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Land of the pharaohs - Cairo to Abu Simbel by road

Explore some of the most revered wonders of the ancient world with a certified Tour Guide, from the enigmatic aura of the Sphinx to the imposing glory of the Pyramids, the vast Valley of the Kings and fascinating Egyptian Museum in Cairo. step into the Land of the Pharaohs and discover the exotic charms of evocative Egypt.

 

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Welcome to Egypt and the start of your family holiday! Upon arrival into Cairo international airport, you will be met by Misr travel tour manager who will issue your entry visa (included) and escort you through customs and immigration Formalities. Transfer from the airport to your chosen hotel by private air conditioned deluxe coach.

After check-in you are free to spend the rest of the day/evening at your leisure.

Accommodation: Stay for 1 night at  Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis (Nile view room) / Safir Cairo Hotel

Meals: None

Today, you will visit Giza Plateau where sits the legendary great pyramids of Cheops, Chephren , Mykerinus and iconic Sphinx figure with your private Tour Guide. Marvel at these incredible architectural feats and explore the valley temple used for mummification before burial. Climb up camel or horse for the ride of your life to make the experience truly unforgettable. Then enter the Khufu Boat Museum (solar boat)” that archaeologists unearthed beside the Great Pyramid of Khufu in 1954. Stop for lunch at local restaurant before Leaving the pyramids behind, and travel on to the necropolis of Saqqara "the city of dead” and the site of Djoser’s step pyramid. Later, you will be transferred to Giza railway station to board the sleeper train  to Luxor-dinner and breakfast will be served on board.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner                                         

 

Upon arrival in Luxor, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Luxor is a city that has often been called "world's greatest open air museum. This afternoon you visit karnak temple, Egypt’s finest ancient temple, wonder at the obelisks, huge columned great Hypostyle hall and the sacred lake. Proceed to Luxor temple temple that once was connected to Karnak  via the 2 kilometers long avenue of Sphinxes .The striking temple of Luxor is dedicated to the god Amun-Ra .

Accommodation: Stay for 2 nights at the Sonesta St. George luxor Hotel  (royal side Nile ) / Steingenberger Nile Palace Hotel

Meal Plan: Breakfast

After breakfast, cross over to the West Bank of the Nile, home of the famed Valley of the Kings, where 62 of pharaohs and nobles tombs hewn into the sheer rocks. Explore three of these beautifully painted tombs including the famous the boy king "Tutankhamen tomb". Touring will continue to the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, an architectural wonder rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces.  Enjoy photo stop at the colossi of Memnon, two huge statues of of Amenophis III. This afternoon will be at your leisure.

Overnight: Luxor

Meal Plan: Breakfast          

Following leisurely breakfast, travel by air-conditioned coach to Aswan in the company of your private Tour Guide. En route, you will view the rural life in Egypt, the crops and method of irrigation. Step in Edfu to visit the Temple of Horus the falcon–headed sun god .This is one of the most beautifully preserved temples surviving from the age of the pharaohs. Continue to Kom Ombo to visit the temple uniquely dedicated to two godsthe falcon-headed Horoeris the Elder and the crocodile-headed Sobek. In fact, crocodiles were kept in the temple and some mummified remains are on show.

Upon arrival in Aswan, transfer to the hotel for check-in. Spend the rest of the evening at your own leisure.

Accommodation: Stay for 2 night at Movenpick Aswan Resort   /  the Helnan Aswan Hotel

Meal Plan: Breakfast

This morning start your discovery with a visit to the Aswan High Dam, an engineering miracle when it was built in 1960s, and the granite quarries, site of the unfinished obelisk where one of Queen Hatshepsut’s obelisks lies abandoned in the bedrock, Then cross the Nile by motorboat to the well-preserved Philae temple complex, dedicated to the goddess Isis .The temple was dismantled and moved stone-by-stone to its current location to avoid the dam flooding. Enjoy sunset as you sail aboard traditional Nile felucca around Kitchener’s Island, the Aga Khan Mausoleum and botanical garden.

In the late afternoon, follow the footsteps of the famed guests like Agatha Christie, Winston Churchill and Lady Diana  enjoying Sunset tea on the terraces of the Old Cataract Hotel.

