Day 01: Welcome in Cairo
Welcome to Egypt land of pharaohs, upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met by our courteous and professional airport representatives who will arrange your ground transportation to Hotel where you will spend the night.
Day 02: Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum
Wake up to a warm Egyptian breakfast for a day of discovery tour one of the great wonders of Egypt, the Great Pyramids of Giza enter the pyramid Cheops the largest and oldest of the Pyramids of Giza. Enjoy Egyptian cuisine for lunch before touring the awe-inspiring Cairo Egyptian Museum, famous for the Golden Mask of King Tutankhamun and many other special treasures. Then proceed to Giza station, take the sleeping train and depart to Aswan. Enjoy your dinner on board.
Day 03: High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and View of Elephantine Island & Botanical Garden
After having your breakfast at your cabin and the train stops in Aswan we start of exploration and beauty where we tour the High Dam for a panoramic view from above the 364ft tall structure and then stop by the Unfinished Obelisk abandoned by Queen Hatshepsut. Enjoy a Nubian lunch menu before going sailing on a calm and relaxing ride on a Felucca around Elephantine Island and Botanical Garden. Then enjoy dinner and a folkloric show on board as the sails are set for Kobaneya Island, spend a relaxing night on board the Felucca.
Day 04: Discover the Islands of Upper Egypt
Wake up to breakfast on the Nile and discover Kobaneya Island on board the felucca. Remain on board for lunch and continue sailing to Harbeyab Island and Baloly Island. Experience a Nubian BBQ dinner at Baloly Island and spend the night on the Felucca.
Day 05: Kom-Ombo Temple
Then sail to Kom Ombo and tour the Temple of Kom Ombo which is actually two temples built in one. With one side dedicated to the crocodile god and the other to Falcon head god. Continue on the River Nile to Maniha Island, enjoy lunch on board before sailing on to Bishir Island. Experience dinner and a show on board the Felucca where you will spend the night.
Day 06: Selselah Temple
Wake up on the calm waves of the Nile and enjoy breakfast as the sails are set for Faris Island. Disembark the felucca and travel on foot to visit the Selselah Temple, return to the Felucca for lunch as sails are set for Fawaza Island. Indulge in tea and coffee while sailing to Fawaza Island and be entertained by a special dinner show & spend the night on board the felucca.
Day 07: Edfu Temple and Luxor Temple
Enjoy breakfast on board the Felucca then sail to Edfu. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu and discover the best-preserved temple in all Egypt, traditional in its design Edfu is a blueprint of how all temples looked. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch on board while sailing to Sharaona, here you will be taken by bus to Luxor for a special experience at the Luxor Temple. The impressive temple was dedicated to Amun, built by two Pharaohs Amenophis III and Ramses II its grandeur and majesty is amplified when seen at night under beautiful lights. Then check into Luxor Hotel for dinner and where you will spend the remainder of the night.
Day 08: Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon and Karnak Temple
More adventure awaits with a visit to the Valley of the Kings which is a massive burial ground for Pharaohs, kings and the elite. Explore the tombs of world-famous Pharaohs from the Old Kingdom. Visit the temples of Tutankhamun more popularly called King Tut, Hatshepsut Temple and learn about the first female Pharaoh. Then visit the Colossi of Memnon two huge statues around 17m high that guarded the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Enjoy a seafood menu lunch before visiting the majestic Karnak Temple. Board your sleeping train where you have your dinner while heading to Cairo.
Day 09: Memphis, Saqqara and Khan El Khalili
Enjoy a breakfast and then visit the open air museum at Memphis and marvel at the massive statues carved out of limestone and granite of Egyptian gods and pharaohs. Then stop by Saqqara, famous for its step pyramids and history of building the first pyramids in all of Egypt. While there visit the Pyramids of King Zoser, Titi and others and the many tombs of kings and great officials. Enjoy a Mixed Grill lunch and continue the exploration of Cairo at the Khan El Khalili, a large outdoor market. Return to the hotel for dinner where you will overnight.
Day 10: Departure from Cairo International Airport
Enjoy the morning’s breakfast as well as the amazing hotel pool before your drive to Cairo International airport for your return flight. If you have a late departure let us know as special arrangements can be made for you.