Splendors of the Nile Tour
12 Day / 11 Night
After arriving at the Cairo International airport, where you will meet and be assisted by our representatives, you will transfer to your hotel for overnight.
|Day 2||This morning you will relax and spend it at leisure. After checking out, we will spend our afternoon at the Giza Plateau discovering the marvels of the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx. Following this tour, we will transfer to the Cairo Railway Station to board the sleeper train to Luxor. We will dine and overnight aboard the train.|
After enjoying the breakfast aboard the train, upon arrival at the Luxor train station the Pharo Tours representative will be there to meet and assist you. This day will be a tour of splendid sites on the West Bank of river Nile. We will visit the Colossi of Memnon, Temple of Queen Hatchepsut and valley of the kings. We will be transferred to our 5 star luxury cruise ship for embarkation and check in before lunch. After having lunch aboard the ship, we will visit the Karnak and Luxor Temples on the East Bank of Nile. We will enjoy dinner aboard the ship and overnight in Luxor
Today will be free at leisure to enjoy by the sailing in the Nile river, while the ship departs for Esna. We will enjoy dinner aboard the ship and spend the night there.
|Day 5||Today we are sailing to Edfu. Here we will take a tour by horse-drawn carriages to visit the Temple of Horus. We will return to the ship for lunch. We will sail then to Kom Ombo. Tonight we will overnight on board in Kom Ombo.|
We will spend the morning visiting the temples of Sobek and Horus in Kom Ombo. We will return to our ship for lunch and sail to Aswan. We will complete visits to the High Dam, the Old Dam, and the beautiful Philae Temple. We will return to our ship for dinner and overnight in Aswan.
|Day 7||Today we will check out from the ship and visit the botanical gardens by felucca. We will transfer to our cruise ship of Lake Nasser and embark on board of the ship before lunch. After lunch, we will visit the Kalabsha Temple and will continue to the Beit el Wali Temple. After visiting the Kiosk of Ketassa we will return to our ship for dinner and overnight on board.|
|Day 8||After breakfast on board, we will sail to Wadi el Sebouaa. We will have lunch and dinner on board and enjoy a relaxing time at leisure. We will overnight aboard the ship.|
|Day 9||Today we will visit Wadi el Sebouaa, el Dakka, and Mehraka We will return to the ship and sail to Amada to visit the Temple of Amada. After having lunch on board, we will visit the Ed Deir and the Tomb of Penut. We will return to the ship and sail to Kasr Ibrim where we will overnight on board.|
|Day 10||After breakfast on board, we will have a view of Kasr Ibrim Fortress from the ship and sail to Abu Simbel. After having lunch on board, we will visit the Abu Simbel Temple and enjoy the Sound and Light Show at Abu Simbel. We will have dinner and overnight aboard the ship.|
|Day 11||We will check out after breakfast and disembark. Then we will drive to Abu Simbel Airport to board our flight to Cairo. At Cairo Airport we will meet our Pharo Tours representative to assist us with the transfer to our hotel. We will check in and overnight at the hotel in Cairo.|
|Day 12||After checking out, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure.|