Taste of Egypt (8n/9d)

The Hypostyle Hall at the Temple of Karnak

The Hypostyle Hall at the Temple of Karnak

Day 1 – Cairo
Upon arrival to Cairo, you will be met by Stylish Holidays 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 – Cairo
After breakfast, drive to 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. Return to your hotel for overnight.

Day 4 – Cairo / Aswan
Transfer to Cairo airport for your very early flight to Aswan Possibility of organizing a visit Abu Simbel to visit the 2 temples of Ramses II and Nefertari. Upon arrival to Aswan, you will be met by Stylish Holidays representative and transferred to your hotel. Afternoon felucca ride around Kitcheners Island with its botanical gardens.  Overnight at hotel.

Day 5 – Aswan
Visit 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. Return to your hotel for a free afternoon and overnight

Day 6 – Luxor
Drive to Luxor with visit of Kom Ombo temples dedicated to the two goddesses: Sobek and Hareoris and Sobek and the great temple of Edfu dedicated to the god Horus.
Transfer to your hotel in Luxor for overnight.

Day 7 – Luxor
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. Return to your hotel for a free afternoon and overnight.

Day 8 – Luxor / Cairo
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. Transfer to Luxor airport for return flight to Cairo. Transfer to your hotel for overnight.

Day 9 – Cairo
After breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport for your departure flight.

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