drop off
- Camel ride
- Domestic flight tickets
- Drinks & Meal on Tour
- Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
- Le Méridien Pyramids, Steigenberger, or similar 5* hotel
- Observation and participation in allowed activities
- Tour with certified Egyptologist
- Transport to and from hotel
- Egypt entry visa
- International flights
- Marriott Mena House (available upon request)
- Personal expenses
- Photography tickets
- Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
- Tips to guide and driver
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Welcome to Cairo
Welcome to Cairo airport, once you land our Rep with Egypt Eye Tour sign will be waiting for you to assist you through the immigration and customs formalities and then drive in our A/C vehicle to your hotel to meet your expert Egyptologist tour guide who will brief you about your itinerary through Egypt.
Sakkara, Pyramids, and Sphinx
In the morning after breakfast your Egyptologist will take you to a journey back on time of the pyramids time, our first stop will be at Saqqara where we will see the oldest limestone pyramid in Egypt and the oldest stone construction on earth and remains till nowadays the step pyramid of King Zoser dates back to 27th century BC where we will know why the Egyptian buried their bodies inside a pyramid. After that we will drive to Giza to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the only wonder remains the Great Pyramid of King Khufu which consist of 2.3 million rock weigh about 6 million tons which can build a wall around France for about 3 feet high, then we will go to a spot where we can have a panoramic view over all the pyramids of Giza and ride a camel in the Sahara and the pyramids in the photo background. Then you will enjoy a tradition Egyptian meal in a local restaurant. Back to hotel to relax or go in the evening to wonder the city of Cairo among the locals.
Karnak and Luxor Temples
early morning catch a short flight for about 1 hr. to Luxor the main historical city in Egypt and the Capital of the ancient world, once we get their we will visit the main temple and the largest in Egypt, the temple of Karnak which was built over 62 acres and over 2000 years which was dedicated to the main God of ancient Egypt God Amon Ra, after we get lost between it Hypostyle hall of 134 columns and see its sacred lake we will drive to Luxor temple which was built by King Amenhotep the 3rd of 14th century BC and King Rmases II of 13th century BC and its famous obelisk at the front of the temple and walk through the Sphinx avenue. Later on we will check in our 5 stars deluxe Nile Cruise for the next 4 nights with all our meals included. Free evening where you can go and wonder the streets of that old city and its market.
Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple
Early in the morning our Egyptologist tour guide will take you the visit the west bank of Luxor our first stop will be the Colossi of Memnon which once were guarding the biggest temple in Egypt of King Amenhotip III of 14th century BC which was destroyed by the flood of the Nile, the 2 colossi statues with a height of 16 meters, then will go and visit the Valley of the Kings where the great pharaohs of the New Kingdom period were buried and you will see the vivid colors and the detailed carvings inside the tombs which seem that it was just painted. Then we will visit the famous temple of queen Hatshepsut dates back to 15th century BC and we will learn how this great woman managed to rule Egypt. Back to cruise to sail down the Nile towards Edfu.
Edfu and Kom Ombo temples
After breakfast we will visit the second largest and the most preserved temple in Egypt the Greek Roman temple of Edfu which is dedicated to the falcon God Horus of protection and the ruler of sky. Dates back to 3rd century BC, back to cruise to sail south to enjoy the countryside of Upper Egypt and watch the farmers by the bank of the Nile. In the afternoon will reach the city of Kom Ombo to see it temple which was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus the Elder dates back to 2nd century BC and considered a unique temple as it the only temple dedicated to two gods. Back to cruise to sail down to Aswan.
Philae temple and Felucca ride
In the morning we will drive to visit the romantic temple of Philae which was dedicated to Goddess Isis of Magic and beauty where we will listen the her love story with her husband God Osiris. The temple was built in a beautiful island in the Nile dates back to 3rd century BC.Then we are driving back to the city of cruise for our last lunch on the cruise, after the lunch we will enjoy the Nile in a traditional Felucca sailing boat. Then we got the chance to walk among the locals and the Nubians the native people of Aswan. Dinner on board.
Egyptian museum, Ibn Tulun mosque and Khan El-Khalili
Early in the morning we are catching our flight back to Cairo once we get there our Egyptologist tour guide will escort you to one of the biggest and most important museums in the world the Egyptian museum which host 120000 pieces of Egyptian treasures including the golden treasure of King Tut Ankh Amon, his Golden Mask and the Golden Coven and the royal mummies of Ramses the 2nd and all the great pharaohs. Later on we will visit the Islamic Cairo where we will see the oldest mosque in Cairo; the mosque of Ibn Tulun dates back to 9th century AD with its unique Minaret from where you can have a panoramic view over the Islamic Cairo, later we will go to Khan El-Khalili market where we can do our last shopping for family and friend and enjoy a cup coffee or mint tea in a local café and get lost between it a maze streets.
After breakfast our Egypt Eye Tour will come to pick you up to Cairo airport to fly back home with all your Egypt memories.
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This 8 days tour will show you all the highlights of Egypt, ride a camel by the Great Pyramid, sailing in a Nile cruise watching the countryside of Egypt visiting the great pyramids walking like an Egyptian among the Hypostyle Hall of Karnak temple see the rich colors inside Valley of the Kings and wander the streets of Egypt inside Khan El-Khalili market.
More about this tour
Flexible: All our tours are flexible and can be customized based on your preferences. We can lengthen or shorten any tour according to your needs.
Payment Policy: Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired tour. Spaces will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 50%. During Christmas and New Year holidays the deposit is 50%. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wired transfers and/or Western Union.
Tipping: Tipping is a traditional Egyptian attitude for expressing one’s gratitude for good services rendered by staff on duty. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation must be made more than 30 days prior to the date of tour.
50% of the tour price will be charged if cancellation is received 60 to 31 days prior to tour date.
15% of the tour price will be charged if cancellation is received from 90 to 61 days prior to tour date.
Full refund of payment will be given if cancellation is received before 91 days prior to check-in date.