While traveling across Egypt, make sure to see all of the must-see attractions. Visit Khan El Khalili, the Egyptian Museum, and the Pyramids while you are in Cairo. The Dahabiyya Hadeel links Aswan and Luxor, two ancient cities. The Philae Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Gebel El Silsila, Temple of Horus, Valley of Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple are just a few of the fascinating sites you'll see. As you learn about the Nile in a very special and intriguing way, you will experience an unfathomable sense of peace and solitude.
04 Night's Cairo - 05 Night's Dahabiyya Hadeel
Welcome to Egypt! Upon arrival Your tour begins when you are greeted by our representative Executive Travel who will assist you through immigration and customs formalities. After you have collected your luggage, he will then take you, in our deluxe vehicle, to your Cairo hotel and overnight. Optional Dinner cruise on board river Nile in Cairo
After breakfast, you will meet your Egyptologist guide in the hotel lobby. Begin by exploring the desert antiquities dating back to the beginning of a civilization that arose over 5,000 years ago. You will venture through the desert to visit some of Egypt's oldest sites. First, go to the Pyramids of Giza. Nothing evokes the long and intriguing history of Egypt as powerfully as the pyramids. Rising from the desert, Khufu (Cheops), Khafra and Menkaura symbolize the enigmatic tug of Egypt in our imaginations. The Great Pyramid of Cheops immortalizes the son of Sneferu and Hetephres. Though little is known about this pharaoh, his pyramid is the largest of the three and is comprised of 2.3 million stone blocks, each weighing an average of 2.5 tons., the colossal statue of the Great Sphinx, which as stood guard over the pyramids for millennia. Carved from an outcrop of rock, the Sphinx remains the ultimate symbol of Ancient Egypt with its lion's body and human head. After your exploration of the pyramids, drive to Memphis and Sakkara. The necropolis at Sakkara is where King Zoser's Step Pyramid was built. This vast site in the heart of the desert plateau is the largest necropolis in Egypt. Extending for almost five miles, the complex forms a collection of pyramids, temples and tombs that is fundamental to understanding the history of ancient Egypt. Memphis is where the remnants of the city's first capital, once the most cosmopolitan city in Egypt, are scattered in the desert. You will also see the carved limestone colossus of Ramses II. Then you will be back to your hotel and overnight. Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.
After breakfast, you will meet your guide at the lobby. Begin your introduction to Cairo at the famous Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. The museum houses the greatest collection of Egyptian royal treasures in the world. Your expert guide will take you through the highlights, including the famous Tutankhamen Collection of golden treasures You will then visit the Citadel of Salah El-Din, visit The Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the largest structure built during the first half of the 19th century. Counting to visit the most famous Bazaar in the middle east Khan El Khalili Bazaar. back to your hotel and overnight. Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.
After breakfast, today you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Luxor, later this morning, you will be transferred to the river to begin your Dahabiyya. Embarkation before lunch then start your Excursion to the west Bank visiting the Valley of Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. In the afternoon, Visit the Karnak and Luxor temples. overnight on board in Luxor. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
All day sailing, Overnight in Esna after passing the locks. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Continue sailing the ruins of El Kab, one of Egypt’s oldest cities. Continue sailing to Edfu to visit the temple of Horus. Overnight at Fawaza, Island where we enjoy an Egyptian Barbeque perfectly prepared by our onboard Chef. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Sailing to Gebel El Silsila where the stones for the temples in Egypt were quarried. After the tour we continue southwards for overnight on an island just before Kom Ombo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
We start the day with a visit to the double sanctuary temple of Kom Ombo picturesquely situated directly on the river bank. The temple is dedicated to both Gods: the crocodile representing God Sobek as well as the Falcon representing God Haroeris. After the visit, we continue sailing towards Aswan, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Disembarkation after breakfast. Visit the Philae temple in the morning. At due time. Departure toward Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo. Arrive Cairo and overnight at your hotel. Meals: Breakfast
Today you will be transferred to the airport to take your international flight back home. Meals: Breakfast