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

Fax :
(Egypt) +202 33021956

Overland

8 Days / 7 Nights
2 Nights Cairo // 1 Night Alexandria
1 Night Aswan // 1 Nights Luxor // 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, can be individually requested on train for about 3 USD. Arrival to Aswan, meet & assist by our representatives and transfer to the hotel. Check in. (Optional) Start your full day tour: High Dam-Temple of Philae Island: Sail by felucca (Egyptian sailboat) to the island of Agilkia. Visit the temple that was removed from their original island of Philae which lies submerged most of the year by the waters of Lake Nasser. The main Temple of Isis and its monuments were built between the 26th-dynasty and the Roman period. Return to the mainland and drive to Aswan for a view of the high Dam which was completed in 1964. From here you can gaze across Lake Nasser. (Optional) Full day Tour Abu Simple Temple 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. This excursion can be undertaken by plane or bus. Overnight in Aswan .

 

 

Day 4:

Breakfast, Transfer to Luxor by Train, Arrive Luxor & meet and assist by our local representatives, transfer to your hotel in Luxor. (Optional) Start your full day tour visit The West Bank (Valley of the Kings, Queens, Colossal of Memnon and Hatshepsut Temple) Excursion to the Necropolis of Thebes, on the Eastern bank. Crossing the Nile, drive 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 Amenopis III facing the Nile and visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. (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. Overnight in Luxor .

 

 

Day 5:

Breakfast, Free day. (Optional) Full day Tours East Bank: Karnak and Luxor Temple Excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great Proceed by carriage or bus to Karnak, which is a serious of temples built in different reigns. Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylene, the Hypostyle Hall with it's 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatchepsut and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. Transfer to the train station for your overnight seat train to Alexandria. Overnight Seat Train .

 

 

Day 6:

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 Alexandria .

 

 

Day 7:

Breakfast, Transfer to Cairo by A/C bus. Arrival, meet and assist by our representatives. Transfer to your hotel. (Optional) Dinner Cruise including transportation, dinner, Belly Dancer, Tanura Show. Overnight stay in Cairo .

 

 

Day 8:

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

 

Program includes:

 

  •  2 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.

  •  1 night hotel accommodation in Alexandria on bed and breakfast basis.

  •  1 night hotel accommodation in Aswan on bed and breakfast basis.

  •  1 night hotel accommodation in Luxor on bed and breakfast basis.

  •  2 nights on seat train.

  •  All transfers in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and Aswan.

  •   1 half day tour in Cairo visiting the Pyramids and Sphinx.

  •   Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide.

  •  All your tours and excursions are with A/C bus.

  •   The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.

  •   Included visits include entrance fees.

  •   Our prices include all taxes and services.

  •  Train ticket from Aswan to Luxor .

  •   Transfer from Alexandria to Cairo by A/C bus.

 

Not included:

  •  Visa Entry for Egypt.

  •  Tipping.

  •  Any Optional tours.

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