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10D The land of Pharaohs

Duration: 10 days / 9 nights

Experience the unique majesty of the ancient lands of Egypt. Be amazed by the Pyramids of Giza and explore the ancient city of Alexandria. This tour embarks on a glorious Nile cruise that will captivate your imagination!

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Route Highlights

  1. Cairo
  2. Luxor
  3. Esna
  4. Edfu
  5. Kom Ombo
  6. Aswan
  7. Abu Simbel
  8. Alexandria

Itinerary

DAY 1 // ARRIVAL CAIRO

Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Travco representative will meet and assist through the immigration and customs formalities, then transfer to hotel.

Overnight stay: 
Cairo
Board basis: 
Half-board
DAY 2 // CAIRO

Breakfast at the hotel, then a full day tour of Cairo. First explore the treasures of the Egyptian Museum which is famous for its antiquities from Egypt’s pharaonic period among which there is the famous Tutankhamen collection. In the afternoon visit Giza Pyramids to see one of the seven wonders of the ancient world; The Great Pyramid and the famous Sphinx. At the end of the tour visit Khan El Khalili and then transfer to hotel.

Overnight stay: 
Cairo
Board basis: 
Bed & breakfast
DAY 3 // LUXOR [ NILE CRUISE ]

Breakfast and then hotel check out. Transfer to Cairo airport to fly to Luxor. Upon arrival at Luxor Airport meet our guide and depart to visit The East Bank of Luxor including the Karnak and Luxor Temples. After the tour there is a transfer to a Nile cruise.

Overnight stay: 
On-board
Board basis: 
Full board
DAY 4 // LUXOR - ESNA [ NILE CRUISE ]

Breakfast on board and depart for site visits on the West Bank, including the Colossi of Memnon, Temple of Queen Hatchepsut and the Valley of Kings. Return for lunch on board while the ship departs for Esna.

Overnight stay: 
On-board
Board basis: 
Full board
DAY 5 // EDFU [ NILE CRUISE ]

Breakfast on board and sail to Edfu. Stop in Edfu for a tour by horsedrawn carriage to visit the Temple of Horus. Return for lunch on board while ship departs for Kom Ombo.

Overnight stay: 
On-board
Board basis: 
Full board
DAY 6 // KOM OMBO - ASWAN [ NILE CRUISE ]

Breakfast on-board and a visit to the temples of Sobek and Horus. Return for lunch on board while ship departs for Aswan. Tour the Nile by felucca boat and visit the Botanical Garden.

Overnight stay: 
On-board
Board basis: 
Full board
DAY 7 // ASWAN

Early morning check out from the cruise. Begin a tour of the beautiful island and temple complex of Philae. Then visit the impressive Aswan High Dam en-route and visit the unfinished Obelisque. Then transfer to hotel and enjoy the rest of the afternoon and evening at leisure.

Overnight stay: 
Aswan
Board basis: 
Bed & breakfast
DAY 8 // ASWAN - ABU SIMBEL - CAIRO

After breakfast, hotel check out and transfer to Aswan Airport for a short flight to Abu Simbel. This magnificent temple complex of Ramses II and his favoured wife, Nefertiti is one of the most amazing temples in Egypt. Evening take flight to Cairo via Aswan. On arrival transfer to hotel and enjoy rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay: 
Cairo
Board basis: 
Bed & breakfast
DAY 9 // ALEXANDRIA - CAIRO

Breakfast and transfer on a deluxe air-conditioned coach to Alexandria (220 Km). Upon arrival visit the National Museum of Alexandria, the Catacomb which has three tiers carved in the rock, the Roman Amphitheatre, the Bibliotheca and the Montazah gardens. After the day tour a transfer to the hotel.

Overnight stay: 
Cairo
Board basis: 
Bed & breakfast
DAY 10 // DEPARTURE CAIRO

Transfer to airport for your departure flight.