Day 1 :
Arrive Cairo International Airport meet and assist by our Represerntative with the sign of your name and assisting you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage then transferring you by air-conditioned private car to your hotel in where you will be assisted by our Represerntative for check-in. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2 :
Breakfast at hotel, Then meet our professional Egyptology English Speaking guide to accompany you by private air-conditioned car to visit Egyptian Museum contains the largest & finest collection of pharaonic antiquities in the world, where 100.000 piece dating from 4000 years are exhibited including the treasure of king Tutankhamon then drive to desert to visit Pyramids & Sphinx one of the seven wonders of the ancient World The most famous structure in the world was built by King Cheops (IV Dynasty) around 2650 B.C., on an area of 13 feddans. Its height now is 137 ms (original height: 146 ms). then visit Sakkara Pyramids is one section of the great necropolis of Memphis Sakkara is best known for the Step Pyramid Across the Great Court of the Pyramid Complex of Zoser. P.M meet our Represerntative to accompany you by air-conditioned car to transfer to Cairo railway station to travel to Aswan at 20:00 pm by First Class Sleeping Train, Hot dinner will be served at your Cabin OR at Train Restaurant ( according to your choice ), Overnight in train.
Day 3 :
Breakfast on board Sleeping Train .Arrive Aswan at 08.15 A.M meet & assist by our Represerntative then transfer to your Hotel, - then meet our professional Egyptology English Speaking guide to accompany you by private air-conditioned car to visit Philae temple -Philae Temple was also dismantled and reassembled ( on Agilika lsland about 500m. from its original home on Philae Island) in the wake of the High Dam. The temple, dedicated to the goddess lsis, is in a beautiful setting which has been landscaped to match its original site. Its various shrines and sanctuaries, which include a temple of Hathor, a Birth House and two pylons, celebrate all the deities involved in the lsis and Osiris myth. High Dam,The world-famous High Dam was an engineering miracle when it was built in the1960s. Then visit Unfinished Obelisk Much of the red granite used for ancient temples and colossi came from quarries in the Aswan area. Around these quarries are many inscriptions, many of which describe successful quarrying projects. The Unfinished Obelisk located in the Northern Quarry still lies where a crack was discovered as it was being hewn from the rock. Possibly intended as a companion to the Lateran Obelisk, originally at Karnak but now in Rome, it would have weighed over 2.3 million pounds and would have been the worlds largest piece of stone ever handled. However, a crack in the stone occurred, which caused it to be abandoned , Then visit Granite Quarries , Drive back to your hotel, Overnight in Aswan.
Day 4 :
Breakfast at hotel, Then meet our professional Egyptology English Speaking guide to accompany you by private air-conditioned car to visit Abu Simbel . Arrive Abu Simbel then visit the two temples at Abu Simbel among the most magnificent monuments in the world but their removal and reconstruction was an historic event in itself. When the temples (280 km from Aswan) were threatened by submersion in Lake Nasser, due to the construction of the High Dam the Egyptian Government secured the support of UNESCO and launched a world wide appeal. During the salvage operation which began in 1964 and continued until 1968, the two temples were dismantled and raised over 60 meters up the sandstone cliff where they had been built more than 3,000 years before. Here they were reassembled, in the exact same relationship to each other and the sun, and covered with an artificial mountain. Most of the joins in the stone have now been filled by antiquity experts, but inside the temples it is still possible to see where the blocks were cut. You can also go inside the man made dome and see an exhibition of photographs showing the different stages of the massive removal project. Drive back to Aswan. P.M meet our Represerntative to accompany you by private air-conditioned car to transfer to Aswan railway station to travel to Luxor by First Class Seating train.Arrive Luxor railway station you will meet ATA Travel steward with the sign of your name. then transfer by private air-conditioned car to your hotel, Overnight in Luxor.
Day 5 :
Breakfast at your hotel, then meet our professional Egyptology English Speaking guide to accompany you by private air-conditioned car to visit valley of kings, Hatshepsut temple at Deir El Bahari & Colossi of Memnon . Once a year, on the occasion of the Festival of Opet, in the second and third month of the flood season, a solemn procession would transport the sacred barque of the god from the temple of Karnak to the temple of Luxor, called Ipet-resit, or ‘Private Chambers to the South (of Amun) . Then visit Karnak & Luxor Temples . At P.M meet our our Represerntative to accompany you by air-conditioned car to transfer to Luxor railway station to travel back to Cairo at 21:30 pm by First Class Sleeping Train, Hot dinner will be served at your Cabin OR at Train Restaurant ( according to your choice ), Overnight in train
Day 6 :
Breakfast on board Sleeping Train. Arrive Cairo at 06.10 AM. meet & assist by our Represerntative then transfer by private air-conditioned car to transfer to your hotel, Then meet our professional Egyptology English Speaking guide to accompany you by private air-conditioned car to visit Coptic monuments Christian Old Cairo, where the Romans constructed the fortress of Babylon. Built over the ruins of the two towers of this fortress is the Church of St.Mary or El-Moallaqah (meaning overhanging or suspended) which is why the most popular name for this church is the hanging Church.Visit the Church of St.Sergius, founded at the end of the 4th century, it stands on a Egypt that is said to have sheltered the Holy Family during their flight to Egypt.Church of St.Barbara Drive back to hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 7 :
Breakfast at hotel then meet our Represerntative to accompany you by air-conditioned car to transfer to Cairo airport for final departure. ( Have a nice Trip ).
02 Nights in Cairo on bed & buffet breakfast.
01 Night in Aswan on bed & buffet breakfast.
01 Night in Luxor on bed & buffet Breakfast.
02 Nights in First Class Sleeping Train ( Cairo / Aswan ) ( Luxor / Cairo ) on bed with hot dinner & Breakfast. More information about sleeping Train please click here http://www.sleepingtrains.com
Travel from Aswan to Luxor by first class Seating train
All transfers in the program by air-conditioned car
All meet & assist at Cairo International airport upon arrival and departure by our Steward
All meet & assist at Cairo , Luxor & Aswan railway stations upon arrival and departure by our Represerntative
All Sightseeing in Cairo / Aswan / Luxor with Professional Egyptology English speaking guide as mentioned in the program.
All Entrance fees during sightseeing in Cairo , Aswan & Luxor
Overday Abu Simbel by private air-conditioned car including round trip transfers ( Aswan / Abu Simbel / Aswan ), entrance fees & professional Egyptology English Speaking guide.
All Service charge & taxes.
Entry visa To Egypt
Any items not mentioned above.