Arrive at Cairo airport terminal. Once you step the land of the pharaohs, you will find El Mahmoud travel team with their warm greetings holding sign with your name. Your team will help you to go through airport customs and formalities then your luggage will be collected. After finishing all procedures your tour leader will escort you to check in your hotel.
Meals: No meals today
Buffet breakfast at your hotel, then drive with your Egyptologist to visit one of the oldest Seven Wonders of the World Giza Pyramids which were constructed 4500 years ago to show you power of wealth of pharaohs in the Old Kingdom. Proceed to the Sphinx of Giza, a Greek word which means a statue with an animal body & head of a human being and was worshipped in ancient days as the guardian god. Stop for Lunch during the tour at local restaurant then proceed to the Egyptian museum where you will find artifacts, relics, statues and Jewelry from all of the Pharaonic times. At the end of this exciting tour, you will be transferred to the train station to get the sleeper train to Aswan 960 KM.
Meals: Breakfast at hotel & lunch during the tour at local restaurant
Breakfast will be served on the train. Upon arrival; our team will welcome and transfer you to check on your cruise for next 4 days. After lunch; visit the High Dam which was an engineering miracle when it was built 1970. Proceed to Philae Temple built on an Island dedicated to the goddess of magic Isis who was worshipped till 6thC. AD. After dinner enjoy cruise entertainment or Nubian Folkloric show Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: full board
Early sailing towards KomOmbo, breakfast onboard. Upon arrival you will visit the temple shared by 2 gods crocodile headed god Sobek and the falcon headed god Haroeris. Return back to your cruise & Sailing towards Edfu. Upon arrival; you will visit Horus temple (by horse carriages), the most preserved Ptolemaic temple in Egypt, it took around 180 years to be built. Return back to your cruise, dinner then enjoying the Gallabia party in the lounge bar while sailing towards Luxor (via Esna lock). Overnight onboard.
Meals: full board
Free morning at leisure and enjoy your breakfast onboard. After lunch; Visit 2 temples on the East Bank of Luxor; Karnak temple: the biggest temple built 2000 B.C dedicated to god Amoun. Luxor temple: built by two pharaohs 1450 B.C where you see pharaonic, Islamic, Christian and Greco-Roman arts. At the end of this tour, you will be transferred back to your cruise for dinner followed by disco music. Overnight onboard in Luxor
Meals: full board
Breakfast onboard is followed by disembarkation then, you will enjoy a visit to the West Bank of Luxor; Valley of Kings where you will see exclusively painted tombs of pharaohs that dated back to 1500 B.C, The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahary, the unique designed temple cut in the hill in the form of 3 terraces showing her divine birth, expedition sent to Punt, transportation of her 2 obelisks and their erection in 7 months. On the way you will get a Photo stop at the colossi of Memnon area, built for king Amenhotep III in front of big temple but destroyed by earthquakes. Stop for Lunch in a local restaurant. Transfer to Luxor airport to head back to Cairo. Upon arrival; our team will welcome and transfer to check you in your hotel to overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast on train, after arrival our team will welcome and transfer to visit Old Cairo where you will see the oldest church and oldest Synagogue then check in your hotel to overnight.
Meals: Breakfast on train
After breakfast check out of the hotel and our team will transfer you to the airport for final departure.