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    Discover Egypt
ATA - Arab Travel Agency
29 Tanta St. , Agouza Cairo - Egypt
Phone :
(Egypt) +202 33021439

Fax :
(Egypt) +202 33021956

Overland

11 Days / 10 Nights
3 Nights Cairo / 4 Nights Nile Cruise (Aswan & Luxor)
1 Night Alexandria / 2 Nights Seat Train

Day 1:

- Arrive at Cairo Airport: Meet, assist through passport control formalities, luggage

  identification & transfer to your hotel.
- Check in at Hotel.
- Overnight in Cairo.

 

 

Day 2:

Breakfast, Then drive to the three famous Pyramids of Giza, erected by Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus, guarded by the mysterious Sphinx, which is a mythical statue with a body of a lion and a human head. The three Pyramids and the Sphinx are one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the most important tourist site in Egypt. (Camel ride at the Pyramids can be arranged during the visit upon your request).

 (Optional) Then full day tour to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, housing around 250,000 antique pieces. Covering the whole history of ancient Egypt, which extends over the past 5 thousand years, among these pieces the most magnificent treasures of the young King Tut Ankh Amon.

back to your hotel in Cairo. Transfers to the train station for your overnight Seat train to Aswan. Over night in Seat Train.

 

 

Day 3:

Breakfast, free day. (Optional) Departure from hotel to start your full day tour visiting Sakkara. See the earliest monumental stone tractor in Egypt, a stepped pyramid built for King Zoser (c. 2650 BC). See the earliest monumental stone tractor in Egypt, a stepped pyramid built for King Zoser (c. 2650 BC). Then the cemetery for Memphis, used continuously for 3,000 years. See the earliest monumental stone tractor in Egypt, a stepped pyramid built for King Zoser (c. 2650 BC). See the earliest monumental stone tractor in Egypt, a stepped pyramid built for King Zoser (c. 2650 BC). Then visit the Old part of Cairo, as Egypt was one of the first countries to embrace Christianity. We visit the Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Berbara. The hanging Church, and the Coptic Museum which has a large collection of Coptic arts and antiquities dating from 300-1000 B.C.,  We will also visit the old Jewish Ben Ezra Synagogue. Transfers to the train station for your overnight Seat train to Aswan.  Over night in Seat Train .

 

 

Day 4:

Breakfast, can be individually requested on train for about 3 USD. Arrival to Aswan meets & assists by our local representative. (Optional) Departures by air-conditioned bus, to Abu Simbel visit the Temple of Abu Simbel back to Aswan, The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments. The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge façade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King's wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Then transfer to the Cruise. Boarding before lunch, Embarkation. Lunch on board. Sail by felucca ride to visit The Botanical Gardens and Agha Khan Mausoleum. Dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan .

 

 

Day 5:

Breakfast on board. Visit The High Dam, The Old Dam, The Granite Quarries and The Temple of Philae. Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Visit The Temple Shared by the Two Gods Sobek and Haroeies in Kom Ombo. Sail to Edfu. Oriental dinner. Overnight in Edfu .

 

 

Day 6:

Breakfast on board. Visit The Temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Luxor. Lunch on board. Dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor .

 

 

Day 7:

Breakfast on board.  Visit the West Bank to see Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Lunch on board. Visit Karnak & Luxor temples. Dinner on board & Belly Dance. Overnight in Luxor .

 

 

Day 8:

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation after breakfast. (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. Transfers to the train station for your Overnight Seat train to Alexandria. Dinner on the train. Over night in Seat Train.

 

 

Day 9:

Breakfast can be individually requested on train for about 3 USD. Arrival to Alexandria, meet & assist by our local representative and transfer to the hotel. Check in. (Optional) Start your full day tour visit Greco-Roman Museum (Filled by collection, which covers the period from the 3rd Century BC to the 7th century AD Like Mummies, Hellenistic statues, bust of Roman Emperors, Tanagra figurines & early Christian antiquities).

Follow by a visit to the Roman Theater (A theater with marble seats up to 800 spectators, Galleries, Section of mosaic flooring & a pleasure garden surrounded by Roman Villas & baths). Then visit Pompay's Pillar, Followed by visit to the Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa (Tombs on three levels, also contains The Triclinium where relatives used to sit on stone benches to feast the dead, a center with relieves of bearded serpents. Inside, there are 2nd Century AD statues of Sobec & Anubis wearing Roman Armor). Overnight stay in Alexandaria .

 

 

Day 10:

Breakfast. Transfers to the train station for your train to Cairo. Arrival to Cairo, meet & assist by our local representative and transfer to the hotel. (Optional) Sound & Light Laser Show at Pyramids area. Overnight in Cairo .

 

 

Day 11:

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

 

Program includes:

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Alexandria on half board basis.
  • 4 nights on Cruise board (Aswan & Luxor) full board - (sightseeing included)
  • 2 nights in Seat Train.
  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Alexandria.
  • 1 half day tour in Cairo visiting the Great Pyramids and Sphinx.
  • Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide.
  • The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
  • All your visits include entrance fees.
  • Our prices include all taxes and services.
  • Transfer from Alexandria to Cairo by train

Not included:

  •  Visa Entry for Egypt.

  •  Personal items.

  •  Tipping.

  •  Any meals not mentioned in the program.

  •  Any Optional tours.

  •  International airfare.

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