Meet at Cairo Airport upon arrival by our local representative who will assist you through airport customs & formalities. You will be escorted immediately to your hotel by A/C modern fleet.
Half Day Pyramids
Breakfast at the hotel then we start exploring ancient Egypt with a visit to the famous Pyramids. The Great Pyramid of Cheops which was built by manual labor, is the largest of the three main Pyramids and is the only survivor of the Seven Great Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramid of Chephren, which is the best preserved, and the Pyramid of Mycerinus. Nearby see the Sphinx, a marvelous sight carved out of a natural rocky outcrop, the lion';s body stretching 45m, with its paws 15m long. We will visit the Papyrus Institute and learn how paper was made in ancient times followed by shopping in the Papyrus Museum, Perfume factory and Jewellery shop. Back to the hotel for a free afternoon.
Alternatively, take lunch at an oriental resultant before you start an optional tour to visit the famous Egyptian museum with the treasures of King Tutankhamoun. And then drive to the most famous Khan El Khalili bazaars whereby you will have some free time to explore the market & buy souvenirs. Overnight in Cairo.
Cairo – Sleeping Train
Day free at leisure whereby optional excursions can be booked to enjoy more of Cairo or Alexandria. Early evening transfer to train station to take the first class sleeping train to Aswan. Dinner (local cuisine) and Overnight in the sleeping train.
Train - Aswan- Cruise
Breakfast onboard the train and meet & assist upon arriving at Aswan Station and transfer to the Nile cruise.
Day 4 -7: On board the Nile Cruise for 3 nights on full board basis from Aswan to Luxor; Whereby guided tours will be conducted to visit the major sites like:
In Aswan: Philae Temple & High Dam
While sailing: Visit Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
In Luxor: The Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut (or Hatchepsut) Temple, the Colossi of Memnon on the West Bank.
Luxor – Final departure
Breakfast on your cruise boat, check out and transfer to Luxor Airport for your final flight.
Note: This is just tentative itinerary.