King Cheops

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Tour Summary

Day 1: Cairo

Day 2: Cairo - Giza

Day 3: Cairo - Khan Elkhalili

Day 4: Cairo -Luxor-Nile Cruise

Day 5: Luxor- Esna-  Edfu

Day 6: Edfu- Kom Ombo- Aswan

Day 7: Aswan- Cairo

Day 8: Cairo- Alexandria

Day 9: Cairo

Day 10: Cairo

 

 

Tour Information

Days / Nights

10 Days / 9 Nights

Min/Max Participants 2 / 35 Passengers
Departure All year, Call to check dates
Accommodation 4 / 5 stars hotels
Vehicle Cars, Vans, and Buses
Driver/Guide Yes
Languages Available All Languages
Additional Information

King Cheops
Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Cairo
Upon arrival Cairo international airport you will be met and assisted by one of our Representative at the airport who will escort you to your hotel. Rest of the day will be at your leisure.

Day 2: Cairo - Giza
Wake up and have your breakfast at the hotel before being picked up by our representative who will introduce your guide to you. (Pick up time will be provided to you by our rep on arrival day). Then drive to the Giza pyramids to see the great pyramid of Cheops (Khufu), the highest pyramid in Egypt and one of the Ancient World Wonders. Nearby also visit two other pyramids Khefren (Khafra) which is the middle pyramid and Mecarinos ( men Kaw Ra) the smallest. Enjoy the wonderful view of the three pyramids on Pyramids Plateau ending our visit to the area by visiting the most famous statue in the world Sphinx. (Optional Camel ride at the pyramids.)
Drive on to Memphis and Sakkara via the country side, watch farmers working in the field or riding donkeys to their land. Sakkara is the necropolis of Memphis where King Zoser built his pyramid, the first pyramid built in Egypt (step Pyramid). Visit the unique pyramid complex, you won find anything else like it in all of Egypt. The area encompasses many pyramids and tombs mostly back to the Old and Middle Kingdom. Then drive to Memphis the first ancient Egyptian Capital to see the Statue of Ramses the II and the AL paster sphinx. Transfer back to hotel and overnight.
(B, L, D)

Day 3: Cairo - Khan Elkhalili
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before being met by your guide who will drive you to the Egyptian Museum one of the fascinating museums in the world which contain over 100,000 artefacts. Our Guide will take you on a wonderful journey through time as you feel and observe the greatest, most unique arts made by the ancient Egyptians. You will then be driven to the Citadel and enjoy the view of Old Cairo from the top of the hill, and visit one of the most beautiful mosques in Egypt built by Mohamed Ali the Ruler of Egypt (1805-1842).It's a copy of the Blue Mosque in Turkey. You will then end your day with the old market (Khan Elkhalili).Enjoy your time bargaining for souvenirs, drinking coffee or smoking the famous water pipe at a public coffee Shop. Our guide will provide you with lots of tips before going to the market.
(B, L)

Day 4: Cairo Luxor-Nile Cruise
Enjoy an early breakfast at your hotel before being met by your escort who will take you to the domestic airport for your flight to Luxor. On Arrival at Luxor airport, you will be transferred to your cruise and shown to your cabin. Visit the Necropolis of Thebes, Valley of the Kings, where the tomb of Tut the Golden King was found by Howard Carter, Queen Hatshepsut and the colossi of Memnon. Cross to the East Bank of the river and visit Luxor and Karnak temple. At Karnak, you will be amazed by the unique structure. You will visit the hypostyle hall with 134 columns, the largest in the world. (If your flight is too early your breakfast will be delivered to you in the lobby in a box)
(B, L, D)

Day 5: Luxor- Esna- Edfu
Breakfast on board then starts your tour by visiting necropolis of Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut and colossi of Memnon. On return to your cruise, you will sail to Esna, cross the lock and sail to Edfu, docking at Edfu overnight on board.
(B, L, D)
Day 6: Edfu- Kom Ombo- Aswan
You will have breakfast on board followed by visiting the temple dedicated to Houras. At the most preserved Greco Roman temple, you will enjoy the legend of Isis, Osiris, Set and Houras which represents the victory of Good Spirits over Evil. The Story is wonderfully illustrated on the temple wall. On your return to your boat, you will sail on to Kom Ombo.
Stop at Kom Ombo to visit the temple dedicated to the two ancient Egyptian Gods Sobek & Harois. Continue sailing to Edfu where we pass through the lock and sail overnight to Aswan.
(B, L, D)
Day 7: Aswan
You will have breakfast on board followed by a visit the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk Quarry and Philae temple.Philae temple was dedicated to The Goddess Isis. It was dismantled and transferred to this location in a great operation lead by UNESCO to protect the monument from submerging under water caused by the construction of the high dam. The temples were moved from Akhilica Island to the new the recent location higher than the old one. (B, L, D)
Day 8: Aswan-Cairo
Disembark after Breakfast Transfer to the airport and back to Cairo and check in to your hotel.
(B)

Day9: Cairo- Alexandria
After an early breakfast at your hotel, you will be met by your escort and transferred in an air-conditioned vehicle to Alexandria, one of the most beautiful city on the Mediterranean Sea. The city was named after the Macedonian leader Alexander the Great who is considered one of the greatest conquerors of the century. The city witnessed the most famous love story ever known, the Story of Cleopatra and Mark Antony. Alexandria lies on the northern coast of the Mediterranean Sea and has great collections of the Greco Roman period. After a full day tour of Alexandria, you will return to your hotel in Cairo.
(B, L)

Day 10: Cairo
You will be transferred to Cairo international airport for your departure for your flight back home with wonderful memories and experiences to tell to your friends and family about. We wish you a safe return to home or for the continuation of your holiday.

INCLUDES
• 3 Nights in Cairo based on bed& breakfast as the hotel selected or similar category
• 4 Nights on Nile cruise full board, starting with lunch on your first day to breakfast on the last day.
• Meals as stated in the itinerary
• One night hotel in Cairo based on Bed& Breakfast at Selected hotel or similar category.
• Full day tour in Cairo: Pyramids, Sphinx, and museum
• Full Day City Tour ( Egyptian museum, Citadel and Khan El Khalili Market)
• Tours on the cruise in Luxor, Aswan, Kom Ombo and Edfu as per itinerary.
• English speaking guide on all your tours as per itinerary.
• All transfer in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan as per Itinerary.
• Full Day Alexandria
• Ticket entries to sites.
Excluding
• International Flights
• Domestic Flights
• Visa
• Beverages
• Tips
• Personal expenses