Enjoy Our hot offers for New Year and Christmas 2020, Stay at Marriott Mena House Pyramid view room and Crusie the Nile aboard Ms Sun goddess Ultra Luxury Nile cruise Suite with a balcony)
Explore the secrets of the Ancient World. Imagine stepping out of your air-conditioned van and stepping onto a stone that was placed there over 4000 years ago! Imagine cruising the Nile and leaving your beautiful room for the top deck where you can sunbathe by the pool like Cleopatra and Mark Antony, watching the fresh beautiful Nile flow by.
Amazing Global Travel will give you the keys to deciphering the secrets of this beautiful land and give you the journey that will take you back thousands of years. Amazing Global Travel will customize a completely private tour for you. If you are by yourself or with a group of 100, you will get the same amazing service and customization.
You will travel with your very own Egyptologist private tour guide, who will take you through the ruins of a civilization long gone, but show you how they lived, what they believed and explain the images on the temples, tombs, and secret chambers.
You will stay at the best luxury hotels: Four Seasons Cairo with a view of the Nile, the Royal Family Winter Palace in Luxor on the Nile, and the Luxury Cruise ship. When you step out of your pampered hotel, you will take in the wealth of ancient Egypt and its treasures.
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Day 1- Arrival Meet and Assist.
Arrive at Cairo International Airport; you will be met by our representative who will assist you in getting your visa, then will escort you through immigration, luggage, and on to your air-conditioned bus for the Marriott Mena House, Pyramid View room.
Day 2- Saqqara, Memphis, Giza.
After breakfast you will meet your guide in the lobby and start your tour to the great pyramids of Giza, you will take a camel ride into the desert with amazing pictures of the pyramids behind you (voluntary of course), we will see the sphinx and boat museum. Then a drive to what is left of the ancient capital of Egypt: Memphis, where we will see the statue written about by the poets Shelley and Smith called Ozymandias. We will also see a huge sphinx made entirely of alabaster. Then we will head to Saqqara for the first pyramid built by the architect Imhotep called the Step Pyramid; we will explore its underground hidden chambers, visit the pyramid of Unas, and a mastaba of one of the noblemen. After this full-day, we will return to the Marriott Mena House Pyramid view room. Meals B & D.
Day 3- Visit the Egyptian Museum and Old Cairo.
Cairo. After breakfast this morning, we will head to the Egyptian museum with the largest collection of exclusively Egyptian artefacts, including the gold and golden mask of King Tut. We will also visit the royal mummy room with all the ancient pharaoh’s whose tombs and temples you just visited. Then we will drive to Old Cairo to visit the oldest churches, synagogues, and mosques in Cairo. Finally ending back Marriott Mena House, Pyramid view room. Meals B & D.
Day 4- Fly to Luxor and tour Luxor museum, discover Luxor Market by horse carriage.
Luxor and Cruise. After breakfast this morning we will take the 1-hour flight to Luxor where we will check-in your ultra-luxury cruise, Lunch onboard then Enjoy a private tour to Luxor East bank. Karnak the largest temple complex in the world, the 64 acre Karnak temple with its oldest parts from 2000 BC and added onto for 1200 years of pharaoh’s dynasties. Then we will follow the avenue of the Sphinx to Luxor Temple, much smaller but just as interesting with the remnant of Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome and even Coptic and Islamic era building. We will then head to Our Luxury Nile cruise Ms Sun Goddess ultra Luxury Cruise. Meals B. L & D. Suite with a balcony.
Day 5 – Tour valley of the kings, Hatshepsut Temple and village of the workers.
After breakfast today and head to the Valley of the Kings where you will see tombs looking like they were just carved and painted yesterday. The colours and skill will amaze you, and your personal Egyptologist will explain the purpose and symbols of the journey to the afterlife depicted on the walls. As a special treat, you will see the small but amazing tomb of King Tutankhamen with his mummy still residing there. We will then visit the Worker Village where you will see the life of the middle class who worked on the tombs; you will have a chance to visit their personal tombs, much smaller than the king’s tombs but well preserved with amazing colours. We will then visit the mortuary temple of Queen Hatsheput and walk up the ramps where her priests paid homage for generations. Finally, on our way back to the cruise ship, we will stop at the Colossi of Memnon, the huge statues of Amenhotep III. back to our Nile cruise Ms Sun Goddess ultra Luxury Cruise. Meals B. L & D.
Day 6- Edfu, Kom Ombo and Sailing Day.
After breakfast, we will meet our guide who will take us on a horse and carriage ride to the Temple. Edfu Temple is the best preserved of temples in Egypt and dates to the Greek era in Egypt, 237 BC. This is the best example of a fully intact ancient Egyptian temple with the sacred boat still in the holy of holies. We will be back to the cruise ship by lunch and enjoy the afternoon Sailing to Komombo. Once the boat dock there you will meet your guide in the lobby to walk a few meters, that temple was built and dedicated to two gods Sobek the crocodile and Horus the falcon, back to the cruise to continue Sailing to Aswan for Overnight. Ms Sun Goddess ultra Luxury Cruise. Meals B. L & D.
Day 7- Aswan high dam, and Phila Temple
After breakfast we will head to the Aswan High Dam for viewing of this architectural wonder, then on to the Philae Temple which is on an island moved from its original state because of the retention water of the dam. Philae Temple was dedicated to the goddess Isis and was in use up until the fourth century AD. After the temple, we will go to the granite quarry where we will see the largest obelisk attempted to be quarried in one monolithic piece. We will end our afternoon back at the cruise ship for lunch, and later we will enjoy a sailboat ride ( Felucca ) then back to our Luxury Nile Cruise Ms Sun Goddess ultra Luxury Cruise. Meals B. L & D.
Day 8- Adventure to Abu Simble and fly back to Cairo.
Check out of the cruise to start your tour to Abu Simbel temple back to Aswan to catch your flight to Cairo, upon arrival meet and assist by our rep who will check in your five stars hotel. Le-Meridian airport. Meals B & L.
Day 9- Final departure.
Check out of your hotel, meet our rep who will escort you to Cairo airport for final departure.