Alexander the Great 10 days \ 9 nights

4 Cities, different spirits
Price 2907
Duration 10 Days
Run DEC.26.2020
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Overview Tour

A trip that you can’t miss to Egypt’s top cities. We’ll start with Cairo, the capital, then Alexandria, the magical city that lies by the Sea.


Then, flying to Luxor to start sailing all the way to Aswan, exploring the magic within the Nile.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at all airports in Egypt (Cairo, Luxor, Aswan).
  • Full day tour in Cairo with a private Egyptologist tour guide.
  • 4 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 4 nights accommodation on Nile cruise with all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • 1 night accommodation in Alexandria with breakfast.
  • Full day tour in Alexandria with a private tour guide.
  • All visits while on the cruise with our tour guide (visits as mentioned in program)
  • Domestic flight tickets (Cairo/Luxor – Aswan/Cairo).
  • Entrance fees to all archeological sites mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 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 kind of tips (guide, representative, drivers,…etc).
  • Drinks and meals not mentioned.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Entry inside:the Pyramids, solar boat, tombs not mentioned, or with extra fees.

Itinerary

   

Welcome to Egypt. As soon as you arrive, you will find our representative waiting for you to help you through passport control.

After that, the representative will take you to the hotel to check-in while enjoying your welcome drink. Sleep tight.

   

Have your breakfast, and let’s start our full-day city tour around Cairo.

The Egyptian Museum, the home of over 100,000 pieces of an extensive collection of antiquities, including the golden face mask of the famous boy-king Tout Ankh Amen and a whole section dedicated to his treasure.

Salah El Din Citadel, built by Salah El-Din, the establisher of the Ayubid Dynasty, it was used a defensive fortress and the seat of the Government for several years. You’ll also find Mohamed Ali Mosque that was built in the 19th century by Mohamed Ali Pasha; it is considered to be an Islamic architectural masterpiece.

Khan El Khalili, a historical open market where you can take a tour in its old streets and get souvenirs for your friends and family.

After we finish our tour, you will be transferred back to the hotel to spend the night.

   

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before you depart to have a majestic visit to Giza Complex.

You’ll visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, the magnificent constructions that amazed the entire world and made them wonder; they age over 4000 years old, founded by Cheops, Chephren, and Myckerinus and guarded by the Sphinx.

After you finish the visit, you’ll hit the road to drive to Alexandria 220 Km away from Cairo, about 3 hours of driving.

As soon as you arrive, check-in at the hotel.

You have the rest of the day free for you to enjoy this magical city and have a walk by the Mediterranean Sea.

Then return to the hotel to have a good night of sleep.

   

Eat your breakfast, and then check-out. Get ready to have a city tour in this amazing city.

Bibliotheca of Alexandria acted as a major center for science and culture for many centuries. It was rebuilt in the late ’80s of the 20th century in the location of the ancient library.

The Catacombs, it’s an archeological site, considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the middle ages, consists of Greco-Roman tombs split into three floors.

The Roman Theater, it is the only one of its kind in Egypt, it was used through three periods, the Roman, the Byzantine, and the early Islamic era.

Drive back to Cairo and check-in at the hotel as you arrive. Goodnight.

   

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel then check-out first thing in the morning to catch your flight to Luxor.

Upon your arrival, our representative will be waiting for you to transfer you to the West Bank to explore its attractions.

Valley of Kings, or the “Gateway to the afterlife.” Pharaohs used to prepare their tombs to help them in the afterlife. The valley contains more than 62 graves and yet more to be discovered. You’ll get to go inside 3 of these tombs.

Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, located at the cliff of El Deri El Bahri, the Queen’s architect Senmout designed this temple at a very special place surrounded by the mountain.

The two Colossi of Memnon, two of the pharaoh Amenophis III, were guardians of a mortuary complex that once stood behind them.

Afterward, you’ll be transferred to the Nile Cruise to check-in and enjoy your lunch.

Then you have a free afternoon to explore the city on your own.

Make sure to return to the cruise for dinner and have a goodnight.

   

Have a tasty breakfast then depart to explore the East Bank.

Great Temple of Karnak, the largest religious building ever built, took over 2000 years of construction, starting at the Middle Kingdom till the Ptolemaic period, dedicated to Amun, Mut, and Khonsu.

the Luxor Temple, located in Thebes, the old capital of Egypt, was founded by Amenophis III and later continued by Ramesses II.

Back to the board to start sailing to Edfu through Esna Lock.

Enjoy your meals on board. Goodnight.

   

Have your breakfast on board then depart to make a visit at Edfu.

You’ll visit Edfu Temple, a very well preserved temple dedicated to the falcon-headed god Haroeris.

Return to the ship to resume sailing to Kom Ombo while you enjoy your lunch.

Upon arrival, visit Kom Ombo Temple, a unique double designed temple dedicated to two gods, Sobek, the god of fertility, and Haroeris, the god of the sky.

Back on board to continue sailing to the final destination, Aswan, as you enjoy your dinner. Goodnight.

   

Welcome to the magical land of Aswan. Have your delicious breakfast on board then depart to explore the city’s attractions.

The High Dam was built between 1960 and 1971 to prevent floods and drought, producing behind it one of the largest human-made lakes: Lake Nasser.

visit Philae Temple, another temple that was rescued and moved to another location, to Agilkya Island that you will take a motorboat to reach, the temple is dedicated to Isis.

In the afternoon, you’ll enjoy a relaxing felucca ride in the Nile.

Don’t miss your meals onboard, have a lovely evening.

   

Have your last breakfast on board then say good-bye to the cruise.

You’ll be transferred to Aswan Airport to fly back to Cairo.

Upon arrival, you’ll be transported to the hotel to check-in.

Don’t waste your last day in the capital, go out and wander around.

   

As you finish your breakfast and check-out, you’ll be transferred to Cairo International Airport to fly home. Have a safe trip.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
mena house Mena House
royal lily Royal Lily
helnan palestine Helnan Palestine
Prices
$ 3726 Per Person in Single Room
$ 2907 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2889 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.

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.

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

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