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Imagine living 6 days in heaven, that’s exactly what you will get if you booked our 6 days Cairo and Nile cruise package. You will witness some of the most enchanting Egypt tourist attractions in the world and travel across the destinations of dreams. All the captivating attractions of Cairo like the Giza Pyramids Complex, the Cairo Citadel, the Egyptian Museum, and more will be waiting for your presence. You will enjoy a Nile cruise on the soulful Nile to the legendary destinations of Aswan like Edfu temple, Philae temple, and more. Then to make it even more perfect the epic city of Luxor will be waiting for your visit as you will cast your eyes on the holy Karnak Complex, the beautiful Hatshepsut temple, and the mesmerizing Valley of the Kings and many more. Don’t miss this chance to explore the wonders of heaven.
- 2 nights accommodation in 5* Hotel in Cairo.
- 3 nights accommodation in 5* Deluxe cruise.
- Entrance fees to all sites in the itinerary.
- All transfers by a private A.C. Cars.
- The service of meeting and assisting.
- An expert Egyptologist tour guide.
- Flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan.
- Flight tickets from Luxor to Cairo.
- All service charges and taxes.
- Any optional tours
- Personal Spendings
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- Day 6
From the second you land safely in this land, our "Memnon Travel “ employee will be waiting for you at Cairo airport where he will help you complete all of your passport control formalities and luggage identification & carry. Directly from the airport, you will be transferred by a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel reservation for checking-in. In the evening, you will begin your tour by a Dinner cruise on the soulful heavenly Nile as you will get to relax and witness a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring the amazing Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes' tradition. Finally, you will head back to your hotel for the overnight.
Morning time, after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and join your private Egyptologist tour guide to start your Cairo and Nile Cruise package by visiting one of the 7 wonders of the world: Giza Pyramids Complex The Giza Pyramids complex will be your first destination; it has stood there for the last 4000 years which makes it one of the oldest monuments in the world. The Giza complex consists of three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the glorious sphinx, and the house of immortality valley temple. The Great Pyramid It's a must-see attraction as it is the last intact structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World plus being one of the biggest structures in the world. It dates to 2580 BC which makes it older than 4500 years old. The Great Pyramid was constructed in 20 years using 2,300,000 pieces of limestone each weighing 2.5 tons and a workforce of 100,000 free skilled workers, which resulted in creating a pyramid standing at the height of 147 m (481 ft) which made it the tallest building in the world for 3800 years until the construction of the Lincoln Cathedral in England in 1311. The Great Sphinx One of a kind statue in the world due to its massive size and magnitude, it has the shape of a mythical creature called the Sphinx which has the body of a lion and the head of a man who was probably King Khafre to represent power and wisdom. It is known as Abu Al-Hawl which is Arabic for The Father of Terror . The Sphinx has a height of 73 m (240 ft) and 19 m (66 ft) and was carved out of single limestone rock. Just like the great pyramids its origin & age is shrouded with a lot of unanswered questions. The Valley Temple The place where the Mummification process took place. The valley was constructed within Egypt old Kingdom (2686 2134 BC). It is one of the best-preserved structures of the ancient Egyptian civilization and the source of great information about the mummification of Ancient Egypt. The valley made entirely from limestone, granite, and holds magnificent diorite statues of King Khafra. Proceed to have your Lunch will be served at a Pyramids/ Nile view restaurant, Then move to visit:- The Egyptian Museum The Egyptian Museum contains the largest number of genuine ancient Egyptian artifacts and monuments in the world dating to more than 4000 years across all the time periods of Ancient Egypt, inside the two stories building are over than 150,000 artifacts made from extravagant materials like gold & gemstones to ordinary ones like wood or stone that comes in the form of statues, funerary objects, supplies like the treasures of King Tutankhamun, the Narmer palette, Papyrus, and countless others. Evening time, Transfer to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, check-in 5* deluxe Nile cruise and overnight on board of the cruise.
