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Egypt Holiday Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel

Egypt Holiday Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel
Duration: 07 Days / 06 Nights
Run: Every day
Tour Type: Private
Pick up & drop off: From Cairo International Airport
Guiding method: Live Guide
Guide Language: English, French & German

Egypt Holiday Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel by Train 07 days / 06 nights of great experiences in and around Cairo allowing you to among others see the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin, Old Coptic Cairo and a ride in the Khan El Khalili bazaar. You will also experience Luxor West Bank & East Bank. Amazing day to Abu Simbel and Aswan Sightseeing Philae Temple, High Dam & Unfinished Obelisk on a private tour

Highlights
Cairo: Great Pyramids – Sphinx – Egyptian Museum – Old Cairo – Citadel – Khan El Khalili Bazaar District
Luxor: East & West – Valley of the Kings & Queens – Colossi of Memnon – Karnak Temple – Luxor Temple
Aswan: Philae Temple – High Dam – Unfinished Obelisk
Abu Simbel: Temple of Ramses – Temple of Queen Nefertari

You will have 06 nights accommodation included in this tour, at
5-star hotels Le Meridien Pyramids, Helnan Aswan, Pyramisa Luxor hotels or Similar
4-star hotels
3-star hotels

Egypt Holiday Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel 07 Days / 06 Nights

Day 1: Arrive 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, Chefren 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.

Next is a visit to the Egyptian museum of antiquities, which 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. At the end of the day transfer to the rail station to board an overnight sleeper trains to Aswan.

Upon arrival Aswan Railway station Your guide for the day will pick you up and begin your guided tour by A/C Car with a visit to the romantic temple of Philae or Isis Temple dedicated to the cow-headed goddess Hathor. The temple was started by Ptolemy III and continued by Ptolemy IV, but never completed.

Next is a visit to the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries. The obelisk is 14 m high and is thought to have been intended for the temple of Hatshepsut at the Karnak.

The tour ends with a visit to the High Dam. The Dam which is 7 Km high is one of the biggest dams in the world. It was erected to store the waters of the flood of the Nile in Lake Nasser.
At the end of the day return back to your hotel in Aswan
Optional: Sound & light Show at Philae Temple.

Your day starts with a drive by A/C bus from Aswan to Abu Simbel.
Upon arrival you will visit the Temple of Ramses and Temple of Queen Nefertari. Not only are the two temples located at Abu Simbel among the most magnificent monuments in the world but their removal and reconstruction was a historic event in itself, When the temples (280 km from Aswan) were threatened by submersion in Lake Nasser. The two temples, that of Ramesses II primarily dedicated to Re-Harrakhte, and that of his wife, Nefertari dedicated to Hathor. After touring the temples you will be transferred back to Aswan by A/C bus. At the end of the day transfers to your hotel in Luxor.
Optional: Sound & light Show at Karnak Temple.

Optional: Hot Balloon Over Luxor.
After breakfast check out hotel. The day starts with a guided tour of the Valley of the Kings, where the ancient mummies were discovered and The Valley of the Kings actually has two components – the East Valley and the West Valley. It is the East Valley which most tourists visit and where most of the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs are located.
The tour ends with a visit to the Temple of Hatshepsut named Deir El Bahari, one of the most beautiful of the royal mortuary temples and the two Colossi of Memnon.
The tour end with a visit to the Temple of Karnak. It is a city of temples built over 2000 years and dedicated to the Theban triad of Amon, Mut and Khonsu. For the largely uneducated ancient Egyptian population this could only have been the place of the gods. It is the mother of all religious buildings, the largest ever made and a place of pilgrimage for nearly 4,000 years.

The tour ends with a visit to the Temple of Luxor which is close to the Nile and parallel with the riverbank. King Amenhotep III who reigned 1390-53 BC built this beautiful temple and dedicated it to Amon-Re, king of the gods, his consort Mut, and their son Khonsu. In the evening transfer to the rail station to board an overnight sleeper trains to Cairo.

Arrive in Cairo railway station. Your guide for the day starts with a guided tour with visit the Citadel fortress with a visit to the Mohammed Ali Mosque (the alabaster mosque). The Citadel that was built by Salah-El-Din in the 12th Century and was the seat of power for the following 700 years. On the premises is the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali, one of the landmarks of Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of the city. The Mohammed Ali mosque was built in Turkish style, very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey.
Other churches and a trip to the famous Khan El Khalili bazaars for shopping. At the end of the day transfers back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

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
01 full day tour in Giza to visit Pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum & Khan El Khalili Bazaars
01 full day tour in Aswan to visit Philae Temple, High Dam & Unfinished Obelisk
01 day tour West Bank in Luxor including Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Deir El Bahari & Colossi of Memnon
01 day tour East Bank in Luxor including Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple
01 full day tour in Abu Simbel including Temple of Ramses & Temple of Queen Nefertari
All entrance fees for sightseeing mention in program
All service charges and taxes
Private Licensed Egyptologist guide
02 nights accommodation in hotel in Cairo based on BB basis
01 night accommodation in hotel in Luxor based on BB basis
01 night accommodation in hotel in Aswan based on BB basis
02 overnights on board sleeper train: Cairo/Aswan – Luxor/Cairo based on Half Board basis
Two Lunch in local restaurant during tour in Cairo
A Bottle of water for every day tour in Cairo

Tour Exclude
International 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 Rate valid from 01.05.2017 till 30.09.2017
The Winter Rate 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 – 3.99 is free of charge
Child 04 – 5.99 cost 140.- USD per child for train tickets
Child 06 – 11.99 cost 50% from adult rate
Child up 12 y pays full charge as adult person