Felucca Journey (9n/10d)

The Felucca is a more adventurous way to explore the Nile

The Felucca is a more adventurous way to explore the Nile

Day 1 – Cairo
Upon arrival to Cairo, you will be met by local representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight.

Day 2 – Cairo / Aswan
After breakfast, your private Egyptologist tour guide and driver will pick you up and start your tour. Drive to Giza and visit the Pyramids. See the Great Pyramid, the Royal Burial Chambers and the Sphinx. Continue to Memphis. Lunch en route. Continue to Sakkara. Return to Cairo, visit a Papyrus Institute and transfer to Cairo railway station to take the sleeper train to Aswan.

Day 3 – Felucca Cruise/ Aswan
A free day gives you the chance to visit the magnificent 2 temples of Ramses II and Nefertari at Abu Simbel. Embarkation on board of the felucca sailing.

Day 4/ 5/ 6 – Felucca Cruise/ Kom Ombo/ Edfu
Board traditional feluccas for three days cruise to Edfu. Stop during the tour at Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo. All meals are prepared and provided by the crew on board.

Day 7 – Luxor
After breakfast, disembark in El Hamam Village and have the adventure to use the public transportation to Edfu to explore the largest and most completely preserved temple in Egypt, the extraordinary Temple of Horus. Transfer to your hotel in Luxor. In the afternoon, take horse drawn carriages to Karnak Temple.

Day 8 – Luxor
Get up before sunrise for a donkey ride to the Valley of the Kings. Your route back offers magnificent views of the Nile Valley and passes the Colossi of Memnon. This afternoon is free for you to venture into Luxor streets and its bustling bazaars. Transfer to the railway station to take your train, destination Cairo.

Day 9 – Cairo
Upon arrival to Cairo, drive to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities for a detailed, guided tour. Among other fascinating exhibits, see the treasures of the Tomb of Tutankhamen. Then visit Old Cairo and walk back in time, visiting the Old Coptic Church and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Lunch en route. Continue to the Mohamed Ali Mosque and the streets of Khan el Khalili Bazaar. Transfer to your hotel for overnight.

Day 10 – Departure Flight
After breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport for your departure flight.

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