(HTA 18)

12 days / 11 nights

Included in the tour:

11 nights accommodations.
Sightseeing: Giza, Memphis, Old Cairo, Khan el Khalili, Aswan, Luxor, and Alexandria.
Admissions to: The Pyramids, Sphinx, Sakkara, The Egyptian Museum, The Citadel, Sultan Hassan and the Alabaster-Mosques The high dam the old dam, The Unfinished Obelisk, and the agha khan mausoleum. Abu Simbel Temples, The Botanic Garden The Valley of the Kings The Colossi of Memnon Temple of Hatshepsut, Karnak Temple Luxor temple THE Graeco-Roman Museum The catacombs, Pompey's pillar And El-montaza park.
Deluxe air-conditioned motor coach throughout.
Multilingual escort throughout the tour.
Deluxe air-conditioned sleeping train between Cairo/Aswan/Luxor/Cairo.


Day 1

Arrive at Cairo Airport, meeting and assist you through customs.
Board your motorcoach to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the streets, shops and to enjoy the Cairo area.
Overnight: The Hotel


Day 2

Morning departure to Giza, visiting one of the seven wonders of the world "The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus".
Not far from the Pyramids, you explore and photograph "The Great Sphinx of Giza", that large statue which is the one of most famous monuments in the whole world. Then visit the capital of Upper and Lower Egypt some 5000 years ago, "Memphis".
We continue to visit the first pyramid has been built in ancient Egypt, "Sakkara". Through this historic route, you visit the factories of hand-made carpets and papyrus and perfumes institutes.
Overnight: The Hotel.


Day 3

Starting our tour by visiting the Egyptian Museum, which offers visitors a chance to acquaint themselves with Egypt's ancient history over a period of 50 centuries. Afterward, we begin a sightseeing tour of Old Cairo, visiting the Citadel, its construction was initiated in 1776, and visiting the Alabaster Mosque.
Facing the Citadel is the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, perhaps the most majestic monument of Arab architecture in Egypt.
The tour also includes a visit to Khan el Khalili, a famous Cairo bazaar, dating back to the late 14th century.
Overnight: The Hotel


Day 4

Morning free time, then transfer to the railway station, departure by the air-conditioned sleeping train southward to Aswan.
Overnight: The Train.


Day 5

Morning, arrival to Aswan, this resort which offering a delightful, natural beauty, a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere with a warm and dry climate, then to the hotel, afterward you have a sightseeing tour of the High Dam, the Old Dam, and the Unfinished Obelisk.
Overnight: The Hotel


Day 6

Morning, you have an exciting swamp tour by boat (Felucca ) to visit the Agha Khan Mausoleum and the Botanic Garden.
Overnight: The Hotel


Day 7

Morning, departure by bus southwards the Temples of Abu Simbel, the most spectacular and one of the best-preserved of all the temples of Egyptian antiquity. Afternoon back to Aswan, then transfer to the railway station for departure northward to Luxor, arrive then transfer to the hotel.
Overnight: The Hotel



Day 8

Morning, you begin your historic tour in the West Bank, visit the Colossi of Memnon, then to the Valley of the Kings and Deir el-Bahari Temple.
Overnight: The Hotel.


Day 9

Today, you tour by bus the East Bank, visit the Temple of Luxor, which was built by the two pharaohs: Amenhotep III and Ramses II, and visit the Karnak Temples, the greatest place of worship in history.
Afternoon, transfer to the railway station, departure northwards Cairo.
Overnight: The Train.


Day 10

Morning, arrival Cairo, then board motor coach, continue northwestward to Alexandria, "The Pearl of the Mediterranean".
On the way to the hotel, we tour the city along the intriguing coastal route.
This evening is free to enjoy the many thrills Alexandria offers.
Overnight: The Hotel.


Day 11

This morning, we begin our tour by visiting the Graeco-Roman Museum, where are around 40.000 invaluable relics.
Near the Port, we visit "The Catacombs", which consist of three tiers hewn out of the rock at a depth of 100 ft. A brief visit of "Pompey's Pillar", a huge granite pillar dating back to 297A.D.
This afternoon you have an overlooking of the most exquisite beach on the eastern tip of Alexandria, surrounded by an extremely large garden, unique in its harmonious combinations of flowers with wood.
This is ElMontaza Park, the summer residence of the ex-royal family.
Evening, departure by bus back to Cairo and transfer to the hotel there.
Overnight: The Hotel.


Day 12

Check out of the hotel, board your motorcoach to the airport for final departure, and end the tour.

Cairo Airport - Cairo Center
Cairo Center - Pyramids of Giza
Cairo Center - Memphis & Sakkara
Aswan - Abu Simbel
Cairo - Alexandria
Train Trip Time Long
Cairo - Aswan
about 15 hours
Aswan - Luxor
about 3 hours
Luxor - Cairo
about 12 hours

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