Cairo – Siwa – Luxor – Aswan
Private service for a minimum of 2 people
Arrival at Cairo airport where our staff will be waiting for you to process your visa and transfer you to the chosen hotel. Check in at the hotel and accommodation. Free time in the capital of Egypt. In the afternoon you can do the excursion of the light and sound show (optional).
-Breakfast. Visit of the famous Pyramids of Cheops, Kefren and Mecerinos, the impressive Sphinx
carved in rock and the Papyrus Institute where its artisanal way of elaboration will be shown.
Lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the Memphis Necropolis and Sakkara, capital of the
Cairo, El Alamein, Marsa Matrouh, Siwa oasis
Pick up time from your hotel in Cairo or Giza and drive to El Alamein,. then drive to Marsa Matrouh from El Alamein Driving distance: 183 km. lunch en route in Marsa Matrouh, then drive to Siwa. Distance by car: 313 km. arrival and transfer to the hotel
Breakfast at the hotel, Today you will visit the attractions of Siwa, we will start with Alexander the Great Temple also known as the Temple of the Oracle. It is believed that Alexander the Great wished to consult the Siwan oracle to seek confirmation that he was the son of Zeus. The Greek god of gods, when he and his entourage arrived at the Siwa oasis after a long journey through the desert. Then head to the salty lake for an amazing swimming experience, the water floats you above, then continue to (Cleopatra's Bath) The Sun Fountain. It has been mentioned by travelers to Siwa, Legend holds that Cleopatra swam here, Then proceed to the Temple of Umm Ubaydah or Temple of Amun, Just 200m beyond the Temple of the Oracle, the temple was erected by 30th Dynasty Pharaoh Nectanebo , then proceed to visit Gebel Al Mawta. The Mountain of the Dead is a conical mountain a little over a kilometer north of Shali. Tombs of the XXVI, Ptolemaic and Roman dynasties are carved into the mountainside, there are four tombs worth seeing at Gebel Al-Mawta. (Try the Siwan in a Siwan restaurant in Abdo restaurant, enjoy your tea in Fatnas Lake, the return to the hotel
Breakfast you will venture into the desert discovering the Great Sea of Sand. By 4x4 Jeep, visit the Bir Waheed hot and cold spring. Later, we will enjoy a traditional Bedouin tea at sunset and spend the night in the desert camp and enjoy a barbecue dinner. and the return to the hotel
Siwa, Marsa Matrouh, Cairo
Breakfast at the camp, then drive back to Cairo, passing through Marsa Matrouh ” Arrival in Cairo and transfer to the hotel
Breakfast. Visit of the city touring the Museum of Pharaonic Art, the Alabaster Mosque
located in the citadel of Saladin, the Coptic Quarter, with its ancient churches. Lunch.
We finish the tour in the Grand Bazaar Khan el Khalili, and return to the hotel.
(Accommodation and full board on board)
In the morning you leave the hotel in Cairo to catch the flight to Luxor
In the afternoon, visit the temples of Luxor (dedicated to the God of the Sun, Amon-Ra) and
Karnak, an impressive set of Temples and Sacred Lakes. return to the ship
Early in the morning you leave the ship to do the balloon excursion (optional), visit the Valley of the Kings to visit the tombs of the main pharaohs,
composed of several rooms and corridors that lead to the corresponding chambers of
burial. Among them are among others those of Ramses III, Seti I and Amenhotep II. will visit each other,
also, the Colossi of Memnon, two impressive statues of Amenhotep II. Visit of the Temple of the
Queen Hatshepsut on her way to the Valley of the Queens. Lunch on board. Sailing to Esna
enjoying the beauty of the landscape on the banks of the Nile. You can do different activities on the boat and
at night enjoy music in the disco. Sailing to Edfu.
Arrival in Edfu and visit of the Temple of Horus (God represented by a falcon), it was in the past
partially covered by silt during the periodic flooding of the Nile. After the end of the
rescue and restoration work, we find one of the most beautiful temples of the time
Ptolemy in an exceptional state of preservation. Sailing to Kom Ombo.
Visit to the Temple of Kom Ombo, the only temple dedicated to two gods, Sobek and Haroesis, where
find a Nilometer (an ancient system for measuring the level of the Nile River) and a mummified crocodile.
Sailing to Aswan. At night you will enjoy the festival of the djellabas, typical costume of the place (in
route you can buy the djellabas at a reasonable price in the local markets)
. In the morning departure of the boat to visit the temples of Abu Simbel
In the afternoon, a ride on a "felucca", typical sailing boats of the
zone, towards the island of Kitchener where the Botanical Garden is located and the visit of the Nubian village (optional).
. In the morning departure from the boat to visit the temple of filai, Transfer to the airport. arrival in Cairo and transfer to the hotel
Breakfast, departure from the hotel and transfer to the airport, the end of our service