King Zoser Program

Starting From: 715$
7 Nights / 8 Days
Private
Cairo-Luxor-Aswan

Tour Description

Discover the Great Civilization of ancient Egypt in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan .In Cairo you will have a date with one of the world's seven wonders (The Great Pyramid) at Giza Plateau with the extraordinary human-headed lion (The Sphinx), and then the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which contains enormous number of ancient Egyptian beautiful items. Also you will proceed to see the fantastic architectural building of Coptic and Islamic Cairo. Then moving to Luxor and Aswan to explore Pharaonic Egypt with its huge temples and well decorated tombs.

Including:

  • Meet and assist service at the airport upon arrival.
  • Egyptologist tour guide.
  • Air Conditioned Private vehicle.
  • 6 Day Tours
  • Sleeper Train Tickets (Cairo-Luxor , Aswan-Cairo)
  • 2 Airport transfers in Cairo
  • 4 Railway Station Transfers (2 in Cairo , 1 in Luxor, 1 in Aswan)
  • Private Transfer from Luxor to Aswan
  • 1 Hour Felucca Ride in Aswan
  • Bottled Mineral Water
  • Tourism Police Permission
  • Tax

Accommodation:

  • 2 nights at 4* “Barcelo Cairo Pyramids” with Breakfast in Cairo.
  • 1 night at Basic Clean “Nefertiti Hotel” with Breakfast in Luxor.
  • 2 nights at Basic Clean “Nile Hotel” with Breakfast in Aswan.
  • 2 nights in First Class Sleeper Train between Cairo and Upper Egypt with Dinner and Breakfast


Excluding:

  • International Airfare
  • All Entrance fees
  • Meals & Drinks during Tours
  • Camel Rides
  • Entry Visa
  • Tipping
  • Anything not mentioned above

Including:

  • Meet and assist service at the airport upon arrival.
  • Egyptologist tour guide.
  • Air Conditioned Private vehicle.
  • 6 Day Tours
  • Sleeper Train Tickets (Cairo-Luxor , Aswan-Cairo)
  • 2 Airport transfers in Cairo
  • 4 Railway Station Transfers (2 in Cairo , 1 in Luxor, 1 in Aswan)
  • Private Transfer from Luxor to Aswan
  • 1 Hour Felucca Ride in Aswan
  • Bottled Mineral Water
  • Tourism Police Permission
  • Tax

Accommodation:


Excluding:

  • International Airfare
  • All Entrance fees
  • Meals & Drinks during Tours
  • Camel Rides
  • Entry Visa
  • Tipping
  • Anything not mentioned above

1

Cairo Arrival:

Upon arrival to Cairo Airport our Egypt Tailor Made Tours representative will meet and assist you crossing the customs hall, then picking you up to your hotel to check in and stay in Cairo overnight

2

Cairo "Pyramids Tour" / Train to Luxor:

After checking out, Our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will meet and transfer you from hotel to Giza Plateau to visit the impressive 3 Pyramids of Kings Cheops, Chephren, and Menkaure which are guarded by the rock-cut statue (The Sphinx). The Great Pyramid of King Cheops is the only wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world that is still standing today, although it is 2,000 years older than any other wonder on the list Then you will go to witness the Complex of Saqqara which belongs to King Zoser and his step pyramid which is considered the first pyramid in Egypt and the first rock-cut building in the history. After that heading to Dahshur . The pyramid field of Dahshur lies about 10 km south of Saqqara. The pyramids here include the famed Bent and Red Pyramids built by the 4th Dynasty king Senefru (father of Khufu, builder of the Great Pyramid). The Bent pyramid is the second funerary monument of King Senefru's Complex after Meidum Pyramid .the reason of its shape it was originally designed to rise at the angle of 52°, this was decreased to 43.5° partway up, and a girdle was built around the base, apparently because the foundations were unstable and the angle too steep for safety. The Red Pyramid, Seneferu's third funerary monument, is the first successful true (straight-sided) pyramid ever built. It's called the red because of the reddish color of the stones used in its construction. After that you will be transferred to Giza railway station to take the Sleeper Train towards Luxor and staying on the train overnight..

3

Luxor "East Bank Tour":

Upon arrival to Luxor Railway Station in the morning, our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will escort you to visit the two Massive temples on the eastern bank of the Nile. The first one is Karnak Temple Complex which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Building at the complex began during the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic Period. It's a vast open-air museum, and the second largest ancient religious site in the world. It's mainly a place to worship the Theban triad (Gods Amun,his consort Mut, and their son Khunso). The Second Temple is Luxor Temple which is believed that one of the ancient Egyptian's festivals was held inside the temple as there are different scenes on the walls representing the celebration of the festival. Its inner part was built by King Amenhotep III while the outer part was built by King Ramses II. After entering the temple you will find a mosque called (Abu Al-Haggag) was built on the ruins of a church which were built inside the temple. To the rear of the temple there are chapels built by King Thutmosis III and Alexander the Great. Then going to the hotel to check in and stay overnight in Luxor

4

Luxor "West Bank Tour" / Transfer to Aswan:

After Breakfast. Checking out the hotel Then, our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will lead you to visit the archaeological sites of the ancient Egyptians on the west bank of the Nile including (Valley of the kings where you will see the well preserved tombs belonging to the kings of the new kingdom including the great ruler Ramses II and the child King Tut Ankh Amon, The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut it's called "the Holy of Holies”. It is one the best architecture buildings.It consist of three levels connected with each other by ramps and has different scenes on its walls depicting the divine birth of the Queen and her Commercial expedition to Punt Land. The temple is mainly dedicated to worship the supreme god Amon-Ra, and the 2 Colossi of Memnun which are two massive statues representing King Amenhotep III in a seating Position) After finishing the tour in the west bank, you by air conditioned vehicle to the beautiful Aswan "About 3.30-4 hrs. Driving”. Upon arrival you will be transferred to hotel to check in and stay overnight in Aswan.

