Sobek 12 Days 11 Nights
What's Included?Tour Package Includes :
+3 nights in four stars hotel in Cairo (B/B)
+3 nights on board five stars Nile Cruise (F/B)
+4 nights in five stars hotel in Hurghada. (H/B)
+1 way sleeper train (Cairo- Aswan).
+ Bus ticket from Luxor to Hurghada.
+ Bus ticket from Hurghada to Cairo.
+ Guided tours of the Pyramids and the City tour in Cairo.
+ Guided tours of Aswan, Kom-ombo, Edfu and Luxor.
+ All transfers and pick ups.
Destination CoveredCairo, Aswan, Luxor City and Hurghada
Best SuitedAll, Budget, Families, Groups, Honeymoon, Luxury, Solo travellers
Day 1. Cairo
Arrive in Cairo airport, you will be met and assist by our representative who will assist you through the formalities, and then be transferred to your hotel to meet your guide for briefing about the tour package, overnight at your hotel in Cairo.
Day 2, Cairo
After breakfast you will start the tour by visiting the awe inspiring pyramids and the sphinx at Giza plateau then head to Sakkara to visit the Step pyramid- the first completed pyramid in Egypt and some other amazing tombs, after a day of seeing 4500 years old ancient structures you will take the sleeper train up the river Nile to Aswan.
Day 3, Aswan
Arrive in Aswan. Our representative will meet and transfer you to your Nile Cruise, beginning the day with a morning tour of the famous High Dam of Aswan. The High Dam was completed in 1971 and created Lake Nasser. The creation of the dam made it necessary to relocate several famous monuments. Next you will visit the romantic Temple of Philae and the Unfinished Obelisk. The Philae Temple is a majestic Greco-Roman Egyptian temple dedicated to the goddess Isis, the goddess of love, overnight on your 5 star Nile cruise.
Day 4: Nile Cruise, Kom-Ombo, Edfu
Enjoy sailing down the fertile bank of the Nile to visit Kom-Ombo and Edfu Temples, Kom Ombo is a Dual Greco-Roman Egyptian Temple dedicated to the Evil Crocodile god Sobek and the Good Falcon god Haroeris, which stands overseeing the Nile and had sacred crocodiles kept as pets. The city of Edfu contains the famous Temple of Horus. The 2000 year old Temple was dedicated to the Son of Osiris, Horus the Falcon Headed God, and is the best preserved and most complete temple in Egypt. Continue down the Nile to the city of Luxor, overnight on your 5 stars Nile Cruise.
Day 5: Nile Cruise to Luxor
After breakfast, we will arrive in Luxor and tour the East Bank of Luxor. Here you will experience the massive Karnak temple and historic Luxor temple. Karnak temple is actually a gigantic temple complex which is over 3500 years old and dedicated the greatly powerful Ram Headed god Amun. Luxor temple is an important temple in that it was dedicated to 3 gods; Amun, his wife Mut and his son Khons. Together these temples and gods are key players into great Opet Festival which was held during the flood season, overnight on the Cruise.
Day 6: Luxor- Hurghada
After breakfast, tour the West Bank of Luxor. Start your tour off with the world famous Valley of the Kings where you can enter some of the incredible tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs, like King Tutankhamen, then onto the Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir al-Bahri). This is the mortuary temple of the only Pharonic Queen of Egypt with very unusual architecture. And finish with the great Colossi of Memnon, the last remains of Amenophis III's temple. Then you will take your A/C bus to Hurghada, overnight at the Red Sea, in Hurghada.
Day 7, Hurghada
Free day at your leisure, you have many optionals to choose from (Swimming, snorkeling, diving or just lying on the beach, overnight at your hotel
Day 8, Hurghada
Free day at your leisure, you have many optionals to choose from (Swimming, snorkeling, diving or just lying on the beach, overnight at your hotel.
Day 9, Hurghada
Another free day at your leisure for more relaxing, overnight at your hotel
Day 10, Hurghada- Cairo
After breakfast you will take your way back to Cairo, arrive in Cairo, overnight at your hotel.
Day 11, Cairo
After breakfast you will start the last tour in Egypt with the Egyptian museum which houses more than 10,000 relics of ancient Egypt. There you can see the famous Tutankhamen Gallery and the Royal Mummies section, after that a visit to the old city where you can explore the Coptic area and the seven churches there, the citadel of Saladin to visit the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the cave church with the sculptures that shows the incredible miracle that happened when a mountain have been moved by the power of praying! And finally to the open market (Khan El Khalili) the Bazaar with the numerous souvenirs shops and the coffee shops, overnight at your hotel in Cairo.
Day 12, Cairo and Flight back home
After breakfast you will be transferred to Cairo international airport for the flight back.
+ Entrance fees
+ Flights (airfare), visas and insurance
+ Extra meals, snacks and drinks
+ Tips and any tour specifics not stated in this itinerary.
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