Wonders of Egypt

Wonders of Egypt


Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum before heading to Aswan to sail the Nile River in a Felucca. Tour the Egyptian Temples, then relax on the Beaches of Alexandria.

Wonders of Egypt

1 : Depart Canada/USA

Departure from Toronto, Montreal or New York (JFK) on our overnight flight to Cairo. (In-flight meals)

Cairo, Egypt     

2 : Cairo

Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport we will be met and assisted through immigration and customs then transferred to our hotel.

Cairo, Egypt     

3 : Cairo

Today we visit the great Pyramids of Giza and their guardian Sphinx, Memphis - first capital of the ancient kingdom to see the statue of Ramses II then to Sakkara to see the Step pyramid. Overnight at our hotel (BL)

Cairo, Egypt     

4 : Cairo

This morning we visit the Egyptian Museum which houses the treasures of King Tut then to the Citadel of Salah Eldien and Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Overnight at our hotel. (BL)

Cairo, Egypt     

5 : Aswan

This morning we are transferred to Cairo Airport for our flight to Aswan. (Optional trip by air to Abu Simbel *). Then we will be escorted to embark on the Nile cruise ship-our floating hotel for the next five days. After lunch, we sail by ‘felucca’ a traditional Nile sailing boat, to view Kitchener Island and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Overnight in Aswan. (BLD)

Aswan, Egypt     

6 : Kom Ombo / Edfo

Today we visit the impressive Aswan High Dam and its huge lake, and the Temple of Philae. Then we cruise to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple shared by the Gods Sobek & Haroeris. Tonight we enjoy a special costume party featuring Native Egyptian and pharaonic style. Overnight in Edfo. (BLD)

Kom Ombo, Egypt     Edfo, Egypt     

7 : Esna / Luxor

This morning we explore the Temple of Horus, the falcon god. Then we sail to Esna and continue sailing to Luxor. Overnight in Luxor. (BLD)

Esna, Egypt     Luxor, Egypt     

8 : Luxor

Today we explore the wondrous Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut’s Temple, and the Colossi of Memnon. This afternoon we visit Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Overnight in Luxor. (BLD)

Luxor, Egypt     

9 : Luxor / Cairo / Alexandria

Today we will be transferred to the airport for our flight back to Cairo. Then we drive to Alexandria to visit the Greco-Roman Museum, Catacombs; Pompeii's Pillar, the Roman Theater, the newly opend Alexandria library. In the antiquity, the library at Alexandria was the largest and most important library in the world. In Apr 2002, the library was reopend with the ambition of reclaming its former glory and prestige. Next we drive to the Montazah Gardens.Overnight in Alexandria. (B)

Cairo, Egypt      Luxor, Egypt      Alexandria, Egypt     

10 : Alexandria

Today is free at leisure to enjoy the beaches. (Optional : A unique guided scuba diving tour of Alexandria's harbor to see the remains of Cleopatra's palace, Sphinx-like statues, thousands of Pharaonic, Greek and Roman style columns, artifacts as well as parts of the wall of the light house of Alexandria one of the seven wonders of the world*). Overnight at our hotel in Cairo. (BL)

Alexandria, Egypt     

11 : El Alamein / Cairo

Today we drive to El Alamein to visit the famous World War II battle field between Rommel & Montgomery. Visit the British, German & Italian cemeteries. Then we drive to Cairo and the balance of the day is free at leisure for last minute shopping or relax by the pool. Overnight in Cairo (B)

Cairo, Egypt      El Alamein, Egypt     

12 : Depart Cairo

Today we will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for our overnight flight back home. (B & in-flight meals)

Cairo, Egypt