Private 11-day Tour as an Expert and Egyptology, unique ancient experience back to 7000 BC by Nile cruise

11 days prepare yourself to be Egyptologist. If you want to combined Nile & sun beside culture & history register for this tour, you will experience all ancient Egypt as an Expert, this unique tour will let you know more secrets of Pharaonic Islamic Coptic civilizations, Millions were tour classical Egypt, but you are not like them, we tailor new itinerary that little seen by others

Visit Djoser Sakkara the 3rd Dynasty 2650 BC, The mystery of the 100 ton ‘boxes’ at the Serapeum of Saqqara, the Red and the Bent Pyramid built for king Senefru the father of king Cheops (4th dynasty of the old Kingdom)

Drive to Alexandria visit the fort of Qaitbey was built in the 10th AD century, the Virgin Mary church built in the 3rd century, the Tombs of the Nobles, the Village of the Artisians, the Ramessium and the tomb of Ramose and the Temple of Amenhotep 111

per adult from

$1,472

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Duration

11 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 10x Breakfast
    • 6x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 10 nights
    • 3 Nights at Hotel in Cairo on Bed & Breakfast Basis.
    • Superior hotels: Cairo Pyramids hotel, Ramses Hilton, Le Passage Heliopolis, Mercure Pyramids
    • Budget hotels: Grand Pyramids hotel, Oasis Pyramids hotel, Cataract Pyramids Resort or similar
    • 4 Nights on the board of our Deluxe Nile Cruise based on FB
    • 1 nights Aracan Eatape Luxor hotel on Bed & Breakfast
    • 2 nights sleeper train on half board (Double cabin 2 beds or Single cabin)
    • Private Egyptologist guide during the whole of your trip.
    • All tours in Cairo or Nile Cruise are (Private Tours)
    • Guide will accompany all sailing days on Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan
    • The personal protective equipment (masks, gloves) being worn by guides
    • We will provide more frequent cleaning or sanitizing procedures in place
    • Using only our clean new and sanitized cars,
    • Testing our crew regularly.
    What's excluded :
    • Entry visa to Egypt
    • All entrance fees
    • Gratuities (recommended) Guide will advise you, keep small currency with you
    • Guide except English/Spanish with supplement
    • All entrance fees of monuments
    • WIFI free in Hotels - Not available in Ship (No WIFI in Ship)
    • X-Mass & New Year 20% supplement 20 DEC to 7 Jan will charge on-spot before check in by Cairo guide
    • Water or drinks in hotels & Cruise ships
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
    • Entry/Admission - Serapeum
    • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Dahshour
    • Entry/Admission - Salah El-Din Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Muhammad Ali
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Nobles
    • Entry/Admission - Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II)
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Medinat Habu
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Horus
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Kom Ombo
    • Entry/Admission - Abu Simbel Temple Complex
    • Entry/Admission - Aswan High Dam
    • Entry/Admission - Unfinished Obelisk
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae

  • Day 1: Arrival to Egypt Land of Pharaohs

    Stop At: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
    Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, our representatives will meet and assist you all through the formal procedures at Cairo International Airport. Same-day or next you will meet your Egyptologist guide who will explain your tour details, Show your activities, You can ask him about your dreams, of course, will get true. Our philosophy you are not our customer you are our friend, Feel like you are at home between your family.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Superior: Ramses Hilton hotel - Le Passage hotel - Cairo Pyramids hotel. Budget: Grand Pyramids hotel, Cataract Pyramids

    Day 2: The mystery of the 100 ton ‘boxes’ at the Serapeum

    Pass By: Giza, Giza, Giza Governorate
    After breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel by a private A.C car to start an incredible day trip from Cairo to Sakkara. Move to visit:

