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Cairo, Egypt Safari & Nile Cruise

Cairo, Egypt Safari & Nile Cruise
Duration: 16 Days / 15 Nights
Availability: Available Daily
Pick up & drop off: From Cairo International Airport
Tour Type: Private
Guiding method: Live Guide
Guide Language: English, French & German

Cairo, Egypt Safari & Nile Cruise 16 days / 15 nights of great experiences in and around Cairo allowing you to among others see the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum and Khan El Khalili bazaar. You will experience Luxor West Bank and East Bank and Aswan Sightseeing Philae Temple, High Dam & Unfinished Obelisk. You will also Experience Siwa, Bahariya and Black & White desert allowing you to and see Farafra, Dakhla and Kharge Oasis on a private tour

Highlights
Cairo: Great Pyramids – Sphinx – Egyptian Museum – Khan El Khalili Bazaar
El Alamein: Military Museum – Alamein World War II remains
Siwa: Old City of Shali – Siwa house Museum – Dakrour Mountain
Bahariya: Hot & Cold Spring – English Mountain
Black & White Desert: Crystal Mountain – Black desert – White desert.
Farafra Oasis: Farafra Local Museum
Dakhla Oasis: Islamic town of Al-Qasr
Kharga Oasis: Temple of Hibis – Cemetery of Bagawat
Nile River Cruise: 05 days / 04 night
Aswan: Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk & High Dam
Kom Ombo Temple, Edfu Temple
Luxor: West Bank  (Valley of the Kings & Queens – Colossi Memnon)
Luxor: East Bank  (Karnak Temple – Luxor Temple)

You will have 15 nights accommodation included in this tour, at
5-star hotels
4-star hotels
3-star hotels

Cairo, Egypt Safari & Nile Cruise 16 Days & 15 Nights

Day 1: Arrival Cairo Airport & Transfer to your Hotel in Cairo

Upon arrival in Cairo our Min Travel representative who will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. Transfer from the airport via private A/C car or mini-bus to your hotel for check in and overnight.

Following Breakfast check out of hotel. The day starts with a guided tour in Giza to visit the legendary majestic Pyramids of Cheops, Cherfrern and Mykerionos to view these spectacular man-made monuments. Afterwards a tour of the great Sphinx; guarding the Royal Burial Chambers and temple of Cheops.
Before going to the Egyptian museum this is the best time to take a break for lunch
In the afternoon visit the Egyptian museum, this was established in 1902 near the city center in Cairo. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art — the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920’s when his tomb was excavated
And finally a visit the legendary Khan El Khalili bazaar district for shopping. Return to the hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Optional: Sound & light Show at the Pyramids of Giza.

Your guide for the day will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza and transfer you to El Alamein to visit Military Museum is located105 KM west of Alexandria. The Museum was opened in the year 1956 during the presidency of Gamal Abdel Nasser. The El Alemein War Museum was renewed and reopened in 1992 during the presidency of Mubarak. Continue to visit the WW II Cemeteries, located on the west of the town, on a small peninsula overlooking the sea. The citadel like cemeteries is the final resting place for common wealth, Greek, Italian and German soldiers. After that transfer you to Marsa Matroh and finally Siwa and overnight.

After breakfast, visit Dead Mountain, Siwa House Museum & the Old Fortress of Shali, then the Oracle Temple where you will see the coronation hall of Alexander the Great, and then the ruins of Amoun Temple. Have a swim in Cleopatra Pool, then Dakrour Mountain (famous for its hot sand, the best place ever for sand bath, used as an effective natural cure for rheumatism, rheumatoid…etc), overnight in Siwa.

After breakfast check out hotel and transfer to Western desert to the Oasis of Baharyia by jeep 4×4 to make Visits to Alexander the great Temple, Tomb of Nobles, The Golden Mummies Museum, Ain EL Mephtella & natural springs. Overnight in Bahariya Oasis.

After breakfast, then drive to the White desert. On the way you will visit the Black Mountain and the Crystal Mountain. Arrive the white desert and overnight among the Chalk white mashroom-shaped rocks, covered by the stars.

