Jewels of Egypt: 8-Day Cairo and Nile Cruise Adventure (Aswan-Luxor) with Cairo Islamic Tour, Unveiling the Giza Plateau: Witness the Last Wonders of the Ancient World Embark on a mesmerizing journey to the Giza Plateau, home to the legendary Fourth Dynasty Giza Necropolis. Marvel at the majestic Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, the sole survivors of the seven wonders of antiquity. Encounter the enigmatic Sphinx, explore ancient cemeteries, a bustling workers' village, and an impressive industrial complex. Cairo's most popular attraction awaits, drawing thousands of visitors year after year.
The Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu): Standing the Test of Time Step back in time and stand in awe of the oldest pyramid in Giza and the largest in all of Egypt. Khufu's Great Pyramid, completed around 2570 BC, reaches a staggering height of 146 meters, making it an architectural marvel and a testament to ancient craftsmanship.
Pyramid of Chephren (Khafre): A Majestic Tribute to a Pharaoh Behold the grandeur of the Pyramid of Chephren, the second-tallest and second-largest pyramid in Giza. This remarkable structure serves as the final resting place of Fourth-Dynasty pharaoh Khafre (Chefren), who ruled during the period of 2558−2532 BC. Immerse yourself in the rich history and mystique surrounding this ancient marvel.
Pyramid of Menkaure (Mycerinus): Discover the Smallest of the Great Pyramids Journey to the southwestern outskirts of Cairo and encounter the Pyramid of Menkaure. Though the smallest among the three main pyramids of Giza, it carries immense historical significance as the tomb of the Fourth Dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Menkaure. Delve into the intriguing stories and legends that surround this captivating structure.
The Great Sphinx: A Marvelous Fusion of Lion and Man Prepare to be captivated by one of the world's most famous monuments—the Great Sphinx. Carved from a single piece of stone, this legendary statue boasts the body of a lion and the face of a man. Stretching 70 meters in length and towering 20 meters in height, the Sphinx closely resembles the countenance of King Kephren, adding an air of mystery to its timeless allure.
Museum of Egyptian Antiquities: A Window into Egypt's Glorious Past Immerse yourself in the wonders of ancient Egypt at the renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, also known as the Egyptian Museum or Cairo Museum. Admire its vast collection of over 120,000 ancient artifacts, carefully curated to showcase the richness and diversity of Egyptian history. Explore the grandeur of one of the region's largest museums and let the past unfold before your eyes.
Citadel of Fort Qaitbey: Where Pharaonic and Islamic History Converge Embark on a journey through time as you visit the Citadel of Fort Qaitbey, a fascinating blend of Pharaonic and Islamic history. Occupying the original site of the Pharos, Alexandria's ancient lighthouse, this fort was constructed in the 1480s. Marvel at its architectural beauty and uncover the secrets it holds within its ancient walls.
Morsi Abu Alabas Mosque: A Testament to Spiritual Reverence Explore the Egyptian city of Alexandria and pay a visit to the Morsi Abu Alabas Mosque. Located near the Citadel of Qaitbey, this mosque houses the tomb of Murcian Andalusi Sufi Sheikh Abul Abbas al-Mursi. Experience the serenity and spiritual ambiance as you admire the mosque, initially built in 1307 and later redesigned in its current form by Eugenio Valzania and Mario Rossi between 1929 and 1945.
Modern Alexandria Library: A Beacon of Knowledge Marvel at the modern Alexandria Library, an architectural marvel paying homage to the ancient library that once illuminated the world with knowledge. With its unique and captivating design, the library houses a vast collection of rare books and documents. Immerse yourself in the spirit of learning and exploration as you delve into the treasures it holds.
Philae Temple: Unveiling the Mysteries of Ancient Egyptian Mythology Embark on a mystical journey to Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis. Uncover the captivating mythology surrounding Isis as you explore the temple's enchanting grounds. Witness the birth of her son Horus, her quest to revive her beloved husband, and the mummification of Osiris. Discover the temple's relocation to Agilika Island and marvel at its architectural splendor, a testament to Egypt's Greco-Roman Period.
The High Dam: Engineering Marvel Protecting Egypt's Heritage Behold the engineering marvel that is the High Dam, safeguarding Egypt from the annual floods of the Nile. Witness the incredible rock-fill dam, which began construction in 1960 and was completed in 1968. Officially inaugurated in 1971, it stands 111 meters tall, spans 3,830 meters, and boasts a base width of 980 meters. Experience the awe-inspiring power of the dam as its spillway discharges an impressive 11,000 cubic meters of water per second.
