10 Days Cairo, Nile Cruise & Alexandria by Train

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Cairo and the start of your holiday!

Arrival to Cairo airport, Upon you arrival you will find our representative waiting you with the sign of Ramasside tours, then you will be transferred by an A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Pyramids and Egyptian Museum Tour – Mummies Experience

Breakfast. Start your tour visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry. Includes entry to the royal mummies hall.

The Royal Mummies Hall inside The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities is a must-see area. It has a separate section where royal mummies unearthed from various tombs are preserved. The room is climate controlled and the mummies appear to be looked after well. Mummified over 4000 years ago, you can see the mummies of Kings of Hatshepsut, Tuthmosis and Ramses in good condition. The kings and queens have lean bodies and the mummies appear smaller and shorter in size than their original stature. Walk around leisurely in this room and look at Pharaohs and queen resting in peace in a climate controlled rooms, far removed from their original resting place.

Visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions, Sphinx & Valley Temples.

Enjoy your camel ride, you will enjoy special panoramic views of sphinx & Pyramids. Hear about all the hidden stories of Pharaohs life. I will give you hints and details that you cannot find on books!

(Optional) Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area.

Day 3: Arrive Aswan

Breakfast on the train. Arrival to Aswan and transfer to the hotel. Check in. Overnight in Aswan.

Day 4: Nile Cruise

Wake up with a wonderful view of the Nile and enjoy a Nubian traditional breakfast made by the Nubian people.

Then move to visit and the Philae temple & the high dam.

Transfer to the cruise. Overnight in Cruise.

Day 5: Cruise

Breakfast on board. Visit the amazing temple of KomOmbo. Afternoon tea. Visit the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu.Dinner on board. Luxor. Afternoon Tea.Dinner on board &Galabya party.Overnight in Cruise

Day 6: Cruise

Breakfast on board. Cross to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon Excursion to the Necropolis of Thebes, drive to the Valley of Kings. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 7: Cruise – Train

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation.

(Optional) Hot Balloon: Should you want to make your stay in Luxor an unforgettable. Drifting peacefully over the Valley of King, Valley of the Queens and the Mountain on the Nobles.
The flight is approximately 30:45 minutes depend on the weather

East Bank to visit the Karnak and Luxor Temple.
Transfer to the train station for your train to Cairo. Dinner on the train. Overnight in train

Note: We don’t recommend it, it takes 15 to 18 hours. We recommend that you upgrade and take a domestic flight which allows you to travel in comfort and gives you an extra night in a 5 star hotel.

Day 8: Alexandria

Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour to Alexandria. Start the tour with the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit it’s open court where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the first, which was found underwater nearby. Our guide will explain the design of the library from outside, you will have a chance for some photo stops.

Note: To enter the reading area you will need to purchase an extra ticket.
Then visit the Site of the Lighthouse; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World on which now stands the castle of Qaitbey. Visit the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as the royal beaches of the queens. Continue your tour by visiting the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, as well as the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria and the statue of Alexander the Great.

You can then stop for lunch (Optional) before visiting the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa before driving along the Cornish (30 km) to see the whole city of Alexandria from the sea side which includes the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater. Stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, before visiting the old downtown of Alexandria and walking through the old city-center of Alexandria: built by Alexander the great. Travel in comfort back to your hotel.

Day 9: Back to Cairo

Breakfast. Transfer to Cairo by an A/C car. Arrival and transfer to your hotel.

(Optional) Visit the Step Pyramids of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser. After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II. On your way to the south you will visit the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur.

(Optional) Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area

Day 10: Cairo Departure

Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation
  • All Transfers
  • All your tours and excursions are by an A/C vehicle.
  • Expert tour guide.
  • All your visits include entrance fees.
  • Our prices include all taxes and services.

Price Excludes

  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa; We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request.
  • Drinks and any personal expenses.
  • Tipping Kitty
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