Charming Culture of Egypt 8 Days,7 Nights

8 Days 7 Nights Egypt Holiday Package to Cairo, Aswan and Nile Cruise to Luxor.

  • Historical And Cultural
  • 8 Days
  • Family
  • By Air
  • Easy

Description

Day 1:CAIRO

  • Arrive at Cairo airport met by our representative form falcon adventures who will accompany you to your hotel by private air conditioned bus for check in

Day 2:CAIRO

  • Breakfast.
  • Start your full day with an  excursion to Giza Plateau , explore the Great Pyramid of Cheops, second Pyramid of Chephren and third Pyramid of Menkaure
  • Enjoy the fantastic view of 9 pyramids on one line
  • Visit the Great Sphinx .guard of necropolis which is a lions body and the head of a man 
  • Lunch is included in local restaurant
  • continue your great day with a visit to the Egyptian Museum which exhibits a collection of 120,000 masterpieces dating back to prehistorical, going through Pharaonic era.Greek.Roman period in Egypt
  • Also see the master pieces of King Tutankhamun his solid Golden mask and his solid golden coffin
  • Return to hotel
  • Overnight in Cairo

Day 3:ASWAN

  • Breakfast at the hotel before you are taken to Cairo airport for your departure to Aswan. 
  • On arrival you are met by a falcon representative who will transfer to your cruise boat
  • Lunch on board watching the amazing scenes along the nile  
  • Sail to Kom Ombo ,visit the Temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris .The Temple was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty 180-47 BC later additions were made during the roman times . The temple looks directly over the Nile and its name means Small Hill of Gold
  • Afternoon Tea on board 
  • Then time for your own leisure to sit on top of your cruise ship and enjoy as we sail to Edfu watching the locals in their villages and just taking in all the beautiful scenery and the peace of such an amazing place
  • Dinner on board 
  • Overnight in Edfu
  • Meals: Full Board

Day 4:EDFU-LUXOR

  • Breakfast on board. 
  • Disembark to visit Temple of Edfu .This temple is located 60km to the north of aswan it was the second nome of upper egypt and the center of the cult of a triad of gods which consisted of Horus of Behdet Hathor and their son Hor-Sama-Tawy.Construction began about 237BC and was finished during thePtolemyiv in total took about 180 years to finish .The Temple has a Pylon that is considered the highest among surviving Temples in egypt today.There is also an open courtyard open to the public which is called The Courtyard of Givings. One of the most remarkable elements of the temple is the existence of a Nilometer as well as a chapel which was dedicated to the Goddess Nut. On various walls of the temple there are many battle scenes as well as the famous scene of the ritual of the Temple Foundation.
  • Transfer back to your cruise ship
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Then sit back and relax as we cruise down to Luxor
  • Time to Relax and prepare yourself for Dinner and a Galabeya Party.  A  Galabeya is a traditional gown and can be found in many colours and designs
  • Overnight in Luxor.
  • Meals: Full Board

Day 5: LUXOR

  • Arrive to Luxor
  • Breakfast on board
  • Then we take you across to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. The Excursion to the Valley of Kings; visit the tombs of various Dynasties, The Temple of Deir El Bahari. On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenophis III facing the Nile.
  • Then visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.This temple was a construction of monumental building projects to honor the gods and preserve the memories of their reign for eternity.The building was modeled after the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep ll 2061-2010 BCE. Queen Hatshepsut mirrored this design but on a much grander scale and she ordered it to be built right next to the older temple.Hatshepsut needed to establish her authority and the legitimacy of her reign and the elegance of this temple is evidence of this
  • Transfer back to your cruise boat
  • Lunch on board.
  • Afternoon free at leisure.
  • Afternoon Tea.
  • Evening and night to relax 
  • (Optional) 90 $ P.P Hot Balloon.Overnight in Luxor.
  • Meals Full board

Day 6:

  • Breakfast on board.
  • Disembarkation.from your cruise ship
  • Get early flight from Luxor to Cairo or late flight if you joined our excursion.
  • Meals: Breakfast on cruise.

