9 Days of Egypt tour package – Interesting culture and ancient past pull lacs of travelers to Egypt each year. Egypt is one of the oldest tourist place on planet.
Arrive in Cairo where you will are met and greeted by our coordinator. Further, transfer to your historic hotel with fantastic views of the pyramids.
Buffet breakfast at the hotel then start a full day guided tour to visit one of the Seven Wonders The great Pyramids of Giza; (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus) were reckoned by the Greeks to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. A single pyramid built with 2.300.000 blocks, each weighing an average of two and a half tones. In the face of such immensity, one cannot help but feel the wonder and awe that so many writers and artists have sought to convey over the centuries. The Cheops Pyramid is more interesting, because its interior burial chambers are open for inspection by the public.
Not far from the Pyramids is the Great Sphinx of Giza, which dates from the time of Chephren (2620 BC). Hewn from natural yellowish limestone and standing 65 feet-high and 187 feet-long, this unforgettable statue combines the head of a Pharaoh with a lion’s body.
Short drive to Khan El Khalili bazaars; which is one of the most famous worldwide with its amazing narrow alleyways. The visitor can discover small restaurants and workaday cafes (Few years ago, Naguib Mahfouz used to come and sit beneath the huge, ageing and discolored mirrors of the café).
Later in the evening, leisure at your hotel or enjoy an optional tour to the spectacular sound & light show by the Pyramids
Overnight in Cairo
Early breakfast at hotel then drive to Alexandria via the desert road for a full day guided tour to visit the Bombay’s’ pillars, Alexandrina Bibliotheca, Qaite Bay citadel from outside & Al Montazah Gardens Alexandrina Bibliotheca; the New Library of Alexandria, the New Bibliotheca Alexandrina is dedicated to recapture the spirit of openness and scholarship of the original Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
During the tour, the lunch will be served in an oriental restaurant
Drive back to Cairo at the end of the day and overnight at the hotel in Cairo.
Breakfast in the hotel, check out
Escorted transfer to Cairo Domestic airport for your flight to Luxor. Meet & assist at Luxor airport and transfer to the hotel in Luxor Check in at the hotel Afternoon guided tour to visit the Karnak & Luxor temples on the East bank.
Lastly, Drive back to the hotel. Overnight in Luxor
Early guided tour to visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple at El Dier El Bahary and colossi of Memnon at the west bank Valley of Kings
Later, Drive back to the hotel and overnight at the hotel in Aswan.
Early pick up from the hotel after breakfast. Check out then, drive to Edfu to visit the temple as it was built during the Greco-Roman Period, but the builders painstakingly preserved the form of Egypt’s true pharaohs. As a result, a visit to Edfu allows you to see what all of the other ruined temples around Egypt might have looked like had they been built 2000 years later. The Temple of Horus is located in the center of the town of Edfu. After the visit, drive to Kom Ombo to visit the temple for an hour. Kom Ombo dates from the Ptolomaic Dynasty and it was only completed under Roman rule. The temple has a dual dedication to Sobek, as well as Horus, and the plan of the temple reflects this dual purpose.
It is a symmetrical mirror of itself along its main axis with one half devoted to each of the two gods it honors. Like at Esna, the pylon entrance to the temples is no longer standing, leaving the hypostyle hall as the main feature that visitors see today. Also on the grounds of the temple is the Crocodile Museum, which has a display over crocodile mummies.
Finally, Drive from Kom Ombo to Aswan. Check in at the Sofitel old Cataract Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.
Early pick up from the hotel after breakfast then, you will meet thel coordinator in the hotel lobby at the agreed time. He will introduce you to the professional guide who will accompany you to visit; the temple of Philae, dedicated to goddess Isis and located in a beautiful setting, landscaped to match the original site of the temple when it was relocated by UNESCO after the building of the Aswan Dam threatened the site. It has several shrines and sanctuaries such as Trajan’s Kiosk or Pharaoh’s Bed. Overnight in Aswan.
Morning transfer to Aswan airport for a 35-minute flight to Abu simble for unforgettable tour. Upon arrival to Abu simble you will be transferred by Egypt air buses to the great temples of Ramses II & his beloved Nefertari whereby the guides will be waiting to show you around in groups. Transfer back to the airport by Egypt air buses to board the flight to Cairo via Aswan.
At a special restaurant or in the hotel, a farewell dinner can be offered
Overnight at the hotel in Cairo
Final departure transfers after breakfast from the hotel to airport.
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