Overnight: Aswan

Meal Plan: Breakfast 

Breakfast box at 3.30 am start your trip to Abu simbel with your private Tour Guide. For many Abu Simbel’s stunning temples are the most impressive ancient sites in Egypt and second only to the Great Pyramid.  The two twin rock temples of Abu Simbel were constructed and dedicated to King Ramses II and his beloved wife  Queen Nefertari and are an incredible sight to behold. Return to Aswan for an afternoon at leisure. After that transfer to Aswan railway station to board the sleepers train to Cairo.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Upon your morning arrival in Cairo , you will be will transfered  to the hotel for check-in. Meet your Tour Guide for full day tour to the Egyptian Museum, home to the most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts in the world, among the many exhibits are the fabulous artifacts recovered from the tomb of King Tutankhamen and the fascinating Royal Mummies hall, featuring the remains of nine of the ancient Egypt’s pharaohs, including Ramses II. After lunch at local restaurant, continue your tour to Coptic Cairo, Ben Ezra Synagogue and the Hanging Church. Then immerse yourself  and stroll into into the winding alleys of the Khan el Khalili Bazaar, the centre of everyday activity.

Accommodation: Stay for 1 night at Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis (Nile view room) / Safir Cairo Hotel

Meal Plan: Breakfast

After breakfast, transfer in a private vehicle with Misr travel tour manager and check-in for your onward flight.

Meals: Breakfast                                 

 

 

We can customize this private tour just for you like a tailor making a bespoke suit .any element can be tailored - activities,hotels,flights and meals.call us at +2 01222685786 or request a quote.

Includes

  • Egypt entry visa fees .

  • Private Tour Guide for all excursions throughout your time in Egypt.

  • Travel with peace of mind knowing baggage handling, hotels and restaurants tips are included.

  • All accommodation and sightseeing as described (including local taxes).

  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

  • Bottle of Water in vehicle during transfers and sightseeing.

  • Sleeper train compartment (Cairo/ Luxor) and (Aswan/Cairo).

  • Services of Misr travel’s Representative throughout your time in Egypt.

  • Meet and assistance services on arrival and departure at Cairo Airport. 

  • All transportation in private deluxe vehicles.

  • All tours and sightseeings entrances fees indicated in the itinerary.

Excludes

  • International Flight Tickets.

  • Tipping. (For guides, drivers and Nile cruise crew etc,-).

Prices Per Person

Superior Package
May-Sept Oct-April
Per Person in Triple
Per Person in Double
One Person Traveling Alone

Deluxe Package
May-Sept Oct-April
Per Person in Triple
Per Person in Double
One Person Traveling Alone

Prices:
- Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2018, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
- Tour prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.
- A 25 % deposit per person is required to confirm your booking.
- Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices are subject to increase and are   guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received.
- Full payment is due 8 weeks before the tour departure
- We charged no credit card fees or hidden surcharges.
- Prices are inclusive Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing, Meals as indicated and internal flights.

Solo traveler:
Accommodation is based on twin/triple share, so if you’re travelling on your own (independently) and would prefer your own space our Solo Sleeper Option is available as indicated in tour prices. This will guarantee you your own room for every night of the tour. The number of single rooms we can offer is limited, so it’s best to book early.

Single supplement:
This option is available for those who prefer travelling with others but prefer single accommodation. This will guarantee you your own room for every night of the tour. The number of single rooms we can offer is limited, so it’s best to book early

Important Notes:
We highly recommend you book this trip as early as possible, preferably 60 days prior to departure. Reservations received within 30 days will be on request and subject to availability of en-route accommodation.

For full terms and conditions, please click here (Booking Conditions page).

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Land of the pharaohs - Cairo to Abu Simbel by road

Per Person From $ 808.00

Duration 09 days / 08 nights

Tour Type Egypt Classical Tours

Highlights

Explore some of the most revered wonders of the ancient world with a certified Egyptologist, from the enigmatic aura of the Sphinx to the imposing glory of the Pyramids, vast Valley of the Kings and fascinating Egyptian Museum in Cairo .step into the Land of the Pharaohs and discover the exotic charms of evocative Egypt.

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