Cairo, Luxor & Aswan 8 days \ 7 nights

The Sun Of Egypt
Price 1995
Duration 8 Days
Run
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7 nights 8 days cairo luxor aswan

Overview Tour

We all have the same sun, giving us warmth and light, but while in Egypt, the sun was treated differently; it was worshipped as a god, and it was where the Great Pyramids Pointing to, without forgetting the sun festival at Abu Simbel.


Witness the Sun in Egypt and experience the difference through this trip.


Start in Cairo and visit the Pyramids Of Giza, then move between Luxor & Aswan, with all the temples and monuments.


Be a witness of the glorious Abu Simbel Temple, and know its magical secret.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives in all Egypt's airports.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Luxor with breakfast.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Aswan with breakfast.
  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
  • Full day tour in Cairo with an Egyptologist tour guide, including lunch.
  • All visits, as mentioned in the itinerary with Egyptologist tour guide.
  • Domestic flight tickets. (CAI/LXR – ASW/CAI).
  • Round trip by bus to Abu Simbel as per program.
  • 30 minutes of local calling sim card during your stay in Egypt.
  • One small bottle of water per day during tours.

Excluded

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visas to Egypt. (can be issued on the spot at the Airport for some nationalities, Not All).
  • Any visit or service not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any kind of tips. (guide, representative, drivers, etc).
  • Extra drinks and meals are not mentioned.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Entry inside: the Pyramids, solar boat, tombs not mentioned or with extra fees.

Itinerary

   

Welcome to Cairo. You'll find one of our representatives waiting and ready to offer you all kinds of help at passport control at the Airport.

Then you'll be transported to the hotel, check-in, and have a good night.

   

Good morning, have your breakfast, and get ready for an unforgettable experience.

Who are the Pharaohs? You’ll find the perfect answer at The Egyptian Museum , where 100.000 pieces of antiquities will tell you stories about their life, habits, and religion. Don’t miss the unique treasure of King Tut Ankh Amen .

You'll be heading to visit The Great Pyramids of Giza , huge three pyramids lined up together in order from the biggest to smallest, belonging to three consecutive Kings Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus. These were their tombs, and their summit heading to the god Ra the Sun. in front of them, there is the famous Sphinx sculpture of one monolyte rock, with a lion body & human head.

Then visit Khan El Khalili, enjoy a free walk between its old streets and buy a souvenir for yourself.

Lunch en route.

Enough for today, but we still have more; back to the hotel, get rested, and have sweet dreams.

   

Good morning, have your breakfast, and then you'll be transported to Cairo Airport to take a flight to Luxor .

This city is considered as an open museum; every step has its history. That's why we won't be wasting time. Upon arrival, you'll visit Karnak Temple , known for its 134 columns forming a maze. This temple was built during different periods by a lot of Kings, starting with Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom, and continued into the Ptolemaic period.

Then visit Luxor Temple , founded in 1400 BC by Amenophis II and Ramses II , to be where the King could announce himself as a King for a new period.

Then you'll be transported to the hotel, check-in and have some rest.

You'll have a free afternoon to discover Luxor city by yourself.

Back to the hotel, and have a good night.

   

Wake up; it's another sunny day to enjoy, have a good breakfast, and get ready for today's explorations.

You'll be transported to the west bank of the Nile, where you'll get to know about some Kings and Queens of ancient Egypt .

The Valley Of The Kings: you will see there a collection of tombs belonging to some great Kings from the age of the new kingdom. You'll be able to go inside three of these tombs to witness how the burial was so unique for them so they could go through the afterlife.

The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut; this temple was designed by Senmout, the Queen's special chancellor, and no doubt, he was a brilliant engineer.

The Two Colossi of Memnon; the only remains of an old destroyed temple; these statues depict King Amenophis III, who reigned in Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty.

Back to the hotel for a good meal and some rest.

Then you'll have another free afternoon to explore the city like a local.

As an optional tour, you can visit the Luxor Museum, where you'll find some well-preserved mummies of Kings Amosis I and Ramses I.

Back to the hotel, and spend the night.

   

After breakfast, you'll be on the road to Aswan, but you'll have some stops on the way before arriving at the final destination.

Visit Edfu Temple , where you'll know about god Horus, taking the shape of a falcon. It was built in the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BCE, and it's one of the most preserved temples. Then visit Kom Ombo Temple , dedicated to two gods, Sobek, the crocodile, and the falcon god Haroeris.

After these stops, continue toward Aswan, where you'll spend the night after checking-in at the hotel.

   

Charge your energy by a good breakfast in the morning.

You'll be on a day trip to Abu Simbel city to visit Abu Simbel Temples, built by King Ramses II . Twice a year, the sun rays of early morning penetrate to the inner sanctuary to illuminate the King's face to celebrate his birthday and coronation day. Another Temple is taking place in the same area, also built by the Great Ramses, but dedicated to Nefertari's favorite wife. These temples were about to sink due to the Nile water level increase, but they were saved at the right time; UNESCO had launched a saving campaign, and it had been moved to a safe location.

It was a breathtaking day; take a break. Have a good night.

   

Good morning, have your breakfast, then check-out from the hotel.

Today you will visit a modern building, The High Dam, built in the early sixties to be the beginning of a prosperous new era; it saves water in Lake Nasser, which is considered one of the world's largest artificial laked.

Then visit Philae Temple , which was affected by the construction of the Dam, and it was about to sink and disappear under Nile water, but UNESCO had led a saving campaign to relocate it. This Temple is dedicated to goddess Isis.

You'll be transported to Aswan Airport and take a flight back to Cairo.

Transferred to the hotel, check-in, and spend the night.

   

After your breakfast and checking-out, you'll be transported to Cairo International Airport to catch your flight back home.

Good days pass quickly, but you still have the chance to visit Egypt again to have more and more good & sunny days.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
novotel el borg Novotel El Borg
movenpick aswan Movenpick Aswan
sonesta luxor Sonesta Luxor
Prices
$ 2845 Per Person in Single Room
$ 1995 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1975 Per Person in Trible Room
Children Policy

Child under 06 years old will be charged by 25% of the adult total package rate Under from 06 – 11.99 years old will be charged by 50% of the adult total package rate All children of 12 years or older are considered adults and will be charged with a full package rate.


If your tour package includes flights, an extra supplement for your child may apply.

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation should be sent toTripidays Egy Tours by email, also an acknowledge email should be resent from Tripidays to the clients reconfirming receiving the cancellation and the following cancellation fees will be applied on the total package price:


From 45 to 30 days before your arrival, 25% of the total package price will be charged.

From 29 to 15 days before your arrival, 50% of the total package price will be charged.

From 14 to 07 days before your arrival, 75% of the total package price will be charged.

From 06 days and less, 100% of the total package price will be charged.


All cancelation conditions will be changed during Christmas, New Year & Easter periods


All domestic flight canceled within your program will be subject to the airline cancellation policy

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the requested holiday. The confirmed tour will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25% of the full price. The deposit will be increased to be 50% during Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays and all packages including flight issues. This deposit will be a part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). The rest of the full payment should be paid within 7 days from receiving your booking confirmation.

Tipping
Tipping is a personal expression of your satisfaction with services received from your representative, guide, hotel, cruise, transportations. The staff will greatly appreciate this.
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