Day 7:

  • Arrival to Cairo,
  • Met by our local representative  and transferred to your hotel
    Explore the Christian and Islamic Cairo
  • .Enjoy your day and visit one of the most famous sites in coptic Cairo.This church of the Virgin Mary is better known by the name  as the hanging church. This name comes from the fact it was built atop the walls of the 4th century BC  Roman fortress of Babylon the remains of which are still visible about coptic cairo.The church dates as early as the 3rd century AD making it one of the oldest  christian religious sites in egypt also considered to be the most beautiful of all the old churches in the area.The Ornate interior is covered in bone and ivory inlaid designs that seem influenced by the geometric forms that characterize islamic art.
  • Then we will move to visit the most famous mosque in Cairo which the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammad Ali Pasha which is built within the Citadel of Salah El Din .This mosque was commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848. It was designed by Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came from Istanbul and built this mosque for  Mohamed Ali the ruler of Egypt 1805-1849.One of the main reasons it was built was so that Mohamed Ali could be buried in it  and he was buried on the southern eastern side of Beit Al Salah .
  • Return to hotel

Day 8:CAIRO

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • After breakfast our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities
  • Meals: Breakfast at the Hotel

INCLUDED

  • 4 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 3 Nights on Cruise board (Aswan & Luxor) full board (sightseeing included).
  • 1 Full day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, the great Pyramids, and Sphinx.
  • 1 Full day tour in Cairo visiting Christian and Islamic Cairo.
  • 1 Full day tour in Luxor visiting West Bank.
  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan
  • Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide.
  • All your tours and excursions are with A/C bus.
  • The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
  • All your visits include entrance fees.
  • Our prices include all taxes and services.

Excluded

  • Visa Entry for Egypt.
  • Personal items.
  • Tipping.
  • Any other items not mentioned. in the itinerary
  • Any Optional tour
sunday 0:00 - 23:59
monday 0:00 - 23:59
tuesday 0:00 - 23:59
wednesday 0:00 - 23:59
thursday 0:00 - 23:59
friday 0:00 - 23:59
saturday 0:00 - 23:59

WHY BOOK ON LINE?
Booking online means your spaces for the trips will be reserved and organized, previous to your arrival.
HOW DO I RECEIVE MY TOUR VOUCHERS?
You can either receive your tour voucher via email , or one of our reps can deliver them personally to your hotel.
DO THE TOURS INCLUDE TRANSFERS FROM MY HOTEL?
All trips include collection and return to your hotel in an air conditioned vehicle.
WHAT IF I WANT TO CHANGE THE DAY OR DATE OF A TOUR I HAVE BOOKED?
The dates can be changed easily for local trips, as long as plenty of notice has been given. Any tours which include flights tickets cannot be changed.
WHY BOOK WITH FALCON ADVENTURE?
When booking with Falcon Adventure, you will receive a personalized service from our professional and enthusiastic team. Our aim is to make sure all aspects of your trips are enjoyed. We have a mixture of British and Egyptian management which is the perfect cocktail to ensure great customer service.
IS THERE A SPECIAL RATE FOR PRIVATE GROUPS BOOKING WITH FALCON ADVENTURE?
We are able to arrange private group tours and special discounts and offers on request.
HOW MUCH WILL I HAVE TO PAY AS A DEPOSIT? HOW WILL I PAY IT?
A 50% deposit is required for trips. This can be paid via our online payment system or can be paid by cash, in resort.
IF I AM FORCED TO CANCEL MY TRIP WITH FALCON ADVENTURE WILL I RECEIVE A REFUND?
If you cancel a trip 24 hours before the trip starts, the refund is 50% of the balance. If canceling on the same day, there will be no refund.
Please be aware flight costs are non-refundable. 
DO I NEED A VISA FOR THIS EXCURSION?
If travelling to Hurghada, a Visa will be required for all. For Sharm El Sheikh you will only require a Visa if staying longer than 3 weeks or if you travel outside Sharm El Sheikh, St.Catherine's and Dahab.

- Tour Details -
  • Adults920.00 GBP
  • Child475.00 GBP

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