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Itinerary

  • Duration:
    10 Days
    &
    9 Nights
  • Starting Point: Cairo
  • Ending Point: Cairo
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Arrive to the land of the pharos, Upon arrival Cairo international airport you will be welcomed by Pick My Journey representative, then you will be transfer to your hotel with our air conditioned comfortable buses to have dinner and overnight at your hotel, on the way our representative will give you all the information you need about Cairo and about your itinerary in Egypt.


Breakfast at hotel. Check – out & transfer to Cairo Museum visit & Papyrus institute. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. After the lunch transfer to visit Giza Pyramids, Sphinx. Evening transfer to Alexandria. Overnight Alexandria.


Breakfast will be served at hotel. After the breakfast check-out from hotel, will start the full day tour around Alexandria. Visit Library of Alexandria & Fort of Qaitbay in morning. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. After the lunch transfer to visit “Catacombs” & “Pompey's Pillar”. Stop by the Monataz palaces for a photo stop where the royal family used to live. Transfer back to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo. Lunch & Dinner at local restaurants.


Breakfast will be served at hotel; Start the tour with free time for shopping at Khan Khalili Bazar, the largest Bazar in Middle East this Market is famous for its unusual, typical oriental souvenirs and handmade crafts. Medieval atmosphere of this traditional market gives visitors great pleasure and glimpse into what medieval markets were like: Cafes, restaurants, shops. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Overnight in Cairo. Dinner will be served at local restaurant.  (Optional Tours to Suez Canal is available. Arrangements for the Suez Canal tour can be made on your request before purchasing the package) Evening you will be transferred to railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan for overnight journey (12-13 hours) - shower facilities not available.


Breakfast will be served on board. Day starts with visiting unfinished obelisks. On your way to unfinished obelisks you will have a visit to “Philae temple”. After the “Philae temple” visit proceeds to visit the unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk and is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan. Archaeologists claim the pharaoh known as Hatshepsut sanctioned its construction. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m (approximately 137 feet) and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons. Archeologists speculate that it was intended to complement the so-called Lateran Obelisk which was originally at Karnak and is now outside the Lateran Palace in Rome. Embark to the 5* Nile cruise. Lunch  will be served on board, have some rest before riding a traditional Egyptian sailing boat at  the river Nile and view the Mausoleum of Agha Kaha and sail around elephantine Island. Return to the cruise ship, dinner and overnight in Cruise.              


Early wake up call, with a packed breakfast  drive through the Nubian Desert to Abu Simbel visiting the temples of Ramses and Nefertiti that were saved by the UNESCO during the era of construction the High Dam. On our way back to the cruise visit Awan High Dam. After the “Abu Simbel” visit sailing to Kom Ombo (north of Aswan city) Visit Temple of Kom Ombo, an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. Some additions to it were later made during the Roman period. The building is unique because its 'double' design meant that there were courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods. Overnight in cruise.


Having your breakfast during 2-2.5 hours sailing to Edfu, and visit the temple of Horus in Edfu using the horse carriages (Egyptian Cadillac). Temple of Horus, an ancient Egyptian temple located on the west bank of the Nile in the city of Edfu which was known in Greco-Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna, after the chief god Horus-Apollo. It is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. The temple, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, was built in the Ptolemaic period between 237 and 57 BC. Lunch & Dinner will be served on board. Sailing to Luxor. Overnight in cruise.


After breakfast disembark from the cruise, visit The Valley of the Kings. Continue the visit to the Dayr el-Bahri, literally meaning, "The Northern Monastery" is a complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite the city of Luxor, Egypt. Photos stop by the colossi of Memnon & visit to an Alabaster Factory before we have the lunch. After the lunch visit the Karnak temple which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings.Building at the complex began during the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period, although most of the extant buildings date from the New Kingdom.  The Karnak complex gives its name to the nearby and partly surrounded, modern village of El-Karnak, and 2.5 kilometers (1.6 miles) north of Luxor. After Karnak Temple proceed to Luxor Temple which is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor (ancient Thebes) and was founded in 1400 BCE. Known in the Egyptian language as ipet resyt, or "the southern sanctuary." In Luxor there are six great temples, the four on the left bank are known to travellers and readers of travels as Goornah, Deir-el-Bahri, the Ramesseum, and Medinet Habu; and the two temples on the right bank. Evening transfer to Luxor railway station to board the train to Cairo.


Breakfast will be served at hotel. Today you can have good browse of Cairo city on your own. (Optional Tour to Suez Canal is available. Arrangements for the Suez Canal tour can be made on your request before purchasing the package) 


After breakfast transfer to Cairo airport for departure. 

Notes

Inclusions

·         Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
         (B – Breakfast/ L – Lunch/ D - Dinner)
·         3 nights Cairo  Barceló Pyramids hotel
·         1 night Alexandria Plaza hotel
·         2 night train Cairo- Aswan &  Luxor - Cairo
·         3 nights Cruise 5 Stars
·         English speaking guide
·         Tours and transfers as mentioned  
           with A/C modern buses
·         Entrance Fees for sights in the program

Exclusions

·         Return air ticket
·         All visa arrangements
·         Guide tips* (Aprox USD 5 per person per day)
·         Suez Canal Full day tour
·         Beverages
·         Anything which is not mentioned
           in the program
·         Any personal expenses
         ( Laundry, Telephone calls, etc )
·         Entrance pass for inside Pyramids
·         Entrance pass for Inside
         Mummy room(Cairo Museum)

Please refer to our Cancellation Policy and to cancel a tour please fill and send Cancellation Request Form to info@pickmyjourney.com.

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    USD 720
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