8 Days Cairo Cruise Tour

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Itinerary:

Day 1: Cairo
On arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met by our representative who will assist you through the immigration. Transfer to your hotel for check in, remaining part of the day is pent at leisure.

Overnight at Cairo

Day 2: – Cairo/Train
Breakfast at the hotel, check out of the hotel and proceed to enjoy the Captivating city of Cairo.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
THE PYRAMIDS OF GIZA – The great Pyramids of Choeps, Chepren and Mysterious are the only ones surviving of the seven wonders of the ancient world. They are Egypt’s most visited monuments and among the worlds greatest tourist attractions.
THE SPHINX is carved from a single piece of stone. It is a lion with the head of a pharaoh thought to be the portrait of Chepren.

CHURCH OF ST.SERGIUS (ABU SERGA) – A 5th century basilica built over crypt where the Holy Family is believed to have stayed during their flight into Egypt.

CHURCH OF ST.MERCURIUS (ABU SEFEIN) – boasts a unique collection of Coptic art including 175 icons that depict scenes from the old and new testaments, wall paintings, etching and stained glass.

BEN EZRA SYNAGOGUE

Modest in appearance, delightful in interior and boasting of legends, the Ben Ezra synagogue is the supreme Jewish monument in Cairo. Legends claim that the synagogue is built on the spot where pharaoh’s daughter found Moses in the bulrushes and where Jeremiah spoke to survivors after the destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar.
The most important recent event is the finding of medieval manuscripts in 1894. The collection, called Geniza, , counted more than 250,000 pages, dating to the period between 1002 and 1266.

Transfer to the Ramses Train Station to board your sleeper train for Aswan. Dinner on the train.

Overnight: Sleeper train
Meal plan: breakfast/ lunch/dinner

Day 3: Nile Cruise
Breakfast in the train. Arrive Aswan in the morning. Transfer to the Nile cruise. Embarkation before lunch.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
HIGH DAM
The high dam is the largest rock-filled dam in the world and one of the most important engineering feats of the 20TH century an artificial lake-Lake Nasser, with a surface of 4000 sq km lies behind the dam.

FELUCCA SAILING
Felucca is a traditional Egyptian sailing boat. We shall sail by the felucca around the Elephantine Island to view the Aga Khan Mausoleum and the Kitcheners botanical garden.

Overnight in the cruise
Meal plan: breakfast/lunch/dinner.

Day 4: Nile Cruise
Breakfast in the cruise. Today we sail to Luxor via Kom Ombo and Esna.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

TEMPLES OF KOM OMBO
Kom ombo temple is exquisitely situated on a dune above a bend in the Nile. Alone among Egypt’s temple it is shared equally by two gods-Sobek, the crocodile god of Nile fertility and haroeis, the elder Horus.

TEMPLE OF EDFU
The town of Edfu boasts Egypt’s most best preserved temple dedicated to Horus, the god of sun and planets .The falcon –his symbol-is a prominent decoration.
A very delightful hantour (horse carriage) ride takes you from the Nile to the temple grounds.

Overnight in the cruise

Day 5: Nile Cruise
Breakfast in the cruise

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

VALLEY OF THE KINGS
The Valley of the Kings shelters the fabled tombs of the pharaohs. More than 40 pharaohs were laid to rest here in ornate subterranean palaces penetrating sometimes under 100 m into the face of the rock.

HATSHEPSUT TEMPLE

COLOSSI OF MEMNON

Dominating the desert to the east stand the huge colossi of Memnon, sole relics of the funerary temple of Amenhotep 111

Overnight in the Nile cruiser

Day 6: Luxor //Sleeper Train
Breakfast in the cruise. Disembark from the cruise.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

GREAT TEMPLES OF KARNAK
“Here are works in whose presence it is a task for the imagination to overtake the eyesight’
The impressive and awesome Karnak temples, are for many – pharonic Egypts grandest monument of all.The temple complex covers a hundred acres:its history spans throughout thirteen centuries.

Transfer to the train station for your sleeper train to Cairo
Overnight: Sleeper train
Meal plan: Breakfast, Dinner on sleeper train

Day Seven: Cairo
Breakfast at the SLEEPER TRAIN. Arrive Giza train station meet by our Representative then transfer to your hotel, on arrival transfer to your hotel and rest of day at leisure.
Overnight: Cairo
Meal plan: Breakfast

Day 8: Cairo / Departure
Breakfast at the hotel, rest of day at leisure to enjoy the vibrating city of Cairo. Late evening transfer to the airport for your final departure for Nairobi.

Inclusions:
• 02nights accommodation at Cairo on 5* hotel on BB meals
• 03 nights on board of 5* Nile Cruise on FB meals
• 02 night’s accommodation on board of the sleeper train
• Meal plan as per the program
• All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan as per itinerary in Modern A/C Coach with an English speaking Guide.
• Comprehensive sightseeing as per the program
• All entrance fees, service charge, current taxes, and vat.
• Meet and assist by our local representative.

 

Exclusions:
• Visa Fees
• Personal expenditure of any kind
• Flights
• Entrance for Mummy’s room in The Museum
• Entrance to enter inside the Pyramids
• Tips, drinks, extra meals, and any personal expenses

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