In the morning, After breakfast on the cruise, continue your Cairo and Nile cruise package by visiting the most famous Aswan tourist attractions starting by: The High Dam The High Dam which was the one of the fewest modern attraction in Aswan, it was constructed between 1960 & 1970 during the reign of Gamal Adel-Nasser. The dam was designed with the help of Moscow based Hydro project Institute to have better control over Nile flooding, provide increased water storage for irrigation in its reservoir lake Nasser all for the purpose of generating Hydroelectricity. The Unfinished Obelisk The Unfinished Obelisk is one of Aswan unique monuments, it was ordered by Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) to stand at the entrance of the Karnak temple with the Lateran obelisk which resides today at the Lateran palace in Rome. It was known as "Tekhenu" which means to "Pierce the Sky" and shows how obelisks were made and the method of constructions of Ancient Egypt, it reached the height of 42 m and weighed 1200 tons. Unfortunately, the obelisk was cracked during construction and remained there till today. Philae Temple Philea Temple is the legendary temple of goddess Isis of Love & Beauty, it is famous for showcasing the "Myth of Osiris" which the husband of Isis "Osiris" is killed by His brother Set out of pure hatred & envy then Osiris is resurrected to be the ruler of the underworld then set is defeated by Isis and Osiris Son Hours the sky God. The temple was relocated in the 60s to the island of Agilkia as a part of a rescue mission led by the UNESCO after the construction of Aswan High Dam. Sailing and overnight on board.
The fourth day, after enjoying your breakfast you will head to: Kom Ombo Temple Kom Ombo means "The Hill Of Gold". It was constructed in the Greco-Roman period between 205 BC & 180 BC in the reign of Ptolemy V. What makes it special is the unique design of the temple as it has a distinctive double design divided into two identical sectors" one for the crocodile god Sobek and the other for the falcon sky god Horus. Then you will continue sailing to: Edfu temple Edfu Temple is one of the last temples ever built during the Ptolemaic era between 237 BC & 57 BC to be the official worship house of the sky god Horus. It is believed it was built on the same location where the fight between the devil god Set and Horus took place according to Osiris Myth. It came into light when it was excavated in 1860 by Auguste Mariette a French Egyptologist in 1860. The architecture & interior of the Edfu Temple is beautiful as it mixes between Greek and Egyptian design in the finest manner. You will continue sailing until you reach the city of Luxor, arrive at night, and spend the overnight on board.
Check-out after breakfast, then you will be accompanied by your tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to complete your Cairo and Nile Cruise package by visiting Luxor tourist attractions starting at: Valley of the Kings Your Cairo and Nile Cruise package doesn't complete without visiting the Valley of the kings which acts as the final resting place to the greatest kings and queens of Egypt new Kingdom (1570-1070 BC). The valley became a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979 due to its importance & beauty. It holds 63 tombs filled with various enchanting treasures, artifacts, statues, hypnotic decorations, and the remains of pharaohs like Ramses (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, IX, X), Amenhotep I, Hatshepsut, and the famous boy-king Tutankhamun. Hatshepsut Temple Hatshepsut Temple could be the motto for the city of Luxor, it was known as Djeser-Djeseru (Holy of Holies) and reflect the grandeur of the new kingdom (1550-1070 BC) and showcases the vision and eminence of one of the most successful rulers in the history of Ancient Egypt "Queen Hatshepsut". The temple was designed in 1479 BC and took 15 years to construct. The design of the temple is based on the concept of Classical Architecture and holds some of the most impressive statues, decorations, and art pieces in all of Egypt. Colossi of Memnon Colossi of Memnon is has been known as the colossal protectors of Luxor, they are two blocks of quartzite sandstone standing at the height of 18 m (60ft) weighing 720 tons each and has the shape of Pharaoh Amenhotep III(1386-1350). The Colossi were damaged due to a large earthquake in 27 BC but were rebuilt again in 199 AD. The statues were very famous during the Greco-Roman period due to The Vocal Memnon which resulted from the statutes sang for time to time at dawn which was nothing more than the sound of the wind passing through the statue. Then move to have your lunch on an island, so your tour includes a boat trip in the Nile River. End your journey by a tour to: Karnak Temple Karnak temple is one of the few places that has survived the sands of time, it was known as Ipet-Isu The Most Selected Of Places and Pr-Imn House Of Amon , it dates to more than 4000 years and also is the largest religious man-made construction in the world. it was the center of the religious worship of the entire ancient Egyptian kingdom for more than 1500 years to various deities but was dedicated mainly to the Theban triad that consisted of God Amun with his wife the Goddess of Justice Mut and his son the moon god Khnsou, plus other gods like the great Osiris, Montu, Ptah and Isis. Finally, transfer to Luxor airport to catch the flight to Cairo and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel then checks out before we will transfer you to Cairo International Airport by air-conditioned car to fly back home and end your Egypt vacation.