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El Alamein &Ancient Pharaohs

Misr Travel Advantages

Exclusive MIsr travel advantages that you will treasure for the rest of your life:
 

  • View the treasures of the boy king Tutankhamen now housed in the Egyptian museum
  • View the Royal  Mummy room exhibiting the mummified pharaohs including RamsesII .
  • Ride on camel or horse back through the impressive desert .
  • Travel in the company of experienced Egyptologist guide and enjoy his privileged and personalized attention.
  • Visit solar boat museum at the pyramids.
  • Tutankhamen and Ramses "the six" tombs  in the valley of kings.

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Welcome to Cairo! 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. Transfer from the airport to your (centrally located Cairo) 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 3 nights at Pyramisa Cairo Hotel / Marriott Cairo Hotel (Nile View room)

Meals: None

Meet your private Egyptologist guide and drive to the legendry Giza plateau ,site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.Start your wonderful tour by the stunning  great pyramid of Cheops , Chephren and Mykerinus . Ride like a Local on camel  or horse back and visit the Solar Boat Museum, site of Cheops’ funeral barge. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx and the Valley Temple called the Temple of Mummification. After lunch at a local restaurant ,head to Sakkara, the biggest cemetery, to see the step pyramid of Djoser and some tombs . Explore the famous pyramids of King Senfru in Dahahsur. There, you can enter the red pyramids and see the bent pyramids. Overnight Cairo

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Explore the Egyptian Museum with its incredible collection of antiquities and admire the riches of Tutankhamen discovered by Howard Carter in the Valley of the Kings in 1922 and the wrapped mummified pharaohs in the royal Mummy room, featuring the remains of nine of the ancient Egypt’s pharaohs, including Ramses II. After lunch at local restaurant, drive to the Sultan Hassan Mosque, one of the masterwprk and finest example of  Mamluk architecture. Continue your tour to old Cairo where you will enjoy the Hanging church, Ben Ezra Synagogue  , church of St,Barbara ,church of Abu Serga and the Hanging Church. Then stroll into the winding alleys of the Khan el Khalili Bazaar, the centre of everyday activity.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Explore the actual birth place for Christian monasticism and learn of the Desert Fathers at Wadi Natrun . Visit the surviving 4 monasteries of Deir al Baramus ,DeirAnbaBishoi, to Deir Abu Maqar and Deir El-Suryani ,then continue to Alexandria ,the “Pearl of the Mediterranean,”. Lunch at fish market restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Later, visit the gardens of Montazah palace and the spectacular Royal Jewellery Museum.

 

Accommodation: Stay for 2 nights at the Steigenberger Cecil Hotel / Helnan palaestine hotel (Sea Facing room)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Continue your Alexandria sightseeing today starting at the Alexandria Museum with its artifacts that narrate the history of Alexandria, including the Pharaonic, Roman, Coptic and Islamic eras,then visit the Roman Catacombs of Kom el shuqafa ,  Pompey’s Pillar. Next visit the Bibliotheca Alexandrina with its museums and the biggest library in the world .Lunch at sea view restaurant, then Proceed to Qaitbay,fort  ,erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World . Drive along the Corniche to see the whole city.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, Drive along the Mediterranean coastal road for a stop in El Alamein battlefield , famed for the decisive victory of the Allies in the second World War, plus explore the compact military museum that acts as a memorial for the battle and houses lots of original war vehicles, weapons, uniforms and records.Take short flight to Luxor, on arrival, you will be met by Misr travel tour manager and transferred to your hotel on the banks of the Nile River.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Stay for 2 nights at the Sonesta St. George Hotel (Front Nile room) / Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa (Deluxe Nile View room)

Drive north to Dendera this morning to visit one of its kind, the ptolemic temple of the goddess Hathor who personified the principles of joy, feminine  and love.The temple is one of the best preserved temples and is containing a rare depiction of Cleopatra and her son Caesarian, whose father was Julius Caesar . On returning to Luxor the remainder of the day at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast.

