Day 1 - Cairo
Arrived at Cairo airport where our representative will welcome you and assist in the various approaches. You\'ll be accompanied by private car to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 Cairo
Breakfast at hotel. Visit the Giza plateau with the three major pyramids: Cheops, and Chefren Mykérinos and the Sphinx, lion-headed human embodying the king or the god as a vengeful. Then visit the necropolis of Sakkarah with the famous pyramid of King Djoser degrees, the pyramids royal funerary texts, the mastabas .... And to finish the day visit Memphis, a colossus of Ramses II in alabaster beautiful dimensions. overnight at hotel.
Day 3 Cairo / Luxor
Breakfast at hotel. Visit the Citadel of Saladin, with his pregnant mosque of Mohamed Ali. Then the Coptic district, this district is older than the city itself must be seen to get an idea of the atmosphere in which the early Christians living in Egypt. Coptic churches, Coptic museum, church of Saint Serge. Finish with a visit to the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, founded in 1857 by French Egyptologist Auguste Mariette, which houses more than 250,000 rooms including the fabulous treasures of Tutankhamen. The night, transfer in pivate vehicle to Train Station for catch sleeper train in direction of Luxor. Dinner and Overnight in train.
Day 4 Luxor
Breakfast in train. in the morning, Arrived to Luxor, welcome by our representative and discovered the Valley of the Kings, where most of the Pharaohs of the XVIII dynasty to the twentieth burial took place and the Valley of the Queens, is the necropolis of the royal wives, daughters Sometimes the son of Kings of the nineteenth and twentieth dynasties. Then on to the imposing Colossi of Memnon, the last vestiges of the gigantic funerary temple of Amenhotep III that no longer exists today. And finally visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, the funerary temple of Hatshepsut, dedicated to the god Amon, but also to the gods Anubis and Hathor. The Theban temple is unique and different from other temples because it is partly carved into the rock of the mountain Thebain to which they are set, and stands on three terraces connected by ramps. private car transfer to your cruise ship. Installation in your cabin. Lunch on board. Visit the Temple of Karnak, dedicated to the main worship to the glory of the god Amon, but like many other Egyptian temples, other gods and goddesses were venerated. It is the religious site known oldest in the world. And the Temple of Luxor, was devoted to the god Amon dynastic in its two aspects of Amun-Re and heavenly god Ithyphalle. The oldest parts date back to being visible Amenhotep III and Ramses II. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 5 Luxor / Esna / Edfu (navigation on Tuesday, Friday or Sunday)
Breakfast on board. In the morning, the beginning of navigation in the direction of Edfu. Lunch on board. After passing the Esna Lock, navigation and arrival at Edfu in the evening. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 6 Edfu / Kom Ombo
Breakfast on board. Departure by coach to visit the Temple of Edfu, the Holy City of Horus and the temple built in his honor. This temple extravagant dimensions is the best preserved of all Egypt. Lunch on board. Sail to Kom Ombo. Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, whose particularity is to be dedicated to two gods: Sobek (crocodile head) and Horus (falcon-headed). Navigation to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 7 Aswan
Breakfast on board. Visit the Temple of Philae, dedicated to worship of the goddess Isis, then the career of granite obelisk with Uncompleted and the High Dam Nasser giving birth to Lake Nasser. Lunch on board. Walk in Felucca around Elephantine Island is the best way to experience the Nile and relax in sandstone of the wind. Dinner on board followed by an evening Eastern (evening dress with oriental show: dancer and traditional music). Overnight on board.
Day 8 Aswan /Abu Simbel/Aswan/Cairo
Breakfast on board. Starting morning in private vehicle to Abu Simbel (by convoy), visit the temple dedicated to Ramses II and his beautiful wife Nefertari. Lunch box. After visit, back to Aswan (in convoy). The night, transfer in private car to train station for catch sleeper train back to Cairo. Dinner and overnight in train.
Day 9 Cairo/Alexandria/Cairo
Breakfast at the hotel. Early morning departure to Alexandria in private vehicles, the city built in 332 BC by the Greek architect Dinocrates on the orders of Alexander the Great. First visit to the fortress of Qayet bai recently restored. Switching to the column Pompey, then visit the Roman amphitheater Egyptian el-Dick, reached in 1963, witness the many unique places of entertainment built in Alexandria. Lunch. Visit the famous library of Alexandria building futuristic architecture (library and interesting archaeological museum), visits the catacombs of Kom El Shuqqaffa (first and second century. AD.) And its hypogea on several levels, which are among the most important Roman tombs in Egypt. End of visit, back to Cairo. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10 Cairo/ El Fayum Oasis/Cairo
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart by private car to the oasis of El Fayoum, visit the pyramid and the surprising Meidoum Lake Quaroni open desert and its seven wells. Visit the Roman ruins of Karanis and Monatere of the Virgin Mary. Lunch. And of course visit the oasis one of the largest and fertile oases of Egypt where you can admire the villages which have not changed for centuries. Back in Cairo in the late evening visit. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 Cairo
Breakfast at the hotel and private car transfer to Cairo international airport for your departure.