7. Cairo: 8-Day Private Egypt Tour with Flights and Nile Cruise
start the day early in the morning at 8 am, our driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Cairo/Giza. the first visit of the day will be to the Pyramids of Giza, Egypt's pharaohs expected to become gods in the afterlife. To prepare for the next world they erected temples to the gods and massive pyramid tombs for themselves, admiring the tombs of gods from the ancient Egyptian perspective.
continuing the great adventure of discovering the interesting lifestyle of ancient Egyptians, the second visit of the day will be to the Egyptian museum.
the adventure on the second day will take you to the beautiful city by the sea Alexandria, visiting the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, one of the seven wonders of the medieval world.
and then moving to Bibliotheca Alexandrina, which is built on a magnificent site alongside Alexandria's ancient harbor in the historic center of the city. learn more about it with your private Egyptologist.
the last stop for the day is Fort Qaitbey, Qaitbay Citadel is one of the most important forts on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. discover the history of the establishment of the most important Islamic monuments.
you'll be picked up in the morning by our professional driver to take you to the airport, taking the flight booked for you to the colorful city of Aswan, when you arrive in Aswan you'll find our driver waiting for you holding our sign, helping you with the luggage to head to to the city and start a new different adventure in Aswan with your private Egyptologist. the first visit will be to the Nubian Village, Deep down south in Egypt on the West Bank of the Nile, near the city of Aswan, which is the most colorful and feel-good village in the entire country.
Then back to the ancient Egyptian theme you'll visit the Philae Temple, The temple is a must-see for classical history lovers. Visitors can examine the detailed temple walls containing reliefs of Isis mythology, including Isis bringing Osiris back to life, giving birth to Horus, and mummifying Osiris after his death.
the driver will drop you off at the hotel booked for you in Aswan to enjoy your lunch and have some rest after a long day.
our representative will pick you up early in the morning ( with a small group of people) to head to the Great Abu Simbel Temple, (kindly leave with your breakfast in the morning), you'll take about 3:30 hours to reach the temple and the same to be back but it is totally worth it. your guide will be waiting for you in the temple.
the drop-off will be at the Cruise ship booked for you to enjoy your lunch on board and admire the view of the Nile when the ship starts sailing to the next stop the temple of Kom Ombo, One of the most unusual temples of Ancient Egypt, The temple is unique for its dedication to two different deities: the local crocodile-headed god Sobek, your guide will be waiting for your there to learn more and more about the unusual temple, then back to the ship to continue the journey in the Nile.
the guide will be waiting for you in Edfu, he will pick you up from the reception, The Edfu temple was built on the land believed to have witnessed the greatest battle in the history of ancient Egyptian Mythology between the powers of good and evil in the image of the ancient Egyptian gods of Horus and Set.
Day five will be a relaxing chill day, visiting the temple of Edfu in the morning, and having the rest of the day chilling on the cruise.
starting the day very early in the morning for one of the most memorable experiences you'll ever have, the hot air balloon ride. after the balloon ride you'll be back on the ship to enjoy you're breakfast on the ship and check out.
after breakfast, the guide will pick you up (please leave with your luggage) to visit Luxor's west bank, which contains one of the largest collections of archaeological treasures in the world. This is where you will find the famous Valley of the Kings, the breathtaking Temple Hatchpsot, and the colossi of Memnon.
then heading to the Karnak temple, which is dedicated to the worship of the triad Amun, God Mut, and God Khonsu, and it is the largest religious building ever built to know more about Ancient Egyptian Religion.
after the visit ends the driver will take you to the hotel booked for your hotel in Hurghada.
our driver will pick you up in the morning to take you to the orange island or paradise island ( whichever is available). after spending some quality time on the island you'll be back at your hotel at around 5 pm, enjoy the rest of the day in your hotel in Hurghada.
our adventure has come to the very end, leaving in you some beautiful unforgettable moments spent with your family, friends, or your beloved partner.
the pick in the morning to the airport to head back to Cairo, and when you arrive there our driver will be waiting for you to transfer you to your hotel in Cairo or Giza safe and sound and most importantly happy.