Experience all the major historical sites of Cairo, Aswan and Luxor and enjoy a relaxing 3 day Cruise on the less visited Lake Nasser, visiting the temples in the area.
This Tour starts and ends at the Cairo Airport. You will be met at the Cairo airport by our tour representative and driver, then take you to your hotel for the evening. Overnight in Cairo.
Start with a visit to the Egyptian Museum in the morning. In the afternoon visit the Citadel of Saladin, the Mosque of Mohammed Ali and Coptic Cairo including the Hanging Church and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Afterwards, if you wish, your escort will drop you off at the Khan Al Khalili bazaar. Overnight in Cairo. (B)
The entire day will be devoted to antiquities. Memphis, Saqqara, The Pyramids and The Sphinx. You will even ride camels at the Pyramids. Overnight in Cairo. (B)
Today starts early with the trip by air to Aswan. The morning will be free except for boarding your Lake Nassar Cruiser which will be your home and tour base for the next 3 nights. Lunch is served on board. In the afternoon you will visit Kalabsha temple, Beit El Wali, and the Kiosk of Kertassi. Afternoon tea is served in the lounge. Dinner and overnight on board in the Aswan Harbor. (BLD)
This morning you sail to Wadi El Seboua with a cocktail celebration while passing the Tropic of Cancer. Lunch served on board. You visit Wadi El Seboua temple, the temple of Dakka and temple of Meharakka and sail on Amada. Dinner and overnight aboard. (BLD)
Breakfast is followed by a morning visit to the temples of Amada and Derr as well as the Tomb of Penout. You sail on to Kasr Ibrim where the tour is conducted from the ship’s sun deck as entrance to the site is not permitted. Celebratory music heralds your arrival to Abu Simbel. Lunch is served on board, and then you visit Abu Simbel temples. In the evening you will attend the Sound & Light Performance at Abu Simbel. Candlelight dinner and overnight aboard. (BLD)
After breakfast on board you disembark and fly return to Aswan. Today’s touring in Aswan includes the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple and then a felucca ride around the Nile islands with view of Elephantine and the Agha Khan Mausoleum (the interior is closed). Overnight in Aswan with breakfast. (B)
Today starts with a drive by private car to Luxor with stops at Edfu and Kom Ombo on the way. Free afternoon in Luxor. Overnight in Luxor. (B)
The day starts by a crossing to the West Bank followed by a visit to the Necropolis of Thebes, Valley of the Kings, The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Tombs of the Nobles and the Colossi of Memnon. Overnight in Luxor. (B).
Today you will tour the East Bank sites of Luxor Temple and the Karnak temple complex. Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Cairo for overnight. (B)
This is a totally free Day in Cairo for you to decide with your guide what to do. The guide and private car will be available to you from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. An optional farewell dinner and show on one of Cairo’s famous floating restaurants is available and highly recommended as a great way to cap off your visit. A day room will be available at the hotel for freshening up in the afternoon and after the show. (B)
Transfer to the airport for final departure.
Price does not include
– Domestic flights Cairo/Aswan-Luxor/Cairo
– International flights
– Visa Entry for Egypt.
– Personal items.
– Any other items not mentioned