    Stop At: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Al Giza Desert, Saqqara 12919 Egypt
    Move to visit:
    the Step Pyramid of Zoser, The oldest known pyramid in Egypt was built around 2630 B.C. at Saqqara, for the third dynasty's King Djoser. Known as the Step Pyramid, it began as a traditional mastaba but grew into something much more ambitious.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Serapeum, Saqqara Egypt
    has been a continuous source of speculation and mystery since its re-discovery in 1850. Even now, no theory has been able to explain exactly how or why the 24 giant sarcophagi were moved to the site and precisely installed in their notches. The mainstream theory suggests the site was used for the burial of Apis bulls, though there are many elements that do not add up with this belief.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pyramids of Dahshour, Giza Egypt
    Optional excursion to Visit the Red and the Bent Pyramid the 2 pyramids were built for king Senefru the father of King Cheops (4th dynasty of the old Kingdom),
    Drive to the Red and the Bent Pyramid (4th dynasty of the old Kingdom)
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Superior: Ramses Hilton hotel - Le Passage hotel - Cairo Pyramids hotel. Budget: Grand Pyramids hotel, Cataract Pyramids

    Day 3: Ben Ezra Synagogue & Coptic Church

    Pass By: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
    After breakfast, You may join your guide with optional excursion, will pick you up from your hotel by a private A.C car to start an incredible day trip from Cairo to Old Cairo area
    Start our day tour in Cairo by visiting:

    Stop At: Salah El-Din Castle, Island of the Pharaoh, Taba Egypt
    is one of the most fabulous war castles back to medieval. Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi began the construction of the castle in 572 AH / 1176 AD, During your tour of the citadel, you will
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mosque of Muhammad Ali, Al Abageyah Qism El-Khalifa, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    Visit Alabaster Mosque, built-in memory of a deceased son, towers over the rest of the complex. Its silhouette is the most dominant feature of Cairo’s eastern skyline. In addition to these two mosques, the Citadel also contains the National Military Museum, full of uniforms and weapons from Egypt long history, a Police Museum, and several more museums dedicated to the palace of Muhammed Ali.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
    Little rest with learning how Pharaohs made their papers and perfume through our visit to Papyrus institute.
    After that, continue your day tour to enjoy a guided tour to:

    Stop At: Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), Shar'a Mari Girgis Street, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    The most famous site in Coptic Cairo is the Church of the Virgin Mary, better known by its nickname, the Hanging Church. This name comes from the fact that it was built atop the walls of the 4th century BC Roman fortress of Babylon, the remains of which are still visible about Coptic Cairo
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ben Ezra Synagogue, Coptic Cairo, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    Ben Ezra Synagogue is the oldest Jewish temple in Cairo, dating from the 9th century AD. Like almost all of Egypt’s synagogues, it is simply a tourist attraction today following the departure of nearly all of Egypt’s significant Jewish community during the 1950s after the founding of Israel and the Free Officers’ Revolution, but this site still holds great importance in the contemporary history of Judaism.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Giza, Giza, Giza Governorate
    After finishing your tour, we will transfer to Giza railway station for Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan and overnight.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Sleeper Train Cabin (Double cabin 2 beds or Single cabin)

    Day 4: Arrival :Luxor and West Bank tour

    Stop At: Luxor, Luxor, Nile River Valley
    Upon arrival you will meet your Egyptologist to visit some of the best attractions in the west bank of Luxor including:
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
    Your tour guide will escort you to visit the west bank of Luxor starting by a visit: Valley of The Kings Multiple tombs were lay hidden in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings, the tombs of nearly 70 pharaohs. The most important tombs there, are the tomb of Ramses III, the Tomb of Tutankhamun, and many more. Then move to the visit the unique:


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    built-in the 18th Egyptian Dynasty, Hatshepsut was the only female pharaoh in the history of Ancient Egypt. She came to power during the New Kingdom after the death of her father, Tuthmose I, a place called “Der Albahari in Egypt“. Continue west bank by visiting the:


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
    These two gigantic, 59-foots tall statues are the first sight that greets visitors who take the ferry across from the East Bank. Memnon was set up by architect Amenhotep Ben Habo, the statues decorated the facade of the funerary temple,

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Luxor, Luxor, Nile River Valley
    You may visit Karnak Temple this day as an optional excursion or Luxor Temple by Night
    Among the most terrific sightseeing that shouldn’t miss while being in Luxor is Luxor Temple and it is widely accepted that the best time to visit it is at night especially touring around the row of sphinxes in front of it which make you feel like being in a movie full of adventures.
    After visiting you can walk on the Nile. then transfer to Luxor hotel

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Aracan Eatape Luxor Hotel

    Day 5: the Valley of the Nobles & Ramesseum tour

    Pass By: Luxor, Luxor, Nile River Valley
    Begin with pickup at your Luxor hotel at a morning time that suits you best, then travel in a private vehicle, a roughly 40-minute trip.

