Wednesday, Day 1 - Arrival in Cairo
Arrive at Cairo international Airport.
Upon disembarkation and after clearing your passport formalities , you will be met by our English speaking representatives who will assist you through customs and luggage handling followed by transfer to your first class hotel, Ramses Hilton
Thursday, Day 2 - Cairo (Old Cairo)
After breakfast, you will be picked up by your private guide and chauffeur for a full day tour of Cairo and its environs.
Your tour will start with a visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which
houses the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures
of Tutankhamen’s tomb. Then drive to Old Cairo to visit Al Moallaka Church,
a Coptic church also known as the Hanging Church filled with remarkable
works of art, and Ben Ezra Synagogue, one of the oldest synagogues in Egypt.
After a lunch break at a local restaurant, you will continue your tour with a visit to the Citadel of Saladin and the Mosque of Mohammad Ali with a commanding panoramic view of the city.
Your visit to Cairo would not be complete without a visit to Khan el Khalili, better known as the Souk, a great market place for shopping and mingling with Egyptians.
Friday, Day 3 - Cairo (The Pyramids)
Your private tour will begin with a drive to the pyramids at Sakkara, beginning
with ancient Memphis, the first capital of United Upper and Lower Egypt.
Two of the main pyramids will be visited on this sight; the Pyramids of
Unas and the Pyramid of Teti. While both pyramids are in bad shape, the
burial and funerary chambers are worth visiting.
After a leisurely lunch, you will visit the pyramids and Sphinx of Giza, located on the outskirts of Cairo, and considered amongst the seven Wonders of the World. The Great Pyramids are over 4500 years old, and are massive in size, with some of the blocks weighing in excess of two and a half tons each. A short walking distance from the pyramids, you will find the Great Sphinx of Gin, built in 2620 BC in the likeness of then King of Egypt Chephran (Khafre). The ancient monument — 187 feet long and 65 feet high — is a human headed lion wearing a royal headdress, sitting in guard of the Great Pyramids.
Breakfast & Lunch
Saturday, Day 4 - Nile Cruise
You will be picked up at the hotel for a private transfer to the airport in preparation for your direct flight to Luxor where upon arrival, you will be met and escorted to the pier for embarkation (before Lunch) aboard your Nile Cruise boat the Mojito. You will enjoy 5 days / 4 nights cruising including all sightseeing tours, which will be conducted in a private basis.
AM Embarkation & Lunch on board.
PM Visit Luxor East Bank ( Karnak &
Luxor Temples ).
Sunday, Day 5 - Nile Cruise
Buffet Breakfast. Visit the West Bank – the valley of the king & Queen. The
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari &Colossi of Memnon ).
Lunch on board.
Sailing to Edfu ( Via Esna ).
Dinner & Galabya Party.
Overnight on board ( in Edfu ).
Monday, Day 6 - Nile Cruise
Buffet breakfast on board.
Visit Edfu Temple by Horse
Lunch on Board
Proceed sailing to Kom Ombo.
Visit Kom Ombo Temple on foot.
Proceed sailing to Aswan.
Dinner & Overnight in Aswan.
Tuesday, Day 7 - Nile Cruise
Buffet breakfast on board.
Visit The High Dam, Unfinished
Obelisk and Philae Temple.
Lunch on Board
Outside visit of The Agha Khan
Mausoleum by Felucca.
Wednesday, Day 8 - Nile Cruise
Disembarkation from the cruise.
• You will be picked up and transferred to Movenpick Elephantine’s Island Resort Aswan
Thursday, Day 9 - Aswan - Cairo
You will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to the airport for your flight to Cairo.
Upon arrival at Cairo airport, you are met and assisted by a tour representative and transferred to the Sonesta Hotel, Tower & Casino for your overnight stay.
Friday, Day 10 - Homeward Bound
Your private driver and escort will take you to the airport for your flight home.
Custom Trip Planning
Road to Egypt works with you to organize your Egypt vacation at a pace and taste that suits your wish list and your budget.