Thank you so much for organising such a wonderful trip for me and my friends. We had a wonderful and unforgettable experience, thanks to you.My friends also join me in appreciation of you and Marvellous. The trip was completely hassle free and everything g worked out as planned. You were very helpful thru the planning and booking stage and completely unflappable during the customisation of the trip, despite my many questions to you and of course, inadverently contacting you a couple of times with my queries, on your off days.. Please convey my thanks to everyone on your team for planning a perfect trip for us.the Tour guide provided to us, Feda, was par excellence and made the trip also very enjoyable. I would also like to thank a colleague of yours, Mr. Mahmood, who accompanied us throughout our time in Cairo. He has a very happy disposition and was allways willing to offer any assistance or advice when neede
I will certainly recommend Marvellous Egypt to any of my friends who plan on a Egypt tour in the future.
DAY 1 - Saturday OR Monday OR Wednesday - Cairo - Arrival
Our team welcomes you upon arrival at Cairo Airport with a sign bearing your name and that of the agency. Then you will be transferred by private A/C vehicle to your hotel. Check in at hotel. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 2 - Cairo
Breakfast at hotel and check out. Morning, our tour guide and private A/C minibus will pick you up at your hotel. Enjoy an excursion to visit the legendary majestic The Three Pyramids, which are considered one of the Old Seven Wonders, erected by Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerionos. the famous pyramids: Cheops (the largest built circa 2650 BC. JC.), one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world and the only one that has stood the test of time. It was for over 40 centuries the highest monument erected by the man with a height of 146 meters. When you finish exploring the Great Pyramids our next stop is a visit to the Sphinx monument; guarding the royal burial chambers and temple of Cheops. It is a mythical statue with the body of a lion & human head. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramid of Chephren. Following by Visit the necropolis of Sakkara, used as a cemetery for thousands of years, and still hides many secrets in the desert sand. The Pyramid at Sakkara is one of the oldest stone structures in the world. It was built during the Third Dynasty (about 2630 BC) for King Djoser and its construction was overseen by his vizier Imhotep. The night, transfer to Train Station for catch the Sleeper train in direction of Aswan. Dinner and Overnight in train.
Meal: Breakfast and dinner
DAY 3 - Aswan – Nile Cruise (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
Breakfast in train. Morning, arrival at Aswan Railway, welcome by our team then you will be transferred by private A/C minibus to your ship for a three nights cruise. Check in and Lunch on board. Visit Philae temple, this very harmonious architecture is dedicated to the worship of the goddess Isis. Visit the High Dam at Aswan was built from 1960 to 1971, measuring 780m long, to protect Egypt against the annual flooding of the Nile and Lake Nasser created. The water power generates electricity for most of Egypt. Then visit the Unfinished Obelisk, located in a granite quarry Rose that was used in the construction of temples. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meal: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
DAY 4 - Kom Ombo/Edfu – Nile Cruise
Breakfast on board. Sailing to Kom Ombo. Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, the majestic river Nile, whose characteristic is to be dedicated to two divinities: Sobek (with head of crocodile) and Horus (falcon-headed). Sailing to Edfu. Lunch on board. Take Carriage and Visit the Temple of Edfu, the Holy City of Horus and the temple built in his honor. This temple with impressive dimensions is the best preserved of Egypt. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meal: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
DAY 5 - Luxor – Nile Cruise
Breakfast on board. Morning, Visit the necropolis of Thebes, on the left bank of the Nile. Discovery Valley of the Kings, where most of the pharaohs of the XVIII to the XX dynasty were made bury. Continuation to the two colossi of Memnon, the towering statues are all that remain of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Then Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir El Bahari), unique in its structure, to ancient Egypt dug directly into the rock, reach superhuman dimensions.. Lunch on board. Afternoon, Visit the Temple of Karnak, dedicated to the glory of the god Amun, the temple probably the most grandiose of all Egypt. Continue your visit by Luxor Temple, built by Amenhotep III, known by its size and its large number of silent pillars. It connected by a paved alley of sphinxes of 3 kilometers at Karnak Temple. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meal: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
