Navigation in the history of the ancient Egypt and exploring the ambiguity of the pharaohs, are realized in your Abu Simbel holidays as you visit the monuments’ spots of in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan with Your Egypt Tours
Day 1: Your Egypt Tour representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, and handle you through passport control & customs formalities. Then you will be transferred to your hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Tomorrow enjoy Egypt Holidays. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: After breakfast, enjoy a trip to the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus. Then see the Sphinx and Valley Temple. Pay a visit to the Egyptian Museum where you can see the collection of Tutankhamun among many other fascinating pharaonic artifacts. Transfer to railway station to take first class sleeper train to Luxor.
Day 3: Arrive Luxor train station. You will be met & assisted – transfer to your hotel for check in. After that enjoy an excursion to the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, the powerful Egyptian queen, and the Colossi of Memnon. Then visit the splendid Luxor Temple and Karnak Temples. Back to hotel and overnight in Luxor.
Day 4: Transfer to the train station and travel to Aswan, where you will be met and taken to your hotel for check-in. See the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk, then on to the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is dedicated to the goddesses Isis and Hathor. Sail and move around Elephantine Island by a felucca boat. Back to hotel and overnight in Aswan.
Day 5: Trip by coach to the impressive Temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel. Then return to Aswan railway station for departure to Cairo by first class sleeper train overnight.
Day 6: You will be met and assisted at Giza train station then transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo. Optional tour to Memphis and Sakkara.
Day 7: A trip to Alexandria where you can see Qaitbay Fort, built in the 15th century by Sultan Qaitbay on the spot of Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse. Stop and move around the grand Montazah Palace, which combines Turkish and Florentine architectural styles, then move on to the new and much-acclaimed Alexandria Library. Also visit the Roman cemetery cut out of the rock, the Catacombs). Return to Cairo and overnight.
Day 8: Breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure.
Egypt Best Holidays to Cairo, Abu Simbel, Aswan & Luxor 8 days/ 7 nights
Tour includes: Meet & assist upon arrival and departure. All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Accommodation in Cairo, Luxor & Aswan at 5* hotel. All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor & Aswan including Egyptologist guide, entrance fees & transfers. Portage when needed. All taxes & service charge.
Tour does not include: Entry visa to Egypt. Any optional tours not mentioned in the itinerary. Meals except where indicated. Drinks and any personal expenses.