The Kom Ombo Temple: A Divine Confluence of Gods Embark on a unique journey to the Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to two gods—Horus, the falcon god, and Sobek, the crocodile god. Marvel at the temple's architectural splendor, meticulously designed with courts, halls, sanctuaries, and rooms to honor both deities. Delve into the duality of ancient Egyptian mythology as you explore this captivating site.
The Temple of Edfu (Temple of Horus): Timeless Marvel Resurrected Step into the ancient past at the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the avenging son of Isis and Osiris, Horus. Often referred to as "Apollopolis Magna" due to its association with the Greek god Apollo, this well-preserved temple lay buried beneath the desert sands for centuries. Rediscovered in the 19th century, it stands as a testament to ancient Egypt's rich heritage.
The Valley of the Kings: Where Pharaohs Find Eternal Rest Embark on a voyage to the legendary Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of numerous pharaohs from the 18th to 20th dynasties. Explore the sacred tombs, including the iconic burial site of Tutankhamun, where the treasures of this Golden King were unearthed. Immerse yourself in the mystique of Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Ramses VI, Amonhotep II, Mrenptah, and more as you explore their hallowed resting places.
The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut: A Monument to Female Royalty Pay tribute to the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, also known as Deir El-Bahari Temple. Uncover the captivating story of Queen Hatshepsut, the first known female monarch who reigned for about two decades. Step into the West Bank of the River Nile and admire the architectural splendor of this remarkable temple.
The Colossi Statues of Memnon: Guardians of Ancient Splendor Encounter the mighty Colossi Statues of Memnon, two colossal stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. These imposing statues, located on the West Bank of the River Nile, stand as a testament to the pharaoh's reign during the 18th Dynasty (around 1350 BC). Marvel at their grandeur and immerse yourself in the ancient history they represent.
The Huge Temple of Karnak: A Timeless Testament to Grandeur Embark on a monumental journey through the expansive Temple of Karnak, the largest open-air museum of ancient Egypt. Marvel at its grandeur and ambition, as multiple temple buildings cover over 100 hectares. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring splendor of this ancient architectural masterpiece.
The Temple of Luxor: Where History and Majesty Converge Indulge in the splendor of the Temple of Luxor, nestled in the heart of the city on the East Bank of the River Nile. Admire the monumental first pylon, built by Ramses II, adorned with scenes depicting his victorious military expeditions. Surrender to the captivating charm of one of Egypt's most remarkable temples.
Islamic Cairo: A Tapestry of Spiritual Treasures Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of Islamic Cairo, where history and spirituality intertwine. Discover the architectural wonders of Sultan Hassan Mosque, the famous El-Hussein Mosque, and the iconic Mosque of Ibn Tolun. Let the rich Islamic heritage of Cairo envelop you as you explore these sacred sites.
- Meet & assist before the immigration at the airport.
- Four ways Cairo Airport Transfer by Private A/C vehicle
- Two ways Airport transfer (Aswan & Luxor) with private A/C Vehicle
- 04 Nights' accommodation in Cairo based on Bed & breakfast
- 03 Nights' accommodation at 5* Nile Cruise based on Full board excluding beverage.
- All entry fees for sites mention in the program.
- Day Tour Pyramids, Sphinx & Egyptian Museum.
- Day Tour Alexandria to visit Citadel of Qait bay, Modern Alexandria Library and Morsi Abu El Abas Mosque.
- Day Tour Cairo to Visit Al-Azhar Mosque, The Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Mosque of Ibn Tulun and Al Hussein Mosque.
- Cruise Sightseeing as mentioned in the program (Maybe will be joint tours).
- Private Egyptologist guide during the tour.
- Available language: English, Spanish, German & French (other language with supplement).
- Unlimited mineral water & snacks during the sightseeing.
- Local Sim-Card with internet date per family per package.
- Complimentary Camel Ride for 10 minutes during Pyramids visit.
- Egypt Entry Visa
- International flight ticket as well as the domestic flight ticket if any.
- Any optional tours or Meals or Beverages during the tour Personal expenses or any services didn’t mentioned in the itinerary.
- Travel Insurance
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