08 Days Cairo – Nile Cruise – Alexandria by Air

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Discover the great civilization of Egypt, touring the must-see attractions at Cairo, then moving to Luxor and Aswan to explore Pharaonic Egypt with its huge temples and well decorated tombs. Then you will take a day tour at "The pearl of the Mediterranean" Alexandria where you will witness on the Greco-Roman Civilization throughout the city

Included Items

  • Pick up services from Cairo airport and return.
  • Accommodation in Cairo for 04 Nights with breakfast.
  • Accommodation on Nile Cruise for 03 Nights on Full Board Basis.
  • Domestic flight Cairo/Aswan – Luxor/Cairo
  • All transfers by modern air-conditioned private vehicle.
  • All entrance fees for mentioned sightseeing.
  • English speaking guide / escort during your trip.
  • Sea food lunch at nice local restaurant in Alexandria.
  • Luggage handling when needed.
  • Bottled water during the trips.
  • All taxes and service charge.

Excluded Items

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry Visa.
  • Tipping.
  • Any Personal Expenses.
  • Any Optional tours.
Day 1: Arrival

Upon arrival Cairo Airport, our Royal Way representative will meet and assist you crossing the customs hall, then transfer to your hotel for check-in and overnight.

Day 2: Cairo Sightseeing

Around 08:00 am, you will be picked by Royal Way Egyptologist in private air conditioned vehicle to explore one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Visit the impressive 3 Pyramids of Kings Cheops, Chephren, and Menkaure which are guarded by the rock-cut statue (The Sphinx) a large half-human, half-lion statue.

The Great Pyramid of King Cheops is the only standing wonder from the ancient world, although it is 2,000 years older than any other wonder on the list.

Then you will proceed to visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces ranges from Pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-Roman period in Egypt including the treasures of the child King Tutankhamen, Pharaonic Gods and Goddess, with option visit to the mummies room at the Egyptian Museum where you may learn about the Great Egyptian civilization and the mummification art in ancient Egypt.

Then ending our tour with going to Khan el Khalili Bazaar which is one of Cairo's main attractions ..the district of Khan el Khalili was originally a mausoleum called "el Zaafran" for the burial of Fatimid Caliphs ,after that it became a district for the Turkish community during the Ottoman period , and now it becomes a bazaar where you will find many souvenirs shops ,coffeehouses "Café" serving Arabic coffee and offering Hookah "Shisha", and restaurants throughout the area.

Then you will be picked up to your hotel to stay overnight.

Day 3: Fly to Aswan/ Aswan sightseeing

Breakfast at your hotel, then you will be transferred to Cairo airport for your flight to Aswan city. Upon arrival will be met and assisted by Royal Way Egyptologist who will accompany you in an exciting tour to the world famous High Dam that was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. It contains 18 times the material used in the Great Pyramid of Cheops.

Continue to the granite quarries which supplied the ancient Egyptians with most of the hard stone used in pyramids and temples. The quarries still hold the famous Unfinished Obelisk. Then you will be transferred to your Nile cruise ship, where you will enjoy the next 4 Days / 3 Nights Nile cruise holiday from Aswan up to Luxor with fantastic sailing and thrilling tours. Lunch, afternoon tea and free time at leisure aboard your Nile cruise ship in Aswan. Then you will be taking by motor-boat to island of Egilka visit the majestic Philae Temple that was dedicated to the Goddesses Isis. For our enjoyment, a Felucca Ride is included on the Nile River in Aswan this afternoon.

Return to our Nile cruise ship for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Abu-Simbel Optional Excursions / Nile Cruise Tour

Breakfast on board, then you will be escorted by your Egyptologist speaking guide for an Optional tour to explore the impressive temples built by Ramses II in Abu Simbel which is one of Egypt's most visited sites. Relocated in the 1960's with the building of the Aswan Dam, Abu Simbel is a feat of modern and ancient engineering then you will be transferred to Aswan to embark your Nile cruise ship.

Lunch, afternoon tea and free time at leisure aboard your Nile cruise sailing to Kom Ombo.

Day 5: Nile Cruise Tour

After breakfast you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist speaking guide to visit Kom Ombo Temple, the crocodile-headed God of fertility and creator of the world, lunch aboard your cruise with free time at leisure whilst sailing to Edfu to explore Edfu's Temple of Horus, one of the best-preserved Ancient Egyptian temples on the Nile Continue the cruise down the Nile to Luxor.

Afternoon tea is served on the sun deck with dinner and overnight stay onboard your Nile cruise ship.

Day 6: Luxor Sightseeing / Fly back to Cairo

Breakfast onboard the cruise, check-out the Nile cruise and then will be picked up by our tour guide to visit archaeological sites of the ancient Egyptians on the West Bank of the Nile including the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon).

Then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs.

Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it.

Then heading to visit the two Massive temples on the Eastern Bank of the Nile, visit the Temple of Luxor and Temple of Karnak.

Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means the most sacred of places. The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built over more than two thousand years by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, the great Hypostyle Hall is an incredible forest of giant pillars.

Then you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor Temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amun. After finishing the tour, you will be transferred to Luxor airport for flight back to Cairo, then you will meet by our Royal Way representative who will escort you for your hotel for smooth check and overnight.

Day 7: Alexandria Day Tour

Breakfast at hotel, then around 07:00 am meet your guide and head north towards Alexandria, Egypt’s second capital to discover the beauty of the Greco Roman civilization.

Will start our tour by visiting Catacombs which considered one of the Seven Wonders of the middle age, It's the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt, with three tiers of tombs that could accommodate up to 300 corpses. The cemetery originally was dug to be a private cemetery for one family, then it was converted to be a public cemetery the architecture of the tombs mirrors Greco-Roman styles.

After finish our first visit in Alexander the Great city, will get a photo stop at Qaitbay’s Citadel, the 15th -century defensive fortress located on the Mediterranean Sea coast. The Citadel is situated at the entrance of the eastern harbor on the eastern point of the Pharos Island. It was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Then stop for lunch at a nice sea food restaurant, ending your tour by visiting the Montazah Royal Palaces and Gardens which belonging to the royal family of Mohamed Ali Pasha from Khedive Abbas Helmy II till King Farouk I, you will wander around the 3000 meters wide gardens containing a huge selection of trees and plants and some of them are quite rare. Drive back to Cairo and overnight

Day 8: Day-08 “Departure”

Breakfast at your hotel, check-out then you will be transferred to Cairo airport for flight back home.

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Sonesta Nile Cruises

Sail the majestic Nile River between Luxor and Aswan in the comfort and modern luxury of one of our 5-star Sonesta Nile cruise ships: the Sonesta Moon Goddess, Sonesta Star Goddess and the Sonesta St. George I. Sonesta’s fleet of Nile River cruise ships offer 3-, 4-, and 7-night trips between Aswan and Luxor, exploring the landmark temples, tombs and ruins in the region. Guided excursions with Egyptologists highlight each day and are followed by delightful leisure activities on the ships.

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