Day 1: Arrive Cairo ‘Welcome to Egypt
Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock)
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) after luggage and customs holding a sign reflects your name or our company name (Memphis Tours) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist you to check-in smoothly and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour.
Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then at 09:00 AM you will be met and accompanied by your personal representative to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykerinus, famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Then head to the Egyptian Museum, enjoying Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar.
Day 3: Cairo - Bahariya Oasis
After Breakfast, met by our representative and then travel by a modern air conditioned vehicle to Bahariya Oasis about 4 hours drive from Cairo. Upon arrival, enjoy local tour to the hill top ruin ‘the English House. Then transfer to see Museum of Golden Mummies, Tombs of the Nobles, Alexander Temple, and Temple of Ain Meffetla. Back to your hotel and overnight in Bahariya.
Day 4: Black Desert - White Desert Tour
After Breakfast, move to the White Desert passing through the Black Desert and the El Haize Village with its natural spring. Stop off to see the Crystal Mountain and the volcanic rocks and petrified wood in the Valley of Agabat. Upon arrival at the White Desert, tour to the amazing rock formations, watch the sunset and camp under the stars in this paradise of tranquility. Bedouin dinner in the desert.
Day 5: Farafra & Dakhla Oases
Breakfast, then drive to Farafra Oasis where you can enjoy Bir Setah hot spring as well as local artist Badr's unique mud brick museum. Drive from Farafa to Dakhla for about 3 hours to see the Roman Temple Deir El Hagar in its serene surroundings and the Roman burial ground Mezzawaqqa. Then pay a visit to Islamic Village of Al Qasr, about 35km from Mut, houses ruins of an Ayubid mosque.
Day 6: Kharga Oasis
Breakfast and then, move onto Kharga Oasis to visit Qasr El Labkha - a Roman fortress on the old caravan route, and the oasis' ethnic museum. After that visit the Roman Temple of Hibis & Nadora from outside as well as the early Christian cemetery with its chapels painted with murals at Bagawat, nearby. Move onto the Temple of Dush, dedicated to Isis and Serapis.
Day 7: Kharga to Luxor
Breakfast and then, you will be transferred by car to Luxor; it takes about 6 hours drive.
Day 8: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions
Breakfast and then, transfer to embark your 5 star Egypt Nile cruise to check in. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise.
Day 9: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours
Breakfast and then on your Nile cruise, take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut approximately in the 15th century BC. Proceeding to the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, you will sail to Edfu enjoying a leisurely dinner on board.
Day 10: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
Breakfast and then, on Nile Cruise, visit the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus at Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo to see the unique Temple of Sobek, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. Lunch on board. Continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board you deluxe Nile Cruise.
Day 11: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours
Breakfast and then, enjoy a day’s sightseeing in Aswan. Start with the High Dam and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk, then on to the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor.
Day 12: Aswan Nile Cruise - Train to Cairo
Free time at leisure in Aswan on your own Or Optional Tour to visit Abu Simbel Tour from Aswan by Land. Transfer to Aswan train station for departure to Cairo by sleeper train.
Day 13: Cairo Optional Excursions
Breakfast aboard the train and then arrive Giza train station. Meet and assist by your tour manager and transfer to your hotel. You will arrive at Giza station about 06:00 am and I will do my best to do early check in for you.
Day 14: Cairo - Fly Back Home
You will be picked you up by our representative who will transfer you to Cairo international Airport for final departure.