Day 1: Cairo (no meals)
Welcome to Egypt! Meet and assist from Cairo Airport, transfer and check into your hotel.
Day 2: Cairo (B)
This morning we travel to the last remaining member of the Seven Wonders of the World - The Giza Pyramids. Situated west of the Nile, bordering on the Sahara desert, the Great Pyramid of Khufu, The Pyramid of Khafre, The Pyramid of Menkaure and The Great Sphinx are considered the world most significant sights. We continue onto Memphis, the ancient Capital City of Egypt. Lastly, we travel to Sakkara, which is the necropolis of Memphis and where you will find
the first pyramid ever built - The Step Pyramid of Zoser. Return back to your hotel for a free evening. Overnight at your Hotel.
This evening you have the option of enjoying the famous Sound and Light Show or a Cruise Boat Dinner and Belly Dancing Show.
Day 3: Cairo - Aswan (B) (D)
We begin our tour today at the Egyptian Museum where the world\'s largest collection of monuments, mummies and daily artifacts of Ancient Egypt lie, including the famous mask and treasures of King Tutankhamen. We then continue our tour to old Cairo visiting the Citadel (containing the Mosque of Muhammad Ali), the World Heritage Listed Coptic Area including Al-Muallaka (the Hanging Church built on the walls of a Roman Fort), The Church of St Sergius and finally The Ben Ezra Synagogue (the oldest Jewish Temple in Egypt built after the fall of Jerusalem in 70AD). Later this evening you take the Overnight Sleeper train to Aswan. Overnight Sleeper Train.
Day 4: Aswan (B)
Arrive to Aswan by late morning, transfer and check into your hotel. Freshen up and enjoy lunch. This afternoon a visit out of town takes us to the mighty High Dam a modern feat of engineering, continuing, we enjoy a short ride to Agilika Island for Philae Temple - dedicated to the Goddess Isis. Following Philae you have free time to explore the vibrant colorful souks and markets and perhaps enjoy dinner on the Nile whilst absorbing the Nubian culture. Overnight at your Hotel.
Day 5: Felucca (B) (L) (D)
Early morning we have the option to visit the famous Abu Simbel (the remarkable rock cut temple of King Ramsis II) by road or plane.
We set sail this afternoon for a 2 night voyage on the river Nile upstream on a traditional felucca sail boat. Overnight Felucca.
Day 6: Felucca (B) (L) (D)
Free day to relax and watch the banks of the Nile pass by as we continue sailing towards Komombo. Built in 185 BC Komombo is the youngest temple in Egypt. Overnight Felucca.
Day 7: Felucca - Luxor (B)
After breakfast we disembark the Felucca. After visiting Komombo you transfer to Luxor. Once you have arrived to Luxor you check into your hotel. Later this afternoon we visit the Temple of Karnack, the largest temple in the world (70 acres) dedicated to worshiping the god Amun Ra, followed by a visit to the Temple of Luxor . Overnight at your Hotel.
Day 8: Luxor - Cairo (B) (D)
An early start allows us to avoid the heat as we venture to the amazing Valley of Kings and Valley of the Queens on the West Bank of the Nile. We continue on to the unique, modern looking Temple of Queen Hatshepsut\'s, which forms a magnificent contrast with the cliffs of the Desert Mountains. Lastly we stop at the Colossi of Memnon. Free afternoon to relax. This evening you board the overnight sleeper train to Cairo. Overnight Sleeper Train.
Day 9: Cairo (B)
Arrive to Cairo and check into your hotel. Later this afternoon we visit the Khan Khalili Bazaar, dating back to the 14th Century this is the oldest Bazaar in the Middle East. Overnight at your Hotel.
Day 10: Cairo (B)
Check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for final departure of Egypt.