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This tour could be arranged as per your request as it is for 15 days for entire Pharaonic Egypt covering Cairo , Lake Nasser , Nile Cruise , Fayoum Oasis and day trip to Alexandria.
 

Day 1:
Arrive in Cairo, capital of Egypt, You are met and escorted to : Mena House Oberoi hotel 5 * with its spectacular view of the pyramids! ( Main Palace built at 1869 ).

 

Day 2:
GIZA PYRAMIDS & SPHINX. Go next door today and visit the 4,500-year-old Great Pyramids of Giza - one of the Seven Wonders of the World - including the Pyramid of Cheops and the Sphinx with its unsolved mysteries and face. These astounding works are monuments to the incredibly precise building skills of the ancient Egyptians, creating a sense of wonder and mystery that stays with you throughout this ancient land.
Then the Egyptian Museum famous for its antiquities from Egypt's Pharaonic Period, which dates back some 50 centuries and includes the fabulous treasures of King Tut-Ankh-Amon. Afternoon excursion to Old Cairo, visiting the very old Coptic Churches and the oldest Jewish Synagogue of Beni Ezra. Continue your tour visiting the Citadel of Salah-el-Din and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammad Ali and the Medieval Bazaars of Khan-el-Khalili. Where you can bargain for your jewelry and hand-tolled leather items. Return to your hotel for an overnight. (B)

 

Day 3:
Breakfast, then you will be met and transferred to Cairo Airport for your flight to Abu-Simbel. Upon arrival at Abu-Simbel Airport, transfer to embark your deluxe cruise the M/S Eugenie. Lunch on board, then visit the Simbel Temples, symbol of the international campaign for the salvage of the Nubian monuments, the Temple of Ramses II and his beloved wife Nefertari. A welcome cocktail will be served in front of the two temples, followed by a candlelight dinner on board the cruise ship overlooking the impressive temples. Overnight. (B, L, D)

 

Day 4:
Enjoy the spectacular temples of Abu-Simbel again. Breakfast while sailing to Kasr Ibrim. Arriving at Kasr Ibrim, sole vestige of the distant past of Nubia found in its original location. During the Pharaonic Period, this hill was dominated by a Citadel and throughout the Medieval Era, the summit of the hill was dominated by a Cathedral of which can still admire some Roman arches. Lunch will be served while sailing to Amada. Visit the Temple of Amada of the XVIIIth Dynasty, built during the reign of Thotmosis III, Amenophis III and Thotmosis IV. The Hemi-Speos of Derr dedicated by Ramses II to the rising sun and the Tomb of Penout, Viceroy of Nubia. A relaxing afternoon sail to Wadi el Seboua. Dinner and overnight on board cruise.  (B, L, D)

 

Day 5:
Breakfast and a morning visit to Wadi el Seboua. The Temple of Wadi el Seboua dedicated by Ramses II to the two gods Amon Ra and Ra Harmakis. The Temple of Dakka, dedicated to the god Thot of divine wisdom, lord of time and science, master of literature. Visit the Greco-Roman Temple of Meharakka. Sail to Aswan while dining and overnight on board cruise ship. (B, L, D)

 

Day 6:
Breakfast, then visit the Kalabsha Temple with its pharaonic aspect, remodeled into Greco-Roman style and dedicated to the god Mandoulis. Also visiting the Hemispeos of Beit el Wali, erected by Ramses II in the beginning of his reign and Kiosh of Kertassi, erected to honor the goddess Isis. Disembark your cruise ship in Aswan where you will be met and transferred to your deluxe hotel, the Oberoi Hotel in Aswan. Balance of day at leisure. Overnight. (B, D)

 

Day 7:
Breakfast, then you will be met and transferred to embark your top deluxe cruise ship ( OBEROI PHILEA , SONESTA MOON GODDESS OR SUN BOAT IV , ALL THREE CRUISE BOATS ARE THE ONLY ONES WITH PRIVATE BALCONIES FOR EACH CABIN , OUT OF 300 CRUISE BOATS ON THE NILE ).
Cruise for a 4 night classical Nile cruise. Later you will visit by "Felucca" the Elephantine Island, the Mausoleum of Agha Khan and the Botanical Gardens. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board ship.

 

Day 8:
Breakfast, then visit the Unfinished Obelisk and the ancient Granite Quarries, and the High Dam. Lunch, then cruise to Kom-Ombo. Visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Kom-Ombo, which was dedicated to two gods: the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon-headed god Haroeris. Sail to Edfu. Dinner and overnight on board. (B, L, D)

 

Day 9:
Breakfast, then visit the Temples of Horus (237 BC), the best preserved Egyptian temple in existence. Lunch. Sail to Esna and visit the Temple of Khnum. Continue to Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board ship.

 

Day 10:
Breakfast, then cross the Nile to visit the necropolis of Ancient Thebes. Explore the Valleys of the Kings and Queens where tombs of 64 Pharaohs and 57 Queens have been discovered, and enter some of the most important burials. Visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch. Afternoon visit the Temple of Karnak, which took over 1500 years to build and is considered the world's largest religious complex. Then visit the Temple of Luxor, which was started by Amenhotep III, and completed by Ramses II. Dinner on board ship. (B, L, D)

 

Day 11:
Breakfast, then disembark your cruise ship, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Le Meridien Luxor  hotel. Later you will be met by your tour guide and transferred to visit the Tomb of the Nobles, the Seti First Tomb and the King Tut Tomb. Transfer back to your hotel. P.M. You will be met and transferred to attend the magnificent Sound and Light Show at the Karnak Temple. Later transfer back to your hotel for an overnight

 

Day 12:
Early breakfast and a visit to the newly opened Tomb of Nefertari. A fabulous tomb that consists of 25 chambers and it houses the sons of King Ramses. Later transfer back to your hotel for check-out and later you will be transferred to Luxor Airport for your flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The luxurious Mena House Oberoi Hotel for an overnight. (B)

 

Day 13:
Breakfast, then visit Fayoum, Egypt's largest Oasis, overlooking Lake Qaron which is a popular spot for hunting and fishing. You can visit the remains of the Temple and Pyramid of Amenhat III and Qasr Qarun, a well preserved temple from the Greco-Roman period. Transfer back to Cairo & over night .

 

Day 14:
Day trip to Alexandria & Tours of Roman Museum ,  Roman Theater , Citadel & Montazah Palace.

 

Day 15:
Departure for International flight back home.

 

Wishing you all the best & looking forward to the pleasure of arranging your trip.
 

 
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