    Stop At: Valley of the Nobles, West Bank near Ramesseum Gurna, Luxor Egypt
    ancient Egypt’s nobles tombs, These tombs provide us with a wealth of information about life and religious beliefs in ancient Egypt. Their beauty also attests to the skill and creativity of the ancient Egyptian artisans, the majority of the tombs dating to the Golden Age of Thebes during the New Kingdom (1550 – 1080BC). The Nobles tombs are decorated with daily life scenes, funerals, and ideal afterlives of their owners.
    Explore the mortuary temple that was built by Pharaoh Ramesses II,
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II), West Bank, Luxor Egypt
    Proceed to visit the Ramesseum, the memorial temple of King Ramses II. The Ramesseum temple is famous for its 19 metre (62 feet) high seated statue and weighing more than 1000 tons of Ramses II (of which only fragments are left). The walls of the Ramesseum temple, which is only about half preserved, are decorated with reliefs, including scenes depicting the Battle of Kadesh, the Syrian wars, and the Festival of Amon Min.
    Move on to
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Temple of Medinat Habu, Al Bairat, Luxor Egypt
    The Temple is the best-preserved of the New Kingdom memorial temples. It is decorated with military scenes and texts illustrating the victories of the king in three wars. A royal palace was built at the south of the Temple open forecourt,
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Luxor, Luxor, Nile River Valley
    After finished, you will be transferred back to your Nile Cruise.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight on 5* Superior Nile Cruise on full board

    Day 6: Sailing to Edfu Temple of Horus

    Stop At: Temple of Horus, Adfo, Edfu Egypt
    In the early morning, you will start sailing towards Edfu, a little ride by a horse carriage to be transferred to Edfu Temple. Upon your arrival, you will have a tour to Edfu Temple one of the most interesting temples that are located on the west bank of the Nile in Edfu. located 60Km to the north of Aswan. It was the 2nd Nome of Upper Egypt and the center of the cult of a triad of Gods, which consisted of Horus of Behdet, Hathor Then, you will start sailing towards Kom Ombo. Upon your arrival, you will join your private tour guide to visit the unique:

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight on 5* Superior Nile Cruise on full board

    Day 7: Sailing to Aswan & Kom Ombo Temple

    Stop At: Temple of Kom Ombo, Nagoa Ash Shatb, Kom Ombo 81611 Egypt
    Upon your arrival, you will join your private tour guide to visit the unique:
    Kom Ombo Temple
    a unique double temple that was also built during the Ptolemaic dynasty and it also has some additions that were added during the Roman period. The two temples were dedicated to the crocodile god “Sobek” and Hathor.
    Walking back to your Cruise to start sailing towards Aswan, overnight on the board of your Nile Cruise.
    Duration: 2 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight on 5* Superior Nile Cruise on full board

    Day 8: Aswan Sightseeing & Abu Simbel temple (optional tour)

    Stop At: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel Egypt
    After breakfast, you have the choice to visit an optional tour to Abu Simbel Temple Abu Simbel Temples is an optional excursion Now, it is your chance to visit the best, the largest, the most impressive temples of ancient Egypt. You will find two majestic temples there, one of them was dedicated to King Ramses II and he decided to make it a masterpiece so he attaches it to his birthday & his coronation days in what we call today “Sun Festival”.


    Duration: 7 hours

    Pass By: Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
    Drive back to Aswan, You will visit some of the best tourist attraction in the Nubian City “Aswan”,


    Stop At: Aswan High Dam, Manteqet As Sad Al Aali, Aswan Egypt
    It is a modern achievement by the Egyptians that was constructed with the financial support of the UNESCO to protect the ancient Egyptian monuments from the danger of the flood of the Nile

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Unfinished Obelisk, Sheyakhah Oula, Aswan Egypt
    the largest obelisk to be ever built by a man and it was actually built by Queen Hatshepsut Then, you will be back to your Nile Cruise to have your lunch and overnight on the board of your Nile Cruise.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight on 5* Superior Nile Cruise on full board

