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Cruise the River Nile to fully discover the ancient wonders of Egypt. THe Nile River is Egypt's lifeline and has been since ancient times. Cruises operate between Luxor and Aswan and are a great way to enjoy the ancient sites of Upper Egypt.
Wednesday: Day 01: Arrival at Cairo International Airport where our representative will meet and assist you through Government & Customs Formalities and transfer to your hotel.
Thursday: Day 02: Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which houses the world’s largest collection of artifacts from the era of the pharaohs, we spend the afternoon at the Great Pyramids of Giza: Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos, and the Defending Sphinx. (B)
Friday: Day 03: Early morning, transfer to Cairo Airport for your flight to Aswan, meet at Aswan Airport and transfer to your Cruise Ship for a three nights Cruise, afternoon enjoy a Felucca sail on the famous River Nile to view the Agha Khan Mausoleum and the Nilometer. (B/L/D)
Saturday: Day 04: Morning, half day to visit the High Dam & the Unfinished Obelisk, noon sail to Kom Ombo village to see the Temple of Sobek, and continue sailing after the visit to Edfu City and overnight. (B/L/D)
Sunday: Day 05: After breakfast, we take a Horse Carriage Ride to visit the Horus Temple at Edfu, and after the visit we sail to cross the Esna Lock on the Nile to reach Luxor at night. (B/L/D)
Monday: Day 06: Early Morning, we cross the Nile to visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and the Colossi of Memnon, afternoon flight back to Cairo. (B)
Tuesday: Day 07: Day at leisure or an Optional (at extra cost bellow) over-day to Alexandria. Early Morning, drive through the Famous Egyptian desert for the City of Alexandria also known as the Mediterranean Bride and Pride, we will visit the Catacombs of Kom Al Shokafa, Pompey’s Pillar, the Citadel of Kait Bay from outside the site where the Alexandria Light House used to be (one of the 7 wonders), drive through the Cornish, and end the day with the Montazah Palace Gardens. Early afternoon drive back to Cairo. (B)
Wednesday: Day 08: Transfer to Cairo Airport for your Departure Flight. (B)