Highlights of this itinerary
• Pick-up service from your hotel in Luxor and return
• Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour
• Currently applied entrance fees for the above-mentioned sightseeing
• Relevant transfers by modern air-conditioning vehicle
• Applied tax & service charge
• English-speaking tour guide.
• Tipping kitty
• Any other service / item which is not listed above.
Day 1 (Arrival - Cairo )
Arrive at Cairo Airport where our representative will meet and assist you through customs and then you claim your baggage. You will be transferred to your selected hotel for a free evening. Overnight at your Hotel. (No meals)
Day 2 (Pyramids - Cairo )
Today you will be transported back to the time of the ancient Egyptians.Our friendly guide will accompany you to the awe-inspiring Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza (including entrance inside either the 2nd or 3rd Pyramid) and then onwards to Sakkara to see the first pyramid ever built - the Step Pyramid of Zosser. Transfer to hotel , overnight at hotel in Cairo (B).
Day 3 (Cairo - Luxor )
Enjoy your breakfast, an early flight to Luxor for a new adventure where you can board Nile Cruise.
Check in, lunch on board & night visit to Karnak Temple the Complex where ancient ruined temples are located, refers back to the era of Pharoah Ramses II, from around 1391-1351 BC & Luxor Temple , it is among the most beautiful Temples in Egypt. It was known in the New Kingdom period as Ipt-Rsyt, which means the southern shrine. This was to differentiate between this Temple and Karnak Temple, which was the northern house of Amon Ra.
Overnight on board cruise
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
Day 4 (Nile Cruise)
Visit the West Bank including Valley of the Kings Or "Gates of the Kings" were constructed for the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom (the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Dynasties of Ancient Egypt, the valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes (modern Luxor), within the heart of the Theban Necropolis.
Included visit to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut the most distinguishing temples in Egypt, due to its scheme and decorations. It was built of limestone, not sandstone like most of the other funerary temples of the New Kingdom period & en route we will have a look on Memnon Colossi of which Ancient Egyptians called the southern of the two statues "Ruler of Rulers". Later travelers called them "Shammy and "Tammy", which may have been a corruption of the Arabic words for "left" and "right". Today they are known locally as "el-Colossat", or "es-Salamat". The statues are made from carved blocks of quartzite.
Sail to Edfu via Esna. Overnight on board in Edfu.
Included Meals: Breakfast , Lunch & dinner.
Day 5 (Edfu - Kom Ombo )
Breakfast on board, Visit Horus Temple, the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt. This partly because it was built later than most: in the Ptolemaic era from 237 to 57 BC.
Sail to Kom Ombo & Visit Sobek Temple Sobek (also known as Sebek, Sebek-Ra, Sobeq, Suchos, Sobki, and Soknopais) was the ancient god of crocodiles, Sobek was sometimes considered to be an aspect of Horus because Horus took the form of a crocodile to retrieve the parts of Osiris' body which were lost in the Nile. Yet Sobek was also thought to have assisted Isiswhen she gave birth to Horus.
Overnight on board in Kom Ombo.
Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.
Day 6 (Aswan - Nile Cruise )
Breakfast on board, early Sail to Aswan. Visit to The High Dam or “Aswan Dam” is an embankment dam built across the Nile at Aswan, Egypt between 1898 and 1902. Since the 1960s, the name commonly refers to the Aswan High Dam.
Included visit to Unfinished Obelisk the largest known ancient obelisk and is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan & Philae Temple one of Nubia's most important monument sites, the Temples of Philae, 12 kilometers south of Aswan, was an ancient pilgrimage center for the cult of Isis and dazzled travelers with its power for centuries. This sacred site was venerated from the Pharaonic era up to the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine periods.
Transfer bacck to your selected cruise. Overnight On board in Aswan.
Included meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
Day 7 (Aswan)
Breakfast, Optional tour to Abu Simbel Temple, he two temples which comprise the site (The Great Temple and The Small Temple) were created during the reign of Ramesses II (c. 1279 - c. 1213 BCE) either between 1264 - 1244 BCE or 1244-1224 BCE. The discrepancy in the dates is due to differing interpretations of the life of Ramesses II by modern day scholars. It is certain, based upon the extensive art work. Transfer to your selected hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Aswan
Included meals: Breakfast on board cruise.
Day 8 (Cairo City Tour )
After breakfast, an early flight to Cairo, arrival & enjoy the legendary treasures of the Egyptian Museum. Take a look at some of the most exquisite and ancient artefacts and statues in history. Then visit the Islamic areas of Cairo including the Citadel of Saladdin - boasting the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Then onto the Coptic area of Cairo where the Romans constructed the fortress of Babylon which is built over the ruins of two towers of the fortress the church of St Mary or more commonly known as the Hanging Church, followed by St Sergius which is said to be the resting place for the holy family.
Overnight at your selected hotel in Cairo
Included meals: Breakfast
Day 9 (Cairo - Alexandria )
Enjoy breakfast & start a full Day tour to Alexandria this Mediterranean City, founded by Alexander the Great, and has many unique attractions. Spend the day viewing the relics of a bygone age these are a highlight of Alexandria. Visiting such sites as Pompeii's Pillar, the only Amphitheatre built by the Romans in Egypt, and Catacomb and more. Transfer back to Cairo.
Overnight at your hotel in Cairo.
Included Meals: Breakfast at hotel, lunch & dinner en route.
Day 10 (Cairo - final departure)
Transfer to the Cairo Airport for your departure flight.(B)
Adelle & Jake Van Der Linden
Just wanting to let you know we had a fantastic time in Egypt.
Ahmed, our guide in Cairo was awesome, we was knowledgeable, helpful but most of all friendly and personable.
Mohammad, our guide in Aswan & Luxor was very knowledgeable also the boat cruise was beautiful and the staff and food were spectacular!
We would definitely recommend Lady Egypt Tours.
Thank you again for organising such a great trip!
Adelle & Jake Van Der Linden