Arrive at CairoRead More
Today, enter the world of 'Vacations Exotica' as you begin your beautiful journey of Egypt. On arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be greeted by our local representative in the arrival hall. Transfer to your hotel and check-in. The day is free at leisure. In the evening you can explore Cairo on your own or see the Sound and light show (optional tour price not included) Overnight at your choice of hotel in Cairo.
Cairo - Sleeper train to AswanRead More
Today, after breakfast check out from the hotel and explore the ancient Egypt with a visit to the famous Pyramids. The Great Pyramid of Cheops which was built by manual labor, is the largest of the three main Pyramids and is the only survivor of the Seven Great Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramid of Chephren, which is the best preserved, and the Pyramid of Mycerinus. Nearby see the Sphinx, a marvelous sight carved out of a natural rocky outcrop, the lion's body stretching 45m, with its paws 15m long. Visit Egyptian Museum it houses the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts on exhibit in western North America -- including objects from pre dynastic times through Egypt's early Islamic era. Later visit Khan El Khalili Bazaars, located in the heart of Islamic Cairo, this busy and colorful open-air bazaar is filled with unique and exotic items from spices and perfumes to jewelry and souvenirs. After visitis there is some free time for leisure (Own arrangements) untill transfer to Cairo station arrives to board the sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board the train. (B,D)
Cairo - Aswan, Nile Cruise (Monday's , Wednesday's & Friday's)Read More
On arrival at Aswan station, you are greeted by our local representative. Visit the High Dam of Aswan, the pride of Egypt and an ideal spot for a panoramic view of Aswan. This is where Egypt ends and Nubia begins. We then take you to see the Temple of Philae, which was built for the Goddess Isis. After the city tour, we take you to the cruise centre to board your cruise. After the visit transfer to Nile cruise for check-in. Overnight on board the cruise, Aswan.
Nile CruiseRead More
Today early morning with breakfast box, at a fixed convoy time at 04:00 am, (Dock) transfer by A/C vehicle to Abu Simbel and Visits Temple of Abu Simbel. After return on cruise around 13:00 sail to Kom Ombo and visit The Temple of Kom Ombo - a magnificent Ptolemaic construction dedicated jointly to Sobek the Crocodile God & Haroeris the God of Medicine. The temple also called Temple of the Two Gods is known for its twin entrances, halls & sanctuaries. Sculpted wall reliefs showcase the ancient surgical tools, bone-saws & dental instruments. Later, sail to Edfu. Overnight on board the cruise, Edfu
Nile CruiseRead More
After breakfast on board, dock at Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus - the best preserved Ptolemaic cult temple dedicated to the Falcon Headed God Horus. And then sale to Luxor where your cruise docks for the night. Overnight on board the cruise, Luxor
Nile Cruise - LuxorRead More
After breakfast on board, check out. Later we take you to explore the West Bank of Luxor. We proceed deep into the desert to discover the Valley of Kings. This is the place where generations of pharaohs and nobles were buried in great splendor, housed in crypts cut into the cliffs. The treasures of the burial chambers of great kings and queens have long been looted by ancient Egyptians and visitors over many centuries. Yet, there is magic in the tombs of the great kings with their imposing architecture and marvelous paintings. Even after over 5,000 years, the paintings retain their original colours and tell the story of civilization gone by.We also visit the Colossi of Memnon. These two giant statues are all that remain of the mortuary temple of Amenophis III. Later in the evening also also visit the Karnak Temple and the Luxor Temple. After visits transfer to your hotel in Luxor, check-in. Evening free time at leisure (own management) or optional tour Sound and Light show in Karnak. Overnight at hotel in Luxor
Fly BackRead More
After breakfast check-out and proceed to Luxor airport to board the flight back home. Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday with Vacations Exotica
- 01 nights' accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis (standard room).
- 01 nights' accommodation on half board basis in the train (To reach Aswan)
- 03 nights' accommodation on board of Nile cruise on full board basis (standard cabin).
- 1 nights' accommodation in Luxor on bed and breakfast basis (standard room).
- Sightseeing tours as mentioned in the program including transportation by our deluxe coach, entrance fees and qualified English-speaking guide.
- All Transfers in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan (airport /hotel-cruise and vice versa)
Pyramid of Giza
The largest pyramid in Egypt which roars with grandeur and opulence was built by Fourth Dynasty Pharaohs of the Old Kingdom. The enormous chambers and exquisite shafts are treasure troves of a lost antiquity.
Temple of Kom Ombo
This towering dweller of the desert being 66 feet high and 241 feet long holds the distinction of being the largest monolith statue of our planet!