Egypt



Egypt

8 Days - 7 Nights

DAY 1: AMMAN – CAIRO
Arrives to Cairo International Airport, Meet and assistance on arrival by our representative and transfer to the hotel for check in.

Day 2: Cairo
After breakfast you will be taken to the Pyramids located on the west bank of the Nile near Cairo. The Egyptian Pyramids (entrance fee not included) are the oldest and only surviving member of the Ancient Wonders. Out of the 10 pyramids at Giza, the 3 largest and best preserved were built at the beginning of the Old Kingdom. The most well-known pyramid, 'The Great Pyramid', was built by Pharaoh Khufu in about 2600 B.C. It is 479 ft high and was built from over two million blocks of stone. Next you will visit the famous Sphinx which, carved from the bedrock of the Giza plateau, demonstrates a mysterious marvel from the days of ancient Egypt. With the body of a lion and the head of a king or god, the Sphinx has become a symbol of strength and wisdom. You will then be transferred back to your hotel where the tour ends.

Day 3: Cairo – Aswan
Breakfast , then will head to the airport to departs to Aswan, Meet and assist, check in the hotel, and your afternoon will start by a tour by Enjoy a relaxing experience of a felucca ride on the River Nile, where you can discover the amazing view of Aswan. Feluccas are the traditional sailboats found on Egypt's Nile River. The Felucca has remained, over the centuries, the primary transportation of the Nile. Its ancient form still graces the river as it has done since the time of the Pharaohs. This relaxing ride will guarantee wonderful views of this city full of life, mystery and history. A felucca ride is a unique experience you must do when visiting Egypt!.

Day 4: Aswan
You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the Obelisk. Aswan has always been known as being the main source for granite that was used to build obelisks for temples all over the country. This obelisk if completed, would have been the tallest standing at about 42 metres high. The legend goes that during construction the workers noticed problems and just abandoned future construction. We then drive across the Old Aswan dam, for a photo stop at the High Dam. Our last visit is to the Philae Temple, named as it was built on the island of Philae, as a tribute to Goddess Isis. But during the 20th century, the Aswan Old dam was built and for about 6 months every year the temple was submerged in water and mud. This caused a toll on the foundation of the temple, not to mention making it inaccessible to both pilgrims as well as touristsAt the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Day 5: Aswan - Luxor
Breakfast, then head to Luxor where you must visit the two magnificent temples of Karnak and Luxor. Luxor Temple is the "Hundred Gated" Temple of Thebes, built by two kings, Amenophis III and Ramses II during the Middle Kingdom Period (2050-1652 BC). The Temple includes royal courts surrounded by pairs of Papyrus-bunded columns, sanctuaries and chapels full of wall designs, inscriptions and sacrificial screens. After touring the temple visitors travel along an avenue of Ram headed Sphinxes, extending for about 2 miles, which link Luxor Temple with Karnak Temple, the main centre of worship in ancient Egypt. No sight in the world makes a more overwhelming and lasting impression than this "Temple of Temples". You will also visit Karnak Temple, a whole city of Temples which engrave upon your mind an image of vastness and monumental massiveness unequaled in all the sights of ancient Egypt. Here the dimensions are unmistakably superlative. A place that needs to be seen to be believed.

Day 6: Luxor – Cairo
Breakfast, then will head to the airport to departs to Cairo, check in the hotel, Free day, over night.

Day 7: Cairo
After Breakfast, you will visit the most famous Egypt Museum where you will be able to see the finest collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world dating back from the Old Kingdom, the Middle Kingdom and subsequent dynasties as well as the renowned treasures of King Tut Angh Amun. You will also visit the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, the oldest shopping area in Cairo with Islamic designs that reflect the Islamic civilization. At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Day 08: Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, check out for the hotel, drive to the airport for departure.

 

 

 




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