Breakfast down the camp and drive toward Dakhla Oasis (the Inner Oasis), or Zeszes as it was called in Pharoanic era. Stop in the way in Farafra Oasis, or (the City of the Cow) as it was named during ancient times, to visit Beir Zeita (the 6th well) and Farafra Local Museum. Continue to Dakhla and visit the Medieval Islamic town of Al-Qasr (The Palace). Overnight in Bedowin camp in Dakhla.
* Optional Camel ride:
Here you can have a camel-ride for 01 hour or 02 among the golden sand dunes of the western desert.

Breakfast at the camp and drive toward Kharga Oasis (The outer Oasis) or the Southern Oasis as its ancient Pharoanic name. Visit the ancient Temple of Hibis that was dedicated to the Theban Triad, then move to the ancient Roman cemetry of Bagawat which comprises more than 60 of the most ancient christian tombs of the world. At night you can have a walk in the beautiful city of Kharga and see the daily life of humble Egyptians. Overnight in Hotel.

After breakfast, transfer to your hotel in Luxor.
Optional: Sound & light Show at Karnak Temple

Optional: Hot Balloon Over Luxor.
After breakfast check out hotel, we will transfer you to your Nile Cruise.
A.M.: Embarkation before lunch
P.M.: visit the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Overnight in Luxor.

A.M.: Cross to the West Bank. Visit the Necropolis of Thebes, Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon.
P.M.: Sail to Esna. Cross the lock. Sail to Edfu and overnight.

A.M.: Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo.
P.M.: Visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Haroeris. Sail to Aswan and overnight.

A.M.: Visit of the High Dam and the Temple of Philae.
P.M.: View of the Elephantine Island by felucca (sailing boat) and view of the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Overnight in Aswan.

A.M.: Disembarkation after breakfast.
In the afternoon transfer to Aswan Railway station to take your sleeper train to Cairo

Upon arrival Cairo our Min Travel representative meet you and transfer to Hotel in Cairo and overnight.

Breakfast and check out of hotel. Assisted transfer to Cairo International airport for final departure.

Tour Include
Arrival/departure assistance & transfers at Cairo International Airport
All transfers mention in program By private Air Condition Vehicle except transfers in Oasis by 4×4 jeeps.
01 full day tour in Cairo to visit Egyptian Museum, Pyramids & Khan El Khalili Bazaars
01 full day tour in El Alamein including Military Museum
01 full day tour in Siwa to visit Old City of Shali, Siwa house Museum, Dakrour Mountain
All entrance fees for sightseeing mention in program
All service charges and taxes
Private Licensed Egyptologist guide
03 nights accommodation in hotel in Cairo based on BB basis
02 night accommodation in hotel in Siwa based on Half Board basis
01 night accommodation in hotel in Bahariya based on Half Board basis
01 overnight in camp in the White desert based on FB basis (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
01 overnight in camp in the Dakhla based on FB basis (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
01 overnight in the Kharga hotel based on FB basis (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
01 night accommodation in hotel in Luxor based on BB basis
04 nights Nile river cruise based on FB basis
01 overnight in first class sleeper train & Aswan/Cairo based on Half Board basis
One Lunch in local restaurant during tour in Cairo

Tour Exclude
International flights
Domestic Trains & flights
Visitor’s VISA *obtain upon arrival at airport for USD 25.- per person
Entrance to the inside of the Great Pyramid USD 17.- per person
The Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo USD 10.- per person
Solar Boat – near the Pyramids USD 05.- per person
Camel or Horse ride at pyramids cost USD 05. – Per person.
Personal expense
Any item or service not mentioned
Tipping

Rates are per Person
All A/M rates are in US Dollars
The Summer offer valid from 01.05.2017 till 30.09.2017
The Winter offer valid from 01.10.2017 till 30.04.2018
The rate exclude Christmas, New Year & Easter Period
All A/M rates are per Person in double and single supplement

Child 0 – 5.99 is free of charge
Child 06 – 11.99 cost 50% from adult rate
Child up 12 y pays full charge as adult person