Late this morning you will be transferred to your cruise for the next three nights afloat. After lunch, visit the most impressive temples of Karnak , the greatest example of worship in the history of mankind and one of the most significant monuments of the pharaoh's legacy. Continue to Luxor Temple by a two-kilometre long Avenue of  human headed Sphinxes which once connected the two Temples . The striking Temple of Luxor is dedicated to the god Amun-Ra.

Accommodation: Stay for 3 nights at the M.S Premium Nile Cruise (upper Cabin) / Mayfair Nile Cruise 

Meals:          Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning you will explore some of the most incredible sites of Egypt. Visit the legendary Valleys of the Kings, where 64 ancient Egyptian rulers lie buried  including the burial chamber of the boy king Tutankhamen discovered intact and treasure filled  in 1922  by Archaeologist Howard Carter. West bank’s touring also includes the spectacular Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt’s only pharaonic female ruler. Also, stop to photo  at the colossi of Memnon ,the impressive twin statues of Amenhotep III. Today you'll sail to Edfu, via Esna. Overnight in Esna.

Meals:          Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, enjoy a morning horse carriage ride from the ship to the beautifully preserved Temple of Horus, the Falcon God. Witness set of reliefs depicting the legend of the conflict between Horus and Seth and his ultimate coronation to rule the world. Later, cruise to KomOmbo and visit the only temple in Egypt dedicated to two gods: the crocodile-headed Sobek and falcon-headed Horus the Elder. Continue on cruising to Aswan, past irrigated fields and palm-fringed villages. Celebrate in Egyptian-style this evening, at a galabeya party and dinner.

Meals:          Breakfast, Lunch, Dinneredfu temple

 

After breakfast, drive out to the modern High dam and visit the granite quarries where an unfinished obelisk still lies attached to the bedrock. Then cross the Nile by motorboat to the well-preserved Philae temple complex, World UNESCO heritage dedicated to the goddess isis .The temple was dismantled and moved to its current location following the construction of the High Dam. Enjoy sunset as you sail aboard traditional Nile felucca around Kitchener’s Island, the Aga Khan Mausoleum and botanical gardens.

Meals:          Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Disembark from your Nile cruise and transfer to your magnificently located hotel on the banks of the River Nile .The afternoon will be at leisure.Enjoy sunset and high tea on the terraces of the historical Old cataract hotel like the famed guests before as Agatha Christie, Winston Churchill and Lady Diana.

Accommodation: Stay for 1 night at the Movenpick Resort, Aswan (Nile View room) / Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Hotel (Nle View Room)

Early this morning take advantage of an optional excursion to Abu Simbel complex,World UNESCO heritage, by air or land to see the twin temples of Ramses II and his wife queen Nerfertai. Alternatively, disembark your cruise after breakfast, remain on board and enjoy the facilities of the ship. Then, transfer to airport for  flight back to Cairo. Meet and transfer to your hotel and enjoy an evening at leisure.

Meals:          Breakfast

Transfer in a private vehicle with Misr travel tour manager to the airport for your return 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 Egyptologist guide for all excursions in Egypt.
  • Travel with peace of mind knowing baggage handling, hotels and restaurants tips are included.
  • Accommodation and sightseeing as described (including local taxes).
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
  • Water in vehicle during transfers and sightseeing.
  • Domestic flights in Economy class (Cairo/ Luxor) and (Aswan /Cairo).
  • Experienced English speaking tour director throughout your time in Egypt.
  • All ground transportation  and transfers in private deluxe vehicle including
  •  Meet and greet services on arrival  and departure at Cairo Airport .
  • All  excursions entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary .

Excludes

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

Prices Per Person

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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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El Alamein &Ancient Pharaohs

Per Person From $ 5.00

Duration 14 days/13 nights

Tour Type Egypt Family Tours

Highlights

Experience the best of both worlds with stays in Nile located hotels and four nights aboard the intimate Nile cruise. Witness ancient Egyptian splendors through the eyes of an Egyptologist, gaze at the pyramids and mysterious Sphinx as well as touring Mediterranean Alexandria and the Commonwealth War Graves of El Alamein.

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