Alexander The Great

10 days / 9 nights : 2 nights Cairo / 1 night Alexandria / 1 night Cairo / 4 nights Cruise Luxor-Aswan / 1 night Cairo

Day 1 – Cairo

Arrival at Cairo International Airport, meet with our representative to be assisted through passport control and customs formalities. Transfer to the hotel and check in. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 – Cairo

Full-day city tour including the following visits : The Egyptian Museum, with its 100.000 original pieces of antiquities and the famous treasure of King Tout Ankh Amen; Salah El Din Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque built in the nineteenth century; a walk in the open market of Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 – Cairo / Alexandria

In the morning visit of Giza complex to admire the Three Majestic Pyramids of kings Cheops, Chephren and Myckerinus and the famous Sphinx in Giza. After the visit, drive to Alexandria through Cairo / Alexandria desert road (220 km).
Upon arrival in Alexandria, check-in at the hotel. Free afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 – Alexandria / Cairo

Visit of Alexandria, including Alexandria Bibliotheca, the Catacombs and the Roman Theater. Drive back to Cairo ( 220 km ) , transfer, check-in and overnight at the hotel.

Day 5 – Cairo / Luxor

Early morning transfer to Cairo Airport and flight to Luxor.
Then departure to visit the West Bank, including The Valley of the Kings, The Temple of Queen Hatshepsout at El Deir El Bahari, founded by her architect Senmout in a very special place surrounded by the mountain, and the two Colossi of Memnon.
Transfer to the motorship. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 6 – Luxor / Esna / Edfu

Visit of the Great Temple of Karnak, built through 2000 years by several famous kings and dedicated to god Amen, and Luxor Temple founded by Amenophis III and the great Ramses II. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and overnight on board.

Day 7 – Edfu / Kom Ombo / Aswan

After breakfast, visit of Edfu Temple dedicated to god Horus the Falcon.
Back on board for lunch while sailing to Kom Ombo.
Upon arrival, visit of Kom Ombo Temple dedicated to the two gods Sobek and Haroeris.
Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 8 – Aswan

Visit of The High Dam and Philae Temple completely removed and rebuilt on Agilkya Island.
In the afternoon, Felucca ride on the Nile. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and overnight on board.

Day 9 – Aswan / Cairo

Breakfast on board, disembarkation and transfer to Aswan Airport to flight to Cairo.
Check-in and overnight at the hotel.

Day 10 – Cairo / Final Departure

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure.