Great Egypt (14n/15d)

The Temple Of Sobek in Kom Ombo

The Temple Of Sobek in Kom Ombo

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

Day 2 – Cairo
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 Sphinx and the Valley Temple. Continue to Memphis. Lunch en route. Continue to Sakkara. Return to Cairo and visit a Papyrus Institute on your way to your hotel for overnight.

Day 3 – Alexandria
After Breakfast, drive to Alexandria on the way visit the Baramos Monastery at Wadi el Natroun from the 4th century, in Alexandria take a tour at the Greco- Roman Museum, Al-Montazah Gardens and the Catacomb. Transfer to your hotel for overnight.

Day 4 – Alexandria / El Alamein
Visit the Library of Alexandria. Drive to El Alamein, Visit the WW2 cemetery. Night at Hotel.

Day 5 – El Alamein / Cairo
Enjoy the relaxing Mediterranean Sea. Departure to Cairo, Night at hotel.

Day 6 – Aswan (1st night on board)
Transfer to Cairo airport for your very early flight to Aswan. Upon arrival to Aswan, you will be met by local representative and transferred to your Nile cruise for lunch. Take a tour to the Aswan High Dam. Proceed to the Granite Quarries and the huge Unfinished Obelisk. Then take a short motorboat ride to visit the romantic and majestic Philae Temple. In the afternoon (if weather permitting) take a ride on a Felucca, around Elephantine Island. Continue sailing around Kitchener’s Island, and the Mausoleum of the Agha Khan. Return to your cruise for dinner and overnight.

Day 7 – Kom Ombo (2nd night on board)
Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Temple of Kom Ombo. Continue to Edfu. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 8 – Edfu (3rd night on board)
After breakfast, visit the extraordinary Temple of Horusat Edfu using horse carriage to reach there and back. Sail to Esna, cross the lock and continue to Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 9 – Luxor (4th day on board)
Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and explore the Valley of the Kings. Rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. On the way back to the river Nile, your road passes by the famed Colossi of Memnon. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 10 – Luxor / Sharm El Sheikh (End of the cruise)
After breakfast, visit the East Bank of the Nile starting with the especially graceful Temple of Luxor. Proceed to the North of Luxor to the Karnak Temple. In the afternoon, transfer to Luxor airport for your flight to Sharm el Sheikh and transfer to your hotel for overnight.

Day 11 – Sharm El Sheikh
Free Day at Sharm el Sheikh to enjoy the Red Sea activities and the charming of Sharm el Sheikh. Night at hotel.

Day 12 – Sharm El Sheikh / St. Catherine
After breakfast, your private Egyptologist guide and driver will drive you to St. Catherine in Sinai, upon arrival installation in your hotel for overnight.

Day 13 – St. Catherine / Cairo
Early Morning ascending Moses Mountain, to attend the Sun Rise on top of the mountain. After the descending of the mountain, visit the monastery of St. Catherine and then transfer to Cairo. Overnight at hotel

Day 14 – Cairo
Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities for a detailed, guided tour. Lunch en route. Continue to the Mohamed Ali Mosque and the streets of Khan el Khalili Bazaar. Night at hotel.

Day 15 – Cairo
After Breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport for your departure flight.

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