DAY 6 - Luxor – End of Cruise / Cairo / Alexandria / Cairo
Breakfast on board. Transfer to Luxor Airport to catch flight go to Cairo. Flight Luxor/Cairo. Arrival at Cairo, welcome and Travel to Alexandria by road (approx. 3h). Visit the catacombs of Kom el-Shuqafa, an ancient Roman necropolis, whose family tomb is a fine example of the fusion of art and architecture, Egyptian and Greco-Roman. You will continue with Pompey's Pillar, a column of granite 25 feet high built in honor of the Emperor Diocletian, who freed the besieged city and brought food to the starving inhabitants. Then visit the Roman Amphitheatre (Kom El Dikka), potentially the best preserved Roman site in Egypt. This site includes the ruins of a Roman street and homes. Then you will visit the famous library of Alexandria. Unlike the ancient architecture found throughout Egypt, the building design is a monument to Norwegian outstanding design. Then Visit the Citadel, fort of Qayet Bay, built in the fifteenth century near the place of the famous lighthouse of Alexandria. After visit, back to Cairo. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 7 - Cairo
Breakfast at hotel. Morning, our tour guide and private A/C minibus will pick you up at your hotel. Enjoy an excursion to Visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, with in its enclosure the mosque of Mohamed Ali. The citadel was built on the hills in 1183 AD Moqattam overlooking the whole city was a point of defense against the Crusaders. Salah El Din appointed to be the governor of Egypt after the death of the sultan of Damascus, Noor-el-Din. Then, Visit the National Museum of Antiquities including the treasures range from the prehistoric age to the Roman period. You will see among others the famous treasure of Tutankhamen. It houses over 250,000 pieces, is one of the largest museums in the world. It allows visitors to discover the history of ancient Egypt through five millennia. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 8 - Cairo - Departure
Breakfast at hotel and transfer to Cairo International Airport for take your departure flight.
NB: The itinerary may change in sequence according to local requirements but all visits will be done. During Nile Cruise, time of sailing may be amended in sequence without prior notice due to navigational circumstances and security restrictions. Marvelous Egypt Travel is not liable for these changes.
Price per person start from:
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Information about the Prices:
• Prices are ESTIMATED and quoted in Dollar per person , they are valid until 30 September 2017 (Excluding Peak periods, Christmas , New Year and Easter holidays).
• Special rate for groups: The more you are, the lower the price!
• Single rate is not valid for a "Solo" traveler
• These prices are valid for minimum 2 travellers.
This Price Includes:
√ Meet and Assist by our representative at Airport & Train Station
√ Transfer in private air-conditioned vehicle with Professional driver as mentioned on itinerary
√ Accommodation 3 Nights in Hotel (3-stars*) at Cairo, room with air-condition and private bathroom, including breakfast & dinner .
√ Accommodation 3 nights in Nile Cruise Boat (5-stars standard*), cabin with air-condition and private bathroom, in Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner + Coffee Break at 5.00pm)
√ Accomodation 1 night in First Class (*) Sleeper train, Cairo/Aswan, cabin with breakfast and dinner served on board (Possibility to upgrade to Egyptair Domestic Flight upon request)
√ Domestic flight Tickets, Eco Class: Luxor/Cairo
√ Transportation in private vehicle: Cairo/Alexandria/Cairo
√ Pick Up service from your hotel & return every day of visit
√ Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with Professional driver
√ Private English-Speaking Tour guide (other languages are available upon request)
√ Main Entrance Fees of all mentioned Sites
√ For your safety: trip under authorization of the Egyptian Government
√ All taxes & service charge
This Price Excludes:
× International Flights
× Entry Visa
× Optional and extra activities
× Any meal not mentioned on itinerary, Beverages and any personal spend
× Tips are not includes & not compulsory and are left at your own appreciation