    Day 9: Philae Tour as optional and Sleeper train to Cairo

    Pass By: Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
    After breakfast check out from your Nile Cruise. then you have a choice to enjoy this day with an optional excursion

    Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
    the boat will dock you near the Kiosk of Nectanebo, the oldest part, and the entrance to the temple is marked by the 18m-high first pylon with reliefs of Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysos smiting enemies. Temple of Philae The home of a beautiful, magical temple dedicated to Isis, the Great Mother. At the temple, we perform special rites honoring the Divine Feminine and invoking her energies and blessings. The temple tells the story of the goddess Isis, the wife of Osiris, where the goddess symbolizes funeral rituals and the gift of life

    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
    After finishing your tour, we will transfer to the Aswan railway station for Sleeper train from Aswan to Cairo and overnight.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Sleeper Train Cabin (Double cabin 2 beds or Single cabin)

    Day 10: Arrival Cairo

    Pass By: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
    After breakfast, you will arrive in Cairo and upon your arrival, we will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo overnight. you can ask your guide about optional excursion this day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Cairo 5* hotel - Le Passage Heliopolis or Cairo Pyramids hotel

    Day 11: Fly Home Say Bye to Pharaohs

    Pass By: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
    After breakfast, you will transfer to Cairo International airport for your flight back home to finish your 11 Days Cairo and Nile Cruise tour. Please ask for your free Shuttle bus from the hotel reception, It is only 5 min to the Airport from your hotel


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
    • Luxor International Airport, Egypt
    • Aswan International Airport, Qism Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please note: your cruise ship may depart from Aswan on a 3-night cruise to Luxor, then will start tour from Aswan by ship end Luxor hotel land
    • Guides are not allowed inside the tombs, so they will explain the history outside and inside is free time
    • The day-to-day itinerary is subject to change due to traffic-sailing time through Nile Cruises - vacations. Clients will see all monuments and places mentioned in the itinerary
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • The conditions and controls for the hotel stay in Corona are as follows: Health requirements - Providing a clinic and a doctor in the hotel, in coordination with the Ministry of Health - Ensure the quality of the personal protective equipment and sterilization materials used - Do not deal only with companies approved by the Ministry of Health and Population
    • Hotel controls - Determine a maximum occupancy rate of the hotel of 25%, including Day-Use, until the end of May - Operating at a maximum of 50% of the hotel's capacity from the beginning of next June - Not to hold any parties or weddings inside the hotel - Prohibition of all types of night activity at the hotel - Clean the rooms on a daily basis using the tools of the infection prevention vehicle, and follow the instructions of the Ministry of Health - Clean and sterilize all tangible points every hour in public places, and public toilets, using disinfectants decided by the Ministry of Health - Allocating a hotel floor in each spa for quarantine cases, confirmed cases, and suspected cases of coronavirus - Continue to conduct a quick test for workers at the tourist portals in coordination with the Ministry of Health
    • Guest controls - Install a sterilizer at the hotel entrance - The completion of the procedures for logging in to the guest electronically or with single-use pens - Sterilize the luggage of guests before arriving and leaving the hotel - Measuring the guests' temperatures when entering the facility each time - Providing hand sanitizer in the reception area and various facilities at all times - Cleansing all public areas regularly
    • Controls for hotel restaurants - Ban the completely open buffet service and rely on pre-defined lists A ban on serving hookahs - Measurement of temperatures for restaurant goers - Leave no less than 2 meters between dining tables - Keep a distance of 1 meter between each person and another with the table - Maximum 6 chairs for the large table for families - Dependence on single-use cutlery as much as possible - Place sterilizers and sterilization wipes on each table - Putting out educational instructions around the restaurant
    • Staff controls - Operating 50% of the workforce as a maximum - Carry out a quick examination of workers returning from vacation before receiving work - Workers in coastal cities get a vacation at least every 60 days - Commitment to measure their temperatures daily - There is housing for workers in the hotel, while providing isolation areas for the affected cases if they arise - Educating workers about all basic preventive measures against the emerging coronavirus
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Explore plus Holidays

Activity ID: V-8261P14

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