5

Abu Simbel "Sightseeing":

At 7.00 am, you will leave your hotel to go towards Abu Simbel (Around 3 Hrs. Driving) to visit the location of the most famous temples (The Great and Small temples) of King Ramses II and his wife Queen Nefertari. The most spectacular aspect of this temple is its setting in the solid rock above the banks of the Nile River. The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments," which run from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae (near Aswan). It is believed that the axis of the temple was positioned by the ancient Egyptian architects in such a way that on October 22 and February 22, the rays of the sun would penetrate the sanctuary and illuminate the sculptures on the back wall, except for the statue of Ptah, the god connected with the Underworld, who always remained in the dark. These dates are allegedly the king's birthday and coronation day. Then going back to Aswan afternoon Then, you will be transferred to your hotel to stay overnight in Aswan.

6

Aswan Sightseeing / / Felucca Ride / Train to Cairo:

After breakfast, checking out, then Our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to visit the Temple of Isis at Philae which its construction started during the reign of Ptolemy II and completed by the Roman emperors. And it was dedicated to goddess Isis which was considered the mother of god and she is the mother god Horus and the consort of God Osiris. Then you will visit Aswan's High Dam which is one of the most important achievements of the last century in Egypt .It Contains 18 times the material used in the great pyramid of Cheops and It provides Egypt with the water and electricity and secures the country from the destructive inundation of the Nile River. After that, Our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will pick you up for a Felucca ride around the islands of Aswan ,Enjoy the magnificent scenery and the fresh breeze while witnessing (Kitchener’s Botanical Garden where you will see different beautiful types of subtropical, exotic, and rare plantings which were imported from all over the world and Elephantine island which is the largest island of Aswan area , Elephantine is Greek for elephant as It is believed that the island received its name because it was a major ivory trading center. There are different monuments which were excavated in the island like the ruins of a temple dedicated to the ram god Khnum “God of water". Elephantine was considered as cult center for god Khnum. After finishing this amazing ride, going to Aswan railway station to catch the sleeper train back to Cairo and stay overnight on the train.

7

Cairo "City Tour":

Upon arrival to Giza Railway Station in the morning, you are going to continue your journey through the history starting with the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which was built in 1902 and it exhibits a large number of items and treasures (exceeding 120,000 masterpieces) dating back to the ancient Egyptian period and Greco-Roman period including the marvelous collection of the child king Tut Ankh Amon After that proceeding to a new era "The Coptic Cairo" where you will visit the "Hanging Church" which is dating back to the 3rd Century AD and was dedicated to Virgin Mary ,It's called "Hanging" because of its location above the gatehouse of the ancient Roman fortress "Babylon" .It contains 110 Holy icons depicting beautiful religious scenes. Then visiting "Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church” which is believed to have been built on the spot where the holy family rested at the end of their journey into Egypt. After that you will be transferred to one of the most Stunning construction in Cairo “The Citadel of Saladin Al Ayouby”. It was built in 12th century to fortify Cairo against the Crusaders. The citadel was used as the seat of the king and his government in Egypt for many centuries and many dynasties including the Ayyubids, the Mamluks, and even some Ottomans ruled over Egypt from the Citadel. , and the Great Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha which stands proudly on the highest point inside the courtyard of the Citadel of Saladin. It’s one the landmarks in Cairo with its huge space , the beautiful decorations on its walls , and its remarkable domes and minarets. Then moving to "Islamic Cairo" and taking a walking tour in the 1000 years old "el Moez" street which is considered as an open air museum for Terrific Islamic Buildings which are decorated with different patterns and paints, then ending our tour with going to Khan el Khalili Bazaar which is one of Cairo's main attractions ..the district of Khan el Khalili was originally a mausoleum called "el Zaafran" for the burial of Fatimid Caliphs ,after that it became a district for the Turkish community during the Ottoman period , and now it becomes a bazzar where you will find many souvenirs shops ,coffeehouses "Café" serving Arabic coffee and offering Hookah "Shisha", and restaurants throughout the area. After that you will be picked up to the hotel to check in and stay overnight in Cairo.

8

Final Departure:

After Breakfast, Checking out the hotel. And then you will be picked up to Cairo airport to your final departure.

 

Budget Accommodation

DoubleSolo
715 $ 999 $

Prices

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30th.2018, except Peak Period during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children Policy

  • 0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
  • 2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
  • 6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
  • If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.

 

5* Standard Accommodation

DoubleSolo
900 $ 1305 $

Prices

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30th.2018, except Peak Period during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children Policy

  • 0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
  • 2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
  • 6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
  • If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.

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