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Egyptian Crystals
     
 
Tour Length: 8 Days, 7 Nights Tour Code: CAAC02
Starts in: Cairo End in: Cairo
Start day: Wednesday End day:

Day 1:

Upon arrival at Cairo international airport you will be met by our Airport representative (holding Sunny Egypt sign with your Name). Then you will be transferred to your hotel to spend the night.

Our Cairo head Rep will welcome you, help you check-in to the Hotel and let you know the plan for the next few days.

 

Day 2:

Morning- Breakfast at the hotel then our friendly expert Egyptologist guide will accompany you to the area - inspiring Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza was built 4600 years ago. Khufu, the successor of Sneferu, was known as a tyrant and in his arrogance he decided to have a tomb built that was bigger and better than all others.

The three Pyramids: Cheops (Khufu), Chephren (Khafra) & Mycrenios (Menkaura). The Great pyramid was built by King Cheops (IV Dynasty). King Chefren, the son of Cheops, built the second Pyramid and the third pyramid was built in the reign of “Menkaura”, the son of Chefren. The mysterious Sphinx, with its mask of Chephren and body of a Lion, stands Close by guard of the land of Pharaohs. The Sphinx and the three pyramids were considered one to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Then on to Sakkara lies 25 Km south of Cairo. Djeser’s (Zosser’s) step Pyramid, (built 4700 years ago), dominates the skyline and is believed to be the ancient Egyptians first attempt at pyramid building, to see the first pyramids ever built the step pyramid of Zosser, Overnight at Cairo.

 

Day 3:

Breakfast at your hotel, flying to Abu Simbel, and after make check in to your Nile Cruise visit Abu Simbel temples. Sound & Light show at Abu Simbel temples (non-compulsory, ticket not Included) followed by a candlelight dinner on board, overnight on the cruise.

 

Day 4:

Breakfast is served while sailing to Kasr Ibrim, and then continues sailing to Amada, visit the temples of Amada and Derr as well as the tomb of Penout, a relaxing afternoon sail to Wadi El Seboua, overnight on the board.

 

Day 5:

Morning visit to Wadi El Seboua, the temples of Dakka, and Meharakka, then sail to Aswan while dining and overnight on board.

 

Day 6:

Visit the Kalabsha temple, Beit El Wali and the Kiosk of Kertassi, disembarkation from the cruise after breakfast, (You have the optionally to visit Aswan sights Philae temple & Aswan High Dam). Late overnight train to Cairo.

 

Day 7:

Arrive Cairo transfer to your hotel; our friendly expert Egyptologist guide will accompany you to visit the famous Egyptian museum where you will see many precious antiquities. Then on to Islamic areas of Cairo, including the Citadel of Saladdin which boasts the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. After that you will visit the Coptic area of Cairo where the Romans constructed the fortress of Babylon. Built on the ruins of two towers of the fortress towers is the church of St. Mary, more commonly known as the Hanging Church. Next you will visit St. Sergius where it is said to be the resting place for the holy family.

 

Day 8:

After breakfast, tour end, transfer to airport and farewell to the pharaohs land.

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