Since the end of the nineteenth century, Egypt has been evolving at a very high speed. Its political, economical and cultural life has undergone striking changes. From the inscription of the first hieroglyph to the construction of the new hi-tech Smart Village, Egypt has always been a pioneer on the frontier for emerging information technologies in the Arab world.
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Arrival in the land of the Pharaohs. At Cairo international Airport you will be met and assisted through immigration and customs by our representative and escorted to your hotel. Optional dinner cruise with oriental show. Overnight in Cairo.
After breakfast, a scenic drive will take you to the pyramids and Sphinx of Giza which have stood for the last 5000 years. Continue to visit the Egyptian museum of Antiquities which includes the world’s largest collection of Pharonic artifacts and the treasures of Tutankhamen’s tomb. Check out from the hotel and transfer to railway station to board your sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board sleeper train.
Breakfast on board of sleeper train. Upon arrival to Aswan you will be escorted to your cruise boat to drop your luggage and proceed to visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries with unfinished Obelisk and the temple of Philae. After lunch sail to Kom Ombo where you will visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek & Haroeris. Sail to Edfu and Overnight.
Travel by horse drawn carriages to the temple of Horus, the falcon god, in Edfu. This temple is considered the best preserved ancient temple and the second largest after the temple of Karnak. Sail to Esna, passing through the Esna Lock and Continue sailing towards Luxor and Overnight.
Visit the West Bank necropolis including Valley of Kings, Funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Visit Karnak and Luxor temples, a centuries old city of Pylons, Hypostyle halls, colossal statues, Shrines and Obelisks. Overnight in Luxor.
After breakfast, disembarkation and transfer by bus from Luxor to Hurghada (a 5 hours drive). Overnight in Hurghada.
Breakfast and a day at leisure for swimming, diving or just relaxing at the beach. Overnight in Hurghada.
Enjoy the hotel beach or opt for an optional excursion. Overnight in Hurghada.
After breakfast, check out and transfer by bus from Hurghada to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast and transfer to Cairo International airport for your departure flight.