Giza Pyramids - Sakkara - Memphis - Cairo (49 km)
After your breakfast, it'll be time to begin your tour to the Pyramids and Sphinx., the first visit of the day will be to the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. You will have the chance to explore the wonders of the Great Pyramid and discover the beauty of the Sphinx. After enjoying the view and taking your lovely photos you will move to Sakkara, which includes the step pyramid of king Zoser the oldest pyramid in Egypt. After that you will move to Memphis. Here you'll see the best and the biggest statue of King Ramses the great. Finally, you'll head back to Cairo for another night at your hotel.
Cairo, Egypt's sprawling capital, is set on the Nile River. Nearby, Giza is site of the iconic pyramids and Great Sphinx, dating to the 26th century B.C.E. In Gezira Island's leafy Zamalek district, 187m Cairo Tower affords panoramic city views.
Great Sphinx of Giza
The Great Sphinx rises above the desert majestically as the tallest monolith statue in the world. It was built during the Old Kingdom of Egypt, usually dated between 2558-2532 BCE, under the reign of Pharaoh Khafra.
Pyramid of Khafre
The Pyramid of Khafre is the second largest of the Giza Pyramids. It is estimated to have been built around 2570 BC. It was first fully explored in 1837 AD by John Perring.
Pyramid of Khufu
The oldest, largest, and most famous of the 3 pyramids at Giza, the Great Pyramid was built around 2560 BC in the 4th Egyptian Dynasty. For 3,800 years, it was the largest man-made structure in the world.
Sakkara is a massive ancient burial ground in Egypt. It once served as the Necropolis for the ancient capital of Memphis. Djoser's Setp Pyramid is the oldest stone building complex in known history.
Pyramid of Djoser
Lying in the necropolis to the northwest of the ancient city of Memphis is this step-pyramid, built in the 27th century BC for the deceased Pharaoh Djoser by his vizier, Imhotep.
Memphis was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina, 20 km (12 mi) south of Giza. According to legend related by Manetho, the city was founded by the pharaoh Menes.
Standard Hotel: Pyramids park/similar
Deluxe Hotel: Mercure Le Sphinx/similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: Included
Nile Cruise: Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples (179 km)
After breakfast on board your Nile cruise will arrive at Kom Ombo temple or the Crocodile temple, visit very unique temple on the bank of the Nile dedicated to God Sobek the Crocodile. Then we will also visit the Crocodile Museum. Back to your cruise for Lunch then continue sailing towards Edfu city visit the falcon temple. After this trip to Edfu temple, we will go back to your Nile cruise rest to the end of the day. Dinner on board, overnight on board.
Aswan is a city in the south of Egypt, and is the capital of the Aswan Governorate.Aswan is a busy market and tourist centre located just north of the Aswan Dam on the east bank of the Nile at the first cataract.
Temple of Kom Ombo
This double temple was built between 180-47 BC during the Ptolemaic dynasty. The southern part of the temple is dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god and creator of the world, while the southern half is dedicated to Horus the Elder.
Standard Hotel: Ms/Sara (Nile Cruise)
Deluxe Hotel: M/S Nile Dolphin/M.Sconcerto/Nile Premium (Nile Cruise)
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: IncludedDinner: Included
Luxor - Valley of the Kings - Luxor Temple
New day in your adventure in Egypt from your cruise to visit the Valley of the Kings at the west bank of Luxor the burial place of the ancient Pharaohs visits the colorful tombs of the great Pharaohs then visit the temple of queen Hatshepsut and Memnon statues. After that back to your cruise to have lunch break then continue your trip to the Karnak temple. We will end our day at Luxor temple then back to your cruise for dinner on board.
Luxor is a city on the east bank of the Nile River in Egypt. It's on the site of ancient Thebes, the pharaohs' capital at the height of their power, during the 16th-11th centuries B.C.E.
Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut
Nestled into a set of cliffs in the ancient city of Thebes, now modern day Luxor, this ancient temple is dedicated to the god Amen-Ra. It is considered the closest ancient Egyptians came to the Calssical style of architecture.
Valley of the Kings
This valley is named because during a period of about 500 years, several Egyptian pharaohs were buried here. It is one of the most significant Egyptian archaeological sites.
This vast complex of ruined temples was once the great Egyptian city of Thebes. It is a vast, open-air museum where visitors can see a cross-section into many eras of ancient Egyptian culture.
This large temple complex was the grand monument in ancient Thebes. Constructed around 1400 BCE, various sections were built under the rule of the famous pharaohs Tutankhamen and Ramesses II.
Standard Hotel: Nile Cruise
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: IncludedDinner: Included