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Day 1:
ARRIVE CAIRO:
Arrive in timeless 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.

 

Day 3:
CAIRO SIGHTSEEING:
Explore this ancient city today, getting an overview of Egypt's fascinating culture from the world-renowned Egyptian National Museum, home of many ancient treasures including the splendid burial furnishings of Pharaoh Tutankhamun.

 

Day 4:
CAIRO / ASWAN:
For Nile Cruise fly on to Aswan and board your OBEROI SHEHRAZADE  CRUISE SHIP, a specially-appointed ship to be your home for the next four nights as you cruise the majestic and mystical Nile River. Sightseeing via traditional felucca (sailing boat) includes the botanical gardens of Kitchener's Island. B, L, D
Experience the ancient spectacles of the Nile in luxury aboard an 5 * cruise ship. The cruise ships feature rooms with attached bath/shower, air-conditioning, fine dining, large bar/lounge, library, swimming pool, gym, billiards, same-day laundry, hair dresser and more!

 

Day 5:
ASWAN / KOM OMBO / EDFU:
A tour of the Aswan Dam - one of the largest in the world, reveals a modern-day engineering marvel to match those of ancient Egypt. At the granite rock quarries, observe ancient stone-cutting techniques and see the "unfinished obelisk." Sailing to Kom Ombo, visit Ptolemaic Temple, honoring dual deities. Continue to Edfu. B, L, D

 

Day 6:
EDFU / LUXOR:
This morning, visit the exquisite temple dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus. A short horse-drawn carriage ride takes you to this incredibly well-preserved temple - the best preserved in Egypt and possibly in the world! Sailing down the Nile, your leisurely cruise takes you to spectacular Luxor,  the ancient capital of Thebes. B, L, D

 

Day 7:
LUXOR:
Luxor lies on the site of ancient Thebes, the glorious capital of Egypt at its height (2,100 to 750 B.C.) A short boat ride across the Nile to the West Bank brings you to the fabled Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, featuring the major funerary monuments of Egypt. Visit the Necropolis of Thebes and the enchanting Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahari cut from a massive cliff face. B,L,D

 

Day 8:
LUXOR / CAIRO:
Disembark today and tour the Karnak and Luxor temples. Karnak Temple houses the Hypostyle Hall, the largest of any temple in the world, covering 50,000 square feet, and containing 134 huge columns. Later fly back to Cairo .

 

Day 9:
Departure to Cairo airport.

 
 
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